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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Labrador Morning- On Demand -Tuesday November 13th

We'll hear from a professional clown and improvisation coach. We're talking carbon tax and fuel costs with Liberal Member of Parliament, Yvonne Jones. Up, up and away,we'll speak to a North West River native who is taking to the skies. We'll speak with the daughter of revered Innu leader, Shimun Michel.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday November 9th

On today's show!We'll hear from residents of Happy Valley-Goose Bay who were surprised when EastLink suddenly cut their cable this week. Community clinics in Labrador will no longer be dispensing medication for chronic care and LGH explains why it has to comply with this regulations. We'll hear how a Rigolet native lent his face to commorate the life of Lance Corporal John Shiwak. Sustainable energy researcher Nick Mercer will tell us about the work he's doing with the Nunatukavut Community Council. From building demolition to Remembrance Day ceremonies, we'll chat with the Commander of 5 Wing Goose Bay later. We'll speak with the newly appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, Labrador West M-H-A Graham Letto.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday November 8th

Its been a hundred years since the supply ship, S-S Harmony, brought the Spanish flu to the community of Okak. It took a month for the flu to ravage the community, killing more than 200 people. Okak is just one of many coastal communities whose people suffered a similar fate: Hebron, Cartwright, Sillutalik, Orlik. All were dealt massive blows by the spreading of this often fatal flu. Labrador Morning's Rebecca Martel spoke with Alex Saunders, who's mother survived the Spanish Flu outbreak in Okak.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday November 7th 2018

On today's show.The provincial government is holding public meetings to talk about the future of salmon fishing. Local angler Hollis Yetman will give us his thoughts.Debbie Forward, president of the provincial nurse's union, says some regions in Labrador are facing a staffing crisis. Chief of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation speaks about his experience with suicide in his family hoping it will help people in his community. And Matthew Barrett talks about a busy month at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and a very sad week for the art community with the loss of Philomena Abass.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday November 6th 2018

On today's showD-F-O, the Coast Guard, and the I-T-K have agreed to give Canada's massive Arctic coastline its own regional designation. We talk about the digital poppy that you can now tweet. A somewhat historic building in Labrador City is scheduled for demolition and we'll find out what memories it holds.Swimmers in Wabush are left in the cold, the town's pool heating element is broken and getting it fix is taking a long time.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday November 5th

On today's show!It's Guy Fawkes Night! We're going down memory lane to hear about Bon Fire night on Birch Island back in a day. Fuel issues in Black Tickle. We'll hear from a resident of the community and we'll ask M-H-A Lisa Dempster, what government is doing to help. We're looking at some sad statistics when it comes to snowmobile accidents and snomobile safety in the province.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday November 2nd

On today's show......we hear about a new artisan exhibition Showcasing the talents of Labrador...Northmart in Happy Valley Goose Bay is reopening its doors after it was badly damaged by a fireWe speak with Lisa Lake about how to discuss mental health with childrenWe hear from Deputy Grand Chief Etienne Rich about the loss of Innu elder Shimun Michel Sr. And we're going to find out what to make with it when we drop by Joyce Pye's kitchen.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday Oct 26 Thursday Nov 1st

On today's show......No more plastic bags for your booze. The CBC's Lindsay Bird will be by to tell us moreA group of residents in Nain are starting a food bank all in an effort to help their neighbours to have enough to to eat. We'll talk to members of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador about their "Active for Life" program.A man in western Labrador waited MONTHS for his faulty car engine to be replaced... He says a call from C-B-C helped 'speed' things along... And Astaldi workers have received their pay cheques and lay off notices from the muskrat falls project.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Oct 31st

On today's show...We are Paying tribute to Nain's Gussie Bennett? We'll speak with a organizers of a memorial hockey tournament on the north coast. We are Trading in Halloween Tricks for Vehicle trunks?? We'll hear about an annual event at the Salvation Army. We Find out how all those candy wrappers you normally toss in the trash during Halloween can be recycled. We're dropping by the Aboriginal Family Centre's new location in Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out how staff and families are settling in.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 30th

On today's show......We'll hear from protesters trying to enter the house of commons to get federal support to get Muskrat RightNunatuKavut will soon have a new flag flapping in the wind....We'll get the low down on underground mine training from the Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Monday October 29th

