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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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Sex is more than sex

Steve wants to have more sex with his wife. But is his focus on the bedroom obscuring a bigger issue?

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Origin stories

Ever wonder how we got here? Digging into history, these podcasts uncover the past to understand the present.

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The mighty mistle thrush

Vanessa Blanch and Alain Clavette tracked down a flock of birders to tell the story behind this “mega-rarity” in the birding community.

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Tragedy + Time

Oriana can’t lie and it’s hurting those close to her. Also, Kevin wants to make his grandma laugh.

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Pension analyst says benchmark for NB pension managers is inappropriately low, managers being over rewarded

The CBC's Robert Jones reports.

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Encouraging news for Greater Hospice Moncton

Tradina Meadows-Forgeron, executive director of Hospice Greater Moncton along with Debbie Landry-Jaillet, community coordinator are encouraged by the announcement of a palliative care strategy for New Brunswick.

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Parlee Beach contaminated by many sources, but fixable

A report on water quality at Parlee Beach suggests pollution is coming from many sources. Lois Corbett of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick says it's time to start finding solutions.

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Go Beyond Earth Day

Olivier Weil, executive director of Go Beyond Earth Day gives details of all the different events happening at the Dieppe market this Sunday.

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Everybody's Different on Everybody Street

Author Sheree Fitch tells us how the re-issue of one of her books comes at a bittersweet time in her life.

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TD to bring more than 1000 jobs Dieppe, but at what cost to taxpayers?

Dieppe MLA Roger Melanson explains why his government contributes millions to big companies to create jobs, while Aaron Wudrick, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation thinks the money could be better spent.

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New Brunswick government unveils long-awaited palliative care strategy

The province has announced a palliative care plan that will include more of a team-based approach, more trained doctors, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and personal support workers. Dr Pamela Mansfield, palliative care doctor in Moncton says it's something she has been calling for -- for many years.

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Now showing - Flip Fabrique

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre says alumni of the Quebec City Circus School known as Flip Fabrique will take to the stage at the Capitol Theatre on May 5.

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Child neglect case ends in prison term for parents, but questions remain

Norm Bossé, New Brunswick's child and youth advocate speaks with reporters following the sentencing of the parents. He's investigating how the Department of Social Development may have failed the children.

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The College of Psychologists of New Brunswick asks for quick fix for the shortage of school psychologists

Angela Burbridge, a licensed psychologist in Saint John says psychologists are asking for short-term measures that would involve using private psychologists to address the growing crisis in New Brunswick schools.

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Moncton's international man of mystery

James Upham of Resurgo place says George Skeffington was in charge of security for the Intercolonial Railway in the late 1800s. He was also a spy.

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Rotary clubs in the Moncton area use a buddy system to help newcomers

Jennifer Henry chairs the diversity committee for the five Rotary clubs in the Moncton area.

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Residents angry over Beaubassin Est decision on controversial campground

Andre Touchburn, Beaubassin Est resident Andre Touchburn says he is disappointed councillors voted unanimously to give the campground developer two-year extension for the project.

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School bus driver caught on video on cell phone while transporting students

Alain Chartrand is dismayed by the way francophone Sud school district reacted to his complaint about a school bus driver who used his mobie phone while driving.

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Dangers of sleep apnea

Our house Doctor Raj Bhardwaj says up to 25 per cent of Canadians are at risk for sleep apnea, but fewer than 5 per cent are diagnosed with it.

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How to welcome newcomers to New Brunswick?

Reverend John Perkin, Mount Allison's chaplain and former chair of The Sackville Refugee Response Coalition shares his group's experience with Syrian refugees.

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Superstition meets the workplace

Our workplace columnist Pierre Battah talks about superstition in the workplace

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New Brunswick municipalities "probably not" prepared for the legalization of cannabis

Bev Gaston mayor of the Village of Doaktown and president of the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick talks about how municipalities must prepare for the legalization of cannabis.

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Moncton approves rezoning for controversial new subdivision

Mountain Way Developments wants to build 473 residential housing units which includes a mix of single family homes, semi-detached homes, apartments and town houses.

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NB Multicultural Council launches "new conversations" about immigration and economics

The New Brunswick Multicultural Council is launching a series of 15 meetings across New Brunswick to discuss the future of population and workforce in our province Richard Saillant, economist and author along with Alex LeBlanc, Executive Director of New Brunswick's Multicultural Council talk about the demographic challenges the province is facing with it’s population decrease.

