Request a song to enter to win this week’s JIGS AND REELS Prize Pack! Inside, find…. *FLANKER PRESS Books: “growing up next to THE MENTAL” by Brian Callahan & “Challengers of the Sea” by Jim Wellman *Shanneyganock’s CD, “fling out the flag” *Tarahan’s CD, “The Quality Bundle” *The Irish Descendants’ CD, “is your rhubarb up” […]
You’ll have to dig deep into your pockets when you head to the gas pumps this week, regulated gas prices jumped up by 2.8 cents per litre. Elsewhere, diesel went up by a shocking 7.3 cents per litre. Furnace oil is up by 2.14 cents, stove oil increases by 3.58 cents, and propane remained steady.
Newfoundland and Labrador dies for a bit of the lottery. According to Atlantic Lottery, residents of this province spent $405 000 000 on the chance to win big bucks last year, the most of any other province in Atlantic Canada. In total, AL exceeded it’s projected target by $1.8 million, reporting profits of $419.2 million […]
Major service interruptions have been reported this morning from Rogers internet, home phone, and cable customers. The outages seem to be affecting multiple areas in Canada, including Newfoundland. There is no word at this time on what is causing the problem, or what the estimated restoration time will be.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) has made an arrest in connection with an assault on students at Prince of Wales Collegiate earlier this week. This past Wednesday, an altercation involving a group of students outside school property took place that ended up with several students being attacked with bear spray. At least 20 students were exposed […]
A number of students at Prince of Wales Collegiate in St. John’s were taken to hospital earlier today after being sprayed with bear spray. Details at this time are scarce, but it seems that an assailant or assailants sprayed a large group of students outside the school around 10:45 this morning. First responders, ambulances and police […]
Join us this morning… a couple of great guests and your chance to win! Request your favourite song during OZFM’s Jigs and Reels (Call 576-OZFM or at ozfm.com), to qualify to win this week’s Jigs Prize Pack… From Flanker Press: “Sail the Wild Seas – Stories of the North Atlantic” from Robert C. Parsons; and […]
The Newfoundland Growlers have announced the signing of Bonavista native Adam Pardy. Pardy, the third Newfoundlander to join the newest ECHL franchise, was drafted 173rd overall in the 2004 NHL entry draft by the Calgary Flames. He would then go on to play for 350 pro games in the NHL, registering 5 goals and 50 assists […]
All good things must come to an end, I guess. After enjoying decreases in gas prices over the last three weeks, the price per litre went the other way today. Gas jumped by 2.9 cents a litre this morning. Similarly Diesel increased by 3.3 cents a litre on the island and by 3.8 cents in […]
Comedian Shaun Majumder has taken to social media to address the news that he is leaving This Hour Has 22 Minutes. The Burlington, Newfoundland native released a statement on his Twitter saying, “due to creative differences between the Halifax producers and myself, the decision for my departure was not mine.” He goes on to express […]