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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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Laurie Anderson finds hope in loss

Iconic avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson talks about how her experience of Hurricane Sandy inspired her new album and book.

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Kelsey Serwa

Kelly VanderBeek explores Ski Cross with silver winner Kelsey Serwa.

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Dismay over Fontaine verdict

The not guilty verdict in the murder trial of Tina Fontaine shouldn't be a surprise, according to one advocate.

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The Deer

Danielle and Justin meet with Ed Galick who was Wayne’s former employer and mentor. He was also a person of interest to police.

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Remembering the Millidgeville Airport crash of 1951

Saint John historian Harold Wright delves into the fact and folklore surrounding a plane crash at the Millidgeville Airport in 1951. It's a chapter in a book he's writing about the aviation history of Saint John.

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Food banks need to expand, offer more services to reduce client numbers

Sarah Norman is co-ordinator of the St. George and Area Food Bank. A brainstorming session for food bank representatives was held in Richibucto.

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Coast Guard site to be new home for New Brusnwick Museum and collections

The province has put up $50 million, but Ottawa has not promised money yet. There is no time schedule, no public pricetag, and no architectural drawings. Comments from Mayor Don Darling and NBM acting CEO Bill Hicks.

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City of Saint John hopes to get revenue from future energy projects at Saint John Energy

The city has incorporated a for-profit, numbered company just before a deadline change to the Local Governance Act expressly forbidding that. CBC reporter Connell Smith has the story.

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Greater Saint John Field House, it's real when 'trucks roll and dirt move'

Ground was broken at the east Saint John site yesterday. Bill MacMackin is president of the Greater Saint John Field House project.

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Legendary African American actor, activist Paul Robeson visited Saint John in 1945

David Frank is an historian and professor emeritus at UNB. He researched that Saint John visit.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Black Panther'

Tara Thorne talks about the impact of this Marvel flim starring Chadwick Boseman.

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Thinking Day brings more than 450 Girl Guides to campfire at mall

Carol Ann Haggarty is the girl engagement advisor for Girl Guides of Canada in New Brunswick and PEI. Tonight's Thinking Day event at McAllister Place gets underway at 6:30.

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Orthoposphate will be added to west side hard water as temporary solution

Brent McGovern is the commissioner of Saint John Water. Mike Chaulk is the principal lead for water treatment with CBCL Limited. Harder water in the new well system may be causing leaky copper pipes in residences.

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Gas Guru predicts a slight increase in the price of gas tonight

Robert Jones thinks maybe half a cent per litre for gasoline, and maybe one cent per litre for heating oil and diesel.

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On stage: The Color Purple and Digging Roots

The Retro Film series continues with The Color Purple. And folk pop singers Digging Roots and William Prince, named the 2014 Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year at the Indigenous Music Awards, will perform at the Imperial on March 13.

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Dr. Simon on rotavirus in infants

The gastro-intestinal infection can be very serious for young children. Dr. Simon talks about why physicians are recommending a new vaccine.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Youthful Romance

Sonja Adams and Danielle Sametz are members of the Saint John String Quartet and of Symphony New Brunswick. The quartet will present its concert, Youthful Romance, at the Saint John Arts Centre this Sunday afternoon.

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For the birds: woodpeckers of New Brunswick

Jim Wilson says there are nine species of woodpeckers in the province.

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Faces of Fusion Awards Gala celebrate community focused businesses and citizens

Anthony Enman is director of sponsorship and Jen Brown is director of events for Fusion Saint John. The awards are presented Saturday, Feb. 24.

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Entrepreneur mentorship program for women expands to Sussex

Christina Allain is the business development officer for the Community Loan Fund. Kaleena Lawless is a graduate of the Enterprising Women Program. They are accepting applications for their Sussex program until March 17.

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African- Canadian lecturer alleges UNB hiring policy is racist

Timothy Christie has filed a human rights complaint against the University of New Brunswick. He has a PhD in philosophy and a masters in health sciences, and is currently the regional director responsible for ethics services for Horizon Health.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Fifty Shades Freed'

The film is the third in a series based on the books by E. L. James.

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Being active in the community, forging quality relationships can keep loneliness at bay

According to Statistics Canada, as many as 1.4 million elderly Canadians report feeling lonely almost all the time. Gary Irwin-Kenyon is a Professor of Gerontology at St. Thomas University and author of Pathways to Stillness.

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Loss of community policing impacts neighbours and newcomers in priority neighbourhoods

Saint John's budget woes saw a $1.25 million dollar cut, including an immediate end to the community policing program. Juanita Black lives in Crescent Valley and puts together the community newspaper. Mary LeSage lives in the lower south end and is with the community group PULSE.

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Priority neighbourhood schools may be closed and merged at new building, location

The proposal, closing Hazen White/St. Francis and Centennial schools and moving students to a new, centrally located school, is currently in the public consultation phase, but there wasn't much consulting at the first meeting. Rob Fowler is the chair of the district education council.

