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Labrador Morning

Hosted by Bailey White and Matt McCann, the program keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning.

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The Doppelgänger

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Fire tears through Birch Island boardwalk; Redesigning N.L.'s outdated coat of arms: Labrador Morning on Demand

This morning, we talk to MHA Randy Edmunds about updating the provincial coat of arms to better reflect Indigenous culture (01:09). Then, we'll assess the damage the Birch Island boardwalk after Sunday's fire (08:44). Later, meet master boat builder Robert Pardy (16:58). Plus, we'll find out how the tourism season is shaping up in Battle Harbour (27:48).

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Yvonne Jones supports transmission line north; College students say security guard acted inappropriately: Labrador Morning On-Demand

We'll talk to Labrador MP Yvonne Jones about building a transmission line to the north coast (01:08). Then, hear why students at the College of the North Atlantic in Happy Valley-Goose Bay circulated a petition about a security guard in residence (09:35). Later, we'll talk to a 6-year-old entrepreneur in the ice business (18:45). Plus, learn about Project SHIELD (25:10).

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Innu Nation wants Northern Labrador on the power grid; Purging plastics: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we'll talk about the Innu Nation's push to get rid of diesel power on Labrador's North Coast (00:53). Then, we're purging plastics with two stories about cutting waste: learn more about shampoo bars (10:11) and Boomerang Bags (18:01). After that, the Happy Valley Baptist Church wants to re-open a ski hill on its property (24:43).

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Labrador fish camps still frozen; LATP training for Voisey's Bay underground mine: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a fish camp operator in southeastern Labrador had to postpone some clients thanks to lingering winter weather (00:58). Then, we'll hear from the Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership about job prospects at Voisey's Bay Underground (10:23). Starting today, walk-in mental health clinics are open in in Nain and Hopedale (19:34). Finally, why not treat your dad to a duathalon this Father's Day (26:49).

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TB outbreak in Nain; Pet rooster killed by stray dog: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, more people are being treated for tuberculosis in Nain as screening continues (01:08). Then, Natuashish has a ban on alcohol, and we'll ask the Chief whether marijuana will also be banned when the drug becomes legal elsewhere in the country (11:20). After that, the owner of a pet rooster killed by a stray dog over the weekend speaks out (21:13). It's a full month of cleaning up in St. Lewis, we'll find out what's happening (31:00). Finally, we'll find out how the crab season is going in Cartwright (39:04).

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Voisey's Bay going underground: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Vale is going underground at Voisey's Bay and we've got extensive coverage: We'll hear from the NL government (00:50), the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (07:25, the Innu Nation (16:19), and the Nunatsiavut Government (24:10). Plus, a conversation with Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Robert Way, who just accepted a job at Queen's University (33:20).

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Two bears killed in Nain; Guaranteed law school spots for NL Indigenous students: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a polar bear and a black bear had to be killed in Nain over the weekend (01:04). Then, reaction to news Indigenous students from this province will be guaranteed two spots at the University of Saskatchewan law school (09:28). We'll find out what happened at a meeting of Indigenous leaders and provincial politicians (17:57). There's more money coming for rec centres in HV-GB (26:58). Finally, we'll take you to a fundraiser for the Howlin' Huskies, the Labrador Special Olympics team (36:10).

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Relay for Life in Lab West could be the last; Record number of graduates at Sheshatshiu Innu School: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll find out why this weekend's Relay for Life in Labrador West could be the last (00:57). Sheshatshiu Innu School's graduating class is the biggest in school history, and we'll meet some of the graduates (10:04). Composting 101 with Shelley Cleary (17:13). The Labrador Friendship Centre is packing a bus full of food this weekend (26:51). More money for the Birch Island restoration project (35:26).

