Profile of Barb Sweet

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  • Women and alcoholism

    Wednesday, May 6, 1998 First in a two-part series on women and alcoholism. Names have been changed to preserve the women's anonymity. After the ...

  • Newfoundland couple separated by nursing home policy

    “We’re almost parted 12 months. I don’t understand what is going on. I talk to her pretty well every night. She says, ‘Come in, come in, come ...

  • Tim Hortons to honour $100 prize stolen by Facebook friend

    Margaret Coward of Conception Bay South had posted a photo of her winning cup on Facebook and someone among her friends’ list went online and ...

  • Woman says Facebook friend stole her prize

    “I couldn’t believe it,” Coward told The Telegram of losing out on a $100 Tim Card because someone among her 900-plus friends’ list copied the ...

  • Hi again taxpayers!

    Wyatt died 15 years ago this coming September, while still a city councillor — she was even elected posthumously because of the mail-in ballot ...

  • 20 Questions for Keith Gosse

    It was 1986 and Gosse was fresh out of a private trade school.“It was mind-numbingly boring work.” Gosse said of his first full-time photography ...

  • Too much information

    Birthdates are requested, even though they are on the MCP cards patients have already handed over. This practice has gone on since the emergency ...

  • Guard your identity

    Essential, says Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Sgt. Ralph Mitchell, who is in charge of the economic crime unit. “I don’t give my date of birth ...

  • Eastern Health changes registration procedure

    “Eastern Health recognizes and shares the concern around patient privacy and is exploring technological solutions that could decrease the ...

  • ‘They are not God’

    The now elderly St. John’s woman doesn’t want to involve her family or her ex in the issue publicly, but said her problem is with the Catholic ...