NL Life

RECOGNIZING ONE OF THE PROVINCE’S FINEST JUDGES

The Courts are not a place that we casually think about until, having suffered loss or mistreatment, we go in search of justice. Perhaps, it is the hope that we may never need to, but others might, that sustains our regard of this institution’s high standards and want to recognize those who have made it stronger.

IMPROVING LITERACY IN NEWFOUNDLAND

Guest Post by Catherine PenneyImproving Literacy in Newfoundland and Labrador The Greene (PERT) Report includes a statement that “K-6 classroom teachers no longer graduate from Memorial with adequate...

REMEMBERING JOHN TUACH (1950-2021)

Newfoundland and Labrador lost one of its finest last Sunday. John Tuach, geologist, consultant, promoter of Newfoundland’s mineral and mining sector, writer, poet, musician, and gardener,...

WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST

WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST Maritime tradition points the wayTo vaccine priorities in our day, Long-covid threats to be nursed: Save the women and children...

ENJOY THE REST FROM SNOW AND COLD, COUNSELS THE BARD

WINTER SCOLD(Warm and healthy 2021 to all) It’s Boxing Day, the lawns are green, Snow’s all melted from the scene. The forecast warm for...

PLASTICS INSPIRE THE BARD’S “Humbug” SIDE

PLASTIC JESUS (Humbug)The Amazon and Walmart dollsLeave the world with plastic sprawls - The moulded plastic, cents at most, Tens of dollars on-sale boast. The...

THE BARD’S “PRIORITIES”

PrioritiesPriorities have to be food and shelter,Heat and health, not helter-skelter, Not rushing around to party hard Or relax in the sun on travel...

THE BARD THINKS ABOUT COVID SPREAD

 The Waiting RoomShe coughs and sneezes - virus strews,Says got it from the jab for flu? As patients patiently wait For doctor- or procedure-date....