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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Find out about a new music festival an Nain a new brewery and perhaps a new BBQ recipe

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Red Bay celebrates 40 years as a National Historic Site.

On today's podcast, we hear about a plane crash that happened a few weeks back that had a happy ending for the pilot. We'll learn why researchers from Dalhousie University are holding a fishery consultation in Nain. The Red Bay National Historic Site is 40-years-old and we'll let you know how they plan to celebrate. We check in with a research vessel that's learning more about the ocean in Northern Labrador. And we are at the dock in Happy Valley-Goose Bay were the MV Seabourn Quest arrived.

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Two new tourism offerings, ferry woes, and Phd projects

On today's podcast, we visit a new cafe in Charlottetown that's serving up traditional favourites with a fresh twist. We'll hear a bed and breakfast owner in Postville who is the newest Labrador listing on Airbnb. We'll hear from two people who are expressing different issues with the new ferry, Kamuatik W. We're taking you to the Pye Farm in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find why a Memorial Phd student is carrying out a soil survey of the farm. And we'll hear about an old cabin north of Nain and how it has archaeologists scratching their heads.

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We travel the conversation highway of pet care, the need for more cell service, and a look back on a veteran CBC broadcaster.

On today's podcast, we'll hear from the SPCA who is looking for more foster families for their animals. It's Rigolet's turn to get free vet service and we'll find out how. One Labrador woman is wondering when cell service will be in place for emergency situations across Labrador. We pay tribute to a veteran CBC broadcaster who got his start with CBC in Labrador. And we talk road readiness on today's Traffic Tuesday.

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Two successful races - one in canoe and one to fill the shelves of the food bank.

On today's podcast, the winners of the Great Labrador Canoe race this year were from Ontario. We'll hear from them on how it was an easy win. We'll hear an update from the food bank that was having trouble stocking its shelves. We'll find out more about two different projects that set up weather stations this summer to capture local conditions.

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We hear from the Muskrat Falls inquiry and we have your weekend planned!

From the Muskrat Falls inquiry to the church of Battle Harbour and on to activities in central Labrador. On today's show we take you boating, walking, running, cycling, canoeing and barbecuing!

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Are the rising waters on the Churchill River giving you ecological grief?

On today's podcast, we'll hear from a wildlife officer who will give some advice about encountering black bears. We take a long walk along the Churchill River on both sides of the Muskrat Falls reservoir to find out what difference the recent flooding made. We'll talk to a Labrador researcher about the impact of climate change on people's mental health. And a local nursing student is stepping up to help the Happy Valley-Goose Bay food bank stock its shelves.

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DFO's presence in Labrador is expanding and so is a young entrepreneur's impact on his community.

On today's podcast, we'll hear some of yesterdays Muskrat Falls Inquiry proceedings. We'll find out how the Department of Fisheries and Oceans are enhancing its presence in Labrador. Two men riding motorcycles across Labrador tell us why they are bringing awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. And a Labrador youth entrepreneur has been awarded for his impact on the community.

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Parkas for warmth and food for nutrution. We talk about a new project by Canada Goose and keeping the food bank stocked.

On today's podcast, Inuit women have been making parkas for centuries and now Canada Goose wants to commission 20 Inuit seamstresses for the second phase of a project they have been working on. And the food bank in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is struggling to keep the shelves stocked.

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Labrador Morning live from Forteau

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Labrador Morning Live from Red Bay

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Labrador Morning live from Port Hope Simpson

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Tragedy aftermath, a bear attack, farming, barbecuing and more

On today's show, we're dropping by a farm in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out how veggies are growing during this cool, rainy summer. Also a woman in Southern Labrador has started a group to help the grieving families in Rigolet after the tragedy earlier this week. We'll also speak with Quebecers who survived a bear attack in Labrador, as well as find out about the Labrador Canoe Regatta, crab fest in Mary's Harbour, the first cruise ship to visit Red Bay this season, and barbecuing in Labrador West.

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A Nain volleyball player is home after a big win. And a Labrador soap company is winning big reviews from locals.

