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More Churchill River monitoring welcome, says MUN researcher, but ice thickness needs to be included

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:50:13 EST


A Memorial University researcher says more monitoring of the Churchill River is a good step but ice thickness needs to be measured to better warn people when there's an increased flood risk.

Tributes pour in for Greg (Bird Dog) Smyth after Baby Leafs legend loses fight with cancer

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:38:51 EST


There are plenty of messages of love and laughter following the death of a longtime hockey enforcer, who was "more of a Newfoundlander" than most.

What the jury has heard so far in the Anne Norris murder trial

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:36:13 EST


The trial centres on whether Norris was criminally responsible when she killed Marcel Reardon on May 9, 2016.

Village Store in Conception Bay South catches fire

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:47:46 EST


The Village Store in the Topsail area of Conception Bay South caught fire on Saturday afternoon.

From Carnegie Hall to the Holy Heart Theatre: World-renowned pianist performing in St. John's

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:53:13 EST


Jon Kimura Parker is in St. John‘s this weekend and will play music by George Gershwin and Ludwig van Beethoven on Saturday with Memorial University's student orchestra.

Cabin suffers significant damage in Brigus Junction fire

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:19:19 EST


A cabin in the community went up in flames on Friday evening.

Smaller, cheaper housing seen as way forward for N.L. home builders

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:30:00 EST


Sales are down for large, expensive single homes, but duplexes, triplexes and more are bringing in first-time buyers and highlighting future trends.

Aisling Walsh wins Irish best director award for Maudie, filmed in Newfoundland

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:53:45 EST


Irish-Canadian director Aisling Walsh has won the award for Best Director at the 2018 Irish Film and Television Academy Awards ceremony in Dublin.

From eulogies to Indigenous history: Gary Collins on becoming an author later in life

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:03:30 EST


Having written 12 books in a decade, Collins's latest is a fictionalized take on the history of the Beothuk in Newfoundland.

Counterclaims filed against $1.2M Anne Squires lawsuit

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:30:00 EST


Former Exit Realty on the Rock owner Anne Squires and companies associated with her have been hit with a series of counterclaims linked to a $1.2-million lawsuit filed by Squires in December.

After battling addiction, Labrador couple looks for home to raise baby

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:30:00 EST


Augusta Onalik and Corey Saunders fought addiction together. Now they're expecting a baby, and they need a place to live.

2 men appealing their sentences for role in Steven Miller killing

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:58:13 EST


Chesley Lucas and Calvin Kenny were sentenced to more than 12 years last month.

'Controlled mayhem': Mr. T talks about his love of curling on As It Happens

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:58:28 EST


Curling has a new ambassador — Mr. T. Ever since the start of the Winter Olympics he's been glued to the sport — and has been tweeting feverishly about his newfound love.

Red dresses reminder of murdered, missing women

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:25:52 EST


Around 70 red dresses were hung on branches above the high stacks of snow in Happy Valley Goose Bay on Friday.

Everybody's workin' for the weekend in the CBC N.L. live blog

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:00 EDT


Don't miss a single update from CBC journalists across Newfoundland and Labrador.

N.L. teachers' association president commends plans to review sexual assault policies

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:03:25 EST


The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers' Association praised the provincial government's plan to review its policies following allegations of sexual assault by a student — and says there are other areas that can also be improved.

In Malaysia, you can get a feed of Marrybrown

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:29:54 EST


Malaysia's first and biggest fast food chain seems familiar.

New trial ordered for accused in Deer Lake flashlight beating

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:08:50 EST


A Deer Lake man who allegedly beat a neighbour with a flashlight over a $75 unpaid debt has had his conviction overturned by two Supreme Court judges.

Northern shrimp stocks shrink to lower levels

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:03:32 EST


Scientists in the Department of Fisheries and Oceans are warning that shrimp stocks have continued to decline in one of the key fishing areas.

What would Twitter have looked like in Newfoundland 200 years ago?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:33:33 EST


A lawyer in St. John's has been tweeting daily real time entries from the journal of William Kelson, a business agent who worked for the Slade Merchant Company in Trinity in the 1800s. Spoiler alert: there's a whole lot of weather.