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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NB votes - NBCC students

Jonna visited NBCC Moncton to get the point of view of students regarding the upcoming provincial election. We hear from business students Geoff MacKinnon and Jessica Jones, and student union president Naomi Mahoney.

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NB Votes - Brian Gallant

Liberal Leader Brian Gallant.

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NB Votes - Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou

The CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy takes a look at the riding of Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou as we head into the final weekend before New Brunswickers head to the polls.

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People of the Tantramar

Charles Scobie is an author and a professor emeritus of Religious Studies at Mount Allison University. The launch of People Of The Tantramar takes place Sept.21 at Sackville Town Hall at 7:30 as part of the town's Fall Fair celebrations.

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NB Votes - Immigration, the forgotten issue

CBC reporter Vanessa Blanch talks about immigration, an issue that hasn't been discussed much, if at all, by any of the parties.

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NB Votes - David Coon

David Coon is leader of the Green Party in New Brunswick.

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Waves of Change - Single-use plastic

The CBC's Zach Goudie has an overview of the problem of single-use plastics.

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Canadian pot industry targeted at US border

Ray Gracewood, chief commercial officer with OrganiGram talks about the impact on the Canadian industry.

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James Upham - The Tom Collins story

James Upham of Resurgo Place talks about what people called the Trial of the Century in New Brunswick in 1907.

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NB Votes - Jennifer McKenzie

Jennifer McKenzie is leader of the New Brunswick NDP.

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Smartwatch ECG monitor

Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about the risks and benefits of wearable electrocardiogram technology.

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NB Votes - Edmundston ridings

The CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy takes us to the city where two-well known political veterans are trying to make a comeback in this election campaign.

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NB Votes - Kris Austin

The CBC's Rachel Cave interviews Kris Austin, leader of the People's Alliance party.

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Baroness Von Sketch is back for another season

Maritimer Meredith MacNeill of the Baroness Von Sketch show is of the creators and stars of the show.

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Health advocates defend school nutrition policy

Christine Roherty of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick and Jill Van Horne with Our Food Southeast New Brunswick say the "healthy food in schools" policy must not only be kept, but reinforced.

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NB votes - Moncton South

Provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras looks at one of the toughest races in Moncton.

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NB Votes - Blaine Higgs

The CBC's Rachel Cave interviews Blaine Higgs, leader of the Progressive Conservatives.

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Election coffee talk - Brian Branch

Brian Branch is a graphic designer and lives in the riding of Moncton Centre.

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Immigration, language and education top of mind for one Moncton voter

Madeleine Blanchard works in communications in Moncton.

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NB Votes - Prescription for better healthcare

Dr. Serge Melanson, president-elect of the New Brunswick Medical Society and Paula Doucet, president of the New Brunswick Nurses Union

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Rebecca Schofield Day

Thousands of acts of kindness will happen on Saturday as students carry on with the #BeccaToldMeTo campaign started by Riverview teen, Becca Schofield. A gala concert in her memory takes place Saturday at the Riverview Arts Centre at 7:30 pm.

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Former Sackville resident encounters Hurricane Florence

Jonna speaks with Mandy Copp-Wilson, who now lives in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence bears down.

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NB Votes - Leaders' debate

Mario Levesque, teacher with the Politics and International Relations Department at Mount Allison University reacts to last night's leaders' debate hosted by CBC New Brunswick.

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NB Votes - Albert riding

CBC reporter Vanessa Blanch takes us to the large, rural riding.

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Keith Urban breaks in Moncton's new Avenir centre

Bonnie Porter, director of marketing for Avenir Centre describes how thing went for the concert featuring Keith Urban.

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Former Sackville resident braces for Hurricane Florence

Mandy Copp-Wilson has been living in North Carolina for over 20 years.

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How to get to the Keith Urban concert at Moncton's Avenir Centre

City of Moncton spokesperson Isabelle LeBlanc offers some transportation tips for tonight's show.

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Diversity in New Brunswick politics

Cyprien Okana, NDP candidate in the Moncton Northwest riding along with Paulin Blaise Ngweth, Progressive Conservative candidate in Shediac Bay Dieppe discuss the importance of diversity and immigration in New Brunswick.

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"September Spike" in asthma

As the days shorten, emergency room doctors start to see a rise in people with asthma. Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj explains how to make sure you and your family aren't affected by it.

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Poverty and the polls

Chantal Landry, executive director of Habitat for Humanity in Moncton and Debby Warren, executive director of Ensemble - formally AIDS Moncton, are reminding politicians about the importance of poverty issues in the upcoming provincial elections.

