Chris Kirkham

Media Bites: Sandy Took Newsrooms By Storm

You might think that Hurricane Sandy, with all its tremendously tragic -- but oddly photogenic -- terror and destruction would be a difficult story to formulate strong opinions about (beyond simply "I'm against") but this is why you're just some jerk with a real job and not a Canadian newspaper guy.

How Sandy Will Impact the Travel Industry

The historic storm that's sweeping across the eastern part of North America is the most significant weather event to impact the travel industry since the eruption of an Icelandic volcano in April 2010. Sandy, the hurricane-turned-post-tropical cyclone, will be responsible for the grounding of more than 20,000 flights and the loss of millions of dollars in revenue for the North American tourism industry. But it appears the storm's disruption for travellers will be far less debilitating than predicted.

Newfoundland Escapes The Brunt Of Maria

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Southeastern Newfoundland "dodged a bullet" Friday as the worst of hurricane Maria veered just shy of St. John's, though it still whipped the region with driving rain and howling ga...