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*Originally published in our July 24-30, 2022 issue
You know I am privileged to live in a major centre (all things are relative) and to have a family doctor. The corridors of the Health Sciences are familiar to me because I have been there many times with the assorted afflictions

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Tireless and brave local activist Gemma Hickey reflects on the rocky road against prejudice and equality for those in the LGBTQQIP2SAA community
On November 29, 2021, Bill C-4, a bill to amend the criminal code making it illegal to practice conversion therapy in Canada, was tabled. 
NL’s own Gemma Hickey

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The province’s news leader continues to share the important stories that shape the province, country and world 
Jodi Cooke is one of NTV’s most seasoned journalists and perhaps the province’s most dynamic.
She embodies the spirit of NTV News, where versatility and professionalism are paramount. Cooke, who’s been with NTV

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*Originally published in our July 10-16, 2022 issue
Just as I thought the damage was done and the much-repudiated Donald Trump had exited the stage we find his ghost still haunts the halls, at least for a little while longer.  
The democratic process in the United States said a

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Newfoundland’s own Gordon Snow spent a lifetime in the fisheries.
A graduate of Memorial University in Biology and Geography, Snow spent over 35 years in the fisheries sector with the Canadian government and private industry in resource management and harvesting through the market, consulting those in government and industry and

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By: Ryan Cleary
Thirty years after northern cod moratorium stock remains on its knees
Some stories stick with a journalist. The killing of a little girl in outport Newfoundland, the fall of a cabinet minister, our place in Canada. My list is long, but near the top is the day almost

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As we waited for a decision on the sale of The Basilica, St. Bonaventure’s School and the St. Bon’s Forum, last I told everybody that I didn’t really care what happened to the properties.
That’s because, despite being an old St. Bon’s boy and a member of the Catholic Church

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*Originally published in our June 12-18, 2022 issue
The race does not always go to the swiftest or so we are told in Ecclesiastes. The cold reality is that it usually does and smart money bets it that way. 
Those words are a grim reminder that the bloody war in

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*Originally published in our May 29-June 4, 2022 issue
At one recent Newfoundland Growlers hockey game, announcer Chris Ballard paused to welcome some newcomers to our province who had also been invited to the game that night. 
Following the formal introduction, those gathered to cheer on the home team stood

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*Originally printed in our May 22-28, 2022 issue
Given all the problems we have with alcohol in our society it is with some reluctance I tell you of the way things were in the press gallery of the House of Assembly. Not to dismiss all the bad things associated with

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*Column from our April 3-9 issue
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh have come up with a deal that will keep the Liberals in power until 2025. It’s not a political coalition but rather an announcement of “supply and confidence”. 
In a word, the NDP will support

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