Garrett Barry

Journalist

Garrett Barry is a CBC reporter based in Gander.

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Ambulance operators in rural N.L. facing added stress with hospital diversions

With longer drives and fewer hands to help, a paramedic on Newfoundland's south coast says hospital diversions are taking a toll on first responders across the province.

Fogo Island's last doctor is leaving. How many residents will follow?

For the first time since 1792, Fogo Island is facing a future without a doctor.

Lack of child care is driving these families on Newfoundland's south coast to the brink

In communities where child-care options are limited, families face huge bills and near-impossible career decisions.

As mining plans ramp up, Millertown hopes to grow with its new, golden neighbours

In just a few months, Millertown — population: 80 — will become a main gateway to Atlantic Canada's biggest gold mine.

Bingo dabbers, volleyballs fly as St. Alban's community centre gets new life

The school has moved out, so community groups have moved back into the community centre in St. Alban's.

With long commutes and medical trips, high gas prices have hit rural N.L. hard

When your doctor, your office, or your daughter's hockey game could be 200 kilometres away, gas price hikes are a real shock to the wallet.

Everyone in town owns a piece of this outdoor rink in Gander Bay

A new outdoor rink in the community of Gander Bay opened in January, after years of preparation and thousands of dollars in fundraising.

Months after municipal lockout ended, frustration lingers in Grand Falls-Windsor

On Thursday, Grand Falls-Windsor released an unusual report detailing the cost breakdown of the three-month municipal lockout.

Garbage in, energy out: Proposed gas plant in Lewisporte sparks opposition

Synergy World Power says its gasification proposal would make Lewisporte a global leader — but it means tankers of waste showing up each month.

COVID-19 test result delays means many missed pay, work: union leader

Delays in getting results meant people made sacrifices and missed work, according to NAPE president Jerry Earle.

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