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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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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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Yearbook Memorial, Marijuana Feedback, Unsupervised Children, Ladybug Lady

A N.B. high school doesn't want a memorial for a dead student in the yearbook. Your thoughts on the sale of legalized marijuana. How old should a child be before going out alone? Plus: a woman in P.E.I. is painting ladybug rocks.

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Abandoned Properties, Marijuana

CBRM says the wrecking ball is coming for around 30 derelict buildings, if the owners don't step up. Marijuana will soon be legal, but where will it be sold? We hear from Dr. Jeff Blackmer from the Canadian Medical Association.

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Witness to Mexico City earthquake, Feedback on small business tax plan, Veterinarian Dr. Eric Carnegy takes calls

Halifax journalist in Mexico City describes living through earthquake, Feedback on small business tax plan, Veterinarian Dr. Eric Carnegy takes calls

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Moncton says no to fluoride, Feedback on lobster poaching, Phone-in on the impact of planned small business tax changes

Moncton council votes against adding fluoride to city water, Feedback on lobster poaching, Phone-in on the impact of proposed small business tax changes

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Lobster fishermen protest against poaching, Former politician Graham Steele takes calls on being an effective citizen, Working to solve Right whale deaths

NS lobster fishermen stage another protest over poaching, Former NS politician Graham Steele takes calls about his new book on being an effective citizen, Working to solve the mystery of Right whale deaths

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Kafka Ruling, DFO Response, Jim White

A hospital cleaner who was fired after failing to show up to work for 97 days gets his job back. DFO says indigenous fishermen do not have the right to fish and sell their lobster anytime. Jim White answers your paint questions.

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Fishing Protests, Firing, RCMP Death Feedback, Gender Identity Feedback

Fishermen protest in Southwest Nova Scotia claiming native fishermen are poaching and selling lobster intended for a food fishery. On the phone-in: is there such a thing as a good firing?

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RCMP officer dies while helping driver, Feedback on illegal border crossings, Phone-in on getting rid of gender from ID

The dangers faced by police when they stop at side of highways, Feedback on illegal border crossings, Phone-in on getting rid of gender IDs, Allan J. MacEachen obituary

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Canadian finally gets out of Irma-wrecked island, Feedback on not stopping for schoolbuses, Phone-in on how Canada handles asylum seekers

Canadian woman finally gets off St Martin after Hurricane Irma wipes out her business, Feedback on drivers not stopping for schoolbuses, Phone-in on how Canada is handling asylum seekers who cross the border illegally

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Stranded by Irma, Impact of hurricane on Caribbean tourism, Wildlife expert Bob Bancroft takes calls

Family of Halifax woman stranded in St Martin frustrated at Global Affairs response, Travel agent on the impact of Irma on tourism, Wildlife expert Bob Bancroft takes calls

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Drivers not stopping for school buses, Bed bug feedback, Marjorie Willison takes gardening calls

Nova Scotia woman records drivers not stopping for school buses, bed bug feedback, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes your calls

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Halifax library fights bed bugs, How lack of sleep affects us, Canadian sniper talks about his career

Halifax library fights bed bugs, Sleep expert on global study into the impact of lack of sleep, Canadian sniper talks about his job

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Vacationers evacuated ahead of Irma, Phone-in on cyber-security, A man's walk to Halifax attracts thousands of followers

Halifax man gets ready to leave Dominican Republic ahead of Hurricane Irma, Phone-in on cyber-security concerns, A man's walk to Halifax attracts thousands of Facebook followers

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Lawyer hired to take cases for free, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes car calls, More Princesss Diana memories

Law firm hires lawyer to take social cases pro bono, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls, More Princess Diana memories

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NB buys electric school buses, Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover takes calls, More memories of Princes Diana

New Brunswick tries out electric school buses, Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover takes calls, More of your memories of Princess Diana

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Remembering Princess Diana, Phone-in on millennials and housing, Feedback on student drinking

Remembering Princess Diana on the 20th anniversary of her death, Phone-in on millennials and housing, Feedback on student drinking

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Cape Breton call centre takes Hurricane Harvey calls, The damaging side of pursuing perfection, PEI family sells house with mystery bunker

Cape Breton call centre takes calls from Hurricane Harvey victims. Feedback on frosh week booze ban, Phone-in on the dangers of being a perfectionist, PEI home for sale with mystery bunker

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Dalhousie bans alcohol from residences, More reaction to end of G&M printed edition, Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay

Dalhousie bans alcohol from residences during orientation week, More reaction to Globe and Mail ending printed edition in Maritimes, Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay takes calls

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Texas Flooding, Changing Minds, Atlantic News

Maritimers share their experiences dealing with Hurricane Harvey. On the phone-in: the virtues of changing your mind. Plus: Atlantic News says it will carry the Saturday printed edition of the Globe and Mail.

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Monarch Butterflies, Globe and Mail Feedback, Marjorie Willison

Kentville agri-scientist Deb Moreau talks about her pet project to help save Monarch butterflies. Your thoughts on the end of the printed Globe and Mail in the Maritimes. Marjorie Willison takes gardening questions

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Found Wallet, End of Printed Globe and Mail

A Halifax musician gets his wallet back after losing it on an Air Canada flight. On the phone-in: the end of the printed Globe and Mail in the Maritimes.

