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Ottawa boosts funding to help communities deal with natural disasters

Ottawa is putting up more money to help communities deal with natural disasters. That's after a new national emergency preparedness framework was adopted at meetings...

Canada Post unveils Terry Fox stamp in St. John’s

He inspired a nation with his Marathon of Hope. Now Terry Fox is being celebrated by Canada Post with a commemorative stamp, which was...

Library workers still worried axe will fall after consultant’s report

There are still a lot of questions about the future of libraries in the province. An external review has recommended some libraries should be...

MUN’s internal medicine program under scrutiny for accreditation

A medical school program at Memorial University has been put on notice: make changes or risk losing professional accreditation. The College of Physicians and...

Justice minister announces plan for drug treatment court pilot project

The provincial government will launch a drug treatment court pilot project in 2018, Justice Minister Andrew Parsons announced Wednesday. The new court is intended for...

Avalon Mall celebrates five decades of business

The Avalon Mall celebrated five decades of business this weekend and has started work on new developments with an eye to the next 50...

MUN research projects get $5 million in government funding

Two research projects at MUN are splitting almost $5 million in government funding. The federal and provincial money is intended to turn ideas into...

Gerry Byrne makes no apologies for war with MUN

The NDP accused the provincial government Thursday of putting Memorial University in an impossible situation by cutting funding and demanding tuition freezes at the same...

Earle McCurdy calls for forensic audit of Muskrat Falls

NDP leader Earle McCurdy is calling for a forensic audit of the Muskrat Falls project to figure out why the original cost estimates were...

Technology to help cut down long lines at motor vehicle registration

There is a new way to avoid the lines at Motor Vehicle Registration in Mount Pearl. Appointments can be booked online and text alerts...