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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Ice ice ice and the consequences on the businesses along the South coast of Labrador...and beef cattle in HVGB

On today's podcast, we hear from MP Yvonne Jones about a cold cruise she took with the Canadian Coast Guard on the Strait of Belle Isles. Before law enforcement there were still traditional rules and policies. The Nunatsiavut Government is looking to protect those. The Qajaq W can't cross the Straits due to ice, but not many ships could according to an expert on ice class vessels. And moo-ve over store bought beef, there's a new cow in town.

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HVGB getting friendlier to babies and their parents...and the final hours of the LWG

On today's podcast, we get details about a proclamation by Happy Valley-Goose Bay town councillors about making the town baby friendly. We have highlights from this weekend's events at the Labrador Winter Games. And the Big Land Trapper will tell us all about jiggers.

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Day 5 of the Labrador Winter Games

Join Janice and Joe Goudie on this special coverage of the Labrador Winter Games. Hear from volunteers and artisans and find out who won Labrador Morning's version of the Labrathon...

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Day 4 of the Labrador Winter Games

Getting ready for the Northern Games and we talk photography, ski, ball hockey and so much more.

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Day 3 of the Labrador Winter Games

Join Janice and Joe Goudie on this special coverage of the Labrador Winter Games. If you missed any events chances are Labrador Morning was there and our reporters we'll take you there through sounds and interviews.

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Day 2 of the Labrador Winter Games...

We cover the Labrador Winter Games for you and we talk fishing quotas with the president of the NunatuKavut Community Council.

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Listen and hear the excitement over the Labrador Winter Games

On today's podcast, we talk about the Labrador Winter Games that got started yesterday. We are live from the athletes dinning hall where we speak with MHA Lisa Dempster, games founder Joe Goudie, Northern Star editor Bonnie Learning, and many other guests.

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Live from Labrador West talking about the great outdoor and so much more

On today's show, we hear from a new restaurant owner about doing business in the Lab West region. We also check with the minister of transportation on the situation on the Strait of Belle Isle. We talk to a Labrador West man who's optimistic about the future now that Tacora Resources has taken over the former Wabush Mines site and so much more.

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Live from Labrador West for the Carnival and so much more!

We're taking you to the the battle of the blades competition where figure skaters and hockey players performed together on the ice. We find out what's being done to make Lab West more accessible to people with disability. We'll also hear from Labrador city and Wabush mayors and speak with a new Canadian champion from that region. Also an update from the Canadian Coast Guard on the ice and the reasons the Qajaq W is spending so much time at the dock.

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An annual caribou hunt in Labrador happening despite the ban and how to get to Southern Labrador...

We're getting some details of a caribou hunt that happened in Southern Labrador and we're talking with MHA Lisa Dempster about what is being done to help Southern Labrador receive the shipments communities need to keep going despite the ferry being iced in at the dock.

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From powerlifting to apology and the ban of plastic bag...

On today's podcast, Bronson Jacque of Postville took gold at the Canada Powerlifting Nationals. We'll find out how he's feeling about it all. Nunatsiavut Government has a new program to connect people with lost loved ones who were taken from their homes because of tuberculosis never to return. We'll speak with the province's Environment Minister about why the province still wants more feedback on the idea of a plastic bag ban. We're going to find out why Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador is calling on residents and business to tell the province that single-use plastic bags should be banned once and for all.

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We talk Labwest Carnival, military exercise and of course Women's Day!

On today's podcast, we'll hear what's on the agenda for the Labrador Winter Carvinal that starts today. The Prime Minister unexpectedly visited Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday and we'll chat with two people who meet up with him. Alyson Samson will be tell us about a day she spent with the military during Exercise Northern Sojurn. And we'll bring you an extrodinatory story from Them Days about a woman who pushed her limits to save her family.

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Rebuilding after fire, knowing your rights, and a dismissal from government.

On today's podcast, Peter Woodward, the owner of the mall that burnt in Happy Valley-Goose Bay over the weekend says he's planning to rebuild. And Royal LePage is planning to forge ahead with the second annual Royal Masquerade Ball after losing everything for the event in that fire. We'll find out why the Canadian Human Rights Commission is visiting Labrador. And Hopedale is without an ordinary member in the Nunatsiavut Assembly. We'll bring you the story on the dismissal of Rachel Saunders.

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Pancake extravaganza for a good cause

A taste of our coverage of this year's Pancake Breakfast at CNA to fight homelessness in Labrador

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More on the fire that destroyed six businesses in Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday.

On today's podcast, we bring you coverage of the fire that destroyed six businesses in Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday evening. We'll hear from one of the owners of private business in the mall that burned to the ground, as well as the town mayor and fire chief. Also, we speak the Canadian Coast Guard about ice conditions in the Strait of Belle Isles.

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From the Labrador Winter Games to the Muskrat Falls inquiry, we'll chat about what's going on in Labrador.

We have an update on how the organizing of the Labrador Winter Games is going since it's only 17 days away. And if you missed out on getting tickets to the event, Shawn Broomfield tells us how he can help. There's sure to be lots of visitors in town for the Games, but none quite as unique as the ones visiting St. Lewis this week. A local resident tells us all about it. Telling us the latest on the Muskrat Falls inquiry is CBC's Terry Roberts. We'll hear how Labrador made the number one spot on a list of the best hikes in the province. And if hiking gets you hungry, we're going to find out about a community potluck in Happy Valley-Goose Bay tonight that is sure to delight the tastebuds!

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Youth and pensioners are the topics of today.

The NunatuKavut Community Council is creating a nature youth council to help make their communities more sustainable. It's been a long 4 years, but finally Wabush Mines retirees found out some good news regarding their pension payments. We'll speak with Rita Pynn who worked with the local pension committee to get the details. The Newfoundland and Labrador Special Olympics 2019 Winter Games took place this past weekend. We'll hear how athletes from Labrador made out at the event.

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It's a day of celebrations - money for the Wabush recreation complex, new seniors housing for Lab West, and the Co-op celebrates 50 years.

We have the details of the Wabush 2019 budget that the town council has passed, and find out how much the recreational complex figured in it. There are no senior cottages in Labrador West but a new organization is working to change that. The Co-op in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is celebrating a momentous event today. We'll tell you what it is and how you can get in on the celebrations.

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NG speaks about establishing a housing commission and the MCC is saying good-bye to Labrador.

We learn how bed sheets are helping to raise funds to promote learning for children in Labrador West. The Nunatsiavut Government is looking to establish a housing commission to tackle housing issues in the region. We speak with Nunatsiavut Government's First Minister to try and find out. The Mennonite Central Commitee has made lasting contributions in Labrador, but now the agency is leaving the province. We find out why, when we speak with the agency's Executive Director.

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A group is petitioning changes to how housing is handled in Nunatsiavut and we get an update on Black Tickle's fuel shortage.

We're going to find out about a petition that wants to delay the reading of a draft bill in the Nunatsiavut Assembly that, if enacted, could change the way housing issues are tackled in the region. Is there any way to keep Black Tickle from running out of fuel every winter? We'll put that question to MHA Lisa Dempster. They are big and beautiful but some polar bears are getting just a little too close for comfort this year. We'll speak with a director with the Nunatsiavut Government about the status of the population.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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