CBC Newfoundland Morning

 
 

CBC Newfoundland Morning

Whether you live in Clarenville, Port Aux Basques, southern Labrador or any point in between...CBC Newfoundland Morning is for you. It's an upbeat, friendly start to your day. Bernice and Martin have the information you need, want and can't do without!

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NL physicians talk about heartbreaking choices during COVID-19, man on kidney dialysis makes a tough decision, Paralympian has her dreams on hold, and a baker shows all of us how to bake bread at home

Two NL physicians talk about tough decisions during the pandemic, man on dialysis will take fewer treatments to avoid contact, Paralympian sets her dreams aside, and a baker helps us to bake bread at home.

Download NL physicians talk about heartbreaking choices during COVID-19, man on kidney dialysis makes a tough decision, Paralympian has her dreams on hold, and a baker shows all of us how to bake bread at home
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Passenger incident on ferry prompts tighter COVID-19 controls, doctors turn to virtual appointments for patients, children are missing the school lunch program, and the current crisis disrupts a student's graduation - again

Ferry company makes changes after concerns about passengers, doctors' association weighs pros and cons of treating patients online, volunteers move to fill the gap for missing school breakfast and lunch program, and the COVID-19 emergency disrupts a student's grad - again.

Download Passenger incident on ferry prompts tighter COVID-19 controls, doctors turn to virtual appointments for patients, children are missing the school lunch program, and the current crisis disrupts a student's graduation - again
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Postal workers cautious amid COVID-19 crisis, Central Health make plans for battle, ex-cop drives "Paddy's Wagon" to collect for the food bank, and lynx's doorstep visit delights social media users

Postal workers want your help to stay safe amid COVID-19, Central Health prepares its battle plan, former police officer drives "Paddy's Wagon" to help the food bank, and a doorstep visit from a lynx brightens social media.

Download Postal workers cautious amid COVID-19 crisis, Central Health make plans for battle, ex-cop drives "Paddy's Wagon" to collect for the food bank, and lynx's doorstep visit delights social media users
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Students celebrate Spirit Week - the virtual way, an NL labour group says COVID-19 crisis shows that store workers deserve more pay, Red Cross runs a helpline for people in self-isolation, and an online library helps ease boredom and loneliness

Students celebrate Spirit Week while keeping physical distance, minimum-wage earners risk their health to serve others, new helpline supports people in self-isolation and an e-library offers a safe source of reading material.

Download Students celebrate Spirit Week - the virtual way, an NL labour group says COVID-19 crisis shows that store workers deserve more pay, Red Cross runs a helpline for people in self-isolation, and an online library helps ease boredom and loneliness
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Two NL airport managers tell how COVID-19 affects their operations, health board sets up mobile testing clinics, cross-border trucker does not have to self-isolate, and hearts in windows help people feel connected

COVID-19 has a big impact on province's airports, mobile testing sites open in western Newfoundland, cross-border truck driver from NL is told he need not self-isolate, and a little heart in the window brings comfort to families in one town..

Download Two NL airport managers tell how COVID-19 affects their operations, health board sets up mobile testing clinics, cross-border trucker does not have to self-isolate, and hearts in windows help people feel connected
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NL health minister gives an update on COVID-19, Labrador-Grenfell Health CEO talks about cases from there, all K-9 students get a passing grade, and 7yo girl has a heartwarming visit with great-nanny - looking through a window

NL Health minister responds to unions' COVID-19 concerns, CEO of Labrador-Grenfell Health discusses three cases from the area, all K-9 students in NL given a passing grade, and 7yo girl has a heartwarming visit with great-nanny - through a window.

Download NL health minister gives an update on COVID-19, Labrador-Grenfell Health CEO talks about cases from there, all K-9 students get a passing grade, and 7yo girl has a heartwarming visit with great-nanny - looking through a window
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Public employees and nurses' unions speak out for their members' health and safety, women's shelters and funeral homes talk about what services they can offer amid COVID-19, and dance teacher teaches a lesson by video to people who are shut in

Public employees and nurses' union talk about how COVID-19 could impact workers' health and safety, women's shelters and funeral homes strive to serve their clients, and a dance teacher brightens our shut-in time with a fun dance instruction video.

Download Public employees and nurses' unions speak out for their members' health and safety, women's shelters and funeral homes talk about what services they can offer amid COVID-19, and dance teacher teaches a lesson by video to people who are shut in
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COVID-19 stories: NL's health minister updates us on ways to protect the public, family doctors explain how they are working through the crisis, a psychologist tells us how to keep the kids calm, and a movie lover offers his picks for family viewing

COVID-19: NL's health minister explains the latest protective measures, family doctors tell us how they are working through the crisis, a psychologist explains how to keep our children calm, and a movie lover offers family entertainment tips, since so many of us have to stay inside.

