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Couple won't leave soon-to-be-resettled island, accomplished student credits her hard work, and SK company invites recruits to follow the puck
Government has approved the resettlement money, but a couple won't leave their island home. Also, a super-achieving student gives credit to her hard work, and a manufacturer in SK recruits people to work AND to play hockey.
A woman comes face to face with a polar bear, a man deals with Parkinsons Disease, and people in NL need ways to handle higher electricity bills
A couple from Labrador get uncomfortably close to a polar bear, a husband and father uses a positive attitude to deal with Parkinson's Disease, and an expert adds up whether a government plan will help us keep the power bills down.
Businessman turned down for ski resort board, Labrador culture promoter gets an honorary degree, and a mayor has concerns about a new ferry service
A west coast businessman has been turned down for a ski resort board of directors position, musician Shirley Montague will get an honorary degree from Grenfell Campus, Memorial University, and a Labrador mayor has questions about a new ferry that will soon serve northern Labrador.
Your love of music might be hurting the environment. Also, a group seeks help to run a palliative care facility and a journalist ponders the future of newspapers
Your music-listening habits are affecting the planet, a group behind a palliative care facility wants help from government, and a journalism professor ponders the perilous state of newspapers.
25 jobs gone as daily newspaper cuts back to a weekly, and police warn motorists not to....shave and drive?
25 people lose their jobs as a daily newspaper becomes a weekly. Also, police warn against texting, reading, sipping coffee, or even shaving (?!) while driving.
Government gives a hospital more beds, ferry users have their say, and a man's love of the outdoors reaches the nation on TV
Eight more long-term care beds will open at the hospital in St. Anthony, ferry users have their say at a meeting, and an NL man's love of hunting and fishing gets him a host gig on Wild TV.
Planning the future of a national park, protecting boys from a possibly deadly STD, and living with Parkinson's Disease
Gros Morne National Park invites you to help plan its future, an advocacy group wants to help protect boys against HPV, and we meet a man who has lived with Parkinson's Disease for over 18 years.
A campaign aims to improve the image of legal aid lawyers. Also, the province looks to encourage organ donations
"Real lawyers for real people" - a campaign seeks to improve the image of legal aid lawyers. Also, NL seeks ways to convince more people to donate their organs.
Throwing out less of the food you buy, a new regional joint council rejected, and still struggling on minimum wage
An environmental group has some good tips about cutting back on household food waste, a new regional council in the Clarenville area has been flat out rejected by residents, and while the minimum wage went up just last week, one group says it's not near enough to help those struggling get by.
Tributes for a gifted, young athlete killed in a car crash, complaints about an inaccessible building, and heavy damage as winds tear off a roof
Tributes pour in for a popular, young female hockey player who died in a car crash, a Stephenville man is shocked that a provincial building is not wheelchair accessible, and winds blow the roof off a building in Baie Verte.
Book teaches kids about "Come From Away," a new party prepares for NL election, and a new art gallery opens at a mall
New kids' book tells how town mascot attends "Come From Away" musical, a new party gears up for the NL election, and university students show their work at a new gallery in a mall.
Parkinson's presents big challenges in NL, a gas station owner struggles against the franchises, and competitive swimmers still lack a pool
Tune in to our series on Parkinson's Disease in NL, hear about an independent gas station's last-ditch efforts to stay open, and learn what's happening to replace a swimming pool that was destroyed by fire.
A new group helps adults with autism socialize, the Canadian Women's Hockey League folds, and birds of a feather really DO flock together
A new group helps adults on the autism spectrum socialize, the folding of the Canadian league is a blow to women hockey players, and researchers study how a species of small, speckled bird travels thousands of kilometres each year.
A school shows love for a student with Down Syndrome. Also, a neighbour complains about dog poop, a soccer coach moves on, and a couple has a GORGE-ous wedding
A school celebrates a student with Down Syndrome, a homeowner complains about poop left near his house by a neighbour's dog, a much-loved soccer coach and technical director is leaving the province, and a couple ride snowmobiles to their high-mountain wedding.
Marking a ski resort's 30th year, combining food and tourism in a college program, and attracting young people to be mining prospectors
Our reporter takes to the chairlift to celebrate a ski resort's 30th anniversary, a college offers a program that combines food and tourism, and mining prospectors recruit young people to the profession.
A new chairperson for NL's human rights commission, a tough battle for icebreakers in the Strait, and advice about your pet
An indigenous woman is the new chairperson of NL's Human Rights Commission, icebreakers keep trying to smash through ice in the Strait of Belle Isle, and an animal trainer offers advice about pets' separation anxiety.
