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March 2012 Archives

The Hunger Games Review

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Information Morning's movie reviewer Rebekah Chasse talks about
The Hunger Games

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Federal Budget Reaction 2

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to three of New Brunswick's MPs. Mike Allen is the Conservative M.P for Tobique-Mactaquac, Yvon Godin New Democratic Party MP for Acadie Bathurst and Dominic Leblanc is the MP for Beausejour.


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Federal Budget Reaction 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Federal budget reaction from John Gordon is president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Gordon Black, regional director of CUPE for the Maritime Region, Krista Ross, CEO of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce


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Perth-Andover Recovery

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Annabelle Willett talks about what life has been like since
her home was flooded. And Terry talks to Dan Dionne, the CAO of Perth Andover and the emergency response coordinator.

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Gardening Phone In

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Our gardening expert George Scott answers all of your questions.

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Fish Habitat

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A long time fisheries biologist says the Harper Government is making a big mistake if it eliminates habitat protection in the Fisheries Act.

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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Tim Yerxa from the Playhouse takes us to the ballet.

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Back To School

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We bring you the latest from the devastated community of Perth Andover where the school district is scrambling to get students back into the classroom.

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Concussions

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


The captain of the St. Thomas University hockey team is being forced to hang up his skates because of concussions. Terry talks to Matt Eagles and his father, Mike

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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Our health contributor Dr. Peter Lin tells Terry how protecting your intestinal bacteria from harm could save you from a runny nose.

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Perth-Andover Help

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

People in Perth-Andover are coming together to help their neighbours affected by flooding. Terry talks to Sheena Tremblay with the Perth-Andover Flood Relief Committee

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Boudreau Budget Reaction

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Political reaction to the provincial budget. We talk to the Leader of the Official Opposition, Victor Boudreau.

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Leonard on Budget

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The Minister of Government Services Craig Leonard joins us to discuss his government's new budget.

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Voter Turnout

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We talk to two professors at UNB for their thoughts on why Canadians aren't into elections, and what can be done to increase interest.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones stops by to make his predictions for the price of gasoline and home heating fuel.

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Budget Lands With A Soft Thud

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Making political sense of yesterday's budget. We speak with political science professor Tom Bateman.

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Disaster relief in Perth Andover

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We find out more about efforts to help people there from Bill Lawlor of the Canadian Red Cross.

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NB Budget Day

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Will the Alward government really pull the trigger on cuts? Bob Jones explains.

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Mark Rheaume

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Vintage jazz, from Canadian legend Peter Appleyard.

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Flood Insurance

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Flood insurance coverage for the people of Perth-Andover. Is there such a thing?

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Perth-Andover Cleanup

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to Terry Shaw about getting back to his dental practise in the wake of the flooding in Perth Andover. And Dan Dionne the emergency response coordinator gives Terry an update on the cleanup

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Doctor Recruitment

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce is working to bring more doctors to the city. Terry gets a progress report from Andrew Steeves-President of the Chamber of Commerce.

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Gignoo Transition House

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The head of New Brunswick's only transition house for aboriginal women reflects on the death of Rowena Sharpe and what needs to be done to help others facing abuse.

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Perth-Andover Update

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A state of emergency continues in Perth-Andover this morning. We get the latest from the mayor and the village's emergency response coordinator.

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NDP Leadership Race

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Provincial NDP leader Dominic Cardy joins us with his thoughts after the national party begins the week with a new leader and new vision.

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Hazards of the job

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Pierre Battah is our workplace issues columnist.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


This week Rebekah Chasse takes a look at 21 Jump Street.

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V-Reds fan

Posted by Kevin Shaw


He's been covering the Varsity Reds since 1998 and David Kilfoil is the fan you're most likely to meet on-line if you're checking for news from this weekend's Men's university hockey championship in Fredericton.


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Police news conference

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton police held a news conference to answer questions about the murder-suicide this week on St Mary's reserve.

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CIS preparations

Posted by Kevin Shaw


When things go right at the CIS men's university hockey championship this weekend he's the guy who deserves a lot of the credit. And by the way he's sure things will go right. Terry talks with organizer Lloyd Henderson.

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MLA pensions

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Several former MLAs complain to the Human Rights Commission about clawbacks to their pensions. Terry talks with Jeannot Volpe.


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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


A new study suggests the way symptoms are presented online may affect whether or not we think we're sick. Our health contributor Dr. Peter Lin talks to Terry

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Domestic deaths

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Friends of Rowena Sharpe are trying to understand her violent death.
CBC reporter Susan King has a report.

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Dr. Peter Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Information Morning's regular health contributor, Dr. Peter Lin, talks to Terry about a new study that looks at the pitfalls of online self-diagnosis


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Architect Olympics

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Drawing on all his talents to make the architech"Olympics". Terry talks to Fredericton architect John Leroux

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Domestic violence

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The names of the two people who died in their home on St. Mary's First Nation have been released. Police say Rowena and Kevin Sharpe died in an incident of domestic violence.

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Fredericton tourism

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We crunch the numbers on how Fredericton's tourism sector did last year, and get some predictions on next year.

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Maple syrup season

Posted by Kevin Shaw


All this sunshine and warmth is dimming the hopes of maple syrup producers in our area. Terry talks with a local producer.

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Senator Duffy

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Senate is scrutinizing where Canadian environmental charities are getting their funding. Senator Mike Duffy explains why to Terry.

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Bird Study

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Researchers at Trent University in Peterborough studied a species called the "ovenbird".
They found stress levels in the birds increase in areas that have been logged and that stress is affecting the gender of the chicks the birds are hatching. Terry talks to the lead author Rhiannon Leshyk. She's a recent graduate of the Masters program in Environmental and Live Sciences at Trent University.

