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Power rates in N.L. to increase by almost 7 per cent on July 1

Power rates in Newfoundland and Labrador will increase by almost seven per cent on July 1, Newfoundland Power announced Friday. An average increase of consumer electricity rates of 6.8 per cent was approved by the Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities, but the actual amount of increase will vary for individual customers depending on the […]

Who killed Kimberley Lockyer and Dale Worthman? 25 years later, the answer is unknown

When police arrived at their home to investigate the disappearance of Dale Worthman and Kimberley Lockyer, it was clear the couple had left suddenly. Their vehicle was parked in their driveway, with Worthman’s wallet inside. Inside the apartment, there was a fridge full of food, even toast still in the toaster. Lockyer’s purse was there too, with her keys, identification and a couple of thousand […]

Camera directed car toward oncoming traffic after windshield replacement, N.L. man says

A Conception Bay South, N.L., man is warning people who own cars with high-tech safety systems that replacing a windshield is not the simple process it used to be. In fact, he says, it can be a safety hazard. “I thought it was a pretty standard procedure,” Mike Ash told CBC News. But he soon learned […]

Happy Friday! Work your way into the weekend with the CBC N.L. live blog

Don’t miss anything during the course of the day. Follow updates from CBC journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador.  [Click here for a mobile version.]  Happy Friday! Work your way into the weekend with the CBC N.L. live blog Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/cbcnl-live-blog-1.4076701?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland and Labrador News

The Rooms Announces Indigenous Artist in Residence Program

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation June 21, 2018 The Rooms Announces Indigenous Artist in Residence Program In observation of National Indigenous Peoples Day, and to celebrate the heritage and diverse cultures of the Indigenous peoples of our province, The Rooms, in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery, has […]

Media Advisory: Minister Hawkins to Announce Settlement and Integration Supports for Newcomers

Government News Release Advanced Education, Skills and Labour June 21, 2018 Media Advisory: Minister Hawkins to Announce Settlement and Integration Supports for Newcomers The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will join members of the Refugee Immigrant Advisory Council, students and volunteers to announce funding for […]

Buried memories: My family and residential schools in Labrador

This National Indigenous Peoples Day, I’m thinking about my grandmothers and what they endured as small children. While there’s much to celebrate today, it’s also a day to remember the legacy of residential school. My grandmother Mary Mugford, who I called Nan, was born in 1921 in John’s Point, near Rigolet and passed away in […]

Victim in Fort McMurray homicide had been charged on drug offences

John Healey’s body was discovered by RCMP in Fort McMurray on June. 13. Police are calling it a homicide. (Submitted) Homicide investigators are pleading for public help as they piece together how a Newfoundland man wound up dead on an access road in Fort McMurray, Alberta hours after being released from jail. Wood Buffalo RCMP discovered […]

At one St. John’s daycare, you’re never too young to learn throat singing

A dozen children between the ages of two and five stood in pairs, swaying rhythmically, holding each other’s elbows. Tama Fost guided them through Inuit throat singing — in this case a love song. It ended after a minute or so, when everyone laughed. More funny than my  Legos– Preschooler on learning throat singing In […]

House of Assembly Completes First Meeting of the Québec-Newfoundland and Labrador Parliamentary Association

Government News Release House of AssemblyJune 21, 2018 House of Assembly Completes First Meeting of the Québec-Newfoundland and Labrador Parliamentary Association The Honourable Perry Trimper, Speaker of the House of Assembly for Newfoundland and Labrador, is pleased to announce the completion of the first bilateral meeting of the Québec-Newfoundland and […]

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