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Plans to repurpose St. Vincent's high school abandoned

Kevin McDonald is the chair of St. Vincent's Apartments Inc. The project was short $3 million and the group is now considering building new on a vacant plot next door.

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On stage: Lemon Bucket Orkestra

This Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Party-Punk Super-band was one of the most talked about shows at the Imperial in recent years.

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The Gas Guru predicts the price of gas to fall tonight by 4 or 5 c/l

This is a drop we haven't seen in months.

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Dr. Simon on homeopathy

A provincially funded community college in Ontario announced it was planning a diploma course in homeopathy and later cancelled the program.

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Complicated Heart: Sarah Trainor talks about her son's congenital heart disease

One in every 80 to 100 Canadian children is born with congenital heart disease, making it the number one birth defect. Sarah Trainor's son, Ellis, is 1-in-100. This week is CHD Awarenes Week.

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Sculpture Saint John returns to waterfront with new and returning artists

Diana Alexander is the executive director of Scuplture Saint John. The fundraiser Bold Taste for Boulder Art is happening on Feb. 22.

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'New deal' from province can help Saint John finances

The province is setting aside $22.8 million to deal with municipal deficits over the next three years. Council voted unanimously to accept the financial help. Hear councillor David Merrithew and mayor Don Darling.

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Garbage at Crane Mountain featured in new arcade game designed by NBCC students

Luke Tudor is one of three NBCC electronics engineering technology students working on the game. The team presented it at an applied research conference in Ottawa.

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Take Liberty: Aryelle Morrison

Aryelle Morrison had the official launch late last month of the EP entitled Stereotypical and Jeff Liberty reviews it here.

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Off the shelf: #Becca Told Me To, Spreading kindness one hashtag at a time

Jason Tremere is the author of the collection of social media posts from people who, inspired by Becca Schofield, shared their good deeds.

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UNB research project maps New Brunswick Loyalists' journeys

Leah Grandy is a library assistant in the microforms unit at UNB, and a member of the research team. Zoe Jackson is the project's story map designer and a fourth year undergraduate student.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Valentine's Day inspiration

David and Sonja Adams are principal players with Symphony New Brunswick. They highlight 5 popular romantic pieces of music.

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Harbour Lights 2017 campaign distributes $195,000 to 14 food banks in Southwestern New Brunswick

It's cheque distribution day! Thank you for your donations.

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Irving Oil considers buying some but not all homes affected by the butane leak

Karen Shepherd, Ruth Vossen and Abbie Tays live on Pleasant City Street in east Saint John, near the site of the butane leak in January.

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The return of Saint John's mental health court

Greg Zed is the clinical coordinator for the mental health court and Don Higgins is the director of court services.

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Saint John-Lancaster MLA wants to prevent child neglect cases

Dorothy Shephard, MLA for Saint John-Lancaster, thinks it's time that Social Development be investigated by outside agencies.

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Tara Thorne reviews Winchester

Tara finds the connection between guns and ghosts in this new horror movie.

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Butane leak affected homeowners may have the option to relocate

Irving Oil has reached out to some Saint Johners affected by last month's butane leak, to discuss the idea of buying their homes. Heather Follett lives in east Saint John.

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The Saint John International Culture Fest

Guy Verna is with the Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Resource Centre.

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A child neglect case in Saint John

It took an eviction for rent nonpayment for authorities to learn about the scope of a child neglect case, which has some wondering how it wasn't detected earlier. Rachel Cave has the details.

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Plans to grow Saint John

Don Darling is mayor of Saint John and David Dobbelsteyn is the city's population growth manager.

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The Gas Guru predicts a decrease in all fuel prices

Bob Jones is predicting that gas will go down by 1 and a half cents and that diesel and home heating oil will also fall by 2 cents tonight at midnight.

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Dr. Simon on legalizing marijuana in Canada

Dr. Simon is concerned about the effect legalization of marijuana will have on future generations.

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Atlantic Canada accepts more refugees than anywhere else in the country.

Jack Julian is a Data Journalist with CBC Investigates in Halifax.

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St. George doctors office offers teddy bear clinics for children

Dr. Meenakshi Natarajan is a doctor in St. George. Her teddy bear clinic takes place this Friday for students from St. George Elementary School.

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Barney Bentall on singing and ranching

Barney Bentall is coming to Saint John with Jim Cuddy to the Imperial Feb. 08.

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Saint John new growth plan to be 'most welcoming' city

The city will unveil its growth strategy tonight. Paul Pollari runs a garage in Saint John. Leticia Adair is with the Immigrant and Refugee Support Centre.

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For the birds: collisions with glass

Jim Wilson shares how to protect birds and how to rescue them in case of a collision with a window.

