NB: Information Morning (Moncton)

 
 

NB: Information Morning (Moncton)

Information Morning is the essential source of news and information for radio listeners. The station broadcasts to the eastern half of New Brunswick from Campbellton to Cape Tormentine, and covers the cities of Moncton, Miramichi, Bathurst, Dieppe and Campbellton. Join the Information Morning Moncton team every weekday.

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RCMP members are suing over 2014 shootings

Officers allege they suffered psychological trauma because of the force's failure to properly equip them to respond to an active shooter.

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How will Maxime Bernier's presence change the debates?

Jamie Gillies is a political scientist and professor of communications and public policy at St. Thomas University. Mario Levesque teaches in the politics and international relations department at Mount Allison University.

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Experts preparing for flu season

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains what health officials are doing to get ready for the flu season and why you should get a flu shot.

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School of Nursing Alumni leaders set to retire

Moncton Hospital School of Nursing Alumni president and first vice-president, Phylis Porter and Lois Scott, organized community events for decades.

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Moncton officials say millions in flood mitigation worked

Flooded basements in Moncton no longer a major problem thanks to a $70 million investment.

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Marshal Button reflects on life growing up in northern New Brunswick

Marshall Button heads to Sackville's Fall Fair for a new show featuring his north shore philisopher, Lucien.

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One year in, has cannabis legalization been a success?

Criminology professor Michael Boudreau is studying how legalization has affected the black market.

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Owen's Art Gallery in Sackville hosts a show about movement and disability

In one of its biggest shows ever, The Owens Art Gallery in Sackville is showcasing work by artists from around the world.

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Shediac Bay Yacht Club will re-open next year, despite storm damage

Gerry O'Brien of the Shediac Bay Yacht Club says members met to talk about replacing the docks that were destroyed by post-tropical storm Dorian.

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Cornhill Nursery's Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

With fall in the air, Bob Osborne takes questions on late season trimming and frost protection.

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Who can you trust when it comes to renovating your home?

Claudia Simmonds of the Canadian Home Builders Association is calling on the province to set up a registry of certified contractors.

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A former hospital security guard says better training is needed

Martin Moir, a former security professional, offers his suggestions to make hospitals safer for staff and patients.

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People who got legionnaires disease want answers

Sixteen people in Moncton became sick with legionnaires disease this summer. They want to know the source of the outbreak.

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Who's been setting fires in Campbellton?

Chief fire investigator Jeffrey Cross says there have been more than 30 structure fires since the beginning of 2018.

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Parents jailed for not providing care to kids granted parole

The parents who were jailed in 2016 for not providing basic care to their kids are getting visitation rights. Reporter Rachel Cave has been following the story.

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Moncton teen aims for the Olympics

High school student Abbie Morrison is a skater, football player, rugby player and cheerleader.

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Federal election campaign gets underway

We check in with Jamie Gillies, professor of communications and public policy at Saint Thomas University, and Mario Levesque, associate professor of politics and international relations at Mount Allison University.

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Nurses says lack of security making hospitals unsafe

Paula Doucet, president of the nurses union, says violent incidents are on the rise.

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Treating high blood pressure might be good for your brain

Research presented a recent meeting of the American Heart Association suggests treating high blood pressure might help reduce risk of developing dementia later in life. House Doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains why.

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Think you're bad at math? Try having more confidence, say researchers.

Researchers have found that a lack of confidence can undercut the benefits of good math skills. Vanessa Vakharia, author of Math Hacks, explains why confidence is so important.

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Doctors raise concerns about workplace safety

Dr Serge Melanson, the president of the New Brunswick Medical Society, says threats to safety are becoming routine in hospitals.

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A unique women's art collective opens exhibit in Sackville

Members of the art collective Les B'old Hags drop in to discuss their exhibit called As The Crow Flies.

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Campers at Murray Beach Provincial Park experience the brunt of the storm

Shelley Mallery works at the park at Murray Beach Provincial Park and Allen Bard is director of Parks and Attractions for the province.

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Dorian cut off access to Point-Du-Chêne over the weekend

Point Du Chene resident Tara Gratke became trapped in her home at the height of the storm.

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Dorian damages a Moncton food bank

Don Ayer, manager of the Second Mile Food Bank, says volunteers are busy cleaning up after the storm damaged the building.

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Apple orchards took a hit over the weekend

Robert Bourgeois, the owner of Verger Belliveau Orchard, says dozens of trees were damaged and fruit was knocked down.

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Vitilaté health network makes changes following death of Martin Michaud

Gilles Lanteigne, CEO of the Vitilaté health network, says officials looked at protocols after the death of a patient.

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Emergency Measures Organization mops up after storm

Jeffrey Downey of New Brunswick's Emergency Measures Organization says New Brunswickers are still being impacted by the weekend storm.

