Police provide tips on safe winter driving now that the snow is flying
Corner Brook Traffic Cam
Stephenville launches strategic planning process
Western Star community calendar
Pasadena native Matthew Hollett’s new book delves into the story ...
ON THE 11th HOUR: when the war went quiet
Devastation, distinction: Battle of Beaumont-Hamel is etched in ...
Letters to Santa
Poll: Have you ever sent an intimate photo or video to anyone?
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Military veteran sentenced to 15 months for possessing child pornography
Punishment added for ‘revenge porn’
Nalcor working to ensure 129 former Astaldi workers will get paid – but no promises it’ll happen before Christmas
RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador honours its best
Drivers passing accident scenes need to stop taking photos: Avondale fire chief
Accomplishments of officers recognized
New study sheds light on opioid victims in effort to create better interventions
VANCOUVER — The first snapshots from a project aimed at providing a better picture of people at greatest risk of illicit drug use reveal that an average of nearly 10 Canadians fatally overdosed each day between ...
Coco the cow hops fence, evades capture: 'I've never had one do that'
CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. — A Newfoundland farmer is on the lookout for an escaped cow that hopped his farm's fence last Thursday. Coco was last spotted on Saturday, two days after she leapt over the fence and escaped the farm in ...
Newfoundland woman searching for family missing in Northern California
LEWISPORTE, N.L. — A Newfoundland woman is pleading for help finding missing family members nearly 7,000 kilometres away in the California town of Paradise, a fire-ravaged community at the epicentre of the deadliest wildfire in ...
Expired registrations equals tickets for five Labrador drivers
On Monday, Nov. 12 Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP, assisted by the Crime Prevention Unit and Labrador Traffic Services, conducted a checkpoint on Route 520. Approximately 70 vehicles were checked and 10 drivers were issued tickets. One driver was ...
Fear of constitutional crisis escalates in U.S.; Canadians can relate
WASHINGTON — The prospect of a constitutional crisis is familiar to Canadians, one that triggers feelings of dread, fear and no small measure of loathing — and now perhaps pity for the United States, which some say ...
Post office suspends service guarantees as more rotating strikes strand packages
OTTAWA — Canada Post suspended delivery-time guarantees to its customers Tuesday, acknowledging a lack of progress in contract talks with its unionized workforce Tuesday as a fourth week of rotating strikes began. The Crown corporation also warned ...
Illegal dumping continues along the Southwest Coast
SOUTHWEST COAST, N.L. Despite the introduction of the new Western Regional Waste Management (WRWM) Sort It Western recycling program, there are still obvious incidents of non-compliance throughout the region. One of the worst illegal ...
Toronto loses Amazon HQ2 battle, claims victory with bid effort
TORONTO — The Toronto region may have lost the battle to host Amazon's highly coveted second corporate headquarters, but its leaders claimed victory in defeat. Mayors of Toronto and its surrounding municipalities said the fact that their ...
Feds pledge money for young scientists, but funding for in-house research slips
OTTAWA — Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says she expects universities to nominate young scientists for the vast majority of Canada's new federally-funded research jobs. Duncan is on a cross-country tour of universities this week to promote $210 ...
DHX Media Ltd. reports first-quarter loss, revenue up from year ago
HALIFAX — DHX Media Ltd. reported a loss in its latest quarter compared with a profit a year ago as its revenue rose 5.5 per cent. The children's entertainment company says it lost $2.4 million compared with a profit of $8.1 million a ...