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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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The best and worst Christmas music

Robert Harris give out gifts and lumps of coal to a variety of Yuletide tunes.

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Dave cooks a turkey

Hear Dave's misadventures of making the holiday meal.

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Crime of the Century revived

Roger Hodgson dusts off the seminal 1974 record for a new century.

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Roch Carrier's The Hockey Sweater keeps us warm

The Current revisits the classic children's story as it celebrates 30 years in print.

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New Lower West School To Replace 3

Ed Doherty is the MLA for for Saint John Harbour and the minister for Government Services. He shares more details about the plan.

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For The Birds: Christmas Bird Count 2014

Jim Wilson talks about the importance of the annual Christmas bird count in our region.

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Local Mom Supports 'Real' Lammily Doll Development

Lilli Lin contributed to a crowdfunding effort to produce the Lammily Doll, a different kind of fashion doll for her daughter. She picked up her first edition doll last weekend.

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Off The Shelf: The Bookshelf Of 2015

Christie McDonald, the Ludic Reader, tells us about books for young adults that will be released in 2015.

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Albert's Meats Finds Support To Prepare 23 Christmas Dinners

Jaclyn Stone works at Albert's Meats. She came to the studio this morning to tell us about efforts to continue with Christmas dinners for residents of the North End neighbourhood.

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Saint John Mayor Mel Norton Talks Tough To The City's Fire And Police Unions

If the 151 million dollar budget is passed it will mean reduced transit service, and wage caps. Last night, at council, Mayor Mel Norton had a stern warning for members of the fire fighters union.

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ELF's Are Helping Kids In Grade Two Read At Grade Level

The Elementary Literacy Friends program helps second graders brush up on their literacy skills. Here's some of the kids at Saint Rose Elementary School in the ELF program as well as volunteers Karen Gallant, Jean Murray and Kathy Lynn Dumouchel.

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Men's Shelter Finds Temporary Housing While Construction Continues

Outflow ministries is taking over Out Of The Cold housing. Jayme Hall is the executive director. Tony Dickinson is Outflow's director of homeless and housing services.

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Our Movie Review: Top 5 of 2014

Tara Thorne recalls the five best movies she reviewed for us in 2014. Is one of them on your list?

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Our Health Columnist On E-cigarettes

Dr. Mike Simon warns that e-cigarettes can attract youth who may have not been interested in smoking at all.

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The Gas Guru Predicts Prices Falling To Below $1

Reporter Robert Jones says the price of a litre of gas will fall tonight by 5 cents. Heating oil and diesel will hold.

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Heating Oil Costs Passed On To New Brunswick Consumers

New Brunswick consumers are paying some of the highest heating oil prices in the region again thanks to a change the province made to pricing in August. The CBC's Robert Jones has the story.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Free To Grow

Fredericton's Free To Grow sent Jeff Liberty their latest CD, and he shares his review.

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Forestry Deal Details Partially Released, Green Party Reviews

David Coon, leader of the provincial Green Party, reflects on the forestry management agreements between the province and JD Irving.

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Off The Shelf: Daniel Goodwin's 'Sons and Fathers'

Daniel Goodwin was a communications and public relations employee at Irving Oil for many years. He was also writing novels. His first published novel is called 'Sons and Fathers.'

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A Major Fire This Week Isn't Going To Shut Down Poley Mountain

Manager of Poley Mountain, Bill Anderson talks about what's next for the ski hill.

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Our Movie Review: Corner Gas the Movie

Tara Thorne went to see one of Canada's most successful television series that has made its way to the big screen and says that the movie is was made for serious fans.

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Deborah Discovers: The Barn In Bloomfield

Deborah took a drive to Bloomfield to visit Brent Rourke, his barn and his finely crafted shaker boxes.

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Fire Destroys The Main Lodge Building At Poley Mountain

CBC reporter Connell Smith talked with Sussex fire chief, Harold Lowe and manager of Poley Mountain Ski Resort, Bill Anderson about the fire that destroyed the ski lodge and caused approximately three million dollars worth of damage.

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Our Health Columnist On Less Invasive Surgery

Dr. Mike Simon talks about how major surgery is getting less and less common as surgical procedures become more technologically advanced.

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Our Gas Guru Speaks: Gas Goes Down For The Fourth Week In A Row

CBC Reporter Robert Jones predicts that gas will be going down tonight by 5 - 6 cents and that diesel and home heating oil will also drop tonight at midnight by 5 cents.

