Shift - NB | May 26, 2014 | 7:13

Swaeter in a Day!

Seven women spent a full day turning the fleece from a sheep into a sweater! It's the first time a team from the province has entered the International Back to Back Wool Challenge, and the raised $1000 for Bobby's Hospice!

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Shift - NB - Tossing cabers at the Highland GamesJul 24, 2014 | 10:17Shift - NB Tossing cabers at the Highland Games Audio
Shift - NB Tossing cabers at the Highland Games Jul 24, 2014 | 10:17One of the big draws at this weekend's Highland Games in Fredericton is the heavy events, featuring amazing feats of strength and impressive technique! Organizer Joe Hall explains what it takes to compete.
Shift - NB - Great White Shark spotted near St. AndrewsJul 23, 2014 | 8:19Shift - NB Great White Shark spotted near St. Andrews Audio
Shift - NB Great White Shark spotted near St. Andrews Jul 23, 2014 | 8:19Tourists on a whale watching excursion on Monday got quite the shock when they spotted a Great White Shark. Nick Hawkins is a naturalist guide with Quiddy Link Marine and he tells the tale.
Shift - NB - The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 2Jul 23, 2014 | 16:21Shift - NB The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 2 Audio
Shift - NB The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 2 Jul 23, 2014 | 16:21Tappan Adney meticulously recorded everything he saw when he started traveling in the woods of New Brunswick in the 1880s. Goose Lane has just released a new collection of his notes, and Andrea Bear Nicholas wrote the foreward.
Shift - NB - A look at the province's booksJul 23, 2014 | 9:10Shift - NB A look at the province's books Audio
Shift - NB A look at the province's books Jul 23, 2014 | 9:10The latest numbers give a fairly complete financial picture of the Alward government's four year term ... and it's not what voters were told to expect back in 2010. The CBC's Robert Jones explains.
Shift - NB - Tidal Art at FundyJul 21, 2014 | 8:04Shift - NB Tidal Art at Fundy Audio
Shift - NB Tidal Art at Fundy Jul 21, 2014 | 8:04Visitors to Fundy National Park get to make some amazing art on the beach with local artist Karin Bach and interpreter Anna Holdaway! They describe one of the longest running programs at the park.
Shift - NB - Link between stomach bacteria and mental health?Jul 21, 2014 | 6:30Shift - NB Link between stomach bacteria and mental health? Audio
Shift - NB Link between stomach bacteria and mental health? Jul 21, 2014 | 6:30As the belly goes, so goes the brain. That's according to a growing body of evidence that says gut bacteria can have a serious impact on our minds as well as our metabolism. Microbiologist Jason Tetro explains.
Shift - NB - Putting purslane on the menuJul 21, 2014 | 9:36Shift - NB Putting purslane on the menu Audio
Shift - NB Putting purslane on the menu Jul 21, 2014 | 9:36Many would consider purslane an invasive weed, but in much of Europe you can buy it at the grocery store! Greg Osowski explains where to find it. The wild edible educator frequently gives workshops at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute.
Shift - NB - Morgentaler clinic closesJul 18, 2014 | 8:01Shift - NB Morgentaler clinic closes Audio
Shift - NB Morgentaler clinic closes Jul 18, 2014 | 8:01The last procedures were performed at Fredericton's Morgentaler Clinic while about 75 people marched to the legislature to demand better access to abortion services. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has the story.
Shift - NB - Backyard bird behaviourJul 18, 2014 | 9:35Shift - NB Backyard bird behaviour Audio
Shift - NB Backyard bird behaviour Jul 18, 2014 | 9:35Alain Clavette talks about some interesting bird behaviour you may see at your feeders, he adds a bird to his backyard list and he talks about some of the shorebirds that started arriving this week.
Shift - NB - Garlic scapes!Jul 17, 2014 | 9:32Shift - NB Garlic scapes! Audio
Shift - NB Garlic scapes! Jul 17, 2014 | 9:32Joanne Venart and Paul Breau of Gagetown Garlic have about 30,000 garlic plants on their farm - and that's a lot of scapes! Joanne explains how she uses them for pesto, jelly and just about everything!
Shift - NB - Dunn meets DionJul 16, 2014 | 9:43Shift - NB Dunn meets Dion Audio
Shift - NB Dunn meets Dion Jul 16, 2014 | 9:43Moncton-born All By Myself viral video star Richard Dunn talks about meeting Celine Dion in Las Vegas.
Shift - NB - Edge of EastJul 16, 2014 | 9:31Shift - NB Edge of East Audio
Shift - NB Edge of East Jul 16, 2014 | 9:31Actor, filmaker and sometime host of Shift Jackie Torrens talks about her new documentary about the odder-side of living on the east coast.
Shift - NB - Dunn meet DionJul 16, 2014 | 11:16Shift - NB Dunn meet Dion Audio
Shift - NB Dunn meet Dion Jul 16, 2014 | 11:16Moncton-native Richard Dunn was invited to meet Celine Dion in Las Vegas after his lip sync video to her version of All By Myself shot alone in an airport went viral. He took the whole family!
Shift - NB - Meier at the Tour de FranceJul 15, 2014 | 8:43Shift - NB Meier at the Tour de France Audio
Shift - NB Meier at the Tour de France Jul 15, 2014 | 8:43We check in with Sussex-area cyclist Christian Meier at his first Tour de France! He's on of just two Canadians competing this year.
Shift - NB - Munching on chickweedJul 14, 2014 | 8:07Shift - NB Munching on chickweed Audio
Shift - NB Munching on chickweed Jul 14, 2014 | 8:07Our wild edibles guy, Greg Osowski, turns his attention to chickweed which he says tastes a bit like spinach when it's cooked and like corn silk when it's raw. Makes a nice pesto and a great addition to a grilled cheese!

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