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Maritime Noon

Maritime Noon delivers developing stories in the region, and keeps you up-to-date on breaking news. We track down the experts to help you make smart choices, and we always open the conversation up to you. It's about Maritimers talking to Maritimers. Join Host Norma Lee MacLeod every day for Maritime Noon.

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Water Shortage, Agave Women, Cannabis on Campus

We hear from residents affected by the dry summer in Southwest Nova Scotia. Two women bid farewell to Halifax's agave plant. On the phone in: Should universities make room for cannabis on campus?

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Dry wells, Community Cat, Jim White

Wells are drying up in Southwest, Nova Scotia. There's a rising star in Charlottetown- Cutie the community cat. Jim White answers your paint questions.

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Good Samaritans, Sign Update, Chef Craig Flinn

A family finds a stranger who helped them when their baby daughter was in need, 21 years ago. A confusing sign in Nova Scotia gets a paint job. Chef Craig Flinn answers yours questions.

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Cow on the Loose, Silvia Jay

A cow is on the loose in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay answers your questions.

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Kingsclear Traffic, Taya's Story Feedback, Mental Health in Sport

A tragic loss in New Brunswick leads to a call for slower speed limits. A girl with three thumbs finds a friend just like her. On the phone in: addressing mental health in sport.

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Taya's Story, Businesses Getting Political

A young girl in Dartmouth finds a friend who is just like her, and has three thumbs. On the phone in: should businesses stay away from making political statements?

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Restaurant Staff Shortage, Bad Road Sign, Staying Civil

A Halifax chef says restaurants need to pay workers more. A bizarre road sign in Nova Scotia has some drivers doing a double-take. On the phone in: the case for more civility in public life.

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Goodbye Norma Lee

Host Norma Lee MacLeod hears from people she worked with throughout her career, ahead of her retirement.

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Bridge Bystander, NL Feedback, Marjorie Willison

A call for help for bystanders who witnesses traumatic events. Your messages for host Norma Lee MacLeod ahead of her retirement. Plus: Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Video Alleged Shooter, Animal Rights, Norma Lee Goodbyes

A blogger reveals an interview he recorded with the accused Fredericton shooter. On the phone in: should animals have the right to sue? Plus: your goodbye messages for host Norma Lee MacLeod.

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Apartment building on PEI will be short-term rentals only, Auto expert Doug Bethune

Owners of new Charlottetown apartment building decide it will cater to short-term rentals only, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls

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Diamond Sushi Songs, Catholic Feedback, War Stories

A man in Halifax is writing a song each week for a year. Your thoughts on the future of the Catholic Church. On the phone in: documenting the stories of Second World War vets.

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Veteran Feedback, World Travellers, Catholic Church

A P.E.I. couple downsized so they could travel the world for 10 months with their kids. On the phone in: The future of the Roman Catholic Church.

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VAC Coverage, Indigenous Day Feedback, Full-time at 40

A veteran in Nova Scotia is calling on Veterans Affairs Canada to stop paying for PTSD treatment for a convicted murderer, who is not a veteran. Phone in: should we delay full-time work until 40?

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Becca Schofield Park, Bike Lane Update, Aaron Publicover

A park in N.B. will be rebuilt and renamed after Rebecca Schofield. Moncton city councillors change their minds, again, over bike lanes. Appliance repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

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Fredericton Shooting Court, Brookside Drive BBQ, Indigenous Day

The man accused of killing four people in Fredericton makes his first court appearance. Hundreds gather for a community BBQ on Brookside Drive. Phone in: How would you spend a day marking the legacy of residential schools?

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Sinkhole Update, Christmas Stories, Marjorie Willison

The sinkhole in Oxford, Nova Scotia, continues to grow. The Publisher of Cape Breton's Christmas heads to the beach, to find Christmas stories. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison answers your questions.

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Bike Lane, Driveway Chalk, Lying for Jobs

Cyclists in Moncton are mourning the loss of some bike lanes. A N.B. man wanted to keep his newly paved driveway pristine, but his daughter had other plans. Phone in: lying in job interviews.

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Dead or Alive, Happiness Feedback, Gun Control

A man on Prince Edward island is fighting to prove that he's alive, after the CRA says he's dead. Your thoughts on happiness as you age. On the phone in: Do you think Canada should ban all privately-owned handguns?

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Oxford Sinkhole, Selling Everything, The Happiness Curve

A giant sinkhole swallows part of a Nova Scotia park. A Cape Breton man wants you to buy his house, with everything in it, sight unseen. On the phone in: finding happiness as we age.

