Labrador Morning

 
 

Labrador Morning

Hosted by Bailey White and Matt McCann, the program keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning.

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How to choose the best Christmas tree and the latest on the Muskrat Falls inquiry on your December 13th show

On today's podcast, Labrador Morning's John Gaudi looks into the question of the impact Christmas trees have on the environment. Author Sheree Fitch asked book shop owners, book publishers and book lovers throughout Atlantic Canada to suggest gifts for young readers. A Muskrat Falls inquiry meltdown. Former Nalcor CEO Ed Martin was severely chastised yesterday for his attitude during testimony at the public inquiry. Reporters Terry Roberts and Mark Quinn will be here with the latest.

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How to eradicate TB and the heated debate over the rec centre in Lab West on your December 12th podcast

On today's podcast, We'll find out the main priorities of a new Tuberculosis Elimination Framework. The Mayor of Labrador City tells us how the town is forging ahead with its plan for a regional recreation centre. Nunatsiavut's food security coordinator talks about the changes to Nutrition North. And Santa was spotted hanging out with the Military and the RCMP on the runway at Goose Bay airport this week. We'll find out why.

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The new nutrition north, Anne Budgell new book and a Christmas village on the December 11th show

On today's podcast, Inuit still have concerns about the transparancy and accountability of Nutrition North Canada. Labrador author Anne Budgell digs into stories of both horror and survival in her new book about the 1918-1919 Spanish Flu in Labrador. The salvation army in HVGB is setting up its Xmas village once again this year and volunteers are sorting through a lot of high quality donations.

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Leadership, safety and how to celebrate a Filipino Christmas on the Labrador coast

On today's podcast, we hear from Anastasia Qupee on how she became the leader that led her to an award from the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission. A Labrador City mother is trying to get changes made to the Highway Traffic Act with regards to school busses all in an effort to protect children. We find out how a Filipino family living on Labrador's North Coast will be celebrating Christmas this year.

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From recycling to theatre, we have you covered on December 7th

On today's podcast, If you're in HVGB and you've been saving your recyclable for a while you'll be happy to know that the recycling group is reopening at a new location this Sunday. First nation, Inuit and Metis will be put in charge of their own children in care in their communities, a change that's been a long time coming for many of the leaders. Happy Valley-Goose Bay's annual Santa Claus parade is all set to go tomorrow evening, and they are set to collect items for the Nain Food Bank. And choreographed chaos, that's how a production of The Christmas Carol on stage tonight and tomorrow in Labrador West.

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Find out about our new contest for the next 12 days!

On today's podcast, turkeys are taking over in Labrador City, well at least that's the hope this weekend. The Town of Happy Valley Goose Bay is feeling positive after a round of discussions with provincial officials about ways to improve Labrador's health system. Our producer, Rebecca Martel, stops by to tell us her Christmas traditions growing up as well as a new giveaway contest we're doing here on Labrador Morning. And we'll hear how a gingerbread house competition is helping cancer patients in Labrador West.

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Phone coverage to the south coast and how to say snow in Inuktitut and Innu Aimun on our December 5th show

On today's podcast, having a cell phone on the south coast of Labrador will now mean you can actually make phone calls. A professor at MUN is working to preserve the Indigenous languages of Labrador. We'll meet two indigenous elders in Labrador to find out how snow is described in both Inuktitut and Innu Aimun. And we'll hitch a ride with a Lab West Groomer operator.

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Reaction from Quebec's wildlife ministry and our first Traffic Tuesday

On today's podcast, mandarin oranges are a tradition at Christmas in Canada. Our food columnist asks how the little fruit became big business. Quebec's wildlife ministry has finally issued a statement regarding the caribou that was seized from Innu from Natuashish. We'll hear from RCMP Const. Jerry Goudie about changes in registration renewal. And a father writes a letter to his son about the dangers of drunk driving.

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Candy wrappers collection contest winners announced here

On today's podcast, we kick off a feature on how some people in Labrador are celebrating their traditions in the Big Land. The lawyer for the family of Burton Winters weighs in on That SAR senate report and the status of a provincial inquiry. We head to Peacock Primary School in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to speak with students about collecting Hallow'en candy wrappers and we pick the winner of our CBCs Labrador Morning candy wrapper collection contest!

