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May 2013 Archives

Epic

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Rebekah Chasse reviews the movie "Epic" based on the children's book "The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs" by William Joyce.


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Sex abuse

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Terry talks with an attorney who has represented victims of sexual abuse in the US and Canada, about what parents should know to help protect their kids.


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Health Report

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Terry talks with Marilyn Quinn from the New Brunswick Nurses Union about the province's new health report.


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Chalmers Hospital Auxiliary

Posted by Allyson McCormack

The Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital Auxiliary is joining the campaign to raise money for a new patient monitoring system for the intensive care unit. Dale McLeod is the new chair of the Hospital Auxiliary. She spoke to Information Morning's Angela Chang.


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Team New Brunswick

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Team New Brunswick gets ready for a big rally this weekend ahead of the Canada Summer Games. Terry talks with Stephane Hachey, chef de mission for the team.


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Snook pleads guilty

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Donnie Snook pleads guilty to 46 charges involving child exploitation.
CBC Reporter Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon was in court yesterday and has a report.

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ICU tour

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Angela Chang takes a tour of the ICU at the Chalmers hospital.

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Mortgages

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our personal finance watcher, Dan Noel looks at whether this is the right time to pay off that mortgage.

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Chimney swifts

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Bird watchers are pretty excited about a large number of Chimney Swifts found in the Fredericton area. Terry talks with a biologist who's been here to see them.

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Chalmers Hospital ICU

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talks with the Medical Director of the intensive care unit at the Chalmers Hospital. It's the focus of this year's Health Blooms campaign.


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Gas guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones is calling for a slight change in the price of gas tonight.

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Jody Carr

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Education Minister talks with Terry about inclusion.


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Bridge closure

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A bridge repair in Teeds Mills will see some folks in more than a dozen homes forced to walk for the month of June. Terry talks with one of the people who will be affected.


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Local food

Posted by Kevin Shaw


How local is local? The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has set an interim policy that defines local food as within the province or territory. We get local reaction.


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Environmental Trust Fund

Posted by Kevin Shaw


There are still questions about what or who qualifies for help from the ETF.Terry talks with a person who used to chair the fund.


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Heather Smith

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The outgoing president of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association talks about the effect of inclusion on the school system.


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Gi lab update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Two doctors from the DECH talk about the equipment they can buy with the money from last year's Health Blooms fund raiser.


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Multicultural Association

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The ethno-cultural associations and services in Fredericton gets a new home. We find out about the Fredericton Intercultural Centre.


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Wet fields

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The cold and wet spring has farmers behind schedule, we check in with a couple of them to see what this means for crops.

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Health blooms

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It's not just the flowers blooming this time of year. Our Health Blooms campaign in support of the Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation is underway!

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Pharmacists

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The New Brunswick Pharmacists Association releases a new survey suggesting New Brunswickers would like to have their pharmacists treat some of their minor ailments.

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Energy drinks

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Teens are consuming more energy drinks and the chief medical officer of health for the province has some concerns about that. Terry talks with Dr. Eilish Cleary.


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Workplace issues

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Finding a decent job is a challenge, and it can be even more so if you have a disability. Pierre Battah will be here with a look at what this means for the workplace.


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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Today Rebekah Chasse reviews a movie that's based on a true New Brunswick story.


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Joe Oliver

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Federal Natural Resources minister Joe Oliver joins Terry to respond to Justin Trudeau's comments on the Trans Canada pipeline.

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Legislative blitz

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Bills, bills and more bills, it's a legislative blitz this week! Terry talks to the opposition parties about all the legislation being introduced.


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NBCC

Posted by Kevin Shaw


NBCC has it's first Industrial Research Chair in Mobile First Technology. The Chair, William McIver explains what that means for the college network and high tech business in the province.


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Senate relevance

Posted by Kevin Shaw


As the Senate expense scandal continues to unfold in Ottawa, we're taking a look at the institution itself. What's the purpose of the Red Chamber?


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Gardening phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George Scott of Scott's Nursery takes your calls, e-mails, and tweets.


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Justin Trudeau

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The new leader of the federal liberals stops by the studio for a chat with Terry.


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Natural gas lines

Posted by Kevin Shaw


There are two agencies in the province that follow-up after a natural gas lines is stuck. Terry talks with representatives of both.


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Dr. Dina Reiss

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We get a doctor's assessment of a new coronavirus that's been compared to SARS... and find out how worried Canadians should be.


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Nature Conservancy of Canada

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Can businesses be nature friendly and still compete, The Nature Conservancy of Canada thinks they can. Terry talks with the president and CEO.


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Mike Allen

Posted by Kevin Shaw

New Brunswick Conservative MP Mike Allen joins Terry to discuss the Canadian senate and the recent controversy over expense claims.

