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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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Is air conditioning a human right?

Should air conditioning be a human right? For the elderly? For low-income families? After all, Canada has laws against turning off the heat on a tenant in the winter. Is it time to look at cool air in the summer?

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Why the Hip is a feminist band

Andrea Warner says Gord Downie and the Hip don't get enough credit for the ways they challenge power and hold institutions to account.

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The problem with public proposals

Canadian research says men propose publicly when they think it's a no, or feel the relationship's at risk. A look at 2016 gender dynamics.

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Fireworks: q salutes the Tragically Hip

Musicians k-os, Sarah Harmer, Jim Creeggan, Zaki Ibrahim, Fresh Kils and Casey M play their spins, remixes and takes on beloved Tragically Hip songs. q panel dissects the Hip's past, present and future.

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Council to review members' salaries bylaw

Councillors' salaries were last reviewed in 2002. Shirley McAlary's motion to review the bylaw did not appear in advance on last night's council agenda.

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Sea Dogs to host Q-league draft in 2017

Members and players of 18 QMJHL teams will be in Saint John in early June 2017 for the draft. Trevor Georgie is president of the Saint John Sea Dogs.

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Take Liberty: Kendall Paugh

Jeff Liberty first heard P.E.I.'s Kendall Paugh sing at the FREX.

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Forensic series: What to do if you didn't do it

Lawyer David Lutz presented "How to Get Murdered in New Brunswick AND How Not To Get Charged If You DIDN'T Do It" to the New Brunswick Forensic Symposium.

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#girlbossSJ event to spark entrepreneurship and mentoring

Allison Thorne, with Connexion Works, and Joanna Killen, with Enterprise Saint John, organized the Women Empowering Women networking event this Thursday.

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Off the shelf: Writers' retreat with Gerard Collins

Collins now lives near Norton. He offers writing retreats and his next novel, Black Coyotes and The Magic Cafe, is set in Sussex.

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No grey area about legal pot dispensaries

Kathryn Wells, a criminal defence lawyer at Wells Frost Litigation Group in Toronto, says only dispensaries licensed by the federal government are legal.

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Nancy Baker finding new normal in Fort McMurray

The Bakers, from the Saint John area, returned to Fort McMurray after the springtime wildfire was finally over. Families are resettling in time for the new shcool year.

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Loyalist House servants' rooms now open to public

The windowless, third-floor rooms of the national historic site have been spruced up and opened to the public for the first time. Deborah Coleman is with the New Brunswick Historical Society.

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There will be pie! Granite Town Wild Blueberry Festival

This weekend is the 7th annual festival in St. George, but the first time there is a blueberry pie contest scheduled. Elizabet Stevens helps organize the festival.

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Saint John water levels low, residents asked to conserve

Three city water reserves are at levels three feet lower than normal. Brent McGovern is commissioner of Saint John Water.

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Boy in Scotland finds Miramichi salmon fish tag

Callum McLeod found a fish tag originally on a New Brunswick salmon. Graham Chase is a biologist with the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

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Karate kid Alexander Cumming to compete for Canada on his birthday

Almost 14-year-old Alexander Cumming will represent Team Karate Canada at the 2016 Pan American Karate Federation Junior & Cadet Championships.

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Tara Thorne reviews Florence Foster Jenkins

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Genevieve Lalonde looking forward to closing ceremonies

Genevieve Lalonde came 16th in her first Olympic Games 3000m steeplechase final. After the closing ceremonies, Lalonde will focus on her masters in geography.

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Musician Kyle Vincent has first gigs in Canada

Vincent performed with Candy in the '80s, and his following solo gig made him a star in Asia.

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Shorebird populations low this summer

Andrew Holland is with the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The number of returning birds at the reserve at Johnson's Mills is down.

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Remembering journalist Fred Hazel, 87

Connie Camp worked with Fred Hazel, former editor-in-chief of the Telegraph Journal and Evening Times-Globe. And he was known for his mentorship of young journalists.

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Staycation - Visit Fredericton

Ellen Tucker says a great mini vacation is just an hour away in the provincial capital.

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New book on Richard Oland murder by CBC's Bobbi- Jean MacKinnon

'Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland' will be released on November 1. It's published by Goose Lane Editions.