NL pushes to double food production by 2022, a new midwifery program starts soon, and an American resident nails a Newfoundland accent for an audio book
We have an update on NL's efforts to double our food production by 2022, a look at a midwifery pilot project, and a story of how a U.S. resident pulled off a great Newfoundland accent for an audio book.
NL school program teaches kids with autism through games and play. Also, a school jazz band uses a rockin' fundraiser for its band trip
A new program for NL children with autism combines play and learning in the classroom. As well, a school jazz band raises money for its Toronto trip by playing in a rock 'n roll band.
Women endure the pain of endometriosis. Also, NL powerlifters excel at Nationals, and Kindergartners "trash" plastic bags
One in ten women suffers in silence, from endometriosis. Also, two Gander powerlifters bring home national gold, and kindergartners come up with colourful ways to get rid of single-use plastic bags.
Students vow to ban plastic bags, NL may get a new ferry soon, and teachers take a chilly dip to help the school
Bags, boats, and Brrrr...! High school students start a petition against single use plastic bags, Marine Atlantic may get a new ferry soon, and teachers will take an icy dip to raise money for the school.
Today: Highlights from our Canada Reads event, reminders on snowmobile safety, and tech talk from our pet expert
Hear highlights from our public Canada Reads event, get safety tips from a snowmobiling guide, and hear about the latest in doggie devices from our pet expert.
The Coast Guard carries supplies to communities affected by an icebound ferry, and NL Francophones celebrate a special day
As heavy ice keeps a ferry tied up, a woman misses her medical appointments and the Coast Guard brings much-needed supplies to coastal Labrador communities. As well, NL Francophones celebrate a special day.
Ice-bound ferry, LONG drive; great work by firefighters; an unsafe school building and new music from an NL musician
A musician takes a LONG detour because of an ice-bound ferry, firefighters hustle to save a row of buildings, a school board moves students out of an unsafe building, and an NL musician returns with a new album.
A Muslim man in NL responds to the New Zealand massacre, and a town mourns a man's death from a snowmobile tragedy
An NL Muslim and peace advocate condemns the Islamophobia that drove a man to kill 50 Muslims and injure dozens more in New Zealand. Also, a small community mourns the death of a man from a weekend snowmobiling accident.
A consultant invites towns to boost local tourism, and a NL group encourages drivers to use electric vehicles
A consultant is suggesting ways for NL towns to boost business through tourism, and a non-profit group is suggesting drivers start using electric-powered vehicles.
Big-city life for a small-town boy, a book about coping with a father's Alzheimer's, substitute teacher shortage, and advice from a pet trainer
An 18-year-old moves from a small town to the big city, a woman writes about her dad's journey through Alzheimer's, the teacher's union says more substitute teachers are needed, and a pet trainer offers advice on caring for older pets.
Why can't NL just hurry up and ban plastic bags?....and students stage "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
NL's government has begun more consultations about single-use plastic bags, but what's stopping us from banning them? Also, Corner Brook Intermediate High students will stage "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."
Today: A new book honours the Cougar helicopter crash victims. Also, parents jeopardize their financial futures to help their adult children
A new book sheds light on the people who died in the 2009 Cougar helicopter crash. Also, parents put their financial future in jeopardy to help their adult children, and a family that runs a cattle farm in Glovertown has big plans for the future.
Cancelled ferries hurt businesses, Central Health answers criticism, towns vow to Ban the Bag, and a woman embraces powerlifting
Cancelled Gulf ferry crossings hit businesses hard, Central Health's CEO responds to criticism by the Citizen's Representative, a town takes the lead to ban plastic bags, and a woman finds her passion as a powerlifter
International Women's Day, health board taken to task, more on waste management, and sports spectator etiquette
NL women celebrate International Women's Day, Central Health is taken to task over how it handled staff, the minister weighs in on a waste management dispute, and adult spectators get an etiquette refresher for kids' sports,
Towns say hurry up and ban plastic bags, people with disabilities are welcome in baseball, and pet owners get great advice
Municipalities NL tells the province to hurry up and ban single-use plastic bags, a baseball league welcomes people with disabilities, and a pet trainer gives expert advice in our Fur Files series.
Recycling in western Newfoundland is going in a new direction - literally - and cyclists get help from a new road safety law
The blue bag recycling program in western Newfoundland is going in a new direction -- literally - as the waste management groups in western and central Newfoundland bicker over fees. Also, motorists must now leave at least one metre between themselves and a cyclist or pedestrian on roads.