On today's podcast, the community of Rigolet is still coming to gripes with the boating tragedy,we'll hear details from a local search a rescue member. Volleyball is in his blood like many Labradorians, but he is the only one back with a medal from the Eastern Elite Volleyball Tournament over the weekend. We'll hear from Jeremy Holwell and his family. And Spruced Up Labrador is just bubbling over with some news. We'll hear from owner Heather Bursey.

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From the land to the sea. We hear about rocks and lawns and reaction to the new ferry.

On today's podcast, the Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador has been in Hopedale for the month of July. We'll find out what they've been up to. She's been rocking and rolling with the waves of Labrador. We'll hear from passengers who travelled on the Kamutik W during her maiden voyage, as well as some reaction from people living on the south coast. We're taking you to the front lawn of David Barnes in Happy Valley-Goose Bay where his love for hockey has grown so much, he mowed it down.

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More discussions on Muskrat project possible impacts and a tribute to Helen Michelin

On today's show, w'ere going to find out about projects in Labrador receiving federal dollars, We talk about the story of a Labrador residential school survivor which is striking a cord with readers in Poland. Nalcor has been given the go ahead to impound the Muskrat Falls reservoir next week....but just how much of risk does methyl mercury pose? We'll speak with a scientist and an Inuk hunter and fisher. First though, a tribute to Helen Michelin.

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We bring you all the fun stuff happening in the Big Land...

On today's show....we're heading down to Wabush to hear how the races are going for the Labrador West Regatta.. We also head to North West River where the Beach festival kicks off this weekend with a jam-packed schedule..We're going to hear how preparations are coming along for the Trout festival in Makkovik...and get details about the community outdoor market in HVGB. Also, we're checking out the ACT summit, week filled with art technology and culture...and healthy tips for your BBQ this summer.

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It's about past and present and immortalising beautiful scenery of Labrador

On today's show, Innu Nation is standing behind scientific research on Muskrat Falls. We talk to Rigolet's Eldred Allen who took some stunning photos of minke whales. We are also sending you ten years into the future with a Labrador time-capsule and we revisit the past through models at the museum in North West River.

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Muskrat division, elite volleyball and kayaking along the coast of Labrador

On today's show, two of three indigenous communities in Labrador have reached an agreement with the province, they'll get money instead of having the trees and shrubs cleared from the Muskrat reservoir. And going for gold! A volleyball player from Nain tells us about competing in an elite volleyball championship in Nova Scotia this week, where there is only 4 labradorians. And Richard Learning paddled just over 600 km after kayaking 30 days along the Labrador coast this month...We find out how it went.

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Nunatsiavut Government calling on the province to suspend the flooding of the Muskrat Falls reservoir and more on the Kamutik W

On today's show...is the de Havilland Beaver still the best plane for flying in and out remote areas? An aviation artist and researcher thinks so. Also, non-beneficiaries need to buy a permit for harvesting in Nunatisiavut...we'll get the details... and Nunatsiavut Government wants the province to halt plans to flood the MF reservoir...We speak with the Nunatsiavut President to hear his concerns. Also the Kamutik W sailing now, but what do passengers think of the ship...we're also talking about a salmon stocks and what's coming up in Postville for the Fun in the Sun festival.

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Raising questions about the safety of the float plane in last week's crash.. as well as concerns over Cartwright's weather station, a chat about repairing appliances and students-on-ice.

On today's show, the family of an outfitter killed in last week's plane crash in Mistastin Lake has questions about just how safe the Beaver float plane was....we'll hear from Dwayne Winsor's son...we're also checking in with Cartwright to hear concerns about the new automated weather station....and are new appliances built to last? A repairman weighs in..and All aboard..we're meeting young Labradorians who're going on a trip of a lifetime to the Arctic with students on ice.

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From Pride celebrations and the beach in North West River to bbq burgers and a garden in Natuashish...we're serving up a banquet of stories on the show today.

On today's show..we're chatting with a drag queen originally from Labrador West who's taking part in Pride celebrations this weekend... a youth summit kicks off next week...life sized self portaits, music jams, podcasting are just some of the activities planned..also don't park on the beach in North West River...we're speaking with the town about its concerns... we're finding out about a garden in Natuashish, as well as a religous gathering in Quebec that Innu from Labrador are attending..and we continue with our bbq series...we'll a physician in Happy Valley-Goose Bay tells us what he's grilling this summer.

