Maritime Noon

 
 

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. 

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NS adoption advocate helps woman find her sister, DNA test helps in family reunion, Phone-in with dog behaviour expert Silvia jay

NS adoption advocate helps woman look for her sister and finds out that she is the missing sister, How DNA test helped reunite a family, Phone-in with dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay

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Sisters are united more than 80 years after they were adopted; your suggestions to save species

An 89 year-old woman and her 87 year-old sister have met after taking DNA tests, long after they were adopted. On the phone-in, your ideas of ways to help species survive.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student has criminal history; your favourite Canadian books

CBC's Blair Rhodes explains how a teacher with criminal convictions was able to be in the classroom. The teacher is accused of assaulting a student last month. Publisher Anna Porter and our listeners discusses favourite Canadian authors.

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Cleaning up after plane runs off Halifax runway, Feedback on ATV safety, Phone-in with estate lawyer Jessica Lyle

Clean up begins after 747 runs off runway at Halifax International Airport, Feedback on ATV safety, Phone-in on wills with estate lawyer Jessica Lyle

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Playwright Norm Foster finds woman in photo he's owned for 40 years, Phone-in on ATV safety with a trainer and ER doctor

Playwright Norm Foster uses social media to find a woman in a photo he's owned for 40 years, Phone-in on ATV safety with ER doctor Rob Green and ATV trainer Kevin Lombard

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Update on cargo jet accident at Halifax airport, Moncton woman complains about car being towed, Phone-in with author of "Zero Waste Home" on reducing plastic waste

Update on investigation into cargo jet accident at Halifax International Airport. Moncton woman questions how a car tow company handles illegally parked cars, Phone-in with author of "Zero Waste Home" on how to reduce plastic waste

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Wet weather hits PEI potato harvest, Feedback on new Scrabble words, Phone-in on what surname to give children

PEI farmer on how a wet Fall has hit the harvesting season, More of your stories about Scrabble, Phone-in on what surname children should take.

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Keeping stories of First World War vets alive; Scrabble stories

We meet a photography taking portraits of descendants of First World War veterans, so the vet's stories live on. A lexicographer tells us why some new words are okay in Scrabble. Plus, your Scrabble stories.

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Fishermen take to Pictou Harbour and stories of relatives who served in the First World War

Some fishermen in Nova Scotia block survey work for a proposed effluent pipe they oppose; a man from PEI wins on 'Jeopardy' and stories of relatives who fought in the First World War.

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Call for lemon law to protect consumers, Remembering Audrey Parker, Phone-in on whether to support a stadium in Halifax

Call for a lemon law to protect consumers, Remembering Audrey Parker, Phone-in on the idea of taxpayer dollars funding a stadium in Halifax

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Warning that confrontations between hunters could lead to violence, Feedback on good luck and self-cleaning ovens, Phone-in on the state of politics in Canada

NS hunters worried about the possibility of violent confrontations among moose hunters, Feedback on luck and self-cleaning ovens, Phone-in on the state of partisan politics in Canada

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NB women blames self-cleaning oven for house fire, Feedback on coping with fear & appearing on game shows, Phone-in on the probabiliity of luck

NB woman blames self-cleaning oven for fire that destroyed her house, Feedback on coping with fear & appearing on game shows, Phone-in with statistics professor Jeffrey Rosenthal about luck, destiny and probability

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Women's world hockey coming to NS in 2020, PEI man appears on Jeopardy, Former US Navy seal talks about mastering fear

Team Canada's Jill Saulnier talks about the 2020 women's world hockey championship coming to NS, PEI man shares his experience of appearing on jeopardy, Phone-in with former US Navy seal Brandon Webb about his book on mastering fear

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Encouraging school children to study science, Feedback on distracted drivers around school buses, Phone-in on whether to have seatbelts on school buses

Young scientist Stella Bowles talks to students about sticking with science, Feedback on distracted drivers around stopped school buses, Phone-in on whether school buses should have seat belts with child passenger safety expert Katherine Hutka.

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School Bus Stop Close Call, Stolen Memorials, Esther the Wonder Pig

A mother and bus driver retell how a six-year-old girl was almost struck by a car while boarding her school bus. Reaction to the theft of nearly 100 volunteer firefighter memorials, from a cemetery in Bridgewater, NS. And on the phone in: Esther the Wonder Pig.

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Pot Packaging Prosthetics, Mystery Buoys, Phone In: Interest Rates

How a Halifax man is turning cannabis packaging into prosthetic limbs. Why hundreds of buoys are hanging from trees deep in the woods of Grand Manan Island. Money coach Judith Cane takes calls about interest rates.

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Hunting Confrontation, Syrian Fundraiser, Phone In: Leon Logothetis

Moose hunters abandon their hunt, after a confrontation in the Cape Breton wilderness. Nova Scotia Syrian Society raises money to offer loans to help other former Syrian refugees And adventurer, author and Netflix star Leon Logothetis takes calls.

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Social Media Rules for Doctors, New Brunswick Politics, Phone In: Master chimney sweep

Doctors in Nova Scotia have a new set of social media guidelines to follow. We wade into the strange world of New Brunswick politics. And master chimney sweep Luke Chaulk takes calls.

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Straight Flag in Chipman, Underwater Seal Encounter, Phone In: Paint Expert Jim White

The village of Chipman, N.B. has raised a straight pride flag. Why some people wanted it flown and why others want it pulled down. A photojournalist talks about his underwater encounter with a friendly seal. And paint expert Jim white takes calls.