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The future location of Moncton's new west end school

Andy Scott, president of the Hillcrest Home and School Association, along with Tyson Milner and John Steeves, co-chairs the new Bessborough School parents committee talk about the latest developments over the location of the future school.

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The real cost of big election promises

Richard Saillant is an economist and author in Moncton.

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Election race in Carleton-Victoria

Jacques Poitras, CBC's provincial affairs reporter talks about the Carleton-Victoria riding where the election race was dramatic from start to finish in the last campaign.

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Moncton LGBTQ bar closing

Stella Fougere and Evie Lane, owners of Triangles LGBTQ bar say things have changed in the last 23 years.

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Global shorebird count

Kerry Lee Morris-Cormier is the manager of the Johnson's Mills Shorebird Interpretive Centre.

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Battle for Moncton Centre

Reporter Kate Letterick takes a closer look at the riding previously held by former Liberal Chris Collins.

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What students are saying about the school nutrition policy

Vanessa Blanch spoke with students about the change in schools and with Kerri Robichaud, a registered dietitian.

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Raven Spanier's legacy

Ian MacLaughlan wrote a touching tribute for the Moncton architect who played a important role in designing the new Avenir Centre in Moncton.

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A blow to the archery club in Esgenoôpetitj

Lucas Mitchell and Robert Sylliboy talk about the importance of saving the club after someone broke into the school shed and stole much of their equipment.

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Is the riding of Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pele ready for change?

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy has been talking to candidates and voters in the Liberal stronghold.

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Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Moncton fundraiser

Marilyn O'Brien of the Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Moncton group explains how the money collected will go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmothers Campaign. The sale takes place at Knights of Columbus Hall, 91 Murphy Avenue off Elmwood Drive this Saturday from 9AM to 1PM.

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Moncton city council meeting

Councillors Greg Turner and Bryan Butler dropped by to talk about last night's meeting.

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When stress and anxiety causes kids to refuse to go to school

Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj explains how to recognize and manage school anxiety in your kids.

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Three grades. Two teachers. One room.

Nick Smith, principal at Magnetic Hill School near Moncton explains how grade 2-3-4 English Prime will be combined in one "multi-age" classroom, with two teachers.

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Moncton's Events Centre open house

Bonnie Porter, director of marketing for SMG Moncton talks about the different events that are scheduled for the official opening of Moncton's Events Centre this weekend.

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Advice for empty nesters

CBC parenting columnist and author Ann Douglas talks about that difficult post-kid period that parents will be facing in a matter of days.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and answers some gardening questions from our listeners.

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The impact of the province's new school nutrition policy

Sue Murray, member of the Moncton West and Riverview Rotary Club and chair of the group's Adopt-a-School committee, talks about the impact the province's school nutrition policy will have on breakfast and lunch programs for students living in poverty.

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Commercial striped bass fishery for Eel Ground First Nation

Reporter Hadeel Ibrahim travelled to Eel Ground to find out more about this new fishery - and what it will mean to the community and the Miramichi River system.

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Elsipogtog First Nation Powwow

Angeline Purcell, coordinator of the 32nd annual Elsipogtog powwow talks about the significance of this weekend's celebration.

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East end pool to get deeper pool

Moncton councillor Paul Pellerin is not impressed with the procedures the city followed to address the east end pool replacement project.

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No more French fries, bake sales: New Brunswick's new school nutrition policy

Gregg Ingersoll, superintendent of the Anglophone East School District talks about the new school nutrition policy that will take effect next week.

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Second group working to reopen St. Pat's Family Centre

Mike McKee is a retired provincial court judge, and former priest and politician. He's chairing an interim working group trying to reopen the St. Pat's Family Centre as early as October 1st.

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What's up with the mosquitoes?

Gaétan Moreau, Associate professor at l'Université de Moncton's biology department talks about the pesky mosquitoes that are thriving this summer.

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Economy is #1 issue for voters, according to Vote Compass data

Jamie Gillies, political scientist at St. Thomas University in Fredericton is also an academic adviser for Vote Compass. If you want to try the Vote Compass, it's on our website at cbc.ca/nb

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Gender imbalance in the classroom

George Daley, president of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association says with a large majority of female teachers, students would benefit from a bit of male perspective, too.

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Architect explains what goes into the design of a community swimming pool

Darryl Condon is an architect with HCMA Architecture + Design in Vancouver. The company designs community pools and aquatic centres.

