Lukas Wall

CBC News

Lukas Wall is a journalist with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John's.

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'Ageist, paternalistic thinking must stop,' says seniors' advocate in 1st report

As Newfoundland and Labrador's seniors' advocate releases her first report, she says many of the issues seniors face stem from discrimination and a lack of respect and compassion.

Team Gushue curling camp developing next generation of young curlers

Brad Gushue says he never got to take part in summer curling camps as a teenager, but now he's helping to develop the next generation of curlers.

Shaking hands, playing games, getting dunked: All in a Regatta Day for politicians

While Regatta Day is a holiday for most people in St. John’s, federal and provincial politicians are hard at work pressing the flesh and rustling up the votes.

Old store, new life: How plants and patterns are reviving a historic St. John's building

A well-known garden shop and a brand new quilting store are putting some new life into the Templeton's building, which sat mostly empty for more than two years.

The curious case of the Kelly Cup: New trophy created with Growlers on the verge of victory

The Newfoundland Growlers are a win away from having their names etched into the Kelly Cup. The only problem is the cup is in Colorado. And the team that last lifted that trophy now plays in another league.

Couple finds love and music in Newfoundland — after 35 years apart

A love of music brought Mike Herriott and Ofra Harnoy together as teenagers, but after being apart for 35 years, the couple now has a second chance at love.

Possible carbon monoxide exposure 'major eye opener' for St. John's arena owner

After nearly 80 people went to hospital due to possible exposure to carbon monoxide, a part owner of the Bussey Arena says he wants to make sure the building is safe for young players.

St. John's council makes a splash with decision on Galway wetlands plan

Council's vote on a plan for wetland protections at the Galway development has left environmentalists — and some councillors — concerned, but the developer says its preservation is a model for other communities.

8 points for Alex Newhook of St. John's in Junior A hockey game

The 18-year-old has had some great games in his young career, but never one quite like Friday night.

N.L. composer Bekah Simms nominated for classical Juno Award

Simms’ piece Granitic is one of five nominated in the Classical Composition of the Year category.

Low-waste living: How one St. John's woman is cutting back and avoiding plastic

There are plenty of ways to cut down on what goes to the landfill and avoid wasteful single-use plastic items, says Amelia Reddick.

Fortunate Ones lead list of N.L. nominees for 2019 ECMAs

Newfoundland and Labrador musicians and industry professionals have earned 33 nominations for the 2019 East Coast Music Awards.

United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay leaves passengers stuck on board for 16 hours

A United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay Airport in Labrador Saturday night resulted in a lengthy stay on the tarmac for passengers stranded on the aircraft.

Searching for Stroman: Fan has special encounter with Jays pitcher on Signal Hill

When Patrick Dove saw Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman was visiting St. John's on Monday, he couldn't miss a chance to meet one of his favourite baseball players.

New-look St. John's Edge gunning for championship this season

When the season opens on Nov. 23, the Edge will be sporting a new look in both appearance and personnel, with new uniforms and a number of new faces on the court.