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September 2011 Archives

New Film 50/50

Ted speaks with Geoff Eaton of Young Adult Cancer Canada about a special screening of the new film 50/50 for local cancer survivors.

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Bishop Feild School's Class Reunion

We visit Bishop Feild School where the kindergarten class of 1951 returns to celebrate its 60th anniversary.

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The Atlantic Lottery Corporation's Internal Investigation

Ted speaks with the CBC’s Robert Jones about his investigation of unusually large winnings by people connected to Atlantic Lotto and how that led the ALC to mount an internal investigation.

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Lottery Winners in CBS

On the Go takes you to George Street, in St. John’s where Olga and Linton Barnes are handed a cheque for over 21 million dollars.

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"A World Elsewhere"

Ted talks with author Wayne Johnston about his new novel, “A World Elsewhere”, in a podcast with extra material not heard on the radio.

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The Mayor of St. John's

Ted speaks with the mayor of St. John’s about a provocative statement from Liberal Candidate Danny Dumeresque, who says St. John’s gets enough money from the province.

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Hockeyville Remote

On the Go’s live broadcast from Mile One. Brian Callahan and John Hancock join Ted as CBS takes over the stadium for Hockeyville.

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Maintaining Patient Dignity

Ted speaks with the Globe and Mail’s Health Writer, Andre Picard, about the use of technology while maintaining patient dignity, in 21st. century medicine.

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Fertility Treatment

Ted speaks with Dr. Thomas Hannam about the fact that Canadian fertility doctors are considering a policy that would bar obese women from receiving fertility treatment.

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"Dragon Seer's Gift"

Ted speaks with Janet McNaughton about her new book “Dragon Seer’s Gift”.

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Mark Bragg and The Butchers

Before kicking off a Canadian tour in support of his much anticipated 3rd album, “Your Kiss”, Mark Bragg and his band The Butchers performed live in studio A and had a chat with Ted.

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Pooled Pension Fund

Ted speaks with Alison Coffin, an Economics professor at Memorial University about her study on how the actions of previous governments have affected the state of the pooled pension fund.

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Economics For Everyone

Ted speaks with Jim Stanford, the author of “Economics for Everyone” about Newfoundland and Labrador’s economy.

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Terry Fox Memorial

Ted speaks with Fred Hann, the Landscape Architect, for the new Terry Fox memorial.

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John Gulliver's Dairy Farm

Ted speaks with John Gulliver, a dairy farmer, about complaints from neighbours that gulls are eating the bread he feeds his cattle and dropping guano all over their street.

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The Tuck Walters Award

Dr. Bill Montevecchi has been recognized for his lifetime work in nature conservation with the Tuck-Walters Award. Ted speaks with Dr. John Jacobs, the president of Nature N-L, about Dr. Montevecchi.

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Multiculturalism

There was a get-together at The Rooms this morning in celebration of the third anniversary of the Provincial Government’s Policy on Multiculturalism. Dr. Mohammed Ravalia, one of the speakers, originally from Zimbabwe, spoke about coming to Newfoundland for the first time.

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Canada's Tension Pension

They’re talking pensions at the Delta Hotel this week. Pension managers from across the country are here to argue, listen and learn. One of the topics to be discussed is something they’re calling Canada’s Pension Tension. A tension caused by the gap between the kinds of retirement benefits to be found in the public versus the private sector. For more on this Ted speaks with, Doug Bruce, the Vice President of Research at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

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Former Transport Minister David Collenette

Thursday September 8: Ted speaks with former Transport Minister David Collenette on his decision to land diverted planes in Atlantic Canada on 9/11.
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Reflections on 9/11

Thursday September 8: Ted speaks with an American diplomat and a retired teacher in Lewisporte about their friendship and about their reflections on 9/11.

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Refugee Camp in Bannerman Park

Thursday September 8: Ted takes a tour of a Refugee Camp in Bannerman Park, which is part of an international project created by Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders.
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Rev. Art Elliott

Wednesday September 7: Rev. Art Elliott of Lewisporte reflects on the events surrounding 9/11.
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Joan Burke

Wednesday September 7: Just who should pay for school crossing guards?  Ted speaks with the Minister of Education.
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Zach Goudie

Ted catches up with Zach Goudie at St. John's City Hall where bikers of all descriptions are protesting the City's move to stifle them.
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Finance Minister Tom Marshall

Ted gets the low down from Finance Minister Tom Marshall on the new residential energy rebate.
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Piatto Pizza

Piatto has been open and serving pizza to customers in St. John's since last October. Last week, they earned a special honour. And the real winners are pizza lovers here in town. Andrew Brown took a trip down there to see what it's all about.

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