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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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Trump's campaign to undo Obama's legacy

Bulldozing Obama's legacy is a preoccupation of the 45th president.

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Season 1 update

In March 2018, David and his team of volunteers conduct a fourth search of Holmes Lake for Adrien McNaughton.

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My way

Layla navigates offers of drugs and alcohol at school. Olivia goes down a dangerous path.

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The power of the Pope

CBC correspondent Steven D’Souza was there as thousands cheered, white smoke bellowed and a new pope was chosen.

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Cyclist Hit, Tommy Wins, Marjorie Willison

A Halifax cyclist is hit by a car for the second time in six months. Tommy's Barber Shop in Dartmouth gets to keep its name. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison answers your questions.

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Tommy's Feedback, High Dose Flu Vaccine, Bob Bancroft

We hear support for Tommy's Barber Shop in the battle over its name. Seniors in N.S. long-term care homes will get a new high dose flu vaccine. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.

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Owner of Tommy's Barbershop told to stop using name, NB cottage owners to get some help with flood clean-up, Phone-in on the joy of picnics

Owner of Tommy's Barbershop told to stop using name by lawyer for Tommy Guns Barbershops, NB cottage owners to get some help with flood clean-up, Phone-in on the joy of picnics, Feedback on the impact of a controlled forest burn in Hghlands national park.

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Controlled forest fire in CB Highlands National Park, Feedback on 4 wheelers crossing fields, Phone-in with author of "Fit at Mid Life"

Controlled forest fire being set to rejuvenate part of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Feedback on 4 wheelers damaging crops, Phone-in with Tracy Isaacs author of "Fit a Mid-Life"

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PEI student dies after rugby game, ATV drivers damage farmer's crops, Estate planning lawyer Jessica Lyle takes questions

School principal talks about PEI student who died after rugby injury, ATV drivers damage Stratford, PEI crops after ignoring No Trespassing signs, Lawyer Jessica Lyle takes questions about wills

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NB man gets big bill from Mexican hospital, Feedback on racist rant caught on video, Paint expert Jim White takes questions

NB man gets big bill from Mexican hospital after a cancer diagnosis, Feedback on racist rant caught on video, Paint expert Jim White takes questions

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Reaction to a women's racist rant in Alberta diner, Feedback on aid to owners of flooded cottage sin NB, Phone-in with authors of "Say No to Placenta Pics

Halifax social activist Rana Zaman reacts to posting of video of woman's racist rant in Alberta diner, Feedback on giving aid to owners of NB flooded cottages, Phone-in with authors of "Say No to Placenta Pics"

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Test of emergency alert system on cell phones, Feedback on whether owners of flood-damaged NB cottages should get aid, Phone-in with Ann Schofield about Becca's legacy

Test of emergency alert system on cell phones, Feedback on giving cottage owners flood relief assistance in NB, Becca Schofield's mother Anne on her legacy and the continuing #BeccaToldMeTo movement

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NB cottage owners seek flood relief help, Feedback on organ donations, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

NB cottage owners want disaster assistance for their damaged summer homes, Feedback on organ donations, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

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Home Flooded, Flood Song, Diabetes Code

A flooded out family experiences a wave of kindness. The flood inspires one N.B. woman to write a song. And we're joined by Dr Fung, the author of The Diabetes Code.

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Flocase ECMA, Sandbag Filling, Organ Donation

Flo Sampson talks about her after hours ECMA party, the Flocase. There's a major sandbagging effort underway in Grand Bay - Westfield, outside Saint John. On the phone in: Organ donation.

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N.B. Flooding, Elizabeth Renzetti

Flood waters reach historic levels in New Brunswick. We check in with the mayor of Quispamsis, and a fire platoon chief. Author Elizabeth Renzetti joins us to talk about her new book Shrewed.

