Teacher cuts will hurt education: union

Teacher cuts will hurt education: union

Updated on April 24, 2015 - The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association says cuts announced Friday by Education Minister Derrick Dalley will worsen the quality of provincial education.

Savouring Savour Food and Wine 2015

Savouring Savour Food and Wine 2015

Updated at 05:04 - Savour Food and Wine, the annual shindig featuring local restaurant food and wines, is evolving. What it will eventually look like is really up to the industry,...

Half a Titanic and very few care

Half a Titanic and very few care

Updated at 05:04 - The first thing to do, if you want to cut the number of refugees from Africa and the Middle East dying while trying to cross the Mediterranean, is to drop...

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The art of the matter

Updated at 03:35 - A St. John’s city councillor wants more information before he supports a funding request from the Terra Nova Art Foundation..

Courage to come back

Updated on April 24, 2015 - To be clear, Andy Bhatti has no familial connection to Newfoundland and Labrador. He has never lived or worked here, and had never...

Return to the homeland

Updated at 03:02 - For much of their recent trip to China, three Newfoundland families did a lot of tourist-related things — visited the Great Wall of...

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Volunteers: the heart of our vision

Updated at 03:34 - CNIB has always been about people helping people, and nowhere is that more evident than in the work of our volunteers..

The seal hunt wanes but will endure

Updated at 03:34 - In its glory days, going to the ice was an honourable profession that brought Newfoundland boys into their manhood. Youngsters of...

Belief does not trump human rights

Updated at 03:34 - As has been mentioned in previous columns, there continues to be friction in our society while trying to balance religious rights...

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Wild and woolly

Updated at 03:32 - Many of the rinks were drafty and drab, quirky facilities with uncomfortable seats and some sight lines were obscure, but the atmosphere — especially in the playoffs — was something to behold.They were also cozy, intimate old barns, meeting places and....

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On the move

Updated at 03:34 - Although mainly set in the 1980s, the “Saltwater Cowboys” storyline remains more contemporary and timely than ever. Jack McCarthy is a miner — young, married, with three little daughters. The work, and the society of Brighton, are pretty much all Jack....

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Railing away

Updated at 03:34 - It’s a wonder I ever get anything done. Well, I don’t actually get very much done, so every little thing is something to be proud...

Eating gear for road or trail Photo

Updated at 03:34 - I wanted to write something summer-related. I was thinking of backwoods gully trouting, but the season is closed until May 15. I am...

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Time may be right to discuss U.S. seal products ban: minister

Updated on April 24, 2015 - Recent comments in the national media by Bruce Heyman, the United States ambassador to Canada, that he wanted to foster deeper trade relationships between the U.S. and individual provinces of Canada got Keith Hutchings thinking about seals..

ECONOMY: A difficult year

Updated on April 24, 2015 - There are no two ways about it. The impact of the precipitous drop-off in the price of oil over the last six months will hit the...

GAMECHANGERS: Power play

Updated on April 24, 2015 - A small company in Mount Pearl is selling technology so new that customers need to see it to believe it.

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Fancy footwork for Doc O’Keefe

Updated on April 23, 2015 - St. John’s Mayor Dennis O’Keefe in a dance-off: it’s happening, and you get to judge the winner..

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Arts Council partners with Statoil to offer scholarships

Updated on April 22, 2015 - The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) and Statoil Canada announced last week a Statoil/ArtsSmarts Scholarship, which will be awarded to a Newfoundland and Labrador student pursuing an education in the arts..

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