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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

Members of the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) at Indian River High, from left, Megan Paddock, Maria Lawlor, and Claudia Lilly, address members of the ...



Newfoundland child with incurable disease living life filled with love, family and friends  The Packet

There was a time when Colleen Kennedy travelled as far away as Utah, desperately searching for a cure for Pearson syndrome. Kennedy's daughter, Olivia ...



Students hope Newfoundland town will still recognize LGBTQ citizens after losing push for crosswalk  Global News

A teacher sponsor says high school students in a small Newfoundland town who asked the local council to permit a rainbow crosswalk are disappointed the idea ...



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 ...



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.



'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.



'It feels really, really good': Springdale students honoured by Pride selection  CBC.ca

Members of the school's Gender-Sexuality Alliance will be the grand marshalls of the 2018 St. John's Pride parade in July.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Road trip to a town divided: How Springdale really feels about the rainbow crosswalk controversy  The Western Star

Springdale, for those unfamiliar with it, is a town just off the Trans Canada Highway about an hour's drive from Deer Lake. There's a long stretch of road leading ...



Canadian celebrities roast Newfoundland town council for rejecting rainbow crosswalk  Global News

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



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

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

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 ...



Const. Joe Smyth found guilty of obstruction of justice  The Southern Gazette

Const. Joe Smyth was convicted in provincial court in St. John's Friday of obstructing justice. Smyth, 40, had been charged in relation to an incident May 12, ...



The kids are alright: Gonzaga High School students onstage at LSPU Hall  The Packet

An American musical comedy is finding a new audience in Newfoundland this week, as Gonzaga High School students put on a production of “The 25th Annual ...



Active Energy’s past, financial standing under scrutiny from former forestry operator  The Labradorian

Former forestry operator questions deal, forestry minister defends permit approval.



Point May native puts a Newfoundland twist on ‘80s fad with Beef Bucket Kids  Northern Pen

The Garbage Pail Kids had Zit Zack and Adam Bomb. The Beef Bucket Kids have Sick Mercer and Alan Boil. Many people who grew up in the 1980s will ...



Abandoned village, La Manche suspension bridge captured in drone video  Northern Pen

LA MANCHE, N.L. - Telegram photographer Keith Gosse recently went to the abandoned community of La Manche. He shot a drone video of the area showing ...



Newfoundland and Labrador scholarship recipients from class of 2018  The Labradorian

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



Shaun Majumder comedy tour coming to Newfoundland and Labrador  The Labradorian

Shaun Majumder is bringing HATE home. The award-winning Burlington, Newfoundland actor, writer and comedian and 17-year-veteran of CBC's This Hour ...



Former Harcourt resident planning massive community reunion for summer 2019  The Packet

Planning for a large community reunion for the local *service* district of Harcourt is underway, but the organizer is nowhere to be found in the province. He's not ...



Canteen fire safety upgrades in progress at Marystown arena after anonymous tip  The Gulf News

A recent anonymous tip has resulted in an unanticipated $8,236.25 renovation bill at Kaetlyn Osmond Arena in Marystown. According to finance committee chair ...



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 ...



Lineup announced for next summer’s Big Splash concert in Marystown  The Aurora

MARYSTOWN, N.L.. The Town of Marystown has announced the lineup for its Big Splash concert during next year's Shining Seas Summer Festival.



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 ...



Ship Cove N.L. couple marks 75th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28  The Labradorian

SHIP COVE, N.L. — It's something we hope for, to find true love to last a lifetime. That's just the case for lifelong friends Selby and Delilah Tucker of Ship Cove.



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.



Gettin' jibby with it at Jibfest 9  The Labradorian

Partiers and snow-sports enthusiasts island-wide made their annual pilgrimage to the west coast in mid-February for the ninth Jibfest Weekender. Held in ...



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.



Newfoundland and Labrador Second World War veteran Leo Knox dies at 93  The Packet

St. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador is without one of the last surviving members of the 166th (Newfoundland) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery today ...



