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  • Family disheartened by emergency attitude

    The parents of a young woman with cerebral palsy are shaken over the response they got at the Health Sciences adult emergency department Friday. ...

  • Towns vie for new trucks

    Some 36 fire trucks on a request list being considered for funding by the provincial government are reported in poor condition, The Telegram has ...

  • Air Canada direct to Heathrow getting off to a slow start

    Air Canada's direct flight to London has been slow filling up with passengers, warned Air Canada president and CEO Calin Rovinescu Wednesday. It ...

  • 'The gift of incarceration'

    Most inmates in a new program for the mentally ill at the Pen are walking through the gates of the St. John's prison with nowhere to rent. It's ...

  • 'Imagine, this survived in this old house'

    Squabbles at council over a rink. Complaints to government about vessels that can't keep on schedule. Are we referring to yet another story in ...

  • Pharmacy network rolling out

    All pharmacies across the province will be hooked up to a single electronic network by the end of the year. The province has officially started ...

  • Certification coming for aquaculture

    Fishery - A global push is on to certify aquaculture operations. The group that appears to be leading the drive is the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). ...

  • Remand prisoner makes plea for psychiatric overhaul

    David Anthony Tobin is affable, well-spoken and a self-confessed con man. He has a lettered tattoo on his arm, but he appears neither menacing ...

  • 'The dying have value'

    Gander doctor Eileen St. Croix, who specializes in chemotherapy and palliative care, says she's on call 24 hours a day. "I try to look after as ...

  • 'Timing is everything in life'

    Peter Dawe isn't saying he'll never pursue politics again, but it's not his priority now and he's glad he withdrew from the provincial byelection ...