Maritime NoonTeacher Glut, Wildlife Expert, Farm Funding Feedback, Rollingdam UpdateJun 5, 2013 | 53:11Ontario 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.
Maritime NoonFarm Funding, Exam Exemptions, Town Name Change, Cell Phone FeedbackJun 4, 2013 | 53:10A 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 p
Maritime NoonTown Fights For Name CorrectionJun 4, 2013 | 6:56Cindy Ferriere of Rollingdam, New Brunswick tells Norma Lee MacLeod about their struggle to have the town's name corrected to its original form -- Rolling Dam
Maritime NoonTwister in New Brunswick?, Cell Phone Rules, GenealogyJun 3, 2013 | 52:40Residents 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 abou
Maritime NoonNS Woman asks for a locked mailbox, but Canada Post says "No"May 31, 2013 | 8:37Lorraine MacPherson tells Norma Lee MacLeod how her mail box has been vandalized, and her mail stolen, but she can't get a free, secure mailbox from Canada Post -- even though her neighbours qualify.
Maritime NoonMailbox Complaint, Gardening, Scandal And Returned Money FeedbackMay 31, 2013 | 52:40A 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
Maritime NoonPoliticians and Scandal, Painting Advice, $5000 ReturnedMay 30, 2013 | 52:58The 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
Maritime NoonSnook Pleas, Investigator, Olympic Sport, Air Canada FeedbackMay 29, 2013 | 53:13Former Saint John city councillor and youth minister pleads guilty to 46 charges involving child exploitation. We speak to the Toronto police detective whose investigation led to Snook's arrest.
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Maritime NoonFormer Saint John city councillor and youth pastor Donnie Snook pleads guiltyMay 29, 2013 | 14:57CBC's Rachel Cave was in court this morning when Snook pleaded guilty to 46 charges involving child exploitation. Norma Lee MacLeod also speaks to the detective whose investigation led to Snook's arrest.
Maritime NoonFlight Bumping Victory, Stuck Boats, Local Produce, Booze In Stores FeedbackMay 28, 2013 | 53:04A Halifax air passenger advocate is fighting for more compensation for people who get bumped from Air Canada flights. We speak to one of the fishermen who was stuck on a sandbar in Tabusintac, New Brunswick --- the same sandbar where 3 fisherman died nine
Maritime NoonA victory for airline passengers who get bumped from Air Canada flightsMay 28, 2013 | 5:19Halifax air passenger rights advocate, Gabor Lukacs, tells Norma Lee MacLeod what prompted his complaint to the Canadian Transportation Agency, and what he thinks is fair compensation for people who get bumped from oversold flights.
Maritime NoonOrichefsky/Impaired Driver, Illegal Dumping, Automotive AdviceMay 27, 2013 | 59:15The Dartmouth mother of two teenage girls killed by an impaired driver 18 years ago learns that same driver has just been charged for refusing a breathalyzer test. A Saint John city councillor proposes hidden cameras to curb illegal dumping. Doug Bethune