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No more ferry to Norman Bay; Indigenizing the Senate: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, in Norman Bay helicopter service is taking over the old Marine Eagle ferry run (01:02). Then, we'll talk about how to use those veggies that are past their prime (08:41). After that, photographer Jennie Williams tells us about her new show at the Labrador Interpretation Centre (18:42). And we'll hear what Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Bryanna Brown told Canadian senators last night in Ottawa (25:08).

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Accessibility grants in Labrador City; Banning plastic bags in Mary's Harbour: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Labrador City wants to help businesses become more accessible, and council is giving away grant money to do it (01:08). Then, Mary's Harbour is the latest community to look at banning single-use plastic bags (08:46). After that, more than a third of all food produced in Canada, we'll hear from the National Zero Waste Council (16:30). And, we'll meet the newest addition to the Labrador Morning team (25:15).

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Wabush mayor wants local waterbomber; High water on the Churchill River: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to the mayor of Wabush, who's calling for a waterbomber to be stationed in Labrador West (01:01). Then, water in the Churchill River is high, and the Birch Island boardwalk is closed (10:45). We'll find out about the Mokami Status of women council's supportive living program (16:52). Finally, Sem Paul Obed was deemed a high risk to reoffend when he was released from federal prison four years ago, and now he's facing more sexual assault charges in Halifax (25:50).

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Frounce found in Labrador; Robo arms on HV-GB garbage trucks: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about why you might think twice about putting out a birdfeeder this summer (00:51). Then, we'll jump onboard a garbage truck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out about automated garbage collection (10:51). After that, we find out how Great North Data uses all that power, when we go inside the data centre in Happy Valley-Goose bay (19:39).

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Nunatsiavut disappointed in ferry plan; farmers won't set up in Kinsmen Park: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear what Nunatsiavut thinks of the plans for a new North Coast ferry (1:09). Then, two farmers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay explain why they won't be setting up at the Kinsmen Park market this summer (11:08). Later, the opening of Pinware River Provincial Park is delayed. Thanks, snow (20:44). Plus, how turf floor is changing Lab Cup (27:51).

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Ferry fury; Alderon promises jobs by the thousands; Gravy on top: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we continue our coverage of the new ferry plan for coastal Labrador with reaction from Black Tickle, Cartwright and Rigolet (00:56). Then, find out why Alderon set up a website called JobsForNL (17:38). Plus, we're in the canteen at the Lab Cup, where all the real action happens (24:32).

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Reaction to Black Tickle ferry plan; Lab Cup begins: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear what one woman in Black Tickle thinks of the new ferry plan (00:56). Then, details on the 36th annual Labrador Cup (10:08). Later, trash talk in Churchill Falls and Happy Valley-Goose Bay (19:47). Plus, a chat with the Silver Wolf Band (31:45).

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Strike ends at IOC; Details on new North Coast ferry: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to local union president Ron Thomas whose members are heading back to work at IOC in Labrador West (00:54). Then, hear about the plans for a new ferry to serve Nunatsiavut and Natuashish (10:20). Plus, how an ice grid could replace diesel power (19:49).

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HV-GB cracking down on derelict buildings; Year-long wait time for cataract surgery: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay cracking down on derelict properties, even if people are living in them (01:03). Then, we've been talking about wheelchair accessibility, and we'll hear about some problem areas in Upper Lake Melville (09:55). And we'll talk to a Labrador West woman who has to wait until next May for cataract surgery (17:23).

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Broomfield Arena needs a wheelchair ramp; Nalcor contractor secrecy nearing an end: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to the English School district about what happens when a threat is made against a school (01:01). The Broomfield Arena needs a new wheelchair ramp, so we'll find out what that means for Lab Cup spectators next week (09:31). We'll soon know a lot more about the contractors at Muskrat Falls and how much money they make (18:18). We've got details on about the photographers behind Humans of Labrador (27:26), and find out more on sustainable bird hunting in Nunatsiavut (37:19).

