GREG LOCKE St John’s, Newfoundland, November, 2015 Newfoundland singer-songwriter and musical legend, Ron Hynes, died Nov. 19. He was 64. In an ironic coincidence there was a power failure in downtown St John’s around the same time. Across the bar I heard someone
Newfoundland writer, actress and comedian, Mary Walsh, finally chimed in on the Canadian election with her character, Marg! Princess Warrior, this week with her Marg Brings Change campaign. Made famous on This Hour has 22 Minutes, Marg has been smiting politicians with
How to make seal flipper pie By Greg Locke April, 2015 Goulds, Newfoundland — The spring seal hunting season opens this week on Canada’s Atlantic coast with hunters and fishermen from Newfoundland, Labrador, Quebec and the Maritime provinces heading out onto the
Thirty two well known artists sent an open letter to Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper, and Newfoundland & Labrador Premier Paul Davis, calling on them to establish a permanent buffer zone free of industrial activity around Gros Morn National Park and UNESCO
The offshore oilfields off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada in the north west Atlantic Ocean are pretty small compared to the operations in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico but the royalties have not only kept Canada's historically impoverished eastern province
Anybody want a dead whale? After a rough winter in the waters around Newfoundland on Canada’s east coast a number of dead whales, including a number of endangered North Atlantic blue whales, washed up on the beaches of many small fishing villages.
The death of the blues, though, came as a shock, said biologist Andrew Trites of the University of British Columbia. Scientists are pondering the repercussions of losing nine members of an endangered North Atlantic population of a mere 250 adults - fewer