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Help on the way for central Newfoundland fire that premier says is largest since 1961

Help on the way for central Newfoundland fire that premier says is largest since 1961

The rapid growth of a long-burning forest fire in central Newfoundland has triggered a state of emergency in the area and the expansion of an outdoor fire ban to the entire province.
Susan Holt wins N.B. Liberal leadership, promising 'breath of fresh air' in politics

Susan Holt wins N.B. Liberal leadership, promising 'breath of fresh air' in politics

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Liberal Party members have chosen a political newcomer as their new leader after a campaign that saw her promote herself as a fresh voice in troubled times.
Controversial N.L. wind energy project needs more environmental scrutiny: government

Controversial N.L. wind energy project needs more environmental scrutiny: government

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The mayor of a western Newfoundland town was relieved to learn today that the province has ordered a full environmental impact review of a proposed wind power development in her area. Stella Cornect is the mayor of Cape St.
Growing forest fire in central Newfoundland forces another highway closure

Growing forest fire in central Newfoundland forces another highway closure

BISHOP'S FALLS, N.L. — A growing forest fire in central Newfoundland has forced the continued closure of a highway linking several small communities on the island's south coast.
Women row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

Women row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Four crews of women rowers made history Thursday morning in St. John's, as they took off toward the end of a downtown lake and raced along a course traditionally reserved for men.
Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

Newfoundland lawyer accused of sexual assault loses bid for publication ban

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland lawyer charged with sexual assault lost his legal bid Thursday to shield his name from publication. Robert Regular was charged last year with four counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference.
Correctional officers exonerated in St. John's, N.L., inmate death suing government

Correctional officers exonerated in St. John's, N.L., inmate death suing government

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Ten correctional officers cleared by a provincial court judge in the death of an inmate are suing the provincial government, alleging a botched investigation and unfounded charges.
New Brunswick reports four more COVID-19 deaths, outbreak reported at prison

New Brunswick reports four more COVID-19 deaths, outbreak reported at prison

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting four more deaths linked to COVID-19 in the province’s latest weekly report.
New Brunswick offering Ukrainian refugees easy access to driver's licences

New Brunswick offering Ukrainian refugees easy access to driver's licences

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick is making it easier for Ukrainian newcomers to get a provincial driver's licence.
St. John's regatta and civic holiday for N.L. capital postponed because of wind

St. John's regatta and civic holiday for N.L. capital postponed because of wind

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A weather-dependent holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador's capital city is being postponed because of high winds. The 204th Royal St. John's Regatta rowing races were supposed to go ahead today on Quidi Lake in St. John's, N.L.
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