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Newfoundlander who lives in Arkansas survives last night's tornado

Ted talks to Kyran Pittman, a Newfoundlander who now lives in Little Rock, Arkansas about her experience with last night's tornado.
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Joel Thomas Hynes moves on in Searchlight contest

Ted talks with Joel Thomas Hynes who will represent us against musicians from across Canada in CBC's Searchlight contest.

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Reaction to abortion and politics in Newfoundland and Labrador

Frank Coleman, Lorraine Michael, Patrick Hanlon and others weigh in on abortion and politics in NL

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Politics and abortion

On The Go looks into the the political ramifications of the Good Friday anti-abortion march in Corner Brook.

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Podcasts for Tuesday April 15, 2014

LIVE music courtesy of Eren Bayazitoglu

Ted's musical guest today is Eren Bayazitoglu, originally from Turkey and came here to pursue (business) studies at MUN in 2000.

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Boys like BURP

Ted talks with Heather Godden a Teacher/Librarian at Beachy Cove Elementary and the founder of BURP, the Boys Undercover Reading Programme.

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On hold with the phone company

Jacinta O'Connell has been trying for three month to transfer her mother's phone and the ordeal still isn't over.


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On hold with the phone company

Jacinta O'Connell has been trying for three month to transfer her mother's phone and the ordeal still isn't over.

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Ashley Fayth releases new EP

Ted speaks with Ashley Fayth, originally from Hickman's Harbour but now living in Chester, England about her upcoming EP "I Am The Bird"

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Naomi Kavka and Carole Bestvater live during On The Go

Naomi Kavka and Carole Bestvater are wrapping up music degrees at MUN and they  perform live during On The Go.

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A retired soldiers view of the Afghanistan conflict

Today we turn our attention to soldiers killed, not on the battlefield in Afghanistan, but by their own hand, back here at home.

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Part 2 The life and death and legacy of Louis Bernard

Ted talks with actor Any Jones, and his wife, Mary-Lynn Bernard, about the suicide of their son Louis, the mental illness that killed him, and what we all can do to help others.

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Part 1 The life and death and legacy of Louis Bernard

Ted talks with actor Any Jones, and his wife, Mary-Lynn Bernard, about the suicide of their son Louis, the mental illness that killed him, and what we all can do to help others.

 

 

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Was it worth it? Part 3

Today, we get the perspective of two veterans of that campaign. Corporal Don Hookey and Sergeant Kevin Dunne both served in Afghanistan.

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Was it worth it? Part 2

Ted talks with Alice Murphy and Fred Bouzane, who both lost family members in the

Afghanistan conflict.

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Was it worth it? Part 1

Ted talks with Heather Allison who's daughter Karri is a medic with the Canadian Forces in the Afghanistan conflict.

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Podcasts for Thursday March 6

Ted talks with MP Yvonne Jones and MHA Lisa Dempster about Loretta Saunders the Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay's announcement that there's no need for an inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women. 

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Ted talks with Andrew Kerr, a geologist with the Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador, who has a talk at the Johnson Geo Centre on "How Old is the Earth?"

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New study shows that obesity rates in Canada have tripled in the past three decades

6 out of every 10 people in NL are overweight or obese. In 10 years, it will be 7 out of 10. Ted talks with Memorial University researcher, Dr. Laurie Twells.

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Doctors say they are spending too much time writing sick notes

Ted speaks to Dr. Paul Bonisteel who speaks on behalf of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association and Jaclyn Sullivan, Manager of Public Relations with the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers' Council.

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Gwynne Dyer gives talk about the Middle East at MUN

Ted invites Gwynne Dyer into the studio to talk about his lecture "Why Is The Middle East So Violent?"

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Doctor in Ottawa questioning the credibility of the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Guest host Krissy Holmes speaks with Terry Dean, the Director of the Health Check Program for the Heart and Stroke Foundation regarding its health check seal on junk food.

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Local company closes after 33 years in business

Krissy Holmes speaks with Shirley Hong who owns Mom's Place at the Avalon Mall food court, which closes it's door's after being in business for 33 years.

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Women entering politics panel discussion

Ted speaks with Lynn Hammond, Interim Chair of NL Chapter of Equal Voice and Melissa Royle a St. John's lawyer about women entering politics.

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Downtown condo update

Ariana Kelland has an update on why there is a delay in construction of two downtown condos on Duckworth Street.

