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Young artists making custom skateboards to help fund a good cause

One group of young people in St. John's is getting the chance to make custom-designed skateboards and hone their skills they need to make a living as an artist, all while giving back to a cause they care about.

Restrictions ease at long-term care facilities on P.E.I.

The recovery of two COVID-19 patients means Prince Edward Island is, as of Tuesday, without active cases, while health officials say they are taking a measured approached to increasing visitation to the province's long-term care facilities.

Expect screening, mandatory masks as 'some normalcy' returns to hospital visitation

Patients will be able to see more friends and family with the easing of visitor restrictions in health-care facilities, but Eastern Health advises there will be regulations in place to ensure safety and physical distancing.

Meet Tetley and Carnation, the pygmy goats that brought joy to a retirement home

These seniors couldn't have family come visit during the pandemic, so they got some goats, chickens and bunnies instead.

'We're reclaiming': A Q&A with author Jesse Thistle

From the Ashes author Jesse Thistle visited Labrador before the COVID-19 pandemic really hit. He shared some thoughts on things that have changed since that trip, his memoir, and Good Relatives, a CBC documentary about his journey.
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Fantasy fiction is the way to go for some pandemic escapism

Reality is, at the best of times, an emotional minefield rigged with tragedy and indignity. In a global pandemic? All of that is amplified. That's why I love a bit of escapism in some fantasy fiction, writes Stephanie Tobin.

3 takes on Black History Month in N.L.

February is Black History Month in Canada. Sulaimon Giwa, Einam Mohamadain and Carmichael Polonio share their thoughts on living in Newfoundland and Labrador.

John Crosbie remembered by MP as champion of equal rights

John Crosbie left behind a long and storied legacy, but it goes beyond his economic accomplishments, says Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan.

John Crosbie: Political 'giant,' family man and N.L. icon remembered at state funeral

Dignitaries, politicians, family and friends gathered in St. John's on Thursday for the state funeral for John Crosbie, a former provincial and federal minister, lieutenant-governor, and political icon in Newfoundland and Labrador who was remembered for his candour and dedication to political and family life.

Crosbie-isms: Notables, quotables and one-liners from a plain-spoken politician

In the decades he spent in public life, John Crosbie was anything but a wallflower. The iconic Newfoundland and Labrador politician never seemed to worry much about being tactful in his comments.

Condolences pour in following death of N.L. icon John Crosbie

News that iconic Newfoundland and Labrador politician John Crosbie has died is sweeping across the province, and condolences are pouring in from the public as well as former premiers and prime ministers. 

Smell ya later: Paradise homeowner 'ecstatic' after council agrees to buy sewage-sodden property

Plagued by a sewage problem, Jim Clarke and his family will be able to say goodbye to their Paradise property after council approved $430,000 to buy them out.

Fentanyl found among drugs in massive bust prompts warning from RNC

Deadly painkiller fentanyl has been found among a slew of drugs seized, prompting a public warning from the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

Canada's top court dismisses Anne Norris appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from Newfoundland and Labrador's attorney general to review the Anne Norris case.

90 years later, a tsunami in southern Newfoundland still brings vivid memories

Gus Etchegary and Gordon Wagg were both five years old when an undersea earthquake changed their lives, and everything around them.