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1 new COVID-19 case in N.L. for 2nd straight day

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday, related to travel from Ontario. (Lindsay Bird/CBC) There is one new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Sunday, marking the second straight day with a new reported case related to travel. According to a news release from the province’s health department, the new confirmed case is […]

RCMP investigating suspicious death in Trepassey

The RCMP are investigating a sudden death in Trepassey that occurred on Wednesday. (CBC) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating a sudden death in Trepassey involving what police call “suspicious circumstances.” According to a news release from the RCMP issued Sunday morning, the incident occurred in the community on Wednesday. A police investigation will continue […]

A love for animals led them to be vets. High stress levels make it tough to stay

Dr. Enid Stiles says the job of veterinarian involves higher levels of stress and burnout than most people might think. (Submitted by Dr. Enid Stiles) People might not think that a job which involves spending time with fluffy kittens and eager puppies would be a high-stress environment, but the organization that represents veterinarians across Canada […]

Decades after resettlement, tiny communities still dot Newfoundland’s ‘forgotten coast’

This is Francois, N.L., situated at the end of small fjord, in 1960, with concrete pathways and boardwalks. The CN vessel SS Hopedale is in port. (Allan Stoodley) For many years before Confederation in 1949 and up until recently, the southwest coast of Newfoundland was often called “the Forgotten Coast” by the people who lived there. The […]

1 new travel-related COVID-19 case in N.L. Saturday

There is one new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the Eastern Health region. (CBC) There is one new case of COVID-19 being reported in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, bringing the active number of cases in the province to 10. According to a news release from the Department of Health, the case is travel […]

Tragedy and time: How I came to understand my dad after suicide

Karla Hayward with her father, Gerald Hayward, at her prom. (Submitted by Karla Hayward ) I was very much Daddy’s girl. Forever trying to be as close to him as I could; squeezing in beside him as he lay on the couch to watch TV or clinging to his back as he drove our Big […]

Come By Chance reduced to a ‘tank farm’? The signs are there for just that scenario

There are growing worries that the oil refinery at Come By Chance could be reduced to what’s known as a ‘tank farm’ for the storage and distribution of imported fuels. A similar scenario played out in Dartmouth, N.S., seven years ago. (John Pike/CBC) There are growing concerns — and signs — that the idled North […]

Here’s how to avoid a tough budget with a minority government

Andrew Furey is seen leaving Government House on Thursday with his wife, Allison Furey, shortly after he was sworn in as MHA for Humber-Gros Morne. (Patrick Butler/Radio-Canada) Now that Andrew Furey has a seat to call his own in the House of Assembly, he can get to work on the multiple crises he willingly inherited […]

Paul Davis’s political return sparks Conservative Party turmoil

Former premier Paul Davis has announced his decision to re-enter politics, this time at the federal level — but that move isn’t welcome news to some members of the Conservative Party of Canada, with some local riding executives stepping away from their duties because of it. On Thursday night, Davis posted on Facebook that he will […]

Paul Davis’s political return sparks Conservative Party turmoil

Former premier Paul Davis has announced his decision to re-enter politics, this time at the federal level — but that move isn’t welcome news to some members of the Conservative Party of Canada, with some local riding executives stepping away from their duties because of it. On Thursday night, Davis posted on Facebook that he will […]