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The CBC Radio Morning Show from Corner Brook serves listeners in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador.

The CBC Radio Morning Show from Corner Brook serves listeners in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador.
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Location:

Corner Brook, NL

Networks:

CBC

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The CBC Radio Morning Show from Corner Brook serves listeners in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador.

Language:

English

Contact:

(709) 637-1151


Episodes

New school bussing policy in NL has Canada Safety Council hearing alarm bells

11/15/2018
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One town in central Newfoundland is done with people who owe taxes. We also hear about a new policy from the NLESD that states only buses owned/contracted by the District can be used for students travelling for school sponsored activities.

Duration:00:14:41

160-year-old graffiti and the mystery of 'Album Rock'

11/14/2018
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Around 1850 French sailors wrote the word 'album' on a large landmark in Sacred Cove on Newfoundland's Northern Peninsula. But what did it mean? Author Matthew Hollett tries to unearth some answers. Also, we take you to a heavy equipment auction in Springdale and hear one mom's safety concerns about school trips.

Duration:00:19:54

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Nov. 13

11/13/2018
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Learn how Clare's Law, just introduced for the first time in Canada, could help people in Newfoundland and Labrador (0:00); Recent bad weather hasn't been kind to the boardwalk in Trout River, and people there are worried that a storm expected to hit the area tomorrow will do even more damage (0:00); Classical music doesn't always draw the audiences it used to, and the Rotary Arts Centre in Corner Brook has experienced that first-hand (0:00)

Duration:00:25:04

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Fri., Nov. 9

11/9/2018
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For over thirty years, Six Pack - the band - have crowded dance floors across central Newfoundland (0:31); When Reg Sherran was growing up, he didn't know he had a great uncle who fought with the Newfoundland Regiment in the First World War. He rediscovered his nearly-forgotten relative only in recent years (7:27)

Duration:00:15:04

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Thurs., Nov. 8

11/8/2018
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Fall is a busy time for those who like to get outdoors. Unfortunately, it's also a busy time of year for local Search and Rescue groups (0:31); If you have a kid in school, you've likely heard of the DARE program. We speak to the 14-year-old Mount Moriah girl selected to represent Canada on an international youth advocacy board (8:07); CBC's Martin Jones will take you tumbling and trampoline-ing with Gander's Broadening Horizons (13:36)

Duration:00:20:29

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Wed., Nov. 7

11/7/2018
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Student athletes in our area will have more mental health support soon. We talk to the CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association for the province; Catching a wascally wabbit. We speak to the SPCA about the elusive bunny hopping around a historic site in Corner Brook; Your local newspaper is no Scrooge. But the job of printing your kids' Santa letters may be bigger than you think. We ask SaltWire why they're charging for Santa letters this year.

Duration:00:19:55

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Nov. 6

11/6/2018
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It's pretty rare to see one in the wild... but to see one swimming is almost unheard of. Find out what was spotted paddling across Gander Lake this weekend (0:31); Has the Grinch stolen Christmas after all? It won't be free to put letters to Santa in the newspaper this year. A Corner Brook entrepreneur is stepping up with a cost-free option (5:47)

Duration:00:11:18

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Mon., Nov. 5

11/5/2018
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The Bay St. George area got some good news on Friday, with an announcement that Ontario-based cannabis producer, Biome Grow, is building a plant in the region (0:32); Noah Squire of Eastport has only been baking for a short period of time, but the 8-year-old is already an award winning baker (6:32)

Duration:00:11:38

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Fri., Nov. 2

11/2/2018
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They better hope St. Peter doesn't know, or culprits in a church break-in will have a tougher time getting past the pearly gates (0:58); Some overdue hunters from Lark Harbour are happy to be safe at home after a quick trip in the woods turned into a nerve-wracking ordeal (7:25); He's got a hole in his bucket... but his talent holds water. We talk to country singer Ryan Cook (13:01)

Duration:00:19:43

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Thurs., Nov. 1

11/1/2018
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We stop by the one and only drive-thru in Notre Dame Bay that still has small town charm (0:58); a town council reverses a decision that could have meant the end of a 100-year-old family farm (5:36); and we meet a rapper with roots in western Newfoundland (who gives Bernice and Martin their rapper nicknames!) (13:48)

Duration:00:22:29

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Wed., Oct. 31

10/31/2018
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A mom pleads for housing for her son (0:40). Kids Help Phone is giving kids the option to send them text messages when they're in crisis (8:44); and remembering Joshua - the Loughlin family keep their son's memory alive through the spirit of Halloween (15:11).

Duration:00:19:36

CBC Newfoundland Morning, Tues., Oct. 30

10/30/2018
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NL's Autism Society gives its take on IRT resources; a child psychologist says just talking about mental health is leaving some kids with no coping skills; and how your plastic bottle caps can help build prosthetic limbs.

Duration:00:27:10

Nfld. Morning, Mon., Oct. 29

10/29/2018
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Highlights of Newfoundland Morning for Mon., Oct. 29, 2018

Duration:00:18:52

Fraudulent fundraiser: NL school says someone is using its name to run a scam

10/26/2018
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Someone's been collecting money in an NL community, using the name of a local school. But the principal says don't fall for it - it's phoney.

Duration:00:06:08

Truck-driver course instructor says some NL provincial testers lack knowledge and experience

10/24/2018
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'Zero knowledge': A college instructor says some driver examiners in NL aren't qualified to test truck drivers, but they're doing it anyway.

Duration:00:07:56

Trailer

10/23/2018
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CBC Newfoundland Morning shares stories about people in your communities along with the latest in the news, weather and travel. Tune in to hear Bernice Hillier and Martin Jones each weekday morning or check out its daily podcast.

Duration:00:00:40

NL family refuse to let hospital discharge their seriously ill father

10/18/2018
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The hospital said they were sending him home to free up beds, but the family of a man with a serious infection in his heart are keeping him there.

Duration:00:07:30

Gay NL man wants politician to apologize for past opposition to same-sex marriage

10/17/2018
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MHA Gerry Byrne helped raise the rainbow flag for a Pride Week event, but Jordan Stringer, a gay man, wants Byrne to apologize to him for taking a stand in the past against same-sex marriage.

Duration:00:10:10

Homeless shelters in Canada - NL women's shelter director contributes to new book

10/16/2018
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"Nowhere else to go": Director of NL women's shelters tells how they help women find temporary sanctuary and plan their next steps.

Duration:00:06:48

Got a spare piano to donate? Painted, public piano in NL on its last legs

10/15/2018
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The beautiful, blue piano at an NL airport is sounding a bit flat these days, so an arts group is asking people to donate another used piano to replace it. It's part of an effort to keep the music playing in public places.

Duration:00:05:04