Steven Webb is a retired CBC producer who was based in Saint John.
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Effort to restore endangered 'Goldilocks' plant to Kouchibouguac sees early success
Conditions have to be "just right" for plant to thrive, which means the people who are trying to save the plant first have to figure out exactly how it likes its bed, so to speak.
U.S. researcher to feature N.B. Acadian soldiers on WW II podcast
Jason Theriot has been researching the experiences of Cajun soldiers in WW II and telling their stories on his podcast "Frenchies." This weekend, he'll highlight the experiences of Acadian soldiers from the Maritimes.
Grand Manan man gets dream job at Machias Seal Island lighthouse
Ken Ingersoll is a lighthouse enthusiast, so picking up a job as a keeper at the Machias Seal Island lighthouse is a thrill for the Grand Manan native.
Canadian veteran's wartime jeep connects families in N.B. and the Netherlands
A Dutch man purchased a WW II-era jeep, only to find the name of a New Brunswick soldier carved on the steering wheel. Now the soldier's family is hoping to travel to the Netherlands to take a drive in it.
After more than a century, lost wartime grave of New Brunswick soldier located
The gravesite of Private Nicholas DeLorey, who served with N.B.'s 26th Battalion in World War One, was presumed lost for more than a hundred years. Now, a group of Belgian researchers say they have pinpointed its location, along with 1,400 other Canadian soldiers who served around the town of Ypres.
Saint John moves to demolish Lower West Side eyesore
Just two weeks after Saint John city council agreed to push the province for more tools to combat derelict buildings, the city is taking steps to tear another one down. Council approved the demolition of 155 Market Place on the city’s Lower West Side.
Moncton's fast growth in population comes with challenges
A Statistics Canada official says recent numbers showing the Greater Moncton area is Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan area don’t really come as a surprise
Saint John wants owners to pay when they let buildings sit empty
Saint John city staff want to persuade the province to give the city more tools to discourage owners from letting their buildings stand vacant. It was part of a plan presented to city council Monday designed to repair more older buildings in priority neighbourhoods, one that was passed unanimously.
Atlantic Canada's radio pioneer: Fredericton's CFNB went on the air 100 years ago
CFNB began inside a home in one of the city's most beautiful neighbourhoods, right by the St. John River.
Remembering Murphyville, a Saint John Christmas tradition
Lou Murphy's creation at the end of the Milford Road was a Christmas tradition in west Saint John for more than 50 years.