West Coast MorningCorner Brook man retires from Canadian Red CrossJul 3, 2015 | 9:19For 40 years, John Byrne of Corner Brook found himself in the middle of some of the world's biggest disaster zones. He retired this week as a national VP and a top disaster relief official with the Canadian Red Cross. Byrne spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningJim Wellman's new book about the fishing industry is called The Deadly Sea.Jul 2, 2015 | 7:52Even in the modern era of better-built boats and onboard technology, the statistics on fishing fatalities in Newfoundland and Labrador are still staggering. Former CBC host Jim Wellman's new book is called The Deadly Sea. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningGPS can lead you astray on Corner Brook's one-way streets.Jun 30, 2015 | 5:23We've all seen it in Corner Brook- a car zooming the wrong way on one of our many one-way streets. A man who recently moved to Corner Brook says GPS devices might be leading some motorists astray. Brian McHugh rode along with Steven Lowden.
West Coast MorningWe have summer reading suggestions, from a librarian, and from an author/reader.Jun 29, 2015 | 11:37It's our Morning Show Book Club, with summer reading suggestions. Crystal Rose is the Public Services Librarian at MUN's Grenfell campus. Kerri Cull is an author, reader and blogger. They spoke with Bernice Hillier.
West Coast MorningCorner Brook's old fire truck is coming off the roadJun 24, 2015 | 7:17Cutting back on fire protection outside municipal borders...to keep on serving the city. We hear what's happening to Corner Brook's fire department.
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 MorningA researcher says phys-ed classes may not be setting up children for a life full of fitness.Jun 19, 2015 | 6:38A new study says there's a big gap between what Canada's phys-ed classes are teaching...and what they ought to be. Michelle Kilborn is an assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University.
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 MorningFind out what's happening with two vacant downtown buildings in Corner Brook.Jun 17, 2015 | 7:46No one likes to see buildings lying empty, whether homes or boarded up businesses. In Corner Brook, there have been a few vacant buildings for a while in the downtown core. But change is coming, for at least two of them. Bernice Hillier explains.
West Coast MorningNL's top fire fighter says regionalization of fire protection makes sense.Jun 16, 2015 | 10:48The City of Corner Brook says it could spend 100-thousand dollars this year, responding to emergencies in other towns. That's sparked a discussion about possibly regionalizing fire protection. Vince MacKenzie is with the NL Assoc. of Fire Services.