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AZ and me: The vaccination thoughts of a fellow from Mistaken Gut

Does the AstraZeneca vaccine lead to innoculation envy? (Robert Barca/Getty Images) This column is satire by Edward Riche, a St. John’s novelist, playwright and screenwriter. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. Orv Fudge of Mistaken Gut on Newfoundland’s northeast coast is expressing disappointment with having received the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine and […]

‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey

9 hours ago News 2:17 Dr. Allison Furey, who is married to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, joins Power & Politics to talk about her time taking care of patients at Toronto’s University Health Network. ‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/the-hospitals-are-full-and-busting-at-the-seams-dr-allison-furey-1.6019075?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland […]

‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey

6 hours ago News 2:17 Dr. Allison Furey, who is married to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, joins Power & Politics to talk about her time taking care of patients at Toronto’s University Health Network. ‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/the-hospitals-are-full-and-busting-at-the-seams-dr-allison-furey-1.6019075?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland […]

‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey

3 hours ago News 2:17 Dr. Allison Furey, who is married to Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, joins Power & Politics to talk about her time taking care of patients at Toronto’s University Health Network. ‘The hospitals are full and busting at the seams’ | Dr. Allison Furey Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/the-hospitals-are-full-and-busting-at-the-seams-dr-allison-furey-1.6019075?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland […]

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report P-2021-003 Released

Government News Release The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report P-2021-003 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner. -30- Media contactSean MurrayDirector of Research and Quality […]

Residents Encouraged to Participate in National Census

Government News Release Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador are encouraged to participate and complete their 2021 Census. The national census helps paint a portrait of Canada’s diverse population and the communities Canadians call home. The census collects information about every person in the country and the results are important to Canada, as well as Newfoundland […]

Public Advisory: Seven New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador

Government News Release Today (Friday, May 7), Newfoundland and Labrador has seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The first new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health region between 20-39 years of age. The case is related to travel within Canada. The second new confirmed case is a male in the Eastern Health […]

Newfoundland and Labrador Forest Fire Fighters Recognized for Service in Australia

Government News Release Four Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture forest fire fighting personnel have been awarded the New South Wales Premier’s Brushfire Emergency Citation for their role in assisting with the response effort to battle unprecedented brushfires in Australia during 2019 and 2020. The recipients include: Mark Lawlor, Supervisor of Industry Services, Corner Brook […]

Recipients Announced for the 2020-21 Mineral Incentive Program

Government News Release The province’s mineral industry continues to be a key economic driver for the province and a focus for investment attraction efforts, with mineral exploration activity for 2020 the highest in the past five years. To encourage mineral exploration in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, […]

Happy Valley-Goose Bay should scrap its bodycam program, says privacy commissioner

A strongly worded report from Newfoundland and Labrador’s information and privacy commissioner recommends the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay suspend its body camera program indefinitely. Due to a number of concerns the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has with the program, the report says, the town should go back to the drawing board. “The […]

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