Provincial Government Releases Federally-Approved Made-in-Newfoundland and Labrador Approach to Carbon Pricing

Government News Release Municipal Affairs and EnvironmentFinanceNatural ResourcesOctober 23, 2018 Provincial Government Releases Federally-Approved Made-in-Newfoundland and Labrador Approach to Carbon Pricing The Provincial Government’s Made-in-Newfoundland and Labrador approach to carbon pricing minimizes the impact on residents and maintains the province’s economic competitiveness. The plan reflects the importance of reducing greenhouse […]

NLC tells St. John’s weed accessory store it can’t use ‘cannabis’

The owner of a cannabis accessory store is looking for answers from the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation, after two employees in what he described as “tactical vests” told him he was breaking the law. Jon Keefe, owner of the Dabber Hashery on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John’s, said NLC employees came to the store […]

NLC tells St. John’s weed supply store it can’t use ‘cannabis’

The owner of a cannabis accessory store is looking for answers from the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation, after two employees in what he described as “tactical vests” came to his store and told him he was breaking the law. Jon Keefe, owner of the Dabber Hashery on Duckworth Street in downtown St. John’s, said NLC […]

Official House of Assembly harassment scandal findings coming today

The House of Assembly is opening ahead of schedule today to table official reports into harassment allegations that exposed political turmoil in April. Some of the work done by the Commissioner of Legislative Standards has already been leaked, but all reports, in their entirety, will be made public Tuesday. Leaked info Dale Kirby released the […]

A fiefdom and a runaway train: Unflattering words for Nalcor at inquiry

Nalcor Energy was described in some unflattering ways during the Muskrat Falls judicial inquiry in St. John’s Monday, and it resulted in a former senior government lawyer being accused of trying to “backtrack” on his criticism of the embattled Crown corporation. A fiefdom, a runaway train and a classic example of the tail wagging the […]

No weed at Tweed stores in N.L., other retailers in the province also out of product

Retailers across Newfoundland, and the lone legal cannabis retail store in Labrador, are seeing red about the non-existent supply of green.  “I know I’m only a little guy in Portugal Cove who’s an independent … but I don’t like the service I’m receiving,” Thomas Clarke, owner of THC Distribution in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, told CBC News […]

Public Advisory: Regional Contact Information for New Financial Assessment Process

Government News Release Health and Community Services October 22, 2018 Public Advisory: Regional Contact Information for New Financial Assessment Process On October 1, 2018, the Provincial Government announced plans to introduce a new and improved financial assessment process for people who use the long-term care and community support services system. […]

Uncertainty for Muskrat Falls workers after Astaldi booted from site

Most of the 500 Astaldi employees at the Muskrat Falls site have headed home, but a small crew is still working on the hydroelectric project alongside other contracting companies to wind down the Italian firm’s work. According to a post by Trades NL on Facebook, Astaldi employees’ belongings have been packed up and will be […]

N.L. activist receives one of Canada’s first gender-neutral passports

When Gemma Hickey received one of Canada’s first gender-neutral passports, they naturally planned a trip. And with an LGTB history-making document in hand, they planned a trip to an LGTB history-making spot: the Frankfurter Engel, a memorial to gay people persecuted and executed by the Nazis. “My eyes filled up with tears … thinking about how far we’d come as a […]

2 women charged after allegedly pocketing funds raised for child with cerebral palsy

Ayla Tipple and her daughter Sarah use primarily non-verbal communication. (Eddy Kennedy/CBC) After months of hoping and waiting, Ayla Tipple of Bay Roberts is elated to see charges laid against two women she says kept more than $6,000 raised to help pay for her daughter’s medical equipment. Stephanie Linthorne of Georgetown, 29, and Rebecca Poole, 31, of Marysvale are both facing […]

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