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Moncton universities working to address teacher shortage in New Brunswick

Dr. Stacie Reck, Crandall University's education department coordinator, Ken Frost, Crandall's education internship coordinator and Marianne Cormier, dean of the faculty of education at Université de Moncton join Jonna for a discussion on teacher training and recruitment.

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Atlantic Attack wins National Ringette League championship

Andre Vautour, Assistant Coach of the Atlantic Attack talks about his team’s victory at the National Ringette League Championship.

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New program helps young adults with autism

CBC reporter Tori Weldon speaks with Margaret Tusz-King, executive director of the Open Sky Co-Op program and with Harris McSheffery who lives at the Open Sky Cooperative in Sackville.

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Former child and youth advocate Bernard Richard returns to New Brunswick to help Indigenous families

Jonna speaks with Bernard Richard about his new role with the Mi'kmaq Child and Family Services Agency.

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What's the fix for the "black hole" facing seasonal workers?

Steven Hughes is a fisherman from Lameque Island. David Campbell is an economic development consultant in Moncton.

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Tradition meets technology in storytelling app

Phyllis Grant of Pabineau First Nation is a member of the Ni'Gweg Collective of artists. They've created an app combining legends and stories told by Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqiyik elders with animation created by First Nations artists. The official launch of the Nitap app is this Saturday at the Vogue Theatre in Miramichi.

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Now playing - Lydia Mainville

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about tonight’s show with Lydia Mainville who will do a solo concert for cello and voice. The concert is part of the Scene NB music series.

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Moncton's job market is booming, but not everyone can find work

Joel Roy and David St Pierre live and work in Moncton. Frederic Gionet is vice president of business intelligence and operations of 3+, Greater Moncton's economic development corporation.

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Moncton’s Geneviève Lalonde finishes 7th at the Commonwealth Games in Australia

Jonna reached Geneviève Lalonde following her 3000 metres steeplechase race at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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“Alert Ready” is set to begin in New Brunswick next month.

Geoffrey Downey, communications officer with New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization describes how and when New Brunswick will start using the national public alarm system, “Alert Ready” that sends out public alerts and safety information in the event of life-threatening emergencies.

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Shingles virus doesn't just affect seniors

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj talks about shingles, a painful viral infection related to chicken pox and how to avoid it.

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Political scientist says harassment allegations effectively put Moncton Centre MLA Chris Collins out of the next provincial election

TJ Burke is the lawyer representing Moncton Centre MLA Chris Collins. Mario Levesque teaches in the Politics and International Relations Department at Mount Allison University.

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Scientists discover rare bulrush sedge plant in Albert County, New Brunswick

David Mazerolle is a botanist with the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre in Sackville, NB.

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"Till Death Do Us Part"

CBC Producer Myfanwy Davies shares her documentary about people who have recently lost a husband or wife.

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Celtic Spring Fling

Celtic Spring Fling features the Paul McKenna Band from Scotland and Juno nominees Cassie and Maggie MacDonald from Antigonish. They will be at the Vogue in Miramichi this Wednesday, April 11 and St Paul's Anglican Church in Sackville on Thursday, April 12.

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Moncton rally for 22-year-old Brady Francis of Elsipogtog First Nation who was killed in a hit-and-run 6 weeks ago.

Charlotte Simon, Harley Francis and Jesse Simon speak with CBC Reporter Matt Bingley in Moncton Saturday.

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"Dying for a Paycheck"

Jeffrey Pfeffer, professor of management at Stanford University and the author of "Dying For a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance and what we can do about it"

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Bathurst mayor offers support for the people of Humboldt

Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie reflects on how his city dealt with a similar tragedy 10 years ago.

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Are Sackville’s dikes ready for climate change and rising sea levels?

David Lieske, assistant professor with the department of geography and environment at Mount Allison University and John Higham, mayor of Sackville join Jonna for a talk about the condition of Sackville dikes and the possibilities of flooding.

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The Greater Moncton Airport Authority wants to hear from you

Bernard LeBlanc, President and CEO of The Greater Moncton International Airport Authority says they are asking airport users to fill out a survey to help them draft their 20 year master plan.

