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August 2014 Archives

Election Essay Response

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Dr. Lynn Hansen. They discuss the response from the Medical Society to our series of interviews and essays on health care this week.

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Krissi's Story

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A New Brunswick mother helps her community raise money for a Jaws of Life after losing her daughter in a car crash.

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Gardening Phone-In - Aug 28

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George Scott answers your gardening questions.

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Election Essay 3

Posted by Cari Blanchard

What role should government play in the health of New Brunswickers? Terry Seguin talks to UNB Professor Gabriela Tymowski.

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Tale of a Town Canada

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Downtown Fredericton becomes part of a national oral history. Terry Seguin talks to Charles Ketchabaw.

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CMA President

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Seniors move to the front of national health concerns. Terry Seguin talks to the new president of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Chris Simpson.

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York Closure

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Last minute plans for York Arena throw the hockey season into disarray. Terry Seguin talks to John Saunders, president of the FYHA.

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Election Essay 2

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Ken McGeorge about his five fixes for New Brunswick's ailing health care system.

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Buffalo Bound

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Tom Coolen ahead of his season coaching in the National Hockey League.

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Election Essay 1

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Richard Saillant, the author of "Over the Cliff", who says New Brunswickers should pay close attention to what the politicians promise when it comes to the economy.

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York Arena

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The City of Fredericton voted last night to close the York Arena this season. Terry Seguin talks to Eric Megarity.

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Reporters Political Panel

Posted by Cari Blanchard

We've assembled a group of seasoned political journalists to give us their thoughts on the early days of the New Brunswick campaign.

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Voting

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Machines are counting your vote in the provincial election for the first time. Terry Seguin talks to Mike Quinn, NB's Chief Electoral officer.

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Water Classification

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to David Courtemanch, a freshwater scientist with the Nature Conservancy in Maine, about what Maine does to protect its waterways.

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Forestry Deal

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A group of First Nations Chiefs will find out today whether the court put a temporary halt on the province's new forestry agreement. Christine McLean talks to historian and author, Ken Coates.

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Acadian Congress

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Lise Pelletier and Leo-Paul Charest about the World Acadian Congress and signs of a new francophone alliance.

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Water Classification

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Stephanie Merrill about what the New Brunswick Conservation Council thinks should happen with the province's "non-existent" water classification system.

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Day 1 of Election Campaign

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Don Desserud and Tom Bateman. They take a look at what to expect in the election campaign.

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Remembering Fred Ross

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to William Forrestall, a friend of New Brunswick artist Fred Ross, and a fellow artist.

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Watershed Follow

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Reaction from the Nashwaak Watershed Association to news that the water classification system is a mirage. Christine McLean talks to Paul McLaughlin.

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Carless by Choice

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to two people who have decided to live without cars in the most car dependent province in the country.

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Lac-Mégantic

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives calls for a public inquiry after finding a long list of failures in the system before last summer's tragedy in Lac-Mégantic. Christine McLean talks to Executive Director Bruce Campbell.

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Watershed

Posted by Cari Blanchard

New Brunswick's ombudsman wonders what happened to all the work that went into the province's water classification system. Christine McLean talks to Charles Murray.

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Water Study

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The New Brunswick Energy Institute has appointed researchers to study water conditions in the province ahead of shale gas exploration. Christine McLean talks to Allen Curry.

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Mactaquac

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Martin MacMullin to find out how Mactaquac provincial park is dealing with the after effects of post-tropical storm Arthur.

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Bioblitz

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Learn what scientists and researchers have found at Grand Lake Protected Natural Area near Gagetown. Christine McLean talks to Don McAlpine about the Bioblitz open house.

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Acadian Book

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Phil Comeau about the stories of Acadians all over the world, that have been collected in a single book.

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Fredericton Finances

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The city's rainy day fund has taken a hit through a tough winter and the Arthur storm. Christine McLean talks to Bruce Grandy about Fredericton's financial situation.

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Children's Book

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to two young students in Fredericton who have published their own book.

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Haiti Hand

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A Fredericton doctor is using 3D printing technology to develop prosthetics for amputee children in Haiti. Christine McLean talks to Dr. Colleen O'Connell.

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Mental Health and Depression

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The death of Robin Williams shines a light on mental health issues. Christine McLean talks to Dr. Ian Colman about what people who are struggling with depression need to know.

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​Artist

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The remarkable story of a New Brunswick artist who has become the focal point of an international art show.

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RCMP

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The RCMP has had a busy year. Assistant Commissioner for NB Roger Brown talks to Christine McLean about the force's annual report.

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Transit Update

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Some bus routes get a limited reprieve. Christine McLean talks to city councillor John MacDermid.

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Running Track

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A group of track and field athletes are trying to raise money for an upgrade to the UNB's College Field. Christine McLean talks to Scott Davis.

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Bourque Reaction

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to law professor Jula Hughes about Justin Bourque's plea and what we can expect in the case.

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Fredericton Clean-up

Posted by Cari Blanchard

It's been a month since Arthur swept through Fredericton, and there's lots more sweeping for the city itself to do. Christine McLean talks to the city forester, Don Murray, to get an update on the clean-up.

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Madawaska, part 3

Posted by Cari Blanchard

As the Acadian World Congress gets underway, the final part of our series looks at the New Brunswick-Maine-Quebec connection.

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APEC Report

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says better days are likely ahead for New Brunswick. Jacques Poitras talks to Fred Bergman.

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McCain Closing

Posted by Cari Blanchard

McCain announced yesterday it's closing its Borden-Carleton plant in October, putting 121 people out of work. Jacques Poitras talks to former agricultural reporter, Ian Petrie.

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Gardening Phone-In, Aug 7

Posted by Cari Blanchard

George Scott answers your gardening questions.

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Madawaska, part 2

Posted by Cari Blanchard

We take you back to Madawaska, where the Acadian World Congress opens tomorrow, for a look at how border security has divided Acadian communities.

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The Fate of York Arena

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The York Arena will live to see another season. Jacques Poitras talks to Deputy Mayor Eric Megarrity.

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Madawaska, Part 1

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The Acadians of Madawaska County share a troubled history with northern Maine and the Temiscouata region of Quebec. All three regions are hosting the Acadian World Congress that opens on Friday. Part 1 of 3 from Jacques Poitras.

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Election Signs

Posted by Cari Blanchard

We are still more than a month away from the election but political signs are popping up around Fredericton. Jacques Poitras talks to Nathan Phillips with Elections New Brunswick

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Passamaquoddy

Posted by Cari Blanchard

We know the Mi'kmaq and the Maliseet, but the Passamaquoddy people are often a forgotten First Nation. Maine journalist Colin Woodard has told their story, and many of the issues on the U.S. side of the border will ring familiar here.

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Leaders Panel

Posted by Cari Blanchard

We invited all provincial political party leaders to come to the studio and discuss issues surrounding the upcoming election. Only two came. Terry Seguin speaks to David Coon and Kris Austin.

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Millville Fire

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A week after a fire destroyed the Millville fire hall, the department is trying to get back on its feet. Jacques Poitras speaks to Fire Chief Justin McGuigan.

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Privacy Report

Posted by Larry Dickinson

The much anticipated report on a breach of privacy at the Dr Georges Dumont Hospital has been released. The recommendations include disciplinary action against a Radiation Oncologist. We hear from Privacy Commissioner Anne Bertrand.

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Patient Council

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Penny Ericson tells us about a new council developed to hear the concerns about the care in the healthcare system.

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Edible Flowers

Posted by Larry Dickinson

Our food columnist Karen Pinchin loves flowers - in a salad, that is. She has some tips on using edible flowers in your next meal.

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