Alex Kennedy


Alex Kennedy is a digital reporter with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador based in Corner Brook. He previously worked with CBC N.L. in St. John's, and has a particular interest in stories about sports and interesting people.

Latest from Alex Kennedy

Disabilities coalition refuses to join government's 'facade' of marking international day

The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador says standing with government officials on Dec. 3 would foster an "illusion of inclusion."

St. John's shuts down Bannerman bathrooms, blaming increased vandalism with tent encampment nearby

The City of St. John’s has locked the bathrooms at Bannerman Park, citing unsanitary and unsafe conditions — and it’s asking for the provincial government to install porta-potties on Colonial Building grounds.

Conservatives, NDP unveil candidates for Conception Bay East-Bell Island byelection

Two of Newfoundland and Labrador's three political parties have revealed their candidates for election in the district of Conception Bay East-Bell Island ahead of a byelection that will happen in the new year.

Mac-and-cheese delivery welcomed as winter looms for Bannerman Park encampment

A resident of the Bannerman Park tent encampment near downtown St. John's says community support is keeping people going as they fight for a safe place to live.

Corner Brook food hub expanding to connect customers with local producers year round

What was once a 16-week trial run has become a year-round endeavour to connect local food producers with customers in western Newfoundland.

Nurse practitioner says N.L. is favouring virtual care over empowering staff

The association that represents Newfoundland and Labrador's nurse practitioners says the provincial government has hurt its members by awarding a multimillion-dollar contract for virtual health-care, when that work could have been done by people already in the province.

Just Mary'd: Russian and Ukrainian wed in a rural Newfoundland Mary Brown's

If you walk into a Mary Brown's Chicken restaurant you'll likely hear the beeps of a cash register, or the sizzle of oil in the fryer. But in the Gander, N.L., location on Nov. 17, you would have heard wedding bells.

'We can't be afraid of height': 10-storey apartment building proposed near downtown St. John's

A St. John's property developer has proposed a new 10-storey apartment building near the city's downtown, saying a key way to increase housing density is by building up.

Atlantic Canadians will spend more on holiday shopping than other provinces, says new report

The Retail Council of Canada says Atlantic Canadians will spend more money than any other region in the country despite inflationary pressures and the rising cost of living.

Nunatsiavut government withdraws from Furey's Indigenous roundtable

The president of the Nunatsiavut government has decided to decline an invitation to Premier Andrew Furey's Indigenous roundtable over his decision to include the NunatuKavut community council in discussions.