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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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Inventors who regret their inventions

Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. In most cases, the creators simply lost control.

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Far-right group linked to vote

Did a far-right group meddle in a Quebec cemetery referendum?

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Zika testing in Canada

Canadian scientists are testing mosquitoes to see if they can transmit infections like the Zika virus.

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What's race got to do with it?

In many cases, drugs have been used to prop up mythologies around race and justify discriminatory policies against already struggling communities.

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Dangerous Drones, Poison Feedback, Superheroes

A drone delays a Lifeflight helicopter at a crash site in Nova Scotia. Your thoughts on poison control. On the phone-in: who's your favourite superhero?

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Another right whale death, Phone-in on dealing with accidental poisoning, 87-year-old woman goes skydiving

Another right whale found dead, Feedback on banning junk food ads to children, Phone-in on dealing with accidental poisonings, 87-year-old woman celebrates her birthday by going skydiving

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Covered bridge damage, Rainbow crosswalk feedback, Plumber Fred Walsh takes calls

Overweight government trucks damage NB covered bridge, Feedback on Woodstock rainbow crosswalk vandalism, Plumber Fred Walsh takes calls

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Rainbow crosswalk repainted after vandalism, NS firefighters head to BC, Phone-in on junk food advertising to children

Woodstock NB repaints rainbow crosswalk after it was covered with white paint, NS firefigher talks about heading to BC, Phone-in on junk food advertising to children, Feedback on hunting with drones

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Dangerous BBQ brushes, Call to crack down on hunters using drones, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

Man talks about swallowing wire bristle from a barbecue brush, Call for a crackdown on hunters using drones to track wildlife, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

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New License, Cornwallis Feedback, Marjorie Willison

A 74-year-old N.B. man has to take his driving tests again after not renewing his license. Your thoughts on removing the Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax. Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Stolen Vet Drugs, Rates and Debt, Dumping Straws

A lethal drug is stolen from a N.B. SPCA. We talk about rates and debt with Linda Wilke from Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada. Plus: A Halifax restaurant dumps straws.

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Call to pull down Cornwallis statue, Chef Craig Flinn offers BBQ tips, Feedback on finding solitude

Mi'kmaq activist calls for rally to pull down Halifax's Cornwallis statue, Chef Craig Flinn offers BBQ tips, Feedback on enjoying solitude.

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Whale rescuer killed, Phone-in on the value of solitude, Father of the bride gets shocked at wedding

Whale rescuer killed while disentangling right whale from rope, Phone-in with author Michael Harris about the value of solitude, father of the bridge gets struck by lightning at wedding

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Facebook hoax message, Arborists take tree questions, Feedback on credit unions being told not to use the word 'bank"

Facebook hoax message spreads around the world, Arborists take questions on tree, Feedback on credit unions being told to stop calling themselves banks

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Cigarettes starting fires, Feedback on electric cars, Phone-in on what to do with the family cottage

Moncton Deputy Fire Chief warns of the dangers of not extinguishing cigarettes, Feedback on electric cars, Phone-in on how to hand on the family cottage

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Credit Unions told to stop calling themselves banks, Feedback on Proud Boys, Phone-in on self-driving cars

Credit Unions told to stop calling themselves banks, Feedback on Proud Boys, Phone-in on a future with self-driving cars

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Learning about Proud Boys, Phone-in about favourite Maritime beaches

Background on Proud Boys group after 5 off-duty sailors disrupted a Mi'kmaq ceremony, Phone-in about favourite Maritime beaches

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Paying doctors for assisted death, 3-year-old artistic prodigy, Doug Bethune takes car calls

Incoming head of Doctors Nova Scotia wants doctors paid for more for helping patients die, 3-year-old artist gets gallery exhibition in Saint John, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

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Whale necropsy, Knockoff Feedback, Marjorie Willison

Six whales were found near the Magdalen Islands. The first necropsy is complete. Your thoughts on fake products. Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Stolen Animals, Online Courses, Fighting Fakes, Canadianisms

A N.S. farmer believes someone is stealing his livestock and poultry. A student in rural Nova Scotia says online courses are limiting their potential. On the phone-in: Have you ever bought a brand name knock-off? Plus: you share more Canadianisms.

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Roseate Turns, Bus feedback, Canadianisms, O Canada

Endangered roseate tern eggs go missing on a Nova Scotia island. Your thoughts on drivers who blow by stopped school buses. What makes a word or phrase uniquely Canadian? Plus: Peter Baylis sings O Canada... again!

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Cars not stopping for school bus, Feedback on great Canadian food, Lemon-aid author George Iny takes calls on cars

NS woman videos drivers not stopping for school bus, More thoughts on great Canadian food, Lemon-aid author George Iny takes calls on buying cars

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Why right whales are dying, Flying the flag for Canada 150, Phone-in on favourite local dishes

Scientists try to figure out cause of right whale deaths, Florence NS supplies Canada flags for every home, Jonny Harris of "Still Standing" talks about local food specialities across the country.

