October 2012 Archives

Hockey Complaint, Dramatic Escape, Ghost Stories

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A Halifax hockey player has filed a complaint for unpaid wages against the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. We'll hear from a lawyer for a group that is looking to unionize junior hockey. A Moncton woman who was held for 26 days tells how she escaped her captor. And your ghost stories.


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Kidnapping Story, Cancer Questions

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A Moncton woman who survived almost a month of confinement and sexual assault is now speaking about her ordeal almost 3 years after it happened. We'll hear part of her story.
Oncologist Dr. Rob Rutledge takes your questions about cancer.


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HMS Bounty, Hurricane Sandy, Automotive Advice, Household Chores Feedback

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The Nova Scotia-built replica of HMS Bounty sinks, and a rescue operation is underway. We get the latest, and speak to one of the dozens of tradespeople who helped build her 52 years ago. We get an update on how Hurricane Sandy will affect the Maritimes. Doug Bethune answers your automotive questions. And your feedback on how couples divide up the chores at home.


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Impaired Driving, Sharing Household Chores, A Dog Votes, Train Feedback

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The Supreme Court of Canada overturns the impaired driving conviction of a Quebec man who fell asleep in his parked truck. We'll discuss what the decision means. We ask: Does your spouse do his/her fair share around the house? A dog manages to vote for the next leader of The New Brunswick Liberal Party. And your feedback on reduced rail service in the Maritimes.


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Caffeine Intoxication, Food Waste, Last Train, French Feedback

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An unusual diagnosis is being used today in a Nova Scotia court room: caffeine intoxication. We look at the implications. Passenger rail service is cut in the Maritimes, starting this weekend. We speak to the vice president of Transport Action Atlantic. We ask: what are you doing to reduce food waste? And your thoughts on keeping the French language alive.


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Census Language Data, Jury Duty, Seal Cull and Cod Worm Feedback

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New language data from Statistics Canada shows French is struggling to hold its own in Canada. We speak with a language rights expert and the Acadian Society of New Brunswick.
We ask: what's wrong with jury duty? And your thoughts on the seal cull and cod worms.


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Seal Cull, Christine Sinclair

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Dalhousie University Biologist Jeff Hutchings explains why a proposed seal cull may not do anything to help cod stocks.  Soccer superstar Christine Sinclair takes your calls on the sport, her career and the experience of winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.


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Stephen King, Sea Lice Feedback, Hypersexualized Kids

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Teacher Sarah-Jane Smith and student Matthew Bayer share their close encounter with Stephen King at Sussex Regional High School.  Your thoughts on sea lice and Sobeys' decision to pull whole Atlantic salmon from their shelves.  And our phone in focuses on the hypersexualization of kids.


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Sea Lice Furor, Exclusion Agreements for Gamblers, Tuxedo Stan

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Sobeys has removed whole Atlantic Salmon from its shelves after photos of sea lice removed from the product are posted on Facebook.  We talk to a scientist and a marketing expert about that decision.  A conversation about whether casinos should be held responsible for gambling losses if they don't enforce self-exclusion agreements.  And your feedback on feline candidate Tuxedo Stan's run for mayor


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Public Shaming, Painting Advice, Tuxedo Stan

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A Nova Scotia man mobilizes his community to take a stand against a series of break-ins in his community. Paint expert Jim White takes your calls. And a cat is running for mayor in upcoming Nova Scotia municipal elections. We speak to Tuxedo Stan's owner.


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Tips for successful backyard composting from compost researcher and educator, Paul Arnold.CBC Backyard Composting.ppt
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Dangerous Crosswalks, Backyard Composting, Cyberbullying Feedback

Posted by Maritime Noon

A Riverview NB Mom shares her concerns about a dangerous crosswalk in her neighbourhood, and RCMP offer advice for getting across safely.  Paul Arnold of Acadia University shares advice and answers your questions on backyard composting.  And we share your feedback on bullying online.