Megan Gail Coles tackles Newfoundland and Labrador's classism, sexism, and racism in debut novel  The Packet

Imagine trying to write a novel about all of the problems you think the province is facing right now. Or don't — it's already been done. Megan Gail Coles calls her ...



Rainbows displayed across N.L. in support of Springdale Gay-Sexuality Alliance  CTV News

When Kayla Hearn heard a small Newfoundland community had voted down a motion to paint the rainbow symbol on a crosswalk, she swiftly joined in the ...



Labrador Military Museum opened at 5 Wing Goose Bay  The Packet

After being closed for three years, the new Labrador Military Museum is back up and running at 5 Wing Goose Bay. Lieutenant-Colonel Stephane Racle, ...



Province's youth finding direction at Christian youth conference in Corner Brook  The Packet

At a time when many youth struggle to find their way in life, there are those who have found hope and direction through Youth Collective Newfoundland and ...



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 ...



Burin Peninsula musicians remember Ray Walsh  The Packet

Newfoundland and Labrador has lost yet another of its musical storytellers. Provincially-known accordion player Ray Walsh passed away Jan. 27 at age 75.



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.



CINDY DAY: Climate change fodder for farmers  The Compass

Thursday, Feb. 21, might not have been the best day for a drive, but I was up before the crack of dawn and on the road as the snow started to fall. I was headed ...



Herman Harris provided joy through music  The Packet

Harbour Grace man, host of 'The Harris and Harris Country Jamboree,' remembered fondly by many.



Mary Walsh wins Best Performance for ‘A Christmas Fury’  The Labradorian

As she has done for so many years, Mary Walsh refused to take no for an answer. The Newfoundland born-and-bred actor/comedian/writer just had to find the ...



VIDEO: Corner Brooker Matt Colbourne’s ‘Counting to 100 in French’ online video goes viral  The Labradorian

Pretty much everyone has probably had an odd conversation with a friend that goes off the rails a little and results in a lot of laughter. Once the giggling stops, ...



Author looking to Newfoundland for help filling out Australian pioneer’s family tree  The Labradorian

MARYSTOWN, N.L. — Most people in this province have never heard about the connection between 19th century Australian pioneer Patrick Coady Buckley and ...



Book Remarks — The Murder of Minnie Callan  The Packet

In the Preface of “The Murder of Minnie Callan” (Flanker Press) author Tom Gruchy speaks harshly of the “riff-raff” criminals he dealt with as an RCMP officer in ...



Mother's death inspires Newfoundland songwriter's new album "The Cold" | Living  The Labradorian

Everyone deals with grief in different ways — Selina Boland dealt with hers by writing songs. The tunes she composed for her third album “The Cold,” drew ...



Paradise stabbing victims were 'thugs,' lawyer tells jury  Northern Pen

Steven Neville's lawyer began his closing submissions Tuesday after 10 weeks of trial, and asked the jury not to believe the only living victim in the case.



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 ...



Carbonear rapper putting Newfoundland on the hip-hop map  The Packet

CARBONEAR, N.L.. JYAY, a rapper from Carbonear, continues to put Newfoundland and Labrador on the map in the hip hop world ...



Book Remarks — The Crackie | Living  Northern Pen

I'd been reading Gary Collins' novel The Crackie [Flanker Press] for hours. Missus sat across the end table from me in her Edith Bunker chair, alternately knitting ...



Rex is on the case  The Packet

Production crews will be busy in St. John's for the next three months filming “Rex,” a crime-fighting TV series. “Rex” is a one-hour international drama series ...



Stephenville's Lloyd Pretty reveals his visual self in first book  The Packet

Jotting down some of his thoughts during the years, combined with his art, has served Lloyd Pretty of Stephenville. Those jottings helped lead him to the ...



Conception Bay Showband brings music to online audience  The Labradorian

CONCEPTION BAY NORTH, N.L.. The Conception Bay Showband is bringing Newfoundland's love of music to a national audience through the powers of social ...



Ray Johnson helping Toronto university students experience N.L. culture with Freshwater visit  The Packet

FRESHWATER, N.L. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA When he isn't touring the province alongside fellow musicians Wayne Chaulk and Kevin ...



