Anthony Germain

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Anthony Germain hosts Here & Now in Newfoundland and Labrador. He is a former host of the St. John's Morning Show and CBC Radio's The House, and is CBC's former correspondent in China.

Latest from Anthony Germain

Poaching charges dismissed against Corner Brook doctor

Dr. Justin French and another man had been accused of dragging a net in a salmon river. French pleaded not guilty, and the Crown eventually dismissed the charge.
Point of View

What two brothers taught me about drug addiction. And why I need to apologize.

Appearances can be deceiving. Anthony Germain learned that lesson — and quite a lot more — from Mitch and Gary, two brothers whose tale involves addiction, love and a call for change.

Petty politics in Harbour Grace: A fight, video surveillance and a judge's admonishment

The night in 2019 an angry councillor chased a one-legged man with a heart condition out of the town hall in 2019 is a meeting people in Harbour Grace still talk about. 

Political staffers invited to support Andrew Furey campaign during daytime shifts

A Liberal cabinet minister's assistant has invited 11 other ministerial aides to work on Liberal leadership candidate Andrew Furey's campaign, with suggestions that they make calls during normal working hours. 

Why free trade is John Crosbie's greatest national legacy

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, who will deliver a eulogy at John Crosbie's funeral Thursday, once sparred with the longtime St. John's politician over trade with the Americans. Crosbie helped bring him around.
Point of View

We lost our most powerful, gentle voice: Remembering the storyteller Larry Dohey

To hear more than a thousand people belt out the Ode to Newfoundland to honour a mild-mannered archivist the way one might expect crowds to sing for a fallen rock star was a moment anyone who was there will never forget, writes Anthony Germain.

Mitchelmore investigated for Carla Foote hiring, whistleblower report finds wrongdoing

Chris Mitchelmore violated the provincial government’s code of conduct when he ordered the hiring of a longtime Liberal staffer to a vacant position at The Rooms and jacked up the salary.

Attack and distract: Dead salmon, red herrings and the magic of Gerry Byrne

If the key to all good magic tricks is misdirection, the fisheries minister has proven he has a few — and more — up his sleeve, writes Anthony Germain.

On Muskrat, Crosbie should know there's a difference between blame and accountability

PC Leader Ches Crosbie may be “a new broom” but he’s missing a few bristles, at least when it comes to Muskrat Falls, writes Anthony Germain.

​​​​​​​'Skategate': How the Liberals got a free ticket to a campaign controversy

The skating club in Marystown got a grant it never asked for, and questions still swirl over how exactly Liberal insiders got tickets to a Kaetlyn Osmond celebration, writes Anthony Germain.