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Free legal advice to survivors of sexual assault through N.L. pilot program

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:30:43 EDT


Victims of sexual violence will be able to avail of free legal advice, likely by the end of 2017, following the announcement Tuesday in St. John's of a federally-funded program.

Meeting yes, media no: FFAW to hear from protesters but not interested in 'spectacle'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:12:35 EDT


FFAW president Keith Sullivan will meet with fishermen who protested outside the union building on Monday, but he's not interested in what he called a "spectacle" that could "embarass" the union.

Attempted murder hearing begins for Mark Rumboldt, accused of trying to poison woman

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:48:35 EDT


The preliminary hearing for a St. John's man accused of attempted murder began in St. John's Tuesday morning.

MUN student charged with attempted murder found fit to stand trial

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:25:11 EDT


An international student at Memorial University charged with attempted murder has been found fit to stand trial.

'This is our Olympics': St. John's cheerleaders headed to biggest competition in the world

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:59:08 EDT


A team based in St. John's is headed to Disney World for the biggest competition of the cheerleading world.

Man charged for yelling FHRITP obscenity at NTV journalist

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:19:46 EDT


"Being a loser may not be criminal, but causing a disturbance, s175 of the Criminal Code, is," the RNC tweeted.

Tuition hike option means uncertain future for MUN student from Mexico

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:17:00 EDT


A student from Mexico says he's not sure if he would be able to attend Memorial University of Newfoundland if the tuition is jacked up.

Need some ice for your drink? Meet Makkovik's iceberg

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:30:00 EDT


Iceberg hunters have been flocking to Ferryland to gawk at a massive 'berg grounded off Newfoundland's southern shore. But an iceberg grounded near Makkovik might be worth a trip — it's been there for months, and you don't need a boat or a helicopter to get up close.

Capelin count: DFO spending $2.4M to study fishery 'linchpin'

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:30:00 EDT


The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is spending more time and money on understanding why capelin stocks haven't recovered.

'I do feel cheated': Andrea Gosse opens up on 1st anniversary of daughter Quinn Butt's death

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:29:34 EDT


The mother of an alleged murder victim says she is determined that the first anniversary of her daughter's death be spent celebrating Quinn Butt's life.

Defence lawyers urge Supreme Court not to waver on steps to tackle justice system delays

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Defence lawyers urged Supreme Court of Canada justices today not to tinker with their controversial ruling that imposed strict timeframes to ensure an accused criminal's right to a speedy trial.

Newfoundland and Labrador's newest town? George's Brook-Milton to vote next month

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:30:00 EDT


A local service district in Eastern Newfoundland could become the province's 277th town, depending which way the roughly 800 residents of George's Brook-Milton vote on May 23.

Home invasion leads to armed robbery charges for St. John's woman

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:18:06 EDT


The RNC says others also broke into home, but won't specify how many suspects they're looking for.

Break-in, theft of food at seniors complex leads to arrest

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:44:09 EDT


Responding officers found a man in the basement of the complex. He was arrested and held in custody overnight for a court appearance.

All welcome to sing: How a new choir has been 'life-changing'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:44:32 EDT


A 10-week experiment to bring together neuroatypical children with experienced young singers turned out to be a powerful experience.

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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 04:00:00 EDT


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No political motives at work with industrial composting plant, minister says

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:27:11 EDT


Environment Minister Eddie Joyce is wading into a war of words over a proposed composting facility near Whitbourne.

MUN faculty, students divided as university grapples with financial crunch

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:45 EDT


The debate over how Memorial University should deal with a shrinking pot of money from the provincial government appears to have divided academic leaders and students.

Pothole pitfalls: driver wants province to cover car damages

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:46:01 EDT


A driver from the Goulds says he's out $200 after hitting a pothole on Pitts Memorial Drive.

FISH-NL demonstrators disperse from FFAW offices after demands not met

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:00:22 EDT


Demonstrating fishermen moved their protest from DFO to the FFAW building in St. John's, but dispersed Monday afternoon when union officials wouldn't meet their demands.