Ariana Kelland


Ariana Kelland is a reporter with the CBC Newfoundland and Labrador bureau in St. John's.

Latest from Ariana Kelland

New adventure tourism business launches amid risky season

It may not come as a surprise that a man who journeyed across a frigid Greenland ice sheet isn't adverse to a good challenge, even one in the middle of an economy-crushing pandemic.

'You killed 2 people that night': A mother's anguish over son's death

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says it has a suspect in the homicide of Brandon Leftault.

A report into her daughter's suicide took 2 months. She waited more than a year for a copy

Lisa Piercey feels she was made to wait for far too long to read what happened to her daughter in custody. "There's no respect," she says. "It seems like they're not taking my daughter's death seriously."

Destruction of gull's nest sad, but necessary, says seabird expert

Video circulating on Facebook of an adult gull dive-bombing a Memorial University worker as he threw a nest and eggs in a trash bag is difficult to watch but a seabird expert agrees with the university that the move was necessary.

Shooting sparked by bong argument ends in jail term for 17-year-old

Before a young man was shot in the leg in St. John's, he told the 15-year-old shooter he'd get 30 to 40 years in prison if he pulled the trigger of the .22-calibre sawed-off rifle.

Dramatic spike in calls to Kids Help Phone in N.L. during pandemic

Dealing with grief and isolation due to COVID-19 make up the majority of calls and texts received at Kids Help Phone from Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newborn photographer tries a COVID comeback, but rent woes remain

A photographer close to celebrating one year in a storefront business hopes she and other tenants will soon catch a break.

The great duck escape: How a feathered family has made a prison yard its home

Correctional officers love watching Daisy the duck return each year to raise her ducklings in the grassy field in the penitentiary grounds.

Libraries across N.L. propose curbside book pickup

Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries says it's awaiting the go-ahead from the provincial government to begin curbside pickup and drop-off of library books.

Supreme Court justice decides not to rule on RNC chief's potential bias against officer

Daniel Boone says it would be moot to rule on whether Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Chief Joe Boland is biased against one of his officers.

Fertility services to resume during Alert Level 3: Eastern Health

Eastern Health says it will soon begin to provide gradual and limited fertility services at a clinic in St. John's now that the province has reached Level 3 of its COVID-19 plan.

House arrest, counselling for man with history of domestic assault

Ashton Kennedy, 26, turned himself in to police following a CBC News story last month.

Pregnant woman unknowingly loses baby while COVID-19 prevented ultrasound

Warning: The details in this story may be disturbing to some.

Families to be reunited as government lifts restrictions on foster care visits

Families with children in foster care are in the process of being reunited with their kids after a lengthy suspension of visits due to COVID-19.

She couldn't find the answers she needed on domestic violence. So this St. John's woman got to work

Cherine Day took it upon herself to create her own resource centre, something she wishes had been available to her earlier.