Meg Roberts

Meg Roberts is a video journalist with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador, based in St. John's. Email her at

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Fans cheer on St. John's native Pat Parfrey as Rugby Canada beats U.S. on Swilers field

It’s a moment that St. John’s native and Rugby Canada player Pat Parfrey never thought he would get — beating the United States in a World Cup qualifying game on the field where he started his career. 
Thin Ice

Labrador seal hunt largely sidelined as sea ice hits 50-year low

Mina Campbell has been hunting seals each spring for 40 years, but hasn't made it out once yet this season, due to ice conditions never seen since record-keeping began.

Happy Valley-Goose Bay should scrap its bodycam program, says privacy commissioner

A strongly worded report from Newfoundland and Labrador's information and privacy commissioner recommends the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay suspend its body camera program indefinitely.

COVID-19 pushes next year's Cain's Quest race to 2023

Although Cain’s Quest 2022 is more than a year away, officials have decided to postpone next year’s race and push the 3,000-kilometre snowmobile competition to 2023. 
Our New Normal

Look but don't touch: Here's how Santa's photos are being taken at the Avalon Mall

COVID won't keep Santa away from Newfoundland and Labrador's biggest mall this year, although the Avalon Mall will be doing things a bit differently. "It's nice to have some sort of normal for the children during Christmas," one mom said.
Our New Normal

Dressing down: How we're trading suits for sweats during the pandemic

A St. John’s clothing store is seeing fewer customers walk through its doors as more people are swapping suits for sweatpants and ties for T-shirts while working from home.
Our New Normal

COVID-19 chills water cooler sales, and talk, for now

With so many people working from home, the office water cooler isn’t seeing much action. A company that fills the tanks says business has slowed to a trickle.

More than 1 tonne of Dominion food ships to Nain, thanks to volunteers

It may be one of the toughest parts of the province to ship to, but a group of volunteers didn't let daunting logistics stand in the way of the food donation.

Aquarena pool remains closed, dashing dreams of Olympic hopefuls

For the past two years, 13-year-old Jaxson Row has been training hard to qualify for the Olympic trials, but his goal is looking less attainable as the only pool in the province he can qualify in is closed for the foreseeable future.

Sheshatshiu grandfather walks 330 km to raise money for grandson's tuition

A devoted grandfather has started a 330-kilometre walk across parts of Labrador to raise enough money for his grandson to go to a private boarding school in Ontario.