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NB: Shift

Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.

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Episode 10: The Abyss

Five scuba divers conduct a search of Holmes Lake.

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Is it time to end tipping?

A recent study has shown that there is no correlation between quality of service and the size of the tip.

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Teacher fired for saying the word vagina in art class

A Michigan teacher says she lost her job for saying the word "vagina" to her eighth grade class, when talking about Georgia O'Keeffe's art..

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Rick Mercer on Newfoundland library cuts

Rick Mercer is very upset that over half of Nfld's libraries will close.

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Campaign for expansion at AWI

The Atlantic Wildlife Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a campaign to expand. Pam Novak has the details.

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Tyler Hache is NB's Searchlight champ

The Moncton singer-songwriter is the New Brunswick finalist in the 2016 CBC Music competition. Now he competes against the rest of the country!

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Fredericton hiker plans far north trip of a lifetime

David Cameron and his friend Jerry Bance are planning to hike in Quttinirpaq National Park on Ellesmere Island in July.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:57]


Remembering Hoppy Dunn

Miramichi's Paddy Quinn remembers his friend and former CFAM radio colleague Patrick 'Hoppy' Dunn.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:23]


More rare birds in the province

On top of the Black-throated sparrow, Alain Clavette says a Tufted Duck and a Little Blue Heron were spotted this week.

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Beer, secret council meetings and deliverology

Shift's panel of politics watchers weighs in on the issues from this week.

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NB senator says Mike Duffy should get back pay

John Wallace says now that Duffy has been aquitted on all charges he should receive the salary and benefits he was denied while suspended.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:04]


Farmers open grocery store in Gagetown

The couple behind the Lazy Farmer in the Village of Gagetown is now opening the Apple Tree Market to sell local and natural food.

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Super rare Black-throated Sparrow spotted

It could be a first in the Maritimes! Alain Clavette speaks with the biologist that spotted the bird in the Aulac area.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:19]


Made in NB: Corruven

Janice MacPherson tells us about this Edmundston company that takes rejected wood veneer and turns it into ingenious products!

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Duffy decision, PC leadership and shipyard politics

Shift's panel - Michelle LeBlanc and Duncan Matheson - explores the big political issues of the week.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:51]


Gulls, Turkey Vultures and Swallow boxes

Alain Clavette talks about seeing a whole bunch of Lesser Black Backed Gulls, plus more news from the birding world.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:10]


Lynx found in Fredericton to be released

Pam Novak of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute says the endangered cat looks to be in good health and she expects it will be released soon.

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Inspiring immigrant women

Leanne Wiens employs women who are refugees or newcomers at her LJW Catering business in Fredericton hoping to build skills and confidence.

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Free tuition plan gets thumbs up from students

Student leaders weigh in on the Gallant government's plan top up federal grants making tuition free for lower income students.

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Holding out for hope

Chelsea Jane Edwards talks about living in Attawapiskat, why she left and why she wants to go back home.

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Friends forever

Holly McKay's official job as part of a Y welcome team is over, but she's become close friends with the Syrians she thinks of as family.

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Do fish get thirsty?

Michael Edwards of Science East answers a question posed by a young science fair participant.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:45]


Spring migration and dancing ducks

Alain Clavette tells us which birds have arrived, and he talks about a photo he captured of a Blue-winged teal sort of breakdancing!

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Lucky hawk picks perfect spot to collapse

A young Red-tailed Hawk is recovering after he was found frozen to the ground in the driveway of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute.

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Backwoods cabin of the future

62 designers have entered plans for a sustainable, tiny cabin into Community Forests International's latest contest!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:23]


Another gold medal for Fils du Roy

Sebastien Roy's distillery in Petit-Paquetville has won another gold for its Gin Thuya, and he has plans for a single malt gin.

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How's your Syrian family?

Holly McKay says wherever she goes, Saint Johners are asking how the family is doing and if there's anything they can do to help.

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Music Alive Program expands to NB

The National Arts Council is looking to start some pilot programs designed to reach rural and remote areas of the province.

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NB student wins 'Best School Year Ever'

Grade 9 Rothesay High student Will Barry will be attending St. Michael's University school in Victoria after winning a video contest.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:34]


Finding food for middle eastern tastes

Holly McKay's latest diary entry talks about entrepreneurs stepping up to provide the kinds of food refugees are looking for.

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Recovered animals released

Injured and sick animals that spent winter at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute are being released, including a porcupine and a Great Horned Owl.

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Renforth musician releases first EP

Craig Lang's Eclipse includes 5 original songs, one written to honour Caroline Lorette who died as a result of an allergic reaction.

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Mouse in the house

Holly McKay's latest radio diary entry describes the trouble the Syrian family she's helping is having with some unwanted critters!

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Damage to monarch populations unclear

Research scientist Pablo Jaramillo says it will take a month for scientists to know how last week's Mexican storm hit the butterfly population.

