Victoria Battcock

Journalism Student

Location icon Canada

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Cna-nl
10/15/2018
Foggy rumours -

Three U.S Navy researchers were in Ferryland for six weeks to conduct an experiment called. C-Fog.

Cna-nl
01/25/2018
"We all need warmth when it gets cold" -

The Gathering Place's slogan says "Kindness wanted," and that is exactly what Mary Crane wanted to show when she began her journey as an entrepreneur. Mary has been successfully running her business, Apricity Clothing, for six months. On Wednesday, Jan.

Cna-nl
12/06/2018
Princess and the Purse helps single moms in NL -

Hundreds of gently used purses will be distributed to the homes of single moms across the province this holiday season. The initiative, Princess and the Purse, was brought to the province a few years ago. It was started in Moncton by one of Renée Druggett friends.

Cna-nl
03/01/2018
Local bar cuts the use of plastic straws to lower carbon footprint -

Brenda O'Reilly, owner and operator of O'Reilly's pub on George Street, has stopped giving out plastic straws with drinks in an effort to make her business more environmentally friendly. "There's no need for a straw. They get caught in plumbing and they get caught everywhere," she said. "They're just useless garbage really.

Department of Justice and Public Safety - Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
08/20/2018
Spirit horses breaking down barriers

The first of its kind in Canada, Spirit Horse Mental Health Program, has left a lasting impression on inmates in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Cna-nl
11/08/2018
'Lilly makes my time here as easy as possible.' -

Kyle had never been to prison before. According to the assistant superintendent Kelly Rowsell at Bishop's Falls Correctional Centre, he thought his life was over and he would never get a job. His real name can't be used due to privacy concerns.

Cna-nl
11/01/2018
'Door-to-door harvesting for the hungry' -

The Ode to Newfoundland's first public performance was at the Casino Theatre on January 21, 1902. In honour of the week of the 116th anniversary, Angela Warren's music class at Lakecrest School are performing the Ode.

Department of Justice and Public Safety - Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
07/27/2018
Greenhouse project: A profound effect on every guy

Inmates at West Coast Correctional Centre are planting potatoes and flowers to donate to the towns of Stephenville and Kippens.

The Newfoundland Herald
07/13/2018
Pulling Together

By: Victoria Battcock Some are pulled towards the calling of helping others. Here's one such story === Katherine Kavanagh is from Cape Broyle and has been collecting pull tabs for about five years. Her biggest year yet was just tallied up at a total of around 119,000 tabs.