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The United Way Shows Us The Faces Of Generosity In Our Communities

Every great deed has a person behind it and a new campaign by the local United Way wants to celebrate the people who donate to the organization. Martin Chiasson and Wendy McDermott

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For The Birds: Rare Bird Sightings

Sightings of rare birds always gets our naturalist, Jim Wilson excited. This week Jim tells us about two birds that were spotted in our province: the long-billed curlew and the barn owl.

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Off The Shelf: Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Young Readers

Christie McDonald gives us her year end young adult recommendations. Totally Joe by James Howe, The Raft by S. A. Bodeen and More Than This by Patrick Ness.

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Local Zine Asks Saint Johners To Take A Poll

Editor and founder of Hard Times in the Maritimes, Julia Wright tells us about the best and worst of Saint John poll.

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An Un-SHELLFISH Act

Karen McCavour was one of the people who helped save a load of live lobsters that spilled onto the Harbour Bridge when a truck overturned on Wednesday night.

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A Talk About Public Transit

Sara Stashick was the project co-ordinator for the Saint John Urban Transportation Initiative. She's happy public transit is getting some conversation going around the council table, but wonders if they're talking about the right things.

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Our Movie Review: The Theory Of Everything

Tara Thorne went to see a movie about one of the greatest minds of not only our time, but all time.

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Big Money From A Big Business In Saint John

We hear why the Irving family gave seven figures to the new YMCA.

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Our Health Columnist On Winter Weather Accidents

Winter weather brings more people to the ER or their doctors offices. Dr. Simon has some advice to keep you away from either of those places this winter.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Everything Continues To Go Down

CBC reporter Robert Jones is predicting that gas will be dropping by about 2-3 cents tonight at midnight and that diesel and home heating oil will also be falling by about 3 cents.

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Saint John City Council Is Facing A Deficit For 2014

The city is now putting together a budget for 2015...and they're going to be starting in the red. Gerry Lowe and Donna Reardon are city councillors who both sit on the finance committee.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight We Be Three

Jeff Liberty takes a listen to a local Christmas CD with deep roots.

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Calls For The Removal Of One Of New Brunswick's Canada Games Coaches

It recently came to light that John Mallory, a judo coach with the team, served a suspension for misconduct two years ago. Connell Smith has more on that story.

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Off The Shelf: A Book Suggestion To Bring Out The Performer in You

Jeremy Chiasson suggests BJ Novak's "The Book with No Picture" and a book called "The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

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Getting Our Heads In The Games Part 2

Author and freelance video game journalist, Trent Seely fills us in on what you want to think about when purchasing a handheld gaming device and all the trimmings for Christmas.

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Premier Gallant Lifts Restrictions To Abortions In Provincial Hospitals

Melanie Vautour, director of development for the YWCA in Saint John, supports the Premiers first step but says more needs to be done to make abortions services more accessible and affordable to women.

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Deborah Discovers: The New Brunswick Museum Archives

Deborah Irvine Anderson explores another wing of the New Brunswick Museum. She spent time in the research library and the Collections Room.

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Our Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

Tara Thorne thinks the Hunger Games is a strong franchise starring some great actors.

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No Moosing Around With Beer Names

Shawn Mailloux is one of the co-owners of Sudbury's Stack Brewery, makers of the Angry Moose and Friendly Moose beer. The company has to change the beer's name to avoid trademark infringement.

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David Myles Sings Christmas For Supper

David Myles will be in Brunswick Square playing songs from his new Christmas CD December 4th from noon until 1:30. His Singing for Supper tour will accept donations, both cash and non-perishable food items, for local foodbanks.

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Our Health Columnist On Antibiotics Use

A new study shows too many New Brunswick hospital patients are on antibiotics. Dr. Mike Simon has a few ideas about what is going on.

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The Gas Guru Predicts Little Change

The prices of gas, heating oil and diesel will be stable or fall by just fractions of a cent, at the price change tonight at midnight.

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Child Poverty Rates In Saint John Among Highest And Not Getting Better

Twenty five years ago, the House of Commons pledged to end child poverty by the year 2000. The rates in Saint John have only gone up. Randy Hatfield is the executive director of the Human Development Council.

