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December 2012 Archives

Mark Rheaume

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Mark talks with Terry about a few of his picks for best albums of 2012.


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Christmas bird count

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We find out why one family has made the Christmas Bird Count part of their holiday tradition for nearly 30 years.

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Best and worst movies

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah Chasse and Michael Higgins have their picks of the best and the worst movies this year.

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Top stories of 2012

Posted by Kevin Shaw


CBC's Andy Wilson counts down the top provincial news stories of 2012.

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Canadian juniors

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Hockey fans finally have something to watch on television! We'll check to see how Team Canada is faring at the World Juniors.


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Christmas debt

Posted by Kevin Shaw


So you blew your budget and then some, now what? Financial advisor Dan Noel talks with Christine about a financial intervention.

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Fatal Car Crash Kills Four Teens

Posted by Larry Dickinson

A horrific crash shocks the community of Tracadie-Shelia. CBC's Matthew Bingley spoke with Jean Claude Doiron, the uncle of one of the victims.

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Hospital Christmas

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Nicole Tupper, Executive Director tells us how staff of the Chalmers hospital are helping to keep the holidays bright for patients.

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Lincoln Light Show

Posted by Larry Dickinson

We check in with the Falle's in Lincoln to find out how this year's Christmas light show is going.

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Feed a family

Posted by Kevin Shaw


From Fredericton to Minto, and McAdam and to Woodstock. Weget an update on the ten food banks who are part of our Feed a Family campaign this year.

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Red Cross

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A Canadian perspective on helping people after Super-storm Sandy. Terry talks with Canadian Red Cross worker Emma Lavoie-Evans of Fredericton about the aftermath of the hurricane, seven weeks later.

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Drug plan reaction

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The group representing small business owners in New Brunswick says employers can't afford a proposed new drug plan for the province. Terry talks with a representative of the CFIB.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has his predition on what will happen to the price of gas tonight.


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Peter Coade

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Peter has a look at what we can expect weather-wise in the days ahead.

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Gas jobs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Should a career in New Brunswick's shale gas industry be in your future? Terry asks the energy minister.

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Drug plan

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Banishing the word "catastrophic" from drug plans in New Brunswick. We hear about a proposed way to cover all prescription drugs you might need in New Brunswick.

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Peter Coade's weather

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

CBC meterologist Peter Coade talks to Terry about the stormy weather
expected over night Tuesday and on Wednesday.

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Fredericton city budget

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The city of Fredericton adjusts its budget time table...the new budget will come out next year. Terry talks with the chair of the finance committee, Councillor Bruce Grandy.


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Feed a family foodbanks part 2

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry continues his conversation with food bank coordinators from Minto, McAdam, and Woodstock.

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Random Act of Kindness

Posted by Myfanwy Davies


The holiday spirit is alive and well in one Fredericton home. We'll talk to a father who's challenging his kids to random acts of kindness all month long.

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Connecticut shooting

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Coping with the devastating school shooting in Connecticut. Terry talks with a New Brunswicker who's living in that state.

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Natural gas

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The future of natural gas in Canada. We'll find out what the Conference Board of Canada is predicting in a new report out today.

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Feed a Family foodbanks 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to food bank co-ordinators from rural New Brunswick... about the need in their communities.

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Pierre Battah's book list

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Our workplace specialist Pierre Battah will be here with some last minute shopping tips on books for the business people in your life.

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Moncton concerts

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The City of Moncton is only partially releasing documents outlining how much public money is being spent on its annual mega concerts. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation weighs in on the story.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


On today's movie review a Christmas collage. Rebekah Chasse talks about an old classic...a new classic and some unexpected Christmas movie classics.

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Department of Social Development

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with a sociology professor about Social Development's controversial policy to recoup overpayments from its former clients.

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EI changes

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The changes to EI go into effect next month. Terry talks to two New Brunswick MPs about those changes.

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Hailey's Dream

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The city of Fredericton rallies around a little girl with an extremely rare disease. We hear the story of a remarkable girl and the campaign to make Hailey's dreams come true.

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David Myles

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Singing for supper. Find out how you can enjoy some great live music while you're out shopping today and support local food banks at the same time.


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Overpayment claw-back

Posted by Kevin Shaw


How do you determine how much effort should be put into recovering money that was overpaid to clients of Social Development?


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EI changes part 2

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Premier David Alward met with groups opposed to EI changes and Terry
talks to a representative from one of those groups.

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EI changes part 1

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Millions of dollars lost from the economy and more unemployment. Results from the government's own investigation into the impact of EI reforms on New Brunswick paint a bleak picture. We have a special report.

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tim Yerxa has a list of ideas for the hard to buy for person on your Christmas list.

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has good news about gas prices tonight. Here's a hint...wait until tomorrow to fill-up.