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Neknomination craze comes to Newfoundland and Labrador

Ted talks to Karleena Squires who has seen the craze sweeping across her social media pages.

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Exercise program for seniors

Marjorie Doyle wants to thank Canada Post for setting up an exercise program for the country's seniors.
 
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Lessons learned 4: Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

Lessons learned with Ed Martin, President and CEO of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

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Lessons learned 3: Newfoundland Power

Lessons learned with Karen McCarthy, Manager of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Newfoundland Power.

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Lessons learned 2: the construction

Lessons learned 2 with contractor's Steve Porter who owns S&L Porter Homes and Warrick Butler who owns Butler's Quality Contracting.

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Lessons learned 1: The Mayors

Lessons learned at the municipal level with mayor's Ralph Tapper of Torbay and Ken MacDonald of CBS.

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Sean McCann live

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Bill Barry makes it official

Ted speaks to Corner Brook businessman Bill Barry who is  the first candidate to enter the Tory leadership race.

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Cutbacks to rural postal service

Ted speaks with Louise Ade, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Branch of the Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association, to see what's coming and why they're worried.

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Power problems for new mine

Ted speaks with Mark Morabito, Executive Chairman of Alderon about the lack of electricity for a new iron ore mine in Western Labrador.

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Post Dunderdale panel discussion

Did Kathy Dunderdale's time as premier come to an early end because of poor communications skills? An OTG panel weighs in: 

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Podcasts for Monday January 20, 2014

OTG's house doctor, Brian Goldman, on the health benefits of positive thinking.

 

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First reaction to Paul Lane's leap to the Liberals, from Steve Kent and Dwight Ball

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Does Religion has a place in public affairs?

That's a debate people have been having around the world for a long time now and it's the topic of discussion tonight at an event organized by Memorial University's Department of Religious Studies.

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Snowclearing in Halifax vs St. John's

How do they keep the side walks clean in Halifax? Listen here to find out:

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Podcasts for Monday January 14, 2014

Maurice Tuff on our growing demand for electricity 

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The controversial harbour fence slows down snow removal operations in St. John's

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Lessons Learned #1: What ambulance operators learned from the #darknl blackout

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An update from Ed Martin

Ted speaks with Ed Martin, the President and CEO of N&L Hydro for a look at what's happened, and what lies ahead.

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Sisters unite for first time, since being apart for 69 years

Ted speaks with Rosemary Cram from Green's Harbour who recently learned she had an older sister, named Jean, living in Scotland.

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Dutch company wins second ferry contract

Ted speaks with David Haire with the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association, the people behind the Made Right Here campaign.

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Labatt pickets ten months into their strike

On The Go's Todd O'Brien dropped by for a chat with NAPE union rep, Frank O'Leary about the ten month old Labatt strike.

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Things that go bump in the night

On The Go's Todd O'Brien visits a haunted house in the east end of the city.

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Podcasts for Thursday December 12, 2013

Door to door delivery:

Canada Post comes under fire from St. John's mayor Dennis O'Keefe over the death of door to door delivery.

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Joann Greeley:

It used to be a man's world; Joann Greeley tells how she became an electrician

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Looking back at Nelson Mandela's stopover in St. John's

Ted looks back at Nelson Mandela's stopover at St. John's Airport in 1990 with guests Jody Richardson, Anne Whelan, Patti Penny and Rick Page.

 

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Rockwell Kent exhibit at the Rooms, due next spring

Ted visited the Rooms to talk with their collections curator, Caroline Stone, to find out more about the American artist, Rockwell Kent, who's exhibit is due next spring.

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System failed teen who started a fatal house fire

Ted has reaction about the damning report released this morning, from Carol Chafe, the Newfoundland and Labrador child and youth advocate, as well as today's question period.

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The marketing of mummers

Ted speaks with Paul Smith from Memorial's Folklore Department, about the talk he is giving called A Mesmerizing Miscellany of Marvelous and Majestic Mummers: The Marketing of a Newfoundland Christmas Tradition.

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Geologist gives lecture about the rocks of Fogo and Change Islands

Ted speaks with Andy Kerr, a geologist with the Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador about his lecture titled "Shorelines, Fire, and Ice: Geological Stories in the Rocks of Fogo and Change Islands"

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Shark expert Jeffery Gallant

Learn more about the Newfoundland's moose-eating shark as Ted speaks with shark expert Jeffrey Gallant.