On today's showNational dance studio Ballet Jorgen is bringing a classic children's story to the stages of Labrador? We'll talk to choreographer Kathleen ReaStatistics paint a horrifying picture of self harm in Newfoundland and Labrador.Labrador is getting its own regional appeals board to help resolve municipal issues? After only a week of being open, the owners of High North are forced to temporarily close the shop due to the shortage of marijuana.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday Oct 26 th

On today's show:We'll drop by the swimming pool to chat with members of the Melville Mantas Swim Club about a special training camp. If all this snow is putting you in the spirit of Christmas, you might want to start your holiday shopping this weekend at the Labrador Traditions Craft Fair.14 people are defending their actions at the Muskrat falls site two years ago. We'll hear from them Some 60 Labradorians became official Canadians this week. We'll drop by the celebrations. We're taking you into the bowels of the Canuck Club to find out how Five Wing Goose Bay is celebrating Hallowe'en.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday Oct 25th

On today's show......We learn about a book fair happening at the school in Sheshatshiu this evening.We'll find out why some bearded Labradorians who're featured in the Merb'y calendear are also getting on board with the Moose Hide campaign. We'll learn why members of the Law Society of NL are recreating a historic case about Labrador's boundary dispute.A Canadian film maker teamed up with a local man from Rigolet to bring awareness to Climate change and the Inuit culture.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday Oct 24th

On today's show we talk plastic with one researcher saying we can't compete with the tide flowing from plastic producers. We hear from Innu worker, Herman Montague, who says the stop work order by Nalcor is putting him out of work. We discuss some of the failures of the Nutrition North program with Kristeen McTavish from the Nunatsiavut government. And we explore the new partnership between Memorial University and the Nunavut Arctic College.

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Labrador Morning- On Demand - Tuesday Oct 23rd

On today's show:We talk about the Electronic Products Recycling Association who has recycled 4,500 tonnes of electronic in the last five years and some of that came from Labrador. We're going to find out about a new project called the "living room" at Nunatisavut's Heath and Social Development community office in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We talk lice with a veterinarian to see if there's anything to be nervous about and we talk early ski for skiers at the Menihek Nordic ski club in Labrador.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday Oct 22nd

On today's show we head to the bathroom with CBC's Lindsay Bird for more tips on ditching single use plastics (0:40) and we chat with Grand River Snowmobile Club president Greg Wheeler on what's in store for the local trails this winter (8:40). We also talk to Innu nation's Grand Chief Gregory Rich about what will happen with Innu workers employed by Astaldi at the Muskrat Falls construction site after Nalcor has issued a stop-work order (15:38). Finally, we ask the coordinators of the Labrador Engineering Awareness Program what's their plan to get more of Labrador's kids interested in engineering (23:45). Thank you for listening!

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 19th

* What do the falls in Churchill Falls look like now that Nalcor Energy is releasing water from the upper reservoir? We'll find out when we speak with Robert Dawe who lives there. * With all the snow you might be dreaming of skiing soon and if you're around Happy Valley-Goose Bay downhill skiing will be possible again this winter. Later on we'll tell you all the latest on Snow Goose Mountain reopening.* Yesterday some more info now on the situation unfolding at Muskrat Falls. shocking news.... Astaldi, the main contractor there, was told to stop working.* Last year he crossed Newfoundland on his own dime... this year- he tried crossing Labrador backed by a bunch of sponsors, but the early winter forced him to abandon his journey We check in with adventurer Justin Barbour.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 18th

* Impaired driving continues to make victims and the Chapter of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Labrador would like to see an end to this crime. Coming up on Labrador Morning we'll hear from people who attended the vigil last night in Happy Valley Goose Bay.* Water will be flowing again for the 1st time in a long time over at the Churchill falls we'll find out why.* The provincial government announced nearly two hundred thousand dollars in funding for child care services in Labrador west last week.? We'll ask the Labrador West Child Care Centre how that money will help improve child care needs in the area.* Here in town there are also a few daycare projects on the go an coming up we'll get an update on the construction site of the Pumpkin House Daycare.* Local musicians are banding together in Happy Valley Goose Bay for a good cause. Its men showing women they care with a concert fundraiser happening Thursday night.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 17th

