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July 2013 Archives

Sappy Times

Posted by Troy Poirier

It's the 8th running of Sappyfest in Sackville this weekend. Vanessa speaks with the festival founders about all the surprises in store.

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Ready to Run

Posted by Troy Poirier

We're looking for people to join Team CBC to run a 5k at Legs for Literacy in October. Two running trainers offer up some tips on how to prepare for the big race.

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Wireless wars

Posted by Troy Poirier

Bernard Lord explains why Canadian companies aren't welcoming Verizon's Canadian overtures.

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Far-fledged

Posted by Troy Poirier

The lone remaining Hopewell Rocks peregrine falcon chick finally takes flight.

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"Trial" played for laughs

Posted by Troy Poirier

Justin Guinard and Veronique HebertJustin Guinard and Veronique Hebert are interviewed as their characters in this weekend's musical comedy presentation "Trial By Jury", presented by the Greater Moncton Chorale at the Albert County Museum.

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Corn Hill Chronicles, July 29

Posted by Troy Poirier

Bob OsborneBob Osborne is mesmerized by a spider's antics.

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Time off

Posted by Troy Poirier

Pierre Battah (2013)Pierre Battah talks about the long and the short options on vacations.

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River access

Posted by Troy Poirier

A new lease on life for Moncton's Downing Street?

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More Bore

Posted by Troy Poirier

The founder of this weekend's musical Bore Festival shines a spotlight on the musical acts performing in Hillsborough.

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Child amputees gather

Posted by Troy Poirier

A seminar in Moncton deals with the latest in artificial limbs.

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Burglary spree

Posted by Troy Poirier

A series of thefts from churches around Southeast New Brunswick has parishoners worried.

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Small Town, Big Fashion

Posted by Troy Poirier

Inga HansenInga Hansen talks about the exhibit she's curating at the Keillor House in Dorchester. It looks at various fashions worn by women in that village between 1860 and 1960.

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Power of attorney

Posted by Troy Poirier

Dan Noel (Nov. 2012)Dan Noel says plan ahead in case of potential mental incapacitation.

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City surfin' wave

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton works on capitalizing on the tidal superbore.

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Not guilty

Posted by Troy Poirier

The lawyer for a Codiac Transpo bus driver talks about the not guilty verdict for his client.

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Shakespeare in the Park

Posted by Troy Poirier

Paul Power & Cody BoltonThe director and an actor do the bard-walk.

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Surfin' the Super Bore

Posted by Troy Poirier

Californian Colin Whitbread says surfin' the Tidal Bore is a top 5 experience for him.

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School Delay

Posted by Troy Poirier

A family responds to news the Riverview East School won't be ready for September.

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Not enough wood

Posted by Troy Poirier

Miramichi Lumber CFO Hal Raper says his mill's future depends on fair treatment of wood allocation by the province.

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Crime & compassion

Posted by Troy Poirier

YWCA's Beth Lyons urges compassion, not prosecution, after sweeping arrests of Moncton sex workers.

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Save the children

Posted by Troy Poirier

photo of bob.jpgIn this week's Corn Hill Chronicles, Bob Osborne discussed recent poisonings of children in India and revelations that native children in Canada were kept at starvation levels.

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Career-killers

Posted by Troy Poirier

Pierre Battah (2013)Pierre Battah talks about recovering from a potentially career-ending faux pas.

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School opening delayed

Posted by Troy Poirier

The new Riverview East School will not be welcoming students in September. Superintendent Glenn Ingersoll explains why.

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Focus on youth stories

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Maurice Henri and Chris Kahasha talk about a unique photography project for at-risk youth.

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Deep in Doo-doo

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bird man Alain Clavette weighs in on Moncton's goose droppings issue.

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Sham-Rockin' the Miramichi

Posted by Terry Cottreau

"Canada's" Irish Festival hits a milestone in Miramichi.

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Virtual gallery

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A 360 tour of artists' workspace in Sackville without leaving the comfort of your own home.

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Share thee well

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel's advice to people inheriting shares and stocks.

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Celebrating Colville

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Janet Crawford, the owner of a gallery in Sackville, remembers the art legend.

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Mosaiq invites mosaic maker

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton's multicultural festival, Mosaiq, is playing host to an artist who is creating one of the most elaborate mosaics in Canadian history. Photographer Tim Van Horn is driving across Canada taking portraits for his opus. He's joined by Mosaiq organizer Mario Leduc Bourgeois.

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R.I.P. Alex Colville

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Mt. A. president Robert Campbell talks about the artist's legacy.

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Lessons from stadium

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says cost overuns should strike a cautionary note with Moncton City Council.

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Comin' up roses

Posted by Terry Cottreau

How the Riverview Boys and Girls Club got a big donation.. after trying to help a Monction orthodondist find his flowers.

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Stadium $$ skyrocketed

Posted by Terry Cottreau

City manager and mayor discuss cost overruns of 3.8 million at the Moncton Stadium.

