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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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Nunatsiavut Government looks to legal weed for possible harm reduction; Operation Nanook is off the coast of Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Nunatsiavut Government thinks cannabis legalization could cut down on alcohol-related crime (00:53). CBC's Peter Cowan is with Operation Nanook - the Canadian Forces annual Arctic exercise - and he's calling in from somewhere off the coast of Labrador (10:29). We'll find out what plants around us tell us about our culture (17:35). Finally, the Labrador Friendship Centre is hoping you'll pick up a few school supplies for their backpacks project (28:39).

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Data centre wants Muskrat Falls power; Meet the Gordocaster: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Great North Data says it wants to tap into Muskrat Falls, making the company one of the few potential customers for an expensive power source (01:01). An international news report says Rio Tinto is looking to sell IOC (11:01). Meet the Gordocaster -- a unique guitar -- and the man who made it (18:28).

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Labrador mother's search for heart recipient is over; MUN looking to collect mosquitos from Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, after a long emotional search, a Labrador mother has finally found the recipient of her son's heart (00:44). We'll hear from the owner of a data centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay who says he's trying to make things right with the town after a stop-work order was issued last week (17:22). We'll find out why MUN researchers want your help collecting mosquitoes (27:06).

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Innu Nation wants apology from profs who signed Muskrat Falls letter; Striped bass still in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Innu Nation is asking for an apology from academics who signed an open letter against the Muksrat Falls project, saying they didn't consult with the Innu (01:07). Striped bass showed up in Labrador last summer, and they're still here (19:39). The mayor of Labrador City tells us about the new town manager, and council's vision for the next few years (28:45).

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Stop work order for Data Centre in HV-GB; Archaeology field school in Sheshatshiu: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about why the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay issued a stop work order against a data centre in MOT (00:52). We'll find out what students uncovered during an archaeology field school in Sheshatshiu this summer (16:29). And, tributes to the four people killed in a crash on the Trans-Labrador Highway late last week (26:02).

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Motorcycle ride for mental health; Expedition Leader Wayne Broomfield: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a mental health campaign organized by friends in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in memory of people they've lost to suicide (01:03). Then, we'll catch up with expedition leader Wayne Broomfield (10:47). Later, a crash course in pit-fired pottery (18:49). Plus, meet the businessman behind Philip's Icebergs (25:34).

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New clues in search to find heart recipient; Academics call on Ottawa to pull support for Muskrat Falls: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Pat Loder has been trying to find the man who received her son Jeff's heart two years ago, and now there are some new clues in the search (01:02). More than 200 academics are calling for a stop to the Muskrat Falls project (11:53). The Labrador West Health Centre is the only hospital in Atlantic Canada to be officially declared baby friendly (23:09). And, we'll talk about a new way to get rid of things you don't need, without throwing them out (31:56).

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Innu block Tata Minerals mine in Schefferville; Remembering Father Chris: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, people working at a mine on the Labrador-Quebec border have been sent home after a local first nation blocked the road in (01:01). Black bears get up close and personal with a crew in Churchill Falls (08:22). We'll pay tribute to beloved priest Father Chris, who died Monday night (16:27). Hopedale welcomed the first cruise ship of the season over the weekend (33:17).

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Charges laid over missing $72 thousand in NWR; Cruise ship coming to HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to the mayor of North West River about theft charges against a former town clerk, as well as a former town councillor (01:15). Injury rates in this province are high, so should we limit minors' access to ATVs, dirt bikes and snowmobiles (09:25). A cruise ship is coming to Happy Valley-goose Bay, so we'll find out how the town is getting ready (18:50).

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Search for Luke Cooper continues; Boil water advisory in Happy Valley-Goose Bay: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The search for 43-year-old Luke Cooper continues in North West River (00:55). Heavy rains have led to a boil water advisory for people in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (09:47). We'll talk to the Child and Youth Advocate about a review of Inuit children's experience in foster care (15:13). And, Natan Obed seeks a second term as ITK president (25:05).

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Justin Barbour's cross-Labrador expedition; DFO says end retention salmon fishing in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Justin Barbour is setting out from North West River to tackle a 1700 km journey to Hudson Bay (01:02). Halfway through the salmon season, DFO scientists say retention fishing should end in Labrador (14:35). Twisters, lollies, cones, freezies, cyclones, spongebobs, fudgcicles -- she's got em all. We'll meet 11-year-old ice cream entrepreneur Ashlee Adams (23:17). And, organizers of the North West River beach festival are crossing their fingers for good weather this weekend (31:13).

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Canopy Growth could be selling weed in HV-GB; Four coxswains make up Lab West rowing team: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Canopy Growth wants to open a marijuana shop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (01:01). We'll tell you about a Labrador West Regatta team that has four coxswains (11:20). Houses in the MOT area of Happy Valley-Goose Bay had soggy basements after heavy rains earlier this week (20:50). And, as power rates continue to climb, the provincial seniors advocate wonders how elderly people will afford to pay (30:36).

