Meghan McCabe

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

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This 'king rat' is long gone, but its legend lives on

Paul Druken says he's been sharing a photo his friend took of an unbelievably big rat encountered a couple years ago for a while, upon request, but decided it was time to bring his picture of the king rat to the masses.

Respect parking signs or risk parts of East Coast Trail closing, says association

New parking signs are up at trailheads in Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove after weekend safety issues, and the East Coast Trail Association says it will be forced to look at closing parts of the trail if people don't comply.

Drama, suspense, toilet paper. This musician's cat video has it all

Like many people at home with or without a cat during the COVID-19 pandemic, Wade Tarling used his musical and editing skills to answer an age-old question.

St. John's couple brings Jamaica home after wedding postponed

A pandemic postponed their dream wedding in Jamaica, so this St. John's couple brought the beach to their deck to have a very happy fake wedding day instead.

'Record low' taxi calls on Easter weekend, Jiffy manager says

Stark warnings about keeping apart during Easter weekend may have been heard, as taxi traffic was significantly down, according to Jiffy Cabs business manager George Murphy.

Legendary Newfoundlander Ron Hynes waltzes into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

The "man of a thousand songs" will be honoured in the country's Songwriters Hall of Fame with a special ceremony during the East Coast Music Awards in St. John's.

For these leap year babies, today is the Olympics and they're all winning gold

The 29th day of February comes only once every four years, and this year is one of those extra-special ones for leap year babies celebrating in style in the St. John's area.

Banning the bag a great step, but it's a speck of N.L.'s plastic pollution, says researcher

Plastic bags will be banned come July 1, but a Memorial University researcher says fishing gear needs tackling to really reduce plastic in N.L.'s environment.

No one to call when home burns in area without fire service, but it doesn't have to be that way

Another home in an unincorporated area of the province without fire service burned to the ground over the weekend, raising the question of rural fire safety.

Province preaches fairness as public sector unions at odds over contract

Finance minister says government has heard from major union representing provincial government workers in Newfoundland and Labrador rejecting its deal, while another union advises members to take it.

'Nowhere' safe for pedestrians or vehicles, says sister of woman killed by snow truck 15 years ago

As states of emergency are slowly lifted on the Northeast Avalon, pedestrians and drivers worry about the safety of everyone with massive snowbanks and narrow streets.
Point of View

Clean your room, go for a walk, breathe. Self-care is cheap and easy

Giving yourself 10 minutes a day to pause and pay attention to the world around you might make you a healthier, happier person, but don't just take my word for it.

Don't worry, there's beer and a strong sense of community at the end of the road

Newfoundland’s newest craft brewery in St. Anthony may be at the end of the road, but it’s giving the hub of the community a new lease on life.

Coming together to 'make people happy at Christmas' in St. John's

Many people in this province are making sure people down on their luck will have hot meals and presents to share this Christmas, including two businesses in St. John's.

Jesse Lewis sentenced to 5 years for carjacking, dangerous crime spree

Weeks after being acquitted of shooting a man, Jesse Lewis led police on a dangerous chase last fall that included carjacking a grandmother with children in the van.

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