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NB: Information Morning (Moncton)

 

NB: Information Morning (Moncton)

Information Morning is the essential source of news and information for radio listeners. The station broadcasts to the eastern half of New Brunswick from Campbellton to Cape Tormentine, and covers the cities of Moncton, Miramichi, Bathurst, Dieppe and Campbellton. Join the Information Morning Moncton team every weekday.

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Laurie Anderson finds hope in loss

Iconic avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson talks about how her experience of Hurricane Sandy inspired her new album and book.

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Kelsey Serwa

Kelly VanderBeek explores Ski Cross with silver winner Kelsey Serwa.

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Dismay over Fontaine verdict

The not guilty verdict in the murder trial of Tina Fontaine shouldn't be a surprise, according to one advocate.

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The Deer

Danielle and Justin meet with Ed Galick who was Wayne’s former employer and mentor. He was also a person of interest to police.

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The father of a murdered Sackville area boy says a dismantled memorial to his son should be rebuilt.

Larry Mills Sr. is upset that the memorial plaque, and any signs of the playground at Marshview Middle School in Sackville dedicated to the memory of his son, are gone.

Download The father of a murdered Sackville area boy says a dismantled memorial to his son should be rebuilt.
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A man is lucky to be alive after drifting down the Petitcodiac River yesterday on a chunk of ice

Moncton Fire Chief Eric Arsenault talks about what it was like to try to save a man floating down the Petitcodiac River on a fast-moving ice floe.

Download A man is lucky to be alive after drifting down the Petitcodiac River yesterday on a chunk of ice
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Rerporter Nicolas Pelletier describes attempts to rescue a man stranded on fast-moving piece of ice on Petitcodiac River

Radio-Canada reporter Nicolas Pelletier talks us through early rescue attempts of a man stranded on a ice floe speeding down the Petticodiac River this morning.

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A new school for Moncton's West End

Norval McConnell, representative for the Anglophone East district education council talks us through the next stages in the planned replacement of the Bessborough and Hillcrest schools.

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

The Broadway musical Mary Poppins opens at the Capitol Theatre Feb. 24.

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Victim Support Study for The Department of National Defense

The Department of National Defence is sending its own health researchers across the country to speak to victims of sexual misconduct within the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Monctonian Railroad Trilogy I: A Century of Patience and the Subways that Never Were

James Upham is in charge of public programming at Resurgo Place in Moncton

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New South East Sexual Assault Centre in Moncton hires director

Genevieve L. Latour, director of the new South East Sexual Assault Center in Moncton says the centre supports women who've been sexually abused or have been victims of domestic violence.

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Residents of Moncton's North End oppose a proposed development in their neighbourhood

Moncton residents Andrew McKinnon and Enid Egers speak to reporters about their concerns of rezoning a part of their neighbourhood to accommodate the construction of an apartment building.

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New prescribing guidelines for medical cannabis

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj tells us all about new guidelines to help doctors decide whether or not it might be appropriate to prescribe medical marijuana.

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How to make the most of a management retreat

Our workplace issues columnist Pierre Battah says poorly planned or executed retreats can do more harm than good.

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Remembering Becca

Chris Collins, friend of the Schofield family and the MLA for Moncton Centre talks about Becca Schofield's life and legacy. Riverview town councillor Tammy Rampersaud, also a friend of the Schofield family speaks with CBC reporter Phillip Drost.

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Healthy veggies without breaking the bank

Moncton Coupon Lady Ruth Ann Swansburg gives a few pointers on how to get your winter veggies without breaking the bank.

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NB Power president explains why NB should use smart meters

Gaetan Thomas, President of NB Power explains why they want New Brunswickers to use smart meters for their electricity consumption.

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Moncton resident reacts to the mass shooting in his former Florida high school

JB Vanier graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida where a mass shooting happened this week.

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Moncton troupe to dance "Down Under"

La Jeune Troupe from DansEncorps is going to an international dance conference in Adelaide Australia. Chantal Cadieux, founder and artistic director of DansEncorps along with dancers Alexie Tracy and Erica Aube dropped by our studio to talk about their love of dancing and the planning of such a trip.

Download Moncton troupe to dance "Down Under"
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Smart meters - the Ontario experience

Brady Yauch, economist and executive director of the Consumer Policy Institute in Toronto talks about smart meters and the Ontario changeover in 2005.

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Youth share their experience at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women

Maddison Donovan of Moncton, Allan Sabatis from the Oromocto First Nation and Leona Simon of Elsipogtog spoke about the challenges facing Indigenous women during Wednesday's hearing.

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Caution on use of anti-inflammatory pain relievers

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about a recent U.S. study that finds many of us are taking higher doses of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, such as Advil, than recommended and that serious side effects could result.

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"Who is Molly Muise"?

Acadian historian Maurice Basque shares the story behind the giant portrait of Mi'kmaq elder Molly Muise on the tallest building of the Université de Moncton campus.

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3-year-old Zaccari Reid of Moncton is recovering after receiving a new kidney

After spending most of his life in hospitals, Zaccari Reid received a transplant last week. Zaccari's mother Ashley Barnaby speaks with CBC reporter Tori Weldon.

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NB Power's proposal to install smart meters under the microscope

Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Centre at UNB tells us what she thinks of the proposal.

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The mother of murdered teen Hilary Bonnell testifies at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Pam Fillier testifies in Moncton for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Her 16-year-old daughter Hilary Bonnell of Esgenoopetig First Nation was murdered by her cousin in 2009.

Download The mother of murdered teen Hilary Bonnell testifies at the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
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Mother of 18-month-old boy shares her story about her son's heart defect, a condition he developed before he was even born

CBC newsreader Sarah Trainor talks about the life-saving heart surgery her son Ellis received when he was was just two days old.

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Elsipogtog youth to deliver letters and poems to the New Brunswick legislature today

11-year-old activist Kendra Levi-Paul of Elsipogtog will give a speech at the Have a Heart event in Fredericton today. It's a child and youth-led reconciliation movement, asking that First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are.

