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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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Education system failing kids with special needs, say parents

A Hamilton, Ont., mother says she's finding she can't get the support her autistic son needs to succeed in his public school.

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An activist's plea for change

These days FrancesLee is fed up, and exhausted by the puritanical demands and strictures of fellow comrades.

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The future of work

Learn how to make a living in a digital future.

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Yankee Stadium girl hit by 170 km/h foul ball

A New York City councilman is renewing calls to extend the protective netting at Yankee Stadium after a young girl was hit in the face.

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Community pulls together in search and rescue of Maces Bay woman

Martha Comeau was found after police dog services, the St. George fire department and Ground Search and Rescue teams from York Sunbury, Greater Fundy and Charlotte County took part in the search for her. So did Chelsea Day.

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Memorial for neglected toddler Jackie Brewer dedicated in Rainbow Park

Sherry Bordage is Jackie Brewer's aunt. She spoke to the CBC's Karissa Donkin.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'mother!'

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NewsWise, helping kids filter through fake news

Taylor Gunn is the president of CIVIX. It is partnered with Google Canada to bring news and media literacy to students across the country.

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Big band night to support literacy efforts in New Brunswick

Kelly Van Buskirk is a lawyer and part-time trombonist with the Back in Time Big Band. Roxanne Fairweather is with the Saint John Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative. The concert is Sept. 27.

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Gas Guru predicts 6 c/l drop in price of gas, heating oil/diesel sitting still

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On Stage: Canada, It's Compicated

A show written by Mary Walsh, Canada, It's Complicated, has received Canada 150 funding for this national tour.

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Dr. Simon on effects of pot on young, developing brains

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Lower west Saint John splash pad 'in limbo' despite community-raised funds

The city had pledged $250,000 in funding for the project, if the community could raise $100,000. CBC's Connell Smith talks with a ward councillor and residents.

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Tech Start Up intensive weekend to develop ideas

Ashley Frank is part of the planning committee for the Tech Stars Startup weekend in Saint John. It takes place Sept. 29 through Oct. 1.

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Age-Friendly Committee examing make up of Rothesay

Dr. Nancy Grant is mayor of Rothesay. Council has set a goal to develop a more age-friendly community.

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Mental health court returning to Saint John

A mental health court existed in Saint John until it was suspended in 2013. It's scheduled to begin again in November. Greg Zed is the clinical co-ordinator for Saint John's mental health court.

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Nurses reflect on 50 years in health care

Twenty-two nurses trained at the Victoria Public Hospital in Fredericton are marking 50 years since graduation. Shirley Melanson, Joanne Johnson, and Hampton's Gina McLeod are there.

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Council decides Tucker Park not for sale, Rockwood Park properties are

A 12 acre parcel of Rockwood Park is open for private residential development. The plan could see 60 townhouse and apartment units built on the Sandy Point Road property.

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LGBTQ activist and minister, Eldon Hay remembered

Judith Meinert-Thomas was a friend of LGBTQ rights advocate, Eldon Hay. He died on the weekend, at the age of 85.

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Newcomer cooks for funds to support sister's refugee claim

Muhammed Ubeyd is preparing a Syrian dinner at Taco Pica, run by Santos Ruyan, to raise funds for his sister in Syria.

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Take Liberty: Brent Mason

Brent Mason's new CD, High Water Mark, will be released at Sanctuary Theatre on Germain Street on Saturday, September 30th.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: A broken wrist delays Resonance

Andrew Miller and Danielle Sametz are with Symphony New Brunswick. The show will go on, but postponed, December 3, 2017.

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Eh Eye watching over football audience at Winnipeg's Investors Group Field

Recognition software has been installed at the stadium. James Stewart is the CEO of Eh Eye. Kate Roy is leading field operations for the company.

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Printmaker Maria Doering breaks a sweat in the studio

Maria Doering is a multidisciplinary artist and printmaker and the artist-in-residence at the Saint John Arts Centre.

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Off the shelf: 'Run, Hide, Repeat'

Former CBC journalist Pauline Dakin talks about her memoir, recounting her family running away from the mafia and the reason they had to.

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Saint John west side water now coming from 3 new wells

The switch from Spruce Lake water to ground water is underway. The new system will use less chlorine, be harder water than the lake water, and will taste better, says Brent McGovern, commissioner of Saint John Water.

