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October 2011 Archives

Truth and Reconciliation hearings

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with Fredericton's Andy Scott. Mr Scott has been made an Honorary witness at the Truth and Reconciliation Hearings.

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Dogs seized

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We check on the condition of those 149 dogs that were seized last week. Terry talks with the executive director of the New Brunswick SPCA.

 

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Ghost stories

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We take supernatural tour through historic Fredericton. Our guide is Calithumpian member, Hilary Ball.

 

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Workplace issues columnist

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Our workplace issues specialist has been looking into some of the best opportunities for students loooking for a career and recently laid off workers searching for a second one.  Terry talks with Pierre Battah.

 

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Purse update

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 It turns out the Nora Mallory's stolen purse wasn't for sale on Kijiji. Shaun Waters talked with Mara Mallory.

 

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

In honour of Halloween our movie reviewer Rebekah Chasse talks about scary movies.

 

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Deer season

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 We find out what you need to know about deer season ... whether you're a hunter or not.

 

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Kijiji

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with someone from Kijiji about thieves using the popular site to sell stolen goods. What does the company do about it?

 

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Shale expert

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province brings an expert on shale gas to town from Pennsylvania. He talked with Terry.

 

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US - CANADA

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Are relations between Canada and the U-S becoming strained? That's what some observers are saying after a series of measures announced in Washington appear to target Canadians. Terry talks with a former senior Canadian diplomat.

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NB Trails

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The future of New Brunswick's trail system... motorized or not? Terry talks with the GM of the New Brunswick ATV Federation and the 'National Director of trail' for the Trans Canada Trail.

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Thefts

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We follow the story of the stolen purse. Terry talks with a Fredericton police officer. He also talks with a woman who saw her stolen skis for sale on Kijiji.

 

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Eleven of Canada's most accomplished dancers perform on stage at the Playhouse. Tim Yerxa tells Terry all the details in this weeks Playhouse preview.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Robert Jones predicts good news at the pumps tonight.

 

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Walking trails

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Some people aren't happy the province is increasing the amount of walking trail ATV drivers can use. Terry talks with Poul Jorgenson, the Executive Director of the New Brunswick Trails Council.

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Mills to close

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Sawmills in Kedgwick and Doaktown will close temporarily in December. Terry talks with the mayor of Doaktown.

 

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Purse stolen

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Norah Mallory knows where her stolen purse is, but Fredericton police can't help. The story that's all over Twitter. Terry talks with Norah and her daughter Mara.

 

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Sports awards

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Honouring New Brunswicks young athletes. Terry talks with the  technical director for Athletics New Brunswick about this year's nominees.

 

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Medical home

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Ontario is trying out the team approach to health care in hopes of shortening patient waiting lists. Terry talks with the vice-chair of the board of family health teams of that province.

 

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Grade nine first aiders

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Empowering students to save lives. We'll find out about a new program being offered at Fredericton High School and Leo Hayes.

 

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Unilingual daycares

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The head of a francophone parents group explains to Terry the need for unilingual daycares.

 

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Investment scams

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with the executive director of the New Brunswick Securities Commission about the top five investment scams in Canada.  Rick Hancox also tells Terry how the public can protect itself from getting scammed.

 

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Corporate Tax Cuts

Posted by Larry Dickinson

There's no evidence yet that those Graham government Corporate tax cuts have created more jobs. Still Finance Minister Blaine Higgs is keeping those cuts in place which raises the question why?

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Today Rebekah Chasse reviews 'One Big Year'. A comedy staring Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin. And we have news about our new Facebook page.

 

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Language Commissioner's report

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province's Official Languages Commissioner releases his annual report. He talks with Terry.

 

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Mayors on health cuts

Posted by Kevin Shaw

They lost the numbers game. Terry talks with the Mayors of McAdam, Plaster Rock and Harvey about the decision to end 24-7 health care in their communities.

 

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Northrup on deer yards

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick's Department of Natural Resources breaks its silence about illegal deer farms in the province.

 

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Windsor Energy's CEO

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Kalid Amin talks about his experience with natural gas exploration in this province. 

 

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Shipbuilding contract

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Ottawa has announced the two recipients of its multi-billion dollar shipbuilding contract. We hear what that could mean for New Brunswick, and the region.

 

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Financial phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Getting you "from red to black." Financial guru Gail Vaz-Oxlade is here to answer your questions about getting your money in order.

 

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French immersion review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The government has launched a new review of the province's early French immersion program. Terry talks with one of the co-chairs of a new task force examining the issue.

 

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Energy blueprint

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Alward government takes its first shot at changing the province's energy policy. Terry talks with New Brunswick's energy minister Craig Leonard.

 

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Health cuts

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Where does it hurt? Shaun Waters look at cuts announced by Horizon Health.

 

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Telling the stories of Africville in story and song. Playhouse patrons can take that journey. Tim Yerxa joins Terry for his Playhouse preview.

 

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Sussex shale

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The town of Sussex was trying to remain neutral in the debate over shale gas in New Brunswick. But that neutrality could now be in question. Sussex council is furious with Windsor Energy and one of its sub-contractors. We hear from both sides.

 

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Memory project

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Looking for a few good soldiers. The Memory Project speakers bureau rolls into town seeking recruits. Terry talks with the program coordinator.

