While most people in St. John’s mark Good Friday and Easter this weekend, the Jewish community begins celebrating Passover – a spring festival commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery. (Photo courtesy of Eczebulun […]
The Newfoundland government has raised the minimum-wage by 15 cents as part of its new plan. Melissa Wong Kicker
The official church record will tell you St. Patrick did not have a wife, but there’s a long-standing legend in Newfoundland that he was married to a woman named Sheila. Melissa Wong Kicker
Chinese New Year is known as the Spring Festival in China. The original name does not seem apt during a St. John’s winter. Despite the weather, however, the local Chinese community joyfully welcomed the new year.
February 9, 2018, the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympic Games will take place in South Korea. Despite fears of a nuclear attack, North Korea is going to march with South Korea at the Winter […]
The city of St. John’s is not able to ban plastic bags because an old provincial law is still under review. However, city council continues to support the ban provincewide. Melissa Wong Kicker
The Ode to Newfoundland’s first public performance was at the Casino Theatre on January 21, 1902. In honour of the week of the 116th anniversary, Angela Warren’s music class at Lakecrest School are performing the Ode.