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May 2 , 2016
VIDEO: Protesters Confront Premier and Finance Minister
A loud mob confronted the Premier and Finance Minister outside the CBC studios late this afternoon on his way in to do a live television interview.
Body of Missing Labrador Teen Found
Local searchers found the body of a 17-year-old reported missing from Natuashish.
Premier Defends Hiring Law Firm Ahead of Union Negotiations
Finance Minister, Cathy Bennett says it's not uncommon for government to hire additional support.
Capital City Reintroduces Sewer Lateral Repair Program
Councillor Danny Breen says they are pleased they've been able to find a solution to the issue while still being able to save money.
No Amendments to Budget Planned Before Vote: Premier
Premier Dwight Ball says many decisions in the budget came from the Government Renewal Initiative consultations.
RCMP on Fogo Island Shoot, Kill Polar Bear
RCMP Corporal Shaun Coady says police had to take action when the bear could not be scared off, and started coming toward officers and residents.
RNC Make Arrest in Connection With Armed Robbery
RNC has made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery at the Ultramar gas bar on Freshwater Road in St. John's.
Former NL-Based Helicopter Company Facing Uncertain Future
CHC recently skipped a $46-million interest payment, prompting bond rating agencies to downgrade its credit rating.
MHAs, Families Being Threatened Over Budget
Bonavista MHA Neil King says he and his family have been threatened, harassed and belittled on his Facebook page.
Growing Unrest as Budget Protests Continue
Political scientist Steve Tomblin says he can't remember this level of public unrest created by government decisions in a very long time.
RCMP Seek Assistance Identifying Alleged Liquor Thief
RCMP are seeking the public's assistance identifying a woman believed responsible for liquor store thefts in central Newfoundland.
NLAFS and Autism Society Partner for Emergency Response Training
Duane Antle says the NL Association of Fire Services has been working with the Autism Society to provide training to properly help people with autism in emergency situations.
Goulds Woman Charged After Trying to Take RNC Officer's Gun
A 28-year-old woman is facing a number of charges this morning after an incident late last night.
Six-Year-Old Airlifted to St. John's After Being Struck by Bulldozer in HV-GB
A six-year-old child from Happy Valley-Goose Bay was airlifted to hospital in St. John's after being seriously injured by heavy equipment on Saturday.
No Changes to Plans to Close 54 NL Libraries: Minister Kirby
Kirby says the decision has been made, and no changes are anticipated.
Nalcor Faces $900,000 Lawsuit in Court
Nalcor is defending itself in court, this week, against a lawsuit filed by TCE Capital Corporation.
One in Hospital, One Charged After Clarenville Stabbing
A stabbing incident in Clarenville has sent one man to hospital and led to the arrest of another.
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Tip from Public
A tip from the public led the RNC to an impaired driver early this morning.
More Protests as Budget Backlash Continues
Three more protests are scheduled for this week as the backlash against the provincial budget continues.
Unions Condemn Gov't Hiring Legal Team for Contract Negotiations
News broke over the weekend that lawyers from McInnes Cooper have been hired by government and are being paid upwards of $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.
School Bus Routes Being Rewritten Across Province
Changes are coming to bus routes at some 30 schools in the province.
Spaniard's Bay Council Accused of Quashing Investigation
Members of the Spaniard's Bay-Tilton Citizens Committee are accusing the town council of denying citizens an investigation into what exactly happened in Spaniard's Bay at the beginning of the new year.
CMHA Wants You to #GETLOUD
The hashtag #GETLOUD is encouraging Canadians to talk more openly and honestly about mental health.
St. John's 'Holy Ground' for Navy Remembering Battle of the Atlantic
A church service will take place at Gower Street United at 11:00 a.m. followed by a parade from the church along Duckworth Street to the National War Memorial for a wreath laying ceremony.
May 1 , 2016
One Dead After Car Accident Near Greenspond
One person remains in hospital.
Crews Douse Fire on King's Bridge Road
One person, a woman, was treated for smoke inhalation suffered in a small fire at a residence on King's Bridge Road early today.
St. John's Man Charged with Assault Following Chase
A 37-year-old man is being held for court on a number of charges after a traffic stop in the St John's centre city area.
Sleeping Driver Charged with Weapons Offences
A Corner Brook area man has been arrested after a call from a concerned citizen last night who noticed the suspect asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle in the west coast city.
Three Sent to Hospital Following Manuels Crash
Firefighters were called in to help remove the occupants from the vehicles about 8:30 p.m.
Online Petition Aims to Save Fogo's Only Library
If the library closes residents will be forced to travel more than 2 hours and pay for ferry services to get to the nearest free public library.
Closing 54 Libraries Won't Impact Literacy Rates: Kirby
Education Minister Dale Kirby says he doesn't believe the closure of over half of the libraries across the province will have an impact on literacy rates.
Bonavista Rally Protests Healthcare Cuts
NAPE organized the event that saw saw people come out from across the region to protest cuts to healthcare services.
Long Harbour Plant Now Processing Exclusively NL Nickel
The Vale plant once processed a mix of imported nickel and Voisey's Bay concentrate has now moved entirely to local material.
40th Annual Folk Fest Lineup to be Announced This Week
The lineup announcement will take place at 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, to be followed by a special concert called Forget Me Not: Forty Years of Memories.
ArtsNL Now Accepting Grants Applications
ArtsNL is now accepting applications from schools, school board and school groups for ArtsSmarts projects.
Apr 30 , 2016
Celebration of Life Held for Quinn Butt
Hundreds of people gathered today to say a final farewell to the five year old who died last Sunday.
Confederation Building Rally Draws Hundreds
Protesters marched from the Avalon Mall to Confederation Building to send a message to government about the impact of tax increases and the new levy.
Rally Against Health Care Cuts Planned in Harbour Breton
Public outcry against the provincial budget continues tomorrow with a protest planned in Harbour Breton.
Man Nabbed after St. John's Break-in
Suspect facing a slew of charges including resisting arrest and possession of a weapon.
Changes Coming to School Bus Routes
The English School Board is making changes to bus routes. Tony Stack says busing costs have risen dramatically.
NAPE Protests in Labrador West
President Jerry Earle says closure of Wabush courthouse will cost government more in the long run.
Federal Money Negotiated for More Road Work
Minister Al Hawkins says $62 million dollars in road work set to be tendered soon.
Finance Consultant Draws Parallels Between NL and Ireland's Fiscal Situations
Josh Taylor says Ireland chose to deal with downturn by maintaining a competitive tax regime.
Automobile Dealers Brace for Expected Slowdown
Despite record sales recorded over the last few months, the provincial Automobile Dealers Association says it expects a slowdown.
Talks Continue with Company Interested in Wabush Mines Property
Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady provided an update earlier this week.
Trinity Historical Society to Hosts Architectural Symposium
'Preservation of Place' to take place at the end of May and early June.
'Paint the Pavement' Project Paints Paradise
Town looking for artists to help create street murals.
Centenarian Laid to Rest
Millicent Dawe Harris passed away this week at the age of 103.
Friday's Scores, Saturday's Schedulle
Dallas and San Jose now lead their respective NHL series.
Apr 29 , 2016
'From Have Not, To Have, To Been Had': Protesters March on Confed Building
Hundreds of people gathered at the Confederation Building to protest the provincial government's latest austerity measures in just one of several protests across the province this morning.



 
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