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Radio Noon - February 7, 2011

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Kathy Dunderdale shared breakfast this morning with some of the best and brightest women entrepreneurs in this province. She spoke at a gathering of NLOWE - the Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs. Here's part of the address she gave.
CBC Radio's The Current has a series called "Shift". It's looking at how populations are changing across Canada. They just took a look at rural Newfoundland and Labrador because it's aging faster than anywhere else in Canada.  CBC producer Heather Barrett recently spent some time in Garnish, on the Burin Peninsula. Where a greying population in a community where almost everyone is town is over 55 and that's a real issue. Here's part of one of Heather's documentary, This Old Town:
Today on the show, we've got Canada Reads on our minds. Jian Ghomeshi kicks off the first hour of debate in two hours from now right here on CBC Radio One. But we thought we'd start our own debate in the meantime. One that hits nice and close to home. If there were a NL Reads competition, what books would you nominate? My guest in our Corner Brook studio is Darrell Squires, who is an Assistant Manager with the Western Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the public library system.