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NB: Information Morning (Saint John)

Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

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Inventors who regret their inventions

Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. In most cases, the creators simply lost control.

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Far-right group linked to vote

Did a far-right group meddle in a Quebec cemetery referendum?

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Zika testing in Canada

Canadian scientists are testing mosquitoes to see if they can transmit infections like the Zika virus.

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What's race got to do with it?

In many cases, drugs have been used to prop up mythologies around race and justify discriminatory policies against already struggling communities.

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Mystery "thing"

The CBC's Shane Fowler tells us about a mystery that started in one man's own backyard back in 1962.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight The Boyer Bunch

Jeff Liberty looks at a well-known band in the Saint John music scene that's released a new recording.

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Saint John Police Force declare many sexual assault cases unfounded

Saint John Police Chief John Bates speaking to the CBC's Karissa Donkin.

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Marrying technology and government

Gabe Sawhney is the Executive Director of Code for Canada.

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Spreading kindness around Sussex through rocks

Joan Miller is one of the co-creators of the Sussex Rocks NB Facebook group.

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Anne of Green Gables children's book

Michel Bourque is the author of Meet Me at Green Gables, the true story of Gracie and Glenda.

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Saint John Airport looks for federal funding

Derrick Stanford is the CEO of the Saint John Airport.

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Helping dementia caregivers

Ashley King is co-owner of Person Centred Universe, a new service that provides coaching to caregivers struggling to help their family members with dementia.

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Working at the zoo

Saint John's Erin Brown is the former penguin keeper at the Memphis Zoo.

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NB athletes medal at the North American Indigenous games

Jason Peters is the CEO of Aboriginal Sport and Recreation New Brunswick and is the Chef de Mission for team NB.

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Car software errors can cause real life crashes

David Shipley is our cybersecurity columnist.

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Getting more kids on the ice

The CBC's Matthew Bingley spoke with Lynn Fletcher of KV Minor Hockey.

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Exchanging tree-planting equipment for a fire hose

Andre Guimond is from Saint John but is now in Williams Lake BC, fighting fires.

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Hampton sculptor

Jim Boyd is working on a large sculpture for public display in the town.

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Hampton Recreation Centre update

Al Walker is vice-chair of the Hampton Regional Leisure Services Committee and the representative from the LSD of Hampton.

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New jobs at the St. Andrews Biological Station

Karen Ludwig is the MP for New Brunswick Southwest.

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An updated Canada Food Guide

Deborah Ferguson is a registered nutritional consultant in Rothesay.

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Our Movie Review: The Big Sick

Tara Thorne is our movie reviewer.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Everything Going Up

Bob Jones is predicting that gas and diesel will be climbing by a penny tonight at midnight.

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Staycations: Art Tourism

Ellen Tucker works in the tourist industry.

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Small business on NAFTA

Ashley Ziai is senior policy analyst, national affairs, with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

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Grand Manan land donated to the Nature Conservancy

Paula Noel is the NB Program Director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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North American Indigenous Games

Jason Peters is the Chef de Mission for team NB and is the CEO of Aboriginal Sport and Recreation New Brunswick.

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The current chief of the KV police

The chief of the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force, Steve Palmer, speaking with CBC's Karissa Donkin.

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Organic farming

Janice Melanson is executive director of ACORN, an organization that represents Atlantic Canadian Organic producers.

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St. Andrews aquarium looks to the heavens

Cynthia Callahan is the manager of the Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium.

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Allegations of sexual harassment and intimidation

The RCMP is investigating a senior member of the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force.

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Smithtown covered bridge

Rita Lake and Louis McLellan are residents of Smithtown. They were speaking with the CBC's Connell Smith.

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N.B. author's memoir on life here and across the border.

Deborah Joy Corey is the author of Settling Twice, a memoir about life across the Maine - NB border.

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How hackers are short-circuiting democracy

David Shipley is a cybersecurity expert and CEO of Beauceron Security Inc.

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Does the DARE program still work?

Donaldo Canales is a PhD candidate in forensic psychology and co-author of the an evaluation on the DARE program.

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KV Players take on Buddy Holly

Suzanne Doyle-Yerxa is directing the KV Players' production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Zach Hachey is starring in the lead role.

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Pyromancer performs at Buskers on the Bay

David Boelee is Pyromancer and has come here from the Netherlands to perform his fiery spectacle.

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The city's neighbourhood plan moves toward Waterloo Village

Penni Eisenhauer is a community organizer with the Saint John Learning Exchange. Jeff Cyr is a senior planner with the city of Saint John and project lead for the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan.

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Our Movie Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tara Thorne is our movie reviewer.

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CBC host taking part in the Nijmegan March

Vanessa Vander Valk is the host of CBC New Brunswick's afternoon program Shift.

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Getting to the bottom of the Omar Khadr settlement

Kerri Froc is a lawyer and assistant professor at the University of New Brunswick.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:06]


The Gas Guru Predicts No Real Change

Bob says gasoline is edging up but only about a half a cent per litre. Diesel and heating oil isn't expected to move at all.

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Buskers on the Bay begins

Tarrabelle Murphy and Rusty Hammond are Zap Circus.

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Staycation in Westmoreland County

Ellen Tucker on the hidden gems on the northern shore of Westmoreland County.

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Mayor responds to forest preschool

Saint John mayor Don Darling responds to Tim Jones of Tir Na Nog Forest School.

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Campobello man dies trying to rescue a whale

Joe Howlett was a member of the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, he died while trying to rescue a whale. Stephen Smart is the Mayor of Campobello Island. Jerry Conway is an adviser for the Campobello Whale Rescue Team.

