Bernice Hillier

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Bernice Hillier is a host of CBC Newfoundland Morning, which airs weekday mornings across western and central Newfoundland, as well as southern Labrador.

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Wind energy developer says Port au Port proposal is just the start

World Energy GH2 will want to develop three sites in western Newfoundland for its wind power and hydrogen generation project — one of which is a sensitive wildlife area.

Inspired by addiction and tragedy, these 2 moms are trying to save lives

Mary Kilroy's son Patrick Bennett didn't set out to get hooked on drugs. After losing him to opioids, she is working to warn other parents. "We're losing our children," she says. "They're dying. And they're young."

Nimble new community centre takes first steps on Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula

A new social enterprise in Port au Choix will serve residents of a stretch of coastline who have little access to medical services such as physiotherapy and massage therapy.

'Miracle case' from N.L. foster-care system sets her sights on helping kids in care

As a youth in care, Jessie-Lynn Cross was less likely to finish high school, let alone pursue and complete post-secondary studies. But Cross recently graduated with a bachelor's degree from St. Thomas University in New Brunswick — and now she wants to improve things for others like her.

Signs of trouble: Corner Brook residents say they'll defy order to end crematorium protest

Residents of a Corner Brook neighborhood insist they have the right to display protest signs on their own property. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says municipalities need to be careful not to overstep in restricting freedom of expression.

Public Utilities Board will have to show its work when setting gas prices under new bill

As Newfoundland and Labrador residents deal with sky-high gas prices that seemingly change without warning, the provincial government says it's trying to make the process for setting those prices more transparent.

How an N.L. man turned a rusted bike into a memorial to his late brother

Darryl Pike of Mount Moriah, N.L., has restored a BMX bicycle he purchased for his little brother David in the early 1980s. David died in an avalanche in 1986 at the age of 15.

Invictus Games were 'one of the best things' this flag-bearer ever experienced

Junior Gosse, born and raised in Massey Drive, N.L., recently had the honour of carrying the flag for Team Canada at the Invictus Games in the Netherlands.

Man illegally detained by police in N.L. still seeking answers 7 years later

Andrew Abbass says he's still trying to put his life back together seven years after being illegally detained by police and committed to a secure psychiatric unit.

Dispute over wood harvesting in central Newfoundland pits residents against paper company

People in an area of central Newfoundland want to stop a plan by Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to harvest wood in an area known locally as Charlie's Place.

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