Author: Robert Shawn

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A new study has seemed to confirm when Vikings settled on the northern tip of the Province. In studying the remains of the Norse settlement at L’Anse Aux Meadows, researchers from the Netherlands, Germany and Canada used accelerator mass spectrometry to examine tree rings in pieces of wood used to build the camp. The rings showed a […]

Facebook Inc. will soon become “the social media company formerly known as Facebook.” According to reports, Mark Zuckerbrg and co. are planning to rebrand itself with a new group name that focuses on the metaverse. What is the metaverse? Good question. According to Zuckerberg, the metaverse is a digital world where people can move between different […]

Newfoundland and Labrador has 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. There are 5 people in hospital due to COVID-19. There were 10 new recoveries since the last update. Leaving is 46 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. During today’s briefing, acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Rosann Seviour announced simultaneous flu and COVID-19 […]

Pfizer-BioNTech has submitted a request to Health Canada to approve the first COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years old. Pfizer has already submitted clinical trial data for its child-sized dose to Health Canada, and the company says the results were comparable to those recorded in the Pfizer-BioNTech study in people aged 16 […]

Today the Provincial government laid out plans to tac sugary drinks in Newfoundland and Labrador. Starting on September 1st, 2022, an additional $0.20 per litre will be added to the price of things like soda, energy drinks, fountains drinks, frozen juices and more. The tax will be applied to the price on the shelf. The […]

Who comes up with these ideas? Lingerie and costumes retailer 3Wishes has released what they’re calling the “Sexy Vaccine Costume”.  “We obviously take the pandemic very seriously but with everything being so divisive, we feel adding in a little humor can lighten the mood,” says says 3Wishes CMO and co-founder Sarah Chamberlain. “The pandemic itself is […]

In a press conference held earlier today, Premier Andrew Furey, flagged by Deputy Premier Siobhan Coady and Health Minister John Haggie, announced that all public servants must be fully vaccinated by December 17th. Agencies, Boards and Commissions will also be subjected to this new mandate. In addition, those working within vulnerable populations, including long-term and personal-care […]

Robin Williams really wanted to be a part of the Harry Potter franchise. Unfortunately, he was the wrong nationality.  Director Chris Columbus, who helmed the first two Potter films, has revealed that Williams had approached him to play the character of Professor Remus Lupin, but producers had no interest in casting a non-British actor. “I had a […]

The first date sets the entire tone for the relationship. However, sometimes in trying to knock it out of the park leads to someone striking out. Elyse Myers recently went viral on TikTok for the story of a particularly bad date that involved 100 tacos.  “What’s the worst first date I’ve ever been on? I’m […]

The land and sea border shared between the United States and Canada will reopen to non-essential travel in November. The White House confirmed Tuesday night that fully vaccinated Canadians will be able to cross into the U.S. next month, however some details on what vaccines will be recognized and accepted by U.S. officials are still […]



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