Funding to boost coding and technology in N.L. schools
Central Newfoundland fire departments show support for Humboldt
VIDEO: Gander hockey family extends support to Humboldt Broncos
Gander strip mall demolition stalled
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Gambo fitness program promotes health for people of all abilities
Gander and Area SPCA starts clearing land for construction
Residents of Eastport Peninsula dip into their wallets and the frigid water
St. John’s man gave police fake name, charged with public mischief
Editorial: The last straw
Russell Wangersky: Science worth chewing on
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Letter: N.L. tunnel plan off the rails from the start
Editorial: Count yourself in
Russell Wangersky: Convenience vs. security in the internet of things
Editorial: We are one team
The funerals began even as the death toll continued to mount. A shocked nation is deep into the grieving process. The first funeral was held Thursday even as news spread that team trainer Dayna Brons had died from her injuries. It brings to 16 the ...
Thom Barker: Do the ends ever justify the memes?
Is honesty the best policy? Do the ends justify the means? These are big, weighty, philosophical subjects, but they are also simple questions that we individually face pretty much every day. I am not an absolutist with respect to these ...
Russell Wangersky: Equal rights for all?
I’m not a lawyer. That’s pretty obvious. But I read legal decisions, follow cases through the courts, and watch an ever-growing movement that’s seeing corporations, unions and governments gain ever-more prominence in court cases ...
EDITORIAL: Who’s in charge, anyway?
Wanted: a high school civics class that actually explains the distinct and separate responsibilities of federal, provincial and municipal governments. Also wanted: a requirement that anyone who seeks public office actually knows how governments ...
Editorial: Humboldt Broncos, our thoughts and prayers are with you
We all by now are fully aware of the horrific accident in Saskatchewan that has so tragically taken the lives of so many members of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. None of us can imagine the full impact that the families and those closest to ...
REVIEW: St. John's Players present moving rendition of 'Wit'
By Lois Sherlow Special to the Western Star For the final show of the Provincial Drama Festival St. John’s Players presented Margaret Edson’s 1995 Pulitzer prize-winning play “Wit,” a richly humorous and touching ...
Russell Wangersky: Facebook’s using you
It’s something everyone should have realized a long time ago: despite all its cheap talk about friends and friendship, Facebook is not your friend. Russell Wangersky And it never was. It’s a business, a business ...
REVIEW: School Zone Productions get back in the zone
By Lois Sherlow Special to the Western Star Since 2012, at Halloween, School Zone Productions of St. John’s have presented episodes of the iconic sixties TV show “The Twilight Zone”, adapted for the stage by ...
Editorial: Minimum wage gaps
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil isn’t finding much support for his idea of having a common minimum wage in Atlantic Canada by as early as next spring. Whatever his target might be, he’s quick to reject any plans to join the ...
Review: Lively and thought-provoking dialogue highlight 'Dinner with Friends'
Donald Margulies’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Dinner with Friends” was first staged in 1998. In 2001, it became an HBO film directed by Norman Jewison. Many well-known actors have played the four characters in Margulies’s ...