Shift - NB | Dec 24, 2012 | 16:55

The Christmas Elf

Each year Richard Mercer writes an amazing story that he reads for us at Christmas. This year's story is "The Christmas Elf."

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Shift - NB - Car sing-a-long video goes viralNov 26, 2014 | 8:04Shift - NB Car sing-a-long video goes viral Audio
Shift - NB Car sing-a-long video goes viral Nov 26, 2014 | 8:04We've all rocked out to a favourite song while driving. Ann Paul was doing just that with her mother Maggie Paul when she decided to make a video. Now their Mary's Boy Child sing-a-long has gone viral!
Shift - NB - Wrightman Alpines moves to St. AndrewsNov 13, 2014 | 8:05Shift - NB Wrightman Alpines moves to St. Andrews Audio
Shift - NB Wrightman Alpines moves to St. Andrews Nov 13, 2014 | 8:05Harvey Wrightman has been growing alpine plants for rock gardens for 30 years. He recently moved his nursery from Ontario to St Andrews, New Brunswick!
Shift - NB - Made in NB: GanongNov 24, 2014 | 9:00Shift - NB Made in NB: Ganong Audio
Shift - NB Made in NB: Ganong Nov 24, 2014 | 9:00For many it's just not Christmas without Chicken Bones from Ganong! Janice MacPherson looks at the history of the famous candy company and how it's staying true to its roots.
Shift - NB - Am I Next?Nov 19, 2014 | 3:48Shift - NB Am I Next? Audio
Shift - NB Am I Next? Nov 19, 2014 | 3:48Elsipogtog's Oscar Baker III remembers his aunt, Gladys Marie Simon, who was missing for eight years before her body was discovered.
Shift - NB - Byelection, Hill Harrassment and NB PowerNov 21, 2014 | 17:11Shift - NB Byelection, Hill Harrassment and NB Power Audio
Shift - NB Byelection, Hill Harrassment and NB Power Nov 21, 2014 | 17:11Shift's political panel - Michael Camp, Lisa Keenan and Jean Saint-Cyr - looks at the political stories this week.
Shift - NB - Abortion restrictions liftedNov 26, 2014 | 8:51Shift - NB Abortion restrictions lifted Audio
Shift - NB Abortion restrictions lifted Nov 26, 2014 | 8:51Premier Brian Gallant announced that as of January 1st many of the restrictions around abortion will be lifted, including the so-called two doctor rule. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has details.
Shift - NB - Young women say they're sexualized by school dress codeNov 17, 2014 | 9:38Shift - NB Young women say they're sexualized by school dress code Audio
Shift - NB Young women say they're sexualized by school dress code Nov 17, 2014 | 9:38A group of young women is taking on the dress code at Fredericton High School saying that they are unfairly targetted and sexualized. They want the code out and a sexual harrassment policy in. Rachel Cave has the story.
Shift - NB - Fundy's Finest Sea Salt Co.Dec 12, 2013 | 7:54Shift - NB Fundy's Finest Sea Salt Co. Audio
Shift - NB Fundy's Finest Sea Salt Co. Dec 12, 2013 | 7:54Martin Grosweiner was at his cottage at Cape Enrage gazing out at the Bay of Fundy when he got an idea. He figured he could make salt from that, and a new business was born! He's just bottled his first 100 pounds of salt.
Shift - NB - All by himself at Las Vegas airportJun 9, 2014 | 8:35Shift - NB All by himself at Las Vegas airport Audio
Shift - NB All by himself at Las Vegas airport Jun 9, 2014 | 8:35Richard Dunn found himself alone overnight in Las Vegas' McCarren Airport so he decided to make an amazing music video lip synching to Celine Dion's All By Myself. Dunn grew up in Moncton and now lives in Georgia.
Shift - NB - Liberal nomination fight in Tobique-MactaquacNov 10, 2014 | 7:08Shift - NB Liberal nomination fight in Tobique-Mactaquac Audio
Shift - NB Liberal nomination fight in Tobique-Mactaquac Nov 10, 2014 | 7:08Businessman T.J. Harvey has just been nominated as the official Liberal candidate in Tobique-Mactaquac. But the man he defeated is alleging Harvey's supporters broke the rules. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has details.
Shift - NB - NB company to make next generation guitar caseNov 19, 2014 | 7:22Shift - NB NB company to make next generation guitar case Audio
Shift - NB NB company to make next generation guitar case Nov 19, 2014 | 7:22Peter McMath has launched a Kickstarter campaign to get his new business off the ground. Timbre Cases makes a guitar case that's molded in a special plastic and is made to take whatever comes at it.
Shift - NB - Teen AdoptionNov 21, 2012 | 13:46Shift - NB Teen Adoption Audio
Shift - NB Teen Adoption Nov 21, 2012 | 13:46Half of the 512 children who are permanently in the foster care system in this province are 12 years of age or older. That's why the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation is working to find families for older children. We speak with 20 year old Zoe Bourgeois, who was adopted at 15, and 22 year old Kyla LaPointe, who aged out at 19, about their experiences in the system.
Shift - NB - Home Grown: Silver Shoes Emu RanchJan 9, 2014 | 7:08Shift - NB Home Grown: Silver Shoes Emu Ranch Audio
Shift - NB Home Grown: Silver Shoes Emu Ranch Jan 9, 2014 | 7:08For almost two decades Carol Milberry has been raising Emus on her family's farm just outside Sussex, she's our guest this week on Home Grown.
Shift - NB - BC First Nation opens land-based salmon farmApr 29, 2014 | 9:09Shift - NB BC First Nation opens land-based salmon farm Audio
Shift - NB BC First Nation opens land-based salmon farm Apr 29, 2014 | 9:09Chief Bill Cranmer of the Namgis First Nation is in the province to talk about opening the first closed containment commercial salmon farm in the country, and one of the first in the world.
Shift - NB - The Acadian Hero Tante BlancheAug 15, 2014 | 14:37Shift - NB The Acadian Hero Tante Blanche Audio
Shift - NB The Acadian Hero Tante Blanche Aug 15, 2014 | 14:37A new biography of Marguerite Blanche Thibodeau by Serge Thibodeau, tells the story of Acadian hero Tante Blanche.

1 of 34