COVID-19 fears hit Labrador with presumed case in fly-in Indigenous community

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 18, 2021 11:19 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials in Newfoundland … Read More

N.L. reports 48 new infections, 46 presumed cases as outbreak fears hit Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador health authorities reported 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, while a Labrador mayor asked for calm and compassion after a presumed positive infection was identified in his town. … Read More

Tam warns that COVID-19 spread can occur suddenly in places used to low cases

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Canada’s chief public health officer says the recent COVID-19 outbreak in eastern Newfoundland shows that sudden and rapid spread of the virus can happen in places … Read More

N.L. elections officer delays voting in areas hit by COVID-19 outbreak

Newfoundland and Labrador elections authority has postponed voting in Saturday’s provincial election across the Avalon Peninsula, which includes St. John’s. Voting will proceed as scheduled in other parts of the … Read More

Chief N.L. elections officer calls on authorities to delay vote in wake of COVID-19 spread

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador‘s chief electoral officer is calling on authorities to postpone the vote in Saturday’s provincial election. In a letter sent to party leaders Thursday, … Read More

More virtual campaigning in N.L. after community spread of COVID-19 in St. John’s

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 9, 2021 7:42 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Activities are expected to … Read More

P.E.I. reports no new cases of COVID-19 as provincial neighbours deal with outbreaks

Prince Edward Island is announcing no new cases, as its provincial neighbours are preparing updates later today to indicate whether there’s a continuing growth in their COVID-19 cases. The majority … Read More

Mental health: Newfoundland loosens COVID-19 rules for ‘rotational’ workers

Newfoundland and Labrador is rolling out new COVID-19 testing rules for people who routinely work outside the province and return on a set schedule. These so-called rotational workers typically include … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador encouraging residents to use new COVID-19 tracing app

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 3, 2020 4:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador has … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador declares no active cases of COVID-19 in province

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador is back down to zero active cases of COVID-19. The Department of Health said Friday the two most recent cases reported this month … Read More

N.L. back-to-school plan requires masks on buses, in common areas of high schools

Masks must be worn on buses and in the common areas of high schools when Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest school district resumes classes in a few weeks. The Newfoundland and … Read More

N.L. reports new COVID-19 case linked to out-of-province TV series worker

By Holly McKenzie-Sutter The Canadian Press Posted August 10, 2020 7:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A second person who … Read More

One fisherman dead, one found alive after N.L. fishing vessel goes missing

A fisherman was found dead today after his fishing boat failed to return to a community on Newfoundland’s west coast. The Canadian Coast Guard says another man aboard the fishing … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting a new case of COVID-19

By STAFF The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2020 3:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting … Read More

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