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Deserts for lawns in HV-GB; The Power Hour in Nain: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the snow's gone, but the sand from winter road maintenance in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is now on people's lawns, and owners want to know what the town can do about it (00:59). Then, archaeologists in Labrador are taking the threat of climate change very seriously (10:16). We'll talk to the mayor of Labrador City about the feeling in town as IOC and the United Steelworkers head back to the bargaining table (19:01). And, we'll find out about The Power Hour in Nain (25:39).

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IOC and union talking again; New emergency alert system for Upper Lake Melville: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we hear from a union member at IOC about news the two sides are talking again (00:58). Them Days magazine has identified hundreds of photos from Labrador's past, but they've got thousands left, and they need your help (08:54). We'll find out how a test of the emergency alert system went in Upper Lake Melville (19:18). We talk about getting more Inuit women involved in politics (29:16). And, we take you behind the scenes of Shrek Jr, a Queen of Peace Middle School musical (37:59).

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New Nunatsiavut cabinet sworn in; Wabush FD handing out autism stickers: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to Nalcor about the role they've played in emergency preparedness since the flood in Mud Lake (00:53). Then, we talk about priorities for the newest Nunatsiavut Government (10:52). After that,, we'll find out why the fire department in Wabush is handing out stickers in the shape of puzzle pieces, and how it could help people with autism (18:08).

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Pride Flag raising in HV-GB; New director of Mokami Status of Women: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Happy Valley-Goose Bay raises the Pride Flag, and we talk to some high-school students about why the flag matters to them (00:51). Then, a salmon outfitter on Eagle River says new catch limits will hurt his business (09:03). And, we'll meet the new executive director of the Mokami Status of Women Council (17:36).

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Mud Lake special: Labrador Morning On-Demand

One year after the flooding Churchill River forced the evacuation of Mud Lake and parts of Mud Lake road, we go back to the community where people are still trying to recover, and check in with those who still can't go home.

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New child protection laws coming to NL; New salmon angling rules not fair in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the province is overhauling the laws around child protection, and the new Act includes a focus on Indigenous communities (00:55). Then, we'll find out what the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is doing to give the community outdoor market a boost (11:26). After that, anglers are none too pleased about new restrictions on salmon angling -- especially in parts of Labrador (19:42).

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Data centre CEO says company is good for town; New ferry coming to the Strait of Belle Isle: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll check in on Baby Bryson, the 16-month-old from Nain med-evaced to Happy Valley-Goose Bay (00:59). The CEO of Great North Data says his business is good for Happy Valley-Goose Bay, despite what the mayor thinks (08:09). The province wants a new ferry serving the Strait by March 2019 (16:52). And, we'll find out why the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has hired on a second community constable (26:34).

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Weather hold strands infant TB meningitis patient; an update on ambulance times in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a father from Nain wants to know why his infant son had to wait all weekend for a medevac (01:08). Then, six months after a contractor was ousted we'll find out how ambulance response times in Happy Valley-Goose Bay compare to elsewhere in Labrador (10:28). And, new landscaping regulations are in the works for Happy Valley-Goose Bay (17:46).

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Are NunatuKavut membership cards valid ID; IOC strike nears 8 weeks: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to NunatuKavut about their membership ID cards (01:03). Then, we talk to Labrador West MHA Graham Letto about 7 weeks of strike in the area (10:19). Just in time for mother's day, we'll tell you about baby boxes, which are free to new parents (16:56). Happy Valley-Goose Bay has a new town manager (26:43). And we'll find out about family fun day at the Labrador Institute (35:15).

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NunatuKavut ID not valid for air travel; More power needed in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we talk to a Labrador woman who used her NuntuKavut membership card to fly to Edmonton, only to be told on the return trip that it wasn't a valid ID (01:04). The, NL Hydro plans to add more capacity to the system in Upper Lake Melville, but the mayor of Happy Valley-Goose Bay worries it won't be enough (11:34). After that, striking workers at IOC are targeting businesses in the community they believe are doing work that should rightfully be theirs (20:36).

