Mark Squibb

Mark Squibb is a freelance journalist based in Conception Bay North.

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'We choose bread and butter': Life lessons from the Carbonear food bank

Volunteers at the St. Vincent de Paul food bank in Carbonear wear layers of clothing, but not for fashionable reasons, writes Mark Squibb.

'Lease on life for the community': Bay de Verde fish plant rebuild on schedule

Things are looking up in Bay de Verde, where a sign says the Quinlan Brothers fish plant will be 'back in April 2017.'

Carbonear drama reflects on life at home during war

The Home Front is a new musical drama which reflects upon the uncertainties and insecurities of those who remain at home during war time.

Carbonear woman's barber shop business booming

When Hogan's Barbershop opened in July of 2014, owner Michelle Hogan says that she expected business would be good- but today, she says she had no idea that it would be this good.

Youth take aim at safe hunting during workshop held in Labrador

A workshop hosted by the Department of Wildlife and Conservation's Wildlife Division taught Labrador youth safe hunting techniques and survival skills.

Happy Valley-Goose Bay youth centre a reality

Denise Cole says that when she was a teenager in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, she had heard talk of a new youth centre. Years later, she is helping to make that dream a reality.

Young Labrador entrepreneur crafts unusual homemade treats

One young business entrepreneur in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is catering to man's best friend.

Indigenous wampum belt tells a unique tale to connect youth across the province

A project that started at the Grenfell campus in Newfoundland has been touring the entire province.

Free food an attraction as bears 'all over town' in Cartwright

It's that time of year again - where bears seem to be everywhere in Labrador.

A place to play, but no place to park: public meeting gets testy in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

The Mealy Mountain Collegiate Sport's Complex has a soccer field, two baseball fields and a skateboard park... but no parking spaces