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April 2015 Archives

Nepal Aid

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A New Brunswick man is doing what he can to help people dealing with the destruction in Nepal. Terry Seguin talks to World Vision's Michael Messenger who is in Kathmandu.

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Daycare Follow

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to the Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Serge Rouselle to find out why he's removing subsidies from the owner operators of daycares.

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A Party's Identity

Posted by Cari Blanchard

What's the difference between Progressive Conservatives and just Conservatives? Terry Seguin talks to St. Thomas University Professor Tom Bateman.

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Hockey NB Decision

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Bill Hunt about the controversial dismissal of Kevin Pottle as head coach for the Fredericton Midget AAA Canadiens.

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Daycare Subsidy

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Licenced daycare operators in Fredericton say the government's latest cost-saving move hurts their bottom line. Terry Seguin talks to Connie Wheaton and Jean Robinson about what this means to the daycares and the families that use their service.

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Main Street Development

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Jamie Petrie, Executive Vice-President and Corporate Counsel for the Fredericton-based developer Plaza Retail REIT, about a major make-over for the old Canadian Tire building on Main Street. A makeover that includes a micro-brewery.

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Humans of Fredericton

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Jon Munn, the creator of the Humans of Fredericton blog, before he hands it over to a new team of photographers.

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Environmental Concerns

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Richard Valdmanis, bureau chief for the Reuters news agency in Boston, about potential hazards for New Brunswick if the Energy East pipeline gets approval.

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Winters' Impact on Deer Herds

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Deer mortality doubles in southern New Brunswick after the harsh winter. Terry Seguin talks to NB deer biologist Joe Kennedy.

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Busing Controversy Goes to Court

Posted by Cari Blanchard

New Brunswick's Education Minister has decided to ask the top court for clarity on the controversy over the dual English and French school bus systems in the province. Terry Seguin talks to Serge Rouselle.

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Energy Institute

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Dr. David Besner about the state of the relationship between the Gallant government and the New Brunswick Energy institute.

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E-waste

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A new U-N report gives staggering numbers on the global issue of e-waste. Terry Seguin talks to Josh Lepawsky about the growing problem of what to do with all of our obsolete electronics.

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Gardening phone-in - April 23

Posted by Cari Blanchard

George Scott answers your gardening questions.

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High Water

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The St. John River and some tributaries have reached flood stage. Terry Seguin talks to Wayne Tallon to find out how public safety officials plan to respond.

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Paintings Return to Fredericton

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean spoke to Terry Graff about the return of the masterpieces to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery after a North American tour.

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MPs Panel - April 22

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin asks New Brunswick MPs Mike Allen, Yvon Godin and Dominic Leblanc what they think of last night's federal budget, and what it does for the province.

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Federal Budget Reaction

Posted by Cari Blanchard

New Brunswick's Finance Minister evaluates Ottawa's attempt to get its books in order. Terry Seguin talks to Roger Melanson.

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Help for Victims of Sexual Assault

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Jennifer Richard about the new sexual assault response team in Fredericton.

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Effects of Climate Change

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Prof. Paul Kovacs from Western University. He says people in the maritimes should prepare for strange weather.

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Music Festival

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Monette Gould, an adjudicator at this year's Fredericton Music Festival.

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Flooding

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Dean McAllister and Dan Dionne about the flooding situation in Perth Andover.

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No Limits

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Colonel Chris Hadfield will be in Fredericton Tuesday for a talk at UNB called The Sky is Not the Limit. Terry Seguin has a conversation with the Canadian astronaut.

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Prayer and Politics

Posted by Cari Blanchard

What does the Saguenay right-to-pray ruling mean for religious freedom in politics? We hear what Mayor Brad Woodside has to say, then Terry Seguin talks to city councillor Marilyn Kerton.

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Salmon Projects

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Steven Chase, executive director of the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation, about funding to help re-establish and promote wild Atlantic Salmon in Atlantic Canada and Quebec. A group from UNB is getting funding to study the migration and survival of the fish in the Mactaquac headpond.

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How Clean are Horizon Hospitals?

