Dr. Mehrul Hasnain says that North America’s obesity problem is too big to be tackled by one individual.
So, Hasnain, a former associate professor of Psychiatry at MUN and former head of Liaison Psychiatry, Geriatric and Consultation divisions with Eastern Health, is starting a support group dealing with obesity, stress, cardiovascular disease, and how all three problems are interwoven.
Your old books can have a new home in Mount Pearl, with the help of one resident’s little library.
Maureen Duke Renouf has been a resident of Mount Pearl for over a decade, and has been an avid reader even longer. For the last five years, she has been spreading her love of books with not only her neighbours, but the rest of Mount Pearl.
Members of the Mount Pearl - Paradise Chamber of Commerce didn’t need their golf clubs for this year’s summer social.
Instead, the Chamber hosted its first ever Amazing Race.
“We found that there’s a lot of golf tournaments throughout the year,” said President Dave Halliday, referring to the way most chambers of commerce and boards of trade tackle the annual summer social for members. “This was developed as a sort of alternative and to do something different and a little bit more interactive than the typical golf tournament.”
“It was a very good meeting,” said federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Francois-Philippe Champagne when questioned by reporters Monday about a meeting between himself, St. Johns South - Mount Pearl MP Seamus O’Regan, and the mayors of Paradise, St. Johns, and Mount Pearl about the looming deadline of the 2020 federal wastewater treatment regulations.
Driving along Sagona Avenue, it’s impossible to miss the over 20-foot-high wrench decorating the yard of the United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices Local 740. That’s the official handle of the province’s plumbers and pipefitters’ union.