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November 2013 Archives

Donor do's & don'ts

Posted by Troy Poirier

Dan Noel (Nov. 2012)Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about factors people should consider when making charitable gifts.

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Killing cancer with cancer

Posted by Troy Poirier

An interview about the latest research at the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute.

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Is a promise a promise?

Posted by Troy Poirier

Not if it wasn't in writing, says Health Minister Ted Flemming.

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The fake news

Posted by Troy Poirier

CBC Moncton's Comedy Crew takes a crack at some of the news developments of this past month.

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A shot at Sochi

Posted by Troy Poirier

Curler Heather Smith-Dacey, originally from Sackville, is on her way to the Olympic trials.

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Ron James performs

Posted by Troy Poirier

Some insight into the comedic world of Maritime comedian Ron James, who performs on Saturday in Moncton.

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Smith inquest nears end

Posted by Troy Poirier

Harsh words on how the Correction Service of Canada deals with female inmates from one of the lawyers in his final submission.

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Roots of the "Tree"

Posted by Troy Poirier

Gilles Beaulieu2.jpgGilles Beaulieu talks about how the Tree of Hope campaign began 25 years ago.

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Courage in the face of chronic disease

Posted by Troy Poirier

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A Moncton woman shares her story about living with Crohn's disease since she was 14 and how it's inspired her to become a nurse.

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30 Days of Caring

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

Moncton's Food Depot launched its holiday food box campaign this month. Hear Jonna's interview with president, Dale Hicks. For more information on the campaign, visit the Food Depot's website.

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Scott to Sochi

Posted by Troy Poirier

Scott RussellCBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell drops by to talk about the Winter Games, today's RBC Sports Day event at CEPS, and the new NHL broadcast deal.

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What's for lunch?

Posted by Troy Poirier

The province's doctors and nutritionists want to know what's being served in your child's cafeteria.

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Homes for homeless

Posted by Troy Poirier

Hear about a new approach to find apartments for people in Greater Moncton who are homeless.

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Thank you

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

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Thanks to everyone who supported this year's Tree of Hope campaign. What a generous community we live in! Bravo, NB! You helped the CBC's Tree of Hope and Radio-Canada's l'Arbre de l'espoir Radiothons exceed our goal of $1.45 million. At 7 pm, the day ended with a total of $1 519 610!


All proceeds benefit the Dr. Georges -L. Dumont Hospital Foundation in its work to support cancer research and treatment in New Brunswick. treeofhope.ca or call 1-800-862-6775.

Tree-mendous replacement

Posted by Troy Poirier

Don Ingersoll talks about the show that will succeed the long-running "Living Christmas Tree" at the Wesleyan Celebration Centre.

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Open office spaces

Posted by Troy Poirier

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Suppressing squatting

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton fire chief Eric Arsenault says his department is taking steps to keep homeless people out of vacant buildings.

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Growing new farmers

Posted by Troy Poirier

Tori Weldon takes a look at the future of New Brunswick agriculture.

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Hidden homeless

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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A man perished in a fire in a vacant home in Moncton where he was taking shelter. We talk to Sue Calhoun, a Community Development Officer, who says it's no surprise people are sleeping in vacant buildings in the city.

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Jane's story, Part 2

Posted by Terry Cottreau

What happened when "Jane" made the decision to tell police she was molested as a child.

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10-year-sentence

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A member of M-A-D-D reacts to one of the longest sentences ever handed down for an impaired offence in NB.

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Enterprise Moncton, engaged

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A conversation with the new CEO of Enterprise Greater Moncton: Ben Champoux shares his game plan.

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71 up

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Dan Noel, CBC Moncton's personal finance watcher, looks at the importance of planning as the age of 71 approaches.

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"Jane's" story, Part 1

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A woman decides to report her alleged childhood abuser to police, but her experience with the justice system is a disappointing eye-opener.

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Retro photo book

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Lourdes O'Reilly and Daniel St. Louis are two of the people behind the new book "Greater Moncton: Then and Now."

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Girls at risk

Posted by Terry Cottreau

N.B.'s Child and Youth Advocate warns that girls in Moncton and Saint John are at a greater risk of violence.

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Concerted effort

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Allison and Dale Finnamore host "home concerts" in their Moncton living room. They talk about tonight's soiree featuring the Yukon duo of Kate Weekes and Grant Simpson.

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Shelter faces growing demand

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A women's shelter in Moncton says as the population grows, so too should supports for social programs.

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Dropping the bucks

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A development consultant weighs in on the economic impact of a Q-league team in Moncton.

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Immaculate reno

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Riverview's Catholic community celebrates the million dollar renovation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary church.

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"Wrong & reckless"

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc says a city hall leak was misleading and hurts development.

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Sorting things out

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The burning question in Moncton yesterday was, "did your garbage get picked up?" Reporter Kate Letterick hits the streets.

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Open mosque in the city

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Abdal Khan, head of Moncton's Muslim Association, talked about this weekend's open house at the Moncton mosque in the hopes of creating greater cultural understanding.

