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October 2013 Archives

Festival for the feet

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The 8th edition of the Atlantic Dance festival steps into town this weekend. We get the details on the contemporary dance showcase from executive director Chantal Cadieux.

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Enough already?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel on how you know you have a big enough nest egg for retirement.

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2nd Longhouse built

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Built near Highway 116, it's part of a native effort to reclaim territory.

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Store-bought fish tale

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Tori Weldon takes a look at ethical and sustainable fish sourcing.

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Hoops season returns

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton Miracles 2013-10-30Coach Dennis Truax and players Alex Desroches and Jermaine Dailey tee up the Moncton Miracles season that starts Friday.

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Reptile regulations urged

Posted by Troy Poirier

New regulations for exotic pets? After the Campbellton deaths in the summer, calls for change.

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Malala's lesson

Posted by Troy Poirier

Journalist Sally Armstrong will share her experience with the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban in a lecture at Mount Allison.

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Fighting for fights

Posted by Troy Poirier

Promoters urge the province to allow combat sports events in Moncton.

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Frightful fundraiser

Posted by Troy Poirier

Trevor Goodwin and Chantal LandryTrevor Goodwin and Chantal Landry talk about the Haunted Carnival and Basement Maze and Youth Quest Central in Moncton, the program it will support.

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Workplace fears

Posted by Troy Poirier

Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah says the office can be a scary place.

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Richard urges pause

Posted by Troy Poirier

Former NB ombudsman Bernard Richard is urging the government to listen to shale gas protesters.

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CBC's Radio Runners

Posted by Troy Poirier

Vanessa takes us to the finish line to find out how our CBC running team fared at the Legs for Literacy event on Sunday.

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Native Chief heads to court

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Elsipogtog First Nation is going to court to file a land claim.

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On the Button

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Comedian Marshall Button, a master of the ha ha, hee hee explores the world of the do re mi.

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Transpo off Target

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton's transit company can't use new Target store as a transfer hub.

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Kinew's views

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Native educator and Al Jazeera correspondent Wab Kinew shares his experiences in Elsipogtog this week.

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When a spouse dies

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about the financial ramifications of a death in the family.

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Coyote ugly

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Mixed reaction to the RCMP deliberately running over a coyote in Moncton earlier this week.

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Black bag beef

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The garbage debate raises questions about bags sold in stores; a retail industry spokesperson responds.

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Wine with Frye's

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Globe & Mail's Lucy Waverman talks about an upcoming gastronomic fundraiser for wine lovers.

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Support for LaPierre

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Institute for Environmental Monitoring votes to continue working with the disgraced former UdeM professor.

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Team work

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace culture specialist Pierre Battah talks about fostering collaboration.

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Angry Candy releases EP

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Izabelle Ouellet and Chris Boulay talked about the band's self-titled mini album of original material that will be debuted at the Empress Theatre in Moncton today.

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Enforcement trashed....for now

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton council pushes back recycling rules, saying we're still not getting it.

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Hollow victory?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

CBC's Stephen Puddicombe reports on an apparent win in Moncton for fracking protesters and the move towards forgiveness in Elsipogtog.

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Bathurst tragedy book

Posted by Danny Deveau

Author Richard Foot discusses his new book "Driven" about the aftermath of the 2008 accident that claimed eight lives.

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Chief fears peace sidelined

Posted by Danny Deveau

A New Brunswick chief worries the time for talk and peaceful resolution has been lost after the violence in Rexton.

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Moncton artists win big

Posted by Danny Deveau

Anne-Marie Parenteau with a round-up of the the Music New Brunswick awards handed out over the weekend in Saint John.

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If you build it.....

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button thinks people will come. Especially if you build the right venue.

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National warning sign?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

One of Canada's top authorities on aboriginal rights weighs in on the Rexton situation.

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Protest turns violent

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Tori Weldon reports from scene of the shale gas clash and Energy Minister Craig Leonard weighs in.

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Tree-ring circus

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Colin Laroque talks about how his Mt. Allison Dendochronology Lab helped to solve a genuine NB archaeological mystery.

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Financial post-mort

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Dan Noel examines what, if anything, we've learned from America's debt and credit crisis.

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Aftermath of attack

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An update on Donald Jaillet, the bus driver who narrowly escaped death in a knife attack last spring.

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Prison Head testifies

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Don Head, commissioner for Correctional Service Canada, testifies at the Ashley Smith inquest.

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What's on your playlist?

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

RECORD.jpegOur CBC Playlist contest is back. That means it's your turn to program the music on Information Morning. And, you could win one of several CBC backbacks or an MP3 player. To enter, all you have to do is send an email to Information Morning to tell us what's new on your music playlist. Deadline to enter is noon on Friday, Nov 1st.

Dying breed

Posted by Terry Cottreau

John Demont on his book about rapidly disappearing jobs and the people who do them in Canada.

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Sole survivors

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Matthew McKeigan will "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" in honour of his aunt who died at the hands of her partner.