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Marina in Shediac damaged by storm

Gerry O'Brien, manager of the Shediac Bay Yacht Club, describes extensive damage to boats and docks.

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Tent city residents weather the storm

Trevor Goodwin is the director of the YMCA's ReConnect Street Intervention Program. He was at Moncton's tent city after the weekend storm.

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Students enjoy the fruits of fall in community garden

It's harvest season at Beaverbrook School's community garden. The CBC's Vanessa Blanch dropped by to talk to students and teachers.

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Some NDP 'defectors' say they never agreed to join Greens

David Coon, leader of the province's Green party, apologizes over misstep.

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Marathon to go ahead, despite storm

Lindsay Laltoo is one of the organizers of the Resurgo Marathon.

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Moncton prepares for Dorian

Conrad Landry is fire chief and director of emergency measures for the city.

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No highs for cannabis sales in NB

Michael Armstrong, professor in the Goodman School of Business at Brock University, has been tracking cannabis revenues and sales in New Brunswick.

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An insect has been named after a Sackville zoologist

Zoologist John Klymko explains how he got a flower fly named after him.

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ATV Federation says more enforcement needed

The president of the New Brunswick ATV Federation, Roger Daigle, addresses the problem of riders damaging campsites near the Fundy Footpath.

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Former NDP candidates defect to the Greens

With more than a dozen provincial NDP members joining the greens, politics professor Mario Levesque explains what it means for both parties.

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School routines can present a variety of health challenges

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj drops by to talk about making a healthy transition back to school.

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Hikers and ATVers are at odds on the Fundy Footpath

Marc Leger, the trailmaster for the Fundy Footpath, says ATV riders are ruining campsites.

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Back to School

Anglophone East Superintendent Gregg Ingersoll stops by to talk about changes and challenges in the classrom this year.

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Help for rural seniors

Pam Van Egmond helps run a new program that allows rural seniors to stay in their own homes longer.

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Pitching for a pro soccer team in Moncton

Taha Maarous and Gareth Mitton want to bring a Canadian Premier League team to Moncton.

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Riverview man finds a new lease on life

After living with kidney disease for 27 years, Dan McLaughlin got matched to a donor.

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Behind the scenes with the tigers at zoo

Jonna Brewer takes a look at the care the tigers receive at the Magnetic Hill Zoo.

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Back to school advice from Pickle Planet

Jenna Morton, the founder of Pickle Planet Moncton, says back-to-school time doesn't need to be stressful or expensive.

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Moncton gears up for Pride Parade

Greater Moncton's River of Pride festival wraps up this weekend. Diane Doiron is the 2019 pride week grand marshal and Charles MacDougall is project coordinator for River of Pride.

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Ensemble Moncton calls for an overdose prevention site

Debby Warren is the executive director of Ensemble, the organization formerly called AIDS Moncton.

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New Brunswick's child and youth advocate stands up for mandatory vaccinations

Child and youth advocate Norm Bosse says kids have the right to grow up protected from infectious disease.

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A Moncton chimney sweep heads off to an international meeting of people in the trade

Patrick Cormier is going to Italy where he'll join 1,500 chimney sweeps from all over the world.

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Clash of views over mandatory vaccines in first day of hearings

Tensions were high as a California based anti-vaccination doctor presented his views to a committee of New Brunswick MLAs considering mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school.

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Using civil disobedience to bring attention to the climate crisis

Extinction Rebellion is a global movement calling on people to take action against climate change, often through civil disobedience. Doug Swain of Parkindale organized a meeting for local activists.

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Is vaping safer than smoking?

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains why vaping may by tied to a spike in lung disease cases in the United States.

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Possible new immunization policy

Hearings begin today as New Brunswick's education minister fights for the authority to make vaccinations mandatory for students.

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Housing first proven solution to homelessness

Tim Aubrey of University of Ottawa shares more findings from the At Home/Chez Soi research project that began in 2008. It shows rent subsidies and intense support can help homeless people who are struggling with mental illness to find a home quickly.

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Remembering Squadron Leader John Hart

John Hart, the last surviving Canadian pilot who fought in the Battle of Britain, died recently at the age of 102. Hart was born in Sackville, N.B. in 1916. James Upham of Resurgo Place tells us more about his life and his accomplishments.

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Moncton tent city not permanent solution

A tent city isn't a long-term answer to solve homelessness according to members of Moncton city council. With delays in the opening of a new shelter, council and staff discuss alternatives.

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Volunteers picking up needles

After finding discarded needles in her neighbourhood, Denise Ouellette started a non-profit group called Needle Awareness. Volunteers are now partnering with the City of Moncton to offer quick and safe disposal of a growing number of used needles.

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Citizens on Patrol

Codiac RCMP share tips for West End residents worried about property crime.

