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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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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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The benefits of immigration

This fall, Kareem El-Assal with the Conference Board of Canada will release two reports on how the Atlantic provinces can benefit from more people moving here.

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The driest summer

The apples are small, some crops didn't do well at all. Photographer and writer Freeman Patterson says it was the driest summer he's seen.

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A balancing act across Walton Glen Gorge

Montreal native Cael Trudeau-Cauchon recently travelled to Walton Glen Gorge near St. Martins for slacklining. He tied a 200 meter line across the gorge and then walked across it.

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Song for a cause

Fredericton musician Tim Walker has recorded a song he wrote about George Woodworth. The C-5 quadriplegic is raising money for an accessible van with proceeds from people buying the song going to the cause.

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Fall flowers to keep for birds

Our birder Alain Clavette explains which flowers and plants to keep in your garden until the spring, so the birds can eat their seeds.

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Sears closures and the state of the ambulance service

The upcoming closure of all remaining Sears stores and the state of New Brunswick's ambulance service under Medavie were hot topics of debate for Shift's political panel this week. That, and 30 years since Frank McKenna swept into power.

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Dry weather troubles beekeepers

It's sweet and golden and goes with just about anything in your kitchen. But beekeeper Essie Lom says the dry weather this year had an effect on honey production in the province.

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Hiking Kouchibouguac

Oh the fall colours! Hiking guide James Donald spent the weekend exploring the trails at Kouchibouguac National Park.

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Quality Block Party comes to Fredericton

Little You, Little Me have a brand new EP on the way. Band member Corey Bonnevie is also involved in bringing Saint John's Quality Block Party to Fredericton on Oct. 19.

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Music NB Awards show kicks off Festival 506

Festival 506 begins tomorrow night with the Music New Brunswick Awards show at the Tide and Boar in Moncton. Jean Surette, executive director of Music New Brunswick, tells us what it's all about.

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Longer living with greenery

If you live in a city, access to green space can help you live longer, researchers found. Epidemiologist Dan Crouse worked on the study at the University of New Brunswick.

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A play on everyday struggles

Grum on a Wire is a play about a sour and anti-social civil servant struggling with his everyday routine. Marc-Andre Charron with Satellite Theatre talks about the performance.

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Bird 'domes' in the backyard

Birder Alain Clavette made an interesting discovery in his backyard. He saw a young merlin protecting its prey from other birds by hunching over it, a behaviour called mantling.

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Political Panel: The end of Energy East

Friday's political panel discusses the death of the Energy East pipeline, the auditor general's Atcon report, and senior living in New Brunswick.

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A bad year for apple growers

Thanksgiving is a busy time for farmers. But Andrew Lovell of River View Orchard in Keswick said the dry weather this year caused a small yield.

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Wild salmons don't return to Magaguadavic River

Not a single wild Atlantic Salmon returned to the Magaguadavic River this year. Jonathan Carr with the Atlantic Salmon Federation explains why.

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Fredericton fiddler releases new album

After a two-year break, Fredericton fiddler Kathleen Gorey-McSorley has released a new album on which she now also sings. Her songs are about love and mental health.

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The best hikes in the fall

Hiking guide James Donald talks about two hikes in the province to see the bright fall colours.

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Caring for a red-tailed hawk

After a collision with a car, a red-tailed hawk is being nursed back to health at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute. Pam Novak is hopeful it may pull through.

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Conservation on Canvas

Woodstock artist Michael McEwing created 33 oil paintings exploring the beauty of nature preserves in the province. His latest exhibit opens tomorrow at the New Brunswick Museum.

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Saint John native makes short list for Giller prize

Michelle Winters' novel is called I am a Truck and the story is set in a fictionalized New Brunswick town.

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Theatre New Brunswick to present apocalyptic play

Theatre New Brunswick is preparing to stage another play by Ryan Griffith. And for Fortunes of Wolves, the actors have to learn several versions of the play.

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Alain Clavette on music inspired by the birds!

This week our birder met up with a well known musician who's been inspired to compose a song based on the sound of the birds.

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Political Panel

Our panel talks about the guilty verdict in the RCMP trial related to the Moncton shooting rampage that killed 3 officers in 2014.

