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February 2014 Archives

Smelt culture

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Marshall Button examines how a little fish has made a big impression on NB culture.

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Haiti memorial progresses

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Richard Blaquiere gives an update on the construction of the Mark Gallagher Memorial Vocational School in Haiti.

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Shades of grey

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The head of a not-for-profit organization in Moncton calls for new VLT rules.

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Aftermath of abuse

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Part 2 of the story of a domestic abuse survivor turned R-N-C Constable from Labrador.

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RRSP or TFSA?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Or both? Financial watcher Dan Noel has some advice.

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End of old MHS

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Staff and students are celebrating 79 years at Moncton High before the move to the new school this fall.

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Saunders found near Salisbury

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A tragic ending in the search for a missing Labrador university student. The body of Loretta Saunders is found by police.

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"Lucky to be alive"

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A Newfoundland police officer reflects upon the time she suffered through an abusive relationship.

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Into the "grey" zone

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Are "grey" machines a black & white issue in NB? The "meet-up" panel debates.

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Headed for hoop playoffs

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Coach Dennis Truax and guard Trayvon Lathan of the Moncton Miracles are playoff bound. They talk about the post-season and an upcoming basketball camp.

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Doctor/patient breach

Posted by Terry Cottreau

NB privacy commissioner Anne Bertrand addresses the privacy breach at a Moncton hospital.

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Grey machine zone

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Connell Smith investigates the return of "grey market" VLTs in the province.

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Trolls for thee

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Tech columnist Jesse Hirsh looks into the psychology of internet trollers.

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"Voice" not over

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An update from Dieppe's Caroline Savoie on her progress on the French version of "The Voice"

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Career do-over

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Workplace issues specialist Pierre Battah talks about people who want their old job back.

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C-Sections examined

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Provincial C-Section rates are being studied as part of a newly launched program.

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Sochi salut

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Lucien's take on the Winter Olympics.

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Moose math

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Students will conduct an aerial survey of moose at Fundy National Park this weekend.

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Divided loyalties

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A woman from Tabusintac and her American husband root for different teams at the Olympics.

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Happily re-helmeted

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A Moncton military buff returns a lost WW2 helmet to its rightful owner.

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Binary bind

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel warns New Brunswickers about a risky new investment called "binary options."

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RCMP wants footage

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Darrow MacIntyre has details on court documents filed by the RCMP about the Rexton shale gas protests last fall.

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Downtown discussion

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The "Meet-Up" panel discusses the viability of a downtown entertainment centre in Moncton.

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Duality do-over?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

A Dieppe businessman proposes one school system for everyone in New Brunswick.

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Water woes

Posted by Terry Cottreau

From leaking pipes to leaking roofs, the city of Moncton is looking for solutions. Marc Genuist has his City Hall debrief.

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Making the grade

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The superintendent for the Anglophone East School District answers questions about school social promotion policy.

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Back from Sochi

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Moncton musician Chris Colepaugh talks about backing up Roch Voisine at the Olympics.

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Sochi journey

Posted by Terry Cottreau

CBC Moncton camera operator Gilles Boudreau talks about what it's like to cover the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Business grand slam

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah explores sports analogies and their creeping role in the workplace.

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Downtown disagreement

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The MP for Greater Moncton says there is federal money available for a downtown convention centre. The mayor says it's all in the way you interpret it.

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Comedy & Psychology

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Marshall Button and a psychologist at Dorchester Penitentiary explore the links between humour and mental health.

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Nurses face layoffs

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The nurses' union president addresses the latest round of cuts.

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Remembering Mary

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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A friend celebrates the life of Mary Majka, the naturalist and environmentalist who died at age 90.

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Budget brief

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Personal finance watcher Dan Noel shares his thoughts on the federal budget.

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Published at age 11

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Young Maika Branch talks to Jonna about her book "Calagarmii Cliffs."

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"The Phantoms" wins Emmy

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Mayor Stephen Brunet talks about the made-in-Bathurst movie that snagged a big award in New York.

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"Meet-Up" panel debuts

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Manju Varma, Cyril Johnston and Brian Cormier join Information Morning for a weekly discussion based on local headlines. This week: university strike action and "social promotion" in the school system.

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Cold comfort

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Cal Maskery of Harvest House Atlantic talked about "Once Upon a Cold Night", a walk for the homeless the charitable organization is hosting this Saturday.

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UNB cuts hit Bathurst

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The dean of nursing and a student talk about UNB phasing out its nursing program in Bathurst.

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This was That

Posted by Terry Cottreau

"This is That" producer Chris Kelly and Marshall Button talk about the show's live performance in Moncton.

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Driven to distraction

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah has thoughts for those finding it hard to stay focussed at work.

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Future of forestry

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jacques Poitras has a look at how the debate over the industry has shaped up.

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Sock acclaimed

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Chief of the Elsipogtog First Nation, Aaron Sock, is acclaimed for a second term.

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Giving breakfast a boost

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Breakfast program volunteer George Tibbo and Beaverbrook School principal Sarah Lowe talked about a fundraiser to benefit students.

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Rallying for rail

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The Conservative MP for Miramichi details her efforts to save VIA Rail service for the region.

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Save passenger rail

Posted by Terry Cottreau

An American group weighs in on the possible loss of passenger service in the region.

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Budget reaction

Posted by Terry Cottreau

The province's budget gets mixed reaction from business and labour leaders as well as a political scientist.

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Bangor example for Moncton?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Bangor, Maine has a new convention centre and the executive director explains how they got the project off the ground.

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Loonie goes south

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Dan Noel on how the decrease in the Canadian dollar could affect your retirement savings.

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Open Mic top 3

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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CBC Open Mic tonight at 7PM!

Posted by Karin Reid LeBlanc

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Join CBC hosts Jonna Brewer and Harry Forestell tonight at the Pump House Brewery for our 14th annual CBC Open Mic contest! It's all part of Moncton's HubCap Comedy Festival. Our Top Ten comics will stand and deliver in a fight of funny for the coveted CBC/HubCap trophy and a promotional gig opening for Tim Nutt on Saturday afternoon at the Pump House.

Expect loads of laughs tonight as we welcome comedian Nikki Payne along with our other celebrity judges Marshall Button and Samuel Chiasson, a special guest appearance from last year's champian, Scott Campagna and of course, our amateur stand-up comedians. The show starts at 7:00 p.m. and it's FREE!

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Preparing for the worst

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton City Council discusses how fire fighters are preparing for the possibility of a train derailment.

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Strike aftermath

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Students at UNB discuss the impact of a shorter final exam period and less time to prepare.

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Championships underway

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Jacques Robichaud of Curl Moncton and team captain Grant Odishaw talk about the provincial men's curling championships that will be played at the Beausejour Curling Club.

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To what degree?

Posted by Terry Cottreau

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Pierre Battah addresses the question: what is a university education worth these days?

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Rinky dink

Posted by Terry Cottreau

Moncton city councillors are worried about two city rinks with very leaky roofs.

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