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July 2012 Archives

When I Grow Up - Michelle Shocked, for Brenda MacCallum

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Parenting: Children And Money

Posted by Cindy Grant

Dave Atkinson has a bit of wisdom about how to teach children to be responsible with money.

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Movies: The Dark Knight Rises

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The Dark Knight Rises, but did it rise to the occassion for our movie reviewer Clarissa Anderson?

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Holiday Road - Lindsey Buckingham, for Bob McGee

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Gas Guru Speaks

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Reporter Robert Jones predicts gas to stay about the same, but expects heating oil and diesel to rise by 1 to 2.5 cents.

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Boogie On Reggae Woman - Stevie Wonder, for Greg Hemmings

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Our Resident Green Thumb On Dry Conditions

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Our resident green thumb is considering a raindance to battle the dry weather. Betty Kennett has advice for nursing your garden through this dry spell.

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N. B. Police Association Speaks Up

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Dean Secord is president of the New Brunswick Police Association and he has tough words for some of the media coverage of the Saint John Police.

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Saving Grace - Tom Petty for Sheila Kelley

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Books: Summer Reads For Younger Readers

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There's no reason for the kids to be bored this summer, considering all of the great reads out there.  Mary-Ann Gallagher of Benjamin Books has some books she thinks are worth a look.

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Running On Empty - Jackson Browne , for Sharon Titus

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Grand Manan To Get Local Medical Air Service Back

Posted by Cindy Grant

 Minister Madeleine Dube met with the Grand Manan village council, the owner of Atlantic Charter, and other concerned residents about the recent change to Medical Air Service for the Island. Mayor Dennis Greene is pleased with the outcome for Grand Mananers.

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Highway Star - Deep Purple, for Jeff Roberts

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Parenting: Off To The Dentist

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Pediatric dentistry clinics are popping up across the country, that might help ease children into a long life of healthy teeth. 

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Movies: Moonrise Kingdom

Posted by Cindy Grant

Wes Anderson seems to have a lock on the genre, his latest movie is called Moonrise Kingdom. Clarissa Anderson reviews the movie for us.

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Questioning Another Pool In Saint John

Posted by Cindy Grant

The chair of the Canada Games Aquatic Commision doesn't think the Y should include a pool in its new facility. Colleen Kemp Mitchell is the Chair of the Canada Games Aquatic Commission. She is also a past board chair of the Y. Shilo Boucher is the CEO of the YM/YWCA she says they are responding to a different need in the community.

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Chief Bill Reid On Oland Case

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Saint John Police Chief Bill Reid talks about where police are in the Oland case.

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Your Wildest Dreams - The Moody Blues, for Mike Bacon

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The Gas Guru Speaks

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Reporter Bob Jones says gas, diesel and heating oil will all go up about 2 cents a litre this week.

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Minister Claude Williams On Harbour Bridge

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New Brunswick's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Claude Williams updates construction work on the Harbour Bridge and One Mile Interchange.

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Hilton Manager On Business At Saint John TCC

Posted by Elke Semerad

There is still big money in attracting conferences to the city, but the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre needs upgrades to compete. Tammy Leblanc is the general manager of the Hilton and the Trade and Convention centre. The city owns the centre, the Hilton manages it.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Brian Bourne

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Jeff Libery introduces us to Brian Bourne and the Chapman stick.

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Saint Johner Away: Ron Harvey Jr.

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Ron Harvey Jr. has been playing golf on a professional tour in Asia for three years. He's this week's Saint Johner Away, home for the summer.

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Canadian Blood Service Needs Donors

Posted by Cindy Grant

Canadian Blood Services is still offering Strawberry Shortcake to people who come in to give blood, and some people say it's the best in town, shortcake aside there are many more reasons why you may want to donate.

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Lonesome Highway - Jacksoul, for Bridget Oland

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Trade And Convention Centre Needs Investment

Posted by Cindy Grant

Some say that a modernized Trade and Convention Centre would boost tourism to the city by millions of dollars. But somebody needs to spend millions to renovate the centre first. City councillors, John MacKenzie and Shirley McAlary, talk about the priorities for our precious city dollars.

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KV Girls Softball Increasing In Popularity

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Girls Softball is becoming very popular in the Kennebcasis Valley, we'll speak with Kelly Lynch president of the new KV Girls Softball Association.

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Sasquatch Song - Stompin Tom Connors, for Carrah McAllister

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Grand Mananers Want Fees Off Ferry

Posted by Cindy Grant

Some people in Grand Manan are wondering when the fees will be removed from the ferry that runs between their Island and the mainland. Removing the fees was an election promise made by Premier David Alward nearly two years ago. During a plebiscite in May voters confirmed that they want the fees removed. Now many want to know what's taking so long to make it happen.

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Seeing The City As A Tourist

Posted by Cindy Grant

The city's first tourism advisory committee, made up of a variety of entrepreneurs and other representatives of the hospitality and tourism industry, take some people on a trolley tour of the city.

