Innovative Program Improving Lives of Seniors with Dementia in Newfoundland and Labrador

Government News Release Health and Community ServicesNovember 13, 2019 Innovative Program Improving Lives of Seniors with Dementia in Newfoundland and Labrador The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) today released the results of a successful collaboration to appropriately reduce the use of antipsychotic […]

Bond Street homicide victim laid to rest days before he was supposed to go to rehab

There’s an information blackout around a homicide in downtown St. John’s last week, as police have retreated from the public eye in the hunt to catch a killer. A week after the death of Joseph Hapgood, 23, on Bond Street, there’s still no word on the weapon used to inflict the fatal wound, or if […]

Miawpukek chief requests to address House of Assembly on racism

Miawpukek First Nation Chief Mi’sel Joe says he has sent a written request to the Speaker of the House of Assembly asking to address the members of the House about racism. “As we all know, racism is still alive and apparently doing well in places where we assume it should not be and sadly in […]

Inspired by Mr. Rogers, it’s cool to be kind at Octagon Pond Elementary

More than 15 years after his death, children’s television pioneer Fred Rogers, known to millions worldwide as Mr. Rogers, is still widely regarded as a symbol of the power of kindness — so much so that students of Octagon Pond Elementary in Paradise dressed in his signature sweater to celebrate World Kindness Day. The students decided to mark the […]

Community Garden Support Program Bringing Communities Together to Share Fresh, Local Food

Government News Release Fisheries and Land ResourcesNovember 13, 2019 Community Garden Support Program Bringing Communities Together to Share Fresh, Local Food The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, today provided an update on the Community Garden Support Program, an initiative to increase food self-sufficiency, access to fresh […]

Media Advisory: Minister Coady to Bring Greetings at Hope in the City Breakfast

Government News Release Natural Resources November 13, 2019 Media Advisory: Minister Coady to Bring Greetings at Hope in the City Breakfast The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, will bring greetings at the Hope in the City Breakfast tomorrow (Thursday, November 14). The event will take place at the […]

Can You Navigate Opposite Day in Newfoundland & Labrador?

Can You Navigate Opposite Day in Newfoundland & Labrador? Source: https://theindependent.ca/2019/11/13/can-you-navigate-opposite-day-in-newfoundland-labrador/Aggregated from: The Indy

Warm breezes and winter storms: just another November day in N.L. weather

A tale of two temperatures. St. John’s was well on its way to a record-setting day early on Wednesday, while schools in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are closed under a snowfall warning. (CBC) Depending on where you woke up this morning, you could be in for a blistering snowstorm, a drenching downpour or record warm weather.  Schools […]

New family doctor network aims to inspire collaboration and reduce isolation

A new network for family physicians is already improving collaboration, both between doctors and with the health authority, says one participating family doctor. The Long Range Family Practice Network formed only recently, but its head, Dr. Shanda Slipp, says she already thinks it will lead to improvements on some of the issues identified by the […]

House of Assembly put on hold as Byrne’s behaviour takes centre stage

Fisheries Minister Gerry Byrne may have to apologize for his accusations and go through 20 hours of sensitivity training as a result of the prima facie breach of privilege. (Gary Locke/CBC) After almost three hours of back-and-forth debate in the House of Assembly Tuesday regarding comments made by Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources Gerry Byrne, […]

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