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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 8: Gwen

Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie and what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998.

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Is sugar killing us?

How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance?

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Not loving Meryl Streep's speech

'Crippled Scholar' Kim Sauder says Meryl Streep was not speaking up for disabled people in her Golden Globe speech.

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The Trump dossier: fact, fiction and everything in between

Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn interviewed the spy who investigated and wrote the so-called Trump dossier.

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Fredericton teen is face of national Easter Seals campaign

Brandon Liston on being an ambassador for people with disabilities and special needs

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Commentary: The high cost of prescription drugs

Theresa Blackburn of Woodstock shares a personal family story about dealing with Crohn's and Colitis without drug coverage

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Bilingual play about migration crisis and Maritime village to open in Sackville

Alex Fancy on "Refuge," the latest production by the Tintamarre theatre company at Mount Allison University

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:42]


The week in New Brunswick politics

Duncan Matheson, Michelle LeBlanc and Michael Camp on hwy funding, getting women to run for office and Trudeau's vacation scandal

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:22]


In search of New Brunswick music builders

Jean Surette on a new Music New Brunswick project for Canada's 150th

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[mp3 file: runs 00:05:44]


Owls of NB 101

Alain Clavette guides us through the hoots, calls, barks and screams of owls you may hear across the province

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Finding new places to sell local vegetables in the St. John River Valley

A month after Real Food Connections closure, Tim Livingstone is now selling at the Cultural Market & Strawberry Hill Farm in Woodstock

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Measuring light and sound

Michael Edwards of Science East says there's a lot of confusion around the units of measured used for light and sound.

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Saint-Jack releases Birmingham EP

You'd think JE Sheehy would be too busy with his other bands like Beard Springsteen to release his own project. Not so.

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Miramichi soap maker creates feel of home for Syrians

Theodora Burard made some tradional laurel and olive oil soap in hopes of providing refugees with a reminder of home.

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NBCC students make dog coats for Saint John shelter

Industrial sewing instructor Stephen Taylor says students practiced skills while making dog coats and baby blankets to donate.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:31]


Fredericton artist on the hunt for painting she gave away

Donna Mulholland placed two paintings for people to find as part of a project called Flood the Streets with Art. She heard from one finder, but not the other.

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The week in New Brunswick politics

Michelle LeBlanc, Michael Camp and Duncan Matheson discuss the resignation of Dominic Cardy as NDP leader & the health funding deal

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:16]


Questions and answers about changes to preschool autism services

Woodstock parent Sloan Rees and Autism Intervention Services CEO Danielle Pelletier on the move to a single service provider

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January birding near Hopewell Rocks

Alain Clavette goes searching for purple sandpipers and finds something much, much bigger

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Business and music reporter from NB writes book about Joel Plaskett

Globe and Mail writer Josh O'Kane on "Nowhere With You, the East Coast Anthems of Joel Plaskett, The Emergency and Thrush Hermit"

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New slow food convivium in Miramichi

Urban micro-farmer Matthew Trevors on a new group dedicated to preserving local food traditions

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:50]


Retired firefighters and off-duty police officer save man from fiery crash

Former firefighter Troy Morton of St. George was one of three people to save a man from a burning SUV on Hwy 1 in Saint John Tuesday

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Winter camping at Fundy Park

Our trail guide James Donald tells us about his recent stay in a chilly rustic cabin

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:59]


Fredericton rocker releases acoustic album

Jon Fidler on his first release in 10 years, "Lonesome Serenade"

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Top NB political stories of 2016

Panelists Michael Camp, Duncan Matheson and Rosella Melanson discuss the new PC leader, judicial independence, the Mactaquac Dam, and more

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Birding

Alain Clavette interviews three prominent birders, including a Big Year champ and contender, looking for common shelducks in Saint John

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New kid on the craft cider block in Fredericton

Ed Teale started York County Cider last March and the business is growing

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Remembering Apohaqui cyclist Ellen Watters

An archive interview with Ellen, then remembrances from teammate Emily Flynn and comments from Cycling Canada's Jacques Landry