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"Justice for Brady"

Former Elsipogtog First Nation Chief Susan Levi-Peters explains why everyone should care about the hit-and-run death of 22-year-old Brady Francis.

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Auto insurance rates expected to increase

Michele Pelletier, New Brunswick's consumer advocate for insurance is warning people in her latest annual report that companies are planning to ask for increases.

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Now Showing - "Classified & Guests"

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about rapper Classified who will perform at the Capitol Theatre on April 26

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City councillor Shawn Crossman thinks it's time to change the way Moncton does business.

Moncton city councillor Shawn Crossman represents Ward 1, which includes the downtown.

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Moncton's city solicitor gives his legal perspective on the decision by city council to drop Medavie Blue Cross as the majority provider for its employee group benefits.

Nick Robichaud is Moncton's city solicitor.

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Moncton's hidden history

James Upham of Resurgo Place in Moncton reveals what lies beneath the city and hidden in plain sight.

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Moncton council drops Medavie

Moncton City Councillors Blair Lawrence and Greg Turner debate the decision to drop Medavie Blue Cross as the majority provider of employee health benefits.

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Smartphones are changing the practice of medicine

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains how smartphones are changing the practice of medicine

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Dieppe Boulevard/Route 15/Harrisville Boulevard area detour detail

Serge Gagnon, executive director of engineering services for the provincial department of transportation and infrastructure explains how drivers can work their way around that busy intersection until the overpass widening project is completed next fall. Download Dieppe Boulevard/Route 15/Harrisville Boulevard area detour detail
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Education minister responds to shortage of school psychologists

Education and early childhood development minister Brian Kenny says wages for school psychologists are determined through collective bargaining.

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The great New Brunswick baby shortage

The CBC's Robert Jones has been looking into why New Brunswick’s population is declining in record numbers.

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City of Moncton pension plan management

Christopher Jackson, vice chair of the city of Moncton employees pension board explains why the board recently ended a long term relationship with a local investment company in favour of out-of-province help to manage its long-term bond portfolio.

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Now showing - Karim Ouellet

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about upcoming concert with Quebec singer Karim Ouellet on April 13. Tribute bands and concerts are also on the menu for the summer at the Capitol Theatre.

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NB soldier talks about living with PTSD

Retired Sniper Sheldon Roberts is a veteran of the Afghanistan war.

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YMCA's Reconnect forced to find new location for its homeless drop-in centre.

Lisa Ryan is interim director of the ReConnect program. David Theriault is vice president of programs and community initiatives at the YMCA of Greater Moncton.

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Made-in-NB lifestyle magazine marks first anniversary

James Mullinger, editor-in-chief of The Maritime Edit joins Jonna to talk about the success of the magazine after it’s first year of publication.

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First all-girls hockey tournament for players under 10 in New Brunswick this weekend

Jennifer Tower and Stephanie Friolet are two of the organizers of the first annual Female Hockey Jamboree in New Brunswick in Dieppe.

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Silver Cross family

The CBC's Harry Forestell brings us the story of a New Brunswick couple that lost two sons to PTSD-related deaths. Both sons served in Afghanistan.

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The growing trend of ethical investing

Information Morning's personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about sustainable and responsible investing.

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Bessborough School parents oppose proposal to build new west end school next to Centennial Park

Tyson Milner and John Steeves are co-chairs of the parents building committee of Bessborough School. They dropped by our studio to explain why they think the new replacement school should be built on the current Bessborough site.

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Francophone south school district launches recruitment campaign to address teacher shortage

Monique Boudreau, superintendent of the Francophone south school district explains why there is such a shortage of qualified teachers in her district.

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How can you avoid injuring your kidneys when you exercise?

Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about rhabdomyolysis, an exercise-induced kidney injury that can be avoided.

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Rebuilding the All World Super Play Park in Riverview

Sean Rollo is project manager for the volunteer group working to rebuild the park at Frank L. Bowser elementary school in Riverview. His 9-year-old daughter Ayden is a student at the school.

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Moncton developer shares his vision for a new school next to Centennial Park

Bill Whalen, owner of Hawk Marketing and Jim Scott, president of Trace Planning and Design dropped by our studio to talk about the idea of a new school to replace Hillcrest and Bessborough schools by a single school next to Centennial Park.