 

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Energy Report

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The future of energy in New Brunswick will be revealed today with the Alward government coming out with its plan for the next decade. Terry talks with the former public intervenor with the Energy and Utilities Board. 

 

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Just Wondering

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Once more with feeling, Just Wondering tackles the question of accents while singing.

 

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Deer farms

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a wildlife biologist who says he spent years trying to get the province to crack down on illegal deer farms.

 

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Supply teachers

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Fredericton area school district promises to fix its new computerized booking system after at least one teacher say he's not impressed.

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Free your milk

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association has started a campaign, calling for changes to how milk prices are set in Canada. We'll find out what they're trying to do, and get reaction from New Brunswick's Dairy Farmers.

 

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Space

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a Fredericton man whose balloon nearly made it into space.

 

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Deer farms

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 A death has people asking about the rules governing deer farming in New Brunswick.

 

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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Do you send flowers or a card for National Boss's Day?  Pierre Battah, our workplace issues specialist tells us why not everyone actually wants to be a boss.

 

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Liberal Renewal

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We find out what the Liberal party plans to do to recover from last year's devastating loss in the provincial election.

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Saving The Salmon

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We learn about new research on Atlantic salmon stocks from an international salmon summit.

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Spuds a Dud?

Posted by Larry Dickinson

It's been a dud year for some spud growers in New Brunswick. We find out how the harvest is going.

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Deersdale Sawmill Layoffs

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Woodlot owners say they don't buy the reason Irving is giving for laying off workers at the Deersdale sawmill.

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Controlling Health Care Spending

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The Alward government is struggling to rein in spending in several departments, including Health. We'll talk to a former health minister Dr. Dennis Furlong for thoughts on how that could be done.

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No Tolls A BIG Mistake

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Ten years later, a former transportation minister says it's a BIG mistake not to have tolls on the TransCanada highway.

Sheldon Lee was the former Transportation Minister in New Brunswick during the McKenna years. He spoke with Terry Sequin.

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Police Report on Pedestrian Accidents

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Last month two pedestrians died in seperate incidents after being struck by vehicles. Fredericton Police have now issued a preliminary report looking at motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians.

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NB Finance Update

Posted by Larry Dickinson

He's got a job few would envy. Finance Minister Blaine Higgs talks about the province's financial picture.

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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Tim Yerxa is back for another season of priviews of upcoming acts at the Playhouse. Today it's the new Classic Live Album show.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones with his weekly prediction on the price of gas and home heating fuel.

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Safe Text

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We've all heard the messages about safe sex. Now there's a new campaign: "safe text" from the Canadian Automobile Association.

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Global Reality

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council is trying to start a discussion on how our region can weather the new global economic situation. Elizabeth Beale is the President of A.P.E.C.

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Fiscal Update

Posted by Larry Dickinson

After months of cutting back it looks as though New Brunswick is getting even deeper in debt. The Liberal finance critic talks about the government's new fiscal update.

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DECH Wait Times May Increase

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Emergency room doctors' hours are being cut back at the Chalmer's Hospital. Dr. Graeme Young, the head of the ER explains to Terry.
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Movie Review

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A new movie in theatres straddles the seriousness of a cancer diagnosis with humour and tells the story of best friends whose lives are changed by that diagnosis. Rebekah Chasse will tell us what she thought of the movie.
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Cell phones

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a scientist who's been warning against the effects of cell phone radiation for nearly 20 years. We also have reaction from FHS students about Health Canada's advice for cell phone use.

 

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Backgound checks

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We get an update from Fredericton police about the background checks that had to be redone because of a computer error. 

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SNC-Lavalin representative

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A spokesperson for the company working on the Princess Margaret bridge talks about the reasons for the delay in opening the bridge.

 

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Bridge update meeting

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We hear from a northside business owner about how her business has been affeccted by the closure of the Princess Margaret bridge.

 

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The heartbeat of "drums united" is coming to Fredericton. Tim Yerxa drops by with a preview.

 

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Fracking site

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick's Energy Minister Craig Leonard joins Terry to talk about the government's new hydrofracking website.

 

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NB Power cuts

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 The lights go out on 12 middle management jobs at NB Power. Terry talks with the board of directors chair.

 

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Just Wondering

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Today we answer a question about RCMP headgear.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Robert Jones is predicting a slight increase in the price of gas tonight for most New Brunswickers. Of course no one knows what will happen to prices in Fredericton.

 

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Dr. David Bardsley

Posted by Kevin Shaw

How a "less than perfect" child became a surgeon. Dr. David Bardsley tells Terry his story.

 

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Bridge delay

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We have the latest on the delays in the Princess Margaret Bridge repairs.

 

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Budget meeting

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The city has started deciding how it's going to spend our money next year. The chair of the finance committee meeting joins Terry to discuss last night's meeting.

 

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Bridge update

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Traffic snarls are driving some Fredericton residents crazy including mayor Brad Woodside. He talks with Terry.

 

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Workplace columnist

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A wake up call for leaders.  Our workplace issues columnist says it's time to step up ... or step off.

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Right whales

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a marine researcher about the return of right whales to the Bay of Fundy.

 

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