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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Ferries are the topic of conversation today and a new drone business is flying high.

The Mokami Status of Women Council will tell us what they heard from local women during a series of focus sessions. A drone business in Rigolet is flying high, after winning a five-thousand dollar prize this week. The new north coast ferry isn't sailing yet, but it's new name was revealed yesterday and we have the details. One man on the south coast is wondering if he'll make it to his brother's wedding because of lack of ferry crossings. And we're going to find out about a funspiel happening at the Goose Bay Curling Club this evening that will give anyone interested in curling a chance to give throwing rocks a shot!

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Our weekly feature from the CBC Archives

A 1990 episode of "Land and Sea" about rabbit hunting -- and the dogs many rabbit hunters use.

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A name change, fuel shortages and a memorial hockey tournament.

Goodbye Bigland, hello Frank's General Store. We'll hear the story behind the name change of stores on the north coast. With the windchill dropping to forty below in parts of Labrador, this is not a good time to run out of gasoline or heating oil. We'll hear about the midwinter fuel shortage in Black Tickle. We're going to find out how the 2nd annual Max Winters Memorial Ice Hockey Tournament is shaping up for the weekend.

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The challenges of keeping Innu interpreters staffed in the courtroom, how fire crews responded to a house fire in Wabush, The Trappers' Running club's first ever chocolate run and we go skiing at Birch Brook.

We talk with the justice coordinator from the Sheshatshiu Innu first nation about the challenges the band faces filling their justice positions. An early morning fire destroyed a house in Wabush on Thursday. We speak with the Wabush fire chief to get the details. Also, the Trappers' Running club is organizing its first ever Chocolate Run on the weekend. We strap on our skis with Alyson Samson for a lesson at Birch Brook.

Download The challenges of keeping Innu interpreters staffed in the courtroom, how fire crews responded to a house fire in Wabush, The Trappers' Running club's first ever chocolate run and we go skiing at Birch Brook.
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Teachers wanted in Natuashish and ferry delays for the straits plus love is in the air for Valentine's Day.

We're speaking with the principal of the school in Natuashish about their need for teachers. The Qajaq W ferry has also been tied up in port for almost a week. We will speak with the president of the Combined Councils of Labrador for an update. And love is in the air....Elaine and Warrick Chubbs tell us a story of love and remembrance and we'll also drop by a Brownie meeting in Happy Valley-Goose Bay where girl guides were making Valentine's Day cards for seniors.

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Inuttitut classes at Memorial University, Students on Ice, the challenges of being a self-published author, snow clearing for those who need a helping hand and encouraging women to get into the Powerline technician program.

We'll find out why a man in Churchill Falls is plowing out people's driveways. Memorial University is planning an Inuttitut class for the fall and the school is open to the possibility of teaching more indigenous languages. Ever dream of seeing the Arctic or Greenland? We'll find out more about scholarships that are available. Also, Max Blake tells about the challenges of being a self-published authors. We'll also hear why the College of the North Atlantic is encouraging more women to get into the Powerline technician program.

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We find out about free legal aid for survivors of sexual violence, and on a lighter note cupcakes for Valentine's Day and musician Steven Bowers' new album.

We're going to find out why the Public Legal Information Association of NL is in Labrador this week to bring free legal aid to survivors of sexual violence. On a much lighter note, Comet Cupcakes are sweetening up Valentine's Day in Happy Valley Goose Bay. Elementary school entrepreneur Adam Hill and his mom Leanne tell us about a dessert that's out of this world. We're also catching up with a musician who's no stranger to Labrador. Steven Bowers is releasing a brand new album today and you might be surprised to hear that a song on the new record has a Labrador story behind it.

Download We find out about free legal aid for survivors of sexual violence, and on a lighter note cupcakes for Valentine's Day and musician Steven Bowers' new album.
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It's a stormy Monday in most of Labrador but we still make time to talk love and hear about a fire that won't extinguish.

Tony Curlew of Happy Valley-Goose Bay never expected an afternoon snowmobile ride to turn into a nightmare, but it did! We'll bring you his story of a fire that he's still fighting to this day. Love never grows old they say, so we dug into Them Days archives with the editor, Aimee Chaulk, to find out how people found love in them days.