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Shark Sighting, Gold Cup, Jim White

A N.S. couple spots a shark near Big Tusket Island. A horse named Somewhere Fancy wins the 59th annual Gold Cup and Saucer Race on P.E.I. Paint expert Jim White answers your questions.

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Inflatable Rescue, Airbnb Feedback, Fat-shaming

A Nova Scotia man helps rescue a family who was drifting out to sea on inflatables off Port Hood. Your thoughts on regulating Airbnb. Phone in: Have you been publicly mocked, because of your weight?

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Crash Survivor, Trash Feedback, Airbnb

We hear a story of a car crash that will make you want to buckle up. Phone in: Should government regulate Airbnb and other short-term rentals?

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Maritime Noon live from Pubnico for National Acadian Day

Fête nationale de l'Acadie

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Fredericton Hands, Kensington Clock, Large Families

Holding hands, across Fredericton, to remember those killed. Kensington says adios to its town clock, for now. Phone in: Household sizes are shrinking, but not for everyone.

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Partner Speaks, Police Chief, Childhood Memories

The spouse of fallen police officer Robb Costello shares their story. We hear how the Fredericton shootings affect police officers across the country. Phone in: What's your earliest childhood memory?

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Philip Riteman, Cellphone Tickets, Smoking

Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman dies. On the phone in: Do you support tougher rules to force smokers off the streets? Plus: what people get up to with their smartphones while driving.

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Giant Hogweed, Hike and Bag

A N.B. man thinks giant hogweed is the cause of burns and blisters on his legs. Do you #hikeandbag? We hear stories about picking up trash on trails and beaches.

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Pinned Woman, Fake Health News Feedback, Doug Bethune

A woman in Saint John fell in a parking lot and called out for help, but she didn't get the reaction she was hoping for. You share your thoughts on fake health news online. Automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your questions.

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Special Olympics, Tignish Painted Rocks, Home Reno Panel

We speak with Elizabeth Abler, who's a member of Team Nova Scotia at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games. We hear why Tignish rocks. And our home renovation panel answers your questions.

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Travelling Actors, Children's Lit Feedback, Fake Health News, Yarmouth Garbage

A mother and daughter duo drive from Los Angeles to Charlottetown to perform. On the phone in: how to spot fake health news online. Plus: should garbage be left on front laws all week? Yarmouth ponders the question.

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Shark Watching, Downsizing Feedback, Kids Reading

A photographer goes swimming with the sharks off Halifax. You share stories about downsizing. On the phone in: are children being challenged enough by what they're reading?

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Free Tampons, Possible Shark Sighting, Downsizing

A Halifax university offers free tampons and pads on campus. A possible shark sighting leads to a beach closure in N.S. On the phone in: how to downsize.

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Special Olympics, Pigeon Lovers, Business Succession

The Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games come to Antigonish. A couple in Saint John is raising a pet pigeon. On the phone in: who will take over your small business when you retire?

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House Flies, Old Homes Feedback, Phone In: Gardening expert Marjorie Willison

Why house flies love hot weather. More of your stories about old homes. On the phone in: our gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes calls.

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Dog Deaths Follow, Old Homes Feedback, Climate Change Phone In

Blue-green algae might be to blame for the deaths of three dogs in the Fredericton area. Your stories about old homes. On the phone in: Are you ready for the realities of climate change?

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Fredericton Dog Deaths, Old Homes

The City of Fredericton tells pet owners to be cautious in and around the St. John River after three dogs die. On the phone in: do you live in an old house on the East Coast? What keeps you there?

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Violence Against Children, Fire Hero, Ken Hansen on military spending

A mother whose son was killed by his father wants new laws to protect children from violence. An 11-year-old helps save a neighbour when he spots a fire. On the phone in: should Canada spend more money on the military?

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Dog Car Seats, Marijuana Feedback, Phone In: Paint Expert Jim White

PEI woman says a canine car seat saved her dog's life. Feedback on how governments will run cannabis stores. Paint expert Jim White takes calls

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Medical Cannabis, Immigrant Feedback, Phone In: Seniors Health Care

Fredericton police shut down illegal medical marijuana shops. Reaction to anti-immigration flyers in Charlottetown. On the phone in: seniors' health care.

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Immigration Flyer, Abdi Feedback, Phone In: Hair Salon Stories

An anti-immigration flyer shows up in a Charlottetown mailbox. Reaction to Ottawa's decision not to pursue the deportation of Abdoul Abdi. On the phone in: hair salon stories.

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Wheelchair Challenge, Abdi Update, Food Safety Phone-In

A Yarmouth business owner challenges town councillors to spend a day using a wheelchair. Former child refugee Abdoul Abdi wins his fight to avoid deportation. On the phone in: preserving food diversity.