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Dutch company chosen to build new ferry for Fogo and Change Islands

Ted speaks with Leonard Pecore, President of Genoa Design International, about why the company was overlooked for the some of design work for a new ferry for Fogo and Change Islands.

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Podcasts for November 19

Smoking at Long Pond:

Ted speaks with Jonathan Galgay, Councillor for Ward 2, about the smell and the mess on the trail.

 

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Asphalt construction:

On The Go's Todd O'Brien speaks with Sandy Brown, Technical Director with the Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association, about the condition of the roads in this province.

 

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New film about shell-shock survivors of the Great War

The Battle of Beaumont Hamel killed hundreds Blue Puttees, but what happened to the survivors? Ted talks with Mike Wert about the film he's working on, When The Boys Came Home.

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Podcasts for Monday November 4

New book for new mothers:

Ted talks with Vicki Murphy about her new book, "Motherfumbler", which Breakwater Books is launching on November 6.

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Speeders in Bay Roberts:

Ted speaks with Philip Wood, the mayor of Bay Roberts, which has introduced rumble strips to curb speeders in the town.

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CBC marks 30th anniversary album with concert

Ted speaks with Pat and Joe Byrne about the 30th anniversary of their album Towards the Sunset.

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Former Mountie launches book on alleged RCMP harassment

Here's Ted's interview with Janet Merlo, live on stage at the Masonic Temple, about her new book "No One To Tell"

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Tribute extended to Dr. Max House

Ted speaks with Ken Bleakley, the CEO of FONEMED, a health care information technology firm in the United States.

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Registration low for metro female hockey pool league

Ted speaks with Bonnie Evans, Chair of Female Hockey with Hockey NL, about the low registration numbers for the metro female hockey league.

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Fred Winsor gives talk about Sharks at The Rooms

Ted speaks with Fred Winsor, who is giving a talk at The Rooms, about the sharks in the waters off Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Historian Sean Cadigan releases new book "Death on Two Fronts"

Ted invites historian Sean Cadigan into the studio, who has just written a provocative new book with a most interesting title, Death on Two Fronts.

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Too many moose can affect the bird population

Ted speaks with Ian G. Warkentin, Professor of Environmental Science at Memorial University's Grenfell Campus, about the moose that are messing with the forest and the birds.

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Associate professor from Michigan writes paper about Newfoundlanders in Fort McMurray

Ted speaks with Sara Beth Keough, an associate professor who wrote a paper "Examining the Cultural Imprint of Newfoundlanders in Fort McMurray, Alberta" which was published in the  spring edition of the journal Focus on Geography.

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Monday October 7

Wayne Johnston:

Ted invites Wayne Johnston into the studio to talk about his new book "The Son of a Certain Woman"

 

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New Prison:

Ted speaks with sales consultant John Riche at Lakeside, to get an expert's take on what might happen at 89 Forest Road.

 

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Friday October 4

Oceanex has new container ship:

On The Go's Todd O'Brien speaks with Sid Hynes, the Executive Chairman of Oceanex about the brand new, shiny container ship in its fleet.

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 Canada's Best Bagger:

Ted challenges Canada' Best Grocery Bagger, Kayla Ball, to a race at the check-out smack-down. Guess who wins? Find out here:

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1st Annual Noel J. Brown Day of Hope and Healing takes place this Saturday

Ted talks with two of the organizers, Kim Kelly, spokesperson for Day of Hope and Healing and MUN social work student, Meaghan Norris, Student Services Coordinator.

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Tuesday Oct 1

Six kitchen workers at CFS Pleasantville get their pinks slips:

Ted talks with Captain(N) Angus Topshee, Base Commander at CFB Halifax, about the lay off of six kitchen workers at CFS Pleasantville.

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Andrew Ledrew Sep 30, 2013.jpgIf you missed Andrew LeDrew's live performance on On The Go, of songs from his new CD "Fair Winds",  you can stream the audio here: 

 

                                                                      
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Jack Ford dies at the age of 94

Ted speaks with Reg Sherren about his 2002 documentary on Jack Ford, a prisoner of war who witnessed the atomic bomb in Nagasaki on August of 1945.

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Bernard Lord reacts to the cell phone tower controversy

Here's Bernard Lord, president and CEO of The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, on the recent cell phone tower controversy in St. John's.

