Newfoundland And Labrador

Hunting Season Begins

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The annual seal hunt off Newfoundland and Labrador will open Sunday.The federal Fisheries Department says sealers on the Front off northeastern Newfoundland and southern Labrador, a...

Canada's Top Themed Running Events

They're the perfect antidote to the 5K blahs. Themed runs are popping up all across the country, offering runners a fresh, exciting and fun alternative to the local 5K race scene. From running on the ocean floor to being chased by zombies, we've compiled a list of Canada's most interesting, fun and festive races.

Export Growth Predictions: See How Canada's Provinces Stack Up

International trade will be a key growth driver for the Canadian economy this year and next. However, the distribution of export growth in Canada's provinces is anything but even. Some are leading the charge, while others are steady at the national pace. Others are lagging behind, some quite seriously. What are the key factors influencing the different growth patterns?

'Dunderdale Boo Hiss'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A sign outside a chiropractor's office takes aim at Premier Kathy Dunderdale as Newfoundland and Labrador's job-cutting budget is felt across the province.It says: "Dunderdale Boo H...
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Is There Anywhere More Beautiful Than Newfoundland?

If you have only a week to travel in Newfoundland, you must explore the Viking Trail. It begins and ends with UNESCO World Heritage sites a day's drive apart. Now I ask you, where else in the world can you see that? And in between, you can sample a unique culture and cuisine as well as eerily beautiful landscapes that were literally formed in the bowels of the earth.
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Look Out, Peter MacKay

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is growing increasingly frustrated with Conservative MP Peter MacKay, whose responsibilities as minister of national defence include overseeing search and r...

A $1-Billion Hole To Fill

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A $1-billion hole in Newfoundland and Labrador's finances means the oil-rich province is staring down a deficit in Tuesday's budget after years of hefty surpluses."We knew our reven...

Value Of Newfoundland Industry Surges

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's Fisheries Department says seafood production in the province was worth more than $1 billion in 2011.The department says that's an increase of 7.3 per cen...

HIV Testing Urged For Newfoundlanders

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are urging people to get tested for HIV following a number of new cases in the province.Eastern Health HIV co-ordinator Kim Burt says t...

106-Year-Old's Junk Food Diet

A southern Newfoundland woman who celebrated her 106th birthday this weekend with family and friends is not shy about food choices that are not usually associated with healthy living. Margaret Ellen...

Newfoundland's Premier Downsizes Cabinet

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Kathy Dunderdale has trimmed the size of Newfoundland and Labrador's cabinet to 16 members from 19, saying the move is in line with her commitment to greater efficiency and...

A First In Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Expectations weren't exactly high when Kathy Dunderdale became the hand-picked replacement for one of the most popular premiers Canada has ever seen."One of the greatest challenges...