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Shale Blockade, Facebook Ban, Kids and Allowance

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RCMP and shale gas protesters clash in Rexton, NB. A crown prosecutor in Sydney asks a judge to ban a teenager from social media. We ask: Should kids get an allowance? And, more of your thoughts on government pension cuts.

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PEI Pension Changes, Breast Cancer: Genetic Testing and Reconstruction

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PEI announces sweeping changes to government pensions - and the unions respond. A conversation about genetic testing for breast cancer, mastectomies, and reconstruction. Plus, two New Brunswickers describe their encounters with black bears.

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Alzheimer's Patient Dies, Automotive Qs

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The Alzheimer Society of NS responds after an Alzheimer's patient falls from a hospital window and dies. Automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your questions. Plus, a caller shares a whale rescue story.

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Off-Course Whale, Marjorie Willison, Snook Feedback, Phone Feedback

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A rare Northern bottlenose whale was seen the Prospect Bay area of Nova Scotia, and now the Marine Animal Rescue Society wants to know where it is, and if it's OK. Marjorie Willison takes your gardening questions. Some of your thoughts on the sentence handed down to former Saint John councillor Donny Snook for abusing young boys.  And your thoughts on whether or not phone skills are lacking these days.

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Snook Sentence, Phone Skills, Mandatory Voting Feedback

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Former Saint John city councillor and youth minister Donnie Snook is sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually abusing boys. We ask: have you noticed a lack of phone skills these days? And your thoughts on mandatory voting

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Compulsory Voting, Tax Waste

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A call to make it mandatory to go to the polls - in the hopes of improving voter turnout. Mark Milke on how politicians spend taxpayers' money. Plus, your reactions to the death of a rare white moose.

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White Moose Kill, Your Archaeology Qs

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Mi'kmaq elders are upset that hunters have killed a rare white moose in Cape Breton. Archaeologists take your questions and share stories about their work. Plus, more feedback on whether cameras should be allowed at polling stations.

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Ballot Box Photos, Shopping for Votes

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Elections Nova Scotia calls the RCMP after voters tweet photos of their marked ballots. Political reporter Susan Delacourt on how politicians market themselves. Plus, your reaction to news that walking can reduce your risk of breast cancer.

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Walking and Breast Cancer Risk, Your Home Renovation Qs

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A new study shows walking significantly reduces the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Our experts answer your home renovation questions. Plus, more of your feedback on great apps.

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Bird Kills, Fred Walsh, Green Glow

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New research from Environment Canada says cats are killing off millions of birds in Canada every year. Plumbing expert Fred Walsh takes your questions. And a park interpreter in New Brunswick captures the attention of NASA scientists with a time-lapse video he took.

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Sexual Abuse Case, Chimney Sweep Qs

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Private Investigators reveal new details in a decades-old sexual abuse case involving a former SJ police officer. We hear from Moncton's "Park Golfer" just before the RCMP take him into police custody. A professional chimney sweep answers your questions about chimney maintenance and repair. Plus, more of your thoughts on getting fired for posting on twitter and facebook.

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Climate Change, Silvia Jay, Landlord Rights Feedback

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Leading climate scientists from around the world release a new report warning of the continuing effects of climate change. Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay answers questions about your dog.
And your thoughts on whether landlords need more protection.


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Rent Control, Landlords Rights, Assisted Suicide Feedback

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ACORN - an advocacy group - is calling for a return to rent control in Nova Scotia. We ask: Do landlords need more protection from bad tenants? And your thoughts on legalizing assisted suicide in Canada.

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Assisted Suicide, Social Media and Firing, Golf Rage Feedback

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A prominent doctor who died from a brain tumour leaves behind a video appeal, asking Canada to allow assisted suicide. A Dalhousie University professor of health law and ethics responds. We ask: Is it fair to fire someone because of comments made on their personal social media accounts? And your thoughts on golfing in public parks.

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Golf Rage, Mould, Landlord and Nickname Feedback

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A Moncton man ends up with a broken arm and tooth after a dispute over golfing in a city park.We take your questions on how to prevent - and get rid of -  mould. And your thoughts on landlords' rights, and the nicknames people use to describe where they're from.


