End asbestos imports: labour reps

Updated on May 02, 2016 - Asbestos is toxic, a known carcinogen, finding its way into Canada each year inside legal imports of products containing asbestos, such as utility pipe and...

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Letter: Budget taps younger residents for reductions

Updated on May 02, 2016 - Premier Dwight Ball inherited a lousy problem. The previous government left an operating deficit equal to five per cent of the entire Newfoundland and Labrador economy. This is way bigger than the deficit inherited by the new Alberta government,....

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Letter: Parks should be for all seasons

Updated on May 02, 2016 - I was amazed and very disappointed to learn that Butter Pot Park would no longer be open to the public in fall, winter and spring....

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Cheers & Jeers

Updated on May 02, 2016 - Cheers: to a last hurrah. Barack Obama made his last appearance as U.S. president at the White House Correspondents Association...

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Kirby defends library cuts

Updated on May 02, 2016 - After a week of getting torn apart in the media over cuts to the province’s library system, Education Minister Dale Kirby called...

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Heroes with Heart

Updated on May 01, 2016 - Hockey Hall of Famer Glenn Anderson, who won five Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers and a sixth with the New York Rangers, exchanges high-fives with opponents following a Hockey Heroes Game Sunday at the Paradise Double Ice Complex. The game was a....

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ArtsNL Award finalists announced

Updated on April 29, 2016 - Mark Critch was pleasantly surprised to learn of his own ArtsNL Award nomination, but even more happy to hear of that of longtime folk musican Jim Payne..

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Repartee is All Lit Up

Updated on April 27, 2016 - The more things change for Repartee, the more they stay the same.

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Paul Sparkes: Etiquette lesson

Updated on May 02, 2016 - A small 62-page book resulted from what sounds like a fascinating study of how outport Newfoundlanders interact with each other. More than 45 years ago, researcher Louis Chiaramonte produced a selection of scenes showing how people in need of hiring....

Karl Wells: Chefs came a-calling Photo

Updated on April 30, 2016 - Sheldon O’Neill has a finely tuned palate that allows him to design the most nectarous cocktails. He would probably describe his...

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Refugee sets herself alight at immigration camp on Nauru

May 02, 2016 - CANBERRA, Australia - A Somali refugee was critically injured when she set herself on fire at an Australian immigration camp on the Pacific island nation of Nauru three days after an Iranian refugee died of injuries sustained in a similar apparent....

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