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Welcome to The Morning Brew Podcast, presented by the Labrador West Chamber of Commerce. Each week we keep you up to date on all things Lab West, with candid interviews with business owners local (and from away), share business ideas, teach valuable lessons on growing a strong, vibrant business, and we discuss issues concerning our local business community. Recorded in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include how to swim, Navajo silversmithing, the sun, begonias and ferns, Martin Luther, U.S. Presidents Eisenhower and Nixon, Captain Cook's exploration of Botany Bay, General James Wolfe, and Moravian missionaries in Labrador. (summary by Sue Anderson)
 
Most people have heard of dogs being a human’s eyes. But have you ever wondered how it works? Each person who works with these amazing dogs has a valuable story to share. Whether you’re a dog lover or a dog guide handler, listen to Seeing Eye Stories and learn more about the USA’s first dog guide school, The Seeing Eye and some of the people in their family.
 
www.DogCastRadio.com We seek to cover anything and everything dog related. We profile dog breeds, have interviews with dog owners, breeders and others connected with dogs. We have training tips from professional dog trainers, from the basic to the impressive party piece trick. For younger listeners we have Puppy Play Time, with items of interest for them, competitions and training tips too. We have news, Buddy's diary, website reviews and more.
 
The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi River - Lake Michikamau in Labrador and George River in Quebec. His companions on this journey were his friend, New York lawyer Dillon Wallace and an Indian guide from Missannabie, George Elson. From the start, the expedition was beset with mistakes and problems. Instead of ascending the Naskaupi River, by mistake they followed the shallow Susan Brook. Aft ...
 
Boris the service dog is an amazing black Labrador who is been trained to assist his Handler Tim Locklear. Tim is a United States Army infantry veteran who deployed to Northern Iraq. We are here to help veterans gain safe access to natural medicine healthy therapy and Quality Service animals in order to help them maintain life after the military. BorisTheServiceDog.com #BorisTheBlade #BorisTheBulletDodger
 
Pigeon Post is a podcast created and produced by staff at Admiralty House Communications Museum in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador. Through storytelling as well as oral history interviews, this podcast aims to keep the history of Admiralty House alive, while also focusing on elements of the community of Mount Pearl.
 
Canada's Calling is a new podcast series that follows hosts Mike and Ashley as they travel to every province and territory to connect with Canadians who are answering their calling. A journey where they leave each visit changed by the people they encounter and the experiences they come across. They'll weave together the stories of the people and the places that make each area of Canada unique and connect to what it truly means to be Canadian.
 
Welcome to Tony Sam's Word of the Day Podcast! You may think you know what words mean, but YOU DON'T! Lucky for you, Tony Sam DOES. Tony Sam graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Law and has been fascinated with the evolution of the English language as far back as he can remember. Currently serving as a Judge in the 23rd Circuit Court of Illinois, he finds time to learn more about words whenever he’s not walking his prized Labrador, Marshall. His other accolades include gradua ...
 
Most readers of Stephen Leacock's works are familiar with his witty and humorous writings, but few may be aware that he was also a gifted teacher, political ideologue, economist and fiction writer. Though he wrote six books on Canadian history, none of them attained the status of a standard text on the subject and were regarded more as opinion pieces without much academic foundation. Yet, the Chronicles of Canada series by Stephen Leacock remains an interesting and entertaining read. In this ...
 
The Sound of the Hound is a podcast series about the people and the technology that brought recorded music to the masses in Victorian London and beyond. In it, journalist and author James Hall and music industry executive Dave Holley chronicle the adventures of the early sound pioneers as they risked life and limb to capture sound and launch the music business as we know it today. In particular, the series focuses on a genius called Fred Gaisberg. The world’s first A&R man, Fred was a ni ...
 
Road Trip Radio is a family friendly podcast celebrating all things Canada! Brought to you by the creative team behind CBC’s This is That, each episode playfully explores one of our country’s provinces and territories offering fun documentaries, cool interviews, adventure stories and comedy!
 
