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Labrador Morning with Bailey White and Matt McCann

CBC Radio's Labrador Morning keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning.

  • 34:36
    * You might have heard of or even tasted a bakeapple pie but how about a bakeapple face cream? A berry co-operative in one of Quebec's most remote regions is expanding into cosmetics, and creating new work opportunities for youth all along the Lower North Shore. * Music NL handed out the hardware last night... We'll get the breakdown from our reporter who saw it all happen in Twillingate. * Two years after his death, Jeff Loder's family finally meet the man who received his transplanted heart. * A Black Tickle man is calling on his local service district to improve water quality. Sheldon Morris says the water residents use for bathing and washing clothes is the colour of coffee or cola
    Oct 15, 2018
  • 33:15
    * Coming up, we hear from TJ Gear, owner of Gears Gains Fitness Centre and Strongman Competition organiser, Jim Garland about this Saturday's Strongman Competition * Five years after his death, friends and family of Francis Penashue are raising money for ALS patients and research. We'll hear more about it from his grand-daughter, Thea Penashue. * The Town of Happy Valley Goose Bay is holding pre-budget public consultations this weekend. We'll hear from councillor Michelle Baikie * Jay Legere is a CBC producer living in Yellowknife...Originally from Happy Valley-Goose Bay...anyone who knows Jay knows that he loves being out in the woods...Turns out, he's also got his own YouTube channel all about camping. And with close to 12-thousand subscribers and counting..he's def onto something. We're going to chat with Jay
    Oct 12, 2018
  • 27:31
    * Coming up, it's fire prevention week, all aboard the fire truck we'll hear how to keep your home safe * We'll hear from a Happy Valley Goose Bay woman fundraising to get an accessible vehicle for her granddaughter * The Happy Valley Goose Bay Recycling has been on the hunt for a new home and they may have found one, in an old arena. We'll talk to Mayor Wally Andersen about how the town is looking to help the volunteer group out * The Salvation Army in Labrador City had to close their doors, but they're not closing their services. We'll hear from them.
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 32:35
    * How does an upholsterer from the southern United States find himself making sealskin furniture in Happy Valley Goose Bay? We'll UNCOVER that story * Now long term care residents in Happy Valley-Goose Bay can slide on in to the new salon chairs to get their hair done - we'll hear how they got there! * Violence Prevention Labrador wants your input on how to make our communities safer? We'll speak with executive director Petrina Beals. * Happy Valley Goose Bay Recyclers is on the hunt for a new home. The group no longer has access to its storage spot and its hoping the town can step in to help them out.
    Oct 10, 2018
  • 24:34
    * Cannabis retailer Canopy Growth held a career fair in Happy Valley-Goose Bay last week?. We hear from some people getting involved in the canna-business * Juno-nominated The ONCE are back in Labrador...they're kicking of a tour of their new album Time Enough which will take them from Coast to Coast....and it all gets started right here in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We're going to speak with the band. * Smokey mountain is getting a makeover... and it's all thanks to changes at the IOC mine. We'll get a look at the work being done to improve the hill.
    Oct 9, 2018
  • 42:36
    * Most of us know the 3R's...Reduce, Reuse Recycle..but have you heard of the 5 R's? CBC's Lindsay Bird will give us some tips on how to ditch single use plastics. It's all part of our CBC's WAVES OF CHANGE series. * We hear from a transgender Corner Brook student who's celebrating one year on hormone therapy. * We catch up with American marathon runner, John Lent who is in Happy Valley Goose Bay this weekend for the Trapline Marathon........Race director Shaun MacLean also joins us. * Harrison Campbell is a long time volunteer in Labrador...he also spent more than 50 years on the water...on Monday, he was recognized with a Senior of Distinction Award from the province. * We're going to find out how some students will be getting creative this weekend in Happy Valley Goose Bay.
    Oct 5, 2018
  • 30:24
    * Methyl Mercury was a key issue during Wednesday's sitting of the Muskrat Falls inquiry. We'll hear some of the testimony from the provincial deputy minister of Indigenous Affairs * She's played a big part in the making of the hit Broadway Musical Come From Away...and now she's coming to CBC. We'll meet the new host of Labrador Morning * It's World Breastfeeding Week...we're going to check with the Baby Friendly Council of NL to talk about breastfeeding rates in this province * We hear an archival piece on the Labrador Quebec boundary, that just goes to show, nothing has changed in 20 years...
    Oct 4, 2018
  • 39:05
    * Coming up we'll hear how a researcher is having a hard time, between fishing and hunting seasons * We'll hear from Rich Lewis, of the Trappers Running club who will be competing in his first Marathon this Sunday. * A great hunter...a Moravian lay minister.....a former board member of the Labrador Inuit Association....we are remembering the life and the contributions of the late Julius Merkuratsuk who passed away in Nain on Monday * Quebec's Elections took in more than just a historic party change... they took in a little Labrador as well. We'll talk about that * They've spent over a decade documenting grave sites of this province's first world war service members... And they're just getting started... We'll speak to Michael Pretty about the work being done by the "Trail of the Caribou" Research Group
    Oct 3, 2018
  • 38:59
    * Why is there so much plastic packaging at supermarkets? We'll speak with a professor of food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University as part of our CBC's Waves of Change series * We hear from a 14 year old who runs his own business in Labrador City. FOURTEEN * The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate continues its independent review into the experiences of Inuit children in the province's child protection system. We'll ask Jackie Lake Kavanagh about a second round of community visits taking place in Labrador this month. * And we'll hear from a couple adventurers who spent more time than planned in the big land
    Oct 2, 2018
  • 31:20
    * Repping that north coast style! ?. We'll talk to the owner of a new clothing company shining light on the Labrador north * Alderon Iron Ore's quest for a billion dollars continues. It needs a big cheque to make its Kami project a reality in Labrador's iron ore trough. We'll hear from its president and CEO coming up * Memorial University wants to know how to better "Indigenize" post secondary education in this province? We'll hear more about what that means from Catharyn Andersen, the university's special adviser on Aboriginal Affairs * We'll get a sneak peak at what's coming up at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre this month
    Oct 1, 2018
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