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'Since Cabot 500, we've adapted': 20 years later, province is 'the place to be'

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:14:56 EDT


It's been 20 years since the provincial government of the day poured millions into Cabot 500 celebrations, and today's tourism industry shows it's still paying off.

Substitute teacher shortage cancels classes in Sheshatshiu

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:30:00 EDT


As the school year comes to an end, a principal in Labrador is adding up the number of classes missed because he couldn't find a teacher. ​

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Forget the poop scooping: who will pay the bills for your pet?

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Pets are expensive, but few of us pay enough attention to the money we'll spend by adding a furry addition to the family. Here are 6 ways to cut down on pet costs.

Reeling it in: Married fishing fans in N.L. win $1M on scratch ticket

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:39:07 EDT


Now, that's a big catch.

'This don't feel right': Wrong wedding dress in storage for 30 years

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:58:49 EDT


Roseanne Flight never realized that the bridal gown stored so carefully in a box in her closet actually belonged to another woman.

Gender identity battle heads to court, after birth certificate request denied

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:53:31 EDT


A transgender activist from St. John's is continuing the fight for a gender neutral birth certificate.

Court spares Whitbourne Elementary closure, but year-long fight leaves bad blood

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:20:13 EDT


Just like a report card, you hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. On the eve of summer break, the future of Whitbourne Elementary becomes clear.

Hebron work halted after 2 incidents on platform

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:25:30 EDT


Less than two weeks after the giant oil production platform arrived in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, two accidents are under investigation by the offshore petroleum board.

Hockey NL says it's a leader in safeguarding against sexual offenders as coaches, volunteers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:59:56 EDT


Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador insists it has multiple safeguards in place to prevent potential sexual abusers from becoming a coach or volunteer with the organization.

Muskrat Falls pricetag now $12.7B: Worse deal than Upper Churchill, says CEO

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:59:43 EDT


There has been another billion-dollar bump in the projected cost of the Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nalcor waiting for report on 'extremely upsetting' transmission tower deaths

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:08:21 EDT


The head of Nalcor says he's still waiting for a report into a double fatality on the job site of a hydro project.

Auditor general blasts province for poor management of roads, highways

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:43:06 EDT


The auditor general released his latest report on Friday, with a major focus on how poorly the province is managing its roads and highways.

'Bad timing': Rear-ender sidelines Corner Brook food cart

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:30:00 EDT


A food cart in Corner Brook was wrecked in a car accident this week, leaving the owner, D.J. Pike, without work.

Car destroyed, 4 injured in moose-vehicle collision near Foxtrap

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:08:04 EDT


Four people were injured when a car struck a moose on the Trans-Canada Highway near St. John's Thursday night.

Teens busted in stolen car doing donuts at Waterford Valley High School after drinking

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:54:58 EDT


Two teens are facing several charges after police officers caught them doing donuts in a high school parking lot in St. John's.

Child and youth advocate urges change: indigenous communities 'must be heard'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:04:48 EDT


Newfoundland and Labrador's child and youth advocate wants the province to put local communities at the heart of efforts to protect indigenous children at risk.

Canada should protect 30 percent of its oceans: UN environment observer

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:30:00 EDT


Canada is far behind other developing countries in protecting its marine resources according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Ottawa says it plans to meet its international obligations by the end of this year.

N.L. premier who battled Ottawa for offshore benefits warns complacency threatens future projects

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:25:35 EDT


Former N.L. premier Brian Peckford battled the federal government for offshore benefits and he warns enforcement of that agreement is getting lax.

Gros Morne Indigenous festival cancelled after criticism

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:44:25 EDT


Six weeks before an event in Gros Morne National Park celebrating Qalipu traditions and culture, organizers have cancelled.