Profile of Barb Sweet

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  • 'This is Mike Critch'

    When Mike Critch is asked about his years in the news business, details are never scanty. The former newsman is none the worse for wear these ...

  • Kometik report angers widow

    A Transportation Safety Board report on a fatal fire aboard the oil tanker Kometik has added frustration to a widow's anguish. Colleen Dalton of ...

  • Panicked pooches

    Babe, an 11-year-old husky/shepherd cross, trembled and panted fretfully on New Year's Eve, terrified by every whistle, bang and crack from ...

  • Christmas past and Christmas presents

    One year when 89-year-old Nellie Rideout was small, she got an extraordinary gift - a string of pearls in her stocking. When a reporter asks the ...

  • Stealing Christmas

    When Blair Bradbury returned to his car one recent evening to find the window busted, he knew right away his laptop was gone. "I was a little ...

  • A real class act

    Lawyer Ches Crosbie is planning on seeking some counsel - from his daughters. About getting a cellphone, maybe a BlackBerry or an iPhone. ...

  • 'I can still hear them'

    Nancy Parsons' final words to the Cameron Inquiry Wednesday were charged with emotion and regret. "I would like to say that if even one person ...

  • Initial memos didn't trigger alarms: lab chief

    Memos from a pathologist that warned of problems with hormone receptor tests didn't sound enough alarms with the man in charge of the laboratory ...

  • 'It got murky at best'

    Breakdowns in communications protocols continue to emerge at the Cameron Inquiry. In July 2005, Eastern Health should have dealt with the ...

  • All quiet on the retest front

    There is a group of patients who can get their tissue samples retested for hormone receptors, but only if they ask - Eastern Health hasn't ...