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Researchers at UBC find a way to turn all blood into Type O

Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about this important discovery that could help to fix the chronic shortages of donated blood.

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Is it too late to build a deeper pool in Moncton's east end?

Moncton councillors, including Mayor Dawn Arnold, voted to instruct staff to ask if the pool design can be modified. Reporter Shane Magee reports.

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Moncton east youth respond to pool controversy

Vanessa speaks with some young people at the Moncton East Youth Centre about the debate over the depth of the new pool planned for the neighborhood.

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Rebecca Schofield All World Super Play Park

A playground in Riverview is being rebuilt and renamed in honour of Rebecca Schofield, the teen who inspired kindness around the world with a simple hashtag. Becca's mother Anne dropped by our studio to talk about this new honour for her late daughter.

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Back-to-school anxiety

Moncton counsellor Kerri Gaskin explains what children and parents should be paying attention to when it comes to feelings about the new school year.

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School supplies drive

Moncton Headstart has teamed up again with the Salvation Army and the Food Depot for its yearly charity drive. The goal is to assist young students in need, and so far they've collected school supplies for over 800 children.

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Richibucto residents seeking end to smelly situation

The strong smell from a crustacean shell drying facility in Richibucto is making some local residents uncomfortable and has even forced some to stay indoors this summer.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and answers some gardening questions from our listeners.

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Provincial funding for east end pool in jeopardy

New Brunswick Finance Minister Cathy Rogers says she never would have supported the project had she known it was going to be a "wading pool".

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French language leaders debate cancelled

Radio-Canada pulled the plug on its French language leaders debate. Mount Allison University political scientist Mario Levesque reacts and Progressive Conservative leader Blaine Higgs explains why he declined the invitation to debate the issues in French.

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Plan for one-metre deep east end pool surprises supporters

Pikey French, executive director of the Moncton East Youth Centre and Moncton Councillor Shawn Crossman say they were never consulted before the release of the plan for a new pool. City spokesperson Isabelle LeBlanc says the depth was included in specifications presented to council.

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NB Votes: Provincial election kicks off

The CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras gives a rundown of what to watch for as this campaign unfolds.

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"RIP Mountain Road bike lanes"

Moncton cyclist Krysta Cowling laments the end of the short lived "road diet" to Mountain Road to accommodate bicycles.

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NB Votes: The province's election machine gears up

Kim Poffenroth, New Brunswick's Chief Electoral Officer talks about rules and details you need to know before heading to the polls on September 24th.

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River of Pride celebrations

Charles MacDougall, coordinator of Pride Week in Moncton along with Xavier B. Gould, Pride Week Grand Marshal talk about living in the LGBTQ community in Acadie. River of Pride will wrap up on Saturday with the big parade and downtown concert.

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Former chief of Elsipogtog First Nation says language matters

Susan Levi-Peters, former chief of Elsipogtog First Nation explains why friends and family of Brady Francis are calling for a Mi'kmaq or English interpreter during proceedings against Maurice Johnson. Johnson is charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident that claied the life of the 22-year-old Elsipogtog man.

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Moncton is scrapping its new bike lanes on Mountain Road

Moncton city engineer Alcide Richard explains why the city will remove new bike lanes on Mountain Road between Magnetic Hill and Bulman Drive and revert back to four lanes of traffic.

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Blaine Higgs' change of heart on bilingualism

The Progressive Conservative leader says his perspective on language rights has changed over the last 30 years. Provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras brings us the story.

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Downtown Dances

Allen Kaeja, one of the choreographers and co-founders of Downtown Dances, along with Marc Basque, a first time participant join Vanessa to talk about the Dance Day coming to Main Street this Thursday from 11:00 am -2:00 pm.

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Moncton Magic deal

Moncton taxpayers could be on the hook to cover the Moncton Magic's losses during its first year at the new events centre. CBC reporter Shane Magee reports on Monday night's council meeting.

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Vote Compass

A new online tool is available in New Brunswick to help voters determine what political parties their views align with. Charles Breton, research director for Vox Pop Labs explains how it works.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and answers some gardening questions from our listeners.

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The future of Belledune power plant

CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras says the province's last coal-fired generating station is facing a tight timeline to phase out coal.

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Critics question Liberal government's forest strategy review

The CBC's Connell Smith tells us who's concerned and why.

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Water sampling blitz this Saturday

Kelli-Nicole Croucher, watershed coordinator for EOS Eco-Energy explains how the water sampling blitz to test for bacteria will unfold from coastal and inland areas around Baie Verte to Murray Corner.

