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Wednesday’s print edition of The Weekend Telegram, on the other hand, contains much, much more, from news to opinion to our expanded Business section.
• Another violent incident involving teenagers has elicited outrage and condemnation across the province. Now, a two-on-one fight involving students from Crescent Collegiate in Blaketown has the community shaking its collective heads, politicians defending and questioning programs and the Eastern School District condemning the incident as something that should never have happened.
• Taxpayers in Newfoundland and Labrador should be offered more information and more protections when it comes to the Lower Churchill development, according to energy consultant Gordon Weil. In “The Muskrat Falls Hydro Project: Opportunities and Risks,” released Tuesday, Weil says the estimated project costs have not been made public, while spending on the project has gone on with a sense of privacy typically seen in business-to-business transactions, but rarely in local utilities.
• A Corner Brook man is sounding the alarm after what he thinks was a coyote attacked his cat. Edgar Burton says he’s never seen a coyote before but believes that’s what attacked his cat, Dusty, in the backyard of the family home. Dusty had to be put down due to his injuries.
• Federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney, made the prediction for local business during his visit to St. John’s: “Immigration is going to, I think, I predict, continue to grow in importance in Atlantic Canada, including Newfoundland, because of the skill shortages, because of the aging of the population,” he said. “We don’t really have much choice but to try to address that partly through immigration.”
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