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Ski, hockey, a dinner and a drummer, on November 30th

On today's podcast, we'll hear from some Labrador skiers competing in the NL Cup at the Menihek Nordic Ski Club this weekend. We'll tell you why hockey players from across Labrador are descending on the EJ Broomfield Arena this weekend. We're meeting some volunteers who are preparing for a Christmas dinner at the Salvation Army Church in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. And we meet the kilted man playing the drum in a snow storm who's picture went viral on Facebook.

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Hello to the inside of the Wabush mine and goodbye to Gary Mitchell

On today's show, we get a look behind the gate of the old Wabush Mines before it's fired up again. The Town of HVGB has awarded a contract exceeding 25 million dollars for the Labrador Wellness Centre. We chat with a representative of the newly formed Inuit Development Corporation Association. The President of the HVGB Judo Club tells us about the organisation and the three athletes heading to the Canada Winter Games. And we bid farewell to Labrador musician Gary Mitchell as he prepares to leave the Big Land.

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Mine, marina and caribou on November 28th

On today's show, Wabush will have an active mine again. The Labrador Hunting and Fishing Association will tell us about a new marina for Happy Valley - Goose Bay. And we talk about Innu from Labrador travelling through Quebec who were fined and their cargo of Caribou meat seized by wildlife officers.

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Reactions to the Muskrat Falls inquiry and a candy wrappers rap on Labrador Morning November 27th

On today's show, we have a look at the testimony that admitted Nalcor deliberately lowered cost estimates to ensure approval before its utility regulator and we have a reaction from a member of the Grand River keeper. Plus find out why we're asking you to send us wrappers from all of those Hallowe'en treats you devoured this month.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday November 26th

On today's show, we'll check in with an annual fundraiser for the Roland Shears Memorial Christmas hampers that's now in its sixth year. A 22 year old rock on display in HVGB is spreading Christmas cheer. And we bring you the story of a woman who met her best friend on the Northern Ranger decades ago.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday November 23rd 2018

On today's show, we'll hear reaction to the closure of the recreation centre in Wabush. Labrador's K-9 Unit is saying good-bye to one four legged member and hello to another and we'll find out what's for sale at the annual Ten Thousands Villages Fair Trade Gift sale in HVGB.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday November 22nd 2018

On today's show, freeing the Girls, we'll hear how a Lab City youth is helping women one bra at a time. We talk to the mayor of Wabush about the upcoming closure of the recreation centre.We caught up with the Northern Ranger as it made its final passenger run through the Goose Bay port. From funding announcements to new fines, we'll check in with the snowmobile club in Lab West for an update. And we'll hear what's new at Smokey Mountain.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Nov 21st

Hi, I'm Janice Goudie and you're listening to Labrador Morning on Demand for (xxx DATE xxxx). On today's show, there's a new online film about skiing in the Mealy Mountains. We ask if Labrador's threatened caribou herds should be put on an endangered species list? The MV Northern Ranger is on its last run to the North Coast. we'll bring you stories and goodbyes. And affordable housing is a top priority for the Sheshatshiu band council says Chief Eugene Hart.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday November 20th 2018

On today's show, we'll hear about what the Salvation Army in HVGB has planned for the holiday season. We'll drop by an emotional event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Flu in Labrador. Author Robin McGrath tells us about her new book, Life on the Mista Shipu.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday November 19th

On Today's show, we'll hear how construction of the new Pumpkin House in HVGB is coming along. We'll have the details on a program called Sharing our Cultures, which is now expanding to Labrador. We'll measure the environmental footprint of disposable and cloth diapers.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday Nov 16th

We hear from a Lab West passenger on board the flight that made an emergency landing in Stephenville. We'll hear from the man behind the Labrador Creative Arts Festival. Environment Canada will tell us how much snow is currently on the ground. We'll take you behind the wheel with long-time snow plow operator, Mike Hickey. And we're joined by an actor and a dancer involved in the Labrador Creative Arts Festival.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday November 15th 2018