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Highway Twinning, Tidal Truck, Adventures

A deadly section of highway in Nova Scotia is getting twinned. A man's truck gets submerged in the Bay of Fundy. On the phone in: what's your greatest adventure?

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Whale Rescue, Abdoul Abdi, Sun Safety

A whale rescue team frees its first whale in over a year. Former child-refugee Abdoul Abdi gets to stay in Canada, for now. Dr. Wilson Miller answers your sun safety questions.

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Family feud over winning lottery ticket, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes calls, Listener appeal about a missing toy bear

Barbara Reddick says she never planned to split a big lottery win with her nephew, Gardening expert Marjorie Willison takes calls, A listener's plea to find a lost toy bear

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Whale Watching Reality, Cannabis Health, Lost Bunny

There are big fines if you come too close to a whale, but what if the whale comes to you? On the phone in: the potential health risks of cannabis. Plus: if you've lost a stuffed bunny, we might know where it is.

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New rules to protect whales and other sea mammals, Feedback on NS pulp mill, Phone-in with rip current expert Chris Houser

New federal rules to protect whales and other sea mammals, Feedback on NS pulp mill's plans to pipe effluent into Northumberland Strait, Phone-in with rip current expert Chris Houser

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NS PC leadership candidate criticises PEI premier, Best man loses wedding suit, Veterinarian Dr. Eric Carnegy takes questions

NS PC leadership candidate John Lohr criticises PE premier over Northern Pulp mill, Best man loses wedding suit from top of car, Veterinarian Dr. Eric Carnegy takes questions

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Advice on water safety after swimmer drowns, Feedback on plan to pump effluent into Northumberland Strait, Phone-in on finding workers for summer jobs

Advice on water safety following drowning in Halifax lake, Feedback on plan to pump effluent into Northumberland Strait, Phone-in on the challenges of finding workers for summer jobs

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No Pipe Protest, Craig Flinn

Protesters gather in Pictou for a No Pipe Rally. Chef Craig Flinn answers your BBQ questions.

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Hockey Safety Survey, Bedsore Feedback, Processed Food, Shediac Lobster

A new group surveys P.E.I. hockey parents about safety concerns. On the phone in: Just because it's a processed food, doesn't mean it's bad for you. Plus: Shediac now holds the record for the world's longest lobster roll.

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Quebec Couple Found, Accessible Washrooms, Bedsores

A group of N.B. friends finds a missing couple from Quebec. A human rights hearing on accessible patio washrooms starts tomorrow in Halifax. On the phone in: What should happen when a bedsore develops?

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Halifax Court Case, Town Crier, Doug Bethune

Two men accused of sexual harassment request anonymity if a lawsuit is filed. We hear from Canada's first town crier with Down syndrome. Automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your questions.

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Canada Day Holiday, Cigarette Package Feedback, Marjorie Willison

Retail stores will remain open on Canada Day this year in New Brunswick. We hear why. Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Tobacco Packaging, Mark Arendz, Christmas Tree Damage

If legal cannabis is sold with logos, Imperial Tabacco says it wants logos too. Paralympian Mark Arendz shares his story. Plus: we hear why Christmas trees might not be so picture perfect this year.

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Moncton Rainbow Crosswalks, Willie O'Ree Followup, Aaron Publicover

A Moncton lawyer speaks out about the city's decision not to paint rainbow sidewalks. Willie O'Ree makes it into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Appliance repairman Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

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Willie O'Ree, Multi-sport Feedback, U.S. Tensions

Friends in Fredericton wait to see if Willie O'Ree makes it into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Your thoughts on kids playing multiple sports. On the phone in: what do you think of our relationship with the U.S.?

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C.B. Hospital Closures, Sweet Pepperbush Protection, Fred Walsh

Two hospitals are closing in C.B. and two others will expand. Why one woman spent years buying up an island so it could be protected. Plumbing expert Fred Walsh answers your questions.

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Clothing with anti-tick chemical available in Canada, Feedback on the power of kindness, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

Clothing with anti-tick chemical available in Canada, Feedback on the power of kindness, Paint expert Jim White takes calls

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Business owner faces big bill for CBSA inspection, Feedback on cannabis law, Dr Brian Goldman takes calls about The Power of Kindness

Business owner faces big bill for CBSA inspection, Feedback on cannabis law, Dr Brian Goldman takes calls about The Power of Kindness

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Senate passes cannabis bill, Liverpool business owner gets support for drag queen float, Phone-in on the value of playing different sports

Senate passes cannabis bill, Liverpool business owner gets support for drag queen float, Phone-in on the value of playing different sports

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