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From Miramichi to Mississippi at Christmastime 1947

Villa Matchett on the letter to Santa that led people all over the southern U.S. to send her presents

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Birding

Alain Clavette develops a new appreciation for common shelducks spotted in Saint John's Saints Rest Marsh

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Homegrown Christmas smokehouse treats

Cal Trithart of Coburg Smokehouse on candy cane salmon jerky and other wares on sale at the Sackville Farmers Market

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Kingsclear First Nation disappointed with Mactaquac decision

Chief Gabriel Atwin on NB Power's decision to refurbish dam instead of removing it and restoring the river

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More gift ideas for NB music lovers

Marc Xavier Leblanc a.k.a. DJ Bones gives us a few of his top picks for albums released in 2016

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Buddy the bear update

Pam Novak of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute says it's still touch and go for a tiny orphan bear found this month in Boiestown

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The "hidden pillars" of health care

St. Thomas University social work student Erin Jackson on a survey of informal caregivers across the province

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:37]


Jake Palmer's narrow escape from fire

Our former automobile columnist recounts lessons learned from a destructive fire at his Rothesay home

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Rexton students organize Aleppo fundraiser

World Issues students Alli Arsenault and Dakota Keating-Gaudet on a coffee house Dec. 21 for Doctors Without Borders

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Six businesses to develop export plans

Ignite Fredericton's Adam Peabody on a new pilot program to accelerate export development

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The week in New Brunswick politics

Michelle LeBlanc, Michael Camp and Duncan Matheson on tax break deals and support for the local food industry

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:27]


Forest practices hurting birds?

Birder Alain Clavette speaks with researcher Marc-André Villard of Université du Québec à Rimouski about plantations and migratory birds

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More gift ideas for New Brunswick book lovers

Norine McGinn of Westminster Books gives us a couple of children's book picks and an adult non-fiction selection

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Riverview teacher up for lucrative prize

Armand Doucet on being nominated for 'the Nobel prize of teaching' from the Varkey Foundation - worth $1M US

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Campbellton blues man releases second album

John Richard follows up 'Blue Valley' with 'Lost In Dublin'

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Carleton County student choirs release Christmas CD

Peter McLaughlin of Second Wind Music Centre in Florenceville-Bristol on "Chrismas in Carleton County," now on sale at local schools

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Mental health still top issue for New Brunswick children and youth

Child and Youth Advocate Norman Bossé on his 2016 report on the state of the New Brunswick child

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Remembering Miramichi's Jack LaPointe

Jason Harris on the passing of a man who dedicated his life to the local hockey scene and left some big boots to fill

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Gift ideas that are hand crafted in New Brunswick

Marie-Hélène Morell, of the Created Here website and magazine, shares a few of her favourite things by local artisans

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The week in New Brunswick politics

Duncan Matheson, Michelle LeBlanc and Michael Camp on climate action, gender neutral name changes, and federal Conservative leadership

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:56]


Deer rescue on the St. John River

Kenny Tomah and his pals try to save a young deer stuck on ice and get a black eye for their efforts, but a happy ending

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'Butcher bird' spotted in Lower Queensbury

Birder Alain Clavette says eastern kingbird lookalike seen attacking a mouse was likely a predatory songbird called the northern shrike

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Fredericton start-up making meal replacement

Tudo CEO Mostafa Shaker says his company's new drink powder is fruity and nutty-tasting and follows WHO nutrition guidelines

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Gift ideas for New Brunswick foodies

Sommelier and culinary coach Robert Noël of gives us a few festive food pairings and a cocktail recipe with all local ingredients

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Are snowflakes really unique?

According to Science East's Michael Edwards there are even more kinds of snowflakes than most of us realize

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Centreville singer releases Christmas song and video

Tommy Green Jr on his latest project, "You don't need no mistletoe," complete with Saint John school kids, animation and an ex-Mufasa.

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Stop spraying petition

About 30 protestors gathered at the legislature to present a petition against spraying the herbicide glyphosate. They spoke with the minister.

