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  • Tories cast ballots to pick next premier

    Steve Kent, the only candidate for the race who showed up to the St. John’s Centre delegate selection meeting, wanted The Telegram to make it ...

  • Pride kicks off in St. John’s

    A healthy crop of politicians from all three political parties showed up, along with several members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, and ...

  • Crews sought for harbour punt race

    NDP MP Ryan Cleary called reporters to the edge of St. John’s harbour Friday to announce that the second annual Grand Punt Race will take place ...

  • ‘The centre of the World’

    As the saying goes, all roads lead to Rome. That saying originates at a monument called the Milliarium Aureum. Roman maps were based on how ...

  • PC race begins in earnest

    Davis had a few specific election promises in hand — he promised to start House of Assembly reform and convene a “health summit” within his first ...

  • 'Money'

    Shoeshiners are all over the place in the tourist areas of Istanbul. The more reputable ones have a nice setup with a stool and an impressive ...

  • Province signs on to Canada Jobs Grant

    Scott Armstrong, the federal parliamentary secretary for Employment and Social Development, was in town to sign a series of labour agreements, ...

  • Nominations close; three candidates for Newfoundland PC leadership

    One of those three men will become premier shortly after the Tories’ convention on the weekend of Sept. 12. Throughout July and August, district ...

  • ‘Democracy’

    “Kismet.” On the floor in the middle of the shop, there was only one rug left. Bülent offered me another cup of tea, and placed the calculator he ...

  • Climate change means more storms, more risk of coastal erosion

    In 2011, Catto wrote a report that identified hundreds of communities at risk from coastal erosion.Liberal MHA Tom Osborne has raised the issue ...