Download Elsipogtog youth to deliver letters and poems to the New Brunswick legislature today
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Orthopedic surgery wait time is slowly improving in Moncton hospitals

Dr. Michael Forsythe, Orthopedic Surgeon in Moncton says the backlog for orthopedic surgery is diminishing and he is encouraged by the announcement that more money will be available to reduce wait time even more.

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Catching up with Jim Cuddy and Barney Bentall

The Jim Cuddy Band along with special guest Barney Bentall played in Moncton Monday night and Jonna dropped by for a quick chat before the show.

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Why is it so easy for inmates to walk away from minimum security institution in Dorchester?

Michael Boudreau, professor of criminology and criminal justice at St. Thomas University explains how the honour system works for inmates.

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What to expect from Canadian athletes in Pyeongchang

With the Olympic games underway, we reached Michael Heine, Director of the International Center for Olympic Studies at Western University to talk about expectations for the Canadian athletes.

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Not enough doctors in NB

Dr. Dharm Singh, president of the New Brunswick Medical Society explains what is being done to reduce wait time in hospitals and to recruit new family physicians in the province.

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Are smart meters worth the investment?

Vanessa speaks with Heather Black, New Brunswick's public intervenor representing the public interest at the EUB hearings on NB Power's proposed smart meter system.

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Centuries-old Acadian dikes no longer enough to prevent flooding in east end Moncton neighbourhoods

Elaine Aucoin, director of environmental planning and management with the City of Moncton talks about a study that's underway that looks for solutions to the flooding in the east-end/Lewisville areas of Moncton.

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RCMP arrest convicted murderer who escaped Dorchester penitentiary

Police took 45 year-old Steven Bugden into custody after finding him in woods between Dorchester and Sackville, at about 8:00 PM Thursday.

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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will hold hearings in Moncton February 13 and 14. Denise Pictou-Maloney, community liaison officer with the inquiry explain why they're coming to Moncton and how families who want to share their stories can register.

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Roni Porat conducting the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra

From street performer to international renowned conductor, Roni Porat acclaimed classical conductor will be a guest conductor at the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra's concert in Moncton Saturday night. The concert takes place at the Moncton Wesleyan Celebration Centre at 7:00 PM.

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The City of Moncton will bid to host the 2020 Briar

Moncton will be submitting it's bid to Curling Canada in late July. Jacques Robichaud President of Curl Moncton has the details.

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Mary Poppins opening soon at Moncton's Capitol Theatre

The musical Mary Poppins opens at the Capitol Theatre Feb. 24. Director Marshall Button along with cast members Aaron Hastelow, who plays Bert, and Peter Deiwick, who plays Mr. Banks, dropped by the studio.

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Anglophone East School District desperate to hire French Immersion teachers

Gregg Ingersoll, Superintendent of the Anglophone East School District, talks about the popularity of French immersion and the challenge of recruiting 40 teachers by September. _________________________

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CBC's Open Mic comedy contest at Hubcap Comedy Festival

Jimmy MacKinley, the winner of our amateur comedy contest last year, joins us with some tips for this year's competitors. The event takes place at the Pumphouse Wednesday at 7 pm. Admission is free.

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Unlocking the story of Alfred Peters

James Upham of Resurgo Place introduces us to Alfred Peters - a young and talented entrepreneur who made a lot of money, lost it all, then built a fortune with another business.

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Conservation Council of New Brunswick gives top marks to Fisheries Act amendments

Lois Corbett, executive director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, has been part of a coalition advocating for a modern Fisheries Act that's smarter and based in science.

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Study finds medical students who are exposed to the arts are more empathetic, less likely to burnout

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj, family physician, urgent care doctor and our regular medical columnist, shares the recent survey results.

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A powerful picture

Moncton photographer Maurice Henri explains how he captured a haunting photo of the snow-dusted monument to three fallen RCMP officers.

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Moncton's Flip Burger Fest

Chad Steeves, owner of Moncton's Tide And Boar Gastropub is organizer of Moncton's first Flip Burger Fest. Fourteen restaurants will present their creations from Feb 7-14.

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Flash Fest to return to Moncton next year

Lisa Griffin, one of the organizers of Flash Moncton says despite the weather challenges, they'll be back next year.

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No need to panic following stock market plunge

Our personal finance watcher Dan Noël of Wyverstone Capitol and I-A Securities says the news is not as bad as it sounds.

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A 50 cent fee for Wildcats season ticket holders waived by the city of Moncton

Catherine Dallaire, the city of Moncton's general manager of recreation, culture and events says the fee was waived by a unanimous vote last night in order to alleviate the cost of parking when the Wildcats move to the new downtown centre.

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Error by Ford's Family Pharmacy & Wellness Centre in Moncton contributed to the death of a patient in a long-term care home

Sam Lanctin, Registrar of the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists says this is "the worst case scenario" for a pharmacy.

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Vanessa on the lookout for Miramichi's mistle thrush

Vanessa Blanch reports from the field this morning as she looks for the elusive mistle thrush around Peter Gadd's property in Miramichi.

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Looking for the perfect parking spot in Moncton? There's an app for that

Phil Curley, CEO of HotSpot Parking Inc. talks about the new system that allows parking meters to communicate status to HotSpot's Realtime Parking Map, helping drivers find available parking spaces using HotSpot's mobile application.

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Two young entrepreneurs in Moncton talk about where they think the New Brunswick economy is heading

Sarah Short, founder of Idea Action Strategy Development and the founder of the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge along with Thomas Raffy, president and CEO of The Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick join Jonna to talk about the provincial budget.

Download Two young entrepreneurs in Moncton talk about where they think the New Brunswick economy is heading
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Emergency department at Moncton Hospital just as over crowded as ever in spite of campaign

Dr. Serge Melanson, chief of staff of the Moncton Hospital and emergency room physician says the campaign to encourage people with non-emergencies to seek care elsewhere has not reduced wait time as expected.

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Black History Month in Moncton

Njindu Kalala of the Congolese Association of Congo Kinshasa of N.B was at the launch of Black History Month in Moncton yesterday and spoke with CBC reporter Kate Letterick. Paryse Suddith, President of Old River Productions and Legal Services Inc. along with Alfred Bessawa, co-founder of Design from Africa stopped by our studio to talk about the "Afro Cultures from Here" event that takes place Saturday from 2 to 9 PM at the Moncton Lions Club, 55 Mark Avenue.

