Andrew Hawthorn


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

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Robots, hairstyling and new discoveries: N.L. students test out their skills for future careers

About 300 junior high students from 27 schools around Newfoundland and Labrador competed Saturday at the 19th annual Skills Canada Intermediate Challenge.

Memorial restoration uncovers WW II history of 'Newfoundland's most bereaved mother'

In restoring the memorial grotto of Outer Cove's Margaret O'Brien, the team discovered some previously unknown history about the fate of her four sons, lost in the war.

Gold coin discovered in Newfoundland could be oldest English coin in Canada

A discovery on a beach on Newfoundland's south coast presents a mystery regarding European contact with North America.

N.L. photographer wins international award but can't accept it due to visa red tape

A photography exhibit showcasing Newfoundland landscapes and portraits to the art world in Europe was postponed this week, as artist Ting Ting Chen continues her three-month fight for a Canadian temporary resident visa.

'I'm not going anywhere': Resettlement offer comes as shock to Mud Lake residents

The provincial government is offering resettlement money for residents of Mud Lake in Labrador, which was devastated by flooding in 2017. But residents, as well as legal representatives, question their motives.

Newfoundland pony dies after being overfed by visitors

Farm owner Jessica Boyd is pleading with the public to stop feeding animals they don't own after the death of her mare Little Catalina.

David Blackwood, iconic Newfoundland artist, dies at 80

'David Blackwood created a mythology for Newfoundland,' says gallery owner and Blackwood's friend Emma Butler.

In historic first, women's rowing teams take on regatta long course

For the first time ever this weekend, two women’s crews raced the long course on Quidi Vidi Lake, an option formerly reserved for men.

Irma Gerd bringing St. John's drag to Canadian reality competition

The first queen from the East Coast to compete on Canada’s Drag Race will be representing the St. John’s scene with 'unfettered joy,' according to her fellow performers.

Eating the cost: Rising prices hit N.L. families at the dinner table

As the cost of food goes up, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are being forced to change their eating habits and make some tough choices.