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episodes: February 2012 Archives

Burton Winter's step mom on Provincial Opposition Leader visiting Makkovik.

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Burton Winters photos.jpg Burton Winters remembered It was a month ago today that Burton Winters went missing. And his tragic ordeal is still the main topic of discussion with the public and politicians alike. Liberal leader Dwight Ball and MHA Yvonne Jones are on their way to Makkovik right now to host a public meeting tonight on the push for a search and rescue centre in Labrador. And, a crew from CBC TV’s The Fifth Estate arrive in Makkovik this afternoon. To get the family’s thoughts on the flood of attention to Burton Winters Collen Connors reached his step mom Natalie Jacque at her home in Makkovik. As well Colleen has part of an interview she did with Burton Winters. He was participating in a songwriters workshop with musician Andy Brown during the Creative Arts Festival last fall. The students had to write their own verse to one of Andy’s song. Burton was a bit nervous to talk to me, smiling the entire time as he chomped away on bubble gum.

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School Concerns - Chartlottetown Community meeting

Posted by Tony Dawson

school4.jpg Charlottetown School Yesterday, the deputy mayor of Charlottetown told us about a partial cave in of the ceiling at the community’s school. And later on Radio Noon, two students at William Gillette Academy gave a first hand account of what’s been happening in their classrooms. We have some of what Garreth Kippenhuck and Evan Powell said about the ceiling cave-in that closed William Gillette Academy in Charlottetown. Many parents are wondering how long their kids will be out of class. Last night, many people turned out at a public meeting about the issue. Ardina Cadwell is a parent and she was at the meeting, and she is on the phone from Charlottetown.

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No takers for Wabush Council

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for wabush_03.jpgThe town council of Wabush is short a couple of councillors. Two members resigned in recent months, creating vacancies that need to be filled… But council is having a hard time finding people who want to do the job. Ron Barron is the Mayor of Wabush he joins us this morning from his home. and following that conversation, we hear from the other sitting councillors from the Wabush council for their thoughts.

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