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The nurse's union weighs in on the discussion of staffing at Labrador Grenfell Health, we reflect on the Labrador 400, and we celebrate International Winter Bike to Work Day.

It's a story we've been covering from every angle this week and today we hear from the nurses union about reported issues at Labrador Grenfell Health. As the Labrador Winter Games reflect on how to do the dog races this year, we take a step back to reflect on dog team races in Labrador, specifically the Labrador 400. Drivers keep an eye out for some cyclists who are riding their bikes into work this morning. It's International Winter Bike to Work Day. We'll speak with a couple of cyclists in Happy Valley-Goose Bay who are taking part.

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More stories related to issues at Labrador Grenfell Health and how to feel like a first-class passenger from the Titantic.

This is eating disorder awareness week in Newfoundland and Labrador. We'll tell you about a new category of eating disorder and how it can be recognized. This morning we bring you the story of Fran Cull, a native of Happy Valley-Goose Bay who says the lack of mentorship is the big issue with Labrador Grenfell Health. Chief Eugene Hart weighs in on the topic of health care in Labrador as it relates to members of the Innu First Nation. We'll have a response to his claims from Labrador Grenfell Health. And a Labrador soap company is recreating a luxury item from the Titanic. We'll have details on how you too can feel like a first-class passenger.

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A house collapses under the weight of all the snow, a Makkovik woman designs a Inuit inspired coat for Canada Goose, and the CEO of Labrador Grenfell Health takes about its challenges.

A man from Happy Valley Goose Bay is picking up the pieces, quite literally, after the house he planned to renovate for retirement collapsed beneath the weight of this year's record breaking snowfall. NunatuKavut concludes discussions today about the self-management of its resources. We'll hear from the vice-president on what was said. Inspired by the Arctic Poppy, we'll hear about the Canada Goose coat designed by a woman from Makkovik. And CEO of Labrador Grenfell Health, Heather Brown, discusses some of the issues and challenges the health board has to deal with in Labrador.

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Boycotting the dog races at the Labrador Winter Games, more on the Labrador Grenfell Health staffing issues, and celebrating the Chinese New Year.

The Labrador Winter Games could be down a number of dog team racers if changes aren't made to the event. We'll talk with one musher about his concerns. Climate change is on the agenda today at the NunatuKavut Resource Stewardship Workshop. We'll chat with the climate change coordinator. The mayor of Happy Valley Goose Bay weighs in on the issue of staffing at Labrador Grenfell Health. We'll speak with the Public Legal Information Association of NL about a 6 month project to educate newcomers about knowing their legal rights in this province. Today is Chinese New Year. We're going to speak with Xingpei Li who is just one of the handful of people from China living in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Keeping Houses in order, a nurse talks about why she resigned from Labrador Grenfell Health, and how to build an igloo.

You may have seen the house speaker in the UK keeping his house in order during the brexit votes, but how do speakers do it in Canada? We'll ask some of them from all over the country who were in Happy Valley Goose Bay over the weekend. NunatuKavut is hosting their 2nd annual resource stewardship workshop this week. We'll talk with a community council member about what's on the agenda. A senior nurse hopes that her resigning from the Labrador Health Centre sends a strong message to Labrador Grenfell Health. We'll speak with Doreen Hawco-Mahoney about her decision to leave. And the Big Land Trapper is at it again. We'll drop by his home in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to play in the snow.

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A visit from other Canadians, spreading love to strangers and playing dress-up with the Mokami Players.

On today's podcast, we're going to find out how a curling team from Happy Valley-Goose Bay did at the men's provincial curling championship in St. John's this week. MHA Perry Trimper is hosting about 50 people from across Canada here in Labrador this weekend. We'll find out who and why. We'll also find out why Project Kindness is encouraging everyone to make Valentine's Day cards for complete strangers. We're heading to the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre to take a look at some of the costumes in the Mokami Players' dinner threatre production, The Hangashore, as well as some old favourites.

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A name change, a new mural and a contagious dog virus are topics of discussion on today's podcast.

