Use the links below to download a file.
"Victoria's colour" is now "Belle"
A paint company from B.C. has named their latest colour as a tribute to Victoria Best - a music teacher from Clarenville who took her own life last year. Her close friend Meghan Pollard tells the CBC's Gavin Simms about the new paint.
Download "Victoria's colour" is now "Belle"
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:04]
Feedom Flotilla Coalition
A Newfoundland doctor is part of a team sailing to the Gaza Strip. Dr. Majed Khraishi drops by the studio to talk about his personal connection to Palestine... and the dangers that come with the journey.
Download Feedom Flotilla Coalition
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:58]
Students shocked by the "plastic forest"
Save our planet, Minister Andrew Parsons! That's the appeal from a bunch of six-year-olds who experienced first-hand the 'plastic forest' near Robin Hood Bay. Three of those first-graders and one teacher from Bishop Feild Elementary School drop by the studio with their message for the minister... and the rest of us.
Download Students shocked by the "plastic forest"
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:30]
Trump calls Ball... from away!
Premier Dwight Ball has sent an invitation to President Donald Trump, inviting him to a showing of "Come From Away" to discuss the virtues of a positive relationship. Well, Premier Ball may have missed the return call... but thankfully his message manager was on.
Download Trump calls Ball... from away!
[mp3 file: runs 00:03:18]
DeeAnn Fitzpatrick harassment tribunal hearing
Gagged and taped to a chair: The Newfoundlander who says she was harassed by her male colleagues at a Scottish government agency is at a tribunal hearing this week. Her sister-in-law Sherry Fitzpatrick speaks with host Jamie Fitzpatrick from Scotland,
Download DeeAnn Fitzpatrick harassment tribunal hearing
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:56]
Tulip mystery solved
On Wednesday's show, we heard about the case of the missing flowers in Jenn Deon's garden: the heads had been cut off some of her prized tulips. Today, Jenn Deon got back in touch with some new information that puts the mystery to rest.
Download Tulip mystery solved
[mp3 file: runs 00:03:05]
The mystery of the missing flowers
Someone or something has been cutting the heads off some prized tulips in the east-end of St. John's. Gavin Simms takes a stroll through Jenn Deon's garden, and then some listeners weigh in with their theories.
Download The mystery of the missing flowers
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:09]
Forget Me Not
There are hundreds of feral cat colonies in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the animals live very difficult lives. Maggie Gillis follows a small group of determined volunteers who are doing what they can to tackle a growing problem.
Download Forget Me Not
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:00]
Jeffrey Crocker search effort
After an intense three-day search, Jeffrey Crocker emerged from the woods in the Goulds on Monday. His uncle, Tom Crocker, talks to Fred about the stressful weekend searching for his nephew... and the relief when Jeffrey finally appeared,
Download Jeffrey Crocker search effort
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:13]
Northern Peninsula polar bear
A visitor to the town of Griquet has caught the attention of locals and tourists alike - including Damien Bartlett who lives just up the road in L'anse Aux Meadows,
Download Northern Peninsula polar bear
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:06]
Feed A Homeless Homie
Muslim students are not eating today because they're fasting for Ramadan... but they do plan on feeding more than 300 homeless people in St. John's,.
Download Feed A Homeless Homie
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:35]
As Ryan Snoddon begins his very last day working with CBC Newfoundland and Labrador, we throw open the phone lines for viewers and listeners to call in and wish him well before he heads to the mainland.
Download Goodbye Ryan
[mp3 file: runs 00:30:31]
Best Kind - A Newfoundland Comedy Tour
Three Newfoundland comedians - Mike Lynch, Colin Hollett and Brian Aylward - are tweaking their standup routine to cater to every corner or Canada. Fred Hutton reaches Mike and Colin in Alberta to find out about their plans,
Download Best Kind - A Newfoundland Comedy Tour
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:26]
Former inmate recalls Skye Martin's final days
What took place in the days - and hours - before Skye Martin died. Sabrina Hudson, her friend and a former inmate at the Clarenville Correctional Centre for Women, speaks up about what she saw and heard. Following that, Jenny Wright of the St. John's Status of Women Council responds to Sabrina's recollections and thoughts.
