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May 2013 Archives

Photographers dream

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Freeman Patterson and Maurice Henri talk about workshops and exhibits happening this weekend in Moncton.

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A family's nightmare

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Family members of a Minto couple murdered in 2005 say it's difficult to keep attending hearings about the mental health of Gregory Allen Depres.

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Seismic testing begins

Posted by Terry Cottreau

SWN Resources Canada responds to the public protest over shale gas exploration.


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Chamber of instruments

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Members of Moncton's Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra dropped in. They included harpist Helori Guihur Bertolotti, conductor Valentin Todorov and cellist Evelyn Chapman. Bertolotti performed in advance of the group's concert at the Dieppe Arts Centre on Saturday.

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Mortgage dilemma

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about whether this is the right time to pay off that mortgage

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46 guilty pleas

Posted by Terry Cottreau

CBC's Bobbi-Jean Mackinnon reports on dramatic developments in the Donnie Snook case.

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Fears exaggerated?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A protester says SWN Resources Canada had nothing to fear from Tuesday's meeting the company cancelled over security concerns

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ATV extravaganza

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An RCMP constable emphasizes the safety aspects of an ATV event happening in Sackville on Saturday.

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After Tiananmen

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Former Radio-Canada/CBC correspondent in China and Cocagne-native Michel Cormier talks about his latest book.

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Downtown priorities

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Newly elected Downtown Moncton Inc. president Lawrence Forbes talks about both his "wish" and his "to-do" lists.

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SWN cancels meeting

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Saint-Louis-de-Kent mayor Danielle Dugas talks about the meeting with the oil and gas company that didn't happen because of personal safety concerns.

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Inclusiveness too inclusive?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The outgoing president of the N.B. Teachers' Association says there's too much focus on inclusion.

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Harbour hazard

Posted by Terry Cottreau

One of several fishermen temporarily stranded in Tabusintac Harbour talks about the critical situation.

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Flower porn?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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In this week's Corn Hill Chronicles, Bob Osborne talks about the current explosion of floral sexual activity that happens at this time of the year.

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Workable

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah discusses finding work when you have a disability.

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The Rhéal deal

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A look back at the career of pitcher Rheal Cormier.

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Eye on exploration

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Volunteers in Kent County set up a hotline for people to call to report shale gas exploration.

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Inside art

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Recent Mount A. grad Kallie Garcia has spent the past couple of years teaching art to inmates at Westmorland Institution in Dorchester.

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Marshall Arts, May 24

Posted by Joel LeFort

Marshall Button spotlights some of the shows in the upcoming Capitol Theatre season.Marshall Button

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Memory project

Posted by Joel LeFort

Nicholas Smith, principal at Magnetic Hill School, grade 8 students MacKenzie Carter (left) and Katie Fife talked about a fund-raiser and special ceremony the school is holding Saturday to honour Kathy Horsman, the supply teacher who lost her life in a suspected drunk driving case a few weeks ago.IMG_1396.jpg

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Online advice

Posted by Joel LeFort

Charlene Savoie has tips for parents trying to navigate the social media minefield.

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Best foot forward

Posted by Joel LeFort

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Will Allanach tells us about a fund-raising walk he's helping to organize this weekend.Dr. Will Allanach.jpg

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The CBC's future

Posted by Joel LeFort

Hubert.jpgCBC President and CEO Hubert Lacroix talks about some of the biggest challenges facing Canada's public broadcaster.

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Suicide is contagious

Posted by Joel LeFort

Psychiatrist, Dr. Irvin Wolkoff looks at recent research that suggests suicide is contagious among vulnerable youth including aboriginals and the poor.

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Legislature dispute

Posted by Joel LeFort

Jacques Poitras reports on how the New Brunswick legislative building has found itself at the centre of a bitter lawsuit.

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In the same boat

Posted by Joel LeFort

Lorna Fox's emotional conversation with Jonna about her ties to the dragon boat team that will race this weekend to raise money for cancer research and treatment.
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Rip rap on hold

Posted by Joel LeFort

Moncton delays using crushed rock to slow erosion along the Petitcodiac. For now.

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Online protection

Posted by Terry Cottreau

New resources will help the RCMP make the internet a safer place for children.

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Summer Theatre

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button, artist-in-residence at the Capitol Theatre, previews summer theatre productions happening in the region.

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Spring camping

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The May long weekend brings out campers and outdoor enthusiasts to the national parks in our region who are now open and gearing up for a new season.

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Reliving the expropriation

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A new website tells the story of the more than 200 families whose land was expropriated to make Kouchibouguac National Park and how it affected their lives for the past four decades.

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Bam! Pow! Kaboom!

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Comic book artist Nick Bradshaw talks about the East Coast Comic Expo this Saturday.

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Appetite for history

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The Albert County Museum and the local farmer's market are joining forces this tourist season. Donald Alward is with the Albert County museum and Hillary Hopper is with the Farmer's and Crafter's market.

