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Evening Newshour

The province’s top-rated newscast and most-watched program, NTV’s flagship show features the top local, national and international news stories of the day, plus sports, entertainment and the most accurate weather information. Anchored by Toni-Marie Wiseman and Glen Carter, two of the most trusted names in local news, the award-winning show also includes breaking news and daily features, weekdays at 6 p.m., 5:30 p.m. in most of Labrador.

First Edition

Hosted by Toni-Marie Wiseman, NTV News First Edition is a comprehensive look at your world today, featuring in-depth local interviews, national and international news, plus those lighter, quirkier stories you don’t always see in a newscast. Watch NTV News First Edition weeknights at 5:30 p.m., 5 p.m. in most of Labrador.

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Do you know someone celebrating a special birthday who is 90 years of age or more, or celebrating an anniversary of 50 years or more? Contact us with the details and a photo and we’ll make a special point of celebrating with you on air on the Evening Newshour.

NOTE: Only submissions received before 12pm will appear on tonight’s Evening Newshour.

Sunday Evening Newshour

The NTV Sunday Evening Newshour is the province’s only televised weekend news broadcast. The program gathers all the weekend’s top news events, from politics to arts and entertainment and much more. The broadcast also presents an array of special weekly features, such as “Our Time,” when Becky Daley finds out what issues matter to the province’s youth. Join Jodi Cooke and Amanda Mews at 6 p.m., 5:30 in most of Labrador, each Sunday on Canada’s Superstation, NTV.

City of St. John’s shuts down seasonal business ‘Christmas House’

After the success of their Christmas house last year, urban market planned to do it again at a new location on Lemarchant Road. 

But almost as fast as it opened, the business was forced to close its doors.

The Christmas House announced on social media they were shut down by the City of St. John’s today after opening their doors November 1st.

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Gold coin found on south coast of Newfoundland may be oldest English coin ever found in Canada

A gold coin recently discovered on Newfoundland’s south coast may be the oldest-known English coin found in an archaeological context in Canada, the provincial government announced Wednesday.

Both sides of the coin. A Henry VI quarter noble, minted in London between 1422 and 1427.

The Department of Tourism says the coin was found this past summer by Edward Hynes, who reported it to the provincial government as required under the Historic Resources Act. Consultation with Paul Berry, former curator of the Bank of Canada’s Currency Museum, indicates the coin is a Henry VI quarter noble, minted in London between 1422 and 1427. The coin would have been a sizeable amount of money in the 1400s, valued at 1 shilling 8 pence.

In 2021, a silver coin minted in the 1490s was found at Cupids Cove Plantation Provincial Historic Site. At that time, it was considered the oldest English coin ever found in Canada. Exactly how the gold quarter noble coin made its way to Newfoundland is a mystery, but Berry says the coin was probably not in circulation when it was lost. 

Research on the coin is continuing and further work on the site where it was found may be conducted in the future.

To report an archaeological discovery such as this in Newfoundland and Labrador, please contact the Provincial Archaeology Office at 709-729-2462.

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