Alex Kennedy

Alex Kennedy works in St. John's for CBC Newfoundland and Labrador.

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N.L. stuttering group helping people find their voice in times of isolation

N.L. Stuttering Association board member Allison O'Brien said people in the community face issues other people might not even think about in the course of a day.

KD kid: Hundreds of people step up to renunite this Shoal Harbour boy with his favourite food

At last count, the family has about 300 boxes of spirals, which Connie Frye estimates could last a year.

The lost summer: Tourism operators confront whether it's worth reopening at all

Some businesses are being forced to choose between making drastic changes to stay open, or taking a hit to the bottom line.

A classical take on a traditional classic — all for charity

To raise awareness of the Gathering Place during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mike Herriott and Ofra Harnoy have released a special preview of Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's.

Alberta resident wins appeal, gets approval to travel to N.L. for mother's funeral

On Monday, MacNeil told CBC Radio's On The Go her initial request was rejected by the provincial government without reason in an email.

N.L.'s Joanne McDonald inducted into national wheelchair basketball Hall of Fame

McDonald, originally from St. Mary's, represented both Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador during her career, including three consecutive Paralympic Games from 1976 to 1984.

Mobile High School keeps the spirit going after COVID-19 closure

The idea for a virtual spirit week was a big hit among students, and has done more than just bring students together.
Fed Up

This tiny town's bulk buy program is fighting food insecurity

CBC NL has collaborated with Food First NL, the province's not-for-profit organization that works to improve access to food, for a yearlong series that explores the issue.

Toronto photographer shows off N.L. root cellars in latest exhibit

Richard Johnson located and photographed over 100 root cellars between Twillingate and Elliston for his exhibit called "Root Cellars."
Fed Up

What did Snowmageddon teach us about food insecurity?

The different lessons learned from the storm dubbed Snowmageddon was the key talking point at a panel put together by Food First NL, and featured different groups from around the city.

After 2 years, couple sells tiny home without ever living in it

After two years of battling with the Town of Pouch Cove, Jess Puddister and Tim Ward have sold their home.
Fed Up

Why is food insecurity such a big issue in N.L.?

Food insecurity is a growing problem in Newfoundland and Labrador. What was once a poster child province for how to manage food insecurity has fallen from grace fast.

Town of Gander forgives $250K debt from local curling club

If the curling club is used for anything other than curling, the building will be transferred to the town for $1.

A big fish to fry: Stephenville chef wants to break world fish and chips record

D'Arcy Butler is obsessed with the Guinness World Records, and thinks the iconic dish, beloved in the province, is his ticket in.

Bonavista facing $10M in damage following record blizzard

The sea wall is washed out in multiple sections, and the town says things will only get worse if storms continue.