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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Possible plebiscites, trash talk, and a run for your money...
Some heartwarming news from a single mom who was featured in the CBC-NL series, "This Is My Story"... We'll bring you that update on Sydney Learning. Trash talk, with a couple of community clean-ups happening in Labrador. Wabush Town Council voted no last night to a plebiscite regarding amalgamation in Labrador West. It's been described as the ultimate in extreme snowmobile racing....we got an update on what to expect with Cain's Quest 2022. A unique partnership in Labrador has led to financial help for those in need...and it all comes down to runner. And more.
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We travel right across the big land - a 1920s fire in Nain, noise pollution in Lab West, building homes in Central, and the loss of vehicles on the south coast.
On today's podcast, we speak with a Habitat for Humanity homeowner and a representative with the organisation to find out why they are looking to work with families in Labrador. Some residents of Labrador City are fed up with the noise from a nearby Data Centre. We take a dive into the folklore archives of Memorial University to mark the department's big anniversary and it takes us to Nain. We go for a stroll with some seniors, and hear why staying fit and active is important to them.
Airport issues, food issues and runners with no issues!
Cracking asphalt and loose sealant. The Goose Bay runways are shut down for big planes making their way through Labrador's central hub, but regular scheduled flight shouldn't be affected. Food First NL has $20,000 for ideas on how to make food more sustainable in Labrador. And we hear from a few members of team Labradorable who are taking on 276 kilometres of the Cabot Trail this weekend.
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Food security, flood scares, old planes and skin cancer
On today's podcast, getting back to the land. How a tiny community on Newfoundland's south coast is embracing food sustainability. The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment issued a flood warning for the community of Mud Lake over the weekend. We hear from one resident on why he's not too worried. The sound of old radial engines resonated in the skies over Happy Valley-Goose Bay this past weekend as 5 DC-3 planes landed at the airport on their way over to Europe for this year's D-Day celebrations. We'll talk with some of the crew members about this once in a lifetime trip.
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All the election coverage surrounded Labrador, a new plant in Nain, and Postville residents take to the stage.
On today's podcast, we spoke to them before the partying began. We hear reaction from the 4 Labrador elects who won in last night election. Nain youths have a unique opportunity coming this summer - they will learn how to manufacture a new technology to help Inuit deal with climate change. Well if you're in Postville on Monday, there is a play that you won't want to miss. We'll speak with two residents turned actors.
It's election day but many Natuashish residents won't be voting. We'll tell you why.
On today's podcast, we speak with a resident in Natuashish who says more work needs to be done to encourage Innu voters to cast their ballots in provincial elections. We hear about a fundraiser for a young girl from Labrador who's been in the Janeway Children's Hospital for the last 6 months and how her ordeal is leading to frustration with our health care system. A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We'll find out why it's expected to last for a couple of months.
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Last minute election campaigning, handling the growing transient community and stranded in Labrador.
On today's podcast, it's less than 24 hours before the polls open for the 2019 provincial election. How will you vote? We pose that question to some residents of Labrador West. And we hear the last word from candidates across Labrador on why you should vote for them. The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is once again scrambling how to tackle illegal activities in connection to the growing transient community, and it's calling on residents to play their part. Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism markets this province as being as far from Disney as you can get! This week, 227 passengers on board a diverted flight bound for Florida found out just how far away it is.
Floods and overflow in airport parking
Goose River is full of ice and the airport parking lot is overflowing with cars incorrectly parked. We also hear from Aimee Chaulk at Them Days, the upcoming Labrador West debate, and a replay of a Gabriel Award winning documentary on Organ Donation contributed to by Labrador Morning's John Gaudi.
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And here is the chat with Brent and Melissa Haas
For six years they've worked to change lives and improve the community as captains at the Salvation army, now the Haas' are moving on...we'll hear from them on how Labrador has changed their lives.
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Concerns rise over lack of advance polling in Nain, PC leader hits the streets in Labrador, and we take a ride on a fat bike.
On today's podcast, we'll hear from Nain's AngajukKâk Julius Dicker about why he's concerned over how Elections NL handled advance polling in his district. PC candidate Ches Crosbie was at Tim Horton's in Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday. Our Alyson Samson was there too and she'll bring us updates from the campaign trail. We'll hear about research being conducted on the Torngat Mountain Caribou Herd. We're going for a ride on a fat bike, just one of the many kinds of bikes you can choose from. And the north coast will be well represented on the provincial volleyball team, and one recruit has got big dreams for his athletic future.