Download Former inmate recalls Skye Martin's final days
[mp3 file: runs 00:17:29]
Conditions at Clarenville women's prison
Cold and Alone: Two former inmates speak candidly about what it's really like at the Clarenville Correctional Centre For Women. Following that, Justice Minister Andrew Parsons responds to their concerns.
Download Conditions at Clarenville women's prison
[mp3 file: runs 00:22:09]
Remembering Lloyd Wicks
He spent 30 years as a lawyer and judge... and then became the province's first child and youth advocate. Looking back on the life of Judge Lloyd Wicks with his son, lawyer Brad Wicks.
Download Remembering Lloyd Wicks
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:30]
They may say flushable on the packaging... but don't believe everything you read. One St. John's city councillor is speaking out against these "flushable" wipes as he gets geared up for them to become a significant part of his life. (Councillor Dave Lane with Fred Hutton)
Download "Flushable wipes"
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:15]
TEDxStJohns 2018: "Hope Deconstructed"
There is a TEDx event in St. John's on Saturday which will feature six speakers... including an inspiring young man who was told he would never walk again, but has defied all the odds. Malcolm Hollett shares his story in advance of Saturday's sold-out event.
Download TEDxStJohns 2018: "Hope Deconstructed"
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:47]
Vertigo, the ears... and the eyes
Dizziness can be more than just temporary discomfort, and now researchers say there may be a new kind of vertigo. The Morning Show's house doctor Peter Lin has been looking into a new cause for an old ailment.
Download Vertigo, the ears... and the eyes
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:00]
Remembering Chris Fifield
Family and friends are remembering Chris Fifield, the 26-year-old surveyor who was killed Monday when he fell from a building being constructed in downtown St. John's. His sister Christine Day speaks with Fred Hutton about Chris, as well as how people can help the family with funeral costs.
Download Remembering Chris Fifield
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:54]
"Pardon the Weeds, We're Feeding the Bees"
Have you heard the buzz? The Town of Bay Bulls is asking residents to let their dandelions grow wild and free... to help feed the bees. (Deputy town clerk Ashley Wakeham with Krissy Holmes)
Download "Pardon the Weeds, We're Feeding the Bees"
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:42]
Gambo baby moose rescue
Michele Glover speaks to Fred Hutton live from Gambo, where she's been witness to an amateur moose rescue operation from a prime vantage point... in her backyard!
Download Gambo baby moose rescue
[mp3 file: runs 00:04:17]
Million Dollar Bus
Krissy Holmes hops on board the @milliondollarbus to find out about the #DRIVINGCHANGE fundraising campaign for Bridges to Hope Food Aid Centre & their Smart Snack Program for Kids.
Download Million Dollar Bus
[mp3 file: runs 00:09:08]
Correctional Centre for Women inmate deaths
As of Saturday (May 26th) there have been two sudden deaths in under a month at the Correctional Centre for Women in Clarenville. Justice Minister Andrew Parsons talks to Krissy Holmes about what's happening... and why?
Download Correctional Centre for Women inmate deaths
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:24]
Ennis Sisters "Keeping Time"
Getting your Friday going the right way with brand new music from The Ennis Sisters. They drop by the studio to talk about their new album and sample a couple of the tracks.
Download Ennis Sisters "Keeping Time"
[mp3 file: runs 00:13:12]
Spare some change? A look at downtown businesses and the panhandlers who are often part of the deal.
(Business-owner Craig Flynn and Scott Cluney, executive director of Downtown St. John's.)
