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Windy Wednesday ahead as Teddy remnants arrive in N.L.

Southwestern Newfoundland is set to feel the strongest effects of post-tropical storm Teddy on Wednesday as the weather system tracks toward the island, bringing with it gusty winds, some rain, and strong waves. What was once a hurricane will make landfall in Nova Scotia this morning as a post-tropical storm and track over the Gulf […]

Business owners worried Marble Mountain won’t open this winter

Marble Mountain is quiet now, but nearby business owners hope the hill opens for the winter season. (Colleen Connors/CBC) It’s still not clear if the Newfoundland and Labrador government will open Marble Mountain for the upcoming ski season, and the uncertainty has business owners in the area concerned about their winter income. Government has not […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

Assuming they hadn’t won $18M, a St. John’s couple delayed checking their ticket. They were wrong

Francois-Xavier Morency, left, and Nicole Parsons waited to check their lottery ticket to keep the dream of being millionaires alive. They won $18.2 million on Lotto 6/49’s Sept. 12 draw. (Mark Quinn/CBC) Nicole Parsons and Francois-Xavier Morency heard the news of a large lottery win in St. John’s but waited to check their ticket because […]

‘Betrayal’ alleged as Nunatsiavut looks for legal advice over DFO handling of shrimp access

A minister with the Nunatsiavut government isn’t mincing words with his frustrations over some of the area’s northern shrimp stocks, saying the federal government is violating the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement by restricting Nunatsiavut  access to the resource. Greg Flowers, Nunatsiavut’s minister of lands and natural resources, said that land claim, ratified in 2005, gives the Nunatsiavut […]

Teddy’s effects to arrive in N.L. tonight, but it’s ‘not going to be as bad as it sounds’

Big waves are expected along the southwest coast ahead of Teddy. (Submitted by Clifford Doran) The initial effects of the remnants of Hurricane Teddy are set to start showing up in Newfoundland and Labrador on Tuesday evening, but Environment Canada says most of the island will be spared from serious impact. “It’s actually not going to […]

One fry to rule them all: St. John’s competition brings out the flavour

Baseball fans have the World Series. Football fans have the Super Bowl. Hockey fans have the Stanley Cup. And now, champions of the humble french fry have the Street Fries Showdown. “What exactly is a Street Fries Showdown?,” you say, forks and ketchup packets at the ready. Well, I’m glad you asked.  The brainchild of local entrepreneur […]

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