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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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Want to trade your desk job for a cabin in the woods?

This guy did it.

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Creative beer brewing

A micro-brewery in Iceland uses whale testicles smoked with sheep dung. Really.

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Remembering Roger Moore

Director John Glen reflects on his time directing Roger Moore as Jame Bond.

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This Harvard grad submitted a rap album for his thesis

Obasi Shaw just became the first student ever to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in Harvard's English department.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Everything Everything'

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Hospital stay inspired song writing and music in Paul Aarntzen

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

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BBQ challenge fundraiser pits cops versus firemen

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

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St. Andrews under construction while stormwater upgrades continue

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

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Pilot project in Saint John to break cycle of generational poverty

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

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SwiftWatch encourages you to open your chimney to save the swifts

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

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

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

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Dr. Simon on lupus

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Saint John Taking Shape with your ideas for Neighbourhood Action Plan

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

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Heidi Jardine Stoddart

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Robert Moore

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Riel Nason

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New Brunswick Book Awards finalist Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon

The awards will be handed out May 24 in Fredericton.

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

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

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Get Growing: Geoffrey Spear at Saint John Public Gardens

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

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Local 107.3 FM Best of Saint John Music Awards

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

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Vivaldi and his copycats featured in Early Music Festival

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

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Parlee Beach questions not even Acccess to Information commissioner could answer

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

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Federal grant for Canadian music videos in jeopardy

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

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Carmen opera turned ballet by Igor Dobrovolskiy, Symphony NB

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

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Missing master keys to NB Housing costly for province

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

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Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve near Bocabec completed

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

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Turnaround Achievement Awards from Anglophone School District South

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

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Peter Graham designs fireworks of his career

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

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

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

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Ian Janes on his Nashville 'office' for songwriting

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

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Snatched'

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

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

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

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Dr. Simon on useless knee surgeries

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Saint John company turns 150: Source Atlantic

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

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Protect your computers against #Wannacry and other malware

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

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Charlotte Isles courts moved to Saint John not charter violation

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

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Art treasures turned trash make landfill art at Tin Can Beach

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

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

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

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Backroad Ball, a campout for moto-curious women

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

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Take Liberty: Waterfront Fire

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

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

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

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Saint John company turns 150: Moosehead Breweries

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

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'Drifting Apart' brings UNESCO Global Geoparks together

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

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Off the shelf: 'Sharing our Stories'

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

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East Saint John faces more construction with new water pipes installation

Brent McGovern is Commissioner of Saint John Water.

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Chalk up your old furniture to new life

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

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Huge Girl Guide rally

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

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Syrian food market

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

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"The Crossing" environmental concerns

Environmental activist Gordon Dalzell.

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New Book about Grand Manan

Peter Cunningham is a New York-based photographer.

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Marsh Creek clean up ensures fish species' return

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

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

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Aquila founder receives award and industry praise

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

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New Brunswick has fewer farms, but they are bigger

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

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

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

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

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On stage: Bedtime

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

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

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New ball park and dog park opening in Rothesay

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

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Fixes for road to Darlings Island still being examined, DOT

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

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Social isolation impacts seniors, people with disabilities and communities

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

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Business owner frustrated by relaxed Fundy Trail Parkway extension finish date

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

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Off the shelf: Down Inside

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

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Get Growing: Bob Osborne

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

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Saint John Theatre Company to say Wilkommen to Germany theatre group

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

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Saint John withholds plan takers list to prevent collusion

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

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

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

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

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

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Flooding along the St. John River

Robert Duguay is with the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization.

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Marijuana lawyer takes the case

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

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Rehabilitating Seaside Park

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

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The Saint John History Mystery

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

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Linking Fundy Trail to Fundy Park

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

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Circle'

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Belleisle Community Pool Association closing in on funding goals

John Urqhart is president of the Belleisle Community Pool Association.

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New Brunswick has more seniors than youth, StatsCan

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

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Recognizing anxiety in youth and teens

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Simon on heart health, butter and cholesterol

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On stage: Remi Bolduc

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

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C3 Ambassador from Rothesay to travel to 3 oceans in Canada

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

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Canada could do more to protect journalism

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

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Matthew Hines' prison death 'was preventable'

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

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Take Liberty: Pretty Archie

Jeff Liberty reviews Cape Bretoners Pretty Archie

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

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

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Day 6 host and Saint Johner Brent Bambury talks fake news

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3 Saint John companies celebrate 150 with huge fireworks show

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

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

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

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'Paving The Way' to accessible mental health care

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

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Playing ping pong can delay dementia

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

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ECMA weekend showcases and concerts

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

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

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Province sets up fentanyl working group

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

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The ECMA gala awards show

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

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Saint John musician Ken Tobias

Ken on his long and varied career.

