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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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Inside the huge consumer backlash against Star Wars Battlefront II

Its release last week was overshadowed by controversy and spawned the most down-voted Reddit post of all time.

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'Basam is a hero'

Afghan police say officer saved many lives by bear-hugging suicide bomber.

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Starring in Coco

Hear the incredible story of how Anthony Gonzalez scored this big role.

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What are smartphones doing to young people?

Too much screen-time has been linked to sleep disruption, loneliness, anxiety, depression and even an increased risk of suicide.

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Gas Guru predicts a 3 c/l drop, or more, for gas

The price of heating oil and diesel will stay the same.

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On stage: Christmas shows and an incredible moustache

'It's a Wonderful Life' radio play and Tetsuro Shigematsu's new show.

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Dr. Simon on food poisoning

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Dennis The Prescott and his love of chocolate

The internationally recognized food writer and photographer is from Moncton. He's the special guest at For the Love of Chocolate, in support of the Kings Way LifeCare Alliance Foundation.

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Juanita Black shares black book tips on personal finance

Juanita Black went from bankruptcy to owning a new-to-her car using these methods.

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Children living in poverty in N.B.: 80% of Arab children, 50% of kids from single-parent homes

Natalia Hicks is a social researcher with the Saint John Human Development Council. She has details of the 2017 New Brunswick Child Poverty Report Card.

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Christmas shoebox project for First Peoples youth expanding to New Brunswick

Josée Lusignan is the president and founder of I Love First Peoples, a project to distribute gift-filled shoeboxes to Indigenous children and youth living in remote communities.

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Interactive mural lets kids make their mark in the art

Jean Rooney's 25 foot-wide mural called Seaside Sightseeing is washable.

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For the birds: Monarch populations returning in stronger numbers

Jim Wilson says the monarchs arrived in southern Canada early this year.

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South end, peninsula planning review

Jeff Cyr oversees the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan. Kay Gillis is a lifelong resident of the south end, and chair of the Neighbourhood Action Team.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: the Saint John String Quartet

Juno-nominated and ECMA winning quartet celebrates 30 years of performances. Chris Buckley is the violist.

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N.B. model of inclusion not sustainable

Paul Bennett, an independent education consultant based out of Halifax, speaks with CBC's Rachel Cave.

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The unemmployed taxi driver who revived the Imperial Theatre

Jack MacDougall's new book talks about the million-dollar effort to buy and restore the Imperial Theatre.

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Take Liberty: Cassie and Maggie

This album by Cassie and Maggie was was just awarded the best of 2017 by Music Nova Scotia.

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Black Loyalist burial ground could be under St. Andrews resort golf course

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

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Bernard Cormier, cultural affairs officer and Santa Claus parade marshal

Cormier retires in March after 30 years of working for the city. The 65th annual parade happens Nov. 18.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Murder on the Orient Express'

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Report cards as easy as 1-2-3-4

There is a new number grading system. Chrissy Dumont is involved with the new K to 8 provincial report card system in Anglophone South.

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Map of maritime tick zones

David Lieske is a geography and environment professor at Mt. A and the director of the Geospatial Modelling Lab, part of the school's Lyme Research Network.

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Flash frozen tea captures Dragon's Den investment

Tracy and Rory Bell own the Saint John-based company Millennia Tea, which flash freezes tea leaves to preserve nutrients.

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Second stage and third stage housing needed

Lynne Matheson is executive director of Fundy Region Transition House. Second and third housisn is something they've been working on for a while.

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Saint John family finds missing sister

Terence Sullivan brought Shannon home from France after being missing for 10 months.

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Father of autistic boy wants son back in school

Jeremy Piper is the father of 9-year-old Alex, who is autistic. He's been suspended from school. Jeremy talks with the CBC's Rachel Cave.

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Unsightly premises getting kindly cleaned up

The city has hired a Community Standards Officer. Don Darling is the mayor and Amy Poffenroth is the city's deputy commissioner of growth and community development services.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 c/l down for gas, 1 c/l up for heating oils

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Dr. Simon on eating disorders in youth

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Volunteer firefighters needed

Doug Browne is the provincial fire marshal, and is in charge of a provincial recruitment and retention project with the New Brunswick Association of Fire Chiefs.

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WWII wreck, first RCAF casualties, memorialized near Deersdale

Kelly Honeyman is with JDI. Harold Wright is a Saint John historian and Director of the Turnbull Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society.

