Weekend AM is CBC Radio One's province-wide, Saturday and Sunday morning show across Newfoundland and Labrador. You'll meet creative people up to all sorts of things that keep life in Newfoundland and Labrador interesting.
Reviving a name, and telling a story of resistance and freedom.
For Jason Sikoak, reclaiming his true family surname means reclaiming a big part of his identity and heritage. For Veselina Tomova, a new book for children tells a very personal story.
Remembering Alex Trebek, running up Signal Hill, and making the local music scene more diverse
Mary Walsh remembers doing a 22 Minutes sketch with Jeopardy's Alex Trebek, Heather runs up Signal Hill with the MUN Medicine Aventure Sports Club, and Music NL tells us how they can support diversity in local music.
An operatic recording made during a dramatic year
Operatic tenor David Pomeroy and the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marc David,
recorded an album, Great Tenor Arias, during a short period of calm between the storms of 2020.
It's full tilt for two N.L. breweries, a Torbay trombonist, and Barry Squires
Quidi Vidi Brewery and the Port Rexton Brewing Company are expanding, trombonist Hillary Simms prepares for an important concert, and writer Heather Smith brings us Barry Squires: Full Tilt.
Katie Crane tells the story of Sister Beads, the nun rumoured to haunt Holy Heart of Mary High School in St. John's.
The tale of the Qallupilluit
Kathy Walsh tells the Inuit legend of the Qallupilluit, sea witches who live under the ice and steal children into the water.