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New book released about Master Shipbuilders

Ted talks with Calvin and Phillip Evans about their new book, Master Shipbuilders on Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Development concerns in Clarenville

Ted talks with Paul Tilley, who is running for council in Clarenville, about his concerns about development in Clarenville.

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Crooked Stovepipe celebrates forty years of bluegrass with new CD

Ted talks with Crooked Stovepipe members Neil Rosenberg and Ted Rowe, about the launch of their upcoming CD Live 'n' Pickin'

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Cancer patient dances to Great Big Sea song on youtube

Ted talks with cancer dancer Tiffany Staropoli and Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle about her youtube video, that features the band's song, "When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down)"

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Bell Mobility plans to erect tower near St. Mary's Elementary School

Reporter Curtis Rumbolt talks with Patricia Walsh Warren about Bell Mobility's plan to erect a 14-point-nine meter tower in the McLoughlan Street area of St. John's.

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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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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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Department of Environment allows group to fade away

Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Laura Jackson who says the provincial Department of Environment has allowed a group, which protects sensitive ecosystems, the "Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Advisory Council," to fade away.

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On The Go Tuesday June 18

Betty Genge:
Guest host Maggie Gillis speaks with Betty Genge of Elliston, B.B. who is raising money for her group's charitable work in Uganda. 
Contact info: Betty Genge, PO Box 159, Elliston, A0C 1N0. 
 
 
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Sherry Griffin:
Maggie speaks with Sherry Griffin, station manager at VOAR about the recent and recurrent vandalism at their transmitter building in Gander.
 

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A woman on a mission, in Michigan, to save the Newfoundland pony

Ted talks to Cindy Mehaney who runs Fiddlers Green Stables in Three Rivers Michigan, where she raises Newfoundland ponies.Mr. Figgy Duff.jpg

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Controversial development proposal in downtown St. John's

Ted talks to the manager of the Quality Inn about The Lighthouse Project, a controversial  development proposal in downtown St. John's.

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Cycling to Conquer Cancer

Teds talks to Marian Templeton who cycled in the annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.

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Wells in the greater St. John's area

Do you know a great story about an old well in St. John's? Want to hear some? Click here, where Ted talks with Philip Hiscock and Dale Jarvis.

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Newfoundland's first cicerone

We talked with Mike Beuhler, who is NL's first cicerone (like a sommelier, but for beer). He had so many interesting things to tell Ted, we could fit it all into your radio, so here's the longer version, loaded with extra goodies.

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Watoto Children's Choir

In case you missed the delightful performance of The Watoto Children's Choir, visiting from from Uganda, here it is:

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Rick Hillier's Top Ten List from the School of Hard Knocks

Doctor General Rick Hillier addressed the graduating students at Memorial University's Convocation and passed along some sage advice to the class.

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Shannie Duff retiring after 30 years in politics

Here's Ted's feature length interview with St. John's Deputy Mayor Shannie Duff, who's retiring after more than 30 years in politics.

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Province's school principals say they are under seige

Education Minister Clyde Jackman flatly rejects allegations made by NL School principals that last month's budget makes it impossible to do all the things they're supposed to do.

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St. John's finds a pulse for electronic music!

Ted speaks with Pat Dunn, the man behind "Prototype," an event where electronic music composers get out of their bedroom studios and perform live.

 

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Lily Cole reacts to letter sent to NLTA

Ted speaks with Lily Cole, President of the NL Teachers Ass., about the letter school principals and vice-principals sent the Association in which they say cuts in the recent provincial budget will compromise school safety and healthy living, and reduce gym, music and arts programs.

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Fiday April 5, 2013

Andrew Harvey

The conclusion of Krissy Holmes' conversation with Andrew Harvey.  The linguistic adventurer from Mount Pearl tells her about meeting Jane Goodall.

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Phillip Riteman

Krissy speaks with 90-year old Phillip Riteman, well-known Holocaust survivor, who emigrated to NL after WWII.

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Thursday April 4, 2013

Anne Malone

Guest host Krissy Holmes speaks to Anne Malone about City Wide cabbies refusing to drive her because of her seeing eye dog.

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Andrew Harvey Part 1

Part one of Krissy's conversation with Andrew Harvey who has recently returned from Tanzania where he was helping develop the first Gorwaa dictionary and grammar book.

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Elton Adams

Krissy speaks with Elton Adams, who grew up in Roddickton, and lives in Winnipeg where he is a sergeant in the armed forces about making it into the top 8 in Searchlight.

