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July 2011 Archives

Mike Allen

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The MP for Tobique-Mactaquace, Mike Allen, responds to the accusation that his government has done nothing to help NB potato farmer Henk Tepper.

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Millville Legion Fire

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Fire overnight has destroyed the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 59 in Millville. Terry talked with the fire chief.

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U2 concert ticket winners!!

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Hear the winning entry in our U2 concert ticket contest. Thanks to all who entered and to the more than 10,000 people who voted.

 

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U2 Traffic

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Where do you put 80-thousand people without a traffic jam? Terry  talks with the RCMP officer in charge of planning for the U2 concert this weekend.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Robert Jones wasn't available this week but he did send along his predictions for this week, and it's good news.

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YMCA Daycare

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A veteran daycare director in Fredericton plans to have her staff re-checked for a criminal past after a glitch with the police criminal background checks system.

 

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Criminal Record Checks

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Police in Fredericton confess to a potentially dangerous loophole in their criminal record checks. Terry talks with the chief of police.

 

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Real Food Connections

Posted by Kevin Shaw

It's like going to the farmer's market all through the week! Terry talks with the owner of a new "local only" store that's opening in Fredericton.

 

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Environment Canada

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Many people were caught off guard by Saturday's windstorm. Terry talked to Environment Canada about what happened, and whether people were given sufficient warning.

 

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Forest Products Association

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The president of the New Brunswick Forest Products Association joins Terry to talk about the Crown Lands and Forests Act.

 

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Afghanistan ends

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Canada's combat role in Afghanistan is over. We find out what that means for Canada's armed forces, and for Canada.

 

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Young NB Athlete

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Today Terry talks with an up and coming FHS swimmer.

 

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Crime Bill

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick's former Child and Youth Advocate weighs in on the impending federal omnibus crime bill and what it means for the province's youth.

 

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Movie Review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Rebekah Chasse has a review of Harry Potter's FINAL adventure. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.

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Coon - Forest Payments

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province's forest industry will be seeing more of our tax dollars. Terry talks with David Coon of New Brunswick's Conservation Council for his opinion on what's going on.

 

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Lamrock - Minimum Wage

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Former minister of social development Kelly Lamrock joins Terry to talk about the province's plan to delay an increase in the minimum wage.

 

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Minimum Wage

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province is looking to delay a scheduled increase to the minimum wage. We'll hear from the New Brunswick Union, the Restaurant and Foodservices Association, and you.

 

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Bicycle Laws

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Laying down the law to the city's cyclists. We go through all the dos and don'ts for biking in Fredericton.

 

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Highland Games Funding

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 We find out how a shortage of funding is forcing the Highland Games to stretch their dollars.

 

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Malcolm Bricklin

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with the controversial man behind the infamous car.

 

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Notable Acts

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Notable Acts artistic director Len Falkenstein talks with Terry about the theatre company's milestone, ten years in Fredericton.

 

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Northumberland Strait

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a Fredericton researcher who will be leading a new study on the protection of the waterway.

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Homeless Series

Posted by Kevin Shaw

This morning we hear from a man who made it back from the streets, and has dedicated his life to helping others.

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Crop Damage

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick's Minister of Agriculture toured the Drummond area yesterday to see the extent of damage to crops. Terry talks with him  about the province's response.

 

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Young tennis star

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Terry talks with Fredericton's 12-year-old tennis phenom.

 

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NS GPS

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with the president of the Nova Scotia Highway Workers Union about GPS units installed in government vehicles there.

 

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Goose Cull

Posted by Kevin Shaw

An animal welfare group says the latest snag in culling the geese in Nackawic should be taken as an opportunity for the community. Terry talks with a member of PAW.

