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Eating Disorder Awareness Week and Chef's Special

Today we have a food and culture show. We will be talking to local chefs about recipes that take 30 minutes or less. From pastas and shawarmas, to turkey rice bowls and leftovers the list is endless. If you have a question for them or an awesome recipe of your own give us a call. First, we have a spotlight on Eating Disorders Awareness Week which starts tomorrow.


The MUSE + Access to Seafood

We speak with journalists at the MUSE covering the latest on MUN's strike. Following this, we talk seafood with local chefs, harvesters, and a processor.


A Political Panel and a chat with a Kimchi Company

We have three MHAs here in the studio to talk politics. Up first a spicy conversation about jars of fermented goodness and the folks at the Newfoundland Kimchi Company.


Dog Days of Winter and RPM Challenge

The RPM challenge 2023 is almost here! Joining us in studio is Elling Lien, RPM challenge coordinator. Companionship, wellbeing, and barks are some of many things that our furry friends can provide. We are talking about dogs.


Radon and Retirement Planning

We are looking at saving for retirement, whether that's years from now, right now or if you've already retired. Pus, we're talking about Radon and the importance of home testing


Alzheimer’s and dementia in this province

Mentorship for entrepreneurs and the person offering it is doing it for free. Joining me in studio is Constanza Safatle, Owner of Newbornlander. Shirley Lucas, Chief Executive Officer Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Roseanne Leonard - caregiver, and Dr. Susan Mercer, division chief of Geriatric Medicine with Eastern Health.


Home Heating Options and Lunar New Year

We've got an energy advisor to give tips on how to reduce heat loss and heat your homes more efficiently. And we talked to Tzu-Hao Hsu the former president of the Chinese Association for Newfoundland and Labrador.


Non-Smoking Week and Eating Disorders

It's National Non-Smoking week, so let's talking about quitting smoking. We talk to Kevin Coady, the executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco. We're also talking about eating disorders; how they affect people in the province, what supports are available for folks who need them and how to navigate conversations around the issue.


A Play at LSPU Hall; Solastalgia and Mexican Cuisine

A new show at LSPU Hall that weaves heartbreak and humour. The show is called Solastalgia and joining us in studio to talk about it is playwright Kristin Sheppard and director Nicole Smith. Also today we have a food and culture show. We will try to think outside of the taco box when it comes to the world of Mexican cuisine.


Dry January Alcohol in this Province

Dry January and having a conversation about alcohol in this province


Outdoor Winter Activities

It's winter and that means winter activities! We are asking what outdoor activities are you into? Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, boilups? All of it?


Career Fair & Driving Tips

From winter driving tips to the DOs and Don'ts for all year long We've got a driving instructor and an RNC officer here in-studio to help answer your question. Up first though, selling careers to professionals of the future.


Winter TV watching & Author Darrell Duke

There's loads to watch these days, so we are asking "what have you been binging?" Up first, it's the adventures of Crunch and Munch volume 2! I've got author Darrell Duke on the line.


Municipal Matters & YWCA Programs

Today on the show, we're asking what municipal issues matter to you? But first, a check in with the YWCA on breaking down barriers to employment.


Newfoundland Quarterly

it's Newfoundland Quarterly day! The latest issue is out and we are diving in. This quarter's theme is Happiness. So we are asking "what's the secret to happiness?" Up first, the MUN Cinema Series is back!!


Trains in NL and Wellness and Nutrition for the New Year

Before we get to the main topic of the show, we're going to take a little time to talk about trains. Anthony Perl, a professor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He specializes in transportation policy and research, and he 's former member of the board at Via Rail. Andrea Stokes is a registered dietitian and Intuitive Eating Counselor in St. John’s. You will find her at Mindset Nutrition and Wellness. To get an another perspective on all of this, we've reached Gill Whelan. She's the...


NL Reads and Coptic Christmas

Mark Armanyusis here to share their insight into Coptic Christmas, he's a resident of St. John’s and a Coptic Christian. Look no further than the battle for NL Reads 2023. Four books; but there can only be one champion. We're here to size up the contenders.Emily Gushue from the provincial public libraries is here to talk about it.


Artificial Intelligence and a Rare Bird Sighting in Labrador

Artificial Intelligence and a Rare Bird Sighting in Labrador. The local birding community has been in a state of excitement over the sighting of a tiny thrush in Labrador, just before Christmas. Vernon Buckle was one of the people who caught a glimpse of it. The future of AI is a topic way too big for one radio show. But we'll make an attempt at it. Our guests in studio are Stephen Czarnuch, Director of the MUN Centre for Artifical Intelligence and Sean Murray, Director of Research at the...


Impaired Driving and Winter Wellness.

Brandon Chase, who has lived with traumatic brain injury since 2015 and Brandon's mother, Pamela Davis. Winter wellness chat with Shannon Edison, a clinical psychologist.


Miawpukek Powwow Revisite

Today we are revisiting the Miawpukek First Nation pow-wow, held during summer. Crosstalk was live on location for that event, last June.