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.

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.

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.

Music to my ears: MUN researcher explores link between music and hearing

Can you hear me? Musicians may have the edge when it comes to getting older but maintaining your hearing, according to one researcher.

Calling all farmers: Humber Valley group wants to help industry thrive

An economic development group in Newfoundland and Labrador's Humber Valley is asking the public for suggestions on helping agriculture flourish.

Coffee-loving truckers posing safety risk, says Port aux Basques mayor

Some truck drivers are parking their 18-wheelers along the side of the TCH and making a dangerous dash across the highway on foot for a cup of Tim Hortons.

Sexual assault victims should have access to free advice, says women's group

Provincial Action Network on the Status of Women says the province should provide legal assistance to help prepare victims for the court system.

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