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GPS Fail, Car Crash, End of Life, Food Feedback

Google Maps sends people heading to the P.E.I. ferry down a gravel road. A Saint John woman nearly ends up in a ravine after a car crash. Audrey Parker talks about end of life. Plus: you food memories.

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Wage Package Imposed, Food Memories

Nova Scotia moves to impose a wage deal on all public servants. We ask: what foods remind you of home?

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Firefighter Mental Health, Eclipse

A mental health program for firefighters comes to P.E.I. Plus: we take all of your questions on the solar eclipse.

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House Fire, Grackles Feedback, Pickling and Preserving

N.B. firefighters help a 14-year-old girl who lost her savings for a horse when her family home burned down. Your feedback on Grackles. Plus: Pickling and preserving with Ellie Topp.

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Loud Birds, Goat Feedback, Beachcombing, Silver Medals

A large flock of noisy Grackles have invaded one Moncton street. You share your goat stories. On the phone-in: beachcombing. A P.E.I. mom and daughter both hold silver medals for swimming at the Canada Games.

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Maudie Bump, Community Feedback, Anxiety

The movie Maudie brings business to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Your thoughts on community development. We speak with the author of On Edge: A journey Through Anxiety.

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Senior Home App, Peggys Cove Feedback, Jim White, Brojects

A N.B. senior's care home owner developed an app so family members can track their loves ones. Your thoughts on Peggys Cove safety. Paint expert Jim White answers your questions. Plus: the N.S. show Brojects hits Netflix.

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Peggys Cove Safety, Speeding Feedback, Conserving Your Treasures

A tour operator at Peggys Cove warns people about the danger of the black rocks after a close call. Your thoughts on speeding. Plus: advice on how to conserve your treasures.

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Ship Speed, Grand-Pré 2017, Marjorie Willison

Ships are told to slow down to help protect right whales. We hear about the Acadian and Mi'kmaq connection. Gardening guru Marjorie Willison takes your calls.

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Spider Bite, First Pitch, Workplace Friendships, Rolling Stone

A N.S. man believes he was bitten by a brown recluse spider. A young P.E.I. cancer survivor throws the first pitch at a Blue Jays game. We discuss workplace friendships. Plus: N.S. musician Makayla Lynn makes Rolling Stone.

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Dangerous Driving, 13 Ways to Kill Your Community, Goat Rehabilitation

Police say there's an increase in the number of people driving dangerously on N.S. highways. We speak with the author of 13 Ways to Kill Your Community. A N.S. hobby farmer is rehabilitating a goat after it got stuck in a tree.

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Bye Bye Cell Signal, Doug Bethune, Blueberry Update

Friday's cell service outage inspires one man to write a song. Doug Bethune answers your car questions. Plus: we get an update on a fundraiser for the family of a young girl killed by a farm tractor.

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First Responders, Dry Cornwall, Failed Friendships, Farm Succession TB

Some volunteer firefighters in Nova Scotia say they're not prepared yet to deal with deadly drugs. On the phone-in: failed friendships. Plus: Your thoughts on farm succession.

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Farm fundraiser, Taxi Driver Daughter, Difficult People

We hear about a fundraiser for the family of a seven-year-old girl who died after being struck by a farm tractor in N.S. On the phone-in: we talk to an expert about dealing with difficult people.

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Cape Breton Suicides, Roof Light Number, Farm Succession

N.S. says it will offer more support to C.B. after three youth suicides. A Halifax councillor wants to retire a taxi roof light number in memory of a driver. On the phone-in: who will take over the farm?

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Bear Death, Ticket Feedback, Alcohol Hospitalizations

Beloved Little Bear dies in Cape Breton. Your stories about turning your wheels to the curb. We hear about the high number of alcohol-related hospitalizations. Plus: your work song picks keep rolling in.

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Miscou Fire, Courtesy Feedback, Weight Loss, NASA Nun

We speak to a resident who was evacuated from his home after the fire started on Miscou Island. More of your thoughts on courtesy. What to do if you start to gain weight while trying to lose. Plus: a NASA scientists will become a nun.

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Ronnie MacEachern, Courtesy Feedback, Marjorie Willison

Ronnie MacEachern tells us about his song Go Off On Your Way Now. Your thoughts on being polite. And Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Parking Tickets, Working Songs Feedback, Lacking Courtesy

Some people in Dartmouth get parking tickets for not having their wheels turned into the curb. Two more working song suggestions. We ask: is the world becoming a less civil place?

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Dog Rescue, Song Feedback, Maritime Future

The Canadian Coast Guard rescues a dog. You share your favourite songs about work. Author Donald Savoie talks about his book "Looking For Bootstraps: Economic Development in the Maritimes".

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Lyme Disease Warning, Monopoly Feedback, Working Songs

A Nova Scotia mother says she didn't realise her son was bitten by a tick. Your Monopoly stories. Plus: songs about work.

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Ocean Safety, Drone Feedback, Monopoly

The Canadian Red Cross speaks about water safety. Your thoughts on drones. On the phone-in: Monopoly memories.

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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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