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Looking for a Smart City idea worth $10M

Brent Harris is a contractor who's trying to establish the Saint John Tool Library. He recently took part in a brainstorming session for the national Smart Cities Competition.

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What goes where, blue bin or garbage? Winning questions 4

Brenda McCallum answers questions about microwave popcorn bags and good old fashioned glass.

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Off the shelf: Paul McAllister leads Grade 2 class in monster story creation

Paul McAllister is author of the Herman the Monster series of books. He just wrapped up a residency project with students at Vincent Massey Elementary in St. Andrews creating a new monster story.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Supporting children to try music

Saint John's Helen Gollings has three children, who all perform. Dani Sametz plays with the symphony. She and most of her siblings are still playing music as adults. They've also been responsible for instilling that love of music in hundreds of other kids through the local school string program.

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White canes help visually impaired and sighted people

Scott Rinehart is vice chair of the Canadian Council of the Blind Saint John Chapter. This week is White Cane Week.

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Saint John curbside garbage collection rules changed

Jeff Hussey is deputy commissioner of transportation and environment services for the city of Saint John. Changes to bundling, demolition materials, and kind of garbage bags are included.

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Saint John Energy serviced 200 water heaters since switch to hard well water

Marta Kelly is vice president of finance and customer service at Saint John Energy. Some customers are having tanks or heating elements replaced.

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Chopstick Travellers taste flavours of Korea ahead of Olympics 2018

Luke Martin is from Hampton and Sabrina Davidson is from Saint John. Together they travel the world to sample local cuisine for their feature on YouTube, "Chopstick Travel."

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What goes where, blue bin or garbage? Winning questions 3

Brenda McCallum from Fundy Recycles answers questions about corks, paint and light bulbs.

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Pretty Archie creates music to 'stomp your boots' to

Colin Gillis is a member of Pretty Archie, coming to Steamers in Saint John.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Paddington 2'

Tara recommends this expertly crafted family film to kids and adults too.

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Saint Johner sings with Olivia Newton John on cruise ship gig

Kory Fulton is a performer for Royal Caribbean, starring as Danny Zuko. Olivia Newton John performed a few songs with him on board last week.

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Cardboard condos for kitties and a good cause

Cheryl Wilson and her daughters Hannah and Grace are organizers of the Cardboard for Kitty community build event this Saturday at Lancaster Mall, in support of the Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue.

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Principal Bonnie Hierlihy is 1 of 40 best in Canada

The Learning Partnership honours 40 principals across Canada with "Principal of the Year" awards. Bonnie Hierlihy works at Fairvale Elementary in Rothesay.

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UNBSJ newspaper publication of controversial commentary could be breaking university policies

George MacLean is the vice president, academic at UNB.

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West side splash pad lowest tender is $235,000 above budget

Gerry Lowe, councillor for Ward 3 in Saint John, isn't sure a splash pad can be built in time for summer 2018.

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Finance minister details the Gallant government's final budget in its mandate.

Kathy Rogers speaks with Information Morning Saint John's host Hance Colburne.

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What goes where, blue bin or garbage? Winning questions 2

Brenda McCallum answers questions about tetra paks and black garbage bags.

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On stage: Victoria

The dance performance show 'Victoria' addresses old age, vulnerability, loss and death in a way that is not morbid, frightening or depressing.

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Dr. Simon on breathing the flu

A new study says someone with the virus can pass it on simply by breathing. Dr. Mike Simon has a family practice in Saint John.

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Gas Guru predicts another 1 c/l increase on all fuels

Robert Jones watches and predicts the price changes for fuels every week.

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"Making sure they wanted me": Eisners reflect on adoption challenges and rewards

Cassaundra was 11 years old by the time she was adopted by Jon and Susan Eisner. There are 400 children waiting to be matched for adoption through New Brunswick Adoption Foundation.

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World's largest toe nail collection to help in prostate cancer research

Dr. Anil Adisesh, with Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick and Atlantic PATH, is lead on a project researching if examining toenails, and levels of toxic metals can help detect, or prevent, prostate cancer.

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Saint John council spends more than 1 hour talking west side water issues

The city has enlisted the services of a water consultant and PhD students from Dalhousie University to look at what the change from the old water to the new water will do to your pipes.

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Take Liberty: Kenny James

Jeff Liberty reviews Sackville's Kenny James' newest album called 'Ghost Town.'

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Cannabis trade show coming to Saint John just before federal legalization

Stephen Lund is CEO of Opportunties New Brunswick and co-chair of the World Cannabis Congress happening in June.

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What goes where, blue bin or garbage? Winning questions 1

We hope recycling is as easy as 1-2-3. But we all have questions about how to sort all that packaging. Brenda McCallum is the public relations officer at the Fundy Solid Waste Commission. Contest ends on Feb. 9.

