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Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

Legal battle concludes for journalist charged after covering Labrador protest

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A criminal mischief charge has been dismissed against a journalist who was covering an Indigenous-led occupation at the Muskrat Falls work site in Labrador nearly four years ago.
Financial update from N.L energy corp. reflects pandemic's impact

Financial update from N.L energy corp. reflects pandemic's impact

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's Crown energy corporation reported a pandemic-related profit loss from the first quarter of 2020 on Tuesday, along with further complications to the beleaguered Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.
Nova Scotia senators renew call for joint inquiry into April shooting rampage

Nova Scotia senators renew call for joint inquiry into April shooting rampage

OTTAWA — Nova Scotia senators are renewing a call for the province to join with Ottawa to launch a joint inquiry into the mass shooting in April that claimed the lives of 22 people.
N.L. liquor corp. to change 'Old Sam' logo over concerns about racist branding

N.L. liquor corp. to change 'Old Sam' logo over concerns about racist branding

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corp. says it will change the logo — but keep the name — of a locally bottled rum brand that appears to depict a laughing Black man.
P.E.I. sees rise in anti-outsider sentiment as COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

P.E.I. sees rise in anti-outsider sentiment as COVID-19 travel restrictions ease

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada's smallest province, which once branded itself the "gentle island," is seeing some not-so-gentle attitudes emerging toward people perceived to be from other provinces — a phenomenon Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King says
Residents of Gagetown, N.B., celebrate as river ferry returns to service

Residents of Gagetown, N.B., celebrate as river ferry returns to service

GAGETOWN, N.B. — Residents of Gagetown and Jemseg, N.B., can wave to each other across the St. John River, but they needed to make a round-trip drive for a couple of hours to get any closer without their beloved river ferry for the last four years.

New office in Labrador to promote skilled trades among Indigenous groups

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government is spending $1.45 million over three years to establish an office in Labrador that will promote the skilled trades as a viable career for the Innu and other Indigenous groups.

Group of N.B. chiefs step up call for independent inquiry into deaths, racism

FREDERICTON — The six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick are stepping up their call for an independent inquiry into systemic discrimination and bias.
Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

Ottawa to give $46 million to Quebec, Atlantic provinces to help boost tourism

MONTREAL — The federal government is announcing a $46-million aid package for the tourism industries of Quebec and Atlantic Canada, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

P.E.I. prepares for next phase of reopening and possibility of 'Atlantic bubble'

CHARLOTTETOWN — As talks continue on the possibility of allowing regional travel throughout Atlantic Canada, Prince Edward Island is set to enter the next phase of relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. P.E.I.'s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr.
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