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Hebron Public Review Commission sessions November 22, 2011

Developing the capability and capacity of the local oil and gas industry is at the front and centre of the Hebron Public Review Commission as it be­gan sessions Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. The public meetings are set for three weeks, with presentations from provincially based organizations and individuals. Presentations are expected to also touch on potential negative impacts of the project, environmental protection and precautions for offshore worker safety. The Telegram will have full coverage.

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Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) union president Earle McCurdy (left) speaks with Hebron Public Review Commissioner Miller Ayre prior to making a presentation to the commission Dec. 6, 2011.
Hurricane Igor stories September 23, 2010

Hurricane Igor is pounding the south and east coasts of the province with high winds, heavy rain, high waves, flooding, washouts, and some towns are considering declaring states of emergency.

If you have photos or video, and information about storm damage or conditions in your area, e-mail it to us at telegram@thetelegram.com and we’ll post it to our website.

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Ice warriors February 26, 2014

Where once there were none, there are now six players in the National Hockey League who call Newfoundland and Labrador home. Telegram sports editor Robin Short recently spoke with Michael Ryder, Ryane Clowe, Daniel Cleary, Colin Greening, Teddy Purcell and Adam Pardy, and took a look at their careers so far.

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NHL jerseys, signed by Newfoundland players in the NHL.
Keeping up with OHS November 06, 2013

Employers in Newfoundland and Labrador’s natural resources sectors — mining, oil, energy — are experiencing a steady run of large capital projects that are driving the provincial economy to become one of the top performers in the country. They are doing so with a strong safety record, according to the companies involved and the regulators. That said, the boom times are putting new pressures on employers and workers alike. And while safety is a touchstone for many, it can also easily fall to the wayside without: a proven commitment by workers to continuously follow occupational health and safety regulations, a commitment by employers to provide the required supervision and work environment, and a commitment by government to fund the regulatory agencies tasked with ensuring safe workplaces. To that, The Telegram is taking a closer look at some standing OHS issues and why safety remains, even in the best of times,…

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