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July 2013 Archives

Ron Hynes returns to stage in Toronto

Maggie talks to legendary singer/songwriter Ron Hynes, who returns to stage at Hugh's Room in Toronto. Ron was first diagnosed with throat cancer last July and is now cancer free.

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On The Go producer Ingrid Fraser retires

Maggie talks to On The Go producer Ingrid Fraser, who retires after a 29 year career with the CBC.

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Group thinks political leaders are in conflict of interest

Maggie talks with the Coordinator of Democracy Watch, Tyler Sommers, who thinks that Canada's political leaders are in a serious conflict of interest at their Council of Federation meetings in Niagra-on-the-Lake.

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Skerwink trail named one of top 35 in North America

Travel and Leisure Magazine named the Skerwink one of the top 35 trails in Europe and North America. Maggie Gillis speaks with John Vivian about his plans to add to the this Bonavista Peninsula trail.

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Project at Memorial University links the business and biology departments

Roman Lukyanenkno is a PhD student at Memorial University, who gathers information that will will help biologists in the province in their research.

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Old Brown's Daughter

Was "Old Brown's Daughter" really written by Johnny Burke?  Ted gets the answer from   Anna Kearney Guigne, a folklorist who has researched the origins of the song.

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What to do with the Manolis L

Ted speaks with John Cross of Memorial University's Dept. of Maritime Studies, about  what to do with the Manolis L, which sank in Notre Dame Bay in January 1985 and is leaking some of its 500-plus tonnes of fuel.

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Recycling for old electronics

Ted speaks with Terry Greene of the Electronic Products Recycling Association about the drop off depots opening August 1, for your old electronic products.

Visit www.recycleMYelectronics.ca/nl to learn more about recycling end-of-life electronics

in a safe and convenient manner through the EPRA Newfoundlandand Labrador program.

For more information,

Terry Greene, Program Director EPRA

Newfoundland and Labrador

Email:terry.greene@eprassociation.ca

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Environment minister on department cuts

NL Environment minister Tom Hedderson responds to criticisms about jobs cuts in his department.

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New Qalipu membership process

Ted talks with Brendan Sheppard, Chief of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq first nation, about their new process for determining membership.

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Shred Kelly live

shred.jpgBC Folk group Shred Kelly join Ted for a chat and live studio performance.

 

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"No chickens allowed" in Stephenville

Ted talks with Tatum Ryan, who is fighting for the right to keep chickens in her back yard in Stephenville

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