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November 2011 Archives

Fracking part 3

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Robert Jones has a look at whether shale gas is now as profitable as it was once thought.

 

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Learning province

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Moving New Brunswick forward on all fronts. Terry talks with a member of the NB 2026 roundtable to see what progress is being made.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Robert Jones has his predictions on prices at the pumps tonight.

 

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MacDonald petition

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A Conservative MLA presents an anti-shale gas petition to the provincial legislature. We'll hear from York North MLA Kirk MacDonald.

 

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US citizens

Posted by Kevin Shaw

And you thought filing one income tax return a year was bad. Terry talks with the organizer of a group in Fredericton fighting new tax regulations for Americans living abroad.

 

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Fracking geology

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A UNB geologist will help give a core understanding about hydrofracking as part of our Fractured Future series.

 

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Booze ban

Posted by Kevin Shaw

They partied hearty and now they're paying the price. Some students at Saint Thomas University are banned from drinking alcohol in their residence.

 

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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Our workplace issues specialist rolls in to talk about the ups and downs of commuting.

 

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Email scam

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We have an important message about an email scam making the rounds.

 

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Shale gas

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Today we begin our week long series on shale gas.

 

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Our Movie Reviewers sink their teeth into the latest movie in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn.

 

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Forestry report

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A report on the future of New Brunswick's crown forests has just been released. Terry talks with the chair of the province's Crown Land Task Force about it's recommendations.

 

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Senate elections

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Premier Alward is promising to hold elections for senators. Terry talks with NB senator Pierrette Ringuette to find out what she thinks of that idea.

 

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Teaching award

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A young Fredericton teacher has been given a provincial award for his work. Terry talks with grade four teacher Matt McGuire.

 

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Victor Boudreau

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 We find out what the Opposition thinks of yesterday's Throne speech. Terry talks with liberal leader Victor Boudreau.

 

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Throne speech

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with Premier David Alward about yesterday's throne speech ... and his plan to reduce the number of MLAs in the province.

 

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Tim Yerxa has a preview of one of the first Christmas shows of the season.

 

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Robert Jones says wait until tomorrow to buy gas or diesel.

 

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Legislature opening

Posted by Kevin Shaw

No more sugar-coating...says one political scientist as he looks ahead to today's speech from the throne. Terry talks with professor Dr Tom Bateman.

 

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Occupiers

Posted by Kevin Shaw

He not only researches the occupy movement, he's made it part of his classroom. Terry talks with economic sociology professor Matthew Hayes.

 

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Missing man

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A heartbreaking search for a Moncton-area family ... with no end in sight. Information Morning's Shaun Waters brings us the latest on the case of Jim Vanderfluit.

 

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Occupy and Tree lighting

Posted by Kevin Shaw

All he is saying...is give TREES a chance. Mayor Woodside asks Occupiers to move out so he has room for the annual Christmas tree lighting next week. Terry talks with the mayor and one of the occupiers.

 

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Clinic hours

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Starting today rural New Brunswick is losing some of its health services. Terry talks with the mayor of McAdam about what a reduction in health centre hours is going to mean for his community.

 

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Art follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with two members of the Fredericton arts community about the designing Fredericton's new cultural policy.

 

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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Why are some HR departments getting a bad rap? Our workplace issues columnist, Pierre Battah explains.

 

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Leonardo DiCaprio steps into the powerful and controversial shoes of FBI head J. Edgar Hoover in a new biopic directed by Clint Eastwood. Rebekah Chasse has a review.

 

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NB Medical Society

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Doctor assisted suicide is back before Canada's courts. Terry talks to the New Brunswick Medical Society about the controversial issue.

 

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Insulin pump

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Canadian Diabetes Association calls for government funding of insulin pumps. Terry talks with the regional director of the New Brunswick Canadian Diabetes Association.

 

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Jeff Crawford

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with a Fredericton photographer who had his photo rejected from an art exhit by the city's cultural development officer.

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Civil war

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We take a look at New Brunswickers's contributions in the American civil war.

 

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Nursing layoffs

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with the leaders of the nurses' unions after this week's notification of upcoming layoffs.

 

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Provincial liberals

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Before Liberals can fix their party, they need to sort out who was responsible for last year's defeat. Some members blame unelected advisors to Shawn Graham. Jacques Poitras has a report.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Bob Jones has mixed news about prices at the pumps tonight.

 

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York House

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The city's looking for your thoughts on what to do with York House. Terry talks with Councillor Stephen Chase, the chairman of the city's York House working group.

 

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School water

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Regional Medical Health Officer in Fredericton responds to concerns about the lead and copper found in drinking water in some New Brunswick schools.

 

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Peter Kent

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The federal government is reviewing shale gas development across the country. Terry talks with Environment Minister Peter Kent.

 

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Real Life Science

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Real Life Science comes to a screeching halt to find out how winter tires work. Terry talks with UNB physics teacher Ben Newling.

 

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Water problems

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Water quality issues at schools. Terry talks with Education minister Jody Carr.

 

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Thefts from vehicles

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The hill was alive in Fredericton on the weekend...as thieves hit car after car. Terry talks with Cst Rick Mooney of the Fredericton City Police.

 

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River meetings

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Researchers are asking for community imput on ways to protect the St. John River. Terry talks with the director of the Canadian Rivers Institute, Allen Curry.

 

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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Is your office fridge a minefield? Our workplace issues columnist, Pierre Battah opens up that touchy subject  - and other on-the-job annoyances.

 

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Taxes??

Posted by Kevin Shaw

No new taxes - it's a great line at election time but tough to honour when the governing starts - good thing David Alward never promised such a thing - or did he? The CBC's Robert Jones has the story of Alward's election tax pledge - the one the Premier now denies he ever made.

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David Phillips

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Terry talks Canada's weather guru, just in time for winter.

 

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Big business plans at St. Mary's First Nation

Posted by Larry Dickinson

St. Mary's First Nation is considering building a new hotel and a new restaurant. We speak with Chief Candice Paul to find out what other business plans could be in the works.

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Biomess

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The province's forest products association weighs in on Greenpeace's concerns about bio-energy projects. we speak with Mark Arsenault, the president and CEO of the New Brunswick Forest Products Association.

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Strengthening ties

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Strengthening ties between New Brunswick and the United Kingdom. We talk to the British Consul General, Jonathan Dart.

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SJ City Employee Pension Fund

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We talk to an expert on pension law about Saint John's plan to halt cost of living payments to retired workers. Will it get the city in legal hot water?

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Playhouse Preview - Stan Carew

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Stan Carew is well known to CBC listeners as the voice of "Weekend Mornings", but Stan fans will also know he's a musician. And he's coming to New Brunswick for a couple of shows this month.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

What will happen to gas prices this week? The Gas Guru checks his crystal ball.

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Just Wondering

Posted by Larry Dickinson

What is the proper protocol for wearing a poppy? We ask Ardith Armstrong, the president of Branch 4, Royal Canadian Legion in Fredericton.


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Stanton Friedman UFOlogist

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The US government has formally denied any knowledge of extraterrestrial life forms, but is it enough to convince UFOlogists?

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Power subsidies

Posted by Larry Dickinson

That was then, and this is now. As the controversy over power subsidies to big industry continues, the CBC's Robert Jones has the story how the biggest users once felt subsidies were exactly the WRONG way to proceed.

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Harvey doctor ready to fight

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A doctor in Harvey says it's time to show the village hospital a little respect. He's calling on people in the area to fight Horizon Heath's plan to take away 24-7 service.

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What the oil & gas industry think of NB

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We've heard lots from New Brunswickers about their perceptions of shale gas, but what's the perception of New Brunswick in the oil and gas industry? We talk to the head of the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources.

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City versus country

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Should everyone pack up and move to the city? We look at what's happening to rural New Brunswick. We spoke with Dr. Susan Machum, a sociology professor at Saint Thomas University and the Canada Research Chair in Rural Social Justice.

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Keeping your kids safe on the internet

Posted by Larry Dickinson

What's the last thing your child posted on their Facebook page? Does your child have an e-mail address or a Twitter account? If you are a parent of a tech savvy kid, these are things you should know. Author Kevin Cameron tells you how to keep your kids safe in a technological world.

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Flu Season

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Everything you need to know about this year's flu shot campaign. We talk to Cheryl Yates. the director of the communicable disease branch.

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Slippery roads for NB deficit fight

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The province trims the snowplowing budget to help fight the deficit. We talk to the Minister of Transporation and the union that represents snow plow operators.

 

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Free TV

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A Minto woman fights to get her free CBC TV broadcasts back. And wins!

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Heritage Buildings

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We all want to save our heritage buildings, but how do you turn an old building into a useful modern facility? We talk to an expert.

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Silver Wave film festival

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Hit the lights..and settle in for 90 films in 3 days. Fredericton's Silver Wave film festival starts today.

 

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Northrup

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Natural Resources Minister Bruce Northrup talks about the penalties he's planning for a shale gas exploration company that broke the rules.

 

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NB LIquor

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Make it a double - NB Liquor may need a drink to forget its troubles, as price hikes and store hour reductions kill sales and drive customers away. The CBC's Robert Jones has a report.

 

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Sussex mayor

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Waiting to hear "I'm sorry".

 

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David Suzuki

Posted by Kevin Shaw

 Students from Oromocto High School are taking part in a virtual classroom with David Suzuki today. Terry talks with one of the teachers involved.

 

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NBTA president

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks with the President of the NBTA on the need for public consultation about French immersion.

 

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Robert Jones has this week's prediction on what will happen to prices at the pumps tonight at midnight.

 

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The National Arts Centre Orchestra is coming to Fredericton this month. Tim Yerxa has all the details.

 

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Full-serve gas

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Looking for a little help at the pumps. We find out why seniors are pushing for a return of full-service gas stations.

 

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Stained glass

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Peering through Fredericton's stained glass for a glimpse at the history behind it. Terry talks with architect John Leroux about his new book.

 

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Immersion task force

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Public consultations about the entry point to early French immersion in schools begin tonight. Three parents join Terry with their thoughts and suggestions on changes to the province's French immersion system.

 

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