Wendy Martin

Reporter

Wendy Martin has been a reporter for nearly 30 years. Her first job in radio was at the age of three, on a show called Wendy's House on CFCB Radio in Corner Brook, N.L. Get in touch at wendy.martin@cbc.ca

Latest from Wendy Martin

Foul play not suspected in discovery of jawbone near Baddeck

Foul play is not suspected in the discovery of a human jawbone near Baddeck in October. A fisherman found the bone near Uisge Ban Falls.

Cape Breton First Nation to pursue land claim for nearby village

The newly elected chief of the Wek'oqm'ak First Nation said the band council will actively pursue a long-standing claim to land that is now home to the neighbouring village of Whycocomagh in Cape Breton.

Man accused of killing Cassidy Bernard set for trial by judge and jury

Dwight Austin Isadore is charged with second-degree murder in Bernard's death. He has not entered a plea yet, but will face a trial by judge and jury. He is scheduled to appear at Supreme Court in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., on Nov. 13, 2020.

Cape Breton high school changes team name to be more culturally respectful

A high school in Coxheath, N.S., has ended a tradition spanning nearly 50 years by changing the name of its sports team.

New Waterford man charged in crash that left 2 dead

A man from New Waterford, N.S.,  has been charged in a crash on Aug. 29 that resulted in two deaths. A man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s were found dead in a truck that struck a power pole on Grand Lake Road, near Sydney.

Nova Scotia musician J.P. Cormier searches for late brother's pawned guitar

A Nova Scotia musician is trying to find a cherished guitar that his late brother sold at a pawn shop 20 years ago. J.P. Cormier said his older brother David had fallen on hard times and sold his prized possession, a Yamaha FG 1500.

Call of the sea: N.S. father, son share love of sailing aboard Bluenose II

A father and son from Middle River, Cape Breton are celebrating a shared love of sailing on board a Nova Scotia icon. It's a love that spans nearly four decades.

Cape Breton University lays off staff, hikes tuition as it braces for shortfall

Cape Breton University is raising tuition, laying off employees and rolling back wages in an effort to avoid a financial shortfall of up to $45 million.

Hikers rescued after they were 'surrounded by bears' in Cape Breton Highlands

Two hikers were on the Clyburn Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park when they encountered some bears on the trail. "I did not think we were getting out of the woods yesterday," said Stephanie Hawley.

Memorial balloon from Pennsylvania finds resting place in Cape Breton

A week ago, some of Penny Dively's family gathered in a graveyard in the tiny community of New Enterprise, Pa., where they released balloons to celebrate her life. One of the balloons showed up on a beach in Inverness, N.S., three days later.

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