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December 2011 Archives

Carolling in Green's Harbour - Trinity Bay

We’ll share thoughts and memories of a unique carolling tradition rooted in Green’s Harbour - Trinity Bay. And we’ll hear a brand new recording of their special carols by Jim Payne and Fergus O’Byrne.

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Bobble-head Ted

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Meet Bobble-head Ted as On the Go producer Ingrid Fraser talks about how listeners can win a coveted, limited edition adorable Bobble-head Ted.

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On the Go has a new feature. Click on the “Adventures of Bobble-head Ted” link in the On The Go menu to the right. That will take you to photographs listeners have sent of Bobble-head Ted all around this province and the world.

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Puffin Update

Ted catches up with Stan Tobin of Ship Cove who just picked up the wayward puffin who’d just arrived on a flight from Montreal.

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Mallard Cottage

Ted takes a stroll through Mallard Cottage, one of the oldest buildings in the province, with celebrity chef Todd Perrin, who’s going to turn it into a restaurant.

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Carol King's Ex-Boyfriend

CBC Reporter Geoff Leo speaks with David Caissis, the ex-boyfriend of Carol King who was murdered in Sask. in August.

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"The Life of Little Hoot"

Ted speaks with Jackie Squire, author of “The Life of Little Hoot,” a book about being bullied and MUN students Courtney Youden and Caitlyn Smith who helped get the book published.

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"Christmas Had It Coming"

Ted speaks with Donnie Dumphy and Ron Driscoll about their new show called Donnie Dumphy’s “Christmas Had It Coming.”

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Puffin in Montreal

Ted speaks with Lynn Miller, in Hudson Quebec about a young puffin that somehow ended up hanging out in downtown Montreal.

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"Dancing with Rage"

Mary Walsh joins Ted to tell him all about her upcoming one-woman show entitled “Dancing with Rage.”

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Charlotte-Anne Malischewski's New CD

Charlotte-Anne Malischewski is studying Refugee and Forced Migration Issues at Oxford. She’s also an accomplished fiddler. Ted invited her into the studio to talk about the CD she just recorded.

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Reaction to Woman Denied Visa

On the Go’s producer Ingrid Fraser drops by to read some emails from listeners reacting to the federal government’s decision to deny the sister of a man who died in a house fire in St. John’s permission to come to NL to retrieve her brother’s ashes.

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Occupy Newfoundland and Labrador

On the Go’s Maggie Gillis spends some time with the people at the Occupy NL site in Harbourside Park.

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Moritorium on Uranium Mining Being Lifted

Ted speaks with Glen Sheppard, Nunatsiavut’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, about the moritorium on uranium mining being lifted.

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Woman Denied Visa

Here and Now reporter Chris O’Neil Yates speaks with Amanda Gaultois about why the federal government has denied the sister of a man who died in a house fire in St. John’s permission to come to NL to retrieve her brother’s ashes.

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Natuashish Homes

Ted speaks with Kim Strong, President of Maritime Testing a Nova-Scotia based environmental assessment company about what they found when they examined the homes in Natuashish and why after only 10 years the homes were full of mould.

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An Email on the Turkey Drive

Ted speaks with Eg Walters after On the Go gets an email which asks if the families who get turkeys from the Food Sharing Association are screened to make sure they have the facilities to actually cook them.

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Policy on Mammograms

Ted speaks with Laura Lavers about what Gregory Doyle, the Manager of Breast Screening in NL, had to say about whether or not women, who do not have a family doctor, can get a mammogram.

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The Provincial Breast Screening Program

Ted speaks with Gregory Doyle, the Manager of the provincial Breast Screening Program about it’s policy that denies mammograms to women who do not have family doctors.

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Housing Crisis in Labrador West

Tenants being evicted so landlords can jack up the rent. On the Go’s Maggie Gillis has the latest on the housing crisis in Labrador West.

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The Newfoundland Quarterly

Ted speaks with Joan Sullivan about the latest edition of the Newfoundland Quarterly.

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Dr. Penny Allderdice

CBC producer Marie Wadden tells Ted about Dr. Penny Allderdice and her life changing work. The St. John’s geneticist discovered why many pregnant women on the west coast had foetuses with terrible abnormalities.

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Hebron Public Hearings

Ted speaks with Michelle Murdoch about the presentation she made at the Hebron Public Hearings Monday focusing on the difficulties people living with a disability have getting jobs in the oil and gas sector.

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Architect Robert Mellin's New Book

Ted speaks with architect Robert Mellin about his new book “Newfoundland Modern: Architecture in the Smallwood Years 1948-1972”. This podcast contains additional material not heard in the radio interview.

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Death in Port Saunders

Ted speaks with Jim Bennett, MHA for St. Barbe, about the death of 71-year old Doris Wells of Port Saunders. She was found dead in a ditch a short walk from the retirement home where she lived.

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The Future of the East Coast Trail

Ted speaks with Randy Murphy, president of the East Coast Trail Association, who wraps up On The Go’s coverage on the future of the East Coast Trail.

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   Looking Across to Redcliff from just South of the Marine Science Lab

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                          Some Work on Redcliff

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Terry French the Minister of the Environment

Ted speaks with Terry French the Minister of the Environment about concerns raised about property owners rights, coastal development and the East Coast Trail.

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Turkey Vulture

Ted speaks with Joe Dyson in Cartwright, Labrador about the turkey vulture he photographed in his back yard.

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Pictures of the Turkey Vulture

Pictures taken by Joe Dyson of Cartwright, Labrador

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

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The East Coast Trail Association

Ted speaks with Gerry Tobin, a property owner in Outer Cove, who says he regrets allowing the East Coast Trail Association access through his land.

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House of Commons

New details on Peter Mackay’s use of a Cormorant helicopter while he was on a fishing trip in the province a year-and-a-half ago had the Defense Minister answering questions from NDP MPs in the House of Commons.

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