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For The Birds: Woodpeckers

There are nine woodpeckers common to our region of New Brunswick, and naturalist Jim Wilson tells us one of them even pecks square holes.

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Newfoundland Author Comes To Town

Michael Crummey's last novel won him a Commonwealth Award. He tells us about his latest book about a small town in Newfoundland.

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The 25th Anniversary Of The Capture Of Allan Legere

25 years ago today Allan Legere was captured by police in Miramichi. Reporter Robert Jones tells us how those events changed a community.

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Getting Our Heads In The Games

Author and freelance video game journalist, Trent Seely gives us some expert advice about the newest video games and consoles that might make you or the kid in your house very happy this Christmas.

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She Was THE Country Music Star Of The Early 1990's In Canada

New Brunswick's Joan Kennedy is back to touring and getting ready to record a new album.

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NB Power Wants Its Customers To Be Prepared For Stormy Weather

NB Power is hosting talks around the province about extreme weather and how that weather might affect their power. Bob Scott is NB Power's director of government relations.

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Our Movie Review: Birdman

Tara Thorne thinks that you should watch for Michael Keaton come Oscar time and says that Birdman is full of heart.

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Many Houses On Market Are Bank Foreclosures

Since the beginning of January, 210 foreclosed homes have been put up for sale by banks and other lenders. Many are selling well below assessed value. Reporter Connell Smith has the story.

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The Gas Guru Predicts A Couple Of Cents Off

Reporter Robert Jones predicts that the price of gas, heating oil and diesel will all go down by a couple of cents tonight at midnight.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Keith Mullins

Jeff Liberty talks about the newest solo endeavour from Keith Mullins, which was produced in Cuba.

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'Raked Over The Coals' For Transit Shortfall, Councillor

Donna Reardon is a councillor for Ward 3, and chair of the transit commission. A special council meeting addressed the nearly $600,000 deficit.

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Off The Shelf: Beth Powning

Gooselane has re-released Powning first book under it's U.S. title: Home: Chronicle of a North Country Life. She also has another book to be released in the new year.

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Big Bird Puppeteer Caroll Spinney On His Long Career And New Brunswick Roots

Sesame Street and Caroll Spinney have been on the air for 45 years. He talks with Hance Colburne about the show, family, and incredible opportunities.

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Saint John Transit Deficit Balloons, Council Wants To Review

A special meeting tonight will discuss what the Mayor calls a 'super deficit' of more than $600,000. Frank McCarey is the General Manager of Saint John Transit.

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North End School Under Review

A decision was made in 2008 by the District Education Council to close the school, but the minister of education declared it would stay open. ONE Change is making its support for the school known. Scott Crawford is the president of ONE Change.

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Women's Advocates Help Companies Deal With Sexual Harassment

The national union UNIFOR has been working to put women's advocates on jobsites across Canada, including one in Bell Aliant's PEI operations. Lana Payne is Atlantic Region Director for the union.

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Deborah Discovers: Breviro Caviar

The Pennfield operation harvests sturgeon roe for an international market. Deborah Irvine Anderson gets her first taste.

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Our Movie Review: Interstellar

Tara Thorne says this movie starring Matthew McCounaughey is only for those who don't need logic or science or good conversation, but love space.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:24]


The Gas Guru Speaks: Little Change In Gas, Watch Out For Heating Oil

Robert Jones predicts the price of gas may change only slightly, down by less than one cent. The price of heating oil and diesel will go up about 4 or 5 cents.

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Our Health Columnist On Heart Health In Women

Dr. Mike Simon says that heart disease in women is rising. But we're not exactly sure why, because the research focuses on men.

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For The Birds: Finches

Jim Wilson talks about some of the eight finches and a waxwing that are common here in winter months.

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Asking Questions About The First World War

Deputy director of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick, Dr. Lee Windsor wants this countries young people to keep asking questions about the First World War even though it happened 100 years ago.

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Morgan's Mission To Help Against Cyberbullying

Morgan Dunbar, 13, took her own life on the first day of summer vacation after being bullied for months. CBC Edmonton reporter John Archer has her story.

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Off The Shelf: Books About Other Books

Christie McDonald talks about the books about the love of other books and reading, including The Book That Changed My Life, The Ultimate Teen Book Guide, and My Ideal Bookshelf.