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Remembering El Sistema music education program founder José Abreu

Tony Delgado, musical director and conductor of the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra was a student of José Abreu when he lived in Venezuela.

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“Share your spare” - Riverview man starts campaign to find kidney donor

Dan McLaughlin and his wife Pat dropped by our studio to talk about their campaign to raise awareness about kidney donation.

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Moncton victim of massive exchange of intimate photos speaks out

Samantha Estey says photos she shared when she was 17 years old have come back to haunt her. Cyber security specialist David Shipley talks about what can be done if this happens to you or your teen.

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Young science and math whizzes in Anglophone East School District attend STEMeast

Bryan Ouellette, educational support teacher for science, technology, engineering and math with the Anglophone East school district organized today's event at NBCC Moncton.

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Recap of first degree murder trial of Marissa Shephard

CBC reporter Tori Weldon joins us for a recap of what's happened so far inside the courtroom.

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Shortage of school psychologists in New Brunswick

George Daley, president of the New Brunswick Teachers Association weighs in on the struggle to find and keep psychologists.

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A first for Theatre New Brunswick

Finding Woolastoq Voice is a theatrical production created entirely by Indigenous artist Natalie Sappier.

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Young Indigenous people wonder, "could it happen to me?"

Tristan Grant is a young musician from Pabineau First Nation and a student at Mount Allison University. He talks about the fear young people experience when they hear about violence against their peers.

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Now showing - Anastasia

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about Canada's Ballet Jörgen’s presentation of Anastasia coming to the Capitol Theatre on April 10.

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How do schools handle threats?

Anglophone East superintendent Gregg Ingersoll explains what are the procedures school administrators must follow when a threat is received.

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The Tin Pan Darlings are launching their debut recording with an accompanying silent film

Pianist Amy Anderson of The Tin Pan Darlings explains how they came up with the idea of combining a silent film to go along with the songs of their first album. The launch happens in Sackville Friday night at the Sackville Commons.

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People gather to remember Brady Francis and other young First Nations people who have died in violent deaths

CBC reporter Shane Fowler was at a vigil at Mount Allison University in Sackville last night where people remembered young First Nations people who have died violent deaths.

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Moncton's Railroad Trilogy III: The Canadian National Railway

James Upham of Resurgo Place talks about the importance of the Canadian National Railway in Moncton.

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Independent energy consultant says no matter what event happens, New Brunswick taxpayers are responsible for NB Powers’ expenses

Tom Adams, independent energy consultant based in Toronto says surcharges are common with utilities companies to cover storms and other events.

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Strep throat or regular sore throat?

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj, Information Morning’s medical columnist explains the difference between regular sore throat and strep throat.

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99-unit rental housing project on Ryan Street receives approval from Moncton city council despite local residents concerns

Alcide Richard, Moncton's director of design and construction talks about the issues certain local residents have with the new project.

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With the provincial election coming this fall, business groups say it's time for politicians to focus on New Brunswick's lagging economy

Thomas Raffy is with the Conseil Économique du Nouveau-Brunswick and Adrienne O'Pray of the New Brunswick Business Council explain how six business groups in New Brunswick are working together to promote economic growth as a priority for candidates in the next provincial election.

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Senator says the treatment of Serena Woods was "awful."

Senator Kim Pate, former executive director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies reacts to the story of a Fredericton woman who had to hitchhike home after correctional officials dropped her off at a gas station in Miramichi last month.

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Watching basketball in a church sanctuary

Reverend Steve Berube and Reverend Doctor Andy O'Nell are the ministers at St. Paul's United Church in Riverview and they have figured out a way to watch their favorite sport ...while working.

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Should you focus on results or relationships in the workplace?

Pierre Battah, our workplace issues columnist talks about the balancing act of getting along and getting the job done.

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Update on former Moncton High School repurposing

Moncton Centre MLA Chris Collins dropped by our studio to update us on the former Moncton High School repurposing project.

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A gift of land to the Atlantic Wildlife Institute

The Sears family is donating 60 hectares of property in the Cookville area to the Atlantic Wildlife Institute. Jonna dropped by the institute to talk with both the donating family and with the institute operators.

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Savings app Quber now available

Jen Leger, co-founder of the Quber says the app is now available to download for both Android and Apple devices.

