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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The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Take the survey

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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Why did the frog cross the road?

Kouchibouguac National Park is in year two of a study that looks at how underpasses are preventing thousands of amphibian deaths.

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Possible parking solutions

Stephane Legacy, Vice President of Outpatient and Professional Services at Vitalite Health Network, tells us about a possible long term plan for the parking issue at the Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital in Moncton.

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Boys & Girls Club offers artistic outlets

Rebecca Campbell, director of communications and resource development at The Boys and Girls Club of Moncton, tells us about a new program that is helping the many young people who are struggling with a diagnosed mental health condition

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Another hospital visit gone wrong

CBC's Catherine Harrop talks with a Grand Falls man who suffered a bed sore while in the care of the Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton

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New traffic lights needed or not?

With a new pool and parking lot going in at Centennial Park, one resident on Dickson Boulevard is worried about an increase in traffic and wondering about the possibility of new traffic lights on St. George Boulevard.

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Still searching for answers

Lola Chiasson Hawkins' stage four bedsore is getting better, but her son is still looking for someone to take responsibility.

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Do you have a favourite tree?

Tracy Glynn of the New Brunswick Conservation Council tells us about a new take on an old book: The Great Trees of New Brunswick

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Accessible tourism

The CBC's Kate Letterick takes us to the Hopewell Rocks, where people with mobility issues are now able to get to beach level with the aid of a new ramp

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Big items on the agenda

Moncton Coun. Paulette Theriault and deputy mayor Greg Turner update us on a new pool for the East End Youth Centre and the future of St. Pat's Family Centre

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Don't Forget You're Irish

A new exhibition by Bathurst artist Sharon Olscamp explores how memories helps us capture our cultural identiity

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips

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What can we do?

We hear from a member of a citizens group trying to save St Pat's Family Centre in Moncton.

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Parking issues for cancer patients

Janice LeBlanc says getting her father to his appointments at the George Dumont Hospital is more difficult since a research centre was built where a parking lot used to be.

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FIFA final fever

Thomas Raffy and Nick Landry are back to tee up Sunday's final in FIFA World Cup soccer.

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Bedsores should be "rare event"

Corinne McIsaac, an expert in wound care, says doctors and nurses need better training when it comes to caring for bed sores.

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If a pool is built in the forest ...

Dan Hicks, the director of parks and leisure services in Moncton, gives us an update on the Centennial Park Pool complex.

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Caraquet senior develops bedsore to the bone in hospital

The family of a woman who went into hospital for hip surgery wonders how a bedsore got so bad.

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Pow-wow season in New Brunswick

Tristan Grant says you should visit the pow-wow this weekend in his community of Pabineau First Nation

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How many hours do you work per week?

Spending more time working is linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes for women. Dr. Raj Bhardwaj will explain why that might be the case.

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St Patrick's Family Centre closure

The St Patrick's Family Centre no longer has enough money to continue to operate. Spokesperon Brock Gallant joins us to talk about the decision to close the centre.

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Winning medals and making history

Moncton wheelchair athlete Jacob LeBlanc and his coach join Jonna to talk about his performance at the Canadian Track and Field Championships.

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The problem with Aberdeen Park

René Légère, executive director of the Aberdeen Cultural Centre, explains his concerns about the city-owned park and why he welcomes plans for new security measures.

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Improving security in Aberdeen Park

Moncton city councillor Paulette Theriault and Debby Warren, executive director of Ensemble, tell us what they think of the city's planned changes to Aberdeen Park.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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NB represents!

Two Moncton athletes, Genevieve Lalonde and Chris Robertson, tell us about their stellar performances at the Canadian Track and Field Championships

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Legal fees climb in dispute over public service pension changes

Mount Allison political scientist Mario Levesque shares his perspective on the dispute over public service pension changes in New Brunswick.

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Out on the street

Reporter Tori Weldon talks to people about the loss of the YMCA ReConnect drop-in centre for people struggling with poverty and homelessness in Moncton.

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Three healthy tiger cubs

Jill Marvin, the Director of the Magnetic Hill Zoo, tells us about about the three young tiger cubs venturing out of their den for the first time.

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Tragedy strikes the Blackville area again

CBC's Catherine Harrop spoke with members of the community in Blackville following this week's fatal rafting accident.

