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

‘We’ve done a good job:’ COVID-19 vaccinations begin for Labrador’s Inuit

Barry Andersen is glad he didn’t faint Monday morning as he became one of the first people in Labrador’s Nunatsiavut region to receive a coronavirus vaccine. “Full disclosure, I hate … Read More

Atlantic health officials welcome news the Moderna vaccine is approved in Canada

New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health welcome news on Wednesday that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in Canada, saying it provides a ray of hope. Dr. … 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

COVID-19 lockdown isn’t easy, but these small Newfoundland towns are pulling it off

On Sunday night, before the tiny town of Harbour Breton on Newfoundland’s south coast asked businesses to temporarily close following two confirmed cases of COVID-19, Mayor Georgina Ollerhead got a … 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

P.E.I. and N.L. step back from Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise

The provincial governments of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced Monday morning that they are taking a break from the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the … 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

Lab error in N.L. leads to two unreported COVID-19 cases and a false positive

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 11, 2020 2:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Two cases of COVID-19 … Read More

N.L. says rotational worker strategy works, won’t be relaxing rules further

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 2, 2020 1:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new report indicates … Read More

To address Labrador homelessness, N.L. politician needs to go: Innu

A central Labrador town has a pressing homelessness problem and it won’t be solved until the district’s legislature member is replaced by someone who understands Indigenous issues, Labrador’s Innu Nation … Read More

As N.L.’s oil industry sputters, the emotional toll of the cod moratorium looms large

Dave Mercer spent the early 1990s roaming around Newfoundland and Labrador, trying to get enough hours to qualify for unemployment insurance in an economy levelled by the collapse of the … 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

Canadian Civil Liberties Association appealing decision upholding N.L. travel ban

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 19, 2020 6:14 pm     Updated October 19, 2020 6:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … 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 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

Health experts encourage creativity, social support as bars reopen across Canada

After photos of crowded night clubs caught the attention of public health officials, the noisy downtown bar district in St. John’s, N.L. was a more controlled scene than usual last … 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

Newfoundland and Labrador reports Atlantic region’s first COVID-19 death 

Newfoundland and Labrador has announced the first death related to COVID-19 in the Atlantic region. The province’s Health Department said Monday it would release more details at an afternoon news … Read More

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