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A 14yo from NL helps fight drug abuse, two musicians tell why they don't drink on the job, and people tell us their summer memories
A 14yo girl helps fight drug abuse around the world, musicians Damhnait Doyle and Sherman Downey tell why they no longer drink on the job, and we hear your fond memories of summers past.
Today: Amazing fundraiser for kidney patients. Also, swearing gets its due, kids celebrate Rocket Day at school, and an NL woman loves painting furniture
Sales of roast beef dinners raise money for two kidney surgery patients, a researcher praises swearing, schoolkids celebrate Rocket Day, and an NL woman goes bananas over painting furniture.
Former NL fish plants are now "pot" plants, we start a series on honey bees, and a new group wants to link people who bring about positive change
Former fish plants are being converted to marijuana production plants, we start a series about honey bees, and a new tour connects people and groups making positive social change.
A resident writes the history of Wesleyville, an expert talks about helping the elderly prevent falling, and we learn about the sport of paddleboarding
An artist and entrepreneur writes a history book about Wesleyville, a falls prevention expert tries to help reduce the number of injuries to seniors, and our reporter gets a lesson in paddleboarding.
A Gander resident says the Town should support a feral cat neutering program, and a new business takes people over icebergs - by helicopter
An NL town's decision to not support a feral cat trap-neuter-release project creates an online debate, and a new company operates helicopter tours over icebergs and islands.
Meet the lead dancers at a Mi'kmaq pow wow. Also, labour leaders make the case for free drugs for everyone, and a mom creates a place in memory of her daughter who was murdered
Two people enjoy the honour of being lead dancers at a Mi'kmaq pow wow. Also, the leader of the NL federation of labour makes the case for free drugs for everyone, and a mom creates a peaceful place in memory of her daughter who was murdered.
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Experts investigate how NL can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and the CNIB's new app aims to open up the world of business to visually impaired people
Experts at a conference in St. John's are looking at how the province can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and the CNIB has released a new gaming app to give those with visual impairments a taste of what it's like to start a business.
Farmers say the municipal council is blocking their expansion plans, an organization points out pet-friendly services, and a man builds a scale model of an historic church
Farmers trying to expand the business are battling the municipal council, an organization is making a list of pet-friendly places for travellers, and a man has made a scale model of NL's largest wooden church.
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Emergency pager problems, art and mental health, trying for gender balance in news stories, and an athlete's surprise trip to Peru
NL firefighters left scrambling as pager system shuts down, group promotes art as a source of good mental health, organization calls for more women's voices to be heard on the media, and a young NL athlete gets a surprise trip to Peru.
Indigenous man from BC walks almost 8,300 kms to raise awareness of his missing aunt. Also, a bird scientist starts a cross-Canada walk to promote habitat protection
An Indigenous man from BC walked 13 months and almost 83-hundred kms to raise awareness of his missing aunt, as well as other missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Also, a bird scientist has started a Canada-wide walk to promote bird habitat and to encourage families to get back to back to nature.
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ICYMI: Play time, Play-Doh and publishing - a class of six-year-olds at Glovertown Academy produce their own book, all about them
ICYMI: A class of kindergarten pupils at Glovertown Academy wrote and illustrated their own book, called All About Us.
People want their French school fixed up - AND want a new one built. Also, middle schoolers make their whole school greener, and blacksmiths smelt iron like the Vikings did
People want their French school fixed up, but also want a new one built. Also, middle schoolers make their whole school more environmentally friendly, and blacksmiths come to NL to smelt iron like the Vikings did.
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Unplanned maintenance causes ferries' costs to soar, Qalipu Mi'kmaq chief responds to accusations of breaking promises, and we get "Wedd-iqutte" advice.
Costs of unplanned maintenance for NL's two newest ferries are still rising, the Qalipu Mi'kmaq chief responds to accusations of breaking promises, and we get advice on guest etiquette in the summer wedding season.
The battle over the Qalipu enrolment process reaches the courtroom, travelling for work can endanger your health and safety, and a former teacher finally publishes his own novel
The chief of the Qalipu Mi'Kmaq First Nation is appealing a court decision on enrolment, despite promising never to do that. Also, mobile workers in this province face health and safety hazards, and a former teacher finally publishes a novel.
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The Nfld. Mi'kmaq story comes to New Zealand, four companies will build a new hospital, and a book helps parents and kids talk about the death of a pet
A documentary about Newfoundland's Mi'kmaq is shown in New Zealand, the province gives the go-ahead for construction of the new Corner Brook hospital, and a new book helps parents talk to their children about the death of a pet.
A new port on the Northern Peninsula, getting OUT into the woods taking on a whole new meaning, and some sweet summer reads!