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Amalgamation talk in Labrador West; Buying legal weed at Tobin's Convenience: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Amalgamation rears its head again in Labrador West, and wel hear from mayors of both Labrador City and Wabush (01:03). Then, we meet the owners of the only place in Labrador -- so far -- you'll be able to buy legal marijuana (15:00). After that, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour says an ongoing strike at IOC proves the need for new provincial rules about unionized work (23:20).

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Muskrat Falls protesters detained in Ottawa; Lab West businesses struggle as strike continues: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll find out how businesses in Labrador West are coping with the IOC strike (00:59). Then, a problem with mixing chemotherapy drugs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay means some patients have to be flown to other hospitals for treatment (07:43). Award-winning author Alex Saunders shares tales of adventure on the high seas (15:08). Members of the Labrador Land Protectors group rally against Muskrat Falls (24:55).

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Banning plastic bags; Refereeing the House of Assembly: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we continue our look at single-use plastic bags, and whether municipalities -- or the province -- should bring in a ban (00:43). Then, we'll talk to Speaker of the House and Lake Melville MHA Perry Trimper about presiding over some tense question periods last week (17:19). And we'll get details on a new role model program for Indigenous boys at the Labrador Friendship Centre (28:26).

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New rules for backyard chickens; New turf floor in the Broomfield arena: Labrador Morning On-Demand

More people are keeping chickens in Happy Valley-goose Bay, and the town wants to bring in some rules (01:02). Then, we check in on ice conditions on the North coast as the spring thaw begins (10:23). Soccer players review the new turf floor at the Broomfield arena (20:06). Finally, reporter Justin Brake wins a Press Freedom award (29:10).

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RCMP investigating missing money in North West River; New beekeeping rules in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

After a week's worth of allegations about harassment in provincial politics, we'll ask a former Labrador politician what she thinks about the situation (00:58). Happy Valley-Goose Bay is drafting rules about beekeeping -- we'll tell you why (10:04). There's more money missing from the town of North West River, and the RCMP is investigating (19:48). And, we'll hear from United Steelworkers at IOC, who have been on strike since March (28:55).

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NL slams federal caribou plan; Is it time to ban the plastic bag: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The province's Lands and Resources Minister slams Ottawa's caribou management plans, saying the feds aren't listening to anyone out here (01:02). Then, is it time to ban the plastic bag in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (13:14). After that, a Labrador West doctor who called a patient 'a pathological liar' now admits wrongdoing (22:31). Finally, it'll be another lean year for shrimp fishers on the south coast of Labrador (25:56).

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Watching the river in Mud Lake; Plastic bag ban in Cartwright: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The thaw is on, and in Mud Lake all eyes are on the river (01:10). As all the snow melts, a winter's-worth of trash is revealed -- but in Cartwright, there are fewer plastic bags showing up, since council banned them last December (08:44). Then, Labrador City is getting a new steakhouse but not a new brewery (16:55).

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Whistleblower line for Muskrat Falls inquiry; the case for an RV park in Central Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

If you've got a hot tip about Muskrat Falls, the auditors from the project inquiry would like to hear from you (01:05). We'll ask Destination Labrador whether Central Labrador needs a new RV park (09:27). Then, the curious case of capelin, and how you can help a Marine Institute researcher (18:27). Finally, a family of adorable black bears who were spotted last year in Cartwright have returned (25:37).

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Murder in Labrador City; Choices for Youth: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, details about the shooting death of a man in Labrador City (00:56). We'll find out why Choices for Youth wants to expand to Labrador (07:27). Later, how Labrador's only cheer team learns their moves (15:53). Plus, the season that was at Birch Brook Nordic Ski Club (25:29).