Download Downtown panhandlers
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:36]
National science fair winners
Six high school students from this province took home medals in this year's Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa this past week. Gonzaga student Oishi Hawlader and Henley Mullins from St. Bon's drop by for a chat, along with Yvonne Dawe who's with the Science Fair Council.
Download National science fair winners
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:43]
Gagged at work
A woman from Bell Island who works as a fisheries officer in Scotland was physically restrained and gagged at work after speaking out about years of bullying and harassment by co-workers. Her sister and a BBC reporter who is covering the story spoke with Krissy Holmes.
Download Gagged at work
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:44]
Who's been using my points?
Former-politician Steve Kent had to cancel two flights this week - not due to inclement weather or mechanical problems... but because of fraud.
Download Who's been using my points?
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:43]
Too big for a breast reduction?
The Morning Show's Paula Gale introduces us to a woman who cannot get the breast reduction surgery she needs because her body mass index is too high.
Download Too big for a breast reduction?
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:06]
Bell Island sober camping
Drinking may be an enshrined part of the "May 2-4" weekend here in the province, but as Katie Breen found out... on Bell Island some people have scrapped the tradition.
Download Bell Island sober camping
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:37]
Newfoundland Needs To Chill The F*** Out
For many, the image of the 'friendly Newfoundlander" was shattered after a series of homophobic headlines went viral, as well as local reaction to the use of a certain word in the media. VICE national columnist Drew Brown has written an article about it, and drops by the studio for a chat.
Download Newfoundland Needs To Chill The F*** Out
[mp3 file: runs 00:14:58]
Opera on the Avalon presents "As One"
LGBTQ stories have taken centre stage in this province in recent weeks... and now the issue will be the subject of Opera On The Avalon's newest production of "As One." Gemma Hickey is the co-producer of the show and Cheryl Hickman is the general and artistic director of Opera on the Avalon.
Download Opera on the Avalon presents "As One"
[mp3 file: runs 00:13:25]
The "Get Real Movement" in Middle Arm
Was it really a "gay class?" Two of the men behind the school presentation that caused so much controversy in Middle Arm this week explain what their message really is.
Download The "Get Real Movement" in Middle Arm
[mp3 file: runs 00:09:46]
Mary Margaret back with her family
Good news if you've been following the story of Mary Margaret, the lost dog. The entire Whitten family comes to the studio to tell the tale of the lost and found pooch!
Download Mary Margaret back with her family
[mp3 file: runs 00:09:30]
Bell Island harm reduction
Reporter Katie Breen takes a trip to to Bell Island, where members of the community are running their own safe needle exchange.
Download Bell Island harm reduction
[mp3 file: runs 00:16:37]
Seaweed gin takes double-gold
Seaweed's the secret ingredient! A liquor from Clarke's Beach is a big winner at the San Francisco World Spirit Competition. Peter Wilkins of The Newfoundland Distillery Company drops by with the double-gold medal winning product in hand.
Download Seaweed gin takes double-gold
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:23]
Airbnb affecting rentals market
It used to be a nice apartment... but now it's a spruced-up Airbnb. One woman says the online marketplace trend is making it impossible to find an affordable place to live in St. John's.
Download Airbnb affecting rentals market
[mp3 file: runs 00:09:53]
Impressing Elon Musk
Two Newfoundlanders walk into the SpaceX Hyperloop and... we'll let them finish the story. Mark Comeau and Matthew Lane tell Krissy Holmes how they wound up working for Elon Musk.
Download Impressing Elon Musk
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:54]
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
It's finally here! This Sunday on CNN, viewers from all over the world will see Newfoundland in the spotlight on Anthony Bourdain's show "Parts Unknown." Two people with an inside scoop on the episode drop by to talk about Anthony Bourdain's time in Newfoundland.
Download Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
[mp3 file: runs 00:16:21]
Destigmatizing mental health
A retired assistant commissioner of the RCMP who had to deal with the deaths of three of his members in New Brunswick is in the province to speak about the importance of seeking help for mental health issues.
