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Developing a better understanding of awareness and knowledge surrounding cancer — including risk factors, screening and prevention — has led to an online survey for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Researchers at Memorial University are asking residents of this province to participate in an ...
New Vision Statement: The Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council, Inc. is a provincial organization that will provide resources to all NLLLC councils to assist individuals (adults, youth and families) with their reading, writing, basic numeracy and computer skills, as a step towards achieving ...

TORONTO — A higher proportion of Canadian women are giving birth by caesarean section, even while the overall rate of in-hospital births across the country is declining, says a report released Thursday. The report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows there were more than ...
The MV Earl Winsor is taking a step toward the scrapyard. The Department of Transportation and Works has been keeping the former provincial fleet ferry on life support in Lewisporte, but that's about to change. The vessel has been tied up, with basic maintenance and electrical, while the province sought a ...
OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.3 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets):. — Newfoundland and Labrador: 1.6 per cent (1.7). — Prince Edward Island: 2.4 (3.0). — Nova Scotia: 2.4 (2.3). — New Brunswick: ...
ST. JOHN'S, NL – Marystown native Glenda Power is the new director of strategic communications for the RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador. Power, who started her job on April 9, has Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees from Memorial University. She has spent the past two decades ...

With Atlantic salmon stocks in decline and 80 per cent of Newfoundland and Labrador's monitored rivers down more than 30 per cent over the last five to six years, John Baird says science is needed now more than ever. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada confirmed the drastic decline in March, with reports ...
One of the country's largest credit rating agencies says Newfoundland and Labrador's newest budget will make it harder for the province to balance the books on target. Michael Yake, vice president and senior analyst at Moody's Canada, told CBC's Here & Now this week that the province unveiled what his ...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's new $8.4-billion budget forecasts a $683 million deficit, escalating debt and a shakeup at the Crown corporation responsible for huge cost overruns at the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. Expenses will slightly rise as net debt for the province of about ...
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has released its new conceptual plan for a replacement for the old Waterford Hospital for mental health services. The plan now is to build on the existing Health Sciences Centre (HSC) in St. John's. It will be built in an area off Warner's Road (first right off ...
... management of marine and inland fisheries in Newfoundland and Labrador falls under the jurisdiction of the federal government. The provincial Department of Fisheries and Land Resources, however, has been given the authority to issue and distribute licenses for salmon based on federal requirements.
It's a simple question many young people are perhaps asking themselves today in Newfoundland and Labrador. After Tuesday's provincial budget announcement, people both young and old are talking about the financial future of N.L. and how it can affect the people living here. Finance Minister Tom ...
The provincial government also has allocated funding to support safe and efficient policing, corrections, court facilities and legal services throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. In that regard, $1.8 million will be used to advance existing renovation projects and planning for the construction of new ...
Seven in 10 Atlantic Canadians — 74 per cent of residents of Newfoundland and Labrador — support landlords having the right to alter current lease agreements to ban the smoking of marijuana in their buildings once legalized, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates (CRA) Inc.
Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador exhibit shows fine works of silver and gold ... Today, that box — and 72 other metalworks by him or Harris, or both — is featured in “Mentor and Metalsmith,” an exhibit running at the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador gallery in St. John's.
Gas will cost you up to 3.4 cents more per litre (cpl) at the pumps today. The Public Utilities Board has also set increases for diesel, up by 2.5 cents cpl. Furnace oil will increase by 2.05 cpl and stove oil will go up by 2.29 cpl. Propane heating fuel is decreasing by 7.0 cpl. These increases are effective in all ...
The cost of gas is up by 3.4 cents a litre at pumps across the province as of Thursday morning. The weekly pricing adjustment by the Public Utilities Board means drivers will pay a maximum of about $1.28 a litre for self-service if filling up on the Avalon Peninsula. That maximum price jumps to $1.45 a litre ...

