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N.L’s Fisheries Transition From Bountiful Days To A Pittance

Canada has many coastlines, perhaps the longest in the entire world. But their size is only outdone by the vast knowledge of the coastal residents. Three years ago, approximately 16000...

Doug Snelgrove, A St.John’s Police Officer, Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault

Doug Snelgrove, a police officer from St. John’s, has been found guilty of sexual assault that happened six years ago when he sexually assaulted a young woman while on...

An Animated History of Elections Gone Sideways in Newfoundland and Labrador

With its changing deadlines, pandemic politics and mail-in ballots, the current election in N.L has taken some sideways moves. However, the province has been here before or, at least, has...

Police Investigating Possible ‘Attempted Abduction, Luring’ in St. John’s

Three incidents in recent days have police giving a warning regarding a man who they say tried to abduct a woman and lure other persons in St. John’s. In a...

Air France Aircraft Travelling to Caribbean Diverts to St. John’s Following Medical Emergency

Passengers on an Air France flight planned to fly to the Caribbean will spend the night in St. John's after the aircraft was diverted because of a medical emergency. As...

Isolation Rules Not Enough to Keep a Rotational Worker in N.L

Some rotational staff claim they have carried some of the heaviest burdens under Newfoundland and Labrador's COVID-19 restrictions, and at least one of them has it that the struggle...

N.L Expats Watch Helplessly As The Coronavirus Ravages India

Mini Nair is in touch with her father and mother each day. She sees their anxiety as they pace from one end of the room to the next wondering...

Premiers Push Reopening Of Atlantic Bubble to May 3

The premiers of Canada's four Atlantic Provinces have postponed the Atlantic bubble's reopening by two weeks. On Tuesday evening, the premiers released a joint statement that states the bubble, which...

N.L Hopes Increase for Future of Terra Nova Field as Suncor and Co. Consider...

Whereas no official deal has yet been agreed, there is increasing hope in Newfoundland and Labrador's oil sector regarding the future of the idled Terra Nova field, which stopped...

Murres, The Birds Native To Newfoundland, Are Being Hunted Again

Hunting murres (or turrs as some people call them) has been a part of the local tradition on Newfoundland for a long time. Since the times when Europeans landed...