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Meet the Gander chef whose cafeteria menu has high school students lined up and salivating | CBC News

When the recess bell rings at Gander Collegiate, chef Josh Boyde knows the rush is about to begin. Dozens of teenagers line up for their snacks in anticipation of what the chef is cooking, the aroma of warm cinnamon and cooked dinner having wafted throughout the school all morning.  “I’ve been eating here every day, […]

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‘You could never go back’: Cold War-era refugees recall defecting to N.L. | CBC News

The invasion of Warsaw Pact troops in Czechoslovakia in 1968 led Veronika Martenova Charles to defect. (Jan Novotny) As the provincial government offers support for Ukrainian refugees who may want to move to Newfoundland and Labrador, some Eastern European refugees recall their experiences decades before in Gander as they fled Soviet-ruled countries and found refuge in […]

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A lost Paradise landmark holds the key to mysterious new blue monument | CBC News

Jessie Jones snapped this pic of the mysterious blue structure in a Paradise roundabout. (Submitted by Jessie Jones) For Jessie Jones of Paradise, N.L., the mysterious blue structure seemed to appear in the town’s roundabout overnight. Jones thought the skeletal metal pieces might be a frame for a “Welcome to Paradise” sign, but no such sign materialized. […]