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NL: Corner Brook Morning Show

 

NL: Corner Brook Morning Show

The people on the west coast of Newfoundland and in Southern Labrador depend on The Corner Brook Morning Show to start their weekdays. The program offers national, regional and local news, weather and sports with a focus on items of interest to those living in Corner Brook and the surrounding area.

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How should Canada handle North Korea?

What do President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" against North Korea mean for Canada?

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Music and Indigenous youth

Meet Indigenous youth who are finding deeper meaning in music — and finding their voices along the way.

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Black motherhood

Emily Bernard gives the history of black motherhood in North America.

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Geddy Lee, Rush and Le Studio

Geddy Lee looks back at the many albums Rush recorded at the famous Le Studio, which recently burned down in a fire.

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A Pasadena woman returns home after helping fight the forest fires in British Columbia

Forest firefighter Stephanie Pinksen of Pasadena has been helping fight the wildfires in British Columbia. She just returned home after an assignment from the NL government to help out, and she spoke with the CBC's Bernice Hillier.

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Ottawa is changing tax rules for corporations, and that could affect YOUR family doctor

Ottawa has said it will crack down on corporations, making it harder for wealthy Canadians to avoid paying high taxes. But the proposed new rules will affect the way many doctors operate their practices. Dr. Lorena Power is a family physician in Pasadena.

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Sediment under a pond could shed light on the lives of ancient Indigenous peoples in Port au Choix

An archeology project in Port au Choix explores the lives of the Groswater people who lived there 28-hundred years ago. This year, the focus is on a pond near the site. Archeologist Patty Wells spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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The mother of a boy with autism offers her thoughts on inclusive education in NL

This week's report on education in NL highlighted problems with so-called "inclusive education." Anissa Bennett knows them well. Her 8-year-old, Dylan, has been sent home many times after attending only partial days. She spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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ICYMI: Western Health adopts the "DIVERT" program to help people in home care prevent trips to the emergency room

Western Health wants to help home care clients prevent trips to the emergency department by helping them manage their conditions better. Tammy Priddle of Western Health and Dr. Andrew Costa of McMaster University spoke with Brian McHugh.

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ICYMI: A new art exhibit explores how we Newfoundlanders and Labradorians see ourselves - and how others see us

Icebergs, whales, clotheslines...A new art exhibit asks: is that really what Newfoundland and Labrador is, or are they just images from tourism videos? Robyn Love curates the exhibit "Newfoundland: Real and Imagined" in Gillams, Bay of Islands.

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The biggest Newfoundland store outside of the province is celebrating it's anniversary.

We speak with sisters from Cox's Cove have found a way to make their own little heaven so far from home. They run a Newfoundland store in Brampton, Ontario. It's called Freezerland Newfoundland and this weekend it's celebrating it's 4th anniversary.

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McIvers Chase the Ace brings the community together.

he Bay of Islands town held a massive Chase the Ace last summer and one year later, it seems as if it's still bringing the already tight knit community closer together. Our Gary Moore was in McIvers this week and he's here to tell us about it.

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Warm and cozy bedding to warm the heart and lift the spirits.

Joan Penney-Flynn, a Pasadena quilt maker, who got involved with a charity called Quilts of Valour, and how pleased she is to hear that it's now been given to a former member of the Canadian Forces. We also hear from Lori Williams, who received a quilt.

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A Port aux Choix man spent a cold 45 minutes in the water trying to help a whale.

A beached whale in Port aux Choix had some help from the locals on Monday night. Todd House was one of three men who ran into the cold water to rescue the animal. Cherie Wheeler asked him about what happened.

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An icy reaction to an iceberg photo.

Real or Photoshopp. An icy reaction to an iceberg photo has one photographer second-guessing whether to keep sharing her work. Twillingate's Doreen Dalley whose incredible iceberg photo has gone viral this month.

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Goodbye, St. Gerard's and Humber Elementary - Corner Brook schools are closed for good

Year-end closing ceremonies at St. Gerard's Elementary and Humber Elementary in Corner Brook were especially meaningful this year. The schools have closed for good. Next year, students will attend elementary school in one adapted building.

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Made on the Port au Port Peninsula. The craft brewery, Secret Cove Brewing is in the works

The latest company to hop on board the craft-brewing trend in Atlantic Canada is "Secret Cove Brewing," on the Port Au Port Peninsula. Jason Hynes told Brian Mchugh he is working toward getting it in operation in Port Au Port East in early 2018.

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ICYMI: Stephenville woman finally gets a psychiatric appointment - three years after she sought help

It can take a long time to get a psychiatry appointment, but Tayler Carroll of Stephenville finally got one, three years after seeking help. By that time, she didn't really need the help any more. Bernice Hillier has her story.

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A Grenfell Campus researcher thinks learning to play music could help keep your hearing keen when you get old

Researcher Ben Zendel is testing the theory that musicians tend to keep their hearing skills later in life than most people. He has a lab at Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook, and he's looking for people to help him explore music, the ears and the brain.

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A Mi'kmaq man raises concerns about an Indigenous festival planned for this summer in Cow Head

This summer, the Qalipu band and Parks Canada will hold an Indigenous Cultural Festival in Cow Head, to celebrate and showcase Mi'kmaq and other aboriginal cultures. But one Mi'kmaq man says it's too soon, and the right people aren't involved.

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Deer Lake to be renamed "Islaview" for a day, to say "I Love You" to three-year-old girl who has cancer

The Town of Deer Lake will be renamed "Islaview" ("I Love You") on May 26, to support three-year-old cancer patient Isla Short. CBC spoke with Mayor Dean Ball and with Isla's mom, Sarah Short.

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