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Gift ideas for New Brunswick music lovers

Jeff Boudreau of Jeff's Musical Car recommends a few albums

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UNB students will help teach IBM cognitive technology to fight cyber crime

Dean of computer science Ali Ghorbani on beta testing Watson and becoming Canada Research Chair in cybersecurity

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Screen time having detrimental effect on children's sleep

Stephane Robichaud on the NB health council's latest report: modest improvements in child obesity, mental health; more rest needed

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Gift ideas for New Brunswick book lovers

Carolyn Guy of Atlantic Books Today shares a few book picks for holiday shoppers

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Political panel

Michael Camp, Duncan Matheson and Rosella Melanson on the NB Auditor General's report, federal democratic reform, and pipelines

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Chefs pitch in to help injured colleague at new St. Stephen brew pub

Picaroons Brew House manager Brendan Moore on a roller-coaster-ride opening at the Five Kings Restaurant for chef Lisa Aronson

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Real Food Connections closure a hit to small farmers

Tim Livingstone of Strawberry Hill Farm near Woodstock on the loss of a major buyer

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Fighting stereotypes of indigenous people in pop culture

Critic, arts advocate, and CBC columnist Jesse Wente on the path from racist sports mascots to cultural self-representation

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:48]


Snow day at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute

Pam Novak on being snowed in with no power and dozens of animals

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Charlotte County group wants control of regional hospital

Trudy Higgins on persistent dissatisfaction with Horizon Health management of hospital in St. Stephen

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Scientists find lots of life under lake ice

The Canadian Rivers Institute's Brian Hayden dives into the chilly frontier of winter research and finds complex web of activity

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Christmas Craft Festival contest

NB Crafts Council executive director Alison Murphy gives us details about a Dec 2-4 event in Saint John and we launch a contest!

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Fire chief says Central St. John River Valley needs new fire truck

Hartland fire chief Mike Walton wants a platform ladder truck to serve communities from Beechwood to Nackawic

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Doak family celebrated in tourism project

Doak House historic site manager Valerie O'Donnell on plans to rebuild an early 19th century barn

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Bathurst fire rescue

Louis Thériault recounts bravery-medal-winning role in helping victims of October duplex fire on Vanier Blvd

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A missile factory for NB?

Atlantic defence industry rep Rich Billard on the prospects of attracting an MBDA plant to supply Irving navy contract

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NB bird researcher published in journal Nature

Shift birder Alain Clavette speaks to member of arctic research team at U de M and Belleisle woman who spots rare Townsend's solitaire

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Mt A students headed to world finals of computer programming challenge

Micah Stairs of Lower Coverdale and Finn Lidbetter of Ontario on their impressive performance at Northeast North America regionals

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Home grown garlic products

Joanne Venart of Gagetown Garlic has five varieties of locally grown bulbs, plus jellies and pastes galore

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Eel River Bar opens new health centre

Ugpi'Ganjig Health Centre's Dean Vicaire on what having a doctor and homegrown services means to the First Nation community

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Fredericton's new Rhodes scholar

Angela Yu and the UNB assistant prof who inspired her

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The science of warm socks

Michael Edwards of Science East gets technical on ways to keep your tootsies toasty

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:55]


Cat population boom at Bas-Caraquet shipyard

Cat rescue volunteer Hélène McLaughlin and vet Carole McGrath are working to sterilize and find new homes for dozens of feral cats.

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Fredericton band Mayors releases first full-length album

Guitarist and producer Brad Perry on "Offers" - the follow-up to a successful EP

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English teacher from Saint John experiences quake in Japan

Checking in with Mike Wilson in Iwaki, Fukushima

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:11]


Sackville group sees huge potential for woodlots in carbon pricing

Dale Prest of Community Forests International and Lisa Barkley of the South East New Brunswick Wood Marketing Board favour cap and trade

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NatureKids NB clubs expanding to Sackville, Bathurst, St. Stephen

Nature NB's Vanessa Roy-McDougall on the growing interest in outdoor adventure clubs for youth aged 6 to 12

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The week in New Brunswick politics

The political panel talks school buses and linguistic duality, political financing, and the growing role of fake news

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Birding

Alain Clavette on the selection of the gray jay as national bird, some rare sightings around the province and a lifer

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Joey Robin Haché launches second album

After his acclaimed debut "Repaver l'âme" the Nigadoo/Moncton alt-folk-rock artist releases "Stigmates" with shows this week.