We're riding our way through politics, mental health and the archives today
On today's podcast, Mayor Wally Andersen and Mayor Wayne Button will join the conversation during The Mayor's Corner to talk about the upcoming election, health care and more. It's mental health week. We`ll hear how Labrador Grenfell Health is evolving mental health care in Labrador. T-minus 7 days until election Day! We're speaking with the Chief Electoral officer with Elections NL about all the information you need to know. We're going to find out about an epic bike ride from Nova Scotia to Happy Valley-Goose Bay as part of our biking series this week.
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Young women talking politics, more research and of course more info to get you out on your bike
On today's show we hear from three young women and their take on the election. We learn about a new vehicle for emergency response in HVGB We also talk about Innu caribou coats and the project of one researcher to shed some lights on the stories behind those coats. And We're getting some tips on making sure your pedal bike is in good working order before you take it out for that first ride of the season.
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We pave the way with information on sharing the road with cyclists and candidates responses to women's issues on the path to the election
On today's podcast, we have the highlights from a debate for Lake Melville candidates that was held by the Mokami Status of Women Council last night. We'll find out why a former rugby player living in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is glad high school rugby games have been reinstated in Nova Scotia. More from the Labrador Research Forum and work being done in The Big Land. And RCMP Constable Jerry Goudie tells us what the Traffic Highway Act has to say about sharing the road with cyclists.
History, science and the power of pedals!
On today's show, there's a long disputed history of Labrador's boundary with Quebec, coming up we'll hear one researchers take on it. And we'll hear from a geologist in Sweden who is disputing findings that the world's oldest rock is in Labrador. Mokami status of women is holding a debate for lake Melville candidates on women's issues tonight and Pedal Power - we're bringing you a series this week all about gearing up for the biking season.
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A rescue, a new book from Elizabeth Penashue and the best of this week!
On today's show, we have a first-hand story of the heroic rescue of two plane crash victims near Makkovik on Wednesday. We're taking you to the Lawrence O'Brien Arts centre to get reaction to Elizabeth Penashue's book, I Keep the Land Alive, that was officially launched yesterday. We'll reflect on the stories you've heard this week on Labrador Morning and re-air the highlights of what seemed to resonate with you most. And we talk music and shows with Canadian singer Heather Rankin.
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Details on rescue near Makkovik, energy and more election coverage
On today's show we hear about a rescue near Makkovik. Environmental activist...cultural teacher...now author! We're going to speak with Elizabeth Penashue about her new book. Power to the People - we're talking about sustainable energy in NunatuKavut communities.
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Photographing animals, researching things in Labrador, and a new transportation link to Quebec
On today's podcast, we'll speak with Natuashish photographer Mark Nui about snapping photos of polar bears on the ice over the weekend and also a marine animal that's rarely seen in Labrador. We will engage with the two candidates of Torngat Mountains district. We'll speak with some of the youngest presenters at the Labrador Research Forum. After a winter of closures along the Trans Labrador Highway and disruptions to ferry service, a third transportation link into the Labrador Straits sounds like a refreshing idea. We'll hear how some proposed highway work in Quebec could help Labrador. And we'll talk shows and everything artsy with Chris Ball and Matthew Barrett, managers of the arts centres in Labrador West and Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
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From winter tires to vacuuming up mosquitoes. Plus we hear from the candidates of Labrador West.
On today's podcast, it's traffic Tuesday and we'll hear from our road columnist about winter tires. Mosquito season is right around the corner. We'll hear from someone who wants you to collect the little suckers. And we engage with the candidates of Labrador West about the issues facing that region and what they will do about them if elected.
We talk gas issues in Rigolet and hear from the candidates of Lake Melville district about the upcoming election.
On today's podcast, we hear from a modern trapper on how to prepare furs for market. From trapping to frothing foxes. Dr. Hugh Whitney tells us about his rabies research. Rigolet Inuit Community Government is getting out of the gas business citing its going to lead them to bankruptcy. and We will engage with the candidates of Lake Melville district in the first of four panels we will bring you this week.
