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episodes: October 2011 Archives

Yvonne Jones - Cabinet shuffle reaction

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Yvonne Jones Aug09_11.jpg Yvonne Jones Premier Kathy Dunderdale announced her new Cabinet Ministers on Friday morning. Nick McGrath was appointed the Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs and Minister responsible for Labrador Affairs.. Plus, he’s in charge of the Voluntary sector and Non - Profit Sector. This use to be the job of three people: Patty Pottle, Dave Denine and John Hickey. To talk about how this will affect Labrador, Yvonne Jones is on the line .

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Alderon Iron Ore Corporation - A step closer to a new mine in Western Labrador

Posted by Tony Dawson

Tayfun eldem.jpg Tayfun Elden After almost two years of drilling and testing samples, a new Iron ore mine for Western Labrador is another step closer to reality. Alderon Iron ore corporation has initiated it’s Federal and Provincial environmental assessment processes. The project, if approved, will be the first new “from the ground up” iron ore mine project in the province in fifty years. Our Mike Power met with President and CEO ,Tayfun Eldem at the company’s sample storage depot in Labrador City .

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Happy Valley Goose Bay Airport - Renovations update

Posted by Tony Dawson

price-goronwy-20081124.jpg Goronwy Price Anyone walking through the Goose Bay airport has noticed some big changes. Old parts are being demolished. And new parts are almost ready to open. It’s a big challenge to completely redo an airport while it’s still in use. Our Peter Cowan checked out the renovations with the head of the Goose Bay Airport Corporation, Goronwy Price.

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