CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

April 2011 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for April 29, 2011

Today we get an update on negotiations between the Fish, Food and Allied Workers union and the provincial government, as they talk about helping displaced OCI plant workers in Port Union. We'll drop in on a behind-the-scenes workshop at the provincial drama festival in Grand Falls-Windsor. And we'll ask some people who've been married a long time for wedding advice for Prince William and his bride.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 28, 2011

Today we talk to a fisheries management expert about whether fishermen are spending enough money to maintain their vessels properly. We'll hear from the minister of Natural Resources about plans to review regulations for domestic wood cutters. And we'll talk to musician Janet Cull about her upcoming Tina Turner tribute show.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 27, 2011

Today, we meet a truck driver who's taking some very interesting pictures of moose on our highways for a National Geographic documentary. We'll hear from parents and the school council about how to solve the problem of overcrowding in Gander Academy's hallways. And we'll chat with the head of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador about the denomination's hundredth anniversary.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 26, 2011

Today, we bring you inside the Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts to hear all about their in-house ghost. Tara Oram has a new video and she'll give us some behind-the-scenes stories about the making of it. Also, we'll find out how a local grocery store owner is coping with the increase in food prices.

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The Morning Show Podcast for April 21, 2011

Today, we talk with an artist about why people in his profession don't get the same respect as other tradespeople do. We get the latest on planned renovations at Gander Academy, and the school board's take on the Academy's new policy of keeping parents outside at pick-up time. And we hear what the federal candidates in the riding of Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor have to say about health care.
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A Discussion of Speeding on Gander's Residential Streets

Two and a half years ago the Turner family in Gander attracted a lot of attention when they put signs on their lawn asking motorists to slow down. The signs are long gone. But the Turners say the problem hasn't gone away. Last week a driver had to slam on the brakes to avoid hitting their six year old daughter... who was riding her bike across the cross walk near their home. Reporter David Zelcer spoke to Tina Turner:
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 19, 2011

Today, the candidates for the federal riding of Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor give us their positions on how the fishery can be sustained and improved.  We'll also find out why volunteers and parents at Gander Academy are opposed to the school's new policy of keeping parents out of the building.

 

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for April 18, 2011

On today's podcast, we chat with the coach of the Allan Cup-winning Clarenville Caribous. The team is now the Canadian senior hockey champion. We get the latest on Majumder Manor, the environmentally-friendly inn comdian Shaun Majumder is building in his hometown of Burlington. And the candidates for the federal riding of Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor have to say about pension reform and seniors' rights.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 15, 2011

Today we find out why the future of the Little Bay Islands fish plant is in jeopardy. We stroll down memory lane with some local musicians as they recall the first records they ever bought, to mark World Record Store Day. And we have the heartwarming conclusion of the story of Otto the lost dog.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 14, 2011

On today's podcast, we'll find out why Gander Academy is no longer allowing parents to enter the school to pick up or drop off their children. We'll get all the details of a recruitment drive for volunteers in Eastport, and we'll find out what happened to the ice at Gander Community Centre.
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Come From Away: A Series on Immigration

The Indian Ocean is about as far from the Southern Shore of Newfoundland as you can imagine. So imagine then, picking up your life in Sri Lanka and moving to Cape Broyle. That's just what two families did several years ago. Here now is Jane Adey with another story in our continuing series on Immigration - Come From Away.

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The Morning Show Podcast for April 13, 2011

On today's podcast, we find out how the Central regional waste management authority plans to handle the issue of illegal dumping when the new landfill in Norris Arm opens in the fall. We'll get the details on how much the expropriation of the Star Lake hydro development by the provincial government is costing taxpayers. And we'll chat with Gander singer/songwriter Sheldon McBreairty, who's got a brand new solo CD out.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 12, 2011

On today's podcast, on our Come From Away series we meet a woman who moved to Newfoundland for love, then lost it just as she found a new home.  We'll get the details on a crab quota cut for inshore fishermen in Bonavista Bay, and we'll talk with singer/songwriter Kim Stockwood about her brand new album, "Back to the Water."

 

 

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The Morning Show Podcast for April 11, 2011

On today's podcast, we talk about some of the concerns seniors and pensioners are facing around rising fuel and food prices. We chat with singer/songwriter Sabrina Wyatt, and we set up the NHL playoffs with Hockey Night in Canada analyst Kevin Weekes.
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Krista Simmons - Creative Cakes Grand Falls-Windsor

As we promised on Friday's show, here's a photo of Krista Simmons and the soccer cake.
 
If you want to see more of Krista's cakes, check them out on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Creative-Cakes-Grand-Falls-Windsor/177331325631728.

Krista Simmons

The Morning Show Podcast for April 8, 2011

On today's podcast we'll talk about the battle between health boards and private practices to recruit new doctors. We'll get a preview of the Avion Players' entry in this year's provincial drama festival, and we listen in as one of our reporters learns finding the perfect birthday gift can be a piece of cake.
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The Morning Show Podcast for April 7, 2011

On today's podcast, we meet a man who makes his own maple syrup in Grand Falls-Windsor, we'll find out what shrimp cuts would mean for Fogo Island and we'll tell you how to dispose of outdated emergency locator beacons, so you don't accidentally call for help.
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Terra Nova National Park Plans Moose Cull

Terra Nova National Park officials say moose have overrun the park and put the health of the forest at risk. They're planning a cull to control the population, which could start this fall. Peter Deering is a park supervisor, and he speaks with Leigh Anne.
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Leigh Anne interviews Jan Brett about her upcoming visit

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