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Happy 150th Birthday Sir Dr. Wilfred Grenfell - A True Hero of the North

I would like recognize the larger than life man who made big things happen in small communities – Sir Dr. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, born February 28th, 1865. 483 more words

Great Northern Peninsula

Famed Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard goes to Newfoundland, calls everybody fat

Sent to Newfoundland by the New York Times Magazine, a famed Norwegian novelist has incensed the Atlantic province by reporting back that everyone was “fat.” 652 more words

News

Icebreaker on standby in ice-choked Cabot Strait

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – A heavy-duty icebreaker has moved into the strait between Cape Breton and the island Newfoundland, where thick pack ice is slowing the ferries that serve the two provinces. 80 more words

Canada

City of St. John's and provincial transportation department fined after fatal workplace accident

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Newfoundland and Labrador’s Transportation Department and the City of St. John’s have each been fined $60,000 for violating seven occupational health and safety regulations in the death of a provincial worker three years ago. 89 more words

Canada

Another French Shore and Moments in Monaco

The Great Northern Peninsula is home to the French Shore in Newfoundland & Labrador. It has a strong connection to the French from the past and some names are very present today. 984 more words

Great Northern Peninsula

A Door Is Ajar

Cars.

I know nothing.

I’ve never really had any interest. I drive a civic. And to me, that’s a-ok.

I did have a fleeting fancy with one particular car that I once spoke about on CBC Radio’s Definitely Not The Opera. 358 more words

Dave Sullivan

Alcohol, Social Harms, and the State: The Case for Privatizing the NLC

“Let us henceforth make war on all monopolies— whether corporate or union. The enemy of freedom is unrestrained power, and the champions of freedom will fight against the concentration of power wherever they find it.” – Barry Goldwater, … 685 more words

Economics