West Coast MorningTaxes go up, jobs are being cut. A Corner Brook economist weighs in on the NL budget.May 1, 2015 | 15:41Government is raising taxes, cutting jobs, and delaying major projects - to name a few highlights. Yet the province is still projecting a deficit of more than 1-billion dollars. Dennis Bruce is an economist in Corner Brook.
West Coast MorningCanadian Blood Services is shutting its doors in Corner Brook.May 1, 2015 | 6:31Word came out Thursday that Canadian Blood Services is closing its doors in Corner Brook on May 14. That's surprising because we've been hearing for a long time about the need to give blood. Peter MacDonald is with Canadian Blood Services.
West Coast MorningNL gov't will use private companies to run long-term care homes.Apr 30, 2015 | 8:54The province says 360 new long-term care beds in the province will be made possible through a partnership with private and non-profit organizations. That includes a 120-bed facility for Corner Brook. Steve Kent is Minister of Health.
West Coast MorningCorner Brook resident Steve Wheeler talks about harrowing ordeal in Nepal.Apr 30, 2015 | 9:28Steve & Natalie Wheeler were honeymooning near Mount Everest when the earthquake in Nepal took place last Saturday. Steve shared their harrowing story on the Corner Brook Morning Show today.
West Coast MorningPeople eat, blindfolded, at a Corner Brook restaurant as a CNIB fundraiser.Apr 29, 2015 | 5:44People enjoy eating with the lights down low, but what about Dining in the Dark? That's the name of a fundraiser being held in Corner Brook by the CNIB on April 30. Bernice Hillier checked it out.
West Coast MorningBay of Islands Radio has a new home. Gary Moore stopped by for a tour.Apr 28, 2015 | 5:22Bay of Islands Radio has found a new spot, after being without a home for a few months. It's now broadcasting from a space on Brook Street in Corner Brook. The group was originally set up at the Backlot on Grenfell Campus. Gary Moore took a tour.
West Coast MorningOut of the black (bags), into the blue... how can more people be persuaded to recycle?Apr 27, 2015 | 9:55A pop can here and a cereal box there can all add up...so why aren't more people in Corner Brook recycling? Peter Smith promotes recycling and composting all the time at his workplace, Grenfell Campus, and he's a resident of the city.
West Coast MorningCorner Brook may have the recycling blues...but PEI sings a sweeter tune.Apr 24, 2015 | 7:02The cost of curbside recycling in Corner Brook is going up. The contractor says recycling amounts have not increased in ten years. Meanwhile, PEI brought in mandatory recycling 15 years ago. Marie Curkan is with PEI's Island Waste Management Corporation.
West Coast MorningScotia Recycling tells us why it's increasing fees it charges the City of Corner Brook,Apr 23, 2015 | 7:51The City of Corner Brook will have to pay more for its curbside fibre recycling. Scotia Recycling is hiking the fees it charges for collecting that paper and cardboard, from 75 dollars a tonne, to 135 dollars. Dwight Whynot is with the company.
West Coast MorningReal estate series #3: Avoiding SHOCKING electrical renovationsApr 22, 2015 | 5:50On our springtime homebuyers series, we have an illuminating topic. it's all you need to know about electrical work. Reporter Gary Moore looked into it.
West Coast MorningPounding the pavement - a Pasadena woman ran in the Boston Marathon this year.Apr 21, 2015 | 4:31Katheryn Cochrane can cross the Boston Marathon off her bucket list. The athlete from Pasadena ran in the race yesterday...and made pretty good time! She spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningWestern Health comments on illnesses caused by drinking water from roadside springs.Apr 20, 2015 | 8:32A Corner Brook woman says she recently caught giardia, which comes from drinking contaminated water. She says she only drank from a roadside stream, east of Steady Brook. Brian Moores is director of health protection with Western Health.
West Coast MorningCorner Brook jr. high school students help the community at Christmas.Apr 20, 2015 | 7:11At our Dec., 2014 CBC Turkey Drive, we spoke with students from Corner Brook Intermediate's Grade 7 Social Studies class. They told us how they collected food and clothing to help people in the community.
West Coast MorningWhich road's worse? The Burgeo Highway, or Route 434 in Conche?Apr 20, 2015 | 9:35The Canadian Automobile Association is asking people to vote for Atlantic Canada's Worst Roads. The Burgeo Highway and Route 434 in Conche are contenders. Zach Clothier is from Burgeo and Charlene Kearney is the deputy mayor of Conche.
West Coast MorningVeteran volunteers can face burnout, but so can young people.Apr 17, 2015 | 6:16Veteran volunteers can suffer burnout, but so can young people. This is National Volunteer week. Felicia Latour spoke with high school students about volunteer work and its challenges.