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Political cartoon exhibit opens at Resurgo Place in Moncton

Political cartoonist Michael de Adder talks about the exhibit that features him and the late cartoonist Jack MacMellon, formerly at The Times and Transcript. "Art of the Editorial" opens Saturday March 17 and continues until June.

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New Brunswick's Ombud questions the treatment of a woman abandoned by the corrections system in Miramichi

Charles Murray, Ombud for the province of New Brunswick, says officials should have done "the right thing" and helped Serena Woods find a way back to Fredericton.

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Gender equality at music festivals

Jonas Colter, organizer of the Evolve festival and Jeska Grue, president of Sackville's Sappy Fest join Jonna for a discussion about gender equality at music festivals.

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Now showing at the Capitol theatre

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about the one man play “Inside/Out: A Prison Memoir” on March 16th and a concert by Heather Rankin on March 29. Both shows are at 8pm.

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Nun brings American students to New Brunswick for March break

Sister Lorraine Doiron of New Brunswick, New Jersey has brought a group of students to her former hometown of Cap-Pelé and Moncton area to spend their days helping at soup kitchens and homeless shelters.

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Challenging your property tax bill

CBC reporter Robert Jones says with the property assessment freeze this year, you may still challenge your property tax bill but it must be done before March 31.

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Peter McKee Community Food Centre in Moncton welcomes new chef

Adam O'Brien is the new community kitchen facilitator at the Peter McKee Community Food Centre and Chantal Senecal is the executive director of the Food Depot Alimentaire.

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How much support is there for bilingualism in New Brunswick?

Nadine Duguay-Lemay, CEO of Dialogue New Brunswick shares her vision for the non-profit group aimed at creating harmony between French and English speakers.

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Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about some new research around shoulder injuries, surgery, and when to perhaps avoid cortisone injections

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor in Calgary, and our regular medical columnist.

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Is it time to end drug prohibition?

Eugene Oscapella, lawyer and Professor of Drug Policy at the University of Ottawa says there is merit to a proposal to decriminalize all drugs in order to curb the opioid crisis.

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Is the art of teaching becoming a lost art?

George Daley, president of the New Brunswick Teachers Association talks about what's happening in the classroom and what needs to change.

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17 year old speed skater from Moncton is home with a handful of medals

Courtney Sarault is the recent winner of four medals at the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Poland. She dropped by our studio to talk about her achievements.

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Moncton is getting a walk-in clinic for mental health services

Kristen Barnes of the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick says the Moncton office of CMHA will be the site of a free, walk-in mental health clinic on Wednesday mornings.The first clinic will be next Wednesday, March 21.

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When art and business work together

Amy Sullivan and Rachel Greenwood run The Clayspace in Moncton. The duo will present at the 52nd annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in Pittsburgh later this week

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Moncton’s Street Angels

Amanda Newman, founder of Street Angels describes how her organization is there to offer support and encourage sex trade workers to get out of the business.

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Mount Allison University is hosting the 2018 CCAA Women's Basketball National Championship this week

Norval McConnell, Championship Chair talks about the preparations and challenges leading to this event.

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"Teaching in the Fourth Industrial Revolution"

Riverview High School teacher Armand Doucet talks about a new book he co-wrote with other Global teaching Prize winners.

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Moncton mom trying to change the way we interact with each other and technology

Moncton's Natalie Lockhart is trying to convince everyone to unplug at least a little bit each day via her Facebook page Scribbles with Nat.

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CBC New Brunswick profiles inspiring women

Khairunnisa Intiar who now lives in Moncton shares one of the many ways she's helping others see the world.

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DeFrost Festival

Fidel Franco, one of the organizers of the DeFrost electronic musical festival, tells us what's happening in Dieppe this weekend. The all-ages show will be at the Arts and Culture Centre in Dieppe on Saturday from 10 p.m. until 7 a.m.

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Celebrating International Women's Day

Vanessa Paesani is the creator of Amplify East, a website that profiles inspiring women from Atlantic Canada who have made their mark in different fields.

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Maple syrup season is here

Louise Poitras, executive director of the New Brunswick Maple Syrup Association, talks about the Maplelicious campaign where New Brunswick chefs share their favourite recipes.

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Moncton's Railroad Trilogy II: The Intercolonial Railway

James Upham of Resurgo Place explains how the Intercolonial Railway saved Moncton in the late 1800s.

