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.

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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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


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]


The "TRUE" Story of Alcock and Brown

Irish documentary film maker Kevin Glynn gives OTG his take on the famous aviators

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:45]


Doug Bird's Mummers

St John's businessman brings some local colour to a downtown hoarding

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[mp3 file: runs 00:03:57]


Could an app change your relationship with the bus?

Sophie LeBlanc, Business Development Manager with the Montreal-based company Transit, tells OTG how their technology helps both transit providers and passengers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:36]


Is the community of Branch keeping the Gaelic language alive?

Michael Fortune, a folklorist from County Wexford in Ireland, discovers cultural connections to residents in Branch

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:48]


What Do You Make Of The NL Election so far?

Melissa Royle and Stephen Tomblin tell us what they think

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:33]


Herman and Paul's Excellent Adventure

Herman Perry and Paul Snow tell Ted about plans for their epic canoe trip this summer across northwestern Canada

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:32]


The jobs and industry in the "green economy".

Growler Energy's Keith Drover and Catherine Warren on the opportunities in NL.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:54]


Should we turn the HMP site into a walled garden?

Architect Jim Case makes the case.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:41]