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Michel Cardin reunites with precious instrument

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After Air Canada broke Cardin's lute, he was worried that it might never sound the same.

Twilight Eclipse

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Matt Rainnie was not a fan of the first two Twilight movies. But could the third time be the charm? Matt reviews Eclipse.

Polchies Family Speaks Out

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The parents of Sabrina Polchies want to know what happened to their 22 year old daughter.

Communities in crisis

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Hear Dave MacDonald's conversation with the province's Social Development minister, Kelly Lamrock, about what it will take to improve child welfare in First Nations communities.

Olympics and inclusion

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Our parenting columnist Karen Horsman tells us about how some teachers across the country are using the Olympics as an opportunity to talk to kids about inclusion.

Getting the boot.

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Denver boots have been cropping up across town on people's front tires. We talk to a lawyer about what your rights are if you get caught.

Shutter Island

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A spooky island... some top actors... and the leading director of his generation. Is it all enough to make Shutter Island worth watching? Movie critic Matt Rainnie puts his oar in.

Downtown blues

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Moncton's downtown is not as vital as some people would like. Many store fronts are empty and there's little foot traffic - other than the folks who work in the area. Our Between the Lines panel talks about what it will take to breathe new life into the city centre.

Sue Murray is executive director of The Atlantic Provinces Medical Peer Review. Graeme Decarie is a retired history professor. Mario Theriault is the president and CEO of Shift Central.

Bittersweet victory

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The province has changed its policy on tires for school vehicles. The department of transportation says the 21-passenger vans used to transport students must have snow tires in all wheel positions during the winter. For three mothers who lost their sons in a highway accident near Bathurst two years ago, the change is a victory.
Dave MacDonald spoke with Isabelle Hains.

Bees ... in this place

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Backyard agriculture is a growing trend across the country.
More cities are opening the door to urban chickens and backyard bees.
But some urban farmers are going beyond the backyard.
As Khalil Akhtar tells us, one multi-national hotel chain is taking the idea to its rooftops.

Please rob me

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A new website called Please Rob Me-dot-com (pleaserobme.com) is causing quite a stir. Our tech columnist Jesse Hirsh tells us what we need to know.

Poorest postal code

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CBC reporter Sonya Varma visits the New Brunswick community with the "poorest postal code in Canada" when it comes to income.

Training and mentorship

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Teleconferences. Lunch and learn sessions. Weekend retreats at the wilderness lodge. We will delve into how employers choose to train employees now as compared to decades ago.

An energy proposal of different colour.

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The Green Party of New Brunswick says it has the answer to the NB Power dilemma.

Matt Rainnie's double bill

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Jeff Bridges is nominated for best actor for his work as down-on-his-luck country singer Bad Blake in the new film Crazy Heart. Matt Rainnie talks about that and the new fantasy film, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

Go Canada, go!

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Our Between the Lines panel discusses what the winter Olympics say about our national identity.

Odd ducks

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Our parenting columnist, Karen Horsman, tells us about parenting strategies for kids who march to their own drummer.

French and English health care services

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Why are New Brunswickers so quick to complain about the level of French or Englsigh health care services available in the province? And why do others get so angry at the people who speak out? Hear Dave MacDonald's interview with New Brunswick's official languages commissioner.