We talk to the man behind a new port on the Great Northern Peninsula, a 2SLGBTQ+ empowerment camp is celebrating 10 years, and a local librarian gets you started on your summer reading list.
War veteran and student find common ground with history project, engineering report on damaged school is complete, and residents try to save green space
A 100yo war veteran and a 19yo student find friendship with a history project, the engineering report on a damaged school is complete, and citizens try to conserve a green belt in town.
National Indigenous Peoples Day: Three Indigenous people from NL discuss art and reconciliation
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, three Indigenous artists from NL - carver Stan Hill, singer/songwriter Joanna Barker, and visual artist Melissa Tremblett - discuss the role of art in reconciliation
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Today: Job cuts at NL's Autism Society, plastic-free periods, a TV show for quad riders, and a woman with NINE Nfld. dogs
The Autism Society of NL loses jobs due to funding cuts, a woman tells us how she has had plastic-free periods for 20 years, a TV show for ATV riders comes to NL, and a Pennsylvania woman has NINE Newfoundland dogs.
A young woman says she experienced "sexual bullying" in junior high, a fish plant gets a license for sea cucumbers, and you can get first aid training to help your pet
A young woman says she was a target for bullying of a sexual nature, a fish plant gets a boost from a sea cucumber processing license, and a training course for humans could save their pets' lives.
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Today: Plant-based meat alternatives, plastic bottle cap art, a championship runner, and an art project depicting medieval objects that once silenced women
Today: meatless burgers as a diet choice, a mural made of plastic bottle caps, an NL woman who made history at a 160-km running race in Quebec, and a disturbing art exhibit depicting medieval objects that used to silence women.
Some women are ditching tampons and pads to go plastic free, a filmmaker from Mexico makes his debut in NL, and a Scot tries to make the internet more civil
Tampon trash - learn why some women are ditching traditional period products and going plastic free. Also, a man who moved from Mexico to Newfoundland has made his first film, and a young man from Scotland tries to promote civilized dialogue and debate online.
Wesleyville man helped enable historic flight, parents want their K to 12 school re-classified as elementary-only, and a business turns fishing rope into mats
A man from Wesleyville helped make the first trans-Atlantic flight possible, parents ASK to have their K to 12 school re-classified elementary-only, and a small business turns old fishing rope into mats for your home.
Today: NL's last photobooth, government money for a hospice, finalist for a big arts award, and a cocktail with a ...human toe in it??
Photofinishing: Hear about NL's last photobooth. Also, advocates for a palliative care facility want to know where the money is, a NL artist is a finalist for a huge award, and would you drink a shot of whiskey with a human toe in it?
Today: WEIRD lobsters! Also, reaching to save senior hockey, and cutting down on plastic discarded by fish harvesters
Curious crustaceans! We learn about weird lobsters. Also, organizers reach to save senior hockey in parts of NL, and the fisheries union says harvesters must do more to keep plastic out of the water.
Today: Raptors fever in NL, Gander's WWII "Cat Squadron," vandalism at a tennis club, and the return of pen pals
Raptors fever promises good things for NL basketball, Gander's WWII "Cat Squadron" takes on the enemy rats, vandals wreak havoc at a tennis club, and a mom encourages kids to be pen pals with each other.
Victims' advocate calls for more education in the school system about consent, an environmental group cleans up a LOT of plastic, and an author wins an Emerging Artist award
A sexual assault victims' advocate wants more education in the school system about consent, a local group cleaned up hundreds of pounds of plastic in a national park, and author Bridget Canning is ArtsNL`s CBC Emerging Artist award winner.
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ICYMI - From Wed., June 5: Divers brought up objects from the water below Humber Canal in Deer Lake this week - but they weren't treasure
This week, divers recovered barrels that were under water in Deer Lake, below Humber Canal. It was a major job, especially because the area is close to the intake for the town's water supply. Reporters - including the CBC's Lindsay Bird - spoke to several of the people involved in the operation.
ICYMI, from Wed., June 5: Divers brought up objects from the water below Humber Canal in Deer Lake this week - but it wasn't treasure
Divers recovered barrels that were under water in Deer Lake, below Humber Canal this week. It was a major job, especially because the area is close to the intake for the town's water supply. Reporters - including the CBC's Lindsay Bird - spoke to several of the people involved in the operation.
Surfing in the Gulf: Wi-Fi is coming to the ferries. A student gets a $100K scholarship, and we profile the environmental officer at CFB Gander
Waves over waves: Marine Atlantic will offer Wi-Fi on the ferries. A Springdale student earns a $100K scholarship, and and environmental and safety officer at CFB Gander is also an avid birdwatcher.
