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December 2014 Archives

NY Bans Hydrofracking

Posted by Cindy Grant

New York State drops the moratorium option and moves ahead with a full scale ban on hydrofracking. Terry Seguin speaks with Andrew Revkin about the ban. Revkin is an award winning science reporter and creator of the New York Times blog, Dot Earth.

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Poem: The Hour Before Dinner

Posted by Cindy Grant

Brian and Jo Neumann of Bathurst sent us a little inspiration for this New Year's Eve. Their daughter Suzanne, a Public Health Nutritionist wrote this version of T'was The Night Before Christmas.

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Tax Changes

Posted by Cindy Grant

Terry Seguin speaks with Kevin Lacey about the changes coming to the federal taxes.

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Dance Turns Into Fundraiser

Posted by Cindy Grant

Vikki Hallihan is organizing a dance fundraiser for the children of Charlene Lyons. She speaks with Terry Seguin about why it was inportant for the community to step up after Lyons was killed in a car accident a few weeks ago.

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Sheree Fitch

Posted by Cindy Grant

Author Sheree Fitch speaks to Christine McLean about the impact of the Christmas stories we love.

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A Christmas Carol

Posted by Cindy Grant

A professor of English Literature at the University of Buckingham and the director of the Dickens Journals Online speaks to Christine McLean about the Christmas classic, "A Christmas Carol".

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Lord Beaverbrook

Posted by Cindy Grant

Lord Beaverbrook is now a national historic person, Jacques Poitras speaks with Christine McLean.

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Centre For Youth

Posted by Cindy Grant

The province is taking steps towards opening a mental health treatment center for young people. New Brunswick's former child and youth advocate Bernard Richard speaks with Christine McLean about the need and what his hopes are to fill that need.

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Dalhousie University

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Joanne Wright of UNB's gender and women's studies comments on the controversy with dental students at Dalhousie University.

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Capital Budget

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Finance Minister Roger Melanson about the capital budget.

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Fredericton Budget Passes

Posted by Cindy Grant

Fredericton Council passes the city budget for 2015. Terry Seguin speaks with councillor Bruce Grandy, chair of the city's Finance and Administration Committee, about some of the details.
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Heating Oil Prices

Posted by Cindy Grant

Prince Edward Island reset petroleum prices last night and dropped heating oil prices for residents there to a maximum of 91.3 cents/ltr. That's 8 cents lower than prices in New Brunswick even though PEI gets much of its heating oil from New Brunswick.
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Mother Finds Good

Posted by Cindy Grant

Terry Seguin speaks with a mother who's made some good come from the tragic loss of her daughter, by fundraising for equipment for a local fire department.
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Extreme Weather

Posted by Cindy Grant

Bracing for another onslaught of extreme weather and extreme weather terminology. Terry Seguin speaks with a meterologist about how we talk about weather, and what it all means.
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David Alward

Posted by Cindy Grant

David Alward has a different view of the Legislature these days, after two years as opposition leader and four years as premier, Alward now sits back in the second row.
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Public Forests Debate

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The deals might be signed but the fight continues for control of the province's public forests.

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Church Supper

Posted by Cari Blanchard

One death and more than 30 people sickened at a church supper in Nackawic. Terry Seguin talks to the province's Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Jennifer Russell.

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Fredericton Food Bank

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Lauren Bird stopped by the food bank to talk to some of the volunteers.

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Coon on Forestry Deal

Posted by Cindy Grant

Terry Seguin speaks with Green Party leader David Coon about the release of the Forestry agreements.
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Human Rights

Posted by Cindy Grant

The Dean of Law at the University of New Brunswick has been recognized around the world for his work with human rights. Jeremy Levitt speaks with Terry Seguin about the current state of human rights in North America.

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Poley Mountain Lodge

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The lodge at Poley Mountain ski hill burned down last night. Terry Seguin talks to Larry Adair who owns a lodge nearby.

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City Budget 2015 Fredericton

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A look at the city's budget for the coming year. Terry Seguin talks to Councillor Bruce Grandy, chair of the Finance and Administration Committee, to see how Fredericton plans to balance the books.

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Late Buses

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The kids may have been ready, but the buses weren't. Terry Seguin speaks with Ed Hogan, assistant manager of transportation for schools in Anglophone District West, to find out what was behind the late buses yesterday.

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Hour of Code

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A global initiative to get kids coding. Terry Seguin talks to Jeff Willson, Executive Director, Brilliant Labs.

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Brun-Way Problems

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Listeners are reporting problems about winter maintenance on Brunway's stretch of the TransCanada. Terry Seguin talks to Roger Melanson, the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.

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NB Power

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Robert Jones looks into the reliability of electricity in New Brunswick.

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Christmas Sweaters

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The Fredericton Community kitchen wants you to find that old reindeer sweater at the back of the closet and put it on, for a good cause. Terry Seguin talks to Tim Sharpe.

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Christmas Pudding

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Our local food columnist Karen Pinchin is getting into a festive mood. She is here with some locally made Christmas puddings.

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Ethics in Sport

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Paul Melia, President and CEO for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, about the dynamics of a healthy coach/athlete relationship.

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Assault Debrief

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Another young offender goes before the court in the case of an assault in Fredericton. Terry Seguin talks to Shaun Waters.

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Endangered Species

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A group of Canadian scientists says the number of wildlife species at risk in this country is growing. Sheila Colla, a conservation expert, tells us why this is happening and what to do about it.

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Women's Voices

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A sweeping call for change in society's treatment of women. Colleen Kitts-Goguen talks to Jan Wong and Joanne Wright, two women taking part in the national conversation.

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Weather Calendar

Posted by Cari Blanchard

One of Canada's leading climatologists joins us with his winter weather predictions and tells us some of his favourite bits of weather trivia. Colleen Kitts-Goguen talks to David Phillips.

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Throne Speech

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The Gallant government lays out its blueprint for the coming session. Colleen Kitts-Goguen talks to Susan Holt and Pauline Richard for reaction.

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Fear and Compliance

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The hardening of New Brunswick's political narrative, and what to do about it. Terry Seguin talks to Tony Tremblay.

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Feed a Family - Buckley

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Jane Buckley, chair of the district 3 food banks, about how your help makes a difference to families during our Feed a Family campaign.

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Men who Batter

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to the authors of a new book about domestic violence.

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Education

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A former school superintendent says the current education system is in crisis. Terry Seguin talks to Barry Miller.

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Judo Coach

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Canada Games judo coach John Mallory's appointment is being challenged. Connell Smith has been investigating this story.

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Protest

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Two mothers disagree with suspensions for students involved in a protest at FHS.

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