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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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Last Stop Garage Season 2; Doom Mountain 50: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll take you to CRB Automotive where they're filming Season 2 of Last Stop Garage (00:30). We have the last in our series of interviews about the life and times of Ray Condon (10:24). Labrador's first Ultra Marathon is a 50 k race coming up next month (18:35). And, it's tourist seasons in Labrador, so we'll check in with some people travelling the road (27:26).

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Volunteers continue search for Luke Cooper; Ray Condon's legacy lives on in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, RCMP divers have ended their search for Luke Cooper, but his family is not giving up (00:57). We'll talk to Ray Condon's sister about the lasting impact he's had on Labrador West (08:49). A new field guide to the birds of Labrador is in the works (18:08). And, after a series of tragic deaths in Labrador, we'll talk to the Red Cross about staying safe on the water (25:54).

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Makkovik remembers BJ Tuglavina; Torngant Mountains caribou her numbers rising: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear from a long-time friend of Johannes "BJ" Tuglavina, who died while fishing over the weekend (01:00). Then, a new survey shows positive signs for the Torngat Caribou herd, but experts aren't jumping to any conclusions (09:42). After that, Air Borealis is running the Torngat Mountains Base Camp, and we'll check in as the season starts (18:19).

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Divers continue to search for missing canoeist in NWR; John Howard Society wants to set up in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, more on the effort to find Luke Cooper, who went missing when his canoe tipped over Sunday morning (00:48). Then, is there a safe way to scavenge at the dump? We'll hear your thoughts (10:25). After that, the John Howard Society wants to extend its services into Labrador - we'll find out why (19:07).

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Searchers looking for Cartwright guide missing after boat capsizes; Pride Week in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear tributes to Ray Green, the fishing guide who is presumed drowned after his boat capsized last Thursday (01:00). Then, the town of Happy Valley-Goose bay is cracking down on scavenging at the municipal dump, so we talk to a man who spent the last 20 years collecting recyclables at the landfill (15:44). Plus, it's Pride Week in Labrador West, and this year the week is dedicated to Ray Condon's memory (25:03).

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Ottawa opens talks with NunatuKavut, but infuriates Innu Nation: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we have extensive coverage of the NunatuKavut announcement about negotiations with Ottawa, including voices from the announcement (00:59), president Todd Russell and Crown-Indigenous relations minister Carolyn Bennett (09:01), and the Innu Nation, who question NunatuKavut's Indigenous identity, and call the group a "settler organization" (17:05). Then, 18-year-old Hamlyn Jararuse says love is love is love (26:00). Plus, summer is the season for camps of all kinds, so we'll take you to wrestling camp (35:55), and a science camp (40:37).

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Float plane crashes in Terrington Basin; Bringing renewable energy to Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we bring you to the scene of a float plane crash near Happy Valley-Goose Bay (01:19). Then, we'll learn about renewable energy research on the south coast (09:07). We'll bring you part two of Desmond Rich's story about life at the correctional centre, and recovery afterword (18:07). And we'll meet a 71-year-old man who just biked from Nova Scotia to Happy Valley-Goose Bay (27:55).

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Black bear breaks into home; No more scavenging at HV-GB dump: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Black bears have been hanging around Cartwright for years, but after a bear came into a house Monday evening, one family says it's time to crack down (00:59). After that, we'll talk about why the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is cracking down on scavenging at the landfill (10:42). Then, part one of Desmond Rich's story -- the 41-year-old spent nearly 20 years going in and out of the Labrador Correctional Centre before embarking on his road to recovery (18:54).

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RCMP bike patrols in HV-GB; Raising the Pride flag: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we find out why RCMP officers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are hitting the trails on bicycles this summer (01:22). Then, we'll take you to the rainbow flag raising (08:00). We'll have the details on a new parking system at the Goose Bay airport (16:09). Finally, the Labrador Winter Games are less than a year away and planning has begin -- we'll meet the games chair (25:33).

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Pride in HV-GB; Makerspace in Labrador West: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, wel talk about bringing midwifery back to Innu communities (01:02). Then, two men in Labrador West want to set up a makerspace, but finding space for a makerspace is a hard space to be in (10:02). We'll find out what's on the agenda for Pride Week in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (18:21). And, we learn how to make beaded earrings with Nikita Beals (28:59).

