Author archives: Steven Labadie

  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 17 2017

  • Ian Gilson from the Canadian Safe Boating Council joins Angelo to talk about booze and boating. This deadly mix, is the cause of accidents and fatalities on the water. As we approach the summer holiday season, the CSBC want to stop drinking and driving on the water. How do you protect your dog from the bugs? Dr. Marie Holowaychuk is the Pet Vet and she joins Angelo with advice about repellants [...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 10 2017

  • In 2014, nine blue whales were trapped by ice off the coast of Newfoundland. They all died, and two washed ashore. How do you remove the largest creature on earth, ever? How do you remove the flesh and take the skeleton apart for an exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum? Mark Engstrom led the research team from the ROM. The blue whale is now on display in the Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Sto[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – June 03 2017

  • Andrew Walker and Jarryd Monaghan had an amazing Shimano Canada Carp Cup, last weekend at Long Sault on the St Lawrence River. This team will represent Canada in the world championships in Europe later this year. Andrew joins Angelo to talk about the non stop action, and the ton of fish they caught. Michael Carter from the Weather Network joins Angelo with the summer forecast. We cross our finger[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 27 2017

  • Angelo and Pete are on the road, shooting film for the Fish’n Canada TV program. Where are they? Angelo will fill in all the details. Danny Thompson from Garmin electronics has some tips for finding walleye, using the features on your Garmin fishfinder. Dual frequency, split screen, ClearVu technology…it’s all state of the industry, and can put more fish on the line. Austin Hill was just 19 year[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 20 2017

  • It’s the official start of the camping season in Ontario’s parks. Dawn Whiteside from Coleman Canada joins Angelo with her list of the finishing touches for a comfortable camping vacation. The Shimano Canada Carp Cup is the qualifier tournament for the World Carp Classic in Europe, and is underway this weekend in Long Sault on the St Lawrence River. This is the first time for this tournament in C[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 13 2017

  • This is the Mother’s Day edition of the Outdoor Journal Radio Show! What do you have planned for mom? Anne Roman from Cooper Tire will be hiking with the kids, her favourite activity for her Mother’s Day. Anne and the crew at Cooper Tire work with the schools near their manufacturing facilities to introduce students to the high tech world of manufacturing, and the Cooper commitment to green produ[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – May 06 2017

  • Back in 2008, Stephen Campbell…age 43 at that time…suffered a catastrophic injury at Bruce Peninsula Mountain Biking Adventure Park. The courts have ruled that Bruce County is 100% responsible for the accident. Jeff Jackson from the Outdoor Adventure Program at Algonquin College joins Angelo to talk about the implications of this court decision, on the risk adventure sports operators in Ontario[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 29 2017

  • Mark Cavanaugh joins Angelo to talk about his 2016 pro bass tournament results, and the plans for 2017. Mark’s tournament win in Tennessee last May, guaranteed him a place in the BASS National Championships. Tournament fishing is a tough grind. Where will Mark compete this year? Danny Thompson from Garmin electronics joins Angelo with his advice on the best units for boats in the 17-20 foot siz[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 15 2017

  • It’s the Easter long weekend, and chocolate lovers are in their glory! Did you know that you can bribe kids with chocolate bunnies…Angelo has the details! Spring is the time when the black legged ticks emerge from the leaf litter as tiny nymphs. They can bite and spread the bacterium that causes lyme disease. Dr. Bug…Curtis Russell, from Public Health Ontario, will join Angelo to talk about the[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 08 2017

  • Next weekend, the kids will be collecting Easter eggs at the Toronto Zoo. Katie Gray joins Pete and Steve with the full program of activities over the holiday weekend. Can you save a brook trout stream from destruction in an urban area? Dr. Michael Fox and the Peterborough Naturalists Club, are tracking brook trout with tiny transmitters on Harper Creek in Peterborough. Angelo’s interested in know[...]
  • Outdoor Journal Radio – April 01 2017

  • Angelo was kidnapped! We would not pay the ransom, and he’s surfaced in Manchester England. Yes, it’s April Fools! Actually this broadcast is a pre-recorded program, as Angelo is promoting carp fishing to the Brits in merry old England. Speaking of carp, Len Perdic joins Angelo to talk about early season carp fishing. Len has fished the best spots in Ontario. He’ll share his favourite loc[...]