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New booze rules will hurt Labrador West businesses; New Labrador-Grenfell Health CEO: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The Premiers have agreed to loosen rules about bringing booze from province to province, and it's bad news for convenience stores in border towns like Labrador City (01:07). We'll meet the new CEO of Labrador-Grenfell Health, and hear her ideas about doing more with less (09:01). After that, it started out as a youth ventures project, but four years later, business is blooming at Blue Spade greenhouse (19:02). We'll hear from MHA Graham Letto about the decision to move a waterbomber to Wabush (27:52). Finally, parking problems at the beach in North West River (35:04).

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Remembering Theresa Bruce; New gardens at HV-GB women's centre: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we remember Theresa Bruce - a woman who loved life. She was killed in a head-on collision over the weekend in New Brunswick. We'll also talk to a psychologist who says it's normal to feel overwhelmed when there's a lot of tragedy in your community (00:58). Then, we find out about a new garden residents of the women's centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay will be taking care of this summer (17:43). Plus, Labrador West is getting its waterbomber back (26:58).

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4 people losing jobs at the Cartwright weather station; Setting up a reuse centre in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Four people are losing their jobs as Nav Canada automates the weather station in Cartwright. This morning, we'll talk about what that will mean for the community, and why Nav Canada is making the change (00:54). Then, we'll find out about a volunteer organization in Ontario keeping reusable goods out of the landfill, and whether that could work here in Labrador (18:24).

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Last Stop Garage Season 2; Doom Mountain 50: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll take you to CRB Automotive where they're filming Season 2 of Last Stop Garage (00:30). We have the last in our series of interviews about the life and times of Ray Condon (10:24). Labrador's first Ultra Marathon is a 50 k race coming up next month (18:35). And, it's tourist seasons in Labrador, so we'll check in with some people travelling the road (27:26).

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Volunteers continue search for Luke Cooper; Ray Condon's legacy lives on in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, RCMP divers have ended their search for Luke Cooper, but his family is not giving up (00:57). We'll talk to Ray Condon's sister about the lasting impact he's had on Labrador West (08:49). A new field guide to the birds of Labrador is in the works (18:08). And, after a series of tragic deaths in Labrador, we'll talk to the Red Cross about staying safe on the water (25:54).

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Makkovik remembers BJ Tuglavina; Torngant Mountains caribou her numbers rising: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear from a long-time friend of Johannes "BJ" Tuglavina, who died while fishing over the weekend (01:00). Then, a new survey shows positive signs for the Torngat Caribou herd, but experts aren't jumping to any conclusions (09:42). After that, Air Borealis is running the Torngat Mountains Base Camp, and we'll check in as the season starts (18:19).

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Divers continue to search for missing canoeist in NWR; John Howard Society wants to set up in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, more on the effort to find Luke Cooper, who went missing when his canoe tipped over Sunday morning (00:48). Then, is there a safe way to scavenge at the dump? We'll hear your thoughts (10:25). After that, the John Howard Society wants to extend its services into Labrador - we'll find out why (19:07).

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Searchers looking for Cartwright guide missing after boat capsizes; Pride Week in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear tributes to Ray Green, the fishing guide who is presumed drowned after his boat capsized last Thursday (01:00). Then, the town of Happy Valley-Goose bay is cracking down on scavenging at the municipal dump, so we talk to a man who spent the last 20 years collecting recyclables at the landfill (15:44). Plus, it's Pride Week in Labrador West, and this year the week is dedicated to Ray Condon's memory (25:03).

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Ottawa opens talks with NunatuKavut, but infuriates Innu Nation: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we have extensive coverage of the NunatuKavut announcement about negotiations with Ottawa, including voices from the announcement (00:59), president Todd Russell and Crown-Indigenous relations minister Carolyn Bennett (09:01), and the Innu Nation, who question NunatuKavut's Indigenous identity, and call the group a "settler organization" (17:05). Then, 18-year-old Hamlyn Jararuse says love is love is love (26:00). Plus, summer is the season for camps of all kinds, so we'll take you to wrestling camp (35:55), and a science camp (40:37).

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Float plane crashes in Terrington Basin; Bringing renewable energy to Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we bring you to the scene of a float plane crash near Happy Valley-Goose Bay (01:19). Then, we'll learn about renewable energy research on the south coast (09:07). We'll bring you part two of Desmond Rich's story about life at the correctional centre, and recovery afterword (18:07). And we'll meet a 71-year-old man who just biked from Nova Scotia to Happy Valley-Goose Bay (27:55).

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Black bear breaks into home; No more scavenging at HV-GB dump: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Black bears have been hanging around Cartwright for years, but after a bear came into a house Monday evening, one family says it's time to crack down (00:59). After that, we'll talk about why the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is cracking down on scavenging at the landfill (10:42). Then, part one of Desmond Rich's story -- the 41-year-old spent nearly 20 years going in and out of the Labrador Correctional Centre before embarking on his road to recovery (18:54).

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RCMP bike patrols in HV-GB; Raising the Pride flag: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we find out why RCMP officers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are hitting the trails on bicycles this summer (01:22). Then, we'll take you to the rainbow flag raising (08:00). We'll have the details on a new parking system at the Goose Bay airport (16:09). Finally, the Labrador Winter Games are less than a year away and planning has begin -- we'll meet the games chair (25:33).

