The provincial government is facing charges in relation to the drowning death of wildlife officer Howard Lavers. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin travelled to the Northern Peninsula to found out more about the beloved warden and what went wrong.
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Researchers at Memorial University are examining ways to make Newfoundland and Labrador less dependant on food imports. It’s a timely discussion as heavy ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence has slowed food shipments on Marine Atlantic. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Target Canada’s stores in St. John’s and Corner Brook will stop selling to the public April 4. The stores have been liquidating their merchandise ever since Target announced it was shutting down in Canada back in January.
Two years after wildlife officer Howard Lavers drowned while on duty in the back country of the Northern Peninsula, Occupational Health and Safety is suing the Department of Justice. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports.
A craftsman from Bonavista has offered to make Nora Fitzgerald a new sealskin purse after U.S. border guards confiscated her old purse because it violated American import rules. Meanwhile, the incident has sparked discussion across the province about the U.S. law that bans seal products. NTV’s Katie Breen reports.
Two more lives were lost aboard snowmobiles during the weekend. A 46-year-old man was killed in the White Bay area when he struck a tree, and a 58-year-old man was pronounced dead on the Northern Peninsula. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports from Black Duck Cove.
A Corner Brook woman learned an expensive lesson about trying to enter the United States with a sealskin purse. Nora Fitzgerald had her purse confiscated by border guards because its illegal to import sealskin products to the U.S. Fitzgerald was not aware of the law, but she likely won’t get her purse back and has […]
An online research project at www.toobigtoigore.net is crowdsourcing to gather data on small-scale fisheries around the world. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
The Blue Puttees is slowly moving toward North Sydney, N.S., after it was stuck in heavy ice for more than 48 hours.
The Lightning Express is now operational a Marble Mountain. The new $4-million lift was installed after the old one was struck by lightning last summer. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.