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Take a moment to remember Richard Rich of Rigolet...

On today's show we're paying tribute to a well known Labradorian, Richard Rich of Rigolet passed away and we'll hear how he's being remembered. We go to Nain where people are taking part in a cultural exchange to learn how to prepare moose hides, we heard about what they're learning from the Dene. And with the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing we spoke with Happy Valley-Goose Bay's very own "moon baby".

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Tragedy, goodbyes, challenges and good news...

On today's show, a tragedy left 3 dead and 4 unaccounted when a float plane crashed in Mistastin Lake. We say goodbye to a faithful listener of Labrador Morning.The investment to rejuvenate the landing strip at YYR is promising the lift the ban to land big planes and that's good news for businesses in Goose Bay. Minipi Outfitter's is hosting a running challenge and the name definitely doesn't deceive and four canoers have left Lab City to canoe about 800 KM to Nain, we'll hear about their excursion.

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Money for the Goose Bay airfield, gas for Rigolet and more

You've heard the expression - "I can't hear myself think," well that can happen with animals too, man-made noise pollution interferes with life for marine mammals CBC's Andrew Waterman brings us a piece from under the sea.The new Pumpkin House Day Care is officially open and we got a look inside. 5 Wing base will be flying into the future after a federal government investment. The gas is flowing at Rigolet's community gas station, we spoke with Sarah Leo from the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies.

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Good ideas from labradorians and chatting about summer in them days

On today's show, we take a look at reducing your electric bill talking about the province's first energy efficient "passive house". We talk about bringing a different kind of stitches to the hospital, stitching a little love into the rooms of sick kids, one pillow case at a time. Flying high, we'll hear from a Labrador pilot on what it's like to be listed on the 20 under 40 in Canadian Aerospace. And we step back into the summers gone by with Aimee Chaulk of Them Days.

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Getting in the swing of summer, visiting camp, pride celebrations, barbecuing and more.

We visited the storytelling and social media camp from Nunatukavut. The Nunatsiavut Government is commemorating the 100th anniversary of Okak by inviting one hundred people back to the community. Lab West was recongized by a National Magazine for having one of the best small town pride celebrations. A lifetime achievement award for North west River's own Shirley Montague. Noreen Careen, is and avid volunteer and is one of 5 people across the province being awarded for it. And, it's grilling season and we visited MHA Perry Trimper's back deck for a BBQ question period.

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Voyage along the coast from Cartwright to the Torngat mountains

On today's show we replayed a story from a transgender celebrating one year on hormone therapy. We learn about some facts and myths when it comes to mosquitoes.We take you to Labrador West to talk about the new musical produced by Encore theatre. We find out what's going on in the Torngats this summer. We chat with CBC's Jacob Barker, who's going up the north coast on the Kamutik W and we talk about Salmon season!

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New things coming to the north coast: ferry, cell coverage and American sailors!

On today's show with guest host Alyson Samson we found out how researchers managed to retrieve part of an engine from Air France flight AF 66 in Greenland. We hear about the new cell phone coverage in Nain. Jacob Barker talk to us from the first stop of the Kamutik W in Rigolet. We are live at the pride breakfast in Postville and we jump aboard the sailing vessel Dawn B to meet Americans on their way to Cape Chidler.

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The Kamutik W sets sail today. Tune in for more on the new north coast ferry.

On today's podcast, the rain won't stop the celebration of Pride week in Lake Melville. We hear from participants as to why it's important for them to take part. The MV Kamutik W is leaving for its maiden voyage to the north coast and we'll have a reporter on the ship to document the journey. And we'll hear about what you need to know about the Highway Traffic Act if you're taking your vehicle on the new ferry.

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New signs, the sixties scoop, the start of pride week, and still hoping for a plebiscite...

