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From Seaway to Skyway. What Flying Means for People Who Need the Boat

The people of Labrador have been waiting for the province to come up with a replacement for the Northern Ranger, and yesterday the minister of Transportation made the announcement. Instead of bringing in another boat to fill in for the Ranger while it’s under repair, the province is turning to the air. We speak with the minister of Transportation and Works Tom Hedderson. Then we run the topic by Chris Newman, who is the vice-president of marketing with CAI Nunatsiavut Marine. Later, we hear from a resident of Black Tickle, the community perhaps most affected by the loss of boat service.

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