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

N.L. reports 44 new COVID cases as nurses brave brutal winter to test thousands

Newfoundland and Labrador health officials are today reporting 44 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and another 21 presumptive positive cases. Officials say 42 of the confirmed cases and all of … 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

Newfoundland and Labrador will wait at least two more weeks for an official premier

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 12, 2021 7:55 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador will … Read More

‘Everything is a mess’: N.L. partial election mired in uncertainty

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The last day of an election campaign is typically packed with high-energy, high-visibility events to wrangle in a few last votes. But Rhonda Simms, a first-time … 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

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

Closing arguments heard in challenge of N.L.’s coronavirus travel ban

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Lawyers contesting Newfoundland and Labrador’s travel ban say the policy is arbitrary and violates mobility rights guaranteed in the charter. Closing arguments began Tuesday in provincial … 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

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

N.L. archive collecting stories, art from ongoing coronavirus outbreak and past pandemics

During a 1950s polio epidemic, some quarantined Newfoundland schoolchildren watched their lessons on television. Maureen Peters’ aunt told her their family could not afford to own a TV set, and … Read More

Terry Fox’s brother hopes 40th Marathon of Hope can inspire Canadians during coronavirus

Forty years after Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope, his brother says the message he shared is particularly poignant as Canadians deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Port Coquitlam, B.C. … Read More

Anxiety lingers as N.L. officials trace majority of coronavirus cases to funeral home

On a day off work in mid-March, Craig Dyer took some time to pay his respects at the funeral of a co-worker’s brother. He stopped by Caul’s Funeral Home in … Read More

Coronavirus: N.L. government to provide $500K to address food insecurity

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is providing $500,000 to Food First NL to help those in the province experiencing food insecurity due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. That includes … Read More

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