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32 years of helping women out of abusive relationships

Elaine Stewart is the executive director of Second Stage Housing.

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A Hampton market gets a new owner

Blair Hyslop is the co-owner of Mrs. Dunster's in Sussex and the new co-owner of Kredl's Corner Market in Hampton.

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Operation Red Nose

Paul Boudreau and Jen Butler are co-chairs of the safe drive home service, Operation Red Nose Greater Saint John.

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Pitching our region at the World Travel Market

Ellen Tucker works in the travel industry and is in the UK at the World Travel Market.

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Our Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Tara Thorne went to see the latest Marvel movie about The God of Thunder ...and loved it!

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Going backstage at "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"

Angela Mombourquette is the author of "25 Years of 22 Minutes".

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Back from the dead

John Logan is a New Brunswick lawyer. His grandfather, G Earl Logan, was mistakenly reported killed in action at Paschendale 100 years ago this month.

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Pit bull attack

Hollie Warren, James Warren and their daughter Emma. Emma was attacked by her neighbour Mark Munn's pitbull.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Everything Going Up Again

Bob Jones is predicting that gas will go up by 2 - 3 cents tonight at midnight and diesel and heating oil will also be going up by 2 cents.

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Our Health Columnist on a stent study

Dr. Mike Simon on a new study that suggests stents do not have to be the go-to treatment for some heart conditions.

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Camp Glenburn gets an upgrade

Pip Nightingale is the manager of Camp Glenburn.

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Curbside recycling comes to Southwest NB

Joyce Wright is chair of the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission.

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For the birds: unusual sightings

Stormy weather has meant birder Jim Wilson has seen a lot of unusual birds in the area.

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Port Cities took home five Music Nova Scotia Awards

Breagh MacKinnon is one-third of the band Port Cities.

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The Hampton Candyman has died

David Carr ran Dave's Place in Hampton. Craig Mills is the president of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Diversity Champions awards

Jocelyn Stevens is the executive director of PRUDE. Ami Cail is with Eastern College, one of this year's Diversity Champions award recipients.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Figaro and Madam Butterfly

Paul Bustin will be performing along with Sally Dibblee and Symphony New Brunswick in the production A Song For All Time.

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Sussex AX Centre has Kick AX to help with fundraising

Jane Simpson is the executive director of AX: The Arts and Culture Centre of Sussex.

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Off the shelf: RCAF Flyers hockey team

P.J. Naworynski has written Against All Odds; The Untold Story of Canada's Unlikely Heroes, about the RCAF Flyers who improbably were Olympic Hockey Champions.

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Vigil for Cindy McCormick

Friends and family of dentist Cindy McCormick gathered Saturday night at a beach on a lake near Baxters Corner.

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Liberal MLA resignation might shuffle party strategies

J.P. Lewis is a political scientist at UNBSJ.

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Red Cross Power of Humanity Awards: Elijah Matheson

Elijah Matheson is this year's New Brunswick Young Humanitarian for his work in the LGBTQ communities at high school and university.

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Seniors' Wellness fair to get you moving and balanced

Kim Cookson is one of the organizers of the Senior Wellness Fair and Clinic. Debbie McLeod is the community coordinator for Social Development and Housing in the Greater Saint John area.

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Red Cross Power of Humanity Awards: Glenn Cooke

Bill Lawlor is the provincial director of the Canadian Red Cross in New Brunswick. Glenn Cooke, CEO of Cooke Aquaculture, is one of this year's recipients.

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6 hockey teams take to the ice for Marissa The Fierce

Marissa Gootjes, 14, plays defense with the KV Minor Hockey Association Bantam Senators. She was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.

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Former Saint John Flame Steve Montador's head injuries inspire book by hockey legend

Ken Dryden is the author of the book Game Change: The Life and Death of Steve Montador and the Future of Hockey.

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Art imitates life with School Of Rock

InterAction School of Performing Arts students are performing the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical at Imperial this weekend.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Suburbicon'

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End of cruise ship season means planning for next one begins

Betty MacMillan is the manager of cruise development at the Port. Danielle Timmons is a vice-president with Aquila tours, who operate many of the shore excursions for passengers.

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St. George lower bridge to be repaired, redesigned

Rick Doucet is the MLA for Fundy-The Isles- Saint John West.

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ASD-South responds to confusion, frustration with school lunch tender process

Zoë Watson is the superintendent of Anglophone South School District.

