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Workers for seven private ambulances services across Newfoundland walk off job

Workers for seven private ambulances services across Newfoundland walk off job

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Workers with seven private ambulance services owned by a single employer across the island of Newfoundland have walked off the job.
Ottawa paves the way for commercial space launches from within Canada

Ottawa paves the way for commercial space launches from within Canada

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Ottawa is hoping to capitalize on the country's vast geography and space expertise to lure in companies that want to launch commercial space flights from Canadian soil.
Renovated ER at Nova Scotia's Cumberland Regional Health Centre to reopen next month

Renovated ER at Nova Scotia's Cumberland Regional Health Centre to reopen next month

After months of delay, renovations at a hospital emergency department in northern Nova Scotia are drawing to a close. The provincial health authority says the newly renovated space at the Cumberland Regional Health Centre in Amherst, N.S.
Officials must understand why Inuit overrepresented in jails, Labrador leader says

Officials must understand why Inuit overrepresented in jails, Labrador leader says

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As the federal government announced funding Thursday to tackle the overrepresentation of Inuit people in jail, the head of Labrador's Inuit government urged policymakers to visit his region and understand the issues for themselves.
Overwhelmed food charities say solution to hunger is higher incomes, not more funding

Overwhelmed food charities say solution to hunger is higher incomes, not more funding

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador non-profit says dwindling funding and overwhelming demand is forcing the closure of its food helpline, but it's not looking for more money to keep it going. Instead, Josh Smee, Food First N.L.
Irving Oil refinery to use renewable natural gas made from food waste under new deal

Irving Oil refinery to use renewable natural gas made from food waste under new deal

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Irving Oil says it has teamed up with a renewable energy producer to supply its Saint John, N.B., refinery with carbon-negative renewable natural gas. The New Brunswick company says Anaergia Inc.
Floodlights beaming into homes disrupt historic Newfoundland neighbourhood

Floodlights beaming into homes disrupt historic Newfoundland neighbourhood

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Residents of a historic Newfoundland fishing village say the City of St. John’s has abandoned them in their fight against a neighbour's powerful floodlights, which they say shine all night into the bedrooms of local homes.
Medals for North American Indigenous Games showcase Mi'kmaq culture

Medals for North American Indigenous Games showcase Mi'kmaq culture

MILLBROOK, N.S. — Medals to be awarded at this summer's North American Indigenous Games in Nova Scotia will showcase Mi’kmaq art, including a traditional eight-pointed star.
P.E.I. premier asking Ottawa to reduce tolls for Confederation Bridge and ferry fares

P.E.I. premier asking Ottawa to reduce tolls for Confederation Bridge and ferry fares

CHARLOTTETOWN — The premier of Prince Edward Island is asking the federal government to reduce the tolls for the Confederation Bridge to make trips to and from the mainland more affordable.
Environment Canada forecasts freezing rain and rainfall for most of Atlantic Canada

Environment Canada forecasts freezing rain and rainfall for most of Atlantic Canada

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain alert for much of Atlantic Canada today.
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