People and Places

People and Places

Sisters Marie Snippa and Susan Flanagan are photo-bombed by Heather Cornick on the East Coast Trail between Kingman’s Cove and Cappahayden. — Photo by Shannon Dawson

Viva Renews

September 16, 2014 - 4 h 45

This past August, five ladies discovered that you don’t have to go far to have a good time. For their getaway, they chose to go to Newfoundland’s hot spot: Renews on the Southern Shore. Only an...

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Viva Renews

Another way to get around

September 16, 2014 - 4 h 35

Car-sharing groups can be found in most of the major cities in Canada.

St. John’s is not among them, but Morton-Ninomiya feels the time is right to introduce such a service in Newfoundland...

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Another way to get around

Mental illness: my story

September 05, 2014 - 4 h 30

I was 24 years old and in Montreal attending a national university newspaper conference. At the time, I was sports editor for The Aquinian, St. Thomas University’s student publication.

It...

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‘Reputable’ school supplies only

August 30, 2014 - 4 h 45

St. Teresa’s Elementary School in St. John’s provided parents of kindergartners coming into its French immersion program with a list of school supplies to be purchased and brought to school when...

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Local 10
‘Reputable’ school supplies only

Committee gives thumbs-down to addictions centre

August 20, 2014 - 4 h 35

 

The committee voted Tuesday to recommend rejecting an application from the faith-based Teen Challenge Canada to convert the former Circle Square Ranch children’s summer camp into...

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Local 23
Committee gives thumbs-down to addictions centre

Prisons under pressure

August 16, 2014 - 4 h 43

That’s what prisons can be like. Inmates are under constant strain; none of them want to be there, cut off from their families and communities; their freedom has been curtailed and they are subject...

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Columnists

Priest apologizes for taking parish money

August 13, 2014 - 4 h 36

“I’m very sorry. I’m very sorry,” John Dinn said turning to face a small group of St. John the Evangelist Church representatives, who sat in the back of the courtroom at provincial court in...

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Local 5
Priest apologizes for taking parish money

Taking the plunge

August 20, 2014 - 4 h 39

Heather Brace (now Locke) of Lewisporte and Adrian Locke of Glovertown shared their love in a wedding ceremony held on an island in Notre Dame Bay that is close to Heather’s heart.

The family...

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Regional 1
Taking the plunge