Groceries or COVID-19 tests? Critics say the cost of rapid tests puts them out of reach for some

Angela Power holds up the $20 bill for the rapid test she bought at a pharmacy in Placentia. (Meg Roberts/CBC) If she’s got it, $20 can buy Angela Power of Placentia some... Read more »

Fogo Island’s last doctor is leaving. How many residents will follow?

The cancer treatments and surgeries were hard enough — she’d leave the hospital with drainage tubes, or exhausted from chemotherapy. But the breaking point for Sabrina Payne was the six-hour round trip from Fogo Island,... Read more »

Make COVID-19 rapid tests more accessible, plead community groups and health-care providers

Bridget Clarke, the St. John’s Status of Women Council’s advocacy co-ordinator, says some vulnerable people with a low or fixed income are forced to make dire decisions because of the cost of rapid... Read more »

No new deaths from COVID-19 in N.L. for 1st time in more than a month

Newfoundland and Labrador reported no deaths and a dip in hospitalizations in Monday’s COVID-19 update. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press) For the first time in more than a month, Newfoundland and Labrador is... Read more »