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Saint John musician Ken Tobias part 2

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

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Saint John musician Brent Mason

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

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Hampton musician Jessica Rhaye

Jessica Rhaye on her early love of music.

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Hampton musician Magnus Labillois

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

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Learning from domestic violence

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

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Our Movie Review:Maudie

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

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This is That comes to Saint John

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

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Heroes of East Coast Music, artist Jim Hachey

Jim Hachey has created a trading card featuring April Wine.

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A Day In Her Shoes

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

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Alaurea Ainsworth

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

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On stage: Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes

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

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Dr. Simon on inflammatory bowel disease

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Stompin' Tom Fund to help single parents

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

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Introduce peanuts to children early, safely

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

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Ways to a kinder divorce, Collaborative Practice

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

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

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

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artists Leah and Adam Grenon

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Noise reduction at Irving Oil headquarters construction site

Wendy Simon lives in the Admiral Beatty complex. Donna Reardon is a city councillor for Ward 3.

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Chasing cleaner waterfalls on New Brunswick Waterfall Cleanup Day

Katie Crawford is a UNB student and spokesperson for the second New Brunswick Waterfall Cleanup Day. For more information about the cleanup, visit the Waterfalls New Brunswick facebook page.

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For the birds: Jim Wilson tips on preparing for the big return

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Hospital departments pitch Dragon's Den style

Jeff McAloon is president and CEO of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation. Derek Pannell, one of the investors, he's board chair for the global agricultural retailer, Agrium.

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Dosmetic violence and brain injury in women

Angela Colantonio, director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto, helps lead an international task force on girls and women with acquired brain injury.

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Off the shelf: The Decline

Saint John Chris Jessulat's debut novel is about a zombie apocalypse. It's in bookstores around Saint John, and you can find it online at his website www.thedecline.ca.

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Jenny Godin

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Irving Oil headquarters construction a headache for neighbours

Heather Mackenzie is a resident on Princess Street. Construction crews have been working outside noise bylaw times late into the night.

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Jason Wallace

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Jeffrey Ryan was to be 'monitored' in medical cell at Saint John Regional Correctional Centre

Ryan was found dead in the morning. CBC Connell Smith has been investigating this story.

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Leah Alexander and dog Cash trailblazing a scenic route in Lorneville

Leah Alexander took it upon herself to forge a trail in Lorneville for nature lovers like herself.

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Tara Thorne reviews movies missed at the theatre

Weiner, High Water and Sing Street are available on Netflix and on DVD.

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Sea Dogs gearing up for Q-league semi-finals

Saint John Sea Dogs defenceman Bailey Webster, and forwards Boko Imama and Spencer Smallman. Game one against Chicoutimi is Friday night.

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ONE Change to break ground on multi-use play park

Barry Galloway is the executive director of ONE Change. Work will start on a new playpark across from the Nic Nicolle Centre before the month is over.

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A year to go - legalizing marijuana

Bill Blair is the MP for Scarborough Southwest and the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

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RugbyFest in its 28th year at Rothersay Netherwood School

Geoffrey McCullogh is athletic director at Rothesay Netherwood School, and organizer of RugbyFest.

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8th Boston Marathon a walk in the park for Alex Coffin

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Gas Guru predicts price of gas 'not getting better'

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Saint John shoemaker wants you to try Chinese Communist style shoes

Paul Kasdan's footwear has been made in China since the Communist revolution. He calls them Chenna Baree-Earth Conscious Shoes.

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Dr. Simon on costs patients have to pay

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On stage: Sons of Pioneers

The Imperial Theatre brings Happy Trails tails of Roy Rogers and singing cowboys.

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Musician Simon Paradis recovered from a remarkable brain injury, shares his story

Simon Paradis and Kara Stanley will give a presentation this afternoon at the Brain Injury Canada conference in Saint John.

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Alana Lawson

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Take Liberty: Whitewater Band

Jeff Liberty reviews this band's second album 'Behind the Mask.'

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Steven Page writing music to 'Heal Thyself'

Steven Page will play in Moncton on May 6th at Casino New Brunswick as a fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. He'll feature songs from his two-part opus 'Heal Thyself.'

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Variety show to highlight talents during Disability Awareness Week

Jo-Anne Mowry works for the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work. Auditions will be held tomorrow in Saint John, for StageAbility.

