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August 2012 Archives

Colonel Craig Dalton

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Base Gagetown gets a new boss. Terry talks with Colonel Craig Dalton.


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Frex refresh

Posted by Kevin Shaw


With a fresh face and a whole new outlook the Frex starts this weekend. We meet the man who's giving it a makeover.


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EIA reaction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with an environmental law society about cancelled environmental impact assessments in New Brunswick.


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LSD merger

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Would it be the community of Kings-well ... or Han-clear? A new feasibility study looks at new governance options for the Kingsclear and Hanwell LSDs, including a possible merger.


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Call centres

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Dealing with the aftermath. We look into the closure of the Marriott call centre in Fredericton, and what signal it sends to the province.


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Post menopausal weight

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dr. Karl Kabasele says post-menopausal women should be embracing targeted, specific techniques to reduce weight BECAUSE it is harder
for them to keep weight off.

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Wood buyers beware

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Don MacKinnon, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau for the Atlantic Provinces, warns buyers to beware when buying firewood

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says the price of gas is going up....again.


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EIAs cancelled

Posted by Kevin Shaw


CBC has learned Ottawa is making major cuts to environmental assessments. CBC Reporter Andy Wilson will be in with a look at the list and what Ottawa is saying about it.


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Call centre losses

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Fredericton job market takes a huge hit with the Marriott call centre on the northside closing in February, throwing 265 people out of work.


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Public consultation

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Is it public consultation, or lip service? A section of the 2012 Hunt and Trap guide that's already been printed lists new guidelines. But that legislation is still under review by the government.

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Ashley Richards

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We hear from the fiancee of a young woman from the Hampton area who was struck and killed while working as a flag person on a highway in Saskatchewan.


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Food prices

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Crunching the numbers on higher food prices. The Common Front for Social Justice releases a report on the price of groceries in New Brunswick.


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Endless summer

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We've had the warmest July/August on record, according to senior climatologist, David Phillips. And he says don't write the obituary on summer just yet.


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Woodlot update

Posted by Kevin Shaw

J.D. Irving and the Forest Products Commision can't agree on how to do business. We hear from both sides.

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Language Lady

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Language Lady Laurel Boone is back to tackle tricky language and grammar questions.

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Job fair follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A recent job fair illustrates how many people are willing to leave New Brunswick for jobs out west. We get some insight.


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Enbridge gas NB

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Failure would be a success. Enbridge ask the EUB NOT to accept the new rate schedule, proposed by Enbridge. Terry gets an explanation from the general manager.


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Birdathon

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the executive director of Nature New Brunswick about this fall's birdathon.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah Chasse reviews Paranorman, the latest offering in the 'stop-motion animation' format.


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Off the beaten track 5

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Will this be the episode where Christine and Jim Goltz find the elusive wild orchid?

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Job fair

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Hundreds of people lined up in Fredericton for trade jobs in Alberta. Christine talks with one of the employers.

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Springsteen travel advice

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Corporal Mike Gaudet with the Codiac RCMP gives
advice for people travelling to this Sunday's Bruce Springsteen.

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Children's sleep

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Ariana Birnbaum, founder of Becoming Maternity and Parenting Centre,
says starting the shift to earlier bedtimes now can help children get back into a healthy sleep routine.

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Perth-Andover Baptist Chuch

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The latest victim of flooding in Perth-Andover: a century year old Baptist church is torn down.

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Loons

Posted by Kevin Shaw


One of Canada's most iconic sounds - the call of the loon - may soon be harder to hear.
Christine talks with a biologist from Bird Studies Canada.


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McAdam update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We get the latest on McAdam's water shortage. A solution may be close.

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Nature Music

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Music and nature ... in perfect harmony. Joseph Crawford explains The New Brunswick Youth in Nature Campaign

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Off the beaten track 4

Posted by Kevin Shaw



More tales from the bog with Christine and Jim Goltz.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Looks like another increase in the price of gas tonight. Robert Jones has the details.


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Dayle Colpitts

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Producer Myfanwy Davies talks with a soccer player from Fredericton who is at the U20 Womens World Cup of Soccer in Japan.


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Lab technician book

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Former lab technician Claudette Ptasznik chronicles the changes in the profession in New Brunswick in a new book called "Echoes in the Hall".

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Radon gas

Posted by Kevin Shaw


More cases of cancer are caused by radon exposure than previously thought. Find out how to get your home tested.


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Agricultural fairs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The fate of the fair. Christine talks with a couple of agricultural fair organizers trying to stay relevant.


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Language Lady

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

So anyways, it's time for another segment with Information Morning's Language Lady, Laurel Boone.

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Apple farmer

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Apple season started early this year. Christine talks to Blair Stirling, owner and President of Appleman farms Ltd. and Gagetown Cider Company.

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Off the beaten track 3

Posted by Kevin Shaw


This week Christine and Jim Goltz continue their trek around the Fredericton area marsh.


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Acadian forest

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick's Forest Products Association responds to concerns about the Acadian Forest.

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Oland Case Update

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Yesterday, a Provincial Court judge began unsealing some of the search warrants used by police in the Oland case. Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon has been following this story and brings us up to date.

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Movie Review - The Campaign

Posted by Larry Dickinson

He's been an anchorman, skater, car driver and Christmas elf. Now Will Ferrell is hitting the campaign trail in his lately movie. We polled Rebekah Chasse, our Movie Reviewer.

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Algae Alert

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A dog owner who lost his pet to blue-green algae poison is cautioning other owners about the risks. And we speak to Dr. Jim Goltz, manager Veterinary Laboratory and Pathology Services, Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries.

