Mark It On The Calendar...

  • Jason Tetro:Reviving Germs - Wed, February 10th
  • What is it about Anne? - Thurs, February 11th
  • Memorable First Dates - Fri, February 12th
  • Doug Bethune - Tues, February 16th
  • Income Tax - Wed, February 17th
  • Business vs Construction - Thurs, February 18th
  • Hockey Science - Fri, February 19th
  • Fred Walsh - Mon, February 22nd
  • Online Harassment - Tues, February 23rd
  • Zero Waste - Wed, February 24th
  • Backyard Rinks - Thurs, February 25th
  • On-Hold horror stories - Fri, February 26th
  • Bob Bancroft - Mon, February 29th

Winter Driving, Plastic Bag Bans, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • As Maritimers dig out from a blizzard, Globe and Mail national driving columnist Peter Cheney has some tips for winter driving
  • Should we ban plastic bags? Joe Hruska, sustainability consultant for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, and Sharon Labchuck of environmental group Earth Action debate what a plastic bag ban would mean
  • Plus, burning up over possible restrictions to wood stoves.

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Helping a PEI Family with Severe Health Issues, Paint Expert Jim White, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • A community in PEI is rallying around a couple and their young family. Jenn McInnis had to deliver her baby 12 weeks early, as she's fighting Leukemia, and awaiting a bone marrow transplant.
  • Paint Expert Jim White takes your questions
  • Your thoughts on wood burning restrictions.

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A Divided Church, Wood Smoke Bylaw, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • We hear about a church in Plaster Rock, N.B., that's accused of dividing families
  • On the phone-in: would you support a bylaw restricting the use of wood stoves?
  • Plus, your thoughts on the future of journalism without newspapers

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Ethical Veganism Protection, Do Newspapers Still Matter? An Update to Cameron Conrad's Story

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Should ethical veganism be a protected human right?
  • On the phone-in: are newspapers worth saving?
  • Cameron Conrad, the terminally ill Nova Scotia man in Alberta gets his wish to come home, thanks to hundreds of donations

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Senior Suffers Brain Damage After Attempted Robbery, Paying Off the Mortgage, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • The daughter of a 77-year-old victim of an attempted robbery describes her mother's struggles since it happened
  • On the phone-in: could you pay off your mortgage faster?
  • Plus, your thoughts on Katimavik and affordable internet

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Travel Complaint, Push to Bring Back Katimavik, Call for Affordable Internet

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • The CBC's consumer watchdog, Yvonne Colbert, tells us about a dream vacation turned sour
  • On the phone-in: should Katimavik get another chance?
  • Anti-poverty group calls for cheaper internet for low income Canadians

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Campaign to Bring Sick N.S. Man Home from Alberta, Drones, More Forgotten Foods

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • An N.S. family fundraises more than $40 000 to fly terminally sick man  home
  • On the phone-in: your drone questions and concerns
  • Plus, you add more tasty (and not so tasty) treats to our list of forgotten foods

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    Settlement Agencies Face Refugee Language Barrier, Forgotten Foods, Your Thoughts

    Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Moncton newcomers group describes settling steady flow of refugees with unexpected language barrier
  • Your thoughts on the Donkin Mine
  • On the phone-in: forgotten foods

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    N.S. Fraudster Strikes Again, Your Thoughts, How Clean Is Your Hospital

    Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • A N.S. dog breeder describes being scammed by a known fraudster
  • Your thoughts on the Energy East Pipeline
  • On the phone-in: how clean is your hospital?

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    Should the Donkin Mine Reopen? A Potash Worker Mourns Her Job, More Sly Foxes

    Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • On the phone-in: should the Donkin mine get another chance? 
  • A long time worker at the Picadilly potash mine shares her story of the mine's closure
  • More stories of foxes stealing newspapers - and other things

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