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New commander at 5 Wing Goose Bay; POlar bear roaming Makkovik: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we take to you to a ceremony welcoming the new wing commander to 5 Wing Goose Bay (00:52). Then, we'll tell you about the polar bear who showed up in Makkovik earlier this week (09:50). And we find out about "We Built This Town," a new musical premiering in Labrador City (17:00).

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Birch Island sharing circle for youth mental health; "Home-buyer's market" in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to two young women organizing a sharing circle for people struggling with their mental health (00:47). Then, a real estate agent talks about why she thinks it's a buyer's market in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (10:00). The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay wants to know how you feel about a ban on single-use plastic bags (18:30). And we'll talk about fixing food security in Nunatsiavut (29:07).

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NWR home destroyed by fire; Cleaning up HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear about a fire that ripped through a house in North West River, and appears to have started in a BBQ (00:49). Lots of people complain about litter in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, but far fewer actually do something about it, so we talk to one man who's issuing a challenge (06:41). And, we'll find out why the town of Pinware is setting up a community greenhouse (15:58).

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Quebec company awarded work at HV-GB Co-Op; Restoring the Cartwright cemetery: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, there's big work coming to the Terrington Co-op in Happy Valley Goose Bay, but some local contractors aren't happy with how the board awarded the work (00:53). Then, two sisters from Cartwright are honouring their father's memory and picking up a cause that was close to his heart (10:59). And, we'll find out why MUN research scientists are looking for fish in Lake Melville this summer (18:22).

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Spring Gulch water for all; Expedition 51; The Jerry Cans <3 Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand.

This morning, we'll hear about the deal to get Happy Valley back on Spring Gulch water (01:05). Then, drive Expedition 51 (08:54). We'll meet EVAS Air's first all-female flight crew (18:14) Later, a conversation with the Jerry Cans (27:04). Plus, we'll hear some young singers from the Ullugiagatsuk Choir (39:02). And: why MP Hunter Tootoo came to Expo Labrador (45:58).

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Hopedale sewer upgrades; What's on the go at Expo? Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we hear about the major repairs planned for Hopedale's sewer system (00:57). Then, meet some exhibitors at the Expo trade show (08:37). Later, a fond farewell to Peacock Primary Principal Sandra Broomfield (17:37). Plus, Lucy Niles from the band Partner (27:54).

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Ambulance review; Voisey's Bay training: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to health minister John Haggie about the review of private ambulances triggered by a CBC investigation into flaws in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Service (01:14). Then, there's a new program to train Indigenous people to work underground at Voisey's Bay (11:29). Later, the newest details on paving the Trans-Labrador Highway (22:10). Plus, an extreme road trip from Missouri to Cartwright (30:48).

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Premier in Labrador; Ferry concerns: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a conversation with Premier Dwight Ball in the Labrador Morning studio (01:01). Then, an update on the Pumpkin House construction (12:57). Later, find out what's on the agenda at Expo Labrador (19:03). Plus, NunatuKavut Community Council weighs in on planned ferry changes (27:38)

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Crowded correctional centre; Stranded fox: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Labrador Correctional Centre is overcrowded and staff are overworked, we'll talk about why there are so many people in prison in this province (01:01). Then, we'll check in with the United Steelworkers Union at IOC to see if things are getting back to normal after a 9-week strike which ended earlier this month (18:17). Plus They went out in search of crab but came back with a fox (27:09).

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Puzzling poaching near Port Hope Simpson; The Jerry Cans come to the Big Land: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, details on a DFO investigation into an unusual case of suspected poaching (01:11). Then, a new program offers legal advice to survivors of sexual violence (08:52). Later, hear about The Jerry Cans upcoming tour of Labrador (18:23). Plus, teachers and students reunion a half a century later (27:11). Finally, the smooth sounds of the Northern Voices Community Choir (37:20).

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National Indigenous Peoples Day; Business covers Birch Island repairs: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we're celebrating with inmates at the Labrador Correctional Centre (01:08). We'll hear a commentary from CBC intern Tyler Mugford (11:59). Then, we'll meet some of the entertainers who are performing at festivities in Happy Valley-Goose Bay today (16:31). Plus, after hearing about fire damage to the Birch Island boardwalk here on Labrador Morning, a local company steps up (22:36).