Download Destigmatizing mental health
[mp3 file: runs 00:13:00]
Convenience stores "pot stops"
Checking in with two convenience stores - one in the Miawpukek First Nation Reserve in Conne River and another in Labrador City - that will soon be adding a new "green" product to their store shelves.
Download Convenience stores "pot stops"
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:51]
Remembering Riley and Alex
Louise Mercer and Salvation Army Major Lorne Pritchett speak about the annual food drive to honour Riley and Alex Mercer.
Download Remembering Riley and Alex
[mp3 file: runs 00:12:28]
Former prison inmate`s music therapy
Music heals...but can it rehabilitate? Ariana Kelland with the story of Evan Fry - a former inmate whose music resonates.
Download Former prison inmate`s music therapy
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:41]
Paint the Crosswalk
A parody song about the Springdale crosswalk is going viral online. The woman behind the Facebook video parody of a RuPaul song drops by the studio.
Download Paint the Crosswalk
[mp3 file: runs 00:12:11]
The plogging challenge.
What's plogging? A new fitness craze that is a combination of jogging and picking up litter.
Download The plogging challenge.
[mp3 file: runs 00:05:41]
Tweets for Becca
What happens when you fall in love with someone online but you can't afford the plane ticket to meet your new lover? Well, you start a twitter campaign to get a free ticket, obviously.
Download Tweets for Becca
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:50]
Youth of the Year
Kids these days! The two young people chosen as City of St. John's Youth of the Year drop by to put the rest of us to shame. (Liam Warren and Emily Dormody with Krissy Holmes)
Download Youth of the Year
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:54]
Domestic violence strategy
A survivor of intimate partner violence from this province has teamed up with a senator to draw up the country's first national strategy on preventing domestic violence. (Georgina McGrath and Senator Fabian Manning with Krissy Holmes)
Download Domestic violence strategy
[mp3 file: runs 00:15:33]
Liberal caucus bullying
She faced a barrage of insults and threats on social media, but that's not the reason Cathy Bennett left cabinet last July. In an exclusive interview, Ms. Bennett sits down with Morning Show host Fred Hutton to tell her story about the bullying and intimidation within her own cabinet.
Download Liberal caucus bullying
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:24]
Pickleball growth spurt
It's sounds like something you might munch on... but Pickleball is actually a growing sport at Memorial University's Field House that's been described as badminton, squash, tennis and ping pong all rolled into one.
Download Pickleball growth spurt
[mp3 file: runs 00:04:07]
Sobeys "Wish Kids"
Two teens who work part-time jobs at Sobeys are dealing with a much bigger challenge than the work and school-life balance. The heartwarming story of how co-workers came together to support their cancer journeys.
Download Sobeys "Wish Kids"
[mp3 file: runs 00:14:28]
Rules for Airbnb rentals
Cracking down on Airbnb providers: Tourism minister Chris Mitchelmore drops by to talk about unlicensed accommodations.
Download Rules for Airbnb rentals
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:41]
"Business of Marijuana" university course
With the legalization of pot on the horizon, could tourism hit an all time 'high' in this province? Meet the professor of the first ever course in the business of marijuana... who sees major potential here. (Paul Seaborn with Krissy Holmes)
Download "Business of Marijuana" university course
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:54]
Life lessons from a 102-year-old nun
One hundred and two... and sharp as a tack! Krissy and Fred drop by Presentation Convent to spend some time with Sister Helen Bonia as she marks her birthday.
Download Life lessons from a 102-year-old nun
[mp3 file: runs 00:12:45]
"The Value of a Sunny Disposition"
It's a support group for people with a bad attitude: The president of the St. John's Positive Thinkers Club, Alick Tsui, drops by the studio to shine some much-needed light on a Monday morning.