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When to go

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about timing your job departure.

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Unifor against shale gas

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A huge Canadian union adds its voice to the call to halt shale gas fracking in Canada.

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Questioning secrecy

Posted by Terry Cottreau

More advice for the City of Moncton on its secret deals with the Irvings. This time from the mayor of Dieppe.

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Dishing the dirt on our debacles

Posted by Troy Poirier

Dan SoucoupMoncton author Dan Soucoup talks about his book "Failures and Fiascos: Atlantic Canada's Biggest Boondoggles."

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Throw-away comedy

Posted by Troy Poirier

A garbage case in Moncton lures Magnum NB, private Dick from Nackawick.

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More protests on Route 11

Posted by Troy Poirier

The latest on the shale gas protests and confrontations.

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Federal cash for centre?

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton's mayor and Moncton's MP differ on whether federal money is really available for a new events centre.

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Oland appears in court

Posted by Troy Poirier

Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon reports on the court appearance by Dennis Oland in Saint John on Wednesday.

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Murphy urges transparency

Posted by Troy Poirier

Former Moncton Mayor Brian Murphy says the city's hockey contract with the Irvings should be made public.

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Fundraising for the Philippines

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton's Filipino Association VP Allan Anovert talks about efforts to help his home country.

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The Canadian government says a cash donation to a registered Canadian charity is the best way to help.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the government will match donations until Dec 9.

In the curling mix

Posted by Troy Poirier

Marcel and Sylvie RobichaudSylvie Robichaud and her brother Marcel of Moncton are bound for the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships this week.

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Dennis Oland arrested

Posted by Troy Poirier

Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon updates the case of Richard Oland's homicide in Saint John.

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On Target

Posted by Troy Poirier

A retail consultant looks at what Target's opening means for Moncton consumers and the city's landscape.

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Secret Subsidy?

Posted by Danny Deveau

Jacques Poitras reports on Moncton's deal with the Wildcats which helped another Irving-owned company.

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Butterfly buddies

Posted by Danny Deveau

The Maritime Butterfly Atlas in Sackville is looking for help to finish a five-year counting project.

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Military memorabilia

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

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CBC's Michael Richard LeBlanc visited the Hebb family's personal military museum in Riverview

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Bond. Male bonding.

Posted by Joel LeFort

That's what Marshall Button was up to last weekend.
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Homage in Holland

Posted by Joel LeFort

Miramichi and Bathurst students honour the North Shore fallen during a trip to the Netherlands.

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Causing waves

Posted by Joel LeFort

Moncton Fire Department chief weighs in the safety issue after Wednesday's "double-Bore" incident on the Petitcodiac.

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Fashion with French flair

Posted by Joel LeFort

Anca Cristea (left) and Cecyl Gillet talk about a fashion show Friday night in Moncton featuring designs by new Canadians. The evening is called Defilé de Monde, staged by CAFI, a welcome centre for Francophone immigrants to the region.
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Pushing Les Paiens

Posted by Joel LeFort

The Moncton instrumental ensemble celebrates 20 years with the launch of its 8th album.

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Pangs of pension pain

Posted by Joel LeFort

Dan Noel cuts through the debate over the province's move to a shared risk pension plan.
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Retail confidence

Posted by Joel LeFort

Retail Council of Canada CEO Diane Brisebois takes the pulse of consumer confidence in Moncton.
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Drill, baby, drill

Posted by Joel LeFort

A visit to a town in Pennsylvania where people say the shale gas industry has turned the economy around.

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Shale gas impasse

Posted by Joel LeFort

A political science professor assesses the implications of the shale gas impasse.

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Throne speech analysis

Posted by Joel LeFort

Details from yesterday's throne speech from provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras.

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Majumder goes full Bore

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Comedian Shaun Majumder sets up tonight's segment of "This Hour has 22 Minutes," featuring Moncton's Tidal Bore.

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Royalty rates increased

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Energy and Mines minister Craig Leonard says the province is going to get a bigger cut of natural gas revenue.

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Nash spreads hope

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Singer/songwriter Robb Nash, joined by Moncton Youth residences executive director Mel Kennah (left) and John Tingley of the anglophone east school district. Robb turned a near fatal traffic accident into an inspiration that has seen him sharing his musical message of hope to teenagers and at-risk youth throughout Canada.

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Work tales

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah spins a yarn about the importance of storytelling in the workplace.

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Back from Calgary

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Two returning delegates discuss what was achieved at the national Conservative party convention.

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Economic outlook

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The head of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says NB should bet on a U.S. revival.

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Running culture

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button shares his audio scrapbook in an effort to explain why running has become an addiction.

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Fruitful opportunity

Posted by Terry Cottreau

John Bragg of Oxford Frozen Foods explains his $184 million blueberry development on the Acadian Peninsula.

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Staking a claim

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A law professor assesses a strategy by First Nations to reclaim N.B. Crown land.

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