Close call for a pit bull, an honour for a late artist, and survival lessons for rural NL towns
Someone leaves meat - with pills in it - in a dog's yard, a Bay of Islands artist is honoured at The Rooms, and Italian towns could teach rural NL towns a lot about survival.
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A new provincial climate change action plan, and the RCMP always get their man... and their bird!
We speak to a sustainable energy expert about the provincial government's new 33-point plan to tackle climate change, released Friday. Also, we the old adage that the RCMP always get their man often rings true. But, it turns out, they also get their...birds.
Battling to get the bus, clearing the air on healthcare, and home sprinkler systems
The 1.6 kilometre rule disqualifies many students from taking the bus to school, the president and CEO of Labrador-Grenfell Health clears the air on the future of the hospital in St. Anthony, and Grand Falls-Windsor fire chief Vince MacKenzie speaks about the benefits of having a home sprinkler system.
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Today: New heart for a young woman, preventing hearing loss, federal tourism minister in NL, and childhood pen pals finally meet
An incredible young woman recovers from a heart transplant, health professionals warn young people about hearing loss, the federal minister of tourism becomes a tourist in NL, and long-lost pen pals enjoy a reunion.
A fox attacks a small dog, NL's opposition attacks the government on the Atlantic Accord, and a new puppetry play hits the stage
A fox attacks a small dog, right in the family's yard, NL's PC opposition takes the government to task on the Atlantic Accord, and a new puppetry play makes its debut.
Roaming coyotes, electoral reform in NL, and a student production of the Hunger Games
Roaming coyotes put people in a NL town on edge, a political strategist says the NL government is dropping the ball on electoral reform,and Grade Nine students take the Hunger Games to the stage.
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A Mi'kmaq artist decorates eagle feathers for court use, a 16yo singer chases a national prize, and business people help hungry schoolkids
A Mi'kmaq woman from NL uses bead work to decorate eagle feathers used in provincial court, a 16yo singer has made top 100 in CBC's national talent search, and business people step up to help hungry kids in school.
Mi'kmaq chief wants NL Beothuk remains to be "put back on the land," and a student teaches her peers to be tech savvy
A NL Mi'kmaq chief says the Beothuk remains being returned to NL shouldn't be buried, but "put back on the land" and memorialized. Also, a high school student in Corner Brook writes a play to teach fellow students to be tech savvy and stay safe.
A man with NL Mi'kmaq ancestry helps fund a court case, and central Nfld. mayors want Beothuk remains to be housed in their area
A man with Newfoundland roots discovers his Mi'kmaq ancestry and invests big money to help fellow descendents. Also, mayors of central Nfld. towns want the repatriated remains of Beothuk people to be stored in their area, not at a museum in St. John's.
A student's business with an "ethical" approach, making plans for power outages, and commemorating a book about the Beothuks
A young enterpreneur proves business is about more than just making money, a town wants to be better prepared for power outages, and former second graders commemorate a book they wrote years ago.
Today: Breaking the rap stereotype, coping with chaos in Haiti, and finding love, thanks to a pushy friend
A NL rapper uses his art to tackle the issue of domestic violence, and a woman who runs a school and orphanage copes with violence and chaos in Haiti. Also, a single woman's best friend plays matchmaker for her on the sly - with awesome results.
Businessman burning to replace old wood stoves. Also, Marble Mountain's future, and cleaning up junk metal
A businessman has a proposal to replace old, polluting wood stoves in this province. Also, the minister answers questions on the future of Marble Mountain, and people in Bay St. George South try to keep others from dumping scrap metal in the woods.
Challenging days ahead for the NDP, a new honourary hockey award, and stay off the roads!
The Department of Transportation and Works says it hasn't cut back on snow-clearing despite a noticeable increase in winter road advisories, a provincial Hockey Hall of Famer is being honoured with an annual award in his name, and the NDP finds itself in a tough position with the pending resignation of its leader.
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NL community votes to relocate and, for our Valentine's Day features: Cockroaches, ex-lovers, and sex toys
Today: People in the community of Little Bay Islands have vote to relocate. Also, for our Valentine's Day features, turning your ex-love into a cockroach, with help from a Texas zoo, and visiting a shop to check out the latest in sex toys.
Today: How will self-driving cars affect people with vision loss? Also, an Olympian gives tips to NL skiers
The CNIB wants to make sure people with vision loss stay safe as self-driving vehicles take to the streets. Also, NL ski racers in NL get help on the slopes from an Olympian and World Cup athlete.