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Breeding your own hybrid plants

Michael Mazourek of Cornell previews the talk he'll give this month at the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network conference

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Beresford library launches good deed collection

Marie-Claude Gagnon on an outreach project by staff at the Mgr Robichaud Public Library to spread goodwill for the holidays

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Edmundston's Lancaster bomber moving to Ontario

Chris Colton of the National Air Force Museum of Canada on a new plan to move and restore the historic military aircraft

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The case for tripling Canada's population

U of T professor Irvin Studin gives a preview of his talk at Mt A on growing Canada's population to 100 million by the end of the century

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The science of winter tires

Science East's Michael Edwards on what makes winter tires a better fit for our Canadian winters

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Fredericton musicians mark anniversary of 'The Last Waltz'

Sean Hutchins on a collaborative tribute to The Band's 40-year-old iconic album planned for Nov. 24 at the Boyce Farmers Market

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NB man finds family war stories in Dalhousie museum book

Les Dewar was searching for family graves when a chance meeting connected him to his father as a young soldier in the First World War

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NB Student Alliance pitches 8 policy proposals

Robert Burroughs on expanding tuition bursaries, campus mental health services, health care for international students

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Birding

Alain Clavette answers a listener's question about a crow with white wing tips and has the story of a banded gull spotted in Dieppe

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Uncovering the mysteries of the Rockwood Comfort Club monument

Peter Little on his research into fallen soldiers from the neighbourhood around Saint John's Public Gardens

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New Brunswick political watchers try to make sense of Trump victory

Our political panelists Michael Camp, Michelle LeBlanc and Duncan Matheson deconstruct the surprising U-S election results

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All-local menu at Fredericton pop-up

Mindy Trail, one of three chefs behind Local Eats, on their 100% New Brunswick burger joint, open this month at the Delta hotel.

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Wonderful Water Street

St. Andrews Heritage Board member Lee Sochasky on a win for the town in the Great Places in Canada contest

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[mp3 file: runs 00:04:39]


Bear cub injured too badly to be saved

Pam Novak on a very tiny bear cub with a broken leg found by rangers and brought to the Atlantic Wildlife Institute

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:22]


LG prize for Fredericton poet

M Travis Lane on her life's work, love of words, and new Lieutenant-Governor's Award for High Achievement in the Arts

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New album from Adam Washburn

Lift Me Up was recorded in Halifax, but the musician is back home in Saint John and planning a spring tour

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Rothesay painter recognized

Suzanne Hill on receiving a Lieutenant-Governor's Award For High Achievement In The Arts

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Salmon conservationists team up to save fish on the Miramichi

Shirley Roach-Albert of the Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow discusses projects that have received $4.7 M in funding

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Remembering Chelsea

CBC's Joe Tunney reflects on the death of a friend he met while battling cancer.

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One-man play celebrates two generations of NB actors

Shawn Wright plays himself and the mother who nurtured him in storytelling and theatre in "Ghost Light"

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Bonar Law students issue push-up challenge

World Issues students Emma Babineau and Heaven Augustine talk about a class project to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder

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[mp3 file: runs 00:05:17]


The week in New Brunswick politics

Panelists Michelle LeBlanc, Duncan Matheson and Michael Camp discuss the speech from the throne and what's at stake for NB in the US vote

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:39]


Late fall birding

Birder Alain Clavette on rare geese to watch for, along with some colourful ducks; and recent arrivals of winter birds

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Woodstock volunteers back from Haiti

Nurse Cathy Davies describes her hurricane relief efforts in the L'Asile area with fellow nurse Rachel Blaquiere and Dr. Heather Dow

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New Brunswick cranberry farmers face low prices

Gilles Martin and Nicole Comeau have long-term hopes of going organic at Les Jardins De La Prairie in Richibucto-Village

