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Prepare for more heavy rain across Newfoundland, government says

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:30:00 EDT


Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most parts of Newfoundland, saying heavy rain is expected on Friday and Saturday.

Finish Friday strong with the CBC N.L. Live Blog

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:00:00 EDT


Follow updates from CBC newsrooms in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Flo Rida, Francesco Yates coming to St. John's

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:07:06 EDT


Pop star Flo Rida will be headlining a concert in St. John's on Dec. 8th, music promoter David Carver said Thursday.

Muskrat Falls opponents say it's a test of Trudeau's aboriginal reconciliation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:21:50 EDT


Supporters of a growing movement to blockade the Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador over methylmercury concerns say it's a test of Justin Trudeau's bid to reconcile with aboriginal people.

More job cuts coming, after latest City of St. John's program review

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:09:09 EDT


The city said the third phase of the program review process has been completed, which will bring additional cuts of about $7 million and the equivalent of 45 full-time positions by 2017.

Muskrat Falls workers enter site by helicopter, bypass protester roadblock

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:58:37 EDT


A small group of people are continuing the block the Muskrat Falls main gate in Labrador, but project workers have begun entering the site by helicopter.

A bachelor's degree 3 decades in the making

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:30:29 EDT


A lot has changed since Danny Breen first walked in to a classroom at Memorial University in 1979 — different hairstyles, clothes and what we now call a phone — but the end result remained the same, a bachelor of arts degree.

'Apparent confusion' over Harvard role in future methylmercury research unresolved

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:20:17 EDT


The province's environment minister is trying to square what appears to be a contradiction involving Muskrat Falls, Harvard University and methylmercury research.

Over 1,300 Dominion store workers in Newfoundland decide whether to accept offer

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:58:51 EDT


Over 1,300 unionized Dominion store workers, at 11 stores, on the island will be voting on a tentative deal with their employer, Loblaws.

Hoop star Carl English signs contract in Spain

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:14:47 EDT


Patrick's Cove basketball superstar, Carl English, has signed a contract to play in Tenerife, Spain.

Here and Now October 20, 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:00:00 EDT


CBC TV News, Weather and Sports from St. John's

'Positive response': Clearing order step in right direction, says Muskrat Falls study author

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:29:48 EDT


The project leader on the only independent study of methylmercury risks from the Muskrat Falls megaproject says the province's demand to Nalcor on Wednesday is a step in the right direction.

Busiest summer ever: St. John's airport logs record passenger numbers

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:42:06 EDT


St. John's International Airport is boasting about record numbers, with a 9.4 per cent growth in passenger traffic compared to 2015.

Millennials fall for online scams more often than baby boomers

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:38 EDT


A recent Better Business Bureau study found 69 per cent of scam victims are under 45 — and millennials are more likely to get scammed than baby boomers.

Appeal court orders new trial for St. John's man acquitted of weapon charges

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:27:39 EDT


The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for a 32-year-old St. John's man who was previously acquitted of a number of weapons charges.