Mark It On The Calendar...


  • Automated Jobs - Tues, August 2nd
  • Talking with Kids about Sex - Wed, August 3rd
  • Adults and Play - Thurs, August 4th
  • Marjorie Willison - Fri, August 5th
  • Jim White, - Mon, August 8th
  • Protecting Dunes - Tues, August 9th
  • Letter Writing - Wed, August 10th
  • Doug Bethune - Mon August 15th

Tower Climbers, Moths, Home Renos, Hospital Food Feedback

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Two teens climbed a high-powered transmission tower in N.B. and posted the video online. We speak with one of those teens, Justin Kennedy, and get reaction from NB Power. 
  • Wayne Mann, of Mann's Garden Centre in Tide Head, helped cleanup millions of moths in New Brunswick. 
  • Dan Monk of Monk Renovations joins us in studio to answer your questions. 
  • Plus: Appetizing leftovers from our phone-in show on hospital food. We hear your stories.

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Gender-Based Violence, Senator Qualities, Port Joli Land, Remembering Robin Drodge

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Minister of Status of Women, Patty Hajdu, is in Halifax hearing about gender-based violence. 
  • What qualities would you want to see in a senator? Senator Jim Cowan and columnist and author Dan Leger weigh in.
  • Port Joli Land: Three landowners donate almost 400 hectares to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
  • Plus: Remembering Sidney Crosby fan Robin Drodge.

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Veterans Canada, Stolen Beets, Hospital Food, Miller Lake Dragon

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • The Veterans Affairs office will re-open in Sydney, Nova Scotia. We hear from the federal minister of Veteran's Affairs Ken Hehr, and veteran Ron Clarke. 
  • Stolen Beets: Olga McCabe-Cane's beets were stolen from a community garden in Truro, but a police officer found them.
  • Chef and food activist Joshna Maharaj talks about how she's shaking up the hospital food scene in Ontario. And we ask: what's your experience with hospital food? 
  • Plus: The Miller Lake dragon, Emily, is back in the water. Former Fall River councillor Krista Snow tells us more.

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Mystery Shipwreck, Pitbulls, Bored Kids, Montague Pride

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • The Canadian Coast Guard came across a shipwreck off the coast of Nova Scotia. Katie Cottreau-Robins from the Nova Scotia museum tells us more.
  • Your thoughts on a N.S. doggy daycare hosting a day dedicated to pit bulls. 
  • Bored Kids: University of Windsor professor Renu Persaud makes the case for letting your kids be bored. 
  • Plus: more feedback on Montague's decision not fly the Pride flag, or any flag.

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Lightning Fire, Pit Bull Day, Summer Injuries, Pride Signs

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • A lightning storm leaves a Queensland family homeless. Michele Coons shares her story.  
  • JollyTails doggy daycare owner Tristan Flynn tells us why he decided to dedicate a day to pit bulls. 
  • Physiotherapist Keltie Cheney shares how to prevent, and heal from, summer injuries. 
  • Plus: Montague, P.E.I., won't fly the Pride flag, so Mike Savidant is doing what he does best: making signs.  

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UNESCO at UPEI, CFA Feedback, Marjorie Willison

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • UNESCO is establishing a chair in Island Studies and Sustainability at UPEI. Co-chair and professor Godfrey Baldacchino tells us more. 
  • Your thoughts on the term "come from away" or CFA.
  • Plus: gardening tips from Marjorie Willison.

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MP Rescue, Come From Away

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Nova Scotia MP Bill Casey helps rescue two teens from the Northumberland Strait.
  • Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison says Atlantic Canadians need to stop using the phrase "come from away" or CFA. We ask whether the term needs to go.

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Cape Split Rescue, Montague Pride Feedback, Lifestyle Changes, Mistaken Identity, More Twinning Feedback

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • Erin Handspiker shares her experience of falling from Cape Split while trying to rescue her dogs 
  • Your thoughts on the town of Montague not flying a pride flag, or any flag. 
  • Dr. Larry Goldenberg is trying to get men to make small lifestyle changes. We hear about his work, and take your calls. 
  • Mitchell McConnell Insurance Brokers in Saint John gets mistaken on Twitter for Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell. 
  • Plus: More feedback on highway twinning tolls

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Montague No Flag, George Iny, Ferry Newser

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • There will be no gay pride flag flying in Montague, PEI. In fact, the town doesn't even have a flag pole. CAO Andrew Daggett explains the town's no proclamation policy. 
  • George Iny from the Automobile Protection Assocation takes your calls.
  • Plus: Northumberland Ferries is down to one ferry between P.E.I. and Nova Scotia. P.E.I. MLA Darlene Compton says the federal government needs to step in.

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Crosby Experience, Twinning Feedback, Genealogist Terry Punch

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

  • A dream come true: How a blind, sick young man from Newfoundland managed to meet his idol-- Sidney Crosby. 
  • Would you be willing to pay tolls to twin highways? We hear your thoughts.
  • Plus, genealogist Terry Punch answers your family questions. 

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