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Local prosperity expert speaking at Miramichi conference

Michael Shuman praises NB's local investment tax credit, local procurement policy; sees potential for crowdfunding, investment funds

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Luring tourists to New Brunswick with food

Rebecca Mackenzie of the Culinary Tourism Alliance on efforts to develop tourism by linking local farmers and restaurants

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:42]


Saint John band Bad People release new album

"You're This Close" is folk-rock with big sound and dark undertones

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Miramichi seniors plan independent living facility

Green Cove Co-operative chair Vernon Goodfellow is one of 50 people who've signed up for a future housing development on the river

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SHAD Innovators Of The Year

Sophie Theriault is one of two NB students who helped create an on-line business platform connecting small-scale farmers to households

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Zombie insects

Science East's Michael Edwards dishes on a fungus that takes over ants and makes them explode and wasps with remote-control cockroaches

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Fighting flooding

Sussex Mayor Marc Thorne says berms and rebates are under consideration to protect homes and businesses from future flooding

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:01]


The week in New Brunswick politics

Panelists Michael Camp, Duncan Matheson and Michelle LeBlanc discuss the new Tory leader, senate appointments and lotto corp spending

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:01]


Correctional Investigator reacts to Glen Wareham inquest findings

Howard Sapers weighs in after coroner's jury finds no lessons in death of Dorchester inmate from self-harm complications

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Birds and buildings

Alain Clavette sees a lifer, answers a question about mourning doves and finds out about buildings and bird strikes

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:24]


Halloween rules in Northern NB

Bathurst's mayor wants to relax age and time limits in the name of fun, while Balmoral's cites security for 7 p.m. cut off

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Fresh veggies nine months of the year

Susan Linkletter talks about the innovative techniques she uses to keep growing almost year round in Salisbury.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:17]


Truth and Reconciliation update

Marie Wilson is hopeful and inspired by TRC work; asks academics what they can do to fight ignorance of indigenous history and culture

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NB Symfunny Orchestra set to hit the stage

Marshall Button tells us about a new show that, in the tradition of Merrie Melodies, combines comedy and orchestral music.

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Bruno the wonder dog saves a life

Eva Hachey tells us how the chihuahua mix she adopted from the Fredericton SPCA helped her in a medical emergency

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:56]


Late season orphan at Atlantic Wildlife Institute

Pam Novak talks about a bobcat kitten that followed some children a couple of weeks ago on a street in southeastern New Brunswick

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:49]


New EP from Les Jeunes d'Asteure

Two members of the Moncton-area, "progressive art rock" quintette talk about "paradis, possiblement"

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The Once returns to NB with songs from new EP

The Nfld trio's Geraldine Hollett talks about "We Win Some We Lose" ahead of shows in Fredericton, Saint John and Riverview

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Environmental group welcomes climate report

The Conservation Council's Louise Comeau applauds a new report by MLAs on how NB should combat climate change.

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Wandering hooves

Wayne Morgan tells CBC's Catherine Harrop about a cow that just doesn't want to leave her riverside summer home.

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Suspense builds for Silver Wave Film Fest

Cat LeBlanc sets the scene for more than 80 films - from experimental to comedy - to be screened Nov. 3-6 in Fredericton

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PC leadership preview

Two out of three members of our political panel predict the same winner at the October 22 Tory leadership convention in Fredericton

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Birds to watch for in the coming weeks

Alain Clavette talks about recent sightings and seasonal migrations: hummingbirds, juncos, widgeons, dunlins and more!

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Home Grown - New provincial food strategy

National Farmers Union representative Ted Wiggins assesses the provincial government's efforts to promote local food and drink

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Modernizing Supreme Court of Canada nominations

University of Toronto professor emeritus Peter Russell previews his UNB Rand lecture

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Why cat eyes glow in the dark

Science East's Michael Edwards sheds some light on spooky eyes of cats and other creatures caught in headlights

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Moncton singer releases new single and video

Michelle Thibodeau talks to us from Toronto about "Checkmate" and plans for a full-length album

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