Matt McCann

CBC News

Matt McCann is the early-morning assignment producer for CBC Newfoundland and Labrador.

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St. John's Edge heading into playoffs with top attendance in the league

The team is facing off at home in Game 1 tonight against the Sudbury Five.

Consultant hired to help solve eastern Newfoundland garbage fee fight

After years of disputes, the Department of Municipal Affairs is hiring an independent consultant to examine garbage collection fees and services in eastern Newfoundland.

Protest fears keep Labrador Affairs office closed for 2 months

The Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay has been closed for nearly two months, as the province continues to work around "protest activity."

'Obvious price gouging' on food prices in Nain, says MHA

The concept of a co-op store is being revived as a possible solution to the high costs of food prices in Nain.

Food shopping 'extremely stressful': Protests against high prices in northern Labrador

Residents confronted Premier Dwight Ball about food prices in Labrador's Inuit communities, where some groceries cost three times as much as they do elsewhere,

'Very, very serious situation': In northern Labrador, it's getting harder to find food

People living in Nunatsiavut are in a risky situation when it comes to feeding themselves, newly released research from northern Labrador shows.

Future of Paddon Home in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in doubt again

Former PC government promised $1 million for repairs, but more is needed.

Recovering addict reaches out to drug abusers in Labrador

Teri Drosch, who battled back from drug addiction herself, is reaching out to others by forming Happy Valley-Goose Bay's first Narcotics Anonymous group.

Sky Witness: Labrador photographer spends decades capturing northern lights

For more than half his life, Larry Jenkins has been documenting the northern lights in Labrador and the results are stunning.

'For our children': Labrador firefighters learning to help people with autism in emergencies

Hosted by the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, the program teaches first responders how to help people with autism in emergency situations.

A plea for the future of Wabush Mines

Labrador West politicians went before the Montreal judge overseeing the Cliffs Natural Resources bankruptcy case to talk about what it's like in their communities now that the mine has shut down.

Natuashish man finally captures polar bears on film, with amazing results

For six years, Mark Nui's been trying to photograph a polar bear, and last week the stars aligned.

Inuit traditional food scarcer, harder to manage: reports

Traditional food in Canada's Inuit regions is becoming harder to get, leading to a "critical situation," according to a new study.

Hong Kong Restaurant serving up Filipino flavours in Labrador

The new owner of Hong Kong Restaurant in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is now serving up traditional Filipino dishes, on top of community favourites.

Labrador: Could a traditional Liberal seat break with tradition again?

The riding of Labrador has often been cited as a Liberal stronghold, but it's packed surprises over the years, writes Matt McCann.