Province told to prepare for surge in cancer cases

Province told to prepare for surge in cancer cases

Updated on May 28, 2015 - In the next 15 years, cancer incidence rates in Canada are expected to rise by 40 per cent, but in Newfoundland and Labrador that number is about a percentage point higher.

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‘Income support needs to step up’

Updated on May 28, 2015 - Part 1 in a 2-part seriesAt-risk and homeless youth are falling through massive gaps in the system, and it’s time to fill them in with the right supports, say members of Choices For Youth’s Youth Leadership Council..

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Paying the price for self-service

Updated on May 28, 2015 - The check-in area in the Halifax airport is a gleaming example of the wonder of wasted space. The building arches up, fronted with two storeys of glass, while the vast expanse of stone floor waits for the echoing tap of hard-soled shoes. In the huge....

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MPRs: another four-letter word?

Updated on May 28, 2015 - The issue of minimum processing requirements (MPRs) in the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery is back in the news. But more light...

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Drastic measures

Updated on May 28, 2015 - Two years ago this month, actress Angelina Jolie announced she had undergone a double mastectomy because a gene she carried meant...

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Co-op working on securing new supplier

Updated on May 27, 2015 - The Lewisporte Area Consumers Co-op is getting a new grocery and gas supplier since Co-op Atlantic is getting out of that part of the business..

Dam deferrals

Updated on May 26, 2015 - A tailings dam at the former Gullbridge copper mine failed in December 2012, creating a breach in the dam 35 metres long, 25 metres...

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Gluten-free, naturally

Updated on May 28, 2015 - When searching for gluten-free foods, don’t limit your search solely to foods that advertise themselves as being gluten-free. Many of these marketed foods can be more highly processed and lower in nutrition. Instead, familiarize yourself with....

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It's about the people, not the animals: author

Updated on May 28, 2015 - The non-fiction judges for this year’s Newfoundland Book Awards gave Andrew Peacock’s book, “Creatures of the Rock: A Veterinarian’s Adventures in Newfoundland” a glowing review, but there's one part of it Peacock would like to dispute..

'Beat It' to the box office

Updated on May 26, 2015 - If you’re going to make a career as a Michael Jackson tribute artist, you’re setting yourself up for some work.

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Aces for pavement

Updated on May 15, 2015 - Anyone whose visited the St. Joseph's Church recently will be aware that the parking lot is badly in need of repairs..

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What's happening this week

Updated on May 14, 2015 - Thursday, May 14° All tickets for both flipper dinners at Wesley Church on May 14 and My 28 are sold out. Wesley very much...

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