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Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

Bob Osborne from Cornhill Nursery takes calls on replanting strawberries, identifying an unknown weed and more

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Face to face with a lion at the Magnetic Hill Zoo

Jonna Brewer continues her summer tour of the zoo with a peek at the lion exhibit.

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Oxford's sinkhole can't be fixed

Geological study of ground in Oxford has concluded the sinkhole there can't be fixed and more might open up. Robert Moores is with the Lions Club and Rachel Jones is the CAO of the town.

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Delivering goods the old-fashioned way

Apple and cider producer Robert Bourgeois is loading up a scow and bringing his product to Moncton on the Petitcodiac River.

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Economic forum wraps up at the Congres Mondial Acadien

Entrepreneurs and business leaders have spent the last two days talking about economic opportunities. Thomas Raffy, the director general of the Conseil Économique du Nouveau-Brunswick, was among them.

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Three more people have contracted Legionnaires disease in Moncton.

Dr. Yves Léger, the regional medical officer of health, explains the cause of the outbreak.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time hits the stage in Moncton

JB Vanier is the director and Teagan Anderson is one of the lead actors.

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How can doctors help parents talk to their teens about sex, drugs & alcohol?

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains the role doctors can play in talking to teens about important issues.

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McLaughlin Road getting busier thanks to new Costco

Jason Meldrum was in an accident last week at McLaughlin Road and Granite Drive. He says it might be time for traffic lights in a previously rural-feeling neighbourhood.

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Has football fever hit Moncton yet?

Moncton hosts a CFL game between the Montreal Allouettes and Toronto Argonauts on Sunday. Anthony LeBlanc is a partner with Schooners Sports & Entertainment, the company that helped bring the game here.

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The CFL comes to Moncton, but is anyone paying attention?

The Montreal Alouettes will face off against the Toronto Argonauts in the staduim at l'Universite de Moncton this Sunday. Wray Dunn and Andy Jardin host the "First Down Sports Podcast"

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What do more delays for the Albert Street shelter mean for people living on the street?

Lisa Ryan is community development coordinator for the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee.

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Former MP reflects on state of New Brunswick NDP

Yvon Godin, the former NDP MP for Acadie-Bathurst, says the party needs to do more to appeal to New Brunswickers.

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New Moncton homeless shelter faces more delays

House of Nazareth announced in May it would open a 120-bed shelter on Albert Street. But, as city council heard Monday night, that shelter still doesn't have an opening date.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:34]


New West End residents meet to discuss crime

Blair Lawrence and Charles Legér are councilors for Ward 2 in Moncton. They've invited residents to a meeting to discuss property crime.

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RCMP faces lawsuit over sexual assault

A woman who works at the Richibucto RCMP detachment is suing following an alleged sexual assault. Reporter Karissa Donkin has been looking into the story.

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Councillor says close calls routine at Riverview intersection

Riverview Councillor Lana Hansen witnessed a close call at an intersection with a history of bad accidents.

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Photographer attacked in downtown Moncton

Maurice Henri fought off a would-be thief who tried to take his camera.

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Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

Cornhill Nursery owner Bob Osborne answers questions about moving a bush, a mulberry tree damaged by frost, when to apply lime and more.

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New Brunswick women were coerced into giving up their babies

Last year, a Senate Committee called on the Government of Canada to acknowledge that thousands of women were mistreated in maternity homes that received federal funding in the post-war years. Reporter Rachel Cave has been speaking to some of the women who gave birth in those homes.

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Markets are down, but don't panic

Personal finance watcher Dan Noel says it's not the time to sell, despite this week's market drop. Dan is a portfolio manager with Wyverstone Capitol and I-A Securities in Moncton.

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Local Acadians on identity to bilingualism

Maurice Basque is a historian at the Insitute of Acadian Studies at l'Universite de Moncton. Frances LeBlanc is chair of the coalition for pay equity in New Brunswick. And Eric Dow is with the Societe des Acadians du Nouveau Brunswick.

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Broussard family members come from around the world for reunion

Reporter Kate Letterick drops by the reunion and meets organizer Alan Joseph Broussard and visitor from Louisianna Donald Joseph Arceneaux.

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Acadian deportation gets a Heritage Minute

Paul Aucoin is the producer and composer of a new Heritage Minute about the deportation of thousands of Acadians.

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Pleasure boats spotted on Petitcodiac

Daniel LeBlanc, the Petitcodiac's first Riverkeeper, says boats should be a more common site.

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Mount Allison professor aims to make museums more accessible

Janine Rogers has partnered with ABC Life Literacy Canada to make museums easier to navigate for people with low literacy.

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The benefits of saying "Hello"

A campaign called "Hello My Name Is" aims to encourage doctors to provide more person-centred care. Our House Doctor, Raj Bhardwaj, explains why it's important.

