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  1. Flower's Cove soldier was one of the Monchy 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Nor'Wester

    Albert S. Rose, D.C.M., M.M., C de G. Flower's Cove. Battalion Runner. Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

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  2. Shrimp cuts expected to hurt N.L. plant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Nor'Wester

    A shrimp quota cut of 63 per cent from 2016 to 2017 means some may lose their jobs, while those still employed are going to find it more difficult to reach the number of hours they need to receive unemployment insurance in the off-season. Given the seasonal nature of the industry, this is a substantial part of their income.

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  3. Push is on to have mid-island route more widely usedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Nor'Wester

    With the replacement of two decrepit bridges on the mid-island route, the push is on by the Southwest Coast Joint Council to have the road more widely used. Burgeo Mayor Barbara Barter is totally in favour of it, especially since it chops off about 100 kilometres of driving for those traveling west to east, or vice versa.

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  4. N.L. provincial parks reservation system opening last week in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Nor'Wester

    One way to book a campsite at a provincial park in Newfoundland and Labrador is by visiting www.nlcamping.ca. The reservation system will be up and running later this month.

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  5. Marystown parents separated by storm during birth of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Nor'Wester

    Marytown couple Darrell and Erica Jackman's daughter was born April 3rd, despite the weather. "It was Monday at 9:52 in the evening," explained Erica Jackman, who had been staying in St. John's due to health reasons.

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  6. Bay de Verde plant looking at April reopening dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Nor'Wester

    Things are looking good for Quinlan Brothers Ltd.'s new processing plant in Bay de Verde, according to a news release from the company today. A small amount of snow crab will be run through the new plant's processing line to prepare for the first boat landings of the season later this week.

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  7. Minister touts success of Transitions to Work pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Nor'Wester

    A total of 58 participants have completed the Transitions to Work pilot program since it was implemented earlier this year. "The new Transition to Work pilot program has had a successful first year and will continue to increase access to employment readiness programming for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, including many of our most vulnerable people," Advanced Education, Skills and Labour Minister Gerry Byrne said in a news release Friday.

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  8. Trap laid for polar bear in MelroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    The province's Department of Fisheries and Land Resources has confirmed to TC Media that conservation officers will lay a trap for a bear roaming the area. Officers are currently clearing a road to the ball field in Melrose, a location visited by the bear, and will place the trap at that location.

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  9. Marine Atlantic's MV Highlanders ferry stuck in pack ice off Cape BretonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    "Right now the vessel is about 1,000 feet from open water, but she's stuck solid and can't move forward or back," Mercer said. "They are going to continue to try over the next while to break free from the ice."

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  10. Search on again for worst roads in Atlantic CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    The Atlantic region of the Canadian Automobile Association has been conducting its Worst Roads campaign for the last six years. Any road in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador is eligible for the dubious distinction.

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  11. Keeping the runway open in GanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    Having his flight cancelled two days in a row doesn't bother Gander's Endre Kongshavn. "It's that time of year," he says.

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  12. Spring blizzards a windfall for Alpine and Nordic skiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    While many Newfoundlanders are cursing the series of winter storms extending into April this year, the ski resorts and trails are set to benefit from the bonus-blizzards late in the season. Chris Laturney, manager of White Hills Ski Resort in Clarenville, says tomorrow, April 5, will probably be the best day for skiing of this entire season - despite the fact, in normal years, it would be around the regular closing date.

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  13. Central Newfoundland hammered by blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    Pilot Islands correspondent Jennifer Randell may have to lend a hand to her mother-in-law, Betty Randell, in Too Good Arm - underneath all the snow is a Honda Civic. Carter's Cove resident Kayla Ings' dog Koda doesn't seem to mind the snow.

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  14. Blizzard warnings still in effect for central, Clarenville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    Bay of Exploits, Bonavista North, Bonavista Peninsula, Clarenville and vicinity, Gander and vicinity and Terra Nova are still under blizzard warnings. Snow and strong northerly winds will continue to generate blizzard conditions today with significant wind gusts.

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  15. Baie Verte's Emerald Ice Skating Club holding ice showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Nor'Wester

    The Emerald Ice Skating Club of Baie Verte will be having its CanSkate Ice Show Saturday at the Tommy Ricketts Arena. The show, featuring local CanSkate club members and special guests from Seaport Skaters Skating Club in Botwood, starts at 3 p.m. The ice show has a Disney theme.

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  16. RCMP's SPOT program keeping people safe in LabradorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Nor'Wester

    A program to loan out satellite personal trackers known as SPOTs in Labrador is already helping ensure the safety of people who head out on the land. Hopedale RCMP and the Nunatsiavut communities recently spearheaded the initiative to purchase 10 of the devices through fundraising efforts and donations from community partners.

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  17. Shrimp quota cuts devastating to inshore fishery: unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Nor'Wester

    Cries of alarm are echoing throughout rural areas of the province today after the Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced a 63-per-cent cut to the inshore northern shrimp quota in key Shrimp Fishing Area 6 off the province's northeast coast. The union is calling on DFO Minister Dominic to reconsider what the union terms as "the radical nature of these cuts."

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  18. Angling regulations leaves former Newfoundlander feeling casted offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Nor'Wester

    The provincial angling regulations imposed upon former Newfoundlanders as non-resident anglers is discrimination in the eyes of Roy Wells. Right now, it is getting very difficult in Newfoundland - not only for fishing, but also for cutting wood and this sort of thing - these new officers are not giving to much compassion The retired chaplain and former Botwood resident, who now lives in the province only during summers, is not considered a Newfoundland and Labrador resident because he does not remain here for six consecutive months or more.

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  19. Most NLers very concerned about the debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Nor'Wester

    Nearly half of Newfoundland and Labrador residents are "extremely concerned" about the province's debt situation, according to new polling by Corporate Research Associates . The Halifax-based pollster asked 402 Newfoundlanders and Labradorians on a scale of 1-10 how concerned they are about the province's debt.

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  20. Most Newfoundlanders support screening immigrants for Canadian valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Nor'Wester

    In a Canadian Research Associates poll released today, 67 per cent of 402 survey respondents supported the screening, which is on par with the Atlantic Canadian rate of 68 per cent. Thirty per cent suggested they oppose the screening, the most of the four Atlantic Provinces which were included in the poll.

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