Updated at 18:44 - OTTAWA - The union representing a majority of workers at Canada Post has issued a 72-hour notice of job action as it tries to bargain a collective agreement with the Crown corporation.
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Updated at 02:32 - The price of gas increased today in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Public Utilities Board (PUB), in its weekly review, set maximum prices of oil and gas for the province, for the week of Aug. 25-Sept. 1..
Updated at 03:32 - Kathy Lukeman believes a change in the playoff format leaves all hands on equal footing in the quest for bragging rights to the Corner Brook Molson Ladies Fastpitch Softball League championship trophy..
Updated at 03:32 - The Western Environment Centre is planning a workshop that will teach people how to build their own composting bin..
Canada - World
13:09 - OTTAWA - At least one Canadian is confirmed to have died during this week's devastating earthquake in central Italy..
Updated at 03:32 - Sunny climes again this weekend look to grace McIvers’ giant fundraiser in support of the town's first-ever homecoming reunion planned for next year. You may well hear Gregory Crane out of Cox's Cove singing his newly minted Chase the Ace song..
Updated at 18:39 - Duff Goldman has baked a life sized elephant cake, launched a video game called Zombie Cupcake Attack and had the honour of baking an R2D2 cake for George Lucas at Skywalker Ranch..
Updated on August 17, 2016 - By Sarah BurtonSpecial to the Packet.
Updated on August 24, 2016 - VANCOUVER, B.C. - Where most people see an empty shell after a tasty dinner, a scientist in Vancouver sees an opportunity to create a sustainable new plastic..