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Does New Brunswick need an educational resource strategy?

As schools gear up for September, Anglophone East superintendent Gregg Ingersoll talks about the impacts of New Brunswick's teacher shortage.

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Adoption in New Brunswick comes with a few legal issues

In her latest Family Matters column, lawyer Sheila Cameron takes on the legal issues surrounding the adoption of a child.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:42]


Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

Bob Osborne from Cornhill Nursery takes calls on selecting cherry trees, a mouldy looking begonia, a plum tree that's losing its leaves and more.

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A couple who came to Sackville as refugees are facing challenges bringing loved ones to Canada

Three years ago, Nezar Hussein came to Canada as a refugee, with his wife and baby. He told reporter Tori Weldon about the challenges of reuniting with his brother.

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Dragon boaters head to Mirimichi

Joanne Belliveau is a cancer survivor from Barachois and Susan O'Neill is a support paddler from Shediac. They are co-presidents of 'tit Bateau Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team.

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New Brunswick-trained nurses can't always find work

Some graduates of nursing programs say they're having a hard time getting permanent jobs in New Brunswick. Geri Geldart is the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice-President of Clinical Services at Horizon Health.

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Jalapeno Papa wins at Gala de la Chanson in Caraquet.

Nova Scotia electronic musician Jalapeno Papa took home the big prize at the Gala de la Chanson competition in Caraquet. Radio-Canada's Anne-Marie Parenteau was there.

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Drivers who are blind race cars for charity

Visually impaired drivers are getting behind the wheel for a unique race this weekend. It's a fundraiser for the Mira Atlantic Foundation. Blondine Arseneau is co-ordinator for the Foundation and Nathalie Fougere is one of the race drivers.

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The inaugural Essence NB Festival is happening in Kent County

Ste Marie de Kent will host the first annual Essence NB festival beginning Friday. Olivier Weil is a spokesperson for the event.

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Opening of homeless shelter in Moncton delayed

A new homeless shelter was supposed to open early this month in Moncton, but things are running a bit behind. Jean Dubé is executive director of House of Nazareth.

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Concert goers ready for country show at Magnetic Hill

Andre Cormier offers some some tips if you're heading to the concert. He's a communications officer for the City of Moncton.

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Non-profit groups in Moncton step up to help gather school supplies.

Headstart Moncton is preparing for its annual school supply drive. Mary O'Donnell is the executive director.

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Bringing more people outdoors

The Nature Conservancy of Canada has developed a new program in an effort to get more "indoor people" outside this summer. Paula Noel is the New Brunswick program director.

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A recent study calls for frailty to be looked at as a medical condition

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains why some researchers are calling for frailty to be treated as a standalone medical condition rather than a byproduct of the aging process.

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Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

Bob Osborne from Cornhill Nursery takes questions on potato bugs, plum trees, oak trees and more.

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Making Moncton more bike friendly

Krysta Cowling and Antoine Zboralski are active transportation advocates. They reflect on bike thefts in the city and finding ways to improve cycling infrastructure.

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What will it take to implement Canada's national dementia strategy?

Dr. Samir Dinha is director of geriatrics with Sinai Health Systems in Toronto. He says Canada's dementia strategy needs "sustained political will, adequate funding, measurable targets and a commitment from all Canadians to achieve its goals."

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A Dorchester home is literally a man's castle

Reporter Tori Weldon stopped by and met Lenny and Francois Comeau to find out why they've spent decades converting an old house into a DIY castle.

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NB ombud explains what's changed since patient death

The death of Martin Michaud at the Restigouche Hospital Centre came just days after a report from Ombud Charles Murray cited inadequate patient care at the facility. We reached Charles Murray for an update and reaction to the family's story.

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A special 90th birthday

Avid swimmer Murray Ross turns 90 years old on August 3rd. To celebrate, 90 people will jump off the wharf at Pointe-du-Chene in his honour.

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Michaud family speaks out

38-year-old Martin Michaud took his own life while staying at the Restigouche Hospital Centre earlier this year. Rosemonde Godin is Martin's mother, Marie-Hélène Michaud is his sister and Marc-André Michaud is his brother.

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Fort Folly First Nation is bringing Mi'kmaq cultural practices back to the community

CBC's Tori Weldon stopped by Fort Folly's community celebration.

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Death of Martin Michaud leaves unanswered questions

Six months after 38-year-old Martin Michaud died at the Restigouche Hospital Centre, family members are reflecting on what happened. Roland Michaud is Martin's father.

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Beavers cause flooding on Dobson Trail

Marc Leger is the trail master of the Fundy Footpath for the Fundy Hiking Trails Association. He's working on solving chronic flooding on the Dobson Trail.