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Forensic series: Real life CSI

Dr. Marnie Wood is a medical examiner and forensic pathologist in Nova Scotia.

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Green Thumb Betty Kennett on earwigs

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Riding horses for healing

Shining Horizons, a therapeutic riding association, wants to add another horse to the program, and more volunteers. Elise Vaillancourt is a volunteer coordinator.

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Celebrating Fete Nationale de l'Acadie

Nicole Arsenault-Sluyter is the director of finance for ARCf.

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Our book reviewer on reading to prolong life

Book lover Christie McDonald picks three picks for the dog days of summer. I'm Thinking of Ending Things - Iain Reid The Crooked House - Christobel Kent The Girls in the Garden - Lisa Jewell

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Efforts to stamp out rabies in NB

New Brunswick's Chief Provincial Veterinarian, Jim Goltz speaks about the half a million baited oral vaccines that are being distributed by air and by hand.

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In Rio with the swim team

Nathan White is in Rio as a volunteer for the Canadian Olympic Committee.

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ELF looks for volunteers

Elementary Literacy tries to help kids with basic literacy skills. Erin Schryer is the Executive Director of Elementary Literacy.

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Cutting Saint John transit bus routes

Donna Reardon is a Ward 3 Councillor and a board member on the Saint John Transit Commission.

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Marathon by the Sea

Patrick Grannan is board co-chair for Marathon by the Sea.

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The Saint John String Quartet tours South America

Christopher Buckley is a violist with the Saint John String Quartet.

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Our Movie Review: Suicide Squad

Bad guys fighting for the greater good. Tara Thorne checked out the summer blockbuster Suicide Squad.

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Surgical services in Charlotte County

Health minister Victor Boudreau talks about the future of the surgical program at the Charlotte County Hospital.

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The Perseid meteor shower

Curt Nason is with the Saint John Astronomy Club.

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Making art more accessible

The Executive Director of ArtsLink NB, Gillian Dykeman speaks about The Short and Sweet Speaker Series.

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Maritime Staycation - Upper bay of Fundy coast

Ellen Tucker thinks the area between Musquash marsh and Dorchester has some of the best sightseeing around.

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Swimming the Northumberland Strait

Khristian McGrath will be taking part in his first Big Swim, the annual fundraising event where swimmers swim the 14km from New Brunswick to PEI.

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Saint John mayor on the Energy East project

Saint John mayor Don Darling spoke at the National Energy Board hearings on behalf of the city.

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Hiking in NB

Adrian Redgwell is training for the hike of a lifetime by backpacking the trails of New Brunswick.

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Forensics series: Deaths by suicide

New Brunswick's chief coroner, Greg Forestell says a pocket of the province has higher rates of suicide.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Adam Olmstead

Jeff Liberty on St. Stephen country/bluegrass musician Adam Olmstead.

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Energy East pipeline public hearings

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

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Taking away inmates prescriptions

Doctor Ed Schollenberg is Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

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Uptown Saint John's pet friendly initiative

Kjeld-Mizpah Conyers-Steede is a summer intern for Uptown Saint John.

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The proposed Energy East Pipeline project

The National Energy Board is hosting panel sessions to discuss the proposed Energy East Pipeline project. John Soini is the president of Energy East.

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Journalist Josh O'Kane

A new book about Maritime musician Joel Plaskett.

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Exploring Rockwood Park

The CBC's Steven Webb goes off the beaten path in one of North America's biggest municipal parks.

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Improving cycling infrastructure in the valley

Brian Gillis is a cycling advocate.

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Forgotten deaths in New Brunswick jails

Jeffrey Ryan was denied the medication he needed while in an NB jail.

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Dr. Abraham Gesner is inducted into the order of NB

Dr. Randy Miller is the Curator of Geology and Paleontology at the New Brunswick Museum.

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Our Movie Review: Nerve

Tara Thorne checked out the new summer techno-thriller.

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Irving Oil announces plans to buy the only oil refinery in Ireland

Irving Oil announced their intentions to buy the Whitegate refinery in Cork, Ireland. Peter O'Dwyer is a business reporter with the Irish Examiner.

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Maritime staycation - Cape Breton

Freedom Tours' Ellen Tucker joins us throughout the summer with her favourite Maritime vacation destinations.

