Terri Coles


Terri Coles is a St. John's writer who works with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador.

Latest from Terri Coles

Smugglers Cove: Why these guys are keeping a friend's ambitious dream alive

When their close friend Tom Hollett died suddenly, Paddy Kavanaugh and Mike Brennan decided to keep his big dreams going by opening a roadhouse bar and grill.

Is coding the new cod? Thousands of tech workers needed in N.L., CNA says

A three-year co-op program launching at two campuses this fall is designed to fit the needs of the province's growing tech industry, CNA says.

Silicon Valley summer turns into $2.7M in fall funding for St. John's software company

The new investment is the latest big news for Newfoundland and Labrador's growing tech sector.

Verafin's quiet, huge success: Canada's largest venture funding deal goes to an N.L. company

A leading financial crime management software company is headquartered in St. John's, and fueling growth in the province's growing tech industry.

'I'm booooored': How to keep the youngsters entertained when the weather isn't helping

You only have to spend one summer in St. John's to learn that the weather won't always go your way. But if you're stuck inside with the kids, at least you can have some fun.

Young children at home mean challenges on the campaign trail, candidates say

Candidates from several parties say that having kids makes it more difficult to get involved in politics, but also provides additional motivation to do the work.

2 in 5 N.L. mothers have partners working away. Here's what we can learn from that

New research from Memorial University delves into the lives of some of the many mothers in this province with partners working elsewhere for extended periods of time.

The dark side of mummering: What you may not know about a beloved tradition

Mummering may now be fodder for horror films but the Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas tradition has sometimes been criminal, even deadly.

Protect your pet from holiday hazards with tips from a vet tech

Ornaments and food can be enticing to cats and dogs but they can also be dangerous, or even fatal.

The coop is down, the chickens rehoused, but Witless Bay couple fights on

A new non-profit homesteading association in the province can help other people in the same position, Gideon Barker said.

Nick Coates team will recognize officers who stop impaired drivers on N.L. roads

A similar program in B.C. has been successful, says MADD's national president and Coates' stepmother, and similar results are the goal for this province.

Canopy growing pains should even out in a couple of weeks, CEO says

Yes, N.L. is out of marijuana — but Bruce Linton says that's a national problem, and one this province shouldn't have to worry about once a production facility is completed.

'A big ol' turkey': A surprisingly fowl sighting in downtown St. John's

Matt Roberts doesn't usually see turkeys on his drive to work — but he did on Wednesday.

Come From Away coming to St. John's in January

There won't be a rotating stage but audiences will still see much of the full-scale production.

Fowl gone wild? Unravelling the mystery of the Avalon Peninsula's lurkey turkeys

Isn't it interesting there have been several spottings just a few days before Thanksgiving?