It was a day that a group of high school students in Deer Lake won’t soon forget. They were chosen to attend a national youth rally in Ontario. The students didn’t even know they were in the running. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
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An RCMP officer from Stephenville is recuperating in hospital after he was hit by a vehicle in Saskatchewan. Cpl. Keith Bennett’s mother, Eunice, is counting her blessings that her son is still alive. NTV’s Christina Marshall-Jeenes reports.
Tourism operators in Gros Morne National Park say visitor numbers were higher than ever, even though the season began with a challenging start. NTV’s Jodi Cooke reports.
Many people agree that the moose population in the province is too high. It’s a problem in one of the most scenic areas of Newfoundland and Labrador. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Opponents of fracking on the Port au Port Peninsula are criticizing an external review commissioned by the provincial government. They argue the panel has been loaded with experts leaning too far in favour of the oil extraction method. NTV’s Jodi Cooke reports.
The City of Corner Brook is between a rock and a hard place with its public transit system. The system is nowhere close to paying for itself, but cutting the service isn’t an option. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
Police have taken another load of marijuana off the street. RCMP found 35 pounds of marijuana in a hidden compartment in a van near Stephenville on Thursday.
The mayor of Deer Lake says his town is being short-changed by the provincial government for capital works spending. Dean Ball is the brother of Liberal leader Dwight Ball and he thinks the Tory government isn’t treating the opposition district fairly. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
A Corner Brook soldier tells a story of his time serving in Afghanistan and his life after war. For Cpl. Jamie MacWhirter, it’s a life that includes thoughts of suicide and battles with mental illness. NTV’s Don Bradshaw reports.
The provincial government has appointed an independent panel to review fracking in western Newfoundland. It also released the research behind an internal review that was inconclusive. The expert panel has one year to complete its report and make recommendations.