On today's show, we talk nursing shortages in Labrador with chief nursing officer for Labrador Grenfell Health. Labrador is getting two-point-two million dollars in federal funding...We'll hear reaction on that announcement. Marine conservation group Oceana Canada is calling on the federal government to do more to ensure a resilient and secure seafood industry. We'll find out why.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Nov 14th

On today's show, we stop by the 43rd annual Labrador Creative art festivals.Nunatsiavut's Director of Health Services tells us about the outbreak of Tuberculois in Nain. Students at two south-coast schools are getting new accessible playground equipment. An 18 year old wrestler from Sheshatshiu went to England and came home with a gold medal.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand -Tuesday November 13th

We'll hear from a professional clown and improvisation coach. We're talking carbon tax and fuel costs with Liberal Member of Parliament, Yvonne Jones. Up, up and away,we'll speak to a North West River native who is taking to the skies. We'll speak with the daughter of revered Innu leader, Shimun Michel.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday November 9th

On today's show! We'll hear from residents of Happy Valley-Goose Bay who were surprised when EastLink suddenly cut their cable this week. Community clinics in Labrador will no longer be dispensing medication for chronic care and LGH explains why it has to comply with this regulations. We'll hear how a Rigolet native lent his face to commorate the life of Lance Corporal John Shiwak. Sustainable energy researcher Nick Mercer will tell us about the work he's doing with the Nunatukavut Community Council. From building demolition to Remembrance Day ceremonies, we'll chat with the Commander of 5 Wing Goose Bay later. We'll speak with the newly appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, Labrador West M-H-A Graham Letto.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday November 8th

Its been a hundred years since the supply ship, S-S Harmony, brought the Spanish flu to the community of Okak. It took a month for the flu to ravage the community, killing more than 200 people. Okak is just one of many coastal communities whose people suffered a similar fate: Hebron, Cartwright, Sillutalik, Orlik. All were dealt massive blows by the spreading of this often fatal flu. Labrador Morning's Rebecca Martel spoke with Alex Saunders, who's mother survived the Spanish Flu outbreak in Okak.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday November 7th 2018

On today's show. The provincial government is holding public meetings to talk about the future of salmon fishing. Local angler Hollis Yetman will give us his thoughts.Debbie Forward, president of the provincial nurse's union, says some regions in Labrador are facing a staffing crisis. Chief of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation speaks about his experience with suicide in his family hoping it will help people in his community. And Matthew Barrett talks about a busy month at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and a very sad week for the art community with the loss of Philomena Abass.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday November 6th 2018

On today's show D-F-O, the Coast Guard, and the I-T-K have agreed to give Canada's massive Arctic coastline its own regional designation. We talk about the digital poppy that you can now tweet. A somewhat historic building in Labrador City is scheduled for demolition and we'll find out what memories it holds.Swimmers in Wabush are left in the cold, the town's pool heating element is broken and getting it fix is taking a long time.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday November 5th

On today's show! It's Guy Fawkes Night! We're going down memory lane to hear about Bon Fire night on Birch Island back in a day. Fuel issues in Black Tickle. We'll hear from a resident of the community and we'll ask M-H-A Lisa Dempster, what government is doing to help. We're looking at some sad statistics when it comes to snowmobile accidents and snomobile safety in the province.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday November 2nd

On today's show...... we hear about a new artisan exhibition Showcasing the talents of Labrador... Northmart in Happy Valley Goose Bay is reopening its doors after it was badly damaged by a fire We speak with Lisa Lake about how to discuss mental health with children We hear from Deputy Grand Chief Etienne Rich about the loss of Innu elder Shimun Michel Sr. And we're going to find out what to make with it when we drop by Joyce Pye's kitchen.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday Oct 26 Thursday Nov 1st

On today's show...... No more plastic bags for your booze. The CBC's Lindsay Bird will be by to tell us more A group of residents in Nain are starting a food bank all in an effort to help their neighbours to have enough to to eat. We'll talk to members of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador about their "Active for Life" program. A man in western Labrador waited MONTHS for his faulty car engine to be replaced... He says a call from C-B-C helped 'speed' things along... And Astaldi workers have received their pay cheques and lay off notices from the muskrat falls project.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Oct 31st