Def Leppard coming to Halifax and Moncton in July  The Labradorian

Def Leppard, the iconic British rock band, is stopping in Halifax this summer. Announced Wednesday morning, Def Leppard, along with Tesla, will play at the ...



A jaw-dropping encounter with a shark in Trinity Bight  The Packet

The porbeagle shark. This porbeagle shark was an impressive — but not uncommon — sight in Trinity Bay last Monday, Aug. 20. Kayla Jones of Port Rexton ...



Remembering Ed 'Bud' Vincent | Living  The Packet

It showed in his images. Edward 'Bud' Vincent had that special something that photographers strive for; the ability to use the mechanics of a Single Lens Reflex ...



Community group reflects on demolition of Princeton Anglican Church  The Packet

PRINCETON, N.L.. Where once stood Princeton's St. Peter's Anglican Church for 121 years, is now vacant. The historic building has been dismantled piece by ...



Clarenville stunt man has key role in Crown and Anchor film  The Packet

Tom Dunne is stunt coordinator for movie shot in St. Jonh's.



Clarenville woman competing in Miss Universe Canada 2018  The Packet

It's been an exciting week for Miss Newfoundland & Labrador Mackenzie Dove. The 23-year-old Clarenville native is in Toronto competing for the title of Miss ...



Stephenville man pushing with petition for backyard hens  The Aurora

Despite the Stephenville town council turning down proposed Urban Hen Regulations at their last meeting, Jeffrey Young is hoping to change minds of ...



Roadwork inconvenient, but doesn’t dampen Come Home Year in Englee  The Packet

ENGLEE, N.L. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA Given the state of some of the roads in the province, few would argue any time a town can get ...



Love and determination have guided Carbonear couple through life challenges  The Packet

CARBONEAR, N.L.. The walls of Rose and Gerald Andrews living room in their Carbonear home are filled with family photos and mementos of accomplishments ...



Down Memory Lane: The early days of rum running  The Labradorian

The smuggling of liquor to this province from the nearby French islands of St. Pierre et Miquelon is viewed much differently today than it was decades ago.



Grand Bank Regional Theatre needs a place to play  The Compass

Use of Water Street space this summer rejected due to condition of Samuel J. Harris Building.



Corner Brook's Phil Power providing a taste of his musical creations so far  The Packet

His dad was a well-known local musician, but Phil Power's passion for creating music never really emerged from within him until he was in high school. Power ...



Foam Fest organizers 365 Sports Inc. will return to province despite taking a loss  Northern Pen

365 Sports Inc. had its smallest event of the season and came up $100000 short of its break-even point by bringing Foam Fest to Marble Mountain this past ...



NICHOLAS MERCER: Corner Brook's Jeff Martin is at home on the water  The Packet

Jeff Martin knows a thing or two about paddling. Whether it is a canoe or a kayak, the 41-year-old from Corner Brook knows how to handle things on the water.



Dorset Collegiate table tennis players bring home medals from Atlantic championships  The Southern Gazette

PILLEY'S ISLAND, N.L. — Table tennis players at Dorset Collegiate have proven to be the best in the province all season, now they have shown they are among ...



Celebrated Newfoundland authors release first-ever children's books  The Packet

Robert Chafe authored “Shiny and New” and Bernice Morgan penned.



Lion's Roar - April 25 | Living  The Western Star

By Maitham Al-Zubaidy, Destinee Lawrence, Keira Clarke, Isabelle Mercier, Leah Lainey and Jacob Cull Our school celebrated National Talk With Our Kids ...



CNA Burin campus welding student wins top national award  The Packet

BURIN, N.L. – Robert Marshall's return to school at College of the North Atlantic's Burin campus has been a highly successful endeavour. Marshall recently ...



SLIDESHOW: Tour the new home for Gros Morne Summer Music  The Packet

Gros Morne Summer Music, along with its Graham Academy arts school, has a new home in Corner Brook with the renovated confines of the former convent ...



Twenty-four immigrants take the oath of Canadian citizenship at Corner Brook's city hall Tuesday  The Packet

Twenty-four immigrants, including from left, Paul Starling of England, Achraf Hinaje of Morocco and Selwyn Skiggs of England, took the oath of Canadian ...