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Hartland Covered Bridge Traffic

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Imagine a traffic light on the iconic Hartland Covered Bridge. Hartland council is looking for ways to ease traffic snarls on the bridge.

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Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Heidi Baird, artistic director, Larlee Creek Hullabaloo tells
Christine how the festival came together after the Perth Andover flood and how they prepared to go on with this weekend's show.

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Gardening Phone In - August 16

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Our Gardening expert, George Scott takes your calls on everything green and growing.

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Military Meals

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Military cuts target meals of soldiers transferred away from their home bases.

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Real Life Science - Algae

Posted by Larry Dickinson

It's the kind of bloom not many people want to see. We find out why algae blooms are such a concern.

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Search warrants

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

CBC News' petition to the court to unseal search warrants in the Oland case has raised a lot of questions about search warrants. Christine talks Janet Austin, a law professor at the University of New Brunswick.

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Tiny is tinier

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Tiny the cat is inspiration for all the people looking to lose weight. Lee-Ann Haggerty, director of education and training, Fredericton SPCA talks abouts an important milestone on the cat's weight-loss journey.

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Harry Doyle Remembered

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Friends of Harry Doyle are shocked to learn the Fredericton businessman has been killed in the Philippines. Stephen Thompson is a longtime friend and former business partner of Doyle.

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Gas Guru Weekly Prediction

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones predicts what will happen at midnight tonight. Will prices go up or down?

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Finance Minister Higgs

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs explains the province's latest financial statements.

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Language Lady

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Laurel Boone answers grammar and language questions

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Ottawa Report

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We find out what to expect when German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Canada for her first official bilateral visit.


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Union Street Detour

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A small swath of Union Street is closing tomorrow, leaving in its place a considerable detour.

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Acadian Forest

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We find out what needs to be done to protect the Acadian forest in the Maritimes.

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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Health columnist Dr. Peter Lin explains why some girls may be entering puberty at a younger age than in previous generations.

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Wood turtle

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

CFB Gagetown has been working for almost a decade to help the wood turtle thrive. Christine hears about the very latest assessment
of the turtle population.

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Intercity bus service

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with a business professor about why it's so hard to run an intercity bus service in New Brunswick, and what needs to change.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our movie reviewers weigh in on their choices for the best and worst of this summer's movies.


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Doctor's workload

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Making retirement easier on doctors and patients. Christine talks with the New Brunswick Medical Society about a new plan by the province to help physicians ease into retirement.


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Catharine Pendrel's hometown

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Catharine Pendrel races at the London Games tomorrow. And people in in Harvey Station will be tuned in to see their hometown athlete.

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Serena Perry

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The family of Serena Perry is now speaking out. And they have a lot to say - about the police investigation into Serena's suspicious death, and about patient security at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Connell Smith has a report.

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Primary health

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province has unveiled its new framework for New Brunswick's health care. Christine talks to the health minister.


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Physician Assistants

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with a Physician Assistant in Presque Isle who says there should be more PAs in Canada.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Look up...way up because that's where Robert Jones says the price of gas is going tonight.


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Bus service ending

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Acadian Coach Lines is ending service in the Maritimes. Christine talks with a company representative.


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Maine lobster

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with a journalist in Maine to give us some perspective on lobster dispute in our province.

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Market stink

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Neighbours of the Boyce Farmers Market say the stench of garbage from the market is wafting into their yards making them uninhabitable.

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Off the beaten track

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine and Jim Goltz continue their search for the elusive wild orchid.


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Doctors' credentials

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras has a report on a unique problem facing some Canadian doctors.


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Lobster Dispute

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We check in on the dispute over cheap lobster from Maine being processed in New Brunswick.

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London Games Panel

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick athletes weigh in on the London Games.

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Woodlots

Posted by Kevin Shaw

When there's too much product - it's a buyers game. JDI wants to deal one-on-one with wood lot owners. We hear from both sides.

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Movie reviewers

Posted by Kevin Shaw


No movies today. Michael and Christine are talking about a few TV series this week.


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Lobster dispute

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Lobster fishermen stopped production at three processing plants yesterday. Christine talks with a fisheries consultant to find out what has the fishermen upset.


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Captain Don Carrigan

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Cadets at CFB Gagetown name a building at the training camp after the late Captain Don Carrigan. Christine talks with a friend of the late captain.

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Heather MacInnis

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A difficult setback for Heather MacInnis. She's back in a Toronto hospital because of complications following her double-lung transplant. Christine gets an update from her brother.

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Neill farm development

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Ron Neill talked to Information Morning's Laura Brown
about the end of his farm operation on Fredericton's northside and
the city's Manager of Planning and Development outlines the development plans for that farm land.


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Canadian journey webseries

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Becky Jefferson and Josh Hunter drove across Canada, stopping in major cities, national parks and talking to people along the way about what it means to be Canadian. Their film of that experience will be a webseries called "Something in the Air"

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


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


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Population follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with a population expert about out-migration.


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Perth-Andover hospital

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Services are slowly being restored at the Hotel-Dieu hospital in Perth-Andover since the flood in March. Dr. Peter Moore, Chief of Staff at the Perth-Andover Medical Clinic, gives Christine an update.

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Hero of the 104th

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

He's called the Hero of the 104th and now Captain Charles Rainsford is getting a hero's recognition in Fredericton. Reverend Doctor Ross Hebb, the minister of St. Peter's Anglican Parish explains how.

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