A class action lawsuit has ruled in favour of survivors of the sixties scoop. Find out who is eligible for compensation and how you can apply. It's Pride Week in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and organizers told us about the tons of events they have planned. Wabush City council has voted down the idea of amalgamation with Lab City twice now, but some residents continue to fight for it to happen, we heard from one of them. Partridges, Salmon and a Boardwalk... does it sound like Rigolet? Well, an artist who lives there thought so and his design won the sign contest for the town... we spoke with Leonard Bennett

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Books and circus...fun times except when it comes to transportation

On today's podcast, we drop y a tiny library set up on a lawn of a residence in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and find out why making it is a dream come true. We hear about a new children's book, The Tale of the Wandering Whale, that will be released in Red Bay this weekend. We speak with the minister of transportation, Steve Cocker, on the upcoming arrival of the Kamutik W and what he's doing to make the "boat plane" less confusing for travellers. We'll hear from the Wonderbolt circus about a documentary airing this weekend on their workshops in Labrador. We'll find out how much damage a black bear can do to your home if its determined to get in. And Sheshatshui musician David Hart opens up about his work, music and how he's sharing his Innu culture.

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Transportation issues: no ferry for the north coast and a scary flight!

On today's podcast, we reair an interview from 2011 with famed fiddle player the late Lester Montague of North West River. If you are a fan of ART and going for a walk in nature, we'll tell you about a new event that mixes the two. We hear from a resident of Hopedale who is stuck in town due to the lack of ferry service and Torngat Mountains MHA Lela Evans talks about issues with transportation on the coast. A steel fabrication shop in Happy Valley-Goose Bay wanted to house a data centre but the town says no and we'll find out why. A passenger on a flight bound for the north coast yesterday tells us about a scary ordeal. We hear a cry from the heart from a foster parent in Nain who says more needs to be done. The changing climate is threatening artefacts in Labrador. We'll hear what scientists are doing about it.

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The sadness of saying goodbye and the joys of tourism in Labrador

On today's show we hear about the late Nelson Belbin, who was L'Anse au Loup's harbour master for years. We also talk about a donation in Labrador city that might make quite the difference for parents mourning after a stillbirth or an infant loss. You'll get the details on two tours aimed at tourists in Labrador, a new virtual tour in Labrador West, and a tour of an old community in southern Labrador. And Life without a gas station in Rigolet is getting more stressful as residents await the reopening of the only pump in town.

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Sights and sounds with historic photos, loud mufflers, and more

An angry resident from Happy Valley Goose-Bay had her vehicles vandalized with spray paint. A heritage community meeting is happening in North West River tonight. A new map project will have you seeing Happy Valley Goose Bay in a whole new... or old, way! And we hear from Cst. Jerry Goudie about supping up your muffler...

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A GROWING idea for data mining, an update on the road, long weekend bbq inspiration and more...

On today's podcast, Labrador Expo is cluing up in Happy Valley Goose Bay this week and we're going to dig into a couple updates from the mining sector.The Mary's Harbour crab plant is going full tilt, we're taking you to the state-of-the-art facility for a look just before the first haul of crab arrived. People's plans for the long weekend have been interrupted with the closure of the TLH we spoke with Lake Melville MHA for the latest on the situation. A new data mine being proposed for HVGB, but this one has an environmental twist! 13 year old Lyndon Rumbolt from Cartwright is currently on his way to Europe to represent Canada for WWI remembrance celebrations. There's nothing quite like the sizzle of a big steak hitting a hot backyard grill, we kick-off a new BBQ series with a trip to a professional smokehouse. And there's a new album in the works for Gary and Jennifer Mitchell.

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From fishing in Mary's Harbour to Multiculturalism day and more...

On today's podcast, Amy Norman of HVGB is creating dialogue online this week about issues facing indigenous people. It's the anniversary of Labrador City's incorporation, we'll bring you some archive tape from the town's early days for Throw Back Thursday. It's also the anniversary of IDLP who are celebrating its 20th anniversary. It's been a busy month fishing for crab we'll take you to Mary's Harbour to meet some fishermen as they were getting ready to head out to sea. School's out for Summer! We're dropped by Peacock Primary School in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to hear about plans to give students a great send off for the summer break! It's National Multiculturalism Day, and so it's the perfect day to meet two young women from India who're are going to be sharing stories at the public library in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Saturday.

