The market was organized by Nicole Obiodiaka, a Black-inclusion activist. She says the goal of the event was to provide an opportunity to network, but also eliminate barriers that Black entrepreneurs face regularly.
Some business owners say they have seen fewer customers this November and believe it might be due to the rising cost of living in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Residents of La Poile say it's unacceptable that the provincially funded ferry to their southwestern Newfoundland community is operating with only one engine.
Residents of western Newfoundland say they're relieved the provincial government will soon replace an aging bridge that links the Port au Port Peninsula to the rest of the island.