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January 2013 Archives

Payroll Subsidies

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province is offering subsidies to businesses that hire young workers. But will businesses take them up on the offer?

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One Job Pledge

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour joins us to talk about a new incentive for businesses to hire recent graduates from universities and colleges.

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A Doctor's Advice

Posted by Kevin Shaw

How to tell when a visit to your GP is worthwhile, and when you might be wasting the good doc's time.

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Teaching Kids News

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The news can be difficult for parents to explain to kids around the dinner table. But a project called Teaching Kids News is trying to make that easier.

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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Tim Yerxa is here with his weekly playhouse preview.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Bob Jones has his weekly gas price predictions.

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Health Levy

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We hear about one province where a fee is already in place.

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Shooting Update

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A shooting, and a standoff. We get the latest on what happened from the Fredericton Police.

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Improving Air Access

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We talk to a consultant developing a new strategy for the Fredericton International Airport Authority.

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Slow Justice

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The CBC's Robert Jones joins us with the story of a judge so slow in making decisions, the province's Chief Justice has restricted her from taking on new cases until the backlog is cleared up.

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Flu Spread

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Dr. Alexander Doroshenko from the communicable disease unit gives us the latest information on how many people are getting the flu and where it's hitting hard.

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Perth Andover

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A village divided. We talk to a political scientist about the situation in Perth Andover.

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Fredericton Shooting

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Police update on shooting in Lincoln Heights and search for suspect.

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NB Health Minister

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Minister of Health Ted Flemming talks about what happened at his meeting with the medical society on the weekend.

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Lakes

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Cottage owners from around the province met on the weekend to form a provincial lakes association, and organize programs to protect their water quality.

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Doctors

Posted by Kevin Shaw

NB Medical Society meets with the health minister.

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Meetings Matter

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A team of experts is trying to attract more events and conferences to Fredericton.

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Movie Review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Rebekah Chasse's pick this week is one of the best of the year, Zero Dark Thirty.

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Ghomeshi coming to Fredericton

Posted by Kevin Shaw

CBC's Jian Ghomeshi gets ready to take the stage at the Shivering Songs festival.

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Health CEO's

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A big shake-up at the province's two health authorities.

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Investigation

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Worksafe New Brunswick says its chief suspect in two workplace incidents that sent more than 40 people to hospital this week is an odorless, invisible gas.

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Garrison Fundraiser

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Fundraising events to help the staff of the Garrison District Ale House kick off this weekend.

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UNB Woodlot

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We get details of the new plan to protect UNB's woodlot from development.

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Gas Leak

Posted by Kevin Shaw

An industrial accident in Miramichi sent 34 workers to hospital yesterday after they were exposed to fumes. We get an update on what happened and how the workers are doing now.

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Philanthropy Award

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Some well-deserved accolades for Tina and Jason Lejeune. The co-owners of Isaac's Way get some well-deserved praise for their philanthropic work.

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Scottish descendants

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Brad Sturgeon is the descendant of the first Scot to come to New Brunswick. Or is he?

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Playhouse Preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Tim Yerxa talks about upcoming show, Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Bob Jones has his weekly gas price predictions.

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Tax Hikes?

Posted by Kevin Shaw

A proposal from the New Brunswick Business Council on how to get New Brunswick out of its financial trouble.

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E-Health

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The province's physicians are building part of the new e-health system themselves.

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Strathcona Cup

Posted by Kevin Shaw

The oldest international curling competition comes to Fredericton.

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Adam Wright

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The life and special magnetism Adam Wright. From the start doctors warned his family their baby son faced immense odds and might not make it. Adam Wright not only made it but he touched many people's lives in his 24 years.

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Idle No More Panel Pt.2

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Part two of Terry's conversation with three young First Nations women about the Idle No More movement.

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Ashley Smith Inquest

Posted by Kevin Shaw

We hear about the tragic scenes witnessed by the jury at the Ashley Smith inquest. CBC reporter Maureen Brosnahan is covering the inquest.

