April 2012 Archives

Lobster Fishermen Protest, Behind the Scenes with Dr Brian Goldman, Your Feedback

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Fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia voted on Sunday to stay ashore in order to drive up the price of lobster. Questions you've always wanted to ask about your doctor... Your feedback on new cellphone laws, as well as a few jokes.
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Cell Phone Protection, PEI Legislature, Jokes, Food Waste Feedback

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The Nova Scotia government is introducing legislation to protect consumers from being gouged when they cancel a cell phone contract. A protest over a highway update has tensions running high in the PEI legislature. Your best, funniest (or pun-iest) jokes. Plus, feedback on wasting food.
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Highway Protest, Feedback, Food Waste, Goof in Booth

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Plans to update a highway in Bonshaw, PEI draw protest. Your feedback on whether cell phones should be used in classrooms. We chat about food waste and tips to avoid it. Plus, a parking lot attendant at the IWK in Halifax lightens cancer patients' days with jokes.
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Flood Victims in NB, Cell Phones in Schools, Feedback

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Flood victims in Perth Andover, NB, call for more help more quickly. Your feedback on a PEI man who was denied a lobster license for working in Alberta. We ask: should cell phones be banned in the classroom? Plus your feedback on youth unemployment.
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Lobster Licensing, Youth Unemployment, Speed Limit Feedback

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A PEI man is denied a lobster license because he worked too long in Alberta in order to save up to buy the license. We ask what your thoughts are on youth unemployment. Plus, your feedback on lowering the speed limit on city streets to 30 km/hr.

 

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Wind Turbines, Speed Limits, EI Feedback

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Plans to put a wind farm on the North Mountain have Annapolis Valley residents worried. We ask you: should speed limits in urban areas be lowered to make walking and cycling safer? Plus, your feedback on proposed changes to EI rules.
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EI Changes, Wildlife Qs

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Employment Insurance rules could be tightened up so that more Maritimers on EI are pushed into seasonal jobs now filled by foreign workers. Plus, Biologist Bob Bancroft takes your wildlife questions.

 

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Dave Wilson Sentencing, Spousal Support Qs, Hunger Games Feedback

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Former MLA Dave Wilson is in court today to be sentenced for fraud. Lawyer Julia Cornish takes your calls about spousal support, plus your feedback on whether the Hunger Games series is too violent for children.

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Taavel Murder, CB Paper Mill Deal, and Violence in the Hunger Games

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Speaking to the memory, and murder, of Raymond Taavel. An update on the former New Page paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, CB. We ask: is there too much violence in the popular Hunger Games stories? And your feedback on the new tobacco warning labels.

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Napping Pilots, Tobacco Warnings, and Moving Back In With Your Parents

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Does it make sense for pilots to nap in the cockpit? Your thoughts on the new tobacco warning labels. Plus, the pros and cons of kids moving back in with their parents.
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Quakes in McAdam, NB, Appliance Repair Qs

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A 'swarm' of minor earthquakes in McAdam, New Brunswick has the village calling in experts. And Appliance Repair Expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions about broken appliances.



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Paper Mill Offer, Mystery Animal, Home Reno Qs, Your Feedback

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Workers at the former New Page paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, CB react to an offer from the proposed buyer. A NB hunter finds an animal that could be a wolf. Our experts take your home renovation questions. Plus your feedback on "workforce adjustment"

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Government Cuts, Titanic Cruise, Science Questions, Costly Cookies

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Government employees have started to get notice if their jobs are on the line. A cruise ship full of Titanic fans comes to Halifax. Your science questions. Plus, the rising cost of Girl Guide cookies.

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Submarine Returns to Sea, Your Nutrition Label Questions, Feedback

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After five years in drydock, one of the problematic subs Canada bought from the UK will return to the water today. Your questions on nutrition labels. Plus, your feedback on libraries and immigration.

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Bullying on the Bus, Immigration Reform, Feedback on Librarian Cuts

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A school superintendent responds to allegations that a teenager threatened a young girl on a school bus. Your calls on immigration rules. Plus, your feedback on cutting school librarians.
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Librarians Out of Work, Your Paint Questions, Feedback

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A school board in Nova Scotia decides it can no longer afford to have librarians in schools. Paint expert Jim White takes your questions. Plus, your feedback on gas prices.
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Gas Prices Climb, Cooking with Eggs and Your Feedback

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As we head into a holiday weekend the price of gas is sky high. In honour of Easter, chef Craig Flinn shares some tips about eggs. And feedback about a mom who wasn't allowed into a doctor's examination room with her 12-year old.
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Too Young to Visit the Doctor Alone, Dealing with Burnout, Your Feedback

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A mother in Riverview, NB says she wasn't allowed into the doctor's examination room with her 12-year old daughter. Your stories on burnout at work. And your feedback on cuts to the civil service and graduated licences for seniors.
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Restricting Seniors' Driving, Cuts to the Public Service, Your Feedback

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A well known researcher says seniors should have restricted licences. This week the ax will begin to fall on public sevice jobs across the country. And where Maritime communities get their names from.
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Henk Tepper is Home, Your Genealogy and Feedback

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New Brunswick potato farmer Henk Tepper is finally home: the latest from the news conference in Grand Falls NB. Plus the stories behind the names of our communities with Terry Punch and your feedback on the federal budget.
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