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Between 'The Rock' And A Dark Place

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Kathy Dunderdale tried to shore up faith in Newfoundland and Labrador's electrical system Monday after four days of rolling blackouts, a transformer fire and a power plant m...

Our Nation's Businesses Suffer From Canadian Disease

In competitiveness, Canada did not even make this year's World Economic Form list of the 10 most competitive nations in the world. The problem is that Canada is badly managed politically. In fact politicians run the show and have balkanised the economy to suit their political agendas.
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Sexting Dangers Prompt Police Warning

Police in Newfoundland and Labrador are getting their message out to teenagers about the dangers of "sexting" – a troubling trend among students of circulating lewd photos of other pupils on...

7 Autumn Must-Dos in Western Newfoundland

The western region of Newfoundland is 466-mile sliver of land filled with ancient mountains, fjords, icebergs, whales, and two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Fall is an ideal time to come when the brilliant colors of the leaves are popping out everywhere. Bring your family, friends, or enjoy endless romantic sunsets with a loved one. Here are seven must-do's for fall and any time of year:
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Fracking Debate Heats Up Here

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Alberta resident Jessica Ernst is warning Newfoundland about the risks of hydraulic fracturing, saying she blames the contentious fracking process for making her well water flammabl...
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Gros Morne National Park: 4 Days in Nature's Playground

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.

A Room with a View

I write this from a stunning perch almost as far East as you can go in Canada. Ahead of me is the Atlantic Ocean touched by a hardy, austere landscape. A few saltbox houses hang on to the rock. All is...
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Look Out, Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A winter storm that hammered the Maritimes was swirling east across Newfoundland on Sunday bringing high winds and heaps of snow.Environment Canada metereologist Jeremy March said c...

A Boat Tour of Newfoundland's Controversial Resettlement

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.
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It's Sinking!: Expert

An expert in coastline erosion says the island of Newfoundland is sinking by a rate of about 3.5 millimetres a year. Norm Catto, a Memorial University geography professor, has been using carbon datin...

Enbridge's Northern Gateway Becoming The National Nightmare

The Northern Gateway is now becoming the National Nightmare. Canada has a new Two Solitudes in the 21st century. The dividing line is not the Ottawa River but the Rockies. It appears that in Alberta -- not just columnists but bloggers and tweeters as well -- seem to believe that if they just yell loud enough, that the people of B.C. will eventually realize their thought errors and join in supporting Alberta's manifest destiny.
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Muskrat Falls Deal Reached: Report

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Sources say a deal to finalize a term sheet to develop the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project in Labrador has been reached.The deal to build the project, expected to cost more than...
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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...