Beavers create a flood risk in Lewisporte, and Sesame Street celebrates 50 years entertaining and teaching
Beavers are building their dams in Lewisporte and causing problems for humans. Also, "Today's show is brought to you by the the number 50," as Sesame Street celebrates five decades on the air.
Hunger causes kids to miss school, a group finds homes for mink, and women lead the environmental movement
The Salvation Army makes sure schoolkids have enough food for lunch, so they won't miss school. Also, we hear from a group that re-homes runaway mink and we explore why women are the face of the environmental movement.
Today: Drivers hogging the fire lane, snowplow operators under fire, and people wanting their say on a new school's location
One NL town considers a crackdown on people who park in fire lanes, another town asks residents to stop giving the gears to snow plow operators, and some people in a third community feel left out of a decision on where to build a new school.
Tech to the rescue for lost snowmobilers, Slink the Mink is no ferret, and riders of fat bikes take to the ski trails
The founder of a snowmobiling magazine weighs in about devices to notify rescuers when people get lost, the SPCA rescues what it thought was a ferret, and riders of fat bikes take to the cross-country ski trails.
A four-year-old tells Google a thing or two, and an optometrist gets a second opinion about her daughter's vision
A four-year-old boy from Gander learns that Google doesn't always know everything. Also, a Corner Brook optometrist acts on a hunch and gets a second opinion about her seven-year-old daughter's vision.
Weather trips up a winter carnival, someone stole specialized license plates, and a NL woman gets face to face with Oprah
Wild weather messes up winter carnival plans, someone is stealing licence plates from amateur radio operators' cars, and a NL woman has a special, face-to-face moment with Oprah Winfrey on a cruise ship.
Gander music teacher has an ECMA nomination, and central Nfld. searchers find a missing snowmobiler alive
Gander music teacher gets a new classroom gig and an East Coast Music Award nomination. and searchers in central Newfoundland find an injured snowmobiler hypothermic, but alive.
Mi'kmaq elder gets a huge honour, "no-show" patients vex doctors, and companies size up forestry's future
A Mi'kmaq elder from Flat Bay gets the Order of Canada, "no-show" patients frustrate physicians, and a 20-something in the family business sizes up the future of forestry in NL.
Food banks in a squeeze, cell phones to help CNIB clients, and good news for ophthalmologists and patients
A fire in Mount Pearl threatens to leave people in rural areas hungry, your donated cell phone might help CNIB clients, new rules on access to cataract surgery could shorten wait times, and Icelanders can show Newfoundlanders a thing or two about growing food.
A heartbreaking reason to back Bell Let's Talk, a principal gets a big award, and French snowshoers tackle NL
A mom who lost her son to suicide says we need all the talk we can get on the subject. Also, a principal gets a national award, and two French snowshoers tackle the NL wilderness.
Corner Brook bishop has a new job, a student will take a Vimy Pilgrimage, and a senior sands the road herself
The R.C. bishop for Corner Brook and Labrador becomes the new archbishop for St. John's, a high school student will soon head overseas on a Vimy Pilgrimage, and a 72-year-old woman sands the road herself when the salt and sand truck is a no-show.
A viral video on counting in French, alcohol limits for snowmobilers, and a shakeup at Central Health
A hilarious video by a NL man counting in French goes viral, the RCMP clarifies alcohol limits for snowmobilers, and Central Health makes big changes at the senior management level.
ICYMI: Prep work by Marble Mountain crews made recovery a bit easier after recent rain and mild temps
Rain and mild temperatures are an unwelcome pair at a ski hill, but crews at Marble Mountain have done a lot of work to speed recovery. On Wed., Jan. 23, the marketing manager told us about getting the hill back in shape after the weather of the previous Monday.
Support for a bra project stretches, Gays Around the Bay travel the world, and ice returns to Badger Arena
Support for a bra project stretches all the way across the island of Newfoundland, Gays Around the Bay become international adventurers, and after ten years, Badger Arena has ice again.
A bra chain campaign, canoeists tackling NL river rapids, and a health boost from moose and caribou meat
A bra chain campaign raises breast cancer awareness, canoeists tackle whitewater rapids in a documentary, and moose and caribou meat may seriously improve your health.
Finding hope amid a declining population, selling red pepper jelly for charity, and marketing fashions online
NL's population is declining, but a rural community leader says don't despair. Also, two women make and sell red pepper jelly for charity, and a mom sells her home-sewn fashions online.