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Racism hurts children

Manju Varma has been researching the issue of youth and racism for nearly 30 years. She says the city's strategy fails to address racism experienced by children.

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Rabid bat bites man in Sussex Corner

Dr. James Goltz, manager of veterinary laboratory and pathology services for New Brunswick's Department of Agriculture explains what people need to know about bats and rabies.

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Canadian folk singer-songwriter Basia Bulat to perform at Moncton's Capitol Theatre

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre in Moncton talks about Canadian folk singer-songwriter Basia Bulat. She'll perform in Moncton on Thursday Feb. 1

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Black role models important for young people

Fidel Franco and Marcus Marcial, creators of the Black in the Maritimes podcast say bringing success stories from Canada's black community to light is important as we mark the beginning of Black History Month.

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Mayors of Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe talk about population growth

Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre, Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold and Riverview Mayor Anne Seamans dropped by our studio to discuss with Jonna how their respective communities are working to boost the local population.

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UdeM student federation receives mystery packages

The student federation at L'Université de Moncton has been receiving packages containing various items, including sex toys, but they don't know where they're coming from. CBC reporter Tori Weldon spoke with federation president Tristian Gaudet.

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Economist disappointed in spend now, pay later approach to provincial budget

Pierre-Marcel Desjardins, economist at l'Université de Moncton says future generations will be on the hook for additional spending in the Gallant government's budget.

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Front line mental health workers struggle, too

Kristal LeBlanc, executive director of the Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre talks about demands on crisis workers and the mental toll it takes.

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New Brunswick's finance minister defends spending

Finance Minister Cathy Rogers explains why the Liberal government plans to ramp up spending rather than reduce the deficit.

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A hit to the head, even without a concussion, may cause future brain damage.

Our house Doctor Raj Bhardwaj talks about a recent study published online that suggests head injuries, not concussions, may lead to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or C.T.E.

Download A hit to the head, even without a concussion, may cause future brain damage.
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Your DNA test results could reveal more than you're prepared for

Consumer Watchdog Yvonne Colbert tells us what you should know before taking a DNA test.

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Moncton court told children were traumatized when Mathieu Carroll drove his car into a school and threatened students

Michel Rocheleau has two children in grades two and three at Ecole Calixte-F.-Savoie. He describes how his children were affected when Mathieu Carroll drove his car into a school in Sainte-Anne-de-Kent in September, 2017. Carroll was in court in Moncton Monday for a sentencing hearing.

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Avoid family feuds, get a will, says CBC personal finance columnist

A recent poll suggests that half of Canadian adults have no wills. Our personal finance watcher Dan Noël talks about the importance of having a current will.

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From foster care to forever home: a young New Brunswicker shares her story

Cassaundra Eisner talks about her journey through the New Brunswick foster system to a permanent loving home.

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What can toenails tell us about prostate cancer?

Dr. Anil Adisesh of Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick is the local lead on research trying to determine if examining toenail clippings can help detect or prevent prostate cancer.

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Poley Mountain update

Bill Anderson, General Manager of Poley Mountain Ski Resort talks about current conditions and how the wacky winter weather this year has affected them.

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Snowmobilers encouraged to resist temptation to trespass

Ross Antworth, general manager of the New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs says with over half of the snowmobiling trails in our province on private land, snowmobilers must respect signage if they don't want to lose access.

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A new study shows parents shouldn't offer underage teens even a small amount of alcohol because it increases the risk of binge-drinking

Alyson Schafer, parenting expert and a family counselor talks about the study out of Australia that says it's a bad idea to offer underage teens any alcohol.

Download A new study shows parents shouldn't offer underage teens even a small amount of alcohol because it increases the risk of binge-drinking
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The Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick would like snowmobilers to consider a few things before the next big snowfall.

Christian Michaud, president of the Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick says racing across a frozen field on a snowmobile may seem like harmless fun, but it can cause a lot of damage to future crops and bring on trail closures.

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Following Friday's ruling, we have reactions to the sentence imposed on the RCMP for its role in the death of three Moncton officers in 2014

Gilles Levasseur, business and law professor at the University of Ottawa says the RCMP will suffer more from moral damage from the public perception than financially.

Download Following Friday's ruling, we have reactions to the sentence imposed on the RCMP for its role in the death of three Moncton officers in 2014
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After months of design and engineering work, the Moncton Fibre Centre has activated its interconnection services for the Internet networking community.

Jonna dropped by for a tour of the facility along with owner Hunter Newby who explains in simple terms how this "hub" interconnects with the entire planet.

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The parents of a young man with a wheelchair who was struck and killed by a train in downtown Moncton are suing CN, the City of Moncton

Lawyer Brian Murphy speaks for Steven Harel's parents, Diane and Yvon Harel. They're suing the City of Moncton, CN, Invacare Canada, and Embracor Medical. None of the claims have been proven in court. All four defendants declined to comment on the case.

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Mama's Restaurant in downtown Moncton opens its dining room to serve people without homes

Restaurant owner Elian Elias says it feels good to help.

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Greater Moncton seeking more workers for local industries

Frederic Gionet, vice president of business intelligence and operations with 3+ Corporation says new provincial funding will help.

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Award-winning singer Susan Aglukark to perform at Moncton's Capitol Theatre

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre in Moncton talks about Inuk musician Susan Aglukark. She'll perform in Moncton on Wednesday, January 31.

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Greater Moncton economic development corporation launches new strategy to attract more jobs and workers

Frederic Gionet, vice president of business intelligence and operations with 3+ says one area identified for potential growth is Greater Moncton's research and development sector.

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Church leaders oppose new rules for the federal government's Canada Summer Jobs program

Norman Woodworth, member of the Sunny Brae Baptist Church in Moncton explains why they won't seek a job grant that requires confirmation that the student jobs and the organizations "core mandate" respect human rights in Canada, including reproductive rights.