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N.B. Flooding Update, Food Waste Feedback, Right to Disconnect

The New Brunswick EMO says residents south of Fredericton should be ready to evacuate. Your thoughts on food waste. On the phone in: should workers have the right to disconnect from electronic communications after work?

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Darlings Island Flooding, Falling Donations

Residents of Darlings Island, N.B., find creative ways to leave the island amidst flooding. Former Governor General David Johnston tells us why charities need to attract a new generation of givers.

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N.B. Floods, Food Waste

A Fredericton family moves its horses away from flood waters. On the phone in: Are you guilty of wasting food?

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Update on NB flooding, Fisheries Minister on closing fishing grounds to protect whales, Phone-in with CRA official on tax time

Update on flooding in Fredericton, Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc on closing lobster grounds to protect whales, Feedback on surrogacy debate, Phone-in with CRA expert on tax questions

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In-Flight Safety pulls of out festival because of men only lineup, Feedback on racism, Phone-in on paying surrogate mothers

John Mullane of In-flight Safety pulls out of Truro festival because of an all-male lineup, feedback on racism show. Ethicist Francoise Baylis and MP Anthony Housefather debate paying surrogate mothers

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Woman says she and her friend were drugged in Halifax bar, Wife of CB man injured on a Cuba vacation talks about his road to recovery, Phone-in with El Jones on "casual racism"

Halifax woman says she and her friend were drugged in a downtown bar, Wife of CB man Brad Maxner injured in a Cuba vacation accident talks about his long road to recovery, Social activist El Jones on the idea of "casual racism"

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Toronto Police Praise, Farmland Feedback, Compost

Amidst the grief of the Toronto van attack, there's praise for the officer who arrested the suspect. A listener from P.E.I. questions the government's commitment to protecting farmland. Compost expert Paul Arnold answers your questions.

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P.E.I. Land, Water Feedback, Running

P.E.I. Land and Environment Minister Richard Brown calls for a review of who's buying land. Your thoughts on a Halifax restaurant's decision to stop automatically serving water. On the phone in: Why do you run?

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Restaurant stops serving poured water, Feedback on bringing beer across borders, Phone-in with our Home Reno panel

Owner of Wooden Monkey restaurants will no longer automatically provide water to guests in bid to cut down on waste, Feedback on bringing beer across borders, Our Home Reno panel takes calls and listeners share stories about UFOs

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Supreme Court rules against lifting border barriers to beer, Robot-cat entertains seniors, Phone-in on experiences with ageism

Supreme court rules against lifting provincial barriers to cross-border beer runs, Robo-cat entertains residents of seniors' home, Phone-in with author Sharon Butala on her experiences with ageism

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Hockey Sculpture, Classic TV Reboots

A Nova Scotia welder and sculptor creates a giant hockey stick in memory of the Humboldt victims. On the phone in: Bringing back classic TV. What shows would you like to see remade?

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NHL Racism Call, Confederate Flag Feedback, Luke Chaulk

An NHL player calls up a young hockey player who was called the N-word. Your feedback on flying the Confederate flag. Master chimney sweep Luke Chaulk answers your questions.

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Confederate Flag, Tree Feedback, UFOs, Discipline Feedback

A father and son speak out after a truck bearing a Confederate flag shows up at Oromocto High. Phone in: We hear the case for investigating UFO sightings. Plus: your thoughts on teachings kids a lesson.

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Haiti Stove Update, Liverpool Tree, Aaron Publicover

A school cook in Nova Scotia helps get a stove for a school in Haiti. A Liverpool senior is stuck with a big bill after a municipal tree falls on her property. Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

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Jersey Day, Shaming kids, Gun Control Feedback

People across Canada wear sports jerseys as a tribute to the victims and families of the Humboldt tragedy. A parenting expert tells us how to teach kids a lesson without shaming them. Plus: your thoughts on gun control.

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Butane Leak Homes, Gun Control

Irving Oil wants to buy a New Brunswick family's home after a January butane leak, but they say they can't afford to go. On the phone in: What restrictions do you want on guns and gun ownership?

