Newfoundland

Newfoundland Windstorm Sends Canoe Flying Into Woman's Bedroom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

The canoe crashed right through the siding, Gyprock and insulation, she said.

Newfoundlanders Weather Fierce Winter Storm With Humour And Heart

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

"The wind was so strong last night that it blew the time ahead!"

Winds Up To 180 km/h 'Wreak Havoc' In Newfoundland

CP | Adina Bresge | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada

The winds could knock over trees and cars.

► 5 Fishermen Rescued From Vicious Storm Near Newfoundland

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada

"It was a pretty dangerous situation."

5 Ways To Celebrate Canada's 150th In The Great Outdoors

Marissa Schroder | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Living
Marissa Schroder

If ever there was a time to take a Canadian stay-cation and explore the Great White North, 2017 is it. From coast-to-coast Canadians will be celebrating Canada's sesquicentennial -- a grand party for our nation's 150th. And what better place to mark the celebration than in the great outdoors?

Fire Engulfs N.L. Town's School, Town Hall, RCMP Station

CP | Michael Tutton and Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada

"I got up and looked out and everything was all ablaze."

1 In 5 Newfoundland Workers Could Be Without Jobs In 3 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Business

And you thought Alberta had problems.

'Disoriented' Dolphins Die During Newfoundland Storm

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada

The storm left a mess in parts of Atlantic Canada.

I Finally Understand Newfoundland

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Newfoundland is unlike any other province in Canada. With 29,000 kilometers of coastline (including Labrador), boasting the most eastern part of North America at Cape Spear, the topography is constantly changing, and with it the adventures and activities you can do.

'Rocks Of The Rock': Why Newfoundlanders Feel So Different

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2016 | Canada Living

"There are many people that feel a pride in their communities, a closeness and understanding of each other."

This Labrador Town Is About To Lose Its Only Source Of Fuel

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Business

Community faces a whole new league of isolation.

N.L. Lights Up With Tributes For Girl Allegedly Killed By Father

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2016 | Canada Parents

Schools, stores and even the house of assembly in Newfoundland and Labrador were awash in purple and pink.

Canada Is Your Destination For Action-Packed Summer Adventures

Flight Network | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Canadians are no strangers to adventure. Whether it's backpacking in some of the world's most photogenic national parks, surfing double overhead waves in Tofino or ziplining through the rainforest, there's no doubt that Canadians know how to have a good time (and get the adrenaline pumping).

Newfoundland Is Losing More Than Half Of Its Libraries

The Huffington Post | Mohamed Omar | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Politics

It means only 41 branches would remain after two years.

Alberta's Budget Inspires, Newfoundland's Does Not

Jerry Dias | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Jerry Dias

The NDP government of Rachel Notley is showing the rest of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador in particular, that when tough times hit, we look after each other. Across the country, the Liberal government of Dwight Ball is showing no such compassion, bringing in tax hikes and service cuts that hurt those with the lowest incomes most.

New Brunswick Just Made University Free For Some Students

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Business

While New Brunswick offers more post-secondary tuition grants, Newfoundland takes them away.

It's Time Employment Insurance Came With A Guarantee

Jerry Dias | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Politics
Jerry Dias

No government should ever be allowed to take money out of the EI fund, and it may be time to consider entrenching that principle in law. Legislation that guarantees that the money workers pay into EI will be there for them when they need it would give those workers and their communities a great deal of comfort. Our new government has made significant steps in ensuring that EI meets the needs of workers and their communities. Guaranteeing the money will be there for them when they need it would be the next logical step.

5 Dead In Fiery Newfoundland Crash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada

WHITBOURNE, N.L. — Police say five people were killed when the van they were in collided with a truck, veered into a ditch and burst into flames in...

Families Of Dead Inmates Grieve As Their Questions Go Unanswered

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2017 | Canada

"Until you launch the lawsuit, according to the government you don't have rights to any of the information."

Newfoundland Auditor Denies Province Headed For Bankruptcy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2017 | Canada Business

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's auditor general is dismissing suggestions that the province's finances are in such rough shape that b...

Police Forces Blur The Line Between Awareness And Victim-Blaming

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada

"Why is it up to women to always be on guard?''

Surgeries In Newfoundland Postponed Over Sterilization Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada Living

Eastern Health president David Diamond says no patients have been harmed as a result of the situation.

Mine Quest: Diving Into Bell Island's Underwater Mines

Robert Osborne | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Travel
Robert Osborne

The mine's tunnels stretch for hundreds of kilometres under the island and adjacent bay. The last miner walked out in the mid 1960s leaving most of their equipment and tools behind. When the mine was shut down, the pumps were turned off and it flooded. Eventually the water levels rose, covering more than a hundred years of mining history.

Not Guilty Verdict In Stabbing Of 11-Year-Old Soccer Player

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada

"Get that kid."

Major Maritimes Snowstorm Shuts Down Power, Schools, Highway

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada

More than 5,000 people lost power in Nova Scotia.