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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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The appearance of force

David takes a closer look at the New Year's Eve proposal video with a forensic psychologist and the TV host who was there that night.

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Quitting chemo

Quebec TV host Josée Blanchette decided to quit chemo therapy and a storm of controversy followed.

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The opioid crisis and men

According to the BC Coroners Service, of the 914 people who died in 2016 from illicit drug overdoses, 738 were men.

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A superbug resistant to 26 different antibiotics

It's time to prepare for a post-antibiotic future.

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NL gov't moves ahead with plans for more long-term care in Western Newfoundland, instead of an acute care facility

People in western Nfld. have needed a new acute care facility for at least 10 years. But construction of a new LONG-TERM CARE facility in Corner Brook will start this year, instead. Health Minister John Haggie spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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MP Gudie Hutchings weighs in on the worry over the Qalipu enrollment process

Ottawa will decide by Jan. 31 whom it will accept into the Qalipu First Nation Band. Tens of thousands expect the axe, and some people want government to scrap the supplemental agreement on membership. MP Gudie Hutchings spoke with Cherie Wheeler.

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A snowmobiler tells how another driver's machine flew through the air and hit his snowmobile.

Corner Brook snowmobiler Christopher Tourout was out on a ride with his little brother just west of Corner Brook recently, when another machine came flying through the air and hit his snowmobile. Tourout spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Download A snowmobiler tells how another driver's machine flew through the air and hit his snowmobile.
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Things are going swimmingly in Cape St. George. The town just opened its brand-new pool

After three years of hard work, the Town of Cape St. George has finally opened up its Recreation Centre, which features a heated indoor pool. Folks have already had a week to test the water, so to speak. Mayor Peter Fenwick spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Download Things are going swimmingly in Cape St. George. The town just opened its brand-new pool
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Mi'kmaq advocacy group prepares to sue Ottawa over rejected Qalipu applications

An advocacy group is preparing to sue Ottawa in the wake of what are expected to be thousands of rejected applications for Qalipu First Nation Band status. Dave Wells of the Mi'kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland spoke with Cherie Wheeler.

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Qalipu member encourages people to take their fight for aboriginal status to another group

Qalipu First Nation member Keith Cormier says applicants for status should take their fight to another group. Thousands of current Qalipu members are expected to lose their status after application reviews are complete. Cormier spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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Who's on and who's off the members list? Qalipu Chief talks about what will happen after Jan. 31

Jan. 31 will be a turning point for the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation band. Membership applications will all be reviewed by then. New members may be added and current ones may be dropped. Qalipu Band Chief Brendan Mitchell spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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"It's amazing": Twins with cerebral palsy grateful for donation of wheelchair-accessible van

Dozens of family and friends surprised Denise Penney and her twin daughters, Megan and Mandy, with a new wheelchair-accessible van. Cherie Wheeler spoke with Lawrence McCarthy, who secretly raised the money, and with the twins.

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"Very surreal, very special": Flat Bay aboriginal chief attends AFN ceremony honouring Gord Downie

Musician Gord Downie was honoured by the Assembly of First Nations on Tuesday for his work with residential school victims. He was given an indigenous spiritual name at the event in Gatineau, QC. Flat Bay aboriginal chief Liz Lasaga attended the ceremony.

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A young Deer Lake family is dealing with a rare disease.

Deer Lake twins Autumn and Freya Chynn were diagnosed with a rare and often fatal degenerative disorder, called Krabbe Disease. Gavin Simms spoke with their father Justin, at the janeway, to find out they are coping.

Download A young Deer Lake family is dealing with a rare disease.
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Wreckhouse winds reek havoc again.

Wreckhouse winds reeked havoc on brand new cabins. It blew them right off their foundations and into a nearby river. We spoke to Hugh Osmond who video the event and Mac Seaward the owner of the new cabins.

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Something's brewing on the west coast that's sure to make beer lovers hoppy.

For years, Newfoundland and Labrador watched as Nova Scotia and New Brunswick led the way for micro-breweries. Western Newfoundland Brewing Company recently opened up in Pasadena. Gary Moore takes us on a tour.

Download Something's brewing on the west coast that's sure to make beer lovers hoppy.
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The future of Our Lady of Mercy in Port au Port remains uncertain.

Our Lady of Mercy church stands as one of the Port au Port's most recognizable structures. But, at the end of the month, it's uncertain who will run the heritage building in the future. We hear from Gary Moore.

Download The future of Our Lady of Mercy in Port au Port remains uncertain.
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A local opera singer and his niece, will be sharing a stage in Corner Brook this week.

Accomplished opera singer Peter Barrett is back home in Corner Brook this week, for the show "Sacred Songs and Carols of Advent." He'll be performing alongside his wife Lindsay AND his niece Anna.. Bernice spoke with Peter and Ann.

Download A local opera singer and his niece, will be sharing a stage in Corner Brook this week.
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It's the "Best Christmas Ever" for one Stephenville family.

Joannie Coffin and her son Brent wrote and illustrated the children's book and it's just hit shelves across the province. The speak wth Bernice.

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What's a holiday dinner without a turkey and all the trimmings?

What's a holiday dinner without a turkey and all the trimmings? In Corner Brook, fortunately, there are a couple of groups that make sure NO one has to go without. Jane Ash of the Salvation Army and Jerry Rex of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul talk

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CBC and the Bay of Islands Food Network are starting a new project this year-- Feed NL Day

Our CBC Turkey Drive has brought in thousands of birds every year not to mention thousands more in cash donations. But because we know a lot of families in the province are feeling strained this year, we're doing something bigger to help meet the need.

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Craft fair in Corner Brook cancelled due to fire safety concerns.

Where there's an event, there COULD be fire. And you have to be ready for the worst. We ask Corner Brook's deputy fire chief how to plan ahead for fire safety when organizing

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A former soldier from the Northern Peninsula is still haunted by his service in Afghanistan.

Remembrance Day can be especially hard for veterans reliving their combat experiences. Ron Williams of Port Saunders served in Afghanistan with the Canadian Armed Forces. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Download A former soldier from the Northern Peninsula is still haunted by his service in Afghanistan.
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More than 100 descendants of Englishman William Buckle gathered in Blanc Sablon last weekend.

Members of the Buckle family across NL and on the Quebec North Shore stemmed from Englishman William Buckle from back in 1785. More than 100 of his descendants gathered in Blanc Sablon last weekend. Organizer Serena Etheridge spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Download More than 100 descendants of Englishman William Buckle gathered in Blanc Sablon last weekend.
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As a convicted killer is paroled, a prominent lawyer speaks out on domestic violence in NL.

Dale Ogden is on parole after serving 16 years for murdering his wife, Judy in 1997 when he was out on bail. His son, Daniel Benoit now fears for his own safety. Lawyer Lynn Moore told Colleen Connors that the murder was a failing of the justice system.

Download As a convicted killer is paroled, a prominent lawyer speaks out on domestic violence in NL.
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A respiratory therapist tells us why snoring IS serious, and why sleep apnea seems to be on the rise.

The internet is jammed with jokes about snoring, but it's no laughing matter. Snoring CAN be a sign of sleep apnea, a diagnosis which seems to be on the rise. Corner Brook respiratory therapist Janet Jackson spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Download A respiratory therapist tells us why snoring IS serious, and why sleep apnea seems to be on the rise.
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