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Fundy Region Solid Waste will pick up your household hazardous waste

Brenda McCallum is in charge of public relations and program development for Fundy Region Solid Waste. Pick up is Sept. 23 and 24, at KV Staples.

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Is Atlantic Canada ready for the opioid wave?

Nick Gamache, from CBC's The House, talks about how well prepared the Atlantic provinces are for the impact of fentanyl.

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Medavie is not-for-profit private company

CBC's Jacques Poitras looks at Medavie Blue Cross, the company taking over New Brunswick's extra mural nursing program, which critics say is in it for the money.

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Tara Thorne is TIFFed out

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Public pantry on Main St. to help the hungry

Sarah Norman is the co-ordinator of the St. George and Area Food Bank. A community pantry has been set up to coincide with this year's Hunger Awareness Week.

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Deer birth control would not impact tick numbers

Allen Rutberg is a zoologist with the Center for Animals and Public Policy at Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts. Contraception would help keep deer from reproducing but not curb tick movement.

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More resources for victims of domestic abuse still necessary

Constable Kelly McIntyre is women's abuse co-ordinator with the Kennebecasis Regional Police. The Tanya Shand Memorial Milk and Cookie Run happens this weekend.

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MP Wayne Long does not support federal plan to reform taxes for small businesses 'as it stands'

He agrees tax reform is necessary but he would not vote for the current proposal by the federal government.

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Gas Guru predicts 6 c/l drop in price of gas, 1 c/l drop in heating oil, diesel

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On Stage: Show Must Go On Awards

The Show Must Go On Awards happen on September 29th, honouring patrons of the arts and particularly Jackie Oland.

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Hay bales used to curb coastal erosion

Kirsten Ellis completed her master's degree in coastal management and living shorelines at Saint Mary's University. She works for an ecological restoration company called Helping Nature Heal.

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Dr. Simon on privatization of extra mural care

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St. Stephen wharf getting million-dollar upgrades

Allan MacEachern is the mayor of St. Stephen. The money will be used for new floating docks and a boat launch ramp, among other things.

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First and only Arabic translator for ASDS quit, partly due to exhaustion

Sarah Shuhait is a former interpreter for Anglophone School District South. A replacement has been hired.

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This person is likely only the second from Saint John to be a contestant on Jeopardy!

The answer: Who is Christopher Fennell?

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Apples looking small but flavour concentrated

Blair Sterling harvests apples at AppleMan Farms in Gagetown. The dry summer was a challenge for growing.

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Healthy, local food in cafeterias with Farm to School

Roxana Atkinson is the former lead for Farm to School in New Brunswick. The program ran in 68 schools in the province last year.

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Alpacas have good fibre and personality

Rachel Fricker raises alpaca on her Brigadoon Fiber Farm, which is open this weekend to the public.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: season ahead

Dani Sametz and David Adams are musicians with Symphony NB. Throughout the year, musicians and its Symphony guests will join us each Monday to talk about what's on the program.

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Hope After Stroke supports survivors at home

Wendy McKinnon is a stroke survivor and the founder of the non-profit Hope after Stroke. Mike Gormley is the vice-president.

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Meet Saint John Sea Dogs new head coach Josh Dixon

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Long may you run, Tim Barry

Tim Barry is an ultimate marathoner. He will be running 150 km through the Fundy Footpath, the Coastal Trail, and the Dobson Trail this weekend.

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Enterprise Saint John welcomes new CEO

Ron Gaudet has done similar work for the city of Moncton, and for Windsor-Essex corridor in Ontario.

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Art collector searches for girl in 1947 Fred Ross painting

Peter Buckland is co-owner of Buckland-Merrifield Gallery. The painting is of an unidentified young woman standing in front of a house near the Saint John vocational.

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Tara Thorne looks ahead to TIFF

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Bylaw amendments may help crack down on taxis

Richard Lee is chair of taxi advisory committee. He says too many cabs are breaking the fare rules.

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Doctors, small business owners come out against income tax changes for corporations

Geoffrey Loomer is an associate professor of law at Dalhousie University. Professional associations representing doctors, dentists and lawyers have come out against the federal government proposed changes.

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Rothesay's Mark Bishop produces new show Just Like Mom and Dad

Mark Bishop is co-founder of Marblemedia. The show will air on television and online in January.

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Saint John Regional Hospital cancer research funded by Terry Fox Research Institute

Dr. Tony Reiman is a medical oncologist. His study to find new treatments for multiple myeloma is being funded by the Terry Fox Research Institute.

