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Every weekday, Adam Walsh starts a new conversation on The Signal. It's a show about what's on your mind now, and what people aren't talking about...yet. The Signal will make you think, smile and learn more about the place you call home.


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Every weekday, Adam Walsh starts a new conversation on The Signal. It's a show about what's on your mind now, and what people aren't talking about...yet. The Signal will make you think, smile and learn more about the place you call home.




What do social workers do? We will tell you

It is national social work month so for this show we lined up social workers to talk about what they do and why they do it. Across N.L. there are 1,800 social workers and they work in a bunch of different roles supporting health, mental health and well-being


We head to The Rooms for Sharing Our Cultures

Join Adam and the team as they meet young folks with diverse backgrounds from across Newfoundland and Labrador.


Where's the Food? A look at what is being grown and havested in N.L.

Join Adam for a chat with Dan Rubin, the founder and chairperson of the Food Producers Forum. They look at the results of a new survey that is providing a roadmap to better enhance food security in the province. Also catch an interview with local musician Jay Heart and his "fusionary" music.


Golden anniversary! Talking about 50 years of publishing for Breakwater Books.

Join us as we explore the staying power of a Breakwater and hear from some of its authors. We also talk to a national expert about this province and food insecurity.


St. Patrick's Day

We will share stories and music from the Emerald Isle and talk about this province's ties to Ireland, both historically and in the modern day.


The Signal Connects: Street photographer Ritche Perez

Join us as we explore Ritche's world of street photography trough his lens. A conversation about connecting with strangers and finding community in Newfoundland and Labrador.


We head to The Big Land for the 2023 Labrador Winter Games

Meet some of the folks competing in and behind the scenes of the Games. Also catch a conversation about the non-profit Sharing Our Cultures. The group's mission is to create spaces for the voices, cultures, histories, and experiences of all children and youth to be heard, seen, and valued.


You brew you. A dive into the world of coffee.

We explore the world of coffee from seed to cup. Don't know your Arabica from your Robusta? We have you covered. We also speak with a guest who is helping folks reframe dysphoria.


What role should municipalities have in health-care?

We tackle whether municipalities should use operating funds to attract health professionals. We also hear from an energy advisor who has deets on home heating grants and rebates that can save you money.


What are you thinking about this year on International Women's Day?

Join university students Manaar Shahabuddin and Jenna Reid as they share their thoughts on the importance of gender equity. We hear from a range of voices and get their thoughts on the day. Plus we have an interview about wind development projects in central Newfoundland.


How to close the book on your finances

Learn how to close the book on your finances with Kimberley and Larry Short. And hear from a mechanical engineering researcher who is turning the tide—quite literally.


Meet NL's Juno Nominees

Meet this year's crop of Juno nominees! The Signal spend the hour chatting with them about their work, their passion and what success like this means for the arts in NL.


Provincial Plumbing Woes and Wind Development Consultations

Provincial Plumbing Woes and Wind Development Consultations


Adult Literacy

We learn about adult literacy in this province. Newfoundland and Labrador has some of the lowest literacy rates in the country. We find out why that is and about programs that are designed to improve the rates.


Meeting some real go getters!

Today on the show we met some real go getters... members of Go Getters NL and found out about their passion projects in the community. We also spoke with Marc Babin, host of Radio-Canada's Le Réveil Nouvelle-Écosse/Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador on some live shows.


Remembering Gordon Pinsent

Join Mark Critch, Berni Stapleton and others as they remember the life and legacy of the trailblazing, legendary actor Gordon Pinsent.


Weight Discrimination

Today on the show we are talking about weight stigma.


The Signal Launch

Starting today, 'The Signal' will start a new conversation, but we're building on the existing foundation. We felt the name 'Crosstalk' didn't quite fit anymore due to format changes. So on top of live calls, we've brought back separate interviews, and we plan to regularly bring the show on location. Today's show is broadcasted live from The Rooms, with help from musical guests The Swinging Belles.


Core Strength

It's a fitness show today! But up first, Labrador Morning is 70 years old! Happy birthday!


Population Demographics

Births, deaths, newcomers, and the rural/urban divide. What does it all mean for the employment market, and the future of this province? Up first though, a new local music video just dropped and we are going to talk about it.