Terri Coles

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Terri Coles is a St. John's-based freelance writer.

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A boom of one's own: How can women better share in N.L.'s startup success?

One solution: a venture fund for female entrepreneurs. The woman wanting to launch one is Cathy Bennett, a business owner and former finance minister.

Becoming N.L.'s first carbon-neutral company was just part of the mission for Mysa

"It's about showing leadership," says Joshua Green, the CEO of Mysa, which makes smart thermostats for baseboard and in-floor electric heating.

N.L. team brings home memories and a lot of hardware from world championships

Athletes from Newfoundland and Labrador brought home gold, silver and bronze medals from an international karate and kickboxing championship earlier this month.

Even when flashing your high beams is legal, police say it might be a bad idea

Whatever your reason for flashing your high beams, there are rules to follow.

Smugglers Cove: Why these guys are keeping a friend's ambitious dream alive

When their close friend Tom Hollett died suddenly, Paddy Kavanaugh and Mike Brennan decided to keep his big dreams going by opening a roadhouse bar and grill.

Is coding the new cod? Thousands of tech workers needed in N.L., CNA says

A three-year co-op program launching at two campuses this fall is designed to fit the needs of the province's growing tech industry, CNA says.

Silicon Valley summer turns into $2.7M in fall funding for St. John's software company

The new investment is the latest big news for Newfoundland and Labrador's growing tech sector.

Verafin's quiet, huge success: Canada's largest venture funding deal goes to an N.L. company

A leading financial crime management software company is headquartered in St. John's, and fueling growth in the province's growing tech industry.

'I'm booooored': How to keep the youngsters entertained when the weather isn't helping

You only have to spend one summer in St. John's to learn that the weather won't always go your way. But if you're stuck inside with the kids, at least you can have some fun.

Young children at home mean challenges on the campaign trail, candidates say

Candidates from several parties say that having kids makes it more difficult to get involved in politics, but also provides additional motivation to do the work.

2 in 5 N.L. mothers have partners working away. Here's what we can learn from that

New research from Memorial University delves into the lives of some of the many mothers in this province with partners working elsewhere for extended periods of time.

The dark side of mummering: What you may not know about a beloved tradition

Mummering may now be fodder for horror films but the Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas tradition has sometimes been criminal, even deadly.

Protect your pet from holiday hazards with tips from a vet tech

Ornaments and food can be enticing to cats and dogs but they can also be dangerous, or even fatal.

The coop is down, the chickens rehoused, but Witless Bay couple fights on

A new non-profit homesteading association in the province can help other people in the same position, Gideon Barker said.

Nick Coates team will recognize officers who stop impaired drivers on N.L. roads

A similar program in B.C. has been successful, says MADD's national president and Coates' stepmother, and similar results are the goal for this province.

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