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episodes: March 2012 Archives

MP Peter Penashue - Federal Budget effects on Labrador

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Peter_penashue.jpg MP Peter Penashue The Federal budget came down at 5 o’clock yesterday with cuts to public sector jobs, elimination of the youth program Katimivak and a big goodbye to the penny. The detailed budget affects Canadians across the nation, but we want to know what this budget means for people in Labrador. All week, we have been talking about the housing crisis and the future of 5 Wing Goose Bay on Labrador Morning. To weigh in on how this budget affects Labrador, Tony Dawson reachedy MP Peter Penashue in St. John’s.

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Panel Discussion on 5 Wing Housing

Posted by Tony Dawson

pinetree promo.pngAll week on Labrador Morning we’ve been talking about the past, present and future of 5 Wing Goose Bay. Yesterday, we had a panel in our studio to talk about the future of 5 wing Goose Bay. And this morning we’ve got them back in the studio to weigh in on all the empty houses on base. Perry Trimper used to head up the Goose Bay Citizens Coaltion. Bernie Bolger works on base, and is an area council union rep. Lydia Chubbs is a Happy Valley-Goose Bay town councillor

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Housing Crisis?- Denied building permit in Happy Valley Goose Bay

Posted by Tony Dawson

SHERRY_WAYNE DAWE.jpg Sherry and Wayne Dawe Housing has been a big issue in our series this week about 5 Wing Goose Bay. Mayor Leo Abass showed Colleen Conners the maintained but empty houses on base and says the town is looking to solve the housing crunch. Now, business owners Wayne and Sherry Dawe would like to construct apartments on the Canadian side in Happy Valley Goose Bay, but they can’t get permits to do it. Labrador Morning’s John Gaudi spoke with Wayne and Sherry Dawe.

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