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Dr. Brian Goldman: prescribes exercise

The Public Health Agency of Canada says three out of every five Canadians has at least one chronic condition. Our house doctor says regular exercise should be part of any prescription for health.

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Banking on changing attitudes towards cannabis

Janice MacPherson has the Made in New Brunswick story of Civilized.life, a digital publication for professionals who enjoy cannabis.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:39]


From jazz musician to law school student

Juno award-winning musician Phil Dwyer sold his house and moved across the country to attend law school at UNB.

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Eleanor McCain to record Canadian Songbook

The singer from Florenceville will be playing and recording Canadian songs with different symphony orchestras across the country this spring.

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Connecting with refugees' extended family

Holly McKay is connecting through social media with the family members left behind when the family she's helping escaped to Saint John.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:05:23]


Iceland gull hit by car on purpose

It's touch and go for an Iceland gull at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute what was hurt when someone drove into a flock of birds on purpose.

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Biggest backyard bird count ever

Alain Clavette gets results from last month's big count, plus migration has begun!

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Indigenous Rights and Self-Government

John Borrows, the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, delivered the Ivan C. Rand lecture at UNB on rights and self-government.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:23]


Homegrown: Big Axe Brewery

A Brewery in Nackawic is hoping to expand this year. Peter Cole and his wife Tatiana opened Big Axe Brewery in Nackawic about two years ago. This year they hope to expand their operation.

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Riverview man turns to making electronic music

Robert Wilson started making electronic music as a sort of therapy after he had to stop working because of an anxiety disorder.

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Art overcomes linguistic barriers

Holly McKay continues her radio journal detailing her experience as part of a welcome team welcoming a Syrian refugee family.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:04:38]


Politics watchers on fracking report

Michael Camp, Michelle LeBlanc and Duncan Matheson weigh in on the new report from the New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing.

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White Gyrfalcon spotted in New Brunswick

Jim Clifford took the most amazing photo, and Alain Clavette spoke with Ken Reinsborough who first spotted the bird in the Eel River Bar area.

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Marketing NB as culinary tourism destination

Myriane Ouellette with New Brunswick's Cultural Coast says an upcoming forum is designed to get the conversation started.

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McAdam group hopes to build home for developmentally challanged

Ken Stannix is chair of the McAdam Heart and Home Corporation. They're holding their first fundraiser, Chase the Ace, on Saturday.

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Helping a grounded Bald Eagle

Pam Novak of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute is trying to help this adult eagle with a dislocated wing fly again.

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Learning more about the life left behind

In Holly McKay's latest diary entry, she tries to learn more about the life in Syria for the family of refugees her team is helping.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:04:52]


Moncton man makes MasterChef Canada's top 14

Carpenter David Young has been cooking as long as he can remember and he's hoping his unusual pairings will impress the judges!

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Building a box for Saw Whet owls

Alain Clavette forgets his camera, and he interviews an owl expert about Saw Whets.

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A fascination with fermenting

Name a food, Ruth Merrett will find a way to ferment it. On Homegrown, she describes how to ferment your food from the basics to the sublime.

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Holly McKay's Refugee Family Diary

The Syrian family has been in Saint John four weeks, it's time to get a library card.

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Holly McKay's Syrian Family Diary

It's their fourth week in Saint John and time to get a library card.

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Cuvier's beaked whale found in Atlantic Canadian waters

It's the first time this whale has been found in the area. The New Brunswick Museum's Don McAlpine is working on the skeleton to add to the collection.

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New Tristan Horncastle album

The Fredericton country singer has a new album and he's getting ready to open for Gord Bamforn and Joe Nichols.

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Thick-billed murres blown inland

Five of the black and white seabirds ended up at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute after a winter strom took them off course.

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Moving day for a refugee family

Holly McKay's latest journal entry describes what it was like to help a Syrian family move into a new home in Saint John.

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NB singer makes second splash on reality TV

Melanie Cormier got all four judges' chairs to turn Sunday night on La Voix! A few years ago she came second on Cover Me Canada.

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Expanding products at Mrs. Dunster's

Imagine taking on an iconic New Brunswick brand, and then expanding! Our guide to what's made in New Brunswick has the story.

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Budget reaction

Shift's panel of politics watchers - Michael Camp, Michelle LeBlanc and Alec Bruce - reacts to this week's provincial budget.

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Birding in Bathurst's Daly Point Reserve

Alain Clavette takes a delightful walk around the reserve with manager Janet Doucet to check out what's on offer.

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Prominent artist critical of plan to cut Arts NB

Peter Powning says the decision to cut Arts NB makes no sense as a cost cutting measure and he's calling it a civil service power grab.

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Bone broth tips

Jason Petrie from the whole animal butchery at Kredl's has some tips for the many people who are returning to making their own broth.

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