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Homelessness advocate calls for provincial support; Chinook Project returns to Sheshatshiu: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Jackie Compton-Hobbs says homeless people in Happy Valley-Goose Bay need a place to go during the day and she wants tor province to help pay for it (00:59). Then, the Chinook Project return to provide free vet services in Sheshatshiu (11:02). Plus, Food Futures in Labrador (19:22).

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Fire tears through Birch Island boardwalk; Redesigning N.L.'s outdated coat of arms: Labrador Morning on Demand

This morning, we talk to MHA Randy Edmunds about updating the provincial coat of arms to better reflect Indigenous culture (01:09). Then, we'll assess the damage the Birch Island boardwalk after Sunday's fire (08:44). Later, meet master boat builder Robert Pardy (16:58). Plus, we'll find out how the tourism season is shaping up in Battle Harbour (27:48).

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Yvonne Jones supports transmission line north; College students say security guard acted inappropriately: Labrador Morning On-Demand

We'll talk to Labrador MP Yvonne Jones about building a transmission line to the north coast (01:08). Then, hear why students at the College of the North Atlantic in Happy Valley-Goose Bay circulated a petition about a security guard in residence (09:35). Later, we'll talk to a 6-year-old entrepreneur in the ice business (18:45). Plus, learn about Project SHIELD (25:10).

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Innu Nation wants Northern Labrador on the power grid; Purging plastics: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we'll talk about the Innu Nation's push to get rid of diesel power on Labrador's North Coast (00:53). Then, we're purging plastics with two stories about cutting waste: learn more about shampoo bars (10:11) and Boomerang Bags (18:01). After that, the Happy Valley Baptist Church wants to re-open a ski hill on its property (24:43).

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Labrador fish camps still frozen; LATP training for Voisey's Bay underground mine: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a fish camp operator in southeastern Labrador had to postpone some clients thanks to lingering winter weather (00:58). Then, we'll hear from the Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership about job prospects at Voisey's Bay Underground (10:23). Starting today, walk-in mental health clinics are open in in Nain and Hopedale (19:34). Finally, why not treat your dad to a duathalon this Father's Day (26:49).

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TB outbreak in Nain; Pet rooster killed by stray dog: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, more people are being treated for tuberculosis in Nain as screening continues (01:08). Then, Natuashish has a ban on alcohol, and we'll ask the Chief whether marijuana will also be banned when the drug becomes legal elsewhere in the country (11:20). After that, the owner of a pet rooster killed by a stray dog over the weekend speaks out (21:13). It's a full month of cleaning up in St. Lewis, we'll find out what's happening (31:00). Finally, we'll find out how the crab season is going in Cartwright (39:04).

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Voisey's Bay going underground: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Vale is going underground at Voisey's Bay and we've got extensive coverage: We'll hear from the NL government (00:50), the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (07:25, the Innu Nation (16:19), and the Nunatsiavut Government (24:10). Plus, a conversation with Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Robert Way, who just accepted a job at Queen's University (33:20).

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Two bears killed in Nain; Guaranteed law school spots for NL Indigenous students: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a polar bear and a black bear had to be killed in Nain over the weekend (01:04). Then, reaction to news Indigenous students from this province will be guaranteed two spots at the University of Saskatchewan law school (09:28). We'll find out what happened at a meeting of Indigenous leaders and provincial politicians (17:57). There's more money coming for rec centres in HV-GB (26:58). Finally, we'll take you to a fundraiser for the Howlin' Huskies, the Labrador Special Olympics team (36:10).

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Relay for Life in Lab West could be the last; Record number of graduates at Sheshatshiu Innu School: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll find out why this weekend's Relay for Life in Labrador West could be the last (00:57). Sheshatshiu Innu School's graduating class is the biggest in school history, and we'll meet some of the graduates (10:04). Composting 101 with Shelley Cleary (17:13). The Labrador Friendship Centre is packing a bus full of food this weekend (26:51). More money for the Birch Island restoration project (35:26).

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No more ferry to Norman Bay; Indigenizing the Senate: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, in Norman Bay helicopter service is taking over the old Marine Eagle ferry run (01:02). Then, we'll talk about how to use those veggies that are past their prime (08:41). After that, photographer Jennie Williams tells us about her new show at the Labrador Interpretation Centre (18:42). And we'll hear what Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Bryanna Brown told Canadian senators last night in Ottawa (25:08).

