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Skier embracing winter, others want spring to break in western Newfoundland
PHOTO: Shane White denied bail Wednesday in provincial court
Continuing to welcome immigrant is crucial to growing Corner Brook and area’s economy, says minister
Global Tour highlights world cultures in St. John's
Hussein Al Majid and his family start fresh in St. John’s
Contractor testifies at Muskrat Falls Inquiry about cost of project delays
Atlantic Accord deadline 10 days away
Premier Dwight Ball says the March 31 deadline for Atlantic Accord negotiations still stands, but left the door open just a crack for an extension. Opposition Leader Ches Crosbie asked Ball in question period Wednesday whether the negotiations had ...
Nalcor knew workers used toilet brushes to scrub rocks at Muskrat Falls worksite
At the Muskrat Falls Inquiry on Friday, March 15, a four-man panel of workers spoke about their experiences on the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, and one of them — quality assurance professional and former Astaldi employee Ed Knox — ...
St. John's pool change room repulsive: parent
For years, Greg Tobin has routinely taken his children to the Aquarena swimming pool in St. John’s for family outings. But he’s refusing to step foot in there anymore after experiencing what he described as appalling conditions in one ...
What’s in the forecast for Newfoundland and Labrador this spring?
It’s been a long, cold winter and many people of this province are more than happy to bid it farewell. Spring officially arrives at 7:28 p.m. today and despite cooler temperatures, things are expected to warm up soon. According to ...
Fish harvesters, plants workers hold demonstration in St. John's
Fish, Food and Allied Workers’—Unifor members held a demonstration today at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s followed by a march through part of the downtown. Fish harvesters, plant workers and citizens attended united, the union ...
UPDATED: Plaintiffs have successfully appealed stay of proceedings in Deer Lake Canal class action lawsuit
The effort to launch a class-action lawsuit against Corner Brook Pulp and Paper regarding alleged seepage from the Deer Lake Canal is heading back to the courtroom. In December 2017, Justice David Hurley of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and ...
Cold Brook being re-routed back to original course after weekend flooding
Hilda Jesso said, at 70 years of age, she’s too old to worry about the flooding that took place at her home in Cold Brook on the weekend. “At first I felt like sitting down and crying, but luckily I have two sons that came by to ...
City of Corner Brook takes another step towards a regional pool facility
Corner Brook city council has approved the execution of the prime consultant agreement to look into redeveloping the pool area at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University into a regional recreational centre. Council gave the proposal the green light ...
Corner Brook’s city hall needs its emergency lighting overhauled
Corner Brook’s City Hall is having issues with its emergency lighting and the whole system needs to be replaced. An engineering services contract was awarded at Monday evening’s public council meeting that will determine the plan to ...
Corner Brook man pleads guilty to sex assault, extortion
A Corner Brook man accused of sexual assault and extortion entered guilty pleas when he appeared in provincial court Tuesday. Roger Francis, 42, was charged with five offences in October. Related stories: Corner Brook businessman allegedly ...