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Hang on to that toaster! Moncton Repair Café breathes new life into old appliances

Ever think of repairing something instead of throwing it out? Suzanne Melanson is the main organizer of The Moncton Repair Café where you can bring broken things and have a go at repairing it or have someone repair it for you at no cost. The event is happening this Saturday, Jan 27 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Lions Community Centre at 473 St. George Street in Moncton.

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Crab fishermen support new rules to protect North Atlantic right whales in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence

Jean Lanteigne, general manager of the Federation of Professional Acadian Fishermen in Shippagan says his members are ready to do even more to protect North Atlantic right whales passing through the gulf.

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Ask Resurgo Place - Meet the Websters

James Upham of Resurgo Place shares the story of Dr. John Clarence Webster of Shediac and his incredible family.

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Parents in Anglophone East School District want schools to focus on academics and classroom support

Anglophone East Superintendent Gregg Ingersoll dropped by our studio to discuss the results of the education survey in his district.

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Catching flu can be as easy as breathing, new research suggests

New research says it may be easier than you think to catch the flu. We'll find out more from our House Doctor, Raj Bhardwaj.

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One year after the ice storm, people remember

The CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy returned to Lamèque this week to talk to people who lived through the ice storm. Steven Hughes of Lamèque is a crab fisherman who volunteered during the storm. Jackie Plourde, pastoral assistant at Lamèque church talks about how the community worked together and says they are now better prepared for major weather events.

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Questions about being a better boss? Our workplace columnist says the answer might be to ask more questions.

Pierre Battah, human resources management specialist based in Moncton says it's often more important to ask the right questions.

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Provincial assessment scores below target for New Brunswick students

George Daley, President of the New Brunswick Teachers Association reacts to the results of the provincial assessment scores for New Brunswick students.

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Big Hearts Small City is appealing for volunteers and financial donations or they will no longer be able to operate.

Jason Surette who runs the charity Big Hearts Small City says he's desperately seeking volunteers and money to help people in crisis or he will have to shut down the operation.

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Hopewell Rocks at night is the subject of a new stamp issued by Canada Post

Canada Post has just issued nine new stamps that feature stunning landscapes from across the country and one of them is from Hopewell Rocks. We reached out to photographer Kevin Snair, who also works as an interpretive guide at the popular tourist destination.

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The Garnet & Gold Musical Theatre Society presents the Addams Family Musical

Actors Mirren Lithwik and Grayson Kenny along with musical director Karen Vallane dropped by our studio to talk about The Adams Family musical they're presenting at Sackville's Convocation Hall Jan. 25-27.

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Do minimum wage increases kill jobs and the economy, or give low-income consumers more disposable income?

Moncton economist and author Richard Saillant, Pump House Restaurant & Brewery co-owner Lilia Fraser and Common Front for Social Justice provincial coordinator Jean-Claude Basque join Vanessa for a discussion on the effects of minimum wage on both the economy and on people.

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Mount Allison University professor says climate change adaptation is a losing game in the long run

Brad Walters, professor of geography and environment at Mount Allison University talks about what our options are in the face of climate change.

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Correctional officers at Dorchester Penitentiary who beat and repeatedly pepper sprayed Matthew Hines disciplined more than a year after his death

Justin Piché, associate professor of criminology at the University of Ottawa says he isn't surprised that it took correctional officials more than 15 months to discipline the guards and blames the former Conservative government's tough on crime approach.

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7 Mi'kmaq First Nations are considering what to do with the former RCI transmitter site

The CBC's Tori Weldon speaks with Jesse John Simon, executive director of Mi'gmawe'l Tplu'taqnn, a group of seven Mi'kmaq First Nations from across the province that owns the old RCI transmitter site near Sackville.

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Last year's ice storm crisis revealed poverty and lack of services on the Acadian Peninsula

Social justice advocate Claude Snow says he wants to see better services to address chronic poverty.

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Remembering Frenchie

A colourful character who lived part of his life on the streets of Moncton passed away this week. We talk with his friend, photographer Serge Martin about the man behind the smile.

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Moncton's two homeless shelters filled beyond capacity

The CBC's Tori Weldon teamed up with Nicolas Pelletier from Radio Canada and spoke with Lisa Ryan of the YMCA Reconnect program and Donald Morel, one of the residents of Moncton's Harvest House

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Mount Allison University might cut its university librarian position

Mount Allison University's archivist David Mawhinney tells Jonna why he thinks it's a bad idea to replace its University Librarian with a library manager next summer.

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Quebec comedian Philippe Bond coming to Moncton's Capitol Theatre

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about stand-up comedian Philippe Bond 's popularity. He'll perform (in French) at the theatre on Saturday, January 20.

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L'Ordre de Jacques Cartier reveals some of its secrets

The Centre for Acadian Studies at l'Université de Moncton recently received a briefcase full of information about a secret francophone society known as l'Ordre de Jacques Cartier, commonly known as "La Patente". Christine Dupuis, archivist at the Centre for Acadian Studies at l'Université de Moncton and Francois LeBlanc, documentation technician at the centre dropped by our studio with white gloves and documents at hand.

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New Brunswick plans to subsidize daycare for some middle-class families

Jonna speaks with Brian Kenny, New Brunswick's minister of education and early childhood development to ask him exactly who will benefit from these daycare subsidies.

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Lettuce grow some greens: Hillcrest School creates indoor garden

CBC reporter Vanessa Blanch dropped by the Hillcrest middle school to have a look at the hydroponic lettuce garden growing in a grade 7/8 science classroom. Students Cameron LeBlanc, Aidyn Bulmer and Connor Campbell took her out on the tour, along with their teacher Marc Merhebi.

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Cherryvale area residents feel forgotten after flood

Cherryvale resident Donna Black is worried for the safety of her family and neighbours after the temporary bridge to her community got knocked out of commission by last weekend's flooding.

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Archdiocese blames alleged victims' hardships on economy, not sexual abuse

Rob Talach, lawyer for several of the alleged victims reacts to statements of defence filed by the archdiocese of Moncton. The documents were filed in response to civil lawsuits alleging abuse at the hands of former priests Yvon Arsenault and Camille Leger.

