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Protesters leave DFO to march on FFAW, but union won’t meet...

Protesting fishermen turned their attention from DFO to the FFAW on Monday. They marched on the FFAW building to demand a meeting with union...

Fisherman continues hunger strike, but DFO says marine ecosystem at risk

The man at the epicentre of Friday's fisheries protests is continuing his hunger strike and showing no signs of giving up. Fishermen are upset...

Pack ice causes more headaches for ferries and fishing vessels

A change in the winds has forced heavy pack ice back into harbours and bays around the province. Ferries and fishing vessels are tied...

Could Canadian free trade deal lead to more power exports through...

There is a new free trade agreement in the country involving all the provinces and territories. It's meant to break down barriers and open...

Union leaders ‘under no illusion’ that threat of job cuts has...

Union leaders were breathing a sigh of relief after no layoffs were announced in the provincial budget on Thursday, but they don't believe they're...

Marble Mountain reopening after government axes most of board

There has been a big shakeup at Marble Mountain. Nearly all of the ski resort's board of directors has been let go. The taxpayer-funded...

Safety advocates warn people to stay off sea ice along coast

Onshore winds have blown sea ice up against the coastline and into harbours in many parts of the province. Safety advocates are warning people...

Government says carbon tax won’t be added on top of doubled...

The opposition Tories are calling on the governing Liberals to reduce the unpopular gas tax in next week's budget. The government would not commit...

Government defends cuts to health care management

Another show has fallen in the government's mission to reduce spending. This time almost 100 management and administrative positions have been cut from the...

Not enough paramedics as ‘red alerts’ still a problem, NAPE says

A 2015 report showed that Eastern Health didn't have enough paramedics, sometimes leaving new ambulances available to respond to emergencies. The situations are called...