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Gullbridge Mine Tailings Dam January 15, 2013

The Telegram’s coverage of the failure of the dam holding back waste from the former Gullbridge copper mine was contained in a number of articles. The dam at the mine site, found between South Brook and Badger, broke open on Dec. 17, 2012 and released mine waste into the surrounding environment, threatening the water supply of South Brook.

 

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The tailings dam at the former Gullbridge mine. — Photos by the Department of Natural Resources
Remembrance Day archive stories November 08, 2012

Here's a collection of Remembrance Day stories The Telegram and other TC Media papers published in years past. Included are images of some of the The Telegram Remembrance Day front pages. There are so many stories Telegram and other TC Media reporters, editors and photographers have published over the years of how war has affected the province and its people. From those who fell on battlefields, those who returned injured and scarred physically and mentally, those who were held in prisoner of war camps, to those who risked their lives to keep the supply lines going, to those who nursed injured soldiers back to health, and to those who worried and waited for word. From the First World WAr to the war in Afghanistan, on the sea, over land and in the air, so many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have served and sacrificed for freedom and democracy. As we continue to…

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Telegram front page Nov. 11, 2010.
Muskrat Falls: our coverage November 07, 2012

The Muskrat Falls project has become one of the most controversial topics in Newfoundland and Labrador since the Upper Churchil hydroelectric deal was negotiated with Quebec during the Joseph R. Smallwood era. The Telegram has been following the political debates and opinions in favour and against the project. This is a collection of some of the stories surrounding the ongoing dialogue about the proposal.

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Jerome Kennedy (left), minister of Natural Resources and Gilbert Bennett, Nalcor's vice-president of the Lower Churchill Project, speak to reporters at Confederation Building. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games 2012 August 20, 2012

Games on!

The 2012 NL Summer Games got off to a blazing start in Carbonear Saturday evening as several thousand athletes, coaches, volunteers, dignitaries, sporting enthusiasts and entertainers took part in what can only be described as an electrifying and first-rate opening ceremonies. This week The Telegram, The Compass and The Packet will bring you complete coverage of the games, from the lighting of the torch to the presentation of the final medal. Below we have the full collection of stories filed by our team of journalists. For the medal count, full schedule and live updates via Twitter click here.

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 Danny Cleary (left) and Jamie Korab wave to the crowd before lighting to flame to officially kick off the 2012 NL Summer Games in Carbonear and Harbour Grace on Aug. 18.
Growing City July 26, 2012

With so many subdivisions, hotels and commercial developments of all kinds proposed or in the works in St. John's, The Telegram decided to collect more information on the list of construction projects and ask how development impacts city residents and local business. Here is some of what we found.

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— Image (c) 2012 Digital Globe; Image (c) 2012GeoEye; (c) 2012 Cnes Spot Image, Data SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GFBCO