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From homeless teen to tech CEO

Joe Roberts is pushing a cart across Canada to fight homelessness.

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Stealing plaques from the NBM

Bronze plaques are missing from the New Brunswick Museum's Centre on Douglas Avenue. Jane Fullerton is the CEO of the New Brunswick Museum.

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Summer forensics series part 1

Dr. Ken Obenson is a forensic pathologist and director of autopsy services for the Saint John Regional Hospital.

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Connecting two countries by trail across the international border

Robert Poirier is working to link the Trans Canada Trail and the US East Coast Greenway at Calais - St Stephen.

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Our resident green thumb on strawberries

Betty Kennett says growing your own strawberries requires a patient and careful hand.

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Taking away inmates prescriptions

Doctor Ed Schollenberg is Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

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Cherrybrook Zoo's finances to be scrutinized by Saint John Police

Kate Bahen is managing director of Charity Intelligence, an organization which does research for donors. The zoo's books have already been independently audited.

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Saint John man nearly scammed by classic 'CRA' call

George Naves says a convincing and intimidating phone call sent him rushing to the bank to take out $1000. Reporter Rachel Cave gets details about the scam.

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Walking tour app of Canada's oldest incorporated city

Victoria Clarke is Discover Saint John's executive director. The Saint John Walking Tours app is available for free on the app store and google play.

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Saint John council looks for update from Waterfront Development

Saint John's Waterfront Development general manager Kent MacIntyre made a presentation to council this week, then answered councillors' questions.

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Look back: July 1914, Saint John trolley riot

David Frank is an historian and author of the book Provincial Solidarities. The trolley car workers strike lasted three days and ended in a riot that toppled two trolley cars.

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School district gets new money to support Syrian students

Zoe Watson is the superintendent of Anglophone School District South. The province has set aside an additional $1.48m to help the district handle the increased fall enrolment.

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Tara Thorne reviews Star Trek Beyond

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SHAD summer students solve world problems

Neil Mueller and Amy Dai, students at Saint John High, are at universities across the country, taking workshops and meeting mentors, solving food security issues.

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Gas Guru predicts long weekend gas prices to go down 1/2cent per litre

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Pride Week celebrations: Aug 3-7

Mike Cummings is this year's President of Saint John Pride. A full schedule of events is available on the Saint John Pride Facebook page.

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Splash pad a sign of fun and growth to north end community

Crescent Valley Resource Centre president Anne Barrett talks about the years of fundraising and planning to bring recreational spaces to the neighbourhood.

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Take Liberty: Weird Lines

Jeff Liberty talks about Julie Doiron's new band, Weird Lines, and their perfect summer hit.

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Off the shelf: 'Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park'

Ronald Rudin has written a book about the expropriation of land and resettlement of Acadians to create the national park. Find more at returningthevoices.ca

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Saint John String Quartet tours way down south

The group will be playing in South America. David Adams is violinist with the quartet. Composer Martin Kutnowski, originally from Argentina, teaches music at STU.

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Area 506 festival contained on Long Wharf

The shipping containers, where musicians will play, are being assembled now. Ray Gracewood is one of the Area 506 chairs.

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Moving whale bones

Don Dearborn, biology professor at Bates College in Maine, was part of a team that moved a humpback whale skeleton from Sheep Island to Grand Manan.

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Romeo and Juliet in the park

Toronto actor, Christopher Fowler comes back home to direct a local youth production of Romeo and Juliet in Hampton.

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Changing the way Saint John is governed

Saint John Mayor Don Darling speaks about the new committee system that the city will roll out in September.

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The Brides return to the Maritimes

Rolling Stones cover band, The Blushing Brides who frequented our area in the 80's are coming to Charlotte county. Maurice Raymond is the long-time frontman for the band.

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Our Movie Review: Ghostbusters

They ain't afraid of no ghosts. Tara Thorne lets us know if you should be afraid of this reboot.

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The International Lumberjack Championship

St. Stephen BIA community events coordinator, Heather Donahue on the annual championship that takes place on August 1st.

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Homestar Inc records an experiment on hot cars

A local home renovation company recorded an experiment to see how quickly cars heat up and what it felt like to be inside the car.

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Have a staycation on PEI

Ellen Tucker of Freedom Tours in Saint John says that friendly island of PEI has gone from quaint to sophisticated.

