News BriefsN.L. expands cellphone driving ban; New minimum wage takes effect; 16.5 million people didn’t get H1N1 shot10/18/2010|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/19/2010 N.L. expands cellphone driving banSt. John’s, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador’s tougher driving laws came into effect on Oct. 1. The new law extends the province’s ban on cellphone use while driving to other electronic texting devices such as BlackBerrys.New minimum wage takes effect To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.