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Project Honour and Preserve

Two men are working to reunite families with military artifacts from their long lost loved ones, dating as far back as WW1.

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Today on Homegrown: the yummy stroopwafel

A Dutch delight comes to the Kingston Peninsular market. Willem Van-Jankel describes the stroopwafel and why he makes them.

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New collection of Alden Nowlan poetry

There's a new book out collecting the poetry of the great Alden Nowlan. Vanessa speaks to the book's editor, Brian Bartlett.

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New music from Brent Mason

Saint John singer-songwriter Brent Mason releases his 10th album this week. He talks with Vanessa about High Water Mark

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Hiking Guide James Donald

Our Hiking Guide climbed Big Bald Mountain near Miramichi and enjoyed Sheephouse Falls.

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Would I lie to you? Michael Edwards on the science of lie detectors

Science East's Michael Edwards on how lie detectors work - or do they?

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Catharina Bonnemann

Dr. Catherina Bonnemann is a German psychiatrist specializing in treating trauma without medication.For the past year she's been volunteering with women and children from Afghanistan.

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Silver Donald Cameron

Writer and filmmaker Silver Donald Cameron talks to Vanessa about his new film, Green Rights.

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Jan Wong

Journalist and author Jan Wong talks to Vanessa about her new book, Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy and China.

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Alain Clavette is all about the birds

Our birder Alain Clavette talks to Vanessa about the beautiful birds of fall.

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Political Panel

Our weekly political panel chews over the tax assessment scandal, changes to the chief medical office of health, and other topics.

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Chef Rob Carson on Homegrown

On Homegrown, chef and farmer Rob Carson talks about the South Central NB Local Food Movement and a special event that highlights local food.

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Kit and the Calico Cat

Brigitte Marsden talks about her new novel for young readers, illustrated by 12-year-old Haylee Boone.

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Hiking with James Donald

This week, our hiking guide takes on a couple of trails in the northeast that are great for young families.

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New music from Patrick Murray

Patrick Murray has gone from the military to the stage. He talks about his journey and we spin a tune from his new album.

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Pam Novak at AWI

Some Canada Geese are experiencing something called "angel wing." The Atlantic Wildlife Institute's Pam Novak explains.

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Mi'kmaq artist Peter Clair's first novel

Mi'kmaq basket weaver Peter Clair has written his book book. It's a novel called Taapoategl and Pallet: a Mi'kmaq Journey of Loss and Survival.

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Oh the Bricklin!

A UNBSJ prof says maybe it's time to to use the Bricklin as a tourism attraction.

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Remembering Eldon Hay

Sackville activist and longtime Mount Allison professor Eldon Hay passed away from cancer recently. His son Ron Hay remembers his father's humour and commitment to LGBTQ rights.

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Birding: Alain Clavette

Our intrepid birder Alain Clavette was preparing for his annual pelagic birding adventure off Grand Manan when we last spoke to him. But it seems mother nature made him wait!

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Political Panel

The political panel reacts to news that the province created a new Crown corporation to deal with issues surrounding recreational marijuana, and looks at the continuing controversy over the federal Liberal's proposed tax changes for small business.

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Mythbuster Michael Edwards

Science East's Michael Edwards busts some common myths. Did you know it does not take seven years for swallowed gum to digest?

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Home Grown: Green Acres Farm

Farmer Mike O'Brien invites the public to visit Green Acres Farm, his 9th generation dairy farm, for the annual Open Farm Day on Sunday.

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Hiking: Runnymeade Road

Hiking guide James Donald talks about Runnymeade Road in Riverview.

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JE Sheehy

JE Sheehy has played in several New Brunswick bands. Now he's come out with a second EP as Saint Jack. It's called Acadie Truck.

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Cyber Security

Natalia Stakhanova is the author of Have You Been Hacked Yet?, a new book on cyber security and how we can better protect our information online while surfing the web at home and the local coffee shop.

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David Myles

Fredericton-born musician David Myles chats with Vanessa about his new album.

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Potato Peelings

Eight Mount Allison University students have formed a company called Enviroot to manufacture environmentally-friendly fibre board using potato peelings.

