Maggie Gillis

Maggie Gillis is a news editor/presenter with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John's.

Latest from Maggie Gillis

Meet the cat-like robot now delivering orders at St. John's sushi restaurant

Sushi Island has added to its staff with robot servers delivering food to customers at both the restaurant's locations in St. John's.

From Newfoundland to The New Yorker, persistence pays off for cartoonist Anne Fizzard

It's been a four-year process, but the St. John's artist recently sold three cartoons to the iconic magazine.

St. John's caterer cooks up new career path with 2 kids' TV shows

Andie Bulman is trading her catering apron for a mad scientist lab coat, a welcome career detour after COVID-19 closed her business.

From litter to lumber: Clean St. John's plans cigarette butt recycling project

Cigarette butts are a big litter problem, and one organization wants to clean up with a recycling pilot project.

Photographer captures entangled gull's panicked struggle with plastic bag

Nature photographer Shawn Fitzpatrick captured a herring gull's struggle to free itself from a plastic bag on Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's.

'Boy, did they ever get 'er done': Cats rescued from Little Bay Islands now in N.S.

A coordinated effort by rescue groups in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland saw 37 abandoned and feral cats removed from Little Bay Islands and sent to Halifax. One is being adopted in Newfoundland and four need a ride.

Secret Santa delivering Christmas cheer to seniors in St. John's

A woman in St. John's is determined to make Christmas a little brighter for some seniors in St. John's this year.

From the purple gallinule to the pink-footed goose, rare visitors blow into N.L.

Fall is a busy time for birders in Newfoundland and Labrador, as seasonal storms and strong winds blow migrating species off course, and this year is no exception.

Stouts, Millers and Forky-Tails: Inside a new field guide to the creepy-crawlies of N.L.

A new reference work from Boulder Books details about 300 or so of the many insects and other arthropods you might encounter lurking in your basement or on a walk in the woods.

'Are you sitting down?' Elderly brothers meet after decades-old secret revealed

Pat Hickey and Fred Anderson were both in their 80s when a DNA test and some diligent detective work revealed a family connection no one was expecting.