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Bitcoin ATM in Labrador West; Harassment allegations against Eddie Joyce: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll tell you about Labrador's first Bitcoin ATM, at a convenience store in Labrador City (00:56). There are new details on the bullying and harassment complaints against Minister Eddie Joyce (09:12). We'll learn about the Memphis model -- a new approach to mental health the RNC is using in Labrador West (17:09). Then, it's a Rendezvous with Science today at the College of the North Atlantic in Labrador City (26:09).

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Remembering Bert the Barber; Getting ready for cruise ship season: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we remember Norbert May -- better know as Bert the Barber -- who died at age 82 (01:00). Then, MHA's want to know the latest on plans for an underground mine at Voisey's Bay (15:25). We'll learn all about snow fleas in Labrador (19:18). And Nunatsiavut is gearing up for cruise ship season (27:54).

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Innu foster care inquiry back on track; Incredible polar bear pics from Nunatsiavut: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Innu Nation Grand Chief Gregory Rich says an inquiry into foster care is back on track after being stalled for months (00:54). Jenna Flowers of Hopedale talks about the incredible pictures of a polar bear she took over the weekend (11:24). Finally, we talk about what it takes to attract skilled workers to Labrador and keep them here (18:36).

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Selling Labrador iron ore in China; NunatuKavut at the U.N.: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady about her trip to China with the head of Alderon (01:02). Then, we'll get the details on the Melville Music Festival (10:02). A long-time volunteer is stepping back from his constant upkeep of the Jean Lake trail in Wabush, and the town wants other volunteers to step up (16:26). Finally, NunatuKavut President Todd Russell talks about his trip to the U.N. (24:34).

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Wintry spring across Labrador; The sweet sounds of the Hammond organ: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about the winter that just won't end with Rodney Barney at the Gander weather office (00:45), and what to expect on the roads, as stormy conditions continue (08:31). Then it's off to Cartwright where snowshoe makers are prepared, whatever the weather (16:43). Finally, we'll hear the sweet sounds of a Hammond organ in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (23:43).

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Reviewing Inuit children's experience in foster care; Labrador West coping with ongoing strike: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we have details and reaction to the announcement of an upcoming review of Inuit children's experience in the foster care system (01:07). Then, Labrador City Mayor Wayne Button tells us how people in his town are coping with a strike that's now into it's fourth week (17:31). We'll find out why Labrador Grenfell Health sent an X-ray machine to Nain (22:43). Finally, find out how the Nunatsiavut polar bear hunt went this season ( 29:11).

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IOC workers reject latest offer, return to picket line; HV-GB looking to build new RV park: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we have the latest from the IOC picket line where workers voted to reject the latest offer from the company (00:27). Then, we'll take a closer look at what the YMCA plans to offer at a new rec centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (15:08). After that, the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay's plan for the next four years includes looking into an RV park (22:18).

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Mixed opinion on latest IOC offer; NunatUKavut wants Muskrat Falls soil clearing: Labrador Morning On-Demand

IOC workers are voting on a deal today which could end their three-week strike, but there are mixed feelings on the picket line (00:32). Then, a Labrador City snowmobiler tells a harrowing story about a broken snow machine and a verrrry long walk (09:28). NunatuKavut president Todd Russell believes soil clearing is necessary in the Muskrat Falls Reservoir (15:23). After that, we remember Al Chislett, one of the prospectors who first uncovered the mineral deposit at Voisey's Bay (27:04).

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Podcast Special: Remembering Ben Jonas Rich

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a man in Sheshatshiu who was dedicated to helping others. 41-year-old Ben Jonas Rich died suddenly last week. 18 years ago, Rich lost both of his parents and three children in a tragic house fire in the community. He fought to overcome struggles, and live a life with purpose. Bart Jack Senior is his uncle, and shared some memories of the late Ben Jonas Rich with Labrador Morning's John Gaudi.

