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So Moved, St. John’s: 1 March 2021

So Moved, St. John’s: 1 March 2021 Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/03/02/so-moved-st-johns-1-march-2021/Aggregated from: The Indy

5 new cases of COVID-19 in N.L., but active caseload takes another dive

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, including a positive case among hospital staff in St. Anthony, while the province’s active caseload continues to drop. On Tuesday, the Department of Health reported five new cases and 38 new recoveries, leaving 203 active cases — less than half of the peak caseload of the variant […]

Indy Inks (2 March 2021)

Indy Inks (2 March 2021) Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/03/02/indy-inks-2-march-2021/Aggregated from: The Indy

Health-care contract promises U.S. company millions if it can make cuts in N.L. system

Newfoundland and Labrador’s four health authorities have signed a deal with a U.S.-based health-care company that promises financial incentives — totalling tens of millions of dollars — if it cuts costs at hospitals and long-term care homes across the province. The contract puts the Change Healthcare Canada — its Canadian headquarters are in British Columbia — in charge of […]

Cool creations: Check out this 7-year-old’s colourful inukshuks

Asia Parsons, 7, gets creative in the snow by making 26 inukshuks. (Submitted by Terri-Lynn Lynch ) When life hands you snow — make inukshuks! That’s what 7-year-old Asia Parsons did.  Parsons made 26 inukshuks in her yard in the community of Coley’s Point South, near Bay Roberts.  Check out Asia’s tour of her cool winter project […]

City of St. John’s not ready to part with Mile One yet, says councillor

The City of St. John’s says it needs more information before deciding whether to sell Mile One Stadium to a private owner, but a prospective buyer thinks it’s a way to push the decision down the road. The city released a consultant’s report on the stadium Monday, saying it requires a building assessment, which would scrutinize the […]

City of St. John’s not ready to part with Mile One yet, says councillor

The City of St. John’s says it needs more information before deciding whether to sell Mile One Stadium to a private owner, but a prospective buyer thinks it’s a way to push the decision down the road. The city released a consultant’s report on the stadium Monday, saying it requires a building assessment, which would scrutinize the […]

City of St. John’s not ready to part with Mile One yet, says councillor

The City of St. John’s says it needs more information before deciding whether to sell Mile One Stadium to a private owner, but a prospective buyer thinks it’s a way to push the decision down the road. The city released a consultant’s report on the stadium Monday, saying it requires a building assessment, which would scrutinize the […]

Public Advisory: Update on Regulated Child Care Operations on the Avalon Peninsula and Capacity Limits

Government News Release In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, effective immediately regulated child care services on the Avalon Peninsula are permitted to operate at up to 50 per cent capacity. These changes are meant to address some of the child care needs that still exist for essential workers in the Avalon region, […]

2 new cases of COVID-19, as N.L. reports lowest number in more than 3 weeks

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, both in the Eastern Health region and contacts of previous cases, as more recover from the B117 variant. Twenty-seven people have gotten over the illness since Sunday, said Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, chief medical officer of health, at a media briefing Monday afternoon. Eleven […]

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