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Aftermath of massive St. John’s snowstorm

February 13, 2020 Holly McKenzie-Sutter - THE CANADIAN PRESS

JOHN’S, N.L. – The mayor of St. John’s, Nfld. says the cleanup after last month’s fierce blizzard could cause the city to blow its snow-clearing budget by several million dollars. Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital was under a weeklong state of

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State of emergency in St. John’s stretches into sixth day

January 22, 2020 The Canadian Press

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Commercial flights have resumed in and out of St. John’s, N.L., today, as eastern Newfoundland continues to dig itself out from last week’s record-breaking blizzard. Today is the sixth day the provincial capital has been under

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TSB recommendation stemming from 1998 airplane crash ‘still active’

July 10, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A 17-year-old years recommendation to improve the quality of decision-making on the part of Canadian pilots has not been advanced far enough to reduce aviation risk, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada recently suggested. On May 18, 1998, a single-engine

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Fire destroys N.L. apartment complex, leaves dozens homeless in St. John’s

June 27, 2017 The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

JOHN’S, N.L. – A massive, fast-moving fire at a public housing complex has forced about 35 people out of their homes in a blaze that sent large plumes of smoke billowing above St. John’s, N.L. Fire platoon Chief Brian Tucker

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Survival Instinct

April 1, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

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TSB reiterates recommendation to require all fishing vessels have anti-exposure worksuits or survival suits

March 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The federal agency responsible for investigating boating accidents reiterated this week a warning that many small fishing vessels are permitted to operate in cold waters without anti-exposure worksuits or survival suits. In March, 2016, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada

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St. John’s, Nfld.-based brokerage Cal LeGrow Insurance joins Canadian Broker Network

March 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s network of independent insurance brokers, the Canadian Broker Network (CBN), announced on Tuesday that Cal LeGrow Insurance Ltd., from St. John’s, Newfoundland, has joined the network. “We are thrilled to have Cal LeGrow join CBN,” Lorie Phair, managing director