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Memorial Vandal, Foraging for Wild Food, Beinn Bhreagh Hall, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

A New Brunswick mother's plea for vandals to stop defacing the roadside memorial for her son. Vandals have tagged it 20 times since April. Your Thoughts on banning the confederate flag. On the Phone-In: the dirt on foraging for wild edibles. Plus, the great-grandson of Alexander Graham Bell says Beinn Bhreagh Hall is where the inventor got away from it all.


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Memorial Vandal, Foraging for Wild Food, Beinn Bhreagh Hall, Your Thoughts

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

A New Brunswick mother's plea for vandals to stop defacing the roadside memorial for her son. Vandals have tagged it 20 times since April. Your Thoughts on banning the confederate flag. On the Phone-In: the dirt on foraging for wild edibles. Plus, the great-grandson of Alexander Graham Bell says Beinn Bhreagh Hall is where the inventor got away from it all.


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Confederate Flag Controversy, Great Speeches, Your Thoughts

Posted by Maritime Noon

A group in Halifax is calling for a ban on the Confederate Flag, calling it a symbol of white supremacy. On the Phone-In: What makes a great speech? Plus, your thoughts on Sunday hunting, and a story about the Princess of Acadia. 


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Trade Talks and Dairy, Lost Peacock, The Healing Power of Music

Posted by Maritime Noon

Maritime dairy farmers are wary of what the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could mean for their industry. A PEI man searches for his lost peacock, Tango. On the Phone-In: Stories of how music can help us remember and heal. 
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Farewell to the Princess of Acadia, Crossing the Strait, Doug Bethune

Posted by Maritime Noon

The Princess of Acadia ferry makes its final crossing after 44 years, we hear from a former captain who started out in the kitchen back in 1971. We get an update from Marilyn Korzekwa after her marathon crossing of the Northumberland Strait. Plus, automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your car questions. 
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Sunday hunting in NS, Marathon Swimmer, Summer Jobs Qs

Posted by Maritime Noon

NS lifts a decades old ban on hunting on Sundays, but not everyone is happy. A marathon swimmer planning to cross the Northumberland Strait this weekend. On the Phone-In: your stories of the best and worst summer jobs you've had. Plus, your feedback on lawns without grass, Employment Insurance, and ticks. 

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New report on EI shortcomings, parents worried over vaccines, staying fit while getting older

Posted by Maritime Noon

A former chief actuary of the EI program says system needs fixing. A new survey says a majority of Canadian parents are worried about vaccine side effects. And on the phone-in: how to stay fit while getting older.
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Uptick in NB tick numbers, More Obit writing, Lawns Without Grass

Posted by Maritime Noon

An expert at Mount Allison University says tick numbers are up and more dogs are getting lyme disease in New Brunswick. We hear more of your feedback about obituary writing. And on the Phone-in: alternatives to grass lawns. 
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Who Killed Sparkle the Goat? Wine 101, Whale Rescue

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

A Nova Scotia hobby farmer describes how he found four of his goats shot. On the phone-in: a sommelier helps listeners pick wines. Plus, we hear how a marine rescue team saved a trapped whale. 
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1600 Cigarette Butts, On the Phone-In: Reading and Writing Obits

Posted by Geraldine Thibeau

Hospitals in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick both recently collected cigarette butts from hospital grounds. And what they found was a gross mess. On the phone-in, obit writer Sandra Martin joins us to take your calls on what makes obits memorable. 
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