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Tir na Nog pre-school looks for new home in Rockwood Park

Tim Jones operates Saint John's Tir na nog forest pre-school.

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Delivering ethnic cuisine to your door

Lily Lynch is a co-founder of Sankara Cuisine and Uchena Udeh is the creative director and one of the food vendors.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight The Barrowdowns

Jeff Liberty looks at the new folk-pop album from the Halifax band.

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Cleaning up the trash

Shirley McAlary is deputy mayor of Saint John.

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Across Canada biking for cancer research

Brothers, David and Mack MacKenzie were born and raised in Saint John. David is riding a bicycle across Canada to raise money for cancer research.

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The Bay of Fundy features prominently in new book

Jonathan White is the author of Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean.

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Province paid $720,000 in severance to Dr. Eilish Cleary

Anne Bertrand is the province's information and privacy commissioner.

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The fundy fringe festival is back

Sarah Rankin is the director of the Fundy Fringe Festival. The festival runs from August 21 to 26.

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The road to becoming bilingual

Methods and challenges for learning a second language. Susan Parks is an associate professor in the Department of Language, Linguistics and Translation at Laval University in Quebec City.

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Reuniting a refugee family

Nehad Almouradi is a refugee from Syria now living in Saint John.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:27]


Preventing cybercrime on your summer vacation.

David Shipley is our cyber security columnist this summer.

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The Greater Saint John Field House project gets funding

Bill MacMackin is President of the Greater Saint John Field House project.

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Our Movie Review: Despicable Me 3

Tara Thorne is our movie reviewer.

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New book on the Moncton indie music scene

Moncton writer, Jason Murray is the author of A Distorted Revolution: How Eric's Trip Changed Music, Moncton and Me.

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Donald Savoie on our struggling Maritime economy

Donald Savoie holds the Canada Research Chair in public administration and governance at l'Universite de Moncton. His latest book is called "Looking for Bootstraps - Economic Development in the Maritimes".

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Fighting to save Rockwood Park

Joan Pearce is with the Friends of Rockwood Park.

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Titanic - Atlantic Canadian Connections

Deanna Ryan-Meister is the president of the Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada.

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Mayor prepares his first State of the City address

Saint John mayor Don Darling.

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Reversing Falls skywalk passes safety testing

John Johnson is the structural engineer for the skywalk at the re-vamped Reversing Falls Restaurant.

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Boxer opens rings to help kids

Chris Peters is trying to keep kids from making the same mistakes he made when he was younger by teaching them how to fight.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:50]


Stolen race car

Matthew Trivett is an e-sports commentator from Quispamsis. His race car was stolen from its storage spot in Truro.

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Summer stay-cations

Ellen Tucker works in the travel industry, she explores some East Coast treasures to seek out from Lake Utopia to Campobello Island.

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Barrier at the Reversing Falls Bridge

Bill Fraser is the minister of transportation and infrastructure.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:43]


South Central Summit

City Senior Planner and the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan Project Lead, Jeff Cyr and Kay Gillis, lifelong resident of the south end and chair of the Neighbourhood Action Team.

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UNBSJ Community Garden

Greg Puncher is lead organizer of the UNBSJ Community Garden.

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Young published writer from St. George

17-year-old Tanner Riche's first book of short stories is called Howler Shack, and his comic strip is called Tanner and Casey.

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Paddling the rapids on Canada Day

Monique Losier is the VP Canoe and Acting President of the Fundy Paddlers.

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Conservative leader visits Saint John

Andrew Scheer is the leader of the Federal Conservative Party.

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Living in Charlotte County without power

Elizabeth McMorran lives in Charlotte County and Donna Linton is co-ordinator of the Volunteer Centre of Charlotte County.

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French language program for unemployed misses the point

Kelly Lamrock is a former Liberal MLA and education minister. He criticizes the Gallant government's program for free second language lessons.

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Registered sex offender coached youth basketball until parent complaint

A mother in Fredericton is questioning how a registered sex offender could be allowed to coach children. CBC's Karissa Donkin reports.

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Covered bridges are good for tourism and for kissing

Bob Alston is a long-time advocate for New Brunswick's covered bridges. He talks about how many are left and why they are built with covers.

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Tara Thorne review 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

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Low uptake on free French language lessons

French language training for adults was something the Gallant government promised to support, with $1 million, last year. About 100 people have used the service. Donald Arseneault is minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour.

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New Brunswick's first net-zero house for sale

MCL Construction's general manager Brad McLaughlin shows CBC's Jericho Knopp how the house produces as much energy as it uses.

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Dr. Simon on effects of alcohol

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Neighbours of Dominion Park would also like some TLC

The city is talking with residents of East Saint John about upgrading some of its parks. Dave Ryan says the city should also focus on re-energizing Dominion Park.

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Summer weekend street closures at least 60 days away

Councillor Blake Armstrong wants the city to be more flexible about a bylaw and permits that allow street closures in the uptown for events.

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MP shines spotlight on Fundy tourism experience

Alaina Lockhart, MP for the Fundy Royal region, met with Gudie Hutchings, parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism, to discuss how to maximize tourism oppotunities along the Bay of Fundy.

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Porter Airlines comes to Saint John, Fredericton this fall

Jacques Fournier is the director of airport commercial development at the Saint John Airport. Porter flights will depart for Ottawa and Toronto.

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Take Liberty: Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling

Jeff Liberty spins this duo's first CD.

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Kids shed pounds after taking junk food of school properties

Dr. Philip Leonard is a health economist at UNB. Research has shown that students today are about 2 pounds lighter on average than those at schools before the policy was in place.