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How to protect your bicycle from would-be thieves

We hear about an interactive map created by a Moncton man that tracks stolen bikes and get some tips from a bike shop owner.

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Art on the move

Owner Nausika Breau talks to us about moving the Apple Art Gallery to a new location on St. George Street and its first exhibit.

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Environmentally friendly burials

Hanna Longard studies biology and philosophy at Mount Allison University in Sackville.

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End of lobster and snow crab fishing season

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy talks about the tumultuous season fishermen of northern New Brunswick faced as they tried to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

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Pops NB concert with special guest iTromboni

Jim Tranquilla of iTromboni explains how they will join musicians with the Sistema New Brunswick Children's Orchestra, the Moncton Youth Orchestra and the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra for the POPS NB concert on July 2 between 6 and 10 pm at Moncton's Riverfront Park.

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Pierre Battah's 2018 Summer Reading List

Pierre Battah is our workplace issues specialist.

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Sackville's Performers' Theatre Company presents On Golden Pond

Stephen Puddle and Susan Amos are with Performers' Theatre Company in Sackville. On Golden Pond will be performed between July 3rd and 8th.

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Truckers weigh in on driver shortage in Canada

CBC reporter Rachel Cave talks to truckers following her story on the shortage of drivers in the industry.

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New pool for Moncton's east end one step closer to reality

The province announced a $500,000 contribution for the pool on Wednesday, but another $700,000 is still needed. The CBC's Kate Letterick spoke with the executive director of the centre, Pikey French, Moncton councillor Shawn Crossman and Mayor Dawn Arnold.

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A new, while-you-wait, test for AIDS

Debby Warren, executive director at AIDS Moncton explains how the testing works.

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EZ ECO - a pop up business to help save the environment

Shawna Berthe of Moncton is the owner of the pop up business - EZ ECO

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18 year old Syrian refugee keeps on learning

Since his arrival in Canada in 2016, Yasser Al Asimi has learned English and French and he has been awarded the Romeo LeBlanc scholarship at L'Université de Moncton.

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Some people don't use their Epi-Pens when they should

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor, and our regular medical columnist.

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New Brunswick Acadian Society is concerned with the future of bilingualism.

Robert Melanson is the new president of the Société de l'Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick.

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No rainbow crosswalks for Moncton

With a vote ending in a tie, staff recommendations of painting crossings in white will be followed.

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Losing your church to fire

Reporter Gabrielle Fahmy was in Bas-Caraquet and spoke with people of the dismayed community.

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Fire destroys Bas-Caraquet church

Gilbert Blanchard of Bas-Caraquet is the chair of the church's finance committee.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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Retiring from a teaching career

With the end of the school year comes the end of a career for Moncton teacher Angela Williams.

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From hockey player to wheelchair athlete

James Brace is a wheelchair athlete who competes in javelin, shot put and discus. His coach Steve LeBlanc says Brace is 'knocking on the door' for a chance to compete at the Paralympic Games.

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From San Francisco to Moncton

Michelle and Vincent Merola live in Moncton - they arrived from San Francisco last month and are still waiting for their belongings to arrive.

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Miramichi runner going to 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships

Runner Laura Dickinson of Miramichi speaks with the CBC's Phil Drost. Dickinson will compete for Team Canada in the 3000m steeplechase event at the 2018 World U20 Championships in July in Finland.

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Middle school teacher reflects on his first year in the classroom

Stuart Murray of Riverview Middle School talks about his first year as a teacher.

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New Brunswick's commissioner of official languages has issued her final report

Katherine D'Entremont is commissioner of Official Languages in New Brunswick. She will be retiring on July 22nd, after 37 years in public service.

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Petitcodiac doll museum

91-year-old Lena Clarke is looking for someone to take over her doll museum in Petitcodiac.

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Elsipogtog First Nation has new hope there will be justice for Brady Francis

Reporter Gabrielle Fahmy went to Elsipogtog to speak with friends and family of the young man.

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Moncton proposed plan to improve the downtown

Jim Scott of Trace Planning & Design speaks to Moncton city council about the new development plan proposed for the downtown core.

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Moncton student overcomes challenges to graduate

Paul Nugent will graduate from the Moncton campus of the New Brunswick Community College with a diploma in Human Resources Management today despite his deteriorating vision that almost forced him to quit the program after Christmas.

