City of St. John’s, sports teams still negotiating tenancy at downtown arena

Sports fans in St. John’s are on the edge of their seats awaiting news on the future of two professional sports teams that play out of the city’s Mile One Centre. A long-term lease agreement has not yet been reached…

N.L. cabinet shuffle moves former provincial Speaker to environment file

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball shuffled his cabinet in St. John’s this morning, moving the former provincial Speaker to a cabinet position. Perry Trimper, who represents Labrador’s Lake Melville district, has become minister of municipal affairs and environment, a…

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding

Dozens of projects in Newfoundland and Labrador’s seafood sector are getting a financial boost to modernizeindustry technology and improve sustainability. Federal and provincial officials were in St. John’s, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded…

Arrest warrants issued for U.S. pair charged with bomb threat at St. John’s airport

Arrest warrants have been issued for two American women who failed to appear in St. John’s court last week after being charged with publishing a false bomb threat and defamatory statements on Twitter in June. Hepzibah Nanna of Maryland, a…

Mayor of N.L. town wants leaking oil from decaying whaling ships to be removed

Conception Harbour Mayor Craig Williams is calling on the Canadian Coast Guard to remove oil from three abandoned whaling ships that is leaking into the water around his small town in Newfoundland and Labrador. Williams said on Friday he’s seen…

Cleanup called off after 12,000-litre Hibernia oil spill: regulator

It’s not possible to clean up what remains of an estimated 12,000 litres of oil spilled from the Hibernia platform off Newfoundland last month, according to the board that regulates the industry. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board said…

2019 NHL Entry Draft: Several potential draft picks have ties to London area

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is set to take centre stage in Vancouver this weekend and a few London connections will be stepping up on that stage to take the next steps in their hockey careers. MORE: NHL draft will…

Newfoundland police warn of convicted sex offender living near St. John’s

Police in Newfoundland are warning the public that a convicted sex offender is considered a risk to the community after serving a federal sentence for violent crimes against young women and girls. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says in a news…