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The road is still closed, the Pye Farm has been sold, and more

The trans Labrador highway remains closed south of HVGB Jacob Barker spoke with travellers and businesses which it's affecting. It's taken just over 2 years, but finally Memorial University has acquired the lease for the farm Frank and Joyce Pye ran for almost 30 years in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. There's a new temporary exhibit at the Labrador Interpretation Centre in North West River all about Hebron. And a you a dramatic story about an encounter with a polar bear on the Wonder Strand in Labrador over Easter weekend you don't want to miss!

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We're talking gardens, bees, roads and more

It's Gardening Day here on Labrador Morning today... with all the rain we've seen over the weekend, we thought we'd spruce things up by talking gardens. Stranded motorists, a gaping hole, and even a sunken truck.......we'll bring you the latest details on the closure of the Trans Labrador Highway just south of HVGB. The Newfoundland and Labrador Beekeepers Association is asking people to be on the lookout for bees! The Labrador Wellness Centre is now the Central Labrador YMCA, we'll bring you some of the announcement from yesterday. Labrador MP Yvonne Jones announced some big dollars for the NunatuKavut Community Council two of its projects will benefit from money provided by the federal government. We're got a lesson from a cultural botanist about edible plants in Labrador and why it's worth the effort to learn all about them! Tomatoes growing in Hopedale that's what students there have been up to this school year. And our intern Tyler Mugford gets some growing advice from the owner of Birdhouse Garden Market in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Finally the ferry is on the way, and Rigolet will be fueling back up after a new agreement, a new multipurpose centre on the South Coast and more...

Labrador's newest ferry will be sailing the coast in about a week's time, we have an update from Peter Woodward on his newest acquisition. There's more gas on the way for Rigolet an interim agreement has been made to open a gas station. Jordan Brown was officially declared MHA for the district of Labrador West a month after the election. The Town of St. Lewis is getting a new multipurpose centre.And a look at what's on the agenda at Expo Labrador which kicks off today.

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Stories, seal skin crafts, special deliveries, a new 444 Squadron Colonel, and more...

The Astron made a delivery to Black Tickle yesterday, the chair of the local service district told us what was delivered. A petition for the right to vote on amalgamation was presented to the town council of Wabush last night at a regular council meeting. The first and only female president of the Nunatsiavut government, Sarah Leo, made history again today as she becomes the first female indigenous honorary colonel for the 444 squadron. Caitlyn Baikie, an Inuk women is raising awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls one sewing stitch at a time. And story time with Richard Neville, the Labrador singer songwriter about is taking part in a children's storytelling series happening all month long at Melville Public Library.

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An Imperfect Proposal, a present for the fire department, a possible push for a Liberal majority and more...

We'll hear from some of the cast of Imperfect Proposal the newest dinner theatre that will be performed at the Lawrence O'Brien Centre. Is the minority going to stay or will Letto win Labrador West and push the Liberals to a majority? The judicial recount is on now we hear from the CBC's Katie Breen. You'll hear how a new cancer control strategy is focusing on the health and well-being of indigenous peoples. The Happy Valley-Goose Bay Fire Department received an important donation, we'll tell you want it was and what it means for the community.

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A unique court case, the aftermath of a plane crash, and plastic waste prevention

On today's episode Labrador Morning's John Gaudi gives a debrief of a unique court case before provincial court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, a survivor of a plane crash in Makkovik recounts his tale to CBC's Jacob Barker, and Taking a pass on plastics. The Canadian government announces a ban of some disposable items like straws and plastic cutlery as early as 2021. We'll look at how Canada compares with Europe where they've already voted to do something similar speaking with the CEO of Friends of the Earth Canada...

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Marching across the north, Mary's Harbour long term care, and more

A former Canadian Armed Forces member is taking a unique journey across Canada, We're taking you to Mary's Harbour to meet 18-year-old Christina Rumbolt who's the manager of the personal care home this summer. Operating a volunteer-run personal care home in Labrador is no small feat Nina Pye tells us about what challenges the Harbourview Manor faces in Mary's Harbour, the only personal care home in Labrador. As well as we hear from MHA Lisa Dempster. It's also Tuesday which means traffic rules with our Road columnist Cst. Jerry Goudie.

