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Maritime Noon

 

Maritime Noon

Maritime Noon delivers developing stories in the region, and keeps you up-to-date on breaking news. We track down the experts to help you make smart choices, and we always open the conversation up to you. It's about Maritimers talking to Maritimers. Join Host Norma Lee MacLeod every day for Maritime Noon.

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'We have our dog back'

B.C. woman has decided to treat pet with medical marijuana.

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Richard Simmons' disappearance

This reporter was investigating Richard Simmons' disappearance long before it reached podcast fame.

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Female doctors need now apply

Michael Enright's essay explores the treatment of female MDs during medical emergencies on planes;

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House flipping tax?

Ontario's Finance Minister says he is considering a foreign buyer's tax, but that may not be the best approach.

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Vimy Bagpipes, Interval Training, Outstanding Warrant Feedback

A N.S. man wants his great uncle's bagpipes played at Vimy Ridge on April 9. Marin Gibala speaks about his book "The One Minute Workout". Plus: your thoughts on outstanding warrants.

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Outstanding Warrants, Bank Feedback, Hidden Life

Halifax police plan a surrender day for people with outstanding warrants. Your thoughts on pressure at the bank. And we explore "The Hidden Life of Trees" with author Peter Wohlleben.

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Warning of measles case in Nova Scotia, Phone-in on banks pushing products

Warning to people in contact with man diagnosed with measles, Phone-in on people's experiences with banks pushing products

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eacher wins million dollar prize, Feedback on taking late-night taxis, Paint expert Jim White offers advice

Nova Scotia woman wins $1 million US teaching prize, Feedback on taking late-night taxis, Paint expert Jim White takes listener calls

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Disputing claim taxis aren't safe for women, Feedback on deporting American couple, Top NASA scientist on search for life in space

Taxi association rejects call for women to avoid using late-night taxis, Reaction to decision to deport American couple, Head of NASA team searching for earth-like planets takes calls

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Deportation Fight, Bank Feedback, Being Believed, Smelt Fishing

An American couple facing deportation from N.S. pins its last hope on community support. Your thoughts on pressure at the bank. Globe and Mail investigative reporter Robyn Doolittle talks about unfounded sexual assaults. Plus: a smelt shack visit on P.E.I

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Bank Upselling, No Fail Feedback, Income Tax

Bank employees speak out about the pressure to upsell. The founder of the Small Investor Protection Association reacts. Your thoughts on whether students should fail. Dawn Kennedy from the Canada Revenue Agency answers your tax questions.

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Canso space port plan, Phone-on on "no fail" policies in schools, Feedback on cell phones in classrooms

Company wants to set up a rocket launch site in Nova Scotia, Phone-in on "no fail" policies in schools, Feedback on cell phones in classrooms

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Meth lab found in apartment, Feedback on cell phones in classrooms, Auto expert Doug Bethune

Meth lab found in Kentville NS apartment. Feedback on cell phones in classrooms, Auto expêrt Doug Bethune answers questions

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Lung Transplant Wait, Cellphones in Class, Parenting Talkback

A N.B. woman who's has been in Toronto waiting for a double lung transplant for almost a year got a call this week that it might happen, but the lungs went to someone else. On the phone-in: should cellphones be allowed in the classroom? Plus: your thought

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Fentanyl warning in Sydney, Feedback on vacation disaster, Collapse of Parenting author

Warning of fentanyl in Cape Breton street drugs, Feedback on Sunwing vacation disaster, Author of Collapse of Parenting takes calls

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Sunwing Vacation, Sea Level Rise, Homemade Coffins

Angie Romard is looking for a refund after a week of power outages at a Dominican Republic resort. We talk sea level rise with Samantha Page from the Ecology Action Centre and Blair Greenan from DFO. Plus: the story of a N.B. couple making their own coffi

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Sexual assault verdict protest, Phone-in on automation replacing workers, Women celebrate alcohol

Organiser of protest over sex assault verdict, Phone-in on how robots and automation are replacing workers, How women helped create brewing and distilling.