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St. Bonaventure's band heading to the Danube

Almost 100 band and choir members at St. Bonaventure's will be performing on a riverboat on the Danube. Krissy Homes speaks with a teacher and a student.

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Reaction to Justice Department cuts

Krissy speaks with Jennifer McCreath, one of three information management specialists working in the Justice Dept.  The positions were created as a result of the Lamer report, but have been cut in the provincial budget.

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Mother enters contest to win a wheelchair-accessible van

Guest host Krissy Holmes speaks with Amy Rumbolt, who has entered her three year old son Logan, (has Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy) in a contest

(mobilityawarenessmonth.com) to win a wheelchair-accessable van.

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Brian Peckford remembers Ralph Klein

Guest host Krissy Holmes speaks with former premier Brian Peckford about the late Ralph Klein.

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Seven children removed from house in Natuashish

Krissy talks to "Marie", a parent in Natuashish, where seven children were removed from a house in Natuashish because they were sniffing gas.

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Local hockey player scores big with University of Minnesota

Ted talks with 20 year old hockey sensation Sarah Davis, from Paradise, whose overtime goal put her University of Minnesota team into the US womens hockey championship.

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Mayor O'Keefe answers some tough questions on Glencrest development

CBC Reporter Zach Goudie asks the mayor of St. John's why the final recommendations on Danny Williams' Glencrest development were so different from the first draft.

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One mom's story of raising a little girl who has a rare genetic disorder

Ted talks about the joys and challenges of albinism with Emily Urquhart, whose daughter Sadie Jane was born at the Janeway in St. John's. 

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Searchlight's Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case perform live on On the Go

NL's champions in Searchlight, Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case , join ted for a live performance and chat.

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Economist predicts that the price of oil is set to plummet

Ted spoke with American economist Robert Aliber, who says the price of oil could plunge in the next 3-6 years, to about half of what it is now.

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Put Your Hand in the Hand Video

Here's the link to that great new video of "Put Your Hand in the Hand"

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More cell towers needed on Burin highway

Clyde Hooper says the long drive on the Burin Highway is made more dangerous by the lack of cell coverage.  He tells guest host Krissy Holmes about his fight to get more transmission towers built.

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The child protection system has changed, but there's still work to be done

Susan Abell, a child protection expert, recommended major changes to our child protection system in 2008.  Ted asks her how well the province is doing making those changes in light of 3 the Youth Advocate's reports of ongoing abuse and the death of 2 children in the province's child and youth protection system .

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The province's ambassadors in this year's Active-8 Campaign

Meet two young people who'll change the world, as Ted speaks with teenagers Donovan Taplin and Sabrina Andrews, NL's ambassadors in the Active-8 program.
 
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Erin's Pub in St. John's suffers major flood

A broken water pipe flooded Erin's Pub in downtown St. John's. Ted spoke with one of its owners, Chris Andrews, from Shanneyganock.

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The key to obesity may not be what you eat but when you eat

Ted talks to house doctor Brian Goldman on a new study that explains why late night snacking is a killer for diets.

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Coywolf, part coyote and part wolf

Ted speaks with Susan Fleming, about her film "Meet the Coywolf", which looks at a hybrid species that's part wolf and part coyote.

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Lisa Moore, winner of Canada Reads

Ted speaks with Lisa Moore, who just won the Canada Reads competition for her book "February".

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Listener opinion on recent conviction of Stephen Neville

We read an email from Loyal OTG listener Paul Rowe, who has some interesting things to say about the Steven Neville murder trial
 
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The Mobile Drag

Memorial University student Joshua Duff says it's time to put down your smart phone and actually talk to your friends and family


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Reaction to new lieutenant-governor

Ted and Ingrid read tweets and emails from OTG listeners, and Ted talks to NDP Leader Lorraine Michael, about the the fact that our new Lieutenant Governor isn't a woman.
 
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Launch of new music contest

How to enter CBC Searchlight: A Contest to find Canada's best new musical act.searchlight-on-the-go.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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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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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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Talkback calls on the closing of 5 rural schools

OTG listeners, like you, weigh in on the Eastern School District hearings into the board's decision to close 5 rural schools
 
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70 years after the sinking of the RMS Nova Scotia

Ted speaks with 92-year old Thomas Goodyear, who was aboard the RMS Nova Scotia when a German U-boat sank the ship in shark filled waters off the eastern coast of South Africa during WWII on Nov. 28, 1942.

