Daily Archives: April 12, 2012

A morning’s view from Deadman’s Cove, NL…

Deadman’s Cove, NL is a tiny community nestled in the Straits region that presents some of the first views of Labrador. A number of people stop to take walks along the beach and venture onto the “head” (end of land) and watch the waves crash against the rocks. I’ve been often tempted to drive some eco-friendly golf balls from this point.

On Tuesday, I took this image of an old timberjack and the remains of pack ice that regularly fill the Strait of Belle Isle during winter. I hope this remaining piece is a  good sign for icebergs this summer. Last year, we saw the massive icebergs from the Peterman ice island make their way to Goose Cove, St. Anthony, St. Carol’s, Conche, Main Brook, Englee, St. Lunaire-Griquet, L’Anse aux Meadows and surrounding areas.

I encourage those to make plans earlier than normal, as there are several Come Home Year Celebrations in the District this summer and accommodations may book up earlier than usual. Anchor Point & Deadman’s Cove will jointly host a Celebration from August 12-18th, 2012. Be a part of the celebration of what it is to Live Rural NL!

Experience the Great Northern Peninsula -

Christopher Mitchelmore, MHA
The Straits-White Bay North

NDP to continue roadshow on Burin Peninsula in Marystown

Join NDP Housing Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre), George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) and Christopher Mitchelmore (MHA, The Straits-White Bay North) in Marystown 7:30 PM on April 17th at the Marystown Hotel. We want to hear your concerns, issues and ideas.

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