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Local groups push for pay equity in the private sector

Frances LeBlanc, chair of the New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity, says more than a dozen local groups are demanding legislation to force pay equity in the private sector by 2020.

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Microbiologist says losing the battle of the bulge is not your fault

Jason Tetro, a microbiologist and author of the best-selling book The Germ Files, says two recent studies reveal pollutant chemicals and microbes in our intestines are partly to blame for obesity.

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Baby dies in her mother’s arms

Reporter Gabrielle Fahmy tells us about the five week old infant who died in Miramichi after not being admitted to the local hospital.

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Bidding for the 2020 Brier

Four Canadian cities - including Moncton - want to host the Men's Curling Brier in two years. The CBC’s Audrey McKinnon takes a look at the competing cities.

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Early spring weather means early maple sugar season

Heather Fraser, Moncton's Natural Resources Program Coordinator in charge of the city’s maple sugar camp says with the early spring like weather, many sugar camps in New Brunswick are opening this week.

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New Brunswick family court process simplified

Sheila Cameron, family lawyer and and partner at Tandem Family Law in Moncton explains the changes that will streamline the family law process in New Brunswick.

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The Moncton Hospital addresses nursing staff shortage

Nancy Parker, executive director of the Moncton Hospital explains how they plan to recruit more nursing staff in the next five years.

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Fraud Prevention Month

Samantha Saunders, education coordinator for the Financial and Consumer Services Commission,talks about how her organization is gathering stories and offering tips to avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

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Two exciting shows coming up next week at the Capitol Theatre

Kim Rayworth, managing director of the Capitol Theatre talks about Digging Roots and William Prince, two groups who will perform Wednesday, March 14 and the “Ligue nationale d’impro” who will perform on Thursday, March 15.

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The Moncton Hospital dealing with a shortage of nursing staff

Paula Doucet, president of the New Brunswick Nurses Union says a shortage of nurses was the reason why they led to a partial shutdown of the Moncton Hospital Emergency Department last Saturday night.

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New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame announces new inductees, including three from Moncton area.

James Matthews, Communications and Operations Officer for the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame talks about the new members that will be inducted in a ceremony on June 9 at the Moncton Coliseum.

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30 years through the lens of Moncton photographer Maurice Henri

Maurice Henri talks to Jonna about his remarkable career as a professional photographer.

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Public service union says feds should do more to fix Phoenix fiasco

Colleen Coffey, regional executive vice-president of The Public Service Alliance of Canada says the government could do more than what was announced in yesterday’s budget.

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Economist says new federal budget seems good for New Brunswick

Pierre-Marcel Desjardins, economist and director of l'École des hautes études publiques at l'Université de Moncton talks about yesterday’s federal budget announcement and its effect on New Brunswick.

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Dr. Raj Bhardwaj gives us a peek inside his first aid kit and explains how to put one together so you're ready at home or on the road

Our house doctor Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor in Calgary, and our regular medical columnist.

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Food Truck Week at NBCC Moncton

Jason Blonde, instructor at NBCC's Moncton campus and coordinator of the week-long Food Truck competition dropped by our studio to talk about the event along with competing student Glenroy Smith.

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Scientists say they haven't spotted a single North Atlantic right whale calf in their usual breeding grounds this winter

Charles "Stormy" Mayo is senior scientist and director of the Right Whale Ecology Program at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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A non profit hopes to pave the way for reconciliation, and more cooperation, between Acadian and Mi'kmaq communities

Paryse Suddith, lawyer and the founder of the non-profit organization Old River Productions and Legal Services Inc. will be giving a presentation to the Beaubassin-est Rural Community Council this evening on how Acadian and Mi'kmaq people should work together. The meeting starts at 7 pm tonight (Tuesday) at 1709, route 133, Grand-Barachois.

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Retail sales up in New Brunswick

Jim Cormier, Atlantic director for the Retail Council of Canada talks about retail sales in New Brunswick and the challenge online shopping creates for retailers.

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The future of Moncton's Sunny Brae, Forest Glen and Mountain View schools

Harry Doyle, chair of the Anglophone East school district education council says it's time for parents to get involved if they want a say in the replacement of three schools in this area of town.

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​Parent raises concerns about school security in Moncton

Anglophone East School District Superintendent Gregg Ingersoll dropped by our studio to talk about school security.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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