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.
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Here I am by Corner Brook's brand-new hospital. Oh, wait

The new hospital in Corner Brook was supposed to have been built by 2016. The city still has a vacant lot.

Give us back our water bomber, says Wabush mayor

The mayor of Wabush wants a water bomber to be placed back at the airport in his town, after it was removed during construction in 2015.

Gander to regulate use of shipping containers for sheds, businesses

The Town of Gander is trying to figure out what to do about concerns over the use of shipping containers on people's properties.

Smartphone app designed by N.L. doctor, nurse is slashing emergency wait times

A doctor and nurse who work at the hospital emergency department in Carbonear have developed a smartphone app that is already improving wait times.

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.

Picture-perfect iceberg dazzles on Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula

Crowds are flocking to the beaches of Upper Amherst Cove on Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula this week to get a look at a majestic-looking iceberg about 100 metres from shore.

Snow in June hits St. John's golf courses — but it's not all bad

Four (degrees)!

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 UFC fighter Gavin Tucker holding training workshops in St. John's

Gavin Tucker might be young and still learning the ways of MMA, but he's giving back by holding two training events in his home province.

Doctor sick notes necessary to curb absenteeism, says employers' council

A group representing employers says they need the notes, despite calls to stop requiring doctors notes for sick days.

'Heartbreaking': Vandals destroy colourful furniture belonging to Harbour Grace B&B

The co-owner of a Harbour Grace bed and breakfast is heartbroken after finding outdoor furniture thrown down over a embankment and badly damaged.

Told he'd never walk again after ski accident, N.L. teen to stand on TEDx stage

Malcolm Hollett suffered a spinal injury after taking a bad jump while skiing three years ago, and now he will share his story at TEDx St. John's.