NL: Central Morning Show

 
 

NL: Central Morning Show

Join host Leigh Anne Power in Gander on the Central Newfoundland Morning Show. The show provides news along with current affairs items and stories of local interest from urban areas and the diverse rural communities surrounding the two towns.

Updated: Weekdays
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Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/thecentralmorningshow/

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Horror film challenge not that scary

Got a good idea for a horror movie? We'll the Nickel Film Festival wants to see it. We talk about their 48-hour horror movie challenge starting on Friday.

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RCMP on the move

Some RCMP traffic cops are on the move to new detachments. We find out what's behind the changes from Superintendent Holly Turton.

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Sweet dreams for teens

Sleep therapist Hilary Cole says it's important for teens to get the right amount of sleep for their health and happiness.

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Surveying sea urchin in Baie Verte

A team of researchers are in Baie Verte this week, looking at whether or not the area would be a good place for land-based sea urchin farms. We find out more from lead researcher, Patrick Gagnon.

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Higher than average self-harm rates in N.L: report

Memorial University's Harris Centre released it's deep look into the province, and their latest report shows that Newfoundland and Labrador has an higher than average rate of people being hospitalized for self-harming than the rest of the country.

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Non-profits create profits in N.L. economy

Penny Rowe of the Community Sector Council explains how this province is better off because of the work of non-profit groups.

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U of T architecture students take look at rural N.L.

Landscape and architecture student at the University of Toronto are looking to spiff up rural Newfoundland. We learn about a recent trip to help with their research.

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Qalipu members head to the polls Oct. 23

Glenn Wheeler of the Mi'kmaq Matters podcast gives us a rundown of the candidates in the upcoming Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation election.

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11-year-old kid in Gander concussed at recess attack

An upset mother says her 11-year-old son was attacked at school, resulting in a concussion and bruised ribs. She tells us why she's not happy with the response from authorities.

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Lessons in pot

Chris Conrad is an author and legal cannabis expert in California. He gives us the 101 on the different strains for doobie newbies.

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The paraphernalia of pot

If you're going to try cannabis over the next few days, there might be some accessories you'll need. We bring you a quick introduction to some of them.

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E-mental health services expands in N.L.

Kati Lavigne of the Strongest Families Institute in Nova Scotia tells about new e-mental health services available for young adults in this province.

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DJ Composites worker gets back on her feet

DJ Composites worker Maureen Reid tells us how she was forced to leave her home after almost two years on the picket line.

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Turnip versus rutabaga

The CBC's Melissa Tobin digs deep to "veg-a-cate" you about that veggie on your plate.

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N.L. family wins car; helps Bonavista become Canada's Most Road-Trippable Town

Yavus Yildiz and his family made an epic road trip to Bonavista this summer. We found out how it helped them win a car and crown Bonavista as Canada's Most Road-Trippable Town.

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Inside the world of rural sex workers

A new study looks provide a window on a secretive working world, as it looks into the lives of sex workers in the rural parts of province.

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Farmed salmon breeding with wild stocks: DFO

Scientists can now prove salmon escaping from fish farms are breeding with wild stocks, and possibly contributing to the decline in wild numbers. We hear from DFO and the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

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New obstacle course for adults starts in Gander

Grow up and start acting your age! That's something you won't hear at an adult obstacle course in Gander. Joanne Power, president of the Gander Airials Wellness Center, tells us more.

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Remembering Rev. Wesley Oake

Reverend Wesley Oake - WWII vet, minister in the United Church, and active community member - died this weekend at the age of 96. We remember the man who lived his life to the fullest.

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Glovertown Rocks takes over the town

A big game of hide-and-seek is taking over the community of Glovertown. And the hidden treasure... painted rocks. The CBC's Melissa Tobin take a visit to find out how it started.

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The dilemma and the reality of closing rural churches

The Anglican church in Central has had to face tough decisions, due to the problem of shrinking congregations and a lack of money to keep the buildings up. We speak with the bishop of the Central Newfoundland Anglican Diocese, John Watton.

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MusicNL launches new on the go app

MusicNL wants to get you in front of your favourite musicians. In fact, they now have an app for that. We'll hear from MusicNL later this morning. Program, marketing and communications director Rebekah Robbins explains.

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Local author inspired by bottled beets

A tale of bottled beets, deli sandwiches, and tense border crossings. Local author Tom Halford will tell us all about his new crime novel, "Deli Meat".