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Mars and stars

Astronomy Moncton and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will host a free viewing event at the Moncton High School observatory tonight at 9:00 (weather permitting) to see Mars, Saturn and other gems in the night sky. Member Emile Cormier talks to Jonna about what to expect.

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Sussex Corner municipal government in turmoil

The CBC's Shane Magee reports on resignations in the village office.

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Para-swimmer Danielle Dorris returns home with pile of medals

Danielle Dorris, a member of the CNBO swim team in Moncton, along with her father, Jean-Pierre, and her coach Ryan Allen join Jonna to talk about her results at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Cairns, Australia.

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Blue light emitted by screens may lead to blindness

Optometrist Mathangi Arun talks about a recent study on how electronic devices can damage our eyesight and how we can protect it.

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Our house Dr. Raj Bhardwaj takes a look at a controversial salt study

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

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Remembering Dr. Sheldon Rubin

Sharon Rubin reflects on her husband's life and career.

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The appeal of Acadian cuisine

Simon Thibault is the author of Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food.

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Good news for Hospice Greater Moncton

Tradina Meadows-Forgeron and Dennis Cochrane of Hospice Greater Moncton react to news the provincial government will invest more than $1 million in the creation of a 10-bed residential hospice in Moncton.

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Painful connections

Angela Gevaudan's husband was one of the three RCMP officers killed in Moncton in 2014. She spoke with the CBC's Preston Mulligan about Friday's deadly shootings in Fredericton.

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Rural New Brunswicker urges drivers to stop taking chances on the road

Darren Walker lives in Trout Brook, near Miramichi.

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Co-Founding member of Great Big Sea shares story of addiction and recovery

Séan McCann talks to Jonna Brewer about his struggle with drugs and alcohol and how music is the best medicine.

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The House of Nazareth in Moncton needs money for major renovations

Rene Ephestion, executive director of the House of Nazareth in Moncton says the province should step up and help out.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and answers some gardening questions from our listeners.

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The widow of Constable Robb Costello, one of the Fredericton police officers killed on Friday, reflects on her life with him

CBC producer Myfanwy Davies speaks with Jackie McLean.

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You can now "Ride the Tide" in Moncton

Jennifer Dingman of the Fundy Biosphere Reserve describes how four groups in the area have joined forces to offer eco-cultural bike tours along the Petitcodiac River. https://facebook.com/ridethetidebiketours/

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Town of Sackville considering lawn length by law

Councillors discuss if the town should adopt a lawn length by law.

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Cocagne residents asking for moose fencing along highway 11

Years after losing family members to a moose collision, Jean-Claude Robichaud reiterates that more moose fencing along highway 11 would save lives. Cocagne mayor Jean Hebert is also asking for more fencing.

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The City of Moncton did not apply for federal funding to repair Robinson St. railway crossing

CBC reporter Gabrielle Fahmy speaks with Natalie Fougere who is almost completely blind and crosses the Robinson St. railway crossing regularly.

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Parlee Beach "no swimming" advisories not being seen or being ignored

The CBC's Gabrielle Fahmy spoke with some of the people at the beach and found out that many didn't see the warning signs. New Brunswick's Chief Medical Officer of Health Jennifer Russell says there's nothing to be alarmed about.

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Shediac Market update

Maxime Gauvin is with The Really Local Harvest / La Récolte de Chez Nous and manages the Shediac market.

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Are hospitals too noisy for patients?

Our medical columnist Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about how hospital noise can make it harder to recover -- and what can be done about it.

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2018 National Baseball Championships for players 17 and under

Mike Doucette is a volunteer at the event and one of the organizers of the National Baseball Championship for players 17 and under.

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Bob Osborne - Gardening

Bob Osborne of Corn Hill Nursery shares another edition of Corn Hill Chronicles and answers some gardening questions from our listeners.

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The effect of cannabis on Atholville

As a part of our CBC series called Transformation, CBC reporter Tori Weldon looks at how cannabis producer Zenabis is affecting this small community in Northern New Brunswick.

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The Elsipogtog First Nation community is offering tours for visitors

Joseph Gary Augustine, senior basket maker and tour guide at Elsipogtog describes how people can come and visit the community and learn about its traditional cultural practices.

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Canadian privacy laws have not kept pace with technology

UNB law professor Hilary Young reacts to news that malls use facial recognition software to track customers.

