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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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Why were charges against 35 Mafia associates stayed?

Charges against 35 organized crime suspects in Montreal were dropped recently and the Crown was curiously cryptic about why.

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Tantric sex class

What could possibly go wrong?

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Stuck inside a toy claw machine

Damien Murphy only turned away for a few seconds. Moments later, he found his three-year-old son, Jamie, inside a toy machine.

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Budget 2017

How will the funds announced in the 2017 federal budget affect day-to-day life for Torontonians?

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Roadmap for Smart Growth approved by council, not shared publically at council

The 45 point document was made law following a seven-two vote, except, no one other than city councillors and city staff knew what was in the document. Mayor Don Darling talked with reporters after the council meeting.

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St. Andrews council to draft new lease for Kiwanis ownership of Oceanfront Campground

Mayor Doug Naish says town members are keen to develop a new lease for the Oceanfront Campground.

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'Including Me, Ben's Story'

Ben George is the subject of a film premiering at St. Malachy's High School. Once told he'd never walk or talk, Ben now attends UNB. Mike George is his father.

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Trekking the great Trail, Sarah Jackson on day 415 hits Saint John

Sarah Jackson, from Edmonton, is hiking the Trans Canada Trail. She left Victoria in June of 2015. She's headed to St. John's, Newfoundland.

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For the birds: northern migration viewpoint, Pt. Lepreau

Naturalist Jim Wilson talks about the seabirds' timely return which is best viewed from the NB Power property at Point Lepreau.

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Uptown parking lots at capacity but open to parking for free overnight

Just Park It is a campaign to inform residents of free overnight off-street parking in the uptown. Marc Dionne is the operations manager for the Saint John Parking Commission.

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Off the shelf: Atlantic Salmon Flies

Jacques Heroux is the author of a new catalogue of flies called Atlantic Salmon Flies, from Gooselane Publishing.

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Open Indian Point Campground lease to public tender, says St. Andrews group

A campground on town land was leased to Kiwanis Club for 25 years. That lease expired in 2012, but the club still runs the campground. Jay Remer lives in St. Andrews.

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United Way raises record funds for numerous causes

Wendy McDermott is the executive director of United Way, which raised more than $1.6M last year. Deanna DeGroot is an intern with the Power Up program through the Women's Empowerment Network in Saint John.

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Supreme Court decision in Dennis Oland bail hearing sets precedent

The court decided Dennis Oland should have been granted bail while he waited to appeal his second-degree murder conviction. Nicole O'Byrne is a law professor at UNB in Fredericton.

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St. Stephen's Tidal Health Solutions cleared for build of medicinal marijuana operation

Kent Hovey Smith is one of five partners of Tidal Health Solutions. The company received initial approval from Health Canada to starting to build. The business will bring in 30 to 40 jobs.

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ECMA planners need volunteers

Information sessions for volunteers are Saturday, Mar 24, and Thursday Mar 30. Chuck Teed is co-chair of the local engagement committee.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Beauty and the Beast'

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Councillors rethink spending on 'utopian' transit plan

Councillors want to see if a case could be made for spending additional $400,000 on the next two phases of the transit plan reports. David Merrithew is a Saint John city councillor.

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Future St. Stephen mobilizing employment efforts

More than 30 jobs were cut at Superior Tanks this week. Richard Fulton is the preident of Future St. Stephen, a group working to reverse population decline and increase economic development in town.

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Dr. Simon on Horizon Health's thoracic surgeon crisis

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On stage: Ballet Jorgen's Swan Lake

The Ballet Jorgen is touring coast to coast performing Swan Lake. The dance company stops in Saint John on April 2.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 cent per litre off tonight

Expect the same cut for the price of heating oil and diesel too.

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Making the National Energy Board better for you

David Besner is a member of the expert panel looking into the modernization of the National Energy Board. The panel is holding two days of hearings and open houses in Saint John.

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Fort LaTour carved statues need repair, site to be re-imagined

Michel Cote is the executive director of ARCf de Saint-Jean. Beth Hatt is chair of the Fort LaTour Development Authority board of directors.

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Take Liberty: Plaskett and Plaskett

Jeff Liberty reviews the latest release from Joel Plaskett, a project that includes all the talents of his father Bill.

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Dim Sum lunch returns to Saint John for fundraiser

Ingredients have been picked up in Toronto, preparations begin days in advance. Dr. Lisa Yang is chair of the KV3C volunteer board of directors.

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Town of St. Andrews not aware of massive sea lice outbreak at salmon farm

Half a million atlantic salmon died in their cages or were killed to prevent an even worse environmental catastrophe. Court documents revealed the owners, Gray Group, had slipped into receivership.

