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April 2013 Archives

Attack ads

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The Conservative attack ads hit Justin Trudeau within hours of his election as Liberal party leader, Terry asks our panel of New Brunswick MPs from the Tories, Liberals and the NDP what they think of the tactic.


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Shale health

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Six months after releasing her recommendations on shale gas and public health, Dr. Eilish Cleary tells us how her recommendations are being implemented. Jacques Poitras has a report.


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NB GDP

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick places near the basement in the latest stats for the country on GDP. Terry asks an economist some of the reasons why.

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Medicinal marijuana

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Will the Tobique First Nation get the approval for a medicinal marijuana farm, or is it just a pipe dream? Catherine Harrop has a report.


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Workplace culture

Posted by Allyson McCormack

How to change a workplace culture. Terry talks with Pierre Battah about what it takes and why we do it.


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Illegal pesticide charges

Posted by Allyson McCormack

A deal between DFO and an aquaculture company has led to a guilty plea and big fines in relation to the use of illegal pesticides.


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Attack ads

Posted by Allyson McCormack

The Conservative attack ads hit Justin Trudeau within hours of his election as Liberal party leader. Terry asks our panel of New Brunswick MPs from the Tories, Liberals and the NDP what they think of the tactic.

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Graduation ring

Posted by Allyson McCormack

The unbelievable story of a search for a ring - and not a Hobbit in sight. This ring is right here in New Brunswick.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah Chasse talks about what may be the first blockbuster of the summer season, Oblivion.

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Bird flu

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Tracking the newest bird flu. Terry talks with an influenza virologist about the H-7-N-9, the virus that's been making headlines for weeks.


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Electoral change

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Barring any further objections, now you know where you'll be voting next election. The province has released its new ridings map with six fewer ridings.


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Child's View of Gaza

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The exhibit opens today in Fredericton with some controversy, but not everyone wants it here. We hear from the pros and cons.


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Burning permits

Posted by Kevin Shaw


No more yearly inspections of your backyard fire pit! We find out why the city of Fredericton is making its burning permits permanent.

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Cyberbullying

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Could changes to the Criminal Code of Canada prevent another tragedy like the Rehtaeh Parsons suicide? We get one lawyer's take.

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Gardening phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George is here to answer your questions. And he has some ideas of what you should be doing right no to prepare for the season.

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Dr Desjardins

Posted by Kevin Shaw


New Brunswick doctors says they're taking the province to court over cuts to their medicare billing. Christine talks to the medical society president.

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Dr Lin - sense of smell loss

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The inability to smell can be a health and safety problem. Christine talks with DR. Lin about how doctors can help.

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Charlotte Street Arts Centre

Posted by Kevin Shaw


After questions about the authenticity of an exhibit forced a delay in its opening, the Arts Centre will show Child's View of Gaza starting tomorrow. Christine talked with the Arts Centre's board president.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says there won't be much of a change in the price of gas tonight.

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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tim Yerxa tells Terry about a play called "When it Rains".

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Turnaround achievement awards

Posted by Kevin Shaw


From drop-out to on the verge of starting a university degree. We hear the story of how one young woman turned her life around.

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Health minister

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks to Ted Flemming about the decison NOT to build a new hospital or medical facility in Perth-Andover.

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Turnaround achievement awards

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He battled depression and won and now this grade 12 student is picking up an award in recognition of his turnaround.


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Disc golf

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We find out about a proposal to put a "disc golf" course in Odell Park.

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Energy minister

Posted by Kevin Shaw


SWN Resources says it's looking at a one in 10 chance of finding viable shale gas reserves in the province. Terry talks with New Brunswick's energy minister about what that could mean.

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Noise bylaw

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The city of Fredericton says no room for Vroom, Vroom. It's cracking down on loud motorcycles.

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NB Business Council

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Are New Brunswick businesses in the game when it comes to the shale gas industry? That's what the province's Business Council wants to know.


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Workplace issues

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A silent epidemic in the workplace. Pierre Battah guides us through the difficult world of illiteracy on the job.

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Pensioners

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Retired public servants say the government can forget about changing their pension plans.

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Curling wrap

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The senior world curling championships and world mixed doubles wrapped up this weekend in Fredericton. Terry talks with one of the organizers about how the week went.


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Movie review

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Rebekah Chasse talks about the movie "42" based on the life story of Jackie Robinson.


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Health cuts

Posted by Allyson McCormack

More cuts have been announced for health care in New Brunswick. Terry talks with Ralph McBride about the unions affected.


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Pension reforms

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Trying to cut through the anger. We'll speak with Finance Minister Blaine Higgs about his attempts to explain possible pension changes to retired public servants.