The Labrador Winter games received a lot of flack for adding Nalcor to the name of the northern games. But now it's all changed again. We'll hear from the games chairperson. We're going to find out about a new mural that's bringing comfort to long term care residents in Happy Valley-Goose bay who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's. The community food sharing centre in St. John's went up in flames and it's affecting the whole province, including right here in Labrador. We'll hear how. His bark is not worse than the virus your precious pooch could get without being vaccinated. We find out about a contagious dog virus that's been confirmed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. And it's hard to exercise your dog when you can't let them run because of full fences? We drop by the Lake Melville Dog Park where organizers are looking for a little help.

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There's lots of reaction to the renaming of the Northern Games.

The name "Nalcor Northern Games" is not receiving the greatest reviews from Labradorians. We'll speak with the community coordinator for the Nain team about her thoughts on the new corporate title for the collection of traditional inuit games. Labrador is on display in St. John's. The Northern Exposure Conference showcases the region's businesses and business potential. Ever hear of a pop-up art hive? Find out what it is when we get the details of a new youth project kicking off at the Labrador Friendship Centre.

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How to deal with all that snow to stay safe and abide by the laws

On today's podcast, we talk to an avalanche survivor who weighs in on the tragedy that happeneed this weekend in Nain. It's Traffic Tuesday with Cst. Jerry Goudie and today's discussion couldn't be more appropriate. We talk about how to clear your car from snow to be safe and legal on the road. And is your nearby fire hydrant clear of snow to keep you and your neighbours safe this winter? We learn how you can help. Men with brooms! We find out about a curling team from Happy Valley-Goose Bay competing in the men's provincial curling championships.

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RCMP limits presence in Postville and Them Days shares a story.

Some people in Postville are wandering where the RCMP is because the town hasn't seen a patrolling officer since the new year. We hear from the AngajukKak of Nain about the tragedy in that community over the weekend. We hear a story from the Them Days archives about coming to Goose Bay to help build the Base.

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What to eat, a political suspension, and a new museum

On today's podcast, we'll hear about how the new Canadian food guide better reflects northern foods. We'll catch up with the Happy Valley-Goose Bay SPCA to hear about how they are flying puppies to forever homes. The new Labrador Military museum has a new home. Come along on a tour of the new facility. The Ordinary Member for Hopedale has been suspended indefinitely without pay from the Nunatsiavut Assembly. We'll have her story and reaction from the speaker about the disciplinary process. And the second annual suicide prevention conference is taking place in Sheshatshiu this week. We hear one man's story about the loss of a friend.

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Hockey with an NHL player, a strange owl attack, and an update on a mountain full of fun.

Retired NHL'r, Jordin Tootoo took his turn playing right wing for the Sheshatshiu Eagles last night. Tootoo was there as a keynote speaker at the second annual suicide prevention conference. An RCMP constable in Labrador is featured in a new calendar. We'll find out why. We'll tell you about an unusual attack from an owl towards a dog and the sad consequences. And if you love downhill skiing, you might be among those anxiously waiting for the reopening of Snow Goose Mountain in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We'll have an update on the project as well.

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Terry Roberts is here with a story about Newfoundland and Labrador demographic challenges.

Accessibility can be a challenge if your community is built for people without mobility challenges, but Labrador City is working to change that. Cold temperatures didn't stop the snow from falling these past couple of days. We'll speak with a couple of people digging themselves out.

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Snowmobiling safely, talking about suicide and cooking rabbit.

Do you know how to stay safe while snowmobiling? We'll get some tips as we mark national snowmobile safety week. We touch base with Chief of Sheshatshiu, Eugene Hart to find out more about what's in the plan for the suicide prevention conference set to start today. And onions, salt pork and rabbit......we get a step-by-step cooking lesson from our outdoor columnist later, Bill Larkham.

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Winter in The Big Land, from the winter games to skiing.

On today's podcast, preparation for the Labrador Winter Games is in full swing. Assistant Games Director, Craig Wallace speaks with Labrador Morning's John Gaudi about what's scheduled this year. Innu Elder Elizabeth Penashue gave her testimony over the course of two days this week in support of a constitutional challenge to charges laid against 4 Innu hunters for hunting the George river caribou herd. We'll hear from her. The amount of snow is making for great conditions at Labrador's ski clubs this winter. We have the details on how you can enjoy the winter. Saying no to alcohol isn't always an easy decision for some...but that's what one women in Rigolet is doing. This week, she celebrated six years of doing so. We have her story coming up.

