Adam Walsh

CBC News

Adam Walsh is a CBC journalist. He works primarily for the St. John's Morning Show, and contributes to television and digital programming.

Latest from Adam Walsh

Lockdown sends calls to Community Food Helpline soaring

With the shift back to pandemic lockdown, Newfoundland and Labrador's Community Food Helpline is experiencing a surge in calls from people in need of emergency food aid but face barriers to getting it.

C.B.S. to appeal board decision that put brakes on controversial wharf complex proposal

The Eastern Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board has put the brakes on a controversial proposal for Long Pond harbour in Conception Bay South. But now the town council is appealing that decision, in hope the courts will rule in its favour.

Many N.L. seniors can't afford to eat, let alone choose healthy food, say advocates

Demand for emergency food services is up at one St. John's seniors' organization, as people grapple to feed themselves and the need to do so healthily remains out of reach.

Veteran says mental health supports for family members are essential

Mark Gauci, who spent two decades split between the army and air force, says the needs of family members can be as important as veterans themselves.

A former mayor got a free issue of the Epoch Times. Imagine his shock to see his name inside

A former mayor of St. John's says curiosity over a free newspaper in his mailbox turned into surprise when he read an article stating he was a target of "Chinese regime" influence. As Adam Walsh writes, he's not the only one surprised by the content of the Epoch Times in Newfoundland and Labrador.

This expert says far-right groups are on the rise, and N.L. isn't immune to their spread

A university professor who tracks extremist groups says since 2016 there’s been exponential growth of the far-right movement in Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador hasn't escaped its influence.
Fed Up

Want to lower food insecurity rates? Experts say systemic change is needed

A decade ago, Newfoundland and Labrador led the country with the lowest rates of food insecurity. They are now among the highest. Adam Walsh looks at what it will take to reverse a worrisome trend.

Volunteer fire halls feeling a COVID crunch as pandemic drags on

Whether it's training delays, staffing worries or cancelled fundraisers, volunteer fire halls across the province are feeling COVID-induced strain. Fire chiefs worry it will mean a loss of personnel and even the fire halls themselves.

The Salvation Army opened its brand new centre in a pandemic. The timing couldn't be better

For more than a century, the Salvation Army has operated on Springdale Street helping some of the city’s most marginalized and vulnerable. As Adam Walsh reports, a new multimillion-dollar centre is bringing the Army's abilities to a broader and changing community.

Meet an incubator graduate who's bullish on the potential for tech startups in St. John's

MetricsFlow was one of six companies to graduate this fall from Enterprise, the flagship program at Genesis, Memorial University’s business incubator. Founder and CEO Isaac Adejuwon says St. John's is a great place to launch a tech startup.

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