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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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Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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Air Miles backs down, Favourite tree stories, CBC funding reaction

Air Miles cancels controversial point expiry plan, Forester David Palmer takes call about favourite trees, Listener feedback on more funding for the CBC

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Predicting winter, CBC Funding phone-in, More mouse stories

Climatologist Dave Phillips on the new winter forecast, Phone-on on extra funding for the CBC, More mouse stories

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Victim of dangerous offender speaks, Phone-in on plumbing, CBC scares mice

Victim of dangerous offender speaks out, Plumber Fred Walsh takes calls, using CBC radio ot scare away mice and other home invaders

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Job trends, Phone-in on "job churn", Tips on getting rid of mice

Job trend survey shows turnover is high, Phone-in on "job churn" and precarious employment, Tips on getting rid of mice

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Sex abuse in military, Phone-in on mice problems, Feedback on Christmas invitation

Nova Scotia woman who left military reacts to new numbers on sexual assaults, Phone-in on mice problems, Feedback on woman's offer to take in strangers for Christmas

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Christmas Invitation, Public Sector Feedback, Terry Punch

Nova Scotian Patty McGill is hoping to open her home, and her farm, to six strangers this Christmas. You weigh in on whether the public sector needs fewer jobs, or lower wages. Genealogist Terry Punch answers your questions.

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Conquered People, Public Sector Costs, Server Complaint

A legal brief in N.S. calls the Mi'kmaq a conquered people. Elder and historian Dan Paul responds. Should we trim the number of public servants? We speak with policy analyst Jackson Doughart. Plus: a N.B. server voices concern over pay.

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Waiting lists grow, Age-friendly communities, Wrong number privacy problem

Patient's frustration with delay, after report shows NS & NB lead country in wait times, Phone-in on developing age-friendly communities, Privacy report on medical reports going to wrong fax

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Passport problem, Feedback on supporting children, Pet questions for Dr. Carnegy

War bride baby finds he isn't a citizen, Feedback on supporting adult children, Phone-in on pet problems, More mispronunciations

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Ending coal-fired power, Feedback on PEI electoral reform, Supporting adult children

Federal plan to shut down coal-fired power stations, Feedback on PEI electoral reform, Phone-in on when parents should stop supporting children, Pronouncing words

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Confederation quilt, Grey Jay feedback, Mispronouncing words

Confederation quilt returned after restoration, Grey Jay feedback, Mispronouncing words phone-in

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PEI electoral reform, Distracted walking feedback, Gray Jay as national bird

PEI Green Party leader reacts to plans for another electoral reform vote, Feedback on distracted walking, Listeners share stories about the grey jay

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PEI voting system, Tracking tides with pumpkins,Distracted walking

Pushing PEI government to accept plebiscite result, Tracking tidal movements with pumpkins, Phone-in on distracted walking.

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Foodbank Usage, P.E.I. Nuns, Let Them Eat Dirt, D-Day Dodgers

Food Banks Canada says food bank use is on the rise across the country. Some Summerside residents worry a convent would drive down their property values. Why author Brett Finlay says eat dirt. Plus: your thoughts on D-Day dodgers.

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Harness racing crash, Trump Talkback, Doug Bethune

Track announcer Shane Ryan and horse racer John Beaton speak about one of the worst harness racing crashes in Sydney in years. Could a Trump-like leader come into power in the Maritimes? You weigh in. Doug Bethune answers your automotive questions.

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We mark Remembrance Day by sharing "We were here once. We are still here now."

The children at Beatrix Potter Elementary in London England pay tribute to fallen heroes from WW1.

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Trump lessons for Canada, PM reopens Sydney vet office, Remembrance Day memories

NB People's Alliance leader thinks Canadians also fed up with politicians, Justin Trudeau reopens veterans' office in Sydney, Phone-in on Remembrance Day memories

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US Election, War bride stories

Americans in NS talk about the election, Sydney doctor working on Clinton campaign in Virginia, Phone in on war brides

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PEI electoral reform, Distracted driving tales, Phone-in on will advice

Last day of voting in PEI electoral reform plebiscite, Distracted driving feedback, Lawyer Jessica Lyle offers will advice

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Distracted driving test, Living Wage feedback, Toxic public discourse

PEI police officer sets up road test for texting drivers, Living Wage feedback, Phone-in on the toxic state of public discourse with Jim Hoggan, author of "I'm Right and You're an Idiot"

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Remembrance Day row, Distracted drivers, Living Wage phone-in

Cape Breton craft fair attacked for Remembrance Day show, Feedback on distracted drivers, Phone-in on Living Wage

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Tracking distracted drivers, Taxi tales, heat pump advice

NS trauma doctor develops app to track distracted drivers, Feedback on taxi drivers who resfuse fares, Advice on heat pumps

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Fredericton Taxi, Bob Bancroft, Dracula Update, Halloween feedback

Karen Pinchin speaks out about being denied taxi service to her home on Fredericton's northside. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft talks about wildlife-vehicle collisions. Tami Varma survives the night in Dracula's castle. Plus: your scary stories.