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Not a dialogue

When Eastern School District representatives hold a public meeting about the future of a school, the public is not allowed to ask questions and the board members are not allowed to answer questions. Ted asks the Boards chair, Milton Peach, why.

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Why not bell the cats?

Scientists estimate Canada's 8.5 million outdoor cats kill about 100 million songbirds a year. Ted asks Veronica Sherwood of the Ecology Action Centre's Allied Cats program who says keep your cat indoors, why not just bell the cat.

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Muskrat Falls debate

On The GO listeners, like you, weigh in on Muskrat Falls, the project and the process.
 
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Ennis Sisters new Christmas CD

Ted talks to the Ennis Sisters -Maureen, Karen and Teresa - about their reunion, their coming tour and their new CD, "It's Christmas".
 
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Independent consultant to review school transportation policies

Ted speaks with Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, about the department's proposed review of school busing policies and guidelines.

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The fate of the Bannerman Park bandstand

The CBC's Beth MacDonell speaks with Mary Walsh, campaign chair of the Bannerman Park foundation about the controversy surrounding the fate of the old bandstand. And one listener has his say with an email.

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Fracking in Gros Morne National Park

Shoal Point Energy has announced it may use fracking in its drilling near Gros Morne National Park.Ted speaks with N.B reporter Jacques Poitras about his province's experience with the controversial process.

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New lobby group in NL

Ted speaks with Leiland Gallagher, a founding member of NAMP (Newfoundlanders Against Marijuana Prohibition).

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School in London tends to cemetery of Newfoundland soldiers from WWI

Beatrix Potter Elementary.jpgTed talks with 6 students from Beatrix Potter Elementary in London, and their headmaster, Steph Neale, about the soldiers, and a nurse, from Newfoundland, buried in Wandsworth Cemetery.
 
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73-year old describes ordeal in the woods

Dennis Byrne, a 73-year old from Stephenville, tells Ted about his ordeal alone in the woods when a tree he was cutting down, fell on him.

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New hockey gear given to Hopedale

Ted talks with RCMP Corporal Jonathan Kenny about the new hockey gear given to Hopedale by the NHLPA's Goals and Dreams Fund.


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How effective is the smoking ban in cars?

Ted talks with oncologist Dr. David Saltman about the effectiveness of smoking bans in cars where children are passengers. 

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Marie Ryan discusses Kallie Rogers case

Ted talks with disabled rights advocate Marie Ryan about the case of Kallie Rogers.
 
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External review of Psychiatric Services released

Ted talks with Barry Fleming, the province's Citizens Representative, about the recent review of psychiatric services in the correctional system in NL
 
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NL Mountie star of RCMP video

Ted talks with Cpl. Robert Ploughman, who's gay, from Bishop's Falls, a Mountie, and one of the stars of the B.C. RCMP's new "It Gets Better" video.
 
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Nova Scotian man rescued on Skirwink Trail

Ted talks with the chief of the Port Rexton fire department, and the owner of the Fisher's Loft Inn, about the rescue of an injured hiker on the Skirwink Trail. 

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New electricity calculator

Ted talks with NDP Leader Lorraine Michael and NALCOR CEO Ed Martin about the new electricity calculator on the powerinourhands.ca web site

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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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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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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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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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Prote Poker new chief for Innu Nation

Ted speaks with the newly elected grand chief of the Innu Nation, Prote Poker.

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LGBT Canadians targeted with emails

Ted talks with St. John's resident Costa Kasimos about concerns LGBT Canadians have over an email sent out to gays and lesbians by Citizenship Minister Jason Lenny.

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Big news in local art world

Ted talks with renowned artist Jean Claude Roy about the new Breakwater book of his paintings of Newfoundland, "Fluctuat nec Mergitur".

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Benefits of taking wheat out of your diet

Geoff Meeker tells guest host Mack Furlong how Ted's interview with William Davis, the author of "Wheat Belly", changed his life.

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Gas sniffing in Natuashish

Guest host Mack Furlong speaks with Katie Riche, a former chief of Natuashish. She says community leaders are ignoring the growing number of children who are sniffing gas.

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Bologna recipes

Ted talks with chef Kevin J. Phillips about the rehabilitation of bologna.