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How is arthritis linked to heart disease?

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor, and our regular medical columnist.

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"Bringing Back Broadway - A glamourous musical revue"

Heart and double lung transplant recipient Mark Black along with his daughter Emma talk about the musical in support of organ donation and transplant awareness in New Brunswick. They will be performing at the Capitol Theatre on June 20,21 and 22 at 7:30

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Parlee Beach update

Health Minister Benoit Bourque defends what the province has done, and is doing, to address ongoing water quality issues at the province's most popular beach.

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Moncton East Youth Centre pool still on hold.

Moncton City councillors Shawn Crossman and Paul Pellerin talk about why the east end pool is still on hold while council awarded the tender for construction of the new Centennial Beach last night.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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Acadian artist and poet Guy Arsenault exhibition: Saynètes dans la picture window

Artist and curator Maryse Arseneault speaks about the exhibition featuring her father's work that can be seen at Galerie d'art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen at Université de Moncton until September 25.

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Is chocolate milk better than no milk for your kids?

Jennifer Taylor, professor of applied human sciences in nutrition at the University of Prince Edward Island shares her thoughts on New Brunswick's decision to ban the sale of chocolate milk and juice at school.

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Preventing financial elder abuse

Rick Hancox is CEO of the Financial and Consumer Services Commission.

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Moncton economist says New Brunswick has a spending problem

Richard Saillant is an economist and author in Moncton.

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Soccer Talk with Tom & Nick

Today is opening day of the FIFA World Cup Russia. Jonna is joined by Thomas Raffy and Nick Landry of Moncton, the creators and voices behind the podcast Soccer Talk with Tom & Nick.

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Lobster Council of Canada urges federal government to listen to fishermen

eoff Irvine is the executive director of the Lobster Council of Canada.

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Lobster fishermen hold emergency meeting

300 lobster fishermen in New Brunswick gathered for an emergency meeting Tuesday night in Sainte-Marie Saint-Raphael on the Acadian Peninsula. They're worried about their livelihoods after the latest orders to close fishing areas.

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Daughter donates life-saving gift to father

Lindsay Murray of Sackville, NB is giving her father the gift of life. She's agreed to give him one of her kidneys.

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Potential long-term effects of tonsillectomy

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor, and our regular medical columnist.

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Construction of East End pool delayed again

Pikey French, director of the Moncton East Youth Centre reacts to another delay in the construction of a new pool for her youth centre.

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Shediac market returns

Maxime Gauvin, executive director of Really Local Harvest explains how they will be running the new Shediac Market at the Park. The market opens this Sunday ( June 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and will be open each Sunday until September.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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NB's education minister on immersion and improved test scores

Brian Kenny is New Brunswick's minister of education and early childhood development.

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WhaleMap to track North Atlantic right whales

Hansen Johnson is a PhD student in Oceanography at Dalhousie University. He developed the WhaleMap that can be found at: whalemap.ocean.dal.ca

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BioBlitz at Mill Creek Nature Park

Isaac Acker, grade 11 student at Riverview High School and Daniel Delong, chair of Friends of Mill Creek dropped by to talk about the BioBlitz happening at Mill Creek Nature Park this Saturday.

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Menopause

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is a family physician, an urgent care doctor in Calgary, and our regular medical columnist

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Did Grade 3 entry point for immersion help?

George Daley, president of the New Brunswick teachers association reacts to a set of glowing marks from national tests.

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Solving the Downsizing Dilemma

Kim Eagles of Moncton is the author of a new book called Solving the Downsizing Dilemma: PS Your Kids Don't Want All Your Stuff

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Addressing childhood obesity

Sara Kirk, professor of Health Promotion at Dalhousie University says there are many factors which have to be addressed beyond diet.

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Frost damage for fruit producers

Blueberry farmer Tom Trueman of Aulac and Magnetic Hill Winery co-owner Zach Everett describe how their crops were damaged by the spring frost.

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Greater Moncton Community Report Card

John Wishart, chief executive officer of the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce talks about some of the results from the survey of 503 Greater Moncton residents.

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Town of Riverview preparing for road construction

Michel Ouellet, Riverview's director of engineering and public works explains why they are fast-forwarding a road construction project at its busiest intersection.