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Through The Eyes Of An 8 Year Old - The Fall Of Berlin Wall

Julia Besner now lives in Saint John but grew up in an East Berlin home very near Bornholmer Strasse, the first border crossing to open its gate that night of Nov. 9, 1989.

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Newer Member Of Police Commissioners Says Relations With City Are Frustrating

Jennifer Carhart is a member of the Saint John Board of Police Commissioners. She was appointed this past July.

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Core Development Could Use Incentives, Councillor Lowe

Zone SJ is just a vote away. One thing being discussed is to introduce incentives to developers interested in building in the core, Primary Development Areas, of the city. Gerry Lowe is a councillor and developer.

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Objections Over The Saint John Police Force's Overtime Budget

Senior member of the Saint John Board of Police Commissioners, Jonathan Franklin, is objecting to suggestions the force's overtime budget is out of control.

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Our Movie Review: Nightcrawler

Tara Thorne gives us her thoughts on the new Jake Gyllenhaal thriller.

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Bacteria In Mining Sites And Waste Could Be Clue To Cleaning It Up

Lesley Warren, researcher at McMaster University, believes a better way of dealing with it may be found in the waste itself, home to microorganisms never before studied by science. Reporter Neville Crabbe has more.

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A Warning to People With Disabilities

Anne Shea uses a wheelchair to get around and wants to warn others, after she had her purse snatched in broad daylight.

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Our Health Columnist On Hospital Cleanliness

Dr. Mike Simon tells us about a report released last week by Niagara Health Services on the cleanliness of three major New Brunswick hospitals. The emergency room at the regional scored very well but the patient rooms, not so much.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Gas Goes Down Again

Reporter Robert Jones predicts the price of gas will be going down by 2 cents and diesel and home heating oil will increase by 2 cents.

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ZoneSJ Not Passed Just Yet

Councillor Greg Norton moved to give the bylaw first and second reading. He did not find a seconder. Councillors Ray Strowbridge and Shirley McAlary still have questions about the plan.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Amelia Curran

The new album by Newfoundland singer/songwriter Amelia Curran, They Promised You Mercy, has been on replay in Jeff Liberty's home.

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"Teach-In" To Clarify City Growth Plan SJ

The proposed city-wide zoning bylaw will concentrate new housing development in the core. It will also facilitate more industrial development in the Red Head area on the city's East Side. Dennis Griffin lives in Red Head.

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Off The Shelf: Heavy, Light and Fairy World Books

Jeremy Chiasson talks "My Best Stories" by Alice Munro, "Einstein's Dreams", by Alan Lightman, "The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland" by Catherynne Valente.

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Chief Electoral Officer Prepares For Saint John East Byelection

Nominations for candidates closed on Friday, so the campaign began in earnest on the weekend. The byelection will be held on November 17. Mike Quinn is New Brunswick's Chief Electoral Officer.

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TransCanada Files Application For Energy East Pipeline

Tim Duboyce speaks for TransCanada, the company building the Energy East pipeline. Yesterday, the company filed its official application for the project with the National Energy Board, some 30,000 pages.

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When The Nuisance Deer Harvesting Program Comes To Your Backyard

Gordon Gilmore came face to face with a bow-hunter on his property recently, and it took him by surprise. His property was not registered for the program.

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David Goss's Ghosts Stories Of Saint John

'Saint John Ghosts: 20 Tales of Strange Happenings in Canada's 3rd Foggiest City' is Goss's latest book.

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Late School Buses Due To Lack Of Backup Drivers

Many of you have noticed the unusually high number of late buses since September 2. Jamie Tait is the transportation manager for Anglophone School District South.

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Deborah Discovers: Hospital Home Lottery Dream Home

Deborah Irvine Anderson walks through the dream home, part of the annual fundraiser. Over the years, the Dream Home Lottery has raised more than $3.7 million for health care in New Brunswick.

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Richard Wagemese Shares With Big Rothesay Read Audience

'Indian Horse' chronicles the life of an Ojibway man from residential school, to the brief salvation he finds in playing hockey. Richard Wagamese spoke in Rothesay for the Big Rothesay Read.

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Some Horizon Hospitals Fail Cleanliness Test

The results of an independent review of the three largest hospitals by Ontario's Niagara Health Services found missed cleanliness targets. Andrea Seymour is vice-president and COO of Horizon Health.

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Our Movie Review: St. Vincent

Tara Thorne thinks the strength of this movie, which made her laugh and cry, is the relationship between Bill Murray and the young boy actor.

