Garrett Barry

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Garrett Barry is a CBC reporter based in Gander.

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D-J Composites, Unifor settle legal case, head to contract negotiations

The union representing locked-out workers at D-J Composites in Gander will pay about $160,000 in fines, donations and fees as a penalty for last month's blockade.

Mass resignation rocks Northern Arm town council

Mass resignation — fuelled by a conflict of interest allegation against the mayor — has ground the business of Northern Arm to a halt.

Unifor expands pickets from D-J Composites to government offices in lockout

Union representatives moved their pressure from the picket line to government offices in the second day of a mega-rally at Gander's D-J Composites.
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How Conne River's Miawpukek First Nation brought back birchbark canoe building

More than 20 years ago, the Miawpukek First Nation sought the advice of a Quebec Mi'kmaq elder to restore that birchbark canoe-building tradition.

'It's absolutely amazing': Families relieved unmarked graves finally recognized

The Gander Lions Club unveiled a monument Sunday. It's dedicated to all the civilians who were buried near the Commonwealth War Graves site — including dozens who were buried in unmarked graves.

Roadside happy dance marked lotto win for newest N.L. millionaires

With their winnings, the couple plan to build a new house in Wreck Cove — replacing a mobile home — and they will be buying new vehicles too.

U.S. Ambassador expected at Appleton 9/11 memorial

Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, is expected to meet with Premier Dwight Ball and attend a 9/11 memorial service in Appleton next week.

Springdale doctor gets hospital privileges reinstated, pledges to keep clinic open

Dr. Todd Young had threatened to close his practice as a battle with Central Health dragged on over years.

'Courtesy stop' exemptions coming for some N.L. school buses

Newfoundland and Labrador's English School District has tweaked the implementation of the controversial 1.6-kilometre school bus rule.

Conne River hoping for permanent end to boil water advisories

Officials in the Miawpukek First Nation hope this summer's removal of a long-term boil water advisory won't be reinstated.

Terra Nova boxes out moose to save the trees

Terra Nova National Park has fenced off 8 hectares of forest to keep hungry moose away.

Roadwork still an 'itch' for St. Alban's, almost two years after damage

The newest roads have only just been paved, but the roadwork repairs from a 2016 storm that hit St. Alban's are already showing signs of damage.

St. Alban's fish plant expected to remain closed

Workers at the fish plant in St. Alban's have been told there's no work for them this year, according to a union representative

Aquaculture industry not delivering for workers, says FFAW

The FFAW is calling for government regulation that will ensure farmed fish grown in Newfoundland and Labrador are processed at local plants.

Aviation lore inspires new craft brewery taking off in Gander

He was a pilot for 20 years. Then David Jerrett quit flying, but he hasn't abandoned the world of aviation completely.