Lindsay Bird

CBC News

Lindsay Bird is a journalist with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador, based in Corner Brook.

Latest from Lindsay Bird

Meet the 130 goats, and one family, making N.L.'s first chèvre

After five years of preparations, Eighth Day Acres is now selling its goat cheese across Newfoundland, and its owners couldn't be happier.

Moose are eating N.L. harvests, say farmers, and provincial rules aren't helping

Farmers in central Newfoundland say the persistent agricultural pest has done major damage this growing season, and a recent provincial ban on shooting moose at night isn't helping the situation.

N.L. lags behind Canada in energy efficiency, but there's a silver lining to the stats

A new Canada-wide scorecard for energy efficiency ranks this province dead last, but its authors offer a few ways to catch up to the rest of Canada.

Sean Kelly back in court, as ex-cop faces 2nd trial for lewd calls

A second trial began Monday for Sean Kelly, the ex-RNC officer who has previously been been sentenced for making indecent phone calls.

Convicted murderer kept out of Stephenville due to public outcry, says victim's family

The family of Ann Lucas says her killer has been denied a transfer to serve out his parole in Stephenville, after the community spoke out against the move.

John Efford goes public with Alzheimer's diagnosis: 'I'm dealing with it in a positive way'

The longtime Liberal politician, known for his fire and frankness, opens up for the first time about the diagnosis that's posing the most serious challenge of his life.

The Sheshatshiu suicide crisis 'didn't happen overnight.' How does the community break the cycle?

As Canada's Innu community grapples with grief, people involved in Indigenous health care point to the need for long-term, self-directed solutions.

This farmer struggled with severe depression. And he says he's one of the lucky ones

Andy Wright hit a low four years ago. Now, he's sharing his story in the hopes of getting more farmers to share theirs.

Electric-vehicle charging network planned for N.L. in 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has issued a tender to place 14 electric-vehicle chargers across the island, the first public high-speed chargers in the province.

The Torngat Mountains, as you've never seen them photographed before

Acclaimed St. John's-based photographer David Howells has turned his expert eye on the Torngats with stunning results.
Analysis

The federal election in N.L. is ... a little boring. Is that a problem?

There's an election underway, but it's not much of a race for most of Newfoundland and Labrador's seven ridings. What does that say about candidates and voters' interest?

Corner Brook welcomes largest-ever cruise ship to sail to N.L. with a party

The city filled West Street with attractions to mark the biggest and last cruise ship of the season, as it promises to ramp up tourism efforts in 2020.

Outrage over Stephenville murderer's parole shows flaws in justice system: lawyer

Robert Hilroy Legge's parole has provoked a wave of outrage in his hometown. But one expert argues parole is a necessary tool - as is more support for crime victims.

Family of murdered Stephenville woman say killer has returned, wants to serve parole in community

The family of Ann Lucas say Robert Hilroy Legge has already been granted leave to visit the community, and they're trying to stop him from serving out the rest of his parole there.

Corner Brook judge calls his own harassment sentencing decision 'woefully inadequate'

Judge Wayne Gorman wrote he would rather give jail time to a man who harrassed his ex-partner, but the legal system effectively tied his hands.