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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The Doppelgänger

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But she also struggles with all text messages.

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9-1-1

When a flashlight bomb killed Wayne Greavette in 1996, it also destroyed his family. David Ridgin searches for answers.

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Discovering you`re a psychopath

James Fallon is determined to overcome his worst instincts.

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Native Child and the Full Moon

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop.

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Petitcodiac doll museum

91-year-old Lena Clarke is looking for someone to take over her doll museum in Petitcodiac.

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New Brunswick's commissioner of official languages has issued her final report

Katherine D'Entremont is commissioner of Official Languages in New Brunswick. She will be retiring on July 22nd, after 37 years in public service.

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Elsipogtog First Nation has new hope there will be justice for Brady Francis

Reporter Gabrielle Fahmy went to Elsipogtog to speak with friends and family of the young man.

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Moncton student overcomes challenges to graduate

Paul Nugent will graduate from the Moncton campus of the New Brunswick Community College with a diploma in Human Resources Management today despite his deteriorating vision that almost forced him to quit the program after Christmas.

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Moncton proposed plan to improve the downtown

Jim Scott of Trace Planning & Design speaks to Moncton city council about the new development plan proposed for the downtown core.

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How is arthritis linked to heart disease?

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor, and our regular medical columnist.

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Parlee Beach update

Health Minister Benoit Bourque defends what the province has done, and is doing, to address ongoing water quality issues at the province's most popular beach.

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"Bringing Back Broadway - A glamourous musical revue"

Heart and double lung transplant recipient Mark Black along with his daughter Emma talk about the musical in support of organ donation and transplant awareness in New Brunswick. They will be performing at the Capitol Theatre on June 20,21 and 22 at 7:30

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Moncton East Youth Centre pool still on hold.

Moncton City councillors Shawn Crossman and Paul Pellerin talk about why the east end pool is still on hold while council awarded the tender for construction of the new Centennial Beach last night.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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Acadian artist and poet Guy Arsenault exhibition: Saynètes dans la picture window

Artist and curator Maryse Arseneault speaks about the exhibition featuring her father's work that can be seen at Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen at Université de Moncton until September 25.

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Is chocolate milk better than no milk for your kids?

Jennifer Taylor, professor of applied human sciences in nutrition at the University of Prince Edward Island shares her thoughts on New Brunswick's decision to ban the sale of chocolate milk and juice at school.

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Preventing financial elder abuse

Rick Hancox is CEO of the Financial and Consumer Services Commission.

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Soccer Talk with Tom & Nick

Today is opening day of the FIFA World Cup Russia. Jonna is joined by Thomas Raffy and Nick Landry of Moncton, the creators and voices behind the podcast Soccer Talk with Tom & Nick.

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Moncton economist says New Brunswick has a spending problem

Richard Saillant is an economist and author in Moncton.

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Lobster Council of Canada urges federal government to listen to fishermen

eoff Irvine is the executive director of the Lobster Council of Canada.

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Daughter donates life-saving gift to father

Lindsay Murray of Sackville, NB is giving her father the gift of life. She's agreed to give him one of her kidneys.

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Potential long-term effects of tonsillectomy

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor, and our regular medical columnist.

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Lobster fishermen hold emergency meeting

300 lobster fishermen in New Brunswick gathered for an emergency meeting Tuesday night in Sainte-Marie Saint-Raphael on the Acadian Peninsula. They're worried about their livelihoods after the latest orders to close fishing areas.

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Construction of East End pool delayed again

Pikey French, director of the Moncton East Youth Centre reacts to another delay in the construction of a new pool for her youth centre.

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Shediac market returns

Maxime Gauvin, executive director of Really Local Harvest explains how they will be running the new Shediac Market at the Park. The market opens this Sunday ( June 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and will be open each Sunday until September.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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NB's education minister on immersion and improved test scores

Brian Kenny is New Brunswick's minister of education and early childhood development.

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WhaleMap to track North Atlantic right whales

Hansen Johnson is a PhD student in Oceanography at Dalhousie University. He developed the WhaleMap that can be found at: whalemap.ocean.dal.ca

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Solving the Downsizing Dilemma

Kim Eagles of Moncton is the author of a new book called Solving the Downsizing Dilemma: PS Your Kids Don't Want All Your Stuff

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BioBlitz at Mill Creek Nature Park

Isaac Acker, grade 11 student at Riverview High School and Daniel Delong, chair of Friends of Mill Creek dropped by to talk about the BioBlitz happening at Mill Creek Nature Park this Saturday.