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MP Karen Ludwig attends UN commission on the status of women meetings

Delegates from all around the world are in New York City at the UN Commission on the Status of Women to discuss economic empowerment and the changing role of work.

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Fishers groups walk out of federal safety regulations meetings

Melanie Sonnenberg is president of the Canadian Independent Fish Harvesters Federation and project manager for the Grand Manan Fishermen's Association.

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Off the shelf: Of Mice and Men

The Saint John Free Public library's book club is discussing this book, and the Saint John Theatre Company is staging the play. Maryanne Lewell, Stephen Tobias, Dean Turner and Isabelle Synott discuss.

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Child death review reports should be more transparent, says advocate

Norm Bosse is the provincial child and youth advocate. A CBC News investigation has found at least 53 children known to child protection services have died from unnatural causes in the past two decades.

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Empty lot on Darlings Island property tax increased from $100 to more than $1000

The province has admitted there were miscalculations on about 2400 bills, and it's issuing new ones. Don Michener's property tax went from went from less than $150 dollars to more than $1000 this year.

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MP offers sandwiches to the hungry from constituency office

Saint John has just taken part in a study to help develop the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy. MP Wayne Long feeds the hungry in his office every day.

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Hampton filmmaker follows Nunavut Pride community

Mike Yerxa co-wrote and co-directed a documentary called 'Two Soft Things Two Hard Things,' which looks at the experiences of a small LGBTQ community in Nunavut.

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Online charity helps other charities raise funds online

Paul Nazareth is vice-president of community engagement with CanadaHelps, an online platform for donating and fundraising.

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Tara Thorne reviews Kong: Skull Island

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Lost Children: story of Mona Sock

The findings about Mona's death have been secret for nearly a decade. CBC reporter Shane Fowler brings part three of this series.

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Dr. Simon on zika risks

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On stage: Tommy with a banjo

The HillBenders are coming to the Imperial theatre with their bluegrass version of The Who's 'Tommy.'

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Big jumps in property tax assessments

Shawn Peterson runs the website propertize.ca

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For the bird: winter migrants

Within the next two weeks hundreds of spring migrant birds will return to southern New Brunswick. Birder and naturalist Jim Wilson.

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Thoracic surgeon shortage

Eileen Shaw and her daughter Britney Shaw are trying to sort out why Eileen, who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer at the beginning of February still hasn't been triaged by a surgeon.

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Symphony New Brunswick

Classical and contemporary come together in Symphony New Brunswick's upcoming show. Michael Newnham is the conductor of Symphony New Brunswick.

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Ojibway author Richard Wagamese has died

Wagamese's book 'Indian Horse' was the subject of the Big Rothesay Read a couple of years ago.

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Exorbitant property tax assessments

A number of residents in the Saint John area are saying they've received ludicrously high property tax assessments. Dorothy Shephard is the Saint John Conservative MLA.

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Mike Biggar launches his new cd

Mike Biggar talks about 'Go All In' and its more bluesy, soulful sound.

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The Saint John Sea Dogs update

Sea Dogs president Trevor Georgie talks about the end of the regular season and a player's unexpected illness.

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Wooden buildings go to six storeys

President of Historica Developments Keith Brideau, Atlantic Woodworks Patrick Crabbe and Saint John mayor, Don Darling talk about changes to Saint John building codes.

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Biota NB open house

Biota NB is presenting some of its biodiversity research to the public. Don MacAlpine is the zoology curator for the NB Museum.

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Stephen Fearing on tour

The busy award-winning musician talks about what brings him to Saint John at the end of the month.

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Our Movie Review: Logan

Tara Thorne is ready to rip it to shreds.

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Daughters of the Vote

On International Women's Day, young women from across the country are having their say in parliament. Rosalind Keyes is the Daughters of the Vote delegate for Saint John-Rothesay and Caitlin Grogan is the delegate for Fundy Royal.

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Our Health Columnist on heart failure

Dr. Mike Simon tells us how to look for the warning signs of potential heart failure.

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Longtime Saint John broadcaster Tom Young dies

Gary Stackhouse was a friend and colleague Tom Young.

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East Coast Startup Week

Jayne Taylor and Andrew Finlay are two of the organizers from Connexion Works.

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Should Saint John city hall move?

Saint John city councillors Gary Sullivan and John MacKenzie discuss plans to move to a new city hall building.

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The Gas Guru Predicts No Real Change

The CBC's Robert Jones says that there won't be much movement in gas, diesel or home heating oil tonight at midnight.

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Escalators to nowhere?

Saint John council's discussion about the escalators that aren't working in the uptown Pedway system.

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Setting pizza oven charcoal to canvas

Natasha Miller is an artist living and painting on Deer Island.

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Take Liberty:Mike Biggar

Jeff Liberty gives us a taste of Mike Biggar's new album.