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No-fun refund

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Dan Noel says ditch the flatscreen TV and pay down debt with your tax refund.

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Environmental money mystery

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Robert Jones looks at New Brunswick's flush and sometimes misused environmental trust fund.

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Helping the homeless

Posted by Terry Cottreau

With the number of panhandlers on the rise in downtown Moncton, the YMCA's Reconnect Program is struggling.

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Sound of RHS

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Alex McGrath and Naomi Clarke play the Captain and Maria in the Riverview High School production of The Sound of Music. It's the culmination of four years of high school musical theatre for both of the grade 12 students.

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Paging Dr. Goldman

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The host of White Coat, Black Art discusses health quality and patient safety at a conference in Moncton.

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RV road bump?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A woman in Notre Dame is campaigning to prevent the development of a 320-site RV campground in her neighbourhood.

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Bees buzz off

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton's Paul Vautour lost 80 per cent of his bee colony over the winter.

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Bon voyage

Posted by Joel LeFort

Jonna talks to the two "Mansbridge Interns" from Mt. Allison who are recipients of a unique leadership development opportunity. Margaret Kromminga leaves for Zambia on Wednesdsay and Sarah McNeil leaves for Indonesia tonight.

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Lobster chronicles

Posted by Joel LeFort

National reporter Stephen Puddicombe explains the ongoing dispute in an industry that seems to be broken.

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Spotting the signs of childhood mental illness

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

Hockey Night in Canada's Kelly Hrudey and his daughter Kaitlin are sharing their very personal story. Kaitlin, who's 20, has been struggling with an anxiety disorder and an obsessive-compulsive disorder for years. The pair are lending their voices to RBC's new campaign that teaches parents the signs of childhood mental illness.
Here's Kelly and Kaitlin Hrudey's conversation with Jonna Brewer.

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Marshall Arts May 10

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The comedian takes a serious look at classical music.

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Shale blueprint

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The energy minister and the chief medical officer of health talk about NB's new blueprint for shale development.

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Lobster protests continue

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Maritime Fishermen's Union says it's time the feds and the province intervene.

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R.I.P Paddy Gregg

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Colleen Kitts looks at the life and career of the broadcaster, who died at aged 80 on Thursday.

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Spring deals!

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton's Coupon Lady on the best deals for shoppers in May and June.

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Bathurst horizons

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bathurst High student council president Marco Duguay talks about hope amid hard times.

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Fire update

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Charles Beaulieu of the Wildfire Prevention Unit has the latest on the forest fire situation.

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Fiddle functions

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Teacher Stacey Read and protegés Christine Melanson and Martha Pitre perform en route to two prestigious fiddle dates.

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Fire update

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Salisbury volunteer fire chief David Bannister on the blaze that burned three homes east of Moncton.

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Metal urgency

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton`s Jo-Ann Legacé lives with an inherited disorder that causes her body to absorb too much iron. She's helping to spread the word about early detection and treatment.

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Northern exodus

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Robert Jones talks about the out-migration that's changing northern New Brunswick.

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Bourgeois digs in

Posted by Terry Cottreau

City councillor Daniel Bourgeois says many of his constituents are urging him to oppose a new downtown entertainment centre for Moncton.

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Bloomin' YMCA gardens

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Jaime MacLellan talks about the expansion of the YMCA community garden program.

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Summer students

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about the difficulty students are encountering finding summer work.

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Northern contraction

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bob Jones reviews how the economy in northeastern N.B. is reeling from plant closures and out-migration.

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Bilingualism under review

Posted by Terry Cottreau

NB's Commissioner of Official Languages talks about the process of inviting comments on recommendations to improve the act.

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Flood, theft threaten museum

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The caretaker of the Bathurst War Museum talks about the uphill battle its faces to stay open this year.

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Marshall Arts May 3

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marshall Button spotlights a unique Quebecois artist who's coming to the Capitol Theatre later this month.

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Photographic time warp

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A trip back in time with a Sackville artist and her one-day-only TinType studio.

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CMA weighs in

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Canadian Medical Association president talks about the dispute between doctors and the health minister.

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Miramichi rogue celebrated

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bernie Colepaugh of the Heritage Players in Miramichi talks about Rovin' Joe and why this colourful character from the region's past provided rich material for a dinner theatre happening this Sunday.

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Dealing with dementia

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel addresses a study with some surprising numbers about the future costs of an ageing population.

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Catholic cutbacks

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton's Catholic archbishop outlines plans to reduce staff and sell its office building in part to compensate victims of sexual abuse.

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Memramcook mobilizes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Village mayor Donald LeBlanc talks about fighting proposed changes to New Brunswick's provincial ridings.

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Swing time!

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Joe Grondin and Roger Fontaine talk about the big band dance event happening on Saturday in Moncton.

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Funding the festivals

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Organizers Robert Gallant and Bill Doherty talk about the shrinking pie of corporate sponsors.

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More safe spaces

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Debby Warren talks about more support coming for LBGT youth in Moncton.

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