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Did Grade 3 entry point for immersion help?

George Daley, president of the New Brunswick teachers association reacts to a set of glowing marks from national tests.

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Menopause

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

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Addressing childhood obesity

Sara Kirk, professor of Health Promotion at Dalhousie University says there are many factors which have to be addressed beyond diet.

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Frost damage for fruit producers

Blueberry farmer Tom Trueman of Aulac and Magnetic Hill Winery co-owner Zach Everett describe how their crops were damaged by the spring frost.

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Town of Riverview preparing for road construction

Michel Ouellet, Riverview's director of engineering and public works explains why they are fast-forwarding a road construction project at its busiest intersection.

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Indigenous youth connecting with culture

Mi'kmaq rapper Tristan Grant talks about his experiences off and on reserve.

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Greater Moncton Community Report Card

John Wishart, chief executive officer of the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce talks about some of the results from the survey of 503 Greater Moncton residents.

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Healing program for Indigenous youth

The CBC's Dave Bartlett tells us about a new program for off-reserve Indigenous youth, run by the John Howard Society in Moncton.

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Crosswalk confusion

Charles MacDougall of the Greater Moncton River of Pride organization thinks the province is confusing people with its mixed messages concerning rainbow crosswalks.

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Meet the "mural doctor"

CBC reporter Kate Letterick speaks with artist Fred Harrison as he paints a historical scene on the Foodland Building in Petitcodiac.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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Moncton teen first to graduate from Sistema NB program

Piade Cliff Nzombato, along with her mother Jeannette Kowo Nzombato dropped by our studio to talk about how Sistema NB and the youth orchestras have enabled a strong foundation for Piade as she moves forward with her education.

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Moncton High School may use former MHS auditorium for large school gatherings

Moncton High principal Mike Belong says talks are ongoing to see if they could use the 1200 seat auditorium at the former school once renovations are completed.

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From castle to condos

Moncton developer Jay Tse says Castle Manor is the most challenging and rewarding project he's ever worked on, but he wouldn’t have it any other way.

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NB to spend $4-million on former Moncton High School theatre

Dennis Cochrane, president of MH Renaissance and Jean Surette, executive director of Music New Brunswick are both happy to see the theatre preserved as a community arts centre.

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Should surrogates and sperm and egg donors be paid in Canada?

Carolynn Dube, executive director of Fertility Matters Canada thinks it is time to change laws in Canada that prevent surrogates and sperm and egg donors from being paid.

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Mount Allison University fine arts students exhibit work at Fundy park

Karen Stentaford, lecturer at Mount Allison University and art student Adrian Kiva talk about the project they have prepared through the winter.

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Future of Shediac Park Market uncertain

The town of Shediac is looking for a new operator for the Shediac Park Market after a Stepping Stone Productions terminated its agreement with the town. Susan Jardine is an artist and vendor at the summer market.

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“Phoenix payroll system was not ready to go”

Colleen Coffey, regional executive vice-president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the union representing federal employees reacts to the Auditor General’s report on the Phoenix payroll system.

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On the lookout for North Atlantic right whales

Jean-François Gosselin, biologist with DFO's pelagic and ecosystem science branch explains the different methods being used to observe right whale migration.

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Dealing with vertigo

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is an urgent care doctor and family physician in Calgary. You can hear him every Wednesday at 6:40 am on Information Morning Moncton.

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Forensic anthropologist from Moncton helps identify remains of WWI soldier

Sarah Lockyer is a forensic anthropologist and the Casualty Identification Coordinator at the Department of National Defence. She was part of the team that identified the remains of Private John (Jack) Henry Thomas, of Birch Ridge, New Brunswick, whose remains were discovered in Lens, France in August, 2016.

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Something smells at Parlee Beach, according to some cottage owners.

Brenda Ryan is a third generation cottage owner at Parlee Beach and a member of the Red Dot Association of Shediac Bay, an environmental group opposed to development.

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“Road diet” for upper Mountain Road

Moncton city engineer Alcide Richard explains how 2.5 km of Mountain Rd. will be transformed from four lanes to three, with a bike lane on each side.

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Parlee Beach upgrading sewer system

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy describes how internal emails, obtained through right to information show that sewage from the park's restaurants and washrooms was leaking and most likely affecting water quality at the beach.

