Author: Robert Shawn

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With Disneyland closed in wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the park has decided to still attempt to put smiles on faces. The park and resort has announced it will be donating the excess food from the park to Second Harvest Food Bank in Orange County. “While closely following food safety guidelines, excess inventory of dairy, […]

Atlantic Lottery has opted to suspend video lottery operations in the four Atlantic provinces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In discussion with our shareholders and following social distancing advice from public health officials, Atlantic Lottery’s video lottery operations will be suspended in the four Atlantic provinces, effective Sunday, March 15 at midnight,” the company […]

Memorial University has announced they are suspending all classes and labs (both face-to-face and those currently offered online) at the end of the day on Wednesday, March 18 as concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus grow. Classes will then resume on March 23rd, albeit remotely. During this time employees will report to work, research activity, work-terms […]

The Newfoundland Growlers are prematurely hanging up their skates as the ECHL has cancelled the remainder of the 2019/20 season. “The decision by the ECHL to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 Season does not come lightly, as this is an emotional time for our Players, Coaches, Member Teams, Fans and Staff. At this point […]

Following a decrease of over 5 cents a litre this past Thursday, the Public Utilities Board announced a further decrease of 14.4 cents a litre this morning. The PUB credits the unusual price adjustment to recent extraordinary commodity market developments. While the last price adjustment occurred only this past Thursday, they note that there has been […]

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) has has suspended all extra-curricular activities involving interaction between different school populations until further notice. “This is an unfortunate measure but a prudent step the District is taking in an effort to contain the potential community spread of the COVID-19 virus,” said Tony Stack, CEO of the […]

Not even Mickey Mouse is immune to the coronavirus. The Walt Disney Company announced the Thursday that it’s Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris theme parks will be closing temporarily in order to fight the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “In an abundance of caution and in the best interest of our guests and employees, […]

How many people can say they have a bug named after them? Lady Gaga can.  The Kaikaia gaga is a newly identified species of treehopper that can be found in most rainforests. Brendan Morris, an entomology graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who studied and named the new insect, felt the treehopper needed […]

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have revealed they have tested positive for Coronavirus. “Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches,” Hanks said in an Instagram post.  “Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play […]

Poor puppy. 🙁 Joseph Egan, a plumber in Australia, was called to a home after a woman reported a newborn puppy had fallen down the floor drain in her bathroom. Egan used a CCTV camera in order to locate the puppy so his team could cut into the drain. View this post on Instagram 🐶😳🐶PUPPY RESCUE!!!🐶😳🐶 This […]



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