St John's

You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In Canada

Workopolis | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Business
Workopolis

From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market is a hot topic of discussion these days. But what do houses really cost these days?

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.

St. John's Pride Asks Cops To Not March In Their Uniforms

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 07.10.2016 | Canada Living

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says they'll comply with the request.

Yes B'y, Moose Are Taking Over St. John's

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada

One Twitter user said a baby moose followed his daughter to the bus stop.

Chrystia Freeland's 'Public' TPP Consultations Are Anything But

Sujata Dey | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Business
Sujata Dey

On the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), International Trade minister Chrystia Freeland has claimed to be in "listening mode." And she says no decision has been made yet. It is widely reported that she is touring the country to hear Canadians on the TPP. But it is not clear whom she is actually consulting.

How To Give Your Budget A March Break

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Parents
Jeffrey Schwartz

March Break is just around the corner, and if you're like many Canadians, you're probably wondering how you're going to afford to pay for it. Luckily, there's an easy way to save money, keep your children happy, and teach them a few life lessons too. Use the break as an opportunity to put your kids in the classroom of life by involving them in the March Break budgeting process. Here's how:

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 02.13.2016 | Canada Living

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

7 Hospitalized After Jet Makes Emergency Landing In St. John's

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada

About four hours into the flight, the plane suddenly dropped and rolled toward one side, a passenger said.

Mulcair Apologizes For Past 'Newfie' Remark

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.20.2015 | Canada Politics

"There's no question that was a mistake that I made in the heat of a debate 20 years ago."

St. John's Barber Boom Leaves Newfoundland Men Looking Stylish

CBC | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

When Family Barber Shop on Duckworth Street shut down its doors for good in 2011, the number of options for men to get their haircuts downtown was wa...

St. John's Airport Reopens After Bomb Threat

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada

A bomb threat at St. John's International Airport has forced the evacuation of the airport's terminal lounge and the airport has been temporarily closed.

Canadian Stung By a Scorpion.. On A Plane

CBC | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada

A St. John's man who was travelling in South America got the fright of his life Friday, when he was stung by a scorpion on an airplane. Adam Young ...

When It Comes To B.C. Local Elections, Standing Out Isn't A Good Thing

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

For the last six weeks, deep in the B.C. legislature, eight MLAs have been toiling away at trying to set spending limits for municipal parties and their candidates in 2018, as well as third parties. It's been an oddly quiet discussion, given that their recommendations might restore a modicum of faith in local democracy. Might.

Gang Rape Warning Issued

CBC | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada

An outreach group has issued a "red alert" warning to sex-trade workers in the St. John's area after reports of recent sexual assaults, including gan...

Man Convicted Of Drowning Daughters Won't Face New Trial

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada

GANDER, N.L. - A sad legal odyssey that began 12 years ago when Nelson Hart's twin girls drowned in Gander Lake ended Tuesday as murder charges agains...

Jamie McDonald, Fundraising Adventurer, Tackles the Rockies

Martin Parnell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

Glacier National Park. This 54 km section of the TransCanada contains numerous snow sheds and avalanche paths. Brenda had major concerns for the safety of Jamie, motorists and snow plough operators.

Shooting Suspect Wore Body Armour, Brandished AK-47: Police

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says a man believed to be responsible for a double-murder before committing suicide this week w...

Scariest City In Canada?

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2013 | Canada Travel

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland actor Steve O'Connell was fresh off one of the haunted hikes he guides through old St. John's when he gazed on a misty...

Try Travelling This Thanksgiving

Brian Simpson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

Canadian Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and that means it's time to celebrate. But instead of preparing a huge dinner and eating yourself into a turkey coma, travelocity.ca wants you to consider travelling to another city and taking in their Thanksgiving spirit this year.

Canada's Seriously Surprising Boomtown For 2013

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Business

What a difference oil can make. St. John’s, Newfoundland, will be Canada’s economic winner for 2013, according to a new report from the Confere...

Top 5 Canadian Cities for Entrepreneurs

Getty Images | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Living

If you're an entrepreneur who's willing to relocate, go west. Prairie cities offer the most benefits to budding businesses, according to a study by th...

Hospital Parking Tickets Pile As Father Watches Daughter Die

CBC | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada

A father who has been enduring the dread of watching his child die of cancer has lashed back at what he calls an insensitive bureaucracy that continue...

Your Summer Street Festival And Marketplace Guide

Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Travel

Summer has arrived, and that means Canadians are ready to take to the streets with abandon. Artists, retailers, chefs, musicians, and performers can b...

East Coast Town Besieged By Bears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada

TRAYTOWN, N.L. - Some residents of a small town in eastern Newfoundland say the community is under siege by black bears.Traytown is north of Terra Nov...