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Two kayakers set out on an epic journey while snow impacts the fishing season.

On today's podcast, two kayakers are setting out this morning on an epic trip from North West River to Blanc Sablon. We'll hear about their upcoming journey. We take a trip to Igloo Lake Lodge which opened this past weekend but not before they had to clear away the snow. Three new nurses will be starting new jobs along the coast and we'll hear about the program that brought them there. And we'll hear a story from Them Days about nursing in Labrador back in the 1930s.

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Finding help for HVGB's transient issue and talking basketball with a huge Raptors fan.

On today's podcast, it's 100 years since the first non-stop-trans-Atlantic flight took off from this province. We'll take a flight with one of the organizers of the events to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Alcock and Brown. We find out about a workshop that's bringing community groups together in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to share experiences of living and working in rural and remote communities. The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is calling on the provincial government to help with its transient issue. We're talking basketball with one of Labrador's biggest Raptors fans. This summer, a mother is expecting a baby in Mary's Harbour - a place that hasn't seen a new baby in quite a while. We'll find out why it's a big deal. We'll tell you about a storytelling event taking place at the public library in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Changes for Lab West communities, a walk to remember and a new mental health facility.

On today's podcast, for our Throw-back Thursday, we're taking you to the R&J Nuts-R-Us market in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We hear from Ethan Reid of Labrador City who won silver medallist at the World Classic Power lifting Championships in Sweden. We talk about municipal changes in Labrador City and a petition for Wabush. A new facility to treat people dealing with mental health issues is one step closer to being built in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Purple skirts and matching t-shirts will march through Natuashish this evening remembering Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. We'll hear what kind of wild time stuffed animal friends are going to be having at the Churchill Falls Library tonight.

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We're flying high, Twin Otter, flag and fundraiser

On today's show we're going to find out about a A Youth Music and Art Fundraiser happening at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre. We speak with some members of the Filipino community about a special flag raising happening at the Happy Valley-Goose Bay. And we're celebrating the anniversary of something very important to Labrador - the Twin Otter plane.

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We talk Muskrat Falls, economic progress of indigenous people, speaker of the house and retirement

On today's show....we're talking about a report on the economic progress of indigenous people..and why things need to change to reach economic parity with non-indigenous people.. We're also talking about looking for an artists to paint a piano for the Goose Bay airport and why Perry Trimper chose to take on the role of speaker of the house, again. The UN Special Rapporteur raised concerns over Muskrat Falls during his visit to Canada and we're getting reaction from both the Labrador Land Protector group and Innu Nation to the statement he put out. Also what a poster contest on what the right to education looks like. and we wish Here and Now's Debbie Cooper a happy retirement.

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We take to the skies to talk aviation, learn about accessibility at the stadium, and hear from a famous Labradorian.

On today's podcast, if you are an indigenous youth interested in aviation, we have details on an aviation camp in Ontario that is holding a place for you. We'll tell you how the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay made it easier to watch the game, and no we're not talking about the Raptors. And we speak with Lucy Launder who grew up on Labrador's North Coast and now works at the most famous recording studio in the world.

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Bright minds and bright ideas for the planet!

On today's show you'll hear from some very engaged young people and you'll hear about ideas to preserve our planet.

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Joyce Corbin shares memories of the war years as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

On today's podcast, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the allied invasion of Normandy that eventually led to the end of the second World War. Ninety-four year old Joyce Corbin of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has vivid memories of the war years and she shares some of them with us. As part of our Environment Week, we're hosting a free screening of a Land & Sea documentary tonight at the Lawrence O'brien Arts Centre. We'll hear from a young female pilot on what it's like working in the aviation industry. And yesterday, we went out in the sunshine for a community clean up in Sheshatshiu. We hear from some of the kids who participated.

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We hear from two talented people in Labrador and chat trash in Lab West.

