Russell Wangersky: No excuses
Legendary nightlife spot changing with the times
N.L. man gets life sentence for murder in Ontario
Hey Rosetta! calling it quits for now
Caribou disaster: A grandson remembers
Hundreds of speeding, aggressive N.L. drivers ticketed
Opening up the conversation on local media in N.L.
RCMP looking for missing Clarenville man last seen in Arnold’s Cove
Bonavista MHA Neil King new caucus chair for N.L.’s Liberals
Cape Breton Post
John Brown: Law not as easy as it looks
Russell Wangersky: No excuses
Pam Frampton: Islamophobia, made right here
Russell Wangersky: Workers’ comp — he who pays the piper doesn’t always call the tune
The Food Dude: Bursey's breakfast in bed
Russell Wangersky: Separating fact from speculative fiction
Pat Cullen: Social workers should be better advocates
Wanda and Gene White of Broad Cove, Conception Bay, a couple in late middle-age, need an advocate and need one badly. They are both disabled and live on income support. Wanda has a degenerative neurological disorder called Friedreich’s ataxia. It has ...
PAT CULLEN: Making conditions better for injured workers
Pat CullenDennis Hogan, its chief executive officer, says the commission has a claims acceptance rate of roughly 97 per cent. Mary Shortall, president of the Newfound and Labrador Federation of Labour says “over time we’re seeing more ...
The Food Dude: My accidental discovery of the 'perfect' cookie base
Not just in the sense that I was inexperienced as a cook in a remote camp setting, but also because the terrifying plane (winged tin can, really) ride from St. John's to Schefferville, Quebec had left me more than a bit queasy. The blood-red ...
The Food Dude: The glory of youth and butternut squash soup
The instructor was an impeccable chef named Bernie-Anne Ezekiel and on top of her funny, friendly and uplifting personality she was great in that she invested attention and time in her students, doing her best to help cultivate their unique talents ...
COLUMN: Cold weather not kind to Newfoundland politicians
Another favourite is, “As scientific studies reveal …” There are numerous variations. A journalist who is declaring a notion to be this or that, despite not having the first clue whether it is true, might find these useful words to throw out ...
An interactive look at the 1914 Newfoundland sealing disaster
Burton K. Janes"The Treasures of Beethoven" by John Suchet reproduces an extract from the musician’s original handwritten score for the "Pastoral" Symphony. Walter Isaacson’s "Einstein: The Life of a Genius" is a valued book in my personal ...
COLUMN: Short stories from Corner Brook West
Burton K. JanesPerhaps I share the sentiments of Claire McAlphine who writes in an online article: "There’s something discontinuous about our reading relationship with short stories. At the end of each story we are thrown out of that world created by ...
COLUMN: An oral history of the Newfoundland seal hunt
Burton K. JanesHowever, I had to pop them in the oven while my wife was at work. Sherry doesn’t like seal meat. Nor does she like moose, caribou or rabbit. About the latter delicacy, she says, "It reminds me of cat." Of course, my first inclination ...
Marina Gambin remembers the once ubiquitous daybed
Marina GambinIn Branch in the 50s and 60s, many households owned a daybed. It was almost always set up in the kitchen. This unique piece of furniture was nothing more than a single bed with a head which could be raised or lowered for one’s comfort. ...
COLUMN: French visitors to Dildo, 1894
He chose Dildo as the site of a facility for the reproduction of cod and lobster, at the time the largest in the world. Five years later, in 1894, two Frenchmen, Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Gaston Geraud and Henri-Augustin Colloch de Kerillis, paid a visit ...