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Deck Safety, Genealogist Terry Punch

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A registered home inspector on how to ensure your deck is safe after a deck collapse insjured 15 people in Dartmouth. Your thoughts on more protection for landlords. Terry Punch takes your questions about tracing your family tree. Plus, a final word on new citizens pledging a madatory oath to the Queen.

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Trashed House, Bystander Culture, Fake Credential Feedback, Airline Feedback, Pension Feedback, Cougar Call

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A woman on PEI asks for help after her home was trashed by tenants. We ask: have you intervened to stop sexual violence? And your thoughts on fake academic credentials, air passenger rights, NB pensions, and cougar sightings.

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Fake Credentials, Pitch the Publisher, Newfie Feedback

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Louis LaPierre, a prominent academic who acted as consultant on environmental issues in the Maritimes, admits that he lied about his academic credentials. We speak to a credentials expert.
A publisher takes your questions about how to get published. And your thoughts on the term "Newfie".


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Facebook Ad, Airline Complaints, Is "Newfie" Derogatory?

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Facebook bans advertising from an online dating company after it uses Rehteah Parsons' image. More of your thoughts on why young people aren't voting. An air passenger advocate on how to get fair compensation when something goes wrong with your flight. Plus, complaints about a street called "Newfie Lane".

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NB Pension Tour, Youth Vote, Champion Duck Caller

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Retired government employees in NB fight changes to their pension plans. Why youth aren't voting - and why it matters. Plus, meet Canada's new champion duck caller.

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Flood Insurance, Wildlife Qs

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A new report calls for updated maps of flood-prone areas before insurance companies will consider offering flood insurance. Plus, our wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.

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Rehtaeh's Story on Dr.Phil, Gardening Advice

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We speak to Rehtaeh Parsons' father after American talk show host Dr. Phil covers her story. Your thoughts on having Mi'kmaq education available in schools. Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions. Plus, more of your thoughts on the secret to a long life.

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Mi'kmaq Education, Secret to a Long Life

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A Mi'kmaq mother fights to give her son a Mi'kmaq education. The director of the largest study of centenarians in the world shares his thoughts on the secret to a long life. Plus, your views on Quebec's proposed Charter of Values.

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Quebec Values, RESPs, Child-Free Feedback

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A Muslim scholar and community leader in Halifax give his response to Quebec's controversial move to ban public servants from wearing religious clothing and symbols to work. RESP expert Mike Holman takes your questions about how to save for your child's education. And your thoughts on living "child-free".

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Homeowners' Win, Living Child-Free, Pipeline Feedback, Hating School Feedback

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A NS homeowner wins a legal battle with the province after a highway construction project turns their lives upside down. We ask: have you chosen to be child-free? How has that worked out? Your thoughts on the proposed west to east pipeline project. And your thoughts on why some kids hate school.

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Chant Latest, Hating School, SMU Feedback

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A Saint Mary's University student who says she complained to the SMU student association last year about a controversial frosh-week chant says change is needed. More of your thoughts on the orientation chant and how it should be handled. And we ask: do your kids hate school? Why?

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SMU Response, SMU Degrees, SMU Feedback, Chef Craig Flinn

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A philosophy professor at Saint Mary's University takes issue with how the university is handling the orientation chant controversy. A SMU alumnus is so disgusted by the chant video, he wants to return his degrees. We hear your thoughts on the frosh-week chant. And Chef Craig Flinn shares ideas on how to get a quick  -- and healthy --  meal on the table.

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A video of Saint Mary's University students chanting about having non-consensual sex with under-age girls goes viral.

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We hear from the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre, Students Nova Scotia, and Nova Scotia cabinet minister Marilyn More. And we talk plain language. You share examples of unclear, bureaucratic language

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Are hospital lotteries ethical, the impact of a new eastern pipeline, and more on school supplies

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We'll get reaction to a prominent medical journal questioning the ethics of hospital lotteries. We take your calls on the proposed TransCanada pipeline for Saint John. And we hear more of your views on the high cost of school supplies.