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Costco membership cost, Feedback on Islamophobia, Appliance repair phone-in

Costco membership cost increases, Feedback on Islamophobia, Phone-in advice on appliance repair.

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U of M emails, Taxi Verdict Feedback, Islamophobia, Doctor Feedback, Bike Helmet Feedback

The University of Moncton holds a press conference about harassing emails. Muslims want the government to condemn Islamophobia. We speak with Montreal Liberal MP Frank Baylis and the president of the Canadian Muslim Forum, Samer Majzoub.

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Taxi Consent, Doctor Feedback, Sugar

A Halifax taxi driver is acquitted of sexual assault. Law professors Wayne MacKay and Elizabeth Sheehy react to the judge saying, "Clearly, a drunk can consent." Your thoughts on finding a family doctor. Gary Taubes talks about his book The Case Against S

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Doctor shortage in Nova Scotia, Entomologist takes calls about the bugs in our homes

NS man returns to Ontario after being unable to find a family doctor, NS health Authority doctor says it's a big problem, Entomologist takes calls on the bugs in our homes

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Support for bike helmet law, Feedback on boycotting US travel, Dr. Eric Carnegy takes pet questions

Doctor supports bike helmet law, feedback on call to boycott US as a vacation destination, Dr Eric Carnegy takes pet calls from listeners.

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Mass email targets Moncton student, Phone in on whether to travel to US, PEI woman rescues pet rats

University of Moncton students received email targeting a female student, Phone-in on whether Canadians should boycott travel to US, PEI woman launches rescue centre for unwanted pet rats.

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Delayed military pension, Marjorie Willison takes gardening calls, Woman nominates strangers for Order of NS

Retired sailor deals with long delays in getting pension payments, Marjorie Willison answers gardening questions, Nova Scotia woman nominates worthy strangers for Order of Nova Scotia

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Ice rescue, Losing traditional male jobs, How to build a snow fort

Man describes falling through thin ice and his rescue using hockey sticks, Phone-on on how men are not adapting to a changing job market, Advice on building a snow fort

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A father's reaction to a verdict in his son's death from drugs, Advice on furniture restoration

A father reacts to the conviction of a man who sold his son drugs that led to his death, Expert advice on restoring furniture, Feedback on a family's escape from a collapsed snow fort

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Snow fort collapse, Doug Bethune takes car calls

Nova Scotia man describes a close call when a snow fort collapsed, trapping him and two teens; Auto-expert Doug Bethune takes calls about car problems

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Teacher Rally, Leo MacKay, Teachers Hearings, Alcohol Treatment, Feedback

Reporter Paul Withers speak to Maritime Noon as teachers rally at Province House. Teacher Leo MacKay shares his frustrations. Plus: treating alcoholics with alcohol. We hear from Dr. Jeff Turnbull in Ottawa.

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Blocked Sidewalks, Becca Feedback, EI problems, Pond Hockey

Downtown Dartmouth councillor Sam Austin talks sidewalk clearing. You share your random acts of kindness #Beccatoldmeto. MP Rodger Cuzner speaks about EI problems. World Pond Hockey Championship starts tonight in N.B.

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NSTU president on strike call, Feedback on downtown parking, Becca Schofield on acts of kindness

NSTU president on decision to call a one-day teachers' strike, Feedback on parking downtown, Becca Schofield on fighting cancer and her #BeccaToldMeTo campaign for acts of kindness

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Carbon monoxide scare, Ski hills celebrate snow, Building an igloo, Phone-in on downtown parking

Warning to clear furnace vents blocked with snow after carbon monoxide scare, Ski hills enjoying snowfall, Family sleeps in an igloo, Phone-in on downtown parking

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Maritime blizzard impact

Updates on the snow and wind that's hitting the Maritimes.

