CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

March 2012 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for March 30, 2012

Today we'll have reaction to the federal budget from the province's federation of labour. We'll hear from people in Catalina who are worried about the closure of the Newtan Furs seal tannery there. And we'll talk to a whale-watching guide about a new federal proposal to enforce distance between boats and whales.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 29, 2012

Today, we'll get reaction to the closure of the Newtan Furs seal tannery in Catalina. We'll get an explanation of how changes in the province's prescription drug plan will affect you. And the Liberal natural resources critic, Yvonne Jones, talks to us about why the minister refuses to address questions about the forestry industry.
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Reaction to the Murder of Stephanie Chaisson

A friend of the murdered West Coast woman talks about the kind of person Stephanie Chaisson was. And Lorraine Hearn of the Central West Committee Against Violence addresses the case.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 28, 2012

Today, we'll find out how Woodland Primary is gearing up for its long-awaited visit from children's author Jan Brett. It's the third anniversary of the closure of the Grand Falls-Windsor paper mill, so we'll check in with a displaced worker to find out how the last three years have been. And we'll meet the provincial high school hockey champions.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 27, 2012

Today, we'll learn about a new program that helps people deal with prison by caring for animals. We'll meet a young woman from Triton who hopes to take on the world, literally. And we'll find out how a team of doctors from this province helped save the lives of volunteers in Haiti.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 26, 2012

Today, we find out what's happening with proposed changes to the province's animal protection act, and why supporters think they need to happen sooner. We'll update you on the clean up of old mine waste in Buchans. And we'll hear from a woman who had her car looted at the scene of the accident that wrecked it.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 23, 2012

Today we'll talk about the magic of seventh sons and seventh daughters. We'll talk with a woman who was there when her husband trapped the first coyote ever caught in Newfoundland. And we'll visit chess night at Murph's Cafe in Grand Falls-Windsor.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 23, 2012

Today we talk to a fisherman who's gearing up for the crab fishery, but won't be selling to Ocean Choice International if the company doesn't make a fair deal with locked-out trawlermen. We'll also speak with the wife of one of those trawlermen. And we'll take a look at the plight of Syrians living in this province who are afraid for their friends and families back home.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 21, 2012

Today we'll get reaction from the mayor of Grand Falls-Windsor to slow ticket sales for Herder final games. We'll find out whether the town council in Clarenville will allow Targa to race through the community this year. And we'll find out why the nurses union thinks there needs to be a bigger role for nurse practitioners in our health care system.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 20, 2012

Today a St.John ambulance trainer tells us how we can get defibrillators in our own homes. We'll hear from a woman who says her mother-in-law was misled by an insurance broker and spent much more on life insurance than she wanted to. And we'll chat with Glovertown poet Stanley Sparkes, who's got a brand new volume of verse about the old pulpwood log river drives.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 19, 2012

Today, we talk to a resident of Gander about proposed rezoning for construction in his quiet neighbourhood, and we'll ask the town council about a looming land crunch. We'll also check in with our hockey panel as the Herder finals kick off this weekend.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 16, 2012

Today we meet the man behind the You Can Play project to make sports dressing rooms more respectful of gay and lesbian athletes. We ask the minister of education what he thinks of international school trips. And we'll talk with folklorist Philip Hiscock about the roots of St.Patrick's Day.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 15, 2012

Today we speak with a group in Central Newfoundland that's going to Ireland with the same tour company the school board no longer wants to partner with. We'll hear from the wife of an OCI trawlerman who's worried her husband may never work on the Newfoundland Lynx again. And we'll talk to a Bonavista hunter who may have shot the world's biggest coyote.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 14, 2012

Today, we find out why the Nova Central School Board is ending its sponsorship of school trips abroad. We'll ask why the pavement in Gander is falling apart years before it should. And we'll talk to a man who wants to bring the old Trinity Loop Train back to life, but is running into significant obstacles.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 13, 2012

Today, we'll find out how parents in Catalina feel about the possible closure of their school. We'll talk to Churence Rogers of Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador about an emergency meeting the group held yesterday. And we finally know who's headlining the Salmon Festival in Grand Falls-Windsor, so we'll talk with the festival committee chairman.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 12, 2012

The town of Gander can't get in touch with Minister Peter Penashue, so we'll ask the mayor what's going on. We'll check in on the progress of Rambler Gold Mine on the Baie Verte Peninsula. Gander singer/songwriter Kathy Hearn has a new EP coming out, and she drops by to talk about it. And we'll chat with an American physicist who thinks the moon played a big part in the sinking of the Titanic.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 9, 2012

Today, we'll remember the Tilt Cove avalanche on the Baie Verte Penninsula a hundred years ago. We'll ask the municipal affairs minister about ongoing problems with the regional waste management site in Norris Arm. And we'll hear from the Eastern School Board about the possibility of closing Catalina Elementary.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 8, 2012

Today, we'll hear what the province's seafood producer's association thinks of the premier's order to put agendas aside to improve the industry. There's talk of closing the school in Catalina, so we'll talk to the mayor about that. And we'll speak with a home decorating expert who tells us how to replace soon-to-be-banned oil paint.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 7, 2012

Today, we'll talk about what happens when your child is diagnosed with ADHD. We'll hear about speed dating, the tourism way. And we'll find out how Grand Falls-Windsor is training new family doctors for the province.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 6, 2012

Today, we'll hear from Miss Teen Newfoundland and Labrador, who happens to be from Grand Falls-Windsor. We'll find out what a new formula for calculating municipal grants could mean for your town. And we'll meet a man who's got a passion for the old make-and-break engine.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 5, 2012

Today we'll meet a paralympic athlete who'll be talking to students in Gander about preparing for the Games in London this summer. We'll talk to the RCMP about the difficult search for a young Bonavista Bay man who died late last week. And we'll find out why one community wants to ban powdered laundry detergent.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 2, 2012

Today we'll talk to the MHA for Bonavista South about what's in store for Port Union. We'll hear from a fisherman about whether the battle between the FFAW and the fisheries minister matters to him. And we'll meet a national kickboxing champion from Clarenville.
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The Morning Show Podcast for March 1, 2012

Today, we'll introduce you to a business opening up near Bonavista that gives a new meaning to the idea of self sufficiency. We'll ask a fisheries analyst to decipher the latest row between the fisheries minister and the FFAW. And we'll talk with a former student employment officer about the closure of the federal government's youth employment centres.
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