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If the phrase “the man, the myth, the legend” wasn’t already in common use, Geoff Stirling was the sort of individual for whom it would have been coined. He was an eidolon, as much a phantom as he was a presence. The sort of person for whom others create grand tales because the ones that contain veracity don’t come close to apprehending others with just how outsize an individual Geoff Stirling was, and quite likely will yet become.

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Pamela Anderson and Sam Simon’s effort to shut down the seal trade turns into a fiasco, but who looks more foolish?
 
Sam Simon is a name that may not resonate to many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, but in reality, he probably deserves some attention or recognition for one of a

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Just in time for that increased holiday shopping, Dominion stores have introduced a new Rewards program called the PC Plus. The PC Plus program provides customers with an easy way to save money off their grocery bill. With the launch of this new program, Newfoundlanders can earn points through personalized

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Enjoying a meal from the cookbook that’s got everybody talking!
It’s not a bad day at the office when Karl Wells invites you into his beautiful St. John’s home with the offer to cook lunch. The former CBC weather man and well known ‘foodie’ is busy promoting his Cooking with

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Marie Antoinette pissed a lot of people off, when she supposedly responded to the issue of France’s starving population, with the phrase, ‘let them eat cake.’ A lot of historians now say, no such thing was said, but nevertheless she survives throughout history as the ‘B’ who didn’t give a

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Captain Phillips stands as a serious awards contender, while not sacrificng style for substance
I tend to avoid a lot of films with the ‘based on a true story’ tagline splashed across the page, for a number of reasons. Firstly, cynics in the movie world use this as an excuse

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Story first published Oct. 31, 1998 by Joan Sullivan
Outside the Hotel Newfoundland, it’s pelting rain. Inside, the lobby is stogged with Softworld attendees. Rumours of flight cancellations have them musing about spending a night in the lobby. In one corner of the bar, Gordon Pinsent sits with a glass

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Newfoundlanders and Labradorians love politics. Federal. Provincial. It doesn’t matter. And while we might not always love the politicians themselves, if nothing else, livyers are never shy in expressing how we absolutely love to hate those elected to represent us.
Look at what’s happening within the provincial NDP party right

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My family and I visited Ontario recently and one of the things we did while up along was visit Marineland. Our four year-old, who has been able to say anything and everything for quite some time now, just couldn’t wrap her lips and tongue around the word ‘walrus’. ‘Wal-rust’, was

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Story first published Nov. 20, 2005 By Darrin Bent
Almost 15 years after he was wrongly accused of murdering his mother, Gregory Parsons is finally moving on with his life
It’s been nearly 15 years since Gregory Parsons was targeted by police as the person who murdered his mother. It’s

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