On today's show... We are Paying tribute to Nain's Gussie Bennett? We'll speak with a organizers of a memorial hockey tournament on the north coast. We are Trading in Halloween Tricks for Vehicle trunks?? We'll hear about an annual event at the Salvation Army. We Find out how all those candy wrappers you normally toss in the trash during Halloween can be recycled. We're dropping by the Aboriginal Family Centre's new location in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out how staff and families are settling in.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 30th

On today's show...... We'll hear from protesters trying to enter the house of commons to get federal support to get Muskrat Right NunatuKavut will soon have a new flag flapping in the wind.... We'll get the low down on underground mine training from the Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday October 29th

On today's show National dance studio Ballet Jorgen is bringing a classic children's story to the stages of Labrador? We'll talk to choreographer Kathleen Rea Statistics paint a horrifying picture of self harm in Newfoundland and Labrador. Labrador is getting its own regional appeals board to help resolve municipal issues? After only a week of being open, the owners of High North are forced to temporarily close the shop due to the shortage of marijuana.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday Oct 26 th

On today's show: We'll drop by the swimming pool to chat with members of the Melville Mantas Swim Club about a special training camp. If all this snow is putting you in the spirit of Christmas, you might want to start your holiday shopping this weekend at the Labrador Traditions Craft Fair. 14 people are defending their actions at the Muskrat falls site two years ago. We'll hear from them Some 60 Labradorians became official Canadians this week. We'll drop by the celebrations. We're taking you into the bowels of the Canuck Club to find out how Five Wing Goose Bay is celebrating Hallowe'en.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday Oct 25th

On today's show...... We learn about a book fair happening at the school in Sheshatshiu this evening. We'll find out why some bearded Labradorians who're featured in the Merb'y calendear are also getting on board with the Moose Hide campaign. We'll learn why members of the Law Society of NL are recreating a historic case about Labrador's boundary dispute. A Canadian film maker teamed up with a local man from Rigolet to bring awareness to Climate change and the Inuit culture.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Oct 24th

On today's show we talk plastic with one researcher saying we can't compete with the tide flowing from plastic producers. We hear from Innu worker, Herman Montague, who says the stop work order by Nalcor is putting him out of work. We discuss some of the failures of the Nutrition North program with Kristeen McTavish from the Nunatsiavut government. And we explore the new partnership between Memorial University and the Nunavut Arctic College.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Tuesday Oct 23rd

On today's show: We talk about the Electronic Products Recycling Association who has recycled 4,500 tonnes of electronic in the last five years and some of that came from Labrador. We're going to find out about a new project called the "living room" at Nunatisavut's Heath and Social Development community office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We talk lice with a veterinarian to see if there's anything to be nervous about and we talk early ski for skiers at the Menihek Nordic ski club in Labrador.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday Oct 22nd

On today's show we head to the bathroom with CBC's Lindsay Bird for more tips on ditching single use plastics (0:40) and we chat with Grand River Snowmobile Club president Greg Wheeler on what's in store for the local trails this winter (8:40). We also talk to Innu nation's Grand Chief Gregory Rich about what will happen with Innu workers employed by Astaldi at the Muskrat Falls construction site after Nalcor has issued a stop-work order (15:38). Finally, we ask the coordinators of the Labrador Engineering Awareness Program what's their plan to get more of Labrador's kids interested in engineering (23:45). Thank you for listening!

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 19th

* What do the falls in Churchill Falls look like now that Nalcor Energy is releasing water from the upper reservoir? We'll find out when we speak with Robert Dawe who lives there. * With all the snow you might be dreaming of skiing soon and if you're around Happy Valley-Goose Bay downhill skiing will be possible again this winter. Later on we'll tell you all the latest on Snow Goose Mountain reopening. * Yesterday some more info now on the situation unfolding at Muskrat Falls. shocking news.... Astaldi, the main contractor there, was told to stop working. * Last year he crossed Newfoundland on his own dime... this year- he tried crossing Labrador backed by a bunch of sponsors, but the early winter forced him to abandon his journey We check in with adventurer Justin Barbour.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 18th