* Some say finally while other worry about the consequences, but regardless cannabis is now legal in Canada and we hit the streets of Happy Valley-Goose Bay to find out what people think about that * The only legal weed shop in Labrador has yet to open. The Labrador City shop is waiting until 4:20pm this afternoon to open it's doors. But we've got a sneak peak.* As of 12:01 this morning, recreational pot is now legal in this country..but Jack Penashue for one isn't a fan. He's the Executive Director of the Charles J. Andrew treatment centre...we'll hear his concerns.* We heard about Labrador only independent pot shop runs by the Tobin's....Now is that a good or a bad thing to have such a store in town and cannabis being legal...CBC's Jacob Barker ask resident to weigh in on that.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 16th

* Bringing home the gold, we'll hear from a volleyball team in Natuashish that made history.* Today is World Food Day.. and no doubt there's going to be lots of talk about food wastage...we're going find why a professor at Dalhousie University thinks food packaging also needs to be part of the conversation. * Wondering where to buy legal weed...and then how to legally consume it? You're not alone. We answer CBC audience questions about weed, coming up at.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday October 15th

* You might have heard of or even tasted a bakeapple pie but how about a bakeapple face cream? A berry co-operative in one of Quebec's most remote regions is expanding into cosmetics, and creating new work opportunities for youth all along the Lower North Shore. * Music NL handed out the hardware last night... We'll get the breakdown from our reporter who saw it all happen in Twillingate.* Two years after his death, Jeff Loder's family finally meet the man who received his transplanted heart. * A Black Tickle man is calling on his local service district to improve water quality. Sheldon Morris says the water residents use for bathing and washing clothes is the colour of coffee or cola

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 12th

* Coming up, we hear from TJ Gear, owner of Gears Gains Fitness Centre and Strongman Competition organiser, Jim Garland about this Saturday's Strongman Competition* Five years after his death, friends and family of Francis Penashue are raising money for ALS patients and research. We'll hear more about it from his grand-daughter, Thea Penashue.* The Town of Happy Valley Goose Bay is holding pre-budget public consultations this weekend. We'll hear from councillor Michelle Baikie* Jay Legere is a CBC producer living in Yellowknife...Originally from Happy Valley-Goose Bay...anyone who knows Jay knows that he loves being out in the woods...Turns out, he's also got his own YouTube channel all about camping. And with close to 12-thousand subscribers and counting..he's def onto something. We're going to chat with Jay

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 12th

* Coming up, it's fire prevention week, all aboard the fire truck we'll hear how to keep your home safe* We'll hear from a Happy Valley Goose Bay woman fundraising to get an accessible vehicle for her granddaughter* The Happy Valley Goose Bay Recycling has been on the hunt for a new home and they may have found one, in an old arena. We'll talk to Mayor Wally Andersen about how the town is looking to help the volunteer group out* The Salvation Army in Labrador City had to close their doors, but they're not closing their services. We'll hear from them.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 10th

* How does an upholsterer from the southern United States find himself making sealskin furniture in Happy Valley Goose Bay? We'll UNCOVER that story* Now long term care residents in Happy Valley-Goose Bay can slide on in to the new salon chairs to get their hair done - we'll hear how they got there!* Violence Prevention Labrador wants your input on how to make our communities safer? We'll speak with executive director Petrina Beals.* Happy Valley Goose Bay Recyclers is on the hunt for a new home. The group no longer has access to its storage spot and its hoping the town can step in to help them out.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 9th

* Cannabis retailer Canopy Growth held a career fair in Happy Valley-Goose Bay last week?. We hear from some people getting involved in the canna-business* Juno-nominated The ONCE are back in Labrador...they're kicking of a tour of their new album Time Enough which will take them from Coast to Coast....and it all gets started right here in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. We're going to speak with the band.* Smokey mountain is getting a makeover... and it's all thanks to changes at the IOC mine. We'll get a look at the work being done to improve the hill.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday October 5th

* Most of us know the 3R's...Reduce, Reuse Recycle..but have you heard of the 5 R's? CBC's Lindsay Bird will give us some tips on how to ditch single use plastics. It's all part of our CBC's WAVES OF CHANGE series. * We hear from a transgender Corner Brook student who's celebrating one year on hormone therapy.* We catch up with American marathon runner, John Lent who is in Happy Valley Goose Bay this weekend for the Trapline Marathon........Race director Shaun MacLean also joins us. * Harrison Campbell is a long time volunteer in Labrador...he also spent more than 50 years on the water...on Monday, he was recognized with a Senior of Distinction Award from the province.* We're going to find out how some students will be getting creative this weekend in Happy Valley Goose Bay.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday October 4th

