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A new species of fearless, "ferocious" green crab is ravaging parts of Newfoundland's south coast, and threatening valuable lobster stock.
Corner Brook's mayor, Charles Pender, doesn't agree with a recommendation made by the consulting firm hired to review the province's library system.
A miserable spring will drag on for another week — but warmer weather is in sight for those desperate to see the summer sun.
A lifeguard who was the first on the scene of a boating fatality this holiday weekend near Gander says there seemed to be confusion by responders, but police say it did not affect response time.
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Friday May 19, 2017
Audio Deer Lake to be renamed "Islaview" for a day, to say "I Love You" to three-year-old girl who has cancer
The Town of Deer Lake will be renamed "Islaview" ("I Love You") on May 26, to support three-year-old cancer patient Isla Short. CBC spoke with Mayor Dean Ball and with Isla's mom, Sarah Short.
Monday May 08, 2017
Audio Major Midget hockey league seeks to clear up confusion amid controversy over franchise relocation in western Newfoundland
A recent decision to relocate the major midget hockey franchise from Corner Brook to Deer Lake upset a lot of people. Then the league announced that the plan has been scrapped, after complaints over the voting process. John Morgan is the league president.
Monday May 01, 2017
Audio A taxi driver in Corner Brook talks about gas prices, insurance and the costs of staying in business.
For Corner Brook taxi driver Khalid Nasim, every change in gas prices means a lot, especially when you combine it with his many other expenses. He has four of his cars at City Cabs. Bernice Hillier took a ride with Khalid.
Wednesday April 26, 2017
A west coast woman has a message for parents and pet owners - never trust a dog with a child. Angie Colbourne's 7-year-old son, Taylen, has bite marks on his face, some only centimetres from his eye. She spoke with CBC's Cherie Wheeler.
Thursday April 13, 2017
Audio MHA Gerry Byrne clears the air: yes, provincial money is available to build recreational facilities, such as swimming pools
The local swim club, parents and some city councillors want a new swimming pool built in Corner Brook. They had an impromptu meeting recently with MHA Gerry Byrne, who says provincial money is available for such projects. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.
Friday April 07, 2017
Audio Corner Brook mayor says lots of homework needed to see if aquatic centre concept can hold water.
The Corner Brook Rapids Swim Club and two CNA students revealed a design draft for a proposed regional aquatic centre. But Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender told Bernice Hillier that plenty of questions need to be answered before it can become a reality.
Thursday April 06, 2017
Audio Fire destroys historic Abbott and Haliburton building, but owner says they're still in business.
Fire destroyed the Abbott and Haliburton hardware store and Upper Level Gift Shop in Port Au Port West on Monday. Owner Bill Abbott is continuing the family's historic business and says the company will stay in operation. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.
Thursday March 23, 2017
Audio NL Snowmobile Federation GM says ATV and dirt bike riders should pay fees to help maintain the trails
The general manager of the NL Snowmobile Federation wants ATV and dirt bike drivers to pay trail fees, to help pay for the upkeep of Newfoundland's snowmobile trails. Ben Fitzgerald spoke with Bernice Hillier.
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