Ten-minute tales from the road from travel pro Doug Wallace offer up travel tips and trends, insider intel on hot hotels and travel essentials, culinary adventure, spa treats, sanity splurges, bucket-list tweaking and city-guide must-do lists. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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It's Pink Shirt Day, and a Labrador West business is making sure there are many shirts to go around even if there's no in-person school. We speak with Raeann Brown of Inuky Glass Art And Engraving. The wonder of the universe. We speak with a physicist at Memorial about SpaceX's plan to launch tens of thousands of satellites into orbit, and why it's…
 
A physician with two small children is relieved to hear that daycare is set up for children of essential workers, and the chair of NL's Association of Early Childhood Educators explains the arrangements. The teachers' association in the province seeks higher priority for Covid vaccines for its members, and we lighten the mood a little with Pancake …
 
The last time we got our political panel together we were wondering when the election would be called. Now, we're all wondering, when will the election be over. This year, tax deductions might be a little different than usual, if you've been working from home during the pandemic. Dawn Kennedy explains what you can and can't claim as a home office. …
 
We get an update on how learning from home is going in Labrador as families across the province adjust to virtual school. We hear from Inez Shiwak and Tina White. If you whistle, they might just show themselves. We hear some stories of the Northern Lights and gazing at the stars from Bertha Holeiter. A family in Sheshatshiu is missing their husky d…
 
Kirk Moore of Pasadena has worked as a pipefitter for over 25 years, and he's hoping to work on the new Corner Brook Hospital. Before he can do that, he must be a member of the local U-A 740, but despite many attempts, he says he's been refused a membership. Hotel Corner Brook is offering is a service for rotational workers or anyone else who has t…
 
Rotational worker from NL says isolation rules for his at-home time are strict and demoralizing, woman with brain tumour whose symptoms seem to be back says she's being denied an appointment with a neurologist, psychologist tells families how to set up the best online learning space they can, and Belgian man contacts NL town council to learn about …
 
There's a new animated short film about the cod moratorium called Last Fish, First Boat. The film follows fitfth generation fisherman Eugene Maloney and shows the 1992 cod moratorium through his eyes. The words for this short were by journalist Jenn Thornhill Verma and the still-frame animation by visual artist, Kat Frick.…
 
On today's show, have you been stock piling now that we're into our second lockdown? The author of psychology of pandemics will tell us why this isn't such a good idea. We catch up a young snowboarder in Nain who's turning heads. It all turned out to be negative testing, but coastal Labrador sprung into action last week with it's first scare of the…
 
Even though their work has been declared an essential service, truckers say it's harder to get what they need as they travel. But trucker Adam Leyte of the Facebook page "Newfoundland Trucker Group also says some of the hardest obstacles are accusations by some people that they are spreading the Coronavirus.…
 
Covid-19 variant and heightened alert level prompt Western Health to increase testing and adjust services, some NL truckers say they're the target of the "blame game" for spreading the Coronavirus, artists create tributes to CMOH Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, and Dancing Queens turn to Dancing Screens, as a local dance studio makes the leap to online clas…
 
This week, CBC Marketplace is teaming up with Go Public to investigate Canada's broken recall system with an in-depth look at Hyundai and Kia engine recalls. Rosa Marchitelli tells us more. Some Labrador City residents are concerned about getting fresh fish and meat at a reasonable price after Labrador City increased a certain tax by eight-fold. We…
 
Central Health explains how it will fight the battle against Covid-19, while still providing regular care to people who need it. Some Corner Brook parents who want their kids in Kindergarten French Immersion this fall are being told there might not be room enough for all, Corner Brook City Council considers using mail-in ballots for their municipal…
 
On today's show, we're inviting people who live with disabilities to call in. We want to know what your life is like at this point in the pandemic. Are you dealing with issues that others should know about? Craig Reid chairs the board of the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities in Nfld and Labrador. Nancy Reid is the executive director of the Coa…
 
Who should be priority for shots during the second stage of vaccine rollout? The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says racialized people in vulnerable communities. Hear from public health advocate Ananya Tina Banerjee for her thoughts. We hear about efforts to keep languages alive in both Inuit and Filipino communities in Labrador. The c…
 
It's been sidelined, but there's still an election happening in this province... and one of the most important issues is healthcare. We talk about the challenges - and how we get to a more efficient and more affordable system - first with a patient, a family doctor and a mental health advocate - and then with the co-chairs of the task force mandate…
 
In this episode, it's all about pointing retrievers. How do we get them to hold a point and be steady to both flush and shot? It's a combination of using principles they know from standard retriever work, a true dechase and a real understanding of whoa conditioning. Then, you put that together on a bold, confident dog in the upland field.…
 
Today we're talking about what life is like on our roads for drivers of big rigs. And for you. During our COVID-19 circuit-breaker, we're being asked to avoid travel that isn't essential. So maybe this is the perfect time to reflect on our driving habits. So that once more vehicles are back on the roads, we're all driving with more awareness.…
 
Huge increases in testing for Covid-19 because of a recent outbreak in eastern Newfoundland will likely result in longer testing lines across the province. A family practitioner in Springdale is frustrated because he wants to use Spartan Rapid Covid testing devices at his clinics across Newfoundland, but they've been delayed in arriving, without an…
 
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