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Location:

Labrador City, NL

Networks:

CBC

Description:

The program keeps people informed about what's happening around them. Whether it's the local weather forecast, a news update or commentary on events around the world, Labradorians hear about it first on Labrador Morning.

Language:

English

Contact:

Labrador Morning CBC Newfoundland and Labrador P.O. Box 1029, Station “C” Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL A0P 1C0 1-888-699-8255


Episodes

Former MADD chapter president weighs in on new drinking and driving rules

9/21/2017
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New drinking and driving rules announced in August came into effect Thursday. Shawn Crann is the former president of the Labrador chapter of MADD. He joined Labrador Morning in studio.

Duration: 00:07:54


String of deaths in Nain taking toll on community

9/20/2017
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It's been a difficult few weeks for Nain, Labrador. The town of 1,400 has experienced five deaths in as many weeks. Moravian chapel servant Gordon Obed speaks with CBC's Jacob Barker about the effect the deaths have had on the community.

Duration: 00:04:45


'A heart that once beat in your child': Happy Valley-Goose Bay woman trying to find recipient of her son's heart

9/19/2017
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After losing her son, Jeff, in 2016, Pat Loder has been exchanging anonymous letters with the man who received his heart through the organ donor program. Now, she's trying to find the recipient and meet him in person.

Duration: 00:11:01


'Regulation and some common sense' needed when operating drones, says retired pilot and drone enthusiast

9/18/2017
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A close encounter between a drone and an aircraft in Happy Valley-Goose Bay earlier this month has people asking questions about safe drone usage. CBC's Jacob Barker spoke with former helicopter pilot turned recreational drone user Geoff Goodyear.

Duration: 00:09:50


'Exciting and nerve-racking': Former Innu Nation leader heads back to school

9/15/2017
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For former Innu Nation Deputy Grand Chief Simeon Tshakapesh and his wife, Ruby, the decision to return to school has been a long journey. They spoke with CBC's John Gaudi about enrolling in CNA's Aboriginal Bridging Program.

Duration: 00:09:27


Memorial University's Labrador Institute bringing an Indigenous perspective to the education system

9/14/2017
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This fall Memorial University is offering courses geared towards decolonizing Canada's education system. The Labrador Institute's Sylvia Moore speaks with CBC's Katie Breen about how these courses are bringing an Indigenous perspective to the classroom.

Duration: 00:09:35


She studies sea shells on the sea shore: How mussel shells are helping researchers trace the history of coastal Labrador

9/13/2017
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Atlantic mussels are considered a delicacy for many, and now their characteristic blue shells are helping retrace the history of Indigenous settlements in coastal Labrador. Memorial University professor Meghan Burchell tells us more.

Duration: 00:10:12


Olympic swimmer makes a splash in Labrador

9/12/2017
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Ever wonder what it's like training with an Olympic athlete? The Melville Mantas swim club had a chance to find out when Olympic bronze medalist Brent Hayden visited Happy Valley-Goose Bay this weekend. CBC's Jonny Hodder was poolside for the action.

Duration: 00:09:13


Labrador's population expected to drop over next 20 years

9/12/2017
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A recent report out of the Harris Centre predicts a drop in the provincial population by 2036. Professor Keith Storey heads up the Harris Centre's population study at Memorial University. He provides some insight on how this drop will affect Labrador.

Duration: 00:12:01


Nain musician Karrie Obed loses battle with cancer

9/11/2017
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The town of Nain is mourning a well-known elder and respected musician. Karrie Obed, who was a singer in Nain's brass band, passed away over the weekend. Music producer and collaborator Tom Gordon provides his thoughts on Obed's legacy.

Duration: 00:11:48


Muskrat Falls not the cause of Mud Lake flooding, according to preliminary research

9/8/2017
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The team responsible for investigating this past spring's flooding in Mud Lake, Labrador, presented their preliminary findings to community members Thursday night. Dr. Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt is part of the team tasked with investigating the flood.

Duration: 00:07:04


Roller derby hits the track in Labrador City

9/7/2017
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Roller derby has been growing in popularity on the island for several years. Now, the Iron City Roller Derby League is bringing the full contact game to Labrador City. League member Carissa Bagnell joins Labrador Morning.

Duration: 00:09:13


Nunatsiavut communities working to re-open daycare facilities

9/6/2017
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Last week, we learned daycare facilities in four Nunatsiavut communities may not open due to issues with staffing and safety regulations. Regional childcare coordinator Jenny Lyall provides an update on the daycare situation in the coastal communities.

Duration: 00:09:33


Nain students starting school right with 'A Call to the Coast'

9/5/2017
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The cost of school supplies in Labrador's coastal communities can be a major financial burden for families. CBC's Jonny Hodder spoke with Cindy Woodworth, the person helping students start the school year right with her new project, 'A Call to the Coast'.

Duration: 00:10:59


Labrador woman celebrating her 100th birthday

9/1/2017
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Happy Valley-Goose Bay's Muriel Anderson is about to join the centenarian club. She'll be turning 100 on Saturday and celebrating with her friends and family. Muriel spoke with CBC about growing up in Makkovik and the changes she's seen in her lifetime.

Duration: 00:09:34


No 'Pride' for Happy Valley-Goose Bay this summer

8/31/2017
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News that the Happy Valley-Goose Bay 'Pride Week' celebrations won't be going ahead this year has left some residents disappointed, upset and wondering what happened to the annual event. Former 'Pride' volunteer Adam Mesher spoke with CBC's Jonny Hodder.

Duration: 00:09:50


Struggling With My Soul: George Rich's book about life in Davis Inlet and Natuashish

8/29/2017
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George Rich's memoir tells of the traditional Innu lifestyle, the move into Davis Inlet, and later, Natuashish.

Duration: 00:15:32


New Pumpkin House day care in the works

8/28/2017
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Plans for a new Pumpkin House day care in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are taking shape. Volunteers with the Early Childhood Development Association, which runs Pumpkin House have been raising money and they're planning to break ground in September.

Duration: 00:09:10


Muskrat Falls methyl mercury research director

8/28/2017
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The committee tasked with monitoring the potential impact of methyl mercury at Muskrat Falls is taking shape. Marina Biasutti-Brown joins Labrador Morning to talk about her role as the newly-appointed research director of the expert panel.

Duration: 00:11:22


Why is the whole world obsessed with Mayweather vs McGregor?

8/25/2017
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Saturday's upcoming boxing match between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has become a pop culture phenomenon. CBC's Jonny Hodder stops by to talk about the fight and the spectacle surrounding it.

Duration: 00:10:20

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