Stephanie Tobin

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

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Eye-catching moose statue in memory of man who 'loved to see people happy'

The moose statue off Topsail Road is in memory of Brad Smith, who loved to give back to his community and get people scratching their heads.

Dildo's latest mayoral hopeful is Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live erected a sign declaring Hollywood and Dildo, N.L., sister cities, but if the talk show host wants to be mayor, he needs to get screeched in.

'Maybe think twice' on blocking blue-zone spots, mother says after Costco encounter

Lisa Power Mackey couldn't get her son into the family's accessible van after a pickup truck parked in the lined space between the blue-zone spots at the St. John's Costco on Monday.

Joyful celebrations to remember Gary Graham, Corner Brook's musical maestro

Gray Graham taught music in Corner Brook for more than 50 years. He died Monday, following a battle with cancer.

Icelandic trip turns sour after Airbnb broken into, robbed

What started as an amazing journey took a dark turn for a group of Newfoundland travellers who returned to their Airbnb in Reykjavik, Iceland, to find it had been ransacked.

'Largest ever' sunrise ceremony in St. John's marks start of Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

As the sun rose in St. John's Friday, a group gathered in Bannerman Park to greet it, marking the start of events for National Indigenous Peoples Day.

'She's amazing': Debbie Cooper's sons, colleagues bid CBC co-host adieu

Debbie Cooper has spent three decades behind the anchor desk at Here & Now as the face and voice delivering the news to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Coming back to Labrador is like 'a pilgrimage' for pilot who crashed there last month

Sam Rutherford is the surviving co-pilot of a small plane crash in Labrador, and he's returning to the community to say his thanks to crews who rescued him.

The (not-so) big bad bird of Quidi Vidi Lake: Meet Mike the saucy goose

A Toulouse goose is making a name for himself around Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's.

Trevor Hamlyn's family still hoping for answers, a year after he disappeared

Trevor Hamlyn, known by the nickname Pepsi, was last seen June 16, 2018.

N.L. writers sweep $25K fiction award shortlist

Sharon Bala, Elisabeth de Mariaffi and Lisa Moore are all up for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award.

2nd, and last, time to France for this D-Day survivor to mark 75th anniversary

"Not that many [left]," says Rod Deon of his fellow sailors and soldiers who landed on the beaches in Normandy.

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.

'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.