'I'm not a thief,' Layman tells judge in sentencing

'I'm not a thief,' Layman tells judge in sentencing

Updated at 15:31 - Less then a month after he was found not criminally responsible for trying to kill a boy by stabbing him on a soccer field, Nicholas Layman was sentenced today for a 2014 shoplifting spree that happened in another province.

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Proving their worth

Updated on February 10, 2016 - For more than 35 years Island Furniture has been proving by example the worth of employees who have a disability.

Wangersky’s suggestions were welcome

Updated at 05:02 - So, Michael Lonardo, you said in your Feb. 1 letter (“Talking taxes should not be taboo”) that you were disappointed with Russell Wangersky’s Jan. 18 column, “Get...

Local businesses to get ACOA money

Local businesses to get ACOA money

Updated at 15:31 - The federal government has announced it will give $12.6 billion across six Atlantic Canadian projects through the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF) which is a...

Vacuum of leadership

Updated at 05:32 - When the CBC reported: “St. John's Mayor Dennis O'Keefe says a closed-door meeting set for Sunday is not about his leadership,” it was tempting to say that...

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Don’t sell off our fishery

Updated at 05:02 - I hope I’m not too late, but what is the status of the Royal Greenland company’s plan to seemingly take over the Newfoundland fishery? If it is still under...

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Inconsistent truths

Updated at 03:32 - The people who are watching the Toronto case of the Queen vs. Jian Ghomeshi with such great interest might want to pause for a moment, and consider the Ottawa case of the Queen vs. Beau Byford instead..

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P3s have delivered proven results

Updated on February 10, 2016 - Kathleen Burt’s letter to the editor, Feb. 5, has the predictable tone and typical tendency of public sector labour groups to twist...

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Fog of war

Updated on February 10, 2016 - What is war good for? Absolutely nothing.So said the peace movements from the 1960s onwards. And for the most part, we still tend...

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Not all hunters play by the rules

Updated on February 09, 2016 - We are once again in the main month of the murre (turre) hunting season in Placentia Bay, and once again stories of illegal hunting...

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MUN considering its menu options

Updated on February 09, 2016 - A rare space is opening up in the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) University Centre food court, located within the...

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A whale of a choice

Updated at 08:08 - The town of Conception Bay South has already made a splash with its hosting duties for this year’s Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games. On Wednesday evening at the town’s new stadium, the host committee made another one, revealing the winning name....

IceCaps make the most of their time

Updated on February 10, 2016 - The Syracuse Crunch played keepaway on the St. John’s IceCaps for almost all of the three-on-three overtime period Wednesday night

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Key dates in the case of disgraced CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi

13:30 - TORONTO - The judge at the sexual assault trial of former broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi is set to deliver the verdict on March 24. It has been more than a year since allegations against the former CBC Radio host first surfaced. Here are some key dates in....

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