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N.L.’s streak of no new COVID-19 cases reaches 16 days

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, marking the 16th consecutive day without a new case in the province. (The Canadian Press/NIAID-RML via AP) For the 16th consecutive day, there are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. According to a news release from the provincial government Saturday, […]

N.L.’s streak of no new COVID-19 cases reaches 16 days

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, marking the 16th consecutive day without a new case in the province. (The Canadian Press/NIAID-RML via AP) For the 16th consecutive day, there are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. According to a news release from the provincial government Saturday, […]

N.L.’s streak of no new COVID-19 cases reaches 16 days

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, marking the 16th consecutive day without a new case in the province. (The Canadian Press/NIAID-RML via AP) For the 16th consecutive day, there are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. According to a news release from the provincial government Saturday, […]

N.L.’s streak of no new COVID-19 cases reaches 16 days

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador Saturday, marking the 16th consecutive day without a new case in the province. (The Canadian Press/NIAID-RML via AP) For the 16th consecutive day, there are no new cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. According to a news release from the provincial government Saturday, […]

Soil good: Get digging on getting the best possible soil for your garden

Contributor Andie Bulman says seed companies are sold out, garden centres across the country are seeing an uptick in sales, and local horticulturists have been inundated with customers and questions. (Alex Wilke/Submitted by Andie Bulman) This is the year of the garden. Oh sure, 2020 will probably be dubbed ‘the year of the global pandemic’ […]

St. John’s is building walls across what brought us here in the first place

Contributor Louise Moyes, who has been a resident of downtown St. John’s for more than 40 years, says new and proposed development views are ‘cutting citizens off from the very thing that brought our ancestors and Indigenous peoples before them.’ (Submitted by Louise Moyes) There is a beautiful watercolour, drawn in the mid-1800s, of a […]

Hugs, handshakes and high-fives: COVID casualties include the most normal gestures

Caul’s Funeral Home on LeMarchant Road in St. John’s was the focal point of a cluster that would represent the majority of COVID-19 infections in Newfoundland and Labrador. (CBC) I’m not much one for funeral homes. I never have been. I feel awkward going into them, never more so than when I’m there to comfort […]

N.L. enters 3rd week with no new positive cases, loosens some restrictions

Newfoundland and Labrador has made it through one full incubation period of COVID-19 without a single new reported case, as Friday marked 15 days straight without one.  The province’s caseload has stalled at 260, with 253 people recovered. There are four active cases. As of Friday’s briefing 11,105 people have been tested — 122 in […]

N.L. unveils more supports for businesses hammered by pandemic

Service NL Minister Tom Osborne announced nearly 30 new initiatives to support businesses Friday, including more than $6 million in deferred government fees. “I am pleased to announce the deferral or waiver of $6 million in fees to help further help ease some of the operational pressures that our businesses are facing and free up some cash flow […]

Last year, she got a new heart. Now she has cancer, and she’s focused on the fight

Amanda Saunders recently finished up her first round of cancer treatment after being diagnosed with a form of lymphoma related to her heart transplant. (Submitted by Amanda Saunders) Amanda Saunders had her new heart for only a few months before she was battling another life-threatening illness. This time, Saunders has cancer, a form of lymphoma […]

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