The Telegram in Labrador

The Telegram in Labrador
Finance Minister Tom Marshall addresses reporters during a news conference Friday outside the House of Assembly in St. John’s. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
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Alicia
- April 02, 2015
- 19 h 00

The SPCA in goose bay DOES NOT put down animals because they run out of room, sorry if that's "not your understanding". Not all spca's are "no kill" (meaning that no animal that is physically and emotionally healthy enough to be rehomed is put down, not that they refuse to euthanize suffering animals), but this one is. When the shelter runs out of room (as it always is) the animals go out to foster homes.

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Harassment on the hill March 31, 2015

On March 27, The Telegram began reporting on the case of Valerie Penton, who worked in Confederation Building and dealt with sexual harassment from another government employee.

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St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on Elizabeth Avenue and the Confederation Building complex on Prince Philip Drive.
Dana Bradley murder series March 02, 2015

Dana Bradley was murdered in December 1981 and her killer has never been brought to justice. In March 2014, The Telegram broke a story of a man who believes he was witness to the crime. What followed was the most in depth and thorough study of the case since that time.

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Dana Bradley disappeared on Dec. 14, 1981. Her body was found in woods along a lane off Maddox Cove Road on Dec. 18, 1981. — Submitted photo
Winter storm hits St. John's, Avalon Peninsula February 12, 2015

The first big winter storm of the season has closed many businesses and schools in St. John's-metro and much of the Avalon Peninsula today. Here's a collection of stories and images from photographers and reporters who have braved the storm.

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The Outer Ring Road in St. John's. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Ferry fleet issues January 28, 2015

The province spent $500,000 on helicopter services when ferries broke down or were docked because of ice clogged routes in just one single fiscal year. The Telegram has obtained information on ferry breakdowns and service disruptions as well as the costs involved to the province.

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Some residents of Long Island hope the ferry service will be replaced with a fixed link.