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New SaltWire Network now owns 35 papers in Atlantic Canada

The owners of the Halifax Chronicle Herald have acquired 27 papers in the region from TransContinental. Kim Kierans studies community media and concentration of media ownership at University of King's College.

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Heroes of East Coast Music; artist Jill Davis Leblanc

Members of the Fundy Comic Arts Society are creating trading cards of Heroes of East Coast Music. Jill Davis Leblanc drew one of Eric's Trip and one for In-Flight Safety.

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Support worker support

Support Match NB is a new online service matching people in need of support with support workers. Erin Wilson is the project manager for the NB Association for Community Living.

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St. George mourns

Daniel and Mary-Leigh LeBlanc and Cecily Stewart speak about the death of a family in St. George that has shaken their community.

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Area 506 Festival announces lineup

Ray Gracewood is the Area 506 Committee Chair.

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Research into obesity, diabetes & heart complications

Thomas Pulinilkunnil is an assistant professor in Dalhousie Medical School's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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Movie review: Going in Style

Lifelong friends step off the straight and narrow after their pensions become an economic casualty. Tara Thorne reviews "Going in Style".

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House for sale

Previously owned by a legendary and controversial New Brunswick billionaire. The house is in Bermuda, it's priced at 1 point 9 million dollars, and it once belonged to K.C. Irving.

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Dr. Simon: Second Opinions

In an age of a million opinions, it's hard to imagine a situation where you want one more. But, in the medical profession, another opinion can be exactly what a patient wants.

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Fire devastates community

A fire in St. George has left 4 dead. Blacks Harbour fire chief, Dale Shaw and deputy mayor Faith Avery talk about what the family meant to the community.

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Birding: Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson spends some time at the Point Lepreau Bird Observatory.

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A pilot project on grieving

Pam Pastirik is a nursing professor at UNBSJ and the Coordinator for Camp Kerry Atlantic.

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Jelly Bean houses torn down, non-profit housing going up

The three heritage buildings known as jelly bean houses were torn down on the weekend. Lisa Keenan is president of Saint John Non-Profit Housing.

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Brilliant SumoBOTS battle it out in highschool cafeteria

Peter Woytiuk is a teacher at Simonds. Jeff Willson is the executive director of Brilliant Labs, a group promoting the STEM fields in Atlantic Canada. The SumoBOT championship takes place at Simonds High School.

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Port City Second Chance Band tuning up for first performance

Andrea Lewis directs the band of 51 adult members, each playing an instrument for the first time or picking it up again after years away. The band will perform May 7th, at Simonds High School.

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Off the shelf: It's A Mystery, Pig Face!

Author Wendy McLeod Macknight grew up in St. Stephen, and it was important to her to represent her home in her writing.

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At the major league mounds, Hampton's Jack Yerxa pitches for doppler radar

Jack Yerxa works for TrackMan which provides radar technology to collect more than 27 data points on the baseball in play.

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Only 1 in 4 patients find a stem cell match within own family

Peter MacDonald is Director of Donor Relations for Canadian Blood Services in Atlantic Canada. A ONE Match Drive runs Saturday, 9 to 1, at the blood centre on University Avenue, to help find a match for Quispamsis' David Rufff.

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Taxes on homes purchased since 2012 are 'subsidizing everybody else's taxes'

Paul Steffler bought his home after 2012. That's when he found himself caught by the permanent assessment exemption.

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Teaching history to Canadian students at Vimy

Saint John native Claire McCarroll is a travel educator in France, taking a group of Canadian students to Vimy Ridge on the 100th anniversary of the battle.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Zookeeper's Wife'

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How independent property tax assessments work in Ontario

Rose McLean is the Chief Operating Officer of MPAC, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation in Ontario.

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Can Liberal party survive the property tax scandal?

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

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B.C. oysters' norovirus impacts East Coast oyster sales

Charles Purdy is the owner of Bay Enterprises, a family-run oyster farm in Malagash, Nova Scotia.

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Gas Guru predicts price hike for gas tonight

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Dr. Simon on loneliness compounding illness

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On stage: Coco Love Alcorn

Coco Love Alcorn plays the Imperial theatre on Sunday, Apr. 9.

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Tax assessment process flawed, Premier Gallant promises changes

CBC's Robert Jones reviews the new process and the costly mistakes. Premier Gallant is recommending an independent agency to look after tax assessments and has extended the deadline to appeal.

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Oak grafts from Vimy trees to be planted in New Brunswick

Jim Landry is a landscaper and arborist who wants to plant Vimy oaks in New Brunswick.