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On stage: retro film series 2017/18

Angela Campbell, executive director of the Imperial theatre, lays out the movie lineup, including The Shining and Scarface.

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Harvey finally hits pumps tonight, Gas Guru expects 13 cents increase

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New minister for Saint John and southwestern New Brunswick, Premier Gallant

Premier Brian Gallant announced a shuffle in cabinet yesterday which included himself.

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Dr. Simon on doctor burnout

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Saint John Alpines heading to playoffs

In a tight senior baseball season, the Alpines ended up two games above five hundred. Terre Hunter is a long term team official.

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Take Liberty: David Myles

David Myles new album is finally out. Jeff reviews 'Real Love.'

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Medavie to take over extramural and telecare

Medavie EMS will take over both programs in January under a 10-year contract. Paula Doucet is the president of the New Brunswick Nurses Union.

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A back-to-school professional, Rothesay mom offers tips

Charlotte Pierce has five children - two in elementary school, two in middle school, and one going into high school. We check in with her on the first day of school breakfast routine.

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Fall safe boating tips

Ian Gilson is director of the Safe Boating Council.

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Celebrating Labour Day

Peter Pacey is the producer and founder of the Calithumpians theatre troupe.

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Caught in the aftermath of Harvey

Alexandra Chasse is originally from Grand Falls, New Brunswick but now lives in Houston, Texas.

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Exchanging rings in the ring

Moncton wrestler, Markus Burke and his fiance, Emily Gillis, plan to get married in October, as part of a wrestling event called, "Wedlock".

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Useful Fridays to help newcomers with practical daily living

The Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Resource Centre is offering classes in banking, winter driving, grocery shopping. Mohamed Bagha is the managing director and Li Song is the engagement coordinator.

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Talking moose at the North American Moose Conference

Gerry Redmond is a retired wildlife biologist and former director of the Maritime College of Forest Technology.

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Great Race of cars older than 1972 coming to Maritimes

The Great Race is a time-speed-indurance race for cars older than 1972. This will be the first time the race comes through the Maritimes. Jeff Stumb is the director.

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Driest year in 20 yields fewer blueberries

Russ Weir owns McKay's Wild Blueberries in Pennfield.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Wind River'

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$71 million coming to boost early learning and childcare

Shawnee McConchie is the co-owner of Wonderland Child Care in Norton. She is unsure what changes are to come for her business, and for families.

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Glyphosate not so worrisome if requirements are met

The province says glyphosate is safe and JD Irving says the herbicide is being properly applied. Len Ritter is a professor emeritus of toxicology at the University of Guelph.

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Catching the rain in your garden

Watershed protection groups have been encouraging people to create rain gardens. Amanda Marlin is executive director of EOS Eco-Energy in Sackville.

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'Life in the John' through photographic lens

Kate Tadic and Hunter Wilson of BCK Creatives are behind the pop-up shop 'Life in the John' takes place this Thursday from 6 to 8 at Tuck Interiors.

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Bacteria can be used to clean up 40-year-old creosote globules

The cost of dredging and treating the sediment in the creek bottom has been estimated at as much as $10 million. Bacteria would cost less. Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the Executive Director of ACAP Saint John.

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New president for New Brunswick Teachers' Association

In his two-year term, George Daley wants to focus on mental health in schools and morale.

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Off the shelf: "Gravitational Fields"

Dr. Harry Rajchgot is speaking at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, August 28.

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Community has plenty questions about recreational pot

A panel discussion on the subject took place yesterday, at Carleton Kirk United Church, where panel members fielded questions from the audience. Saint John Police Chief John Bates was one of the panelists.

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New Seaside Park Elementary school ready for first day

District superintendent Zoe Watson says classrooms and teachers are ready. The gym, the cafeteria and playground will take a little while longer.

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Watch for baby gulls learning to fly!

A caller has seen to baby gulls hit by cars in Uptown. Birder Jim Wilson talks about this trying time of a baby gull's life.

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Cybersecurity: nuisance 911 calls on old phones

Removing your SIM card may not be enough. David Shipley is a cybersecurity expert and CEO of Beauceron Security Inc.

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Leasing solar panels from Saint John Energy may soon be option

Ray Robinson is the CEO of Saint John Energy.The company is exploring the idea of a rental program for on-site battery storage units, for power generated by the panels.

