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  • It’s not about the money

    “I really like working,” said the 24-year-old, who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD).“A while back I was on the government system and I didn’t ...

  • Ready for hire

    They work, they have friends and are part of their workplace teams. The biggest problem, say the people who work with the Ready, Willing and Able ...

  • Group wants a new home for at-risk moms

    Through its Momma Moments program, it tries to combat intergenerational poverty, recidivism and the revolving door to foster care. Related ...

  • Momma knows best

    Wandering downtown St. John’s one day when she was 15, she felt hopeless and alone, fearful of where she might end up.“I was always passed around ...

  • Handshaking should be abolished, says parishioner

    In reaction to The Telegram’s story on the front page Tuesday, “Influenza deaths reach 20,” a member of the Roman Catholic Church called the ...

  • Influenza deaths reach 20

    “We know the influenza virus that has been circulating, H3N2, has been most aggressive with the older population and a relatively large number of ...

  • Mental health first aid begins with me

    Over and over, it kept planting thoughts of some government conspiracy in my head — one that I was somehow wrapped up in.I tried my best to ...

  • Husband and wife a mental health tag-team

    When Max Jacobs is overwhelmed with his anxiety, it’s his wife who encourages him.They are the yin and yang of mental health. Related stories: ...

  • Crisis centre workers need good mental health, too

    “It can be overwhelming,” said Janet Lee, crisis support co-ordinator at the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention ...

  • Dog’s coat saves him from pit bull attack

    “All I can remember at that point was screaming. The dog was shaking him and I was hitting him with Beau’s retractable leash, but he wouldn’t let ...