Meghan McCabe


Meghan McCabe is a journalist who works with CBC News in St. John's.

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Government subsidizing big cannabis at expense of its people, say opposition

Opposition parties are criticizing the Liberal government's latest corporate deal for legal cannabis, for allowing the company — with Liberal ties — to keep some tax money.

Facing closure, independent shop says no money in legal cannabis

After nearly a year of legally selling cannabis at his independent store in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Thomas H. Clarke says he's hanging on by a thread — and may close soon.

Duel for Dildo as Matt Damon fans challenge Jimmy Kimmel's mayoral bid

Politics moves quickly, even in rural communities on an island in the North Atlantic.

Jimmy Kimmel's sidekick Guillermo Rodriguez does Dildo — reluctantly

He wasn't thrilled with the assignment, but Guillermo Rodriguez says the long trek to the curiously named community was worth it.

Family business celebrates 75 years of Pepsi in Newfoundland

If you've ever heard Newfoundland and Labrador referred to as a "Pepsi province," it's got a lot to do with the Browning Harvey family business.

PCs accuse government of 'deliberate' inaction on methylmercury at Muskrat

After hearing testimony from government officials at the Muskrat Falls inquiry, the PC opposition accused the Liberals of waiting until it's too late to reduce the risk of methylmercury poisoning food supply.

Everything's coming up Kraken, as St. John's company picks up rare U.S. military contract

A local robotics company is taking major steps on the international market with rare U.S. navy contract, another with a U.S. outfit, and a new facility in Halifax.

Sue's socks warm feet, honour legacy of volunteerism one pair at a time

Susan Miller’s family say she was devoted to helping others, so they’re carrying on her initiative to give socks filled with basic necessities to vulnerable people — just now without her.

After backlash, Crime Stoppers ends its anonymous poster campaign

Unpopular with St. John's business owners, a poster campaign by Crime Stoppers has at least one tourist picking up the message locals fear.

Different game as minority gov't 'like the playoffs,' political scientist says

In the game of politics, one political scientist says Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal minority government makes for a different game - one that will be interesting to watch.

A sense of hope and relief for N.L. witnesses as MMIWG inquiry files report

With sweeping calls for change, the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry report filed Monday is encouraging to two N.L. women who testified.

MUN grads make history as 1st teachers trained with Inuit traditions

Students in the first and only Inuit bachelor of education class at Memorial University's Labrador Institute graduated in St. John's on Friday.

Young trans people seek understanding, and child advocate says education is key

Young trans people shared their struggles for a report from the province's child and youth advocate, which recommends five ways the government can improve their lives.

Hungry humpback brings crowds to Holyrood, but boaters be wary

A young humpback whale is feeding on herring in Holyrood, offering onlookers quite an up close and personal show — but DFO is reminding boaters to keep their distance.

St. John's housing prices will lead country in growth, according to Moody's

Homeowners hesitant to put their houses on the currently low market in St. John's might like the forecast from Moody's Analytics — prices are set to rise over the next few years.