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December 2013 Archives

New Year tax hikes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Taxes are changing in 2014. Personal finance watcher Dan Noel explains what it means for your bottom line.

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Savoie spotlights McCain

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Donald Savoie talks about his new book, "Harrison McCain: Single-Minded Purpose."

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New Year's festivities

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jonna talks to three people organizing various celebrations to usher in the new year.

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Back on track

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah talks about getting back into the swing of things at work after the holidays.

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Pierre Battah's late 2013 Reading List

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

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1. Forget a mentor find a sponsor - Sylvia Ann Hewlett (2013)


2. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants - Malcom Gladwell (2013)


3. An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth - Chris Hadfield (2013)


4. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the TalibanMalala Yousafzai (2013)


5. Simply Managing: What Managers Do - and Can Do Better - Henry Mintzberg (revised edition 2013)


6. Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders - David Marquet (2013)


7. Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling -
Edgar H. Schein (2013)


8. Decisive - Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2013)


9. Thinking, Fast and Slow Paperback - Daniel Kahneman (2011)


10. Hacking Leadership: The 11 Gaps Every Business Needs to Close and the Secrets to Closing Them Quickly Hardcover - Mike Myatt (Dec 2013)


11. Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success - Adam M. Grant Ph.D. (2013)

Button-down list

Posted by Troy Poirier

marshall_button.jpgMarshall Button's Christmas gift list to politicians and celebrities.

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Winter forecast

Posted by Troy Poirier

David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment Canada, talks about what lies ahead the next three months.

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Preventable homicide

Posted by Troy Poirier

The coroner's inquest into the death of Ashley Smith is over, but her family continues to seek justice.

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The gift of nothing

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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What do you give the person who has everything? How about nothing?! Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about donating to charity in their name instead.

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Booting draws criticism

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jessica Doria-Brown investigates the latest in a long strong of complaints about parking enforcement in downtown Moncton.

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Credit's already due

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Money guru Gail Vaz-Ozlade says 'tis NOT the season to go into unnecessary debt.
(Photo: Shirley Miller)

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Siblings launch campaign

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A brother and sister who lost their parents to a drunk driver are part of a campaign to get drunk drivers off the road.

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Vans going too fast?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The sheriff's officer injured in that van crash in the north of the province last year says the vehicle was going too fast for the road conditions. And Natalie Doucet says that kind of driving is not unusual for some of the sheriff's officers she worked with. Connell Smith has the latest chapter in a CBC investigation.

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Detainee comes forward

Posted by Terry Cottreau

One of the detainees injured in the crash of a sheriffs van in the north of the province last year has come forward to tell his story to CBC. Mark Langille says the sheriffs officer who climbed in to help him after the accident is "an angel".

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Failure before success

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace columnist Pierre Battah explains why making mistakes is so important.

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Cold comfort

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button has a top ten list for embracing winter.

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Giant ring mystery

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Actor and former wrestler Robert Maillet is hoping someone finds his lost wedding ring.

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Time to unplug

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton child psychologist Charles Emmrys says the holidays are a good time for a digital detox.

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Lasting legacy of debt

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about seniors and their rising debts.

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EI check

Posted by Terry Cottreau

How were people in the region affected by EI changes? An Atlantic committee is hoping to find out.

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Youth mental health fundraiser

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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The Moncton High School Running Group gets ready for its first ever annual run/walk/bike event. All the proceeds go toward a program that helps teens with mental health problems. Talking about the event were (from left) Heather Gunn, Bailey Sellick and Lesley Smyt.

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Aboriginal alliance

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Hear why the Mohawk community in New York state backs Mi'kmaq protesters in NB.

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Myles at the mall

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Singer David Myles mounts his "Singing for Supper" tour at the Champlain Place food court today in aid of local food banks.

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Secret efforts

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Connell Smith reports on the provincial government's attempts to hide documents about a van accident that injured sheriffs and inmates.

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Campus commerce

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The president of Universite de Moncton gives details of upcoming development on school property.

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Crash documents revealed

Posted by Troy Poirier

The CBC obtains documents related to a highway crash that injured three prisoners in the north of the province.

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Meet the Frackers

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

Gregory Zuckerman is author of The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters.

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Traumatizing times

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah talks about how PTSD affects the workplace and what managers are doing about it.

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'This is That' comes to Moncton

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marshall Button talks about the launch of the Hubcap Comedy fest as well as a contest tied to 'This is That,' the CBC radio comedy show that will be taking its show to Moncton during the festival.

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Double dose of doom

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An ominous report from the province's Auditor General and a higher than hoped deficit from finance minister Blaine Higgs.

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Tough times for teachers

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Yesterday, we heard how retired teachers are no longer allowed to supply teach because the Anglophone East School District wants to give new teachers the work and experience. Kathy Chapman is a substitute and she talks about how difficult it is to find work in Moncton area classrooms.

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Seeds of growth

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Reporter Tori Weldon on how gardeners and farmers are beginning to grow their own seeds.

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Best Xmas Ever!

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Cast members from the stage production 'A Christmas Carol' talk about their most memorable Christmas.

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Too old to substitute?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A retired teacher files a complaint with the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, citing age discrimination.

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Vets helping vets

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A new group in New Brunswick hits the streets to help struggling veterans.

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Half-way there

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Tom Badger, co-chair of the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Campaign, and Dr. Robert Gerger, a gastroenterologist at the Moncton Hospital, talked about the $850,000 goal for this year's campaign. Half the money has already been raised and the foundation hopes to buy four pieces of equipment, including a $350,000 endoscopic ultrasound.

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Rules of the rail

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Railway consultant and policy advisor Greg Gormick weighs in on a CBC News investigation into rail safety.

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Potash cash crunch

Posted by Terry Cottreau

With 130 jobs cut in Sussex, finance watcher Dan Noel talks about what's behind the slump in potash prices.

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City Hall debrief

Posted by Terry Cottreau

From urban chickens to downtown trees, Moncton's new development plan takes shape.

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Poaching is panned

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A councillor in Peterborough says New Brunswick has no business taking jobs from his city.

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Cap Pelé mourns

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The mayor of the village, who taught the four teenagers who died in a weekend car crash, talks about how her community is grieving.

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Making the Nativity scene

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Annette Blanchette talks about the 400 nativity scenes she's collected and donated to l'Université de Moncton.

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Party do's & don'ts

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Survival tips to get you through the office Christmas party and the Holiday season. ...from workplace specialist Tina Smith.

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Tragedy in Notre Dame

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A parish priest talks about how the families are coping with the death of four teenagers in a weekend car accident.

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Behind closed doors

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton's secret Wildcats deal has a political scientist thinking municipal politics has to change.

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