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New Brunswick Green Party leader David Coon responds to Fraser Institute report

A new report from the Fraser Institute says wind and solar power are costing governments a lot of money -- and not cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. David Coon, leader of the Green Party in New Brunswick, disagrees.

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How critical is New Brunswick's shortage of nurses?

New Brunswick nurses union president Paula Doucet wants to find ways to keep newly trained nurses in this province.

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Are you really supposed to put ice on a sprained ankle or wrist?

This week, our house doctor, Raj Bhardwaj, is here with some guidance for treatment of sprains and muscle aches.

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A new report on renewable energy says not all jurisidictions in Canada are getting it right

A new report by the Fraser Institute looks at generating electricity in Canada from wind and sunlight. Pierre Desrochers is a co-author.

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Three accomplished fiddlers come together in new group

Fiddlers Samantha Robichaud and Christine Melanson are members of the new trio Les Fireflies.

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Atlantic region still likely years away from getting a CFL team

As Moncton gears up to play host to another CFL game, commisioner Randy Ambrosie is in the region this week. He and Anthony LeBlanc, one of the partners behind the proposed Atlantic Schooners, talk about when a new team could be in place.

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RCMP asks residents in west end to lock up at night and report thefts

Residents in Moncton's old west end are reporting a rise in property crime. Inspector Luc Breton is the officer in charge of operations at Codiac RCMP.

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How digital technology is changing the political landscape

Wayne Hunt teaches in the Politics and International Relations Department at Mount Allison University in Sackville. In part two of his conversation with Vanesssa Blanch, he talks about his current research.

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Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

With harvest season in full swing, Bob Osborne of Cornhill Nursery dropped by to answer questions. This week, he talks about the humid weather, the drawbacks of growing multiple varieties of apples on one tree, and thinning branches on fruit trees.

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Moncton man patrols his neighbourhood at night

Residents in Moncton's old west end say property crime is on the rise. Peter Ryan has started walking the streets in the early morning hours in an effort to curb crime.

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Political scientist says digital technology is changing the political landscape

Wayne Hunt teaches in the Politics and International Relations Department at Mount Allison University in Sackville. He says Canadian voters will face a growing amount of misleading information in the lead up to the fall election.

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Old skateboards get a new life in Moncton

A group of Moncton skateboarders is hoping to grow the sport by handing out free used skateboards. Jon Jewett is the president of the initiative called OnBoard and Justin Allain is the owner of Working Class skate shop, where the old boards are given new life.

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A Moncton hockey scout climbs the ladder in the NHL

After 6 years at the NHL Scouting Bureau, Troy Dumville is going to be a full-time amateur scout with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Residents in Moncton's Old West End say property crime is rising

West end resident Dianne Reddy says her home and car have been broken into several times. More than one hundred residents voiced similar concerns at a meeting hosted by city councillor Charles Legere.

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Riverbend Community School set to re-open

Back in March - Riverbend Community School director Rebecca Halliday announced that her dayschool was closing. Four months later, Halliday explains how she's been able to open the doors again.

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Auditions open for Rocky Horror Show

Later this year, audiences in Moncton will take in a live production of the Rocky Horror Show. Kim Rayworth is the managing director of the Capitol Theatre and Marshall Button is the director of the upcoming production. They explain what they're looking for in a cast.

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Why do colds in the summer feel so much worse than colds in the winter?

House Doctor, Raj Bhardwaj, explains how summer colds are different than winter colds.

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Behind the desk with an art conservator work at the Owen's Art Gallery

The CBC's Tori Weldon stopped by the Owen's Art Gallery to learn more about how Winnie Daley restores priceless works of art.

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Why are so many whales dying this year?

As of Monday, there were eight confirmed right whale deaths in Canadian waters this year. Charles "Stormy" Mayo is the director of the North Atlantic Right Whale Ecology Program at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, MA. He's been looking into what is behind this grim turn for the endangered species.

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Bob Osborne takes gardening questions

Cornhill Nursery's Bob Osborne took calls from listeners on topics ranging from a weedy asparagus patch to a waning plum tree

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Assembly of First Nations meets in Fredericton

Perry Belgarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, explains what he wants out of the AFN's 40th annual general assembly.

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Roadkill research continues on Isthmus of Chignecto

The WildPaths Maritimes project needs volunteers to gather data on the animals who are hit on the highways near the border of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Paula Noel of the Nature Conservancy of Canada talks about phase two of this research.

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Moncton's Mosaiq Festival celebrates 15 years

What started as a party on the front lawn of Moncton City Hall has grown to a two-day festival that includes a parade, music and food at Riverfront Park. MAGMA's Frederick Hryszyn and Robert Boghen reflect on how the Mosaiq muticultural Festival has evolved.