* Methyl Mercury was a key issue during Wednesday's sitting of the Muskrat Falls inquiry. We'll hear some of the testimony from the provincial deputy minister of Indigenous Affairs* She's played a big part in the making of the hit Broadway Musical Come From Away...and now she's coming to CBC. We'll meet the new host of Labrador Morning* It's World Breastfeeding Week...we're going to check with the Baby Friendly Council of NL to talk about breastfeeding rates in this province* We hear an archival piece on the Labrador Quebec boundary, that just goes to show, nothing has changed in 20 years...

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday October 3rd

* Coming up we'll hear how a researcher is having a hard time, between fishing and hunting seasons* We'll hear from Rich Lewis, of the Trappers Running club who will be competing in his first Marathon this Sunday.* A great hunter...a Moravian lay minister.....a former board member of the Labrador Inuit Association....we are remembering the life and the contributions of the late Julius Merkuratsuk who passed away in Nain on Monday* Quebec's Elections took in more than just a historic party change... they took in a little Labrador as well. We'll talk about that* They've spent over a decade documenting grave sites of this province's first world war service members... And they're just getting started... We'll speak to Michael Pretty about the work being done by the "Trail of the Caribou" Research Group

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday October 2nd

* Why is there so much plastic packaging at supermarkets? We'll speak with a professor of food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University as part of our CBC's Waves of Change series* We hear from a 14 year old who runs his own business in Labrador City. FOURTEEN* The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate continues its independent review into the experiences of Inuit children in the province's child protection system. We'll ask Jackie Lake Kavanagh about a second round of community visits taking place in Labrador this month. * And we'll hear from a couple adventurers who spent more time than planned in the big land

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday October 1st

* Repping that north coast style! ?. We'll talk to the owner of a new clothing company shining light on the Labrador north* Alderon Iron Ore's quest for a billion dollars continues. It needs a big cheque to make its Kami project a reality in Labrador's iron ore trough. We'll hear from its president and CEO coming up* Memorial University wants to know how to better "Indigenize" post secondary education in this province? We'll hear more about what that means from Catharyn Andersen, the university's special adviser on Aboriginal Affairs* We'll get a sneak peak at what's coming up at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre this month

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday September 28th

* The Canadian Rangers will be breaking in some new rifles this winter. We'll head to 5 Wing Goose Bay's Dakota range to hear about their new fire arms* Lace up your running shoes...we're going to find out about the CIBC Run for the Cure in Happy Valley-Goose Bay that raises funds for breast cancer research and supports. * Terry Roberts will join us to talk about a developing story on Muskrat Falls* Strap on your dancing shoes, we're going dancing - we'll hear all about a show happening tonight at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre and drop in on last night's workshop

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday September 27th

* Nunacor announced the creation of their Makik Sustainability Initiative, you'll hear all about that* The George River caribou herd continues to decline at an alarming rate? We'll ask Peter Penashue to give us the Innu Nation's take on the future of the herd* The Gathering, a celebration of Innu culture and traditions took place at Gull Island from Last week right up until Monday * Where there's a will, there's a wheat?. We'll take you to a local wheat field testing a special type of charcoal to improve farming in the big land

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Wednesday September 26th

* Investing in a hydroelectric project....history tells us cost over runs are just about the only guarantee. We'll find out more at the Muskrat Falls inquiry* Looking for a home? We'll hear the story of Amos Semigak, a member of Happy Valley Goose Bay's homeless population who came here from the north coast. * Happy Valley is 75 years old today! We're going to speak with 81-year-old Ronald Perrault about the founding of Happy Valley....and he would know - his family was one of the first three families who settled the area in 1943* The new Wabush 3 opened yesterday, we'll hear what that means for Labrador West* We head to the Gathering and Gull Island where it sounds like everyone had lots of fun

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Tuesday September 25th

* Studying birds means this Labrador Institute Intern is taking flight herself* Looking for a home ? Several members of Happy Valley-Goose Bay's homeless and transient population were given an opportunity to share their experiences at a public forum last week? We'll hear one of their stories* The fate of the George River caribou herd hangs in the balance? Liberal Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones will give us the federal government's take on the issue* A participatory budget in Labrador City...We'll find out why the town of Labrador City wants residents to pitch ideas for projects and programs to be included in its 2019 budget. * Wabush 3 official opens! .....We're going to catch up with CBC's Jacob Barker who will be checking out IOC's newest open pit mine today

