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  • The housing slog

    The head of the Stella Burry Foundation admires a family who broke silence over a recent suicide and acknowledges inadequate housing options ...

  • Brave and broken

    When Art Stevenson was growing up in St. John’s during the 1950s and ’60s, most people called the Waterford Hospital “the Mental” — the place to ...

  • The man with the beautiful soul

    Tony Power was a gentle, quiet man and a gifted artist whose death might have been prevented if there were better mental health services in the ...

  • Nurses, personal care home operators unhappy with budget

    In a budget heavy on health care spending, at least two groups were not pleased Tuesday with the provincial government. Health care will cost the ...

  • Energy rebate for all

    Everyone is getting a break on their ballooning heat and electricity bills. The province announced Tuesday an energy rebate equal to the ...

  • ‘It’s a remarkable day’

    Mental health got some long overdue attention in Tuesday’s budget, including $4.5 million to start planning the demise of the Waterford Hospital. ...

  • Argentia Port Corp. seeks year-round cargo service

    The Argentia Port Corp. Inc. has called for expressions of interest in a cargo vessel service between this province and Port of Belledune, ...

  • RNC investigates crowbar assault

    Billy Stamp hopes someone can identify the attacker who bashed him in the face with a crowbar in a vicious weekend attack.Stamp, 22, said he was ...

  • ‘It is what it is’

    Clinical chief of mental health Dr. David Atwood unlocks a restricted access door, and the Waterford Hospital’s history is revealed in the narrow ...

  • Paladin committed to Michelin Project

    Upheaval in Uranium prices and rules restricting foreign ownership aren’t deterring faith in the Michelin Project in Labrador, says Paladin ...