The City Tire Blues are one of 11 regional finalists across Canada vying for the grand prize, which would help the Canada-wide counselling organization provide services to more children in need. Voting ends on Feb. 24.
There are 262 active cases of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador.
One dog sledder says "brazen" wolves have come right up to his home to steal seal meat this winter, while the Department of Fisheries, Forest, and Agriculture is encouraging residents to keep pets indoors as much as possible.
Newfoundland and Labrador is far from the only jurisdiction where a pandemic has affected the political process.