Losing graves to the sea, keeping tabs on a forestry company, and stepping into the city manager's job
The sea may be threatening graves from a graveyard, the NL government keeps a close eye on a forestry company, and the third person in five years becomes Corner Brook's city manager.
Seeking sustainability status for cod, checking up on a forest company, and looking for traditional treat bakers
An Arnold's Cove fish company wants sustainability certification for south coast cod, a former Northern Peninsula mayor fears the way of life will change forever if a timber deal goes ahead, and a school wants someone to bake up traditional treats with its Newfoundland Studies class.
Replacing your car key can be costly, eels can be tasty, and a women's group warns of domestic violence
Getting a new car key can cost a fortune these days, a food lab at Grenfell Campus experiments with the taste of fried eels, and a women's group warns women how to spot the potential for domestic violence.
A runaway snowmobile, complaints about dredging, and concerns about rent that doctors pay Central Health
A Porterville man's snowmobile gets away from him and runs over his wife. As well, people in Trout River criticize the dredging of the river, and Fogo Island residents say Central Health is charging doctors too much rent. intro: Residents of Fogo Island are afraid their family doctors are going to leave the community. That's because Central Health plans to start collecting 24-hundred dollars a month for rent on office and exam room space at the local hospital. Ryan Holmes decided to circulate a petition asking the health authority to waive the rent. Representatives from Central Health met with concerned citizens like Holmes yesterday. Bill: A runaway snowmobile smashes through a window and runs over the woman inside. We hear that incredible story from Porterville coming up. Intro: A man in Porterville has an incredible and miraculous story to share this week. Bruce Porter was starting his snowmobile on Tuesday when it shot off without him, crashed through his house window and ran over his wife inside. He's one the line now this morning.
A ski club lets people try out riding their fat bikes on the trails, and Deer Lake welcomes newcomers to NL
A cross-country ski park in Western Newfoundland allows people to ride their fat bikes on the trails, just to try it out. Also, a new pilot program aims to attract newcomers to the province.
Cutting down on plastic bags, helping lonely seniors, and fighting for access to gender-affirming surgery
On this show: A NL town cuts down on plastic bags, a group in the Yukon helps seniors who live alone, and a transgender man fights for MCP coverage for gender-affirming surgery.
Putting the Mi'kmaq on the map, a mayor battles high airfares, and an old shrimp plant gets new life
The Qalipu band is recording Indigenous stories and placenames, a mayor calls on government to do an inquiry into high airfares, and a former shrimp processing plant gets a new life.
DFO and the Roddickton seals, children missing school, and precious metals in an artist's hands.
DFO works on the seal problem in Roddickton, too many NL children are chronically missing school, and precious metals become even more precious in the hands of an artist.
Seals on the streets, and a pet rabbit abandoned in the snow. Also, chaga mushrooms to boost your health.
Hear about seals on the streets of an NL town and a pet rabbit that was abandoned in the snow. Also, chaga mushrooms just may be a cure-all for what ails you.
Keeping physical with Parkinson's, fire safety during the frigid months, and opening her home and her heart
The Parkinson's Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is doing it's part to keep people with the disease on the move, we talk winter safety with Corner Brook's deputy fire chief, and we learn why a woman originally from Newfoundland is opening her heart and her home for those battling cancer.
Good luck for a litter of black cats, picking up after a company, and new life for an old town hall
The discovery of six kittens abandoned in a snowstorm in Cormack is again highlighting what rescue groups say is a real problem in this province, we find out why the old mill site in Grand Falls-Windsor is still contaminated a decade after its closure, and a Lewisporte business man tells us why he gave new life to the old town and fire hall in his hometown.
Happy skiers, a provincial honour for a local volunteer, and ghost stories at - Christmas?
(January 4, 2019) On today's show: We head to the trails in Gander to meet some happy cross-country skiers. We speak with a west coast woman who'll receive Newfoundland and Labrador's highest honour. Also, a local theatre company founder says ghost stories and Christmas go together like holly and ivy.
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Making a difference in the life of a senior, a burning issue with bonfire night, and seals in unusual places!
A mental health group in Western Newfoundland has created a program to provide support and friendship to senior citizens, a committee in Gander is recommending Bonfire Night be cancelled, and we hear from a man in Conche who says seals have been showing up in very unusual places throughout the area.
Staying safe while home alone, keeping paramedics safe on the road, and trading life in Toronto for the quiet of Twillingate
Reducing the dangers of living alone when illness strikes, keeping paramedics safe on the road in snowstorms, and trading corporate life in Toronto for small town living in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Heating your home efficiently, and renters beware!