 

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Crop Damage

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A mid-summer hail storm wreaked havoc on crops in Drummondville. We hear from two people who toured the area - Mike Allen, the MP for the Tobique-Mactaquac riding and Joe Brennan, chair of the board for Potates New Brunswick.
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Tracking the GPS Tracking Story

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The Liberals say it's too costly but the province says the price tag will mean savings in the end. New Brunswick's Transportation Minister Claude Williams explains.
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Big Brother May Be Watching

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The province of New Brunswick wants to install GPS tracking systems in all of its vehicles.It's a new plan to save money. The opposition is questioning whether the plan is worth the cost. Rick Doucet is the MLA for Charlotte-The Isles and the transportation critic for the opposition LIberals.
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Keeping the Hells Angels out of Fredericton

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The city of Fredericton says one of its motives for buying the North Star Strip Club was to keep the Hells Angels from buying it. We talk to Steven Schneider, an assistant professor in the department of sociology and criminology at St. Mary's University in Halifax about how effective that move will be.
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Ruined Crops

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Summer hail destroyed crops in the Drummond area this week. We talk to Eric Theriault, a farmer with Eastern Grains.
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City Buys Strip Bar

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Fredericton city council is buying the city's only strip bar with plans to redevelop the property. We speak with Steven Chase, the chair of Fredericton's Development Committee.
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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones with this week's prediction of the price of gas.
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Goose Be Gone

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Yet another wrinkle in the plan to cull geese in Nackawic. Randy Wilson is the town's recreation and parks coordinator. He spoke with Terry Seguin.
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The Doctor's NOT In

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The New Brunswick Medical Society calls on the government for help in dealing with patient backlog. Dr. Allison Kennedy is President and he spoke with Terry Seguin.
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Be... In This Place

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We've been the Picture Province. And we've contemplated what it means to "Be...In This Place." Now the province wants to hear from New Brunswickers to find out what they think a new provincial slogan should be. We spoke with Karen Blotnicky who teaches marketing at Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax.
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Young NB Athlete Series

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A young Fredericton man's prowess on the links lands him a prestigious scholarship. Kyle Blaquier speaks with Terry.
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Gauging the health of the St. John River

Posted by Larry Dickinson

How healthy is the St. John River? We find out about a new report from the Canadian Rivers Institute. Dr. Allen Curry is the director of the Institute.
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Family Doctor

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Where do you go for your primary medical care? According to the New Brunswick Health Council, it's NOT your family doctor. Terry talks with Council CEO Stephane Robichaud.


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Group split over hydrofracking

Posted by Kevin Shaw


There is dessension in the group Citizens for Responsible Resource Development over hydrofracking.


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Shale gas debate

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The shale gas debate continues as one community group says it's satisified with the government's new regulations.


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Duality Apology

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Two Conservative MLA's are forced to apologize for their comments on linguistic duality. But should taxpayers be able to question duality? Terry talks to Michel Doucet is a constitutional law professor.


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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones predicts gas prices will rise tonight.


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Valcourt Roundtable

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with Madawaska-Restigouche MP Bernard Valcourt about his Maritime tour.


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More Operation Red Nose

Posted by Kevin Shaw



We hear from the City of Fredericton on why Operation Red Nose volunteers are now paying for their background checks.


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Deputy Minister of Social Development leaves

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The provincial Liberals express concerns about poverty reduction strategies in New Brunswick following the departure of the deputy minister of Social Development.


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Homeless in Fredericton

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The first installment of our series looking at homelessness begins in Fredericton. We hear from resident of Fredericton's Homeless shelter who gives a very personal account of how he landed on the streets.


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Operation Red Nose

Posted by Kevin Shaw


City council has put the brakes on free criminal record checks which may mean a red light for Fredericton's Operation Red Nose program. Terry talks with the national communications coordinator for the program.


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Anxiety in children/teens

Posted by Kevin Shaw


According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one of Canada's most common illnesses is also the least understood. This morning we hear about anxiety disorders in children.


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Sports Profile

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a young wrestler from the Fredericton area.


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Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine McLean talks with the owner of a portrait of royals on loan to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.


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NB Monarchist

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We go to Parliament Hill for a pre-Royal visit report from a New Brunswicker who's there for the pomp and pageantry.


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Anne MacKinnon

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Leaving the comforts of home to make a difference in disaster-struck regions overseas. Christine McLean speaks with a New Brunswicker with Doctors Without Borders.


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R. B. Bennett

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A 16-year-old New Brunswicker has made it his mission to give the only Canadian prime minister born in New Brunswick his proper due. He spoke with Christine McLean.


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