Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller is a contributor to CBC News in St. John's. You can reach him by email at stephen.miller@cbc.ca

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N.L.'s seasonal tourism industry suffering amid COVID-19 pandemic

Normally, tourism operators in Newfoundland and Labrador would be gearing up for the season, but the novel coronavirus has made things anything but normal.

Happy Valley-Goose Bay opposes presence of Italian military members in town during COVID-19 pandemic

A large aerial troop transport carrying 8 crew members from Italy is due to land Saturday night at 5 Wing Goose Bay and the town's Wally Andersen is none to pleased.

Quidi Vidi Lake will soon be crowded with more than just rowers

Canoers, kayakers and paddle boarders will have unprecedented access to Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John's starting this summer.

Going cashless and closing dining rooms — local businesses adapt to COVID-19

Some of the measures include restaurants closing dining rooms and not accepting cash or cards.

Remembering the lives lost in the Cougar helicopter crash, 11 years later

Seventeen lives were lost when Flight 491 was forced to ditch in the North Atlantic. Many more were changed forever.

Bishop Feild students display art and community pride at third annual exhibition

Art lined the walls and excitement filled the air at the third annual Bishop Feild Elementary student art exhibit. The exhibit gave members of the school community a chance to reunite in their own neighbourhood as the historic school undergoes repairs.

The snowbanks of Snowmageddon are giving criminals a boost, say police

The mountainous snowbanks left behind by January's record blizzard have made driving a snow removal a pain, but the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says they're also helping thieves do their dirty work.

Recommendations for municipal election reform accepted by St. John's committee

The City of St. John's committee of the whole has approved seven recommendations regarding the way municipal campaigns and elections are held.

Tampon Tuesday aims to increase access to feminine hygiene products provincewide

Last year the Tampon Tuesday donation drive provided thousands of free feminine hygiene products to the St. John’s Women’s Centre. Now there are initiatives in communities all over the province.

Troubled history of site for proposed St. John's bar sparks concern for residents

Developers of a planned downtown lounge and eatery are facing opposition from neighbours, in part because the site used to be the Crazy Horse strip club.

Happy City St. John's holds second annual Neighbourhood Summit

Happy City St. John’s wants to help build stronger neighborhoods — for long-time residents and newcomers alike.

Group wants people with disabilities to have same decision-making rights others take for granted

Where you'll live, whether you'll marry, what you'll do for a living — these are just some of the decisions most of us get to make for ourselves. But for people living with disabilities, it's often someone else who calls the shots.

Activist group holds St. John's rally in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en nation protesters

St. John's-based community activist group Solidarity with Labrador Land Protectors rallied in support of the Wet'suwet'en nation protesters Saturday.

Parents push back against proposed closure of Pearce Junior High

The Newfoundland And Labrador English School District is considering moving grades 8 and 9 moved to Marystown Central High.

From molars to mountaintops: N.L. dentist sets out to conquer 7 summits

Dentist Shannon Barker is on a quest to reach the highest summit on every continent. He recently completed his second climb, Mount Aconcagua in Argentina.

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