Lukas Wall

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

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St. John's Regatta cancelled for 2020, for 1st time in 80 years

The Royal St. John's Regatta has officially been cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regatta committee announced Wednesday.

Ball, O'Regan to make 'significant announcement' on Monday after rate mitigation talks over weekend

With talks for a plan for rate mitigation for Muskrat Falls continuing this weekend, Premier Dwight Ball and Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan are expected to make a "significant announcement" on Monday.
Parkway Sessions

Straight to your heart: Gavin Simms debuts a new tune

Gavin Simms describes himself as “a guy with a guitar writing songs in the kitchen.” Hear a new performance in our Parkway Sessions series.

How a message in a bottle connected two families a world apart after tragedy

Carolann Riggs and her family in Burin will have some special visitors this Christmas, brought together by her daughter’s tragic death and a message that floated across the Atlantic Ocean.

Celiac diagnosis difficult for Port Rexton brewmaster, but inspires new ideas

Port Rexton Brewing Co. co-owner Alicia MacDonald has begun making a new brew after receiving a life-changing diagnosis last year.

Bilingual brewing: N.L. and Miquelon craft breweries partner for new beer

A Newfoundland and Labrador brewery has teamed up with brewers in St-Pierre-Miquelon to produce what could be the first craft beer collaboration between Canada and France.
Parkway Sessions

Family comes first for Matthew Byrne, and this tune proves it

The two most important musical influences for this singer-songwriter? That "would be my folks."

'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.