Shocking child abuse case in civil court

Shocking child abuse case in civil court

Updated at 09:18 - A horrific case of child abuse is in civil court this week, when the lawyer for victims will seek an expedited summary trial to settle liability.

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Mineral milestone came and went

Mineral milestone came and went

Updated at 10:29 - The “new era” trumpeted by newspaper headlines here around Labour Day, 60 years ago was to last 11 years. If the investors in the Bell Island iron ore mines only...

Harper won’t get my vote

Updated at 05:02 - Stephen Harper has run into some significant credibility problems regarding his “see-no-evil; hear-no-evil” defensive strategy on Nigel Wright’s $90,000 cheque,...

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Harper’s security blanket

Harper’s security blanket

Updated at 05:02 - The first disquieting moment for me was watching a video shot in Fredericton by Charles Leblanc, a video that starts with a parade of official vehicles...

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20 Questions with David Primmer

Updated at 04:32 - After a year of adjusting to life as a millionaire, David Primmer is now settling into his life as a restaurateur.

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Fruit tree owners wanted for sharing project

Updated on August 30, 2015 - If you’ve got fruit — or vegetables — growing on your property that you won’t be harvesting this year, there’s a crew of volunteers ready to help you make sure they don’t go to waste..

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Let’s go fly a kite!

Updated on August 30, 2015 - Four-year-old Evelyn Flynn gets ready to release her box kite with her father controlling the string on the other end at the third...

A plethora of princesses

Updated on August 30, 2015 - About 35 princesses and a couple of prince charmings gathered at Pat’s Plants in Bay Bulls Sunday for the third annual Princess Day...

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Hacking Back

Updated on August 29, 2015 - It wasn’t so long we discussed in this space (Remote control) a recent development in the connectivity of our world, to wit, some clever SOBs have figured out a way to hack your connected car and have all manner of nefarious fun with it..

Tell them where you stand on Bill C-51

Updated on August 29, 2015 - “Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.” — Benjamin Franklin In this marathon federal election, there are many...

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Don’t ruin our heritage district

Updated on August 29, 2015 - I’m writing on behalf of affected residents of the heritage district neighbourhood of Harbour Grace. Recently, residents of the...

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Group wants old fish plant torn down

Updated on August 26, 2015 - An old, unoccupied fish plant is standing in the way of the Sandy Cove Harbour Authority. And it wants it torn down.

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Union wary of Bell Canada outsourcing

Updated on August 26, 2015 - Leaders of Unifor locals representing Bell Aliant employees in Atlantic Canada say they want some attention paid to a decision to...

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Sports

Galway Hitmen add to provincial tradition of gold on a diamond

Updated on August 30, 2015 - Colin Walsh of the Galway Hitmen hadn’t had an RBI all week at the Canadian senior men’s softball championship, so perhaps the thinking might have been he wasn’t the ideal candidate to be at the plate with the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the sixth....

Provincial minor finals

Updated on August 30, 2015 - Results of Sunday’s championship games, along with award-winners, from the various Pepsi and Aquafinal provincial minor baseball...

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Tourists on tour Photo

Updated on August 29, 2015 - Tuesday night I had a lovely unexpected phone call from Regina McCarthy of the well-known McCarthy’s Party tour company. They’ve...

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The boy will sing

Updated on August 27, 2015 - A new local play will receive its world premiere this week in Bay Roberts.

Etcetera

Updated on August 25, 2015 - on tourAndy Brown Releases Album ‘Seasons’ with national tour Sept. 10- The Ship Pub, St. John’s This fall, Marty Haggard, son of...

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Dream becomes reality

Updated on July 06, 2015 - Danesha Cornish will have plenty of toys and games to play with this summer thanks to The Dream Fund of Newfoundland.

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