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Tracking Plan Takers list may protect city

Gary Sullivan is a Saint John city councillor. He would like to track the companies and projects related to the plan takers list and review that annually.

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Ideas for Charlotte County Hospital divide support group

Jamal Instrum has proposed to take over the St. Stephen hospital and turn it into a research centre. Another idea was to have a role in choosing several PC candidates for next year's election. CBC's Jacques Poitras reports.

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Remember The Asteroids? 60th anniversary of East Coast's first rock 'n' roll band

Mel Clark, Alan Reid, John Everett and Bob Seely started their own rock 'n' roll band called The Asteroids in 1957. They recorded only two original singles.

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Off the shelf: Trouble in Saint John

Terry Crawford wrote the mystery novel 'The Trouble with Jack Ireland' set in Saint John in the late '30s and into WWII.

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Pay gap between temporary foreign workers and locals

Darrell Tidd is a shellfish worker on Deer Island. Karen Ludwig is the Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest.

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Enacting the power of attorney legislation

Kym Elder is the executive director of the Salvation Army Lakeview Manor nursing home in Riverview.

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The Stompin' Tom Connors Centre opens in PEI

Anne Arsenault is the general manager of Tignish Initiatives, the group behind the brand new Stompin' Tom Connors Centre.

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The future looks shaky for Sears

Wanda and Robin McFarlane speaking from Sears in McAllister Place. Donna Smith is a professor in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University.

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Freezing property tax assessments for 2018

David Merrithew heads up Saint John City Council's finance committee.

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Tara Thorne reviews Rough Night

Scarlet Johansson heads up an all-female cast in the latest comedy that tackles a bad night of partying.

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Suicide barrier sends message that 'we care'

Dr. Mark Sinyor is a psychiatrist and associate research scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute in Toronto. He urges Saint John to consider a barrier at the Reversing Falls Bridge.

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Auditor General sees promise but little action on climate change in New Brunswick's plan

Kim MacPherson is New Brunswick's auditor general.

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Conservation Council of N.B. reviews province's climate change strategy

Lois Corbett is the executive director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick.

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More than 2017 athletes coming for East Coast Games

Keith Raynes is co-chair of the East Coast Games. The two-day events are all open to spectators for free.

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Dr. Simon on a new family GP model in New Brunswick

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On stage: Retro film series at the Imperial

Angela Campbell is the executive director of the Imperial Theatre. The series begins with the Kevin Smith double feature on July 10th.

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Citizens' group forms to protect Saint John heritage

Some people who objected to the demolition of the Jelly Bean buildings are banding together to protect other properties. Jim Bezanson is one of them.

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Family pleads for help to find sister

Shannon Sullivan uncharacteristically has not contacted her family while travelling for months. Her brother Terrence has set up a Facebook page to help find her, Find Shannon Mary Sullivan.

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Get growing: Bates U-pick and produce off to soggy start

Bob Bates operates a farm and produce stand on the Kingston Peninsula. Production is two or three weeks behind this season.

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Town of Grand Bay-Westfield offers $200 per kilometre for garbage pick up

Grace Losier is the mayor of Grand Bay-Westfield. A new program offers incentives for groups to pick up litter along 15 kilometres of roadway.

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Anglophone district goes to early dismissal on Professional Development days

Zoe Watson is the superintendent of Anglophone School District South. Students will have only 1/2 day of classes for PD days in the 2017/2018 calendar.

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Off the shelf: 'I Will Always Be Happy to See You'

Ellen DeLange is the author of 'I Will Always be Happy to See You,' written for her daughter at graduation.

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World Refugee Day invites Saint Johners to virtual camp

Judith Mattie is with Newcomer Connections at the Y of Greater Saint John.

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Naloxone kits, fentanyl training coming to Saint John Police force

Saint John police Chief John Bates and Diane Kerns with AIDS Saint John spoke to the CBC's Ben Silcox about training the front line.

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Environmental assessment of the Energy East Pipeline

Matthew Abbott is the Fundy Baykeeper with the Conservation Council of New Brunswick.

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Turning back time at the Ganong Nature Park

Maurice Laking is organizer of Turning Back Time: An Historical Re-enactment.

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Loyalist House turns 200!

Greg Marquis is with the New Brunswick Historical Society. You can vote for Loyalist House at thisplacematters.ca.

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East side playground discussion draws only seven residents

The community was invited to discuss upgrades to Forest Hill Park. Tim O'Reilly is the deputy commissioner of parks and public spaces for the City of Saint John.

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Dad's eating habits influence kids more than mom's

Research finds children are more likely to pick up eating behaviours from their fathers than their mothers. Wayne Hartrick is President of the Canadian Men's Health Foundation.

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20th anniversary of Marigold Project brings smiles

Jace Wright and Tiana Burke are students at Centennial Elementary in Saint John's north end. That school has been involved with the Marigold Project since the beginning.

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Forestell family faces Parkinson's diagnosis

Patricia Forestell won a provincial turning point essay competition, writing about her father's parkinson's disease diagnosis. Her father is Harry Forestell of CBC New Brunswick.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Megan Leavey'

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The history of the St. John River

Jason Hall teaches a course on rivers and world history at St. Thomas University.

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Future of Sears in doubt, but New Brunswick call centres still humming

Stephen Lund is the chief executive officer of Opportunities New Brunswick. He says Sears has received no money from the province so far in a deal that promised 530 jobs here.

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Dr. Simon on headaches

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Barriers at Reversing Falls bridge finding controversy

Saint John suicide prevention committee has been pushing for a barrier there. City officials and tourism operators want something that won't deter tourists.

