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January 2014 Archives

Tutor-less flute tooter

Posted by Troy Poirier

Travis MatthewsSelf-taught flutist Travis Matthews is off to Vienna with the NBYO later this year.

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UNB strike appears settled

Posted by Troy Poirier

The president of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers talks about the tentative deal reached yesterday.

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Premier's address

Posted by Troy Poirier

Don Mills and Carol O'Reilly react to the premier's State of the Province address.

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Anniversary surprise

Posted by Troy Poirier

Trevor Robson + Jonna Brewer

Info AM's traffic watcher Trevor Robson of Codiac Transpo dropped by our office after the show to surprise Jonna with a bouquet of flowers in honour of her 2nd anniversary as official host of Information Morning.

Void causes concern

Posted by Troy Poirier

Moncton city councillors are concerned that prostitution laws are no longer being enforced.

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Dubé responds

Posted by Troy Poirier

Social Services minister Madeleine Dubé addresses the situation at a nursing home in the Miramichi that residents say has been without hot water for over a month.

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Strike advice

Posted by Troy Poirier

Dan Noel (Nov. 2012)Dan Noel offers some financial advice for students and their parents caught in the middle of university contract disputes.

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Stuck in limbo

Posted by Troy Poirier

Alexander Katsanis + Laura GalavanStudents Laura Galavan and Alexander Katsanis weigh in on the Mt. Allison University strike.

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Healing message

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A woman who lost her son to suicide shares her story ahead of her keynote address at the Women and Wellness event in Moncton this weekend.

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Strikes stress parents

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Parents of children enrolled at both UNB & Mt. A detail the anxiety their families are facing.

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Cold water blues

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A Miramichi nursing home is in hot water with its residents...over a lack of hot water.

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Street scene change

Posted by Troy Poirier

Marc Genuist reports on the repercussions of prostitution law enforcement pull-backs

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New talks at UNB

Posted by Troy Poirier

The minister of education orders both sides to return to the bargaining table.

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Help from E.L.F.

Posted by Troy Poirier

Patrick Lacroix + Katrina GodboutPatrick Lacroix and Katrina Godbout talk about making a difference....one child at a time with the Elementary Literacy Friends program.

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Head (office) space

Posted by Troy Poirier

Pierre Battah (2013)Pierre Battah talks about taking mental health in the workplace to a whole new level.

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Mt. A on strike

Posted by Troy Poirier

Perspectives from the faculty, the administration and students on the second major university strike in New Brunswick.

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The funny begins

Posted by Joel LeFort

Marshall Button invites the three city mayors to yuk it up and officially launch the Hubcap Comedy Festival.

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Moving oil by rail

Posted by Joel LeFort

National reporter Dave Seglins on the latest recommendations from the Transportation Safety Board.

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Slamdance winner

Posted by Joel LeFort

Two filmmakers talk about their documentary that just won a prize at a Utah film festival.

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Dobson blazes new trail

Posted by Joel LeFort

A woman of many hats has donned one more. Melody Dobson talks about assuming the role of program director at the Centre for Arts and Eduation in Moncton.

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Return of the Revue

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Funny guy Samuel Chiasson talks about the return of the Revue Acadienne, which begins its tour in Petit Rocher tonight.

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Expect the unexpected

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Dan Noel addresses the many curves that can come with retirement planning.

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Justice delayed

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Five years later, a retired judge who recommended an overhaul of the province's family court system says he's still waiting for changes.

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June Vickers's evolution

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A young Miramichi student's story as she transitions from a man to a woman.

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High water marks

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Tara Veach updates the situation on her flooded stretch of road between Memramcook and Dorchester.

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All aboard

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Ted Bartlett talks about the communities that came out to help save the rail line between Moncton and Campbellton.

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Back on the market.

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Castle Manor in Moncton is listed with a local real estate agent, who is hoping someone will restore the once regal building.

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Night of contrasts

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marc Genuist reports on Moncton City Council's varying responses Monday night ranging from warm to neutral to cold.

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UNB student anxiety

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Three university students discuss their future plans as the professor strike continues.

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Classroom horror

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An eyewitness account of the knife attack at Eastern College in Fredericton.

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360 degree feedback

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about turning the tables on your boss.

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Moving forward

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Chamber of Commerce CEO Carol O'Reilly talks about what Moncton must do to stay competitive.

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Family left homeless

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The father of a family of six talks about a devastating weekend fire that destroyed their home.

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Gone baby gone

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button waxes on about today's vital services and gadgets that are destined for the scrapheap.

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Parents fume over closure

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Ecole Champlain in Moncton sends students home because of bad odour.

