Garrett Barry

Journalist

Garrett Barry is a CBC reporter based in Gander.

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From secretary to chief, this Pacquet firefighter is officially a Rising Star

Pacquet's first female fire chief is getting some international recognition, two years after taking over the N.L. town's fire department.

These French adventurers have chosen Newfoundland, but are waiting on the wind

Six French-speaking sailors will soon depart the Lewisporte Marina for a journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

He doesn't own the abandoned grocery store, but Musgrave Harbour resident is only one cleaning it up

Steve Butler says the vacant Foodex is not only inconvenient, but a major hazard.

Proposed hospice gets $1M commitment from N.L. Liberals

Liberal Leader Dwight Ball has committed to spending $1.3 million each year to fund a end-of-life care centre in Grand Falls-Windsor.

PC, Liberal both see path to victory in bellwether Terra Nova riding

The party that wins Terra Nova riding has formed government in each of the past 7 general elections.

What do Dwight Ball and Ches Crosbie agree on? Don't fork over more cash to municipalities

Municipal representatives are pressing for big changes to the relationship between town councils and the provincial government — but both PC Leader Ches Crosbie and Liberal Leader Dwight Ball say it's not realistic right now.

Power plays, health spending and jobs: Where the party leaders clashed in the televised debate

Alison Coffin, Ches Crosbie and Dwight Ball clashed on health care, Muskrat Falls and job creation in a televised debate.

NDP calling for more hires in hospitals, long-term care homes

Newfoundland and Labrador's New Democratic Party says the provincial government is spending millions on overtime when it could be hiring full-time staff.

Crosbie promises referendum on equalization, Ball says province can't change it

PC leader Ches Crosbie says if elected premier, he would hold a referendum on Canada's transfer payment arrangement.

This 18-year-old is finding his game, and Russian cab drivers, in St. John's

Semyon Der-Arguchintsev is the youngest player to suit up for the Growlers this season.

With no end yet to Northern Arm council rift, provincial government stepping in

The Department of Municipal Affairs has appointed an inspector to look at what one former member says is a "dysfunctional" council.

Gander's needle disposal unit 'one little step' for fighting addictions

The Town of Gander has installed its first needle disposal box, which one recovery group organizer says is a small sign things are changing.

Northern Arm mayor digs in heels as critics claim support for dissolving council

Critics of Northern Arm's town council say they've gathered almost 200 signatures on a petition to dissolve the governing body — but the mayor says organizers are pushing a personal agenda.

How to prevent drugged drinks? Mandatory training for bar staff deemed necessary

When it comes to preventing sexual assaults and drug-induced poisoning, it's up to individual owners to ensure their staff are trained.

They're golfing here, and skiing there, so yeah … it's spring in N.L.

Recreational choices on Friday ranged from putters to snowmobiles.