Jen White

CBC News

Jen White is a reporter and producer with CBC News in St. John's.

Latest from Jen White

CBC Investigates

'This will be a gong show': Behind the $65K fiasco that was the Signal Hill fence

According to internal documents, Parks Canada built a fence near the Signal Hill visitor centre as a means to bring in more cash by controlling access to the adjacent performance field.
The Lowdown

New air passenger protection rules address delays, cancellations, and compensation

The federal government's second round of regulations go into effect as of Dec. 15.
The Lowdown

'Tis the season to be wary of scams, warns the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre is warning consumers about fraudulent activity that is more prevalent this time of year.

Family wins lawsuit against company for not providing headstones

A St. John's man has won his legal fight against W.D. Kenny Granite Company, but he's convinced he won't see a cent from the judge's judgment.
CBC Investigates

MUN student loses $5K in job scam that targeted schools across Canada

A Memorial University student is out more than $5,000 after he applied for a fraudulent job that was advertised on the school's online student job board — a posting that also appeared on sites for post-secondary institutions across the country.
CBC Investigates

10 years after lives lost in Sea Gypsy sinking, safety regulation still not enacted

Ten years after the sinking of a small fishing vessel off the coast of Newfoundland, a safety measure that was highlighted at the time by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has still not been enacted.

St. John's man pleads guilty to offering police officer a bribe

Dustin Etheridge, facing a slew of charges — including conspiracy to commit murder — has pleaded guilty to trying to bribe a police officer in an unrelated incident two years ago.
Point of View

Wedding crashers: How a trip to Port Rexton led to an invite and a band booking

For CBC journalist Jen White and her husband, their most recent trip might just take the (wedding) cake.
CBC Investigates

Ambulances tied up by delays in off-loading patients at St. John's hospital ERs

Paramedics are voicing their concerns to the Newfoundland and Labrador government about delays in patients being admitted to emergency departments in St. John's.
The Lowdown

Planning to set off fireworks on Canada Day? A fire official shares some safety advice

Fire inspector Cara Pardy says if you're planning on buying fireworks, it's important to follow the rules before attempting to light up the night sky.
The Lowdown

Shopping for a new or used car? Here are some tips to help you decide

If you're planning on purchasing a vehicle, but not sure whether to buy new or used, Service NL has some information to keep in mind before heading to the car lot.
The Lowdown

How to safely set up your outdoor fireplace

As the weather warms up, you may be setting up an outdoor fireplace in your yard, and the St. John's Regional Fire Department says it's important to follow the rules, to make sure that the flames stay contained.
The Lowdown

How to protect yourself from scammers

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary offers tips on what to watch out for, and what to do if you become a victim.
CBC Investigates

This man lost his leg after 7 years waiting for a kidney in N.L. — and now he's losing hope

Jim Patten said he was at the top of B.C.'s transplant list in 2012, but a life change brought him home to Newfoundland that same year — and he's been waiting for a new kidney ever since.
The Lowdown

Making sure your medical insurance has you covered for travel

Travel agent Jennifer Neary said it's important to check what medical insurance you have before you leave for your trip.