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Last Build Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:54:01 EST

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'Lease on life for the community': Bay de Verde fish plant rebuild on schedule

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:30:00 EST


Things are looking up in Bay de Verde, where a sign says the Quinlan Brothers fish plant will be 'back in April 2017.'

What were the top stories of 2016? You tell us!

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 04:54:01 EST


We want you to pick your choices for the key stories of the last year.

Kaetlyn Osmond in silver position at Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 20:34:40 EST


Newfoundland-born Katelyn Osmond is in second place following the Ladies Short Program at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final.

CBC Feed N.L. Day: Music, horses, Rex Goudie and other highlights

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:55:00 EST


CBC N.L. is hosting events across the province today to help raise funds and non-perishable food items for the Community Food Sharing Association and local food banks.

CBC Feed N.L. Day: $59K raised and counting

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 04:30:00 EST


More than $59,000 has been raised for CBC Newfoundland and Labrador's annual food donation drive.

Setting bad example: Business group blasts MHA pension decision

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:18:44 EST


Business and labour don't always agree, but they're both criticizing Newfoundland and Labrador politicians for hanging on to their pension benefits.

Digging up dirt: Coast Guard dock in St. John's gets $4M upgrade

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:29:08 EST


5,400 cubic metres of soil will be hauled out of the St. John's harbour by February, as part of a $4-million upgrade to the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic headquarters.

Politics delayed clean up of Manolis L oil, committee says

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:11:49 EST


A citizen's group advocating for the clean up of the sunken Manolis L says that front-line Canadian Coast Guard employees responsible for monitoring the leaky ship have agreed for years that the oil needed to be removed.

Crew member says everyone 'best kind' after boat fire off Burin Peninsula

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:44:45 EST


One of the six people onboard a fishing vessel that caught fire Thursday morning off the Burin Peninsula says they're "all very lucky" and credits a nearby boat for coming to their rescue.

No clues, as harbour search for Jennifer Hillier-Penney wraps up

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:04:47 EST


A search of St. Anthony harbour turned up nothing to shed light on the disappearance of a 38-year-old woman last seen Nov. 30.

5-year sentence for N.L. man who sexually assaulted girls

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:21:24 EST


A man convicted of sexual assaulting girls in Newfoundland and Labrador has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Suspect sought for 2 armed robberies at Stephenville businesses

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 07:44:43 EST


RCMP are looking for a male suspect after two reported armed robberies in Stephenville that occurred on the same street within roughly 12 hours of each other.

FISH-NL launches GoFundMe campaign to fight FFAW

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:59:26 EST


FISH-NL's Ryan Cleary is launching a crowd funding campaign to raise $16,000 to cover expenses in its quest to overthrow the FFAW.

Would you bathe in this? This mother says her water smells like a 'bog'

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:30:00 EST


"We can't drink it because it's so awful, so we have to either buy the water or get it from another house that has good water," said Donna Kielly.

Snow causing school closures across central, eastern Newfoundland

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 05:28:56 EST


A snowfall warning is in effect for Gander and eastern Newfoundland, causing school closures and bringing reports of vehicles off the highway across the region.