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Paddle house to house along Kingston Peninsula to pop-up art studios

Cindy Scott is the founder of the first Summerville Art Festival. People along Route 845 on the Kingston Peninsula will welcome visitors into their homes this summer to showcase local art.

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Maliseet group asks to restore Wolastoq name to St. John river

Alma Brooks, from St. Mary's First Nation, is part of a group of Maliseet leaders asking the provincial government to change the name of the St. John River.

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YSJ suffering 'leakage,' needs new competitive airlines

Jacques Fournier is the new director of airport commercial development at the Saint John Airport.

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Week long canoe trip down St. John river celebrates Canada 150

Mike Murphy is organizer of St. John River Wolastoq Brigade. One hundred twenty paddlers in 10 canoes will begin in Florenceville-Bristol and end in Saint John.

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Fete en Blanc, Dress: white, Location; mystery

It's the third year for the fundraiser, which supports pregnant and parenting teens at First Steps. Lisa Gribbons is on the organizing committee for the Fete En Blanc.

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Take Liberty: Ian Janes

Jeff Liberty reviews Ian Janes' newest release, 'Yes Man.'

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Immigration in Atlantic Canada finding obstacles at committee meeting

MP Fundy Royal Alaina Lockhart's request for a closer look at boosting immigration in our region got full support in parliament, until, it seemed, last week at House of Commons committee meetings.

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Off the shelf: the tragedy of the Miss Ally

Quentin Casey is the author of 'The Sea Was In Their Blood: The Disappearance of the Miss Ally's Five-Man Crew.'

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National dart championship aims for big numbers in Saint John

Rick Kirkpatrick is the provincial director of the New Brunswick Dart Association.

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N.B. Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Fred Horgan is with the selection committee for the Saint John Sports Hall of Fame.

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List of construction bids to be open to public in Saint John, unlike in Toronto, Quebec

Keeping tenders private is intended to prevent collusion among companies. But Saint John has voted to release the list of bidding contractors. CBC reporter Connell Smith has the story.

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12-acre parcel on Sandy Point Road could be sold for development

The city is moving ahead with a process that could lead to residental development near Rockwood Park. Don Darling is mayor of Saint John.

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Lions and now tigers at Cherrybrook Zoo

The animals have been purchased from the Bowmanville Zoo which closed last fall. Martha McDevitt is executive director of Saint John's zoo.

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Breakfast, lottery tickets, exercise, community factors in New Brunswickers's health

Stéphane Robichaud is CEO of the New Brunswick Health Council. My Community at a Glance is available for download at nbhc.ca

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British election forces Prime Minister May to form government with North Ireland's Democratic Union Party

Gerard Horgan is a political scientist at St. Thomas University.

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Trade and NAFTA discussions between Mexico, Canada, U.S. focus on strengthening

MP New Brunswick Southwest Karen Ludwig is ending week-long talks about NAFTA and Mexico-Canada-U.S. relations in Washington.

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Cradle of Confederation, stitching together a nation

At a showing of the Confederation Quilt, Ed MacDonald, a history professor at U-PEI, will speak about the Charlottetown Conference between the Atlantic provinces and the province of Canada in 1864.

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Summer construction season, traffic disruptions

Uptown, work is underway at Union and St. Patrick Streets. On the west side, part of Ocean Westway is under construction. Mike Hugenholtz is the city's Commissioner of Transportation and Environment

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Predicting spread of ticks based on climate change research

Hugo Beltrami is the Canada Research Chair in Climate Dynamics. Several tick hot spots have been identified in New Brunswick already.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Wonder Woman'

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Canadian Cancer Society asks for 'ParticiPetion' with new events

Trent Seely is a volunteer commitee member for the Canadian Cancer Society in Saint John. Bark for Life and the Daffodil Dash are happening this June.

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Explosion at scrap metal plant rocks west side residents

AIM Atlantic says it may have been caused by a fuel tank hidden in the trunk of one of the cars being shredded. Stephen Hughes lives on the west side of Saint John.

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North End community block party celebrates Beaverbrook Avenue neighbourhood

Donald Walton, life long resident of Beaverbrook Ave., received a grant of $150 to spend as he wished to celebrate Canada.

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Saint John Men's Chorus takes show on the road

David Mitchell is the director, and Paul Jones is a member and the man behind a new composition for the choir. They will be performing in St. Stephen and Fredericton.

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Dr. Simon on family physicians diagnosing Lyme disease

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Pre-school prep campaign: 'It's All about the First Five Years'

Zoe Watson is the superintendent. Gary Hall is the district's Early Childhood Director.

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Imperial Theatre launches 24th season

Angela Campbell, executive director, reveals season line-up highlights, including Heather Rankin, Joel and Bill Plaskett, and A Passage to Bollywood.

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Family court down a judge, cases delayed by months

New Brunswick is still waiting for a judicial advisory committee to be appointed by Ottawa. That committee recommends a new judge for the family court system. Chelsea Seale is a lawyer at Gorman Nason.

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Lunenburg's experience with ticks and Lyme disease

South shore Nova Scotia is a hot spot for disease carrying ticks. Carolyn Bolivar-Getson is the mayor of the Municipality of Lunenburg.

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Philadelphia model of reviewing sexaul assault cases could help victims

Some cases are deemed unfounded and not further investigated. Sunny Marriner, executive director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, advocates for a model developed by police in Philadelphia.

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Get growing: St. John the Baptist/King Edward school gardens and murals

Christine Roy is principal at St. John the Baptist/King Edward School. Hayden Colwell is a grade 4 student. Ben Gillcrist is the Community Schools Coordinator.