Download COVID-19 stories: NL's health minister updates us on ways to protect the public, family doctors explain how they are working through the crisis, a psychologist tells us how to keep the kids calm, and a movie lover offers his picks for family viewing
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COVID-19 news roundup: Woman trying to get back to NL from Spain, Salvation Army strives to keep helping people, restrictions keep country musician at home, and math tutor gives free access to teaching videos

COVID-19. NL woman struggling to get home from Spain, Salvation Army strives to keep helping people during the crisis, concerns about the virus cancel country singer's tour, and math tutor helps students who are out of school by providing teaching videos for free.

Download COVID-19 news roundup: Woman trying to get back to NL from Spain, Salvation Army strives to keep helping people, restrictions keep country musician at home, and math tutor gives free access to teaching videos
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COVID-19: A former principal and MHA, the teachers' union pres. and a Grade 7 student want NL schools closed; school district will announce decision. Also, a psychologist gives advice on coping when you're already worried about your health

COVID-19 stories from this morning (check cbc.ca/nl for updates): A former principal and MHA, the teachers' union pres. and a Grade 7 student want NL schools closed; school district to announce decision. Also, a psychologist gives coping advice to people who are already worried about their health.

Download COVID-19: A former principal and MHA, the teachers' union pres. and a Grade 7 student want NL schools closed; school district will announce decision. Also, a psychologist gives advice on coping when you're already worried about your health
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One NL man waits for COVID-19 test, another goes into self-quarantine. Stephenville mayor quashes rumours about local airport, and Botwood prepares to honour the Beothuk

NL man anxiously seeks out COVID-19 test and another puts himself into quarantine. Also, Stephenville's mayor quashes rumours that the local airport is closing, and the Town of Botwood prepares to honour the Newfoundland Beothuk.

Download One NL man waits for COVID-19 test, another goes into self-quarantine. Stephenville mayor quashes rumours about local airport, and Botwood prepares to honour the Beothuk
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Stolen skulls of two Beothuk people have been returned to NL, man whose employee died by suicide urges people to help others who struggle emotionally, airline pilot's aerial photos are a big hit, and seniors' columnist says enough with the stereotypes!

Scottish museum sends skulls of Beothuk people back to NL, man whose employee died by suicide urges people to reach out to those with emotional struggles, airline pilot's photos from the air get plenty of props, and seniors columnist says stop the "old people" stereotypes!

Download Stolen skulls of two Beothuk people have been returned to NL, man whose employee died by suicide urges people to help others who struggle emotionally, airline pilot's aerial photos are a big hit, and seniors' columnist says enough with the stereotypes!
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Two of the biggest critics of the Muskrat Falls project respond to inquiry report, reps of Marine Atlantic and NL tourism industry discuss impact of Coronavirus, and project aims to help aquatic species at risk

Former chair of utilities board and former leader of NL NDP respond to scathing inquiry report on Muskrat Falls hydro project, reps of Marine Atlantic and Hospitality NL discuss impact of Coronavirus, and new project aims to help protect aquatic species at risk.

Download Two of the biggest critics of the Muskrat Falls project respond to inquiry report, reps of Marine Atlantic and NL tourism industry discuss impact of Coronavirus, and project aims to help aquatic species at risk
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Retreat empowers Indigenous women, manual will help health professionals accommodate gender-diverse people better, folks tell us whether or not Coronavirus grips them with fear, and 17yo powerlifter wins big at nationals

Indigenous women deal with mental health issues and domestic violence, and a new manual will help health professionals better accommodate gender-diverse patients. Also, Coronavirus: worst nightmare or yawn? Finally, a 17yo powerlifter cleans up the awards at nationals.

Download Retreat empowers Indigenous women, manual will help health professionals accommodate gender-diverse people better, folks tell us whether or not Coronavirus grips them with fear, and 17yo powerlifter wins big at nationals
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Hygiene expert gives hand-washing advice to combat virus spread, free legal clinics give you crucial advice, and web series puts NL tourism front and centre

Hand-to-hand combat: hygiene expert tells how hand-washing fights virus spread. Also, free legal clinics give you the power to plead your case, and an online series showcases NL tourism.

Download Hygiene expert gives hand-washing advice to combat virus spread, free legal clinics give you crucial advice, and web series puts NL tourism front and centre
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Andrew Furey and John Abbott vie for NL Liberal leadership, man found dead in house fire, Municipalities NL wants government help to clean up drinking water, and skier who was at first cross-country marathon celebrates its 50th anniversary

Candidates Andrew Furey and John Abbott seek NL Liberal leadership, man found dead in home that burned, municipalities group says government will have to help towns get cleaner drinking water, and a man who was at the first NL cross country ski marathon 50 years ago reminisces.

