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Radio Noon - January 25, 2011

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In a surprise move last Friday, Corner Brook Pulp and Paper withdrew its application for an 8-day experimental burn of recycled tires at the mill. Corner Brook Pulp and Paper says it withdrew the application because of a combination of public outcry and scientific information. The Multi-Materials Stewardship Board supported the test burn. It's responsible for the tire recycling program in NL. So what happens now? Leigh Puddester heads Multi Materials Stewardship Board. 
Last week, the auditor general warned the province is too heavily reliant on oil revenues. The province now spends $4.1 billion dollars a year on health and education. That's up by a billion dollars over the last 4 years. Most of that money comes from oil. So what happens when the oil runs out? Economist Wade Locke says this province needs a plan. In Alberta, they've already got some planning in place. For more on that, we've reached Diana Gibson. She's with the non-partisan Parkland Institute, at the University of Alberta. 
Today on the show, the star of the HG-TV program, "The Decorating Adventures of Ambrose Price." He's in our studio in Toronto this afternoon and he's ready to take your questions about what's hot in home decor, and what's not. Whether you're talking about paint colours, or how to improve lighting in your kitchen. Or what's new in flooring or curtains and blinds. Your questions about home design trends with the start of HG-TV's "The Decorating Adventures of Ambrose Price".