Thomas Whittle told police he was on doomed snowmobile that killed 1 — he just ‘wasn’t driving’ it

Jurors on Tuesday heard Thomas Whittle, the man accused of driving a snowmobile while drunk and killing his passenger, claim he wasn’t operating the vehicle at the time of the lethal crash. Inside the Corner Brook provincial courtroom, Crown prosecutor Renee Coates played an almost two-hour audio recording of an RCMP interview with Whittle conducted in March 2018, […]

Doubling Down on the Fossil Fuel Fairy Tale

Doubling Down on the Fossil Fuel Fairy Tale Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/01/20/doubling-down-on-the-fossil-fuel-fairy-tale/Aggregated from: The Indy

Corner Brook NDP candidate steps down, citing leadership concerns, PET scanner

In a scathing video, the former NDP candidate for Corner Brook says he withdrew his nomination because of his lack of faith in party leader Alison Coffin and what he says is her lack of support for a hot-button issue in the district: a PET scanner for the new hospital. In his video, posted on Facebook […]

Pouch Cove business owner fuming after tax bill goes up, almost 8 times over

Dave Snow has owned the campground for 24 years. (CBC) The owner of an RV campground in Pouch Cove is crying foul after tax changes have left him holding a projected bill that’s nearly eight times what he paid last year. Dave Snow, who owns Marine Park, says a complex array of municipal tax changes last […]

Governments with rookie leaders don’t always have it easy in N.L. elections

Incumbency is a powerful thing in politics and unseating an incumbent government is no easy feat. But it’s a little easier when that incumbent government has a rookie leader at the helm. Especially in Newfoundland and Labrador. While Andrew Furey’s Liberal Party has been in power in St. John’s since 2015, he was only sworn […]

St. John’s area, Bonavista bracing for up to 50 cm of snow Thursday

Tuesday evening’s updated models indicate blizzard conditions could wallop the Avalon and Bonavista peninsulas later this week. (Marie Isabelle Rochon/Radio-Canada) Parts of Newfoundland’s northeast coast could see the first major storm of the winter, with significant snowfall and high winds possible on Thursday evening and Friday morning. CBC Metereologist Ashley Brauweiler said Tuesday evening that early models […]

All MUN staff returning to campus Feb. 1

Memorial University is sending its staff back to campuses at the beginning of February.  “Memorial’s campuses are safe,” reads a media release issued on behalf of Mark Abrahams, academic vice-president, and Kent Decker, administration and finance vice-president. “The university has followed all public health guidelines and implemented measures to ensure the return to campus is a […]

St. John’s area, Bonavista bracing for up to 50 cm of snow Thursday

Tuesday evening’s updated models indicate blizzard conditions could wallop the Avalon and Bonavista peninsulas later this week. (Marie Isabelle Rochon/Radio-Canada) Parts of Newfoundland’s northeast coast could see the first major storm of the winter, with significant snowfall and high winds possible on Thursday evening and Friday morning. CBC Metereologist Ashley Brauweiler said Tuesday evening that early models […]

What Does the 2021 NL Election Mean for Citizens?

What Does the 2021 NL Election Mean for Citizens? Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/01/19/what-does-the-2021-nl-election-mean-for-citizens/Aggregated from: The Indy

So Moved, St. John’s: 18 January 2021

So Moved, St. John’s: 18 January 2021 Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/01/19/so-moved-st-johns-18-january-2021/Aggregated from: The Indy

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