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Legislature lawsuit

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The very symbol of New Brunswick's democracy -- the Legislature building -- is at the centre of a bitter lawsuit. Our provincial affairs reporter brings us the story.

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Touch the truck

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Big Trucks, Noisy Trucks, Emergency vehicles will all be on hand to help raise money for a shool in Haiti in memory of Mark Gallagher. Terry talks with one of the organizers.


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Butterfly project

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Residents of Shannex Parkland Retirement Living Complex in Fredericton are preparing to let their home grown butterflies spread their wings. Terry talks with Nora Hinchey, the Leisure Coordinator for Independent Traditional Retirement Living.


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Political panel

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The senate expense scandal probably made the long weekend seem even longer for Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party... and not in a good way. Terry talks with two NB MPs about the events in Ottawa.

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Natural gas lines

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Construction season is underway, Terry talks with the Fredericton Fire Department and Enbridge Gas about how to keep gas lines safe, and what happens when one gets accidently cut.


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Ashley Smith inquest

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with the executive director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, about what she hopes will change after the inquest.


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Lakes association

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Christine talks with a member of the New Brunswick Lakes Association about what's being done to protect the lakes in the province.


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BrainBash 2013

Posted by Kevin Shaw


How far would YOU go to pay it forward? Christine talks with a man who's stepping into the wrestling ring for a good cause.

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Movie review

Posted by Kevin Shaw


F.Scott Fitzgerald's literary gem is at the theatres. Rebekah Chasse will tell us how well she thinks it translated to the silver screen.

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Internet Child Exploitation unit

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province is investing in a special policing unit to help fight internet crime. Terry talks with the RCMP officer who heads up the unit.

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Sunshine Gardens reunion

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A Fredericton neighbourhood reunites after 30 years. Terry talks with Linda Grant, a member of the organizing committee.


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Environmental trust

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The CBC's Robert Jones looks at New Brunswick's beleaguered and sometimes misused environmental trust fund - and, how this year where all the money will go - remains a mystery.


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Gardening phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George answers your questions from trimming hedges to planting oaks trees.


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Genetic testing

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Angelina Jolie is raising awareness about genetic screenings. But are they reliable? Terry talks with an expert about the advantages and risks involved with genetic testing.


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Tax refund

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Our personal finance watcher Dan Noel, looks at the dilemna over what to do with your tax refund.

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Beetle traps

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is tracking the spruce longhorn beetle in and around Fredericton. Terry talks with a representative of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.


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Gas Guru

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Robert Jones says gas prices might climb a cent a liter.


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UNB Varsity woman's hockey

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Former members of UNB's women's varsity reds hockey team look forward to putting their complaint of sexual discrimination before Human Rights referees.


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Graduated checking

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Lots of talk about whether to ban or allow bodychecking in minor hockey. But is there a solution that takes the middle ground? Terry talks with former NHLer Mike Eagles about his idea.


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Graduated checking

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Lots of talk about whether to ban or allow bodychecking in minor hockey. But is there a solution that takes the middle ground? Terry talks with former NHLer Mike Eagles about his idea.


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Micro loans

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A new program to help immigrants to Canada upgrade their foriegn credentials will be launched today. Terry talks to the Project Administrator for Micro Loans.

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Hockey hitting

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The case against bodychecking in Peewee hockey. We find out why Hockey Nova Scotia is banning the practice, and talk to Hockey NB about how the decision could influence how hockey is played here.


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Lincoln vote

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province is encouraging communities to set up as villages, but last night the residents of Lincoln voted to stay the way they are ...and keep their status as an LSD.


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Bees

Posted by Kevin Shaw


It was another tough year for New Brunswick beekeepers. We find out how hives weathered the winter.

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Kingswood ATVs

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Cracking down on joyriding at Kingswood. The golf course was damaged by some ATV riders over the weekend. Terry talks with the Director of Golf about the damage.


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Paddy Gregg remembered

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We hear stories about the former Information Morning host from a couple of his former colleagues.


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Fire drones

Posted by Kevin Shaw


High tech fire fighting. We find out about some research at UNB into new ways to fight forest fires in our province.


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Airplane mishap

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Blown tires.. leaking fluid... and lots of chaos on a flight to Fredericton. We hear one passenger's experience.

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Dr Lin - grey hair

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Why age may just be one small part of the equation when it comes to grey hairs, and how some German researchers hope to say goodbye to greys once and for all. Terry talks with Dr Lin.


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Mother's Day contest

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Not too late to tell us about your best day with Mom....our Mother's Day contest keeps going.


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Movie review

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Our super hero movie reviewer joins us to talk about Ironman 3.


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Shale gas regulations

Posted by Kevin Shaw


We hear what New Brunswick's chief medical officer of health thinks of the government's new blueprint for natural gas exploration.


