Julia Cook

Journalist

Julia Cook reports from CBC's bureau in Gander, primarily for the Central Morning Show.

Latest from Julia Cook

Meet Julia Kun, lingerie designer and environmental scientist

An environmental scientist satisfies her creative side with a surprising side hustle as a lingerie designer.

'Good at taking shots': 89-year-old curls for fun and fitness

89-year-old Bill Tibbo started curling more than 20 years ago and has been swept up in the sport ever since.

N.L. has highest rates of mastectomies in Canada: researchers want to know why

A group of researchers at Memorial University wants to know why women with cancer in Newfoundland and Labrador are having so many mastectomies.

Too costly to keep: Red Cross closing Gander equipment depot

The Canadian Red Cross is closing the doors to its Gander depot and some volunteers worry about the future of the local program.

Leaving Lebanon: Syrian refugee family finally coming to Lewisporte

After a year of waiting, Lewisporte is welcoming a Syrian refugee family into the community.

Saying thanks by giving back: Conservation Corps celebrates 25th anniversary

The Conservation Corps of Newfoundland and Labrador is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving back to the community for a year.

'Wow, how did we get here?': Repartee pumped by ECMA nominations

Repartee is ready to duke it out for some East Coast Music Awards this year, with a total of five nominations.

'We stand in peace and love': Gander holds vigil after Quebec city shooting

People in Gander gathered in front of the town hall last night to shine a light for the Quebec city shooting victims.

Snowmobilers rejoice: parts of T'Railway reopening

The provincial government says most of the closed-off sections of the T’Railway will reopen to snowmobilers this winter, though it will only be a temporary fix.

'It's not the dog, it's the owner': No need for Glovertown pit bull ban, owner says

A Glovertown woman who owns a pet pit bull says it wouldn't be fair for the town to ban any breed of dog.

'Living in fear': Glovertown man asks for pit bull ban after dog attack

A Glovertown man is asking for a town ban on pit bulls after his dog was mauled this past Friday by an unknown animal.

A warm introduction to a cool, inclusive sport

A group of coaches, teachers, and community leaders became students this week as they took a shot at sledge hockey in Gander.

Delayed pool reopening a flop with Gander swimmers, parents

The Gander Arts and Culture Centre pool is reopening a month later than expected, and that's getting low scores from some local swimmers and their parents.

A thankful Christmas for a Syrian refugee family in Gander

A family in Gander has a lot to be thankful for this year, as they spend their first Christmas out of a war zone and in Canada.

Vandalized Grand Falls-Windsor school set to be demolished

The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor is benching plans to use the old Exploits Valley High Maple Division building for recreational activities, and it will now likely be torn down.

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