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Hopping mad with Sears Christmas Wishbook

Ted speaks with Helen Cleary-Escott about why she's so hopping mad with Sears. She says the Christmas Wishbook has Playboy mechandise aimed at tween and teen girls.

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Light bill rate hike of 7.2%

Ted speaks with Bob Pike from Newfoundland Power, about the 7.2% rate increase the company is looking for from residential customers.

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Tom Osborne quits PC party

MHA Tom Osborne has quit the NL PC party. We hear from Mr. Osborne, then Ted gets reaction from Liberal MHA Andrew Parsons.

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St. Teresa's church looses portion of roof

Ted talks with Father Leo English about the St. Teresa's Roman Catholic church on Mundy Pond Road, which had half of its roof ripped off by Tropical Storm Leslie

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Brian Peckford's new autobiography

Ted speaks with Brian Peckford, former premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, about his new autobiography, "Someday The Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No More". This podcast contains extra material not heard on the radio, about Newfoundland's role in the constitutional talks in the 1980s, and why Peckford's administration doesn't get the credit it deserves for our current oil prosperity.

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Pitbull awaits its sentence

As a pit bull's life hangs in the balance in provincial court, Ted talks with Angie Parsons, who is a professional dog trainer in Deer Lake, about dog behaviour.


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Czechoslovakian airliner crashes 45 years ago

Few of us know the tragic story of a Czechoslovakian airliner that crashed just outside Gander 45 years ago. Host Ted Blades speaks with Frank Tibbo - an aviation buff and former air traffic controller who was working on the day of the crash.
 
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Sheilagh O'Leary's reaction to city's use of herbicides

Ted talks with councillor Sheilagh O'Leary and her reaction to Terry Croucher's comment about the city's use of herbicides.
 
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Corner Brook man fined for using his power-assisted bike

Jeremy Eaton talks with Micheal Earle, the uncle of Chestley Earle. Chestley is the 25 year old Corner Brook man who is being fined for using his power-assisted bike.
 
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Health Canada investigating Targa Newfoundland

Ted talks with Doug Mepham, one of the founders of Targa and a spokesperson for the rally. Health Canada has notified Targa Newfoundland that it's investigating Targa for violating the Tobacco Act.

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Pesticide spraying safety measures

Ted talks with Terry Croucher, head of Newfoundland and Labrador Vegetation Control, about the safety measure his company takes in spraying the pesticide Tordon 101.
 
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Seamus O'Keefe's response to minimum price of drinks

Ted talks with Seamus O'Keefe, the executive director of the George Street Association, about raising the minimum price of drinks served in bars and restaurants in NL.
 
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NLC wants to raise the minimum price in bars

The Newfoundland Liquor Corporation is asking the government to raise the minimum price of drinks in bars, because young people are drinking too much.
 
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Best and worst of human nature

The Death of Neil Armstrong, and the latest Taliban attack, lead Ted to ponder the best and worst of human nature.
 
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Black bear boom in Glovertown

On The Go wraps up its coverage of the black bear boom in Glovertown.

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No rooms in Grand Bank

No room at the inn. Tourists want to come to Grand Bank...but can't find anywhere to stay.
Host Ted Blades speaks with the Mayor of Grand Bank - Darrell LaFosse.
 
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Bears showing up in Glovertown

There are lots of bears showing up in Glovertown and one resident thinks something needs to be done about it. Host Ted Blades speaks with Terry Burry.
 
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Eastern Health faces class action lawsuit

Eastern Health is now facing a class action lawsuit for breach of private medical information.
St. John's lawyer Bob Buckingham is representing the woman who launched the lawsuit. He speaks with host Maggie Gillis.
 
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Fortune opens Family Park

Host Maggie Gillis speaks with Wanda Drake of Fortune. The town has dedicated a park to her husband - Wade Drake and Burch Nash. Both men lost their lives in the crash of Cougar Flight 491 three years ago.
 
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Elimination of wheat in diet of autistic 3 year old, makes hugh difference

Mary Byrne was listening to our program last week and she heard Dr. William Davis. He's a preventive cardiologist and author who says if you've been trying to lose some weight and/or lower your blood pressure and/or lower your risk of developing diabetes...eliminate wheat from your diet. She says the diet has made a huge difference to her 3-year-old son Nathan who has autism.

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay area looses local CBC programs

Happy Valley-Goose Bay resident Ruth Voisey is not happy about the loss of local CBC programs in her area. She speaks with host Tony Dawson.
  
