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St. John’s airport to resume operations early Wednesday, state of emergency remains in effect

Planes will soon begin flying again to and from St. John’s International Airport, although Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball says it could be weeks before the region returns to normal after a record-smashing blizzard. The City of St. John’s announced Tuesday afternoon that the airport, which has been shut down since Friday’s punishing storm, can […]

St. John’s airport to resume operations early Wednesday, state of emergency remains in effect

Planes will soon begin flying again to and from St. John’s International Airport, although Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball says it could be weeks before the region returns to normal after a record-smashing blizzard. The City of St. John’s announced Tuesday afternoon that the airport, which has been shut down since Friday’s punishing storm, can […]

St. John’s airport to resume operations early Wednesday, state of emergency remains in effect

Planes will soon begin flying again to and from St. John’s International Airport, although Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball says it could be weeks before the region returns to normal after a record-smashing blizzard. The City of St. John’s announced Tuesday afternoon that the airport, which has been shut down since Friday’s punishing storm, can […]

Low on food, blizzard-weary St. John’s shoppers head straight to supermarkets

It was barely 8 a.m. when long lineups formed outside grocery stores in St. John’s on Tuesday, many of them growing to queues of hundreds by the time the stores opened at 10 a.m. By 10:30 a.m., some had already run out of essential items like bread. It was the first chance for people to buy food […]

Low on food, blizzard-weary St. John’s shoppers head straight to supermarkets

It was barely 8 a.m. when long lineups formed outside grocery stores in St. John’s on Tuesday, many of them growing to queues of hundreds by the time the stores opened at 10 a.m. By 10:30 a.m., some had already run out of essential items like bread. It was the first chance for people to buy food […]

St. John’s stores opening but premier says it could be ‘weeks’ before city back to normal

It could be days, possibly weeks, before the St. John’s region returns to normalcy after Friday’s storm, according to Premier Dwight Ball, but Tuesday could bring residents a hint of what life was like before the blizzard. Gas stations, pharmacies and grocery stores are permitted to open form 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday and city […]

St. John’s emergency extended to Tuesday, flights grounded, as mayor urges patience

A snowblower widens a road in St. John’s Sunday. The effort on Monday will focus snow-clearing on narrow streets in downtown neighbourhoods. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press) All commercial flights leaving St. John’s are grounded until at least Wednesday morning, as the state of emergency continues in Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city. The airport decided Monday afternoon […]

St. John’s emergency extended to Tuesday, flights grounded, as mayor urges patience

A snowblower widens a road in St. John’s Sunday. The effort on Monday will focus snow-clearing on narrow streets in downtown neighbourhoods. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press) All commercial flights leaving St. John’s are grounded until at least Wednesday morning, as the state of emergency continues in Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city. The airport decided Monday afternoon […]

St. John’s emergency extended to Tuesday, flights grounded, as mayor urges patience

A snowblower widens a road in St. John’s Sunday. The effort on Monday will focus snow-clearing on narrow streets in downtown neighbourhoods. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press) All commercial flights leaving St. John’s are grounded until Wednesday morning, as the state of emergency continues in Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city. The airport decided Monday afternoon to cancel […]

St. John’s emergency extended to Tuesday, flights grounded, as mayor urges patience

A snowblower widens a road in St. John’s Sunday. The effort on Monday will focus snow-clearing on narrow streets in downtown neighbourhoods. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press) All commercial flights leaving St. John’s are grounded until Wednesday morning, as the state of emergency continues in Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city. The airport decided Monday afternoon to cancel […]

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