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Reconsidering Programming in Schools as a Mandatory Course

Earlier this week I heard a piece on the CBC St. John’s morning show regarding the assertion that computer programming is something that should be taught in our public school system. 954 more words

Education And ELearning

Rex Murphy: In Newfoundland, one must steer clear of moose -- literally, and politically

Want to know the easy way to write a drama? Keep track of some Newfoundland news stories. For dialogue they are unmatched since John Millington Synge and his classic stage fables based on the folkways of the Aran Islanders. 1,081 more words

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Newfoundland legislature member Kevin O'Brien to run for federal Conservatives

GANDER, N.L. – A member of Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislature has resigned so that he can run as a Conservative candidate in the next federal election. 53 more words

Canada

Muskrat Falls construction lagging: report

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – A report on progress at the Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador says it is still expected to produce electricity on schedule even though construction progress is falling behind. 106 more words

Canada

Poking fun at Stephen Harper cost his son a Tory nomination, John Crosbie says

By Sue Bailey

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Rejecting Ches Crosbie as a federal Conservative candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador is a headline-making blow to a party that needs all the help it can get in the province, says a former adviser. 528 more words

Politics

A brief history of controversial candidate nomination bids

OTTAWA – Ches Crosbie, the son of former Tory cabinet minister John Crosbie, isn’t the only would-be 2015 federal election candidate whose nomination has been… 597 more words

Canada

Ches Crosbie rebuff hurts Tories: former adviser

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Rejecting Ches Crosbie as a federal Conservative candidate in Newfoundland and Labrador is a headline-making blow to a party that needs all the help it can get in the province, says a former adviser. 528 more words

Canada