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Wind farm project

The Sugar Brook Community Wind Farm project wants to harness the wind to power 7,000 Sackville-area area homes.

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Birding: Alain Clavette

Birder Alain Clavette is on Grand Manan this week, preparing for his annual pelagic birding adventure. Before he sets sail, he's getting in some on-land birding.

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Political Panel

The political panel is reacting to news that TransCanada is suspending its application to build the Energy East pipeline, and weighs in on the plan to privatize the management of extra-mural nursing and tele-care.

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Homegrown: Alma Coffee House and Brewery

Jeff Grandy, his brother Peter Grandy and their partner Ian Hillier own Holy Whale Brewing Company and Buddha Bear Coffee Roasters in Alma.

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Elmira McKay is 105

Miramichi's Elmira McKay is celebrating a birthday today. She is 105. We speak with her and one of her sons.

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Music: Brittany McQuinn

Brittany McQuinn is releasing her latest EP, Bold, this Saturday at Gallery 78 and Thursday night she'll be on stage at Casino New Brunswick opening for K. D. Lang.

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Hiking; Rockwood Park

James Donald explores some of the amazing hiking options available in Saint John.

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Charcoal fine art

Deer Island artist Natasha Miller uses charcoal from her wood-fired pizza oven to help create unique works of art.

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Sickly seagulls

Some sickly seagulls are being cared for by the Atlantic Wildlife Institute. Pam Novak talks with Vanessa about what happened to the birds.

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Extra-mural protest

Cecile Cassista of the Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights says seniors will lose out when the government privatizes management of the Extra-mural program.

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Canadian Coasters Car Club celebrates 50 years

19,761 kilometers and three months after they began a cross-Canada adventure, Kristy and Victor Leger are back home in Moncton.They drove their 1951 Chevy half ton pulling a little trailer all the way to British Columbia.

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Birding: Alain Clavette

A great time of year to take in seabirds around the province. Our guide to birds Alain Clavette is also getting ready for his annual Pelagic Bonanza.

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Home Grown: Linden Oil

Local chemist Sonya Burrill was struck by their fragrant blossoms of the Linden tree. She has unique way to distill the tree's essential oil in a non-toxic way. Her company is called Tilia Essential Oils. and she's our guest today on Homegrown.

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Brent Springer

A year after his daughter went missing in Moncton. Brent Springer talks with Colleen about what it's been like for the family as they continue with

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Music: Kerry Underhill

Kerry Underhill, of Quispamsis, shares her first single. Evangeline is written along with Canadian legend Dan Gallant, Louisiana born Rick Tiger and Underhill.

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Senate Appointment: David Adams Richards

David Adams Richards in conversation with Colleen Kitz-Goguen, his work, his life and his appointment to the Senate.

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Rene Pelletier: cabinet changes

The Prime Minister has split the department of indigenous and northern affairs. Colleen speaks with a lawyer who specializes in indigenous cases.

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Remembering Denis Richard

Denis Richard, one of the province's greatest Acadian musicians, has died. Richard passed away today at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital. Carole Chouinard has known Denis Richard for 30 years. They worked together and were great friends.

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John Leroux:

Celebrating history through art: 1967 - New Brunswick's Centennial Building Mural. Architect and historian John Leroux is the author of the new book, created with the backing of the New Brunswick Museum.

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Alain Clavette; birding

Alain Clavette talks about the birds still on his life list.

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Jacques LeBlanc; hiking

Jacques LeBlanc celebrates Canada's 150 by hiking New Brunswick's trails.

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Chalkmaster Dave

Chalk artist Dave Johnstone returns to Sackville for the Chalk Art Festival.

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Makerspace solar dehydrator

Fredericton Makerspace's Rick McCaskill on how to make your own food dehydrator with just a few simple materials.

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Devin Heroux at Everest Curling Challenge

Curling fans are amassing in Fredericton for the inaugeral Everest Curling Challenge and you know it's big when CBC sports sends Devin Heroux in to cover the event.

