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episodes: January 2013 Archives

More truth about Indian Residential schools

Posted by Tony Dawson

julian-falconer-cbc.jpg Lawyer Julian Falconer
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Yesterday, there was a landmark decision for the Truth And Reconciliation Commission. The Commission now has access to millions of historical documents related to Indian Residential Schools, thanks to an Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling. The federal government argued it wasn’t obligated to provide records housed in Library and Archives Canada. But it has to now. Lawyer Julian Falconer worked on the case for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This morning, he’s on the line from Thunder Bay to tell us more about it.

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Labrador West's New Landfill - OPEN

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for labrador city .jpg landfill and art 004.jpgThere are new changes for people in Labrador City and Wabush who need to dispose of extra waste materials. Household garbage is picked up curbside on a regular basis and will continue that way. But if you want to dispose of things like wood, old appliances and more, there’s a different place to go, and a new way to go about it. Labrador Morning’s Mike Power, drove to the new landfill site a few kilometres West of Labrador City where the Chair of the Labrador West waste management Committee, Peter Reccord, told him about the new facility and the way things will be done.

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TALKBACK - Caribou coverage

Posted by Tony Dawson

Thumbnail image for talkback phone.pngWe have more reaction now to the Randy Simms and Simeon Tshakapesh spat. The VOCM radio host called Tshakapesh stupid for wanting to hunt even though there is now a 5 year ban on George River Caribou Hunting. That prompted this call to our TALKBACK..

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