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Monday September 24th

* Muskrat and money seem to go hand in hand we'll hear from the concerned citizens coalition * It's the first day of school for students in Red Bay, but whether it's their first full week is still, well that's to be decided, we'll hear from a parent* George River Caribou Herd is in critical state as unprecedented population decline continues, we'll hear from Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources Gerry Byrne* Governor General Julie Payette visited Labrador last week...we'll join her for a stroll down the Birch Island boardwalk.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Friday September 21st

* We're getting history lesson on the backstory to the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. * With no Northmart in Happy Valley Goose Bay, one local company is making sure everyone can still stock up on groceries* Paving the way for new opportunities? we'll hear from Port Hope Simpson what the freshly paved road means for the community* Are we ready for another pandemic like the 1918-19 Spanish flu? We'll hear about a forum writer Anne Budgell attended last night in Ottawa. She's the author of forthcoming book about the Spanish flu in Labrador. * Celebrating Cartwright's heritage...We're going to find out about the town's heritage festival that's happening this weekend.

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Labrador Morning - On Demand - Thursday September 20th

* Nalcor CEO Stan Marshall. Reporters got the chance to get his thoughts following his first round of testimony at the Muskrat Falls inquiry* The Muskrat Falls Inquiry is right on the doorstep for people in Labrador... Coming up, we'll hear from the lawyer who is representing two groups that have been standing in fierce opposition to the project. * When the Northern Ranger docks for good this season, so are it's crew. We'll have that story coming up* Lace up your skates, we're heading to hockey camp, we'll hear more about the Xtreme minor hockey camps happening in Happy Valley Goose Bay

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Labrador Morning - September 19

-Tension boiled over during the Muskrat Falls inquiry proceedings in Happy Valley-Goose Bay yesterday. - Tracing the life and lineage of one of Labrador's pioneering women, Lydia Campbell's.-The mayor of Cartwright isn't pleased that a new ferry will mean no service for his community. - Today will be the 11th school day that students haven't been going to school in Red Bay.

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Labrador Morning _Tuesday September 18

-The Melville Mantas swim club hosts Canadian Olympic medalist Brent Hayden.- Co-op is upping their game following the fire at NorthMart - George Andrews.- NorthMart Interview with Derek Reimer. - You can watch the Muskrat Falls inquiry inside but outside is a different scene.- Former Nalcor CEO Ed Martin is in Happy Valley Goose Bay.

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Labrador Morning for Monday September 17

- It's sexual violence awareness week in Happy Valley Goose Bay. - Students still aren't in class in Red Bay today.- Two fires in Happy Valley-Goose Bay over the weekend caused extensive damage to two businesses, - The public inquiry into muskrat falls is set to begin.

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No ferry for Cartwright and some Labrador Merb'ys: Labrador Morning On-Demand

We'll find out why a Happy Valley-Goose Bay man was inspired to put a "friendship bench" in behind his home along the Churchill River. (9:06) Losing the Cartwright Connection. We'll ask the MHA for the south coast why a new ferry service won't be servicing that community. (20:33) calling all foodies...a culinary tour called From The Rock is coming back to the Big Land...we'll get all the tasty details. (28:03) A calendar featuring Merb'ys is back with more glitter and flippery fun for 2019. We'll speak with a couple of Labrador mermen who are in the calendar.

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Fire in North West River, phone and internet outage in Nain: Labrador Morning On-Demand

Soil tests at the future site of the Labrador Wellness Centre in Happy Valley Goose Bay deem the soil there safe after hundreds of rusty barrels were found beneath the surface there. (6:00) Eugene Hart was re-elected as Chief in last week's Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation election. We'll find out what the key issues he and council will be tackling going forward. (14:15) A fire in North West River has levelled a home, the fire chief tells us what happened. (17:41) People on the Labrador's North Coast had to go without Bell Aliant long distance and internet for more than 24 hours when the problems with the service started kicking in on Tuesday. We'll find out what happened when we speak with the AngajukKâk of Nain. (32:01) It's now stretching from Labrador to BC, to California. Find out why Universal Helicopters has been on a spending spree. (38:31) The Best Kind Comedy Trio is rolling into Happy Valley-Goose Bay., Churchill Falls and Labrador City...we'll tell you about their show.