In 1941, two all-but-obsolete American 10-inch breech loading M1888 guns were installed at the new Cape Spear Battery on the easternmost tip of Canada. The goal: To defend the entrance to St. John's harbor and help protect World War II convoys between North America and Europe.
Nominations are open for the Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame. Anyone can nominate a person or organization as long as they submit the Volunteer Hall of Fame nomination form and at least one letter of support from someone in the community who is aware of the nominee's service.
In her decades of volunteering, Hilda Budden has prepared more cold plates, worked more bingo games and sold more tickets on gift baskets than she can count. “Oh, I just love helping out any way I can,” said the 71-year-old president of the Buchans Lions Club. “It's important for the community.” But in a ...
Alicia Bishop and Andrea Bowen share an interest in true crime. Little did they expect that interest to lead to them becoming hosts of a podcast discussing the subject. Their show, “Crime709,” focuses on a discussion of past Newfoundland and Labrador crimes. Bowen said there isn't another local podcast ...
The Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union is a full-service financial institution, with over half a billion dollars in assets, and 12 locations provincewide. The NLCU is dedicated to providing the most effective financial services and wise financial guidance to empower its members to make the best financial ...
Asked about the money on Monday — including the estimated $250 million in payments already agreed to, as part of the contracts with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) — Osborne said the government is ready to get severance off its books. It wants to ...
The impact of the feature film “Maudie” spans not only a renewed interest in Atlantic Canadian art, but an economic impact in Newfoundland and Labrador reaching millions of dollars, according to a newly released report. “Maudie,” co-produced by St. John's-based Rink Rat Productions, tells the story of ...
After two straight weeks of increases, most fuel prices in Newfoundland and Labrador dropped slightly Thursday morning. The weekly pricing adjustment by the Public Utilities Board on Thursday cut the cost of both gasoline and diesel by 1.4 cents per litre. Furnace oil heating is dropping 1.78 cents per litre, ...
Bill Hodder says he would leave Calgary to move back to Newfoundland and Labrador "in a heartbeat." He loved growing up in Churchill Falls, the small company town of about 650 people that runs the Labrador hydroelectric plant on the upper Churchill River. His father, sister and many of his cousins now ...
There has been a change in the regulations governing the Sunshine List — the record of compensation for public-sector employees paid $100,000 or more a year. The change has to do with time limits for internal reporting, before the information is released to the public. It includes moving up the date for ...
One of the latest to state their case is Intact Financial Corp., which operates in Newfoundland and Labrador through three brands: Anthony Insurance, Intact Insurance, and Macdonald Chisholm Trask Insurance. Intact has released an eight-point plan it says will make the industry stronger and place it on ...
Newfoundland and Labrador's big game licence draw application deadline next week. Northern Pen. Published: 3 hours ago. Updated: 54 minutes ago ... The overall moose quota in Newfoundland and Labrador for resident hunters has been set at 29,260 for the 2018-19 big game season. - SaltWire Network file photo.
“It's hard to make comparisons, but personally, I think that he is still the finest filmmaker that Newfoundland and Labrador has produced,” Doyle said. “I think he's the most original and the most daring — the smartest filmmaker. If you look at a film like 'The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood,' you look at it now ...
But in 1918 the province of Newfoundland and Labrador was neither a province nor a part of Canada. Instead, it was the Dominion of Newfoundland. This meant women in Newfoundland did not get the right to vote in 1918 when women in the rest of Canada did. Universal suffrage was not achieved until ...
From exposing the realities of people with disabilities, to revealing the premier's connection to a murder trial, CBC Newfoundland and Labrador is being recognized for its work. The Radio Television Digital News Association honours the best in journalism across Canada each year, with a slate of awards for ...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - In today's Newfoundland and Labrador budget, you won't hear talk of tax increases on such things as cigarettes and gasoline — that's all been done in the past. There's no mention of a new levy or any fee increases. In fact, there's nothing in the Premier Dwight Ball Liberal's budget that can be seen as ...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Liberal government in Newfoundland and Labrador has brought down a budget with a lower deficit than was suggested in the mid-year forecast, but faces a continuing rise in its long-term debt. The province has run an annual deficit of $812 million in the last year. The forecast is for ...