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Horse and rider run off road, Covered bridge damaged, Phone-in on how to to take great photographs

Horse and rider run off road by driver, NB covered bridge damaged by heavy trucks, Phone-in on how to take great pictures, A summer song memory

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Crown Marijuana, Bullying Feedback, Falling for Cons, Summer Song Pitch

A N.B. working group recommends that pot be sold by a Crown corporation, but not everyone agrees. Your thoughts on what to do about bullying. On the phone-in: why we fall for cons. Plus: tell us your favourite summer song.

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Bikers and Bullying, Sundial Setting Day, Lunch Breaks, Solitary Confinement Feedback, Fire Feedback

Bikers in Sydney escort a kid who is being bullied to school. Do you step away from your desk for lunch? Plus: your thoughts on solitary confinement.

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Limiting solitary confinement in jails, Phone-in on fire safety, Feedback on culling Truro deer

Elizabeth fry Society reaction to planned changes limiting solitary confinement in jails, Phone-in on fire safety in homes and high-rises, Feedback on possible cull of Truro deer

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Paid leave for employees running for election, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

NB company offers employees paid leave to run in provincial election, Paint expert Jim White takes calls, Seeking summer songs

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First Nation wants apology over notice posted in doctor's office, Rescued beluga whale released in Saint Lawrence, Marjorie Willison takes gardening questions

NB First Nations wants apology for offensive notice posted in a doctor's office, Update on rescued beluga whale, Marjorie Willison takes calls on gardening

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Beluga whale rescue, Phone-in on whether President Trump should be impeached, Story about driving a hearse

Beluga whale rescued from NB river, Phone-in with US historian Allan Lichtman on why he thinks President Trump should be impeached, Story about driving a hearse

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Truro considers deer cull, Phone-on on ticks & Lyme disease, Update on Norman the cow

Truro considers culling urban deer, Phone-in on ticks and Lyme disease, Update on Norman the cow

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Saving Norman the cow, Phone-in on the dangers of too much caffeine, Sears may shut down

Norman the cow undergoes life-saving surgery, Phone-in on the impact of caffeine, Sears may shut down, Feedback on trampoline caught by wind gust

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Trampoline accident caused by freak wind gust, Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover takes calls, NB woman to get rebate of inflated property tax

PEI child injured when wind gust flips her trampoline, Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover takes calls, 89-year-old NB woman reacts to news of rebate after paying inflated property tax bill

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Railroad Crossing Concern, Girls Hockey Feedback, Cannabis Concerns

A N.B. woman who uses a wheelchair is concerned about a downtown Moncton railway track. Your thoughts on girls hockey. On the phone-in: Do you think the planned marijuana law does enough to protect young people?

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Why high lobster prices are good, Phone-in on proposal to end co-ed hockey in NB, PEI students celebrate the beauty in all of us

Lobster industry says we should celebrate high lobster prices, Phone-in on proposal to make girls play on girls-only hockey teams, PEI Grade 9 students make video about why everyone is beautiful

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Beluga Rescue, Tory Connection, André Picard

There's concern over a beluga whale that swam into a river in N.B. Two Tory colleagues discover they knew each other, as teenagers. Globe and Mail health reporter André Picard takes your questions.

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Tree Pollen, Bike Feedback, Dr. Carnegy

Biologist Christian LeCroix tells us why there's so much pollen in the air. Your thoughts on the one metre law for vehicles and bikes. Plus: Dr. Eric Carnegy answers your pet questions.

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Cyclist hit while warning drivers about 1 metre rule, Story about driving a hearse, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

New Brunswick cyclist hit by car while demonstrating the space needed on the road, Another story about driving a hearse as a car, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

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Care home assault, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes call, Feedback on using a hearse as a car

Care home assault, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes call, Feedback on using a hearse as a car.

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Parking problems for hearse drivers, Phone-in on living to be 100, Man builds village out of bottles

Women who bought hearse as car faces problems from unhappy neighbours, Phone-in on living to be 100, PEI man builds village out of bottles

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Vaping Fluid Danger, Peter Mansbridge, Dandelion TB

A 9-year-old in N.B. gets nicotine poisoning after consuming e-cigarette fluid labelled Unicorn Milk. The Canadian Cancer Society calls for regulations. Peter Mansbridge answers your questions. Plus: your thoughts on dandelion

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Gaspereau Fish, Name Blind Hiring, Waiting Time Feedback, Dandelions and Bees

A huge fish kill on Nova Scotia's Gaspereau River. Would your chances of getting a job interview improve with name-blind hiring? Your thoughts on hospital wait times. And: leaving the dandelions for the bees.

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Crew of sinking schooner rescued, Dog expert Silvia Jay takes calls

Captain of schooner describes rescue after taking on water, Dog expert Silvia Jay takes calls, Feedback on standing desks.