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Shakepeare in the Park

Hub City Theatre takes a different approach to the dark tale of Shakepeare's Richard III. Performances take place Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21 and Thursday, July 25 to Saturday, July 27. Shows run from 6:30-9:00.

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Hatfield, my father

70-year-old John Hall is convinced he's the son of New Brunswick's longest serving premier Richard Hatfield. The CBC's Rachel Cave brings us the story.

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"It's all about rights"

Chief Roger Augustine says frustrations are running high ahead of the Assembly of First Nations 40th annual general assembly in Fredericton next week. He's the assembly's regional chief for New Brunswick and PEI.

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Safety tips for campers and hikers

Fundy Footpath trail master Marc Leger and founder of the Fundy Footpath, Alonzo Leger, share tips for staying safe while you are hiking your favourite trails.

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Sackville's community theatre opens new show

The Performers' Theatre Company presents The Velocity of Autumn July 18-21. Actor Susan Amos and stage manager Vallie Stearns Anderson stopped by the CBC studio to tell us about the production which tells the story of an elderly woman in a showdown with her family.

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The Sanctuary offers safe space for Moncton sex workers

The Sanctuary opened its doors in April and has been offering support to more than a dozen sex workers every week.

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Facebook depression?

Vanessa Blanch speaks with University of Montreal researcher Elroy Boers about depression in teenagers and the time they spend on social media.

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Rainbow crosswalks will return to downtown Moncton

Moncton city councillors voted unanimously Monday to resume painting the rainbow crosswalks.

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Premier Blaine Higgs back from premiers meeting

Premier Blaine Higgs tells Vanessa Blanch what was accomplished at the meetings in Saskatoon, and why he is still optimistic there will be a pipeline to the east.

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From Magnolia trees to blueberry bushes

On our weekly gardening phone-in Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery answers audience questions.

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Mi'kmaq elder revives language through medicine

As part of our Indigenous Languages series, Rebecca Labillois takes us through the traditional medicine garden at Ugpi'Ganjig, or Eel River Bar First Nation.

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Ashes to ashes

Before Bob Osborne's mother passed away, she asked for her ashes to be buried under a bur oak tree. On this week's edition of Corn Hill Chronicles, Bob shares the story of her dying wishes.

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Summer boredom and what you can do about it

John Eastwood a clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychology at York University shares his go-to boredom busters.

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Surprise boxes for the gibbons at the Magnetic Hill Zoo

Zoo keepers James Caan and Melanie Prince prepare surprise boxes for the gibbons.

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Palliative care patients in Campbellton shuffled around due to nursing shortage

Gilles Lanteigne, president and CEO of the Vitalité Health Network, talks about the changes made at the Campbellton Regional Hospital.

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Moncton council to vote on rainbow crosswalks

Charles MacDougall project coordinator at River of Pide says the crosswalks should be allowed.

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Cape Jourimain lighthouse celebrates 150th anniversary

The newly renovated lighthouse at the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre in Bayfield will be open to the public throughout the weekend.

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Threats to residents of Moncton's "Tent City"

The City of Moncton restricts access to the camp for the safety of the people living there following threats online and at the site. Advocates for the homelessTrevor Goodwin and Lisa Ryan explain.

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Moncton's new homeless shelter on track

The new damp/dry shelter is expected to open the beginning of August. Jean Dubé is the executive director of House of Nazareth, the charity that will operate the facility.

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New documentary tells stories from Moncton's tent city

Film director Colleen Furlotte and Humanity Project founder Charles Burrell talk about the new documentary "Tent City"

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A family law specialist talks best practices when dealing with child support

When people go through a divorce and kids are involved, life can get complicated. Moncton family lawyer Sheila Cameron looks at questions and points of contention that can come up.

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Some wild plants in New Brunswick could cause serious health concerns

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj shares tips on what to avoid when spending time in the garden or in the woods.

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New details emerge about the 2011 prison death of Jeffrey Ryan

New details have been released about an internal investigation into the 2011 death of a Pocologan man, Jeffrey Ryan. Reporter Connell Smith explains what they reveal.

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Province looking for solutions to nursing shortage

Trevor Holder is New Brunswick's minister of post-secondary education, training and labour. He says the program to help licensed practical nurses become registered nurses is just one way to get more nurses working in New Brunswick.

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New Brunswick brewery makes beer with just solar and wind energy

About an hour southwest from Fredericton, "Off Grid Ales" makes beer with energy from the sun and wind. CBC's Rachel Cave paid a visit.

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Why didn't more New Brunswickers get the tornado alert on the weekend?

Martin Belanger is the director of public alerting for Pelmorex, the company that manages the national alert system.

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Anti-LGBTQ graffiti sprayed on rainbow crosswalk

Charles MacDougall, the project coordinator for River of Pride, reacts to anti-LGBTQ slurs painted on a Riverview crosswalk.

