John Gushue is the digital senior producer with CBC News in St. John's.
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There are several myths about Metrobus. The first is that no one rides it
For public transit to flourish in the years to come in St. John's, the city is going to need to do some bold things, John Gushue writes.
Still scorched, still salted: Why the Conservatives still have a hell of a job to do in N.L.
The Conservative vote in N.L. ridings in last month's election was up sharply, but not nearly enough to topple Liberal incumbents, writes John Gushue.
An Airbnb rental is a business; it's only realistic for it to be treated (and taxed) as such
Airbnb has filled a void in the hospitality marketplace, but there are plenty of reasons for them to be treated like other businesses, writes John Gushue.
Drive-thrus are crazy convenient, but they come with several hefty costs
Stopping for a quick coffee or meal is a common activity for many consumers, but as John Gushue notes, the problems with drive-thrus have been mounting for years.
How would you feel if a Trimper-like conversation had been about Newfoundlanders?
When Perry Trimper left a voice mail last week, he did a whole lot more than forget to hang up, writes John Gushue.
Fickle townies, a Jack attack and Justin's coattails: St. John's East is back in play
It's hard to believe now, but St. John's East used to be the safest of Tory blue seats. As John Gushue writes, the volatility of the voters there is renowned, and is giving this year's race some pep.
Larry Dohey was unforgettable. We can honour him by protecting the archives he loved
You may think of archives as dusty and dull. Put those thoughts away, and act on the passion that the late archivist Larry Dohey brought to local history, writes John Gushue.
A hell of a racket: When you're powerless against harmful noise
Disruptive, ignorant noise-makers can sap all the joy from life, whether you're on an idyllic beach or in the safety of your own home, writes John Gushue.
The real scandal over municipal costs in metro St. John's isn't managerial salaries
A cluster of cities and towns have all been pushing their own developments on the Northeast Avalon, leading to a planning mess that will cost us for many years to come, writes John Gushue.
This ain't no blood type: Why our new credit rating is no reason to smile
The credit rating agency Moody's had a curious reaction to Newfoundland and Labrador's plans to have a balanced budget in four short years, writes John Gushue.
A short life for a tall fence, and an opportunity to play spot-the-politician
A fence meant to shield the Signal Hill Tattoo from noise turned into a hot but brief political racket, writes John Gushue.
Something's wrong with our sentencing system, and these 2 cases prove it
Two simultaneous court cases underscore how society still does not take sexual assault seriously enough, writes John Gushue.
Shades of grey: Why politicians are aiming for easy votes and missing hard conversations
A pointed exchange in the legislature over denied campaign access to personal-care homes speaks volumes about which voters matter to politicians, and which do not, writes John Gushue.
If you want to help democracy, buy a newspaper
There are far fewer journalists working locally than there were decades ago, writes John Gushue. That means fewer leads, fewer calls and less accountability of public institutions.
After this wild election, both Ball and Crosbie are in rough spots
There are bound to be some awkward conversations in both the Liberal and PC camps this holiday weekend, and maybe a little horse-trading too, writes John Gushue.