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N.L. producers say squid fishery opportunity being held back
FEDERAL ELECTION: Parties asked to stop Canada Post from expanding flyer distribution plans
Labour shortage has Atlantic Canadian employers sweetening job offers
Newfoundland and Labrador government signs production deal with new cannabis supplier
MUN to build new harsh environment research facility
GUEST COLUMN: $15-per-hour minimum wage proposal flawed
Two major projects for Corner Brook contractor
Brook Construction, based in Corner Brook, is going to have a busy 2020 construction season. The provincial government has announced two significant contracts in as many days for the company. There is the construction of a new school for St. ...
H&M headed to St. John’s in 2020
ST. JOHN’S — Global fashion retailed H&M is headed to St. John’s. H&M (Hennes & Mauritz Inc.) announced Wednesday it will open its first location in Newfound and Labrador at the Avalon Mall in St. John’s. The ...
VIDEO: How Sobeys plans to replace plastic bags using paper and recycled water bottles
The Kleenex of shopping bags is being kicked to the curb. In this part of the world, whether toting groceries or garbage, any plastic shopping bag is likely to be referred to as a Sobeys bag, whether it’s from that store or ...
NL Hydro looking for rate hike
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has submitted a filing to the Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities identifying proposed electricity rate changes for customers effective Oct. 1. According to a news release from ...
Celebrating a century: Cohen’s marks 100 years in business in Newfoundland and Labrador
Simon Cohen opened a general store in Grand Falls Station (which later became the Town of Windsor) in 1919 along with his son, Charles. It became the first Cohen’s store. American Gents Furnishing Store and S. Cohen’s & Sons. ...
ACOA loan to aid Quorum with data hub project
Quorum Information Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday in St. John’s that the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) will provide a $1.5 million interest-free repayable loan to assist the company with its Lead Generation Data Hub ...
Husky working the weekend on South White Rose Extension flowline
The Telegram Husky says it preparing for the next step in restoring full connectivity to the South White Rose Extension drill centre. The company in a news release said it's received regulatory approval to install a replacement ...
Hard work an important lesson in St. Lunaire-Griquet iceberg business
Logan’s Bergy Bits is up and running for another summer in St. Lunaire-Griquet. But even after winning a Youth Ventures award last year, 11-year-old Logan Humby and his family aren't content with the status quo. In their third summer of ...
New offshore processing vessel will be ‘green ship’: Ocean Choice
Ocean Choice International announced Thursday in Bay Bulls that it will install and integrate an innovative production line for groundfish onboard its new Arctic class vessel which is currently under construction. The new vessel will enable ...
IOC in Labrador City offering virtual reality tours of facility
"If we can't bring you to the mine, we will bring the mine to you." That's how Heather Bruce-Veitch, director of communications and external relations with the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), sums up the virtual reality ...