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If I could locate the home addresses of Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin , I'd immediately send the two journalists-turned-senators a maple syrupy card in recognition of the recent, profound contribution they've made to this country of ours.
Fri May 24, 2013
Teen in critical condition following West Milford crash
A local teenager is in critical condition following a "serious motor vehicle collision" on Friday afternoon, according to the West Milford Police Department.
Here is one of those tales typical of Newfoundland , which would be only borderline believable if you didn't see it yourself.
Thu May 23, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
As we age: Guilt just a useless emotion
I've often commented to others that guilt is the most useless of all emotions. It's a lot like worry - you either do something about it or you accept that you can't do anything about it and put it out of your mind.
Weird, Wicked Weird: Have a drink, kiss a fish. Just another Saturday night, Newfoundland-style.
Daphne Izer holds a fish about to be kissed during the Screeching In ceremony at last year's Newfoundland Day.
The Guelph Mercury
Ennis performs annual Merrick Jarrett concert
The Newfoundland-based, Celtic-folk duo is returning to Folk Night at the Registry on Saturday to draw the curtain on the popular acoustic series' seventh season.
Golf Town tees up
Golf Town, a retailer specializing in sports supplies, officially opens up its first store in Newfoundland today at its St.
Wed May 22, 2013
That guy with a bag on his head? Must be a journalist
It ain't easy being a journalist. We like to believe we're God's gift to humanity, rooting out the rot in government, standing up for the little guy.
Tue May 21, 2013
New uniforms for Brown & Lynch Legion band in 1963 - Almanac May 21, 2013
In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33 1/2 hours.
Sat May 18, 2013
Tribute - Ray Guy: marvellous maverick
Very sad to see him go. He was, along with Ted Russell - a pairing with which I am certain he would be pleased to find himself - the finest artist of the genuine Newfoundland idiom that we have produced.
Wed May 15, 2013
St. John's TB case not widespread, health authority says
David Allison, the medical officer of health for Eastern Health, says the health authority does not believe the recent case of tuberculosis to be widespread.
Tue May 14, 2013
Nothing 'secretive' about $150K report, Kennedy says
Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy is defending the government's decision to commission a $150,000 communications review, saying there is nothing "secretive" about it.
66,000 Battle of Atlantic lost remembered in Derry
HRH Prince Michael of Kent joins invited guests in a minutes silence at the unveiling of the international sailor statue at Ebrington Square on Saturday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Derry was Allies' best-kept secret in Battle of Atlantic
You've heard of the spy kings of Bletchley Park and the revered Enigma code-breaking machine, but what happened in Derry in World War II may also be counted among the key factors in the ultimate defeat of the Nazi war machine, writes Ian Cullen.
Thu May 09, 2013
Castin call time sheet
Most Newfoundlanders have heard of the fabled Mi'Kmaq Indian who was known as one of the greatest guides, trappers, and hunters on the island.
Students visit Remembrance Square
Presentation Junior High Grade 9 students Jacob Roche, left, and Matthew Parsons get a close-up look at one of the soldier statues at Remembrance Square Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
'Let us recall with pride, pay the utmost tribute'
NEWS RELEASE THE OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ************************** Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Victory in Europe Day Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 68th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day : Today Canadians join the international community in celebrating the 68th ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
CUPE members march against EI cuts
Delegates to a Canadian Union of Public Employees meeting walked a two-kilometre route that brought them to the Service Canada building in Grand Falls-Windsor. Wayne Lucas, president of CUPE in Newfoundland and Labrador, said workers are furious with the Harper government because of EI changes that force frequent users to commute up to 100 ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
How 100,000 Newfoundlanders could be declared Mi'kmaq if Ottawa fails to renegotiate original deal
For more than 60 years, the policy from Ottawa was that there were no official aboriginals from the island of Newfoundland.
Union files grievances over layoffs
Graham Way felt that he was unjustly laid off from his job at Muskrat Falls. He has since been called back to work.