COVID-19: 2nd team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers en route to Ontario

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers took off for Ontario Tuesday morning, hoping to help their central Canadian colleagues battle a deadly third wave … Read More

In Newfoundland and Labrador, three ingredients made for explosive COVID-19 outbreak

With her classes, three part-time jobs and a wide circle of friends, Grade 12 student Alika White began Feb. 7 with a full schedule. But after a call from public … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador’s COVID-19 outbreak grows with 60 new infections

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador reported 60 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, nearly two weeks after an outbreak was reported in the capital region. Chief … Read More

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador report 60 new cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting 60 new cases of COVID-19 in the province today. Chief medical officer of health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says there are also nine … Read More

Health Canada warns of salmonella outbreak in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland

Thursday afternoon Health Canada declared an outbreak of salmonella in two Atlantic provinces. The federal agency says 57 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness were confirmed, of which 25 are in … Read More

Here’s where Newfoundland and Labrador’s COVID-19 immunization rollout stands

Newfoundland and Labrador continues vaccinating its first priority groups as it battles the largest COVID-19 outbreak the province has seen since the start of the pandemic. The province is currently … Read More

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. chief medical officer warns of complacency as province records 100 new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2021 5:01 pm     Updated February 11, 2021 5:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … 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

Big decisions ahead in N.L. election after Tory leader calls to delay Saturday’s vote

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 11, 2021 7:59 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Whether Newfoundlanders and Labradorians … Read More

N.L. reports 53 new cases of COVID-19, schools closed in St. John’s

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 10, 2021 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Heath officials in Newfoundland … 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

The question looming over N.L.’s winter pandemic election: Will anyone vote?

NDP Leader Alison Coffin kicked off the first full week of Newfoundland and Labrador’s winter pandemic election by promising to strengthen public services and increase the minimum wage – deficits … Read More

Public health officials in the Atlantic provinces report 7 new cases of COVID-19

HALIFAX – Health officials in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island each reported two new cases of COVID-19 while Newfoundland and Labrador reported a single case of the … Read More

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in four Atlantic provinces, inoculations begin Wednesday

The first doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Atlantic Canada Tuesday and Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador said they would begin inoculating their citizens … Read More

Shipment of COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Newfoundland and Labrador

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 15, 2020 12:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador’s first … Read More

Legal cigarette sales rose in Atlantic provinces during coronavirus bubble: study

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 14, 2020 4:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ HALIFAX – A new study … Read More

Single-digit increases in COVID cases continue Sunday in Atlantic Canada

FREDERICTON – New cases of COVID-19 in the Atlantic provinces rose again by single digits, health authorities reported on Sunday. Nova Scotia added six new cases, bringing to 59 the … Read More

Newfoundland town shuts down amid COVID concerns as province stays out of bubble

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador will stay out of the Atlantic bubble for at least another month as the province prepares to receive its first doses of the … 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

N.L. tightens border, reports one new COVID case; six new cases reported in N.B.

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 30, 2020 4:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador is … Read More

Halifax readies for sweeping coronavirus measures as cases trend upward

HALIFAX – People in Halifax are bracing for a series of tougher restrictions as the city deals with a rise in COVID-19 infections. Effective Thursday and for the next two … Read More

‘Tsunami just out there.’ Dire warning about COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer issued a dire warning Thursday about COVID-19, likening the surge in cases across the country to a tidal wave headed toward the province. Janice … Read More

Prime minister is asked to help with search for N.L. man who disappeared in B.C.

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 1:36 pm     Updated October 22, 2020 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Prime minister’s help sought in search for N.L. man who disappeared in B.C.

The case of a Newfoundland and Labrador man who recently went missing in British Columbia reached the prime minister Wednesday during a virtual town hall with members of Memorial University. … Read More

Prime minister is asked to help with search for NFLD man who disappeared in B.C.

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 1:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The case of a … Read More

Newfoundland workers from sites in Alberta, Nunavut asked to get COVID-19 tests

Newfoundland and Labrador is asking workers who returned to the province in the last two weeks from work sites in Nunavut and Alberta to get tested for COVID-19. The department … Read More

N.L. health officials investigating whether essential worker broke isolation orders

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are investigating whether a woman who tested positive for COVID-19 violated isolation orders. The woman is from Saskatchewan and was granted a travel exemption … Read More

Members of Newfoundland and Labrador legislature can now bring babies to work

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 16, 2020 4:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislature … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador first in Atlantic Canada to launch COVID-19 app

Newfoundland and Labrador will be the first province in Atlantic Canada to launch a COVID Alert app. The app will provide up-to-date information and alerts in case of a COVID-19 … Read More

2 Canadian Armed Forces members test positive for COVID-19 after stop in N.L.

Two Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members returning from the middle east aboard a military flight that stopped in Newfoundland and Labrador have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. As a result, … 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

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

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

Newfoundland and Labrador confirms 1st new coronavirus case since May 

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador has confirmed a new case of COVID-19, the first reported in more than a month. The Department of Health says the man in … Read More

Memorial Day events in Newfoundland and Labrador restricted during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic stifled Memorial Day ceremonies in Newfoundland and Labrador on Wednesday, as the crowds who usually gather on July 1 were replaced by much smaller commemorations. Most public … Read More

Newfoundland needs help as coronavirus cuts off tourism, fishing work: premier

Newfoundland is facing troubling economic times because of the coronavirus pandemic and without help from the federal government, things will likely only get worse, says the premier. In an interview … Read More

A look at how Newfoundland and Labrador, P.E.I. plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Starting Monday (June 8) , groups of up to 20 people will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, as long as they observe physical distancing. Up to 19 people will … Read More

Coronavirus: N.L. nears 3rd week without new cases, P.E.I. almost a month free

Newfoundland and Labrador is approaching three full weeks without detecting a new case of COVID-19. The province reported no new cases on Monday for the 18th day in a row, … Read More

N.L. hasn’t had any new coronavirus cases in 17 days, officials say

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 24, 2020 3:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador held a … Read More

Brad Gushue shifts focus with curling schedule and fitness franchises on hold

The spring season is usually a very busy time for Canadian curling champion Brad Gushue, who would normally be juggling his packed on-ice schedule with work duties as an Orangetheory … Read More

N.L. and P.E.I. remain clear of new COVID-19 cases

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2020 2:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prince Edward Island is reporting … Read More

Pinterest