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October 2012 Archives

Developer wants Whitbourne school to stay open

Ted speaks with Daniel Gosse, the developer behind Goose Pond Properties, a residential development of 200 lots in Whitbourne, about the growth of the town and what he said at a public meeting to the school board about their plans to close their elemenatry school.

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Young Inuk woman wins Indspire Award

Ted speaks with Elizabeth Zarpa, a young Inuk woman from Happy Valley-Goose Bay about winning the prestigious Indspire Award which recognizes Indigenous professionals and youth who demonstrate outstanding career achievement.

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The cat came back

winnie.jpgTed speaks with Jamie Bearns whose cat Winnie, after 2 months living hard on the streets of St. John's, came back
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Crossing the line Ted speaks with Derek Sanderson about his new book "Crossing the Line," in which he describes how because of his alcoholism, he went from NHL stardom to sleeping on a park bench in just a few short years.

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John Clinch the man

Ted speaks with Jim Connor about his lecture Thursday night at Hampton Hall entitled: "Trinity's John Clinch: Missionary, Medical Man, Magistrate and Much More."

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Perth Australia and St. John's are very similar

Ted speaks with Lisa Scaffidi, the Lord Mayor of Perth, Australia, about the impact on her city and state of their booming oil and mineral sector. She's in St. John's as keynote speaker at a NOIA luncheon. 

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Concrete roads are better than asphalt

Ted spoke with Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, about how concrete roads are better than asphalt.
 
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The Disappeared - Brian Downey

Ted talks with actor Brian Downey about his role in "The Disappeared", which was shown at the St. John's International Women's Film Festival.
 
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Dirt bikes on the walking trail around Neil's Pond

Ted talks with Paradise resident Jim Hynes about kids who ride dirt bikes on the walking trail around Neil's Pond 

 

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How to get along with women

Ted talks with author Elisabeth de Mariaffi about her short story collection, "How To Get Along With Women"

 

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Joanna Barker performs live

Singer-songwriter Joanna Barker performs live in the On the Go studio and talks with Ted.

 

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New study into the Muskrat Falls project

Ted talks with Gordon Weil, the author of the AIMS review of the Muskrat Falls proposal.
 
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Amelia Curran performs live

Singer-songwriter Amelia Curran performs live in the On the Go studio and talks with Ted about her new CD, "Spectator."

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Blaketown bullying

Ted speaks with Bruce Vey, of the Eastern School District, about bullying, after students at Crescent Collegiate in Blaketown posted a recording of two girls beating up a third.

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Swift Current mother on school closure

Ted speaks with Marie Butt, a member of the school council and parent of 2 children at school in Swift Current, about the Eastern School District's plan to close their school and bus students to Clarenville and Shoal Harbour.
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No cloverleaf on new overpass

Ted talks with Ralph Wiseman, the mayor of Paradise, and Tom Hedderson, the minister of Transportation, about the new overpass where the Outer Ring Road meets Topsail Road.
 
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