After 3-month-old son admitted to ICU, N.L. mom urges people to ‘protect the vulnerable’ against COVID-19

Kelsey Blais says she didn't think much of it when she began feeling a head cold coming on last Tuesday.Her symptoms weren't serious and no one else in her family was sick. But the Stephenville, N.L., woman knew something was wrong...

N.L. reports 27 new COVID-19 cases as booster demand outstrips supply

A long lineup outside a Shoppers Drug Mart in St. John's as people wait to get their COVID-19 booster shot. (Patrick Butler/Radio-Canada)Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting 27 new cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day, raising the number of...

Parents of teen with mental illnesses say ‘broken’ N.L. health system has failed them

About 70 per cent of mental illnesses start during childhood and adolescence, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada. (Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock)WARNING: This story contains details of suicidal ideation. On a windy day in October, a mother and father sat...

Possible cyberattack hits ‘brain’ of N.L. health-care system, delaying thousands of appointments

A cyberattack appears to be behind a provincewide disruption of health-care services in Newfoundland and Labrador that has affected thousands of appointments and procedures, including those involving COVID-19 testing."We may have been victims of a possible cyberattack by a third party,"...