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St. John River

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A public meeting last night answered fears about the future of the Mactaquac Dam and the Headpond.

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Hanwell recreation park

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A new recreation park being developed in Hanwell.

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Idle No More Panel Pt.1

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Voices of the next generation from First Nations, what the Idle No More movement means to their lives and their futures.

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No Right Turns?

Posted by Kevin Shaw

City council's proposed strategy for keeping you safe at some downtown intersections.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Our workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about job titles.

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Shale gas protesters

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

New reports show the RCMP and CSIS are keeping a close eye on the anti-shale gas movement. A securities expert explains why that might be happening.

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Movie Review

Posted by Kevin Shaw

Our movie reviewer takes on the Gangster Squad.

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Federal Government Loses Computer Records

Posted by Kevin Shaw

What happens when the government loses records for half a million student loan recipients? Terry speaks with a Fredericton area student who just found out her records are missing.

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Electoral boundaries

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A new electoral map of the province will have fewer ridings. We'll talk to one of the commissioners of the committee that drew it up .

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Student loan privacy

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Fredericton area student, Holly Smith has just found out her student loan records are missing. She's one of many affected by a privacy breach.

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Hanwell follow

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The local service district of Hanwell responds to suggestions that Fredericton may try to annex the Kingswood Entertainment Complex. Terry talks with a member of the Hanwell LSD, Chris Melvin.


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Medical Society

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The province's Health Minister is setting his sights on doctors after hearing from the auditor general that some of them are double billing. Dr. Robert Desjardins represents the province's doctors as president of the New Brunswick Medical Society.

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Dr. Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dr. Peter Lin shares information on how to protect kids from the flu.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tim has a preview of 'Late Nite Catechism: Sister Rolls the Dice!

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has his prediction on prices at the pumps this week.

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Augustine AFN

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Stepping in at a difficult time for the Assembly of First Nations. New Brunswick's Roger Augustine is filling in for National Chief Shawn Atleo as he takes a short medical leave. He talks with Terry.


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Fredericton expansion

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We look at a proposal from the city of Fredericton to annex part of the Kingswood recreation complex. Terry talks with Frank Flanagan from the city.

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FROSTival

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton's various winter events converge into one giant festival. We find out about FROSTival.

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Mercer report

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rick Mercer tours the Sabian cymbal plant and Meductic and makes a cameo appearance on stage with the Trews in Fredericton.

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Flu season

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It's nasty and this year it seems to be sparing no one. We take a look at the latest flu numbers in the province, and talk to an expert who's watching the growing numbers of flu cases.


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UNB's entrepreneur in residence

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Relish Gourmet Burgers' co-owner Rivers Corbett has a new title at UNB.
He talks with Terry.

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Non-status

Posted by Kevin Shaw


An expert on Canada's First Nations shares his thoughts on last week's dramatic ruling from the Federal Court of Canada about who should be considered aboriginal.

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Roundabouts

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The city of Fredericton's plan to go where no road construction crew has dared to go until now...."around" the old Trans-Canada to cross to the other side.

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Pierre Battah Outsource

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

1-800 "dial-a-worker". Pierre Battah talks about how the trend to outsource jobs is changing office culture.

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Fresh Mobile Bistro

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Fredericton's only mobile fresh gourmet food truck is moving on. Chef and owner Jamie Lynch explains why.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Today Rebekah Chasse has a review of Django Unchained.

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Donnie Snook

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Reporter Connell Smith has a report on Saint John city councilor Donnie Snook and the charges he faces.

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E I changes

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Changes to employment insurance have kicked in despite the protests from some workers in New Brunswick. Harry talks with Fredericton MP and Federal cabinet minister Keith Ashfield about these changes.

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Road trip

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Beaverbrook Art Gallery's most prized possessions are going on a long road trip. Three years! Harry talks with the chief curator of the Gallery, Terry Graff.

