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June 2012 Archives

Red Cross Accountability

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We get details of an accountability session held in Perth-Andover last night by the Canadian Red Cross. It offically ends its response to the March flood.

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Movie Revue

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Our Movie Reviewer Rebekah Chasse takes a look at Pixar's latest blockbuster which features a fiesty heroine, a departure from a princess looking for a prince.

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Folly Fest

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Paul McAllister is one of the co-ordinators of Folly Fest, a three day festival in the village of Gagetown this weekend.

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Canada Day in the Capital City

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We find out about plans for July first in Fredericton from Paul Wentzell. He is co-chair of the organizing committee for Fredericton's Canada Day Celebrations in Officers' Square.

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Henk Tepper Talks

Posted by Larry Dickinson

CBC's exclusive interview with Henk Tepper... the Drummond potato farmer who was incarcerated in Lebanon for more than a year.

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Gardening Phone In

Posted by Larry Dickinson

George Scott drops by for his weekly visit to take your calls and answer your email gardening questions.

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Irving responds

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Jim Irving,the co-CEO of JDI Limited, explains his company's position on the dispute over pulpwood in New Brunswick.

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Canada Day business

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Canada Day confusion! This long weekend is causing headaches for business owners. Christine McLean talks to Trudy Gallagher is with Downtown Fredericton Inc.

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Wab Kinew

Posted by Larry Dickinson

An aboriginal ambassador says it's time to change attitudes about economic planning and automatically include First Nations people.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Rachel Cave pinch hitting for Bob Jones this week as Bob, our Gas Guru is on holidays.

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Securities Commission Recoup Rate

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A New Brunswick cabinet minister defends the provincial securities commission's 17-per-cent success rate in collecting fines and recouping invested money. We spoke with Justice and Consumer Affairs Minsiter Marie-Claude Blais - the minister responsible for the New Brunswick Securities Commission.

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Northrup Reverses

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Natural Resources Minister Bruce Northrup reverses his decision to ban large companies from harvesting pulpwood from Crown land.

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LSD to village

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The local service district of Lincoln considers the pros and cons
of becoming a village. Jim Arbeau talks to Christine McLean. He's chair of the Minister's Advisory Committee for the LSD of Lincoln.


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Dog trail etiquette

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The Fredericton Trails Coalition is tackling dog etiquette on the trails at a session tonight.
June Hooper runs a dog obedience class in Fredericton and has tips for dog owners and walkers.

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Exploring shale gas exploration

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The University of New Brunswick says it's drilling deeper into the shale gas issue in the province. It says it's ready to do more research on the issue.

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The Ban That Isn't Working

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We find out why JD Irving continues to harvest lumber from Crown lands two weeks after the Natural Resources Minister ordered the company to stop and to start buying what it needs from private woodlots.

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Rothesay byelection

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

An NDP seat in one of the most unlikely places in New Brunswick...the affluent riding of Rothesay. Provincial NDP leader Dominic Cardy reflects on his failed bid to get into the legislature.

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Language protest

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

New Brunswick's Official Languages Commissioner, Michel Carrier responds to yesterday's protest over bilingual requirements for civil service jobs.

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M.A.D.D. Video

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We spoke with Jordan Kennie, a university student who's speaking out about drunk driving.

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Super District

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We sat down with David McTimoney, the person in charge of the new super-sized school district your children will be joining for the Fall.

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Pierre Battah's reading list

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Our workplace columnist turns into a bookworm for his final appearance this season. Pierre Battah has some suggestions for your time away from the office this summer.

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Dave Durepos

Posted by Kevin Shaw


He's New Brunswick's winningest athlete and he's off to London to compete for Canada at the Paralympics in just a few weeks. Terry talks with Dave Durepos.


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Bullying

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rob Frenette has made bullying an issue no politician in New Brunswick can ignore. But some of the people he has called to account are questioning his approach. Jacques Poitras prepared a report.

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MacKnight to retire

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton's police chief announces he's stepping down at the end of the month. We hear from Barry MacKnight.


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Dr. Peter Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dr. Peter Lin explains how a new study sheds light on everyday memory mistakes and how a better understanding of those memory errors can help us identify patients at risk of cognitive decline.

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Dog DNA tests

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The Fredericton SPCA has started selling Dog DNA Mixed Breed Identification Kits and Leeann Haggerty explains how they work. She's the director of education and training at the Fredericton SPCA.

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Kilt run

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Your chance to run like a Scot in kilt in all is coming up at this year's Highland games.

