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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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Where are you from?

Hear from young people who are learning about their Indigenous nations - and what that means to them.

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At a loss for words

Two strangers who don’t speak the same language meet in Haiti and sparks fly... through Google Translate.

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Soheil's Millionaire Blues

Vancouver’s Soheil Biniaz is a self-made millionaire, who's learning deep connection is something his money can't buy.

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War, on drugs

From berzerkers on mushrooms, to Nazis on meth, armies and soldiers have used drugs to fight, cope with and recover from war since ancient times.

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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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Major Midget hockey league seeks to clear up confusion amid controversy over franchise relocation in western Newfoundland

A recent decision to relocate the major midget hockey franchise from Corner Brook to Deer Lake upset a lot of people. Then the league announced that the plan has been scrapped, after complaints over the voting process. John Morgan is the league president.

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A taxi driver in Corner Brook talks about gas prices, insurance and the costs of staying in business.

For Corner Brook taxi driver Khalid Nasim, every change in gas prices means a lot, especially when you combine it with his many other expenses. He has four of his cars at City Cabs. Bernice Hillier took a ride with Khalid.

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Mother of boy who was bitten in the face warns parents not to trust a dog with a child

A west coast woman has a message for parents and pet owners - never trust a dog with a child. Angie Colbourne's 7-year-old son, Taylen, has bite marks on his face, some only centimetres from his eye. She spoke with CBC's Cherie Wheeler.

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MHA Gerry Byrne clears the air: yes, provincial money is available to build recreational facilities, such as swimming pools

The local swim club, parents and some city councillors want a new swimming pool built in Corner Brook. They had an impromptu meeting recently with MHA Gerry Byrne, who says provincial money is available for such projects. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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Corner Brook mayor says lots of homework needed to see if aquatic centre concept can hold water.

The Corner Brook Rapids Swim Club and two CNA students revealed a design draft for a proposed regional aquatic centre. But Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender told Bernice Hillier that plenty of questions need to be answered before it can become a reality.

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Fire destroys historic Abbott and Haliburton building, but owner says they're still in business.

Fire destroyed the Abbott and Haliburton hardware store and Upper Level Gift Shop in Port Au Port West on Monday. Owner Bill Abbott is continuing the family's historic business and says the company will stay in operation. He spoke with Bernice Hillier.

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