Brian McHugh

Journalist

Brian McHugh is a broadcast technician CBC Newfoundland Morning, and an announcer-operator and occasional program contributor based in Corner Brook.

Latest from Brian McHugh

Behind the mask: How a social media post revived a senior hockey memory

A Facebook post recalls how a serious injury — and some innovation — led to the first moulded hockey masks for Newfoundland senior league goalies.

Fading ink: Western Star collector saddened by halt to paper's daily presses

A Corner Brook man who has a Western Star collection covering its first four decades in print is disappointed that he'll no longer hold a fresh paper in his hands every day.

Born black into a white Corner Brook family, woman finally solves mystery of her father decades later

A private investigator, Kimberley Hunt's biggest search of her life centred on herself.

11-year-old interviewer puts the questions to Pasadena council candidates

11-year-old Anna Hillier of Pasadena interviewed municipal election candidates as an educational project and posted the videos on YouTube as a public service.

One takeout, to go: Iconic Mount Moriah fry shop up for sale

C&E Takeout, a local institution in Mount Moriah that has been satisfying appetites for 38 years, is up for sale again.

Historic Abbott and Haliburton store starts rebuilding after fire

A western Newfoundland company that started in the 1880s has broken ground on a new building supplies store, to replace one that burned down in April of 2017.

From Cuba with love: Young baseball players warm Pasadena hearts, score a spa day

A group of young Cuban baseball players stole more than bases in Pasadena this week, as they made memories with the locals during a goodwill tour.

East meets yeast: Microbrewery in the works for Port au Port

Port Au Port East businessman Jason Hynes plans to build and operate a microbrewery on Newfoundland's Port Au Port Peninsula, based on the success of similar operations in other parts of Atlantic Canada.

How high-tech gear will help Corner Brook firefighters find people in heavy smoke

Infrared cameras mounted outside breathing masks and tiny video monitors will help firefighters do their job.

Close call as pickup cuts across cyclists in Pasadena race

Cyclists say a pickup truck that cut across their path during a road race Sunday is an example of drivers disregarding the safety of riders.

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