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Some insight into the Pokemon Go phenomenon

Aspiring pokemon masters are everywhere, and not just on screens any longer. Nathan Thompson is a PhD candidate in sociology at UNB.

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The Gas Guru Predicts No Real Change

Bob Jones says not to rush to the pumps tonight at midnight. Home heating oil and diesel will go down a penny but there won't be much movement in the price of gas.

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Big Sugar coming to Saint John

The Area 506 Festival is bringing Canadian band, Big Sugar to town at the end of the month. Band member, Kelly Hoppe talks about their upcoming performance.

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Resident Green Thumb - Irises

Betty Kennett has tips on perennials and cleaning up the veggie patch.

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Seeking closure after inmates death

Ex-jail guard, Ian Beckett was working the night that Jason Hopkins killed himself in his cell and would like answers about his death.

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The KV Players bring Fancy Nancy to the stage

Suzanne Doyle-Yerxa is the director of the K-V Player's production of Fancy Nancy and Holly Ells is playing the title role of the popular children's book character.

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Saint John has the lowest median income for lone parent families

Randy Hatfield is the Executive Director of the Saint John Human Development Council and speaks about the new Stats Canada data that shows that Saint John has held the title for ten years.

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Ensuring human rights for Syrian refugees in Turkey

Brenda Goddard is a Refugee Protection Officer in Turkey with the UNHCR.

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Biodiversity in N.B. explored in new documentary

Lloyd Salomone is co-writer and producer of Every Living Thing: A New Brunswick Bioblitz, which documents baseline biodiversity in the province.

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Businesses on 'road closed' still open

A section of Hickey Road is closed to through traffic for water system upgrades. Sean Fillmore owns On the Vine, on that section of Hickey Road.

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CanCertainty wants equal and fair take-home cancer treatment for all

New Brunswick is one of the provinces with limited coverage of oral cancer treatments. Deb Maskens is the founder of CanCertainty, and a cancer patient advocate.

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Darius Raynes races Saint John soap box at Derby Downs

Raynes, 13, is in Akron, Ohio, at the 79th annual All-American Soap Box Derby.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Secret Life of Pets'

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Good for consumers, tough on Moosehead

NB Liquor is offering special pricing on six brands of beer: Alpine, Moosehead Light, Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Budweiser and Bud Light. Sommelier Craig Pinhey writes about beer and wine.

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CBC Investigates: 13 inmate deaths since 2004, details kept largely secret

New Brunswick's Department of Public Safety says it is going to start telling the public when someone dies in a provincial jail or while in some form of custody. Reporter Connell Smith has the story.

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Judge rules against last-ditch effort to reverse closure of St. Stephen court

David Bartlett is the secretary of the Charlotte County Barrister's Society.

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Shared responsibility and changing costs for city fields affect maintenance

Tim O'Reilly is Saint John's deputy commissioner of parks and public spaces. The city worked with Saint John Soccer Club to find alternate fields this year.

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The Gas Guru predicts 4 cents off per litre tonight

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Coach injured on pocked soccer field

A coach required surgery after an injury on a city-maintained soccer field. Isabelle Logan is president of the Saint John Soccer Club.

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Take Liberty: Craig Lang

Jeff Liberty can say he knew musician Craig Lang when...he was a teenager performing at Sessions Cafe in Rothesay.

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Literacy programs during summer keep kids reading

Erin Schryer is the Executive Director of Elementary Literacy Inc. Programs begin today to engage parents and kids in summertime reading.

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Tennis on the rise in southwestern New Brunswick

Matt Morrison is with the Saint John and District Tennis Association. He says there is a growing demand for year-round tennis.

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Hockey costs are more than skates and sticks

Cory Kulczycki, from the University of Regina, studied the "invisible" costs of hockey, such as gas, vacation days, even ice creams for the siblings.

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Local comedian opens up about mental health

Mark Burnett is from Quispamsis and has battled anxiety since his teen years. He recently started talking about it openly on social media.

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Fat, sugar, vanilla, marshmallow and wax-wrapped vaccine bait for rabies

For the first time, the baited vaccine program is extending to Fredericton and Saint John. Jim Goltz is New Brunswick's chief of veterinary services.

