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James McLeod in Turkey July 08, 2014

The Telegram's legislative reporter James McLeod recently took a holiday to Turkey. Of course, as he is always willing to share, the intrepid scribe put together this series of articles on the trip.

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Living
James McLeod drinks a tea in Instanbul, Turkey. —Photos by James McLeod
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
Living in the #DarkNL January 08, 2014

Despite The Telegram's own challenges to put out a paper and keep its website going — due to water and electrical damage that has kept the Village Mall closed (The Telegram's office is located at the Village Mall) — our reporters, editors and columnists have stepped up and offered full coverage of the issues surrounding the power outages, as well as other top news and sports stories. Here is a collectiion of articles related to the power outage and continuing power generation concerns in the province.

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Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro‘s thermal generation station in Holyrood. — File photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
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
Local stories: Struggles with depression and mental health December 16, 2013

In a series of interviews and research, reporter Bonnie Belec speaks with people working through depression or mental health issues. They talk about the personal struggles, fights with and friends in the health care system, and the hopes they have for the future.

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Lisa Tucker’s husband is fighting depression. She says not being able to find the care and treatment he needs just makes matters worse. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram