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February 2012 Archives

Hockey Violence

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Hockey New Brunswick responds to the contentious hockey game in Rothesay over the weekend, and a long-time referee offers some suggestions for cutting down on abuse directed at officials.


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McAdam Fire

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Mayor of McAdam says 4 people who waited for ambulances, some for more than an hour, could have received treatment at the local health centre.


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Hockey follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Making the ice safe for hockey players, and officials. Terry talks with the group that runs the Canadian School of Hockey Officiating.

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Mining survey

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick has been chosen the best place in the world for Mining companies to do business. Terry asks the Fraser Institute why our province made it to the top of the list.



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STI outbreak

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A syphilis outbreak in the province continues to spread. Terry talks with the executive director of AIDS New Brunswick.


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The Dollar Woman

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A piece of New Brunswick theatre history makes its way back to the stage. Terry talks with the director of The Dollar Woman.

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Truth and Reconciliation Commission challenges governments to start educating all citizens about the horrors of the residential school system.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

What's profitable about working in the not-for-profit industry? Our workplace columnist has some tips for not-for-profit employees and employers.

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Dietary supplements

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dietitian Natasha McLaughlin-Chiasson talks to Terry
about "The Scoop on Supplements."

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


On today's movie review, Rebekah says small but mighty captures the theatre crowd.


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Organ donors

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Despite a growing need, organ donations are very low in New Brunswick. A Saint John lawyer says a presumed consent law would help.

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Lung transplant

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to the family of Heather MacInnis. The young
woman from Harvey had a double-lung transplant this week.

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Wine Master

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to Mark De Vere is one of only 30 people in all of North America to hold the title Master of Wine. He is Fredericton holding public talks and tastings.

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Saint John hospital death

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Connell Smith has a report on the female patient who died under suspicious circumstances at the Regional this month.

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Doaktown councillor again

Posted by Kevin Shaw


After receiving an e-mail regarding Doaktown's council on fracking. Terry contacts councillor Fowler again.

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Doaktown village councillor

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The village of Doaktown says it's been the victim of false reports about its position on shale gas exploration...and it wants to set the record straight.

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First Nation economics

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


What will 670-thousand dollars do to improve economic opportunities for First Nation's Communities? Terry talks to the Executive Director of the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs, John Paul.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Sunny Days and Pretty Ladies at the Playhouse. Tim Yerxa has a preview a show you won't want to miss.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Bob Jones says yet another price increase at the pumps tonight.


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Pet psychology

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province is reminding people who live in social housing that they're not allowed to have pets. Terry talks with a psychologist about the impact of giving up a pet.

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Former bully

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

What makes a child turn on others? Terry talks to self-confessed former bully Charlotte Lirette.

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Fly fishing

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to fly fishing fan Nancy Robinson. She's leading a workshop next month to teach women (and men) how to fly fish



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Edmundston armoury

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A new military armoury has been announced for Edmundston. Terry talks with the MP for the area.

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Education Minister

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Jody Carr weighs in on how he plans to stop bullying at schools in the province.


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Spelling Bee winner

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to grade six student, Ishwar Desai,from Bliss Carmen who recently won the regional spelling bee!

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Barbara Coloroso pt 2

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The second part of Terry's interview with Barbara Coloroso.


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Barbara Coloroso

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It's an issue we have been talking about on our program...bullying in schools. Terry talks with Barbara Coloroso an expert on bullying.


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Workplace discrimination

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah has been looking into the latest statistics on complaints of discrimination.

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Leveraging

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

It's the time of year some investors may be thinking about leveraging -- or borrowing money to invest. The New Brunswick Securities Commission is urging caution.

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Movie reviewers

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah Chasse will be joined by Michael Higgins for an Academy Award discussion.

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SWN Resources

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Part two of Terry's conversation with SWN Resources' General Manager New Brunswick.

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Bullying Panel

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry speaks about bullying with Fredericton's two high school principals and we hear about the strides they're making in ending the problem.
He also speaks with the president of the New Brunswick teacher's association. Heather Smith sits on the Minister's advisory committee on learning and working environments with a focus on bullying.


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Fresh water

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A view on the global water crisis from first United Nation's first senior advisor on water issues. Terry talks with Maude Barlow.


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SWN Resources

Posted by Kevin Shaw


SWN Resources announces it will be back in the province this spring to conduct more seismic testing for shale gas. Terry talks with the general manager of SWN for New Brunswick.


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Bullying part 2

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A Fredericton mother makes a discovery that shakes her to very core. Part two of her conversation with Terry on bullying.


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Bully story part 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies



A Fredericton mother opens up to Terry about her child's experience with bullying.



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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has more bad news concerning gas prices this week.


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Hospital parking report

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


How do health authorities use the money they collect from parking? CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras has a report


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Accountability Panel

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Terry talks to the new chair of the Premier's Panel on Accountability and Responsible Government, Robert Youden

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Beckley - forestry

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A meeting on the province's forestry reports results in ... another meeting. We'll find out what happened at the Forestry Symposium in Fredericton.

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Merrill - wetlands

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province has unveiled its new wetlands policy, but not everyone is happy with the new plan. Terry talks with Stepanie Merrill of the Conservation Council.

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Networthy

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Love in the time of Facebook. Our Networthy columnist explores how social media is influencing how singles are meeting and getting to know each other.


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Parent Panel

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Parents weigh in on the subject of bullying. Carey Smith, Dana McDade and Ayub Chisti talk to Terry

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Forestry Symposium

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

UNB is hosting a forestry symposium ...Terry talks to two people who will be at that meeting Andrew Clark, president of the New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners and Mark Arsenault, CEO and President of the New Brunswick Forest Products Association

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

We've all sat through painful presentations at work. Why is it so many of us are so bad at communicating our ideas to a group? Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah has some tips



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Student Union

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Jordan Thompson, president of the UNB Student Union, talks to Terry about a student wishlist in advance of the provincial government's budget



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Thrift store

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Salvation Army Thrift store on the city's north side won't be re-opening after several months of renovations. Terry talks with a salvation army representative.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Well they haven't been big since the days of flappers. But lots of critics say a silent film could walk away with the Oscar for best picture this year. Terry asks Rebekah what she thinks.


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NB Union's ideas for finance minister

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Terry talks to Tom Mann,the executive director of the New Brunswick union about ideas the union has to tackle the province's debt without government cuts

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Rural New Brunswick

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to Susan Machum Canada Research Chair, Rural Social Justice at St. Thomas University about the latest census figures showing population decline in rural areas.


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Census Numbers

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks to the Canada Research Chair in population and social policy...about the latest census figures.

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Anorexia play

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Turning her battle with anorexia into a one-woman play. Terry talks with Fredericton playwright Alana Ruben Free.

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Health innovation

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Does our health care system resist new ways of doing things? Terry talks with someone who's looked at health innovations around the world and we get her view.

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Bullying

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a parent about a successful bullying intervention at her son's school.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


On today's preview we have improvisation Willy Shakespeare style.


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Casino woman

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Community groups are speaking out after workers at Casino New Brunswick allege they were fired for refusing to wear revealing clothing.

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Forestry report

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Expanding the framework. A new report lays out a future for New Brunswick's forestry industry, for the big guys and the little guys.


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Mass evacuation

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Apocalpyse Fredericton, we find out how the capital city would deal with a mass evacuation.


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Poverty reduction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A prominient activist for low income people has resigned from the committee overseeing the province's anti-poverty strategy. Terry talks with Pam Coates.


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Bullying

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We find out more about bullying incidents at a local high school.


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Medicare cards - government's response

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Assistant Deputy Minister of Health, Lynn St. Pierre-Ellis spoke with reporters about the delays in medicare cards being delivered.


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Medicare Cards

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A Fredericton couple wonders where their new medicare cards have disappeared.
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Statistics Canada

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A Fredericton woman wants answers from Statistics Canada about the way it's treating her parents.
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Fredericton reads part 5

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our fifth group of Book Lovers debates On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock.

Corey Redekop and James Duplacey


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Foster eviction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Jodie Foster was given an eviction notice by NB Housing because she was behind in her rent has been approached by several citizens who want to help her deal with her financial problems.


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Civil Liberties Association

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Canadian Civil Liberties Association weighs in on the debate over Charles Leblanc's libel charge.


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Science east

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Science East is looking for your stories about the York County Jail from either side of the bars.


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Fredericton reads part 4

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our group of Book Lovers takes on Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter.

Hassan Arif, Meg and Viola Spencer


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Fracking part 2

Posted by Kevin Shaw


This is part two of Terry's conversation with the Vice President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers about shale gas development in New Brunswick.


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Facing eviction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A Fredericton woman says she's facing eviction from NB Housing after spending time caring for her mother in hospital.


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Dr Lin

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Putting your symptoms into the search bar. Terry asks Dr Lin just how accurate 'Dr. Google' is, and how effectively the Internet's medical information is policed.


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Pension reform

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The federal government says it's going to take a hard look at the old age suppliment to see what the country can afford. Terry talks with some New Brunswick MPs for their thoughts.


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Fredericton reads part 3

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our third group of Book Lovers takes on The Tiger: a True Story of Vengeance and Survival.

Jane Murphy and Brit Mockler

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says gas prices will go up tonight at midnight.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Tim Yerxa has a preview of the largest show ever to be held at the Playhouse.


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Fracking

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is in the province this week talking about new voluntary regulations for the shale gas industry. This is part one of Terry's conversation with the association's Vice President.


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Princess Margaret bridge

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A troubled bridge over the water, our provincial affairs reporter sifts through a stack of documents that gives a glimpse of the troubles on the Princess Margaret Bridge contract.

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Bill C10

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Bill C10 goes to a senate committee for debate Wednesday morning in Ottawa. Rothesay Senator John Wallace is the chair of the committee, he tells Terry what he thinks the next month will hold for his committee.


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