Mount Pearl— Southlands NDP candidate Anne Marie Anonsen says she has two responses to the question posed at the door, ‘Why should I vote for you?’
“I think I have been doing, all my life, work that has led me to here and now. I have been championing for people all my life. I’ve gotten really used to finding out what’s the real problem that’s stopping this person. It’s almost always political,” said Anonsen. “I know what people are up against. I know that fixes are possible. And I really know that those fixes are in the 109 pages of commitments that Jagmeet Singh is putting out there.”
The Mount Pearl Soccer Association (MPSA) Boys Under 13 team are the champions. The boys won the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association NLSA Premier Youth League championship on Sunday August 25th.
Canadians will have a new choice when they cast their ballots in this October’s federal election.
The newly minted People’s Party of Canada (PPC) was formed by Maxime Bernier in September of 2018, following his resignation from the Conservative Party, and is running a full slate of candidates across the country.
Ben Ruckpaul, 24, is the St. John’s South— Mount Pearl People’s Party candidate.
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.
It had been an entire year since it was first lost, but one boy’s ring was finally found.
The Muddy Hole is a popular swimming spot in Seal Cove. Approximately one year ago, in July of 2018, Jacob Smith of Conception Bay South was gifted a ring from his grandmother that had once belonged to his grandfather. The ring, which Smith told The Shoreline is called an Eagle’s Eye, was a gift he was very proud of.
A new venue and a new timing for an old set of awards is how Mount Pearl Mayor Dave Aker explained the newly minted Best In Mount Pearl Awards Ceremony, held July 18 at the Reid Community Centre. It combined both the Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony and the Pearl Awards.
Denise Fagan of Mount Pearl is the proud recipient of Hockey NL’s Female Hockey Promotion Award.
“I was honoured. I was emotional, I had tears in my eyes,” said Fagan, recalling the announcement earlier this summer. “There’s so many deserving people out there, and the fact that I got it, there’s no words to describe it.”
The mayors of Mount Pearl, Paradise, and St. Johns are tightening the pressure on local MPs and the federal government to either allow more time for them to comply with new federal wastewater treatment rules, or provide money to help pay for the work needed to make them compliant.
The City of Mount Pearl is amending regulations governing feathered, furry, and scaled companions.
During July 9 meeting, council approved several amendments to it’s Animal Control Regulations, which provide the City with the authority to regulate the keeping of cats and dogs, other domestic pets, and livestock.
The City of Mount Pearl is looking for public input on what recreation opportunities it can take advantage of, as it prepares a Recreation Master Plan, which will guide programming and facilities for the years 2020-2030.
After receiving a provincial arts award recently, a local dancer says he is humbled by the recognition.
Martin Vallée wears many hats. He is a choreographer, a dance teacher, a performer, and a creative director. For decades, he has worked closely with dancers and performers in the province. Earlier this month, ArtsNL recognized his efforts by awarding him the BMO Bank of Montreal Artist of the Year award.
In a day and age where we can hop on a plane and travel around the world in a matter of hours, and planes travel overhead at all hours of the day and night, and, according to St. John’s International Airport, over 80 flights depart and arrive daily from the province’s largest airport, flight might not seem like that big of a deal to us.