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Changing the voting age from 18 to 16

David Wiezel lead the charge to change the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1971.

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Don't ignore the signs

Parking in spots reserved for people with disabilities could get you a steeper fine in Saint John if Ability New Brunswick has its way. Haley Flaro is executive director of Ability New Brunswick.

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Defending Canada's health care system

Dr. Danielle Martin has written a book with her ideas on improving Canada's health care system.

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Electoral reform

Bev Harrison is a member of the independant commission looking at electoral reform for New Brunswick.

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Heroes intervene in violent act against woman

Brandon Childs, Keith Bishop, and Eric Pitre stopped an assault in Rothesay earlier this week. They were speaking with the CBC's Rachel Cave.

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Group wants to restore Schoales Dam Ranger Camp

Graham Milner is one of the founders of the Homesteaders Association Incorporated in Sussex. His group is trying to restore the Schoales Dam Ranger Camp.

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Assessment of LNG property 'murky,' says David Coon

Nationwide Consulting from New Jersey has a long history of helping petroleum companies fight their property tax bills. David Coon is leader of the Green Party in the province.

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U.S. engineers rate Campobello bridge 46 out of 100

The bridge between Lubec, Maine, and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, needs repairs. Stephen Smart is the mayor of Campobello.

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LNG property assessment down to $98M, saves Irving Oil $5.5M in taxes

Canaport LNG was New Brunswick's most valuable property for years, assessed at $300 million. Just as the city was about to collect full taxes on that amount, the province has cut its assessed value. Robert Jones has the story.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Get Out'

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Quality Block Party showcases musicians not showcased in ECMAs

The weekend of concerts will feature acts like Little You, Little Me, Penny Blacks, Keith Hallett and Owen Steele. Peter Rowan is one of the organizers.

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Flooded mines could supply geo-thermal heat for Sussex

Springhill's former coal mines in that town are full of water used to heat local businesses. Ray Hickey is chief operating officer of the Cumberland Energy Authority in Nova Scotia.

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Hampton Legion, Branch 28 moving to more affordable space

Branch 28 just sold the Main Street building to Lifestyles Gym, and is on the hunt for a new location. Buster Rogers is the Legion's service officer.

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Dr. Simon on mumps and vaccine

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American veterinarians leaving Trump's U.S. for Fredericton

Paul Rubinstein and his wife Alicen Grant, both veterinarians in Alabama, have decided to state their feelings about the current U.S. administration by moving to Canada.

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On stage: Tomato Tomato and some Backyard Devils

Lee Bolton is the executive director of the Imperial Theatre. The double bill of Tomato/Tomato and the Backyard Devils is at the Imperial on Friday night.

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Passamaquoddy tribe opposed to Forest City Dam gate removal

Paul Bisulca is an advisor to the Passamaquoddy tribe in Maine. Opening the dam would impact the St. Croix river.

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Gas Guru predicts no change in the price of gas tonight

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Group wants to protect dam near the Maine-New Brunswick border

David Townsend is president of the Chiputneticook Lake International Conservancy. The Woodland Pulp company wants to remove the dam's gates, and surrender its licence to operate it.

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The Battle of Vimy Ridge remembered this year, 100th anniversary

Retired major Tom McLaughlin is chair of the board of the 8th Hussars Museum.

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For the birds: Jim Wilson on hungry owls

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At-home abortion pill not readily available for rural New Brunswickers

Mifegymiso was approved by Health Canada 19 months ago. Dr. Wendy Norman is a reproductive health researcher at UBC.

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Off the shelf: Alison Wearing's 'Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter'

Wearing grew up with a father who had come out in the '80s. A one-person stage play she wrote was expanded into a memoir.

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Snake's owner charged with criminal negligence causing death despite 3 RCMP opinions

CBC's Alan White requested documents under the Federal Access to Information Act that shed some light on what happened behind the scenes in the RCMP investigation.

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Safe Harbour tranistional home for youth set to re-open

Safe Harbour abruptly closed one year ago, then received extensive funding in the fall which will enable the home to re-open March 1. John Sharpe is the CEO of Partners for Youth.

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Housing First units coming to St. Stephen

Susan O'Neill is the program manager with the John Howard Society of New Brunswick.

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Plan to save historic Sydney Street Court House

John Barry is co-chair of a special committee of the New Brunswick Historical Society that's looking into saving the court house. Saint John council decided last year not to purchase the property.

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Reflective knitted armbands to protect walkers, runners

In January, Mark Evans was killed when he was hit by a car while walking in Hatfield Point. Jacie Clark is knitting armbands in his memory.

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When do you have to hand over your devices at the border?

Canadian and U.S. policies for searches at the border differ. Robert Currie is the director of the Law & Technology Institute at Dalhousie's Schulich School of Law.

