Pam Pardy

*Originally published in our September 18-24, 2022 issue
I’ve been privileged to meet – as well as to thank– many who work in the tourism industry throughout the province of Newfoundland & Labrador that 520-odd-thousand of us are still blessed to call home.
As these tourism angels I’ve encountered worked

Read more
Share

While being kind should be a given all year long, there’s really no better time to be reminded of that fact than now. Bullying has been an issue for much too long in our schools and while it seems most parents, teachers and kids are all trying their best to

Read more
Share

There was a time when summers in Newfoundland were only a short break from winter woes. Our summer started when the caplin stopped rolling and was done and over with by Regatta week. 
Well, things have certainly changed. Fire bans are in place and a forest fire in Conception Bay

Read more
Share

0

*Originally published in our July 17-23, 2022 issue
The Nobel Prize winning Irish poet William Butler Yeats often receives credit for the phrase, ‘There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met,’ and that sentiment applies perfectly to anyone you encounter throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Read more
Share

0

*Originally published in our July 10-16, 2022 issue
I remember the stories told by my grandparents about the tsunami that stuck regions of the south coast back in 1929. 
Luckily, in the area that I’m from, the giant wave caused by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake simply washed up over the

Read more
Share

0

*Originally published in our July 3-9, 2022 issue
From B.C. fires and Alberta floods to tornadoes in Ontario and ol’ blow hard hurricanes like Larry ‘round here, Canada has had it’s share of problematic weather. 
Residential schools, the freedom convoy, gas prices, and the fact that our Prime Minister has

Read more
Share

0

If, like me, you’ve ever lived outside the province of Newfoundland Labrador, then you’ve learned not to take this province’s beauty for granted. The shimmering seaside, the vast and mysterious ocean, the wildlife, the way of life and the people who live here: everything and everyone just seems a tad

Read more
Share

0

*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

Read more
Share