CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

episodes: April 2011 Archives

Crosstalk - Royal Wedding

Today on the show, we’re talking about the big event of the day. The marriage of Prince William and Kate, who is now the Duchess of Cambridge. We want to know your thoughts on the royal wedding. Did you watch it? What did you think of the dress? What about all those hats? What do you think the wedding means for the public perception of the royal family? Our guests on the show got up very early this morning: Barbara Young and Lorraine McGrath.

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Turner Report - Captain Mark Turner

The report into how prepared we are for an oil disaster off the coast of Nfld and Labrador is out. And it’s calling for significant changes. Everything from a more transparent Canada Nfld Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board. To a recommendation that offshore regulators have contingency plans in the event of a blowout like we saw in the Gulf of Mexico last year. And a recommendation that we look at burning oil if there is a major spill. The provincial government appointed Captain Mark Turner to write the report.

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Adams Memorial - Andrew Brown

A memorial ceremony was held today on the Trans-Canada Highway. It was for 18-year old Danika Adams. She died last year near the Avondale Access road as a result of a moose vehicle collision. Our reporter Andrew Brown was there.

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