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Accessibility grants in Labrador City; Banning plastic bags in Mary's Harbour: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Labrador City wants to help businesses become more accessible, and council is giving away grant money to do it (01:08). Then, Mary's Harbour is the latest community to look at banning single-use plastic bags (08:46). After that, more than a third of all food produced in Canada, we'll hear from the National Zero Waste Council (16:30). And, we'll meet the newest addition to the Labrador Morning team (25:15).

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Wabush mayor wants local waterbomber; High water on the Churchill River: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to the mayor of Wabush, who's calling for a waterbomber to be stationed in Labrador West (01:01). Then, water in the Churchill River is high, and the Birch Island boardwalk is closed (10:45). We'll find out about the Mokami Status of women council's supportive living program (16:52). Finally, Sem Paul Obed was deemed a high risk to reoffend when he was released from federal prison four years ago, and now he's facing more sexual assault charges in Halifax (25:50).

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Frounce found in Labrador; Robo arms on HV-GB garbage trucks: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about why you might think twice about putting out a birdfeeder this summer (00:51). Then, we'll jump onboard a garbage truck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out about automated garbage collection (10:51). After that, we find out how Great North Data uses all that power, when we go inside the data centre in Happy Valley-Goose bay (19:39).

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Nunatsiavut disappointed in ferry plan; farmers won't set up in Kinsmen Park: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear what Nunatsiavut thinks of the plans for a new North Coast ferry (1:09). Then, two farmers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay explain why they won't be setting up at the Kinsmen Park market this summer (11:08). Later, the opening of Pinware River Provincial Park is delayed. Thanks, snow (20:44). Plus, how turf floor is changing Lab Cup (27:51).

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Ferry fury; Alderon promises jobs by the thousands; Gravy on top: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we continue our coverage of the new ferry plan for coastal Labrador with reaction from Black Tickle, Cartwright and Rigolet (00:56). Then, find out why Alderon set up a website called JobsForNL (17:38). Plus, we're in the canteen at the Lab Cup, where all the real action happens (24:32).

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Reaction to Black Tickle ferry plan; Lab Cup begins: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear what one woman in Black Tickle thinks of the new ferry plan (00:56). Then, details on the 36th annual Labrador Cup (10:08). Later, trash talk in Churchill Falls and Happy Valley-Goose Bay (19:47). Plus, a chat with the Silver Wolf Band (31:45).

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Strike ends at IOC; Details on new North Coast ferry: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to local union president Ron Thomas whose members are heading back to work at IOC in Labrador West (00:54). Then, hear about the plans for a new ferry to serve Nunatsiavut and Natuashish (10:20). Plus, how an ice grid could replace diesel power (19:49).

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HV-GB cracking down on derelict buildings; Year-long wait time for cataract surgery: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay cracking down on derelict properties, even if people are living in them (01:03). Then, we've been talking about wheelchair accessibility, and we'll hear about some problem areas in Upper Lake Melville (09:55). And we'll talk to a Labrador West woman who has to wait until next May for cataract surgery (17:23).

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Broomfield Arena needs a wheelchair ramp; Nalcor contractor secrecy nearing an end: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to the English School district about what happens when a threat is made against a school (01:01). The Broomfield Arena needs a new wheelchair ramp, so we'll find out what that means for Lab Cup spectators next week (09:31). We'll soon know a lot more about the contractors at Muskrat Falls and how much money they make (18:18). We've got details on about the photographers behind Humans of Labrador (27:26), and find out more on sustainable bird hunting in Nunatsiavut (37:19).

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Deserts for lawns in HV-GB; The Power Hour in Nain: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the snow's gone, but the sand from winter road maintenance in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is now on people's lawns, and owners want to know what the town can do about it (00:59). Then, archaeologists in Labrador are taking the threat of climate change very seriously (10:16). We'll talk to the mayor of Labrador City about the feeling in town as IOC and the United Steelworkers head back to the bargaining table (19:01). And, we'll find out about The Power Hour in Nain (25:39).

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IOC and union talking again; New emergency alert system for Upper Lake Melville: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we hear from a union member at IOC about news the two sides are talking again (00:58). Them Days magazine has identified hundreds of photos from Labrador's past, but they've got thousands left, and they need your help (08:54). We'll find out how a test of the emergency alert system went in Upper Lake Melville (19:18). We talk about getting more Inuit women involved in politics (29:16). And, we take you behind the scenes of Shrek Jr, a Queen of Peace Middle School musical (37:59).

