Baker | The double standard of natural resources
Imagine for a moment if France moved in and started mining ore on the Southern Shore, based on their previous settlement history.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Pat and Joe Byrne reunite with Baxter Wareham
You can hear the show on CBC Radio 2 on Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. NT, and then on CBC Radio 1 at 5:35 p.m. Who would have thought 30 years ago when three young Placentia Bay men walked into Echo Recording Studios on the top of Long's Hill that the album they were about to record would stand as a seminal work in the Newfoundland canon, ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Meet 22 Minutes' Susan Kent: Misfits, weirdos and (of course) Celine Dion
Susan Kent is trying to describe her head. She has a hand on either side of her face and is grimacing.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Go west, young Easterner. Fort McMurray is where the money is
When Craig Maguire fell on hard times in Fort McMurray, he found help from back east.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Global link-up with Bristol kitchen
A group of musicians in Bristol who want to get 2,000 people across the world dancing in their kitchens are to be broadcast live on Canadian radio.
The Chronicle Herald
EXCERPT: Premier Peckford's pickled palace
It was called "Premier Peckford's pickled palace" by the CBC, and the 800,000 cucumbers produced at Philip Sprung's giant space-age greenhouse in Mount Pearl near St. John's ended up costing Newfoundland taxpayers $27.50 a cuke.
Premier, Nalcor applaud UARB decision Video
SDunderdale is quite happy with the news the Nova Scotia Utilities and Review Board has given the OK needed for Emera's construction of the Maritime Link, allowing Muskrat - SFalls power to be sold to Nova Scotia.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The London Free Press
Rant Maggie Rant on a roll at Christmas
Nothing says Christmas like a good jig. Or a lively reel. Or a foot-stomping, eclectic mix of internationally inspired Celtic music.
Nova Scotian screech-in gets thumbs down
A screech-in party during last weekend's Grey Cup festivities is not going over well with some Newfoundland traditionalists.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
CUPE ratifies agreements with Newfoundland government
A ratification vote for one more contract for the Provincial Information and Library Resources Board is expected to be finalized in early December.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
MADD Bay of Islands launching Project Red Ribbon Thursday
That's why the local organization, in conjunction with MADD Canada and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, is asking people to show their commitment to sober driving by joining Project Red Ribbon.
Cheers and Jeers
For a normally astute and populist politician, Liberal Toma SOsborne sure put his foot in one this time.
Government misses boat on ferry contract
Ferries are a constant thorn in the government's side. They are essential transportation services, but unfailingly expensive ones - a sort of necessary evil for the provincial government.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Rocky road to Canada Photo
Joseph R. Smallwood signs the Terms of Union betwen Canada and Newfoundland in Ottawa on Dec. 11, 1948.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Christmas lights exchange for north coast
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro will be in select diesel communities this weekend to offer a Holiday LED Lighting Exchange to residents.
Moose-eating shark: The story the world could not ignore
CBC's story about two Newfoundlanders saving a Greenland shark that was choking to death on a chunk of moose hide turned into a viral phenomenon.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Chronicle Herald
ENTREVESTOR: Data firm targets diseases
Tyler Wish and Chris Gardner, two members of the bustling St. John's, N.L., startup community, are teaming up to form Sequence Bioinformatics , a new company dedicated to analyzing genetic data for the prevention of diseases.
Ennis sisters hoping to spread Christmas joy with cross-island tour
The Ennis Sisters, from left, Karen, Maureen and Teresa are about to tour the island in support of their holiday album, "It's Christmas."
Support for veterans was - tremendous'
We have sent our sons and daughters, husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, friends and neighbours to serve with courage and distinction in battles from the War of 1812 through the world wars and Korean War to more recent conflicts like Afghanistan and peacekeeping operations.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Learn the Newfoundland food lingo to shop for ingredients or order from menu
It helps to know the local lingo when ordering food in Newfoundland and Labrador or when shopping for the ingredients to duplicate dishes from Canada's most easterly province.