N.L. towns’ successful fundraising efforts highlight challenge of expanding cell coverage

Newfoundland woman says her local fundraising committee jumped for joy when they learned they had finally raised the steep sum of $80,000 needed to bring a cell tower to their communities. “We were ecstatic,” Martina Cornect said by phone on…

Husky restarts production at another drill centre following November oil spill

Husky Energy has restarted production at its southern drill centre in the White Rose oil field following a major oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland last fall that halted all operations. A Wednesday statement from the company said production…

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government

The deciding seat in Newfoundland and Labrador’s Liberal minority setup came from a surprising race in Thursday’s election, with an NDP political rookie unseating a Liberal cabinet minister by a slim margin. READ MORE: N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals…

Province removes flood warning for Labrador community of Mud Lake

A flood warning has been lifted for the Labrador community of Mud Lake one day after the province advised residents to be wary of rising waters. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment removed the flood warning on…

Newfoundlanders head to provincial polls after a muted ‘non-campaign’

Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador head to the polls today to decide the fate of Premier Dwight Ball’s Liberal government after an election campaign that focused on two leaders – neither of whom is particularly well-liked by the public. Recent…

Population of the Maritimes on the rise, but Newfoundland reports decline

A new study says the population of the three Maritime provinces is growing at its fastest pace in decades, thanks mainly to immigration and a reduced outflow to Alberta. However, the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says the population of economically…