Geoff Bartlett


Geoff Bartlett is an educator and journalist in Corner Brook.

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Build the tunnel: It's time for Newfoundland to dig itself out of food insecurity

In the middle of a global crisis, and with Newfoundlanders worried about food and other goods, the island's supply chain has been too reliant on weather, writes Geoff Bartlett.
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The fandom menace: Why I won't let toxic Star Wars fans take me to the dark side

For the last two years the Star Wars community has been divided over this new Disney era for the franchise, writes Geoff Bartlett, mostly thanks to perhaps the most divisive film in its history, 2017's The Last Jedi.

Home cinema rooms increasingly popular with empty nester baby boomers

With video streaming services like Netflix becoming more popular, more folks in their retirement years are opting for a theatre-like experience at home.

Plenty of racism from man on dating site spurs woman to warn others

A woman from Zimbabwe living in St. John's is warning others about a man she met through an online dating site.

Loud explosion heard on northeast Avalon likely caused by blasting at Robin Hood Bay

There were widespread reports of an explosion sound in the St. John's area Saturday evening.

Newfoundland hit with almost 3 times as many forest fires as same period last year

Most of the forest fires that kept firefighters busy this weekend in Newfoundland are out, but there are already concerns about how severe this fire season could get.

Step up enforcement to protect Labrador caribou, Gerry Byrne tells Ottawa

Newfoundland and Labrador's fisheries minister says the federal government's plan for protecting caribou populations across Canada won't do much for herds in Labrador.

Dale Kirby accused of asking MHAs to boycott Pam Parsons fundraiser

Kirby alleged to have made call to boycott just two days after Eddie Joyce suspended from caucus for bullying behaviour.

Bay Roberts hosting hockey fundraiser for family of Humboldt crash victim Parker Tobin

Some police officers have organized a charity hockey game to raise money for one of the young hockey players killed in the tragic Saskatchewan bus crash last weekend.

Gerry Rogers or Alison Coffin? NDP leadership convention kicks off in St. John's

NDP members are choosing between a well-known MHA and an economist who's never held elected office.