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Pam Novak, Atlantic Wildlife Institute

Fifteen ducks that spent the summer growing up at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute in Sackville were released this week. Another 25 are ready to go.

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Cedric Boily, Ironman

Cedric Boily of Moncton raced as an amateur in the Iron Man Event at Mont Tremblant in Quebec and finished first in his division. He tells Vanessa Vander Valk about this incredible experience.

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James Donald, Hiking NB

This week our hiking guide headed for the Kouchibouguac area to check out a couple of trails.

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Frantically Atlantic, performers Michelle Daigle and Don Rigley

The duo Frantically Atlantic has turned to performing full time to share their love of Celtic music. Now, they've released a digital album.

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Andy Flanagan Author

A soldier's story, a Belledune man is honors his father with a book. Flanagan wrote about the Battle of Hong Kong. It's called Endless Battle: The Fall of Hong Kong and Canadian POWs in Imperial Japan.

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Matt Kinnie:

A Riverview paracyclist has won gold at the national championships. Matt Kinnie picked up gold medal last week at the National Paracycling Road Championships in Quebec.

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John Best

Carleton county farmer John best has a problem: his hand-dug well has dried up in all of this summer heat.

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Para-sports celebrate banner year

Sally Hunt of Para-Sport NB describes incredible success at Canada Games and beyond.

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Distracted drivers crackdown

Saint John police officer Duane Squires rode a city bus to watch for distracted drivers. Thirteen tickets were issued.

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A rock camp for girls!

Eva George of the Charlotte Street Arts Centre has details on the camp that will allow girls to form bands and grow in confidence!

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Northern Gannets and Bank Swallows

Alain Clavette shares some great photos of Northern Gannets in a feeding frenzy, and visits a meeting in Cap Bimet to help Bank Swallows.

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Horse rescue farm

Morning Star Acres in Harcourt is as retirement home for horses. Their motto is "There is Life after the Racetrack." They are celebrating 10 years this year.

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Homegrown: paramedic turns blueberry farmer

A couple of years ago Glen Cox, decided to buy Granitie Town Blueberry Farm. This weekend he'll be busy alongside lots of Charlotte County folks celebrating the Wild Blueberry Festival.

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Hiking in the Meduxnekeag Valley Nature Preserve

Hiking NB's James Donald heads for the Woodstock area to explore a couple of trails - the Gold and the Green.

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Andy Bast releases solo album

Andy Bast developed a big fan base on La Voix - now this New Brunswick country singer is releasing I Want to Feel in St. Antoine!

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The science of lightning

Science East's Michael Edwards has the facts on lightning - what causes it, and how likely are you to get hit?

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Moncton Church Gets Heritage Designation

Marie-Linda Lord tells us about her excitement for the community as Moncton's Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption Cathedral is added to a list of national historic monuments.

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NB entrepreneur participating in global accelerator

UNB masters student Thomas Bird is in Geneva as part of the MassChallenge program working on his SM-Heart medical device.

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NB tribute artist marks 40th anniverary of Elvis' death

Thane Dunn is touring the maritimes, and joining him is Bill Baise who performed with Elvis from 1971-1976.

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Our birder explores Forillon National Park

Alain Clavette checks in from the Gaspe Penninsula and describes some of the birds he's seeing.

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Socks on a 100 year old machine

Sande Gunning will be making knitted socks on her cast iron machine from WWI at the Gagetown Farmers Market.

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What to wear on a hike

Hiking NB's James Donald has suggestions for shirts, socks and even underwear!

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Garlic harvest is coming in

Michael Legault of Garlic Pond Estate in Penobsquis describes the harvest and the wonderful things they make with their 16 varieties!

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Dieppe man combines kites and photography

Yvon Hache takes beautiful aerial photographs using a kite that carries a rig with a camera in it.

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NB's Emilie Landry playing shows this week

The singer-songwriter originally from Campbellton is back for three shows with plans to release a solo EP in October.

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Raising five orphaned American Kestrels

Pam Novak at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute explains how she's preparing young kestrels, squirrels and procupines for release.

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NB cook wins 3rd at Canadian Food Championships

Locavore's Azura Saunders won third in the dessert competition for her maritime inspired fritters with haskap berry sacue.