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Hockey Kindness, Loyalty Programs, Cuba Brain Injury

A stranger picks up the supper tab for a N.S. midget hockey team. The team pays the kindness forward. On the phone in: what are loyalty programs worth to you? A C.B. man suffers a brain injury in Cuba.

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St. Andrews Deer, Fred Walsh, Bathurst Father

We hear why St. Andrews, N.B., is considering a deer cull. Parents in Bathurst who lost their sons in a bus accident in 2008 have a deep connection to the Humboldt tragedy. Plumber Fred Walsh answers your questions.

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Haiti Lunches, Voting at 16, Straw Ban

A Pugwash school cook raises money for lunches in Haiti. On the phone in: Should 16-year-olds get the right to vote? Plus: A Charlottetown restaurant bans straws.

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IWK NICU, Mindfulness Feedback, Boycotts

Babies and families get more privacy at the IWK Health Centre's NICU. We hear what mindfulness means to you. On the phone in: the power of boycotts.

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Standard Minimum Wage, Spirituality Feedback, Mindfulness

A sociology professor reacts to Nova Scotia's call for a standard minimum wage across Atlantic Canada. What spirituality means to you. National Geographic author Laurie Cameron shares her wisdom on mindfulness.

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Open Adoption Records, Dental Feedback, Doug Bethune

A N.B. man has mixed emotions over the province opening adoption records. Your thoughts on oral care. Automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your questions.

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Senior Financial Abuse, 100 Cards, Income Tax

We hear about a case of senior financial abuse in Moncton. A N.S. man gets over 700 cards for his 100th birthday. Dawn Kennedy from the Canada Revenue Agency answers you tax questions.

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Right Whale Plan, Company House, Oral Health

There are new plans to protect North Atlantic right whales. A Glace Bay home owner reacts to news that the derelict half of her company house will be torn down. Do you think oral health should be covered by medicare?

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Dad Talks, Spirituality Feedback, Facebook Security

A grieving father talks about losing his wife just hours after their daughter was born. Your feedback on what it means to be spiritual, or religious. Does the Facebook data mining scandal make you want to log off, for good?

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Film Harassment Code, 100 Cards Feedback, Spiritual but Not Religious

The MeToo movement prompts Screen Nova Scotia to adopt a new code of conduct. A caller tells us the best gift she has ever received. On the phone in: are you spiritual, but not religious?

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Share Your Spare, Happiness Feedback, Wildlife

A New Brunswick man uses his car in his search for a kidney. What makes you happy? Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.

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100 Cards, Roll Up Problem, Happiness

A daughter asks for 100 cards for her father's 100th birthday. A Tim Hortons customer wins a prize that he can't collect. On the phone in: What makes you happy?

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Cuba Theft, Senator Diversity, P.E.I. Love Letters

A Halifax woman recounts what happened after her purse was stolen from a lounger at beach in Cuba. On the phone in: Who would you like to see become a senator in Canada? Plus: wartime love letters discovered on PEI

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Drive-Thru Traffic, Wood Ash Explainer, Men and Women as Friends

A Fredericton councillor says a drive-thru lineup is causing traffic and safety problems. Two experts explain whether it's safe to use wood ash on gardens. On the phone in: Men and women as friends.

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Backyard Chickens, Voting Feedback, Marjorie Willison

A HRM councillor asks for a report on backyard chicken rules. Your thoughts on voting for none of the above. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison answers your questions.

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Rural Internet, Snowball, Celebrating Ireland

N.S. invests in high-speed rural internet. A P.E.I. grandmother saves a snowball her granddaughter gave her 11 years ago. On the phone in: Celebrating Ireland.

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Cafe Laptops, Time Change Feedback, None of the Above

A Halifax cafe takes a stand on screen use in the space. Your thoughts on time changes. And: would you vote for None of the Above?