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Costeau's granddaughter exploring Gulf of St. Lawrence

Alexandra Cousteau, a senior advisor for Oceana Canada, is exploring the Gulf of St. Lawrence on a seven-day expedition.

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Fallen soldier from St. Stephen identified, given military burial 100 years later

Sgt. Harold Shaughnessy died in the Battle of Hill 70, 1917. His great-nephew Jack Kennedy attended the soldier's military burial this week in France.

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Symphony NB touring, and partnering with KIRA

Vaughn McIntyre is on the board of Symphony New Brunswick. The orchestra has been doing outreach work in all corners of the province, including St. Andrews this Sunday.

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School bus app provides late bus, cancellation info

Jamie Tait is transportation manager for the Anglophone South School District. The subscription services is ready now on the ASDS website.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Lucky Logan'

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National Energy Board sets discussion topics for upcoming hearings

Lois Corbett is the executive director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick. She says some important issues are still being ignored.

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Federal changes to income splitting and 'sprinkling' may challenge small businesses

Doctors and dentists have been speaking out about proposed federal tax changes. Dan Noel is a portfolio manager with Wyverstone Capitol and IA Securities in Moncton.

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Shop class too crowded, safety first says teacher

Ross Phinney has raised the issue with his school, the district education council, and the province. He also complained to Worksafe NB.

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Staycations: Moncton

Ellen Tucker shares insider details for day trips to Moncton.

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Province's ice storm plans under developed

Two reviews of the province's actions during last winter's ice storm found room for improvements. Blaine Higgs, leader of the official opposition and PC MLA for Quispamsis.

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Moonlight Bazaar takes over Uptown streets

Lauchlan Ough is one of the organizers of the city's first Moonlight Bazaar. The market takes place from 8 p.m onward Saturday night.

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Syrian newcomer gives back with meals for homeless

Reham Abazid arrived in Saint John about a year ago. She will be cooking traditional Syrian food for the homeless with the help of seven other Syrian women and Outflow Ministries this Sunday.

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Fine art appraiser wants a peek at your art

Rob Cowley is the president of Consignor Canadian Fine Art, in Saint John this week hoping to discover a hidden gem.

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Take Liberty: Matthew Byrne

Although sometimes with The Dardanelles, Matthew Byrne has just released his new album, Horizon Lines.

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Sails Away, Tall Ships!

The parade of sail concluded the Festival of Sail. Victoria Clarke is the executive director of Discover Saint John.

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Off the shelf: 'Revenge River'

'Revenge River' is the debut novel from Graham McDermott. He grew up in Plaster Rock and set his novel near by there.

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NB Power to improve winter storm protocol

Gaetan Thomas is the president and CEO of NB Power. Improvements will be made to customer and public communications, operations, logistics and supply chain, environment, contact center performance, safety and external relations.

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Books bring together local daycare and Rocmaura seniors

CBC's Matthew Bingley attended the Summer Reading Club's closing party. He spoke with Avril Wood-Toner, with Origins Natural Learning Childcare, and a few club members.

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The captain of the Dutch schooner Wylde Swan

Tony Van Den Bos is the captain of one of the ships sailing into Saint John harbour for the Festival of Sail.

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Above the Maritimes

Ryan Groom is a Fredericton filmmaker whose film, "Maritimes from Above", will air on the CBC show Absolutely Maritimes on September 2nd.

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A tour of one of Saint John's soon-to-be-demolished buildings

Saint John Ward 3 Councillor Gerry Lowe and north-end resident, Bill Lindsay speaking with the CBC's Connell Smith.

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The future of the the PotashCorp Civic Centre

The CBC's Rachel Cave went to Sussex to speak with residents about the possibility of their civic centre closing.

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Cyber security: the dark web

Cybersecurity columnist David Shipley.

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Crossing Canada on a bicycle in support of cancer research

David MacKenzie is riding across the country in honor of his mother, and brother-in-law.

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The region's energy industry tries to influence the NAFTA negotiations

Colleen Mitchell is President of the Atlantica Centre For Energy.

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I Want to Come Home to the Fundy Fringe Festival

Mariel Kathryn Hunter is a writer, actor and producer in Vancouver. Her one woman show is being staged at the Fundy Fringe Festival.

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Our Movie Review: The Glass Castle

Tara Thorne is our movie reviewer.

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Saint John Festival of Sail

Victoria Clarke, executive director of Discover Saint John acts as our guide to the festival.

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The latest initiative to track the movements of endangered right whales

Fred Whoriskei is the executive director of the Ocean Tracking Network.