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Nunatsiavut talks Muskrat Falls soil clearing; Nain coping with serious snowmobile accident: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk about clearing the soil in the Muskrat Falls reservoir (00:33). Then, Who judges the judges, and who pays the bill (17:37). We'll talk to the angajuKak in Nain about how the community is coping with a snowmobile accident which seriously injured two girls, and continuing concerns around tuberculosis (22:50). And we meet a Happy Valley-Goose Bay man who's making waves in a Paralympic sport called goalball (33:02).

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Innu Nation opposes Muskrat Falls soil clearing; HV-GB holds vigil for Humboldt: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we'll find out why the Innu Nation doesn't want soil cleared from the Muskrat Falls reservoir (00:59). Then, there's a new moose antler competition in Labrador (12:11). After that, we take you the vigil for the Humboldt Broncos in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (21:02). We'll find out what's coming up at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre this month (29:35). Also, Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Winter Carnival is this weekend, and we'll tell you what's happening (38:46).

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New report on Muskrat Falls; Digging a tunnel between Labrador and Newfoundland: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Today on the show, the provincial government is consider two big-ticket items in Labrador. First up, whether or not to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to remove soil from the Muskrat Falls Reservoir. An expert panel says it should be done, but not everyone agrees (01:05). Then there's the $1.6 billion price tag for a tunnel between Labrador and Newfoundland (14:05). After that, we head back to the picket line in Labrador West to find out how people, and community groups like the local food bank, are coping with the strike (34:33).

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New emergency alert system in Upper Lake Melville; Antiquated phone system in Mud Lake: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Since the Churchill River flooded last year, people in Upper Lake Melville have been calling for an emergency alert system. Now it's here, we'll tell you how to use it (00:52). We'll also find out what people in Mud Lake think of the system (08:47). Then, we head back to the IOC picket line in Labrador City (16:57). After that, we find out why the mother of Rehtaeh Parsons is sharing her story in Labrador (21:35).

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Lab West rallies behind striking IOC workers; Local hockey reaction to Humboldt tragedy: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we take you to a rally for striking IOC workers in Labrador West (00:30). Then, we'll talk to young Labrador hockey players and a long-time volunteer about the Humboldt Broncos (08:21). After that, what happened to Henrietta Millek? Last Seen episode six focuses on the disappearance of a woman from Nain (19:35). Finally, Mushua Innu author George Rich's book, Struggling with My Soul, has been long-listed for an Indigenous reading program in Ontario (26:50).

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New rec centre to include 60 daycare spaces; Lab West businesses brace for IOC strike impacts: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Finding daycare can be tough in central Labrador, and this morning w'll talk about how that could change when the Labrador Wellness Centre opens (00:54). Then, as the strike at IOC continues in Labrador West, we'll find out how the community is coping (10:11). After that, we tag along with CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon as he navigates the north coast of Labrador (17:10). Finally, a sure sign of spring as snow buntings return to southern Labrador (26:07).

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Remembering Kevin Boyden; Two Labrador groups hoping to testify at the Muskrat Falls inquiry: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we remember Kevin Boyden, a dedicated search and rescue volunteer who died in a snowmobile accident last week (00:31). Then, members of Grand River Keeper and the Labrador Land Protectors want standing at the Muskrat Falls Inquiry (10:48). After that, we'll talk to a Labrador City photographer showing the human side of a labour dispute that affects just about everyone in Labrador West (18:41), and we'll also head out to the picket line and hear from striking IOC workers (26:08).

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Multi-million dollar rec centre for HV-GB; Water woes in North West River: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, government's are spending millions to build a new rec centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay -- we'll get the details (01:05). Then, residents in North West River are being asked to conserve water, after a leak in the line (12:45). After that, keeping seniors upright in Labrador West. We'll learn about preventing falls (19:10). Finally, we'll take a tour of Gear's Gains, a new private gym in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (26:18).

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LGH increasing health resources in Nain; More water monitoring on the Churchill River: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to health officials about tuberculosis testing in Nain (00:43). Then, as spring approaches, all eyes are on the Churchill River after last year's flooding (11:38). More than 1,000 workers are still on strike from IOC in Western Labrador, and we'll talk about how that's affecting the broader business community (18:37). Finally, Labrador City's Northern Lights Theatre Company takes the stage at the provincial drama festival (28:31).