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Church Steeple, Stephen Hawking, News Subsidies

A Halifax church evacuates after a storm damages two steeples. The legacy of Stephen Hawking. On the phone in: news subsidies.

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Barn Shutdown, Daylight Savings, DNA testing

Nova Scotia officials say a Truro horse riding barn is unsafe, and the business needs to leave. But the owner doesn't agree. A PE.I. man wants to stick with Daylight Saving Time. On the phone in: the pros and cons of DNA testing.

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Deer Island Update, Balloon Experiments, Jim White

The manager of a N.B. lobster plant that burned down says the company will offer aid packages to employees. P.E.I. university students get help from the navy to launch a class project. Jim White answers your paint questions.

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Sobeys Bags, Phone Feedback, Women’s Heart Health

Sobeys reduces the plastic in their bags by 30 per cent. Your thoughts on spending time away from your phone. On the phone in: women’s heart health.

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Lucy Maud Montgomery, Deer Island Fire, How To Break Up With Your Phone

A new Heritage Minute shows a different side of Lucy Maud Montgomery. After a Deer Island lobster plant burns down, workers wonder what they'll do next. On the Phone in: How to break up with your phone.

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Deer Island Fire, Abdoul Abdi Feedback, Environmental Assessment

Workers on Deer Island try to move forward after a devastating lobster plant fire. The government is overhauling the environment assessment process. What should be considered when assessing major projects?

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Abdoul Abdi, Electric Car Chargers, Pharmacare

El Jones tells us about the campaign to halt the deportation of Abdoul Abdi. Nova Scotia power installs a network of fast chargers for electric cars. And the cost of a pharmacare program.

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Viola Desmond Art, Crokinole, Doug Bethune

A N.S. law firm launches a Viola Desmond art contest. A P.E.I. club keeps crokinole going strong. Automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your questions.

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Girl Conference, Halifax Dance Accessibility, Income Tax

Over 300 girls gather in Halifax to talk about female empowerment. Halifax Dance is moving to a new, more accessible space. Dawn Kennedy from the Canada Revenue Agency answers your personal tax questions.

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Lobster Plant Fire, Giant Bunnies, Mean Girls

An overnight fire engulfs part of a lobster plant on Deer Island, New Brunswick. Two giant rabbits seek a new home. On the phone in: No more mean girls. How do we raise strong, confident girls?

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Phoenix Pay, Cat Feedback, Yum & Yummer

A Halifax federal government worker speaks out about the Phoenix pay system. You share your advice on moving with a cat. Bestselling cookbook author Greta Podleski talks about her new book Yum & Yummer, and answers your questions.

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Chief Bob Gloade, Doctor Recruitment Feedback, Dr. Eric Carnegy

A Nova Scotia First Nations chief gets re-elected, just days after a heart attack. Your thoughts on recruiting and retaining doctors in the Maritimes. Veterinarian Dr. Eric Carnegy answers your questions.

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Loblaws Cards, Reading Feedback, Doctor Recruiting

Feed Nova Scotia says some people are inquiring about donating their $25 Loblaws gift cards. Your thoughts on reading in a digital age. On the phone in: how do we attract and retain family doctors in the Maritimes?

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CFL Halifax, Mental Health Feedback, New Things

We speak with CFL commissioner Randy Ambroise about a possible team in Halifax. Your thoughts on how mental health is treated. On the phone in: trying new things. Donna Hatt did 50 firsts for her 50th birthday.

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Early Syrup, Found Painting, Forgetting How to Read

Maple syrup production starts early in Nova Scotia. We speak with an Edmonton woman who found a painting stolen 24 years ago in N.S. On the phone in: has technology affected your ability to read?

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Stolen Painting, Adult Kids Feedback, Mental Health Change

A NSCAD student painting stolen in 1994 has resurfaced in Calgary. Your thoughts of adult kids living at home. The Canadian Mental Health Association has been around 100 years. What changes are still needed in how we treat mental health?

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