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Boogie Fever runs high in Moncton during ImpactFest dance festival

Some of Canada's top artists and choreographers are in town for ImpactFest this week. Igor Dobrovolsky of Atlantic Ballet Theatre joins Jonna with the details, along with Christopher House of Toronto Dance Theatre and Kevin Ormsby of Kashe Dance in Toronto.

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Don't trust Dr. Google, says CBC health columnist Dr. Raj Bhardwaj

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj offers some advice on the right and wrong way to look up your symptoms online.

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CBC Open Mic contest is your chance to stand and deliver during this year's HubCap Comedy Festival

HubCap Comedy Contest president Marshall Button and general manager Robert Gallant remind listeners that the deadline to enter is next Wednesday, January 14, so get those videos in. For details, visit http://hubcapcomedyfestival.ca/contest-english/

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The science of salt: Chemistry professor explains why Moncton's road salt may not be cutting the mustard

Barry Blight, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of New Brunswick talks about the science of road salt.

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Grown-in-Moncton weed heading to Prince Edward Island

Greg Engel, CEO of Moncton-based OrganiGram talks about the company's memorandum of understanding to supply cannabis to P.E.I.

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Wool to Wishes program knits rural community together to help charities

CBC reporter Tori Weldon talks with Valerie Kaulback who makes mittens out of old sweaters for the PEDVAC foundation in Port Elgin.

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David Coon fights for Shannex documents in court

Green party leader David Coon speaks to reporters at the Fredericton court house yesterday after Shannex won the right to intervene in the case so it could argue against more disclosure.

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East Coast Crafted

Christopher Reynolds and Whitney Moran are co-authors of East Coast Crafted, the essential guide to the beers, breweries and brewpubs of Atlantic Canada.

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John Wishart - Downtown parking

John Wishart, interim CEO of the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce reacts to the cycling group petitioning for fewer parking spots and more bike lanes in downtown Moncton.

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Moncton road salt

City councilor Charles Leger and Don Morehouse, director of public works with the city of Moncton both had their say at the city's council meeting last night.

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United Way's annual campaign

Nay Saade, Resource Development Director for United Way Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick and fundraising campaign chair Kirk Muise say they are 90,000$ from their goal.

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Aftermath of the storm

The CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy visits Reggie Carrier of St-Paul and reporter Kate Letterick talks with Yvon Arsenault of Rexton who are both coping with the effect of last weekend's storm.

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Marc Belliveau - Canadian Red Cross

Marc Belliveau, Deputy director of disaster management for the Canadian Red Cross in Atlantic Canada says it was a very busy week for the most part, but not as busy as expected on the weekend.

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Robert Duguay - EMO

Robert Duguay of New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization gives us an update on the weekend storm that left chaos in its path.

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Jacqueline Girouard - A flood and a party

Ste-Marie-de-Kent resident Jacqueline Girouard says the flooding put off plans for her family celebration. Then, like magic, the affair was back on track.

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Min. Bill Fraser - Assessing the damage

New Brunswick Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser talks about the big mop up following the wild weekend weather.

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Robert Maillet - Where's the driveway?

Robert Maillet talks and his father-in-law, Donald Eaton both live in Ste-Marie-de-Kent.

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Conrad Clement - Flooding in Elsipogtog

Elsipogtog resident Conrad Clement had to do some mega shopping in order to deal with flooding in his basement.

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Ian Law - Cooking for Cancer

Ian Law with the Canadian Cancer Society New Brunswick talks about their upcoming fundraiser at the Delta Hotel in Moncton on Jan. 25

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Remembering the Boys in Red

Former Bathurst Phantom captain Jordan Frenette and current Bathurst High School Principal Shaun MacDonald speak to Radio-Canada journalist Serge Bouchard.

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Help for Petitcodiac Regional School

Ewen Cameron, principal of grades 6 to 12 at Petitcodiac Regional School and Gary Gallant, principal of Devon Middle School in Fredericton talk with Jonna about the similar floods each school experienced.

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Nat Richard - Crustacean cruelty

Nat Richard, Director of corporate affairs for Westmorland Fisheries in Cap-Pelé reacts to news it will soon be illegal to plunge a living lobster into boiling water in Switzerland.

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Isabelle LeBlanc - Moncton's icy streets

Isabelle LeBlanc, director of communications for the city of Moncton says the city had to purchase salt from a different supplier because the original batch didn't work as it should.

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Dr. Yves Leger - Tuberculosis at l'Université de Moncton

Dr.Yves Leger, medical officer of health for the east region says one person on the Moncton campus has been diagnosed with TB.

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Krysta Cowling - Downtown parking

Krysta Cowling, executive director of La Bikery Cooperative and an active transportation advocate says changes to the city's parking bylaw could help raise funds for active transportation.

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Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti - Flu update

Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti, infectious disease specialist with Trillium Health Partners says the flu season is far from finished and it's not too late to be vaccinated.

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Now Showing - Port Cities

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about the upcoming Port Cities concert on Jan. 19

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Luc Jalbert - Chinese trade mission

Luc Jalbert, co-founder of Moncton-based company Prelam leaves for China Saturday as part of a trade mission organized by the province.

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Dr. Raj Bhardwaj - Tinnitus

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj says results of a new study might bring relief to tinnitus sufferers, a medical condition that causes people to hear ringing or buzzing in their ears when there's no actual sound.

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Highway snow clearing

Andrew Hardy, president of CUPE local 1190, the union representing snow plow operators and Bill Fraser, New Brunswick's minister of transportation and infrastructure talk the province's snow clearing resources.

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Bill Evans - Sackville tax increases

Sackville town councillor Bill Evans explains why he voted in favor of the tax increase.

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Petitcodiac Regional School flood

Principal Ewen Cameron and school district official Aubrey Kirkpatrick describe the damage from a broken water line. High school students will return Thursday Jan. 11

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DIY mini Zamboni

The CBC's Shane Fowler speaks with Evan Brewer and James Dorcus, two volunteers who have built a mini Zamboni in Estey's Bridge to maintain the community's outdoor rink.

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Eric Arsenault - Frozen pipes

Moncton fire chief Eric Arsenault talks about bursting pipes and how to deal with the cold safely.

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David Shipley - Cyber securing new devices

Cybersecurity expert David Shipley talks about those electronic devices you got for Christmas and how you need to make sure you know what your doing with them.