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Bates rebuilding after farm, equipment, barn lost to fire

Janice Bates and her family owned The Bates Barn on the Kingston Peninsula. It was destroyed by arson, in Feburary.

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Kingsbrae Garden open artists' residency

Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts will host 15 artists over the summer season. Jeff Slater is the director of art for Kingsbrae Garden. Brad Henderson is Kingsbrae's director of sales and marketing.

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Two parties wanted control of review of unfounded sexual assaults

The question was should the government control the review or should it be handled by the province's independent police watchdog? Reporter Karissa Donkin tells us the government won.

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Tick talk, New Brunswickers urged to get informed about lyme disease

Dr. Jennifer Russell is New Brunswick's acting chief medical officer of health. Ottawa just announced a national plan and New Brunswick released a strategy of its own (New Brunswick Lyme Disease Strategy 2017).

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Off the shelf: Ludic Reader, book club of two

Christie McDonald and her son, who is graduating from high school, have a summer reading challenge for each other.

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First heritage bylaw coming to centuries old St. Andrews-by-the-Sea

The St. Andrews Civic Trust is pushing for a heritage bylaw to protect the century old buildings. Donne Smith owns a home built in the mid-1800s. David Doncaster's home was built in 1820. Barry Murray is president of the trust.

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Food security, obesity, hunger on the table at Everybody Eats forums

Laura Reinsborough is network director for The New Brunswick Food Security Action Network.

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Atlantic salmon populations on the decline, preservation urged

Bill Taylor is president and CEO of the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Groups trying to preserve the fish will meet in Sweden next week.

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Two bursaries created in honour of Josh Gunn

Karen Gunn is Joshua Gunn's mom. Kelly Evans is executive director of the Community Foundation. The Josh Gunn Fun Run Walk & Roll will take place at the Rez trail Sunday.

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New Brunswick cellist Van Burdon remembered in concert

Bill Simon is the longtime partner of Quispamsis cellist Van Burdon. The memorial concert is tonight at the Stone Church, at 7:30.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Baywatch'

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Hearse owner receiving complaints about her vehicle

Hannah Fleet says people have complained to town hall about the 1994 Cadillac hearse she drives and where she parks it.

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KV Police Chief reflects on 38 years in policing

Steve Palmer is chief of the Kennebecasis Valley Regional Police. He will retire in March of next year.

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Rothesay students, community Light the Night to honour friends with cancer

Trevor Shea is a guidance councillor in Anglophone School District South. Pierce Davis and Sophie Lewis are students at Rothesay Park Middle School. The Light the Night walk at the Rothesay Common Friday night.

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Rothesay students, community Light the Night to honour friends with cancer

Trevor Shea is a guidance councillor in Anglophone School District South. Pierce Davis and Sophie Lewis are students at Rothesay Park Middle School. The Light the Night walk at the Rothesay Common Friday night.

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The Gas Guru predicts a drop of maybe 1/2 c/l for gas, 2 c/l heating oil and diesel

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Lyme Disease Framework to study disease, patients

The federal government has allocated $4 million towards research of the disease. Dr. Todd Hatchette is head of Microbiology in the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

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Early water ratings urged to 'keep Parlee beach open'

Reporter Jacques Poitras has gone through 300 pages of documents from as far back as 1998 about water testing at Parlee beach.

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Detox box for firefighters uses infrared heaters, stationary bikes

Bill Ireland is the KV fire chief. Captain Jim Leblanc of the Kennebecasis Valley Fire Department. Captain John Codling is the VP of Local 3591 of the International Association of Firefighters.

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Shemozzle, get muddy, in Springfield for Canada Day

Kim Giddens is the athletic director at Belleisle Regional High School. You can register for The Great Springfield Shemozzle on the website: shemozzle.ca

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Dr. Simon on skin cancer prevention

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New executive director at Imperial Theatre

Angela Campbell is the new executive director of the Imperial Theatre, taking over for Lee Bolton.

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Havelock school celebrates 50 years and end of era

Cynthia Freeman-King is the principal of Havelock School in west Saint John. The school is being closed after this year. The public and alumni are invited to an open house tonight.

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Veterinarian from Rothesay in running for new 'Bondi Vet'

Daniel Swan is an emergency and critical care veterinarian in Brisbane, Australia. He's made it to the top 25 for a chance to be the new Bondi Vet.

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PlaySJ bringing number of sustainable playgrounds down from 70

Tim O'Reilly is the deputy commissioner of parks and public spaces for the City of Saint John. The average number of city playgrounds for a population the size of Saint John's is 14.

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Take Liberty: Joseph Bridge

Jeff Liberty talks about Cape Bretoner Joseph Bridge's 'Marvin's Sanitarium.'

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Up and Go getting young girls into tech sector, entreprenuership

Cathy Simpson is the founder of Up and Go, a social enterprise aimimg to get more women and girls involved in STEM, science, techology, engineering, math and entrepreneurship fields.

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Off the shelf: "Wonder Woman Unbound"

Tim Hanley is a comic book historian and author of 'Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine.'

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Home lottery winners sell fast because of high ownership costs

None of the nine people who have won Saint John's hospital home lottery live in the prize they were awarded, instead selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars less than the posted value. Robert Jones reports.

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Theatre company outgrowing Princess St. space, looking at Sydney St. court house

The Sydney St. court house could be home to a new theatre company school. Stephen Tobias is the executive director of the Saint John Theatre company.

