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June 2011 Archives

Maude Barlow, Chairperson of the Council of Canadians

Maude barlow.jpgMaude Barlow, tells Ted why she believes the proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union will be very, very bad for Canadians.
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Sculpture Of Terry Fox

Ted speaks with Luben Boykov, on the 30th anniversary of the death of Terry Fox about the sculpture he is creating of Terry for his monument at St. John’s harbour.

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World Ball Hockey

Ted speaks with Kristen Cooze, a forward on Team Canada’s Ball Hockey team at the World Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia where Team Canada took home the silver.

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Inuit Bones Come Home

Colleen Connors of CBC in Happy Valley - Goose Bay travels to Zoar, Labrador where the bones of 22 Inuit men and women, stolen 84 years ago, finally come home.

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Ted Speaks With Sherman Downey About His Accident

Sherman Downey tells Ted about his motorcycle accident… and what it means for his summer gigs and his music career in general.

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Worst Summer Job

Andrew Browne tells Ted about his worst summer job ever and invites listeners to call in to talkback or email about theirs.

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Hockey Song

Ted speaks with Larry Pegg a musician in Ottawa, who was inspired by Michael Ryder to write “I Love Hockey” about the song and how it’s being used to raise money to bring sports to disadvantaged kids.

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Auditor General About To Retire

Ted speaks with John Noseworthy, the Newfoundland and Labrador auditor general who is about to retire.

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Bear Cub Killed In Terra Nova National Park

Ted speaks with Barry White, with provincial Wildlife about why they had to kill the bear cub that had been hanging around a restaurant in Terra Nova National Park.

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Cause Of Fire At The Magic Wok Restaurant

There was a fire at the Magic Wok Restaurant a few months ago. Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with the restaurant’s manager and a fire prevention officer with the St. John’s Regional Fire Department the fire’s cause…..a pile of laundry that spontaneously combusted.

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Layoffs At Kiewit

Maggie speaks with Wayne Butler, President of the CAW union local in Marystown and Clyde Jackman, MHA for Burin - Placentia West about huge layoffs at Kiewit.

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Report On Saving Money

Maggie Gillis speaks with Valerie Pringle about her report on saving money called “Let the Saving Begin”.

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Teenage Harassment At The Village Mall Bus Shelter

Brenda Power talks about teenagers harrassing people waiting in the bus shelter at the Village Mall.

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Sonia Byrne Of Carbonear Talks About Her Two Books

Maggie Gillis speaks with Sonia Byrne from Carbonear about her Gratitude Books.

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News About The Sale Of Puppies

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Jessica Rendal, the president and co-founder of Heavenly Creatures, an animal rescue organization, about the pet store chain “Pets Unlimited” giving up the sale of puppies at its Atlantic outlets.

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The Provincial Government's Response To Hurricane Igor

We’ll get reaction to documents which have led many to question the provincial government’s response to Hurricane Igor. We’ll hear from the premier, leader of the opposition and others.

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The Screech Comedy Festival

Ted speaks with Steve Patterson, the host of the CBC Radio show, The Debaters about the The Screech Comedy Festival.

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Origins Of The Universe And The Large Hadron Collider

Ted talks with Dr. Rolf Heuer, Director General of CERN, about his talk tonight on the origins of the universe and the Large Hadron Collider.

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Roller Derby Queens

Ted speaks with Alicia Simms aka Creme Melee and Michaela Penney aka Mike Tyton, a couple of Derby Girls, their passion, Roller Derby.

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Cancer Fitness

Memorial University is launching a fitness program to deliver a unique form of cancer care. Ted speaks with Dan Mosher, a cancer survivor who was instrumental in its conception.

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Ray Lake Has A New CD

Ted has a chat with Ray Lake about his new CD… “Come I Tells Ya”.

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Armed Robbery Workshop

Ted speaks with Kelly Piercey, the VP of St. John’s Citizen’s Crime Prevention Committee, about what to do when your store is being robbed, and how not to get robbed in the first place.

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Bird Cove Fire Truck Is Old And Out Of Service

The Bird Cove fire truck is old and out of service. The town council doesn’t have the ten thousand dollars— their share for a new truck— to replace it. Ted speaks with Bird Cove’s mayor Richard May.

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The Deputy Mayor Of Clarke's Beach

Maggie also speaks with the Deputy Mayor of Clarke’s Beach Kevin Hussey about Mrs. Snow’s concerns.

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Woman In Clarke's Beach Stops Traffic

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Mildred Snow of Clarke’s Beach about why she single-handly stopped trailors and dump trucks from driving down her street, Park Avenue.

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Larry Peyton - fighting Cancer with pink Drumsticks

Larry Peyton.jpgWhen Larry Peyton found a bright pink set of drumsticks in his stocking on Christmas morning, he knew exactly what to do with them.

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Doctors to Haiti...

Haiti rubble.jpgA team of doctors and nurses from Eastern Health will be heading to Haiti in July...we'll find out what they plan to do...
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Patrick O'Flaherty - Leaving the past behind.

Patrick O'Flaherty.jpg a conversation with Patrick O'Faherty
about his latest book on Newfoundland History.

 

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Play for Wendell Russell and his family involves hours of running.

Wendell Russell and his nine brothers and sisters
grew up poor in Stephenville Crossing.
The fighting spirit that got then through
a tough childhood stayed with the Russell's as grownups.........


 

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Todd Boland, Research Horticulturalist at MUN Botanical Garden

TODD BOLAND.jpgSnails..... snails.jpg
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