Andrea McGuire


Andrea McGuire is a journalist working with CBC in St. John's.

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Air Borealis passengers angered by airline's treatment after plane fills with smoke during takeoff

An Air Borealis flight was grounded during takeoff in early May after smoke filled the cockpit. Two women from Labrador's north coast say the airline failed to take care of the six passengers aboard the plane.

Media coverage of N.L. correctional officers missing the mark, says study

Correctional officers at HMP feel misunderstood by the public, according to a recent study published by Memorial University researchers.

Conception Bay South man creating 1st known squash program for people with vision loss

Eric Hart's inclusive squash programs in C.B.S. are breaking ground in the world of international squash. His latest initiative — a squash program for players with partial vision — is likely the first of its kind, according to Squash Canada.

Meet a family of farmers growing edible mushrooms year-round in Portugal Cove

When it comes to the potential of mushrooms, "we're just learning the tip of the tip of the tip of the iceberg," says Anita Walsh of Windy Heights Farm.

Dark times and bouncing between shelters: Meet 2 people who know what it's like to be homeless

As St. John's shelters struggle with unprecedented demand, two Gathering Place guests open up about experiencing homelessness.

Through gardening and upcycling furniture, this group is sowing the seeds of wellness

After seeing high demand for her group counselling sessions in 2010, social worker Brenda Halley thought there had to be more to wellness. Now — 12 years later — the Wellness Group she co-runs is flourishing with a community garden, a furniture upcycling program and more.

'I feel loved in this house': Ukrainians and Torbay resident find second family in one another

After fleeing Ukraine with her two young children and a small backpack, Yuliia Fedonenko, her kids and her mother have all found a loving friend in their host, Torbay's Shirley Thorne.

When a scam hits home: St. John's man spots suspicious rental ad for his mom's house

During his six-month search for an apartment, Ronnie Gosse says he's had to sidestep apartment bidding wars, illegal requests from landlords and scams — including a rental ad offering up the house his mother owns.

With a group of 7,000 dog lovers in his corner, man living in Pippy Park lands an apartment

With St. John's rental housing in short supply, a community of dog lovers has rallied for months to help a man and his dog find a new home.

'It's just slobbery kisses all day long': Meet a dog walker on a path of healing for mental health

For those struggling with mental illness, finding the right line of work can be tricky. But by founding her own dog walking and pet services business, Sarah Hillier’s landed on a gig that can double as a kind of therapy.