NL: On The Go

 
 

NL: On The Go

On The Go has now been on the air for 30 years, bringing Newfoundlanders and Labradorians stories from every nook, cranny and cove in the province.

Updated: Updated weekdays.
Download episodes from this podcast for: 3 months

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Clearing sidewalks of snow saves money and makes life better.

Urban planner Jennifer Keesmaat says we should clear sidewalks as vigorously and as quickly the same as we do our streets.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:33]


The Crosbie Hydro Energy Action Plan called into question

Energy Expert Tom Adams says Ches Crosbie's number don't add up.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:15]


A C.H.E.A.P. solution to a 13 billion dollar problem?

Opposition leader Ches Crosbie outlines his Hydro Energy Action Plan.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:03]


The South West Coast Food Loop project

MUN professor Bonnie White on efforts to bring agricultural tourism to the southwestern Newfoundland.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:55]


Saving Downtown St. John's Part 2: Councillors panel

Councillors Debbie Hanlon, Maggie Burton and Dave Lane on how the city can help downtown businesses and the signs of hope ahead.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:41:45]


Saving Downtown St. John's Part 1: Business panel

Three downtown business owners on what city council needs to do to stem the exodus from downtown.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:50]


Decades of Darkness; Moving Towards The Light

An OTG panel discusses the report into the deaths of four inmates in the NL correctional system.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:19]


Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club

Author Megan Gail Coles talks about her powerful debut novel.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:24]


Letting the light in, in all its glory

Brendan Blackmore & John Fitzgerald on the restoration of the stained glass windows at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:10]


Exploring the link between cancer and insomnia

Dr. Sheila Garland, clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychology and oncology at MUN is looking for people to take part in two studies.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:10]


Memorial University's U-Pass proposal, explained

Jordan Wright, Manager in MUN's Office of the Associate Vice-President for Facilities describes the plan and the referendum on it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:40]


Cannabis rules still a work in progress

The NLC's interim CEO Sharon Sparkes responds to criticisms about spotty supplies, favouritism and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:21:06]


The Puff Puff Pass Head Shop sells its last joint

The business manager of the Clarenville cannabis retailer says they were forced out of business by a lack of legal supply.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:00]


Bishop Field's long road back home

Transportation & Works minister Steve Crocker on why it's taking so long to repair the St. John's elementary school.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:18]


Remembering Ray Walsh

Two of his children, Greg Walsh and Michelle Carew, talk about the well-known musician's life and legacy.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:07]


The ethics of repatriating Beothuk Remains

MUN ethics professor Daryl Pullman discusses the return of the skulls of Nonosabasut and Demasduit to Newfoundland

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:30]


Avery Byrne, purse maker extraordinaire

Meet a 7-year-old seamstress from Clarenville.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:42]


Exciting news for people living with multiple sclerosis

Research at Memorial University shows exercise in cool temperatures helps alleviate many symptoms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:44]


Moose could be even better for you than you thought

The Functional Food Lab at MUN's Grenfell campus discovers health benefits of moose and caribou meat and antlers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:36]


Electric cars, Muskrat Falls and more

The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies' Ed Hollett weighs in.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:06]


A Tough Good-bye

Paul and Wilhelmina Green talk about their decision to leave Ramea.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:38]


A dollar a day to fill up and almost no repairs

Three electric car owners tell us why they love their gasoline-free vehicle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:30]


Freda Betsy Gillis, NL's oldest person, died at 108

Her daughter, Vera Bruce, and granddaughter, Peggy Bruce, celebrate her very long life.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:12]


Looking back on a career looking at politics

Stephen Tomblin, who's just retired from Memorial University, reflects on his time as a political scientist.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:12]


First Scottish ship to sail to Newfoundland?

University of Aberdeen researcher Thomas Brochard discoveries an earlier visit to the New Founde Land than previously known.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:14]