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Good Brothers Performing In Rothesay

The Good Brothers have eight Juno awards and are country folk legends in Canadian music. Bruce Good speaks with Hance Colburne.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:19]


Studying Costs Of Curbside Recycling

The Fundy Regional Services Commission asked its executive director to cost out curbside recycling pickup for each individual community. Grace Losier is the commission chairperson, and mayor of Grand Bay-Westfield.

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Our Health Columnist On Shingles

A vaccine for shingles may be costly, but Dr. Simon says it could save you from severe pain and possible chronic sympotoms of the virus.

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The Gas Guru Predicts 3 Cents Savings Tonight

Reporter Robert Jones predicts the price of gas will fall tonight by 3 cents. Heating oil and diesel will stay unchanged.

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Dr. Frederick George, 97, Receives Honour From France

Dr. Frederick George, and 13 other New Brunswick veterans, received the French National Order of the Legion of Honour for their role in liberating France in 1944.

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Syrian Anglican Priest Shares The Plight Of A People

Reverend Nadim Nassar advocates for Christian and minority rights in the Middle East through the Awareness Foundation.

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For The Birds: Returning For The Season

Our birder Jim Wilson spent the spring and summer watching some of the comings and goings of a few rare birds.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:45]


New Ferry For Crossing Bay Of Fundy

The Blue Star Ithaki will replace the Princess of Acadia, in 2015. The ferry cost $44 million. Rodney Weston is the MP for Saint John.

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Off The Shelf: Books To Frighten You

Christie McDonald is the ludic reader and she teaches at Harbourview highschool. http://theludicreader.wordpress.com/

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Saint John String Quartet Releases Fifth Album

The CD is called Montage, and it features almost all Maritime composers. David Adams and Dani Sametz play violin with the quartet.

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Double Marathon Event Raises Funds For Clean Water

On November 8th, Todd Price will run the equivalent of two marathons, around the Kennebecasis and St. John River systems, to raise funds and awareness for Charity Water.

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Operation Osprey Part 3: When Transparency Gets Cloudy

New Brunswick's access to information commissioner, Anne Bertrand tells us about the public's right to government information.

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Our Movie Review: Fury

Tara Thorne went to see Brad Pitt's latest that takes us to the battlefield of World War 2.

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Glen Savoie On The Ballot Again In Saint John East

The PC's Glen Savoie is running against two brand new candidates to regain the seat he lost on September 22nd. The by-election is November 17.

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MP Dominic Leblanc Talks About Hill Lockdown

Beausejour MP Dominic LeBlanc spent yesterday under lockdown on Parliament Hill.

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The Gas Guru Speaks: Nothin' Much

Reporter Robert Jones predicts little to no movement at all in the prices of gas, heating and diesel overnight tonight.

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Operation Osprey Part 2: Failure To Government

Documents released under Right to Information tell a story of technological chaos for the provincial government after a power outage last June and how communications officers withheld details from the public. Rachel Cave has more.

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Conductor Michael Newnham On Spooky Classics

There's nothing like an orchestra to ratchet up the fear in an audience. Michael Newnham, conductor of Symphony New Brunswick, talks about some of his favourite scary compositions.

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Dominic Cardy In The Elections Game Again In Saint John East

NDP leader Dominic Cardy is not resigning, in fact. He is now running for the open seat in the riding of Saint John East.

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Our Health Columnist On Enterovirus

Dr. Mike Simon warns that people should prepare for the seasonal flu rather than the enterovirus.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Wayne Hansen

Jeff Liberty reviews Wayne Hansen's latest CD, Escape.

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Operation Osprey: Bird's Nest Cripples Government Internet Services

A power outage last June caused by an osprey nest affected government servers at Marysville Place. CBC News filed a Right to Information Request to find out what happened. Reporter Rachel Cave has the story.

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Tchaikovsky 101 With Ludmila Knezkova-Hussey And Symphony NB

Ludmila Knezkova-Hussey is touring with Symphony New Brunswick this week, playing Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. Hance Colburne visited her at her music room.

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Off The Shelf: Jeremy Chiasson's First Picks

New to our book club, Jeremy Chiasson talks about The Black Count, The Original Laura, and The Graveyard Book.

