Henrike Wilhelm


Henrike Wilhelm is a journalist working with CBC's bureau in St. John's.

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N.L. builders' association says problems need fixing so industry can help tackle housing crisis

With the national housing crisis also being felt in this province, governments look to the residential construction industry for help in tackling it. Yet, industry players say issues they face need to be fixed promptly to enable them to do exactly that.

Porter Airlines expands at St. John's airport, offers non-stop route to Toronto

While Porter Airlines starts offering a new, non-stop route to Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Sept. 7, the St. John's International Airport Authority says passenger numbers for 2023 are up over last year.

More than just beer: N.L. craft breweries are adding fizzy alternatives to their product lines

Two breweries in the province are venturing outside of the traditional realm of beer by offering both alcoholic and non-alcoholic fizzy alternatives to their customers.

Advocacy groups call for more action on access to period products

Some Newfoundland and Labrador advocacy groups are calling on the provincial government to guarantee better access to period products, which they say are an essential part of health care.

Back-to-school costs are breaking N.L. budgets this year, charities say

With the first bell ringing in schools across Newfoundland and Labrador on Sept. 6, back-to-school shopping is on the agenda for many families. But a tough economic climate and rising supply costs have many struggling to fill their children's backpacks, say two local charities.

Not just any hotdog cart: The Wiener Wagon serves up sausages to hungry mouths — and independence to its chef

When Jake Griffiths received his cooking diploma from Academy Canada in 2019 and struggled to find employment, his father Ray decided to buy a hotdog cart. Since then, the Wiener Wagon has not just given Jake, who has Asperger's syndrome, employment but also a way of training his social skills.

'I found myself digging': Advocates decry lack of detail in government's mental health plan

Four mental health advocates in Newfoundland and Labrador are decrying a lack of detail in the final evaluation report on government's mental health action plan Towards Recovery and emphasize that more needs to be done to improve provincial services.

Evaluation of N.L.'s mental health plan highlights successes — and work that remains

The provincial government released its final report Tuesday on Newfoundland and Labrador's five-year mental health action plan, Towards Recovery, outlining both what the province considers its successes and areas that still need improvement.

'It clears my head': How working with plants is helping the women behind bars in Clarenville

The installation of a new greenhouse at the N.L. Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville means a horticultural therapy program that started there last year can move into its second season.

Where is the evaluation report for government's 5-year mental health plan? Advocate, opposition want to know

Mental health advocate Kristi Allan and Progressive Conservative health critic Paul Dinn say progress on work to improve the provincial mental health-care system is stalled due to a missing evaluation report on the province's Towards Recovery action plan.