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Sea Dog Oliver Felixson undergoing cancer treatment in Finland

Oliver Felixson is a defenseman with the Saint John Sea Dogs. He's been home in Finland since March undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkins lymphona.

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Moncton trial against RCMP goes on break

The Crown is arguing proper training and equipment could have prevented at least one of the three deaths or two injuries the night of the attacks in July 2014. CBC Gabrielle Fahmy reports.

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Soap Box Derby thrills and team spirit

The pit crew and drivers of 2 cars racing for Princess Elizabeth School in Saint John talk about race day.

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Saint John Community Food Basket undertakes new fundraising

It's estimated the food bank needs an additional $40,000 per year to stay sustainable. Board member Dave Nickerson hopes the new 50/50 draw will help.

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Second act for Sydney St. courthouse with Saint John Theatre Company?

John Barry is a local lawyer, in favour of a proposal for the Sydney Street courthouse scheduled to go before council on Monday night.

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Ellen's Tour de Sussex celebrates cyclist and safety

Katie Scott and Molly Monahan are organizers of Ellen's Tour de Sussex, a ride in memory of Canadian professional cyclist Ellen Watters.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Everything Everything'

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Hospital stay inspired song writing and music in Paul Aarntzen

Paul Aarntzen is with Hillsburn. The band is playing the Sanctuary Theatre in Saint John on Sunday.

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BBQ challenge fundraiser pits cops versus firemen

Cpl. Eugene Belliveau is the community relations officer for the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force. The bbq is 11-4 on Saturday.

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St. Andrews under construction while stormwater upgrades continue

A boil water order is expected to be lifted today, and work on the water pipes through residential streets should be done by July 1.

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Pilot project in Saint John to break cycle of generational poverty

The province has committed $10 million over 6 years for the work of Living SJ. Paulette Hicks is a volunteer co-chair of Living SJ. Donna Gates is the group's executive director.

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SwiftWatch encourages you to open your chimney to save the swifts

Amy-Lee Kouwenberg is the Maritimes SwiftWatch coordinator with Bird Studies Canada. SwiftNight Out is an information session for residents in Hampton.

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Sea Dogs turn up the heat, win 7-0, headed to semifinals

Jamie Tozer follows the Saint John Sea Dogs for the blog Station Nation. He is in Windsor at the Memorial Cup.

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Dr. Simon on lupus

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Saint John Taking Shape with your ideas for Neighbourhood Action Plan

Kay Gillis is a life-long resident of the South End. Mark Reid is a partner with the urban design and planning firm of Urban Strategies based in Toronto. The public launch of the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Action Plan takes place tonight.

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Heidi Jardine Stoddart

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Robert Moore

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Riel Nason

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon

The awards will be handed out May 24 in Fredericton.

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Sea Dogs in do-or-die game tonight against Seattle Thunderbirds

This is the Sea Dogs' third Memorial Cup run since entering the QMJHL.

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Get Growing: Geoffrey Spear at Saint John Public Gardens

Geoffrey Spear has tended the public gardens for the last 35 years.

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Local 107.3 FM Best of Saint John Music Awards

Station Manager Brian Cleveland is the lead organizer of the event this weekend.

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Vivaldi and his copycats featured in Early Music Festival

Tim Blackmore and Jonathan Addleman are performing as part of the Saint John Early Music Festival. Performances begin Friday.

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Parlee Beach questions not even Acccess to Information commissioner could answer

Anne Bertrand is New Brunswick's Access to Information and Privacy Commissioner.

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Federal grant for Canadian music videos in jeopardy

On Tuesday the CRTC renewed licences for Bell, Corus and Rogers, with conditions. The commission decreased the level of funding required for Canadian programming. Jean Surette is executive director of Music NB.

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Carmen opera turned ballet by Igor Dobrovolskiy, Symphony NB

Michael Newnham is the conductor of Symphony NB. Igor Dobrovolskiy is the choreographer for the Atlantic Ballet Company.

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Missing master keys to NB Housing costly for province

A CBC News investigation has found the public housing corporation has seen its master keys stolen or lost three since last June. Karissa Donkin has the story.

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Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve near Bocabec completed

Renata Woodward is executive director of the Nature Trust of New Brunswick. The trust has secured the final piece of its Campaign for Coastal Land in Charlotte County.

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Turnaround Achievement Awards from Anglophone School District South

There are 19 receipients in all this year. Here are just a few stories about students Richard Clark, Kendra Whalen, and Trent Richardson.

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Peter Graham designs fireworks of his career

It's being put on by Moosehead Breweries, G.E. Barbour and Source Atlantic, three companies celebrating 150 years in business this year. Peter Graham is with Graham Fireworks.

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Dal Med UNB researchers find how hormones affect breathing during heat failure

Keith Brunt is an associate professor at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

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Ian Janes on his Nashville 'office' for songwriting

One of Ian Janes' songs, 'Can't Remember Never Loving You,' was just recently featured on the CMT series Nashville.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Snatched'

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Gas Guru predicts the price of gas going up 3c/l

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On stage: End of a season, beginning of a season

Lee Bolton talks about the upcoming season and the launch party at the Imperial Theatre.

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Dr. Simon on useless knee surgeries

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Saint John company turns 150: Source Atlantic

Steven Drummond is President of Source Atlantic. The Irving-owned enterprise got its start back in 1867 as W-H Thorne's.

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Protect your computers against #Wannacry and other malware

David Shipley is the outgoing director of strategic initiatives in Information Technology Service at UNB. He's about to open a cybersecurity company in Fredericton.