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Dr. Simon on pancreatic cancer

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Gas Guru predicts 3-4 c/l increase for all fuesl tonight

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On Stage: Folk stylings of Old Man Ludecke and Breabach at Imperial

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Keep the headlights on, it's the law

Starting today, daytime running lights are mandatory for all vehicles on the roads in New Brunswick. Gary Howard is vice president of marketing and communications with CAA Atlantic.

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Do you live in a property tax assessment hotspot?

Gallant government has confirmed it's not too late to challenge the property assessment and tax bill you received last March if an error was made by the province. CBC reporter Robert Jones has more.

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Parent School Support Committee asked for input on school lunches, then dismissed

Parent School Support Committee at Seaside Park Elementary has been working since last year on securing local food service. Shane Cassidy and Lori Anderson are members.

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The New Brunswick Museum gets funding for a new home

Bill Hicks is the acting CEO of the New Brunswick Museum.

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Stories of Fernhill Cemetery

Doug Forbes is the general manager of Fernhill Cemetery in east Saint John.

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Take Liberty: Rob Lutes

Jeff Liberty gives Rothesay's Rob Lutes' latest album a spin.

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Looking in NB rivers for microplastics

Joshua Kurek is an assistant professor of geography and environment at Mount Allison University. Taylor Crosby is the student working with him on a research project on microplastics in New Brunswick rivers.

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Knowing when to speak up about an abusive relationship

Kristal LeBlanc is Executive Director of the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre.

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Pop Up Restaurant

Sankara Cuisine and Five and Dime will present a Pop Up Restaurant for Chop Chop Restaurant Week. Lily Lynch and Tito Atansi are the co-founders of Sankara Cuisine.

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A creepy -- but fun -- tale in time for Halloween

Paul McAllister is the author of A New Song for Herman.

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The Saint John String Quartet has three decades of music-making in this community

David and Sonja Adams are members of the Saint John String Quartet.

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Catapult Construction won this year's grant from The Community Foundation

Jayme Hall is the executive director of Outflow Ministries. Kelly Evans is executive director of The Community Foundation.

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Helping Syrian newcomers & their neighbours settle into life together in Crescent Valley

Nathim Mansoor is the community engagement coordinator at Crescent Valley.

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Saint John school is benefitting from a population that is finally growing

Megan Donovan is the principal at Hazen White St Francis school.

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School plays an important role in the community

Jen Brown is the community schools co-ordinator at Hazen White Saint Francis school.

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Resources that have arrived and thrived to help many adjust to a new life

Anne Driscoll is executive director of the Crescent Valley Resource Centre.

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Afghanistan student

Nilofar Rezie is a 13-year old student at Hazen White St Francis school.

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The breakfast program at Hazen White St. Francis school

Some of the students having breakfast at the school.

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Mohammed's Happy Song

Mohammed, a grade seven student at Hazen White St Francis school requested today's happy song by Ismeil Tamr and Ammar Al-Darani.

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Hazen White St Francis school students

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Two Hazen White St Francis students

Ammar and Yamen enjoying their breakfast.

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For the birds: Jim Wilson returns

Jim Wilson saw more rare birds this season than any other season he can recall.

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RV tour hopes to steer young girls and women into tech career

Alicia Close is the CEO and co-founder of Women In Tech World. Cathy Simpson is the vice-president of people and culture at T4G Limited.

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1000th rescued greyhound placed in Maritime home

Christina Tardif is vice president of the Maritime Greyhound Adoption Program.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: scoring for Nosferatu

Andrew Reed Miller composed the score for the Imperial Theatre's showing of the 1922 silent German vampire film, Nosferatu.

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Off the shelf: 'Portraits of Canadian Writers and 1967: Centennial Year'

Bruce Meyer profiles about 200 authors in this collection.

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Students petition premier for healthier lunch options at cafeteria

Kennedy McGeachy is a Grade 12 student and member of the grad committee at Harbourview High School. Jenna Dixon is the student council president.

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Tax increase for local service districts surrounding Sussex to support PotashCorp Civic Centre

Bridget Ryan is chair of the board of the PotashCorp Civic Centre in Sussex.

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Removing equipment, machinery exemption for industry not step towards tax fairness

Joel Richardson is vice-president of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters for N.B. and P.E.I.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Happy Death Day'

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Knowing where the fish are will help improve passage through Kennebecasis

Ben Whalen is project manager for the Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee.