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Nick Smith - School speed limit

Nick Smith, principal of Magnetic Hill School is glad drivers will finally have to slow down to 50 km/hour from 70 during school days.

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Connell Smith - Bruce Northrup dismissal

CBC reporter Connell Smith tells us about a former New Brunswick cabinet minister who says he was shuffled out of his portfolio because JD Irving Ltd wasn't happy with him.

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Mohinder Jit Sing - Not enough cooks

Mohinder Jit Sing, owner of the Taj Mahal restaurant in Moncton says a shortage of cooks is forcing him to close on weekends.

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Fred Bergman - NB employment numbers

Fred Bergman, senior policy analyst at the Atlantic Province's Economic Council talks about the latest job numbers what they really say about New Brunswick's job situation.

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Moncton special care home evacuated

Marc Belliveau, deputy director of Red Cross disaster management for Atlantic Canada explains how they assisted the residents of the Briarlea after a sprinkler pipe burst.

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Kim Eagles - Decluttering resolutions

Kim Eagles, decluttering expert and the owner of Ka-Os solutions in Moncton has a few tips to help you de-clutter.

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Gary Howard - Winter driving

Gary Howard, Vice President of Communications for CAA Atlantic gives advice in order to be prepared for winter driving.

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Gena Alderson - Christmas waste

Gena Alderson, waste diversion coordinator with Southeast Eco 360 talks about the proper disposal of Christmas waste.

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Marc Belliveau - Prepared to help

Marc Belliveau, deputy director of disaster management for the Red Cross in Atlantic Canada talks about being prepared for extreme weather.

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Jason Surette - Plow it Forward

Jason Surette, head of Big Hearts, Small City explains how Plow it Forward aims to help elderly people or persons with disabilities clear up snow.

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Arnold Mallais - Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Arnold Mallais is chair of the organizing committee for the provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts that gets underway this Thursday, January 4th in Moncton.

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Julie Kirkpatrick - Correctional officers charged

Lawyer Julie Kirkpatrick represents the family of Matthew Hines who died while in custody at the Dorchester Penitentiary in May of 2015.

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Dave Rogers - Chilly SPCA

Dave Rogers, executive director of the Greater Moncton SPCA says their aging boiler is no longer able to keep the shelter warm enough.

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David Melanson - Moncton High School Hockey Classic

David Melanson, chair of the Moncton High School Hockey Classic says the 43rd edition of the tournament will start earlier today in order to deal with the snowstorm.

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Kim Rayworth - Capitol Theatre Academy

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre says if you've resolved to try something new this year, maybe acting is just the thing.

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Charles LeBlanc - Carbon monoxide

Charles LeBlanc of the Moncton Fire Department explains carbon monoxide safety for your home.

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Diane Spencer - NB insulation rebate

A rebate program from NB Power is helping those who heat with electricity.

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L-J Whittington - Exclusion

Information Morning contributor L.J. Whittington says exclusion doesn't just hurt the victim

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Roxanne Richard & Andrew Fry - Parks Canada

It's officially winter... and our New Brunswick national parks have lots to offer.

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Tony O'Hara - NB Power

NB Power's chief technical officer says new poles in the Acadian Peninsula should prevent mass power outages

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Dan Noel - Mortgage rules

Dan Noel tells us what we need to know about the new mortgage rules that came into affect January 1st

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Eats and Beats, hour 1

A show exploring the connection between food and music

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Eats and Beats, hour 2

A show exploring the connection between food and music

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Peter Gadd - Mistle thrush update

Peter Gadd of Miramichi is astonished at how many people have made long and expensive trips to see mega-rare mistle thrush in his yard.

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Mae LeBlanc - Giving back

Moncton's Mae LeBlanc, president of A1 Lumpers and A1 Personnel Solutions has gone from being helped by Headstart to helping them.

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Riley Clarke - World War artifacts

11-year-old Riley Clarke of Summerside PEI has been receiving artifacts from all over the country since his story aired on CBC in November.

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Nora Hebert - Gyrfalcon

Nora Hebert of Bouctouche captured a photo of a white morph gyrfalcon, the largest falcon in the world.

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Tori Weldon - The "move over" law

Codiac RCMP members have been conducting more checkstops to enforce the "move over" law since an officer from Nova Scotia was killed on Highway 2 in September.

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Bruce Dougan - Magnetic Hill Zoo

After 28 years as the manager of the Magnetic Hill Zoo, today is Bruce Dougan's first day of retirement.

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Lisa Ryan - YMCA ReConnect

Lisa Ryan is director of outreach programs and services for the YMCA of Greater Moncton.

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Carla Ayles - Food box deliveries

Carla Ayles is in charge of the Food Depot's Christmas box project. Food boxes will be delivered today between noon and 3:30 this afternoon.

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Dr.Raj Bhardwaj - Holiday eating

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj has some healthy eating strategies for this busy time of year.

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Kevin Black - A special B&B

Kevin Black of Moncton has opened a bed and breakfast specifically for family members of patients from out of town. Campbellton's Len Snow is one of his guests.

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Joanne Murray - John Howard Society

Joanne Murray, executive director of the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick explains how you can help her organization.

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Ask Resurgo place - Moncton's Scrooge?

James Upham looks back on the strange story of early Moncton developer, Oliver Jones on this week's edition of Ask Resurgo Place.

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Jason Surette - Affordable housing crisis

"Big Hearts Small City" founder Jason Surette says with three more affordable houses being torn down, people seeking rooming houses or apartments in Moncton are having a rougher time this year.

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Dan Noël - Credit cards

Our personal finance watcher Dan Noël gives a few tips on managing your credit over the spending season.

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Catherine Dallaire - Future of Coliseum

Catherine Dallaire, general manager of recreation, culture and events for the City of Moncton says no matter what the city does, it will cost money.

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Joanne Murray - Affordable housing crisis

Joanne Murray, executive director of the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick says the lack of affordable housing in Moncton is taking a toll on people in crisis, and the people working to help them.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:11]


Justin Ryan - MAGMA's wish list

Justin Ryan, Public Relations Officer with The Multicultural Association of Greater Moncton Area talks about his association's wish list.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:56]


Yvonne Colbert - Dryer fires

Consumer watchdog Yvonne Colbert looks into the danger of dryer fires and what you can do to minimize the risk.