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Elvis replica guitar stolen

Fredericton musician and Elvis tribute artist Mike Bravener has his guitar signed by Elvis' drummer stolen.

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Burrowing Owl on Grand Manan

Alain Clavette heads to the island to see this rare owl, only confirmed once before in New Brunswick.

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Dry conditions mean losses for blueberry growers

Murray Tweedie of Wild Blueberry Meadows in the Kouchibouguac area expects he's already lost a quarter of his berries, and could lose more.

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Debut EP for Quinn Bonnell

Born in Burnt Church, living in Fredericton, Quinn Bonnell talks about his EP The Night.

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New release from David R. Elliott

The Saint John songwriter talks about making Strawberry Grass.

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Hiking Sugarloaf

James Donald of Hiking NB says the views from Sugarloaf make Campbellton a must visit for hikers.

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Birthday cake, candles and bacteria

Michael Edwards of Science East calms any birthday fears you may have after researchers find blowing out birthday candles leaves bacteria on cake.

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Health of the Saint John harbour improving

UNBSJ's Karen Kidd has been studying the harbour for three years, and she says metal contaminants are down and diversity of life is up.

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NB native in Tesla contest

Rene Pier Plourde of Edmundston made a short film with his partner for Tesla's new ad contest. He's in the top 10, and hoping for top 3!

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Sandpiper Festival on in Dorchester

Birder Alain Clavette gets a festival preview at Johnson's Mills where the semi-palmated sandpipers are gathering!

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Celebrating bagpipes at the Highland Games

Games co-chair Chris Gallant brings in his bagpipes! The Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew Pipe Band will mark its 90th anniversary.

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Backyard Mushrooms

Greg Collette and Mike Kendrick are growing oyster and shiitake mushrooms on 3000 logs in the Pepper Creek area!

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Big rocks in the woods

Hiking NB's James Donald explains how to find Balancing Rock and Chminey Rock near Deersdale.

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Olympian to compete in NB Highland Games

Joe Hall has all the details on this weekend's heavy events, including who to watch for, and how athletes throw the hammer.

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Peregrine falcon injuries at AWI

Pam Novak talks about falcons injured at Hopewell Rocks and Assumption Place she's nursing back to health.

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Looking back at Nijmegen

Vanessa Vander Valk reflects on the highlights of the Nijmegen marches.

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Larlee Creek Hullabaloo wants you on stage

The 10th anniversary of the festival includes a contest for an emerging artist to 'Play Our Stage.'

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Residents of Miramichi can vote on how to spend city money

Residents 16 years of age and older can choose which projects to support with $50,000 from the city.

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Nijmegen diary - July 24

Shift host Vanessa Vander Valk talks with Col. Geoff Abthorpe Commander Joint Task Force Nijmegen about the significance of this year's march.

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12th Sappyfest coming up in Sackville

The art and music festival's creative director Steven Lambke gives us a preview of the Aug 4-6 event

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New bird sanctuary on Grand Manan

Birder Alain Clavette speaks with Paula Noel of the Nature Conservancy

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I'll have coffee AND tea, please

Chef Tiffany Tong tells us about a business idea she cooked up at the UNB Summer Institute

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Nijmegen diary - July 21

Vanessa takes us over the finish line at the Four Days Marches

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Mead business taking off

John Way of Sunset Heights Meadery on the growing popularity of his honey-based 'Pollen Angels' alcoholic beverages

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Medals for NB athletes at North American Indigenous Games

Chef de Mission Jason Peters with an update on 'Team Fear the Spear'

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Nijmegen diary - July 20

Vanessa's feet are battered and blistered, but wrapped and ready for one more day of marching

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Hiking the Fundy Footpath

Hiking NB's James Donald takes us to Little Salmon River, the Eye of the Needle and the 'Grand Canyon of New Brunswick'

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Free health coach program expands

Tara Werner, on the community health promotion program, Live Well

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Are you a mosquito magnet?

Science East's Michael Edwards on why some people get bitten more often

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Nijmegen diary - July 19

Half-way there! Vanessa checks in after Day 2 of the Four Days Marches

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