Peter Cowan

Peter Cowan


Storyteller and bon vivant. I take confidential news tips peter.cowan (at) cbc.ca

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Since Friday there have been 36 cases of COVID in NL All but 1 are in the Eastern region 24 of the cases are under the age of 20 13 of the cases are contacts of previous cases, 22 are under investigation, 1 is travel related. The Marystown cluster now has 58 cases #covid19nfld 

Lela Evans is leaving the PC party to sit as an independent MHA “The PC party is just not the right party for me or my district” she said in a letter to the party leader #nlpoli 

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There have been 8 recoveries, so there are now 90 active cases in NL There is just one person in hospital #covid19nfld 

Doing some quick math from government figures, there were 36 cases announced over the weekend, 33 of them are tied to the Burin cluster #covid19nfld 

When we break down who isn't vaccinated, we haven't talked about gender. Across every age group in NL, fewer men are fully vaccinated The biggest split is in 18-29 year olds - 79.8% of women fully vaccinated - 69.8% of men fully vaccinated I don't have any answers #covid19nfld 

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@LynnMoore2013  I’m genuinely interested in what’s causing this split, is it that guys think they’re less vulnerable to the disease, are they more susceptible to misinformation? Knowing why would certainly help health officials reach more men and get them vaccinated

Newfoundland and Labrador now has two federal ministers Gudie Hutchings - Minister of Rural and Economic Development Seamus O'Regan - Minister of Labour #nlpoli 

Dr. LeMessurier says cases amongst children continue to be mild, which is why it's important for people who have even mild symptoms to get tested. As of yesterday there was just 1 person in hospital with COVID, and that person was connected to the Bishop's outbreak #covid19nfld 

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BREAKING: The Chief Electoral officer is postponing in person voting for 17 electoral districts in the Newfoundland and Labrador Election #covid19nfld 

The RCMP is reporting an active shooter situation 6km west of the town of Terra Nova. People are being told to lock doors and shelter in place

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Stumbled across an impromptu Georgetown block party with bonfire in the middle of what should be a street. Beer and comraderie freely shared with all #nlwx  #NLStorm2020  #blizzard2020 

This is article explains why no, you’re not just as likely to spread COVID if you’re vaccinated

The Trail of the Caribou is now complete. The final bronze statue has been installed in Gallipoli, Turkey to mark one of the six spots the Royal Newfoundland Regiment fought and died in the First World War#cbcnl 

Circular Road was like another world, never seen anything like it. Here's what it was like yesterday when ever a plow couldn't make it through the street #nlwx  #blizzard2020 

Want to get your COVID vaccine today? There are appointments at all 3 St. John’s locations (both village mall sites and the former public service commission) for late this afternoon/this evening and tomorrow night as well! #covid19nfld 

If you see a woman's outfit on TV and you feel the need to write them and comment I have some advice...don't I can assure you they are not looking for feedback. The colleagues I work with are smart intelligent journalists, pay attention to what they say, not how they look

*NEW* Vaccine passports will be required in NL as of Ocotober 22 in order to access a variety of non essential activities. Government officials say employees at these places will also need to be vaccinated but have a longer grace period #covid19nfld 

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