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Reaction to federal finance minister's changes to tax reform

Bill Morneau made further announcements in Hampton, where Dr. Heidi King and Dr. Sherri Adams had feedback. Dennis Howlett is the executive director of Canadians For Tax Fairness.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 c/l more for the price of gas tonight

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New national energy plan gets input from New Brunswick's Gaia Project

Jane Burchill is program delivery officer for the provincial non-profit, Gaia Project. She attended the national conference in Winnipeg.

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On stage: a sister, father and son

Sister's Back to School Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales, and Bill and Joel Plaskett are coming to the Imperial.

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Dr. Simon on managing good cholesterol

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Former hockey and baseball coach charged with child luring, sexual assault

CBC's Rachel Cave has the details of Scott Geikie's first court appearance.

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Finance Minister Cathy Rogers open 'to dialogue' but not immediate property tax reform

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Take Liberty: Gabrielle Papillon

Jeff Liberty reviews Papillon's latest album, 'Keep The Fire.'

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St. Stephen council votes for rainbow crosswalk

More than 300 people marched while council took a second vote for the project.

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KD lunch provides community for hungry Rothesay students

Victoria Dingee is a Grade 11 student at Rothesay High. Alicia Walls is the minister for youth and family at St. David's United Church.

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Council moves to ask for more control of property taxes and revenues

Saint John council passed a motion asking the provincial government to drop the machinery and equipment property tax exemptions for industry. Don Darling is the mayor.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Strings Eternal, including Brahm's Violin Concerto in D major

Bernhard Gueller is the guest conductor and Giora Schmidt is the featured soloist.

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Saint John Energy teams up to harness wind power with new farms

Ray Robinson is the president and CEO of Saint John Energy. The $60-million project, once operational, these small-scale renewable projects could each power as many as 6,400 households each year.

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St. Stephen to hold special council meeting about rainbow crosswalk

Reverend Lesley Hamilton is a United Church minister in St. Stephen. She says this is an opportunity for the community to hear diverse opinions.

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A huge tidal power turbine sits at Long Wharf

Christian Richard is vice president of special projects with Emera and is on the board of directors of Cape Sharp Tidal.

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Losing the Sears call centre deal

Paul Fudge is the chief financial officer and VP of deal structuring with Opportunities New Brunswick.

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The Northern Pikes kick off their anniversary tour in Saint John

The Northern Pikes and their fans Brenda Renaud and Shawn Barker speaking with the CBC's Jericho Knopp.

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Our Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

Tara Thorne checked out the sequel to the 1982 sci fi classic.

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SJTC stages The Glass Menagerie

Tyler McLennan plays Tom and Dean Turner is the director of The Glass Menagerie. The Saint John Theatre Company production will be staged at the BMO theatre.

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St. Stephen start up community supporting new start ups

Abby Pond is a small business owner in St. Stephen, and one of the founders of Startup St. Stephen.

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Rivers Institute sees low water levels in New Brunswick since dry summer

Antoin O'Sullivan is a PHD student with UNB and works with the Canadian Rivers Institute.

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Off the shelf: Giller nominee Michelle Winters

Michelle Winters is the author of 'I am a Truck.' She's on the shortlist for this year's Giller Prize, awarded on November 20.

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West side Saint John water from well harder, tastier than before

Residents, business owners and Ward 1 councillor Blake Armstrong, speak with CBC's Matthew Bingley.

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Gas Guru predicts 1/2 c/l drop for the price of gas tonight

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Select salmon to swim free and multiply in Fundy National Park

Corey Clarke is park ecologist at Fundy National Park. The Fundy Salmon Recovery Project will be celebrated with a salmon release tomorrow.

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Harder water has minerals and other benefits

Brent McGovern is Saint John's commissioner of water. He responds to complaints about the new harder water in West Saint John.

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Dr. Simon on possible complications of generic drugs

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Crane Mountain landfill to host yard sale

Marc MacLeod is general manager of Fundy Region Solid Waste. The yard sale at Crane Mountain Landfill runs from 8 AM to noon on Saturday, October 21st.

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Bee Me Kidz program buzzing with success

Now in four schools, the program hopes to grow to help kids and parents in schools across the province. Tina Estabrooks is the principal at Centennial School. Missy Bewick is the executive director of Bee Me Kidz.

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The Energy East pipeline project is officially dead

Colleen Mitchell is President of the Atlantica Centre for Energy and Don Darling is the mayor of Saint John.

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Charting a future for the North Atlantic Right whale.

Tonya Wimmer is director for the Marine Animal Response Society.

