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  • Vet clinics post warning about dog treats

    The request to log such cases came at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA), said Dr. Erin Wilson of the Torbay Road Animal ...

  • They will be remembered

    From what Michelin remembers, she and her then five-year-old sister — one of four siblings in the Rigolet house at the time of the Jan. 20, 1993, ...

  • Bridges in worse shape than ever

    “This situation highlights the need for an adequate system of bridge inspection and planning for future bridge rehabilitation and replacement,” ...

  • Woman says SPCA rejected her bid to adopt dog

    “I thought they did a lot of good work, necessary work,” Rebecca Gladney, now in her mid-20s, said of the SPCA “It’s really taken me aback.” ...

  • Man says hemp oil is beating his cancer

    A St. John’s man suffering from prostate cancer that had metastasized is crediting marijuana oil treatment with putting him on the mend.“It makes ...

  • Heart patient implores women not to ignore symptoms

    Cathy Murphy, a nurse and health advocate, now lives in Ottawa. In March 2013, she discovered that she had a 95 per cent blockage in a main ...

  • Federal court sides with Oceanex on Cabot deck shattering

    But the incident occurred years ago when liquid oxygen leaked from a cryogenic tank container on the MV Cabot, causing part of the deck and shell ...

  • Hit with a triple whammy

    “It’s huge. We’re putting in 14- to 16-hour days trying to get people taken care of,” said Craig Langille, owner of Winmar.The calamity of the ...

  • Snowfalls rev up snowblower sales

    “It’s pretty incredible this year.”ATVs with plows are also popular, he said.At Canadian Tire on Elizabeth Avenue, manager Greg Rowsell said he’s ...

  • Top stories of 2013

    The hunt for their killer ended the next morning when Brian Dawe, Hibbs’ former boyfriend, was found in a vehicle in the Anglican cemetery on ...