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Costly School Supplies, Pot Bust, Painting Qs

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A NS mom calls for a tax credit to help cover the cost of school supplies. The RCMP share the story of how a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of a car full of marijuana - plus, a surprise in the trunk. And Jim White answers your painting and staining questions.

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Teachers Paying for School Supplies, Your Automotive Questions

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We talk to a principal about the costs teachers often pay from their own pockets to provide supplies in their own classrooms. Plus, your automotive questions for Doug Bethune. 
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Bear Chase, Gardening Qs, Poetry Finale

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A biologist explains what to do if you encounter a black bear in the woods after two Nova Scotians find themselves on the run. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison answers your questions. Plus, one last recitation of a favourite poem.

 

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Vacancy Rates, Buying and Selling Homes, Your Feedback

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An overview of high vacancy rates in the Maritimes - and what that means for renters. A house inspector and a realtor answer your questions about buying or selling your home. Plus, your feedback on abolishing the Senate.

 

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Marijuana Ticketing, Abolish the Senate, Your Feedback

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The police chief in Cape Breton explains why he and his national counterparts are calling for lesser punishments for people caught in possession of marijuana. More of your thoughts on whether skateboarders should have to wear helmets. We debate the future of the Senate, and whether it should be abolished. Plus, more of your favourite lines of poetry.

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Skateboard Helmets, Favourite Poems

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A skateboarder fights a proposed helmet law in Saint John. Plus, we ask you to call and recite your favourite line of poetry.

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Fisheries Minister on Lobster Prices, Canning Feedback, Home Heating and Cooling Questions

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Reporter John Jeffrey fills us in on what Gail Shea had to say today about support for the lobster industry. Your feedback on canning and preserving the harvest. Plus, your questions on heating and cooling your home. 

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Farm Workers, Gift Etiquette, Your Feedback

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Farmers in NS and NB share their stories after a PEI farmer complains he can't find local workers. More of your feedback on buying alcohol in corner stores. The ins and outs of gift giving during wedding season. Plus, a few more of your favourite movie suggestions - and a shout-out to the Acadian community on Acadian National Day

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Dry Water Supply, Best Movies Ever

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Charlottetown struggles with a dry water supply - and pushes conservation measures. Plus, your nominations for the best movie of all time!

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Senator Audit, Medical Testing, Alcohol in Corner Stores

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The latest from Ottawa regarding Senator Wallin's expense audit. Health PEI explains when and why they would refuse to perform a medical test. Plus, your opinions on selling alcohol in convenience stores.

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Exotic animals seized in New Brunswick, gardening wisdom, and your love of 4-H

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Authorities round-up some exotic animals at the scene where two young boys were strangled by a python. Marjorie Willison takes your gardening questions. And more of your thoughts on why 4-H is still relevant today.

 

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Cyberbullying Legislation Concerns, Is 4H Still Relevant?

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A lawyer shares his concerns with Nova Scotia's new cyberbullying legislation. We ask: Is the 4H Club still relevant? Plus, your feedback on the Tory government's new political ad in NB.

 

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Zinck Sentencing, NB Political Ad, Appliance Repair, Your Feedback

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Former NS MLA Trevor Zinck postpones sentencing. Could this mean an election run? The Tory government in NB launches a new tv ad - on the taxpayers' dime. Our appliance repair expert takes your questions. Plus, your reactions to the deadly snake incident in NB.

 

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Snake Deaths, Photography Tips

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We get the latest from Campbellton, NB after an escaped python kills two children. Noel Chenier answers your questions about cameras and taking photos.

 

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Unattended Pets, Life-Changing Books, Pipeline Feedback

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The SPCA in PEI is reminding pet-owners that if it receives a complaint about an unattended pet while the owner is on holiday, the pet can be seized. We ask you to tell us about books that have changed your life. And your thoughts on a west-to-east pipeline.

 

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West-East Pipeline, Wine Recommendations

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TransCanada Corp says it's going ahead with a proposed west to east pipeline, carrying Alberta bitumen to Saint John. We speak with New Brunswick premier, David Aylward, and CBC-reporter Bob Jones. And wine writer Craig Pinhey is our guest as we hear your wine recommendations.