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Catharine Pendrel

Posted by Kevin Shaw


She's never seen a hill she couldn't conquer. Meet one of New Brunswick's top hopefuls for the London Olympics.

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Playhouse launch

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tim Yerxa lifts the curtain on the next season at the playhouse.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says more savings can be found at the pumps tonight.


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Nashwaak Watershed Association

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Local river groups say they plan to move ahead with watershed protection measures, even if government won't. Terry talks with Paul McLaughlin of the Nashwaak Watershed Association.

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Chafer beetle

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our winter weather was supposed to take care of the European Chafer Beetle. Terry talks with the City of Fredericton's forester to find out what happened.


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Beaver follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a UNB wildlife biologist about the destruction of a beaver dam adjacent to the New Maryland Highway.


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IT Council

Posted by Kevin Shaw


What do you do when the government attracts IT companies but there aren't enough skilled workers to fill the new jobs? Terry talks with the chair of New Brunswick's IT council.


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Alberta deer farms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


While New Brunswick contemplates what to do with the province's illegal deer farms, we find out about how regulated deer farming works in another province.


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Esther Cox

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Unravelling a mystery. Terry talks with a local writer who investigated the history of "haunting" that has become part of Maritime folklore.

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Buying jobs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The owner of a Fredericton IT firm worries he'll lose his trained workers to another IT company that's expanding with government help.

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Perth - Andover hospital

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Three months after a devastating flood Perth Andover's hospital is set to reopen some of its services today. We get an update.


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Copperhead update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Kings Landing officially opened on the weekend and visitors got a glimpse not only of history but movie making. Terry talks with Kevin Cormier is the executive director of the historical settlement.

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Mardi Cockburn

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A board member from the Chalmers Hospital Regional Foundation explains why this year's campaign is so significant for her.


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You did it!! Thank you

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tammy Wood of the Chalmers Hospital Foundation is here with a final update on the donations.


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Carla and Jack Smith

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A young boy talks about life with Crohn's. We meet Jack Smith and his mom Carla.


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Thom Swift

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Singing for the cause. We find out why our Health Blooms musician Thom Swift is especially happy to help out with this year's campaign.

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GI lab Doctors

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We hear from the specialists who use the gastro-intestinal lab on a regular basis about why this campaign is so important.


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Ashley Stephaniuk

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Living with ulcerative colitis. We hear from a patient who could be helped by our Health Blooms campaign.


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Tax payers association

Posted by Kevin Shaw

It was the biggest job announcement in a long time for the Maritimes, so what's a few hundred million extra in loans? Terry talks with the Atlantic director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.


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Health blooms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Meet another person who's being helped by your generosity to our Health Blooms campaign.

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Legislature wrap

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Reporter Jacques Poitras has a look at the ups and downs of the last sitting of the legislature.


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Yoga Day

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Saturday is Yoga Day in Fredericton. Alyssa Mosher looks into the growth of Yoga in the capital city.

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Health blooms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A lifesaving diagnosis and treatment, we find out why Angela Violette is so grateful to the gastrointestinal lab at the Chalmers Hospital.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says not much of a change in the price of gas tonight.


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Forest products association

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The minister of natural resources has odered companies to stop taking pulpwood from crown lands to mills. Terry gets reaction from the forest products association.

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Private woodlots

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The provincial government has issued a halt order to stop companies from taking pulpwood from Crown land to mills. Terry gets reaction from the New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners.

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Matt Stairs

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Matt Stairs was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame this past weekend and about the same time someone was breaking into his home in Maine, stealing some of his valuable baseball mementoes.

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Matt Stairs

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Matt Stairs was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame this past weekend and about the same time someone was breaking into his home in Maine, stealing some of his valuable baseball mementoes.

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Native Plants

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

David Smith runs a business that sells native plant seeds ... and he's giving a talk at the Fredericton Trails Centre tonight about incorporating native plants into your landscaping.

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Missing woman

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Seventy-three year old Martha Kelly from Perth Andover has been missing now for more than 72 hours. We get an update from the RCMP about the search that's underway for her.

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Shale gas meeting

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Drilling down on the province's new guidelines for the oil and gas industry. We hear what people had to say at a public meeting last night.

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Health Blooms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our Health Blooms campaign in support of the Chalmers' gastro-intestinal lab is underway. We hear from a patient who will be helped by the new equipment.

