Jessica Singer

Jessica Singer is a journalist with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador. She is originally from Richmond Hill, Ontario and has worked in CBC newsrooms in Toronto, ON and St. John's, NL. You can reach her at

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Public exams are soon to be a thing of the past in N.L. For some, it's cause for excitement

The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced it has officially eliminated public exams from the Newfoundland and Labrador school system. For some students, it's a cause for optimism.

'It's beautiful': St. John's Black-owned market helps small businesses share culture, creativity

The Black-owned vendor market celebrated its third anniversary Saturday on George Street in St. John’s, an event that included live music and performances, as well as vendors selling clothing, food and jewelry.

Newfoundlanders in Morocco safe but in 'shock' after powerful earthquake strikes historic city

Around a dozen Canadians attending a UNESCO conference in Marrakech, Morocco are accounted for after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the city, says Bonavista Mayor John Norman, one of the conference's delegates.

N.L.'s frigid seas are teeming with life — and it makes a perfect date night for this diving duo

Jillian Taylor and her boyfriend Tanner Stein are cold-water divers who document their journeys on Taylor's TikTok account, which has over 14,000 followers.

'It's like a family': St. John's Farmers' Market celebrates 15 years of community building

The St. John's Farmers' Market has been an incubator for local business, says Lori Greene, one of its original founders.

St. John's Pride parade a beacon of hope in the face of adversity, say paradegoers

Despite the humid summer heat, a huge crowd marched from St. John’s City Hall to Bannerman Park for the annual Pride parade.

He tried to talk to Bell. Now this hard-of-hearing man is living with his mother, his confidence gutted

Adam King-Duke, who lives in Paradise, N.L., and is hard of hearing, says challenges communicating independently with his internet and phone provider later led him to move back in with his mother.

Experts say homelessness in N.L. is 'dramatically' underreported. Here's why, and how it's tracked

Tracking homelessness across Newfoundland and Labrador is a patchwork effort, say experts, as there isn't one system being used to tally rates.

Raising a Pride flag at St. John's city hall a symbol of hope and unity, says chair

The St. John’s Pride festival begins Sunday, with events happening over the next two weeks.

This N.L. woman lost her phone number. She wants a better way for seniors to get tech support

When switching service providers from Rogers to Bell Aliant, Carmelita Butland Bruce says she received a "mystery number" and has lost touch with some of her family and friends as a result.