* Impaired driving continues to make victims and the Chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Labrador would like to see an end to this crime. Coming up on Labrador Morning we'll hear from people who attended the vigil last night in Happy Valley Goose Bay. * Water will be flowing again for the 1st time in a long time over at the Churchill falls we'll find out why. * The provincial government announced nearly two hundred thousand dollars in funding for child care services in Labrador west last week.? We'll ask the Labrador West Child Care Centre how that money will help improve child care needs in the area. * Here in town there are also a few daycare projects on the go an coming up we'll get an update on the construction site of the Pumpkin House Daycare. * Local musicians are banding together in Happy Valley Goose Bay for a good cause. Its men showing women they care with a concert fundraiser happening Thursday night.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 17th

* Some say finally while other worry about the consequences, but regardless cannabis is now legal in Canada and we hit the streets of Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out what people think about that * The only legal weed shop in Labrador has yet to open. The Labrador City shop is waiting until 4:20pm this afternoon to open it's doors. But we've got a sneak peak. * As of 12:01 this morning, recreational pot is now legal in this country..but Jack Penashue for one isn't a fan. He's the Executive Director of the Charles J. Andrew treatment centre...we'll hear his concerns. * We heard about Labrador only independent pot shop runs by the Tobin's....Now is that a good or a bad thing to have such a store in town and cannabis being legal...CBC's Jacob Barker ask resident to weigh in on that.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 16th

* Bringing home the gold, we'll hear from a volleyball team in Natuashish that made history. * Today is World Food Day.. and no doubt there's going to be lots of talk about food wastage...we're going find why a professor at Dalhousie University thinks food packaging also needs to be part of the conversation. * Wondering where to buy legal weed...and then how to legally consume it? You're not alone. We answer CBC audience questions about weed, coming up at.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday October 15th

* You might have heard of or even tasted a bakeapple pie but how about a bakeapple face cream? A berry co-operative in one of Quebec's most remote regions is expanding into cosmetics, and creating new work opportunities for youth all along the Lower North Shore. * Music NL handed out the hardware last night... We'll get the breakdown from our reporter who saw it all happen in Twillingate. * Two years after his death, Jeff Loder's family finally meet the man who received his transplanted heart. * A Black Tickle man is calling on his local service district to improve water quality. Sheldon Morris says the water residents use for bathing and washing clothes is the colour of coffee or cola

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 12th

* Coming up, we hear from TJ Gear, owner of Gears Gains Fitness Centre and Strongman Competition organiser, Jim Garland about this Saturday's Strongman Competition * Five years after his death, friends and family of Francis Penashue are raising money for ALS patients and research. We'll hear more about it from his grand-daughter, Thea Penashue. * The Town of Happy Valley Goose Bay is holding pre-budget public consultations this weekend. We'll hear from councillor Michelle Baikie * Jay Legere is a CBC producer living in Yellowknife...Originally from Happy Valley-Goose Bay...anyone who knows Jay knows that he loves being out in the woods...Turns out, he's also got his own YouTube channel all about camping. And with close to 12-thousand subscribers and counting..he's def onto something. We're going to chat with Jay

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 12th

* Coming up, it's fire prevention week, all aboard the fire truck we'll hear how to keep your home safe * We'll hear from a Happy Valley Goose Bay woman fundraising to get an accessible vehicle for her granddaughter * The Happy Valley Goose Bay Recycling has been on the hunt for a new home and they may have found one, in an old arena. We'll talk to Mayor Wally Andersen about how the town is looking to help the volunteer group out * The Salvation Army in Labrador City had to close their doors, but they're not closing their services. We'll hear from them.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 10th

* How does an upholsterer from the southern United States find himself making sealskin furniture in Happy Valley Goose Bay? We'll UNCOVER that story * Now long term care residents in Happy Valley-Goose Bay can slide on in to the new salon chairs to get their hair done - we'll hear how they got there! * Violence Prevention Labrador wants your input on how to make our communities safer? We'll speak with executive director Petrina Beals. * Happy Valley Goose Bay Recyclers is on the hunt for a new home. The group no longer has access to its storage spot and its hoping the town can step in to help them out.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 9th