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Student Teachers Court, Chef Craig Flinn, Retirement Feedback

Five universities are in court trying to get student teachers back into classrooms during work to rule. Chef Craig Flinn talks breakfast for dinner. Plus: you weigh in on what makes for a happy retirement.

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Dry Spell Ends, Hockey Fine, Happy Retirement, Free Wifi

Glenn Dodge plans to open a winery after West Hants votes down prohibition liquor law. Author Neil Pasricha and gerontologist Suzanne Cook rethink the idea of retirement. Plus, your thoughts on Halifax's free Wi-Fi.

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Hockey parents angry over team fine, Plan to encourage work for welfare recipients, Phone-on on income tax issues

NB hockey parents angry over team fine for not going to tournament, Reaction to proposal to hire welfare recipients to clean highways, Income tax advice from CRA, Feedback on electoral reform

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Parlee Beach water problems, Phone-in n electoral reform

Parlee Beach resident responds to government plan on dealing with water contamination, Phone-in with NDP MP Nathan Cullen on abandoning electoral reform

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Red Cross still helping ice storm victims, Halifax considers free wi-fi, Phone-in on losing weight

Red Cross still helping victims of NB ice storm, Halifax considers free wi-fi in city, Two women share their stories of extreme weight loss

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Neguac Mayor on surviving the ice storm, Renovation questions for our experts, Crow imprints on people

Neguac Mayor on surviving the ice storm and the PM's visit, Our home reno experts take calls, PEI crow imprints on people

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Lottery win fight, Children facing weight bullying in sports, Touring a tiny house

Fighting over a Cape Breton lottery win, Children in recreational sports face bullying over weight, Touring a tiny house, Dodgeball championships begin.

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Still waiting for power in NB, New advice on peanut allergies, PEI women offer free hugs

How Tracadie NB is coping with power outages, Phone-on on new advice on peanut allergies, PEI mother and daughter offer free hugs to make people feel better

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NB woman still waiting for power, Wildlife expert takes calls

NB woman still waiting for power after ice storm, Wildlife expert Bob Bancroft takes calls

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NB Ice Storm, Paint expert Jim White, Feedback on "peak rage"

NB resident frustrated at long power outage following ice storm, Military commander on how soldiers are helping, Paint expert takes paint questions. Feedback on "peak rage"

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Caraquet Damage, NB Power Linesmen, Peak Rage, Hantsport Igloo Update

Thousands are still without power in N.B. as crews work to fix damage from the ice storm. Columnist and author Dan Leger wonders whether we've hit peak rage. Plus: People in Hantsport, N.S. try to stop their ice igloo from melting.

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Miramichi Ice Storm, George Iny, Work to Rule Feedback

Bonnie Northrup and her son spent the night at a warming shelter after losing power during the ice storm in N.B. George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association answers your questions. Plus: your thoughts on the phasing out of work to rule.

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Bell Firing, Ice Storm Flooding, Roundabout Rules

Radio host Maria McLean says she was fired by Bell Media after disclosing mental health issues and asking for time off. An ice storm in N.B. knocks out power, and floods basements. N.S. highway design engineer Keith Boddy talks about roundabout rules.

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Teachers Work to Rule, Fred Walsh, Alzheimer Feedback

NSTU president Liette Doucet explains why teachers might change what they're doing after seven weeks of work to rule. Plumber Fred Walsh answers your questions. Plus: your thoughts on loved ones with dementia

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Herald Anniversary, Street Checks TB, Alzheimer Conversation

Chronicle Herald strike hits one year mark. Your thoughts on the call to end police street checks. Professor Francoise Baylis speaks about her experience with her mom, who is now in the final stages of Alzheimer's disease.

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Trump Speech, Women's March, Trump Feedback, Trump Streeters, Obama Future

Trump speaks to a crowd of thousands. Women's March on Washington. Your thoughts on Trump. Plus: Obama speaks about his future.