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Off the shelf: 'Dragon Springs Road'

Author Janie Chang will read from her novel this Thursday at UNBSJ as part of the Lorenzo Society Reading Series.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: growing up musical

Chris Buckley and his siblings still perform shows together. Andrew Miller's father is a composer and professor emeritus at Mount A's music program. He and his two brothers are all working musicians. Both Chris and Andrew are members of Symphony New Brunswick.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declares Eastern Cougar extinct

You may have thought you saw one in New Brunswick, but you probably didn't. Mark McCullough is with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Recovery Program in Maine.

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Farmers want to increase snowmobile etiquette awareness

The Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick is hoping to educate snowmobilers about trespassing and the potential to damage farm environment in winter. Christian Michaud is the group's president.

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West side water woes, residents complain of burst pipes

Saint John Water commissioner Brent McGovern explained to reporters that calcium deposits in older copper pipes may be part of the problem.

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Mel Vincent, long time Saint John councillor, dies at 77

In an interview from 2001, Mel Vincent speaks to former host Paul Castle, about deciding not to run again, after almost three decades at council.

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Groundhog 'Gale of a Tale,' creative Saint Johners celebrate the city

Brent Mason is joining forces with Saint John poet Clyde Wray and photographer Dan Culberson for the show Gale of a Tale, at the BMO Theatre on Princess Street February 2nd.

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'No backup for the backup' power on Grand Manan

Dennis Greene is mayor of Grand Manan. The undersea cable that runs between Deer Island and Campobello was damaged last week. Diesel has been trucked to the island for the power station since.

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Preparing frontline workers for new Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act

Julia Forgrave is a social worker at Second Stage Housing in Saint John. The act, yet to be proclaimed, is intended to make it easier for someone to leave an abusive relationship.

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Tim Hortons brand at risk of loosing Canadian-ness

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

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Liberals say no new Canada Post community boxes, but don't expect renewed home delivery

Robert Campbell is the president and vice chancellor of Mount Allison University. He has researched and written extensively on Canada Post. He also chaired a federal panel that produced a strategic review of the crown corporation back in 2008.

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NB Power to help fish passage along St. Croix river with updated ladder at Milltown

NB Power shared its proposal for a new project for fish passage at the Milltown Generating Station. Phillip Gilks is project manager with NB Power.

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3 Fundy gymnasts qualified for Elite Canada gymnastics competition

Nick Blanton is head coach of Fundy Gymnastics Club. This Elite competition is the next step towards international competitions and potentially making the Canadian national team.

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Rockwood Park has history of selling off parcels

When it was overseen by the Saint John Horticultural Association, quite a bit of land was sold to pay bills. Saint John historian Harold Wright spoke to CBC's Connell Smith.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'I, Tonya'

Two actresses in this movie about skater Tonya Harding are nominated for Oscars this year.

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Jim Cuddy opens solo tour at Imperial Theatre

His solo album called 'Constellation' is out Friday, Jan. 26. Jim Cuddy plays the Imperial Theatre in Saint John on Feb. 8.

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Lord Greystoke 'Tarzan' character features in Saint John comic

Peter Breau and Monique McNaughton have created an illustrated story that will soon be in the archives of the estate of Tarzan author Edgar Rice Burroughs. Jill Davis Leblanc is putting together the comic art anthology for the Fundy Comic Arts Society.

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Canada 1st Basketball Inc. to purchase St. Stephen building with historic basketball court

It's believed to contain the oldest remaining original basketball court in North America, from the late 1800s. Peter Corby is president of Canada 1st Basketball Inc.

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On stage: The Shining and all-female sketch comedy

Angela Campbell is the executive director of the Imperial Theatre. The Stanley Kubrik film plays Jan. 29 and Girls Nite Out is on Feb. 03.

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Dr. Simon on cognitive tests

Dr. Simon says these tests are an important part of any regular checkup.

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New Brunswick considers paid work leave for victims of domestic violence

Peggy Sattler is the MPP for London West and the NDP critic for women's issues in the Ontario Legislature. She introduced a bill there last year to offer similar support for victims.

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Gas Guru predicts another 2 cent per litre hike

Robert Jones says this will make the fouth highest prices in the last year and a half, and one of the highest prices in January in several years.

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Buyer beware of sun destination packages and travel advisories

Bruce Cran is president of the Consumers Association of Canada. The Canadian government issued a travel advisory for Jamaica warning Canadians to exercise a high degree of caution when travelling there.

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For the birds: Raptors and that rooted mistle thrush

Jim Wilson is a birder and naturalist from Quispamsis. Snowy owls will be more visible these next months as they are forced to come south for food.

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Section of Sandy Cove Rd no longer slotted for potential development a blight in city park

The plot is now a treeless plot covered with huge rocks removed from a road construction project. Gary Sullivan is a councillor who voted to stop the potential development.

