Stephanie Tobin

Stephanie Tobin is a journalist in the CBC Newfoundland and Labrador office in St. John's.

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'He's amazing,' says proud dad of St. John's climber who reaches Everest summit

"This is for you dad. Love, Mark," read a text Derek (Doc) Ballard got from his son early Wednesday morning.

Tourists have a way better attitude about lamentable wintry spring weather

For locals, it's just another dreary "spring" day.

'Just instinct,' says rescuer recognized for saving woman's life in domestic dispute

Ken Stead didn't realize he had been stabbed until he went to help the woman on the floor and noticed blood.

How Bauline hopes to go small-town green in a big way

Solar panels, a wind turbine, and capitalizing on generation at the creek are all part of the plan.

Public library serving up a different kind of 6-pack for long weekend

First 12 people to take out a Cabin Six-Pack Grab-N-Go kit got free Hawkins Cheezies.

Appeal of verdict in Anne Norris murder trial dismissed

Anne Norris was found not criminally responsible for killing Marcel Reardon.

Apathy or discontent? 24 hours before election wraps up, here's what people are hearing

"Maybe it's one part anger and one part resignation," says Luke Battcock.

Knitters unite to keep finger puppet tradition alive at the Janeway

It's a decades-old tradition for patients at the Janeway Children's Hospital to leave with a new friend.

Icebergs moving in swift and steady, say tour operators

After six months of winter, you might think people in Newfoundland and Labrador would be tired of seeing ice.

It's a mad, mad world, and John Cleese wants to make fun of it

Monty Python is more relevant now as the world gets "even crazier," says Cleese.

How do you care for a 250-year-old cello? You use it, of course

Cameron Crozman is Canada's young rising cello star, and he's no stranger to old instruments.

The Simpsons in all their yellow glory on stage in Corner Brook

"This is a play that, at its heart, is about the power of story."

'Overwhelming' response on plastic bag ban a good thing, says MNL

The policy is expected to take six months to a year to implement.
Point of View

Public libraries left alone in the proposed budget — but here's why that's not as good as it sounds

Same ol' operating budget, same ol' problems, writes Stephanie Tobin.

'Green communities' plan in proposed budget, but activists say climate action needed now

"We're in the midst of a climate change emergency."