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September 2012 Archives

Danny Grant and Kris Harvey

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Danny Grant and Kris Harvey,widow of the late Buster Harvey speak with Terry Seguin about the new Grant-Harvey Centre and what it means to them.

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Grant-Harvey Project

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Wayne Tallon is probably the one person in Fredericton who knows more than anybody about the Grant-Harvey Centre. He has overseen the vision and construction of the Centre since day one.

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Movie Review - Hockey

Posted by Larry Dickinson

She shoots, she scores. Our Movie Reviewer Rebekah Chasse joins us with her thoughts on a couple of recent hockey movies.

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A Reunion Of Hockey Greats

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We reunite Marcel Dionne and Phil Roberto, linemates on the Detroit Red Wings in 1974-75, the season Danny Grant scored his 50 goals. Tomorrow the Grant-Harvey Centre officially opens.

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Gardening Phone In Sept. 27

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Fall is here. Is it time to winterize your flower beds? Kenny Foster is making his repeat appearance this week on the phone in. Kenny is a long time gardener and works for Scott's Nursery.

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Cabinet Shuffle

Posted by Larry Dickinson

David Alward marks his second anniversary in office with a cabinet shuffle. Jacques Poitras has details.

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Pork producers

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Why bringing home the bacon could be more expensive for your family.

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Sports Day in Canada

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Getting people off the couch and more active! We'll talk to the CEO of Participaction about Saturday's Sports Day in Canada.

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Bruno Brobak Remembered

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Remembering a New Brunswick giant in the art world. Bruno Bobak died of cancer yesterday. We talk to three people who knew his work and his influence.

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Gas Guru Weekly Prediction

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Bob Jones, our Gas Guru with his prediction for gas prices this week. Good news?

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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Natalie McMaster will be dazzling on stage at the Playhouse and Tim Yerxa tells us about it.

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Bruno Bobak

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Celebrating the life of Bruno Bobak. We replay an interview
broadcast first in 2006.

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Hockey history replay

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The UNB Varsity Reds get a chance to match their skills against Team Russia to commemorate one of the watershed moments for Canadian hockey... the 1972 summit series.

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Strawberry Fields Stay

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The final vote on the Sunset strawberry U pick property was held at Fredericton city council last night. Councillors Steven Chase and Dan Keenan talk about the vote.

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Workplace Depression

Posted by Larry Dickinson

From star reporter to maligned and distrusted. We spoke with Jan Wong about her new book and her struggle with workplace depression.

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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dr. Lin tells us why surgical deaths have declined dramatically in recent years and where there's still room for improvement.

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Apple harvest

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Growers say the apples are bright, delicious and ripening nicely. Good news considering the dry weather in New Brunswick this summer.

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U14 Girls Soccer Prepare for Nationals

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The Fredericton Under 14 girls soccer team are preparing for the Nationals. Players Paige Wilson, Megan Andrews, and Coach,Michael McNutt join Terry Seguin for an update on fundraising.

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Strawberry Fields Forever?

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Fredericton city council hands down its FINAL decision on the future of the Sunset u-pick and surrounding forest tonight. We spoke with Gretta Wells and Mike Smith for their views.

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Barbara Coloroso on Bullying

Posted by Larry Dickinson

What you need to know as a parent to bully-proof your child. We spoke with Barbara Coloroso, one of North American's most well known parenting experts.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Want to support the United Way? Have you sponsored anyone for the Terry Fox run yet? Our workplace specialist Pierre Battah talks
about how charity fits in on the job.

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Green Party leader

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry interviews the new leader of New Brunswick's Green Party, David Coon.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Today instead of movies Rebekah Chasse is previewing a few upcoming tv series.

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Aging fight

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Barb Burnett wants to change New Brunswickers' attitudes toward the elderly. She says they're a rich resource that people tend to discard or ignore after a certain age. She talks with Terry.