CBC's Leigh Anne Power looks into heating options to figure out what will be the most efficient once Muskrat Falls comes on-stream, and we'll tell you about changes to the Residential Tenancies Act that come into effect now in 2019.
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Highlights from 2018: One more second chance, continued hope after 44 years, and al-packin' it in!
Today's show features some of our favourite stories from 2018. A Corner Brook man wants a chance at a normal life for the second time around, the family of Patrick Power is still searching for answers on his disappearance more than four decades ago, and after twenty years, the alpaca farm on the Port-au-Port Peninsula is no more.
Behind-the-scenes at the Gander weather office, and showcasing the beauty of Gros Morne through social media
Every morning on our show we chat with a meteorologist at the Gander Weather Office. We go behind-the-scenes to see just what it takes to forecast our weather. We also speak to a Rocky Harbour retiree who posts 10 pictures a day, 7 days a week of beautiful landscapes and everyday life in rural Newfoundland.
CBC's Jennifer Grudic's guide to holiday movie magic and the best books to put under the tree
Some last minute gift ideas from author and blogger Trudy Morgan-Cole and CBC's Jennifer Grudic gives us a crash course in Hallmark holiday movies.
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Keeping your pets safe this Holiday season, a community helping a helper, new brewery in Port au Port
We speak with a vet technician about how to keep your pets safe this Holiday season. Helping a helper - we find out how a community is coming to the aid of a young women as she waits for a new heart. There's a new kid in town! We speak with one of the co-owners of NL's newest brewery - Secret Cove Brewing.
Chatting face to face, through a crisis, and a belly full of Christmas spirit
A tourism group wants locals to enjoy more local attractions, then new walk in clinics for mental health on the Northern Peninsula and Labrador, and the kind-hearted restauranteur in Grand Falls-Windsor who's serving up the Christmas spirit.
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Candy cane tea with a dash of bug wings, and Marine Atlantic's ferry financials.
First up, a woman swears off Davids Tea after she finds a dead bug in her mug. Then ferry fares are stable for Marine Atlantic and finally, a social group in Gambo sets its sights on expanding.
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West coast town breaking new ground by composting, Gander fighting to save flights, central music student wins goldfT
The town of Cape St George breaking new ground by composting. Representatives from Gander met with Air Canada recently to talk about the loss of service in Central Newfoundland. Ten year old music student wins gold in her first Atlantic Music competition/
Addiction clinics in rural NL and an elf who won't stay on the shelf
First up, meet the doctor who's bringing opioid addiction clinics to rural Newfoundland then we try to catch a glimpse of the come-to-life elf at a gas station in Summerside.
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Finding a foster home for Fido and have snow, will snowmobile...eventually
Entire families are impacted when there's a domestic crisis and that includes the family pet. We find out more about a program to foster animals. And an early winter doesn't mean early grooming of snowmobile trails. We'll ask why not.
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Mixing music with coffee to make money, keeping an eye on their community and bringing inclusion in the classroom
We take you to the annual Copper Ridge Academy Christmas coffee house which raised over a thousand dollars for the school's music program. Then, people in Bonne Bay are establishing a new group to keep a watchful eye on developments in their area and lastly, we ask the education minister why his department has LGBT-inclusive curriculum material, but it's not been introduced to the classroom.
Creating a more just world, too healthy for help and heritage structures in an outport town.
Meet Newfoundland and Labrador's Humanitarian of the Year, Kim White. Then personal care home owners say too many seniors applying for subsidies are getting turned away, and finally an exciting new designation in the community of Pilley's Island.
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Island living for some caribou, a call for change in emergency services, and historic Mi'kmaq art to modern installation
A wildlife biologist tells us how fifteen caribou on the Northern Peninsula are about to take up island living, the mayor of Baie Verte is calling on government to change the way it delivers emergency services to the area, and a Stephenville Crossing native, Jordan Bennett, tells us about his latest art exhibition in Nova Scotia.
More on cardiac care concerns in this province, and bringing out the spirit of generosity
Arch Mitchell may have won the battle, but the war against wait times isn't over yet. He gives us an update just hours after being airlifted to St. John's for a dye test. Eastern Health's clinical chief of cardiac care, Dr. Sean Connors, also provides an indication of what really goes on at the cardiac catheterization lab. Finally, this time of year tends to make us think about those who have less. You'll hear from the people who run two food banks in our region.
