NL: On The Go

 
 

NL: On The Go

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

Updated: Updated weekdays.
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Knocked Down on a Crosswalk; Could Have Been Killed.

Holy Heart student & her mother share story of traffic incident in St. John's

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:55]


Looking to our libraries' future

Ted talks with Hans Rollmann, member of the St. John's Public Library Board.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:45]


The pitch for a 4th political "party"

Graydon Pelley on what he hopes to achieve with the NL Alliance.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:37]


Coco, the cow, goes on the lam

CBS farmer Barry Scott tell an entertaining story about his missing 1,000 lb. Black Angus

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:59]


We Were Here Once. We Are Still Here Now.

Here's Ted Blades' original documentary, from March 2016, about how the students from Beatrix Potter School came to tend the graves in the Royal Newfoundland Plot in Wandsworth Cemetery.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:46]


We Didn't Think We Were Doing A Lot

Emotions run deep when a group of students from London's Beatrix Potter School meet the relatives of the soldiers they tend to in Wandsworth Cemetery.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


What the Spanish 'Flu has to Teach us

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Spanish 'flu. It was a global epidemic, particularly devastating in Labrador, that Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, says we would be wise to remember.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:28]


One For The Boys

Cathy Saint John talks about the book she's written about her brother, Sgt. John Blake, who served as a Green Beret in the Vietnam War.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:32]


What fate awaits Farms of Newfoundland and Labrador?

The President of the NL Federation of Agriculture and the Minister of Fisheries & Land Resources discuss the implications of what's happening to a small farm in Kippens.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:38]


Shiny and New

A new children's book written by Robert Chafe and illustrated by Grant Boland

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:15]


Books for students at Coles!

Kids from Fatima Academy in St. Brides go on a book-buying binge

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:50]


Listen While I Tell You.

On the heels of the discovery of an old sign, folklorist and writer Alison Kahn recounts her 1980s research into the Jewish community in St. John's.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:06]


Seasons Before The War

A new children's book by author Bernice Morgan and illustrator Brita Granstrom

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:41]


Rock Climbing Wedding

Bride and groom go to new heights to tie the knot

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:09]


Round-the-world sailor Peter Smith

New Zealand ship builder and sailor has some amazing stories to tell.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:58]


St. John's civil servant Joe Kearney and his role in trying to kill Rommel, the "Desert Fox."

Ted speaks with authors Frank Galgay and Donna Kearney Adams about their book, "Joseph Kearney and the Hunt for Rommel"

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:12]


Stories and songs linking Scotland and Newfoundland

Ted talks with Scottish singer, and MUN Folklore grad, Margaret Bennett about the Codroy Valley's MacArthur family and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:00]


The story behind the sign

Provincial folklorist Dale Jarvis on the "Lewis Ferman & Co. " sign he saved in downtown St. John's

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:32]


NL's quarter billion dollar lottery habit

Atlantic Lottery Corporation's CFO on sales, profits and pull tabs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:37]


The Murder of Minnie Callan

Ted Blades speaks with former RCMP officer Tom Gruchy about his new book "The Murder of Minnie Callan".

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:10]


Getting ready for October 17th; the RNC

Find out what changes for the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary once recreational cannabis use becomes legal in Canada.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:55]


A visit to the Creative Sewing Atelier

Francesca Swann drops into a class at the Creative Sewing Atelier, where new Canadians and locals are signing up for a popular new programme, that offers free beginner and intermediate sewing classes in St. John's.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:06]


Tales of "Fractures, Fever and Frostburn"

Anthropologist Madeline Mant describes her research into what brought 19th Century sailors to the St. John's General Hospital.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:56]


What did Newfoundland look like 1610?

Take a walk through the Cupid's Cove Plantation with archaeologist Bill Gilbert, the man who found it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:36]


Walk through Rawlins Cross at your own risk

We talk with Councillor Debbie Hanlon as pedestrians try to avoid getting hit by cars in the city's new traffic circle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:44]


 

 

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