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Heritage fair

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Marysville Heritage Fair is set to happen today. And its the last time students at Alexander Gibson Memorial will be taking part in it before moving to their new school. The principal of Alexander Gibson tells Terry about the fair.

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Bonnie Grant

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Bonnie Grant died a few weeks ago, but her life is still inspiring others. Terry talks with her long time friend Anne Mitton.

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Deer yards

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Barry Rothfuss has been caring for New Brunswick's wildlife for more than 20 years. He says the move to do more research on deer yards, rather than shut them down is just WRONG no matter how you look at it.

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NB credit

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick's credit rating takes a hit. Terry talks with a credit analyst from Standard and Poors about what happened.

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Early childhood newser

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The early childhood education announcement became emotional for New Brunswick's Education and Early Childhood Development Minister, Jody Carr.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Snow white is fairytale that is the subject of many retellings. Today, we find out what our movie reviewer Rebekah Chasse thinks of the version now in theatres.

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Recording of Public Service Interviews moved to Monday

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry explains why the move.

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Early childhood education

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The education and early childhood minister makes big promise to early childhood educators. Terry talks with one of those educators.


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River project

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Five years, that's the target a group of scientists and conservationists are giving themselves for a major renewal of the Saint John River. Terry talks with Tony Maas of WWF Canada.

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Muskie tournament

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton's annual muskie tournament is happening this weekend. We find out if attitudes are changing towards the species.


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Craig Leonard (from Wednesday)

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Acting Energy Minister Craig Leonard responds to Terry's interview with Dave Charleson of Enbridge Gas New Brunswick.


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Inclusion (from Wednesday)

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Will the province's new inclusion plan fix complaints that have dogged the system over the years? We find out what the Education Minister has in mind, what the New Brunswick teachers assocation thinks.


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Water

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Why recommendations on water intake may be over the top, and how to tell whether you're getting enough fluid.


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Higgs - Boudreau

Posted by Kevin Shaw


More discussion in the legislature over the appointment of former MLA Margaret-Ann Blaney as the CEO of Efficiency New Brunswick.


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Elections NB

Posted by Kevin Shaw


How concerned should people be about the recent breach at Elections NB? Terry talks with an IT expert.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones predicts a drop in the price of gas at the pumps tonight.

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Health Blooms Volunteer

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Debbie Sangster has volunteered for the Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation for the past 14 years. During that time, she's raised close to 150-thousand dollars. Sangter shares her story with Information Morning's Angela Chang.

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Privacy Commissioner

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Ann Bertrand, New Brunswick's Privacy Commissioner, reacts to
a theft of laptops at Elections NB.

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Enbridge

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Some natural gas users in New Brunswick are in line for millions in discounts next winter. But homeowners will be left out in the cold in that regard. Their rates will go up. Terry talks with the general manager of Enbridge Gas New Brunswick.

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Trails and ATVs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Sharing your secondary highways with ATVs. Terry asks the Executive Director of the NB Trails Council about the latest proposal to help keep the provincial trail system for walkers only.


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GI lab detection and treatment

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our Health Blooms campaign is raising money for the gastro-intestinal lab at the Chalmers Hospital. We find out about some of the conditions being treated there.

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Calcium supplements

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We find out why the calcium supplements that doctors prescribe to improve bone health may also be hurting cardiovascular health.

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Farm carbon

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Measuring greenhouse gases on farms. Terry talks with a man who's finding out how much carbon dioxide New Brunswick farms emit, and how to get those levels down.


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Senate changes

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Liberal MP Stephane Dion weighs in on the Alward government's plan to introduce elections for Senate seats in New Brunswick.


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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Are you a Mature, a Boomer, a Gen Xer or a Millenial? Pierre Battah has tips on how you can fit into the workplace with younger colleagues.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The men in black are back. Rebekah Chasse will review the latest installment in the successful Hollywood series.

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Airport losses

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Do you drive to Bangor when you're flying to the US? Turns out an increasing number of Frederictonians are doing just that. We hear from the president and CEO of the Fredericton Airport about the trend.

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Pension reform

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Even union leaders are praising what they call David Alward's "historic" pension reform. Jacques Poitras has the details.

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Health blooms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The people and stories behind Scopes for Hope. Terry talks with one of the patients who will be helped by this year's Health Blooms campaign.


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Oil sands

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a political watcher in Alberta about N-D-P leader Tom Mulcair's first-ever visit to the oil sands, and why it's been getting so much attention in Wild Rose Country.


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