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New health resources coming to Labrador; North Coast hockey teams struggle without gear: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to the province's health minister about plans for new doctors and mental health beds in Labrador (01:14). Then, Torngat Mountains Minor Hockey players arrived on the island for a tournament on Sunday, but their gear did not (11:09). We'll hear about one woman's close encounter with a polar bear in St. Lewis (20:24). Finally, we'll join some local students on an afternoon boil up (29:57).

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New snowmobile trails for the north coast and support for strikers in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

On the show hear about plans to extend the marked snowmobile trail further north, then people in Labrador City are helping out workers on the picketline, we'll hear what it means to striking IOC workers. After that music from Nunatsiavut is getting National attention, we'll give you a first listen to a documentary featuring traditional Moravian music. We'll find out why NunatuKavut is offering a training program for people interested in becoming adventure tourism guides and to finish the show, We're taking the plunge with two sisters who children's author Robert Munsch dedicated his book, Deep Snow, to.

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Deamand TB testing for everyone in Nain, voices from the IOC picketline: Labrador Morning On-Demand

People in Nain want to get tested for TB, but the AngajukKâk say they're facing big delays then we get the medical officer of health to respond (0:57) The strike in western Labrador is into it's second day, we'll hear from workers at the Iron Ore Company about why they're off the job and the mayor about the impact on the area(19:03) Paving the trans Labrador highway and money for a health centre, we'll tell you what's in the provincial budget for Labrador (28:55) and the National Film Board is looking for short documentary ideas from Nunatsiavut (35:12)

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IOC on strike and firefighters vs police: Labrador Morning On-Demand

They're on the picket lines, we'll talk to steelworkers president Ron Thomas about why his members have rejected the final offer from the Iron Ore Company.Then our reporter Alyson Samson joins us from the picket lines to give us a sense of the mood. The RCMP and the firefighters in Happy Valley - Goose Bay are lacing up to go head to head in a hockey game, we'll find out why

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A national strategy to stamp out TB and cold weather training for cadets: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The federal government and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami have committed to eliminating TB by 2030 in Inuit communities We'll speak with ITK president (1:14). Then The Iron Ore Company of Canada has made a final offer to it's unionized members, we'll tell you what's in the deal (8:56). Cadets are visiting 5 wing Goose Bay for some cold weather training. We'll catch up with them (11:04) and the province is giving the Town of L'Anse Au Clair about a million dollars to help replace the community hall that burned down in 2016 (19:09). Then hear Letters from the War, 100 years after they were written (25:22)

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Health officials confirm TB in Nain death and Paul Rich not guilty in fraud charges: Labrador Morning On-Demand

On the show we'll talk to health officials about how they're responding to the death of a teenager from tuberculosis and the Nunatsiavut president about what's next (1:06). Paul Rich was accused of fraud for taking excessive salary, bonuses and incentives to the tune of 1.5 million dollars but he was cleared in Supreme Court. We'll tell you why (20:52). There's a new offer from IOC to it's unionized workers, we'll hear about it from United Steelworkers Union President Ron Thomas (29:00). Then we're going to find out about an annual dogsled race that pays tribute to a well-known musher on Labrador's South Coast (35:05). And wax those skis because tomorrow is the Great Labrador Loppet in Labrador West (42:58).

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What does Goose Bay have to offer cruise ships and making immigrants feel welcome in the Big Land: Labrador Morning on Demand

Happy Valley Goose Bay is figuring out what it needs to welcome a cruise ship this summer (1:12) and two new centres are open in Labrador to help immigrants (10:42). Then hear from an ice researcher about how climate change is leading to more sea ice off Labrador (19:20), and hear about stalking salmon in Lake Melville (25:29).

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