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C-E-O of Western Health talks about privacy breach

A clerk with Western Health has been fired for a serious privacy breach.
Host Tony Dawson speaks with Susan Gillam - the C-E-O of Western Health.
Following the interview we also hear reaction from provincial Health Minister Susan Sullivan.
 
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Patricia Rice's boyfriend, George Carberry talks with Azzo Rezori

The boyfriend of Patricia Rice - George Carberry - says he had nothing to do with her death. Rice's body was found in a marshy area off a walking trail in Paradise last week.
Reporter Azzo Rezori sat down with George Carberry in his trailer in Paradise.
 
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RNC Chief Robert Johnson's response to Timeco robbery

John Dwyer says he was protecting his business...but now he's paying the price.
Last Friday, his St. John's jewellery store, Timeco, was robbed...and now Mr. Dwyer himself is facing criminal charges. He chased the thief and got the jewelry back and also gave the thief a kick in the teeth. Here's part of what John Dwyer told "On the Go" host Tony Dawson. Tony also interviews RNC Chief Robert Johnson. 

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Regatta tragedy in 1884

The annual St. John's Regatta is just around the corner.
And for many - it's one of the biggest celebrations of the summer.
But on Monday people gathered to remember a Regatta tragedy.
Few of us know the story...but three young rowers from Torbay drowned at the annual event back in 1884.
Bob Codner is Mayor of Torbay. He's written about the incident in his book "The History of Torbay" - published in 1996. He speaks with host Tony Dawson.
 
 
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Timeco owner facing charges

Last Friday, John Dwyer's St. John's jewellery store, Timeco, was robbed...and not for the first time. 
But this time, Mr. Dwyer himself is facing criminal charges because of his response to the robbery. Host Tony Dawson reached John Dwyer at his store.
 
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No ban on lanterns for St. John's Lantern Festival

Ted speaks with Simon Lono, of the St. John's Lantern Festival Committee, about how the ban on floating Chinese Lanterns doesn't apply to them, and about what will happen at festival.

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Nature Conservancy of Canada: Labrador Blueprint

Lindsay Notzl of the Nature Conservancy of Canada tells Ted about how they are putting together a blueprint of Labrador, including everything from caribou herds to houses.

 

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Tom Hann on St. John's Parking Problems

St. John's councillor Tom Hann tells Ted that the city will never be able to solve its downtown parking problems without co-operation from both the other municipalities on the NE Avalon and the provincial government.

 

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Bobblehead Ted runs Tely 10

Ted talks with On The Go listener Virginia Middleton, who ran the Tely 10 with Bobblehead Ted
 
 
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Take a spin with racing Reverend Burrows in the Scion he'll drive in TARGA

Ted goes for a drive with David Burrows, The Racing Reverend, who has been lent a Scion sports car to take part in the 2012 TARGA rally this fall.
 

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Was the great explorer John Cabot, actually a smuggler?

Ted speaks with Evan Jones, a historian who wants us to rethink our image of John Cabot. Could it be the great explorer was actually a smuggler?

 

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Crystal Braye researches the Wooden boats of NL

Ted speaks with Crystal Braye, a folklore student at Memorial U. She is travelling around the Glovertown area collecting information about wooden boats, boat builders, stories, poems, and superstitions about wooden boats for the Wooden Boat Museum of NL in Winterton.

 

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Joe Batt's Arm Booming thanks to Shorefast Construction Workers

Nicole Decker-Torraville, who owns Nicole's Cafe and Growlers Ice Cream in Joe Batts Arm, tells Ted that business is booming because of the influx of construction workers building the Shorefast hotel.

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Low water levels in our rivers makes poaching easier

Ted talks with salmon angler Keith Piercey, about the low level of water in our rivers this summer and how that makes poaching easier
 
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St. Brendan's Boulder in St. Lunaire-Griquet may have been carved by the Tartessians

Ted talks with archeo-mythologist Robert Burcher about how St. Brendan's Boulder in St. Lunaire-Griquet may have been carved by the Tartessians. He says the Phonecians were here too, a thousand years before the Vikings.
 
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Wayne Hayes retires

On The Go says goodby to our long-serving technician Wayne Hayes
 
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Ted speaks with Bill Montevecchi about dive bombing crows

Ted speaks with local bird biologist Bill Montevecchi about why a couple of crows dive bombed and chased a woman on Harvey Rd.

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