75th anniversary of D-Day, damage to a rainbow crosswalk, costly safety upgrades for an arena and a profile of a 9 Wing Gander reservist
June 6 marks 75 years since the start of the D-day invasion, a driver damages a rainbow crosswalk on purpose, a town council gets a surprise bill for safety upgrades to an arena, and a former full-time military man enjoys a part-time gig as a reservist at CFB Gander.
Sunscreen: a hassle to put on, but a possible lifesaver. Also, meet the woman in charge of military supplies at CFB Gander, and catch up with an NL photographer
Sunscreen - inconvenient, but a potential lifesaver. Also, from beans to boots: a soldier at CFB Gander keeps the supplies coming, and a central Nfld. photographer has an exhibition in his hometown.
Meet an SAR helicopter crew, track a military veteran on a tough trek, hear about a search for cheaper ball field dirt, and learn why all those toads are on our roads
Meet the crew of an SAR helicopter based in Gander, hear about a military veteran's challenging cross-Canada trek, find out why baseball field dirt is so expensive, and learn why there are loads of toads on the roads when it rains.
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After a 2018 controversy, a town prepares for Pride Week. Also, an "ultrarunner" takes on a 900km challenge, and an NL musician has a new album
A year after the infamous rainbow crosswalk controversy, a town prepares for Pride Week. Also, an "ultrarunner" prepares a 900km charity run, and an NL jazz-blues sensation is back with his first new album in seven years.
"Balloon" house construction and fire hazards, tallying up salmon stocks, policing (legal) ATV street riders, and a rapturous Raptors fan
"Balloon" construction might make your house more vulnerable to fire, salmon conservationists say "hook and release" is working, police will enforce the rules of the road on a new ATV corridor, and a Raptors fan is pumped abut the team's chances.
A man deals with the mess from an abandoned grocery store next door, Stats Canada rolls out a health survey big time, and a goat adopts a kid
An NL man literally picks up the pieces from a nearby abandoned grocery store, Stats Canada rolls out the mobile units for a big community health survey, and we have an adorable story of a goat that adopted a kid.
Deer Lake pothole repair seems to be holding up, Mount Everest climber comments on deaths, student builds a guitar, and a son pays tribute to a "cowboy" businessman
Experimental pothole repair in NL seems to be holding up, Mount Everest adventurer says dangerous climbing conditions are getting worse, student builds an electric guitar, and son of "cowboy" businessman pays tribute to his late dad.
NL tattoo artist wins award, Grade Five genius builds a solar panel, ATVs will be allowed on some city streets, and musical theatre gets the spotlight
A tattoo artist is awarded some new hardware for his ink, a young genius builds a solar panel, a city gives the green light to ATVs on sections of roads, and Come From Away inspires a musical theatre workshop in Gander.
A family escapes a fire, but their pets perish. Also, families of Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan are shut out of a ceremony, and an early childhood educator laments a profession in crisis
Fire destroys an NL family's home and kills their pets, military families are shut out of a cenotaph dedication, and an early childhood educator says the profession is in crisis.
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Today: A fundraiser for a Syrian family, safety advice on lasers and aircraft, and students sounding the alarm about climate change
Two Syrian teenagers in NL excitedly wait to welcome relatives from back home, an airport manager talks about lasers and safety, and students raise the alarm about climate change.
Former CN ferry goes to the scrapyard, a fire destroys vehicles in a storage building, and a photographer finally gets his polar bear
The famous ferry Sir Robert Bond has been sent to the scrap heap. Also, campers, boats and vehicles have been destroyed in a fire, and a determined photographer finally gets photos of a polar bear.
Stadium needs $700K upgrade, iceberg pics make a big splash, fisheries money is nowhere in sight, and a rookie unseats a cabinet minister
An ice arena needs a $700K upgrade, stunning photos of icebergs off Bonavista are being shared around the world, federal compensation money for the fishery is a no-show, and a rookie candidate takes down an NL cabinet minister.
Officlals in Gander worry that the town will be overlooked as an aerospace hub, and a sci-fi and fantasy festival will include a sensory friendly room
A new economic report has left Gander officials worried about their role in the aerospace industry in NL, and a popular comic-con event in Corner Brook this year will lower the lights and turn down the sound, in a new sensory-friendly room.
A rookie MHA, the Bay of Islands ``re-joyces``, more news on a fire-stricken fish plant, and hunting for icebergs
The incumbent MHA for the district of Exploits was beaten by a political newcomer, overwhelming support for Eddie Joyce, we hear from a union rep on the situation in Black Duck Cove, and time to checkout the iceberg alley.
Selling the idea of yoga to seniors
Jayshree Subramanian teaches yoga in the Twillingate and New World Island area, and she says it's worth a try no matter who you are.
