CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

episodes: August 2012 Archives

Moose alert number

Many of us see moose on the roads.  Now there's a way to report the sightings to warn other drivers.  The Save Our People Action Committee, or SOPAC, made the announcement.  Lucy Stoyles is the Chair of the Committee.  She speaks with host Ramona Dearing.
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Golf course damage Vandals on an ATV hit the Amaruk Golf Club in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Thursday night, tearing up the course and causing thousands of dollars in damage.  Howard Bishop is the Club's Vice-President.  He spoke with CBC's Peter Cowan.
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Crosstalk - Grandparents bragging We're celebrating the joys of being a grandparent, and offering up bragging rights to grandparents, so to speak.  Our guest on the program is Jan Dymond, a proud grandmother in our studio in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
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Highway rescue

Brian Critch was driving on the Burin Peninsula, when he came across a dramatic scene - A car off the road, upside down and filling up with water.  The driver had swerved to avoid a moose and lost control of the vehicle.  The car flipped over and trappied him inside - that's when Brian Critch and his co-workers took action.
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The Western Royals
  Big hockey news on the West Coast - The Corner Brook Royals are moving to Deer Lake, and the team will be known as the Western Royals.  We check in with hockey fan Barry Wheeler about the changes.
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Crosstalk - New home in NL Did you come here to live from somewhere else?  Why? What brought you here, and why do you stay?  Jivetesh Chhatwal is about to start university at MUN.  His family arrived from India just about 2 years ago.  Susan Felsberg arrived in Labrador from England in the 60s to work as a nurse and midwife with the Grenfell Mission.  They join Ramona in studio.
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Fundraiser in Botwood for mother-to-be

There's a fundraiser in Botwood on August 24 for a mother-to-be who is dealing with a very serious case of cancer.  Sarah Lights and her husband moved to Botwood from Toronto last year, and now the community is rallying to help them at such a difficult time.  Sarah Lights worked as a bartender at The Landing Pub in Botwood until she got sick.  Her boss is pub owner Karen Hayter, Who is organizing the benefit concert on Friday.  Host Ramona Dearing speaks with Karen.  For more info: Link

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Grand Seduction It's lights, camera, action in New Bonaventure right now. The town is the main set for the movie The Grand Seduction - an English remake of a popular comedy from Quebec.  The film features a who's who of Canadian actors.  Including Taylor Kitsch, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones, and the one and only Gordon Pinsent.  He speaks with the CBC's Emily Brass about his role in the film.
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Crosstalk - Jams and jellies Ramona is joined in studio by Sarah Macaulay of Serendipity Jam and Creations.
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