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Elementary literacy program desperate for volunteer mentors

Erin Schryer is executive director of Elementary Literacy Inc. Edward Powell is an ELF program volunteer at Grand Bay Primary School.

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Local Service District advisory committees feeling ignored by province

Steve Gourdeau is a member of the Kingston LSD advisory committee. He says the committee has had a difficult time dealing with the province on a number of local issues.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: children's programs

Musicians entertain and interact with children at least four times a year at the library. Dani Sametz is with the Saint John String Quartet. Heather McKend is the children's librarian at the Saint John Free Public Library.

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Your photos will help Eastern Charlotte Waterways plot weather impact atlas

Donald Killorn is the executive director of Eastern Charlotte Waterways. The atlas in progress is at https://ecwinc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/StoryMapCrowdsource/index.html?appid=f796c7a3c55447df891bd0358df892e6&folderid=dac126462c7048b39c59f084faceac9f

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Off the shelf: 'A Floral Journey Through the Seasons'

Amanda Muis Brown is the author of 'From Seed To Centrepiece: A Floral Journey Through the Seasons.' Her farm, Humble Burdock Farms, is in Steam Mill, near Kentville.

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Norwegian fish company wants to purchase Maritime Harvest

CBC's Connell Smith spoke to Alf-Helge Aarskog, he is Marine Harvest's CEO. The company has entered into an agreement to purchase controlling interest in Northern Harvest, which has nine farm sites in the bay.

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Commuters frustrated by disruption in ferry service at Gondola Point

One of two ferries was off its run with mechanical issues for two days. Just when it was up and running again, the other ferry went down. Denise Miller commutes to Saint John from the Kingston Peninsula.

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Historic brining shed salvage begins with help from both sides of the border

Michael Calder is a contractor from Campobello. Peter Thornton is the main contractor overseeing the effort to save materials from the historic brining shed from Lubec, Maine, that washed up on Campobello Island. The building dates back more than 110 years.

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Pop quiz competition, 26 hours to solve local business problem

Students will find out which local company they will be assisting in the first hour of the competition. Greg Fleet is one of the organizers of the First Annual Undergraduate 2018 Business Case Competition.

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Province creates sliding scale support for day care to middle income parents

Brian Kenny is New Brunswick's minister of education and early childhood development. Shawnee McConchie runs Wonderland Infant Care Centre in Norton.

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Moosehead Breweries president, CEO now chair of Enterprise Saint John

Andrew Oland is now chair of Enterprise Saint John, whose focus is to create a stronger entreprenuerial culture and foster buisness growth.

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Shelley Doucet races to record New Brunswick women's half marathon time

At one point Shelley was running with her eyes closed, then realized at the finish line she beat the record by 1 second.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Post'

The movie stars Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and is directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Santa needs new helpers for annual Saint John parade

Uptown Saint John has organized the parade for the last 15 years, but the groups focus has changed. Nancy Tissington is the executive director of Uptown Saint John.

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On stage: Susan Aglukark and Toronto Dance Theatre

The Imperial Theatre's Angela Campbell talks about upcoming shows.

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Gas Guru predictions Jan. 17, 2018

Robert Jones predicts the price of gas will go up 2 cents per litre, coming to the highest January prices since 2014.

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Dr. Simon on chronic sinusitis

Dr. Simon talks about painful and constant stuffiness that can last beyond the cold and flu season.

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Councillors vote to ask province to look at pros, cons of amalgamating Saint John and neighbouring communities

Ray Strowbridge, councillor for Ward 4 in Saint John, made the motion.

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Proposal for Sandy Point Road development off the table

Saint John council voted 6-4 to halt all process for the plan to rezone and sell a section of Sandy Point Road in Rockwood Park.

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Take Liberty: Kylie Fox

Jeff Liberty reviews Saint Johner Kylie Fox's new EP called 'Balcony.'

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Roads and bridges in southwest New Brunswick battered by weekend rain

Bill Fraser is minister of transportation and infrastructure. The Hoyt area, including the covered Bell bridge, and the Musquash area took in significant rainfall.

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Mayor Don Darling on Saint John police contract details

The new deal includes a wage hike of 10.25 per cent over four years.

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Off the shelf: Sharon Bala's 'The Boat People'

This book about a Tamil refugee experience is longlisted for CBC Canada Reads 2018.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: music circles art circles music

Andrew Miller and other members of Symphony New Brunswick will be performing music inspired by Deanna Musgrave's art exhibit, Siren.

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American historic landmark brining shed floats through storm to Campobello, vandalized

Rachel Rubeor is the president of Lubec Landmarks, the group responsible for the historic McCurdy's smokehouse property in Lubec Maine.

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Canadian Red Cross warns to be prepared for variety of winter storms

Bill Lawlor is the provincial director of the Canadian Red Cross in New Brunswick. The new app is called 'Be Ready.'