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Witnesses unnerved

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Kim Hannah and Mike Caissie talk about how a weekend police shooting is affecting them.

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Cornhill Chronicles, July 15

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Bob Osborne talks about people who have added new twists to horticulture in Canada.

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Spy games

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace specialist Pierre Battah talks about surveillance.

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(Re) Discover Moncton

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Moncton Public Library is looking for the city's hidden gems.

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Gridiron games

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Some of the country's best grade 10 and grade 11 football players destined to go on to university teams will be playing in a tournament that starts on Monday in Moncton.

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Off to the races

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Mickey Cormier will captain his 50th consecutive Shediac-to-Charlottetown sailboat race on Saturday.

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Non-profit goes bankrupt

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marc Genuist explores the demise of Family Service Moncton.

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Writing for wellness

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Shediac's Katherine Tapley struggled with mental illness but managed to write five books along the way.

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Vroom to maneuver

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton makes room for the Atlantic Nationals Automotive Extravaganza.

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Card tricks

Posted by Troy Poirier

Dan Noel (Nov. 2012)Personal finance watcher Dan Noel thinks Visa's "smallenfrauden" idea is a bad one.

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Hoggin' the trails?

Posted by Troy Poirier

The ATV federation responds to charges that it monopolizes the provincial trail system.

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Evangeline's a hit

Posted by Troy Poirier

The writer/director and one of the stars of a stage production based on the iconic Acadian story talk to Jonna.

More information about the show.

Showtimes and ticket information.

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Un-happy trails

Posted by Troy Poirier

A non-profit group foregoes $1.5 because it can't get a guarantee that a trail will remain ATV-free.

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Selling the centre

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton downtown businesses launch a new campaign to promote the proposed entertainment centre.

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"April" in July

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The director and one of the stars of "Enchanted April" talk about the theatre production happening in Sackville.

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Office fun

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about surviving the office picnic.

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"Emergency" call

Posted by Terry Cottreau

70s actor Randolph Mantooth shares sage self-preserving advice with fire-fighters in Moncton.

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Turn to pipelines?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The tanker-train explosion in Quebec causes some to increase support for pipelines.

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Corn Hill Chronicles

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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After a sweltering weekend, we hear what's on Bob Osborne's mind as another week in the garden begins.

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No Midwives Here

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Back in 2007, the province announced it would bring in midwives for New Brunswick mothers-to-be. But now the government has cancelled all funding for the development of midwifery. Jessica Doria-Brown picks up the story.

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Where Have The Jobs Gone?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jonna speaks with economic consultant David Campbell about the province's latest numbers on jobs and unemployment.

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Get Your Roll On

Posted by Terry Cottreau

It's Roller Derby Weekend in Moncton... with teams from far and wide coming to play. Jonna speaks with Robert Gallant and Trevor Goodwin, two coaches of local roller derby teams.

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Go East, Young Man...

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Wendy Cuff is the the vice-president of a recruitment company, Work Global Canada, who is luring workers from New Brunswick to Newfoundland.

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Magnetic Hill Zoo Milestone

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jonna chats with Bruce Dougan, manager of Magnetic Hill Zoo, about the zoo's big 60th birthday party, and what it hopes to do in the future.

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Getting the Tourism Word Out

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Should hotel and restaurant workers in New Brunswick be the go-to source for tourist information? Jonna speaks with Kathy Weir of the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick.

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Easy Money? Not So Fast

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Our personal finance watcher Dan Noel is by with a look at the payday loans industry.

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Pebre recipe - Assis-toi

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

Did Simon Thibaut's lastest column about the caliente condiment from Chile make your mouth water? Here's the recipe!

Food Network Recipe courtesy Chef Richard Visconte
Show: BBQ with Bobby Flay Episode: BBQ Holiday

1 cup peeled, seeded, and diced tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1 jalapeno, finely chopped
1 scallion, finely chopped
Salt and black pepper

Chop everything fine. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Best if the salsa is made the same day it will be served. Fresh is key.

Location, Location, Location

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Reporter Jennifer Choi speaks with Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc about plans for a new downtown entertainment centre, in light of a study that says renovating the existing Coliseum may be a cheaper option.

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Betty or Veronica?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton-based Gogii games have just launched a new video game based on Archie Comics. The game has taken off on the iTunes charts in Canada. Jonna speaks with George Donovan, Gogii's president.

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The province wants to put rocks to shore up Bore Park.. but Moncton City Councillors say "thanks, but no thanks". The CBC's Marc Genuist has been following the story.

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Corn Hill Chronicles

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery is by with his dispatch from the garden. This week: an ode to basil.

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A boss-free office?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues columnist Pierre Battah looks at a new trend in office management that breaks down the traditional workplace hierarchy.

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Renovations and repairs

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Debbie Brine and Al Kavanaugh give an update on the work being done to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Riverview.

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