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Jeff's Musical Car gets 2 ECMA nominations

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

jeffs.jpgJeff Boudreau has been interviewing musicians while driving around in his car for a couple of years now, and he's just received two more nominations for the East Coast Music Awards! (Photo: Facebook) Check out Jeff's Musical Car here.

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Mental health services in NB

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

One in five people will experience a mental illness in their life time. Kristen Barnes of the Canadian Mental Health Association talks about the services they offer here in the province. 

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Nackawic doctor helping people with their weight

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Family physician Laura Lea McKay is four weeks in to a three month pilot project designed to motivate people to get healthy. It includes regular blood pressure checks and regular bloodwork.

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Made in NB: Group Savoie

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Janice MacPherson has the story of Jean Claude Savoie and the business that started with two sawmills and has expanded to five plants employing 600 people in the St. Quentin area.

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Eurasian Kestrel and Snowy Owl smackdown!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

owlsmackdown.jpgAlain Clavette visited Nova Scotia to see a Eurasian Kestrel that's been visiting that province. He also managed to get some amazing photographas of an apparent fight between two Snow Owls!

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Panel on AG's report

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Shift's political panel - Michael Camp, Lisa Keenan and Jean Saint-Cyr - looks at the latest report from Auditor General Kim MacPherson that shows significant changes are required to fix the province's finances.

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Remembering Oliver Smiles Green

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

smilesgreen.jpgGrand Manan lost one of its oldest and most beloved residents this week. Oliver "Smiles" Green was 101 years old. His granddaughter Nicole Wolf made a documentary about his life with her friend Jason Monroe five years ago. We speak with her about her Gramp's life, one that was truly well lived. (Photo: submitted by Nicole Wolf)

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Maplehurst Farms

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

maplehurst.jpgFor the last few years Jason Beaton has been running a small farm in addition to his job as an economist. When he was laid off in December he thought he's try farming full time for a year! He talks about how he's raising pastured beef, chicken, pork and soon lamb.  (Photo: Maplehurst Farms on Facebook)

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Online Arts Magazine

Posted by Cindy Grant

Matt Carter decided there weren't enough places for musicians, artists, directors and the like to share what they're up to in the Fredericton area. So he figured he'd try to fill the void. He started an online arts magazine called Grid City.

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Pitching in to help save NB millions

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Nick Scott and Lisa Hrabluk say it's all hands on deck when it comes to getting the province out of its fiscal mess. Both attended a meeting in Fredericton of business and social leaders looking for ideas to help the province reduce expenses and boost revenue.

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