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Pierre Battah's 2017 Holiday Book List

Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah dropped by our studio to give us his annual book list.

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Moncton evictions

CBC reporter Tori Weldon speaks with evicted resident Daniel Roy and with Charles LeBlanc, division chief of fire prevention at the Moncton fire department.

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Nancy Reid - "My Brother's Ashes"

Nancy Reid wasn't expecting such a high cost when she went to have her brother's ashes buried in their pre-paid lot at Fair Haven Cemetery.

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Brighter Christmas for Youth Impact

Barbara Ferguson, associate director of Youth Impact Jeunesse in Moncton gives us a Chrismas wish list for her agency.

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Stephanie MacMullin - New daycare rules proposal

Stephanie MacMullin, owner and operator of ABC Daycare in Moncton says new rules proposed by the province are too strict, and could lead to daycare closures.

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Jason Muir - Harvest House

Jason Muir, owner of Muir's Done Right Carpentry talks about work being done on Harvest House's new residence for homeless woman at the corner of Dominion and Park streets in Moncton.

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Kouchibouguac Christmas bird count

Daniel Gallant, resource management officer at Kouchibouguac National Park and organizer of this year's annual Christmas bird count talks about Saturday's event.

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Richard Losier - Medavie Health Services

Richard Losier is the new president of Medavie Health Services New Brunswick.

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Dave Rogers - Greater Moncton SPCA

Dave Rogers, executive director of the Greater Moncton SPCA tells us what our four legged friends need at this time of the year.

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Jason Tremere - #BeccaToldMeTo

Jason Tremere, author of #BeccaToldMeTo: Spreading kindness, one hashtag at a time, dropped by our studio to talk about his book.

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Alex Grncarovski - Codiac Transpo

Alex Grncarovski, Director of Operations for Codiac Transpo says things are getting back on track after a difficult summer.

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Cal Maskery - Harvest House

Cal Maskery, founder and executive director of Harvest House dropped by our studio to reveal what is on his wish list this year.

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Now Showing - Musical Christmas tradition

The Capitol's Kim Rayworth dropped by our studio along with Roland Gauvin to talk about one of Moncton's liveliest musical Christmas tradition. Noël avec Les Muses, the Belivo Brothers and Roland Gauvin is back for its 16th year.

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Dale Hicks - Food Depot

With 11 days to go in Moncton's 30 Days of Community Caring campaign, Vanessa speaks with Dale Hicks, president of the Food Depot to gives us an update on the food box for the needy.

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Dr. Raj Bhardwaj - Asthma

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj talks to us about why the winds of winter can be hard on asthma sufferers.

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Stolen Christmas lights

J.J. Soufflet and Simonne Hickey of Tannery Court in Moncton explain how their Christmas lights were stolen from their courtyard this week.

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Ian Fowler Oval

Susan Fowler, widow of Ian Fowler reacts to the announcement that Moncton's new downtown skating oval will be named in memory of her late husband.

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Debby Warren - Aids Moncton wishlist

Debby Warren, executive director of AIDS Moncton talks about what they need at this time of year.

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Rebecca Girouard Caissie - Blocking the view

Rebecca Girouard Cassie of Indian Point Road in Shediac Bridge says work on a controversial condo development is underway in Shediac Bridge, in spite of legal action by residents who are trying to stop it.

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Inga Hansen - Trunk in the attic - Pt.2

CBC reporter Tori Weldon speaks with textile conservator Inga Hansen who is working on restoring and preserving the clothing.

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Peter Gadd - Mistle thrush

Miramichi resident Peter Gadd talks about the mega-rare mistle thrush in his yard - a bird never before recorded in North America.

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Edgar Robichaud - UdeM sexual violence policy

Edgar Robichaud, vice president of administration and human resources for l'Université de Moncton talks about the new policy.

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Paula Noël - Peregrine falcon

Paula Noël, program director for New Brunswick with the Nature Conservancy of Canada says all the work done over several decades to save the raptor is paying off.

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Chantal Landry - Habitat For Humanity's wishlist

Chantal Landry, executive director of Habitat For Humanity in Moncton gives us her wishlist for the holidays.

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John and Beth Leroux - Trunk in the attic

CBC reporter Tori Weldon met up with John and Beth Leroux of Fredericton who found trunks in the attic of an old family farmhouse in Bouctouche.

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Jamie McDonald - Adventureman

Jamie McDonald, author of Adventureman: Anyone Can be a Superhero dropped by our studio to talk about his adventures.

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Robert Jones - NB property tax bills

CBC reporter Robert Jones talks about Premier Brian Gallant's Chief of staff Jordan O'Brien who was in the spotlight at the Legislature last week for his role in the origins of the province's property tax scandal.

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Pierre Battah - Workplace training

Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah talks about what it takes to bring skills learned in a training seminar into the workplace.

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Tina Thibodeau - Crossroads for Women

Tina Thibodeau, executive director of Crossroads for Women says due to limited space, they are asking for new things only before the holidays, and used stuff after.

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Lisa Griffin - Flash Fest

Lisa Griffin, co-founder and executive director of Art for Arts Sake is also the organizer of the Flash Fest, a new festival coming to Moncton February 3rd and 4th.

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Robert Gallant - The HubCap Comedy Festival

Robert Gallant, general manager of the HubCap Comedy Festival announces the line-up for the upcoming festival that runs from February 7-17 in Moncton.

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Now Showing - The Academy of Classical Ballet's Nutcracker

The Academy of Classical Ballet presents the Nutcracker at the Capitol Theatre.

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Tara Thorne - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Our movie reviewer Tara Thorne speaks with Vanessa Blanch about the new film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

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Dr Susan Crouse, Teddy LeBlanc - Salvus Clinic

CBC's Tori Weldon speaks with a physician and one of the clients at the Salvus Clinic in Downtown Moncton.

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David Mawhinney - Halifax Explosion

David Mawhinney, university archivist at Mount Allison University talks about how the tragedy touched the university and surrounding communities.