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Designer drugs hitting New Brunswick streets

Sergeant Marc Fortin is with the RCMP's Crime reduction Unit in Oromocto.

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Dennis Hunt and friends together Just Four Tonight

Dennis Hunt, Alex Madsen,Rik Reese & Tristan Horncastle are playing the BMO Theatre in Saint John tomorrow night.

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Waving to the Queen from veranda of heritage home on Douglas Ave

Alice Hughes lived at 229 Douglas Avenue 70 years ago. Recent renovations to that building won its owner and Catapult Construction a Heritage Award from the city this week.

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South End neighbourhood research maps amenities and services

Dakota Lutes is a researcher for the South End Community Asset Mapping Project. Nick Shepard is the president of PULSE, People United in the Lower South End.

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UNB Saint John recieves $5M for cancer research from Terry Fox Institute

Victor Ling is the president and scientific director of the Terry Fox Research Institute. The research focus is on multiple myeloma.

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Sea Dogs equipment manager returns to games after cancer treatments

David Kelly never missed a game until cancer and his radiation treatment therapy began in the fall. He returned to his role with the hockey team last night.

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Quispamsis dog owner recalls 'absurd' experience with animal control bylaws

Jennifer Lennox's miniature schnauzer was euthanised under the town's zero-tolerance policy for fierce and dangerous animals. The bylaw was changed earlier this week.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Lion'

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Start talking about drugs in grade school, says addiction services co-ordinator

Tambrie Hicks is the admissions co-ordinator at Portage Atlantic, the youth drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Cassidy Lake.

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Dr. Simon on HPV vaccine for boys

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Quispamsis approves changes to animal control bylaw

Resident Robert Hunt, a former canine handler, drug-dog handler and training supervisor for the U.S. Air Force, helped draft the changes.

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On stage: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

The Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy film will be screened February 27 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Gas Guru predicts price drop of about 2 cents per litre tonight

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Superheroes unite! Fundy Fan Fest celebrates pop culture

Saint John's first comi-con style event happens in August. Matt Delano is president of Knuckle Down Studios. Greg Grondin owns Heroes Beacon.

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Douglas Avenue home renovation receives heritage award

Rahul Datta is one of the people to take home a 2016 Saint John Heritage Award. Catapult, a construction company started by Outflow Ministries, was involved in the renovations.

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Final 12 highschool basketball tournament made up of all championship games

Fran McHugh is a longtime officiator for the NBIAA Final 12 tournament. Games take place at 6:30 and 8:15 on Friday and throughout the day on Saturday at Harbour Station.

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Take Liberty: Bonnett House

Jeff Liberty reviews the Songs From Bonnett House, a Saint John area band made up of Clinton Charlton, Bill Preeper and Sandy MacKay.

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Should you scramble to make more RRSP contributions before March 1?

Jason Heath, a fee-only certified financial planner and personal finance columnist for the Financial Post and MoneySense Magazine, says tackling debt should be priority for most.

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'Beating a dead horse,' second nuclear plant not likely

David Coon, leader of the Green Party and MLA for Fredericton South, reacts to chatter about a potential Point Lepreau II.

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Off the shelf: myths and legends

Jeremy Chiasson recommends Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller, and I, Claudius by Robert Graves.

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Saint John man's WWII flashlight from torpedoed Liverpool Packet

Reporter Connell Smith tells the story of the Liverpool Packet, destroyed by German torpedo off the coast of Nova Scotia. Saint Johner Mike Burchill's father was aboard that ship.

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Funding and more staff to improve mental health services in New Brunswick

Christa Baldwin is executive director for the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick. An investment of $1.35M will provide 10 positions to help patients access wrap-around services where they live, to help them avoid being hospitalized.

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Stranded travelers have some options

Travel expert Ellen Tucker offers tips and ideas for getting the most out of money already spent on a trip interrupted by extreme weather.

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Movie Review: LEGO Batman

Tara Thorne puts all the pieces together.

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Bates Barn fire

Janice Bates and Alex Quinn spoke about the landmark near the Belleisle Ferry landing that burned to the ground.

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Parents need to talk with their kids about 'designer drugs'

David Adams is the father of Gavin Adams, who died in December of 2013 after taking the drug 25-I. He was speaking to the CBC's Rachel Cave.

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Saint John council to appeal decision to allow class action lawsuit in Estabrooks cases

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

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On stage: Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal

The jazz dance troupe hasn't been to Saint John in more than 10 years.

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Dr. Simon on heart attacks from shovelling

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Gas Guru predicts 2 cents per litre increase tonight at the price change

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Do you have to go to work in a blizzard?

Corporate storm-day policies vary. Pierre Battah is a human resources management specialist based in Moncton.