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Saint John Deputy Mayor Running For Liberals in Byelection

Shelley Rinehart was asked by the Liberals to run in the Saint John East byelection to replace Gary Keating who resigned.

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Owner Says It's Too Expensive To Heat Building, Considers Closing Apartments

Brad Irvine, a businessman from Toronto who owns apartments in Saint John, says the Saint John market is inhospitable for apartment owners, and it would be cheaper to keep his building empty this winter.

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Wild Salmon To Be Given Head Start In Pens

The federal government has a new plan, partnering with Cooke Aqualculture, to try to save the endangered Fundy salmon. Livia Goodbrand is with Parks Canada.

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Questions Surrounding The Sudden Resignation Of Newly Elected MLA

Saint John East Liberal MLA, Gary Keating has resigned. Premier Brian Gallant and Saint John Lancaster Liberal Association member, Blaine Harris, tell us about the hole that it`s left in caucus.

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Deborah Discovers: Prince Edward Guardian Pharmacy

Deborah Irvine Anderson discovered one of the oldest buildings in the uptown that is now a pharmacy and a methadone clinic.

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Our Movie Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day

Tara Thorne thinks that the very bad day is humorous and that the actors make the material fun for parents and kids alike.

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More Training, Resources Needed For Rail Disaster Responders

Saint John's fire chief Kevin Clifford would like to see a more consistent, regionalized approach to preparations for train derailments.

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Gary Keating Resigns Three Weeks After Elected

The New Brunswick Liberal Association published a letter from Gary Keating to his constituents last night. J.P. Lewis is assistant professor of political science at UNBSJ.

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Our Health Columnist On Prescribing Pot

Medical associations across the country are asking for guidance from Health Canada on the criteria for when, and how, to prescribe cannabis. Dr. Mike Simon has a family practice in Millidgeville.

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The Gas Guru Predicts Savings!

Reporter Bob Jones predicts another 5 cent cut in the price of gas tonight. The price of diesel and oil will also go down, about 2 cents.

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Lobster King Author Comes To Saint John

CBC named Alexi Zentner one of 12 Writers to Watch. He will be at the library in Market Square on Thursday to read from "The Lobster Kings."

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Our Resident Green Thumb On Wrapping Up The Season

Betty Kennett has some final advice on getting your garden ready for winter.

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Real Houses Featured In Saint John Produced Series

Hemmings Films and Talons of Venice have a deal to produce a new show that will look at unique homes across North America, "Real Houses Of.." Greg Hemmings and Derek Riedle are involved.

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Sweet Caroline Run Shines Light on Anaphylaxis

Caroline Lorette, 14, died this summer after an allergic reaction. David Lorette is her father. Alicia Walls is a longtime family friend.

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RECAP Hopes To Help People Who May Be Falling Through The Cracks

RECAP is the centre for research education for at-risk individuals. Deborah Irvine Anderson got a tour of the clinic at the Prince Edward Guardian Drug Store.

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It Seems New Brunswickers Didn't Spoil Nearly As Many Ballots As Usual In The Provincial Election

The CBC's Robert Jones explains how the new tabulators may have affected the number of protest votes this time around.

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Our Movie Review: Gone Girl

Tara Thorne gives us her thoughts of the new book to film adaptation directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck.

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Two Liberals From Southwestern New Brunswick Included In 12-Person Cabinet

Fundy-The Isles-Saint John West's Rick Doucet takes over two departments: Economic Development and Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries. Saint John-Harbour's Ed Doherty is responsible for two departments: Government Services and Aboriginal Affairs.

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Our Health Columnist On Smoke-Free Hospitals

The Saint John Regional Hospital is entering another pilot projec to make the entire property smoke-free. Doctor Mike Simon runs a family practice in Millidgeville and works at the hospital.

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The Gas Guru Predicts Gas Down A Nickel

Reporter Robert Jones predicts the price of gas will fall tonight by 5 cents. The price of heating oil and diesel will stay the same.

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Fredericton Youths Tested For Enterovirus D68

Dr. Jennifer Russell is New Brunswick's acting chief medical officer of health. Test results are expected in a couple of weeks.

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Maine Abortion Clinics Serving More New Brunswick Clients

Abortion providers in Maine attribute a spike in the number of New Brunswick women seeking their services to the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton this past July. Reporter Rachel Cave has the story.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight The Stogies

Jeff Liberty tells us that rock 'n' roll has a champion in The Stogies.