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Abuse case mistrial

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Every parent's nightmare -- made worse by a legal mistake. Jacques Poitras has a report.

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Homelessness Report Card

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A change in approach to helping the homeless seems to be succeeding.
Terry talks to Tim Ross -- coordinator of the province's Community Action Group on Homelessness

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Live Right Now Edmundston

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Edmundston is hoping to win big with CBC's Live Right Now Challenge. Paula Michaud talks to Terry

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Nobel prize chemistry

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Robert Grubbs was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with two of his colleagues. His public lecture is tonight at 7pm in the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre on the UNB Campus. He speaks to the CBC's Shaun Waters


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Nursing home part 2

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to two people for reaction to the government's plan for nursing homes--Michael Keating Executive Director, New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes and Cecile Cassista, the Executive Director Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights.

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Nursing homes part 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


The provincial government released a long-term plan for nursing
homes and special care beds. Social Development Minister Sue Stultz talks to Terry

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Maple syrup maker

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


The sap is running and Will Bradley has a small-scale maple syrup production in his grandparents' yard and he tells Terry all about it

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STU Student Search

Posted by Larry Dickinson

How far would a school go to find new students?

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Drug Trends

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The latest drug trends in the Capital city.

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Federal job cuts

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada John Gordon talks to Terry about looming federal government job cuts

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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Healing with sound. Our medical columnist tells Terry why the right soundtrack can make you healthier, happier and can decrease your risk of an early death


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NB Irish history

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Bruce Driscoll shares the history of Irish Setllers in Keswick Ridge and New Brunswick. He's the president of the Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick


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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A top flight band is coming to Fredericton at the end of the month. You won't want to miss John Reischman and the Jaybirds.
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Potholes

Posted by Larry Dickinson

When you hit a pot hole and your car is damaged, who pays?
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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones with his prediction on the price of gas.
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McAdam earthquakes

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


There's a whole lot of shaking still going on in McAdam. Terry talks to an eyewitness and a seismologist with Natural Resources Canada

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Water speaker

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Terry speaks with Marq de Villiers-- the author of Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource. He's one of the guests taking part in UNB Water Speakers Series at the University of New Brunswick.


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Real Life Science

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Real Life Science takes us for a tour of our largest star. It's getting busy there.
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Bear charges

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Susan King has a report on charges against the owner of the Mandarin Palace after illegal bear meat was found in the Fredericton restaurant

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Cap Pele rink

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The name Father Camille Léger came down off the arena in Cap-Pele after a special meeting of village council. Terry talks to deputy mayor Hector Doiron

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River Watch 2012

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The melt is on and the head of River Watch 2012 Karl Wilmot talks
to Terry about the chance of flooding along the St. John River

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Dalhousie future

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

One of the communities in northern New Brunswick hit hardest by a
downturn in the economy is Dalhousie and it's bracing for another blow later this month. Terry talks to Mayor Clem Tremblay.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Does faith have a place in the office? Our workplace specialist Pierre Battah talks to
Terry about spirituality and religion in the workplace.


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Software winner

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


Shawn Peterson works for T4G and he recently won an award for his idea for a program that would provide live wait times for people at emergency rooms. He tells Terry all about it.

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Scots in NB

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A "living tribute" to the Scottish people of New Brunswick, a new web portal.
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Shoplifting

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Woodstock police say people are resorting to stealing from grocery stores in order to feed their families.
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Movie Revue - The Lorax

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The newest Dr. Seuss movie is causing a bit of a political firestorm.
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Pregnancy discrimination

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Michael talks with a lawyer about pregnancy-related discrimination in the workplace.


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Civil liberties

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Canadian Civil Liberties Association finally gets its response from the Fredericton Police force about the defamation charges blogger Charles Leblanc is facing.

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Student retention

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Recruiting students to come to a university is one thing, convincing them to stay is quite another. We hear about what UNB Fredericton is doing to retain students.

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War of 1812

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Learning about the War of 1812. We find out about a travelling exhibit being launched today.


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Bus lockout

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Acadian Bus line lockout means people in the province are still without a way to get around New Brunswick. And one Saint John woman says its time for something to be done.

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Tanning rules

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Canadian Cancer Society wants legislation around tanning use after a report shows voluntary guidelines just aren't doing the trick.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Finally some good news about gas prices from Robert Jones.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

This week Tim previews a show chock full of feathers and jewels.

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Jebb Sinclair

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Michael Stuart talks with Fredericton's Jebb Sinclair who's just signed a contract extension to play in England's Premiership rugby league.

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Fellows funeral

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Although the details of how Beth Fellows died have still not been released, her family and friends said goodbye to the 41-year-old Fredericton woman last night.

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Background checks

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton's criminal record check system breaks down. Terry talks with a police spokesperson.

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Ski day

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Looking for something fun to do with the Kids this March Break?Crabbe Mountain has a ton of stuff going on.

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Workplace issues column

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The perils of eating at your desk. Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah says you're risking more than just getting crumbs in your keyboard.

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Civil Liberties

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is still waiting for a response from the Fredericton Police force about the possible defamation charges facing Charles Leblanc.


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Structural Reorganization

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The former Energy minister has been reassigned to lead the new super-department of Government Services.


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Robocall panel

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Terry talks to Mike Allen, Yvon Godin, and Dominic Leblanc about their thoughts on the Robocall scandal.


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Enbridge

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Enbridge Gas New Brunswick could be headed towards a legal fight with the Alward government, and employees have been warned that new legislation could mean a reduced workforce.


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