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Annual Lily Lake roast of local personalities supports charitable efforts

Bill Merrifield is on the board of the Lily Lake Pavilion. The annual roast will honour Bernard and Elizabeth Cormier on February 1st.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'Molly's Game'

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Butane clean up can be complicated near water and soil

Kelly Hawboldt is a chemical engineer and professor in the faculty of engineering and applied science at Memorial University in Newfoundland.

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Intervention pilot could improve inclusion for autistic children

Sharon Gainforth is working on a PhD thesis on inclusive education for kids with autism. She's the director of Stepping Stones and has been working with kids with autism since 1980.

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The Gas Guru predicts no change for gas or heating oils

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Fat bikes get you outdoors to enjoy the challenging winter weather

The sport is gaining traction on the East coast. Ernie Campbell is a fat bike enthusiast.

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Dr. Simon on talking with patients about vaccinations

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Sirens, sounds and colours swirl in new exhibit by Deanna Musgrave

The circular works are all inspired by the mythological creatures, and paired with a piece of music. The Saint John Arts Centre exhibition opens this Friday and is up until March 2.

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2nd annual Women's March coming to Queen Square

Keri-Lynn Calp is the organizer of the Saint John women's march which takes place on January 20 at 12 p.m. in Queen Square.

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On stage: Bahamas and NB Youth Orchestra

Angela Campbell is the executive director of the Imperial Theatre.

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NB Housing 12-storey apartment building still without functional elevator

Bessie Gallant lives on the 11th floor of the Harbourside Senior Citizen's House in Saint John. The elevator, which has been out of service since early Sunday morning, may be fixed later today.

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For the birds: Mistle Thrush still hanging out

Jim Wilson says the guest book at the Gadd's residence has 360 signatures from 19 states and six provinces.

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Saint Johner Daryl Peters' WWI diaries describe 'awful' conditions

Nita Regnier, the niece, and Julie Regnier, the grand-niece of Lt. Daryl Peters of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion, hope to share the records.

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Off the shelf: The Ludic Reader's 2018 read-olutions

Christie McDonald, teacher and book blogger at Theludicreader.com, hopes to read John Green's Turtles All the Way Down, Gabriel Tallent's My Absolute Darling and Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere.

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Letter from Jim Irving led to natural resource minister Northrup being shuffled out

As reporter Connell Smith tells us, PC MLA Bruce Northrup says 'I have a strong feeling that did it.'

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Sounds of Symphony NB: No matter the weather

Winter road warriers Sonja Adams and Danielle Sametz, members of the quartet, talk about getting through rain, sleet, snow, hail.

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Trail link investment towards 'a park to park experience'

Robert Poirier is one of the people working to link the Trans Canada Trail and the U.S. East Coast Greenway at Calais - St Stephen. The provincial government is investing $1 million.

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'Consecutive and concurrent' payday loans not uncommon

Gordon Arsenault is a client services advisor with Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada.

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BouncyFest brings 10 castles, play space for all ages

Trig Vickers is the president and co-owner of Hyper Amusement Rentals. Saint John's first Bouncefest takes place on January 20 at Exhibition Park.

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New rules on payday loans to better protect customer

Alaina Nicholson is the acting director of consumer affairs for the province's Financial and Consumer Services Commission.

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Tara Thorne reviews 'The Great Showman'

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St. Stephen junior A hockey team 'Aces' facing financial trouble

Mike Horne is the governor of the St. Stephen Aces. Officials say they can't do it for another year without help from the community.

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Fundy Region Solid Waste recycling not yet affected by ban in China

As of January 1st, China is no longer taking foreign recycling. Brenda MacCallum is in charge of public relations and project development for Fundy Region Solid Waste.

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Gas Guru predicts 1 c/l up for gas, 3 c/l for diesel and heating oil

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Take Liberty: Little You Little Me

Jeff Liberty talks about the Saint John group's new EP, available on cassette.

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World Junior hockey playoffs not attracting paying audience

Station Nation's Jamie Tozer reviews the playoffs so far and suggests the ticket price points are just too high for this level of hockey.

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Dr. Simon on anxiety in youth 14-25

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All Saint John libraries participating in sock drive for homeless

Socks are the most requested article of clothing at homeless shelters. Robin Sexton-Mayes is the library director of the West side branch.

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Phoenix pay system woes continue after more than 2 years

Colleen Coffey is the regional executive vice-president for PSAC, Atlantic Region.

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Mayoral round up: Saint John's Don Darling

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Mayoral round up: Rothesay's Nancy Grant

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Mayoral round up: Quispamsis' Gary Clark

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Mayoral round up: St. Stephen's Allan MacEachern

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Mayoral round up: Hampton's Ken Chorley

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Mayoral round up: Sussex's deputy mayor Ralph Carr

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Mayoral round up: Grand Bay-Westfield's Grace Losier

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Mayoral round up: St. Andrew's Doug Naish

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The Maritime Edit celebrates 1 year anniversary

James Mullinger is editor-in-chief of The Maritime Edit, a magazine about East Coast life.

