Newfoundland and Labrador

The Building: Labrador’s striking new cultural centre

For the Nain project, Newfoundland-born architect Todd Saunders took inspiration from Inuit sod house shelters on nearby Rose Island

Dr. Janice Fitgerald, Chief Medical Officer of Health receives a high-five from 11 year old Keira O'Keefe following administering her a COVID-19 vaccine in St. John's N.L., today, Thursday, November 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

How did Newfoundland manage to vaccinate 75 per cent of 5-11-year-olds?

Clear communication, speedy mobilization and a culture of vaccine acceptance has helped the province get first doses to more kids than any province or territory

Lynch in his basement Blockbuster Video store in St. John's, Nfld.(Photograph by Alex Stead)

How one Newfoundlander revived Blockbuster in his basement

There’s a house in St. John’s where the video era lives on in all its grainy glory

Crosbie and PC candidate Kristina Ennis campaign in St. John's West earlier this month. (Sarah Smellie/CP)

Why the b-word—bankruptcy—popped up in the Newfoundland election campaign

Economist Wade Locke weighs in on the spectre of insolvency after Progressive Conservative Leader Ches Crosbie began using the dreaded word

What exactly did St. John’s do with all that snow?

Remember the record-breaking storm that left the city buried? Officials knew they’d run out of space to put the snow they were frantically clearing away. Here’s what they did with it.

Think voting isn’t worth it? Take a look at the results in Labrador.

If ever there were a reminder that every vote counts, it rang loudly and clearly during the Newfoundland and Labrador election, where a handful of people could have changed the game.

‘We were five votes away from a majority:’ An interview with Newfoundland Premier Dwight Ball

The Liberal premier says his party has heard voters’ plea for politicians to ‘work together.’ Also, he denies his leadership is in jeopardy

In Newfoundland, a razor-close election that nobody really won

A province in dire need of stable government instead gets a minority, and a likely return to the polls in the near future

Think your election choice is tough? Try being a Newfoundlander

With debt piling up and the economy in shambles, the parties seem unable to distinguish themselves for Thursday’s election. No wonder it’s too close to call.

How Newfoundlanders are taking a remarkable stand against Islamophobia

To 3,000 Muslims on the island, the province is an example to the world of how to get along

Newfoundland has a problem: no one wants to be a politician

Depopulation and a youth exodus have left seats on local governments open for acclamation—if anyone wants to take them

Why Arctic icebergs are heading south earlier than usual

How a warmer climate caused icebergs to block a scientific mission to Hudson Bay