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March 2013 Archives

Budget briefing

Posted by Joel LeFort

Personal finance watcher Dan Noel has advice for how people should deal with a drop in disposable income.

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A roundabout way

Posted by Joel LeFort

The city's traffic co-ordinator talks about how the proposed new roundabout in Moncton will work.

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Hack attacks

Posted by Joel LeFort

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Jesse Hirsh talks about why hackers are going after Xboxes and targeting other gaming consoles.

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One budget, two reviews

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Most New Brunswickers will be paying more to the provincial government starting this summer. Finance minister Blaine Higgs has announced a new budget with higher corporate taxes and personal income taxes.

Thumbs up: Susan Holt is president and CEO of the New Brunswick Business Council.

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The budget also includes a cap on fee for service doctors.

Thumbs down: Anthony Knight is CEO of the New Brunswick Medical Society.

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We'd love to hear what the provincial budget means to you. Send your comments to Information Morning or join the conversation on our Facebook page.

"Sunny" skies

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Shelley Steeves heads to École Le Mascaret for a lesson in kindness.

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Cohon zones in

Posted by Terry Cottreau

CFL commissioner Mark Cohon talks about the "turnaround league" and the innovation lessons it's learned.

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Healthy choices

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Columnist Jeffrey Simpson's new book tackles the costs of health care.

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Oars d'oeuvres

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Carole Murphy and Norval McConnell, two organizers of the dragon boat races in Moncton, are on the lookout for teams.

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Dealing with delegating

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about when bosses need to let go.

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Home of their own

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A Greater Moncton Committee dealing with homelessness releases its annual report card.

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Les Marshall arts

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The Capitol Theatre's artist-in-residence spotlights some highly anticipated francophone artists coming to Moncton.

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Budget briefing

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Atlantic Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation weighs in on Thursday's federal budget.

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Music for sharing

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Ken MacLeod and Erik Gingles talk about how an i-phone app is turning this weekend's NBYO concert into a global event.

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Matt's music

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Our music reviewer Matt Tunnacliffe stops by with a look at what's new on (virtual) record store shelves these days.

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Charitable changes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher, Dan Noel, talks about how our habits are changing when it comes to donations.

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Soles for souls

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Organizer George Tibbo and student Kathleen Fox talk about the sneaker drive in aid of needy children in the Dominican Republic.

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Rockabilly zombies!

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A conversation with the playwright and lead actor of a musical comedy incorporating the undead, rockabilly music and slavish devotion to smartphones.

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Political football

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Various opinions on the costs and merits of Moncton hosting another CFL regular season game.

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Shuns sin bin

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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After three years of Q-League play, Bathurst's Zach O'Brien has only two penalty minutes.

(Photo: Acadie-Bathurst Titan)

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Posted by Jeremy Hanna

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Touchdown for taxpayers?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marc Genuist reports on a city council discussion about the real cost to taxpayers of bringing the CFL to Moncton.

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First Nations funding fight

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An Esgenoôpetitj band councillor says amendments to this year's funding agreement threaten to reduce social programs on the reserve.

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Play-off bound

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton Miracles players Devon Sweetney and Isaac Butts join Jonna in studio as the team heads towards the franchise's first-ever play-off series.

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A matter of trust

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about trust being a two-way street.

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A doggy difference

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Shelley Steeves has the story of a man and his therapy dog.

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Secrecy unnecessary

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A public health professor says NB hospitals should share as much information as possible.

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Circus city

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button previews the upcoming performance of the New Shanghai Circus at the Capitol Theatre.

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Improve your commute

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton's transportation co-ordinator, Stephane Thibodeau, is asking for ideas from the public about getting around town in the future.

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Goldman questions secrecy

Posted by Terry Cottreau

"White Coat, Black Art" host Dr. Brian Goldman questions why NB hospitals are keeping C. Difficile statistics from the public.

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Tutor program teetering

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Zane Korytko talks about the YMCA's student mentoring program which is in danger of being cut.

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Common couponing mistakes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The Moncton Coupon Lady talks about common mistakes couponers often make when they're starting out.

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EUB releases details

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bob Jones talks about the deal Irving Oil and the public intervenor didn't want you to see.

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RCMP restructuring.

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Commanding Officer for New Brunswick says the force plans to reduce the number of districts in the province from eleven to three.

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Dealing with dementia

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marilyne Laperriere and Penny Meahan of the Alzheimer's Society are encouraging more families dealing with dementia to come forward to remove the stigma and "Walk with a Purpose."

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If it ain't baroque....

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The head of the Lameque International Baroque Music Festival says the nearly-cancelled event has been brought back from the brink.

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Battling big boxes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Downtown Moncton merchants Steve Clerke and Greg Turner on surviving when you're surrounded by big box stores.

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Behaviour modification

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The head of Hockey NB explains why a respect course will soon be mandatory for parents.

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Dyke disaster looming?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A geography professor warns the Tantramar dykes may not hold up against the onslaught of climate change.

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Home work

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace specialist Pierre Battah tackles the thorny issue of working from home.

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Pilot project

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Victoria Ritchie (left) and Laurie Maher-Piché talk about an event designed to encourage women aviators.

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Byte-sized art

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A computer science professor's exhibit at Mt. A is a new interactive way of discovering art.

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Taking stock at ECMAs

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Music NB's Jean Surette is at the annual gathering being held this year in Halifax.

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Mortgage wars

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Finance watcher Dan Noel looks at what competition will mean for home-owners and buyers.

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Bistro bursts onto scene

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jonna begins her series on the restaurant scene in Greater Moncton by interviewing Marc Surette and Isabelle Cormier of Bistro 33.

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The Full Monty

Posted by Troy Poirier

Tom Hearn and Cat McCluskeyTom Hearn and Cat McCluskey, actors with Black Tie production of "The Full Monty" in Sackville, talk about staging the musical about a bunch of laid-off mill-workers who decide to make money by stripping.

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Sobering sabbatical

Posted by Troy Poirier

Steve Berube is taking some time off from his ministry in Riverview to observe the tension-filled times in the Middle East.

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Papal projections

Posted by Troy Poirier

Sean TobinTwo Catholics from Southeastern NB, one hoping for liberal change and the other a conservative (Sean Tobin, pictured), weigh in on their papal hopes as cardinals gather in Rome to choose a new pontiff.

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Miraculous record-setter

Posted by Danny Deveau

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Moncton Miracles point guard Devin Sweetney talks about the four league records he broke this past weekend.

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Far Out movies

Posted by Danny Deveau

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Hugh Murphy says there's a musical thread to his March lineup of movies at Far Out East Cinema. (Michael R. photo)

E.I.....P.I.?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

There may be ANOTHER WAY for the Harper Government to investigate possible Employment Insurance fraud - call in a private investigator.

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Mindful concerns, Part 5

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Vanessa Blanch wraps up her series on mental health services in New Brunswick with a look at how and when the province plans to revamp the system.

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Weighty issue

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Betty Bevans of Riverview talks about her 300-pound weight loss and her struggle with obesity.

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