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Bullying in Botwood, and help for people with work-related PTSD
The province's English School District prides itself on its "safe and caring schools" policy, which specifies zero tolerance for bullying and harassment. We hear from students on why that policy isn't working well at Botwood Collegiate, and from the school district on what it's doing to resolve the issue. We also speak with a former police officer to hear how change could be on the way for those diagnosed with work-related PTSD.
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Heading back to work after nearly two years, and dying to get the dye test?
It took nearly two years, but Unifor representative Iggy Oram tells us how union members at D-J Composites in Gander have a new collective agreement, and we'll introduce you to a Corner Brook family who says their loved one has been stuck in hospital for nearly a month, all for the sake of a half hour procedure in St. John's.
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Turning down the volume for your child's hearing, fighting to keep a flight, and friends with a former American president
The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association has published a new book for preschoolers about why they should protect their hearing at an early age, we hear from a man in Ireland who says Newfoundlanders aren't the only ones upset about WestJet's decision to cancel its seasonal flights between St. John's and Dublin, and Bill Lynch of Grand Falls-Windsor shares his memories of former American president George Bush, who passed away on Friday.
A new business is setting up shop on the Northern Peninsula, and people are wondering if their hopes are being dashed yet again
The Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources speaks with us about yesterday's announcement of a new wood pellet plant for the Great Northern Peninsula. Meanwhile, the mayor of Roddickton-Bide Arm tells us how people in the area are left wondering if their hopes will lead to disappointment -- yet again.
Wild for wild game, giving troops a taste of home during the holidays, and a new work of art in Botwood
If you love to hunt but have a freezer full of game, there's a small business in this province that may be able to help you out, we'll tell you how YOU can make a difference in the lives of those serving our country over the holidays, and we'll speak to two young boys featured in a Botwood mural commemorating the Newfoundland Railway.
Gander man "Youtubes" his way to powerlifting GOLD, and a Northern Peninsula town grieves the loss of its doctor
It's official - you can learn anything on Youtube. We chat with a Gander powerlifter with the gold medals to prove it. Also, people in the Cow Head area are mourning the loss of their community doctor, Dr. Harry Watts, who died suddenly earlier this month.
Santa's reindeer, commercial timber permits on the GNP, and homemade instruments
A Newfoundland trucker tells us about a video he captured last week of caribou near Deer Lake, we speak with Timberlands International, who says it has been issued commercial timber permits on the Northern Peninsula, and we hear the beat of some handmade instruments.
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Jacks and Jills of all trades, the smartest student in NL, and making a difference one sock at a time
On today's show, we ask the head of Municipalities N-L how hard it is for members of town councils to know all ins and outs of their towns, the smartest girl in the province joins us to talk about how she came from a tiny town and graduated top of her class, and we chat with a woman who wants to make sure everyone has warm socks for the winter.
'Lettuce' fill you in on the latest romaine recall, and new faces in Newfoundland and Labrador's farming industry
A food expert weighs in on why romaine lettuce often gets contaminated, and we talk to a woman who started a farm last year on the Great Northern Peninsula.
A goose on the loose, keeping Halloween trash out of the landfill, and a close call with a snowplow
People in Humber Arm South have been trying to capture an elusive domestic goose, we learn how some science students in Corner Brook have kept most of their Halloween trash out of the landfill, and we hear from from a Western Newfoundland man on what came crashing right into his windshield.
Take me out to the ball game... or take me IN, Christmas is coming but your gifts might not, and show me the money!
Baseball players in Corner Brook aren't ready to give up their pastime for the winter; Canada Post employees have been holding rotating strikes for nearly a month now, causing mail delays and backlogs of Christmas parcels; some Astaldi employees who were working at the Muskrat Falls site are still looking to be paid
Walking away from a trail partnership, busy as a bee, painting the town, and re-assessing Qalipu applicants
Hear why the town of Crow Head has pulled out of a plan to update hiking trails on Twillingate Island, we take you inside Corner Brook's first and only cannabis production facility, meet the woman behind the Grand Falls-Windsor Winter Wonderland Window Tour, and interesting news for some Qalipu applicants, as the federal government announces it will re-assess 58-thousand rejected membership applications.
Honouring those who keep us safe, turning pain into something beautiful, and a professional volleyball player comes home
Hear about MADD Canada's new plan to reward law enforcement officers who get impaired drivers off our roads, we introduce you to an unlikely artist who's finding peace in "woodworking" following a life-changing diagnosis, and if you look up... waaaay up... you'll find the guy who's helping a local school volleyball team get better.