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New Nunatsiavut cabinet sworn in; Wabush FD handing out autism stickers: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to Nalcor about the role they've played in emergency preparedness since the flood in Mud Lake (00:53). Then, we talk about priorities for the newest Nunatsiavut Government (10:52). After that,, we'll find out why the fire department in Wabush is handing out stickers in the shape of puzzle pieces, and how it could help people with autism (18:08).

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Pride Flag raising in HV-GB; New director of Mokami Status of Women: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Happy Valley-Goose Bay raises the Pride Flag, and we talk to some high-school students about why the flag matters to them (00:51). Then, a salmon outfitter on Eagle River says new catch limits will hurt his business (09:03). And, we'll meet the new executive director of the Mokami Status of Women Council (17:36).

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Mud Lake special: Labrador Morning On-Demand

One year after the flooding Churchill River forced the evacuation of Mud Lake and parts of Mud Lake road, we go back to the community where people are still trying to recover, and check in with those who still can't go home.

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New child protection laws coming to NL; New salmon angling rules not fair in Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the province is overhauling the laws around child protection, and the new Act includes a focus on Indigenous communities (00:55). Then, we'll find out what the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is doing to give the community outdoor market a boost (11:26). After that, anglers are none too pleased about new restrictions on salmon angling -- especially in parts of Labrador (19:42).

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Data centre CEO says company is good for town; New ferry coming to the Strait of Belle Isle: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll check in on Baby Bryson, the 16-month-old from Nain med-evaced to Happy Valley-Goose Bay (00:59). The CEO of Great North Data says his business is good for Happy Valley-Goose Bay, despite what the mayor thinks (08:09). The province wants a new ferry serving the Strait by March 2019 (16:52). And, we'll find out why the town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has hired on a second community constable (26:34).

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Weather hold strands infant TB meningitis patient; an update on ambulance times in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, a father from Nain wants to know why his infant son had to wait all weekend for a medevac (01:08). Then, six months after a contractor was ousted we'll find out how ambulance response times in Happy Valley-Goose Bay compare to elsewhere in Labrador (10:28). And, new landscaping regulations are in the works for Happy Valley-Goose Bay (17:46).

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Are NunatuKavut membership cards valid ID; IOC strike nears 8 weeks: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to NunatuKavut about their membership ID cards (01:03). Then, we talk to Labrador West MHA Graham Letto about 7 weeks of strike in the area (10:19). Just in time for mother's day, we'll tell you about baby boxes, which are free to new parents (16:56). Happy Valley-Goose Bay has a new town manager (26:43). And we'll find out about family fun day at the Labrador Institute (35:15).

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NunatuKavut ID not valid for air travel; More power needed in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we talk to a Labrador woman who used her NuntuKavut membership card to fly to Edmonton, only to be told on the return trip that it wasn't a valid ID (01:04). The, NL Hydro plans to add more capacity to the system in Upper Lake Melville, but the mayor of Happy Valley-Goose Bay worries it won't be enough (11:34). After that, striking workers at IOC are targeting businesses in the community they believe are doing work that should rightfully be theirs (20:36).

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Amalgamation talk in Labrador West; Buying legal weed at Tobin's Convenience: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Amalgamation rears its head again in Labrador West, and wel hear from mayors of both Labrador City and Wabush (01:03). Then, we meet the owners of the only place in Labrador -- so far -- you'll be able to buy legal marijuana (15:00). After that, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour says an ongoing strike at IOC proves the need for new provincial rules about unionized work (23:20).

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Muskrat Falls protesters detained in Ottawa; Lab West businesses struggle as strike continues: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll find out how businesses in Labrador West are coping with the IOC strike (00:59). Then, a problem with mixing chemotherapy drugs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay means some patients have to be flown to other hospitals for treatment (07:43). Award-winning author Alex Saunders shares tales of adventure on the high seas (15:08). Members of the Labrador Land Protectors group rally against Muskrat Falls (24:55).

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Banning plastic bags; Refereeing the House of Assembly: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning we continue our look at single-use plastic bags, and whether municipalities -- or the province -- should bring in a ban (00:43). Then, we'll talk to Speaker of the House and Lake Melville MHA Perry Trimper about presiding over some tense question periods last week (17:19). And we'll get details on a new role model program for Indigenous boys at the Labrador Friendship Centre (28:26).