Posted by Cari Blanchard

CBC News used hidden cameras to test Horizon Health Network's claims of new and improved cleanliness. Catherine Harrop brings us the results.

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Red Rover Trouble

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Adam Clawson, owner/operator of the Red Rover brewing company in Fredericton, about the absence of rules for cideries in the province.

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Sleep Deprivation

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Experts say sleep deprivation has reached epidemic proportions, with often devastating effects for children of all ages. Terry Seguin talks to writer and journalist Katherine Ashenburg.

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Spirituality Denied to Inmates

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A First Nations journalist documents the problems aboriginal inmates are having getting access to spiritual guidance in New Brunswick. Terry Seguin talks to Anthony Peter-Paul.

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NB Medical Marijuana Rules

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Dr. Ed Schollenberg about the guidelines for prescribing marijuana in the province, and what kind of follow-up is required.

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Difficult Winter for Birds

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Alain Clavette about reports that some birds had a tough time surviving conditions that made it difficult to find food.

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​Marijuana

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A New Brunswick family is demanding answers about medical marijuana use after a father takes his own life. Harry Forestell brings us that story.

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Chickenpox

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The public health department is organizing a vaccination clinic at one Fredericton school dealing with an outbreak of chickenpox. Terry Seguin talks to Dr. Na-Koshie Lamptey.

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Assisted Death - Part 2

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Politicians face a legal minefield over the coming months when they try to come up with a law allowing assisted suicide. Christine McLean talks to UNB law professor Hilary Young about drafting the right law for assisted death.

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Assisted Death - Part 1

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A Fredericton man tells the emotional story of losing his wife of many years and why he thinks a law allowing assisted death is so badly needed. Terry Seguin spoke to George Evans.

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Fredericton Playhouse

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Walter Learning, a local icon in the performing community, about the case AGAINST building a new performing arts centre in Fredericton.

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Health Care in Critical Condition

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to the president and CEO of Horizon Health, John McGarry, who is calling for urgent action to mend the province's health care system.

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Mandatory Catch-and-Release

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to the president of the Miramichi Salmon Association, Mark Hambrook, about the new rules for salmon anglers.

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A Village Divided

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Stanley residents are divided over the proposed Sisson Brook mine. Julianne Hazlewood visited the community.

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Transcanada

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Christine McLean talks to Warren Mabee about why TransCanada's decision to move a terminal to avoid endangered beluga whales is good news for New Brunswick's pipeline hopes.

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Playhouse Replacement

Posted by Cari Blanchard

A new feasibility study envisions a new theatre at a new location. Christine McLean talks to Wayne Burley about what's next for the Playhouse.

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Trip of a Lifetime

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Heather McIsaac, a teacher originally from NB now teaching in Nunavut, is helping the graduation class in Clyde River raise enough money to travel to Europe.

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Blood Supply

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Canadian Blood Services has cancelled a record number of blood donor clinics this winter due to the weather. Christine McLean talks to Peter MacDonald about blood supply levels.

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Credit Watch

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Moody's Canada calls New Brunswick's increased deficit 'credit negative'. Christine McLean finds out what that means for the province.

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Political Panel - April 2

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The political panel talks about the budget.

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Bilingual Busing

Posted by Cari Blanchard

The Acadian Society says it's time to inject some understanding into the debate over separate school buses for francophone and anglophone students. Terry Seguin talks to Jeanne D'Arc Gaudet.

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Is Glyphosate a Threat to Human Health?

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Dr. John Mclaughlin, a member of the scientific panel that concluded a commonly used herbicide should be categorized as a probable carcinogen.

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NBTA Budget Reaction

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to Peter Fullerton, President of the New Brunswick Teachers Association, about yesterday's budget and the impact of cuts to education spending.

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NB Budget

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Seniors, teachers and post-secondary grads are among those unhappy with the Gallant government's first budget. We get post-budget analysis from the person who put it together. Terry Seguin talks to Finance Minister Roger Melanson.

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International Hockey Tournament

Posted by Cari Blanchard

Terry Seguin talks to David Peterson about the trip of a lifetime for a group of young women. They are chasing their hockey dream, taking part in an international tournament in Switzerland next week.

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