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Cross Talk's daily phone-in connects listeners from across Newfoundland and Labrador - and beyond.

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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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How do you cook your favourite root vegetables this time of year?

Cross Talk is live at Lester's Farm Market with nutritionist Tara Antle.

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What's your favourite Newfoundland and Labrador word or expression?

It's been 35 years ago next month since the the dictionary of Newfoundland English was published. GUEST: Folklorist Philip Hiscock.

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Do you have tips or need some help with de-cluttering?

GUEST: April Miller, April Miller professional Organizing.

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Why is it so tough being a girl?

It's International Day of the Girl, a celebration of the potential of young women. Margot Walsh, Provincial Commissioner, NL Council, Girl Guides of Canada. Giovanna Del Negro.

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What are you doing to reduce garden and household waste?

Tim Walsh, MUN Botanical garden (organics), Danny Breen, Mayor-elect.

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Cooking moose!

Crosstalk heads to Bonita's kitchen in Spaniard's Bay. Bonita Hussey has been gained popularity online with her video series focusing on traditional recipes. She and Cec prepare a Moose Stroganoff and ask... how do you cook moose?

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Do first responders with PTSD get adequate support?

RCMP staff Sgt. Boyd Merril and Wade Smith President Provincial Association of Private Ambulance operators. Wade Smith owns Smith's Ambulance in Whitbourne.

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What memories do you have of shows you've seen at the Arts and Culture Centre?

Marie Sharpe, former costumer 1974-2011, Rick Boland, actor, writer.

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Gardening with Dr. Peter Scott

Gardening with Dr. Peter Scott

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Is distracted driving getting worse?

RNC Sgt. Paul Didham

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Gardening with Kim Thistle.

Kim Thistle, The Greenhouse, Little Rapids.

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Is it time for Regionalization in NL?

Craig Pollett, CEO Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador

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Trivia Friday

Summer is officially over and we're heading in to the weekend, so why not kick back and take it easy with Cec Haire and the Friday trivia show. Your opportunity to call in with your bits of information and try to stump Ted Blades from On the Go.

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Will you go to watch professional basketball at Mile One?

Guests are Scott Noftall, (Next Level Basketball Training) (former MUN Seahawk). Jeremy Reyonlds, varsity basketball commentator.

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Has your life been affected by PTSD?

Corporal Jamie Macwhirter, served in Afghanistan and has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. Vanessa Macwhirter is his wife.

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Gardening with Todd Boland of MUN Botanical gardens.

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Who's this province's best premier? The worst? Why?

Bill Rowe, author of The Worst and Best of the Premiers and Some We Never Had, will be our guest.

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What are your memories of NL's Rock n Roll Pioneers of the 50's 60's and 70's?

Greg Dodd and Wayne Sturge

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Should we be talking about suicide?

Helen Escott has some thoughts to share from her personal experience. Tina Davies, lost her own son, Richard to suicide. Is founder of Richard's Legacy Foundation and helps people following suicide.

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When the weather gets bad, do drivers get worse?

Jim Brazil, Defensive Driving Instructor for SafetyNL.

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Gardening with Ross Traverse

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Will you be getting a flu shot this flu season?

Dr Lynn Dwyer, president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association.

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The legacy of Newfoundland entertainer Harry Hibbs.

My Guest is Russell Bowers, a Bell-Island born CBC Radio host in Calgary and big supporter of Harry Hibbs and his work, is our show guest. He's on the line from Calgary

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How do you want the food fishery in NL managed in the future?

Barry Fordham, Newfoundland Association of Hunters and Anglers.

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What do you put in school lunches that the kids will actually eat?

Tara Antle, nutritionist in private practice (registered holistic nutritionist), Healthy Balance. www.Healthy-Balance.ca

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Gardening with Dr. Peter Scott

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Trivia Friday!

Maggie Gillis and John Gushue drive the trivia train this week.

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New drunk driving laws

This week the provincial government announced new rules targeting impaired driving in Newfoundland and Labrador. Cec Haire's guests are Patricia Hynes-Coates, national president of MADD and Roma Hennebury, MADD Burin Peninsula president.

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Michael Murray from Murray Garden centre is here to take your gardening questions.

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What dishes did your parents or grandparents cook that are still family favourites today?

Guest: Multi Talented David Gosine

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What stresses your kid out about going back to school?

My guest is Janine Hubbard. The Association of Psychologists in Newfoundland Labrador (APNL)

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Musician Allison Crowe joins is in studio to take your calls.

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Would you vote for Danny Breen?

Our CrossTalk conversation today is with St. John's mayoral candidate Danny Breen.

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Gardening with Todd Boland of MUN Botanical gardens.

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We like to hear some of your experiences in the kitchen making preserves.

Bonita's Hussey is here from Bonita's Kitchen. http://www.bonitaskitchen.com/

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BBQ with guest Chef Todd Perrin.

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Would you vote for Renee Sharpe?

A newcomer has entered the race to be mayor of St. John's. Renee Sharpe, a tradesperson and women's self defence instructor, is the third person who wants the mayor's chair in the province's largest municipality.

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Are you surprised at the impact the Charlottesville protests are having in this province?

Guest is Elise Thorbeast, NL anti racist coalition and anti poverty NL

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Gardening

Guest: Ross Traverse

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Is it time for stiffer laws to control the noise coming from motorcycles?

Guest is Jonathan Galgay, ward 2 councillor in St. John's. Darrin Dunphy - Safety Services NL

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Do you collect vinyl records?

Susan Smith, vinyl record collector.

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Would you vote for Andy Wells?

Guest: Andy Wells

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What changes do you think are needed in Canada's food guide?

Canada's food guide is being rewritten and Health Canada wants your input. Kristie Jameson Food First NL,@foodfirstNL, Adrianna Smallwood, registered dietitian, Newfound Balance

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Gardening

Guest: Anthony O'Neill, O'Neill's Gardenland in Spaniard's Bay, Conception Bay.

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What's your favourite place to vist in this province?

Guests: Diane Davis, recently retired teacher and blogger and Randy Letto, Executive Director, Destination Labrador.

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Summer time in Newfoundland and Labrador means there's a folk festival going on somewhere...

What do you enjoy most about folk festivals?

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Sometimes disobedient or misbehaving dog can be the cause of stress and frustration

Today on our show we have an expert in the studio to take your calls and offer help.

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We're asking how do you plan to pay for another power rate increase?

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is going for another rate increase. Just a month ago your bill went up 9 percent and now the crown corporation wants to charge 13 per cent more. Guest, George Murphy.

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Gardening

MUN Botanical Garden's Tim Walsh on the gardening CrossTalk with host Cec

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Do you support salmon farming in the province?

The topic has generated plenty of discussion and CrossTalk wants to keep the conversation going with guests Mark Lane, NL Aquaculture Industry Association, and the Atlantic Salmon Federation's Steve Sutton.

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Gardening

Gardening with Peter Scott

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What's your favourite hiking trail in NL?

In-studio guests: Mary Smyth and Fred Hollingshurst. They wrote the book "Hikes of Eastern NL"

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Trivia Day

Trivia Day with Ted Blades.

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What to do with churches?

Guests: Jane Severs, executive director, Association of Heritage Industries NL And Jerry Dick, Executive Director, Heritage Foundation.

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Gardening Day

It's Gardening Day with Todd Boland.

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