Author: Danette Dooley

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Three NL Cadets embark on a historic trip just in time to commemorate Memorial Day
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Three students from Frank Roberts Junior High School in Conception Bay South are among 19 youth from across the province who have been awarded a trip to Beaumont-Hamel for the annual July 1st ceremony.

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In this reflective feature, one of this province’s most influential women talks proudest political moments and new opportunities
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Gerry Rogers surprised many in February when she announced that she wouldn’t be seeking re-election and was stepping down as leader of the provincial New Democratic Party. However, her departure from

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Epilepsy NL Purple Day Ambassador Lisa Pack shares her story of struggle and determination to spread awareness on a life-changing medical condition
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When Lisa Pack of Hermitage was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2016, she knew her life was about to change. Pack was 18 years old at the time.

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Ambassadors for the YACC Shave for the Brave in 2019, Naomi-Lee Cheeke shares her story
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Naomi-Lee Cheeke can’t wait to meet more YACCers. The 23-year-old isn’t referring to people who talk incessantly. Rather YACC is an acronym for Young Adult Cancer Canada – a national network of hundreds of

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Brothers Daniel and David Horne bond over sports, competition and friendship
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As Special Olympics athletes, Daniel and David Horne of St. John’s have found their niche in various sports – while continuing to encourage each other and their teammates.
Having Fun 
David works at Island Furniture in St. John’s. Daniel

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A simple act of kindness led to a remarkable connection from the U.S. to Newfoundland and Labrador
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While vacationing in Florida with his family this summer, RNC K-9 officer Const. Billy Kennedy visited the Tampa Police Department to pay tribute to a fallen officer who grew up in NL.

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Shauna Griffiths of Ship Harbour, Placentia Bay is your Miss Canada Globe for 2018/19
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Shauna Griffiths of Ship Harbour, Placentia Bay has every reason to be proud. The    21-year-old was crowned Miss Canada Globe 2018 during the pageant in Toronto in August. The title means the 21-year-old will

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Twenty-five-year old Brittany Jenkins credits one particular non-profit, charitable organization for being there for her through the good times and the bad
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Choices for Youth (CFY) provides housing and lifestyle development support to at-risk and homeless youth in the province. 
The community-based organization offers innovative programs and social enterprises

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The Newfoundland Writers Guild celebrates their 50th anniversary in this in-depth feature 
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During a reception at Government House on Oct. 16 to celebrate the Newfoundland Writers Guild’s 50th Anniversary, Lt.-Gov. Judy Foote congratulated members on their writing accomplishments.
Veteran Writers
“I’m an avid reader and many of you here I

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