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TimberTop Adventure Park

David Alston is the province's Entrepreneur-in-Residence and one of the backers behind the idea for a new outdoor adventure business at Dominion Park.

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Parking and Transit delivers some good financial news

Ian MacKinnon is the CEO of the Saint John Transit and Parking Commisson.

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The best place to view the tall ships

Kurt Peacock is the Visitor Experience Team Lead for Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site.

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Staycation: PEI

Ellen Tucker has some tips for soaking up the best of Island life including the Fall Flavours Festival and Old Home Week.

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The province's new tourism vision for Ministers Island

John Ames is New Brunswick's minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture and is also the MLA for the riding of St. Croix.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: everything going down

Bob is predicting that gasoline and diesel will both fall by 1 cent tonight at midnight.

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Saint John Pride Parade reaction

Jim Crooks and Carl Trickey reacting to Mayor Don Darling speaking out for equality at Saint John's Pride Parade.

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A tour of Betty Kennett's garden

Betty Kennet is still our honourary resident green thumb.

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Protecting right whales in the Gulf of St Lawrence

Moira Brown is a senior scientist with the New England Aquarium and the Canadian Whale Institute.

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A search for evidence of a Black Loyalist burial ground at the Algonquin golf course

Graham Nickerson is a member of the New Brunswick Black History Society, and board member of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society, based in Nova Scotia.

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A new book on Canadian musical acts from the '50s to '70s

Mark Kearney is co-author of As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk, Pop & Rock Pioneers.

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Cyber Security: cyberbullying and sexual exploitation

David Shipley is a cybersecurity expert and the CEO of Beauceron Security in Fredericton.

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The provincial NDP has a new leader

Jennifer McKenzie is now officially the new leader of the provincial NDP. Mario Levesque is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Mount Allison University in Sackville.

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Raising monarch butterflies

Jim Wilson has been doing his part for the threatened species.

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Small creature taxidermy

Cheryl Johnson runs Back Road Crafts out of her home near Titusville.

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Matching vacant buildings with people looking for properties to develop

Gerry Lowe is a councillor for Ward 3 in Saint John.

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Marathon by the Sea

Patrick Grannan is co-chair of Marathon by the Sea.

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Our Movie Review: Detroit

Tara Thorne says Kathryn Bigelow's new film about a difficult time in American history is a bit difficult to figure out.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Everything Going Up

Bob Jones is predicting that both gas and diesel will be going up by a cent tonight at midnight.

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Refurbishing Tucker Park

Gary Sullivan is a councillor at large for the city of Saint John.

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Staycation in the province's capital

Ellen Tucker talks about Fredericton.

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St. Stephen hosts 33rd annual Chocolate Fest

Katelyn Rodas is one of the organizers of Chocolate Fest in St. Stephen.

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One less covered bridge

The Hammond River #2 Bridge won't survive to see 2018. Bill Fraser is the minister of transportation and infrastructure.

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Opting out of the family chocolate business

David Ganong, Chairman of Ganong Brothers in St. Stephen plans to honour his great-uncle, the scholar W.F. Ganong with a statue.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Dan Verner

Jeff Liberty previews the new album from newly-minted Saint John resident Dan Verner.

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The KV Players bring Sister Act to the stage

Margie Mazerolle and Charlotte Dort have lead roles in the KV Players summer musical Sister Act.

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Farm to Food

Jessica McMackin is a registered dietitian with Public Health in Saint John.

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Longtime New Brunswick Museum CEO moves on

Jane Fullerton is stepping down from her position as CEO of the New Brunswick Museum, after 16 years in the job.

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Canadian National Ball Hockey Championships bring teams, scouts to Saint John

Sheila Elliott is president of the New Brunswick Ball Hockey Association and chair of the event.

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Local coach and Riptide player running basketball camps in Germany

Coaches in Germany asked Bob Fife of Quispamsis to help organize basketball camps there.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Atomic Blonde'

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Right whale deaths in Gulf of St. Lawrence 'unprecedented'

The count to August 3 is at least 10 dead right whales. Moira Brown is a research assistant for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans since 1984, and a senior scientist working with a team from the New England Aquarium and Canadian Whale Institute.

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Potash Corp Civic Centre faces closure under current funding model

The pool will close for regular maintenance in September, and the board says it won't reopen unless a sustainable funding model is found. Marc Thorne is mayor of Sussex.

