June 2012 Archives

Report On Fisherman Safety, Sidney Crosby's 100 Million Dollar Deal, Your Thoughts On Active Kids

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The Transportation Safety Board reports that fishermen need to improve work practices for their own safety. Hear what fans are saying about Sidney Crosby's rich new contract. Your thoughts on active kids.

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SCOC Rules on Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh Appeal, Via Train Cuts, Getting Kids Moving.

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The Supreme Court of Canada decides whether Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh waited too long to go to trail on charges of sexual assault.  Your reaction to cuts to service at Via Rail.  And tips for getting kids active, just in time for summer break.
 
 
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Impact of VIA Rail Cuts, UPEI Blood Scare, Home Renovation Tips

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A look at the impact of Via Rail cuts to a key route through Atlantic Canada.  More than 300 students and staff at UPEI receive a warning that they may have been exposed to HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C.  And home renovation tips from our experts - Alan Keating and Eric Tsuz-King.
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Unsightly Yard Complaints; Bilingualism Debate Feedback; Breastfeeding in Public

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Frustrated Riverview residents bring their concerns about a neighbours unsightly yard to town council.  Your thoughts on the bilingualism debate in New Brunswick.  And should women breastfeed in public?  You join the conversation.
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Bilingual Debate in NB, Aquaculture Feedback , Wildlife Interactions

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A group in New Brunswick calls for a referendum on bilingualism in the province. Your thoughts on the Nova Scotia government's decision to fund aquaculture. And you share your stories and questions about close encounters of the furry and feathered kind with wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft .

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Economy vs. Environment in Rural NS. Civil Servant Sick Days. Advice For New Parents.

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Shelburne's mayor discusses balancing economic development and environmental concerns and the upcoming Cooke Aquaculture development.  Your feedback on civil servant sick days.  And parenting advice for our mother-to-be and producer, Nina Corfu.
 
 
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Federal Sick Days, Expropriation Feedback, Prom Memories

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Federal employees are taking a record number of sick days.  Your thoughts on the government's right to expropriate land.  And prom memories - the good and the bad.
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Extra Credit for Extracurriculars, Expropriating Land

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Nova Scotia introduces extra credit for extracurricular arts and leadership activities.  Should government have the right to expropriate land? One Nova Scotian shares his story, and you share your opinions.
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Racehorse Record, Panhandlers, Your Feedback

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An NB horse jockey awaits the results of a review of Secretariat's 1973 Preakness race time. Your personal policy on giving to panhandlers, and your feedback on the impact of oil costs on economic growth.
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Jeff Rubin: End of Growth, Your Automotive Qs

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Economist Jeff Rubin on the high price of oil - and the end of economic growth as we know it. Plus, automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your questions about vehicle maintenance and repair.
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Paper Mill Closes, Gardening Qs, Your Feedback

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Reaction to news that the Bowater Mersey paper mill in NS is closing indefinitely. Your feedback on a case involving a woman who hired a hit man to kill her abusive husband. Plus, answers to your gardening Qs.
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Hit Man Case, Science Qs, Your Feedback

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The Supreme Court of Canada will decide whether a NS woman who hired a hit man to kill her abusive husband can claim self-defence. Your feedback on whether private trees should be protected. Answers to your science questions. Plus, more of your thoughts on panhandling.
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Panhandling, PEI Job Losses, Private Trees, Your Feedback

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Businesses in Moncton ask citizens to stop giving money to panhandlers. Your feedback on our obsession with checking email. A request for the Feds to reconsider job cuts in PEI. Plus, we ask: Should trees be protected on private land?
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NS Olympian Quits, Email Distraction, Area Codes

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Olympian Tracy Cameron on why she's retiring from rowing only weeks before the London Olympics. More of your feedback on a plastic bag ban. The impact of email on productivity and stress levels. Plus, what to do once the 902 area code runs out.
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Plastic Bag Ban Criticism, Painting Advice, Your Feedback

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A scientist on why a plastic bag ban might distract from more important environmental issues. Jim White has painting advice. Plus, your feedback on giving students zeroes and executive compensation.
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Executive Salaries, Lawn Care, Your Feedback

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We ask if executive salaries are fair following a protest at NS Power headquarters. More of your thoughts on teachers giving students zeroes. Answers to your lawn care questions. Plus, your reaction to the idea of a plastic bag ban.
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Plastic Bag Ban, Giving Students Zeroes, Your Feedback

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We ask if a plastic bag ban would work in the Maritimes, and whether teachers should be allowed to give students zeroes. Plus, your feedback on water conservation and the return of Beep!
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Cake Walks Okay, Water Conservation, Deer Farms, Beep is Back

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NS's Education Minister confirms the school nutrition policy does not ban cake walks. Your thoughts on protecting our water supply. NB eases up on illegal deer farms. Plus, Farmers Dairy is bringing back its "Beep" beverage.
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PEI Family Caught in Eaton Centre Shooting, More Cake Walk Feedback, Preparing a Will

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A PEI mother and daughter talk about being caught at the Eaton Centre in Toronto during the deadly weekend shooting. Our listeners take another bite out of the cake walk controversy. And tips of preparing a will from our legal expert Jessica Lyle.

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Cake Walk Controversy, Relevancy of the Monarchy, From Sussex and I Know It

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The pros, and cons, of an annual school fundraiser - the cake walk. As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her diamond jubilee, we discuss the relevancy of the monarchy. And the three teens behind, "From Sussex and I Know It" talk about going viral on the internet.

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Minister Defends EI Changes, Gardening Tips for Summer

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Human Resources Minister Diane Finley discusses changes to EI, and why even seasonal workers need to stay calm.  And gardening expert Marjorie Willison shares her tips for summer gardening.

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