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Shift - NB with Vanessa Vander Valk

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.

  • 06:03
    Last week, the ruins of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Bas-Caraquet were demolished. The 114-year old church was destroyed in a fire last June. But not everyone in the community agrees that its ruins had to go, says former mayor Theodore Noel, who is also a member of a committee that wanted to save the church.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 16:14
    The province's net debt has reached $13.9 billion, or $18,300 per person. That's just one finding in this week's annual report delivered by Auditor General Kim MacPherson. It also looked at the education system. Plus, deputy premier and tourism minister Robert Gauvin set a deadline for the Francophonie Games.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 06:11
    Birder Alain Clavette has been looking into research on finches. In winter, many New Brunswickers will find the nomadic birds hanging around their feeders or enjoying the trees in their yards.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 07:50
    Bill C-46 came into effect just before Christmas. It's supposed to close some legal loopholes and get tougher on impaired driving. But some worry the new law may be unconstitutional. Nathan Gorham, a lawyer and part-time instructor at UNB's Faculty of Law, explains how it works.
    Jan 18, 2019
  • 08:06
    Jeremy McFarlane and Will Mazerolle formed Freddy Bean Roasters last February. But since there are so many good roasters around, they knew they had to differentiate themselves. So they created a bean that's barrel aged and spirit infused.
    Jan 17, 2019
  • 10:17
    25 year old Jessica Martin performs her own songs and shows her art on her YouTube channel, jessii the artist.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 06:27
    Children at Kingsclear First Nation School received copies of Helene deVarennes's latest book written in French, English and Maliseet. We spoke with the author.
    Jan 16, 2019
  • 04:49
    The province is creating a new electronic health record system. Serge Melanson, president of the New Brunswick Medical Society says it will help doctors keep track of patient's vaccines, immunizations and potential disease outbreaks.
    Jan 15, 2019
  • 08:29
    The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is opening 'Her Metal: Six New Brunswick Metalsmiths' on January 19. Brigitte Clavette is one of the artists who worked on the new exhibition. She says each of the women found an art piece in the gallery to inspire their piece of metalwork.
    Jan 15, 2019
  • 09:02
    The Acadian Peninsula Breakfast Foundation recently set a goal to raise $1-million over the next five years, to eventually serve daily breakfasts to all of the more than 5,000 students on the peninsula, says foundation chair Wanita McGraw.
    Jan 14, 2019
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