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How to sort through the garbage left after Christmas

Brenda McCallum is in charge of public relations and program development for Fundy Region Solid Waste.

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Tara Thorne looks ahead to Christmastime releases

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Head of Saint John Police Associations talks about complaints against the mayor and police commission.

Dean Secord is vice president of the Saint John Police Association, and president of the New Brunswick Police Association.

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Tribute concert and CD release for Eloie Richard

Jeff Liberty is the former manager of the late St Stephen musician Eloie Richard. Frank Richard Jr. is Eloie's older brother.

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Drop in gas prices overnight, 2-3 c/l, according to Gas Guru predictions

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Dr. Simon on Christmastime stress

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New south end school needs to be community hub

Parents, teachers, daycare workers, and city officials all have a wish list for the new facility. Rob Fowler is the district education council chair.

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Cooke Aquaculture acquires Omega Protein

Joel Richardson talks about Cooke's plans since purchasing the nutritional health food company for about $640 million CDN.

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Tool library to help build your own way up

Brent Harris is a contractor, and he's trying to establish a Saint John Tool Library and DIY Centre.

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For the birds: European thrush hangs out in Miramichi

Jim Wilson has flocked with hundreds of others to see the mistle thrush.

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Underwater sonar equipment found and returned

Eastern Charlotte Waterways posted a reward for the return of some equipment it put into the water off Point Lepreau. Donald Killorn is the group's executive director.

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Police commission surprised by Chief Bates retirement

Jennifer Carhart is the chair of the Saint John board of police commissioners.

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Off the shelf: Pantry and Palate

Simon Thibault's newest book is about remembering and rediscovering Acadian food.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Messiah

Musical director Michael Newnham of Symphony NB is now beginning to prepare for next year's show dates.

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Washington state representative to submit bill to end Atlantic salmon aquaculture in state

After hundreds of fish escaped a Cooke Aquaculture farm during a storm, Washington Republican State Representative Jim Walsh has co-sponsored a bill to end Atlantic Salmon aquaculture there.

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Christmas at the City Market interview

Greg Doucet is the New Brunswick Food Bank Association's Provincial Food Distribution Co-Ordinator.

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2018 annual predictions from our Christmas at the City Market show

Bob Jones is Information Morning's gas guru and a reporter for CBC News in New Brunswick.

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The city budget

Saint John mayor Don Darling.

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Our Movie Review: The Disaster Artist

Tara Thorne tells us how a really bad movie became a really good one.

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Nice Horse take the country music scene by storm

Kaley Debra, Katie Marie, Brandi Caroline and Krista Lee are the four Alberta prairie girls who make up Nice Horse.

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Our Health Columnist on choosing an older or younger doctor

Dr. Mike Simon

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A new craft distillery opens in Sussex Corner

John Dunfield is the master distiller and a founding member of the Sussex Craft Distillery.

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Rothesay Park School Glee Club

The glee club students from grades 6, 7, 8 singing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Silent Night.

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Rothesay Highschool Girls Choir

Rothesay high school girls choir sing the First Noel and What Child Is This.

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Helping wild animals in South Africa

Megan Gorey is a veterinary assistant who's going to South Africa later this month, to volunteer at an animal rehab centre.

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Take Liberty: Tomato/Tomato

Jeff Liberty took a listen to Tomato/Tomato's new Christmas CD, Pinecones and Cinnamon.

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Saint John Councillors approve a 2018 budget

Saint John Councillor Gerry Lowe, City Manager Jeff Trail and Deputy Mayor Shirley McAlary.

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Blockbuster news for Saint John Seadogs fans

Jamie Tozer follows the Sea Dogs on his blog Station Nation.

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A conductor's favourite Christmas orchestral pieces

Michael Newnham is the conductor of Symphony New Brunswick.

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St. Martins school choir

St. Martins school choir sing "Have a holly jolly Christmas" and Olivia Withers and Gracie Sherwood present a donation

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The ongoing property tax scandal

Premier Gallant's Chief of staff, who was at the center of the investigation into the property tax scandal, appealeed his own property tax bill and won.

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Off The Shelf: Alden Nowlan

Brian Bartlett is the editor of the Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan.

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David Myles makes two visits to Saint John

David Myles will spend his next few noon hours raising money for food banks in our region.

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Collecting menstrual product donations for homeless women

Pamela Wheaton is the president of Code Red's board.

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One NB native is in the midst of the L.A. wildfires

Cayman Grant is from St. Martin's but works and lives in Los Angeles.

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New Brunswick artists are getting more attention

Tim Isaac is an auctioner and antiques dealer in Saint John.