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The 5th Festival Inspire kicks off in Moncton

Executive Director Lisa Griffin goes through the highlights for the 2019 edition of Festival Inspire.

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Schools in Wales aim to train the next generation of New Brunswick nurses

Elizabeth Mason is the director of recruitment and selection for the School of Health Sciences at Bangor University and Sian Davies is the course lead adult nursing at the School of Health Sciences. They're aiming to attract New Brunswickers to their nursing programs.

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Moncton's Centennial beach pool project is behind schedule

City councillor Shawn Crossman explains why the new pool at Centennial Park hasn't been completed yet.

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Gardeners call in with questions

Bob Osborne of Cornhill Nursery solves gardening problems for listeners. This week, a mock orange shrub that won't bloom, a peonie without flowers, clearing out a mature strawberry patch and more.

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A teen facing cancer shows antique truck at Atlantic Nationals

18-year-old Jeremy Cassidy is a guest of honour at this year's Atlantic Nationals Car show. After he was diagnosed with brain cancer, he and his dad Tim started restoring a GMC pickup truck from the 1950s.

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Hot weather presents challenges to homeless population

With heat warnings in effect across the region, outreach workers are ensuring people experiencing homelessness are kept safe from the sun. Trevor Goodwin is the director of the YMCA of Greater Moncton's ReConnect Street Intervention Program.

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Behind the scenes at the bear exhibit

Keeper Jamie Carson takes Jonna Brewer to meet the bears at the Magnetic Hill Zoo

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Sackville council hears from citiziens on war memorials

Scott Timpa is a war veteran who opposes putting an armoured vehicle in a park. Alan Dobson, also a war vet, supports the idea.

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Greg Perry pulls his cartoons from Brunswick News Inc.

Greg Perry is the cartoonist who was set to replace Michael de Adder, who was let go last week by the Irving-owned newspaper chain. BNI dropped de Adder just days after he shared his cartoon on social media depicting U.S. President Donald Trump playing golf next to the bodies of two dead migrants.

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Mount Allison prof named Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Science

Jesse Popp teaches in Mount A's Geography and Environment Department. She specializes in wildlife ecology and Indigenous science.

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The case for public defibrillators

Jamie Richards credits a public defribrillator and a local firefghter for saving his life.

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How safe is sunscreen?

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found some of the chemicals in sunscreen actually get absorbed into our bodies. It might have some people swearing off the stuff. House Doctor Raj Bhardwaj offers some clarity on the controversy.

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Study examines how policing affects mental health

Researchers in Saskatchewan are studying how new RCMP cadets handle stress. Nicholas Carleton is leading the study.

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Gardening guy Bob Osborne shares his wisdom

Bob Osbourne of Cornhill Nursery dropped in to take listeners' gardening questions. This week, the queries ranged from root-bound apple trees to whether or not it's too late to plant a vegetable garden.

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Why do so many new judges have personal connections to Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc?

The federal Liberals promised to appoint new judges based on merit. But recent judicial appointees have had significant personal connections to senior New Brunswick Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc. The CBC's Robert Jones has been looking at this story.

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Police still searching for Michelle Wedge 44 years after she disappeared

Seven-year-old Michelle Wedge disappeared while riding her bike in Moncton in 1975. RCMP Constable Isabelle Beaulieu says she believes it's not too late to solve the case.

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Workplace columnist Pierre Battah shares his summer reading list.

Nevermind the suspense thrillers or romance novels. How about adding some business books to your summer reading list? Workplace columnist Pierre Battah shares his suggestions.

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Listuguj First Nation school creates new Mi'kmaq immersion curriculum

Mi'kmaq immersion has been available to students in Listiguj since 2002. Now educators there are re-writing the curriculum.

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Amherst marks 100 years since the closure of POW camp

The largest POW camp in Canada during the First World War was in Amherst. The town is marking the 100th anniversary of the camp's closure on July 2nd. To learn more about the camp, CBC's Dave Bartlett visited Amherst to speak with MP Bill Casey.

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The North Atlantic right whale death toll mounts

As of Friday morning, 6 right whales had been found dead off the east coast. Philip Hamilton is a research scientist with the Anderson Cabot Centre at the New England Aquarium. He spoke about the impact of the deaths.

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The Greater Moncton Hotel Association hopes new tax will help lure visitors

Moncton and Dieppe are planning to introduce a hotel tax this summer. Gerald Normandeau is president of the Greater Moncton Hotel Association. He explains why he thinks the tax is good idea.

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What does it take to satisfy the appetites of Magnetic Hill Zoo residents?

Feeding animals at the Magnetic Hill Zoo is a full time job for the keepers. Jonna Brewer dropped by to speak with the head of the zoo commissary, Tom Curry.