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Gibson-Neil school

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Harry Forestell talks with District Superintendent David McTimoney about the protest that tied up traffic outside the new Gibson-Neil Memorial Elementary School yesterday morning.

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Fredericton city budget

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Adding up the losses. Guest host Harry Forestell talks with Councillor Bruce Grandy to talk about his new budget for the city of Fredericton.

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Downtown fires

Posted by Kevin Shaw


What is the Fredericton fire department doing to protect the historic downtown from fire. We'll talk with the man in charge of the plan.

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Ski accident

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Dealing with tragedy on the slopes. The general manager of Crabbe Mountain talks about the death of a skier at the busy ski hill yesterday.

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Aboriginal court hearing

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A Federal Court decision may mean a whole new world for aboriginal people living off reserve in New Brunswick.

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New Fredericton school opens

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Fredericton's new northside elementary school is opening its doors to students this morning.

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E.coli update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We get the latest on the recent outbreak of E.coli. Five cases, two in the Saint John area, and three in the Fredericton area were confirmed last week.

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Help for Garrison workers

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Another demonstration of a community that cares. Hundreds volunteer to help after fire hits another downtown Fredericton business.

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Regional Service Commissions

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

All is not well with the new regional service commission system in our province. The mayor of Blacks Harbour has a list of complaints.

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Cross-country ski season

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The cross-country ski report from Fredericton. We find out how conditions are this winter.

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Railway blockade

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with one of the organizers of the CN Rail blockade north of Moncton that's been shut down.

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Garrison District Ale House

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The latest on the big fire at the Garrison District Ale House. Owner Doug Williams
talks about what happened and plans to rebuild.

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Pierre Battah

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A new year, a fresh start at home and at work. Pierre Battah offers you tips on how to make your workplace resolutions that stick.

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Snowmobile trails

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Snowmobile clubs in Northern New Brunswick are struggling to find volunteers. Terry finds
out why?

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Outmigration

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It's all in how you look at it. A man who studies population and social policy says we need to have a serious discussion in this province about whether outmigration is such a bad thing. Terry talks with Michael Haan.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It's a new year and a new raft of movies in theatres. It was tough to pick one, but we did, and Rebekah Chasse will talk about Les Miserables.

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Idle No More

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

The power of the Idle No More movement. Terry talks Pam Palmater grew up in New Brunswick. She's a lawyer and professor and is Chair in Indigenous governance at Ryerson University in Toronto.

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Regional Service Commission

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Terry finds about the newest level of government. The Regional Service Commission for the Fredericton area.

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11 minutes, 11 muscles

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Gerry Pond, a New Brunswick business legend speaks at the 11 miutes for 11 muscles fundraiser.


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Junior hockey

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Edward Fraser, Managing Editor of The Hockey News, talks to Terry about
Canada's 5-1 loss to the USA at the World Junior Championship in Russia.

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Prebudget discussions

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

New Brunswick's finance minister starts a prebudget tour on January the 24th. Kevin Lacey of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has some
suggestions for the minister.

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Peter Lin

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A new report on the health benefits of meditation. Dr. Peter Lin, our house doctor, talks about the report.

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A contemporary dance show with a Fredericton connection. Tim Yerxa will be here to talk about "The Trilogy Project."

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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones has bad news about gas prices for the third week in a row.


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11 minutes 11 muscles

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Diana Austin was one of the prominent New Brunswickers speaking at an fundraiser
for people with muscular dysterophy. The event was called 11 minutes, 11 muscles.
Austin is a professor of English at the University of New Brunswick. And
her speech dealt with the importance of a can-do approach to life as part of the 11 minutes, 11 muscles series.

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Chief Candice Paul

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

Chief Candice Paul of St. Mary's First Nation talks to Terry. She's in Ottawa leading a delegation to support hunger striker Chief Theresa Spence.


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Dana Hanson

Posted by Myfanwy Davies

A Fredericton dermatologist is named a member of the Order of Canada. Terry talks with Dr. Dana Hanson.

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