CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

episodes: March 2011 Archives

Crosstalk / Snowmobile trails

Today on the show, the issue is snowmobile grooming. And the fact that not enough people seem to be willing to pay for the service. You pay 100 dollars—and that’s only 80 dollars if you buy an early bird ticket. And you get a trail sticker that gets you through the snowy season. But this year there was a huge drop in the number of people buying them. Down to 7-thousand, about half as much as usual. So today on Crosstalk, we’re asking if there should be more enforcement of snowmobile trail stickers? What do you think? My guest is Gloria Knowlton, who chairs the Nfld and Lab Snowmobile Federation.

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Seniors Summit / Dr. Patrick O'Shea

About 30 doctors, nurses and social workers held a summit in St. John’s yesterday on the needs of seniors. And how to meet those needs in the near future, when the number of seniors here will increase dramatically. It was organized by the Nlfd and Lab Medical Association. Dr. Patrick O’Shea is the president.

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Oil Spill / CNLOPB

There’s been a sizable spill of synthethic-based drilling mud. On Monday, over 26-thousand litres spilled from the drill rig Henry Goodrich onto the ocean floor. Sean Kelley is the spokesperson for the Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board. He joins me on the line now.

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