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

  • 48:45
    On today's show! We'll hear from residents of Happy Valley-Goose Bay who were surprised when EastLink suddenly cut their cable this week. Community clinics in Labrador will no longer be dispensing medication for chronic care and LGH explains why it has to comply with this regulations. We'll hear how a Rigolet native lent his face to commorate the life of Lance Corporal John Shiwak. Sustainable energy researcher Nick Mercer will tell us about the work he's doing with the Nunatukavut Community Council. From building demolition to Remembrance Day ceremonies, we'll chat with the Commander of 5 Wing Goose Bay later. We'll speak with the newly appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, Labrador West M-H-A Graham Letto.
    Nov 9, 2018
  • 13:36
    Its been a hundred years since the supply ship, S-S Harmony, brought the Spanish flu to the community of Okak. It took a month for the flu to ravage the community, killing more than 200 people. Okak is just one of many coastal communities whose people suffered a similar fate: Hebron, Cartwright, Sillutalik, Orlik. All were dealt massive blows by the spreading of this often fatal flu. Labrador Morning's Rebecca Martel spoke with Alex Saunders, who's mother survived the Spanish Flu outbreak in Okak.
    Nov 8, 2018
  • 45:19
    On today's show. The provincial government is holding public meetings to talk about the future of salmon fishing. Local angler Hollis Yetman will give us his thoughts.Debbie Forward, president of the provincial nurse's union, says some regions in Labrador are facing a staffing crisis. Chief of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation speaks about his experience with suicide in his family hoping it will help people in his community. And Matthew Barrett talks about a busy month at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and a very sad week for the art community with the loss of Philomena Abass.
    Nov 7, 2018
  • 29:22
    On today's show D-F-O, the Coast Guard, and the I-T-K have agreed to give Canada's massive Arctic coastline its own regional designation. We talk about the digital poppy that you can now tweet. A somewhat historic building in Labrador City is scheduled for demolition and we'll find out what memories it holds.Swimmers in Wabush are left in the cold, the town's pool heating element is broken and getting it fix is taking a long time.
    Nov 6, 2018
  • 41:07
    On today's show! It's Guy Fawkes Night! We're going down memory lane to hear about Bon Fire night on Birch Island back in a day. Fuel issues in Black Tickle. We'll hear from a resident of the community and we'll ask M-H-A Lisa Dempster, what government is doing to help. We're looking at some sad statistics when it comes to snowmobile accidents and snomobile safety in the province.
    Nov 5, 2018
  • 40:37
    On today's show...... we hear about a new artisan exhibition Showcasing the talents of Labrador... Northmart in Happy Valley Goose Bay is reopening its doors after it was badly damaged by a fire We speak with Lisa Lake about how to discuss mental health with children We hear from Deputy Grand Chief Etienne Rich about the loss of Innu elder Shimun Michel Sr. And we're going to find out what to make with it when we drop by Joyce Pye's kitchen.
    Nov 2, 2018
  • 40:16
    On today's show...... No more plastic bags for your booze. The CBC's Lindsay Bird will be by to tell us more A group of residents in Nain are starting a food bank all in an effort to help their neighbours to have enough to to eat. We'll talk to members of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador about their "Active for Life" program. A man in western Labrador waited MONTHS for his faulty car engine to be replaced... He says a call from C-B-C helped 'speed' things along... And Astaldi workers have received their pay cheques and lay off notices from the muskrat falls project.
    Nov 1, 2018
  • 36:14
    On today's show... We are Paying tribute to Nain's Gussie Bennett? We'll speak with a organizers of a memorial hockey tournament on the north coast. We are Trading in Halloween Tricks for Vehicle trunks?? We'll hear about an annual event at the Salvation Army. We Find out how all those candy wrappers you normally toss in the trash during Halloween can be recycled. We're dropping by the Aboriginal Family Centre's new location in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out how staff and families are settling in.
    Oct 31, 2018
  • 30:28
    On today's show...... We'll hear from protesters trying to enter the house of commons to get federal support to get Muskrat Right NunatuKavut will soon have a new flag flapping in the wind.... We'll get the low down on underground mine training from the Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership.
    Oct 30, 2018
  • 31:00
    On today's show National dance studio Ballet Jorgen is bringing a classic children's story to the stages of Labrador? We'll talk to choreographer Kathleen Rea Statistics paint a horrifying picture of self harm in Newfoundland and Labrador. Labrador is getting its own regional appeals board to help resolve municipal issues? After only a week of being open, the owners of High North are forced to temporarily close the shop due to the shortage of marijuana.
    Oct 29, 2018
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