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$13-million class-action settlement approved for sexual abuse at N.L. youth homes

$13-million class-action settlement approved for sexual abuse at N.L. youth homes

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A $12.8-million class-action settlement has been approved for victims of sexual abuse at youth facilities operated by the Newfoundland and Labrador government from 1973 to 1989.
Two workers injured in N.L. refinery explosion have been released from hospital

Two workers injured in N.L. refinery explosion have been released from hospital

Braya Renewable Fuels says two of the eight workers injured in the explosion at Come By Chance Refinery in Newfoundland have been released from hospital.
Ferry rides between P.E.I. and N.S. resume on boat that was grounded

Ferry rides between P.E.I. and N.S. resume on boat that was grounded

The ferry between Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island that was grounded in a channel near Caribou, N.S., Sunday has resumed full service. Northumberland Ferries Ltd.
Five of eight workers injured in the N.L. refinery explosion airlifted for care

Five of eight workers injured in the N.L. refinery explosion airlifted for care

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say five of the eight people injured in an explosion at a refinery in Come By Chance, N.L. were airlifted to the provincial capital for medical treatment. Newfoundland RCMP Cpl.
Eight in hospital, some seriously injured, after Newfoundland refinery explosion

Eight in hospital, some seriously injured, after Newfoundland refinery explosion

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Eight people were sent to hospital Friday after an explosion at a refinery in Come By Chance, N.L., about 150 kilometres west of St. John's, police said.
Relief in central Newfoundland as largest forest fires in decades are contained

Relief in central Newfoundland as largest forest fires in decades are contained

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The biggest forest fires to burn on the island of Newfoundland in decades are now contained, provincial forest fire duty officer Mark Lawlor said Friday.
Tax on sugary drinks begins in Newfoundland and Labrador, though not all are on board

Tax on sugary drinks begins in Newfoundland and Labrador, though not all are on board

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government launched a controversial new tax on sugary drinks Thursday, hiking in-store prices on some sweetened beverages by 20 cents a litre.
N.B. emergency medical technicians to assist paramedics, increase ambulance coverage

N.B. emergency medical technicians to assist paramedics, increase ambulance coverage

FREDERICTON — A training program for emergency medical technicians aimed at putting more ambulances on New Brunswick roads is scheduled to begin this fall.
COVID-19: New Brunswick education minister hoping for normal school year

COVID-19: New Brunswick education minister hoping for normal school year

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's education minister said Wednesday he is hoping for a "reasonably normal" school year as students get ready for another academic term with COVID-19 still posing a threat.
'How the hell did this happen?' More than 16,500 mammograms under review across N.L.

'How the hell did this happen?' More than 16,500 mammograms under review across N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A breast cancer survivor in Newfoundland and Labrador is questioning how nearly 14,000 more mammogram results in the province have been placed under review because they were analyzed on improper screens.
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