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NB Medical Society

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Dr. Jim Parrott, the MLA for Fundy-River Valley has been kicked out of caucus for his outspokenness on medical issues and language duality, views shared by the New Brunswick Medical Society. Terry talks with the president, Dr. Robert Rae.


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Secret hearings

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our provincial affairs reporter, Jacques Poitras has the latest on seceret hearings about the Official Languages Act.

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Accessible transportation

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Critics of Fredericton's only wheelchair accessible taxi say it costs too much.

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New Cenotaph

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Florenceville-Bristol is unveiling a new cenotaph. Royal Canadian Legion member Dwayne Hatfield talks to Terry.

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Don Desserud

Posted by Kevin Shaw


For more reaction to the government's secret hearings on the official languages act Terry talks with Political scientist Don Desserud.


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Language hearings reaction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with Liberal MLA Hedard Albert and NDP leader Dominic Cardy about the closed door hearings on the Official Languages Act.

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Language Lady

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The Language Lady answers listeners questions about grammar.

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TNB

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Theatre New Brunswick's latest production is Oleanna. Terry talks
to the play's director.

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Water

Posted by Kevin Shaw


You might be able to see a body of water from your house but that doesn't mean that water is secure. Terry talks talks with a visiting professor of water policy at Oxford University in the UK.

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Shale gas

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Is interest cooling when it comes to New Brunswick's fledgling shale gas industry? We hear from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

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Language hearings

Posted by Kevin Shaw


They call the Legislature the People's House, and they call bilingualism a fundamental value. So why are MLAs holding hearings on the issue in secret?

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has good news today about the future of gas prices.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with Tim Yerxa about folk legend Arlo Guthrie's upcoming show at the Playhouse.


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Fredericton city budget

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Councillor Bruce Brandy, chair of Fredericton's finance committee
on the city's new approach toward involving citizens in the city budget process.


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Divorce workshops

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Deborah Doherty, executive director of Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, talks about a new series of workshops designed to make family court easier to navigate.


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MPs panel

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our MP panel reconvenes to talk about the start of the new parliamentary session.

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Kid fundraising

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the executive director of the Stan Cassidy Foundation and hear about Cassidy's Kids, their latest fundraiser.


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NB economic outlook

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Fred Bergman is Senior Policy Analyst at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council. He talks about the state of the economy for New Brunswick and the region.

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Gardening project

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Students at Kingsclear Consolidated Elementary learn the rewards of a successful harvest.

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Missing children

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A happy ending to a difficult search. We'll find out about why a community thank you is being planned in Rusagonis.

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Football fans

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A football game in Fredericton gets a bit rowdy....we hear from
the coaches from Oromocto and Leo Hayes.

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New RTI

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick's provincial Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act now covers municipalities. We find out what that means for you, and how you can use it.


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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

What are you going to do when you graduate? For many students, the question has never been tougher. Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah weighs in on the issue. Battah is a Moncton-based management consultant.

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Malware research

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The evils of malware. New research at UNB looks at how widespread it is.

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Property tax changes

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Property tax makeover. The Minister of Environment and Local
government explains changes to the property tax system and
a member of the opposition explains what he thinks of the changes.

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Tax change reaction

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation reacts to the New Brunswick government's changes to the tax system.

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Property Tax changes

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Property tax makeover. New Brunswick's provincial government is make changes. We hear from the Minister of Environment and Local Government and a member of the opposition.

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Atlantic Energy Initiative

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick Energy Minister Craig Leonard talks with Terry about his meetings this week in Charlottetown about Atlantic Energy cooperation.

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Potato drought

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We find out what drought conditions are doing to province's potato crops.

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Puppy mills

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Two people are sentenced in connection with puppy mills in Northern New Brunswick. Terry speaks with the Chief Animal Protection Officer for the New Brunswick SPCA.

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Politics and the Media

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Occupiers and legislators. Alison Loat, executive director of Samara Canada, talks about a new report about politics and the media. Samara is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving.

