By Jaymie White Local Journalism Initiative Reporter SOUTHWEST COAST – Cost of living has been hitting the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador extra hard since the beginning of the pandemic, and Canada-wide, many people are struggling just to get by. According to a new economic survey released on June 27
By Jaymie L. White Special to Wreckhouse Press ST. JOHN’S — On Thursday afternoon, May 26, the provincial government announced the implementation of additional support to assist the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador with the high cost of living. The support comes in the form of$80 million in temporary and
By Jaymie L. White Special to Wreckhouse Press PORT AUX BASQUES – The process of getting food into Newfoundland and Labrador isn’t an easy one. With the extended travel times, the unpredictable weather, and the added difficulties brought on by the pandemic over the last two years, shoppers have come
MHA Tony Wakeham (Stephenville – Port au Port) takes aim at skyrocketing prices By Jaymie L. White Special to the Appalachian STEPHENVILLE — As the cost of living continues to increase dramatically across the province, there are people forced to choose between necessities to be able to make ends meet.