7 forest fires reported across Newfoundland this weekend

Newfoundland and Labrador forest fire crews have been busy this long weekend, with at least seven fires reported in the province. Crews fought fires from central Newfoundland to the Avalon Peninsula Saturday, including in Badger, Brigus Junction, New Harbour, and Spaniard’s Bay. The Spaniard’s Bay fire required the assistance of several departments to get the blaze — which did burn […]

Calling all hookers: Rugmakers’ guild wants to create a registry of work

Winne Glavine, publicity and social media co-ordinator for the Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador, displays some of the work that the guild hopes to preserve through its registry. (Heather Barrett/CBC) The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador wants to know what treasures you have underfoot or on your wall. Winnie Glavine, the […]

Police investigating sudden death in Gander

A sudden death in Gander is under investigation. The confirmation was made to CBC News late Saturday, that the RCMP had “responded to a sudden death.”  Sources say there was an incident at or near Edgewood Park Apartments on Quimby Avenue Saturday afternoon. Several police vehicles, ambulances and a cadaver bag were spotted. It is not known if the […]

10 days, 10 provinces, 10 marathons: Quebec man kicks off fundraiser in St. John’s

As the sun rose Saturday morning, Patrick Charlebois dipped his feet into the Atlantic Ocean, and set off on a journey Terry Fox first started 38 years ago. He began in St. John’s, embarking on the first of 10 marathons, which he plans to complete over the course of 10 consecutive days in each of […]

10 days, 10 provinces, 10 marathons: Quebec man kicks off fundraiser in St. John’s

As the sun rose Saturday morning, Patrick Charlebois dipped his feet into the Atlantic Ocean, and set off on a journey Terry Fox first started 38 years ago. He began in St. John’s, embarking on the first of 10 marathons, which he plans to complete over the course of 10 consecutive days in each of […]

10 days, 10 provinces, 10 marathons: Quebec man kicks off fundraiser in St. John’s

As the sun rose Saturday morning, Patrick Charlebois dipped his feet into the Atlantic Ocean, and set off on a journey Terry Fox first started 38 years ago. He began in St. John’s, embarking on the first of 10 marathons, which he plans to complete over the course of 10 consecutive days in each of […]

10 days, 10 provinces, 10 marathons: Quebec man kicks off fundraiser in St. John’s

As the sun rose Saturday morning, Patrick Charlebois dipped his feet into the Atlantic Ocean, and set off on a journey Terry Fox first started 38 years ago. He began in St. John’s, embarking on the first of 10 marathons, which he plans to complete over the course of 10 consecutive days in each of […]

Muslims in St. John’s mark Ramadan with special Friday prayers

With Wednesday marking the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan this year, Muslims gathered at the Masjid-an-Noor mosque in St. John’s for special Ramadan prayers Friday afternoon. Syed Pirzada, president of the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, said most of the time he feels people are aware that Ramadan is a special month […]

Stowaways thrown off ship near N.L. remembered by descendants 150 years later

Every family has a backstory — family trees full of fisherman or pioneers, hard workers and some bad apples. But a family from Australia is in Newfoundland and Labrador this week to honour a family history that involves a fateful shipwreck, stowaways, tragedy, the frigid North Atlantic and a heroic rescue. David Brand, a retired engineer from New South […]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now husband and wife, greeted by cheering crowds after royal wedding

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were all smiles as they rode in a horse-drawn carriage and waved to crowds of well-wishers after their wedding ceremony at St. George’s Chapel on Saturday.  LIVE BLOG | Royal Wedding: Live updates from Windsor The Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England, […]

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