Paradise councillor Paul Dinn wins PC nod for Topsail-Paradise byelection

Paul Dinn is a councillor for the Town of Paradise and now the candidate for the Progressive Conservatives in a provincial byelection. (Town of Paradise) It was a close race, but Paul Dinn came out on top in the fight for the right to run for Progressive Conservatives in an upcoming byelection for the district of […]

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Finn to Participate in World Diabetes Day Ceremony

Government News Release Health and Community Services November 13, 2018 Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Finn to Participate in World Diabetes Day Ceremony John Finn, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Community Services, will join the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador, for a ceremony recognizing World Diabetes Day tomorrow […]

Teen struck at crosswalk outside high school says she’s ‘really lucky’ it wasn’t worse

Katherine Taylor-Hood said her mind went completely blank as soon as she was hit. “You think absolutely nothing,” she said. “I just followed through. I had to let it happen, so I rolled.” There was no time for fear even, you just had to go with it.– Katherine Taylor-Hood The 15-year-old says she was on her […]

Toronto law firm won’t be answering questions on N.L. government bullying investigation

The law firm that helped conduct bullying and harassment investigations in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly will not be defending their work in person. Rubin Thomlinson has turned down the provincial government’s invitation to take questions in the House of Assembly on the reports it filed on former Liberal cabinet ministers Eddie Joyce and Dale […]

Former Hydro VP defends decision to exclude conservation savings from isolated grid costs

The controversial decision to exclude the potential benefits of conservation strategies on the island’s future electricity needs in the lead-up to sanctioning of Muskrat Falls was defended Tuesday by a former executive with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. “Because it’s an isolated system, you don’t have the luxury of knocking on your neighbour’s door when you […]

‘Revenge porn’ legislation being introduced to N.L.

The Newfoundland and Labrador government wants to bring in a law to protect victims who have intimate images shared without their consent. Justice and Public Safety Minister Andrew Parsons will introduce the Act Respecting the Protection of Intimate Images. It will be add legal options for people who have had private, sensitive images — often […]

Provincial Government to Introduce Legislation Respecting the Protection of Intimate Images

Government News Release Justice and Public SafetyNovember 13, 2018 Provincial Government to Introduce Legislation Respecting the Protection of Intimate Images The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will introduce new legislation to protect victims whose intimate images are shared without consent. An Act […]

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2018-026 Released

Government News Release Office of the Information and Privacy CommissionerNovember 13, 2018 Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2018-026 Released The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2018-026 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary […]

Man says 67-year-old father robbed, assaulted in his St. John’s taxi

Rod Matthews says his 67-year-old father is “extremely shaken up” after he was allegedly robbed and assaulted in the taxi he drives early Tuesday morning. Matthews said his father was out driving his City Wide taxi — a van — and took a call in the Cornwall Crescent area, at about 5:30 a.m. in the […]

Retail in flux: How the ride down Stavanger Drive is going to get bumpier

With the impending closure of Rona, Costco’s big move to Galway and a few other smaller stores closing down, the Stavanger Drive area in St. John’s is about to undergo a transformation. The question is: how difficult will it be to fill those massive spaces left behind? ‘Devastating news’: Union says Rona employees had no idea stores were closing […]

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