Relief for Cochrane Pond campers after St. John’s gives OK to reopen park

There are plenty of happy campers at Cochrane Pond Family Campground in St. John’s this weekend, after the city gave the go-ahead for the park to reopen. On Friday, inspectors from the City of St. John’s and the St. John’s Regional Fire Department visited the park and determined that conditions had improved, more than a month […]

Relief for Cochrane Pond campers after St. John’s gives OK to reopen park

There are plenty of happy campers at Cochrane Pond Family Campground in St. John’s this weekend, after the city gave the go-ahead for the park to reopen. On Friday, inspectors from the City of St. John’s and the St. John’s Regional Fire Department visited the park and determined that conditions had improved, more than a month […]

Recovery mission now underway for boater missing in Cartwright since Thursday

Two days after police in Cartwright, Labrador got a call about a capsized boat with three men on it, there is no longer hope of finding one of the men alive.  Just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the search for the missing man had become a recovery mission.  Two of the men […]

St. Alban’s bridge replacement set to be ready by fall

Crews are working to replace the only bridge to St. Alban’s, which was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago. ‘Absolutely unbelievable’ road damage, some areas still cut off The new bridge will replace the old Swanger’s Cove River Bridge, and is expected to be finished by the fall, according to the Department of Transportation and Works.  […]

RCMP bike patrols hitting Happy Valley-Goose Bay trails

RCMP officers will be getting a little exercise while fighting crime in Happy Valley-Goose Bay this summer. They’ll be hitting the trails around town on bicycles to try to stop the drinking and drug use that happens in makeshift camps that pop up in wooded areas. Litterbugs will be on their radar as well. “We […]

Pride Week in St. John’s takes on ‘together’ theme, parade kicks off Sunday

With diversity and diverse opinions both in and around the LGBT community, St. John’s Pride has adopted “together” as the theme of this year’s Pride Week. “We’re trying to understand how to properly reconcile those opinions with what we’re capable of doing and what needs to happen for the community,” said Derek Semerad, a co-chair […]

From pound to paw patrol, this good boy now celebrates pot-induced retirement

Luke and his specialized snout have sniffed out $5 million dollars worth of drugs and tainted cash, according to the RCMP — but with cannabis legalization around the corner, his services are no longer needed. After nine successful years on the force, the RCMP is retiring the former stray. “He’s more than just a dog […]

Government Announces Appointments to Board of Directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

Government News Release Natural ResourcesJuly 13, 2018 Government Announces Appointments to Board of Directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro Today, the Provincial Government announced appointments to the board of directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. The appointments were based on a list of recommendations provided by the Independent Appointments Commission. […]

St. John’s regional fire department welcomes newest recruits

“For the colours.” And with that toast to their department flag, the newest members of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department were welcomed Friday at the city’s Central Fire Station. The day is likely one that will hold longtime personal significance for the 16 recruits, said Deputy Fire Chief Don Byrne, who addressed the 2018 […]

A modern harassment policy for the House of Assembly could help change the political culture of this province

A modern harassment policy for the House of Assembly could help change the political culture of this province Source: http://theindependent.ca/2018/07/13/a-modern-harassment-policy-for-the-house-of-assembly-could-help-change-the-political-culture-of-this-province/Aggregated from: TheIndependent.ca

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