West Coast MorningRemembering Sarah McDonaldJun 23, 2015 | 15:54This weekend marked the passing of beloved theatre artist and director Sarah Mcdonald. We'll talk with a few of those whose lives and careers were most touched by Sarah's work.
West Coast MorningDropping the label of drop-outJun 22, 2015 | 5:16A place to learn, when a regular classroom just isn't the place for you. You'll hear about a different way some students are earning high school credits in Corner Brook.
West Coast MorningMeet Mike Martin, Nfld.-born author of stories about a fictional RCMP officer.May 19, 2015 | 7:11Newfoundlander Mike Martin has written a series of crime mystery novels about a fictional RCMP officer, Sgt. Winston Mayflower. His latest book came out this spring, AND there's a TV/movie deal in the works. Martin spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningThe Flat Bay Powwow needs your help this year.Apr 9, 2015 | 8:14The Flat Bay Powwow brings together aboriginal and non-aboriginal people each July to celebrate language and culture, but it takes a lot of effort to make it happen. Kelly Anne Butler is one of the organizers of this year's event.
West Coast MorningNL Environment minister checking on oil that's leaking into water near Shoal Point.Jun 10, 2015 | 6:28Alarming pictures on social media, showing an oily mess in the waters of Shoal Point on the Port Au Port Peninsula, have caught the eye of Environment and Conservation Minister Dan Crummell. He spoke with Lindsay Bird.
West Coast MorningSome people in Corner Brook say men desperately need temporary housing.Jun 2, 2015 | 6:49The lack of affordable housing is a real challenge for many in Corner Brook. Some people even end up homeless, or at risk of homelessness. In Corner Brook, there is no men's shelter, and Bernice Hillier has been looking into the problem.
West Coast MorningA Stephenville man says oil is seeping out from Shoal Point.Jun 9, 2015 | 10:52Oil seeping out into the ocean appears to come from old oil drilling sites at Shoal Point on the Port au Port Peninsula. Aiden Mahoney of Stephenville made the discovery on the weekend and posted pictures on Facebook. He spoke with Bernice.
West Coast MorningFirst United Church in Corner Brook ia getting a facelift to its exterior.Jun 8, 2015 | 4:26First United Church on Park St. in Corner Brook is getting a new look - sort of. The exterior of the 74-year-old building is being refurbished, but it will keep much of its old appearance. Matt Churchill of the Property Committee spoke with Brian McHugh.
West Coast MorningKijiji ad helps re-unite man from Corner Brook with his momFeb 12, 2015 | 6:47Jason Green from Corner Brook had not seen his mom since he was five years old. An ad he placed on Kijiji has helped to re-connect them after more than 25 years.
West Coast MorningBlack Spruce is exploring oil possibilities near Lark Harbour.May 29, 2015 | 9:54Black Spruce Exploration Corporation is proposing to do onshore-to-offshore drilling in the outer Bay of Islands. Last September, The company abandoned its plans for fracking on the west coast. David Murray is the president of Black Spruce.
West Coast MorningThe heart of a blue whale from Rocky Harbour is solving some scientific questions.Jun 18, 2015 | 6:43Experts with the Royal Ontario Museum have begun dissecting the largest heart in the animal kingdom. The 180-kilogram-or-so organ came from the blue whale that washed up last year in Rocky Harbour. ROM Interim CEO Mark Engstrom spoke with Lindsay Bird.
West Coast MorningA harbour watcher in Halifax tracks icebreaking vessels in Atlantic CanadaApr 7, 2014 | 6:21Blogger Matt Mackay keeps an eye on ships that visit Halifax, and he can give us a few signs of how busy a winter it's been for icebreaking vessels.