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Candy Tampering, Dracula Sleepover, What Scares Us, Forestry Feedback

University of Delaware professor Joel Best says nearly all candy tampering cases are hoaxes. Tami Varma and her brother Robin are spending the night in Dracula's castle. We ask: what scares you? Plus, your thoughts on clearcutting in N.S.

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Cougar video claim, Sisters want family benefits, Phone-in on chimneys

New Brunswick woman shoots video of cat she thinks is a cougar Sisters who live together and share expenses want survivor benefits Phone-in on chimney problems Wildlife specialist responds to cougar claim, says it's a house cat

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New senators appointed, Clear-cutting near national park, Polyamorous families

New Nova Scotia Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard Approval for clear-cutting around Nova Scotia's Kejimkujik national park Exploring polyamorous relationships

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Lottery Corporation audit, Older population threatens health care

Atlantic Lottery Corporation audit reveals problems Public policy analyst Richard Saillant on how ageing baby boomers will stretch health care to breaking point Feedback on free school lunches

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Oland bail hearing, MRI no-shows, Free school lunch phone-in

Dennis Oland bail hearing update PEI frustration over MRI patients not showing up Chef Tony Geraci advocates for free school lunches on PEI

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New Oland trial ordered, Stopping fast food ads for kids, Painting advice

New trial ordered for Dennis Oland, accused of killing his father Ottawa plans law to stop unhealthy foods being marketed to children Jim White offers paint advice

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Cape Breton flooding fears, Home reno advice, Cougar sightings

Cape Breton's mayor on fears of more flooding this weekend Our home renovation panel takes calls New Brunswick to use local lab to test for cougar DNA Feedback on Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize

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Jewel theft arrest, Medals returned, Bob Dylan`s Nobel win

Suspects in cross-Canada diamond theft spree arrested First World War veteran`s medals returned to Pubnico Phone-in on Bob Dylan`s Nobel Prize More listener Feedback on Kellie Leitch`s Canadian values

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Hunter hurt by exploding bullet, Reaction to Canadian Values phone-in, Silvia Jay answers canine questions

Hunter hurt when bullet explodes in rifle Feedback on Tory leadership candidate Kellie Leitch's plan to screen immigrants for Canadian values Silvia Jay answers questions about dogs

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Jewel thieves strike, Canadian values, Reaction to Trump's comments

Victim of cross-Canada jewel thieves speaks out Conservative leadership hopeful Kellie Leitch takes calls on screening immigrants for Canadian values Feedback on Donald Trump's views on women

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Tackling racist comments, Phone-in on Trump's comments, Feedback on flooding

Halifax man on how he used an online comment about his background, to talk about racism Phone-in on Donald Trump's comments about women Feedback on the flooding in Cape Breton

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Cape Breton Aid, National Flood Insurance, Concerned Cape Bretoner, Marjorie Willison

Mayor Cecil Clarke says help is coming for C.B.. Amanda Dean of the Insurance Bureau of Canada says we need a national flood program. A concerned Cape Bretoner leaves us a message. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes your questions.

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Cape Breton Aid, Preserving Water, Hospital Food Feedback, Bob Dylan

Mayor Cecil Clarke on flooding aid in C.B.. Sydney Resident Terry Drohan doesn't think he can go back home. Plus: we talk about preserving water with Bob Sandford from the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health.

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Returning to flooded homes, Problems with hospital food

Sydney homeowner assesses damage to his flooded home Glace Bay homeowner worried property may be a total loss NS premier promises help Nutrition expert on problems with hospital food

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Cape Breton flood victims, Doug Bethune takes car calls, 65-year-old skydiver

Two Cape Breton flood victims share their experiences Doug Bethune takes car questions 65-year-old woman updates us on her bucket-list skydive

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Illegal dumping, Being thankful, Skydiving 65-year-old

Illegal dumping around Halifax-area lake Sharing stories of being thanful 65-year-old woman celebrates birthday with first skydive

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RCMP officer on harassment settlement, Living with debt phone-in, Relucant lotto winner

RCMP officer reacts to harassment lawsuit settlement Answering questions about living payday-to-payday Persuading a lottery winner to accept his prize Feedback on dealing with ageism

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Dolphin rescue attempt, Carbon tax response, Phone-in on ageism

Update on efforts to rescue dolphins stuck in New Brunswick Reaction to plans for a carbon tax Phone-in on ageism

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Carbon pricing impact, Bob Cole's hockey memories

Dalhousie energy expert on the cost of carbon pricing to consumers Bob Cole shares hockey memories with callers

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Man attacked by bear, Jane Goodall answers questions

New Brunswick man survives bear attack Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall takes calls about her life and work

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NB Immersion, Heirloom Feedback, Craig Flinn, Name Feedback

Grade one French Immersion is coming back to N.B. Parent Michael Wilcott reacts.Why you want, or don't want, family heirlooms Craig Flinn talks condiments Plus: more stories about mangled names