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New rules for backyard chickens; New turf floor in the Broomfield arena: Labrador Morning On-Demand

More people are keeping chickens in Happy Valley-goose Bay, and the town wants to bring in some rules (01:02). Then, we check in on ice conditions on the North coast as the spring thaw begins (10:23). Soccer players review the new turf floor at the Broomfield arena (20:06). Finally, reporter Justin Brake wins a Press Freedom award (29:10).

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RCMP investigating missing money in North West River; New beekeeping rules in HV-GB: Labrador Morning On-Demand

After a week's worth of allegations about harassment in provincial politics, we'll ask a former Labrador politician what she thinks about the situation (00:58). Happy Valley-Goose Bay is drafting rules about beekeeping -- we'll tell you why (10:04). There's more money missing from the town of North West River, and the RCMP is investigating (19:48). And, we'll hear from United Steelworkers at IOC, who have been on strike since March (28:55).

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NL slams federal caribou plan; Is it time to ban the plastic bag: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The province's Lands and Resources Minister slams Ottawa's caribou management plans, saying the feds aren't listening to anyone out here (01:02). Then, is it time to ban the plastic bag in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (13:14). After that, a Labrador West doctor who called a patient 'a pathological liar' now admits wrongdoing (22:31). Finally, it'll be another lean year for shrimp fishers on the south coast of Labrador (25:56).

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Watching the river in Mud Lake; Plastic bag ban in Cartwright: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The thaw is on, and in Mud Lake all eyes are on the river (01:10). As all the snow melts, a winter's-worth of trash is revealed -- but in Cartwright, there are fewer plastic bags showing up, since council banned them last December (08:44). Then, Labrador City is getting a new steakhouse but not a new brewery (16:55).

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Whistleblower line for Muskrat Falls inquiry; the case for an RV park in Central Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

If you've got a hot tip about Muskrat Falls, the auditors from the project inquiry would like to hear from you (01:05). We'll ask Destination Labrador whether Central Labrador needs a new RV park (09:27). Then, the curious case of capelin, and how you can help a Marine Institute researcher (18:27). Finally, a family of adorable black bears who were spotted last year in Cartwright have returned (25:37).

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Murder in Labrador City; Choices for Youth: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, details about the shooting death of a man in Labrador City (00:56). We'll find out why Choices for Youth wants to expand to Labrador (07:27). Later, how Labrador's only cheer team learns their moves (15:53). Plus, the season that was at Birch Brook Nordic Ski Club (25:29).

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Bitcoin ATM in Labrador West; Harassment allegations against Eddie Joyce: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll tell you about Labrador's first Bitcoin ATM, at a convenience store in Labrador City (00:56). There are new details on the bullying and harassment complaints against Minister Eddie Joyce (09:12). We'll learn about the Memphis model -- a new approach to mental health the RNC is using in Labrador West (17:09). Then, it's a Rendezvous with Science today at the College of the North Atlantic in Labrador City (26:09).

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Remembering Bert the Barber; Getting ready for cruise ship season: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we remember Norbert May -- better know as Bert the Barber -- who died at age 82 (01:00). Then, MHA's want to know the latest on plans for an underground mine at Voisey's Bay (15:25). We'll learn all about snow fleas in Labrador (19:18). And Nunatsiavut is gearing up for cruise ship season (27:54).

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Innu foster care inquiry back on track; Incredible polar bear pics from Nunatsiavut: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Innu Nation Grand Chief Gregory Rich says an inquiry into foster care is back on track after being stalled for months (00:54). Jenna Flowers of Hopedale talks about the incredible pictures of a polar bear she took over the weekend (11:24). Finally, we talk about what it takes to attract skilled workers to Labrador and keep them here (18:36).

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Selling Labrador iron ore in China; NunatuKavut at the U.N.: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk to Natural Resources Minister Siobhan Coady about her trip to China with the head of Alderon (01:02). Then, we'll get the details on the Melville Music Festival (10:02). A long-time volunteer is stepping back from his constant upkeep of the Jean Lake trail in Wabush, and the town wants other volunteers to step up (16:26). Finally, NunatuKavut President Todd Russell talks about his trip to the U.N. (24:34).

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