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Dr. Raj Bhardwaj - Seniors and surgery

Our house Dr.Raj Bhardwaj says a study has found that doctors should check the brain function of older patients before performing a surgery.

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Norm Bossé - Vulnerable children deaths

Norm Bossé, New Brunswick's Child and Youth Advocate says the province should offer more details when children under its care die.

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Eric Arsenault - Move over

Moncton fire chief Eric Arsenault says distracted drivers aren't following the rules of the road when dealing with emergency vehicles.

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Ask Resurgo Place - Driving on the left in NB

James Upham is in charge of public programming at Resurgo Place in Moncton.

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Graham Black - Hockey player safety

Graham Black, Moncton Wildcats athletic therapist, talks about changes to the Q-league's protocol for health emergencies.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:07]


Henry Adam Svec - Donair Academy

Moncton native Henry Adam Svec's fascination with the donair led to the creation of a computer game with the donair at its centre.

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Donating bone marrow - David and Samuel Boudreau

David Boudreau and his son Samuel are both recipients of bone marrow transplants.

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Low Carbon Economy Fund

Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Centre at UNB in Fredericton reacts to the federal and provincial energy initiative announced Monday.

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Presentations to Moncton city council

Ken McLeod of Sistema NB and Festival Inspire's Lisa Griffin and Matt Williston told Moncton City Council about their work on Monday night.

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World Ringette Championship

Moncton sisters Britney and Jenny Snowdon were key players on Canada's National Jr. Ringette team that won gold at the World Ringette Championship on the weekend in Mississauga.

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Alex Thomas - Treehouse living

CBC reporter Tori Weldon visits Alex Thomas to see how things work when you live in a treehouse.

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Marion Fowler - former Educational Assistant

Marion Fowler, former educational assistant in the Anglophone West School District, says in recent years her job became so stressful and dangerous that she decided to quit.

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Connie Melanson-Savoy - Inclusion

Connie Melanson-Savoy, executive director of Inclusion Advocacy SENB, explains what happens when families raise concerns about inclusion in the classroom.

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Janice Landry - The Legacy Letters

Journalist and author Janice Landry talks about her new book about grief and hope.

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"It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

Director Michael McArdle along with actor Erica Mitton and venue owner Colin Barley dropped by our studio to talk about their upcoming play, "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play." The play runs December 20-23, upstairs at St James Gate, in Moncton.

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Cheryl Bernard - Carrying on a tradition

Cheryl Bernard talks to us about her Christmas open house tradition.

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Julie Gaudet - Disability and Deep Poverty in New Brunswick

Julie Gaudet authored a report that suggests people with severe disabilities in New Brunswick are unable to meet all their basic needs on social assistance.

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Terry McKee - RCMP labour code case

The Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada is still looking for accountability for the 2014 shootings in Moncton.

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Now Showing - Emilie-Claire Barlow / Cadence

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about two upcoming concerts: Emilie-Claire Barlow, and vocal group "Cadence".

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Sara Fillmore - Missing husband

CBC's Tori Weldon speaks with Sara Filmore, wife of a missing man from Upper Cape.

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Anthony Knight - Extra mural program

Anthony Knight, CEO of the New Brunswick Medical Society says the province's plan to privatize the management of extra mural is worth a try.

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Tina Thibodeau - Domestic violence prosecution

Tina Thibodeau of the Crossroads for Women shelter says the creation of a new unit to prosecute cases of domestic violence is a big step in the right direction.

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Dr Raj Bhardwaj - Nosebleeds

Our House Doctor gives us a few pointers on treating and steering clear of nosebleeds as the air gets colder and drier.

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Lisa Dow - Christmas Open House

The 8th annual Christmas Open House on Archibald Street in Moncton starts Sunday, December 3 in support of the Employment Support Peer-Helper Program.

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Alain Clavette - West end crows

Crows are tearing up lawns all over Moncton's west end. CBC's Acadian Birder Alain Clavette explains this behaviour.

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Yvonne Colbert - Disability Tax Credit

CBC's consumer watchdog Yvonne Colbert explains the issues Canadians are having with the Disability Tax Credit.

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Chris Jackson - Sue Stultz Turkey Drive

Christopher Jackson, firefighter with the City of Moncton says the Sue Stultz Turkey Drive is celebrating twenty years and is part of the Food Depot's 30 Days of Community Caring. The turkey drive runs from November 30 until December 8.

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Suzanne Kingston - Adoption Support Network

Suzanne Kingston, Executive Director of the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation says the Support Network for Adoptive Families is now province wide, and offers workshops, support groups and conferences.

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Jacques Poitras - Medavie agreement

Jacques Poitras, CBC's provincial affairs reporter says New Brunswick's health minister calls the Medavie agreement a "sweet deal" - but it may be souring politically for the Liberals.

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Luc Bujold - Dieppe skating oval

Luc Bujold, Dieppe's director of community service and recreation department says the oval opened ahead of schedule this year.

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"He was a monster"

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy speaks with victim Jean-Paul Melanson and lawyer Rene LeBlanc about the late Catholic priest Camille Leger. Some estimate he could have abused hundreds of boys between 1957 and 1980.

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Rebecca Halliday - Riverbend Community School

Rebecca Halliday, teacher and director at Moncton's Riverbend Community School says they are having an open house on the future of the school this Thursday night at 7 o'clock at the school. (97 Church Street, Moncton)

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Zivi Richard - River of Pride

Zivi Richard, chairperson of The Greater Moncton River of Pride says its a myth to think queer culture only exists in urban centres.

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Mary O'Donnell - Moncton Headstart

Headstart's executive director Mary O'Donnell says the charity is living paycheck to paycheck and they will have a fundraiser this week hoping to raise $100,000.

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Riverview High - Canada's Most Informed School competition

RHS teacher Stephanie Robertson, student Jordan Capello and Phil Jarvis from Canada's Most Informed School competition dropped by the studio to talk about Riverview High school's participation.

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Avril Wood Toner - Daycare inclusion

Avril Wood Toner says she's seen a recent increase in parents looking to get their children with special needs into an after school program - in the morning.

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