 

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Hospital Bedbugs, Sunday Shopping, Your Feedback

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An exterminator reflects on a case of bedbugs in a hospital in Northern NB. Your thoughts on expanded Sundayshopping hours in some cities in the Maritimes. Plus, more of your feedback on newcomers pledging allegiance to the Queen.

 

 

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Cabinet Shuffle, Cancer and Nutrition, Your Feedback

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The impact of Harper's latest cabinet shuffle on Maritime MPs. Which foods cause cancer and which foods help fight it. Plus, your feedback on a newcomer's decision not to pledge allegiance to the Queen.

 

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Citizenship Oath, Your Feedback, Gardening Qs

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Should immigrants have to pledge allegiance to the Queen before they can become a Canadian citizen? Your feedback on anti-tethering legislation. Plus, Marjorie Willison takes your gardening questions.

 

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Tethered Dogs, Adult Literacy, Christmas in Summer

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A call for regulations to help tethered dogs - and the story of a dog named Bullet. Stories about adults learning to read. Your feedback on gadgets getting in the way of conversation. Plus, a plea for stores to put the Christmas wrap away in the summertim

 

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RCMP Complaint Decision, Appraising Antiques, Your Feedback

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The RCMP Complaints Commission explains why the force did nothing wrong in the case of a NS woman who hired a hit man to kill her husband. An appraiser assesses your antiques. Plus, your feedback on a study into our attitudes towards sexual assault victims.

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Sexual Assault Study, Electronic Conversations, Your Feedback

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We delve into a new study that suggests 1 in 5 Canadians say women invite sexual assault when they're drunk. We ask: Are we losing out by using a keypad for many of our conversations? Plus, more of your feedback on the pros and cons of unpaid internships.

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Ingonish Drowning, Internships, Duffy Feedback

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The search continues for the body of a 14 year old boy presumed drowned in Ingonish Harbour. We speak to a constable with the Ingonish RCMP. We ask: would you be willing to do an unpaid internship? And your thoughts on the latest developments in the Senator Mike Duffy story.

 

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Duffy Court Documents, Home Reno Experts, Trout Feedback

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Court documents reveal Conservative party was ready to pay off Senator Mike Duffy's improperly claimed expenses. CBC Reporter James Cudmore brings us up to date. We take your questions about home renovations and your thoughts on the limits of caught fish in your freezer.

 

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Hot Vehicle Warning, Trout Crackdown, Paint Qs

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Warnings about keeping kids in hot cars. An NB Fisherman on why frozen fish counts towards his daily fishing quota. Paint expert Jim White answers your paint questions. Plus, more of your feedback on understanding report cards.

 

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Report Card Language, Near-Drowning Stories, Your Feedback

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A NS parent complains about bureaucratic language on report cards. Your near-drowning stories and water-safety tips. Plus, your feedback on whether taxpayers should cover sex reassignment surgeries.

 

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Stranded Senior, Transgender Surgery, Your Feedback

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A Cape Breton senior says she hasn't been outside in more than two months after the elevator in her complex broke down. We look at the big picture for seniors in care. A conversation about Nova Scotia's decision to fund sex reassignment surgery. Plus, your thoughts on lap dogs distracting drivers and keeping cats out of the garden.

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Distracted Driving, Your Gardening Q's

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A new survey points to Atlantic Canadians as the most distracted drivers in the country. An NB lobster fisherman weighs in on prices at the wharf. Plus, our gardening expert answers your questions.

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PEI Lobster Season, Supplement Safety, Your Feedback

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PEI Lobster fishermen describe the worst Spring season in recent memory. Your reaction to stories about racial profiling in the Maritimes. A supplement safety expert takes your questions. Plus, more of your ant extermination tips

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Child Exploitation Arrests, Failed 911 Call, Household Solutions

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RCMP rescue two children, make arrests, and seize equipment in a child exploitation investigation that spans Atlantic Canada. An injured Saint John man discovers his cellphone can't make a 911 call. Plus, household solutions for all your problems: from pesky ant invaders to musky washing machines!