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A bad fall at a long term care facility a documentary about indigenous women and a first contract for a young hockey player from Makkovik.

On today's podcast, we find out how Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board, and the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board are planning to work together. We hear from a family who wants Labrador Grenfell Health to explain how their loved one, fell and broke her hip at the long term care facility in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We're going to find out about a powerful documentary that's just been picked up by Amazon Prime. It features the story of a teen advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous people. And we hear from the proud parents of an 18 year old who just signed his first contract to play hockey with the West Nipissing Linx in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League, in Ontario.

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Illegal hunting charges, mining updates and welcoming new comers

On today's podcast, we connect with Alderon CEO Tayfun Eldem to get the latest news on the Kami Project in Labrador West. Lawyers for four innu hunters being tried for illegally hunting the George river caribou herd in 2013 say the charges laid against them were unconstitutional. We'll find out what's being said about it in provincial court this week. And two towns in Labrador have been chosen to take part in a pilot project that aims to help newcomers find their feet in the province. We'll speak with the Welcome NL, Happy Valley-Goose Bay coordinator.

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Hockey, Hunting and Politics?

On today's podcast. Retired NHL player Jordin Tootoo is coming to The Big Land. Wolves have been listed on the small game hunting license this year. The NunatuKavut Community Council weighs in on the debate as well as an expert on how our caribou numbers compare to that of the rest of Canada's. And we'll get local reaction to the appointment of Seamus O'Reagan as the new minister of Indigenous Services.

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We revisit the past in Labrador on this Monday's show

We're dipping into the CBC archives to bring you a story of a Mennonite Central Committee volunteer who was committed to making sure students had full tummies at school. Inuit are pushing for self determination in research and we'll talk to an Inuk whose research led her to discover lack of recognition in in her own family. We will hear a story from Them Days magazine and how you can help preserve the history of Labrador.

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We take to the great Outdoors - drones, a protest and skating!

Topics: The Labrador Land Protectors are reacting to the BC pipeline protests. A drone company based in Rigolet about new drone regulations the federal government is adopting. Outdoors just got a little nicer in Lab West and it's all due to their skating loop.

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Fighting depression in NunatuKavut and bringing LGBTQ2S issues to the classroom.

On today's podcast, If you've been binging on TV shows and holiday treats, getting active again can be a challenge. We have some tips and inspiration from a local personal trainer. Mental Health issues within NunatuKavut are four times higher than the national average, and a Memorial University assistant professor of Aboriginal health is trying to bring change on this front. Students in Scotland are now learning about LGBTQ2S issues as part of their class curriculum. We'll find out why two organizations think this province should be following suit. And are you showing your vehicle love through the cold days, and more importantly is it showing you love back? Find out the quirky habits of most vehicles in the cold when we visit our neighborhood garage.

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The Weather Wednesday! We talk about how its been affecting Labradorians. .

On today's podcast, it's all about the weather and staying warm.....A power line technician from Labrador tells us what it's like to lend a helping hand. If you are a fan of social media, you may have seen recent posts regarding the Homeless Hub in Upper Lake Melville. Our guest attempts to dispel rumours surrounding who can avail of the service and whether or not guests of the homeless shelter have to pay. A roof in Red Bay took flight from a house on Monday during a winter storm. We'll hear from the homeowner and his family coming up. The Mokami Status of Women Council had its Annual General meeting last night. We'll hear what's in store for the organization this year.

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While most are digging snow, we dig into gardening, car seats and Muskrat Falls. Find out on January 8 Podcast.

On today's podcast, We'll find out why the Northern Farm Training Institute is in Upper Lake Melville this week to talk about gardening. We continue with the gardening theme when we chat with Warrick and Elaine Chubbs who say the time to order seeds for this year's garden is now. It's Traffic Tuesday with Cst. Jerry Goudie who tells us more about child seats today. The Muskrat Falls inquiry is trying to find out why the controversial hydro project is so far over budget and behind schedule. Well now, a report says that inquiry could actually drive costs higher.

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Discarding Christmas trees and school names in Nunatsiavut. Find out on January 7 Podcast.