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Feed a family couples part 2

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Part 2 of Terry's conversation with two families who rely on the help of foodbanks to feed their families. They are the faces of the people we are trying to help this year for Feed a Family.


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Mactaquac Dam

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A series of mysterious objects has appeared on the side of the Mactaquac Dam and
it is part of a high tech research.

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Back from Russia

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

One tournament, a lifetime of memories. We'll find out how a pee wee hockey team from Fredericton did representing Canada at the Arctic Cup in Russia.

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Finance Minister Higgs

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

It's a lean capital budget this year. Terry talks to New Brunswick's Finance
Minister Blaine Higgs.

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Feed a family couples part 1

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Ever wonder what life's really like for families you're helping this year with our Feed a Family compaign?....two families join us to talk about what they're going through.

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EUB decision

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The EUB has said no to a closed-door deal between Irving and the public intervenor over petroleum price increases. We get reaction from David Coon, leader of the provincial Green party.

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World curling

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Hurry hard. Fredericton confirms it's hosting two world curling events next Spring. Terry talks with event co-chair Wayne Tallon.

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George Piers

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George Piers from Fredericton's community kitchen notched a milestone on the weekend that seem almost impossible thirty years ago. He talks with Terry about 30 years of the Fredericton food bank.


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Irving/Public intervenor deal

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has a report on the secret deal on petroleum prices between the public intervenor an Irving oil.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

When it comes to giving gifts at work this holiday season, is it better to be a Santa or a Grinch? Our workplace issues columnist Pierre Battah has some thoughts.

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Tree vandalism

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The city's forester wants to know who cut trees down
onn the banks of the river in Fredericton.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah Chasse takes a look at the latest Brad Pitt film, 'Killing Them Softly'.

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Flood mitigation planning

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the mayor of Hartland about why the town of Hartland is talking flood mitigation planning.

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Feed a Family Oromocto

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

One of the food banks facing a big demand is in Oromocto. Greg Doucet is the interim executive director of the food bank.

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McAdam Train Station

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry finds out about restoration efforts at the McAdam Train Station.


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Species at risk

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Emergency measures to save bats in our province seem to be stalling. Terry talks with a member of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.

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Holiday stress

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Feeding a family when you're not sure where that next meal is coming from. We look at the added pressures facing hundreds of families during the holidays.

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New Brunswick Medical Society

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Doctors strike back against claims they are overbilling medicare. Terry talks with the CEO of the New Brunswick Medical Society.

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Dr. Peter Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dr. Peter Lin why end-of-term anxiety appears to be reaching new highs... and how doctors can help.

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ATV riders

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Daniel Boucher, President of the New Brunswick ATV Federation,
talks to Terry about a change that will require ATV riders to have a permit if they're using trails in New Brunswick.

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


This week Tim Yerxa has a sneak peek of this year's Christmas at the Playhouse.

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Auditor General report

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It seems like every highway is under construction in the summer time, but the auditor general says the province needs to do MORE to maintain New Brunswick's roads. Terry talks with Kim MacPherson on that topic and more.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


As you know Robert Jones and Terry sometimes have a little fun in this segment. I think you'll agree this is one of the most entertaining interviews they've done. Oh gas is going down by the way.

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Fredericton Police report

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Former provincial ombudsman Bernard Richard was hired to review the Fredericton Police Force's handling of possible charges against a popular blogger. Mr Richard talks with Terry about his findings.


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Abigail Massey

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Mark Walma has written a collection of short stories for children written and illustrated especially for the McAdam Railway Station and Hotel. The book is called Abigail Massey at McAdam Station.

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Business taxes

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Susan Holt, President and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council,
talks about the new property tax cuts and about the council's position that the province should increase the corporate tax rate.

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Return of the pie lady

Posted by Kevin Shaw


She was missed by many last year, and now Debbie Roherty is back in our Feed a Family fold again. Just in time for your dinner table. Debbie tells Terry what she has in store for this year.


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Fredericton city budget

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the chair of Fredericton's finance committee about how the new municipal funding formula is affectng the city's plans for next year's budget.

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Charles Leblanc case

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A civil liberties group talks to Terry about expectations from Bernard Richard's report on the arrest of blogger Charles Leblanc.

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Christmas wreath makers

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry talks to a wreath maker to find out what the season is like this year.

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Property tax cut

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has a report on some of the big winners in the recent property tax cuts.

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Feed a family

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Meeting a new challenge. Our Feed a Family campaign begins today...we'll hear about the need ...and the ways you can give.

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Municipal grants

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Bruce Fitch, Minister of Environment and Local Government
answers criticism about his new municipal grant program.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

When's the last time your boss gave you a pat-on-the back for a job well done? Our workplace specialist Pierre Battah talks about workplace recognition.

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