By Jaymie White Local Journalism Initiative Reporter WEST COAST – On Sept. 1, Newfoundland and Labrador will become the first province in Canada to implement a sugar tax on soft drinks and other drinks with added sugar such as fruit juices, iced tea, sweetened sports and energy drinks, and someContinue Reading

By RYAN KING SOUTHWEST COAST – The NL government has set a goal to become one of the healthiest provinces in Canada by 2031. As a part of this initiative, last month it outlined amendments to the Revenue Administration Act to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. The proposed legislationContinue Reading