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For the birds: Jim Wilson on winter robins

These robins are not returning. Wilson says these are the hardy ones that never left.

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Valentine's Day proposals shouldn't bank on summertime weddings

Natasha Tobias runs a wedding planning business from a shop in Rothesay. Summer dates for weddings are already booking up fast.

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Off the shelf: Biography of William Francis Ganong

Ronald Rees is the author of 'New Brunswick Was His Country: The Life of William Francis Ganong.'

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Thar be gold! InterAction Theatre takes on Treasure Island

Michael Wilcott is the director of InterAction's Treasure Island. Ian McGill is one of the graduating cast members.

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Photographer chronicles father-in-law's cancer journey

When Dan Culberson father-in-law, Jack Buckley, was diagnosed with cancer in December 2015, Culberson started documenting his illness.

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St. Stephen Basketball court, possibly first in Canada, vandalized

Tammy Parks is the manager of the St. Croix Vocational Centre in St. Stephen. The historic court is above the centre's thrift shop.

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New Brunswick Women's Council wants action on 'unfounded' sex assaults cases

Saint John police found almost 51 per cent of sex assault cases 'unfounded.' Beth Lyons is the executive director of the New Brunswick Women's Council.

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NBYO has big plans with special composition for Canada 150

Ken McLeod is president and CEO of the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra.

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Tattoo artist has edgy hobby forging knives

At his home on the city's east side, Mark Jeffery works on a forge to make fine kitchen and hunting knives.

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Rural Lynx bus service needs federal funding to hit the road

Alex Henderson is vice chair of the board for the Southwest New Brunswick Transit Authority.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Space Between Us'

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B.C. man, former hockey dad, organizer, pays N.B. peewee teams' fines

Michael Blanchard of Kamploops, B.C., has paid the teams' fines and offered a little extra to get the 11 and 12 year old girls back in the game.

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Mayor Don Darling details Community Grant Evaluation Committee

This year, 16 service-providing organizations received grants, but 14 did not.

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How should municipal tax dollars get spent?

There is renewed debate over community grants funding since Saint John council decided not financially support 14 organizations in the city. Geoff Martin teaches political science at Mount Allison University and served as deputy mayor of Sackville.

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2 peewee girls hockey teams suspended over missed tournament

The peewee Vipers and the peewee Kobras have each been fined $350 for failing to attend a mandatory jamboree in Dalhousie. Tom Clayton is a hockey parent. Angie McKinley is female rep on Hockey New Brunswick's minor hockey council.

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Dr. Simon on new hospital food contract

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On stage: complexities of teenaged girldom

I, Claudia is at the Imperial on February 22nd. Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter takes the stage on March 2nd.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 cent per litre off gas tonight

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$90M will help build 'most modern ICU and cancer treatment centres in the country'

Horizon Health's chief of staff Dr. John Dornan is excited about the new provincial funding injection to the Saint John Regional Hospital.

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Wanted: Baby cudllers, musicians and patient experience advisors

Julia Brooks is the manager of volunteer resources, auxiliary and alumni relations for Horizon Health in the Saint John area.

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Heated debate over city funding to Cherry Brook Zoo

Councillor Gary Sullivan and Mayor Don Darling disagree about what organizations that ask for financial support should get from the city this year.

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Take Liberty: Lisa Richard

Jeff Liberty reviews the album Tangled Up by Lisa Richard of New Brunswick.

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Rates of 'unfounded' sexual assault cases in Saint John well above national average

Robyn Doolittle, reporter with the Globe and Mail, found that 51 per cent of the sexual assault cases reported to Saint John police are dismissed as 'unfounded.'

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Tips for the cancer caregiver, from a husband

Don Kerr is the author of 'Riding Shotgun: A Book for Men and the Partners They Care For' published by Full Circle Publishing.

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City's financial support of Cherrybrook Zoo reduced to property tax relief.

This year the city will not offer money towards operational funding. That has amounted to $50,000 each year in the past. Martha McDevitt is the zoo's executive director.

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DP World will take pitch for Saint John to 77 other ports

DP World now has a 30-year lease at the port, since Tropical Shipping left in December. Terry Wilson is with the Longshoremen's Association. DP World's Saint John Terminal Manager is Curtis Doiron.

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Saint John EMO manager Mike Carr reflects on an exhausting week

The ice storm of late January has some people in northern New Brunswick still without power 10 days later. Carr just returned from there.

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The straight goods on 'fake news'

Erin Steuter, sociology professor at Mount Allison University, specializes in media analysis.

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Provincial plan for dementia necessary to protect aging population

The New Brunswick Council on Aging suggested a strategy for dementia is necessary. Lloyd Brown helped develop the dementia strategy for Nova Scotia.