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New Brunswick MLA told he has to wear a tie to attend the legsilature, Phone-in with our Home renovation panel

New Burnswick Green Party MLA Kevin Arseneau told he has to wear a tie in the legsilature. Archive of Peter Gzowski being told how to tie a bow tie, Home reno panel phone-in.

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Dal researchers examine how couples and alcohol mix, Examining the Saint John River for microplastics, Phone-in with Brett Kissel about the growing popularity of country music

Dalhousie professor Simon Sherry on research into couples and how they influence partners' drinking habits, Checking the Saint John River for micro-plastics, Phone-in with Brett Kissel about the growing popularity of country music

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The start of legal recreational cannabis sales

The first day of legal cannabis sales, reaction from early customers, phone-in with Ryerson professor Brad Poulos who teaches the business of cannabis.

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92-year-old gets thousands of birthday cards after daughter's appeal, Owner of thrift store urn found, Phone-in with veterinarian Dr Eric Carnegy

92-year-old Sydney man gets thousands of birthday cards after daughter's Twitter appeal goes viral, Update on urn found in thrift store after owner is located, Phone-in with veterinarian Dr Eric Carnegy

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Thrift store seeks owner of donated urn, Feedback on carbon tax, Phone-in on whether bicycles should be licensed

Summerside thrift store manager tells us about the search for owner of urn found among donations, Feedback on carbon tax, Phone-on whether bicycles should be licensed

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UNB women's hockey returns after 10 years, Bob Bancroft takes calls about wildlife

The player who fought for the return of UNB's women's hockey team is excited, the day before the Reds' first game in 10 years. Biologist Bob Bancroft talks about bears swimming across a lake and your other wildlife stories, on the phone-in.

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A woman almost killed 30 years ago searchers for the first responders who helped and debating free tuition for medical students

A woman in Halifax is searching for the paramedics and police officers who helped when she was almost killed in a crash in northern New Brunswick 30 years ago. And debating the idea of free tuition of medical students.

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Train derails in the same backyard four years later, your calls on a carbon tax

A man from Stellarton, NS tells us about the second derailment of a train in his backyard in the past four years and your phone-in thoughts on the proposal for a carbon tax.

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Saint John's Mayor promises review after blast, auto expert Doug Bethune takes your calls

The mayor of Saint John says communications and other responses to Monday's explosion and fire will be reviewed, Walmart takes down an inappropriate swimsuit description and Doug Bethune answers car calls.

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People object to a Walmart website description of a swimsuit for 'fat' women, and Marjorie Willson takes your gardening calls

Walmart describes a swimsuit as the best choice for 'fat girls to spend a hot summer'. We'll hear from someone who wants an apology and an explanation. Marjorie Willison answers your gardening questions.

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Man shot with nail gun, Word feedback & Heritage Apples

A 21-year old man in Pictou County in Nova Scotia says he was shot with a nail gun while at work, your feedback about misused words and on the phone in, Heritage apples.

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Unsafe crosswalk, Toy Surgeon Feedback, Words that don't mean what you think they do

An Unsafe crosswalk in Stellarton worries parents, feedback on our "Toy" surgeon story and authors of "That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means" Ross Petras and Kathy Petras on the phone in

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Wheat Plates, Roof Damage and Plumbing help with Fred Walsh

A volunteer manager wants to save a community centre in Cape Breton. We hear how one man wants to cut back on single-use plastic. Plumping expert Fred Walsh answers your questions.

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Nova Scotia rally for higher minimum wage, Doctor operates on Teddy Bear, phone in on being single and happy

A new push for a $15 minimum wage in NS, an IWK doc repairs a favourite stuffed toy, and author Glynnis MacNicol on being single, over 40 and happy.

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Dairy farmer reaction to trade deal, Feedback on plastic waste, Phone-in on the hard decisions over which animal species to save

NS dairy farmer reacts to new trade deal with US, Feedback on plastic waste, Phone-in on making tough choices about which animal species to save

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Digital Church Ancestry, Plastic Feedback, News for Kids

Hundreds of Anglican church registers are going online. What you're doing, to cut down on plastic waste. On the phone in: Do you encourage your children, to follow the news?

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Birthday Wishes, PEI Food Bank, Banning Plastic

A daughter's request for birthday cards for her father goes viral. A P.E.I. food bank struggles to keep food on the shelves. On the phone: Getting rid of single-use plastics.

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N.B. Election, Robots Feedback, Calvin & Hobbes

After an extraordinary election result in N.B, the premier isn't ready to give up government. Your thoughts on the rise of robots. On the phone in: the enduring appeal of Calvin & Hobbes.

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Body of 2nd Fisherman Found, Robot Jobs, Movie Church

The body of a second missing P.E.I. fisherman is found. On the phone in: are robots about to wreak havoc on the human workforce? Plus: A Charlottetown church holds services at the movie theatre.

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No More Sick Notes, Student Offline Room, Gardening Expert Marjorie Willison

Doctors NS president supports legislation to do away with workplace sick notes. School in PEI gets new "offline room" to disconnect from technology. On the phone-in: gardening expert Marjorie Willison.

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Alysha Paul's Mother, Play Feedback, Phone In: Maxime Bernier's New Party, Ocean Plastic Machine

Alysha Paul's mother is calling for change after the death of her daughter. Your comments on outdoor play. On the phone-in: the People's Party of Canada. And a machine to recover ocean plastic.

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Fishermen missing, Singers Wanted, Prescribing Play

Two men are lost after their boat capsizes off Prince Edward Island. Neptune Theatre is looking for volunteers to sing O'Canada on stage. On the phone in: the importance of outdoor play.

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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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