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Labrador Morning
with Tony Dawson

Labrador Morning

Start your day with a complete up to date look at Labrador Transportation and Weather right from the first Good Morning at 6 am. And, stay with us for interesting stories from all across Labrador. Labrador Morning is where you'll find out what's happening in your communities. Join us weekdays starting at 6 am, 6:30 south of Black Tickle.

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The Great Labrador Canoe Race

Posted by Tony Dawson

header-the-race.jpgLooks like it’s going to be great weather tomorrow in the Upper Lake Melville area and that’s good news, because there are a number of people heading out on the Churchill River. It’s time for the Great Labrador Canoe Race. Bailey White speaks with two race organizers: Perry Trimper and Randy Letto.

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Labrador flags flying at the provincial border - for now

Posted by Tony Dawson

flage.jpg The provincial government still says no to flying the Labrador flag at border crossings, but someone taped a small flag to the front of the border-crossing sign and tied another, larger flag to the back of the sign. But to find out what people in the Straits think, we’ve reached Hedley Ryland. He’s mayor of L’Anse au Loup.

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Finding artifacts at Double Mer Point

Posted by Tony Dawson

josh.JPG Some of the local people in Rigolet have been dropping by the MUN lab set up in the Net Loft Museum. Artifacts are on display from an Inuit sod house being excavated this summer at Double Mer Point. John Gaudi has the story. (photo: Josh Adams of Rigolet at the Net Loft Museum)

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Throat singing in Rigolet

Posted by Matt Mccann


dina.jpgDina Wolfrey signed up for a throat singing workshop at Lord Strathcona House. Trainers came from Nain to lead it - but it turns out, Dina teaches throat singing herself. She gave Labrador Morning's John Gaudi a lesson.

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Relief comes for Labrador family struggling after housing closure

Posted by Matt Mccann


igloliortefamily.jpgJerry Igloliorte said his brother George Dicker was forced to move in with him after the closure of Newman's Boarding House in April.The family has been struggling for months, trying to care for their four children and his brother, who has complex needs.





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Summer students leaving Labrador City

Posted by Matt Mccann


students.jpgIt's been an unusually bright summer in western Labrador. That's given the town a chance to knock a few things off the to-do list. Laying down sod, tidying baseball diamonds - it's all part of the job for summer students. Labrador City hired more than 30 teens this year. Parks and Recreation Director Adam Smith says it's one of the best groups yet. Labardor Morning's Chris Ensing caught up with some students during the last week of their job.

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Digging it - Double Mer Point on Labrador's North Coast

Posted by Tony Dawson

John Gaudi_Rigolet.jpg Labrador Morning’s John Gaudi in Rigolet double_mer.jpgMUN archaologists head out to Double Mer Point on Labrador’s North Coast…. ….their colleagues saying good-bye to them as they leave on boat. . A team is excavating an Inuit sod house this summer near Rigolet. And just a few weeks into the dig….archaeologists are making some exciting finds.
Labrador Morning’s John Gaudi jumped on the boat to head to Double Mer Point

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Byron Sheldrick - Blanc Sablon join Labrador?

Posted by Tony Dawson

Bryon Sheldrick.jpg Byron Sheldrick - University of Guelph. Neither the province of Quebec nor this province is saying much publicly about the mayor of Blanc Sablon’s proposition. As you heard on yesterday’s show…. Mayor Armand Joncas says his town would be better off in Newfoundland & Labrador than it is in Quebec. The premier of Quebec says the boundary will NOT change…. To that, Mayor Joncas says… maybe the NEXT premier will be more agreeable. So… what would it take to move the provincial border? Labrador Morning’s Bailey White asked Byron Sheldrick. He’s a professor and chair of the political science department at the University of Guelph.

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NunatuKavut is holding treaty celebrations all week

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NunatuKavut.pngNunatuKavut members are getting ready for a few days of events… as the Community Council gears up for its Treaty celebrations. That means food…. games…. sports… and of course, information on the British-Inuit Treaty of 1765. These next few days are the beginning of a year-long lead up to the 250th anniversary of the treaty. Amy Hudson is the treaty celebrations co-ordinator. She joins Matt McCann in the studio this morning.

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Chaim Andersen of Nain is having an "Unbelievable" summer

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Andersen-Chaim.jpg Chaim Andersen (studentsonice.com) Chaim Andersen of Nain is having an “unbelievable” summer. The teenager went to the Arctic with the Students on Ice program…. sponsored by Parks Canada along with 12 other students. Then she got a summer job in the Torngat Mountains. It’s all part of a new Parks Canada and Students on Ice partnership happening over the next few years. Our John Gaudi reached Chaim in the Torngat Mountains National Park by satellite phone to hear about her experience. He also spoke with Don Marrin, Executive Director for Northern Canada at Parks Canada.

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