Garrett Barry


Garrett Barry is a CBC reporter based in Gander.

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Aviation lore inspires new craft brewery taking off in Gander

He was a pilot for 20 years. Then David Jerrett quit flying, but he hasn't abandoned the world of aviation completely.

N.L. schools hiring 355 teacher's assistants, specialists over 3 years

Newfoundland and Labrador's new Education Action Plan includes a promise to rewrite the inclusion policy, hire more teacher's assistants and examine pre-kindergarten.

Exploits Valley airline agreement clears runway for pilots to advance

Exploits Valley Air Services has signed a training agreement with Jazz Aviation that promises to open a pathway for new pilots to advance through both companies.

Gander wants more police on town streets, with break-ins and theft top concerns

Gander resident Ashley Evans says she's far from the only one to have her property targeted by thieves in Gander.

Burry's Shipyard not in receivership, owner says

While he wouldn't do an interview, Burry said via email that the yard has laid off more than 100 workers and, "it's very serious for the area and us."

Former fisherman finds peace in pencil art

The walls of the Scot Lewis pencil gallery are filled with boats, lighthouses and lobster pots — all scenes familiar to the former crab fisherman.

Syrian grandmother, refugee reunited with family in Lewisporte

After months of waiting, Talika Morjan has finally been reunited with her son and family.

Gander radiologist says bullying, intimidation forced her out of hospital

Paula Kennedy fought to get her credentials back and won, but says she doesn't feel safe working at the Gander hospital and is off on medical leave.

Hearing research tapping into Newfoundland's 'founder' population

A hearing research lab in Grand Falls-Windsor is searching for the genetic causes of hearing loss in Newfoundland families.

Sites announced for 2 long-term care centres in central Newfoundland

Each will have 60 beds and it's expected that a total of 200 employees will be needed to staff the facilities.

Scores of graves in Gander are unmarked. There's a campaign to fix that

The Gander Lions club is erecting a monument in honour of those buried near the Commonwealth War Graves site in Gander.

Burnt-out business finds new home, steeped in family history

The owner of the Badger Diner says she's keeping the dream of her parents alive by re-opening her restaurant in their former shop.

Norris Arm student restores great-grandfather's classic truck, drives it to graduation

Jake Hollett drove a restored 1969 Dodge truck to his high school graduation — sitting on the very same blue seat that his great-grandfather used before.

Sexual assault charges should have seen trial, says complainant's mom

The mother of a teenage boy, who police believed was the victim of a sexual assault, says it was hurtful to see the accused walk out of court Friday morning.

What's in store for N.L.'s newest town and its newest arrival?

George's Brook-Milton was declared a town on Tuesday, and 65 per cent of its residents turned out to elect a brand-new town council.