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    Cartwright parents want new school to replace aging, inaccessible building

    Cartwright parents want new school to replace aging, inaccessible building


    A Labrador school built in the 1960s for hundreds of students is not fitting the bill for those who use the building in 2017, say parents and town...

    A Labrador school built in the 1960s for hundreds of students is not fitting the bill for those who use the building in 2017, say parents and town leaders.

    I came to Newfoundland for the oil and stayed for the weather

    I came to Newfoundland for the oil and stayed for the weather


    A geosciences career brought Emily Deming from Houston to St. John's. The raw, unpredictable weather here persuaded her to stick...

    A geosciences career brought Emily Deming from Houston to St. John's. The raw, unpredictable weather here persuaded her to stick around.

    2 new honours, 1 'big week!' for Paralympic champion Katarina Roxon

    2 new honours, 1 'big week!' for Paralympic champion Katarina Roxon


    Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Katarina Roxon from Kippens says she's had quite the week with some very exciting news, and very intense training...

    Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Katarina Roxon from Kippens says she's had quite the week with some very exciting news, and very intense training ahead.

    Man rescues pooch submerged in icy Pouch Cove pond

    Man rescues pooch submerged in icy Pouch Cove pond


    Shane Richards said his heart was broken when he found a lost dog stuck in icy waters. Without thinking twice, he jumped into...

    Shane Richards said his heart was broken when he found a lost dog stuck in icy waters. Without thinking twice, he jumped into action.

    History buffs will dig a northern vacation to the Blanc-Sablon archaeological sites

    History buffs will dig a northern vacation to the Blanc-Sablon archaeological sites


    The Blanc-Sablon National Historic Site, with 8,000 years of near-continuous human history, is a rich source of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artifacts, says the lead...

    The Blanc-Sablon National Historic Site, with 8,000 years of near-continuous human history, is a rich source of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artifacts, says the lead archeologist.

    Are you #HoveOff? Check out some of our best photos

    Are you #HoveOff? Check out some of our best photos


    CBC NL is asking our audience their favourite ways to relax, get cosy, and enjoy the winter — in other words, to be #HoveOff. Check out some of the great...

    CBC NL is asking our audience their favourite ways to relax, get cosy, and enjoy the winter — in other words, to be #HoveOff. Check out some of the great pics!

    On the road with Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers

    On the road with Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers


    After 35 years of non-stop touring and performing, the band announced this year would be their last big tour. Zach Goudie meets some of the super fans and taps into what made the band so...

    After 35 years of non-stop touring and performing, the band announced this year would be their last big tour. Zach Goudie meets some of the super fans and taps into what made the band so successful.

    Plastic debate bags the question: what to do with all our junk?

    Plastic debate bags the question: what to do with all our junk?


    As Halifax staff research the idea of banning plastic bags in the municipality, they’ll soon find themselves entangled in a global problem with no simple...

    As Halifax staff research the idea of banning plastic bags in the municipality, they’ll soon find themselves entangled in a global problem with no simple solutions.

    New tactics, old scam: CRA fraud scheme still making the rounds

    New tactics, old scam: CRA fraud scheme still making the rounds


    Police in Newfoundland and Labrador have had so many calls about a CRA scam already this year that they're asking people to call only if they've lost money. Meanwhile, one N.L. woman duped by a text version of the scam is worried about identity theft...

    Police in Newfoundland and Labrador have had so many calls about a CRA scam already this year that they're asking people to call only if they've lost money. Meanwhile, one N.L. woman duped by a text version of the scam is worried about identity theft after sharing her personal information.

    After 10 years of promoting concerts, Mightypop shares secret to success

    After 10 years of promoting concerts, Mightypop shares secret to success


    Jud Haynes didn't set out to promote concerts, but after 10 years of booking shows, Mightypop has now become one of Newfoundland's biggest...

    Jud Haynes didn't set out to promote concerts, but after 10 years of booking shows, Mightypop has now become one of Newfoundland's biggest promoters.

    Students get taste of real world at Marine Institute skills competition

    Students get taste of real world at Marine Institute skills competition


    How fast can you tie a knot? Students at Marine Institute in St. John's tested that and other skills in its annual Nautical Skills Competition on...

    How fast can you tie a knot? Students at Marine Institute in St. John's tested that and other skills in its annual Nautical Skills Competition on Saturday.

    How bacon and the 'love of 'zaa!' are changing pizza in St. John's

    How bacon and the 'love of 'zaa!' are changing pizza in St. John's


    A Facebook group called "For Da Love of 'Zaa!" based in St. John's is turning up the heat — and keeping quality pizza makers in the area running flat-out to meet...

    A Facebook group called "For Da Love of 'Zaa!" based in St. John's is turning up the heat — and keeping quality pizza makers in the area running flat-out to meet demand.

    Women march through St. John's with equality on their minds

    Women march through St. John's with equality on their minds


    More than 100 women, men and children gathered in the freezing cold in St. John's on Saturday to march through downtown in the name of...

    More than 100 women, men and children gathered in the freezing cold in St. John's on Saturday to march through downtown in the name of equality.

    Take Monday in stride with the CBC NL Live Blog

    Take Monday in stride with the CBC NL Live Blog


    For the latest news, weather and traffic across Newfoundland and Labrador follow our journalists with the CBC NL Live...

    For the latest news, weather and traffic across Newfoundland and Labrador follow our journalists with the CBC NL Live Blog.