Andrew Sampson

Andrew Sampson is a journalist with CBC News in St. John's.

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The Wizenard Series: Training Camp

Kobe Bryant and Canadian author Wesley King have teamed up to write a YA series about basketball and magic.

Has COVID-19 messed up your finances? Here's how to fight for a fair deal

Consumer rights advocate Ellen Roseman did a Q&A with Marketplace co-host Asha Tomlinson addressing a number of Canadians' concerns, including everything from rents and mortgages to daycares.

Why Alexi Zentner wrote a novel about a teenager trying to escape his white supremacist roots

Copperhead was influenced by an incident from Zentner's adolescence, when his mom's office in Kitchener-Waterloo was allegedly firebombed by a neo-Nazi group. 
How I Wrote It

Mona Awad's Bunny is a twisted novel inspired by teen movies, fairy tales and the horror of academia

The author of 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl discusses how she wrote Bunny.

This double-lung transplant survivor wants to see more financial support for N.L. recipients

Wendy Woolridge says the province needs to do more for patients who have no choice but to travel out of the province for lung transplants.

Corner Brook Minor Hockey investigating financial irregularities, says mayor

The Corner Brook Minor Hockey Association is tens of thousands of dollars behind in payments for ice time.

Placentia celebrates after Peter Hynes wins bronze at Special Olympics World Games

Peter Hynes received a hero’s welcome in his hometown on Sunday, fresh off his win in the United Arab Emirates.

Love letters to Christchurch: St. John's supports Muslim community in wake of attack

Allies are coming together to deliver messages of love to members of the Masjid-an-Noor mosque in St. John's. 

Climate change putting entire North Atlantic ecosystem at risk, says oceans conference organizer

It's hard to look at the future of the North Atlantic without acknowledging the dramatic impact climate change will have on the ecosystem, says Sean McGrath.

'New faces, new ideas, new voices': Remnants brings diverse cast to LSPU Hall

The new play is premiering with one of the most diverse casts seen in St. John’s in recent memory.