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Pride in HV-GB; Makerspace in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, wel talk about bringing midwifery back to Innu communities (01:02). Then, two men in Labrador West want to set up a makerspace, but finding space for a makerspace is a hard space to be in (10:02). We'll find out what's on the agenda for Pride Week in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (18:21). And, we learn how to make beaded earrings with Nikita Beals (28:59).

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New commander at 5 Wing Goose Bay; POlar bear roaming Makkovik: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we take to you to a ceremony welcoming the new wing commander to 5 Wing Goose Bay (00:52). Then, we'll tell you about the polar bear who showed up in Makkovik earlier this week (09:50). And we find out about "We Built This Town," a new musical premiering in Labrador City (17:00).

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Birch Island sharing circle for youth mental health; "Home-buyer's market" in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to two young women organizing a sharing circle for people struggling with their mental health (00:47). Then, a real estate agent talks about why she thinks it's a buyer's market in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (10:00). The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay wants to know how you feel about a ban on single-use plastic bags (18:30). And we'll talk about fixing food security in Nunatsiavut (29:07).

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NWR home destroyed by fire; Cleaning up HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear about a fire that ripped through a house in North West River, and appears to have started in a BBQ (00:49). Lots of people complain about litter in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, but far fewer actually do something about it, so we talk to one man who's issuing a challenge (06:41). And, we'll find out why the town of Pinware is setting up a community greenhouse (15:58).

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Quebec company awarded work at HV-GB Co-Op; Restoring the Cartwright cemetery: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, there's big work coming to the Terrington Co-op in Happy Valley Goose Bay, but some local contractors aren't happy with how the board awarded the work (00:53). Then, two sisters from Cartwright are honouring their father's memory and picking up a cause that was close to his heart (10:59). And, we'll find out why MUN research scientists are looking for fish in Lake Melville this summer (18:22).

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Spring Gulch water for all; Expedition 51; The Jerry Cans <3 Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand.

This morning, we'll hear about the deal to get Happy Valley back on Spring Gulch water (01:05). Then, drive Expedition 51 (08:54). We'll meet EVAS Air's first all-female flight crew (18:14) Later, a conversation with the Jerry Cans (27:04). Plus, we'll hear some young singers from the Ullugiagatsuk Choir (39:02). And: why MP Hunter Tootoo came to Expo Labrador (45:58).

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Hopedale sewer upgrades; What's on the go at Expo? Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we hear about the major repairs planned for Hopedale's sewer system (00:57). Then, meet some exhibitors at the Expo trade show (08:37). Later, a fond farewell to Peacock Primary Principal Sandra Broomfield (17:37). Plus, Lucy Niles from the band Partner (27:54).

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Ambulance review; Voisey's Bay training: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to health minister John Haggie about the review of private ambulances triggered by a CBC investigation into flaws in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Service (01:14). Then, there's a new program to train Indigenous people to work underground at Voisey's Bay (11:29). Later, the newest details on paving the Trans-Labrador Highway (22:10). Plus, an extreme road trip from Missouri to Cartwright (30:48).

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Premier in Labrador; Ferry concerns: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a conversation with Premier Dwight Ball in the Labrador Morning studio (01:01). Then, an update on the Pumpkin House construction (12:57). Later, find out what's on the agenda at Expo Labrador (19:03). Plus, NunatuKavut Community Council weighs in on planned ferry changes (27:38)

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Crowded correctional centre; Stranded fox: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Labrador Correctional Centre is overcrowded and staff are overworked, we'll talk about why there are so many people in prison in this province (01:01). Then, we'll check in with the United Steelworkers Union at IOC to see if things are getting back to normal after a 9-week strike which ended earlier this month (18:17). Plus They went out in search of crab but came back with a fox (27:09).

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Puzzling poaching near Port Hope Simpson; The Jerry Cans come to the Big Land: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, details on a DFO investigation into an unusual case of suspected poaching (01:11). Then, a new program offers legal advice to survivors of sexual violence (08:52). Later, hear about The Jerry Cans upcoming tour of Labrador (18:23). Plus, teachers and students reunion a half a century later (27:11). Finally, the smooth sounds of the Northern Voices Community Choir (37:20).

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National Indigenous Peoples Day; Business covers Birch Island repairs: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we're celebrating with inmates at the Labrador Correctional Centre (01:08). We'll hear a commentary from CBC intern Tyler Mugford (11:59). Then, we'll meet some of the entertainers who are performing at festivities in Happy Valley-Goose Bay today (16:31). Plus, after hearing about fire damage to the Birch Island boardwalk here on Labrador Morning, a local company steps up (22:36).

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Homelessness advocate calls for provincial support; Chinook Project returns to Sheshatshiu: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Jackie Compton-Hobbs says homeless people in Happy Valley-Goose Bay need a place to go during the day and she wants tor province to help pay for it (00:59). Then, the Chinook Project return to provide free vet services in Sheshatshiu (11:02). Plus, Food Futures in Labrador (19:22).

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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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