Griffin Jaeger


Griffin Jaeger is a reporter for CBC News and a 2022 Joan Donaldson Scholar. You can reach him at

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YouTube series The Try Guys cuts ties with co-creator Ned Fulmer after workplace affair

The Try Guys, a popular YouTube series that spawned a media company, announced Tuesday that they will no longer work with co-creator and executive producer, Ned Fulmer after he was caught engaging in an extramarital workplace relationship.

From Timmins, Ont., to Tennessee: Shania Twain reflects on her climb to fame

Looking back at life’s ups and downs, Shania Twain sees herself as a mountain climber. And the pop-country crossover superstar from Timmins, Ont., takes fans on the journey of her artistic emergence in a new documentary Not Just a Girl on Netflix, which was directed by Joss Crowley. 

His customers raised $11K after a break-in at his restaurant. But he wants others to have it, too

When someone broke into Toronto’s Mystic Muffin, shattering a front window, customers leapt into action, raising over $11,000. But owner Elias Makhoul says when he heard about the money, he immediately started thinking about others who could use the support more than he does.

Iranians in Toronto protest after young woman dies in police custody in Iran

Members of the Iranian community in Toronto are taking a stand against what they say is the world’s silence following the death of a 22-year-old woman in Iran after she was detained by the morality police.

Jane Fonda reveals cancer diagnosis via social media

Jane Fonda has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and is undergoing chemotherapy, the actor and activist announced via Instagram on Friday. 

Radio stations pull Arcade Fire music following sexual misconduct allegations against frontman

Several radio stations have begun removing Arcade Fire’s discography from their lineups following recent allegations of sexual misconduct made against the band's frontman, Win Butler.

From trash to treasure: Saint John hosts first local sea glass festival

The first ever Saint John Sea Glass Festival is set to take place today in Saint John's Market Square, showing locals that one person's trash can always be another's treasure, even several hundred years later.

Andromache, the white shark hitting N.B waters, 'a good sign for wildlife'

On Monday morning, sub-adult female white shark named Andomache, first located by researchers off Cape Cod, Mass., about two years ago, was found in Chignecto Bay off New Brunswick.

Former health researcher hopes his checklist helps patients who've lost doctors

Andrew MacLean, a family medicine resident and a former health researcher, has created a guide for New Brunswick patients whose doctors retire or move away.

People from Dieppe, N.B., travel to France for commemoration of 1942 Dieppe raid

A delegation from Dieppe, N.B., has travelled to France this week to take part in ceremonies commemorating the 80th anniversary of the 1942 Dieppe Raid, a tragic military operation that killed more than 900 Canadian soldiers.