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Radio Noon - Wednesday March 14, 2012

Reaction to news the Central Nova School board won't be offering school trips to Europe in the future. John Smith is former President of the Federation of School Councils,  a member of the school councils of Queen Elizabeth Regional High and Frank Roberts Junior High in Conception Bay South.

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Unionized Tradespeople with Eastern Health demonstrate at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John's. They say unless salories go up, it's going to be hard to attract new workers. Mark Rice chairs the trades committee and he's joins us on phone from the demonstration.

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Crosstalk: Our question for you: Should restaurants be required to post calorie counts on their menus? The Centre for Science in the Public Interest says it's difficult to guess calorie counts yourself. Even dieticians have a hard time. Do you want that kind of information, or do you think it's not necessary? Call in! The Centre's Bill Jeffery is our guest.

To see the whole report: http://cspinet.org/canada/pdf/writing-on-the-wall.complete-report.pdf

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