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Council on Aging presents plan to government

Ken McGeorge is co-chair of the New Brunswick's Council on Aging. New Brunswick has the highest population of aging persons in Canada.

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No electoral reform 'consensus,' Trudeau's campaign promise halted

In a mandate letter, the Prime Minister abandoned the effort to reform the electoral system. J.P. Lewis is a political scientist at UNBSJ.

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Canadian lawyers mobilize at airports in support of banned travellers

Janet Thompson-Price is an immigration lawyer in Saint John, with Thompson Price Law. Canadian immigration lawyers are being called upon by their U.S. counterparts.

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Sears call centre offers newcomers hope of work

The new Sears call centre in Saint John is expected to hire 350 people. CBC's Rachel Cave spoke to three immigrants who say it's been difficult finding employment in the city.

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U.S. travel ban forces Canadians to reconsider vacation travel

Ellen Tucker works in the travel industry in Saint John. She's noticed travellers change their travel plans.

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Global sea level likely to rise faster than first thought

Boris Worm studies the oceans at Dalhousie University in Halifax. A U.S. government report on sea level rise was released in the last days of Obama's administration.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Gold'

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Shopping cart treasures, Tom Bowes rescues them all

Tom Bowes has been collecting shopping carts at the Sobey's store in Rothesay for nine years. And distracted shoppers owe him a debt. Reporter Rachel Cave has his story.

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ECMAs return to Saint John with big show plans

Andy McLean is executive director of the ECMAs, which haven't been hosted in Saint John since 2002.

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On stage: ECMA songwriter tour

Ian Sherwood, Mike Biggar, Jon Pike, Andrew Waite and Jordan Musycyn will be at the Imperal on Feb. 15.

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Dr. Simon on asthma through the winter

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Gas guru predicts 2 cents per litre off gas tonight

Heating oil, diesel prices will go down by about 1 cent per litre.

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Harbour Lights campaign has record year on its 20th anniversary

Sarah Norman is with the St. George Food Bank. Harry Cross is with the West Saint John food bank. Funds raised came to $220,000 for 14 food banks in Southwestern New Brunswick.

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How parents can help kids through horrific news

Psychologist Vanessa Lapointe says information about events such as the shooting in a Quebec mosque should come from parents first.

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For the birds: Raptors

Naturalist Jim Wilson talks about rough-legged hawks and red-tail hawks in the area.

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Developer Pat Rocca remembered

Pat Darrah and Gerry Lowe were friends of Pat Rocca, who was behind several Saint John developments including Market Square and Saint John Regional Hospital.

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Snow plow drivers' shifts can strecth dangerously long

Reporter Connell Smith found through Right to Information some plow driver shifts can run as long as 24 hours.

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Syrians graduate from sewing employment language training

Some of the 26 graduates of the Newcomer Connections Sewing Employment Language Training Program will be employed by Cirrus Garments in Saint John.

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Off the shelf: Debra Usher, The Love of Flowers

Debra Usher's The Love of Flowers features more than 1900 paintings and images, and 50 stories.

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Girls as young as 6 begin to think girls can't be brilliant

Andrei Cimpian is an associate professor of psychology at New York University. The journal Science says that kind of gender stereotyping can affect career choices.

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Volunteers needed to transform neighbourhoods from inside

Jeff Cyr is a senior planner and the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan Project Lead. He's looking for volunteers for a Neighbourhood Action team.

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Pipeline projects will have to jockey for first

The Trump administration wants the Keystone pipeline to go ahead, calling into question the future of other projects. Warren Maybee is the director of the Queens Institute of Energy and Environmental Policy.

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On stage: Machine de Cirque

Lee Bolton talks about the arobatics, music and theatre of the Quebec company Machine de Cirque.

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Eh- Eye detection software heading to tech mission in India

Eh-Eye is one of eight Canadian companies selected. James Stewart is the CEO of Eh-Eye.

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Oasis Centre offers safe play and counselling for KV youth

The Oasis teen resource centre welcomed more than 560 kids last month. Yennah Hurley, Alexandra Garin Nichol and Dr. Wendy Stewart are involved on site.

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Parents want more discussion before policy 409 reviews

Seven schools are under review. Kevin Murphy is chair of the Parent School Support Committee at Centennial School. Mike Wills is the past chair of the PSSC at M. Gerald Teed, and an active member of the PSSC at Millidgeville North.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Hidden Figures'

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School curriculum already includes nutrition, health instruction

Responding to survey findings recommending mandatory home ec and restored physical education, district superintendent Zoe Watson talks about what instruction already exists at school.

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BellMedia employee says she was fired for time off for mental health

Radio announcer Maria McLean of K93 in Grand Falls says when she talked to her employer about her mental illness, it backfired and she lost her job.