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Curling championships

Posted by Allyson McCormack

International players in Fredericton for the World Seniors and World Mixed Doubles curling championships, talk about their visit to the city.


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Idle No More

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Terry talks with Sylvia McAdam, one of the founders of the Idle No More movement.


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Job series

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Kris Austin, leader of the Peoples Alliance of New Brunswick, talks about how he would solve the job crisis in the province.


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Job series

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David Coon, leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, talks about how he would solve the job crisis in the province.


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Gardening questions

Posted by Allyson McCormack

April showers bring May flowers? Gardening guru, George Scott, takes questions from listeners.


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Health council

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Some say it could spell the demise of Canada's national healthcare system. Terry talks with Raisa Deber about federal cuts to the Health Council of Canada.


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Job series

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Finding solutions to chronic unemployment in New Brunswick. Terry asks New Brunswick's major political parties what they'd do.


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Sherrif's van

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Terry talks with CBC reporter Connell Smith about an accident involving a sheriff's van last year. Two of the three injured prisoners are now suing the provincial government.


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Mouth guards

Posted by Allyson McCormack

The New Brunswick Dental Society is urging soccer parents to make mouth guards part of their kids' gear. Terry talks with the Society's president, Dr. Lylia Mckenzie.


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Job series

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Downsized - but not out. Terry talks with two New Brunswickers who created their own luck after losing their jobs - without leaving the Maritimes.


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Job series

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Students at St. Thomas University in Fredericton talk about how their job prospects are shaping up


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tim Yerxa is here with our Playhouse Preview. Here's a hint... this one will leave you spinning.


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Forestry study

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Terry talks with Arielle DeMerchant and Tom Beckley about a new study that looks at the impact of climate change on New Brunswick's forestry industry.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones predicts another drop in the price of gas this week.


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Home insurance premiums

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New Brunswick's consumer advocate for insurance renews his call for insurance companies to stop using credit scores to determine home insurance premiums. He talks with Terry.


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Job series

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Heading west to find work. Stories from two New Brunswickers part of the trend.


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Job series

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A story about a young man who left high school fully bilingual with a university scholarship, who's now working as a cab driver.


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Brian Gallant

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The people of Kent have spoken. Terry talks with Brian Gallant, the riding's new MLA.

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Brandon Brewer

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This one's a fighter. We hear from a young man who tells Terry how boxing changed his life.


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Leah Levac leaves

Posted by Kevin Shaw


One of Fredericton's new city councillors leaves for a job in Ontario. Terry talks with Leah Levac.


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Music festival

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Look where the Fredericton Music Festival can take you! Terry talks with a former competitor who's now an adjudicator.


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McAdam's list

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Tracking the exodus from a small town. We see how the search for jobs is affecting McAdam.

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Tax havens

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fighting words over tax havens. Terry talks with columnist Diane Francis about her recent column.

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Workplace issues

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When a company says sorry. Our workplace columnist looks at apologies in the workplace.

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Jobs series

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Today we start our jobs series with a story about an IT worker.


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Clean Fredericton

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Blogger Chafic Haddad is recruiting volunteers to help him clean up the city. He talks with Terry.


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Cathy King

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Curler Cathy King will be inducted into the curling hall of fame in June, she tells us about the sport that has shaped her life.


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FYHA girls

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebranding female hockey in Fredericton. We find out what the Fredericton Youth Hockey Association is planning.

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Jamie Turner

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A Perth-Andover heavy equipment operator saves a bus driver's life. Terry talks with the man a lot of people are calling a hero.

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Friends of Mactaquac Lake

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the chair of the group Friends of Mactaquac Lake. It has a position of the future of the Mactaquac Dam, and it's not budging.


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Mental health first aid

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Helping people with mental health issues. We find out about "mental health first aid.


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Hospital ratings

Posted by Kevin Shaw


How do you become the top hospitals in the province? And more importantly, what will it take to keep that rating? We hear from Bathurst's Chaleur Hospital, and Hotel-Dieu in Perth Andover about their Rate My Hospital grades.


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Gardening phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George Scott is back to answer your gardening questions.


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Mactaquac dam

Posted by Kevin Shaw


NB Power's president and CEO Gaetan Thomas joins Terry to talk about Mactaquac Dam.


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Diet book

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Is it really "All Good?" Terry talks with an obesity doctor about actress Gwyneth Paltrow's latest cookbook to find out why it's stirring up controversy.


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World curling championships

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton is ready for the arrival of hundreds of athletes as two world curling events get underway next week. Terry talks with event co-chair Wayne Tallon.

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Pill problem

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Dealing with a pharceutical emergency ...doctors and pharmacies try to calm thousands of anxious teenaged girls and women after a birth control mistake. Terry talks with a NB Pharmaceutical Society representative.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Playhouse will let the sunshine...when the curtain rises for the broadway musical HAIR.