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Gold medalist welcomed

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

It was a golden homecoming last night in Fredericton for paralympian Dave
Durepos.

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McAdam water troubles

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Mayor Frank Carroll gives an update on the well-water in McAdam.

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Workplace column

Posted by Kevin Shaw


You'll sometimes hear that the old work ethic just isn't what it used to be, or is it? Pierre Battah is back to talk about your workplace issues.


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Realtor

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It looks like former Saint John real estate broker Marc Mawhinney is in hot water again. A businessman in Germany is alleging he lost his Bay of Fundy summer home after making a deal with Mawhinney.

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United way

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Setting realistic goals for charities in need of funds. We hear about this year's United Way campaign.

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Strawberry fields

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Are strawberry fields forever in Fredericton? The public debate starts at city council tonight. Terry talks with someone who's considering the issue from a different perspective.


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Harvest Jazz and Blues

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Harvest Jazz and Blues week is finally here...we'll have all the information you'll need to know from the festival's music director, Brent Staeban.


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Booking conference

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The big booking conference comes to the booker. Our Playhouse columnist Tim Yerxa and the city of Fredericton are hosting a big conference filled with entertainment opportunities for you.

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Health recommendations

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a health policy analyst about the New Brunswick Medical Society's recommendations to the province.

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Wasp invasion

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Wasps pester people at the Fredericton Exhibition. Jon Sweeney talks to Terry about the wasp invastion. He's a research scientist and entomologist with Natural Resources Canada based with foresty services here Fredericton.

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Matt Andersen

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Jeff Liberty is a member of Matt Andersen's management team. Jeff talks about an artist whose star is on the rise.

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Charles Bradley

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A soul man sings from his heart and soul. Terry talks with Harvest Jazz and Blues performer Charles Bradley.


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Drinking follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Balancing profits with curbing student binge drinking. Terry talks with the managers of a couple of campus bars in Fredericton.


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Worksafe NB

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

If you were injured on the job between 1987 and this year, you may be entitled to compensation from Worksafe NB. Labour specialist Tom Barron explains a recent court decision dealing with Canada Pension Plan retirement benefits.
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Baseball winners

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Paul Hornibrook, President Fredericton Minor Baseball Association explains
the secret to winning sports seasons. Fredericton's minor baseball teams claimed four Provincial titles this summer.

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Campus drinking

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Changing the student experience one drink at a time.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


And the price hikes just keep coming. Robert Jones has the details.


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Medical Society

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the president of the New Brunswick Medical Society about its recent submission to the province to fix the health system.


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Spiderwebs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We untangle a listener's questions about spiders and spiderwebs.


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Flood report

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Perth-Andover Chief Adminstrative Officer Dan Dionne shares his thoughts on the flood mitigation study for the village.

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Superintendent Anglophone West

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A new school year, and a newly reorganized school board. Terry talks to the superintendent of New Brunswick's Anglophone West school district
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Language Lady

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Sending you off to school with the best possible grammar and language skills. Our Language Lady Laurel Boone is back.
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Call centre movie

Posted by Kevin Shaw


An inside look at the life of a call centre employee. Terry talks with two call-centre workers turned filmmakers.

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Call Centre Movie

Posted by Kevin Shaw

An inside look at the life of a call centre employee. We talk to two call-centre workers turned filmmakers.

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Call Centre Movie

Posted by Kevin Shaw

An inside look at the life of a call centre employee. We talk to two call-centre workers turned filmmakers.

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Labour Day panel 2

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Part 2 of our panel discussion about the state of labour and labour relations in 2012
in New Brunswick and across Canada.
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Labour Day panel 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Labour and labour relations in 2012 - Why so much strife in New Brunswick and across the country? Part 1 of our Labour Day panel with some of the best observers in the country.

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Tick study

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Researchers at Mount Allison University are studying ticks in New Brunswick. What they've found out so far might surprise you. Dr. Vett Lloyd is leading the project.
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