* Cannabis retailer Canopy Growth held a career fair in Happy Valley-Goose Bay last week?. We hear from some people getting involved in the canna-business * Juno-nominated The ONCE are back in Labrador...they're kicking of a tour of their new album Time Enough which will take them from Coast to Coast....and it all gets started right here in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We're going to speak with the band. * Smokey mountain is getting a makeover... and it's all thanks to changes at the IOC mine. We'll get a look at the work being done to improve the hill.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 5th

* Most of us know the 3R's...Reduce, Reuse Recycle..but have you heard of the 5 R's? CBC's Lindsay Bird will give us some tips on how to ditch single use plastics. It's all part of our CBC's WAVES OF CHANGE series. * We hear from a transgender Corner Brook student who's celebrating one year on hormone therapy. * We catch up with American marathon runner, John Lent who is in Happy Valley Goose Bay this weekend for the Trapline Marathon........Race director Shaun MacLean also joins us. * Harrison Campbell is a long time volunteer in Labrador...he also spent more than 50 years on the water...on Monday, he was recognized with a Senior of Distinction Award from the province. * We're going to find out how some students will be getting creative this weekend in Happy Valley Goose Bay.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 4th

* Methyl Mercury was a key issue during Wednesday's sitting of the Muskrat Falls inquiry. We'll hear some of the testimony from the provincial deputy minister of Indigenous Affairs * She's played a big part in the making of the hit Broadway Musical Come From Away...and now she's coming to CBC. We'll meet the new host of Labrador Morning * It's World Breastfeeding Week...we're going to check with the Baby Friendly Council of NL to talk about breastfeeding rates in this province * We hear an archival piece on the Labrador Quebec boundary, that just goes to show, nothing has changed in 20 years...

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 3rd

* Coming up we'll hear how a researcher is having a hard time, between fishing and hunting seasons * We'll hear from Rich Lewis, of the Trappers Running club who will be competing in his first Marathon this Sunday. * A great hunter...a Moravian lay minister.....a former board member of the Labrador Inuit Association....we are remembering the life and the contributions of the late Julius Merkuratsuk who passed away in Nain on Monday * Quebec's Elections took in more than just a historic party change... they took in a little Labrador as well. We'll talk about that * They've spent over a decade documenting grave sites of this province's first world war service members... And they're just getting started... We'll speak to Michael Pretty about the work being done by the "Trail of the Caribou" Research Group

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 2nd

* Why is there so much plastic packaging at supermarkets? We'll speak with a professor of food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University as part of our CBC's Waves of Change series * We hear from a 14 year old who runs his own business in Labrador City. FOURTEEN * The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate continues its independent review into the experiences of Inuit children in the province's child protection system. We'll ask Jackie Lake Kavanagh about a second round of community visits taking place in Labrador this month. * And we'll hear from a couple adventurers who spent more time than planned in the big land

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday October 1st

* Repping that north coast style! ?. We'll talk to the owner of a new clothing company shining light on the Labrador north * Alderon Iron Ore's quest for a billion dollars continues. It needs a big cheque to make its Kami project a reality in Labrador's iron ore trough. We'll hear from its president and CEO coming up * Memorial University wants to know how to better "Indigenize" post secondary education in this province? We'll hear more about what that means from Catharyn Andersen, the university's special adviser on Aboriginal Affairs * We'll get a sneak peak at what's coming up at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre this month

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday September 28th

* The Canadian Rangers will be breaking in some new rifles this winter. We'll head to 5 Wing Goose Bay's Dakota range to hear about their new fire arms * Lace up your running shoes...we're going to find out about the CIBC Run for the Cure in Happy Valley-Goose Bay that raises funds for breast cancer research and supports. * Terry Roberts will join us to talk about a developing story on Muskrat Falls * Strap on your dancing shoes, we're going dancing - we'll hear all about a show happening tonight at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and drop in on last night's workshop