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Squirrel hitches car ride, Wildlife expert Bob Bancroft answers questions

Squirrel hitches a ride in a car in a Fredericton, Wildlife expert Bob Bancroft takes calls

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Conservative leadership race with Rosemary Barton & Peter MacKay, Health benefits of a standing desk

Phone in on Conservative leadership race with Rosemary Barton and Peter MacKay, Health benefits of a standing desk

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Property owners frustrated by ATV users, Dr. Dunbar takes calls on joint replacements, Warning about online offers

NB property owners organise to push for better ATV owner behaviour, Dr Michael Dunbar takes calls on knee and hip replacement issues, Better Business Bureau warns about online trial offers

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Renting a jail cell, Painting expert Jim White takes calls

Renting a room in the old Dorchester jail, Painting expert Jim White takes calls

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NB storm cuts power, Marjorie Willison takes gardening questions, Transgender activist threatened during Halifax visit

Severe storm causes NB power cuts, Marjorie Willison takes gardening questions, Transgender activist cancels Halifax event after online threats.

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Crash Investigation, Jad Crnogorac Feedback, Helping People Grieve, Airline Feedback, Grabher Feedback

Reporter Elizabeth Chiu tells us about the investigation into the crash of Air Canada flight 624. Blogger Jodi Whitsitt talks about helping people grieve. Plus: your thoughts on the N.S. PC party dropping candidate Jad Crnogorac, airline passenger right

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Jad Crnogarac, Passenger Rights, Toilet Feedback

The Tories drop Jad Crnogarac over Tweets, and she responds. Airline passenger advocate Gabor Lukacs answers questions about the proposed passenger bill of rights. Plus: your feedback on public toilets.

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Female firefighter's campaign for breast cancer compensation, Phone-in on public washrooms, Feedback on Lorne Grabher

Woman campaigns for female firefighters compensation for breast cancer, Phone-in on public washroom access, Feedback on Lorne Grabher's fight to get his licence plate back

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Lorne Grabher's fight over licence plate, PEI fisherman hooks huge anchor, Estate lawyer takes calls on wills

Lorne Grabher goes to court to get his personalized plate back, PEI fisherman catches huge anchor, Estate lawyer answers questions about wills

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Home wrecked by vandals, Feedback on cycling to work, Phone in on home renovations

Home owner talks about how vandals wrecked her newly-renovated Saint John house, Feedback on cycling to work, Phone in on home renovations

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Sydney Flood, Cycle to Work, Buddy Dedam Rescue

A couple in Sydney expresses concern as they watch the flood waters rise. Kelsey Lane from the Halifax Cycling Coalition talks about what it will take to feel safe biking to work. Plus: a fishing crew rescue in N.B.

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Indigo Bunting, Passive Home, Jellyfish Research

Bird watches in Pictou County are hoping to spot an Indigo Bunting. Engineer Natalie Leonard answers your questions on passive homes. A Dal researcher is trying to understand leatherback sea turtles by counting their food source: jellyfish.

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Westray rescue worker remembers the 1992 disaster, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

Westray rescue worker remembers the deadly explosion 25 years ago, Feedback on tech addiction, Automotive consultant Doug Bethune takes calls

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Dieppe Geese, Tech Addiction, Phone Feedback, Weekend Feedback

New Brunswick tackles a goose problem at Dieppe's traffic circle. Author Adam Alter answers your questions about technology addiction. Plus: your thoughts on making phone calls, and reclaiming your weekends.

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Warning about flooding in NB, Feedback on texting over talking, Phone-in on reclaiming weekends for relaxation

As heavy rain heads towards the Maritimes - a warning about possible flooding along the St John River, Feedback on texting over talking, Katrina Onstad - author of "the Weekend Effect" on reclaiming weekends

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Privacy concerns over security cameras, Feedback on pharmacare, Phone-in on texting replacing phone calls

Privacy concerns over security cameras, feedback on calls for national pharmacare, Phone-in on rmillennials preferring texting to phone calls

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Fort Mac memories, Feedback on crying babies, Phone-in on a national pharmacare program

Fort Mac memories from a man who was there during the fire, Feedback on crying babies, Phone-in on a national pharmacare program

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Concussion concerns after Crosby hit, More space port feedback, Paediatrician offers advice on dealing with crying babies

Trauma expert on concussion concerns after Crosby checked, More feedback on a Canso space port, IWK paediatrician takes calls on crying babies

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Setting up recovery home in PEI, Space launch feedback, Phone-in on open concept offices

PEI woman working on recovery home for people with mental health and drug addiction issues, Feedback on space launch plan for Canso, Phone-in on working in open concept offices.

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Rock climber rescues cat, Feedback on roughhousing, Marjorie Willison takes gardening questions.

Moncton rock climber rescue trapped cat, Feedback on allowing children to roughhouse, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes calls

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Planning for Guysborough space port, Phone-in on allowing rough-and-tumble play

Rocket company visits Guysborough to talk about building a space port, Phone-in on allowing roughhousing in daycares and schools

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Fight to clean up contaminated site, Phone-in on what makes you happy, Navy getting rid of fryers

Harrietsfield, NS woman fights to get junk yard site cleaned up, Phone-in with author of "How to be Miserable", Navy to get rid of deep fryers from its ships

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Volunteer group hit by ransomware attack, More help for caregivers, Feedback on extending parental leave

Pictou Sports Hall of Fame hit by ransomware demand, More help for caregivers, Feedback on extending parental leave, A good experience with Air Canada

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