Download "The Value of a Sunny Disposition"
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:05]
Remembering Barbara Bush
As people in the United States mourn the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one Newfoundland resident recalls her friendship with the matriarch of the Bush family. (Elaine Dobbin with Fred Hutton)
Download Remembering Barbara Bush
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:53]
Memorial's Fail Tale Cup
The CBC's Ramona Dearing drops by with the story of some students from Memorial University who are proud of winning a prize... for failing.
Download Memorial's Fail Tale Cup
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:36]
Drug use during pregnancy
Earlier this week we talked about some new data showing the extent of drug use by expectant mothers and how it it affecting newborns. Tree Walsh with the city's needle exchange program says the numbers may be higher than health officials think.
Download Drug use during pregnancy
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:35]
Seniors' Celebration of Food and Film (SCOFF)
Do you know how to bottle beets? Fillet a fish? One local group is keeping this province's food traditions alive... by getting them straight from those who know them. (Kristie Jameson of Food First NL and Leo Hearn who started Fishing For Success)
Download Seniors' Celebration of Food and Film (SCOFF)
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:38]
Need for speed
Two local women are taking part in a 10-day auto rally race in South America.
Download Need for speed
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:06]
Mi'kmaq language lesson
Orthography teachers Marcella Williams and Shane Snook give Fred a lesson in speaking Mi'kmaq in advance of an indigenous arts and culture festival taking place in St. John's.
Download Mi'kmaq language lesson
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:09]
Hockey game to honour Parker Tobin
There's a charity hockey game taking place in Bay Roberts this Saturday honouring Parker Tobin, one of the Humbolt Broncos killed in last weekend's tragic bus crash. RCMP constable Bryan Vaughan is one of the police officers taking part in the fundraiser.
Download Hockey game to honour Parker Tobin
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:19]
Nice neighbour noms
They're more than neighbours - they're friends for life! The winners of our "Nominate Your Neighbours" contest get a visit from the St. John's Morning Show hosts.
(Marilyn Tucker and Susan Finn with Krissy and Fred)
Download Nice neighbour noms
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:54]
Former player/coach reacts to Humbolt tragedy
A former junior hockey player who left this province at the age of 15 gives his perspective on what it's like for hockey players on the road... and how he's coping with the Humbolt tragedy.
(Corey Crocker with host Fred Hutton)
Download Former player/coach reacts to Humbolt tragedy
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:35]
Sgt. Thomas Ricketts Memorial Park
A new park for children is being built to honour Tommy Ricketts - who was only a child himself when he became a hero in the First World War.
Download Sgt. Thomas Ricketts Memorial Park
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:07]
All-girl hockey camp
Hockey star Sarah Davis is back at home - working to shape this province's next big player.
Download All-girl hockey camp
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:16]
St. John's Edge head to playoffs
With playoffs starting tonight (Friday, April 6th) for the St. John's Edge... Newfoundland's very own Carl English and head coach Jeff Dunlap reflect on the basketball team's inaugural season.
Download St. John's Edge head to playoffs
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:19]
Comedian, cartoonist on "coming out"
No jokes: St. John's comedian Veronica Dymond speaks about the struggles of coming out at the age of 28... and life afterwards.
Download Comedian, cartoonist on "coming out"
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:41]
Breast reduction surgeries
More and more women are getting breast reductions in this province. The Morning Show's Paula Gale has been looking into why that is.
Download Breast reduction surgeries
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:27]
Take-home pap tests
Newfoundland and Labrador has one of the highest rates of cervical cancer in Canada... but a new do-it-yourself pap test could help lower that number.
(Fred Hutton with Joanne Rose, coordinator of the province's cervical screening program)
Download Take-home pap tests
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:05]
Intimate partner violence town hall
Something has moved Bruce Harvey to speak out... years after his niece Chrissy Predham-Newman was killed. He'll be joining domestic violence survivor Georgina McGrath on stage at a special town hall tonight (Monday, April 2nd) in St. Mary's. They dropped by the studio in advance of that event to talk about their connection.
