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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Recounting The Historic 1928 Flight of The Bremen

Aviation enthusiasts Jean Jasperson-Naegele and Rudi Nagele tell the story.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:47]


Do Beer and Babies Mix?

Some NL parents want to be able to bring their kids to local craft breweries.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:09]


NL Kashmiri Family on Tenterhooks

Yaqoob and Nabila Qureshi share their worries about their family and their homeland.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:43]


Unfit to Drink

The latest on Bell Island's ongoing water woes.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:24]


Remembering Woodstock

St John's resident Susan Sherk recalls her time at the iconic 1969 music festival.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:47]


Confronting Newfoundland's Role In The Slave Trade

Artist Camille Turner's installation at the Bonavista Bienale shines a light on how this place profited from slavery in the USA.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:09]


Seismic Testing is Harmful to Marine Life

Dalhousie prof says NL government and offshore oil industry need to do more to lower the risk.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:12]


New baseball training program coming to Upper Island Cove

Former major league baseball player, Rich Butler, is coming to the island to start a professional baseball training program in Upper Island Cove.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:25]


Hasan Hai - Pride's Community Group of The Year

St. John's Pride Community Group of the Year is the fabulous Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club — led by the man with the city's best beard and moustache, the incomparable Hassan Hai.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:59]


Blair Curtis Pride Thought Leader

This weekend, Blair Curtis was named the Thought Leader of the Year by St. John's. Curtis is a 19-year old man from McIvers, out on the west coast. He is transgender, and has become an influential advotate for the trans-community.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:26]


St. John's Pride Youth Advocates of the Year

So, you're a parent. One day your teenage son or daughter comes to you and says, they don't feel like they belong in their own body. They say, Mom, Dad - I'm trans. What do you say? The St. John's Pride Youth Advocate of the Year is a support group, called Parents of Trans & Gender Diverse Kids NL. We spoke with founder Julie Temple and youth counsellor TJ Jones.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:44]


Queer Friendly Business of the Year

St. John's Pride chose four Grand Marshals for the 2019 Pride Parade, honouring people and groups who have worked to make this province more inclusive. The Queer Friendly Business of the Year is Vertical Xpression, a dance studio in downtown St. John's where pole dancing is the main attraction. We spoke with owner Erica Taylor about what the honour means to her.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:51]


Husky Energy Update

Bailey White speaks with Trevor Pritchard of Husky Energy

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:51]


59th In Normandy Friday July 5th

75 years ago, the 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regiment deployed to France and action in the Battle of Normandy. From the CBC archives, a veteran of the regiment gives an account.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:55]


How do we get immigrants to stick around?

CBC contributor Karen Monie speaks with some members of the local immigrant community.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:14]


Archelogical sites under seige

The changing climate is threatening artefacts in Labrador. We'll hear what archaeologist Jamie Brake and geography professor Robert Way are doing about it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:28]


NLGrayGays

NL's newest advocacy group lobbies for the housing needs of ageing members of "the rainbow community".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:04]


Dominion's Eliminating 44 Full-time Jobs in NL

75% of grocery chain's employees already part time, says union rep Lana Payne.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:40]


Bob Cadigan Throws His Hat In The Ring

The former CEO of NOIA wants to be the CPC candidate in St John's East

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:23]


NL gets a new air connection, but there's a catch

You have to be a guest at the Fogo Island Inn to get on the new flight from Halifax.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:49]


Who makes the BEST grilled cheese sandwich?

The crowd at Toronto's Grilled Cheese Challenge says it's NL chef Lisa LeShane.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:50]


Alan and Russell's Excellent Adventure (in Stockholm).

NL musician Alan Doyle and his friend Russell Crowe are recording in the ABBA studio in Sweden.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:14]


NL Crime Stoppers Controversial Poster Campaign Goes Sideways

Protests, a police visit and posters torn down.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:58]


Is NL's weather making MUN's international students S.A.D.?

Student Sabina Akhter talks about dealing with Seasonal Affected Disorder.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:14]


NL student interns in the Middle East

Ben Ralph tells us what it's like working for a newspaper in one of the world's hot spots.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:27]


NL Teacher wins PM's Award for Teaching Excellence in STEM

Nancy Ryan, a Grade 3 teacher at St. Matthew's Elementary, goes over and above in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:55]


Duelling Abortion Protests at Confederation Building

Changes to US abortion laws spur demonstrations in Newfoundland and Labrador

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:43]


What Better Place To Be An Intern Than Cannes?

Olivia Parsons, a young woman from St. John's, is having the time of her life at the world's premier film festival.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:39]