Controversy continues to swirl around the provincial spray program using Tordon 101 to keep vegetation down along some of the province’s roads and highways.
Some residents are dead-set against the program, citing health and environmental concerns. The provincial government and Health Canada say there’s nothing to be worried about.
Either way, finding information out about the program can be tricky
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Thursday’s print edition of The Telegram, on the other hand, contains much, much more, from news to opinion to our Go Guide calendar of events section.
Inside Thursday’s print edition:
• An 82-year-old man who left his nursing home in Stephenville Crossing has been found in Saint John, N.B. and is reported to be OK.When William Francis King’s daughter, Tina Noel, found out her father who has a dementia withdrew money from his bank account and took the ferry Saturday to North Sydney, N.S., she left her Stephenville home and headed to Nova Scotia to search for him herself.
He was found safe in Saint John, N.B, Wednesday.
• Newfoundland history writer Jack Fitzgerald says despite international attention, Newfoundlanders seem uninterested in the province’s history of piracy and buried treasure.
An international team of adventurers and scientists will soon be heading to the Isla del Coco in Costa Rica to uncover a centuries-old buried treasure. But this particular tale of pirate booty — which was the inspiration for the book “Treasure Island” — has its roots in Newfoundland, Fitzgerald says.
• Making plans for the weekend? Check the Go Guide to find out what’s happening where.
• Thursday’s print edition offers special features for our Francophone readers; MUN-centric news and opinion from our MUN correspondent and columnist Andy Veilleux; news and views from C.B.S. from columnist Joan Butler and the latest surfing news from the Web from columnist John Gushue.
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