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Fire causes devastation on the Northern Peninsula, a new colouring book for all ages, and a reconciliation animator visits NL
Fish plant workers in Black Duck Cove are devastated today after fire flattened the building last night, a Stephenville artist has created a Mi`kmaq colouring book, and an Anglican reconciliation is in the province this week.
Historically low voter turnout at the Miawpukek First Nation, and learning how to save lives at an early age
Turnout is historically low for provincial elections at the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River, and young people in Central Newfoundland are learning some important life-saving skills this week.
ATVs may soon be allowed on some Corner Brook streets, Gander town council says the NL election is messing with construction season, and students learn to do water rescues
Cars and ATVs may soon share sections of Corner Brook streets, Gander Town council says the NL election is interfering with the construction season, and young people learn how use a fast rescue craft to safe lives.
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An NL town seeks to bridge the "great divide," credit counselling needs are on the rise, and students create radio ads for mental health
A town asks for ideas to solve a divisive wall, credit problems put more and more families in jeopardy, and elementary students create radio ads to help boost people's mental health.
A woman's non-profit group helps people with disabilities feel connected, and a pharmacist offers natural remedies for heartburn and acid reflux
An entrepreneur's non-profit group helps people with disabilities feel connected and included, and a pharmacist recommends natural remedies tor relief of heartburn and acid reflux.
Youth mental health concerns, a change in plans for Gander's SPCA shelter, new snowboarding videos, and the election candidate who was born on a boat
Hospital visits by young people with mental health issues are on the rise, the Gander and Area SPCA changes plans for its new shelter, a new snowboard video series highlights Gros Morne and beyond, and we hear the story of the election candidate who was born on a boat.
A community is selling a 1981 fire truck, another community worries about a deliberately set fire, and students hope to have the school's fish tank filled again
Fire sale! A town is selling its 1981 fire department pickup truck. Meanwhile, another town offers a reward to catch whoever set a fire, and a pet store will help refill the school fish tank after all the fish died recently.
School kids get free fluoride treatments, towns raise money for a cell phone tower, and a poet's new book is based on her work camp experience
Dental hygienists give fluoride treatments to elementary school students, two towns pool their money to help pay for a cell phone tower, and life in an oil sands work camp inspires a poet's new collection of works.
District profile of Exploits, NL wilderness adventurer, provincial election panel, and conflict-resolution skills for town councillors
Hear an NL political profile of Exploits district, meet a wilderness adventurer who takes us along via his Youtube channel, find out what two typical voters think of election issues from typical voters, and learn how a consultant helps municipal politicians solve rifts in the chambers.
For NL election 2019, we feature interviews with leaders of the Liberal, New Democratic, NL Alliance and PC parties
NL Election 2019 is Thursday, May 16. We ask the leaders of the Liberal, New Democratic, NL Alliance and Progressive Conservative parties about the issues.
Today: Apartment fire aftermath, politicians and greenhouse gases, ECMA honour for folk music icon, and innovations for health care
A building superintendent races to warn tenants about fire, and a climate watch group turns up the heat on politicians. Also, a singer, storyteller and folklorist gets a big ECMA honour, and young people take the challenge to solve problems in health care.
A new documentary focuses on newcomers to NL, and a music duo finishes an eastern Canadian tour
A new documentary called "Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador" profiles people who have come to live and work, and music duo Quote the Raven finishes an eastern Canadian tour.
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Parkinson's disease patient tries to help others, a snowmobiler is injured while avoiding a sinkhole, and a caribou enjoys life in an NL town
NL man with Parkinson's disease helps others with the disease, a snowmobiler breaks his arm after he flies over a sinkhole, and Frankie the Caribou enjoys life in town.
Transgender man inspires high school students,a golf resort has a new owner, and Rock of Ages, or just a rock?
A transgender man originally from Corner Brook inspires and motivates students, the Terra Nova Golf Resort is under new management, and holy symbol?....or just a strange geological formation at a worksite?
Military amputee with cancer raises money to help others, retired minister shares memories of church that burned, and CRA has last-minute tax return tips for us
A military amputee who's undergoing cancer treatment is raising money to make someone ELSE's life a little better. Also, a retired minister shares happy memories of a church that burned down this week, and CRA gives us last-minute tax preparation tips.
Liberal association quits in support of now-independent candidate, dietitian tells us how to live with less refined sugar, and hockey players support 14yo girl who has cancer
A Liberal district association has quit, as members show support for now-independent candidate Eddie Joyce. Also, a dietitian helps us make healthy food choices without sugar, and fellow hockey players rally behind a 14-year-old girl who has cancer.
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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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