Similar career choice takes Grand Bank’s Blagdon brothers in totally different directions
Port Saunders fisherman defiant over remarks he made about the FFAW
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Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53
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Burin microbrewery passes environmental assessment
Caribou disaster: Loss of husband, father left family impoverished
St-Pierre-Miquelon gets rave review in Vogue magazine
Newfoundland and Labrador's new driver’s licences unveiled
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The Food Dude: Rough grub, rougher waters
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
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Steve Bartlett: Lessons of the fall
Bridge to Normal
Bridge to NormalMonths later while shifting through my stack of unread novels, I happened across “Bridge to Normal” again. Because I had enjoyed Wilhelmina Fitzpatrick’s earlier novels, I decided to give “Bridge to Normal” a second chance. Squat down ...
Freddy Frieda Goes To War
Other than that, most of what Earl B. Pilgrim writes in Freddy Frieda Goes to War [DRC Publishing] is fiction; entertaining, but fiction nonetheless. In August of 1915 Doctor Wilfred Grenfell arrived in Hopedale as part of his final trip to Labrador ...
Book ReMarks: Double Trouble at The Rooms
The day Mammy was about — in the parlance of the times — to be “sick” when sister’s birth was imminent, Pappy took me down to the government wharf to watch a schooner being loaded with lumber. Six years ago, when our third granddaughter was scheduled ...
Book Remarks: Colour Me Colouring
Colour Me Colouring by Bobbi PikeEvery special occasion — Christmas, birthdays, quarantine because of communicable childhood diseases — was a reason to be given colouring books: Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, and occasionally Tarzan. Oh, ...
Hockey is so enchanting because it's a microcosm of life
Having recently moved, I admit to missing my former beer league mates and our weekly group therapy. We played together for so many years. We witnessed each other age, become fathers, get married, get divorced and eventually mature. (Usually in that ...
Gus Etchegary - Newfoundland's father of soccer
Gus Etchegary began his soccer career in 1945 as a player with Burin from 1945 -1950. In 1951 and 1952, Gus played with St. Lawrence, and from 1953 -1959 he again played with Burin. In his playing days, he displayed a great level of leadership. This ...
Now that the Challenge Cup soccer season is well on its way, I have had a good look at both teams from St. John's - Holy Cross and the Feildians - and the Mount Pearl team. Here is a brief analysis and my assessments of these clubs and what I expect ...
Coach's Corner ...
When I sit back and reflect, as 2009 marks the 10th anniversary of Coach's Corner, never before have I witnessed the number of changes in one season that the St. Lawrence Laurentians have gone through this season. Actually, it's unreal what the ...
Neither Here Nor There ...
We were sitting at the lights awaiting the five-second countdown to the green. It would signal the instant to engage the clutch, spin our wheels and be off at top speed on the first prologue stage of the Targa Newfoundland. We would race through the ...
From the Teacher's Desk:
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. - Carl Jung This week in our LA 7 class, we've read a short story called 'Goalie', by Rudy Thauberger. It's an ...