Budget cuts have caused problems for Memorial University, but the Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook is still pushing ahead with its five-year plan, called Vision 20/20. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
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A pilot project is underway in Corner Brook to encourage more people to try cycling. The hilly terrain in the city is not friendly to pedal bikes, so the Western Environment Centre is using electric bikes. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
A 58-year-old woman from Roddickton died after she was struck in the head by a rock thrown up from the wheels of a passing truck. The accident happened near Shoal Cove on the Northern Peninsula.
Firefighters in Corner Brook were kept busy during the long weekend as they battled with a fire that gutted a house on the city’s east side. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Fishermen in western Newfoundland are creating an independent group to look into fishery issues. They say the union is not doing a good enough job. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports.
Lobster season has been open for two weeks. Harvesters say prices are better than usual, but fishermen from Pointe Riche to Ferolle Point have left their traps on shore because they say those prices are out of reach. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports.
Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender is optimistic a new subdivision will lead to economic growth in the city for years to come. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Construction continues for the biggest public works project in the province’s history. The Muskrat Falls worksite extends all the way from Labrador to the Avalon Peninsula. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports from the Northern Peninsula, where construction is well underway for the transmission corridor.
Health Minister Steve Kent says construction of the first phase of the new Corner Brook hospital should begin within a year. As NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports, it’s been a long wait.
She doesn’t shoot to kill, she shoots to survive. Cecilia Smith has been living off the land since she was a little girl, and at the age of 95 she’s still a force to be reckoned with. NTV’s Leila Beaudoin reports.