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Radio Strike, Racial Profiling, Super Bore

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Seven Saint John radio stations employees mark one year since they walked off the job. We ask: have you experienced - or witnessed - racial profiling in the Maritimes? And one of the year's strongest tides - a super bore - pushed through the Peticodiac River today.

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Fisherman Murder Case, Automotive Questions, Bacon Bits

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CBC's Phonse Jessome gives us an update on what one of the men accused of the murder of a Petit-de-Grat fisherman told police after his arrest. Your questions for automotive expert Doug Bethune. Plus, your tips on making bacon as delicious as possible. 

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Lottery Winners, Sick Friend, Free Parking, Obesity Feedback

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5 workers at Kentville, Nova Scotia's Snack Shack restaurant are $15.2 million dollars richer today.  We ask for your advice on what to say -- or what NOT to say - when a friend is sick.  A Yarmouth town councillor wants free parking in the town.  And your thoughts on the American Medical Association recognizing obesity as a disease.


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Obesity Disease, Update On Food Fight, Cloth Diapers, Optimism And Whistling Feedback

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The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. We hear from a Canadian obesity expert. A Nova Scotia man fighting for better-quality meals for hospitalized veterans gets his wish. We ask for your stories and comments on cloth diapers. Your thoughts on being optimistic or pessimistic. And more of your whistling performances.

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Zinck Future, Veterans' Food, Whistling

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All three political parties in Nova Scotia are calling for the resignation of MLA Trevor Zinck, who pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and breach of trust. But Zinck wants to stay on in the legislature.
A Pictou, Nova Scotia man has been fighting for better food quality for hospitalized veterans. He's waiting on a provincial announcement today. And we celebrate whistling, and hear you whistle your favourite tunes


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Sibling Aggression, Strawberry Virus, Optimism or Pessimism, Wheat Belly Feedback

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A brand new study shows aggression by siblings can have the same effect as bullying at school. An update on the strawberry virus affecting Maritime farms. Your calls on optimism and pessimism. Plus, your feedback on our Wheat Belly phone-in.

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Alcohol testing at work, wheat belly diet and exam exemptions

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The Supreme Court announces its decision on random alcohol testing in the workplace, the author of the popular book Wheat Belly takes your calls, and we hear your view on high school students who are granted exemptions from exams.

 

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Seal killing sentencing, birth control pill worries and home heating advice

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Three teens are sentenced in P.E.I. for killing dozens of seals, a mother who lost her daughter in January 2011 wants to see the Yaz birth control pill pulled from shelves, and Art Irwin takes your calls on home heating tips during the off-season.

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Two million likes, teens drinking at home, and noisy reaction

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A mom turns to Facebook to help her son who was teased over his haircut, we take your calls whether or not parents should allow their underage kids to drink at home, and your thoughts on bylaws against noisy motorcycles.

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Internet Black Widow, Fredericton's noise debate, and hip and knee advice

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The so-called Internet Black Widow case wraps up in a Sydney courtroom, bikers in Fredericton celebrate a victory after city council votes down a proposed noise bylaw, and Dr. Michael Dunbar takes your calls on hip and knee replacement.

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Bomb threat cancels charity events, plumbing problems and your thoughts on grammar

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Halifax Regional Police released a tape of the 911 call that led to the cancellation of two charity events in Halifax over the weekend. We ask the police chief what they're doing to catch the person on the phone. Fred Walsh joins us to dish out advice on your plumbing woes. And more from that pile of feedback we've received about grammar.

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An online lottery flop, grammar complaints, and more about buying and selling via Kijiji.

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The Atlantic Lottery Corporation is spending big bucks on a game few people seem to be playing. We take your questions -- and complaints -- about grammar. And more of your stories about buying and selling online. 
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AGNS gets Leibovitz photos, buying and selling online, and views on teacher glut.

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The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia gets a $20-million collection of celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz's work. Your calls and questions on buying and selling safely online. And your views on the issue of too many teachers and not enough jobs.