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Update on Resurgo Place

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Brenda Orr talks about the upcoming opening of the new Moncton Museum and Transportation Discovery Centre.

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Feeling the isolation

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A woman from the Dorchester area says people living in a flooded area are being neglected.

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"The Voice" of Caroline Savoie

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The young Acadian singer advances on France's version of the reality talent show.

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Financial confidence wanes for youth

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel addresses a survey that reveals younger Canadians say they're doing worse financially than they were two years ago.

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Academic salaries

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A professor and former president of Mt. Allison talks about salaries and what we can afford in the Maritimes.

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Profs asking too much?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says university professors at UNB and Mt. A are asking for way too much.

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Extended growing season

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Tori Weldon visits two farms in the area, growing food all winter long.

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Water woes close road

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre talks about the problematic Acadie Ave, which was closed today due to flooding.

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Online sex trade

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Investigative Reporter Bob Murphy looks at the increase in the number of young girls in the Maritimes who sell sex.

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Flu claims victim

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The province's chief medical officer of health reports one death likely linked to H1N1.

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Education on hold

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Nursing student Olivia Charters of Riverview talks about how the UNB strike is affecting her.

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Under one roof

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Principal Adam Rogerson talks about the new school in Riverview which draws its students from three smaller schools, two of which have now closed.

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MLA's rail fears

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Miramichi MLA Bill Fraser is calling for a halt to deliveries on CN's Loggieville Spur Line until safety concerns are addressed.

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What the boss does

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah addresses misconceptions about what managers REALLY do.

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UNB shuts down

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The two sides in the dispute explain their positions.

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Jude's Story

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Gavin Simms tells the story behind the man who lost his life in an abandoned house fire last fall.

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Jude's brother Aime holds the frame of a photo with Aime on the left, their dad in the middle and Jude on the right. (Photo: Gavin Simms, CBC)

Good grief

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button explores the topic of using humour during our darkest times.

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Mars trek

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A professor from l'Universite de Moncton is still in the competition for a one way trip to Mars in 2025.

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Options for the homeless

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Sue Calhoun takes a closer look at housing options available for people suffering with severe mental illness. Calhoun is a Community Development Officer with the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee.

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Rail car risks

Posted by Terry Cottreau

National CBC reporter Dave Seglins assesses the dangers of shipping oil by rail through New Brunswick.

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Miraculous dancers

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Two of the Moncton Miracles dancers, Robyn Esson and Mikella Daigle, talk about an upcoming clinic where you can learn and perform a half-time routine.

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Jude's Story, Part 2

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The conclusion of Gavin Simms's documentary about a homeless man who died in a fire last November.

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Derailment update

Posted by Terry Cottreau

We get the latest from our reporter on the scene in Plaster Rock and Moncton's fire chief outlines how the city prepares for the worst.

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Mom-umental inequality

Posted by Terry Cottreau

"The Motherlode" filmmaker says much of the progress made by women in recent decades doesn't extend to working mothers.

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Elvis Day

Posted by Troy Poirier

Thane Dunn talks about performing at Fredericton's Elvis appreciation day to commemorate what would have been the late singer's 79th birthday.

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Garbage update

Posted by Troy Poirier

Andrew WortRecycle SENB's Andrew Wort tells Jonna people are improving since the crackdown on sorting.

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N.B. train derailment

Posted by Troy Poirier

Karen Green refused to leave her home after 16 CN cars left the tracks near Plaster Rock.

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World Cup coming

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A primer on the FIFA Women's under 20 soccer tournament coming to Moncton this summer.

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Jude's story

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Part one of the story behind the death of a 55-year-old man in an abandoned house fire in Moncton.

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Jude's brother Aime holds the frame of a photo with Aime on the left, their dad in the middle and Jude on the right. (Photo: Gavin Simms, CBC)

Wildcats Rumblings

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton Wildcats coach Darren Rumble, with his son Graeson in tow, was in studio to chat about numerous recent roster changes and their likely effect on the Q-League team.

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Taking stock

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about what to do when your job doesn't meet your expectations.

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Pets suffering too

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Provincial SPCA calls for protection laws with more teeth after animals left out in the cold.

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Lucien's lens

Posted by Joel LeFort

A look back at 2013 and a look ahead to 2014 from the blue-collar philosopher.

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Downtown downturn

Posted by Joel LeFort

Economic development consultant David Campbell describes the increasing exodus of business from Moncton's city centre.

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Cold comfort

Posted by Joel LeFort

How one local organization is helping people on the street keep warm and safe during this cold snap.

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Powering up

Posted by Joel LeFort

What has NB Power learned from the ice storm of 2013? We speak to President and CEO, Gaetan Thomas.