By: Ben Cleary
Garry Smyth’s role with The World Health Organization was to document health crisis and assist in global health responses
Here in Newfoundland it’s easy to feel isolated. If you want to get to the mainland you can take a plane, or the ferry – that’s it.
For over three decades and counting, the Janeway Children’s Miracle Network Telethon aims to give back and support the sick and injured children of the province
It is a tradition of giving back that has stretched for over three decades. The 35th annual Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrates the
While faced with many challenges along the way, one local young woman proves determination and perseverance can help overcome almost anything
It has been said what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. The familiar saying comes to mind during a phone interview with Sarah Jane Downton of St. John’s.
Dedicated single mother and multi-talented professional, Newfoundland native Chelsea Cumby balances a hectic schedule, excelling at competitive fitness at an elite level
Many of us are guilty of throwing down excuses, some good and justifiable and some paper thin, for not making the most of our physical capabilities. My
This year, Mother’s Day will hold extra special meaning for two Conception Bay South friends
Margaret Morgan will be a mother on Mother’s Day in 2019. While this doesn’t seem like an extraordinary happening, it really is – it took many years, a number of complicated medical procedures, thousands
Delving deep into a fractured family-life caused by childhood trauma, David Wesley Sheppard opens up in Orphanage: Life Changes Forever, Lost Family Values
David Wesley Sheppard begins out conversation by admitting outright that he is no author. His debut published work, Orphanage: Life Changes Forever, Lost Family Values, was
By: Alexander Thomas Kennedy
A driven and determined athlete, Cassandra McGrath is the 2019 Easter Seals Ambassador for Newfoundland and Labrador
Cassandra McGrath recently returned from representing Newfoundland at the Canada Games. Now, the 14-year-old Torbay resident will represent Easter Seals as its new provincial ambassador.
Cassandra, or ‘Cass’
Globe-trotting activist and sexual abuse survivor Gemma Hickey discusses their trip to the Vatican City for a pivotal clergy abuse summit
Gemma Hickey is a globe-trotting activist. They cover some serious distance – 938km by foot walking across the island in 2015 to raise awareness for clergy abuse, over
From acclaimed stage production to groundbreaking anthology, transVersing is one of the first trans-authored traditionally published books in Newfoundland history.
Described as “Shakespeare meets slam poetry and the fiddle meets soapbox rant” by its publishing company Breakwater Books, transVersing is possibly the first trans-authored, traditionally published book to come
Environmental artist Marlene Creates reflects on her life and love of Newfoundland after earning the most prestigious honour of her career
Visual artist Marlene Creates has a fascination and deep-rooted connection with the pristine nature of Newfoundland and Labrador unlike any who have called this great island home.