Conversion to a plant-based diet is the key to better health — for people and the planet.
Despite years of promises, why are Newfoundlanders and Labradorians still among the last Canadians without it?
Dance Thru It, a new program developed by a St. John’s resident, helps release internal stress through physical movement.
Newfoundlanders were scandalized by Karl Ove Knausgaard’s observations on hefty waistlines. Can we take anything useful from the hoo-ha?
Why no one will die if we talk about sex, and many will if we don’t
Carrying the burden of poor body image
Emerging trends in ‘green’ home construction and building practices shouldn’t be confused with the much older, and healthier, natural building
Cycling is good for our health, the environment, the economy, and all the cool kids are doing it. So why the hold up in making St. John’s a bike-friendly city?
Taking a closer look
What are those things with tails and why should you care?
This holiday season you’re bound to encounter a vegan or two at a dinner or function, so let’s explore what a vegan is and why they’re abstaining from the turkey and home-made butter-toffee
Economist Wade Locke has completed a report on the economic impact of the Hebron project – and he has determined that it is crucial to the long-term fiscal health of the province. He has concluded that the project is expected to bring in $20 billion in royalties and taxes over its lifespan and is expected to account for 55.6 per cent of total offshore production during the period of 2016-2037. Variables like the price of oil and the value of the Canadian dollar could deflate expectations to $11 billion or balloon them to $34 billion depending on the worst and best case scenarios. Read the full story and more from Locke’s report at the Daily Business Buzz. Source: Daily Business Buzz
VOCM is reporting that the Department of Health is currently in the process of developing a Signing Bonus Provincial Policy to help standardize and bring consistency to the recruitment of physicians across the province. Health Minister Jerome Kennedy said that different health authorities offering different bonus packages was a strategy that had to end, and that if there’s a hard-to-fill position, regional authorities are now being told to approach the Department for approval. Kennedy noted that all signing bonuses offered up to recently are being honoured. Source: VOCM