Tom Murphy


Tom Murphy is co-host of CBC Nova Scotia's supper hour news program and correspondent for The National. He also hosts Land and Sea and is brother to Bob.

Latest from Tom Murphy

Complexity of N.S. shooting investigation 'without precedent' in Canada, expert says

Experts say one of the deadliest mass killings in modern Canadian history may become one of the most complex police investigations the country has ever seen.

Survivors recount how SS Athenia steamed into disaster on first night of WW II

Survivors of the sinking of SS Athenia by a German U-boat gather to mark their role in a major turning point in world history on its 80th anniversary.
Reporter's Notebook

'Scared all the time': D-Day vet shares the terror of Juno Beach

The terror of D-Day really strikes home when you have the chance to speak to someone who was there. Tom Murphy recounts his train ride with veteran Havelyn Chiasson.

Amid uncertain NAFTA future, lobster industry looks to other markets

As the U.S. threatens to withdraw from the trade deal, other agreements have meant lower tariffs for Canadian exporters.

Indigenous fishermen hope to be arrested, trigger court case as Nova Scotia lobster season kicks off

As one of the most lucrative fisheries in Canada kicks off, some Mi'kmaq in Nova Scotia are trying to trigger a court battle over Indigenous fishing that they hope will see them win a greater share of the thriving lobster business.

Feed Nova Scotia tries to use food wasted at grocery stores

The executive director of Feed Nova Scotia says food banks need to strategically go after wasted groceries and make it easy for stores to donate.

Covering the drought in southwestern Nova Scotia

CBC News anchor Tom Murphy describes how in a few minutes, the water levels at a southwestern Nova Scotia river went from being remarkably low to being deep enough to almost carry away the crew's equipment.

Syrian chocolatier opens factory in Antigonish

Assam Hadhad was once a successful chocolate maker in Damascus, Syria but he lost it all to war. Now he's picking up where he left off.

U.S.-Canada bald eagle program hailed a success as population thrives

Any Americans tempted by the website Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins will be heartened to learn the Nova Scotia island has a long history of restoring symbols of American pride.

Nova Scotia's film industry faces 'a real exodus' after tax credit changes

Seven months after the Nova Scotia government axed the film tax credit, many in the industry still fear more changes couldn't bring a once-prosperous business back.

Liberal Bill Casey's road back to Ottawa began with email from Justin Trudeau

Even Bill Casey says he didn't see it coming. And there was a day when he never dreamed his face would be on a red Liberal campaign sign.

Federal immigration delays stall Nova Scotia population goals

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's oldest provinces — in more ways than one. With a slow growth rate and an aging population, the province that was once a gateway for countless new Canadians is now starved for immigration.

Sherbrooke group struggles with choice to help refugee family

An inter-denominational group in Guysborough County recently struggled with a decision on which family of refugees they should bring to their community.

Polar bears, –30 C temps won't keep Halifax triathlete from North Pole run

David van de Wetering, of Halifax, is the only Canadian among 45 people from around the globe running in the UVU North Pole Marathon.