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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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Corner Brook, NL

Networks:

CBC

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

(709) 637-1151


Episodes

A Humber Arm South man rescues his elderly parents from a home flooded by 8 feet (2.5m) of water

1/15/2018
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The photos are astonishing. Walter and Yvonne Jesso's house in Humber Arm South was flooded by eight feet (2.5m) of water in last weekend's rain and snow melt. They were awakened and rescued by their son, Darrell, and he spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Duration:00:06:41

Diabetes Canada says currently close to forty percent (40%) of this province's population has the disease in some form.

1/12/2018
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Diabetes Canada says close to forty percent (40%) of this province's population has the disease in some form. Jake Reid, Senior Leader of Government Relations with Diabetes Canada, speaks with Brian McHugh.

Duration:00:05:37

What affect will the new tariff imposed on Corner brook Pulp and Paper have on its customers south of the border?

1/11/2018
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The new US tariff on Canadian newsprint will impact Canadian companies as well as American companies that purchase Canadian newsprint. Paul Boyle from US News Media Alliance speaks with CBC's Gary Moore.

Duration:00:07:30

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper hit with new United States taffiffs.

1/10/2018
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Corner Brook Pulp and Paper was hit with new tariffs from the United States yesterday. Joel Neuheimer, Vice President of International Trade of Forest Products Association of Canada spoke with Brian McHugh about what it means for Corner Brook.

Duration:00:07:23

Qalipu Chief Brendan Mitchell Responds to the Flat Bay Band plans to separate from Qalipu Band.

1/10/2018
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Liz Lasaga, Chief of the Flat Bay Mi'kmag Band, announced that the band is separating from the Qalipu. Brendan Mitchell, Chief of the Qalipu Band spoke with Leigh Anne Power about his feelings on the separation.

Duration:00:08:53

Tiny homes, big opportunity - Stephenville is preparing to cash in on a housing trend

1/9/2018
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They're tiny, they're trendy - and the Town Of Stephenville welcomes tiny homes. Mayor Tom Rose told Bernice Hillier that his council wants people to buy the diminutive dwellings and have them brought to town.

Duration:00:08:56

Marble Mountain opened up this weekend. We'll ask the marketing manager how it went

1/8/2018
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After much anticipation, Marble Mountain finally launched its downhill ski season over the weekend. Marketing Manager Richard Wells spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Duration:00:06:51

Retiring an athlete's jersey is a pretty huge honour.

1/5/2018
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Retiring an athlete's jersey is a pretty huge honour. The Corner Brook Royals are bestowing that honour on one of it's late team members -Shawn Neary who died suddenly back in 2016. Chris Grant a close friend of Neary's spoke with Brian McHugh

Duration:00:05:24

The cost of heating your home is going up.

1/4/2018
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If you're worried about the cost of heating your home, you're not alone. We chat with Shawn Monahan, a home heating specialist, about ways to make the most of heat you pay for.

Duration:00:05:06

A Newfoundlander has released a new app to help you quit smoking

1/3/2018
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If your new year plans involve quitting smoking, you will be happy to know that Bob O'Reilly has created an app to help you out. He speaks with Gary Moore.

Duration:00:06:35

A Pasadena couple face the holidays, after Huntington's disease changes their lives forever

12/21/2017
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Rich Wheeler of Pasadena and his wife, Ruby, are facing a sad Christmas. Ruby is 52 years old and has Huntington's disease. Rich has been caring for her at home, but he told Bernice Hillier that Ruby is on the list for long-term care.

Duration:00:07:03

Made right here - a new production plant in Corner Brook is expected to be ready when marijuana becomes legal next summer

12/20/2017
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A new production facility in Corner Brook intends to be ready next year when marijuana use is made legal. A company called BeeHighve plans to produce medical-grade marijuana for medical and recreational use. CEO Rita Hall spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Duration:00:07:16

Remember NL music and comedy duo Corey and Trina? Corey Crewe has published a memoir

12/19/2017
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The NL duo Corey and Trina brought their musical and comedy act to stages and TV screens across the province in the 1970s and 80s. They were also a married couple. Trina died about 10 years ago, and now Corey Crewe has released a memoir.

Duration:00:08:01

Stripping down to the topic of bras - a new store in Corner Brook helps you get the right fit

12/18/2017
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Most women may not be wearing the right size bra. That's where a new store in Corner Brook comes in, with specialty items and professional bra fittings. Bernice Hillier went to find out more - and to get sized up.

Duration:00:06:34

Paying it forward - a man whose family spent Christmas at the Janeway is once again raising money to help Janeway families

12/15/2017
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Paul Heppleston is raising money for families who have to spend Christmas at the Janeway - and it's because he's been there. Heppleston told Bernice Hillier he organized a benefit concert in Corner Brook and is inviting donations by e-mail.

Duration:00:07:12

Volunteers to the rescue - it looks like Roddickton-Bide Arm finally has enough helpers to open the arena after all

12/13/2017
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It was dicey for a while. When more than half your population of 999 is 60 years old and over, it can be tricky to find enough volunteers to run the arena. But Roddickton-Bide Arm Mayor Sheila Fitzgerald says people have finally stepped up to help.

Duration:00:05:15

Donations are down this year, so Corner Brook's firefighters need your help for the Christmas toy drive

12/12/2017
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Donations are down this year, so Corner Brook's firefighters are calling on you for toys and money for their annual Christmas toy drive. They work with the Salvation Army to help families in need. Campaign chairman Gord Hamlyn spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Duration:00:10:06

A Newfoundlander who runs a children's charity in Haiti responds to an international organization's criticisms about orphanages

12/11/2017
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Karen Huxter, formerly of Springdale has been running a children's home in Haiti for more than 20 years. A group called Lumos says orphanages harm children, exposing them to abuse and trafficking. But Huxter told CBC that her facility is on the level.

Duration:00:08:02

Worst thing since sliced bread - a recipe for homemade bread makes a former Newfoundlander the target of trolls

12/7/2017
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A few tweets from an Alberta woman about homemade bread led to an unexpected, nasty reaction. Krista Ball is from Deer Lake, and was trying to get a recipe From her Mom. It was all in fun, until a clickbait website called Bored Panda picked up the story.

Duration:00:09:00

A rooster calls for help - and the NL West SPCA answers

12/6/2017
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The NL West SPCA had an unusual guest check in this week. A rooster came cluckin' for a new home. The group was taken aback by the request, but quickly found a new owner for the bird. The SPCA's Frances Drover spoke with Bernice Hillier.

Duration:00:06:01

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