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Seniors Moving Management Company Helps Downsize

We have an aging population in New Brunswick. Seniors who plan to sell their homes and move into apartments or retirement communties can get help from Terry Moore and Judy Mitchell.

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Off The Shelf: New Contributor, Christie McDonald

Christie McDonald blog at 'the ludic reader,' is a highschool teacher and loves to share young adult book recommendations. Here are her first ones: The Book Thief, The Knife Of Never Letting Go, and The Fault In Our Stars.

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FogLit Festival: Author David Aitkinson

The FogLit Festival is underway in Saint John, a five day celebration of books with dozens of authors taking part. Author Dave Atkinson is here with his new children's book "Wereduck".

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Moosehead Layoffs: Andrew Oland

Andrew Oland explains why times are tough for beer brewers and why Moosehead is going to have to lay off about half of its production workers.

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New Brunswicker Describes Scence in Hong Kong

Former New Brunswick resident Jaime Walls describes the scene in Hong Kong. She lives just blocks from where the protests have been happening all week.

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Deadbeat Label Unfair To Some Parents

A CBC News investigation showed nearly two-thirds of all family support orders in Canada are in arrears. Brenda Noble, a lawyer with Cox and Palmer who specializes in family practice, says the story is particularly complicated in Saint John.

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Canada's Smartest Person Could Be From Nakawic

Kate LaFrance teaches in Nackawic, has five university degrees, and is a student at UNB. She's a contestant on the CBC TV show, "Canada's Smartest Person." You can see her episode on November 2nd.

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Deborah Discovers: Saint John Police Museum

This museum of the oldest municapal police force in Canada is open only on cruise ship days. Deborah Irvine Anderson got in.

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Our Movie Review: Boxtrolls

Tara Thorne wants to go to Cheesebridge to meet the Boxtrolls in this entertaining stop-animation flick.

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Saint John Parks Get Fixed Up in Outreach Blitz

Queen Square and some other city parks will get a bit of sprucing up this Friday, thanks to a couple of private companies and their employees. Jody Kliffer helps organize the Queen Square Farmers Market.

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Corridor Resources Unsure What Fracking Moratorium Means

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant was elected on a promise of a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. Steve Moran is president and CEO of Corridor Resources Inc.

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Pretty Medians Along Hampton Road Stirring Debate

A new paving job, bike lanes and some new medians down the centre of the road have Kennebecasis Regional Police posting instructions for drivers on Facebook, with tips on how to navigate the changes. Bill Bishop is the mayor of Rothesay.

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Dominion Voting Systems President Explains Software Snafu

Third-party software may be behind the counting glitch. John Polous is the president and CEO of Dominion Voting Systems, the company that supplied the tabulator voting machines in last week's election.

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Irving Vs. Irving Reveals Family Feud

Reporter Jacques Poitras talks about his new book that looks inside New Bruunswick`s first family of industry.

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Our Green Thumb On A Fall Without Rain

Betty Kennett talks about how to manage the final days of your garden when there is little rain.

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Former Premier Reflects On 2014 Election

A liberal party government lead by Brian Gallant will be sworn in on October 7. Bernard Lord is a former Progressive Conservative premier of New Brunswick.

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Off The Shelf: Mary Barlow's Top 5 Recommendations

Mary Barlow's last column with Information Morning. Her top five books: Pillars of the Earth, Cutting for Stone, Long Walk To Freedom, The Name of the Wind, Wherever You Go, There You Are.

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Saint John Jewish Community Supporting Isreali Jews Moving To Port City

Norman Hamburg and Isreali lawyer Eital Muskal are part of a group in Saint John's Jewish community, who are working to bring families to the city from Israel.

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David Suzuki To Visit Saint John

The Blue Dot Tour will be David Suzuki's last cross-Canada speaking tour. He is in Saint John on September 30th.

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Outmigration Happens, Fix What's At Home

Greg Marquis teaches in the department of history and politics at UNBSJ, and has studied outmigration in Saint John and New Brunswick. He reacts to yesterday's interview with former resident Tammy Calvin.

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Take Liberty: Spotlight Sleepy Driver

Jeff Liberty talks about the Fredericton bands latest release, Ignatius.

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About A Baby: Comedian James Mullinger

The Royal Couple is expecting baby number two. Comedian James Mullinger asks who really cares?

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