Download Andrew Furey and John Abbott vie for NL Liberal leadership, man found dead in house fire, Municipalities NL wants government help to clean up drinking water, and skier who was at first cross-country marathon celebrates its 50th anniversary
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Woman in gruesome accident thanks neighbour who saved her (*warning: graphic content); Also, buyer beware: Not all labradorite comes from NL, study targets cancer survivors' insomnia, and new columnist explores life at 65

Woman says neighbour who saved her in a gruesome accident is a hero (*warning: graphic content*). Also, not all labradorite sold in NL comes from Labrador, a new study focuses on insomnia in cancer survivors, and our new columnist ponders life at 65.

Download Woman in gruesome accident thanks neighbour who saved her (*warning: graphic content); Also, buyer beware: Not all labradorite comes from NL, study targets cancer survivors' insomnia, and new columnist explores life at 65
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Current icebreaker operations are causing safety concerns. Several Salvation Army churches robbed. A Stephenville curler will compete in the 2021 World Championships in Beijing. Columnist Heather Delaney talks about self love.

Since icebreaking operations are in full swing this time of year, Brad Durnford of the Canadian Coast Guard warns snowmobilers to stay off the ice. Salvation Army churches in Birchy Bay, Comfort Cove, and Bayview were all robbed this month. Also, we catch up with Ryan McNeil Lamswood from Stephenville, who will be competing in the 2021 World Championships in Beijing. Finally our February love columnist, Heather Delaney, will talk about the importance of self love.

Download Current icebreaker operations are causing safety concerns. Several Salvation Army churches robbed. A Stephenville curler will compete in the 2021 World Championships in Beijing. Columnist Heather Delaney talks about self love.
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Cats at Green Bay dump need a little help. Understanding political gobbledygook. Recording the oral tradition with Rex Brown. A horse named Gander has even more in common with Newfoundland than his name.

A rescue group from Nova Scotia is helping cats at the Green Bay dump. We also have a discussion with researcher Alex Marland on how politicians use obscure, and often incomprehensible language. Rex Brown shares stories and sayings from his new book. Lastly, we look at a series of coincidences involving a horse named Gander.

Download Cats at Green Bay dump need a little help. Understanding political gobbledygook. Recording the oral tradition with Rex Brown. A horse named Gander has even more in common with Newfoundland than his name.
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Kamutik W. ferry to replace the iced-in Qajaq W. indefinitely. Grenfell professor talks about the future of the Liberal Party. Special Olympics athlete from western Newfoundland to compete in Thunder Bay. The power of positivity in relationships.

The Quajaq W. is still iced in. We talk to Labrador Marine about plan B for travelers. Professor Ivan Savic discusses the uncertain future of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. A special Olympic athlete from western Newfoundland will competing nationally in Thunder Bay. Lastly, our relationship columnist talks about strategies for introducing more positivity in our relationships.

Download Kamutik W. ferry to replace the iced-in Qajaq W. indefinitely. Grenfell professor talks about the future of the Liberal Party. Special Olympics athlete from western Newfoundland to compete in Thunder Bay. The power of positivity in relationships.
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Rate increases planned for commercial traffic on Marine Atlantic Ferries, Health Coach Program unveiled by Central Health, Pasadena street names get the spotlight in a new book

Marine Atlantic plans to increase rates on commercial ferry traffic. We talk to the Atlantic Province's Truckers Association about its impact, followed by a response from Marine Atlantic. A new health coach program is been rolled out to help Newfoundlanders make more healthy choices. A new booklet from the Pasadena Heritage Society will tell the stories behind the street names of Pasadena.

Download Rate increases planned for commercial traffic on Marine Atlantic Ferries, Health Coach Program unveiled by Central Health, Pasadena street names get the spotlight in a new book
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Government snow plow runs a delivery truck off the road, man saves cat from fire, NL Quarterly looking for emerging artists, relationship columnist Heather Delaney gives naysayers some advice

A Dooley's delivery truck was plowed off the road to farewell, causing his truck to overturn. A hero of felines saved his girlfriend's cat from a fire in GFW. The acclaimed magazine, Newfoundland Quarterly, is looking for emerging visual artists for contributions. Lastly, our new relationship columnist talks about Valentine's day haters, and how they can rekindle that spark of love.

Download Government snow plow runs a delivery truck off the road, man saves cat from fire, NL Quarterly looking for emerging artists, relationship columnist Heather Delaney gives naysayers some advice
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Property crimes on the rise in Forteau, the psychological impact of coronavirus, the Coast Guard talks about ice conditions on the Straight of Belle Isle, Martin visits the Gander Soup Kitchen

The quiet Labrador town of Forteau has been rocked by a string of property crimes, including an armed robbery at the Florian Hotel. Dr. Janine Hubbard talks about the media's impact on public perception of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Ice conditions are keeping the Qajaq W from breaking free. The Gander Soup Kitchen gets a visit from Martin, and they didn't tell him the secret recipe.

