Labrador

Labrador: One of Nature's Final Frontiers

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Travel
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

If you are a wilderness lover, or an adventurer of any kind, Labrador should be on your list of "must sees." So much of Labrador's nature remains a mystery. It's not hard to see why the New York Times listed Labrador as one of four "Up-and-Coming" travel destinations in 2011, describing it as one of North America's last frontiers.

26 Foreign Workers Crammed Into A House

CBC | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Business

The Canada Border Services Agency is looking into allegations that more than two dozen foreign workers were housed in one Labrador City split-level re...

Gros Morne National Park: 4 Days in Nature's Playground

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

Gros Morne National park in Western Newfoundland is a geologist's paradise. The landscape is a testament of how our earth evolved from rock fjords bursting through the ice and Tablelands of earth's tectonic plates to become rugged and rocky mountains. This is the place to be if you want to be one with nature, and I just finished a four-day stay there.

The Fight Continues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada

WABUSH, N.L. - A re-evaluation of a forest fire in western Labrador led crews to downgrade the threat the blaze posed to a this small community on Sun...

Cut-Throat Tactics In Labrador Byelection

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Politics

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, - Peter Penashue stares at a map of Labrador in his byelection campaign office and traces a line through Happy Valley-Goose Ba...

Harper Calls Byelection In Labrador Riding

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a byelection will be held in the riding of Labrador on May 13.The seat in Newfoundland and Labrad...

Unfair Advantage?

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Pre-writ spending by the Conservatives ahead of a federal byelection in Labrador adds up to an unfair advantage, says the Liberal c...

Newfoundland And Labrador Budget Axes Jobs, Costs

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Politics

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The good times aren't over for oil-rich Newfoundland and Labrador but a spending hangover has forced the government to sober up wit...

A Boat Tour of Newfoundland's Controversial Resettlement

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Bruce Miller is Bayman to the core, with a lilt in his brogue and a ready wink to go with his easy smile. He makes a meagre living as a fisherman and labourer and augments his income operating one of the most unique and riveting tours in Canada, taking visitors to communities affected by Newfoundland's controversial resettlement.

Labrador Communities Evacuated As Forest Fires Rage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. - The RCMP lifted an evacuation order on Monday for two adjacent communities in central Labrador that were threatened by ...

Labrador Fire Forces Evacuation Of 2 Communities

CP | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada

GOOSE BAY, N.L. - Labrador fire officials say it's too soon to tell when residents evacuated due to the threat of a raging forest fire will be able to...

Newfoundland and Labrador Slammed By Snowstorm

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2012 | Canada

GANDER, N.L. - The worst is over, but Environment Canada says parts of Newfoundland can still expect high winds overnight and Sunday morning after an ...

Newfoundland Ferrari Crash Video Goes Viral

CP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada

MARYSTOWN, N.L. - For a guy who crashed a $2.3-million, one-of-a-kind sports car in a Newfoundland river, Zahir Rana is pretty cool and composed. V...

Will Canada's Hydropower Boom Help Cool the Climate?

Will Braun | Posted 11.19.2011 | Canada
Will Braun

Leaders in the Canadian hydropower industry believe North America can dam its way to a cooler climate, but some experts say that continual increases in energy supply -- whatever the source -- are not the optimal response to the climate crunch. The answer is not more energy, but much more efficient use of it.

Resources To Drive Provinces' Growth: Study

Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Business

(CBC)--The Conference Board of Canada predicted Wednesday that a boom in commodity prices will drive uneven growth among Canadian provinces this year....