A customer looks at cannabis on display after legal recreational marijuana went on sale at a Tweed retail store in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters.

Canada became the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest(...)

A whale breaching during a tour with O’Brien’s Whale and Bird Tours in Newfoundand and Lanrador. Photograph: Destination St John’s

In Newfoundland and Labrador, the main attraction in a region awash with whales, icebergs, untamed landscapes, unique history and cuisine, is the Newf(...)

Cathy Murphy with Kevin Graham and Michéal O’Rourke at the Irish Canadian Immigration Centre in Toronto. Photograph: Matthew Manna

Perhaps it was the drop-in visit back in 2013 from Ballyshannon-born Toronto police officer Kevin Graham that alerted us at the Irish Canadian Immigra(...)

With a total area of almost 10 million sq km (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431sq km), Canada is the second-largest country in the world – yes, (...)

Holders of Irish driving licences can now exchange them for local licences in six out of 10 Canadian provinces. Photograph: Thinkstock

Irish driving licences will be recognised in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, and their licences recognised here, under a new deal reached between(...)

Irish marine research vessel RV Celtic Explorer has been deployed from Newfoundland to map the seafloor between Canada and Ireland.

Irish marine research vessel RV Celtic Explorer has been deployed from Newfoundland to map the seafloor between Canada and Ireland under a new Europea(...)

Laura Boylan, (right) from Skerries, Co Dublin meeting  Kevin O’Brien, minister for advanced education and skills with the gGovernment of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Working International Expo at the Clyde Court Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Irish economy may be showing signs of recovery, but for the hundreds of people who lined up at the Working International Expo in Ballsbridge today(...)

Westjet’s chief executive Gregg Saretsky: told the launch gathering that the airline has sold 90 per cent of its capacity

You spend most of your time ambling along without ever hearing much about Newfoundland and Labrador (the Canadian province, not a pair of dogs), and t(...)