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Indigenous youth connecting with culture

Mi'kmaq rapper Tristan Grant talks about his experiences off and on reserve.

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Crosswalk confusion

Charles MacDougall of the Greater Moncton River of Pride organization thinks the province is confusing people with its mixed messages concerning rainbow crosswalks.

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Healing program for Indigenous youth

The CBC's Dave Bartlett tells us about a new program for off-reserve Indigenous youth, run by the John Howard Society in Moncton.

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Meet the "mural doctor"

CBC reporter Kate Letterick speaks with artist Fred Harrison as he paints a historical scene on the Foodland Building in Petitcodiac.

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Moncton teen first to graduate from Sistema NB program

Piade Cliff Nzombato, along with her mother Jeannette Kowo Nzombato dropped by our studio to talk about how Sistema NB and the youth orchestras have enabled a strong foundation for Piade as she moves forward with her education.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nurseries shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and some gardening tips.

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Moncton High School may use former MHS auditorium for large school gatherings

Moncton High principal Mike Belong says talks are ongoing to see if they could use the 1200 seat auditorium at the former school once renovations are completed.

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From castle to condos

Moncton developer Jay Tse says Castle Manor is the most challenging and rewarding project he's ever worked on, but he wouldn’t have it any other way.

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NB to spend $4-million on former Moncton High School theatre

Dennis Cochrane, president of MH Renaissance and Jean Surette, executive director of Music New Brunswick are both happy to see the theatre preserved as a community arts centre.

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Should surrogates and sperm and egg donors be paid in Canada?

Carolynn Dube, executive director of Fertility Matters Canada thinks it is time to change laws in Canada that prevent surrogates and sperm and egg donors from being paid.

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Mount Allison University fine arts students exhibit work at Fundy park

Karen Stentaford, lecturer at Mount Allison University and art student Adrian Kiva talk about the project they have prepared through the winter.

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Future of Shediac Park Market uncertain

The town of Shediac is looking for a new operator for the Shediac Park Market after a Stepping Stone Productions terminated its agreement with the town. Susan Jardine is an artist and vendor at the summer market.

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On the lookout for North Atlantic right whales

Jean-François Gosselin, biologist with DFO's pelagic and ecosystem science branch explains the different methods being used to observe right whale migration.

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“Phoenix payroll system was not ready to go”

Colleen Coffey, regional executive vice-president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the union representing federal employees reacts to the Auditor General’s report on the Phoenix payroll system.

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Dealing with vertigo

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is an urgent care doctor and family physician in Calgary. You can hear him every Wednesday at 6:40 am on Information Morning Moncton.

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Something smells at Parlee Beach, according to some cottage owners.

Brenda Ryan is a third generation cottage owner at Parlee Beach and a member of the Red Dot Association of Shediac Bay, an environmental group opposed to development.

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Forensic anthropologist from Moncton helps identify remains of WWI soldier

Sarah Lockyer is a forensic anthropologist and the Casualty Identification Coordinator at the Department of National Defence. She was part of the team that identified the remains of Private John (Jack) Henry Thomas, of Birch Ridge, New Brunswick, whose remains were discovered in Lens, France in August, 2016.

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“Road diet” for upper Mountain Road

Moncton city engineer Alcide Richard explains how 2.5 km of Mountain Rd. will be transformed from four lanes to three, with a bike lane on each side.

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Parlee Beach upgrading sewer system

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy describes how internal emails, obtained through right to information show that sewage from the park's restaurants and washrooms was leaking and most likely affecting water quality at the beach.

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Ellen’s Law - one year later

Michel Desjardins, cyclist and president of the board of La Bikery in Moncton along with Karl Stoetereau, a driving instructor with Young Drivers of Canada in Moncton join Vanessa to discuss the effectiveness of Ellen’s Law one year after it’s enactment.

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Immigration series - Grace Gao

Grace Gao moved from China to Moncton just over a year ago without knowing a single person here.

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New Brunswick actor Robert Maillet in Deadpool 2

The seven-foot-tall actor and former wrestler from Ste-Marie-de-Kent talks about his role as "Sluggo", a mutant mercenary in the Marvel Comics movie Deadpool 2.