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Gas guru

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Robert Jones has good news about prices at the pumps tonight.


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CRA poll

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The head of Corporate Research Associates says New Brunswick is "handcuffed" when it comes to dealing with its fiscal challeges. Terry talks with Don Mills.

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Sunday shopping

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce releases the results on its poll on Sunday shopping.

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Nurses survey

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Five hundred and one nurses answered questions. Catherine Harrop talked with Marilyn Quinn the head of the New Brunswick Nurses Union about the results.

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Paving contracts

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Frederictonians prepare for yet another busy year of road construction. Terry talks with Mike Walker the acting manager of Roads and Streets for the city of Fredericton.


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Northern economy

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Double digit unemployment and dwindling population. Terry asks two mayors from northern New Brunswick how they're dealing with hard economic times.

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Riverwatch

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The very latest from Riverwatch. Terry talks with Nelda Craig, the manager of the Hydrology Centre with the Department of Environment and Local Government.


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White nose bat fungus

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New help for bats in New Brunswick. We find out about a new federal plan, and get the latest on what's happening with the population here.


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Lincoln's future

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Is it better to become a village or stay an LSD? We hear from both sides in Lincoln.

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Rod Gillis

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Robert Jones has a look back over the career of prominent Saint John lawyer, Rod Gillis.

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Workplace issues

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Cracking down on absenteeism. Can it it work? Our workplace issues specialist talks about managing sick leave.


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From passing the ring on the ice...to throwing stones

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fredericton has just finished the national ringuette championships,
now it's preparing for world class curling. Cindy Grant spoke with some of the organizers.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Rebekah talks about the passing of Roger Ebert and the HBO series Game of Thrones.


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Robocalls

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The first charge was laid this week following Elections Canada's investigation of fraudulent robocalls in 2011. We find out more from a journalist who's been covering the long search for a suspect.


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Sick days

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The finance minister vows to save 20 million dollars by cutting down on sick leave in the public sector. Christine talks with a union representative.


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First responders

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A Neguac-area paramedic didn't like seeing rural New Brunwickers waiting for an ambulance, sometimes alone. So he took matters into his own hands. Christine talks with Adam Peters.


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Blog contest

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One of Fredericton's own is in the top five of an international blog contest. Christine talks with Jeremy Fowler.


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George MacBeath

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Paying tribute to the creator of Kings Landing and many other facilities that celebrate New Brunswick's history. Darrell Butler tells Christine about George MacBeath.


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Cancer drugs

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Cancer patients in New Brunswick learn they they may have been treated with a diluted drug. Christine talks with a representative of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute.


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Gardening phone-in

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George Scott is back to answer all your gardening questions.


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Sabat lecture

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CBC's Eleanor Wachtel is coming to Fredericton to deliver the Christina Sabat Memorial Lecture tonight.

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Pension plans

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The city wants police to move to a shared-risk pension model, but police say leave the pension the way it is. Christine talks with a representative of the Fredericton police union.


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Living with severe allergies

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Meet 10-year-old Gibson Lemieux. He's like most kids his age, except when it comes to what he eats. Sonya Varma prepared a report.

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Playhouse preview

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Tim Yerxa tells Christine about a classic ballet coming to Fredericton that promises to sweep you off your feet.


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Gas guru

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


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Pipeline reaction

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Christine talks with an energy expert for his thoughts on the TransCanada pipeline.


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Pipeline news

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A West-East pipeline through New Brunswick is looking closer to reality. Christine talks with the provincial energy minister, Craig Leonard.


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Tobique housing

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Christine talks with a band councillor from the Tobique First Nation about the housing shortage there.

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Ringuette food

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A ringuette team goes for gold in nutrition this week in Fredericton. Christine talks with a parent from the Calgary U 19 team.


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Pension plan

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The city wants police to move to a shared-risk pension model, but police say leave the pension the way it is. Christine talks with a representative of the Fredericton police union.


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House insurance

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Everyone should have it, but not everyone can afford it. We hear why home insurance is getting out of reach for more New Brunswickers.


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Ringuette championships

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Fredericton is hosting the Canadian Ringuette Championships this week...more than a thousand athletes will be in town. Freelance sports journalist Nick Murray has a report.

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Fredericton filmmaker

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It's a wrap. Fredericton filmmaker Gia Milani has finished production on her first feature length movie. She talks with Christine.


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Animal seizure

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Christine talks with Wayne Burpee of the SPCA for more details about the latest animal seizure in New Brunswick.


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Budget reaction

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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business and CUPE weigh in on the provincial budget.

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