On today's podcast, the mayor of Labrador City speaks about the shooting in Fermont that left two people dead. The Nature Conservancy of Canada has some recommendations on what to do with that real Christmas tree you are likely discarding. We'll find out why two Nunatsiavut alumni are calling on the provincial school district to change the names of schools inspired by Moravian missionaries. Our outdoors columnist, Bill Larkham, AKA the Big Land Trapper, will be here to teach us how to build a rabbit pound.

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Meet a wonderful volunteer from HVGB and hear about Old Christmas traditions on the January 4th episode

On today's podcast, long time volunteer Paula Dawe has lent her time to others for close to 5 decades. Now, she's being honoured for her help. This Sunday, January 6, is Nalijuk night in Nunatsiavut. We'll find out how people in Hopedale are keeping the tradition alive. And we check out a vintage Hammond church organ in one of the stories we're revisiting from 2018.

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The latest on the George River caribou herd and how to manage the risk of living alone on December 3rd episode

On today's podcast, the George River caribou herd has declined 99 per cent since 2001 and biologists say the herd is in a critical state. We re-air a documentary called Caribou Lands. And we speak with the director of Laval University's Caribou Ungava research program to get his reaction to the latest caribou count. Lastly, we talk about the dangers of living alone when illness strikes, and tips on how to manage the risk.

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Happy New Year, we talk boats and VLTs on the January 2nd episode

On today's podcast, We're re-airing a story we brought you this summer with Robert Pardy who's been making boats for most of his life. We hear about the new name of one of the boats coming into service in the next month or so. And we talk about VLTs and how addictive they can be and a class action lawsuit that has been given the green light.

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We bring you music and the best of 2018 on December 27th episode

Have a listen to some of the stories Labrador Morning brought you over the past year...

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MERRY CHRISTMAS here are some greetings from all around Labrador...

And here is our Christmas wish to you. The Labrador Morning team wishes you a Merry Christmas surrounded by people you love and we hope 2019 will be full of great surprises and new beginnings...And thank you so much for listening.

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Horses for hope and some more Christmas stories on December 21st episode

On today's podcast, We'll have a sum up of what's happened so far in the first phase of the Muskrat Falls inquiry. We're dropping by a barn in Upper Lake Melville to meet some horses who are helping others. We'll get the details on why the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary are out on snowmobiles. And we bringing you a story from a 1975 issue of Them Days Magazine that will really get you in the spirit of Christmas.

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Meet our new columnists Bill and Aimee and hear from Todd Russell on December 20th episode!

On today's podcast, Sophia Coates, a six year old girl with spastic cerebral palsy and her grand mother Rose were given a new wheelchair accessible van. President of the NunatuKavut Community Council tells us why he isn't happy with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. And we introduce you to two new columnists for Labrador Morning; the Big Land Trapper takes us on the search for the perfect Christmas tree and Aimee Chaulk, editor of Them Days Magazine tells us more about the iconic publication, and the treasure trove of Labrador stories it preserves.

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Caribou, Carolling and Christmas stories on December 19th

On today's podcast, Labrador's second cannabis shop opened in Happy Valley Goose Bay yesterday. Nunatsiavut Government is speaking in favour of a caribou hunting ban to give a chance for the herd in Labrador to rejuvenate itself. Kids in Makkovik raised their voices in song yesterday. And we continue with our Christmas stories published in Them Days Magazine.

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HVGB has it's pot store, and we talk Christmas from the past on this episode of December 18th

On today's podcast, Tweed officially opens its cannabis store in Happy Valley-Goose Bay today and we'll get all the details. It's Traffic Tuesday here on Labrador Morning which means we'll hear from the RCMP with driving tips. And we're going to hear another Them Days Christmas story that takes place in Cartwright in the early 1940s.

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Some children magical Christmas spirit for you on December 17th podcast

On today's podcast, Santa flew to the North Coast this weekend for some pre-Christmas consultations with eager gift seekers. We'll take you along for the ride. A dozen kids put the theory it's better to give then to receive to the test yesterday as they went shopping for gifts for their whole family. And we're bringing you a Christmas story from Them Days Magazine that's all about childhood memories in Paradise River.

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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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