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John Neville learns a man he knew is charged with burning his house down

John Neville lost his home in May. A man he knows - a client where he works - has been accused of starting the fire. RCMP have charged Jonathan Henoche with arson, break and enter & breach of probation. Neville works for Nunatsiavut's Supportive Housing.

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Long court delays an "urgent" problem nationwide

An interim report from the Canadian Senate says governments need to work together with the judiciary to combat lengthy court delays. We speak to Senator George Baker, vice chair of the senate standing committee on legal and constitutional affairs.

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Empty council seats raise questions in Rigolet

A woman in Rigolet says the community council is dragging its feet when it comes to filling vacant positions. Right now there are three empty council chairs, and Elsie Wolfrey would like one. We hear from Elsie and AngajukKak Jack Shiwak.

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Of the job but not off the books

We talk to fomer PUB chair and Muskrat Falls critic David Vardy about the 150 contractors who haven't worked since June, but are still getting paid.

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9-year-old shows her Pride in by drawing crosswalk

After seeing three colourful crosswalks in Happy Valley Goose Bay for pride week, Amber Ernst got inspired — and asked her mother Shylah for some chalk.

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Hopedale family builds traditional kayak

Ross Flowers has never been in a kayak -- but that didn't stop him from building one. Flowers and his family have been working on a traditional Inuit Kayak for a year, and just this weekend, they put it in the water.

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Pride Week in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

It's a full week of Pride-themed events in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, starting with trivia on Monday night. We try a few skill-testing questions with Safe Alliance members Raelene Vickers and Denise Cole.

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NG president says scientific workshop bolsters position on methylmercury

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe attended a scientific workshop on methylmercury and the downstream effects of flooding Muskrat Falls. He speaks with the CBC's Bailey White.

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Green Party leader Elizabeth May slams Muskrat Falls

Elizabeth May has harsh words for the ballooning costs of the Muskrat Falls project, and is urging the federal government to turn down Newfoundland and Labrador's request for more loan guarantees to secure the nec

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Environment minister meets with aboriginal groups, experts to talk methylmercury

Environment minister Perry Trimper convened a scientific workshop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to talk about methylmercury levels in Lake Melville after the flooding at Muskrat Falls.

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Family and friends remember 7-year-old Amy Mollen, who loved princesses and ponies

Amy Mollen made friends everywhere she went. Her family included blood relatives, adopted relatives, and people who loved her like their own. Amy died suddenly last week, but family and friends like Jennifer O'Brien are keeping her memory alive.

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Looking for fungi with mycologist Lawrence Millman

Writer and mycologist Lawrence Millman put on a workshop in North West River all about the weird and wacky world of fungi. Afterwards, some people joined him to go looking for fungi in a backyard. We tagged along.

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Inmates at Labrador Correctional Centre build casket for Regula Schule

She called them "her boys" and asked that when she died, they build her a casket. Earlier this week, inmates at the LCC fulfilled that wish. They spoke to Labrador Morning's John Gaudi.

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Safe Spaces campaign launches in Upper Lake Melville

Safe Alliance, the local LGBTQ2 group in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, has launched a new campaign to help keep community members safe. We hear from group members Martina Lavallee and Raelene Vickers about the Safe Spaces campaign.

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Inuit leaders discuss new national suicide prevention strategy

ITK's Natan Obed and Nunatsiavut's Johannes Lampe both know what it's like to lose someone to suicide. They talk about the need for a national strategy.

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Friends mourn life-long volunteer, Regula Schule

Regula Schule came to Labrador almost 50 years ago as part of the Moravian mission. She was known for her kind, generous, spirit. Schule died over the weekend in a house fire police are calling suspicious.

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UAV business takes off in Rigolet

Eldred Allen is co-owner of Bird's Eye Inc, a company that uses unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to capture video. The footage he gathers is stunning, but there are practical applications, too.

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Leichester City staff in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

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Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay warns of potential labour dispute

The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is warning people of a possible work stoppage. We hear from local union president Glenn Pittman and from some people on the streets of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Mother of abused toddler calls legal wait for justice a 'nightmare'

The mother of a toddler abused by her babysitter says the legal limbo in waiting for sentencing has been one of the hardest experiences of her life. We are not using the mother's name to protect the identity of her daughter.

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Frontier College summer literacy camp in Nain

More than 50 campers are taking part in a summer literacy camp over the next few weeks in Nain. It's being run by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that's been around since 1899.

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Nain teens to recite Commitment to Remembrance at Beaumont Hamel

Young people from Nain are heading to Beaumont Hamel for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Two students will have a special role to play at the ceremony.

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Skateboard park named in memory of Randy Scott Rose

On Sunday, the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is unveiling the official name of a new skateboard park in memory of Randy Scott Rose who loved to ride. He and two of his friends Ryan Russell and Roy Sainsbury lost their lives at Muskrat Falls in 2010.

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Nunatsiavut President talks about next steps in fight against province over methylmercury

Nunatsiavut's Johannes Lampe isn't giving up the fight with the province and Nalcor. The Inuit government wants the Muskrat Falls reservoir cleared entirely before flooding to cut down on methylmercury levels.

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A Legacy Lives On

A portrait was unveiled at the 15th anniversary of the youth and family treatment centre in Sheshatshiu. It honors Charles J. Andrew who was one of the founding members of addictions prevention and treatments programs in the community.

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Members of Safe Alliance talk about the Orlando Shooting spree

Thee's been an outpouring of support for victims of a shooting spree at a gay nightclub in Orlando where 49 people were killed. Safe Alliance members Adam Mesher and Raelene Vickers talk about the impact on the LGBTQ2 community in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Portrait of John Lampe to hang in Nunatsiavut Assembly

A man who spent much of his life working for the Labador Inuit Association and then Nunatsiavut Government now has a permanent place in the Nunatsiavut Assembly. Jennifer Hunter presented the Assembly with a portrait of her father, John Lampe.

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MADD's Strides for Change Walk coming up this weekend

There's a fun twist on this year's Strides for Change Walk. Angela Wareham and Jeannine Chaulk with the local MADD chapter join us in studio to give us the details.

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Rhondene Simms on why she's running for Happy Valley-Goose Bay town council

A by-election to fill an empty seat on Happy Valley-Goose Bay town council is coming up later this week. Rhondene Simms is one four candidates in the running. She talks about why she wants your vote.

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Candidate Shannon Tobin on why he's running for re-election

Shannon Tobin was actually elected to Happy Valley-Goose Bay town council in the last general election, but resigned in October 2014. Now he's running in a by-election scheduled for Thursday June 9.

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Joe Tremblett on why he wants your vote

Four candidates are in the running for Happy Valley-Goose Bay town council in this week's by-election. Joe Tremblett talks about the issues that matter to him.

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Students and teachers remember Robert Leckie School

Robert Leckie school was demolished this week, 18 years after it closed. The CBC's Bailey White has this story of students and teachers who remember the school fondly.

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David Hart working on a new album

It was four years ago when Sheshatshiu's David Hart released his first album. Now David's preparing to release his next record, of all original music. To get an update on how it's going, we reached him in Quebec City.

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