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Free HIV tests offered in Moncton

Moncton was one of several communities across the country offering fast and free HIV testing on Thursday. Debby Warren is the executive director of Ensemble, the group administering the rapid HIV tests.

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A controversial proposed campground in Shediac gets scaled down

It started as a campground with more than 700 sites. Now the controversial proposal in Shediac has been reduced to 111 sites. Architect Jim Sackville explains the changes and Tim Borlase, who opposed the original plan, responds.

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Two more North Atlantic right whales are found dead

It hasn't been a good year for right whales. On Tuesday night, two more were discovered dead. Kim Davies is an oceanographer at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo bids to host 2021 Francophonie Games

New Brunswick pulled out of a bid to host the Francophonie Games in January. Now, the Democratic Republic of Congo is the only place in the running. Gabrielle Fahmy spoke with Marc Lalonde, president of Athletics New Brunswick.

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The challenges of practising medicine at 35-thousand feet

When medical emergencies occur on airplanes, the nearest doctor is often called on by the flight crew. CBC's House Doctor Raj Bhardwaj recently responded during a flight.

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A new report says climate change is more than a threat to infrastructure, it's a public health emergency.

Climate change is impacting our personal health, according to a new report. Louise Comeau is a research associate with UNB. She worked on the report for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick.

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What makes an appropriate war memorial?

When a retired armoured fighting vehicle was going to be placed in Sackville's Memorial Park, critics spoke up and had the plan put on hold. Marc Milner is a professor with UNB's Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. He spoke about the role of military equipment in memorials.

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Bob Osbourne tackles gardening conundrums

With summer officially in full swing, Bob Osbourne dropped by to take gardeners' calls. He answered questions ranging from strange bugs on roses to getting apple trees to produce fruit.

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Another right whale dies in New Brunswick

A second right whale has died off the coast of New Brunswick. Tonya Wimmer is the director of the Marine Animal Response Society.

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An advocate for people living in extreme poverty says homelessness can be solved

Lisa Ryan is a community development coordinator for the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee. After attending a national conference on solutions to homelessness, she's hoping to bring new ideas to the table in Moncton.

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Using new technology to revitalise Indigenous languages

21st century technology is coming to the rescue for some Indigenous languages in New Brunswick. CBC Producer Myfanwy Davies learned how.

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The city of Moncton raises a permanent Mi'kmaq flag at city hall

Former Elsipogtog Chief Susan Levi-Peters talks to Jonna Brewer about what the flag raising means to her.

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Keeping the Mi'kmaq language alive in New Brunswick

George Paul of Metepenagiag talks about growing up speaking Mi'kmaq until he was forced to speak English at residential school. He shared his story with the CBC's Myfanwy Davies at a recent conference on Indigenous languages.

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CBC President Catherine Tait visits Moncton

CBC president and CEO Catherine Tait talks to Jonna Brewer about the CBC's new strategic plan, "Your Stories: Taken to Heart". Part of its goal is to connect more Canadians of all ages to CBC.

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A pair of peregrine falcons at Hopewell Rocks will be empty nesters this summer

There will be no peregrine falcon chicks at Hopewell Rocks this summer. For the past 11 years, a pair of peregrine falcons have been nesting in the area. But this year, there are no eggs in the nest. Kevin Snair is a guide at Hopewell Rocks. He spoke with Jonna Brewer.

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The Anglophone East School District is short on cash to hire education assistants

The Anglophone East School District doesn't have enough money to hire the education assistants it needs for the coming school year. The budget is nearly two million dollars short. Gregg Ingersoll is the superintendent of the Anglophone East School District. He joined Jonna Brewer.

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Moncton student chosen to go to Nav Canada's summer camp in Ottawa.

Fewer than 50 students get chosen from across the country. And Brady Hackett of Moncton was one of them. Hackett is one of only a few dozen students heading to Nav Camp, run by Nav Canada. Brady Hackett joined Jonna Brewer to talk about his summer plans.

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"Pingo" night takes off in Moncton

If you love bingo and musical improv, the Pink Flamingos Cabaret and Lounge in Moncton is the place to be on Thursday night. Yes, there will be bingo. Followed by Pingo, thanks to members of Les Paiens. Jean Surette is a member of the Moncton jazz group. Jonna Brewer asked him to explain.

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The city of Moncton steps in to supervise and regulate a growing tent city

The City of Moncton will take steps next week to address the growing number of homeless people living in tents on Albert Street. Starting Monday, officials will step up surveillance of the camp and enforce a number of new rules for people living there. Vincent Merola is the City of Moncton's community development officer for social inclusion. Trevor Goodwin is the new director of the YMCA of Greater Moncton's ReConnect Street Intervention Program and its other outreach services. They both joined Jonna Brewer to talk about the new plan.

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