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CrossTalk's daily phone-in connects listeners from across Newfoundland and Labrador - and beyond.




Earthquake and Sexual Health

As the world is witnessing ongoing rescue and relief work in Turkey and Syria, we will speak with someone locally who is impacted by this tragedy / Sexual health as an important part of overall well-being.


Finances 101 &

The RRSP deadline is coming, so today we are talking about finances 101... From RRSPs to TFSAs, I've got someone to answer your retirement saving questions. First up tho, a local tech company that uses AI to review medical records just landed a pretty big funding chunk.


Wind Energy

Joining us today, we have two anchor guests, joining us separately, one in each half hour of our show. We'll spend our first half-hour with John Risley, chair of World Energy GH2. In the second half, we'll be joined by the province's energy minister, Andrew Parsons.


First Time Homebuyers and Mortgages

Today on the show, we're talking about buying a home, and more specifically being a first-time home buyer. Most of us dream of owning our own home some day. But is that dream getting more out of reach for first-time buyers in today's marketplace? House prices are way up; interest rates are rising. With rising costs for everything from groceries to gas to home heating, it's getting harder to put any money aside for that down payment. Finding and buying for your first home.


Court Challenge of the Qalipu First Nation Enrolment Process and the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize

First up, local author Sharon Bala was announced as one of five jury members for the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The court challenge of the Qalipu First Nation enrolment process wrapped up yesterday Today on the show... we are going to talk about it. CBC reporter Mark Quinn lined up for an overview of the proceedings. Then we are asking you what are you connections to Mi'kmaw community and culture?


Parent check-in & a chat with Ian Foster

From sick kids to trying to stay on task at work. Have things been off balance this year so far? First up tho, musician and filmmaker Ian Foster is here to talk about his new single!


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.