The St. John's Morning Show
Mar. 22, 2010__Government, doctors war-of-words
Amid all the rhetoric being flung around lately between doctors and government... we talk to an oncologist about the implications for patients. (Jeff Gilhooly with Dr. Pradip Ganguly)
Mar. 22, 2010__Farmers' Market recruitment
The St. John's Farmers' Market hopes people who run all those vegetable stands on the highway will start bringing their wares into town. To find out more about that they're doing to make that happen, we contacted the group's outreach coordinator....
Mar. 22, 2010__NF Power contracter fatality
A man died in an accident on the weekend while working to repair damaged power lines on the Bonavista Peninsula. We talk to the chief of the Musgravetown volunteer fire department - whose ice rescue unit was called to the scene. (Jeff Gilhooly with...
Mar. 22, 2010__Youth Centre operating cost
The Whitbourne Youth Centre was made for more than sixty inmates... but these days it's holding a lot less. Our roving-reporter has been trying to find out why the government is spending millions on Whitbourne... and whether it plans to keep handing...
Mar. 19, 2010__Famous names in Newfoundland
What's in a name? Well, that depends on who you ask... so our roving reporter thought it would be a cool idea to ask people who have the same name as celebrities. With the help of the internet he had some luck... and some fun. (Jeff Gilhooly with...
Mar. 19, 2010__Early spring gardening
Saturday is the first day of Spring, but is it too early to dig out that garden rake? Our roving reporter gets advice from an expert from Memorial University's Botanical Gardens. (Cecil Haire with Dr. Wilf Nicols)
Mar. 19, 2010__Sim Savory remembered
Many Newfoundlanders both here and "up along" were sorry to hear that Sim Savory - half of the group Simani, along with Bud Davidge - passed away Tuesday at the age of 63. Claude Caines and Neil Bishop remember when Sim and Bud came to Clode Sound...
Mar. 19, 2010__NLMA talks breakdown
Contract talks between the provincial government and the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association have broken off. On Thursday night the association held an emergency meeting. The executive director of the NLMA dropped by the studio to fill us in...
Mar. 18, 2010__Cabot Strait Quebec exploration
Payback for Churchill Falls? News of the latest offshore exploration project has thrown Quebec into a tailspin. We check with the the president of Corridor Resources - the company getting ready to do the exploration - to find out why. (Jeff Gilhooly...
Mar. 18, 2010__Mandatory driver-retirement
An article in the Canadian Medical Journal is pushing for a mandatory driver-retirement program for seniors. We hear from two men - one aged 82 and the other aged 97 - with opposing views on that. (Jeff Gilhooly with Paul O'Neill and Tom Kierans)
Mar. 18, 2010__Barry Oake sentence change
It's now going to be house arrest instead of jail for a former town councillor in Grand Falls-Windsor accused of sexually assaulting boys. His lawyer dropped by the studio to discuss the provincial Court of Appeal decision to overturn the former...
Mar. 18, 2010__CBS bypass road rock hazards
The RNC is warning drivers travelling on the CBS bypass road to beware. Our roving reporter went to the area and met up with a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary to find out more. (Cecil Haire with Constable Suzanne Fitzgerald)
Mar. 17, 2010__Avalanches in Newfoundland
We don't hear about them all that often... but there are avalanches in Newfoundland. We speak with the publisher of "Sledworthy" magazine - which describes itself as Atlantic Canada's snowmobile magazine - about snowmobilers and avalanches. (Jeff...
Mar. 17, 2010__Argentia building vandalized
Thieves caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a building on the Argentia Naval Base over the weekend. Now some people say the community could suffer. For details we reached the chief executive officer of the Argentia Management Authority....
Mar. 17, 2010__Metrobus review
The City of St. John's is planning a full review of Metrobus this year. We speak with the councillor who's also chairman of the St. John's Transportation Commission. (Jeff Gilhooly with Tom Hann)
Mar. 17, 2010__Seniors driving retirement
Senior drivers could soon be facing a mandatory "driver retirement program." An article in a Canadian Medical journal is pushing for that... and we speak with the doctor who wrote it. (Jeff Gilhooly with Dr. Paul Hebert)
Mar. 17, 2010__NLMA breaks silence
The province's medical association is accusing the Health minister of using intimidation and humiliation tactics. The association's president and its executive director dropped by the studio to discuss the situation. (Jeff Gilhooly with Brendan Lewis...
Mar. 16, 2010__Pippy Park Winterfest
The unseasonably warm weather we've been experiencing lately made for a very unusual "Winterfest" this year at Pippy Park. We check with a member of the "Friends of Pippy Park" to find out why a lack of snow is no longer an issue for the annual...
Mar. 16, 2010__Irish ancestry online
Harrowing personal accounts of the devestation of the Irish famine are now online. A geneologist for the website ancestry.ca joins us with details. (Jeff Gilhooly with Leslie Anderson)
Mar. 16, 2010__Quidi Vidi Lake horseracing
Many St. Patrick's Day traditions have stood the test of time. However, we got a call on Monday from a listener who has memories about an event that seems to have been all but lost: the horse races that used to take place on the frozen ice at Quidi...
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