December 2012 Archives

New Brunswicker Fasting with Chief Spence, Your Photography Questions, Maritime Premiers

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A man from Elsipogtog, in New Brunswick, is in the tenth day of a fast alongside Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat in Ontario. Photographer Noel Chenier takes your questions on taking excellent photos. Plus, the three Maritime Premiers on some of the biggest issues in their provinces going into the new year.
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Fasting for Chief Spence, Terry Punch, Storm Update

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Hundreds of Maritimers started a four-day fast today in support of Chief Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario. Terry Punch takes your questions on genealogy. Plus, Peter Coade gives us the latest on today's snow storm.
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Christmas Card of the Air.

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It's our annual Christmas Card of the Air program!  Greetings from Maritimers to friends near and far.
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Protests against Bill C-45, drunk driving licence plate feedback, and gardening gift ideas.

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Aboriginal groups set up highway protests in Nova Scotia, slowing down traffic. Your reaction to a PEI plan for special licence plates for people convicted on drunk driving. And Marjorie Willison has advice for caring for plants over winter AND gardening gift ideas.

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Drunk Driver License Plates, Cocktails, Top Weather Stories

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PEI's minister of transportation considers the idea of special license plates for convicted drunk drivers. We take your questions about Christmas cocktails and mocktails, and hear your favourite recipes. And Environment Canada releases the list of the top weather stories of 2012.


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Sidney Plays! Household Germs, Bar Hours Feedback, Generousity Letter

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NHL-star Sidney Crosby plays a game of local ball hockey incognito in Pittsburgh. We take your questions about household germs. Your thoughts on downtown bars closing earlier as a crime reduction measure. And a listener shares a story of generousity.


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Bar Hours, Asbestos, Marijuana Feedback, White Christmas?

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Halifax' new police chief wants downtown bars to close earlier as a crime reduction measure. Bar owners are not on board. We take your questions about asbestos in your home and workplace. Your thoughts on proposed changes to the medical marijuana rules in Canada. And Environment Canada makes predictions about Christmas in the Maritimes: white or green?


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Medical Marijuana, Teen Takes Over Bus, Your Vehicle Questions

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Health Canada has proposed new regulations on medical marijuana that would mean patients could no longer grow the drug themselves. A teen in Parrsboro tells us what happened when he took over his school bus as the driver suffered a medical emergency. Plus, automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your questions.


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Maritime Noon's Feed Nova Scotia Show

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A special edition of Maritime Noon in support of Feed Nova Scotia. Music with Rose Cousins and Don Brownrigg. Santa Claus and the executive director of Feed Nova Scotia make an appearance. And we ask you for your stories of generousity. 


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Teacher controversy ends, village council ditches the booze, and holiday cooking.

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A community celebrates after a teacher convicted of indecent acts surrenders his teaching license. A New Brunswick village council votes to remove booze from the mayor's office. You share more of your comments about customer service. And holiday recipes with Chef Craig Flinn.

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Teacher Controversy, Customer Service, Welfare Feedback, Christmas Catastrophes

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A former teacher and sex offender is fighting for his job back in the classroom. We hear from parents and the school board. You share your comments and complaints about customer service. Your thoughts on welfare overpayment - 15 years later. And your Christmas disaster stories.


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Welfare Overpayment, Dog Behaviour, Parking Anger Feedback

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A New Brunswick man gets a letter from the province stating that he owes money from a welfare overpayment dating back 15 years. Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay takes your calls.
And your thoughts on Smart car parking.


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Parking Anger, Christmas Disaster Stories, Drug Testing Feedback

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Drivers respond angrily to a woman who's found a creative way to park her Smart car in downtown Halifax.  Comedian Bette MacDonald joins us to take your calls about Christmas "disaster stories".  And your thoughts on random drug and alcohol testing at work.


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Random Drug Tests, Single Stigma, Charlo Feedback, Driving Ban Update

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The Supreme Court of Canada hears a case today that could determine whether random drug and alcohol testing will be allowed in the workplace. We ask: is there a stigma to being single? Your thoughts on town councillors drinking in the mayor's office. And an update on a night-time driving ban for young drivers in New Brunswick.
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Town Council Drinking, Wildlife Questions

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The new mayor of Charlo, New Brunswick has resigned because he says he's been unable to stop the practice of drinking in the mayor's office after council meetings. We hear from his deputy mayor as well. And wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft takes your questions.


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Doctor Billing Questions, Dangerous Driving, Miraculous Recovery, Drunk Driving Feedback

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New Brunswick's auditor general revealed that more than a dozen doctors were paid more than one million dollars each in one year. We put the numbers in context. We hear which bad driving habits irritate you most. A young New Brunswick hockey player makes a miraculous recovery. And your thoughts on a drunk driving sentence in PEI. 


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Impaired Driving Sentence, Prostitution

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A PEI man with multiple drunk driving convictions is sentenced today. We hear from the widower of the victim in that fatal accident. And we'll ask: should prostitution be decriminalized?


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Nighttime Driving Ban, Art Irwin, Facebook Feedback, Time or Money

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MADD Canada is unhappy that the government of New Brunswick has decided that drivers who have had their license for a year should be allowed to drive at all hours. Home heating expert Art Irwin takes your questions. Your feedback on Facebook privacy. And more of your thoughts on the money vs. vacation debate.


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