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Rift in Liberal party over Chris Collins case

Eight Liberals in Moncton Centre have quit over the way the premier handled an allegation of harassment against Chris Collins, including riding association president Audrey Lampert. We hear from her, along with political scientist Mario Levesque.

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Immigration series - Gelena Devedjinejad

Gelena Devedjinejad came to Moncton as a refugee from Turkmenistan in 2007.

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State of the old Smurfit-Stone paper mill site in Bathurst frustrates city

Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie says the province has a responsibility to get things going with the clean-up.

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Immigration series - Susy Campos

Susy Campos immigrated to Canada from Nicaragua when she was 12 years old.

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European ticks crawling through New Brunswick

Vett Lloyd, biology professor at Mount Allison University says European ticks appear to be increasing. The ticks can carry European pathogens that can cause a slightly different type of Lyme disease.

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Immigration series - Choreographer Igor Dobrovolskiy

Igor Dobrovolskiy, co-founder and choreographer of the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada wants to share that feeling of "being out of context" through his new ballet Alien.

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What should you do if your personal financial information is compromised.

Our personal finance watcher Dan Noel says changing your passwords should be one of the first things you do as soon as you know your personal financial information has been compromised.

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Moncton's transportation plan for downtown events.

Moncton city councillors Bryan Butler and Greg Turner dropped by our studios this morning to talk about the city of Moncton's transportation plan for downtown events.

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Moncton fundraising for new downtown centre and plaza

Mayor Dawn Arnold explains why the city is hoping to raise $5-million in donations for the new downtown entertainment centre and plaza.

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Atlantic Immigration Summit

Susan Chalmers-Gauvin, co-founder and CEO of the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada talks about The Atlantic Immigration Summit this week in Moncton.

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Where does your curbside junk end up?

Gena Alderson, Waste Diversion Coordinator with Southeast ECO 360 explains how garbage is handled during the busy spring cleanup season.

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No buzz in the boxes

Beekeepers in the province are seeing high losses this spring. Moncton area beekeeper Paul Vautour says he lost 80 percent of his hives.

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Program mixes private and public education for struggling students

Rebecca Halliday, director of Riverbend Community School in Moncton talks about her new program that combines private and public education for students with special needs.

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Artists weave Indigenous and early western European music together

The CBC's Jonna Brewer learns about a unique collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous musicians and scholars at Mount Allison University in Sackville.

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Doreen Henderson's royal wedding story

90-year-old Doreen Henderson of Sackville booked a last minute trip to London in 1981 with her best friend to see Prince Charles and Diana Spencer get married.

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Climate change threatens link between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey talks about an upcoming study that will explore viable options to preserve the Isthmus of Chignecto, which is a critical trade corridor between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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Moncton’s Thomas Williams House

James Upham of Resurgo Place invites people to Thomas Williams House for the quintessential Victorian experience in Moncton.

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Riverside-Albert partners with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect old Acadian forest and the village's water supply.

Denise Roy of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explains how a partnership with the village will conserve one of the last remaining pieces of old Acadian forest in the Maritimes, while at the same time protecting the water supply for the people of Riverside-Albert.

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Producer says fiddleheads from other parts of the province are actually safe, if you take the usual precautions.

Graham Lyons runs a fiddlehead production business in McNamee

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Fire fighters in Elgin are petitioning for installation of a cell tower in the area because emergency calls are often dropped.

Kent Steeves is the Elgin Fire Chief.

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Are you ready to give up plastic?

CBC's Tori Weldon dropped by a Moncton grocery store to find out what people think of a proposed ban on single use plastic bags.

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National Nurses Week

Local nurses talk about the "essence of nursing" and share memories of their careers.

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A mother's promise

Since losing her 18-year-old son Brandon to a brain tumour, Jennifer Gouchie-Terris has carried on with his work to create a national brain tumour registry.

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History, religion, art and detective work

Jeanne-Mance Cormier, curator of the Acadian Museum in Moncton shares the epic story of Presentation de Jesus au Temple. The painting was once thought to be a reproduction, but turned out to be an original, painted 1688.

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New emergency measures plan for Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview.

Greater Moncton fire chiefs Conrad Landry, Eric Arsenault and Denis Pleau explain how the three communities will work together in an emergency.