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Teacher Glut, Wildlife Expert, Farm Funding Feedback, Rollingdam Update

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Ontario is set to cut the number of teachers they train in half to ease the numbers of unemployed teachers. We speak to an education professor about why the strategy didn't work in Nova Scotia. Bob Bancroft takes your questions and stories about wildlife. Your thoughts on a family in PEI using crowdsourcing to save their farm. And an update on the efforts of people in Rollingdam, New Brunswick to have their town name spelled correctly.

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Farm Funding, Exam Exemptions, Town Name Change, Cell Phone Feedback

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A PEI family tries crowdsourcing to save their potato farm. We ask: should high schools allow exam exemptions for students? People in a New Brunswick town fight to have the spelling of their town's name corrected. And your thoughts on new rules for cell phone companies.

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Twister in New Brunswick?, Cell Phone Rules, Genealogy

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Residents of Napan, New Brunswick experience a strange wind event that levels trees, destroys barns, and moves a mini-home off of its foundation. The CRTC announces a new code of conduct for wireless companies. Genealogist Terry Punch takes questions about tracing your family history.

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Mailbox Complaint, Gardening, Scandal And Returned Money Feedback

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A Nova Scotia woman asks Canada Post for a locked, secure mailbox to curb mail theft and vandalism, but Canada Post says she has to pay for that -- even though her neighbours get the service for free. Marjorie Willison takes your gardening questions. And your thoughts on on-going political scandals, and on $5000 returned.

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Politicians and Scandal, Painting Advice, $5000 Returned

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The resignation of Nova Scotia Liberal MLA Manning MacDonald is the latest in a string of political scandals. Globe and Mail writer Jane Taber puts it in context. Paint expert Jim White takes your questions. And a Fredericton restaurant owner loses $5000 - and has it mysteriously returned.

 

 

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Snook Pleas, Investigator, Olympic Sport, Air Canada Feedback

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Former Saint John city councillor and youth minister Donnie Snook pleads guilty to 46 charges involving child exploitation. We speak to the Toronto police detective whose investigation led to Snook's arrest.
We ask: Which sports should be included in the Olympics? And which should not? And your thoughts on compensation for passengers bumped from Air Canada flights.

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Looking for a professional to help you research your family history?

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Terry Punch recommends you try the Geneological Institute of the Maritimes.

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EI Blamed for Restaurant Closure, Russell MacKinnon Defends his Pension, Groceries on a Budget, Feedback on HST and Road Tolls

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Mary Schinold tells us how EI contributed to the closure of her restaurant in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Ex-MLA Russell MacKinnon defends his right to a pension. Nutritionist Edie Shaw-Ewald gives advice on how to spend less and eat well. And your thoughts on HST and road tolls.

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Hitman Decision And Reaction, Home Renovations, Leaf On $20 Bill

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The Supreme Court of Canada overturns the aquittal of a Nova Scotia woman who tried to hire a hitman to kill her husband. We speak to the head of the Elizabeth Fry Society - a group that intervened in the case. We take your questions about home renovations. And experts say a leaf featured on the new Canadian twenty dollar bill is NOT a Canadian maple leaf.

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Turbine Failure, Marriage Contracts, Idle No More Feedback, Food Obsession Feedback

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A new wind turbine at a community rink in PEI is not delivering the promised savings on electricity. We speak to the president of the rink's board. We get some insight into a whopping spousal support settlement, and take your questions about marriage contracts and prenuptial agreements. We hear your thoughts on the Idle No More movement. And your feedback on food obsession.
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Links to more information on personal directives

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In Nova Scotia:

http://www.cdha.nshealth.ca/patients-clients-visitors/preparing-your-hospital-stay/personal-directives

http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/pda/

 

In PEI:

http://www.cliapei.ca/sitefiles/File/publications/PLA14.pdf

 

General Information:

Dalhousie Health Law Institute End of Life Project

http://hli.law.dal.ca
search for 'end of life project'

BC Ministry of Health

www.health.gov.ca
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Tips for successful backyard composting from compost researcher and educator, Paul Arnold.CBC Backyard Composting.ppt
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