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New Brunswick could benefit from re-negotiation of NAFTA

Joel Richardson is vice-president of New Brunswick and P.E.I. divisions for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.

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Sheldrake Island leprosy history selected for Lost Stories Project

Professor Ron Rudin of Concordia University directs the Lost Stories Project. The story of Sheldrake Island will be documented through a short film for Canada 150.

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Dr. Simon on open visiting hours

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Gas Guru predicts 2 cents per litre off gas tonight

Heating oil and diesel will stay the same.

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Gallant's Family Plan is an 'empty shell,' Common Front for Social Justice

Jean-Claude Basque, provincial coordinator, says the plan has no concrete solutions to tackle poverty.

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7 schools in Saint John priority neighbourhoods reviewed

Rob Fowler is chair of the District Education Council for Anglophone South. One new middle school could replace at least two schools with declining enrollment in Saint John.

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Pop-Up Shops could fire up empty Uptown

Diane Dyson is the director of research and public policy for Woodgreen Community Services which developed a Pop-Up Shop Toolkit.

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Take Liberty: Cory Tetford

Jeff Liberty listens to Crush man Cory Tetford's first solo album release since 1999.

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Nightlife culture clashing with Uptown living

The Canterbury Lounge, facing noise voilations, is well inside the bar and restuarant district. But so too are an increasing number of upper floor apartment dwellers.

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Province asked to change place names to reflect Black history

Ralph Thomas is project coordinator for the NB Black History Society, hoping to officially change place names like Negro Point, Negro Head, and Negro Lake.

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Saint John area women drive the distance for equal rights

Liane Thibodeau was in Washington for the Women's March on Saturday.

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre getting upgrades

Gary Leslie is CEO of Canada Games Aquatic Centre. The centre will have a new mezzanine, fitness centre with new equipment, and an updated reception area.

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The Ludic Reader on reading challenges and book recommendations

Christie McDonald recommends 'Little Heaven' by Nick Cutter and 'All The Bright Places' by Jennifer Niven.

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Your brain on music, how music can improve health

Dr. Wendy Stewart is a professor at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick in Saint John.

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Nature NB funded for projects through Canaport LNG penalties

A $750,000-penalty to Canaport LNG will be used by Nature NB for three projects. Vanessa Roy-McDougall is the executive director of Nature NB.

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Smarter recycling saves landfills

Curbside pick up in Rothesay and Quispamsis now means fewer non-recyclables making it back to the landfill. Brenda McCallum is in charge of public relations and program development for Fundy Solid Wast Commission.

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Fecal matter ratings fudged at Parlee Beach

CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy has found that summer days rated 'fair' should have been 'poor,' and that the water actually rated poor on 17 more occasions than park staff made public.

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English language training helping Syrian newcomers find their fit at school

Jeff Matheson is the English as an Additional Language lead for Anglophone School District South.

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Grapes of Wrath's Kevin Kane creating album with Northern Pikes' Bryan Potvin

These two '90s musicians founnd new inspiration after a chance meeting at record store.

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Woe is the broken Uptown escalator

Four of five sets of escalators in uptown Saint John are not working. Mayor Don Darling talks with CBC's Matthew Bingley

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Devour! pairs food and film at St. Andrews resort

Lia Rinaldo is managing director of Devour! The Food Film Fest. Chef Michael Howell is the festival's executive director.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Patriots Day'

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Petition to recognize national historic value of Partridge Island

Saint John historian Harold Wright and MP Wayne Long are championing the cause.

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Dangerous 'Kingston Corner' intersection needs attention from province

Barry Walton is part of the Kingston Local Service District advisory commitee.

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Kredl's owner Dave Wolpin talks about lessons learned through bankruptcy

The trustee representing creditors owed money by Kredl's says a deal was struck that allows owner Dave Wolpin to clear his debt with Farm Credit Canada, which means Kredl's open for business again.

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Dr. Simon on generic drug access

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The Gas Guru predicts 1 cent/litre savings for gas, heating oil and diesel

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Women's March on Washington to include Canadians in pink hats

Debbie Eden is one of a group of Saint John women headed south to the Women's March on Washington on Saturday.

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Too fat, too old to adopt

According to the Department of Social Development, these are some of the reasons why David and Donda Holt weren't fit to adopt their foster son. Karissa Donkin has their story.

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For the birds: First results of Christmas Bird count

Jim Wilson talks about the surprising visitors to our region this season.

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Rebounding after a divorce or death of a partner

Author Victoria Ryce on her new book "CEO of Everything: Flying Solo and Soaring".

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Christine Taylor spent 158 days hiking the entire Appalachian Trail.

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Helping Saint John's homeless

Patti Chisholm is trying to start a project in memory of her cousin who died on the streets of Vancouver.

