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Hurricane Chris could impact southeastern Newfoundland Thursday

Hazardous weather warnings have been issued along the northeast coast of the U.S. and on up into the southern coasts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland overnight and into Thursday as Hurricane Chris accelerates northeastward.

Chris finally becomes hurricane as it moves away from U.S. coast

Chris is no longer a tropical storm. The National Hurricane Center's 5:00 p.m. advisory upgraded Chris to a Category 1 Hurricane this afternoon as the storm begins to show movement to the Northeast.

Newfoundland's latest 'chilling' attraction is a giant iceberg

Newfoundland's Southern Shore highway was packed with bumper-to-bumper traffic over the Easter weekend, as locals and tourists flocked to the little town of Ferryland to see for themselves a massive iceberg stuck in the shallow waters off the coast.

Canada gets new UNESCO site — Mistaken Point, Newfoundland

Mistaken Point, Newfoundland, a small Canadian headland on the Avalon Peninsula in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Sunday.

Review: Reworked ‘Salt-Water Moon’ in Toronto more puzzling than profound Special

Toronto - It’s understandable when a theatre director wants to transform a familiar classic into something fresh and original. That’s an artist’s job: to create a unique, personal vision. But what if that vision makes the play almost unrecognizable?

Video: Iceberg collapses in Bay of Exploits, Newfoundland, Canada

Wanda Stead and her husband were enjoying a day out in the Bay of Exploits Tuesday when she unexpectedly caught on video the collapse of an iceberg. While at first fascinating, they pretty soon had to move, and move fast, to escape the icy tidal wave.

Review: McKellar's Newfoundland comedy may charm, but never seduces Special

Feel-good comedies like “The Grand Seduction” remind me of “nice guys” who try to attract women with flowers and nonstop compliments. Sure, he's harmless, he may even be sincere, but where's the edge? What makes him different from the others?

Royal Ontario Museum to take whale carcasses

Canada's Royal Ontario Museum will take two blue whale carcasses that washed up on the coast of western Newfoundland. Locals fear that the decomposing whales could bloat and explode.

Mudder, I'm stuck! Ellen shows viral video of snow-stuck Canuck

"Mudder I'm stuck" and "Jumpin' Jesus" were the refrains of choice on the Ellen Degeneres show this week when she showed a video of a Canadian man, well, getting stuck. Barry Horlick got stuck in snow trying to walk out of his Mudder's Newfoundland home.

Greenland Shark saved from choking to death by Good Samaritans

If someone was choking on their dinner, most people would opt for doing the "Heimlich Manuever." But what does one do when he runs up on a shark choking on its dinner?

Atlantic Canada hammered by massive winter storm

Fredericton - The massive winter storm that closed down Boston and most airports in the US northeast and Toronto has moved on to Atlantic Canada. While not quite as potent, the storm left thousands without power and caused dozens of flight cancellations.

95-year-old woman bags moose with single shot

Grand Falls - Look out Bullwinkle, 95-year-old Laura Wood has already taken down one moose with a single shot during a hunting trip in Newfoundland and she is busy preparing for her next conquest.

Newfoundland minor hockey parents required to take respect course

Parents whose children are beginning minor hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador will be required to take a one-hour online course on how to behave at the arena.

Newfoundland, Yukon voters give Tories majority governments

Whitehorse - Voters in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and in the territory of Yukon have re-elected their incumbent conservative parties to majority governments for the third straight election year.

Op-Ed: Newfoundland's Gros Morne National Park Special

Deer Lake - I've travelled extensively around the world, yet I must admit I enjoy discovering my own country, as everyone should. One of the most beautiful places in Canada is Newfoundland and Labrador, located on the far eastern reaches of the nation.

Kathy Dunderdale becomes Newfoundland's first female premier

Saint John's - Kathy Dunderdale became the first female premier of Newfoundland and Labrador when she was sworn in during a ceremony in St. John’s on Friday.

Nova Scotia signs historic hydro power deal

Halifax - Nova Scotia families and businesses will benefit from 35 years of clean energy and more predictable, stable prices under an agreement announced yesterday, Nov. 18, by Premier Darrell Dexter.

Bonfire cancelled because of shotgun shell

Bishops Falls - One Newfoundland community will not be able to have its annual bonfire on November 5 because a live shotgun shell was found near the pile set to be burned.

Predictions for 2010 seal hunt: Few hunters, record low takes

Just as the Canadian seal hunt is about to get underway on April 8 in Newfoundland, Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans is being criticized for allowing the hunt to proceed.

Canadian Premier to come U.S. for heart surgery

A Canadian politician has made the decision to come to the United States to undergo heart surgery and that has touched off a debate about the values of national health-care.