Find out the impact bombings in Sri Lanka are having on a couple in Labrador, what the PC leader sees as issues in this region , and Labrador Morning now has a beer homebrewed in Labrador West
On today's podcast, from the Big Land to the Big Apple - NunatuKavut representatives fill us in on the 18th session of the UN's permanent forum on Indigenous Issues. A Sri Lankan couple in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is devastated by the Easter Sunday bombings in their homeland. Ches Crosbie shares his platform and what the PC party has in mind for Labrador. We hear from a university graduate who's hoping Inuit knowledge will shed some light on moose in Labrador. We're going to find out about a beer competition in Labrador West. And a Skull in Connemara hits the stage tonight at the 70th annual Provincial Drama Festival in St. John's.
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High flood waters, high election expectations and high diesel costs.
On today's podcast, we'll find out about why a law firm hopes to take Nalcor and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to court over the flooding of Mud Lake back in 2017. Dwight Ball is the first party leader to visit Labrador in this campaign, we'll hear from him and reporter Ariana Kelland who's covering his campaign. Renewable energy is top of mind for many in this province and we're going to find out what the Nunatisavut Government is doing to help bring green power to north coast communities. And a Wabush artist is in the running for a major business grant for her glass artwork.
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Health issues, sport, education and theatre something for everyone on Labrador Morning
We find out how one runner fared at the Boston Marathon. We'll get an update on how the reopening of Goose Mountain is going. We hear how a HVGB patient has been waiting for a month for a bed at the hospital. A university students from Labrador opens up about the challenges to study in a big city. We'll hear from Nunacor about what needs to be done to welcome the Seabourne Quest cruise ship to Labrador once again and We're checking in with the Mokami Players to find out how the provincial drama festival is going.
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We celebrate Earth Day today and find out how Labrador is going green...we also talk elections and weather!
On today's podcast, flying to Nain and wondering what the weather is like? There's a new system for that! Over 193 countries celebrated Earth Day yesterday. We'll hear how one Labrador company is working to protect our oceans every day. Find out how a recycling group in Happy Valley-Goose bay is hoping a piece of equipment will give them a bit of break.
It's a mixed pot of topics today - roads, food, election issues and sports.
On today's podcast, anyone driving the Trans Labrador Highway this time of year knows it can be an adventure. We'll revisit a road trip from six years ago and see if anything has really changed. We're checking out a new bakery in Labrador City called the Sugar Shack. What are the most important provincial election issues in the big land? We'll ask Mayor Ron Barron of Wabush and Mayor Chad Letto of L'Anse Au Clair. Elaine Chubbs and other labradorians open up on health care - what works, what doesn't and what do they think could be solutions. We'll find out about the beginnings of a Filipino Labrador association that's just getting on its feet. The world is still in shock over Monday's fire at the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral. We'll speak with photographer Geoff Goodyear who visited Paris last fall.
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It's an outdoors kind of day! We hear about the condition of the road, learn to clean a martin, and find out a volunteer hockey game.
On today's podcast, a trucker exasperated about the condition of the Trans Labrador Highway south of Happy Valley-Goose Bay says he wants to see more equipment to clear the roads. Policing the north has its challenge. We'll hear from the assistant commissioner of the RCMP. We'll drop by the shed of our outdoor columnist Bill Larkham to learn how to clean a martin this morning. He shoots, he scores! We're going to find out about the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay's annual volunteer appreciation night that includes a good old fashioned hockey game.
From a fly fishing competition to a film about Smokey Mountain, we cover all that and more on today's podcast.
On today's podcast, A competition is asking fly fishing enthusiasts to submit their favourite, original designs for a chance to have their work selected as the official fish fly of the province. We're going to check some of flies a Happy Valley-Goose Bay angler ties. We're going to find out about how you can register for the 2019 Labrador Research Forum that's taking place in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in a few weeks from now. We're going to speak with the oldest theatre group in Labrador West that's presenting a play tonight, as well as tomorrow. We'll get all the details about, "Failure: A Love Story" on stage at the Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre. The spotlight is shining on Smokey Mountain this week. We'll talk with a Newfoundland entrepreneur about why he's filming the ski hill in Labrador City. Garage work can be very dirty but some guys in North West River have found a way to make it glamorous.
We're talking awards this morning and we take you to L'Anse au Loup to hear the mayor's concerns about the ferry service
MUN has just announced that Labrador musician Shirley Montague will be getting an honorary degree this spring. We hear from a teacher and the principal from ACMS in Hopedale about an award for innovative teaching. We go south to hear from the mayor of L'Anse au Loup about people mobilising to express their concerns about the Strait of Belle Isle ferry service. And a figure skating club in Lab West is celebrating 50 years with a big show this weekend.