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Saint John park land development subdivides public

No decisions have been made to sell or develop, but Saint John Mayor Don Darling says the discussion has to happen.

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Saint Johner finds support at International CHARGE Syndrome Conference

Nineteen year old Kennedy Weir was born with the rare genetic disorder called CHARGE. Lisa Weir is her mother.

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Gas Guru predicts as much as 4 c/l increase tonight for gas, heating oil, diesel

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Fundy Footpath caretakers can help, but don't plan on it

Three Ontario women were prepared to hike, but surprised by the ruggedness of the footpath. Marc Leger is trail master there. He's with the Fundy Hiking Trails Association.

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Team NB takes 3 medals so far

Bruce MacFarlane, media liaison, gives us an update on day 4 of competition.

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Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Association provides annual scholarship

Mohamed Bagha is managing director of the Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Resource Centre. Bonnie Fordham is a volunteer. They are raising funds to support the $1000 annual scholarship.

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Staycations: Edmundston

Ellen Tucker talks about Edmundston's museums and Petit Sault, the beer and the historic blockhouse.

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Full redesigned golf course open at Algonquin Resort

Jason Porter is director of golf and PGA head professional at the Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews.

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Hop farm on Darlings Island has strong family ties

Josh Mayich grows many varieties of hops for the New Brunswick craft brew industry.

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Atlantic Link would not impact New Brunswick's renewable energy strategy

David Coon is leader of the Green Party and a proponent of renewable energy. New Brunswick's clean energy strategy hasn't been updated in almost a decade.

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Sailing team at Canada Games waiting for stronger winds

Gary Sullivan is coach of the New Brunswick Sailing Team.

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Saint John instead of St. John's; Tourists turn booking mistake into adventure

Courtney Eamer is one of a group of women who were accidentally flown to Saint John instead of St. John's, Newfoundland. The group hike the Fundy Footpath instead of Gros Morne National Park.

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Boys in The Band comes to BMO Theatre ahead of Pride Week

Matt Hamilton-Snow directs 'The Boys in the Band.'

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Clean energy Atlantic Link would use underwater cable and New Brunswick wind farms

Robin McAdam is vice-president of major developments for Emera. Atlantic Link is an effort to provide clean energy to New England, specifically the state of Massachusetts.

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Off the shelf: 'What the Raven Brings'

John Owen Theobald is a Saint John author living in the U.K. This book a the second in a trilogy. Canadian release date is August 10.

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Too many prescriptions for addictive opioids

CBC's Karissa Donkin speaks with David Juurlink, drug safety specialist and clinical pharmacologist.

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Cyber security: attacks on your health

David Shipley says our health care system, right down to the pace maker in your chest, is vulnerable to hacking.

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Bus service between St. Stephen and Saint John funded for 2 years

Stan Choptiany is the president of the Southwest New Brunswick Transit Authority. The bus will run twice daily, seven days a week, and stop in St. Andrews, St. George, and Pennfield.

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Partridge Island can be accessed by kayak tours

River Bay Adventures is a kayak tour company that has Department of Fisheries and Oceans' permission to visit Partridge Island.

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Public awareness campaign more important than mandatory usage of PFDs

Melanie Sonnenberg, program manager for the Grand Manan Fishermen's Association, responds to the Transportation Safety Board's recommendation to make personal flotation devices mandatory for fishermen.

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Team NB arrives in Winnipeg for Canada Summer Games

Bruce MacFarlane is the media liaison for Team New Brunswick.

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MLA Bill Fraser on options for Hammond River covered bridge No. 2

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Ever had gator on a stick?

CBC's Jeri Knopp has lunch at the Southern Influence food truck which serves alligator and other flavours of the southern states.

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Body-cam video of fatal police shooting should be made public

CBC's Karissa Donkin reports on the decision by access to information and privacy commissioner Anne Bertrand.

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Fix or replace the Hammond River covered bridge?

A meeting was held in Hampton to discuss what could be done with the damaged covered bridge. Bonnie Kellar is a resident of Hammond River.

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Gas Guru predicts tenths of a cent increase on the price of gas tonight

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Judge orders environmental impact assessment for salmon farm

Neville Crabbe is with the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

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Women's group wants police to change "unfounded" review process

Beth Lyons, executive director of the New Brunswick Women's Council, speaks with CBC's Karissa Donkin.

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Staycations: Fundy Trail Parkway

Ellen Tucker works in the tourist industry.

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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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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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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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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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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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