Rob Antle

CBC News

Rob Antle is producer for CBC's investigative unit in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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N.L. info watchdog wants province to fix 'big hole' in oversight role 

Newfoundland and Labrador’s information and privacy commissioner wants the provincial government to reinstate powers recently stripped away by the courts.

Longtime N.L. top official charged with defrauding search and rescue organization

A senior official who was involved for decades with the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association is accused of fraud, forgery and breach of trust over a period spanning nearly seven years.

Stephenville airport has a new owner, as transfer to Dymond Group is finally signed

The Dymond Group of Companies has closed a deal to acquire Stephenville International Airport, nearly two years after announcing a suite of ambitious plans for western Newfoundland.

Portuguese ship owner says it didn't agree to pay Eastern Health for COVID-19 crew care costs

The owner of two Portuguese fishing vessels hit by COVID-19 outbreaks in 2021 says it shouldn't have to pay for the costs of treating sick crew members while the ships were anchored off Newfoundland's coast.
CBC Investigates

N.L. centre gave youth a 'safe space' in traumatic times. But it has quietly shut down

The North Star Child and Youth Advocacy Centre closed in March, just over a year after opening.
CBC Investigates

N.L. government was warned that vehicle fleet shortages could drive cuts to programs

The state of the Newfoundland and Labrador government’s aging fleet of light vehicles sparked a series of internal warnings last year about potential impacts on an array of provincial services.

Union welcomes RCMP criminal investigation of fatal flash fire at Come By Chance refinery

The union representing more than 400 workers at the Come By Chance refinery is pleased that a criminal negligence investigation is now underway into an explosion there nearly a year ago.
CBC Investigates

Mounties launched criminal negligence probe months after fatal Come By Chance refinery blast

RCMP court filings reveal dramatic witness and victim accounts of the explosion's aftermath, and reference apparent concerns about safety prior to the flash fire.

Sudanese community group calls for transparency after fatal N.L. police shooting

Representatives from Newfoundland and Labrador's Sudanese community are calling for more information to be released into a police shooting last Monday in St. John's, and are asking why the independent watchdog investigating it hasn't managed to track down family members of the man who died after being provided contact information.

Auditor general, minister at odds over critical review of COVID business, tourism supports

Newfoundland and Labrador’s auditor general is raising questions about how COVID assistance programs for businesses were run, while the minister in charge is defending the work of staff to get money out the door to people who needed it.