Patricia Collier wins national award for efforts at St. James Elementary cafeteria in Port aux Basques  Northern Pen

It's great to get paid for doing a job you love. It's even more gratifying to receive international recognition and free trips for your work. Patricia Collier is fortunate ...



Botwood to welcome the world for mural conference  The Packet

This time next week, Botwood will play host to dozens of artists, dignitaries, and visitors, flocking to the central Newfoundland community for the 2018 Global ...



N.L. actor Janet Edmonds' legacy celebrates cancer patients  The Packet

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' tickets being offered to Dr. H Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre by Perchance Theatre.



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' ...



More than a pool: Lifeguard Hubert Howse says swimming was his life-changer  The Labradorian

Swimming represents many vital things to Hubert Howse of Clarenville. It's his life. But it wasn't always the keystone of his activities. Now, swimming represents ...



Soprano songstress brings Georgina Stirling tribute to Stirling’s hometown  The Packet

After the performance, Sophia Cianciulli (left) her mother Tonia and great-grandfather Calvin Evans receive flowers and a standing ovation.



Down Memory Lane: The long road to legalizing marijuana  The Packet

It was way back in August 1971, some 47 years ago, when Canada's Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, father of our current PM, posed the question to a ...



Book Remarks — Best Kind | Living  The Packet

A spell ago I chatted with an acquaintance. He told me he'd approached a grocery store and asked for a donation to offset the cost of taking his school softball ...



“Right now, I’m retired!”: Burgoyne's Cove couple Set for Life after lottery win  The Packet

BURGOYNE'S COVE, N.L.. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA. “Retirement has come earlier for me and I plan on enjoying every minute!



Weight loss makes it possible for St. Lunaire-Griquet man to visit hometown with daughter for first time  The Labradorian

ST. LUNAIRE-GRIQUET, N.L. — Stepping foot back on the soil of the Great Northern Peninsula (GNP) was extra special for Tony Bussey. The St.



South West Arm group hunts down wild Newfoundland tea  The Packet

South West Arm hikers explore the barrens for ingredients.



Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir in Trinity this Wednesday  The Packet

TRINITY, N.L. – The Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir are in Newfoundland and Labrador for its first tour to the province and will perform at St. Paul's Anglican ...



Bonavista author debuts novel ‘Snatched from Innocence’  The Packet

BONAVISTA, N.L.. Lisa George says she's always wanted to write a book, and after years of research and work, she selected a powerful topic for her debut novel ...



Holyrood library opens permanent art gallery  The Packet

HOLYROOD, N.L.. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR. CANADA. The Holyrood Public Library isn't just about books these days. Of course, that's just about the ...



Who's playing the 2018 George Street Festival in St. John's?  The Labradorian

The 2018 George Street Festival lineup was announced Thursday evening and will feature Our Lady Peace, Trooper, Sons of Erin, Finger Eleven, Classified, ...



Bannerman Park monument honours Royal Newfoundland Regiment soldiers, families  The Packet

Near the Military Road entrance of Bannerman Park in St. John's on Saturday afternoon, a city crew dismantled a white tent where an hour or so earlier several ...



Raving on with Reg and the Rebels  The Packet

GRAND BANK, N.L. — Grand Bank rock and rollers Reg and the Rebels thrilled their teenage fans in the '60s and '70s with unique renditions of songs by ...



Hunt on to find new home for Grand Bank Regional Theatre  The Packet

With request to continue using the Bait Depot denied, board of directors on the clock to locate a new venue.



Singer/songwriter/visual artist Michelle Myrick coming home to Newfoundland with new exhibition  The Packet

Singer/songwriter and artist Michelle Myrick is returning to Newfoundland in mid-August with her performance exhibition “Song Series.” Originally from Cape ...



Former cadets proud to watch their sons partaking in Memorial Day parade in Corner Brook  The Packet

It's a little extra special these days, but attending the Memorial Day parade is something Suzanne Hiron and Brendan Fudge have done nearly all of their lives.



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