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Saint John Sports Hall of Fame celebrates 30th anniversary, looks for inductees

Fred Horgan is chairman of the selection committee for the Saint John Sports Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations is April 21st.

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Teen Resource Centre recognizes teens helping teens

June Breau-Nason is executive director of the Teen Resource Centre. The Teens Who Care Awards will be handed out May 30.

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Take Liberty: Jaryd Stanley

Jeff Liberty spins Jaryd Stanley's debut EP, from which one song got him voted to the CBC Searchlight competition's final four.

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Opposition leader Blaine Higgs says property assessments a 'major scandal'

CBC has discovered that assessments were fast-tracked with a new system, resulting in fabricated values and assessment increases that exceded the provincial cap.

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Saint John's homelessness report reveals significant increase in shelter use

Michael Mackenzie is community develoment co-ordinator for the Human Develoment Council.

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Off the shelf: Chip and Crystal Experience Energy

Trudy Forsythe is the author of Chip and Crystal Experience Energy. A book to be distributed to grade 4 students, it's a project of the Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark.

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Waterfront property Lantic Sugar site has potential, but is a fixer-upper

CBC's Connell Smith spoke to some people about the site's potential: Morgan Lanigan is president of Uptown Saint John, Ward 3 councillors Gerry Lowe and Donna Reardon.

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Rothesay curler playing for Team Germany at Worlds

Ryan Sherrard is a former New Brunswick junior curling champion. He's playing for the German National team at the World Chamionships in Edmonton.

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Curling in the family, 82-year-old mom heads to Canadian Master Championships

Ellen Brennan is Heidi Hanlon's mom and curls out of Thistle-St Andrews here in Saint John.

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Saint John musician Adam Washburn releases first full album

The album was produced by Dale Murray at Come Undone Records.

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Juggling from gig to gig, Playing By Air entertains one toss at a time

Jacob Weiss, Ted Joblin and Michael Karas are members of the Nashville based group Playing by Air. They're at the AMAZEtorium at Harbour Station tomorrow.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Life'

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Gossip website forces woman to leave St. George

Fantasia Wong says she was targeted repeatedly on a Facebook page that allows users to post gossip using people's initials.

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Cooke Aquaculture expands offices into Saint John synagogue

Nell Halse is the vice president of communications for Cooke Aquaculture.

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Sandy Point Road properties sale will meet opposition again

Saint John council abandoned the sale in 2011, after fierce protests. This week, the city announced the property is for sale again. Joan Pearce fought the sale last time with Friends of Rockwood Park.

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Gas Guru predicts half cent change for price of gas tonight

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On stage: Immortal Chi

A Chinese culture, martial arts fusion spectacle 'A Warrior's Quest for Balance' comes to the Imperial in early April.

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Dr. Simon on doctors too tired to operate

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Too much of a good thing, blueberry growers strategize for next seasons

John Schenkels is chair of Bluets NB Blueberries. He says there are blueberries a plenty, 'not enough freezer space left' for this year's harvest.

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Neighbouring communities to consider Climate Change and Energy Initiative

Eddie Oldfield is advising the Union of Municipalites of New Brunswick, including Saint John, Rothesay, Grand Bay-Westfield, Sussex and Quispamsis, on their Climate Change and Energy Inititiave.

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Road Map for Smart Growth details from Mayor Don Darling

The 'road map' lays out six guiding principles and 45 actions to be taken over the next year.

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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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Tara Thorne reviews 'Beauty and the Beast'

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dr. Simon on Horizon Health's thoracic surgeon crisis

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dr. Simon on zika risks

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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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Tara Thorne reviews Kong: Skull Island

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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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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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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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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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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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Big jumps in property tax assessments

Shawn Peterson runs the website propertize.ca

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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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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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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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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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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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Mike Biggar launches his new cd

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

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Our Movie Review: Logan

Tara Thorne is ready to rip it to shreds.

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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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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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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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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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East Coast Startup Week

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

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Longtime Saint John broadcaster Tom Young dies

Gary Stackhouse was a friend and colleague Tom Young.

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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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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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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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Take Liberty:Mike Biggar

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

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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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Escalators to nowhere?

Saint John council's discussion about the escalators that aren't working in the uptown Pedway 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tara Thorne reviews 'Get Out'

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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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Gas Guru predicts no change in the price of gas tonight

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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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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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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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Dr. Simon on mumps and vaccine

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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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For the birds: Jim Wilson on hungry owls

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Designer drugs hitting New Brunswick streets

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

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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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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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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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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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