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End Street Checks, President Trump, O'Leary Feedback

A group of prominent African Nova Scotians says police street checks need to end. Your thoughts what's to come from President Trump. Plus: reaction to the news that Kevin O'Leary is running for the leadership of the Conservative party.

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O'Leary's In, Fake News, Milk Carton Igloo

Kevin O'Leary announces he's running for the leadership of the federal Conservative party. The rise of fake news, and why that's a problem. Plus: there's a milk carton igloo is coming to Hantsport, N.S.

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PM Fredericton town hall, Feedback on Trudeau's Bahamas visit, Sub-zero expert shares advice

Highlights from Trudeau's Fredericton town hall, Feedback on Trudeau's Christmas trip to the Bahamas, 'Professor Popsicle' talks about surviving cold weather accidents

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Prime minister Maritime tour, Feedback on celebrities on speaking out

Halifax mayor Mike Savage on hosting PM's town hall, Phone-in on whether Trudeau breached ethics by holidaying with the Aga Khan, Feedback on celebrities speaking out

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Parent worried about school trip, Protest over Phoenix payroll system, Phone-in on celebrities speaking out

Father worried about losing cost of school trip because of teachers' work-to-rule, Women talks about protest over fault federal payroll system, Phone-in on whether celebrities should speak out, Feedback on driving

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Traffic merging rules, Flu season facts, Bottle flipping craze

How to merge in traffic, Feedback on NS teachers' work-to-rule, Dealing with flu season, Bottle flipping craze

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Impact of teacher dispute on students, Getting women elected, How military families were affected by Afghan service

Impact of NS teacher work-to-rule on students, NB women's group seeks to get more female candidates, How military families were affected by Afghanistan mission, Feedback on basic income plan

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Dump Truck Recovery, Menu Calories Feedback, Back Income Phone-In

A 5-year-old girl from N.S. has experienced an amazing recovery, after she was hit by a dump truck. Your thoughts on listening calories on menus. And, should there be a guaranteed income in Canada? We speak with Former Conservative Senator, Hugh Segal.

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Missing dog held for ransom, Dog training questions for Silvia Jay, Singing O Canada 150 times

Dog owner receives ransom demand for missing dog, Silvia Jay takes listeners' questions about dogs, Man aims to sing O Canada at 150 events this year

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Skiers Stranded, Women Business, Shuttle Feedback, Showing Calories, Banished Words

Curtis Rossingnol gets struck on a Fredericton ski lift with his three kids, and over 40 other people. Your reaction to Atlantic Business Magazine's latest cover. And we ask: should restaurants display calorie counts?

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Business magazine features women, PEI shuttle ends, Most hated words & phrases

Atlantic Business Magazine gets negative comments over women-only issue, PEI shuttle bus changes, Phone-in on words and phrases that people hate

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Reaction to murder-suicide in NS, Phone-on on asbestos, Story about learning from failure

Reaction to murder-suicide involving veteran's family in NS, Phone-in on living with asbestos, Story about learning from faulure

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Grief counselling after teen death, Learning from failure, Multi-hued lobster wins competition

Grief counsellors at Cape Breton school after teen death, Feedback on a new bike safety law, Phone-in on learning from failure, Multi-coloured lobster wins competition

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Cyclists push for safety law, Update on fish kill, Phone-in on what to expect in 2017

NB cyclist groups push for new law after cycling death, DFO update on Nova Scotia fish kill, Phone-in looks ahead to what could or should happen in 2017

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New Tory critic for Atlantic, NB star cyclist killed, Phone-in on unplugging the internet

New Tory critic for Atlantic Canada talks about his role, Friend reacts to death of star cyclist Ellen Watters, Author Michael Harris on unplugging from the internet

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Marine life deaths, Funny Christmas stories

Mystery of fish and shellfish deaths in Bay of Fundy, Phone-in on funny Christmas stories

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Christmas card edition

Maritimers wish Christmas greetings to family and friends

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