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Big night in Instead of hitting up the same restaurants, why not invite visiting colleagues or guest (even the boss!) over for dinner? There are those who look at food as little more than fuel. For the rest of us, food can be a great …

High jumper Nancy Tower saw from an early age what it looks like to jump in with both feet. Her father grew the family’s Bathurst, N.B.-based firm Tower Jewellers from a single store to 16 locations. Spending her summer holidays working in the business, and …

Natural resources are driving the Newfoundland and Labrador economy, with energy projects pushing the province to more than 60 per cent of planned major project spending in the entire Atlantic region. What does that wealth of work mean for the labour market, economy and public …

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August 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Peter Penashue did not expect to be in the federal cabinet, but the Labrador MP may be one to watch in Ottawa’s political firmament. Peter Penashue did not expect to be here. Even after two decades in leadership roles with the Innu Nation, he acknowledges …

The St. John’s region is red hot, thanks to a resources boom in Newfoundland and Labrador. But how is that infusion of wealth impacting rural areas of the province? It’s the age-old debate in Newfoundland and Labrador — rural versus urban, “baymen” versus “townies.” Today, …

On one side is a powerful environmental lobby that says stop shale gas development in New Brunswick. On the other is a powerful industrial lobby that says go for it. Can this province’s rookie government reconcile irreconcilable foes? And with hundreds of millions of dollars …

Everyone knows the ‘who’ and the ‘what’: in 15 years, Membertou has gone from the verge of bankruptcy to one of the most prosperous native communities in Canada. This is the ‘how’. When Terrance Paul was born in Membertou, N.S., in 1951, the Cape Breton …

Something wicked stirs beneath the shrubbery of this warm and watered land, a creeping fungus that saps our virtue, strangles our hope and chokes the promise of Canadian progress. Only the fearless and morally superior among us can halt its pitiless march across the landscape; …

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