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Charlotte County Hospital OR set to close August 8

Surgeries requiring general anaesthetic will no longer be done in St. Stephen. John Dornan is chief of staff for the Saint John region. John Gardner is part of a group of people in Charlotte County who've lobbied to protect hospital.

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Methane vacuumed at landfill used to power generator

Fundy Region Solid Waste's Crane Mountain is the test site for a project to extract methane gas and sell power back to the grid. Marc MacLeod is general manager.

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Repeat bankruptcies occurring more often in New Brunswick

John Eisner is president of Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'BFG'

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Graydon Nicholas named to Order of Canada

Former New Brunswick lieutenant governor Nicholas has just been named to the Order of Canada. He speaks with Hance Colburne.

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Gas Guru predicts a slight increase in the price of gas

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Gas Guru remembers was gas prices were unregulated

It's the 10th anniversary of petroleum pricing laws in New Brunswick. How much have you saved?

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Betty Kennett on tomatoes, trees and fertilizers

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New Brusnwickers working in unsettled UK during Brexit

Jim Grant is a philosophy lecturer at Oxford University, and has been in the UK for 13 years. Tristan Stewart-Robertson is a journalist based in Glasgow, and has been in the UK for 14 years.

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Learning continues for newcomers over the summer

Summer language and education programs will help Syrians keep up this summer. Zoe Watson is the superintendent of Anglophone School District South.

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Off the shelf: Ludic Reader's summer list

Christie McDonald has a couple of Hemingways, Rowlings and a M.R. Carey to get through this summer.

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Reports lost, but corporation 'closing in' on Fundy Quay development project

Kent MacIntyre, the general manager of the Saint John Development Corporation, speaks with reporter Rachel Cave.

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Curbside pickup in Quispamsis is 'so clean'

Brenda MacCallum is the public relations and project development coordinator for Fundy Region Solid Waste. The transition from community bins to curbside is almost complete.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Shallows'

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PlanSJ is working, CEO of investment group

Morgan Lanigan is with ft2 Group Inc., an urban-focused real estate investment company.

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Community group at end of Energy East line has unanswered questions

The Red Head Anthony's Cove Preservation Association has concerns about risks and liabilities of the Energy East Pipeline. Lynaya Astephen is the spokesperson.

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Dr. Simon debunks health myths

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The Gas Guru predicts two increases on the price of gas

Robert Jones says the price of gas will go up only about one cent or less, however the new HST rates will also affect the price on Friday.

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Tidal power conference highlights New Brunswick potential

Tidal power projects have been approved in Nova Scotia for the Bay of Fundy. Rick Doucet is Minister of Energy and Resource Development, and the Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries.

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Plasma-for-dollars clinic coming to Moncton

Canadian Plasma Resources is looking to open a donor clinic in Moncton by early 2017. CBC Tori Weldon has the story.

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Take Liberty: Heather Rankin's A Fine Line

Jeff Liberty spins the youngest Rankin's debut album.

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Impact of whale poop in Bay of Fundy ecosystem

Dr. Joe Roman is the lead author of the study and a fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont.

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Off the shelf: Five, the book and the movie

Saint Johner Jeffrey Kelley wrote the novel, and also wrote, produced, and acted in the corresponding film, about five men around a table with one loaded gun on it.

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Sussex area barn destroyed by fire

Sussex farmer Frank Friars speaks about the impact to his barn and cattle.

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Canada Day brings Royal Wood to Saint John

A chat with Canadian musician, Royal Wood as he makes his way to the port city.

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50 Years Rotary Boys Choir

The Rotary Boys Choir celebrates 50 years. Long-time director Kevin Langford, original member Father Stan Paulin and former musical director Christopher Lane speak with Deborah Irvine Anderson.

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Movie Review: Finding Dory

It's taken 13 years, and all the fish are back for Finding Dory. Our guide to the movies Tara Thorne is here with her take.

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High Meat Prices

Sylvain Charlebois is a professor in food distribution and policy in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University, he has some thoughts on why this barbecue season might be more costly.

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Gas Guru predicts no change at the pumps tonight

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Giving up on adoption

Krista and Richard Mitton were successfully vetted and eager to adopt. They were on the list for eight years. Not one case was matched to them.

