Tom Harrington: No Place Like Home in Newfoundland & Labrador

Occupation: Co-host, Marketplace, CBC TV’s consumer watchdog program

Place of Birth: St. John’s, NL

Currently Resides: Toronto, ON

Where’s your favourite place in Newfoundland & Labrador to grab a coffee?

Hava Java on Water St.

Where’s your favourite place in Newfoundland & Labrador to grab a pint?

The Ship Inn

Where’s your favourite place to shop in Newfoundland & Labrador?

The Murray Premises

What’s the one dish you crave when you’re away from Newfoundland & Labrador?

Cod Au Gratin or Fish ‘n Cheese as my mom called it and hers was amazing.

Where in Newfoundland & Labrador would we stand to see your favourite view?

Signal Hill. I was a tour guide for 2 summers and loved the view of St. John’s especially at night.

Name 3 things we’ve gotta do when we visit Newfoundland & Labrador:

1. Tour St. John’s

2. Wander around Gros Morne

3. Play a round of golf at Twin Rivers, one of Canada’s most beautiful courses 

What makes Newfoundland & Labrador such a special place on earth for you?

Even though I’ve been living away for more than 30 years, I still tell people on the mainland that the province is unlike any other place in Canada. The combination of warmth, humour, unpretentiousness, determination and creativity is unmatched. I’ve yet to meet anyone who visited and told me otherwise.

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Tom Harrington with Marketplace co-host Erica JohnsonSABS On-Line Hook Ups for Tom Harrington

Website: www.cbc.ca/marketplace

Twitter: @cbctom

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