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A New Style of Nursing: Colon Cancer Screening Program

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed nursing throughout my 30 plus year career.  As we all know, there are any different types of nurses – some of us work in emergency, some with public health, others with obstetrics and so on.  935 more words

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Muskrat Falls project costs going up, power may be delayed: Nalcor Energy CEO

Costs for the $7.7-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project are going up and the date for first power from the dam may be delayed, says the head of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Crown energy corporation. 598 more words


$7.7B Muskrat Falls hydro project costs rise as start date faces delays, Nalcor Energy CEO says

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The head of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Crown energy company says costs for the $7.7-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project are going up and the date when first power is generated from the dam may be delayed. 383 more words


Time's running out

Last Wednesday’s slim byelection win for the Liberals in Virginia Waters was a tough loss for the PC party.

Danny Breen, flanked by Danny Williams (or vice versa, depending how you hierarchize King Danny’s brief reappearance in provincial politics), were a star-studded lineup for door-to-door knocking and Ches’s photo-ops. 634 more words


Earth Day Fair - Suncor Fluvarium TODAY!

the winter has been long, but there is hope!  the snirt (snow and dirt) piles are reducing with the sun, and community groups who care about sustainability are going to the Suncor Fluvarium for the Earth Day Fair this afternoon from noon to 4:30.   119 more words


Free-for-all, free for none: Campaign financing in Newfoundland and Labrador

The past year has shaken Newfoundland and Labrador’s political parties significantly. Former Premier Kathy Dunderdale’s resignation prompted the Progressive Conservative Party to begin searching for its new leader; the Liberal Party elected its new leader following a long and expensive campaign; and infighting forced the New Democratic Party to perform a leadership review, scheduled for this May. 576 more words


Heavy ice may have crushed 9 blue whales to death off Newfoundland

 Warning: Disturbing images. Blue whale carcasses were spotted on the ice off  the southwest coast of Newfoundland, while a sperm whale carcass washed up on the southeast coast. 755 more words