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Safe Clean Drinking Water Project in Saint John

Dean Price is the Safe Clean Drinking Water Project Manager for Saint John Water. Andrew Evenden is Port City Water Partner's Project Manager.

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Betty Kennett grows a 'weird' foxglove

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Saint John man visits France with original wooden Vimy Ridge grave marker

Jim Landry visits his great-uncle's grave site as well as the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, with a wooden cross believed to be one of the last remaining grave markers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Off the shelf: 'Smoke' and 'Homegoing'

Mary Barlow recommends 'Smoke' by Dan Vyleta, and 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi.

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A picnic fit for a Queen

Quispamsis will celebrate Her Majesty's 90th birthday next weekend. Aaron Kennedy is with the Town of Quispamsis and Cynthia Liberty is the caterer and owner of Cynfully Delicious.

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Generating future growth for Sussex

Talking about economic development in Sussex. Ivan Graham is the president of the Sussex and District Chamber of Commerce.

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St. Andrews Food Bank update

Holly Johnson is one of the people running the St. Andrews Food Bank.

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Tara Thorne reviews Now You See Me 2

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Pride and support growin in Saint John

There was a vigil in Saint John to show solidarity with the victims and gay community of Orlanda. Mack Mackenzie is a Pride advocate in Saint John. Stu Kearney is a facilitator for PFLAG Saint John.

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Dr. Simon on aging into the ER

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King Square West due for redesign

Rev. Rob Salloum is pastor of the West Side Anglican Mission. The community will gather to discuss how to re-purpose King Square West.

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Teacher exchange to Australia, Lisa Stout says G'day to Saint John

Lisa Stout is teaching in Adelaide, Australia. She traded places with a teacher from Willunga High School for one year.

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Take Liberty: Tomato/Tomato

Jeff Liberty is revved up by the stylings of Lisa and John Mclaggan's newest album and release in Saint John.

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Documents reveal multiple particulate incidents at Irving Oil Refinery

David Sherwood, a reporter with Reuters, filed right to information requests for the documents.

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New CBC Online comments policy in effect today.

Starting today, people who use the comments section on CBC websites will have to re-register in order to continue. Tim Currie is an assistant professor of journalism at University of King's College journalism school in Halifax.

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Off the shelf: Wayne Curtis, In the Country

Wayne Curtis' new book 'In The Country' features 13 short stories, set in a community modeled after his own childhood home, near Blackville.

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Mild winter makes prime season for ticks

Vett Loyd is a biology professor at Mount Allison University. Loyd was one of the people invited to Ottawa for a round table discussion on Lyme disease.

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MPs suck on limes and talk about Lyme disease

A national round table heard about the costs, the health impacts, and problems with diagnosing Lyme disease. The campaign to raise awareness included the "Lyme Sucks" challenge.

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Geriatrician urges you to reconsider how you age

Dr. Bill Thomas is a geriatrician, author and speaker, and is bringing his message to Kennebecassis Valley High School with a workshop called Disrupt Dementia and Life's Most Dangerous Game.

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Nephew has original wooden marker of Sussex soldier killed at Vimy Ridge

Jim Landry will visit Vimy Ridge later this month. His great uncle, John Ashe, of Sussex, was killed in the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Taxi bylaw on meters confusing for customers, frustrating for drivers

Paul Ram is a long time supporter of taxi meters and is a member of the taxi advisory committee. He also owns a small fleet of cabs. He calls the current situation a mess.

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UN Refugee Agency brings programs to Saint John schools

Juliana Prestes is overseeing projects in Saint John to educate people about the Syrian refugee crisis. Annaliese Nylen is part of the young ambassador project at Beaconsfield Middle School.

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Tara Thorne reviews Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

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N. B. College of Physicians and Surgeons left to consider assisted dying rules

The new legislation to govern assisted dying - Bill C-14 - is now before the Senate. Dr. Ed Schollenberg is registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.

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Pathways to Education will support Saint John teens

A national program to "make Canada a graduation nation" is coming to Saint John. Heather Doyle is the Pathways to Education Program Manager at the Teen Resource Centre in Saint John.

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The Gas Guru predicts gas will go down about 2 cents

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Dr. Simon on STI's in older people

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Our resident green thumb

Betty Kennett gives us some tips on acclimatizing plants from the garden centre.

