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CrossTalk

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

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Terry O'Reilly

Arlene sits across from Terry O'Reilly, CBC host, author and serial entrepreneur and compares notes about the importance of marketing.

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Arthritis isn't about aging

It's about the modern decline in physical activity.

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Kai Cheng unplugs

Can Kai Cheng learn to say "no" wioth the help of her sleepover friends?

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'The Eclipse': a brief, dark scientific gold mine

Just how important this eclipse is to scientists?

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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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Insurance review

Why do we pay so much for insurance? The minister of Service NL is here to take your calls.

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Gardening Day

It's Gardening Day with Todd Boland.

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Classic Cars

The Crosstalk Classic Car show with guest Connie Hillier of The Newfoundland Antique & Classic Car Club.

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BBQ Tips

BBQ tips with Chef Kathy Jaeger and Chef Bob Arniel.

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Are we doing enough to get people off tobacco?

New laws restricting the sale of flavoured tobacco kicked in on July first. The ultimate goal is to is discouraging smoking, especially the young, the new smokers, the new customer base. Smoking rates remain high in this province.

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LBGTQ discrimination?

Is there still discrimination against LBGTQ people? Guests are Gerry Rogers, NDP MHA for St. John's Centre and Dane Woodland, transgender advocate.

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Gardening

Tuesday is gardening day on the CrossTalk phone-in. So if you have any questions about anything to do with what's going on in your garden call. Your expert today joins us form the west coast. It's Kim Thistle from The Greenhouse in Little Rapids.

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"What are your memories of the Janeway"

Of the 50 years that the Janeway has been open, Dr. Rick Cooper has been there for 43 of them. And he's see it all, the changes and the break throughs. Some of those experiences he's written down in a book and Dr. Cooper is in the studio and we are asking

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St. John's boarding houses.

What stories can you tell about St. John's boarding houses?

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How can workplaces better accommodate victims of domestic violence?

This province's federation of labour has adopted a policy that gives victims of domestic violence five days, paid-leave, to deal with things like legal and child-care issues. Our question today on Crosstalk is "How can workplaces better accommodate victi

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The Future of the Fishery

It's been 25 years since the cod moratorium was announced. What's the future of the fishery in Newfoundland and Labrador? Guests are freelance writer and journalist, Sarah Smellie and Kimberly Orren, founder and project manager for Fishing for Success.

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Gardening Day

Do you have questions, or troubles with any aspect of your gardening? Ross Traverse is here to help.

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Are we doing enough to help people with addictions?

The guest is Tree Walsh, with the Aids Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador, she is the harm reduction manager there and is also in charge of SWAP.

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Gardening

Michael Murray of Murray's Garden Centre in Portugal Cove-St. Philips is here in the studio with me and he's here to take your calls, and offer up some tips and how to get your garden to grow.

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In the lead up to Canada 150th birthday, we're asking you, What did this province contribute to Canada when it joined Confederation.

Rick Mercer is my guest today.

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Do you think Airbnb's need to be regulated?

Dion Finlay, Chair of the Board, Hospitality NL. Emilie Bourque, Fabstay Airbnb)

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From potholes, to signage, to painted lines or lack thereof, "What's your beef with the province's roads"?

Our guests today are: Ray Murphy, former mayor of Dunville. Jeannie Billard, Jeannie's Sunrise B and B, Port Aux Choix and chair of the Port Aux Choix Hospitality Committee.

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This is Crosstalk and it's Tuesday and that means a gardening show today.

Botanist Peter Scott is in studio on CrossTalk today to help you out with gardening questions.

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How should the province approach the legalisation of cannabis?

Justice Minister Andrew Parsons will be our guest.

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What's the best thing you've learned from the father figure in your life?

Guests: Shelley Neville and John Neville.

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Affordable daycare

Is access to affordable daycare getting better or worse? Cec Haire's guests are daycare operator Debbie Collins, president of the Child Care Coalition of NL and board member Gail Sullivan, who is also a daycare owner/operator.

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"Should anglers be allowed to keep any salmon?"

The salmon fishing season is open and the scientific data show this fish is in trouble. Our guest is Bill Taylor, president of the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

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Gardening

My guest is Anthony O'Neill who with O'Neill's Gardenland in Spaniard's Bay, Conception Bay.

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Put your questions about sunscreen to dermatologist Ian Landells.

Sunscreen is a must in the summer time and on Crosstalk today you'll get a chance to ask a dermatologist about the do's and don't.

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It's a Trivia Day with John Gushue

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Should Beatrice Hunter be in prison?

Kim Campbell Mclean executive director of AnânauKatiget Tumingit Regional Inuit Women's Association. Kirk Lethbridge is a member of NunatuKavut.

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Do you have any ideas on how to stop people from dumping garbage?

Conception Bay South town councillor Beverley Rowe is in studio to take your calls.

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Ross Traverse Mun Convocation address

One of CBC CrossTalk's regular gardening experts has received an honorary degree from Memorial University. Here's part of what Ross Traverse told students graduating from Business Administration:

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It's a gardening day with Tim Walsh of Memorial University's Botanical Garden.

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Should the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls hold hearings here?

Amelia Reimer of the St. John's Native Friendship Centre and Jennifer Hefler-Elson of the Labrador Friendship Centre.

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What are your favourite places to go and see in Nfld and Labrador during the summer.

Melissa Hogan, travel blogger Suitcase and Heels, http://www.suitcaseandheels.com. Tom Cochrane, photographer, videographer, creative director of Old Crow digital magazine.

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Is it fair for towns to be responsible for disposing of dead whales?

Mayor John Kennedy, Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove

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Would you consider getting solar panels or a wind turbine.

Nick Mercer, PhD student specializing in energy policy (University of Waterloo).

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It's a gardening day with Todd Boland of the MUN Botanical Garden

Todd Boland is a research scientist at Memorial University's Botanical Garden.

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Bob McDonald of Quirks and Quarks is standing by to take your calls.

Bob McDonald, host of Quirks and Quarks will be receiving an honorary degree from Memorial University this week. He joined us from Victoria, BC. To take your questions about science.

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