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New Pentecostal Church opens in Gander

After 9 years of planning, the new Pentecostal Church in Gander opened this past weekend. Pastor Ralph Benson talks to us about out how they're growing, in an era when most congregations are dwindling.

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Union defends video identifying 'scabs' at D-J Composites after workers report threats

Unifor is being accused of bullying in their online video showing the names and faces of people who've replaced locked out workers at a Gander company. We hear from two of the people in the video and Lana Payne, Atlantic Regional Director for Unifor.

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The importance of having a will

You don't need to be a millionaire to have a formal Will. Gander lawyer Gerald Ralph has a chat with the CBC's Martin Jones about why we should have one now.

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Dr. Todd Young has hospital privileges reinstated

Springdale doctor Todd Young will now be allowed to work inside the Green Bay Health Centre. He speaks with the CBC's Garrett Barry.

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NL man talks about overcoming breast cancer and depression

It was supposed to be a routine hernia operation but ended up as a battle with breast cancer. We bring you the story of a man who struggled to beat the disease.

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Musician Adyn Townes inspired by NL tour that was near life-ending

Musician Adyn Townes had a near-tragedy on his last tour of Newfoundland. He's now taken that incident and turned it into inspiration.

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Hearing loop helps hard of hearing at GFW Town Hall

The Genomics Project in Grand Falls-Windsor is workinf to help those hard of hearing by installed a hearing loop at the Town Hall. Audiologist Jill Lowther and clinical assistant for the Genomics Project Holly Rowsell explain.

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Billy Ballard, the man who cleaned Grand Falls-Windsor, dies at 75

He was the man who kept Grand Falls-Windsor clean and beautiful. We pay tribute to Billy Ballard.

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Wet weather on the way, but not just yet, says Gander meteorologist

As we bid goodbye to summer vacation, we ask meteorologist Rodney Barney at Environment Canada's Gander weather office what we should expect as we move into fall and winter.

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Gander photographer develops passion for film

Digital photography becomes more advanced with every passing year, but one Gander resident thinks developing film is still king. The CBC's Tyler Dunne met up with Mike Hiscock for a visit to his custom-built dark room.

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Dry summer bad news for NL farmers

It's been a hot, dry summer in Newfoundland this year - but not everyone is loving the weather. Farmer Krista Chatman explains what it's meant for her crops.

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Bonavista goalie reuses hockey gear for one-of-a-kind furniture

Bonavista hockey player Tristan Gray loves hockey so much, he wanted furniture made of his old gear. So he asked his girlfriend's dad, Bob Strickland, to make some. The CBC's Melissa Tobin meets up with them to get the story behind the handy work.

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Canada-wide treasure hunt along the Trans Canada Trail

Finding buried treasure can be hard to find without a map. This month, you can get your OWN map of The Great Trail and hunt for prizes hidden across the country.

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Gander resident says complaint to town turned into 'nightmare'

Gander resident Paula Summers says she wished she never took her complaint to the town because they've made her look like the bad guy. The CBC's Melissa Tobin has her story.

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Effie Jewett turns 101 years old

We all want to live a long and healthy life - one women living in Grand Falls-Windsor has the answer. The CBC's Tyler Dunne met up with Effie Jewett to ring in her 101 birthday.

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Breastless & Beautiful calendar set for 2019

Breastless & Beautiful is an interactive story calendar that features cancer survivors and their emotional stories. But if you're expecting splashes of pink ribbons and daffodils, you're in for a surprise.

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Greenspond dealing with dead fin whale

Clyde Bragg, town clerk and manager for the town of Greenspond, tells us about a dead fin whale that's washed up just outside the community.

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A ditch effort in St. Alban's

The mayor of St. Alban's, Gail Hoskins, says disaster relief helped fix the town's roads but it wouldn't pay to make them more durable.

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Podcast Jam encourages new podcasters to join the fun

The Podcast Jam invites you to make a podcast in the month of September. Elling Lien of Unpossible Newfoundland and Labrador tell us how.

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New books tells story of Canadian police officers in Afghanistan

The Canadian volunteer police force in Afghanistan is a part of history that few know about. William C. Malone was the deputy Canadian police commander in Kabul from 2011 to 2012. He talks about his new book aimed at changing that.

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