Download Intimate partner violence town hall
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:08]
Canada's most autism-friendly town
Joan Chaisson is one of the women who transformed the small Newfoundland town of Channel-Port aux Basques into one of most autism-friendly communities in the country.
Download Canada's most autism-friendly town
[mp3 file: runs 00:09:55]
Ches's busiest day
Fish Friday! Literally thousands of pounds of fish will hit the fryers in St. John's for the annual Good Friday tradition. Fred Hutton visits with Vicky Barbour at Ches's Fish and Chips to check on the preperations.
Download Ches's busiest day
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:14]
Tapping maple trees
Untapped potential: The Morning Show's Lukas Wall heads to Pippy Park to find out about the growth of interest in tapping maple trees and making home-made maple syrup.
Download Tapping maple trees
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:46]
Easter Seals pellet gun program
A training program for a Paralympic sport is being offered in this province for the first time. The CBC's Katie Breen sets her sights on target shooting at Easter Seals.
Download Easter Seals pellet gun program
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:06]
Military sexual assault
A woman in St. John's speaks openly about how she says she was sexually assaulted when she was in the military. Mark Quinn has that story, coming up.
Download Military sexual assault
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:04]
Would you really ask for a cup of sugar?? We talk modern-day neighbours.
We all know Newfoundlanders are friendly but it turns out, a lot of us don't know the people next door.
Download Would you really ask for a cup of sugar?? We talk modern-day neighbours.
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:38]
A plea for unity on Bell Island.
Wabana Mayor Gary Gosine says efforts to rebuild his town's lifeless economy are being hurt by infighting. Terry Roberts explains.
Download A plea for unity on Bell Island.
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:38]
Reviewing public washrooms in St. John's
Lifting the lid on the best and worst public bathrooms in St. John's.
Download Reviewing public washrooms in St. John's
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:48]
If you want a fresh loaf of bread from Stockwoods, time's running out.
The staple convenience store is closing for good on Tuesday.
They're baking their last batch of bread today.
Krissy went by yesterday and spoke with general manager Cathy Ivamey, who has been there for almost fifty years.
Download Stockwoods Closing
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:26]
Boycotting Iceberg Alley
Some people say they are not buying tickets to the Iceberg Alley Performance Tent this year because of a mostly all-male lineup. A local musician and an organiser of the festival react to the news... and the fallout.
Download Boycotting Iceberg Alley
[mp3 file: runs 00:12:16]
Mount Cashel civil case ruling
The founder and chair of the Pathways Foundation, Gemma Hickey, reacts to the Supreme Court of NL decision that the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation is not liable for abuses at Mount Cashel Orphanage in the 1950s.
Download Mount Cashel civil case ruling
[mp3 file: runs 00:07:51]
Bidet or not bidet?
Have you ever used a bidet? A man originally from Goulds thinks you need to give it a try.
Download Bidet or not bidet?
[mp3 file: runs 00:11:35]
Newfoundland's next reality TV star
Meet Aaron McInnis, who's hoping his cakes will make him famous on the Food Network show Spring Baking Championship.
Download Newfoundland's next reality TV star
[mp3 file: runs 00:13:21]
Going for para ice hockey gold
For more than a decade Newfoundland athlete Liam Hickey has been chasing his dream. Saturday night, that hard work will pay off as he plays in a gold medal game at the Paralympics.
Download Going for para ice hockey gold
[mp3 file: runs 00:06:35]
Remembering Stephen Hawking
A tribute to Stephen Hawking from Hari Kunduri, a Memorial University professor who has an interesting connection to him.
Download Remembering Stephen Hawking
[mp3 file: runs 00:13:50]
Mental Health First Aid
As society breaks down the stigmas associated with mental health issues, Fred Hutton finds out about a first aid course... for the mind.
Download Mental Health First Aid
[mp3 file: runs 00:08:43]
Please let us know your thoughts about this show and podcast.