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Ellen’s Law - one year later

Michel Desjardins, cyclist and president of the board of La Bikery in Moncton along with Karl Stoetereau, a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada in Moncton join Vanessa to discuss the effectiveness of Ellen’s Law one year after it’s enactment.

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New Brunswick actor Robert Maillet in Deadpool 2

The seven-foot-tall actor and former wrestler from Ste-Marie-de-Kent talks about his role as "Sluggo", a mutant mercenary in the Marvel Comics movie Deadpool 2.

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Rift in Liberal party over Chris Collins case

Eight Liberals in Moncton Centre have quit over the way the premier handled an allegation of harassment against Chris Collins, including riding association president Audrey Lampert. We hear from her, along with political scientist Mario Levesque.

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Immigration series - Grace Gao

Grace Gao moved from China to Moncton just over a year ago without knowing a single person here.

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Immigration series - Gelena Devedjinejad

Gelena Devedjinejad came to Moncton as a refugee from Turkmenistan in 2007.

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Immigration series - Susy Campos

Susy Campos immigrated to Canada from Nicaragua when she was 12 years old.

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State of the old Smurfit-Stone paper mill site in Bathurst frustrates city

Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie says the province has a responsibility to get things going with the clean-up.

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European ticks crawling through New Brunswick

Vett Lloyd, biology professor at Mount Allison University says European ticks appear to be increasing. The ticks can carry European pathogens that can cause a slightly different type of Lyme disease.

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What should you do if your personal financial information is compromised.

Our personal finance watcher Dan Noel says changing your passwords should be one of the first things you do as soon as you know your personal financial information has been compromised.

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Immigration series - Choreographer Igor Dobrovolskiy

Igor Dobrovolskiy, co-founder and choreographer of the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada wants to share that feeling of "being out of context" through his new ballet Alien.

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Moncton's transportation plan for downtown events.

Moncton city councillors Bryan Butler and Greg Turner dropped by our studios this morning to talk about the city of Moncton's transportation plan for downtown events.

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Moncton fundraising for new downtown centre and plaza

Mayor Dawn Arnold explains why the city is hoping to raise $5-million in donations for the new downtown entertainment centre and plaza.

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No buzz in the boxes

Beekeepers in the province are seeing high losses this spring. Moncton area beekeeper Paul Vautour says he lost 80 percent of his hives.

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Doreen Henderson's royal wedding story

90-year-old Doreen Henderson of Sackville booked a last minute trip to London in 1981 with her best friend to see Prince Charles and Diana Spencer get married.

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Artists weave Indigenous and early western European music together

The CBC's Jonna Brewer learns about a unique collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous musicians and scholars at Mount Allison University in Sackville.

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Program mixes private and public education for struggling students

Rebecca Halliday, director of Riverbend Community School in Moncton talks about her new program that combines private and public education for students with special needs.

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Atlantic Immigration Summit

Susan Chalmers-Gauvin, co-founder and CEO of the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada talks about The Atlantic Immigration Summit this week in Moncton.

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Where does your curbside junk end up?

Gena Alderson, Waste Diversion Coordinator with Southeast ECO 360 explains how garbage is handled during the busy spring cleanup season.

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Moncton’s Thomas Williams House

James Upham of Resurgo Place invites people to Thomas Williams House for the quintessential Victorian experience in Moncton.

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Riverside-Albert partners with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect old Acadian forest and the village's water supply.

Denise Roy of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explains how a partnership with the village will conserve one of the last remaining pieces of old Acadian forest in the Maritimes, while at the same time protecting the water supply for the people of Riverside-Albert.

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Climate change threatens link between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey talks about an upcoming study that will explore viable options to preserve the Isthmus of Chignecto, which is a critical trade corridor between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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Producer says fiddleheads from other parts of the province are actually safe, if you take the usual precautions.

Graham Lyons runs a fiddlehead production business in McNamee

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Fire fighters in Elgin are petitioning for installation of a cell tower in the area because emergency calls are often dropped.

Kent Steeves is the Elgin Fire Chief.

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National Nurses Week

Local nurses talk about the "essence of nursing" and share memories of their careers.

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Are you ready to give up plastic?

CBC's Tori Weldon dropped by a Moncton grocery store to find out what people think of a proposed ban on single use plastic bags.