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Coyote sighting

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An update on the coyote spotted roaming along Moncton's North West Trail.

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Forever in blue genes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jonna talks to a researcher who's analyzed a gene that may explain why some of us are grumpier than others.

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Gallant touts moratorium

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Liberal leader Brian Gallant says he still supports a halt to shale gas explorations until legitimate concerns are addressed.

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Food bank fire

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Petitcodiac's Murray Bunnett on how the village will recover from the weekend's disheartening blaze.

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Citizen Button

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button MCs a Canadian citizenship ceremony and comes away thankful.

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Happy Kouch campers

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Two NS couples will be enjoying their 400th night at Kouchibouguac National Nark this weekend.

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Gridiron rivalry

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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From left, Alec Pellerin, Mark Teed, Dan Maxwell and John Allanach talk about tonight's big homecoming game between the Moncton High Purple Knights and the Harrison Trimble Trojans.

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Amour for Aznavour

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Two devotees discuss their attachment to the French icon.

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The lowdown on TFSAs

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance advisor Dan Noel answers a question about potential pitfalls in tax free savings accounts.

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They shoot, we pay?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jacques Poitras compares Q-League team contracts for Bathurst and Saint John. Moncton refuses to divulge its deal.

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Miramichi archaeological mystery

Posted by Troy Poirier

Daniel GoguenDaniel Goguen helped to preserve a military aircraft crash site near Miramichi hoping a mystery will be solved some day.

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Redemption story

Posted by Troy Poirier

recyclersGavin Simms interviews the growing group of people in Moncton collecting glass and plastic bottles for cash.

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Thousands besiege ombudsman

Posted by Troy Poirier

NB's ombudsman has been swamped with complaints about shale gas exploration.

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Trash talk

Posted by Troy Poirier

Andrew WortAndrew Wort of Recycle Southeastern NB talks about a new campaign to help people sort their garbage.

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Policing your garbage

Posted by Danny Deveau

Marc Genuist's city hall report includes a warning of a $100 fine for bad green/blue bag sorters.

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Egyptian hold-over

Posted by Danny Deveau

The CBC's Kerry McKee has the latest on Tarek Loubani and John Greyson's struggles to get back to Canada.

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Employed while impaired

Posted by Danny Deveau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah tackles the issue of addiction at the office.

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Auto insurance face off

Posted by Danny Deveau

Bob Jones sets up today's insurance board hearing into auto insurance rates in the province.

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Shale meetings continue

Posted by Danny Deveau

Elsipogtog First Nation lawyer TJ Burke talks about negotiations with Premier David Alward which resume today.

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The Molly Appeal

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

10-year-old Mark Wilkie, originally from Moncton, is the "poster child" of this year's Molly Appeal for medical research. Jonna spoke with Mark, his mom and his buddy, oncologist Dr. Jason Berman.

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Running man

Posted by Troy Poirier

John Stanton, the founder of The Running Room, talks fitness.

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Arcade fired up

Posted by Troy Poirier

Students at Harrison Trimble in Moncton create a charity arcade made of cardboard.

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Barricades ordered down

Posted by Troy Poirier

Two protesters react to a court injunction obtained by SWN Resources Canada.

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Autumn concert

Posted by Danny Deveau

A clarinetist from Venezuela and a Moncton pianist join forces for a classical music concert with the accent on autumnal music.

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Going it alone

Posted by Danny Deveau

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Dan Noel offers financial advice to a single parent.

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Showing the way

Posted by Danny Deveau

The CEO of Kingston General Hospital heads to N.B. to explain how it's turned patients into health-care partners.

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Balletic return

Posted by Danny Deveau

Atlantic Ballet Theatre's "Ghosts of Violence" returns to the stage.

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UdeM's golden handshake

Posted by Danny Deveau

A student representative weighs in on former president Yvon Fontaine's retirement package.

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Warden testifies

Posted by Danny Deveau

National reporter Lorenda Reddekopp on the latest testimony at the inquest into Ashley Smith's death.

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Fracking face-off

Posted by Danny Deveau

Elsipogtog serves SWN Resources Canada with an eviction notice.

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Mystery glow

Posted by Danny Deveau

There's a mystery at Hopewell Rocks. NASA is helping to get to the bottom of peculiar glow in the sky captured on video one night by Kevin Snair.

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Shale stand-off

Posted by Danny Deveau

CBC reporter Jennifer Choi reports on the latest confrontation between protesters, SWN Resources and the province.

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The question is academic

Posted by Danny Deveau

For two decades Louis LaPierre was the go-to expert for governments wanting an environmental review. But was he doing the basic scientific research expected of a professor? Jacques Poitras has that story.

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Bear kills zoo deer

Posted by Danny Deveau

Magnetic Hill Zoo manager Bruce Dougan says a wild two-year-old bear gained access to the zoo and killed a rare Asian deer. The bear was later put down.

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