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  1. Over a million announced in funding for Happy Valley-Goose BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Labradorian

    The funding is jointly being provided by the federal and provincial governments and will be delivered through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. "Through CIP 150, the Government of Canada provides support for local infrastructure projects that help improve communities such as Happy Valley-Goose Bay," said Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA in a press release.

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  2. Russell Wangersky: That shrinking feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Labradorian

    It's a numbers game - and not in the way you think. There's been plenty of talk over the year about declines in this province's population, legitimate hand-wringing over an aging population that doesn't have a strong cohort of young people coming up to pay taxes and fill jobs as an ever-larger portion of residents totter into retirement.

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  3. Jamaican LPN embraces Baie Verte and all it has to offerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Labradorian

    The licensed practical nurse at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre came to town in October 2015 to make a pair of dreams come true. The first was to work in the health care profession.

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  4. Marine Harvest setting up aquaculture operations in N.L.Read the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Marine Harvest is purchasing the assets of the Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada, including a processing plant in Hermitage. With an investment of $15 million to purchase the assets of the Gray Aqua Group of Companies in Atlantic Canada, Marine Harvest has begun the process of establishing operations in this province.

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  5. Snow or no? Christmas not as white as it once was in Atlantic CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Labradorian

    From a probability of more than 80 per cent a half century ago, white Christmases are becoming fewer and farther between. "There will come a time when a white Christmas will just be a memory of the past," Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips said.

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  6. Community rallies to help Clarenville family faced with leukemia diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Twelve-year-old Darian Hunt of the Clarenville Caribous pee-wee team was recently diagnosed with leukemia. His parents, Neda and Troy Hunt, are in St. John's with their son as he undergoes chemotherapy treatments at the Janeway hospital.

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  7. Former Grand Falls-Windsor doctor tackles African dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Labradorian

    After all, Willmore's time in Grand Falls-Windsor helped prepare her for dealing with the culture shock of moving to Africa. "Let's face it, Tanzanians are very hospitable people, they love having visitors, they're very much like Newfoundlanders in that way," said Willmore.

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  8. Senior loses purse in St. John's, Halifax store staff pitching together to replace itRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Labradorian

    From left to right: Kayla Hoolwerf, Sam McNeil, Diana Steele, Emily White, Kathleen Giroux, Kyla James and myself Lynn Charette-Hardie. When Jill Janes called the Fossil store in Halifax looking to buy a replacement purse for the one stolen from her mother Saturday in St. John's, the staff decided to reach into their own pockets out of Christmas kindness "A little 75-year-old lady had her purse stolen and can't find it.

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  9. Anti-sealing video only boosting sales: store ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Sales through Natural Boutique are not being hurt by a new anti-sealing video from the group Save Our Seals. If anything, the retailer's holiday sales are getting a boost, according to co-owner Jennifer Shears.

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  10. Newfoundland native's rug collection acquired by Art Gallery of Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    But memories of home remain a big part of her being as expressed in a collection of 22 unique, colourful rugs that have been acquired by the Art Gallery of Nova. I suddenly knew that these rugs that were inside me would be different than anything I had done before.

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  11. Muskrat Falls costs going up againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Labradorian

    At this point, Nalcor Energy president and CEO Stan Marshall cannot provide an estimate on the cost or timeline of Muskrat Falls hydroelectric megaproject. In a quarterly update, Marshall said revisions are underway again on both counts.

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  12. Sun in eastern Labrador early this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Eastern Labrador will see sun to begin the week, but that will give way to clouds, rain and maybe some flurries later on. Environment Canada's latest forecast for the region also calls for daytime temperatures just below or just above freezing all week.

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  13. Chance of flurries for central, eastern LabradorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Thursday will be mainly cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of flurries early in the afternoon and a high of -2. Thursday night expect more cloudy skies.

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  14. Come By Chance oil refinery laying off 128 workersRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Labradorian

    The North Atlantic Oil Refinery in Come By Chance announced a massive layoff of 128 workers today, according to a union representative. Boyd Bussey, staff representative for the United Steelworkers International Union, told The Packet this evening 107 of the 128 people who were issued lay-offs today are members of the union.

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  15. Live Blog: Choosing a presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    For more than a year, we in Atlantic Canada have joined the rest of the world watching the political movements in the United States of America. Experts have weighed in, pundits have pontificated and partisans have drawn firmer, darker lines than in any political race in living memory.

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  16. New fishery union holding meetings throughout provinceRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    Representatives of the new fishery union out to overtake the long-standing Fish, Food and Allied Workers will be on the Northern Peninsula, Labrador and western Newfoundland to meet with harvesters. The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters will start the first lef of a provincial tour in L'Anse au Clair Wednesday and Port Hope Simpson Thursday.

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  17. Reverse decision to close libraries: Earle McCurdyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    The Libraries Act should be amended to recognize the importance of libraries in communities, and to make it more difficult to just shut them down, according to Earle McCurdy. Prior to the final public consultation on the ongoing library system review in St. John's tonight, the New Democratic Party Leader released a report compiled from his tour of 45 provincial libraries - 39 of the 54 previously targeted for closure - this summer.

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  18. N.L. residents won't help Americans move to Canada if Trump wins: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Labradorian

    A new poll says an overwhelming number of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians support Hillary Clinton for U. S. president, but if Donald Trump wins they don't agree making it easier for Americans to immigrate to Canada. The poll is said to have a margin of error of plus or minus 5.64, 19 times out of 20. " Some Americans have expressed if Donald Trump wins the U.S. election they would like to move to Canada.

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  19. Feds add loan guarantees for Muskrat Falls projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Labradorian

    The federal government has said it will provide an additional loan guarantee of $2.9 billion for the Muskrat Falls project, Premier Dwight Ball announced in a news release Thursday. "Since our government took office, we have been in discussions with the Government of Canada regarding additional loan guarantee support for the Muskrat Falls project," Ball stated in the release.

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  20. Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay issues statement on Muskrat FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Labradorian

    The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay understands the concerns expressed by the Town of Cartwright and the Nunatsiavut Government. Happy Valley-Goose Bay is Labrador's largest Indigenous populated community.

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