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Saving Sand Cove Road

Blake Armstrong is a councillor for Ward 1 in Saint John.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'American Made'

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"I googled cheap places to live in Canada and Saint John came up"

Toronto's Mike Demmer has found quality of life, with a $1-million view for $100,000 in Saint John.

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New funding model at WorkSafe New Brunswick concerns employers

David Coon is the leader of the Green Party and the MLA for Fredericton South.

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MP Wayne Long awaits news of fate after voting against Liberal party on tax reform

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Gas Guru predicts 2c/l drop for gas tonight at the price change, heating oil, diesel sit still

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On Stage: Northern Pikes to open tour at Imperial Theatre

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Dr. Simon on national pharmacare

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Best mentors to be recognized by new Big Brothers Big Sisters award

Laurie Collins is the executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John.

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On second viewing, AG finds Atcon loan 'inexplicable'

Auditor General Kim McPherson's second investigation into the deal finds that $63 million was never going to be enough to 'save' Atcon.

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Take Liberty: Penny Blacks

Jeff Liberty reviews the Saint John bands latest album, Long Lights.

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Update: Terence Sullivan in France following clues about his missing sister

Shannon Sullivan left her Toronto apartment in February without explanation. Her family is concerned about her mental health.

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Off the shelf: "Apron Strings"

Jan Wong came to Saint John to talk about her new book at the Fog Lit Festival.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: At Home Chez Nous

The five-piece Ventus Machina will be touring the province with a tribute to Acadian artists. Patrick Bolduc and Christie Goodwin are members of the symphony.

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MP New Brunswick Southwest Karen Ludwig on last day of consultation on corporate tax reform

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Saying goodbye to Sears

Charles Doak is a former Sears employee in Saint John.

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The province releases its 2017 financial statements

Blaine Higgs is the leader of the opposition and a former finance minister in the Alward government.

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Salmon sculpture art installation

Peggy Woolsey-Rivera is one of ten artists working on salmon sculptures intended as public art in Saint John.

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The federal government's advisory committee on poverty

Brenda Murphy is a longtime social justice and anti-poverty advocate from Grand Bay-Westfield and has been named to the federal government's Advisory Committee on Poverty.

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Bringing HMS Pinafore to Saint John

Albert Bergeret is the founder and artistic director of the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players.

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How to spend your later years

Judy Lane is CEO of Kings Way Lifecare Alliance.

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Movie review: Ninjago

Tara Thorne is our movie reviewer.

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Trans Canada Pipeline puts its Energy East approval process on hold

Jim Carr is the federal minister of Natural Resources.

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Differing ideas on what makes a vibrant uptown

Saint John music promoter Peter Rowan spoke to the CBC's Matthew Bingley.

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A summit on the St. John River

Graeme Stewart-Robertson is executive director of ACAP Saint John.

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Aquaculture pesticides

Bill Ernst filed a complaint with the federal environment department about the use of pesticides in the aquaculture industry.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: a mixed bag at the pumps

Bob predicts that diesel will be going up by 2 cents and that gas will be going down by a cent to a cent and a half or possibly not moving much at all.

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Developing the former St. Vincent's High School

Kevin McDonald is the board chair for St. Vincent's Apartments Inc.

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Our Health Columnist on diabetes remission

Dr. Simon is a family doctor in Saint John.

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Canada's new parliamentary secretary for Small Business and Tourism

Alaina Lockhart is the MP for Fundy Royal and the parliamentary secretary for Small Business and Tourism.

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A presentation to Parliament on marijuana use

John Bates is the Chief of the Saint John Police Force.

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A new study on edible marijuana

Sylvain Charlebois is a Professor of Food Distribution and Policy at Dalhousie University.

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The Rural Lynx bus service starts its run

Stan Choptiany is the former mayor of St Andrews and one of the people behind the effort to bring public transportation to Charlotte County.

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The last season of the Rick Mercer Report

Rick Mercer will wrap up the Rick Mercer Report after this season.

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Architecture students explore historic sites

Stephen Kopp is with Acre Architects and Jamie Howard is a student at the University of Toronto, in the school of architecture, landscape and design.

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This year's Fog Lit Festival

Andrea Kikuchi is on the board of directors for the Fog Lit Festival.

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Symphony New Brunswick gets set to kick off a new season

David and Sonja Adams are principal players with Symphony New Brunswick.

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Reorganizing schools in Saint John's south end

Rob Fowler is chair of the District Education Council for Anglophone South.

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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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