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June 2012 Archives

The Morning Show Podcast for June 28, 2012

Today we'll talk with a businesswoman in Gaultois who's angry at the abrupt reduction in ferry service her island community is receiving. And we'll have two stories about young athletes achieving their big dreams. One's about a young hockey player just chosen in the QMJHL draft, the other is about a wrestler about to make her Olympic debut, as told through the eyes of her grandmother.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 27, 2012

Today we'll hear from salmon anglers and DFO about warm temperatures and low water levels because of the recent dry spell. And we'll talk with a geographer from Memorial University about keeping coastal communities alive.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 26, 2012

Today, we'll visit the south coast, where aquaculture is king. We'll hear from a farmer and find out how the hot, dry weather is affecting local crops. And we'll congratulate a student from Grand Falls-Windsor who represented this province at a national French competition in Montreal.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 25, 2012

Today we'll mark 70 years since the Hann's Harbour explosion in Lewisporte that killed five Canadian soldiers. We'll meet the Tilting Expatriates Association. We'll talk to a workplace relations expert about banking sick days. And we'll hear a national award winner from Gander Academy read his haiku about Bambi.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 22, 2012

Today, we'll meet a very special graduating student who's received a major scholarship award. We'll also chat with a grad who's leaving Lewisporte Collegiate having never missed a single day of school. We'll drop in on a pair of adventurers who are out to navigate a new route through the Northwest Passage. And we'll check in with the province's forest fire duty officer for a report on the biggest fires burning right now.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 21, 2012

Today, we'll speak with a doctor who's long advocated for better care for seniors in the province, in response to the government's plan for dealing with the issue. We'll find out how government cuts will hit the Coast of Bays development board in Harbour Breton. And we'll tell you about a new production of The Tempest, which includes the Beothuck people.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 20, 2012

Today, we hear from a Summerford fisherman who's at his wits' end with DFO regulations that could end up costing him a lot of money. We'll find out why a Shoal Harbour group is worried about a proposed new stone quarry near their community. And a respected economist weighs in on the drop in oil prices that have hamstrung provincial spending, and offers some advice about how the government could make better use of its oil revenue to better manage similar drops in the future.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 19, 2012

Today, we'll visit Ireland through the music and steps of a Grand Falls-Windsor dance troupe. We'll take a tour of the new and improved aviation museum in Gander. And we'll find out why regional economic development boards are facing more problems.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 18, 2012

Today we'll tell you about a very special honour for the province's Heritage Foundation. We'll speak with Scott Simms about his marathon voting session in the House of Commons. And we'll ask an expert about the latest nominees to the board of Nalcor, including Grand Falls-Windsor mayor Al Hawkins.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 18, 2012

Today, a new playground comes to life in La Scie this weekend and it's a tribute to the hard work of community volunteers. We'll talk to political scientist Steve Tomblin about whether the filibuster in the House of Assembly this week might make a difference in government policy. And we'll talk with Ronald Thompson of Gander, who's now raising his three-year-old grandson after the boy's parents and little brother were killed in a fiery car crash in Alberta.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 14, 2012

Today, we take you to Grand Falls-Windsor, to a protest against the federal Conservatives' omnibus budget bill. We'll get some important tips on kayak safety, in the wake of a young kayaker's death in Glovertown. And we'll hear from the author of a new book about cooking better food while camping or visiting the cabin.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 13, 2012

Today, we talk with a freedom of information expert about the ongoing filibuster against changes to the provice's access to information act. Central Health will address concerns about food served at Carmelite House senior's home in Grand Falls-Windsor. And we speak with up-and-coming Gander actress Jody Lear about her bid to become Dorothy in a Toronto production of "The Wizard of Oz."
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 12, 2012

Today, we'll find out how Golf Newfoundland is reaching out to kids. We'll talk to a Grand Falls-Windsor tattoo artist about new provincial regulations in his industry. And we'll introduce you to a new program designed to get girls running.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 11, 2012

Today we'll ask the minister of tourism how federal cuts will be felt by visitors to our province. We'll talk about changing town names and what that tells us about our connections to the places we come from. And we'll take a look at the food served in our hospitals and in our seniors homes, and compare that to how hospital food has improved dramatically in the U.K.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 8, 2012

Today, we'll hear from the town of Gander about an ongoing dispute with a local businessman. We'll chat with the province's minister of education about standardized testing and how students and teachers can deal with the pressure of it. And a Lewisporte woman tells us how she's turning saltwater into joy.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 7, 2012

Today, we'll take a nature walk and learn all about healing plants with Conne River chief Misel Joe. We'll find out why a Gander businessman feels unfairly targeted by the town council. And the president of the province's teacher's association talks about stress and standardized testing in schools.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 6, 2012

Today, we find out why local winemakers are pleased with a new federal law. We'll visit the women who make ceremonial outfits for the big pow wow in Conne River. We'll meet a man who just launched a dream seven years in the making in Twillingate. And we'll tell you about the province's new prospectors association.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 5, 2012

Today, we hear from former Lieutenant Governor Ed Roberts, who has edited a newly-published memoir of Peter Cashin. We'll have a review of the film "Fogo" which recently screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France. And we'll visit traditional language class on the reserve at Conne River.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 4, 2012

Today, we'll hear from a parent in Grand Falls-Windsor who's angry about the town's decision to turn a playground into a dog park. We'll speak with grade-four student Karlie Pinsent from Greenwood Academy, who won a major provincial contest. And we'll find out why a closed-up school in NewWesValley is creating headaches for the town and the school board.
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The Morning Show Podcast for June 1, 2011

Today we visit the Schoolstock celebration of music in Buchans, and say goodbye to retiring principal Bernard Woodfine. We'll also tell you why anglers on the Northwest River in Terra Nova National Park should be happy today. And we'll hear from Rex Avery who chaired the Beyond Words community committee that raised lots of money for the children of those who died on 9/11.
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