Bay Roberts woman pays it forward with wedding dress
SPCA animals in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor waiting for loving homes
Going the extra mile
Twillingate Unscripted Festival takes to the beach
Pam Frampton: Islamophobia, made right here
We can all make a difference
Betty Clarke looking forward to leading Lewisporte Town Council
A final resting place for Gerald Squires
Russell Wangersky: No excuses
Cape Breton Post
Clarenville clergyman memorializes Gord Downie on church sign
Alan Doyle says Gord Downie’s generosity, humility influenced many musicians
Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53
Similar career choice takes Grand Bank’s Blagdon brothers in totally different directions
New Curtain Theatre hosts first annual Smith Sound Film Festival
Caribou disaster: Loss of husband, father left family impoverished
The fisherman was anxious to return home after a season’s work on a schooner based out of Lunenburg. Unlike Newfoundland boats, which paid primarily in trade goods, the Nova Scotia ships paid cash. Instead of waiting for the schooner to sail ...
A hundred years of adventure for Bishop’s Falls man
A much younger Lloyd Seaward at 21 years of age when he was drafted into the British Navy. He spent seven years serving abroad, three of those years he was a prisoner of war. Seaward turned 100-years-old on Oct. 3. “They said you’re going to be 100 ...
Retirement from ERMA bittersweet for Fred Parsons
Fred Parsons, executive director of the Exploits River Management Association (ERMA), remembers it all as if it was the recent past. “I came here in May of 1985 and I signed a three-month employment contract,” Parsons said. Thirty-three years later ...
Rushoon principal raising awareness for mental health
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day – that’s the day Masters plans to leave his home in Winterland to walk 50 kilometres to the school in Rushoon. “Sometime, while we’re really quick to look out to our physical health, we’re not always quick to do the ...
Transplanted author raising funds for children’s book
Thom Barker recently moved from Yorkton, Saskatchewan to North West River, Labrador. His goal is to settle in Postville once renovations to his home there are completed. (His wife Lorraine, who is from the Deer Lake area, has accepted the job of ...
St-Pierre-Miquelon gets rave review in Vogue magazine
Vogue has published a glowing article on its website about the Newfoundland neighbour and territorial overseas collectivity of France that is located just off the tip of the Burin Peninsula. Karen Burshtein visited the region to write the piece, ...
‘Kim’s Convenience’ comes to St. John’s
The cast of the hit Canadian comedy TV series has been on the road since early September, travelling across Canada and giving audiences a sneak preview of the show’s second season. They finished up the cross-country tour on Tuesday, in St. John’s at ...
Into the Great Wide Open: Five facts about Tom Petty
Petty, 66, died at hospital after suffering cardiac arrest at his home in California earlier in the, according to a statement released by Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, on behalf of the family. Here are five ...
Gerald Squires’ humble beginnings
The rugged landscape and wide-open spaces of Change Islands, where Gerald Squires was born, were vastly different to the surroundings in Toronto where he worked as a newspaper artist. “He knew he wanted to be a full-time artist, and he knew it would ...
Retrospective double feature about Gerald Squires presented at Boyd’s Cove
Roger Bill's “Who Will Sing for Me” and Kenneth Harvey's “I Heard the Birch Tree Whisper,” winner of Best Feature Film at the Canadian Film Festival, were shown. Bill’s film – as he described it, a rough cut or non-finished documentary – ...