On today's podcast, A Labrador photographer is opening the shutters on the Big Land and showcasing it for all to see. We'll speak with Geoff Goodyear about a new exhibit he has opening tonight. We take you to Labrador City to find out about an innovative solution for tackling trash in the community - and how you can help out by keeping tabs on litter in the garbage bins. We meet Holly Reardon who competed at NL Kids Got Talent and did she ever put on a performance!

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MMIWG report reaction and more

We have reaction on the MMIWG report from the Saunders family as well as NunatuKavut President Todd Russel, we'll also hear from kids recycling in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and dancing and playing music in Sheshatshiu...

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We kick of environment week on Labrador Morning by talking curb-side recycling in Churchill Falls.

On today's podcast, we revisit all the action from the 37th annual Labrador Cup with founder Trevor Paine. A high school student from the south coast gets 80 thousand dollars to pursue her studies at Mun. We're kicking off a series of stories about the environment this week, and we're starting in Churchill Falls where today is pick-up day for curb-side recycling. We'll learn about changes tourists can expect at the Red Bay National Historic Site this summer. And the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association has a new president who lives and works in Labrador.

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We visit a popular food joint in North West River, get reaction to a letter sent to residents of Pinsent's Arm, and reflect on time served in Mary's Harbour.

On today's podcast, author and outdoor enthusiast Kevin Callan explains why you should take your kids camping this summer. We go to the movies...or at least the facility now showing them in Labrador West. We call around to people in Pinsent's Arm to find out what they think about a request from Charlottetown for contributions of shared services. Cartwright-L'Anse au Clair MHA Lisa Dempster speaks with us about her new role as minister of several departments. We meet the first storyteller taking part in a children's storytelling series kicking of tomorrow at the Melville Public Library in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. And RCMP Corporal Mark Hustins reflects on his time in Mary's Harbour as he bids the community farewell.

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Sports headlines the show today - Lab Cup updates and talking basketball with players in Mary's Harbour.

On today's podcast, we head back in time to Lab Cup 2017 to find out what it's like to referee at the annual soccer tournament. Trevor Paine will be in studio to give us an update on the 37th annual Lab Cup that kicked off yesterday. The gas situation in Rigolet hit an all time low yesterday - literally. The town gas tank is nearing the last of its litres. We'll find out how that is affecting the community and what's being done. The council in Charlottetown is asking residents of nearby Pinsent's Arm to financially contribute to their shared services. We'll speak with town staff to find out why. Tacora Resources has been dusting off the old plant at Scully Mine in Wabush this week. We'll find out what milestones they've crossed. Toronto might be hosting the first NBA finals in Canadian history but fans in Labrador will also be cheering. We'll bring you reactions from fans in Mary's Harbour and I can tell you now they're saying Raptors in 7.

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Graduating students in North West River used an old tradition to create a new one, and fishermen in Mary's Harbour are docking happy. We discover why.

On today's podcast, the 37th Annual Labrador Cup gets underway today. We'll tell you what to expect at this year's event. Graduates at the school in North West River traded in their cell phones for sewing needles over the last few months. We'll tell you why. Earthquake or just a mistake? We discover how seismic graphs sometimes cannot differ between mining blasts and an actual earthquake. We'll find out why improvements to Mary's Harbour wharf have made a world of difference for the fishermen who dock there. Find out about a children's storytelling series happening at the Melville Public Library this June - and why the library board is supportive of community events and activities taking place in amongst the book stacks.

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From mines to picket lines, Crab fishing in Mary's Harbour, a walk to remember, and more

A pending strike in Voisey's Bay, a new CEO for the Labrador Chamber of Commerce, crab fishing in Mary's Harbour, Traffic Tuesday with Cst. Jerry Goudie, and reminiscing walk along the Birch Island board walk...

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We travel the world - from a boat ending up in India, puppets on the Labrador coast, and stories from all corners of the globe

On today's podcast, the Sir Robert Bond is about to get scrapped. We'll hear some memories of the vessel before it reaches it's final resting place in India. Nunatsiavut Government is using puppets to teach youth the Inuttitut language and it needs your help in picking names. And we're going to find out about a children's storytelling series taking place each Saturday in June at the public library in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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