Newfoundland's UFO mystery not any closer to being solved

The story of the Newfoundland UFO sighting has swept across Canada in the past week. Newfoundlanders are increasingly uneasy with the reassurances coming from the federal government.

Gaddafi to make stopover in Newfoundland

It doesn't look like Colonel Gadaffi will be "kissing the cod" during his one day stopover in Newfoundland, Canada but he may get "screeched" at.

Search for life on Mars leads to Newfoundland, Canada

An outcrop of 500-million-year-old rock in Western Newfoundland's Gros Morne National Park, already a famous tourist attraction, is now the focus of the search for life on Mars.

Man From Newfoundland To Swim Length of Great Barrier Reef

Rob Hutchings, a native of Corner Brook, N.L. who now lives in Adelaide, Australia, hopes his 2,300-kilometre quest will raise awareness of global warming. This unprecedented swim will call attention to the probable extinction of the Reef.

AbitibiBowater Closes Newfoundland Mill

AbitibiBowater will close the Grand Falls-Windsor mill. The decision comes a month after unionized workers at the Grand Falls-Windsor mill overwhelmingly rejected what the company called its final offer to keep the operation viable.

Icebergs a Newfoundland Tourist Attraction

The season is short but the view can be incredible. Iceberg tours are a hot tourist ticket off the coast of Newfoundland. There is some risk but that may make the excursion all the more enticing.

Crews Forced to Leave Ships in Newfoundland

The storm hitting eastern Canadian coastlines have forced the evacuation of several sealing vessels. The ice is unprecedented, dangerously pressing on the ships.

Newfoundland man is Twice connected to murder

newfoundland Man acquitted in B.C. was once a suspect in Newfoundland slayings

Double Murder Suspect Appears in Court for Murders that Happened 13 Years Ago

I guess the saying The Mounties always gets their Man holds true...well in this case anyhow!

Newfoundland Pledges To Clean Up Water After Issuing Report

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland — The Newfoundland government released a 5-year-old report Monday that painted an alarming picture of the state of the province's public water supplies. Among other things, it says the incidence of waterborne diseases in Ne..
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Tablelands Trail. The mountain range in Gros Morne is actually an extension of the Appalachian Mount...
Tablelands Trail. The mountain range in Gros Morne is actually an extension of the Appalachian Mountains. But the Tablelands provide a rare example of the process of continental drift.
The northwest Atlantic fishery abruptly collapsed in 1992  following overfishing since the late 1950...
The northwest Atlantic fishery abruptly collapsed in 1992, following overfishing since the late 1950s, and an earlier partial collapse in the 1970s.
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The Coastal Trail offers camping along the rocky shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. While perhaps not ...
The Coastal Trail offers camping along the rocky shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. While perhaps not advisable, I drank straight from the fast flowing mountain river as it emptied into the ocean. Incredible.
Green Gardens Trail. Gros Morne NP  Newfoundland. A long  steady climb up a pass in the mountain wil...
Green Gardens Trail. Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland. A long, steady climb up a pass in the mountain will give you two options: the long trail to the seashore of pounding Atlantic waves, and the short trail through forest and fog. Both are amazing options.
L Anse aux Meadows a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the only authenticated Viking settlement in North...
L'Anse aux Meadows a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the only authenticated Viking settlement in North America.
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Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador
Changing Tides: Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador
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Welcome to Gros Morne National Park  run by the Government of Canada. Summer will bring the best wea...
Welcome to Gros Morne National Park, run by the Government of Canada. Summer will bring the best weather, and the best wildlife viewing - but being tucked into the mid-Atlantic, good weather is never a guarantee.
Rocky Harbour  Newfoundland and Labrador. This small  seaside town is at the centre of Gros Morne NP...
Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador. This small, seaside town is at the centre of Gros Morne NP, and a great base of operations for those who don't camp.
Ice on the water near Newfoundland.
Ice on the water near Newfoundland.
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The fjord at Western Brook Pond. Gros Morne NP  Newfoundland and Labrador.
The fjord at Western Brook Pond. Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Muskrat Falls  Newfoundland and Labrador soon to be developed for hydro power.
Muskrat Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador soon to be developed for hydro power.
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Southeast Brook Falls at dusk. Gros Morne NP  Newfoundland. Impressive sites such as this are trivia...
Southeast Brook Falls at dusk. Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland. Impressive sites such as this are trivial enough that they are merely roadside stops at the end of four-minute trails.
Gros Morne National Park - Newfoundland  Canada
Gros Morne National Park - Newfoundland, Canada

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