Topic: sheilagh o'leary

How do we improve forests in St. John's? Deputy mayor wants input from MUN

Sheilagh O'Leary wants to plant more trees in St. John's, and is looking to Memorial University for some guidance.

St. John's developer with history of butting heads with council has outdoor patio shut down

The city told Vic Lawlor his deck on Harbour Drive was too close to residences on Cathedral Street and Victoria Street to operate.

After backlash, Crime Stoppers ends its anonymous poster campaign

Unpopular with St. John's business owners, a poster campaign by Crime Stoppers has at least one tourist picking up the message locals fear.

St. John's city council is planning for the future, a decade at a time

"We need to be nimble in how we move to adapt to new challenges and take advantage of new opportunities."

Sheilagh O'Leary challenging Lorraine Michael for NDP nomination

The deputy mayor of St. John’s is looking to make the leap to provincial politics, and has her eye on a former NDP leader's seat.

Derek Holmes remembered as an amazing artist, athlete and devoted family man

His murals can be seen all over St. John's and his name in credits of local film and TV projects.

Inspiring, not shaming: St. John's woman posts litter online to encourage change

Walking around the city and living near a Tim Hortons, Laura Casey sees a lot of litter. A few months ago, she decided to do something about it.
Point/Counterpoint

Will a sky-high hotel wreck downtown St. John's?

Danny Breen and Sheilagh O'Leary have different views about a downtown proposal.

6-storey apartment-retail complex proposed for Churchill Square

Parking could be a problem, residents say.

Tickle Swim 2016 fundraiser in the books

Swimmers braved the waters of the Bell Island Tickle Tuesday morning, to test their limits and raise money for mental health.

Bryn Mawr petition presses St. John's city council to save building

More than 1,600 people want the building slated for demolition to be protected through a heritage designation.

Sheilagh O'Leary 'absolutely elated' about Ward 4 win

The newest St. John's city councillor says she's delighted to have won Ward 4 with more than 50 per cent of the vote.

Sheilagh O'Leary becomes new Ward 4 councillor in St. John's byelection victory

Sheilagh O'Leary nabbed almost 54 per cent of the vote Tuesday night in the byelection to replace now-Liberal MHA Bernard Davis.

Ward 4 byelection on today in St. John's; 5 candidates competing for seat

Voters in several St. John's neighbourhoods will have a chance Tuesday to put a new voice on St. John's city council.

All-male electoral commission part of 'growing trend,' says Sheilagh O'Leary

A local group that works to get more women involved in politics is far from happy with the composition of Newfoundland and Labrador's Electoral Boundary Commission.

Liberal Cathy Bennett wins Virginia Waters byelection

Liberal Cathy Bennett won the Virginia Waters byelection on Wednesday night, by 40 votes over Tory Danny Breen, according to Elections Newfoundland and Labrador.

Call that Virginia Waters byelection already, Liberals say

Premier Tom Marshall is being pressured to call a byelection in the district of Virginia Waters, following a pep rally the Liberals held Tuesday night to bolster candidate Cathy Bennett.