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Lisa Dempster

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Caribou Hunt Concerns, Indigenous Tourism, and Minister Lisa Dempster

Labrador Morning from CBC Radio Nfld. and Labrador (Highlights)

An assocation set up to grow Indigenous tourism in this province is having its first ever AGM this month. We find out from Jill Larkham what they've been working on. There are more photos on social media of an illegal caribou hunt in Labrador. We get the opinion of retired wildlife officer Hollis Yetman about the annual event, and his previous and current efforts to bring an end to it. Lisa Dempster is once again representing the Big Land as Minister of Labrador Affairs in the provincial government. We hear from her about continuing in that role, and what she's looking to do in the future. We hear from Blake Rumbolt about receiving the Purple Star award and the importance of epilepsy awareness. Finally, we hear from the Waynes again this morning - Wayne Walsh tells us about the movie Summer '03 and the TV series The Morning Show while Wayne Button gives us his review of the Barack Obama bestseller A Promised Land.


9 Apr 2021

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Municipal Worker Negotiations, Lisa Dempster on Vaccine Mix-Up, and Labrador Away

Labrador Morning from CBC Radio Nfld. and Labrador (Highlights)

There's a renewed call for the remains of a Black man from two centuries ago to be re-buried. The remains of W.H. were found in southern Labrador in the 1980s. Now, a curator says it's time to give him a final burial. We hear from Bushra Junaid. We speak with an urban Inuk in Ottawa who has family roots in Nunatsiavut. Heidi Langille joins us. The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has awarded seven local homes with snow sculpture prizes. We hear from one of the winners talk about their snowman named Marshmellow today. A scary encounter with an owl has left a Rigolet woman feeling grateful. Carly Blake tells us about the attack. The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay has apologized for its role in a mix-up of vaccine information. However, the mayor said it wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for a social media post from a provincial politician. Liberal candidate Lisa Dempster reacts to the story today. Municipal workers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay says negotiations on a new collective agreement with the town are going nowhere. We find out what the next step is when we hear from Merv Linstead of CUPE Local 2019. Captain George Barrett of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is on a break from flying in Fiji and the Maldives these days. We hear from him on this week's Labrador Away segment. Finally, the beginning of the pandemic saw a historic drop in carbon emissions worldwide, but now those numbers are creeping back up to pre-crisis levels. We discuss the impact the pandemic is having on our climate with Wilfrid Laurier University professor Robert McLeman.


10 Mar 2021

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Minister Lisa Dempster speaks about the increase of calls to the Domestic Violence Help Line

VOCM Shows

The provincial government has seen an increase in the number of calls to the domestic violence help line since the latest lockdown began.That's according to Minister Lisa Dempster, who yesterday called a press conference to address the needs of women in Alert Level 5.VOCM's Richard Duggan covered that event.


5 Mar 2021

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Natuashish piano, Christmas hampers, Premier Furey & MHA Lisa Dempster, dealing with earthquake anxiety and earrings for the British Museum in London

Labrador Morning from CBC Radio Nfld. and Labrador (Highlights)

On today's show, we find out about a piano that arrived in Natuashish, and hear from a high school student who played it, as well as the school's music teacher. The annual Christmas Hamper appeal is getting underway in most of Labrador. We tell you how things will be impacted this year due to the world pandemic. Premier Andrew Furey and MHA for Cartwright-LAC Lisa Dempster talk politics ...they've just finished a tour across the big land accompanied by MP Yvonne Jones. We get some tips for dealing with fear and anxiety of earthquakes. That after people experienced two earthquakes last week on Labrador's North Coast. London is locked down due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, and a Labradorian felt the ripple effect all the way across the ocean.


12 Nov 2020

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Episode 4 - Jon and Lisa Dempster

Rik's Mind


6 Aug 2020

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Lisa Dempster, Dallas Lyons and Aly Walsh

Published...Or Not

Exciting times in Melbourne as the 2016 Writers Festival is about to begin. Lisa Dempster tells us all about it.Dallas Lyons talks about his children's book 'The Night Guardians' and we all talk about self publishing with Aly Walsh.

11 Aug 2016

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Penny Hueston and Lisa Dempster

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Penny Hueston talks about the translating of 'The Little Jewel', a book written by Patrick Modiano.  A French writer and winner of 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature. Lisa Dempster talks about some of the authors and issues in this years Melbourne Writers Festival.

20 Aug 2015