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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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The most interesting adman in the world

Albert Lasker had a hand in influencing professional baseball, Planned Parenthood, the North American breakfast and not one, but two presidential elections.

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The Self-Taught Philosopher

Naheed Mustafa tells the story of philosopher-physician Ibn Tufayl who wrote the first Arabic novel "Hayy ibn Yaqzan".

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Captain Underpants creator speaks

Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey talks to q guest host Ali Hassan about his struggles as a dyslexic kid with ADD

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Soundgarden producer remembers Chris Cornell

Music producer Michael Beinhorn recalls the darkness behind the grunge rock pioneer's immense talent.

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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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RCMP Labour Code case, Language use feedback, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

Father of RCMP officer says he's afraid for his daughter after the Moncton shootings of 3 officers, More language use feedback, Paint expert Jim White takes calls.

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Call for action on fentanyl, Feedback on language usage, Chimney expert Luke Chaulk

Call for action on NB fentanyl crisis, Feedback on language usage, Chimney expert Luke Chaulk takes calls

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Assisted Death, Stolen Truck, Word Stories

We hear the story of a Nova Scotian who ended his life under Canada's new assisted dying legislation. A woman in Sydney uses social media to track her stolen truck. Lexicographer Kory Stamper shares how words make it in the dictionary.

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Grandparent Support, Bumping Feedback, Mat Leave, Soil Your Undies

The P.E.I. legislature unanimously passes a motion calling for more support for grandparents raising grandkids. Your thoughts on airlines bumping passengers. We ask: what do you think of an 18-month parental leave? Plus: the Soil Your Undies campaign.

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Boy bumped off flight, Plumber Fred Walsh takes calls, Easter picture of twins goes viral

Family left scrambling to save vacation after 10-year old is bumped from flight, Plumber Fred Walsh takes calls, Easter picture of twins goes viral.

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Herald Expansion, Chef Craig Flinn, Speed Limit TB

The Chronicle Herald buys up Transcontinental newspapers in Atlantic Canada. Chef Craig Flinn answers your Easter food questions. Your thoughts on lowering speed limits.

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Speed Limit Change, Marijuana Feedback, Income Tax, Terry Punch Farewell

Halifax wants the province to lower the speed limit in residential areas. Your thoughts on marijuana rules. Dawn Kennedy from the Canada Revenue Agency answers your tax questions. We say farewell to genealogist and Maritime Noon regular Terry Punch, who d

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United Passenger Removed, Marijuana Bill

Singer-songwriter Dave Carroll, who wrote the song United Breaks Guitars, reacts to the case of a man being pulled off a United Airlines flight in the U.S. And we ask: What restrictions do you want on legalized marijuana?

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Anne Photoshop, Gaming Feedback, Doug Bethune

Netflix gives the Anne series poster a makeover, and Islanders react. Your stories about gaming addiction. And automotive expert Doug Bethune talks your calls.

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Commemorating Vimy, Feedback on living frugally, Phone-in on video game addiction

CBC's Tom Murphy describes what's happening in Vimy ahead of 100 anniversary, Feedback on living frugally, Phone-in on video game addiction, More of your GPS stories

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Unnecessary 911 calls, Olympic hockey feedback, Changing O Canada, Phone-in on when GPS goes wrong

Fire chief asks people not to call 911 for cars sliding off road, Olympic hockey feedback, thoughts on changing O Canada, Phone-in on on how GPS works - and stories about when it ends badly

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Moose on the Loose, Anthem Feedback, NHL Olympics, Vimy Feedback

A moose is no longer on the loose in New Glasgow, N.S. Your thoughts on changing O Canada. on the phone-in: the NHL is out of the Olympics. Plus: your stories about Vimy.

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O Canada, Sunwing Refund, Travel Feedback, Why Vimy Matters

Conservative N.S. senator Michael MacDonald wants O Canada to stay the same. Maritime Travel refunds a vacation to the Dominican Republic. Your thoughts on travelling outside of Canada. Author Tim Cook talks about why Vimy matters.

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Document troubles keep man off flight, Phone-in on saving on a modest income

Halifax man refused boarding on Las Vegas flight because of paperwork problems, Phone-in on how to save for a secure future on a modest income.

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Property assessments made up by NB officials, Feedback on funeral costs, Marjorie Willison takes gardening calls

Huge increases in NB property assessments caused by officials inventing renovations, Feedback on funeral costs, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison

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Passport caution, Scattered Ashes, Funeral Costs, Facebook Gossip

A family from N.S. warns parents not to sign their kids' passports. Ashes are spilled on an Air Canada flight. Independent funeral planner Ian MacDonald shares advice. Three women speak out about a Facebook gossip group in N.B.

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New complaint about banks, David Suzuki takes calls

Complaints about how banks advise investors, David Suzuki takes calls

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Maud Lewis painting found a thrift store, Feedback on ATVs one roads, Phone-in on the perils of working from home

Maud Lewis painting found at Ontario thrift store, Concerns over off-road vehicles crossing highways, Phone-in on the perils of working from home

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Body not donated to science by mistake, Feedback on ATVs using roads, Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay

Hospital fails to donate man's body to science as requested, Feedback on allowing ATVs to use some public roads, Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay takes calls

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Call to allow ATVs on roads in NS, Feedback on Vimy bagpipes, Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft takes calls

Campaign to allow ATV some access to public roads in NS, Feedback on trying to get Vimy-era bagpipes to memorial for anniversary, Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft takes calls

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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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