Buss fuss, a special bracelet, and a seagull stuck in a fence
A Stephenville man helps rescue a bird stuck in a chain link fence, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils is on board with changes in bussing policies for school trips, and we hear how a bracelet designed by the Ennis Sisters is raising money to fight Alzheimer's Disease.
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New school bussing policy in NL has Canada Safety Council hearing alarm bells
One town in central Newfoundland is done with people who owe taxes. We also hear about a new policy from the NLESD that states only buses owned/contracted by the District can be used for students travelling for school sponsored activities.
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160-year-old graffiti and the mystery of 'Album Rock'
Around 1850 French sailors wrote the word 'album' on a large landmark in Sacred Cove on Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula. But what did it mean? Author Matthew Hollett tries to unearth some answers. Also, we take you to a heavy equipment auction in Springdale and hear one mom's safety concerns about school trips.
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Nov. 13
Learn how Clare's Law, just introduced for the first time in Canada, could help people in Newfoundland and Labrador; Recent bad weather hasn't been kind to the boardwalk in Trout River, and people there are worried that a storm expected to hit the area tomorrow will do even more damage; Classical music doesn't always draw the audiences it used to, and the Rotary Arts Centre in Corner Brook has experienced that first-hand
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Fri., Nov. 9
For over thirty years, Six Pack - the band - have crowded dance floors across central Newfoundland (0:31); When Reg Sherran was growing up, he didn't know he had a great uncle who fought with the Newfoundland Regiment in the First World War. He rediscovered his nearly-forgotten relative only in recent years (7:27)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Thurs., Nov. 8
Fall is a busy time for those who like to get outdoors. Unfortunately, it's also a busy time of year for local Search and Rescue groups (0:31); If you have a kid in school, you've likely heard of the DARE program. We speak to the 14-year-old Mount Moriah girl selected to represent Canada on an international youth advocacy board (8:07); CBC's Martin Jones will take you tumbling and trampoline-ing with Gander's Broadening Horizons (13:36)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Wed., Nov. 7
Student athletes in our area will have more mental health support soon. We talk to the CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association for the province; Catching a wascally wabbit. We speak to the SPCA about the elusive bunny hopping around a historic site in Corner Brook; Your local newspaper is no Scrooge. But the job of printing your kids' Santa letters may be bigger than you think. We ask SaltWire why they're charging for Santa letters this year.
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Nov. 6
It's pretty rare to see one in the wild... but to see one swimming is almost unheard of. Find out what was spotted paddling across Gander Lake this weekend (0:31); Has the Grinch stolen Christmas after all? It won't be free to put letters to Santa in the newspaper this year. A Corner Brook entrepreneur is stepping up with a cost-free option (5:47)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Mon., Nov. 5
The Bay St. George area got some good news on Friday, with an announcement that Ontario-based cannabis producer, Biome Grow, is building a plant in the region (0:32); Noah Squire of Eastport has only been baking for a short period of time, but the 8-year-old is already an award winning baker (6:32)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Fri., Nov. 2
They better hope St. Peter doesn't know, or culprits in a church break-in will have a tougher time getting past the pearly gates (0:58); Some overdue hunters from Lark Harbour are happy to be safe at home after a quick trip in the woods turned into a nerve-wracking ordeal (7:25); He's got a hole in his bucket... but his talent holds water. We talk to country singer Ryan Cook (13:01)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Thurs., Nov. 1
We stop by the one and only drive-thru in Notre Dame Bay that still has small town charm (0:58); a town council reverses a decision that could have meant the end of a 100-year-old family farm (5:36); and we meet a rapper with roots in western Newfoundland (who gives Bernice and Martin their rapper nicknames!) (13:48)
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Wed., Oct. 31
A mom pleads for housing for her son (0:40). Kids Help Phone is giving kids the option to send them text messages when they're in crisis (8:44); and remembering Joshua - the Loughlin family keep their son's memory alive through the spirit of Halloween (15:11).
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CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Oct. 30
NL's Autism Society gives its take on IRT resources; a child psychologist says just talking about mental health is leaving some kids with no coping skills; and how your plastic bottle caps can help build prosthetic limbs.
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Nfld. Morning, Mon., Oct. 29
Highlights of Newfoundland Morning for Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
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CBC Newfoundland Morning shares stories about people in your communities along with the latest in the news, weather and travel. Tune in to hear Bernice Hillier and Martin Jones each weekday morning or check out its daily podcast.
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