Daniel MacEachern

CBC News

Daniel MacEachern is a St. John's-based reporter and producer with CBC News. You can email him at daniel.maceachern@cbc.ca.

Latest from Daniel MacEachern

Income and employment growth strong in budget update, but housing starts have cratered

According to Newfoundland and Labrador's fall fiscal update, income and spending are up, oil production and GDP are down — and housing starts have plummeted.

1 year after search began, N.L. government announces pick to review IVF services

Nearly a year after Newfoundland and Labrador announced a request for proposals to review the province's fertility services, the government has awarded the contract, to a Halifax-based market research firm that opened a St. John's office in 2021.

This woman's mother moved into a retirement home she could afford. 2 months later, her rent is up 14%

When Dawn Furey's mother Margaret O'Grady had a stroke earlier this year, her family moved her into a personal-care home she could afford. That changed two weeks ago, when she learned her monthly fee was going up more than $450.

Cash bonus boosted to help recruit doctors for new family-care clinic in Grand Falls-Windsor

The Newfoundland and Labrador government has a location for its newly announced family-care team in Grand Falls-Windsor. Now it just needs the family-care team.

Fall vaccination campaign across N.L. to begin Oct. 16

Following Health Canada's approval of a fall COVID-19 vaccine, Newfoundland and Labrador's chief medical officer of health says the province will begin its fall vaccination campaign in mid-October.

Epic trail: New hiking and cycling network will run entire length of Northern Peninsula

The Newfoundland and Labrador government on Sunday announced $7 million to kick-start the creation of a continuous hiking and biking trail along the Northern Peninsula. When it's finished, says Immigration, Population Growth and Skills Minister Gerry Byrne, the trail will be more than twice the length of the East Coast Trail, on the other side of Newfoundland.

N.L.'s newly announced Well-Being Week is meaningless without action, says NDP leader

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey says the upcoming Well-Being Week is a time to raise awareness of the ways social factors affect people's health and quality of life. NDP Leader Jim Dinn says people are already aware — and what they need is help.

Government open to changing crab-pricing process, says Furey

With Newfoundland and Labrador's crab fishery finally underway, the premier said Tuesday he's willing to work with fishermen and processors to make sure next year's season starts on time.

As crab standoff drags on, idle Triton fish plant workers plead for help

In Triton, a fish plant that would normally be well into its fifth or sixth week processing crab sits silent, while its 120 employees — like hundreds of others across Newfoundland and Labrador — wait for the snow crab season to start.

Premier intervening in snow crab negotiations, says fishermen's union

The mayor of La Scie — a small town on Newfoundland's Baie Verte Peninsula — says the community is divided over some snow crab fishermen's decision to defy the harvesters' union and head out on the water.

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