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Concerns from Nunatsaivut over new ferries and why the Aboriginal Family Centre is closed: Labrador Morning On-Demand

A huge zebra was spotted driving around Happy Valley Goose Bay the other day... well actually it was a couple of german tourists in a very unique vehicle. (10:37) We'll find out why programs at the Aboriginal Family Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay have been put on hold. (19:17) The Nunatsiavut Government isn't jumping for joy over Labrador's new ferry service next year, we speak with the Nunatsiavut Government's First Minister. (28:01) The town of Happy Valley Goose Bay says more capacity is needed on its dock and more thought needs to be given to the new ferry that will run between its dock and all points North.

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Black tickle pleased with new ferry service and a space cannon in Cartwright: Labrador Morning On-Demand

On Labrador morning we hear from the head of the local service district in Black Tickle who's relived a new ferry will still visit his community. (10:13) A parent in Red Bay explains why her two kids are still out of school, and the minister of education responds to complaints about a lack of teachers. (20:49) Hear what a space gun sounds like and we'll speak to the man who fired it near Cartwright

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New ferries for Labrador and speaking about suicide: Labrador Morning On-Demand

The province announced two new ferries to service the straits and north coast. (5:50) Bob Jackman remembers his son as part of the suicide prevention walk in Happy Valley - Goose Bay. (15:24) Woodwards and Nunatsiavut Group of Companies are going to operate the service, they explain how the new ferries will work. (21:41)

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No internet in Labrador West, a house fire and sentencing for Muskrat Falls protesters: Labrador Morning On-Demand

We get details on a house fire that broke out in Labrador City earlier this week. (6:07) Not everyone in St. Lewis thinks a mine could be bad for the community, we'll talk to the mayor about some of the positive changes she thinks it could bring (13:29) Labrador West is in the dark ages...after the internet went out this week. Their service was knocked out by two separate incidents. (19:52) They occupied the Muskrat Falls site nearly two years ago but only got their sentence yesterday. We'll head to the supreme court and speak with one of the occupiers about his thoughts on the long court process. Gateway Labrador is hosting its first art exhibition in Labrador West next week...we'll get the details.

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Concerns about a mine for St. Lewis, an Order of Canada for a Labrador artist: Labrador Morning on demand

On Labrador morning hear why the premier's asking for the Public Utilities Board to help find a way to prevent electricity rates from skyrocketing, (7:56) the push to get Snow Goose Mountain back in service for downhill skiing this winter. (14:42) There are concerns about the impact of a new mine proposed in St. Lewis, it sits right on prime berry picking land. (22:10) We chat with Labrador artist Mike Massey just before he receives his Order of Canada. (30:37) We remember Bernard Chaulk, a trapper, hunter, fisher and Labrador gentlemen, who died at 89.

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Back to school, what September weather to expect, protest in Red Bay: Labrador Morning on demand

After a rainy summer for much of Labrador, find out what September will bring. (9:28) The Nunatsiavut Government wants to know what heritage means to Labrador Inuit. We'll find out why it's holding community meetings....asking for input on the development of heritage policy and law. (19:06) We'll find out why some parents in Red Bay are keeping their children home from school this morning Kids heading back to school today should be well prepared. (25:53) Coming up, we'll stop by the friendship centre in Happy Valley Goose Bay to speak with some busy backpack stuffers who were making sure any kid who needs supplies got supplies.

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Nunatsiavut calls on province to implement Muskrat Falls Recommendations and Sharks in Makkovik: Labrador Morning on Demand

This morning Nunatasiavut's Minister of culture, Jim Lyall remembers Carol Brice-Bennett, known for her work on Nunatsiavut Land Claim (1:08). Lianna Rice speaks about her campaign to bring "Friendship Benches" to Happy Valley Goose Bay(7:11). Denise Cole speaks about the latest retreat being offered by SHIELD, a sexual health information group for youth in Happy Valley Goose Bay (14:52). Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe calls on provincial government to implement Independent advisory committee's recommendations on Muskrat Falls (23:54). Todd Broomfield talks about the sharks being spotted near the community of Makkovik (34:01)

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Studying ocean plastics in Nain; Pro cyclists touring the TLH: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Labrador Winter Games are just around the corner, and the dates are set, so we'll talk to the games' chair (00:58). People in Nain are helping self-described come-from-away-scientists study plastic in fish (09:38). We'll catch up with some cyclists making their way across Labrador (18:38). And we'll hear from a woman who thinks Nunatsiavut communities should revert to their original Inuktitut names (26:59).

