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Bigger orders, better prices: N.L. to begin bulk buying for health-care system

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:08:05 EDT


Newfoundland and Labrador's health-care system is set to find savings by sharing services and buying supplies in bulk for the regional health authorities.

Judge orders further environmental assessment of proposed Placentia Bay fish farm

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:00:17 EDT


A Supreme Court judge has overturned a provincial minister's decision to release a proposed Placentia Bay salmon farming project from further environmental assessment.

'Love is, literally, in the air': Funnel clouds of flies in Gander explained

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:33:11 EDT


Preston Freake captured video of a mating phenomenon while out for a walk on a popular walking trail in Gander last week.

Hard ticket: Chase the Ace printer to 'correct and improve' process

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:31:30 EDT


A man who's helped run a community printing service for 25 years says mistakes will happen unless every ticket is scrutinized.

'Lot of bribery going on': Sheshatshiu youth demand clean Innu Nation election

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:20:27 EDT


Demonstrators say buying votes with alcohol and money has become common practice in the Labrador Innu communities of Sheshatshiu and Natuashish, and they’re asking candidates in the Aug. 16 Innu Nation elections to run honest campaigns.

'Proof is in the pudding' and the iron ore is there, says Tacora on Wabush Mines

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:42:11 EDT


A feasibility study is the next step, but first employees have already been hired in anticipation of mining starting up by next summer.

More medals at Indigenous Games, as Labrador wrestlers bring home bronze

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:10:46 EDT


All the wrestlers who won medals are from Sheshatshiu.

Suit of Steele: Gander business giant suing over roadwork near driveway

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:30:21 EDT


Harry Steele is seeking a court order that would force the provincial government to stop work on a new highway turn-off just outside his driveway.

Family sets out to see whales, spots 2 pods of orcas

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:30:00 EDT


As if minkes and humpbacks weren't enough — the Keats family got to see orcas, too.

Plans for Corner Brook crematorium put on the back burner

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:30:00 EDT


Plans for a crematorium in Corner Brook are not in ruins yet, but the idea rests until council has a second vote next month.

Collision in Corner Brook causes traffic delays, angry driver gets arrested

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:26:49 EDT


A man was taken to hospital after getting trapped inside his vehicle, while a man not involved in the crash was arrested for becoming violent with police.

Goulds Chase the Ace postponed due to duplicate tickets, thousands turned away

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:54:41 EDT


A government department shut down the church-run lottery on Wednesday night, after multiple tickets with the same numbers were discovered.

'She was a difference-maker:' Mary MacDonald, celebrated artist, writer, and organizer dies at 32

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:42:43 EDT


Her loss leaves the St. John’s and Atlantic Canadian arts communities shocked and deeply saddened. Her work leaves them strengthened, inspired, and grateful.

St. John's Great Fire to be memorialized in massive mural

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:49:29 EDT


Goodness, gracious, Great Fire of 1892 mural project has an artist to put painting on an aging wall in downtown St. John's.

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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:00 EDT


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'I'm sorry': Muskrat Falls protester says gun-toting photo should never have been posted

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:24:04 EDT


A Muskrat Falls protester has apologized for posting a photograph of himself with a weapon. The Labrador Land Protectors group says it doesn't condone violence.

Lawsuit sought on behalf of children abused in N.L. custodial institutions

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:21:13 EDT


A class-action lawsuit is being sought against the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of people who were abused as children in custodial facilities.

'Only in Newfoundland': Hiker finds lost camera, tracks owners in Montreal

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:00:00 EDT


A kind hiker from Mount Pearl, some help from Facebook and a little luck helped reunite a Montreal couple with a camera they lost while vacationing in Newfoundland.

'My son almost died': Parents of Southlands attack victim in court for Robert Mills sentencing

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:23:35 EDT


Robert Mills, 23, was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of probation.

N.L. and Quebec to co-operate on Labrador Trough, highway development

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:39:44 EDT


Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec will be working together to develop the area along the border of the two provinces, the premiers announced Wednesday.