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La Grange - ZZ Top, for Scott Thomas

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Clean Up On Pendleton Island

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Looking for a day outdoors where you do some good too? The Nature Conservancy of Canada is organizing a beach cleanup on a nature preserve in the Fundy Isles.

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Movies: The Amazing Spiderman

Posted by Cindy Grant

A new set of eyes for our movie reviews, Clarissa Andersen reviews the new Spider Man flick.

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Grand Mananers Want Service Back

Posted by Cindy Grant

Residents of Grand Manan believe lives are at risk since a change to the medivac system on July 1.

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Radar Love - Golden Earring, for Jeanine Hartman

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The Gas Guru Speaks

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Robert Jones is back from vacation, but he doesn't have great news to pass on, he is predicting gas up 3-4 cents a litre, diesel and heating oil up 1-2 cents as well.

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Regional Growth Strategy

Posted by Cindy Grant

The mayor of Grand Bay-Westfield and the deputy mayor of Saint John talk about a new regional growth strategy.

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Goin' Mobile - The Who, for Ronnie Buckley

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Saint Johner Away: Kate Whalen

Posted by Cindy Grant

Some of the best minds in physics are working together in a town in Switzerland and they are celebrating a huge discovery.  Kate Whalen is one of them, she took her first physics course right here in Saint John and she is this week's Saint Johner Away.

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Our Resident Green Thumb Gathers Currants

Posted by Cindy Grant

Betty Kennett's garden bears fruit and this year she has a bounty of currants.

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Grand Manan Ambulance Service

Posted by Cindy Grant

The air ambulance service on Grand Manan used to involve a plane already on the island ready for take-off. That's changed and some say the new protocol is just not working and Islanders are at risk. Over the weekend there was a 911 call from Grand Manan, Ambulance NB was called, but after a course of events the patient died in Grand Manan. Alan Stephen is the president and CEO of Ambulance NB and Klaus Sonnenberg is the owner of Atlantic Charters and a pilot.

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Bird Researcher Tracks Savannah Sparrow

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A researcher is tracking the Savannah Sparrow on a small island off Grand Manan. He tell us about the island paradise for birds, despite the fog.

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Life Is A Highway - Tom Cochrance, for Ann Secord

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Dermatologist: Sun Safety

Posted by Cindy Grant

New Brunswick's chief medical officer recently issued a warning about the danger of tanning...but many people are getting too much sun and don't realize it. Dermatologist,Dr. Peter Green, talks to us about protecting your kids and yourself, from sun damage this summer.

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Saint Johner Away Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Posted by Cindy Grant

Time flies when you're having fun... we celebrate five years of Saint Johner Away with the first interview we did for the popular feature.

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Entrepreneur Promotes Uptown Living

Posted by Cindy Grant

An up and coming entrepreneur with a thing for brick. Keith Brideau is renting you the opportunity to live life Uptown.

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Pure - Lemonade, for Conrad Brock

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Saint John Rocks

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"Saint John Rocks" is a sculpture exhibit at the Saint John Arts Centre. Ken Waiwood is one of the artists and organizers of the show.

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YMCA To Reveal Final Plan

Posted by Cindy Grant

The day is finally here, the YMCA will reveal the final design plans for its new Cresent Valley location later this morning. Saint John Y President and Chief Executive Officer, Shilo Boucher, talks to us about the project.

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Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf, for Linda Day

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Parenting: Cutting Down Screen Time

Posted by Cindy Grant

Trying to get kids away from the screen and outside this summer? Our parenting columnist is on a mission, and it's harder than she thought.

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Ben Gamble To Recieve Diamond Jubilee Medal

Posted by Cindy Grant

Ben Gamble talks about his role in starting a new orphanage in West Africa.

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Our Movie Guy Reviews "Ted"

Posted by Cindy Grant

Cute and cuddly, but with a mouth on him that you wouldn't believe.  We'll find out if "Ted" turns the profanity into laughs at the movie theatre. 

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The Letter - Joe Cocker, for P. Reed Haley

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Freehold Properties Helps Renters Become Owners

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Maggie Coffin Prowse and her husband, founded Freehold Properties Inc. a home-ownership model, trying to help 6 people in Grand Bay-Westfield own their own home instead of renting.

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Patio Lanterns - Kim Mitchell, for Barb Barton,

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New Residents Enjoy Canada Day

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The CBC's John Van Dusen speaks with newly arrived Saint John residents at a Canada Day party hosted by the YMCA's Settlement Services.

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This Week's Saint Johner Away: Rick Tobias

Posted by Cindy Grant

This Week's Saint Johner Away, Rick Tobias, spent time working with low-income people in the south end of Saint John early in his career and he says it gave him a foundation for the rest of his career. He's now the CEO of the Young Street Mission in downtown Toronto.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight The Hupman Brothers

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Jeff Liberty introduces us to the blues brothers of the Annapolis Valley, The Hupman Brothers, will be in Saint John later this week.

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Light And Day - Polyphonic Spree, for Greg Hemmings

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