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Princess Anne's planned trip to Newfoundland cancelled following injury

Princess Anne's planned trip to Newfoundland cancelled following injury

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An injury has forced Princess Anne to cancel a trip to Newfoundland this weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the National War Memorial in St. John’s.

Wildfire that triggered town evacuation in central Labrador grows only slightly

CHURCHILL FALLS, N.L. — A wildfire that’s forced the evacuation of a central Labrador town continued to hold relatively steady as of Sunday.
Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

CHURCHILL FALLS, N.L. — Officials in central Labrador say the wildfire threatening the evacuated town of Churchill Falls remained stable Saturday, but there was no sign of significant rainfall in the forecast until Tuesday night.
Newfoundland and Labrador getting help from Quebec, Ontario as wildfires grow

Newfoundland and Labrador getting help from Quebec, Ontario as wildfires grow

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Water bombers from Quebec and Ontario will be helping to battle wildfires in Newfoundland and Labrador, bringing relief and hope to crews trying to keep a blaze near Churchill Falls from crossing a river and spreading to the town.
Labrador wildfire 'got worse really fast,' residents given minutes to flee: evacuee

Labrador wildfire 'got worse really fast,' residents given minutes to flee: evacuee

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A wildfire threatening a town in central Labrador grew suddenly to a raging blaze that advanced two kilometres in about 45 minutes before officials ordered everyone to evacuate Wednesday night, authorities have revealed.
Residents ordered to flee Labrador town as out-of-control wildfire rages nearby

Residents ordered to flee Labrador town as out-of-control wildfire rages nearby

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An out-of-control wildfire forced officials to order residents to flee their homes in the central Labrador community of Churchill Falls on Wednesday evening.
Body of 59-year-old man pulled from water off Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula

Body of 59-year-old man pulled from water off Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula

Police say first responders pulled the body of a 59-year-old man from the water off Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula on Tuesday, after he didn't return home from a fishing trip. RCMP were notified just after 5:30 p.m.
Canadian safety board says unregistered submersibles still diving after Titan deaths

Canadian safety board says unregistered submersibles still diving after Titan deaths

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Since the doomed Titan made its descent to view the Titanic wreck one year ago, other unregistered submersibles have been operating within Canadian waters, says the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Princess Anne to visit Newfoundland for 100th anniversary of National War Memorial

Princess Anne to visit Newfoundland for 100th anniversary of National War Memorial

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Princess Anne will be in Newfoundland and Labrador next month to mark the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the National War Memorial in St. John’s.
Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

OTTAWA — The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador urged a Senate committee Thursday to quickly pass legislation that would help establish a wind industry off Canada’s East Coast.