Lukas Wall

CBC News

Lukas Wall is a journalist with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John's.

Latest from Lukas Wall

Tourism industry could struggle to meet expected increase in demand, economist says

Scotiabank's chief economist says it could be difficult for the Atlantic Canadian tourism industry to meet increased demand this year, but operators are optimistic they'll be ready to accommodate travellers.

Proposed data science program aims to train MUN students in quickly emerging field

A proposed new program at Memorial University aims to provide important training in a new, quickly developing field that could support growth in Newfoundland and Labrador — in the technology sector and beyond.

St. John's soccer player pushing to play in Canadian Premier League

Jacob Grant isn’t going to let being passed over in this year’s Canadian Premier League draft deter him from playing professional soccer.
Election Notebook

Using schools for polling stations is a double standard, NL Alliance leader says

NL Alliance Leader Graydon Pelley is raising concerns over using schools on election day after months of public health restrictions had been followed to keep the buildings, students and staff safe from outside visitors and the potential spread of COVID-19. 
Election Notebook

Should bankruptcy be a bargaining chip for federal help? The Tories say yes

Ches Crosbie says the threat of the whole province going belly up could be the path toward federal funds to support the province's offshore oil and gas industry.
Parkway Sessions

How the cello and flugelhorn are the perfect match for Ofra Harnoy and Mike Herriott

There aren’t many duos for the cello and the flugelhorn, but that hasn’t stopped husband-and-wife musicians Mike Herriott and Ofra Harnoy from pairing them.

Hear the inspiring, soulful and foot-stomping songs that got these 5 musicians through 2020

We asked five artists across Atlantic Canada which songs they had on repeat while dealing with the isolation and aggravation of the pandemic. Here's what they told us.
Parkway Sessions

From New York to Newfoundland: Florian Hoefner brings big city jazz experience to St. John's

"I have to say, it's a great place to be as a jazz musician," Florian Hoefner says of his new home. See his trio's performance of Winter in June, inspired by the blustery weather he has encountered since his move, as part of our Parkway Sessions series.

Jack Kellum, producer of WGB, Codco, 22 Minutes, dies at 77

Kellum, who died Friday, is being remembered as a hugely influential figure in the culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Parkway Sessions

Rum Ragged explore Newfoundland's relationship with the fishery in song

There are plenty of traditional songs about Newfoundland and Labrador’s fishery, but Rum Ragged’s The Thing About Fish is a bit different from the rest.

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