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Charlotte Isles courts moved to Saint John not charter violation

Joel Hansen is a defense lawyer based in St. Stephen. He represents clients whose cases had begun to be heard in courts in Grand Manan and St. Stephen before they were closed.

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Art treasures turned trash make landfill art at Tin Can Beach

Keeley Haftner is the artist behind Galleryfill. Emily Saab is executive director of Third Space Gallery in Saint John.

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Saint John company turns 150: G.E. Barbour's

Sylvia McVey is president and CEO of G.E. Barbour's which started in Saint John and is now in Sussex.

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Backroad Ball, a campout for moto-curious women

Kristin Munro is one of the organizers of The Backroad Ball in Penobsquis. You can register at www.thebackroadball.com

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Take Liberty: Waterfront Fire

Jeff Liberty loves this Newfoundland band's album, which he discovered at this year's ECMAs in Saint John.

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Court awards $25,000 in early costs to lead complainant against Ken Estabrooks

John McKiggan is a partner in the firm of McKiggan Hebert. He's acting on behalf of people who say they were abused by Ken Estabrooks, including Bobby Hayes.

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Saint John company turns 150: Moosehead Breweries

Moosehead Breweries is one of three companies as old as Canada this year. Andrew Oland is the president and CEO of Moosehead.

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'Drifting Apart' brings UNESCO Global Geoparks together

Andrew Bratton is with the Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust of Northern Ireland. Pål Thjømøe is operational manager for the Magma UNESCO Global Geopark in Norway.

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Off the shelf: 'Sharing our Stories'

Alfie Smith is one of the contributors to "Sharing Our Stories: The Development of Emerging Writers Over Fifty." Cathy Fynn is the book's editor, and she was writer-in-residence at the Saint John Free Public Library.

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East Saint John faces more construction with new water pipes installation

Brent McGovern is Commissioner of Saint John Water.

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Chalk up your old furniture to new life

Melissa Thorne owns Suite Serendipity, and says chalk paint will revive any piece of furniture of any material.

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Huge Girl Guide rally

Victoria Bachiu is a Guider and one of the organizers of a Fun and Adventure Rally in Rockwood Park.

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Syrian food market

Reham Abazid is organizing the Syrian food market. Marian Naser is her interpreter.

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"The Crossing" environmental concerns

Environmental activist Gordon Dalzell.

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New Book about Grand Manan

Peter Cunningham is a New York-based photographer.

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Marsh Creek clean up ensures fish species' return

Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the executive director of ACAP Saint John. The 21st annual Marsh Creek cleanup is this Saturday.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

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Aquila founder receives award and industry praise

Beth Kelly Hatt is the founder of Aquila Centre for Cruise Excellence and Aquila Tours. She's in New Delhi, India, to recieve an award at the Annual Women Economic Forum.

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New Brunswick has fewer farms, but they are bigger

Mike Bouma is president of the Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick. He has a farm in the Bathurst area.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 to 2 c/l down for the price of gas, heating oil and diesel

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Lost 'Flying' statue by John Hooper returns from Toronto business district

It featured a man in a business suit coming in for a landing in an office tower. It was in storage for years once the building was sold. Tandi Hooper Clark is his daughter.

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On stage: Bedtime

Theatre dance company Bouge de La perform a sweet show about growing up using a child's bed and bedroom.

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Dr. Simon on illicit pot use while medicinal pot laws are developed

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New ball park and dog park opening in Rothesay

Nancy Grant is mayor of Rothesay. The celebration of the new Wells Ball Field and Dog Park on French Village Road runs this Saturday from 1 to 3.

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Fixes for road to Darlings Island still being examined, DOT

The road has been closed for four days now after heavy rains and flooding. In the past, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure said the road to Darlings Island was on a list of potential priorities. Here's an update.

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Social isolation impacts seniors, people with disabilities and communities

Al Condeluci is a consultant and speaker on human services and community issues, and is a guest speaker for New Brunswick Association for Community Living in Fredericton on Friday.

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Business owner frustrated by relaxed Fundy Trail Parkway extension finish date

Mike Fiori runs a bed and breakfast and restaurant in St Martin's. The connection from Fundy Trail to Fundy National Park will now be done by 2021.

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Off the shelf: Down Inside

Robert Clark is a former deputy warden with Corrections Canada. His new memoir is called 'Down Inside: Thirty Years in Canada's Prison Service.'

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Get Growing: Bob Osborne

To open the gardening season, we spoke with the owner operator of the Cornhill Nursery near Petitcodiac

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Saint John Theatre Company to say Wilkommen to Germany theatre group

An opportunity to perform in Germany has born plans to return the favour. Stephen Tobias is executive director of Saint John Theatre Company.

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Saint John withholds plan takers list to prevent collusion

The decision stems back to issues around the tendering process in 2003. Shirley MacAlary is a city councillor and Krista Collins is general manager of the Construction Association of New Brunswick - Saint John.

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Ferries for sale, changes coming to service in N.B., N.S., P.E.I.

The federal government no longer wants to own the boats in service with Bay Ferries and Northumberland Ferries. Mark MacDonald is chairman and CEO.

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81st N.B. Competitve Festival of Music has judge with competition history

Maureen Batt is a soprano who grew up in Fredericton and competed in past years. She was an adjudicator at this year's New Brunswick Competitve Festival of Music.

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Flooding along the St. John River

Robert Duguay is with the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization.

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Marijuana lawyer takes the case

BC lawyer, Kirk Tousaw is representing three defendents arrested and charged after pot dispensary raids in Saint John.

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Rehabilitating Seaside Park

Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the executive director of ACAP Saint John.The Seaside Park Consultation/Cleanup Event is Tuesday May 16th from 3:30 to 7 PM.