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Pittbull Rescue, Name Feedback, Millennial Heirlooms, Happiness Feedback

A rescue group in N.S. is bringing in three pit bulls from Montreal, after the city passed its contentious pit bull ban. Your stories about name mishaps Millennials probably won't argue over heirlooms. David Colletto of Abacus Data tells us why. And,

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Family Appeal, Potlotek Water, Mediocrity, Burn Recovery

The family of a Moncton woman missing for one month is asking anyone with information to come forward. Patricia Paul, and other members of Potlotek in C.B, are calling on Justin Trudeau to fix their water. Blogger and author Mark Manson says we can m

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Canada Savings Bond Ending, Airport Security Feedback, Naming Mishaps

Canada Savings Bonds may soon be on the way out. Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick says "kill em' dead." Your stories about airport security checks. Plus: We talk about naming mishaps with Halifax communications advisor Brendan Ell

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Airport security mishap, Canada Post feedback, Appliance repair questions

Man accidentally takes knife through airport security, not spotted Listeners offer their opinions on Canada Post Appliance repair questions Resolution to Halifax bike stand dispute

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Dry well help, Feedback on Trudeau's government, Canada Post's future

Bringing water to people whose wells have run dry in Shelburne NS Your views on Trudeau's first year as Prime Minister Phone in on the future of Canada Post More feedback on redeeming Air Miles

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Assessing bomb threats, Air Miles redemption issues, Assessing Trudeau

How authorities react to bomb threats Feedback on problems with redeeming Air Miles Assessing Justin Trudeau, after almost a year in office Feedback on women's sports

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Nude pictures of women posted online, PEI schools closed by threat, Air Miles questions

Pictou woman fights website that posts nude pictures without consent PEI schools closed by threat Phone in on how to deal with Air Miles expiration

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Bike rack controversy, Women in sport, Halifax gun amnesty

Halifax bike rack removed by residents in parking row Rugby star Ghislaine Landry leads phone-in on women in sports Halifax councillor wants more incentives to encourage gun amnesty

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Climate change impact, Terry Punch, tourists love Rustico retiree

UNB professor notes that Nova Scotia drought follows pattern predicted in research Terry Punch takes questions about ancestry Retired Rustico fisherman becomes tourist attraction

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Dolphin Rescue, Fentanyl, Preserves, Disability

An Ontario couple helps rescue two dolphins on P.E.I. Lynda Morgan shares her story.Your thoughts on tracking overdoses. Small batch preserving: author Ellie Topp answers your questions. Plus: More on seeing ability over disability.

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Fentanyl Tracking, Canada Games Announcement, Disabilities

There's a call for better tracking of overdoes in the Maritimes. Reporter Angela MacIvor tells us more. The 2023 Canada Winter Games are coming to P.E.I. And: focusing on abilities instead of disabilities. We speak with Paul Vienneau, an advocate for

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Term Limits, Water Shortage, Police & Privacy, Downie Pumpkin

A call for term limits for municipal councillors. We hear from council hopeful Brenden Sommerhalder. Farmers truck water to their livestock. Yarmouth County beef farmer Trevor Perry's ponds have dried up. Police & Privacy: Charlottetown police chief Pau

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Argyle Water, Port Medway, Toll Feedback, Kids & Sleep, Park Sex

The well is dry at the Islands and District Fire Department on Surettes Island, N.S. The councillor for the area, Guy Surette, is proposing a community well at the station. Port Grocer in Port Medway is relying on water from its local fire station. Co-o

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Toll Polling, Doug Bethune, Water Shortage Feedback

The majority of Nova Scotians want twinned highways, but there's a limit to how much they want to pay. Kevin Lacey from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation tells us more. Automotive consultant Doug Bethune answers your questions Plus: your thoughts on dr

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Cougar sighting, Dry wells feedback, Naming public spaces

Caution over possible cougar sighting in New Brunswick Reaction to our story about wells drying up Phone in on naming public spaces after living people

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Dry Nova Scotia, EMO Argyle, Update Free Land, Deer Feedback, Kids Sports, Peter Coade Retires

Wells are running dry in Southern Nova Scotia. Homeowner Helena Brown says the situation is dire. Argyle is offering up water jugs to residents. EMO coordinator Janine Muise tells us more The owners of Farmers Daughter Country Market in C.B. choose who

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St. Andrews Deer, Bob Bancroft, Bathurst ATVs, CFA Feedback

Deer problems in St. Andrews. Mayor Doug Nash is would like to see a deer roundup. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft talks deer, and answers your questions. ATVs could soon be on some provincial roads and city streets in Bathurst. Mayor Paolo Fongemie t

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Investor in Lunenburg told "go away", Feedback on cell phone blocker, Paint advice

Investor in Lunenburg reacts to "go away" graffiti outside his art gallery Feedback on cell phone blocker for vehicles Jim White answers paint questions

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