The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced a broad new policy it says will make government workplaces harassment-free. The policy was unveiled Friday by Siobhan Coady, minister responsible for the status of women, Premier Dwight Ball, and Tom Osborne, minister in charge of the ...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Health officials say they're dealing with an outbreak of sexually transmitted syphilis in eastern Newfoundland. The province's chief medical officer of health says most of the cases have been contracted through sex, rather than intravenous drug use. Dr. Claudia Sarbu says syphilis can be ...
6th annual Telegram Spelling Bee features 76 of best young spellers across Newfoundland and Labrador. Sam McNeish (samuel.mcneish@thetelegram.com). Published: a day ago. Updated: 11 hours ago. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to More More. Vincent Burton ...
Byrne said it's also unacceptable that DFO is being so mum on what Indigenous groups make up the Five Nations Premium Clam Co., saying even senior DFO officials he's talked with in Ottawa and Newfoundland and Labrador are in the dark about that fact. CBC has asked DFO to identify the Indigenous ...
The provincial Liberals are about to introduce a new harassment-free workplace policy for core government, extending from recommendations dating back to the fall of 2015. “We are putting forward what we feel is one of the most progressive policies in Canada. It is not an amendment to an old policy, but a ...
Premier Dwight Ball speaks to delegates during a luncheon address at Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador's 2018 conference and trade show on Wednesday. Ball revealed that tourism spending in the province reached $1.13 billion in 2016. - Kenn Oliver ...
Rhonda Pelley has been reading tarot cards since she was a teenager, and now she has created her own that offer commentary on the history and politics of Newfoundland and Labrador. When asked to create a show at The Rooms in St. John's, Pelley, a visual artist, was drawn to Muskrat Falls as it was ...
Newfoundland and Labrador, I really need your help with a project to celebrate International Women's Day, March 8. I have three questions I'd love for you to answer. Who is the most historically significant woman in Newfoundland and Labrador history? Who is the most influential woman in this province ...
How will people be earning a living in Newfoundland and Labrador 20 years in the future? A panel of experts organized by Memorial University's Harris Centre tackled the future of the provincial economy Monday at a public meeting. Kendra MacDonald, chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association ...
Competition at this year's provincial men's curling championships in St. John's is fierce, as teams face off for a chance to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the Brier for the first time in more than a decade. "We've got a very exciting weekend, a lot of pressure for all the teams competing," says John ...
According to Simon Avis, a doctor who has done countless autopsies, Reardon's fatal injuries were the most "damaging" he has ever seen. Avis, who has been Newfoundland and Labrador's chief medical examiner for more than 20 years, has seen graphic evidence of murder throughout his career, which ...
That day, employees from the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation contacted police after finding a suitcase that was seeping liquid in the basement of a unit on Buckmaster's Circle. It was underneath a mound of clothing. Corcoran had just moved out of the unit and the workers were there to ...
Walsh said the students were involved in writing the script, creating the choreography and writing the songs they performed which outlined some history of Newfoundland and Labrador, the French and English settlers and the aboriginal people who were the original inhabitants of the territory. “The main ...
When lawyer Paul Fitzpatrick of Conception Bay South got his property assessment from the Municipal Assessment Agency in 2016, he knew something wasn't right. His home was valued at $516,000 by the agency. He started digging around and doing some research on nearby homes, only to find that his ...
“Whether you are a newcomer who wants to settle in the province, a community interested in learning more about immigration, a permanent resident working toward Canadian citizenship, or an employer with a difficult-to-fill position, the Newfoundland and Labrador Guide to Immigration is a valuable resource that provides ...
A Paralympian, an advocate for people with disabilities and the founder of Academy Canada are among the new inductees to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. Eight people were invested into the order at a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at Government House in St. John's. One of them is also ...


 

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