Andrew Hawthorn


Andrew Hawthorn is a writer and reporter working with the CBC in St. John's.

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Storm surge, wind warnings lifted, but gusts persist on Avalon, Bonavista peninsulas

While Environment Canada lifted storm surge and wind warnings for St. John's and Carbonear early Saturday afternoon, some strong gusts are still in the forecast.

"It's just absolutely magical': Tearful reunions aplenty as N.L. reopens to the rest of Canada

Non-essential travel, apart for periods allowing travelers from the Atlantic region, had been banned in Newfoundland and Labrador since May 4, 2020.

Expert cited in Greene report says austerity 'never works'

Political scientist and economics professor Mark Blyth says simply cutting spending to better service debt could have catastrophic consequences on the economy.

The last hurrah: Royal Canadian Legion hopes to connect all remaining WW II vets in N.L.

A search is on to find all remaining veterans of the Second World War in Newfoundland and Labrador, so that they can be honoured at one last party to celebrate their service.

Low, warm waters a concern for anglers setting up for start of salmon season

The Newfoundland and Labrador salmon angling season begins next week, but there are concerns that low water levels and warm temperatures could play havoc with fish and fishers alike.

That time the Avengers destroyed St. John's

Thirty years ago, Marvel Comics took some time to send Captain America and company to Newfoundland and Labrador to blow up the capital city.

The poetry of debt: A Q&A with writer Andreae Callanan

"Debt is why Newfoundland exists as it does," says poet Andreae Callanan. Set against the backdrop of post-moratorium St. John's, The Debt is a collection of poems exploring what is owed to those who came before and, personally and politically, what the province still has left to pay.

Heavy equipment used in Conception Bay South break-in

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary spent part of Saturday morning on the scene of an attempted break-in using heavy machinery in C.B.S.

Corner Brook considers Civic Centre annex for new nursing school

The city is looking at turning its Civic Centre Studio into a new space for the Western Regional School of Nursing after the transition to the new recreation centre is complete.

Grand Falls-Windsor Farmers' Market growing despite, and because of, pandemic

The pandemic has been challenging for local businesses, but the farmers' market in Grand Falls-Windsor is discovering there are some unexpected benefits as well.