The weather is still creating issues on Labrador's coast.
On today's podcast, the Menihek Nordic Ski Club is preparing to host a national event next winter. We'll tell you about that. Weather on the south coast is causing ferry delays and road closures. We chat with CBC's Jacob Barker about those issues. We hear from Barry Andersen of Makkovik about provincial funding for water and sewer studies. And we chat about volunteering with the Labrador Hunting and Fishing Association.
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From hockey to ice to the fishery, we stick with water topics
On today's podcast, a banner win for the Labrador Straits Girls ball hockey team. Their proud coach will tell us all about it. From ball hockey to ice hockey. We hear Mark Hillier's story about vying for the NHL. Darling it's better, down where it's wetter, under the sea ICE. That's where a researcher from Dalhousie University will be exploring here in Labrador. We talk about the fishery - from a 40 year old decision about shrimp quotas to a current plea for a suspension of the commercial capelin fishery.
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We talk politics today - a by-election in Hopedale, a Labrador young woman in the House of Commons, and a federal committee which focused on Inuit.
On today's podcast, tomorrow is election day in Hopedale for the position of Ordinary Member. We'll hear from all three candidates. We're going to speak with a young Labrador woman who's passionate about politics. And she showed just some of that passion in the House of Commons in Ottawa last week. What is Amazon's game plan in the Canadian grocery market? We'll ask a professor of food distribution and policy about what the company's latest moves mean for the industry. The Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee recently met in Ottawa. We'll hear about what was discussed and how it could change things for Nunatsiavut.
We discuss the financial burden of cancer, chat about old embroideries collection, and congratulate Trevor Paine
On today's podcast, we chat with soccer legend Trevor Paine of Happy Valley-Goose Bay about his recent accomplishment. April is cancer awareness month. We'll talk about local fundraisers planned to help raise money to lessen the financial burden on families. We'll tell you about a collection of embroidery that has come home for a visit and a museum that's hoping you can help provide some more information. And there's a house and shed in Hopedale painted like the Labrador Flag. We'll hear from the homeowner as to why he painted it that way.
On this stormy April day, we celebrate a birthday and hear about a new play.
On today's podcast, today is Joe Goudie's 80th birthday. We're going to step back in time a bit as we pay tribute to Joe. Do you know a great role model in your community that is of Inuit descent? If so, he could be chosen as the Inuit role model to end violence against women. And we're getting a sneak peek of Circle Mirror Transformation, a play the Mokami Players are staging tonight and tomorrow at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre.
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Standing up to stigma... and we hear from frustrated travelers in Labrador West
On today's podcast, We're going to find out why travellers are frustrated by Air Canada's plans to cut its evening flight at the Wabush Airport as of May 1st. And Coping with a mental illness on your own can feel very lonely at times. But two women in Labrador West want to provide a space for people to connect with others. Also hear about what's to come at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and the Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre.
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A new Atlantic Accord, some healing country food and a mixed martial arts champion sharing his story
We find out how the new Atlantic Accord will affect the province. We hear from the executive chef at a medical centre in Alaska who serves wild game and country food to its patients.We're also going to find out why a former UFC champion is going to share his story with youth of the Innu First Nation.
We ain't "fooling" around today
On today's podcast, a woman's struggle of getting her stuff to come with her as she moved from Labrador to Newfoundland. And we will hear a story from days gone by about pranks because they happened even in them days.
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How to deal with bears? Festival fun in Rigolet and what's behind the Labrador flag?
On today's podcast, bear guard training is happening this weekend in Makkovik and we'll hear what that involves exactly. We speak with a 76 year old hockey player participating in the upcoming annual Max Winters Trapper's Cup. Sunday is flag day in Labrador. We'll find out how one proud Labradorian will be celebrating. After 65 years, the Mennonite Central Committee is saying goodbye to the province. We're going to speak with two representatives who'll share some stories about what it meant to work in Labrador.
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A play from Labrador West and a piano for Happy Valley Goose Bay!
We get a sneak peek of a play the Northern Lights Theater Company is entering in the Provincial Drama Festival this year. How you can give an old piano a new chance to make music.
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