CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Recently posted by Ken Cave

Friday July 5th, 2013

Liberal interim leader wants to remain
Humber Valley MHA Dwight Ball - the interim leader of the provincial Liberals - has officially announced he wants to stay in the job. He speaks with Ramona from Deer Lake.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Pregnant Wabush woman watching fires
The Trans-Labrador Highway was shut down Thursday night because of fires along the road, meaning people in Wabush had to be at-the-ready to leave their houses once again if the threat gets worse. Melissa King of Wabush, who is expecting her third child in five weeks - has been having a particularly difficult time.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Take a look at some of the pictures Melissa took of what she’s been seeing. (Photos copyright Melissa King 2013)

Crosstalk: Place names
There are peculiar place names in Nfld and Labrador and many interesting stories behind those names. Bryon Brooks - who lives in Dildo - knows the stories and the theories, and has written a book about them called "More Than Just a Name."

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Read more »

Wednesday July 3, 2013

Cathy Bennett seeks Liberal leadership
Powerful businesswoman Cathy Bennett is in the running to become the next leader of the provincial Liberals. CBC Provincial Affairs reporter David Cochrane was there for her official announcement.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Eastport Highway revisited
On Tuesday you heard Salvage resident Edythe Goodridge talking about the rough road to the Eastport Peninsula. The worst section of Route 310 goes through Terra Nova National Park, making it a federal responsibility. Bill Brake is superintendent of the park.

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Crosstalk: Tipping
We tackle a rather delicate issue on this phone-in: Do you have a tough time figuring out when to tip? And how much to tip? Coffee barista Pete Lofstedt is in studio, along with Michelle LeBlanc of Chinched Bistro. But this issue goes beyond cafes: Do you tip the person who cuts your hair? The staff at hotels? Taxi drivers?

Download Flash Player to view this content.

Read more »