Arrests made in 4th straight robbery with heavy equipment

A front-end loader was left outside a BMO branch on Newfoundland Drive, after the machine was used to break into the bank. (John Gushue/CBC) Police have arrested two men in St. John’s after a front-end loader tore into a bank early Saturday morning, marking the fourth time in a week that heavy equipment was used […]

West coast towns still in need of serious repair one year after 2018 floods

It’s been a year since heavy rain and melting snow cascaded through communities on Newfoundland’s west coast, flooding homes and cracking roads in half. Most communities and towns applied for financial assistance through the province’s disaster relief funding, but many mayors say the money only covered Band-Aid fixes and no permanent repairs took place.  Deer […]

An early election? Get ready for one, and all the wildcards that come with it

Dwight Ball was all smiles at the provincial Liberal convention last June in Gander. (Fred Hutton/CBC) I’ll let you in on a little something: earlier this week, a bunch of us in the newsroom had a quick huddle to respond to what’s been in the wind: there may be an early election.  Current legislation (more […]

Bad Bones Ramen comes back for seconds

A bowl of ramen looks simple — noodles, veggies and broth, with maybe some meat or fish — but in reality, it’s a complex dish with many ingredients. It’s a lot like running a successful business: a lot harder than it looks. At the end of the day, if it doesn’t work … then we did our best.– Jasmine Kean […]

Media Advisory: Ministers Crocker and Gambin-Walsh to Attend National Meetings on Transportation and Highway Safety

Government News Release Transportation and WorksService NL January 18, 2019 Media Advisory: Ministers Crocker and Gambin-Walsh to Attend National Meetings on Transportation and Highway Safety The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, and the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister Responsible for the Highway Traffic Act, will participate in meetings […]

Media Advisory: Premier Ball, Minister Dempster and Minister Byrne to Participate in the 2019 Canada Winter Games Athletes’ Rallies

Government News Release Executive CouncilChildren, Seniors and Social Development January 18, 2019 Media Advisory: Premier Ball, Minister Dempster and Minister Byrne to Participate in the 2019 Canada Winter Games Athletes’ Rallies The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and […]

Minister Mitchelmore Congratulates Graduates of Genesis

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry and InnovationJanuary 18, 2019 Minister Mitchelmore Congratulates Graduates of Genesis The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, today congratulated the five graduating companies from Memorial University’s Genesis. Minister Mitchelmore attended the graduation ceremony held at the Emera Innovation Exchange in […]

New Investments in Theatre Newfoundland Labrador Help Make Cow Head Facility a Reality

Government News Release Executive CouncilTourism, Culture, Industry and InnovationJanuary 18, 2019 New Investments in Theatre Newfoundland Labrador Help Make Cow Head Facility a Reality Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is currently constructing a 2,000 square metre, 178-seat multi-functional theatre complex for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival dinner theatre and musical productions. […]

Province Launches 2019 Tourism Advertising Campaign

Government News Release Tourism, Culture, Industry, InnovationJanuary 18, 2019 Province Launches 2019 Tourism Advertising Campaign Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2019 tourism marketing campaign officially launches next week, with a sneak peek being shared on social media channels today. The theme for this year’s campaign will focus on storytelling: Newfoundland and Labrador […]

Why Stayin’ Alive is part of training for some Newfoundland teachers

In a classroom in St. John’s on Friday, the Bee Gees’ 1977 smash hit Stayin’ Alive played over loudspeakers as teachers and students milled about — but this wasn’t a school dance.  Instead, teachers are getting schooled in CPR and they will then pass the life-saving information on to 1,000 students across four schools in Newfoundland.  “It’s important for us as […]

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