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By: Krystyn Decker
St. John’s holds the province’s largest Christmas parade, seeing upwards of 50,000 people not only from town, but from far beyond.
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What would Christmas be without colourful floats, booming marching bands and a visit from Santa Claus? The Downtown Christmas Parade is the perfect opportunity to

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Story By: Robert Shawn
Mackenzie Dove is not your typical 21 year old. Aside from the fact that she has the unique ability to move her eyes independent of each other, the Clarenville native is an incredibly busy young woman. Balancing her time between school, work, and volunteering, Mackenzie also

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Local chef Todd Perrin supports Community Food Centres Canada Restaurants for Change
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On October 18, 2017, 92 restaurants in 19 cities across Canada will participate in the fourth annual Restaurants for Change initiative. Proceeds from the dinner service at the designated restaurants – including Mallard Cottage in St. John’s

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One family uses positivity and heart to give back to the community with Claire’s Craft Fair.
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American actor Will Smith once said, “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”
Since their daughter was

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With the increase in tragic incidents involving suicide, one Newfoundland woman felt a sense of responsibility to share her own experience of depression, along with information about a possible solution to relieve the suffering and despair.
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The best way to describe my own experience of depression would be to

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When nothing was available to support women with ovarian cancer, one local woman made sure she changed that.
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After being diagnosed with ovarian cancer two years ago, Susan Glynn searched for a support group to help her with her battle. Glynn couldn’t find a group in this province or

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The 5th Annual Tickle Swim aims to raise awareness surrounding mental health issues in our province, and the inherent need for all of society to maintain good mental fitness
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Paula Kelly – a Newfoundlander who was a member of Canada’s 1980 Olympic swim team – will join about 20

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Have you ever noticed how every Christmas season, you inevitably start reminiscing about past holidays? About the old Christmas ornaments that you made in Beavers, or how when your grandmother used to stay with you she’d always have these funny sayings, about how much things have changed but it’s nice

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The truth about pit bulls

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By: Ken Reid
Despite all we know, or think we know, about pit bulls, the truth just might surprise us all
This summer, the media was aflutter with news that a pit bull mauled a woman in Quebec. The report met with widespread outrage. Various municipalities in Quebec discussed enacting

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So, listen – it’s a leap year this year. Three hundred and sixty-six days in this one, sir. Whole extra day long. Because February got 29 days this time, which, I dunno, just seems to be really, really weird to me, every time it happens. And it happens every four

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