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Tomato Tomato release sophomore album

John and Lisa McLaggan get ready to officially launch their latest album with a concert at the Imperial Theatre.

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Cabinet Shuffle

Fundy-The Isles MLA Rick Doucet has added an extra portfolio in cabinet.

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KV Baker family returns to Fort Mac home

The Baker family home in Fort McMurray is still standing. Nancy talks about the emotional, long cross-country drive with a skiddish puppy.

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'Ouch': Michelle Bartlett shares what it's like to recover from coma

After surprising doctors by waking from her coma, Michelle Bartlett now mediates a peer support group for people recovering from brain injury.

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Regional cooperation to grow population and economy in Atlantic Canada

Aaron Emery is the managing director for For The Region, which launched last week.

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Off the shelf: Ludic Reader on banning books

Christie McDonald talks about what young adults read whether it's banned or not.

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How art can help the brain injury patient and the caregiver

Motivated by her mother's injury and recovery, Cecile Proctor is conducting research at UNBSJ into productive leisure in survivors of brain injury and their caregivers.

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Moosehead plans uptown small-batch brewery with tourism experience

Andrew Oland is the president and CEO of Moosehead Breweries. No site has been selected, but the plan is to open in 2017, in the 150th birthday year of the brewery and of Canada.

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Lyme disease is "an emerging issue," says N.B. Chief Medical Officer of Health

Dr. Jennifer Russell, acting chief medical officer of health for New Brunswic, says Lyme disease diagnoses in the province are confirmed through a lab in Winnipeg. There are about four cases per year.

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Tara Thorne reviews Alice 2

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New Brunswick woman left broke after medical costs for Lyme disease

Nancy Searle has been taking numerous antibiotics for the past six years for what turned out to be Lyme disease.

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Sussex looks for new economic development post-PotashCorp

Yesterday was the last day for 100 PotashCorp employees. Ivan Graham is president of the Sussex and District Chamber of Commerce.

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Dr. Simon on summer health and safety tips

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The Gas Guru predicts no change for the price of gas

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N.B. Adoption Foundation hopes peer network gets more kids into permanent homes

Colin Kennedy-Robichaud, 11, was finally adopted after four years of foster homes. Suzanne Kingston is the executive director of the New Brunswick Adoption Foundation.

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Last day at Potash Corp Sussex for about 100 employees

Al Brown has worked for Potash Corp for more than 29 years. Brown will be taking culinary arts in the fall.

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Take Liberty: Dylan Menzie

Jeff Liberty was impressed by Dylan Menzie from P.E.I., a musician who fared very well in CBC's Searchlight Competition.

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Nancy Baker's family drives back to Fort McMurray

After an epic escape from the wildfires in Fort Mac to New Brunswick, Nancy and her family are driving back to see what's left and how to get resettled.

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Hockey Hall of Famer, writer Al Strachan tunes in to Stanley Cup finals

Al Strachan was a long time member of Hockey Night In Canada's Hot Stove panel and has written about the sport for decades. He'll be watching from his summer home in St. Andrews.

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Off the shelf: Faces Of New Brunswick, Keith Minchin

Fredericton photographer Keith Minchin has put together a book about New Brunswickers he thinks you should meet.

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Paramedics will soon offer advanced care in New Brunswick

A pilot project will see advanced care paramedics used in Saint John, Moncton, Bathurst and Edmundston. Phil Comeau is a paramedic and is president of the Paramedics Association of New Brunswick.

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St. Stephen town hall listed as endangered structure

The National Trust for Canada has included the old St. Stephen town hall in its list of Canada's Top 10 Endangered Places. Natalie Bull is the executive director.

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Brad Roberts touring solo

Lead singer of Crash Test Dummies, Brad Roberts has started a solo tour, stopping in Saint John on May 31.

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Actor Lyman Ward pens first novel

Saint Johner Lyman Ward, who played Ferris Bueler's father Tom, has written a historical novel set in Saint John.

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YMCA Saint John to oversee operation of new field house

Bill MacMackin is the president of Greater Saint John Field House board of directors. Shilo Boucher is president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Saint John.

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N.B. MP chairs national discussion on Lyme disease

Karen Ludwig, MP for New Brunswick Southwest, is co-chairing a national all-party round table on Lyme disease.

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Tara Thorne reviews Neighbors II

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