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December 2012 Archives

Security fence wrap up, for now

We wrap up, for now, On The Go's coverage of the controversial security fence planned for the St. John's  waterfront. We'll return to this story in 2013.

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Councillor Sheilagh O'Leary's fight against the harbour fence

St. John's City Councillor Sheilagh O'Leary vows to pursue her fight against the controversial harbour fence, and an OTG listener wonders what all the fuss is about.

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More opposition to Muskrat Falls

We hear from two people opposed to Muskrat Falls: Dennis Browne, who comes armed with questions and paperwork, and Dennis Burden, who came armed with an axe.

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Talkback on harbour fence

OTG listener Anne Troake weighs in on the controversial harbour security fence and comments made by other listeners.

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Contradiction regarding harbour security fence

Ted talks again with Sean Hanrahan, President of the St. John's Port Authority, about the seeming contradiction between an email Transport Canada sent On The Go regarding the plans for a new harbour security fence and documents the SJPA sent us.
 
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Petroleum Producers have no concerns with security fence

Ted talks with Paul Barnes, from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. CAPP has no security or safety concerns with the current fence on the St. John's waterfront. The offshore industry does, however, require ISPS certification. Hear all the details here:
 
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Harbour security fence a public relations failure

Here's an interesting perspective on the controversy over the harbour security fence for St. John's: OTG listener Stephen George says it's been a public relations failure.
 
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Security measures in Owen Sound, Ontario

The Mayor of Owen Sound, Ontario, tells Ted about their harbour security fence, and we hear today's calls and emails about the fence planned for St. John's.


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Gwynn Dyer weighs in on security fence

Ted speaks with renowned journalist Gwynne Dyer about the controversial security fence to be built on the St. John's waterfront.
 
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Port Authority president on harbour fence

The President of the St. John's Port Authority says the controversial new harbour fence is absolutely necessary. Hear Ted's interview here:
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Cross walk safety, bad drivers, and pedestrians' rights.

On The Go listeners weigh in on cross walk safety, bad drivers, and pedestrians' rights.

 

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St. John's city councillor Sheilagh O'Leary - the waterfront fence

Ted talks with St. John's city councillor Sheilagh O'Leary about the fence the Port Authority plans to erect along the St. John's waterfront.


 

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Remembering Judy Ford

On The Go listeners share their memories of Memorial University student Judy Ford, and her death in the 1980 traffic accident which led to the construction of sky walks over the Prince Philip Parkway

 

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Unpleasant flying experience

Ted talks with Rhonda McMeekin about her recent, unpleasant experience flying with Air Canada 

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Bailey Oake's protest

Bailey Oake has 8 pins in her back after being hit by a car on the crosswalk at the Aquarena. We'll take you to the march she led calling for safer crosswalks. Ted then goes to the City of St. John's to see what Council will do to make them safer.

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The Brothers Grimm: 200 Years and Counting

Ted speaks to Dale Jarvis and Delf Hohmann about their show "The Brothers Grimm: 200 Years and Counting" which tells their life story and throw in some pretty gruesome folktales to boot.

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March for safer street crossings

Ted speaks with Memorial University student Bailey Oake about the accident in December 2011 that left her with three broken vertebrae, and her march a year later for safer street crossings on campus.
 
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