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.
West Coast MorningPutting the bus crash behind them - figure skaters prepare for their year-end show.Apr 16, 2015 | 4:44Back in February, Corner Brook figure skaters, parents and coaches were hurt in a bus crash near Grand Falls-Windsor. But most of the skaters have returned to the ice, and this weekend, they'll have their year-end ice show.
West Coast MorningIt was a rough ride for Marble Mountain this year. We hear from the Corporation.Apr 16, 2015 | 10:18Despite heaps of snow, Marble Mountain went most of the season without its main lift, leaving many runs untouched until the new lift opened up in March. But was it enough to turn the season around? Bob Pike chairs the Marble Mountain Development Corp.
West Coast MorningA new library service literally shines a light on student mental health this exam season.Apr 16, 2015 | 4:50Exams are hard enough, but many Grenfell Campus students are also feeling a bit sad. Literally. Lack of sunlight causes S-A-D, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Felicia Latour talked with a staff member and a student about a new library service.
West Coast MorningReal estate series #2 is a house-warming gift to you: advice on insulation.Apr 15, 2015 | 9:25The weather is warming up, and home owners are thinking about sprucing up their properties to sell. Now is the time to make your home cozier for NEXT winter. Bernice Hillier takes an inside look at insulation options.
West Coast MorningA man who once fell through ice on a snowmobile tells us how to avoid that danger.Apr 14, 2015 | 6:56A 62-year-old woman has been missing since her snowmobile went through the ice west of Badger. The spring thaw increases the danger of such incidents. Earl Roddick is a safety instructor with the Newfoundland and Labrador Snowmobile Federation.
West Coast MorningCelebrating brotherly or sisterly love - April 10 is National Siblings DayApr 13, 2015 | 3:19April 10 is National Siblings Day. So do you celebrate with displays of brotherly -- or sisterly -- love? CBC Corner Brook intern Felicia Latour hit the streets to find out.
Our intern Felicia Latour hit the streets of Corner Brook to find out.
West Coast MorningOur political panel weighs in on proposed NL electoral map changes.Apr 13, 2015 | 16:28There could be big changes to the NL electoral map. Under a proposal, Western Newfoundland's 9 districts have been whittled down to 7. It's part of a plan to reduce the number of seats from 48, down to 40. Our political panel weighs in.