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Disturbing trial details

CBC reporter Tori Weldon reports on the guilty verdict in the Marissa Shephard murder case. And Mark Farrant, a former juror and mental health advocate talks about how graphic and disturbing testimony can lead to psychological damage.

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The virtual office

Our workplace issues columnist Pierre Battah says more and more people work on virtual teams these days, but it's not for everyone.

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Moncton could soon clamp down on car booting

Moncton councillors Greg Turner and Rob McKee talk about the proposed rules to regulate companies that use wheel-lock devices on vehicles for parking violations.

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Nelson Mandela's granddaughter visits Moncton to promote wine business

Tukwini Mandela is with House of Mandela Wines of South Africa.

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Difficult life for kids who "age out" of care

Zoë Bourgeois, program coordinator for the New Brunswick Youth in Care Network wants more people to consider adopting teens. She was adopted when she was 15 years old and says it saved her life.

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Taking vitamins? Our medical columnist shares his tips on what to take and what to skip

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj is an urgent care doctor and family physician in Calgary. You can hear him every Wednesday at 6:40 am on Information Morning.

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New Brunswick well represented at ECMA’s

Jean Surette, executive director of Music NB and member of the band, Les Païens talks about New Brunswick’s participation and the award his band received Thursday night.

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Asian lady beetle invasion

Chandra Moffat, an entomologist with Agriculture Canada explains why these ladybug lookalikes are coming out of the woodwork.

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High school students create project to help to save the right whales

Ashley White and Paige Matchett are grade 12 students at North and South Esk Regional High School in Sunny Corner, west of Miramichi.

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Ask Resurgo Place - What is the oldest standing building in Moncton?

James Upham of Resurgo Place in Moncton has the answer.

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New legislation aims to protect victims of domestic violence

Kristal LeBlanc is the executive director of the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre. She says New Brunswick's Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act was a long time coming.

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Moncton’s Main Street subway to get facelift

Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold dropped by our studio with some news about the subway facelift and an update on the downtown centre.

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Moncton’s Fairview Knoll Park playground to be repaired following fire

Dan Hicks, director of parks and leisure operations for the city of Moncton says the city is already working out the details and expect the repairs to be completed by the end of June.

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New report shows fewer people staying in homeless shelters, but they're staying longer

Darcy Cormier, community development coordinator for the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee talks about the 11th annual report card on homelessness.

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Living in the Line of Fire, a history of Moncton's Firefighters

Pamela Ritchie McCaughey talks about her latest book on the history of Moncton firefighters, "Living in the Line of Fire".

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John Mullane and In-Flight Safety pull out of festival due to lack of gender diversity in line-up

John Mullane says he's withdrawn from the Rock the Hub festival in Truro because its line-up consists of "a bunch of men".

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PC leader Blaine Higgs says he'd lift fracking moratorium in parts of province

New Brunswick PC leader Blaine Higgs explains why he thinks it's time to allow fracking in some areas. Jim Emberger of the New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance says the moratorium should remain.

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Author Deborah Ellis visits Moncton and Riverview schools

Writer Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner visited students at Frank L Bowser and Hillcrest schools this week for Frye Fest. Vanessa Blanch dropped by to speak with the author and some students.

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Dr.Ginette Gagné-Koch honoured with The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

Dr.Ginette Gagné-Koch of Moncton talks with Jonna about her volunteer work and the award she received last week in Ottawa.

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Lobster fishermen say measures to protect North Atlantic right whales go too far

Carl Allen, president of the Maritime Fishermen Union, says lobster fishermen support the idea of protecting the whales, but they're worried about new regulations announced for the spring season.

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Atlantic Wellness Centre offers new after-hours counselling service for youths

Andrew LeBlanc is the executive director of the Atlantic Wellness Centre in Moncton.

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Pension analyst says benchmark for NB pension managers is inappropriately low, managers being over rewarded

The CBC's Robert Jones reports.

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Encouraging news for Greater Hospice Moncton

Tradina Meadows-Forgeron, executive director of Hospice Greater Moncton along with Debbie Landry-Jaillet, community coordinator are encouraged by the announcement of a palliative care strategy for New Brunswick.

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Parlee Beach contaminated by many sources, but fixable

A report on water quality at Parlee Beach suggests pollution is coming from many sources. Lois Corbett of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick says it's time to start finding solutions.

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