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Lobster prices

Posted by Kevin Shaw


To fish or not to fish. Terry talks with the head of the Maritime Fishermen's Union about the latest protests over lobster prices.


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Paddy Gregg

Posted by Kevin Shaw


A great voice has fallen silent. Former CBC broadcaster Paddy Gregg has passed away after a long illness. We pay tribute.

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Gardening phone-in

Posted by Kevin Shaw


George Scott of Scott's Nursery answers your gardening questions.


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Bathurst high school student

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The Future is Now. With a bleak economic outlook for Northern New Brunswick, what do high school graduates see in their future? Terry talks with Marco Duguay, president of the SC.

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Fire update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Terry talk with the mayor of Kedgwick about the big forest fire burning near his village this week. And we get the morning update on the forest fire situation in New Brunswick.


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Household survey

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Why experts are a little cautious with Canada's first National Household Survey.


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Fire threat

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We find out about more communities facing the threat of wildfires yesterday afternoon.


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Mid-size cities

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The Conference Board of Canada has some new research on how cities in our province are faring, and the news isn't great. Terry talks with a researcher about the new study.

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NB Power

Posted by Kevin Shaw


The province puts NB Power back together again. We find out what that means to your power bills.


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Fredericton drivers

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Police in Fredericton aim to make the roads safer for drivers this year, and the crackdown could include you. Terry talks with Staff Sgt Brian Ford.


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Forest fires

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Fire frustration. Terry talks with the Department of Natural Resources about the recent spate of fires.


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NB Medical society

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Doctors from around the province are giving the green light to a lawsuit against the health department for capping their billing fees. Where does this leave you, the patient? We ask the president of the New Brunswick medical society.


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Harvest update

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Get ready for a rockin' fall, Fredericton! We get a sneak preview of this year's Harvest Jazz and Blues launch.

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Phoenix square

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Phoenix Square loses its trees temporarily, and Freddie the nude dude spent the winter in Alabama. We find out what else is happening in front of Fredericton city hall.


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STU tuition

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St. Thomas University defies the province's tuition cap. Terry talks with the president.


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Official languages

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It's become taboo to question any aspect of how official bilingualism is administered in New Brunswick, how fair is that? Terry asks the Commissioner of Official Languages.

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Northern NB part 1

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Facing the future in northern New Brunswick. CBC Reporter Robert Jones looks at the challenges in special series this week.

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Workplace issues

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Remember your first summer job? Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah will be here this morning with tips on working with summer students.


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Youth mental health

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Putting the focus on mental health for children and teenagers. Terry talks with the head of the Canadian Mental Health Association in New Brunswick.


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The Big Wedding

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Rebekah Chasse reviews "The Big Wedding" out in theatres now.


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Postal workers

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Canada Post says it needs to adapt to changing customer needs. Terry talks with the National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers about what it will that mean for its employees.


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Doctors dispute

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Terry talks with the president of the Canadian Medical Association about the doctors dispute in New Brunswick.


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Star Wars Day

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May the Fourth be with you. Terry talks with Brad Doucette about an opportunity to channel your inner Jedi.


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TNB season

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Theatre New Brunswick's Artistic Producer, Caleb Marshall, talks about the line-up for next season.


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Gardening phone-in

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George Scott answers gardening questions from listeners.

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Canada Post

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A changing future for Canada Post. Terry talks with Jon Hamilton about how the crown corporation hopes to adapt in order to survive.


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Wes McLean

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The Conservative MLA for Victoria-Tobique comments on his guilty plea to impaired driving, and people in Perth Andover react to the news.


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Premier Alward Part 2

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The second part of Terry's conversation with the Premier about the huge turnout at the Alberta job fair this week in Fredericton, and on plans for the province's energy future.


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Dementia costs

Posted by Allyson McCormack

Our personal finance watcher looks at an unexpected cost when it comes to financial planning - the cost of dementia.


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Archaeology summer camp

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A summer camp students will dig. Terry talks with Tricia Jarrett, the coordinator of a new archaeology program at UNB.


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Playhouse preview

Posted by Kevin Shaw


Some fiddle and banjo and a side of comedy. Tim Yerxa has all the details on Sheesham and Lotus.


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Gas guru

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Robert Jones has his prediction on what will happen with gas prices at midnight.


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Palliative care

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Offering help to New Brunswickers during difficult times. We find out about the growing need of palliative care.


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Premier Alward part 1

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Terry talks with New Brunswick Premier David Alward about Ottawa's quick rejection of a request from Atlantic Canada to put EI changes on ice.

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Road construction

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A long hot summer of roadwork is in the forecast for one of New Brunswick's most-heavily travelled stretches of highway. Terry talks with Connie Stairs, Brunway's chief highway engineer.


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