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The Saint John History Mystery

Kate Wilcott is the Artistic/Education Director for The InterAction School of Performing Arts and Jamie Harquail and Elijah Wilcott are performers.

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Linking Fundy Trail to Fundy Park

Ralph Carr is vice chair of the board of directors for the Fundy Trail Development Authority.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Circle'

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Belleisle Community Pool Association closing in on funding goals

John Urqhart is president of the Belleisle Community Pool Association.

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New Brunswick has more seniors than youth, StatsCan

Paul Peters teaches Sociology and Economics at the University of New Brunswick, and he used to work for Statistics Canada.

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Recognizing anxiety in youth and teens

Dr. Daniel Chorney is a psychologist based in Halifax. He's participating in a forum called "It Takes a Village To Raise a Teen."

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Transitioning to low-carbon living, senate committee looks for ideas

The Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is in Saint John today. Senator Richard Neufeld of British Columbia is chair of the committee.

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Some New England states want to say goodbye to Daylight Saving Time, join Atlantic Standard

Maine Republican State Representative Kathleen Dillingham says one major complaint against the idea has been the late start of football games.

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Gas Guru predicts 3-4 c/l down for price of gas tonight

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Dr. Simon on heart health, butter and cholesterol

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On stage: Remi Bolduc

At the Imperial on May 10th, 'Swinging with Oscar.'

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C3 Ambassador from Rothesay to travel to 3 oceans in Canada

Aleksander Godlewski is one of 33 youth ambassadors taking part in a leg of the Canada C3 expedition. In all, it's a 150-day sea voyage from Toronto to Victoria, through the Northwest Passage.

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Canada could do more to protect journalism

Canada ranks 22nd on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Tom Henheffer is the Executive Director of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.

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Matthew Hines' prison death 'was preventable'

CBC's Karissa Donkin looks at the report released by federal correctional investigator Ivan Zinger.

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Take Liberty: Pretty Archie

Jeff Liberty reviews Cape Bretoners Pretty Archie

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Largest mock accident in N.B. to involve 400 students

George Scott is a paramedic helping organize a community PARTY event, which stands for Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth.

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Day 6 host and Saint Johner Brent Bambury talks fake news

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3 Saint John companies celebrate 150 with huge fireworks show

G.E. Barbours, Moosehead Breweries and Source Atlantic are each 150 years old this year. Peter Graham is with Graham Fireworks and Christina Goguen is with Source Atlantic.

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400 children in care of the province, long wait times for those who want to adopt

Suzanne Kingston is the executive director of the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation.

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'Paving The Way' to accessible mental health care

Sue Haley is director of addiction and mental health services for Saint John, for Horizon Health. Claire Northcott is the business program manager for Family Plus Life Solutions, a not-for-profit counselling agency.

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Playing ping pong can delay dementia

Dr. Farhad Bakezadeh is a family physician and former champion table tennis player. Contact him through the YMCA Saint John.

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ECMA weekend showcases and concerts

CBC's Jericho Knopp was hoppping from venue to venue to catch as much of the live music as possible.

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Off the shelf: Christie McDonald on keeping writers and readers busy, and developing a YAL course

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Province sets up fentanyl working group

Dr. Jennifer Russell is the acting chief medical officer of health for the province. Three deaths in the province have recently been connected to fentanyl.

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The ECMA gala awards show

The CBC's Jericho Knopp was at the event, including the Red Carpet arrivals.

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Saint John musician Ken Tobias

Ken on his long and varied career.

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Saint John musician Ken Tobias part 2

Part 2 of the feature interview with Saint John's Ken Tobias.

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Saint John musician Brent Mason

Brent Mason on his efforts to build a musical community in Saint John.

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Hampton musician Jessica Rhaye

Jessica Rhaye on her early love of music.

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Hampton musician Magnus Labillois

14-year-old Magnus Labillois was awarded the Royal Conservatory gold medal for his level among all the guitarists in Atlantic Canada.

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Learning from domestic violence

Samantha MacKenzie-Granger organized a forum on domestic violence awareness.

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Our Movie Review:Maudie

Tara Thorne checked out the film about the life of Canadian artist Maud Lewis.

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This is That comes to Saint John

This is That often has listeners wondering if what they're hearing is legit. Pat Kelly is one of the creators of This is That.

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Heroes of East Coast Music, artist Jim Hachey

Jim Hachey has created a trading card featuring April Wine.

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A Day In Her Shoes

Jennifer Gendron is the keynote speaker at this year's event in support of Mental Health Week. Kristen Barnes works with The Canadian Mental Health Association.

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Alaurea Ainsworth

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The Gas Guru predicts a drop of 3 c/l for gas, 2 c/l for diesel and heating oil

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On stage: Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes

The duo known as Jay and Silent Bob will be at the Imperial Theatre in August.

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Dr. Simon on inflammatory bowel disease

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Stompin' Tom Fund to help single parents

Jason MacLean is founder of the Stompin' Tom Connors Fund. Kelly Evans is with the Community Foundation.

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Introduce peanuts to children early, safely

Dr. Andrew O'Keefe is a pediatric immunology/allergy specialist from St. John's, Newfoundland.

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Ways to a kinder divorce, Collaborative Practice

Mary-Eilleen O'Brien and Tiffany Mackay French are Saint John lawyers.

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U.S. softwood lumber duties on JDI at 3%, not 20%

Jerome Pelletier is JDI's vice-president Sawmills Division. The company argued New Brunswick companies have always been exempt from countervailing duties and should remain so.

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