The Western Star
Essay writing contest commemorates acts of kindness by Newfoundlanders and Labradorians during 9-11
Memorial University school of social work students plan vigil to support Muslims, New Zealanders
Conception Bay South man sentenced to jail for biting woman
Decision about liability for decades-ago abuse at Mount Cashel in hands of Appeal Court
Lewis siblings exemplify case for organ donation
‘No intent to mislead’ about cost, Nalcor accountant tells Muskrat Falls Inquiry
Montreal priest stabbed during mass leaves hospital; suspect to be charged
MONTREAL — A Catholic priest who was stabbed as he was celebrating mass at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory on Friday is expressing gratitude for the support he's received from the public. Rev. Claude Grou was released from hospital Friday ...
New report details impact of proposed NS spaceport in event of explosion or fire
HALIFAX — The head of a company proposing to open Canada's only commercial spaceport near the small community of Canso, N.S., says the impact of any launch failure would be relatively small. Steve Matier said while a launch failure can happen, a ...
Three people dead following vehicle crash and fire in Eastern Passage, NS
EASTERN PASSAGE, N.S. — Three people are dead following an early morning accident and vehicle fire in Eastern Passage, N.S. RCMP say they responded to a fire off the Cow Bay Road around 1:30 a.m. Saturday and determined the fire started as the ...
Man, 48, dead after single-vehicle collision in River Philip, NS
OXFORD, N.S. — Police say a 48-year-old man has died after a single-vehicle crash in River Philip, N.S., near Oxford. RCMP say the crash happened at about 5 p.m. on Friday. They say the man's vehicle left the road and hit a pole. The man from ...
B.C. hospital's use as shelter 'clarion call' about housing crisis, says mayor
The 10-bed regional hospital that serves the medical needs of 5,000 people on the remote west coast of Vancouver Island has been doing extra duty lately as an emergency shelter for the homeless and poorly housed, says the mayor of Tofino. Josie ...
No winning ticket for Friday night's $35.7 million Lotto Max jackpot
TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35.7 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Mar. 29 will be approximately $50 million, and there will also be two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million ...
RCMP urge people not to try to save a moose spotted on a New Brunswick river
BATHURST, N.B. — Police in northern New Brunswick say a moose spotted on the ice of the Nepisiquit River is not in danger, and people should not try to save it. RCMP in Bathurst issued a notice on Twitter Saturday, telling people to stay off the ...
Ford says social media allows politicians to circumvent mainstream journalists
OTTAWA — Premier Doug Ford says mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because social media allows him to speak directly to Ontarians. The Ontario premier told a conference of conservative thinkers, strategists and politicians Saturday that ...
Court schedules preliminary inquiry into Humber Valley impaired snowmobiling causing death case for the third time
Another date has been set for a preliminary inquiry into the impaired driving causing death charges against Thomas Whittle of Conception Bay South. RELATED: 'Accused in snowmobiling fatality still has no lawyer in place' 'Court ...
Corner Brook judge rules evidence against Andre Lecuyer can be used at new home invasion trial
A Corner Brook judge has ruled that certain evidence Andre Lecuyer was hoping to have excluded from his upcoming trial will be admissible. Justice George Murphy made the decision in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Friday ...