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Springdale aims to put crosswalk controversy behind them with this year's Pride Week  CBC.ca

A year after their town was put in the national spotlight over a polarizing Pride crosswalk, a Springdale teacher says the community is moving forward ...



Springdale, N.L. student tackles adversity with her mother by her side  The Telegram

These are both exciting and nervous times for Emily Rice. The Grade 12 student at Indian River High School in Springdale is approaching her graduation.



Springdale to raise rainbow flag with Indian River High GSA during Pride Week  The Telegram

SPRINGDALE, N.L. — The Indian River High's Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) will be celebrating Pride Week from June 4-8. According to a press release ...



Want to stop LGBT bullying in schools? Put it in the curriculum, says advocate  CBC.ca

Change is desperately needed at Newfoundland and Labrador schools, and not just in the hallways, says a representative from a national LGBT advocacy ...



Why there is no LGBTQ-friendly rainbow crosswalk in Springdale  CBC.ca

The mayor of a small town in rural Newfoundland and Labrador is worried that a rainbow crosswalk will sow division in his community.



Springdale's Indian River High Students Named Grand Marshals of St. John's Pride Parade  VOCM

The St. John's Pride Board of Directors has named students from Indian River High School's Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) as the Grand Marshals for this ...



Springdale students lead the way at annual St. John's Pride Parade  CBC.ca

It's been a wild year for the Springdale students who battled controversy and pushed their town to host its first Pride Week.



'To me, it's peace and love': Springdale students make appeal for rainbow crosswalk  CBC.ca

It will be at least one more day before councillors from Springdale make a decision on whether to allow a rainbow crosswalk in their community. Students from ...



UPDATED: Springdale council stands by decision not to paint rainbow crosswalk  The Telegram

GSA students take stock of positives in light of Springdale council vote.



IN-DEPTH: A town divided — Springdale ponders the question of inclusion  The Southern Gazette

Springdale could have all the hallmarks of a stereotypical, backward rural, Newfoundland and Labrador town, if you were an outsider looking in this past week.



Newfoundland celebrities roast Town of Springdale for rejecting rainbow crosswalk  Northern Pen

SPRINGDALE — Prominent Newfoundlanders are criticizing a town's rejection of a rainbow crosswalk sought by a high school group as a show of support for ...



Newfoundland town that nixed rainbow crosswalk hoists Pride flag for first time  CBC.ca

It might not be the rainbow crosswalk they once dreamed of, but members of the Indian River High School Gender-Sexuality Alliance are celebrating a first for ...



Ches Crosbie tables power rate mitigation on the CHEAP  The Gulf News

N.L. PC party leader says his proposal offers simple solution to keep electricity costs low.



Springdale student completes challenges for Duke of Edinburgh Award  The Telegram

SPRINGDALE, N.L. — For the past two years Lily Jacobs has been taking on extra challenges, testing her physical and mental endurance. The 16 year old, who ...



Gordon Lightfoot film among world premieres set for Hot Docs festival  The Telegram

TORONTO — A film about Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will make its world premiere at this year's Hot Docs Canadian International ...



St. John's Mayor Danny Breen weighs in on Springdale crosswalk decision  CBC.ca

Following a strong reaction to news that Springdale's town council voted against a rainbow crosswalk last week, the mayor of a city that's had one since 2016 is ...



Trans 101 information session coming to Grand Falls-Windsor  The Western Star

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, N.L. – For something so many people have strong opinions on, gender diversity remains a largely misunderstood thing in the ...



Springdale students pledge to find crosswalk alternative  CBC.ca

Students at Springdale's only high school say town council's rejection of a rainbow crosswalk was disappointing, but the conversation is not over.



Former deputy police chief denies he asked officer to lie at Oland trial  The Western Star

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The former deputy chief of the Saint John police force has told the Dennis Oland murder trial he did not ask an officer to lie about his visits ...



N.L.ers brave rain and rainbows at St. John's Pride Parade  The Compass

A deluge of rain couldn't dampen the rainbows as hundreds marched in the St. John's Pride Parade on Sunday. Members of the Indian River High School ...



Springdale fills whole week with random acts of kindness  CBC.ca

You're likely to see a few more free coffees, flowers and gift baskets handed out in Springdale this week. The town is holding its second-ever Random Acts of ...



Newfoundland and Labrador scholarship recipients from class of 2018  The Compass

Flower's Cove graduate recipient of Junior Jubilee Scholarship for highest overall public exam marks.



Year in Review 2018—April: Rainbow Disconnection  VOCM

In April, the province's attention turned to the town of Springdale after controversy sparked over the town's rejection of installing a rainbow crosswalk.



Chinese art museum postpones launch of Maud Lewis exhibit, N.S. government says  The Telegram

HALIFAX — An art museum in China has postponed its exhibition of works by Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis, but Premier Stephen McNeil is downplaying ...



Growing up trans: 14-year-old says rainbow flags, crosswalks make a difference  CBC.ca

Elliott Blackmore says it was easy to come out to their family — but not everyone in rural Newfoundland and Labrador has a smooth road.



Springdale Resident and LBGTQ2 Advocate Calls for Cooler Heads  VOCM

A resident of Springdale and advocate for the LBGTQ2 community says name-calling and finger pointing only distracts from the cause. Ryan Reid was reacting ...



Newfoundland town to paint not 1 — but 2 — rainbow crosswalks  CBC.ca

A small Newfoundland and Labrador town council has voted unanimously — and unasked — to paint its first-ever crosswalks with the colours of the rainbow in a ...



Rainbow crosswalks are more than symbols; they remind us to look in all directions  CBC.ca

Crosswalks are a great way to talk about who has power and who's vulnerable, writes Veronica Dymond.



B'ys, b'ys, b'ys, b'ys, just paint the crosswalk!  CBC.ca

Jessica Bemister found inspiration while trying to fall asleep one night - now, her catchy tune and homemade video has racked up thousands of views on social ...



Tricentia Academy in Arnold's Cove celebrates inclusion and diversity  The Telegram

ARNOLD'S COVE, N.L.— A group of students at Tricentia Academy want to ensure everyone feels welcome. The inclusion committee had been busy over the ...



Taxidermy, an art form | Living  The Aurora

Taxidermy has been a constantly evolving art form for many years. From its very beginning the goal was to develop the many processes required to mount the ...



Martha Muzychka: Building community, one rainbow crosswalk at a time  The Telegram

She comes in colours ev'rywhere She combs her hair She's like a rainbow Coming, colours in the air Oh, everywhere Not for nothing has the Rolling Stones' ...



Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove council approves two rainbow crosswalks  The Telegram

The Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove town council made a unanimous decision on Tuesday evening to paint two rainbow crosswalks in the Northeast Avalon ...



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