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NB Fracking Reports, Fracking Feedback, Pediatric Dentistry

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We get more detail on Dr. Elish Cleary's report and recommendations for the NB government on fracking, and we hear more of your feedback on the issue. Pediatric dentist Dr. Ross Anderson takes your questions on children and dental health.



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Shale Gas Report, Remembering Amanda Todd, Genealogy with Terry Punch

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The first of two reports on shale gas development is released in New Brunswick, and Reporter Rachel Cave brings us the latest. Amanda Todd of BC died last week in an apparent suicide, just a month after posting a video on YouTube chronicling her dealings with bullies. We speak to her aunt Leana Todd about her efforts to organize two memorials in Amanda's memory.  And Terry Punch answers your questions on your family history.




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EI Crackdown, Science of Smell, Queering Education Feedback

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MP Mark Eyeking tells us about the impact that an EI crackdown is having on seasonal workers in small communities north of Cape Smokey in Cape Breton.  Dr. Emad Massoud answers your questions on your sense of smell - or lack of it.  And we get your feedback on queering education.


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Air Canada Allergy, Queering Education, Feedback

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An Air Canada passenger is denied boarding on a flight from St. John's to Halifax because she didn't warn them in advance of her anaphylactic allergies.  Terrah Keener from Mount Saint Vincent University explains the concept of Queering Education on our phone in.  And you share your feedback on Islamophobia, Plan B and Crime.



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Spy Pleads Guilty, Islamophobia

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A former naval intelligence officer pleads guilty to spying in a Halifax courtroom. We speak to Doug Saunders - the author of "The Myth of the Muslim Tide" and ask: Is Islamophobia spreading? Do non-Muslims fear the Muslim community?


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Plan B Protest and Reaction, Dog Behaviour, Crime Feedback

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Roy Johnstone share his version of events, after protesters get close to heavy equipment at the Plan B site in PEI.  Silvia Jay shares her advice on dog behaviour.  And you share your thoughts on crime coverage in the news.


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PEI Highway Protest, Crime Coverage, Buying Beef, Gardening Advice

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A group on PEI has temporarily shut down an unpopular highway construction project. We hear why the plan is so controversial. A listener takes issue with crime coverage on the show. Maritime meat vendors are taking pains to convince customers to buy local beef in the wake of the e.coli outbreak. And Marjorie Willison takes your gardening questions.


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Manhunt Ends, Electronic Monitoring, Amazing Seal, Cost of Heating

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Ontario police find the body of the man they believe to be the second suspect in a case involving the sexual assault of a Nova Scotia teenager. We ask: would the use of more electronic monitoring reduce crime? A man visiting from China befriends a seal in Halifax. And calculations on the cost of heating.


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Beef Recall, Confinement Case, Home-Heating Advice, Spelling Feedback

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We explore how the largest meat recall in Canadian history is affecting consumer confidence. We bring you an update on a 16-year old boy who escaped after being confined and sexually assaulted. Home-heating advice from Art Irwin. And why the word "ghoti" is pronounced "fish".


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Internet Black Widow Charged, Spelling, Raylene Rankin Remembered

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The woman known as "the internet black widow" is charged with attempted murder. We speak with two people who have been victimized previously by Melissa Anne Weeks. We take your questions on spelling. And we hear some of your Raylene Rankin memories.


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NS Suspect Arrested, Remembering Raylene, Healthy School Lunches

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Ontario Provincial Police arrest one of two suspects in a Nova Scotia confinement and sexual assault case.  Cape Breton Songwriter Leon Dubinsky shares his memories of Raylene Rankin.  And nutritional consultant Wendy MacCallum shares her tips for healthy school lunches your kids will eat.


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Two Bite Granola Bars

Posted by Maritime Noon

Here's another great recipe from nutritional consultant Wendy MacCallum, this one is for two-bite granola bars.  A healthy alternative for lunches - for kids and adults!

two-bite granola bars - PDF.pdf

Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Posted by Maritime Noon

Here is nutritional consultant Wendy MacCallum's tasty recipe for make-it-yourself Chocolate Chip Granola Bars.

chocolate chip granola bars - PDF.pdf