Health minister blames flu season and gastro illness for recent patient overflow ...
N.L. health minister announces $2.3 million for Northern Peninsula facilities
Heather Brown named Labrador-Grenfell Health’s new CEO
Tourism operators on Great Northern Peninsula having trouble finding summer students
Seniors in Profile: Conche senior has been volunteering all her life
Conche fisherman ready to put homemade airboat to the test
10-year-old Main Brook girl raises $3,600 for Janeway
Main Brook wood carver’s shed is filling up with his creations
Quebec man faces liquor and tobacco charges in N.L.
Editorial: Family ties
NICHOLAS MERCER: Corner Brook native releasing new single
DAVE WHITE: Summerside man thwarts would-be thief
Stan Olicer: Identifying armchair politicians
Gary Shaw: Canada geese, a huge local gathering during this year’s migration
Stepping out of my comfort zone and onto the stage in Dance Studio West's year-end show
STEVE BARTLETT: Newfoundland-born woman is member of Royal Family
Sylvana Tomaselli. Not exactly a household name for the people reading this. She’s likely the only Royal with a Newfoundland town on her birth certificate. And that’s noteworthy given the recent royal wedding of Harry and ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: Corner Brook man donates his hockey card collection to C.C. Loughlin
Sunday nights were hockey night for Woodrow Bessey. Growing up in Main Point on the Northern Peninsula in the early 1960s, the 67-year-old Bessey listened to the games on the radio. There was no ref cam, instant replay or Bob Cole barking out ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: Cellular phones, payphones and social status
The Bell Aliant payphone at the edge of Riverside Drive is showing its age. Located at the crossroads of the north shore and south shore of the Bay of Islands, it has seen better days and doesn’t appear to have been used for some ...
Russell Wangersky: Trudeau’s government on the wrong track with this one
Years ago, when I was first working in journalism, one of my editors impressed on me the need for always asking the “what if?” questions. What if you’re misreading the paper trail? What if the interview subject that ...
Editorial: Ford Nation?
If ever a solid argument could be made for proportional representation, it’s in Ontario today. With three weeks left before the June 7 vote, the Progressive Conservatives, under populist leader Doug Ford, hold a comfortable lead in the ...
DAVE WHITE: Lobster, seabirds, lionesses hailed at Mother's Day
The ‘Tern of the Millennium’ found their way home again by Tuesday morning, their Twitter arriving days later than usual at their perennial summer love nest on McIvers Island, a two-hectare islet hinterland in full view barely 100 metres ...
GRENFELL MATTERS: Grenfell graduate thankful for support on eve of convocation
On Thursday, I will be one of almost 200 graduates who cross the stage at Grenfell Campus’s convocation ceremonies. I will be receiving a bachelor of science (honours) degree with a major in psychology. During my undergraduate degree, I was ...
Thom Barker: Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder?
On April 29, I posted a picture on Facebook of snow coming down outside my living room window. The response was almost universally sympathetic. “Ugh,” uttered one. “When will it ever end?” asked another. “Poor ...
Editorial: Weather watch
The town of Amherst, N.S., has a tender out to do a new floodplain study, looking ahead at what changes to expect in the next 20 years. The New Brunswick government is reviewing floodplain and coastal mapping following historic flooding this ...
Russell Wangersky: Consider the source
What do you do when your best source of information is also part of the story? I’ll explain. Realtors are where the rubber hits the road in the housing market. When the federal government brought in a stress test for ...