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Stephenville community garden offers prescription for mental wellbeing
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: When Mom holds down the fort
‘Existing is Exhausting’ for Newfoundland comedian Matt Wright
Hilary Knee is coming home to Corner Brook to dance in new show by Candice Pike
Humber Valley Vocal Club is headed to Nashville
Corner Brook social worker among recipients of public service awards
Then there were two: Newfoundland couple readies for life off the grid when rest of island community relocates
With nobody to plow the roads or pilot the ferry or provide electricity, Michael Parsons and his wife, Georgina, will soon be alone. They will use candles when the sky is too dark to use solar panels and boil pots of hot water for baths. He will pass ...
Newfoundland and Labrador tradition of canning survives generations
Newfoundland and Labrador has a culture like no other and traditions that stem not only from the various nations whose proud peoples flocked to our shores over centuries but also from the life that we carved out with sweat and blood from an ...
Chance Cove mental health advocate advances from social media platform to TIFF red carpet
Stephen Hooper of Chance Cove has been long recognized for his work with Kids Help Phone. However, his visit to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is unlike anything he’s experienced before. The young man, who has used his social ...
JANICE WELLS: Sharing insight — What it’s like to contemplate suicide
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Contemplating suicide is something I am familiar with. Only twice. "Only." You only get a chance to succeed once. Only the person who does it knows why they did it, and only ...
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: When disconnecting puts you back in touch
Time is elusive. Long gone seem the possibilities of leisurely strolls and daydreaming and sipping tea (the most indulgent thing I can think of); I work full-time. I have two young children. I write. I act. But the math still ...
ATLANTIC SKIES: Black supermoon ushers in autumn
Monday, Sept. 23, is the start of autumn here in the northern hemisphere, and spring in the southern hemisphere. Autumn officially commenced at 4:30 a.m., whilst most of us here in Atlantic Canada were asleep. Referred to as the "Autumnal ...
CHEF ILONA DANIEL: Shellfish festival has Ilona feeling fishy dishes
When we seek a way to capture what it is which unites our regional identity in Atlantic Canada, the heritage and culture of fishing serve as a lighthouse illuminating the heart of the adventurous spirit of Atlantic Canadians. Historically, as the ...
Looking to the stars: from Galileo to today, fascination with night sky remains
Since the beginning of time, people have been looking at the stars either for direction or as a sense of wonderment. Thousands of years later, astronomy remains a popular pastime. For Enfield, N.S. resident Jeff Donaldson, astronomy is a great ...
National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre production to be live streamed at Grenfell
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland in Corner Brook, will be part of an historic event for Canadian theatre on Thursday. The university is one of four to participate in the National Arts Centre’s live webcast of its inaugural ...
As Barbie turns 60, Newfoundland collector shares some of her special dolls
Barbie is celebrating her 60th birthday this year. With over 200 careers, throughout the decades, the doll has shown girls around the world that they can reach for the stars and choose professions once considered off limits to them. Rebecca ...