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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Frozen assets: hunting icebergs in Newfoundland

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... inhabitants in Canada's easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador. From here it's a five-hour drive to Twillingate, the "iceberg capital of the world". It is the middle ... the airport's tourist information officer confirms that Twillingate has been dry for a while. Fortunately, though, Newfoundland is well set up to track down icebergs. Sightings from both satellites ...

  2. News - World - WEATHER

    Hurricane Arthur slams eastern Canadian provinces, causing power cuts

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by AP

    ... to move towards Newfoundland. ...

  3. Seal of disapproval

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Rick Boychuk

    ... for the seal hunt. Much of the sealing takes place in the waters surrounding the province of Newfoundland, a rocky island of poor soils and impoverished inhabitants of small communities set in isolated ... It is, as much of the world now knows, a brutal, bloody business. Although most Newfoundlanders hunt with guns, some club the seals to death with specially designed wooden cudgels. Fisheries ...

  4. Canary Wharf Group transforms London's skyline with modern architecture

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 11:40am by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... Newfoundland development is scheduled for completion in 2018. CWG is planning a very large and exciting project for the continued redevelopment of East London. Plans for a mixed-use urban neighbourhood ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK (1898)

    Rewind, book: 'Futility or the Wreck of the Titan', by Morgan Robertson

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... passenger ship ever built- which carries too few lifeboats. On an April voyage, the Titan hits an iceberg and sinks in the North Atlantic 400 miles from Newfoundland. " 'Ice!' yelled ... miles from Newfoundland in the same month, April. The Titanic carried too few lifeboats, causing mass drowning of the type also documented in Robertson's story. Then there is the striking ...

  6. News - World - WEATHER

    US colder than South Pole as mercury falls to lowest in two decades

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 12:29am by AFP

    ... of Arctic blast Illinois Governor Pat Quinn declared a state of emergency. The extreme cold disrupted flights and classes in Canada as well. In the Atlantic island province of Newfoundland, over ...

  7. Atlantic trade turns high velocity through Port of Halifax

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 05:24pm by Reports by Laleh Larijani, Michelle Phillips, Emmanuelle Stahler and Jessica Ryan

    ... nickel and iron ore from Newfoundland and Labrador, and zinc from Nova Scotia coming onstream over the next few years. The infrastructure is in place for surging trade. Halifax, which has ...

  8. Magazines - Money

    Money no object

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... training course. Certification for friends and family is an extra US$999. The contraption is the brainchild of Raymond Li, a Chinese-born Canadian from St. John's, Newfoundland. In 2000 he ...

  9. Where wild beauty meets city culture

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:31pm by Euan McKirdy

    ... Euan McKirdy For many visitors, especially those coming directly from China's smoggy cities, Canada is literally a breath of fresh air. From the snowy peaks of British Columbia and the vast central plains to the thousand islands of Lake Ontario and the wild coasts of Newfoundland, Canada offers overseas visitors nature at its best. For those of a more urban persuasion, ...

  10. Marine robot challenge

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be held at the WWF Marine Life Centre in Hoi Ha Wan, Sai Kung. The winning team from each category may have the opportunity to compete in the International challenge in Newfoundland, Canada, ...




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