Download Property crimes on the rise in Forteau, the psychological impact of coronavirus, the Coast Guard talks about ice conditions on the Straight of Belle Isle, Martin visits the Gander Soup Kitchen
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Pensioners' Association representative discusses rate mitigation, thousands sign Muskrat Falls petition, Grenfell graduate champions Black History Month, NL Family wins big on Family Feud

A Public Sector Pensioners' Association representative discusses Muskrat Falls and its effect on seniors. A 2018 petition demanding clarity on Muskrat Falls comes back to life. Black History Month celebrations take place in Corner Brook for the second year in row . A NL family wins $10,000 on Family Feud.

Download Pensioners' Association representative discusses rate mitigation, thousands sign Muskrat Falls petition, Grenfell graduate champions Black History Month, NL Family wins big on Family Feud
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Financial questions in Bunyan’s Cove, cancer stigma, White Hills gets a boost, & NL's first goalie mask

CBC Investigates looks into missing money in Bunyan's Cove, a MUN researcher is collecting stories of stigma attached to cancer patients and survivors, White Hills Ski Resort get government money, and we hear the story behind the first goal mask of Newfoundland.

Download Financial questions in Bunyan’s Cove, cancer stigma, White Hills gets a boost, & NL's first goalie mask
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The votes are in and the ballots are counted, and a lack of proper oversight in the aquaculture industry

The results are in from yesterday's federal election, and not much has changed in Newfoundland and Labrador. We'll chat with some of the re-elected incumbent MPs. And, a professor of ocean sciences says the aquaculture industry and government are too closely tied to ensure proper oversight.

Download The votes are in and the ballots are counted, and a lack of proper oversight in the aquaculture industry
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Dozens of vacant teaching positions on the first day of school, and a BIG catch off the Bonavista Peninsula

It's the first day of school for thousands of children across the province, but more than 80 teaching positions remain unfilled; and a bluefin tuna was landed off the Bonavista Peninsula for the first time in 40 years last weekend.

Download Dozens of vacant teaching positions on the first day of school, and a BIG catch off the Bonavista Peninsula
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New opportunities at the Port of Corner Brook, another close call on our highways, recognizing the residents of Gander, and more back to school budgeting!

Almost 11-million dollars is being invested in Corner Brook's port facilities, we hear from a truck driver who had another close encounter on our province's highways, a person who was stuck in Gander on 9/11 describes the monument he's trying to establish there, and we present the third and final installment in our series on Back-to-School Budgeting!

Download New opportunities at the Port of Corner Brook, another close call on our highways, recognizing the residents of Gander, and more back to school budgeting!
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Another oil spill at the Hibernia platform, eating your feelings in a GOOD way, and catching the coding bug

Twenty-two hundred litres of oil and wastewater spilled into the ocean from the Hibernia platform on Saturday, a dietitian explains why eating and self-compassion are key to a healthier you, and a special kids' camp at Grenfell Campus teaches computer coding.

Download Another oil spill at the Hibernia platform, eating your feelings in a GOOD way, and catching the coding bug
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Scarred by a gross encounter of the 'turd' kind: find out the doo-do's and the doo-don'ts of pooping in the woods.

What do you do if you're, um, "caught short," shall we say - and the closest toilet is kilometres away? The CBC's Cherie Wheeler questions whether pooping in the woods is becoming a lost skill.

Download Scarred by a gross encounter of the 'turd' kind: find out the doo-do's and the doo-don'ts of pooping in the woods.
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Evicting the mayor, a kids' book BY a kid, and a musical makes its way across the island this month

An eviction notice is looming for Tom Rose, the mayor of Stephenville; a pre-school literacy program at the Corner Brook Public Library inspired one 5-year-old to write his own book; plus, we speak to a cast member of No Change in the Weather as they get ready to take their musical across Canada.

Download Evicting the mayor, a kids' book BY a kid, and a musical makes its way across the island this month
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Business invites people to throw axes for fun, a woman turns wine bottles into glassware, and giant, lantern puppets tell 'A Fish Tale'

An NL business invites people to throw axes for fun, a woman etches Newfoundland scenes using recycled wine bottles, and lantern puppets that look like sea creatures are featured in a community play.

Download Business invites people to throw axes for fun, a woman turns wine bottles into glassware, and giant, lantern puppets tell 'A Fish Tale'
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The family of an outdoor guide killed in a float plane crash in Labrador questions its safety, and part of the Bonavista Peninsula could soon be recognized by UNESCO

The family of an outdoor guide raises questions about the float plane crash that killed the 47-year-old man in Labrador last week, and UNESCO evaluators check out the Bonavista Peninsula as a possible UNESCO Global Geopark.

Download The family of an outdoor guide killed in a float plane crash in Labrador questions its safety, and part of the Bonavista Peninsula could soon be recognized by UNESCO
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