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5 New Brunswick schools in Cyber Titan competition

Kyle Price and Hannah Adams are students at Saint John High, and Andrew Colwell is a teacher there. Cyber Titan is part of a cyber security education initiative.

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St. Martins' train station destroyed by wintery wind, tides

St. Martins' mayor Bette Ann Chatterton and resident Anne Gillmor-Dougan reminisce about the iconic town structure.

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'It's got a little bounce to it': Reversing Falls restaurant Skywalk preview

Max Kotlowski takes reporter Julia Wright on a tour of the Skywalk and rooftop.

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50% campaign to get more women in politics

Robyn Tingley is one of the 12 founding members of Women for 50 per cent 2018, a campaign to encourage women to run in their electoral ridings.

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Rosy 2017 cruise ship season may be overly optimistic

Ross Klein is a professor at Memorial University. He studies the cruise ship industry.

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Tara Thorne reviews the Golden Globe winners

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Dr. Simon on sharing tests results online

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Navicare helps parents find support. appropriate care for sick kids

Shelley Doucet is an associate professor in the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNB.

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Gas Guru predicts the price of gas to go down by 3 or 4 c/l tonight

Reporter Robert Jones sees the same cut in price for heating oil and diesel.

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Not just LIP service, Saint John to develop immigration strategy

Randy Hatfield, executive director of the Human Development Council, will participate with several organizations, to establish a 'local immigration partnership.'

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Ellen's Law would create safer shared roadways for cyclists

Cyclist Ellen Watters died after a car hit her on her bike. Saint John council unanimously supports a that law would include a one-metre rule and driver education. Mayor Don Darling and Holly Mckay talk about the law.

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Escaping tragedy, Rothesay family journeys home from Fort Lauderdale

Stephanie Tomilson and her family have been driving back home to Rothesay after their flight from Fort Lauderdale was cancelled in the wake of a shooting at the airport.

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Take Liberty: Neon Dreams

Jeff Liberty talks about the new EP full of EDM from Neon Dreams.

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8x4 inch tiles to shape Canada 150 mural in St. Stephen

Canada 150 Mosaic project is coming to cities and towns across the country. Derek O'Brien is the chief administrative officer for the town of St Stephen.

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Saint John Sea Dogs riding high early in 2017

President and general manager Trevor Georgie talks about all the deals and wins for the team lately.

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Off the shelf: Jeremy Chiasson's picks reflect on spirituality

'Silence,' by Shusaku Endo, 'Mortality,' by Christopher Hitchens, and 'The Inquisitor's Tale: The Story of Three Magical Children and their Holy Dog,' by Adam Gidwitz

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Tribute artist Thane Dunn recreates Elvis' Aloha show

It's inspired, in part, by his wife Melanie's battle with and recovery from cancer.

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Puppets for patients' pricked fingers

People from Key Industries have crafted over 100 finger puppets to give to children who need to get their fingers pricked at the IWK Halifax.

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Focus on favourites when decluttering

Judy Mitchell is co-owner of Downsizing Divas in Saint John.

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Dead sea creatures washing ashore normal but shocking

Jamey Smith is executive director of the Hunstman Marine Science Centre.

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Fishing for laughs with new Yuk Yuks franchise in Saint John

Former fisherman and sailor Steve Barnes is the owner and founder of the comedy club opening in Saint John.

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Modern surveillance turned art at Third Space Gallery

Christiana Meyers, president of Third Space Gallery, talks about the 'Cold Calling' exhibit.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'A Monster Calls'

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Dr. Simon on provincial healthcare deal with federal government

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NDP Party challenges ahead after Cardy resignation

J.P. Lewis teaches political science at UNB Saint John.

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For the birds: Jim Wilson spies European shelducks at Saint's Rest Marsh

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Gas Guru predicts 2 or 3 cents per litre increase tonight

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Radio Levees: Saint John, Mayor Don Darling

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Radio Levees: Rothesay, Deputy Mayor Matt Alexander

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Radio Levees: St. Andrews, Mayor Doug Naish

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Radio Levees: Grand Bay-Westfield, Mayor Grace Losier

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Radio Levees: Sussex, Mayor Marc Thorne

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Radio Levees: Quispamsis, Gary Clark

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Radio Levees: Hampton, Mayor Ken Chorley

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Radio Levees: St. Stephen, Mayor Allan McEachern

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Take Liberty: Spotlight John Richard

Campbellton's John Richard took a trip to Ireland and the adventure ended up as a new album. Jeff Liberty checked it out.

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Photopheresis machine helps cancer patients

Dr Terence Comeau is director of New Brunswick's Stem Cell Transplantation Program and Ashley Hunter is a 22-year-old cancer patient.

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