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Plans for a playground at the new Seaside Park School

Charlene Thompson is part of the committee working to build a playground at Seaside Park School in West Saint John.

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NB's Wood Marketing Boards go up against big industry

The CBC's Connell Smith on the challenges the Boards are facing to their authority to represent private woodlot owners.

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Our Movie Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Tara Thorne went to see what many are calling the best film of the year.

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A new live record featuring local acts

Jody Kliffer is the owner of the FIve and Dime.

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Tax assessor quits following the provincial property tax scandal

Craig MacDonald was speaking to the CBC's Rachel Cave. MacDonald's essay entitled "Quitting for Character is posted on his Linked In account.

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Healthy eating during the holiday season

Greta Podleski is the author of "Yum & Yummer: Ridiculously tasty recipes that'll blow your mind, but not your diet!"

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The Gas Guru Speaks: gas going up

Robert Jones is Information Morning's Gas Guru. He's predicting that gas will go up by 2 cents, at the pumps tonight at midnight and that diesel and home heating oil won't move much.

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Reuniting the Almouradi family

Nehad Almouradi is a Syrian refugee and Beth Button was a member of his welcoming committee.

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Our Health Columnist on AIDS

Mike Simon is a family physician in Saint John.

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A Romanian princess, her French playboy artist and their connection to Harbour Lights

The painting by Marc Favrat is here at the CBC studio in Brunswick Square. You can also see it on our website at cbc.ca/harbourlights. Send your bid into infoamsaintjohn@cbc.ca.

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The Christmas bird count

Jim Wilson is a birder and naturalist who lives in Quispamsis.

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The SMART Christmas tree

Raj Lada is a professor in Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture.

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Educational assistant quits to protect her own health

Marion Fowler is a former educational assistant in the Anglophone West School District.

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Book recommendations with Jeremy Chiasson

Jeremy Chiasson works at Indigo. He recommends "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn, "Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father" by Murray Howe and "THE POWER" by Naomi Alderman.

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Classical piano and a broken forearm don't mix

Andrew Miller and Dani Sametz will perform along with pianist Peter Mears in Symphony New Brunswick's "Drama and More Drama".

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Millidgeville North Students bring in a big contribution for the North End Foodbank

Hazel Clarke is the co-ordinator of the North End Foodbank. Jennifer Chamberlain is a guidance counsellor and Laren Adams is a student at Millidgeville North.

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Tara Thorne reviews and likes 'Ladybird'

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Mom waits in car while 9 year old gets 1 hour of school, 3 days a week

Melissa Jones' son, Brayden, was suspended for violent outburts. CBC's Rachel Cave met up with her while she sat in her car outside school.

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Ocean garbage, as big as a boat or as small as microplastics

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

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Arts draws people, builds community

A pitch to save funding to arts organizations in Saint John was made Monday night. Peter Buckland ran art galleries in Saint John for many years.

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On stage: Gala Ballet's Nutcracker

Angela Campbell is the executive director of the Imperial Theatre.

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Dr. Simon on flu season and symptoms

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NBCC to offer courses in cyber security

John Kershaw is the cybersmart lead for CyberNB, an agency of Opportunities New Brunswick.

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Cruise passengers spend about $65 per person when visiting Saint John

Rob Moir, professor of economics and chair of the department of social sciences at UNBSJ, talks about results from the Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism in Atlantic Canada study.

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Curling memorial event for mental health

Jeremy Mallais is co-chair of this year's Jim Sullivan Curling Classic at the Thistle St. Andrews in Saint John.

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Take Liberty: Sleepy Driver

Jeff Liberty buckles up to review Sleepy Driver's new album 'Sugar Skull.'

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Need a rink? Got a rink? Service district considers recreational assets and needs

Doug Rowlands is chair of the recreation committee for the Southwest New Brunswick Regional Services Commission, which is working on a master plan for the region.

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How funding the arts can save Saint John

At Saint John city council last night, the arts board tried to make the case that spending on arts and culture will be part of the city's recovery.

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MP Karen Ludwig at international trade talks in Washington, D.C.

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Sounds of Symphony NB: Ventus Machina

Quintet members Patrick Bolduc, bassoonist, and Christie Goodwin, oboist, moved to New Brunswick to develop Ventus Machina.

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Changing grocery market could bring 'grocerant'

Layoffs, prepared foods, home delivery will all chance how we shop for food, according to Sylvain Charlebois, a Dal professor of food distribution and policy.

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Off the shelf: The Ludic Reader's Christmas wish list

Christie McDonald has some top shelf book recommendations, including 'I Think I Love You' about David Cassidy.

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Daycare operator asked to extend after-school hours for special needs kids

Avril Wood Toner, who runs a large daycare in Saint John, tells CBCs Rachel Cave that she's had to open early to accommodate the requests.

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