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January 2013 Archives

DNA of white coyote in Newfoundland

Ted talks with Memorial University biology professor Dawn Marshall about her DNA research into Newfoundland's white coyotes.


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The effect Muskrat Falls project will have on mercury levels in fish, part 3

Ted concludes On The Go's three part series on Muskrat Falls, mercury and fish with an interview with NALCOR's Vice President Gilbert Bennett.

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Daycare and the Stay at Home Mother Debate

On the Go's listeners continue their debate on the advantages and disadvantages of daycare, a woman's "place" and tax incentives and the single parent.

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The effect Muskrat Falls project will have mercury levels in fish

In part 2 of our 3 part series on Muskrat Falls, mercury and fish, Ted talk with Dr. Celine Surette, Director of the Environmental Studies Program at the Universite de Moncton
in New Brunswick.
 
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The Date Detective is ready to check your drink for drugs

"Date Detective" is designed to test whether or not a drink has been spiked with a "date rape" drug. Ted asks Lisa Murphy of Memorial's Students Union about how effective it is and if students at the Breezeway Bar are using it.

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Stoked Vodka on Dragon's Den

Ted speaks with Stephanie Cooney, of Liquid Chicks, about their experience pitching Stoked vodka on the tv show Dragon's Den.

 

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Making daycare more affordable

Some OTG listeners wondered why the NDP, and others, always call for more affordable daycare but never pitch the idea of making it financially possible for one parent to stay home.  Ted discusses that with Dale Kirby, the party's Child, Youth and Family Services Critic.

 

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Mercury and fish

Click here to hear Ted speaking with Marine Habitat Scientist Robin Anderson about Muskrat Falls, mercury and fish.  Next week, we'll talk about what happens when people eat that fish, but here's Dr Anderson:

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Concerns about Muskrat Falls

Ted gives Nick McGrath, the Minister responsible for Labrador affairs, a chance to repond to concerns about the Muskrat Falls hydro-electric project raised by residents of Happy Valley Goose Bay at a recent public meeting.


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Harbour security fence not the only option

There is an alternative to the harbour security fence! Ted talks with MP Ryan Cleary.

 

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A call for lower speed limits on the TCH at night

Should we lower the speed limit on the TCH at night? MP Ryan Cleary thinks so, after hitting a moose. He talks with Ted.

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