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A mother's promise

Since losing her 18-year-old son Brandon to a brain tumour, Jennifer Gouchie-Terris has carried on with his work to create a national brain tumour registry.

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History, religion, art and detective work

Jeanne-Mance Cormier, curator of the Acadian Museum in Moncton shares the epic story of Presentation de Jesus au Temple. The painting was once thought to be a reproduction, but turned out to be an original, painted 1688.

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New emergency measures plan for Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview.

Greater Moncton fire chiefs Conrad Landry, Eric Arsenault and Denis Pleau explain how the three communities will work together in an emergency.

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Disturbing trial details

CBC reporter Tori Weldon reports on the guilty verdict in the Marissa Shephard murder case. And Mark Farrant, a former juror and mental health advocate talks about how graphic and disturbing testimony can lead to psychological damage.

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The virtual office

Our workplace issues columnist Pierre Battah says more and more people work on virtual teams these days, but it's not for everyone.

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Moncton could soon clamp down on car booting

Moncton councillors Greg Turner and Rob McKee talk about the proposed rules to regulate companies that use wheel-lock devices on vehicles for parking violations.

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Nelson Mandela's granddaughter visits Moncton to promote wine business

Tukwini Mandela is with House of Mandela Wines of South Africa.

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Difficult life for kids who "age out" of care

Zoë Bourgeois, program coordinator for the New Brunswick Youth in Care Network wants more people to consider adopting teens. She was adopted when she was 15 years old and says it saved her life.

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Taking vitamins? Our medical columnist shares his tips on what to take and what to skip

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is an urgent care doctor and family physician in Calgary. You can hear him every Wednesday at 6:40 am on Information Morning.

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New Brunswick well represented at ECMA’s

Jean Surette, executive director of Music NB and member of the band, Les Païens talks about New Brunswick’s participation and the award his band received Thursday night.

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Asian lady beetle invasion

Chandra Moffat, an entomologist with Agriculture Canada explains why these ladybug lookalikes are coming out of the woodwork.

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High school students create project to help to save the right whales

Ashley White and Paige Matchett are grade 12 students at North and South Esk Regional High School in Sunny Corner, west of Miramichi.

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Ask Resurgo Place - What is the oldest standing building in Moncton?

James Upham of Resurgo Place in Moncton has the answer.

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New legislation aims to protect victims of domestic violence

Kristal LeBlanc is the executive director of the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre. She says New Brunswick's Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act was a long time coming.

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Moncton’s Main Street subway to get facelift

Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold dropped by our studio with some news about the subway facelift and an update on the downtown centre.

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Moncton’s Fairview Knoll Park playground to be repaired following fire

Dan Hicks, director of parks and leisure operations for the city of Moncton says the city is already working out the details and expect the repairs to be completed by the end of June.

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New report shows fewer people staying in homeless shelters, but they're staying longer

Darcy Cormier, community development coordinator for the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee talks about the 11th annual report card on homelessness.

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Living in the Line of Fire, a history of Moncton's Firefighters

Pamela Ritchie McCaughey talks about her latest book on the history of Moncton firefighters, "Living in the Line of Fire".

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John Mullane and In-Flight Safety pull out of festival due to lack of gender diversity in line-up

John Mullane says he's withdrawn from the Rock the Hub festival in Truro because its line-up consists of "a bunch of men".

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PC leader Blaine Higgs says he'd lift fracking moratorium in parts of province

New Brunswick PC leader Blaine Higgs explains why he thinks it's time to allow fracking in some areas. Jim Emberger of the New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance says the moratorium should remain.

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Author Deborah Ellis visits Moncton and Riverview schools

Writer Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner visited students at Frank L Bowser and Hillcrest schools this week for Frye Fest. Vanessa Blanch dropped by to speak with the author and some students.

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Dr.Ginette Gagné-Koch honoured with The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

Dr.Ginette Gagné-Koch of Moncton talks with Jonna about her volunteer work and the award she received last week in Ottawa.

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Atlantic Wellness Centre offers new after-hours counselling service for youths

Andrew LeBlanc is the executive director of the Atlantic Wellness Centre in Moncton.

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Lobster fishermen say measures to protect North Atlantic right whales go too far

Carl Allen, president of the Maritime Fishermen Union, says lobster fishermen support the idea of protecting the whales, but they're worried about new regulations announced for the spring season.

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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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