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Labrador Morning Special: Back to School in Sheshatshiu and Natuashish

This morning, on a special edition of Labrador Morning, we're going back to school with students in Sheshatshiu and Natuashish.

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New mental health counselling in HV-GB; Inuktitut radio show on MUN airwaves: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, Labrador Grenfell Health is radically changing the way it offers mental health counselling in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (00:49). We'll meet a bilingual broadcaster from Nain, sharing his language on MUN radio (11:01). And, Fraser and Kailey Drover have a sweet new ride, and they're cruising all over Labrador West (17:09).

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New lighted crosswalks in HV-GB; Midterms cancelled at some Labrador schools: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll Find out why the town of Happy Valley-goose Bay installed new crosswalks with bright, flashing lights (00:55). We'll talk to Nunacor about the cruise ship visit in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and whether we should expect more ships in the future (10:05). And, a pilot project starting this school year aims to find out whether students can do without midterm exams (18:47).

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The Mud Lake Fair is back; St. Lewis gardener makes it big in Toronto: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, the Mud Lake Fair makes its triumphant return (00:57). Plus, Griffin Mangroves was inspired by gardens in his hometown of St. Lewis to pursue a career in horticulture, and now oversees a major operation for the city of Toronto (09:47).

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Cruise ship docks in HV-GB; Sober walk in Sheshatshiu: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear how the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay prepared to welcome the cruise ship MV Seabourn Quest (00:52), and we'll find out what visitors can expect today (08:35). Plus, dozens of people marched through the streets of Sheshatshiu to call for clean, sober band council elections next month (17:16).

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Province talks ferry service with people in Black Tickle; Lab West data centre approved for more power: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll talk about a meeting between the Department of Transportation and people in Black Tickle and Norman Bay, over cuts to ferry service (00:54). We'll find out what a Cartwright boat is (10:56). And, a data centre in Wabush is expanding, after the PUB approved a request for more power (18:10).

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Hydro plant upgrades in Mary's Harbour; HV-GB cleans up for the cruise ship: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear about plans to upgrade a hydro plant in Mary's Harbour (01:00). We'll find out why a business in Happy Valley-Goose Bay is giving away cones in exchange for trash (09:14). Bakeapples are ripening in Central Labrador, so we'll catch up with a berry picker to find out how the season's going (17:47). And we'll hear from some shoppers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on plastic versus reusable bags (25:52).

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HV-GB looking at banning plastic bags; Natan Obed wins second term as ITK president: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll hear the results of a survey on whether people want to ban single-use plastic bags in HV-GB (01:10). One of Canada's biggest warships is learning what it takes to operate in the Arctic (09:04). We'll speak with Natan Obed, who was just re-elected president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (18:26). And, a man in Makkovik had an entourage of orca whales follow his boat (29:10).

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Barrels unearthed at Goose Bay Town Centre site; New group home for kids in care in Sheshatshiu: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we have details on the pile of barrels unearthed on the site of the Goose Bay Town Centre (01:00). We talk about a brand new group home for kids in care in Sheshatshiu (06:42). We'll talk to a veterinarian about the virus plaguing dogs in Natuashish (14:56). And find out what an ART SLAM is and who's invited tonight at the Labrador Friendship Centre (22:46).

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Distemper killing dogs in Natuashish; Memorial service held for Luke Cooper: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we talk to the band council chief in Natuashish about the outbreak of distemper which is killing dogs in the community (01:00). Luke Cooper's family held a memorial service, buy they're not done searching for the man who was last seen in the waters off North West River (08:26). We'll find out why volunteers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are sending furniture, clothes, books, toys and bicycles to Nain (15:37). And the crew of the Umiak 1 is on the lookout for whales (25:13).

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Search Minerals planning rare earth mine in Southern Labrador: Labrador Morning On-Demand

This morning, we'll have the latest on Search Minerals' plan to mine rare earth elements near St. Lewis (00:49). Then, we'll find out how geophysical surveying equipment is being used in Labrador for the first time to help find archaeology sites (10:34).

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