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Newfoundland's 'Blue Puttees' made a name for themselves in historic First World War battles

Diana Snow’s grandfather was among hundreds of Newfoundlanders who lined up a century ago to fight in the First World War as part of a fervent bid to help Britain. 759 more words


Announcing the final Summer of Fun Contest.

It has been fun giving prizes away this summer. We’ve given away beautiful art, great books, as well as cool t-shirts. Now that Labour Day is upon us, we’re going to wrap up the Summer of Fun contest with a BIG blow out contest.  101 more words


Here's proof that everyone can experience racetrack thrills

Four cars — a Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart, a Porsche Cayman and two 911s, one finished in a bright turquoise — were lined up outside Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s Driver Development Track. 999 more words

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Better know a Newfoundland functionary: the Governor of Newfoundland

My 100th post! Enjoy!

In 1586 Sir Humphrey Gilbert landed in St. John’s harbour and claimed Newfoundland as a colony of England, despite having no permanent English population. 797 more words

shout out - 2014 thegreenrock.ca CCNL Green Team

good things happen when good ideas come together.  thegreenrock.ca CCNL green team is officially finished for the summer, but the good things and good ideas will keep on. 198 more words

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Fly in the Kitchen

A pretty typical Friday. There was also a fly that somehow got into the kitchen, and I wasn’t able to successfully swat it until about 2 hours after I made the discovery of this surprise (and unwelcome!) visitor. 311 more words


#IceBucketChallenge - Getting cold to support a great cause!

So my brother-in-law, Tommy Leonard, nominated me to take the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. Of course who doesn’t accept a challenge from their brother-in-law. This is a fun challenge in support of a very serious cause. 41 more words

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