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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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Business
Navigating Nursing Homes November 02, 2013

Throughout October, The Telegram reported on complaints family members were making about nursing homes in and around St. John's and responses — or sometimes the lack of response — from health care officials.

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Local
Ideally, long-term care homes are homes. It’s where many people will spend their final years of life. That’s why choosing the right place is crucial. — Photo by Thinkstock
20 Questions October 28, 2013

Each week, The Telegram visits a person of note — or one who is surely notable — and puts to them our 20 Questions.

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Living
The Telegram Saves Lives Campaign October 23, 2013

Blood donations needed

The Telegram has decided to try to make a difference in the vital role of the blood system in Newfoundland. From the Canadian Blood services website "Every minute of time you donate to Canadian Blood Services makes it easier to save lives. And that is something of which to be proud."

Visit this site often for more information about how iving blood does save lives.

http://www.blood.ca
telegram@thetelegram.com

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Local
The Telegram Saves Lives
Living With Death: The Series October 14, 2013

Death. It's a natural part of the life cycle, and something about which we all have a morbid curiosity. For some, it goes beyond curiosity — it's a facet of their daily life. Telegram reporter Tara Bradbury introduces you to a group of people who, by choice or by chance, deal with death every day. This is her four-part series "Living With Death," running in the Telegram Oct. 9 to 12.

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Living