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday September 27th

* Nunacor announced the creation of their Makik Sustainability Initiative, you'll hear all about that * The George River caribou herd continues to decline at an alarming rate? We'll ask Peter Penashue to give us the Innu Nation's take on the future of the herd * The Gathering, a celebration of Innu culture and traditions took place at Gull Island from Last week right up until Monday * Where there's a will, there's a wheat?. We'll take you to a local wheat field testing a special type of charcoal to improve farming in the big land

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday September 26th

* Investing in a hydroelectric project....history tells us cost over runs are just about the only guarantee. We'll find out more at the Muskrat Falls inquiry * Looking for a home? We'll hear the story of Amos Semigak, a member of Happy Valley Goose Bay's homeless population who came here from the north coast. * Happy Valley is 75 years old today! We're going to speak with 81-year-old Ronald Perrault about the founding of Happy Valley....and he would know - his family was one of the first three families who settled the area in 1943 * The new Wabush 3 opened yesterday, we'll hear what that means for Labrador West * We head to the Gathering and Gull Island where it sounds like everyone had lots of fun

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday September 25th

* Studying birds means this Labrador Institute Intern is taking flight herself * Looking for a home ? Several members of Happy Valley-Goose Bay's homeless and transient population were given an opportunity to share their experiences at a public forum last week? We'll hear one of their stories * The fate of the George River caribou herd hangs in the balance? Liberal Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones will give us the federal government's take on the issue * A participatory budget in Labrador City...We'll find out why the town of Labrador City wants residents to pitch ideas for projects and programs to be included in its 2019 budget. * Wabush 3 official opens! .....We're going to catch up with CBC's Jacob Barker who will be checking out IOC's newest open pit mine today

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday September 24th

* Muskrat and money seem to go hand in hand we'll hear from the concerned citizens coalition * It's the first day of school for students in Red Bay, but whether it's their first full week is still, well that's to be decided, we'll hear from a parent * George River Caribou Herd is in critical state as unprecedented population decline continues, we'll hear from Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources Gerry Byrne * Governor General Julie Payette visited Labrador last week...we'll join her for a stroll down the Birch Island boardwalk.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday September 21st

* We're getting history lesson on the backstory to the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. * With no Northmart in Happy Valley Goose Bay, one local company is making sure everyone can still stock up on groceries * Paving the way for new opportunities? we'll hear from Port Hope Simpson what the freshly paved road means for the community * Are we ready for another pandemic like the 1918-19 Spanish flu? We'll hear about a forum writer Anne Budgell attended last night in Ottawa. She's the author of forthcoming book about the Spanish flu in Labrador. * Celebrating Cartwright's heritage...We're going to find out about the town's heritage festival that's happening this weekend.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday September 20th

* Nalcor CEO Stan Marshall. Reporters got the chance to get his thoughts following his first round of testimony at the Muskrat Falls inquiry * The Muskrat Falls Inquiry is right on the doorstep for people in Labrador... Coming up, we'll hear from the lawyer who is representing two groups that have been standing in fierce opposition to the project. * When the Northern Ranger docks for good this season, so are it's crew. We'll have that story coming up * Lace up your skates, we're heading to hockey camp, we'll hear more about the Xtreme minor hockey camps happening in Happy Valley Goose Bay

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Labrador Morning - September 19

-Tension boiled over during the Muskrat Falls inquiry proceedings in Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday. - Tracing the life and lineage of one of Labrador's pioneering women, Lydia Campbell's. -The mayor of Cartwright isn't pleased that a new ferry will mean no service for his community. - Today will be the 11th school day that students haven't been going to school in Red Bay.

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Labrador Morning _Tuesday September 18

-The Melville Mantas swim club hosts Canadian Olympic medalist Brent Hayden. - Co-op is upping their game following the fire at NorthMart - George Andrews. - NorthMart Interview with Derek Reimer. - You can watch the Muskrat Falls inquiry inside but outside is a different scene. - Former Nalcor CEO Ed Martin is in Happy Valley Goose Bay.

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Labrador Morning for Monday September 17

- It's sexual violence awareness week in Happy Valley Goose Bay. - Students still aren't in class in Red Bay today. - Two fires in Happy Valley-Goose Bay over the weekend caused extensive damage to two businesses, - The public inquiry into muskrat falls is set to begin.

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