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Anglophone East school district will add 10 more portables to schools this fall

Greg Ingersoll, superintendant for Anglophone East school district says they have no choice if they want to accomodate the growing student population.

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Studying the Cobblestone Tiger Beetles

John Klymko, Zoologist at Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre is doing reseach on cobblestone tiger beetles on the shorelines of Grand Lake.

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Speed networking event trying to earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records

Jennifer Henry, board member with Hub City Young Professionals explains how they will try to claim a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the number of people speed networking at one time. The event will happen at the Moncton Coliseum on October 3rd.

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Celine Augustine's family remember her

James and Noella Augustine of Elsipogtog speak with CBC Reporter Tori Weldon.

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Blue flagged Aboiteau Beach in Cap-Pelé is seeing a significant increase in visits this year.

Lilianne LeBlanc, recreation director with the village of Cap-Pelé speaks with the CBC's Maeve McFadden.

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2018 New Brunswick Indian Summer Games in Esgenoopetitj, formerly Burnt Church

CBC's Yasmine Hassan speaks with Calvin Simonson,Chairman of Aboriginal Sport and Recreation, New Brunswick and with Mary Sillaboy of Esgenoopetitj , co- organizer of this year's Games. The games wrap up on August 3rd.

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

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

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Moncton YMCA is expanding in the city's north end

Zane Korytko, President and CEO of the Greater Moncton YMCA along with north end resident Jeffrey Reath are cheering the announcement after nearly 20 years of work and lobbying.

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Friends of St-Patrick's Family Centre are not giving up.

Supporter Mélanie Côté explains how people are getting organized to try and save the community centre.

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Blue Green Algae is a growing problem around the world and Moncton is no exception.

Janice Lawrence, Associate Professor of Biology at The University of New Brunswick.

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RCMP work to ease concerns in one Moncton Neighbourhood

The Codiac RCMP held a barbecue in Sumner Park over the weekend to give back to the community and help ease safety concerns

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Bob Osbourne - Gardening

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

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Labour gap closing between Indigenous and non-indigenous people in Atlantic Canada

Fred Bergman APEC's Senior Policy Analyst says if that gap were closed, Indigenous people and businesses could double their contribution to the region's economy

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Frosty orchards

The CBC's Maeve McFadden visited La Fleur du Pommier orchard in Cocagne to find out just how bad the damage from the late frosts of June have been on crops.

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"Disposing Sanity: Life After The Psych Unit"

We speak with Chris Grant of the Pabineau First Nation about his new art exhibit which depicts his struggles with mental health issues and addiction.

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National speed skating event held in Dieppe

Director Chris Gauthier tells us how young speed skaters from the area are benefiting from the first annual Codiac Cyclones Short Track Speed Skating event in Dieppe.

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Labour and social justice groups want Moncton to consider a public water system

The CBC's Yasmine Hassan speaks with Darcy Barker, the chair of the coalition for Public Water in Moncton. The group's has launched a campaign to encourage the city to take over management of its treatment plant when the current contract with a private firm expires next year.

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Getting to the downtown centre

Three Moncton-based sports podcasters weigh in on transportation and parking issues for the new downtown centre. They've even taken a road trip to other Canadian arenas to see how they compare.

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Moncton community group in search of new home

Natalie Noel started Full Bellys in 2013 and has helped hundreds of people with everything from a hot meal to a warm coat to a piece of medical equipment. The group is now looking for a location in downtown Moncton so it can help more people.

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Procedure and privacy issues

Mount Allison University political scientist Mario Levesque provides some perspective after an investigation revealed a complaint against the Speaker of the New Brunswick legislature Chris Collins was "founded in part."

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Wide open provincial borders

The Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation says there should be no restrictions on alcohol flowing over provincial borders at all, and an announcement made by the Canadian Premiers last week changes little. This is a longer version of the interview which went to air.

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Protect your peepers

Medical colunist Dr. Raj Bhardwaj talks about eye injuries, how to prevent them, and what to do if you get something in your eye.

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Expanding cellular service coverage?

MP Alaina Lockhart tells us what Ottawa can do to help improve cell service in rural areas, where first responders say better coverage is needed.

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Safety concern in the Elgin area

Elgin's Fire Chief, Kent Steeves, believes a cell phone tower for Albert County is needed for the safety of residents and visitors.

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Potential shortfall for the new Moncton events centre

The city of Moncton now has the keys to the new downtown centre but the CBC's Shane Magee has learned that that the city and Downtown Moncton are still in negotiations about how the organization will pay its share of the operation costs.

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Looser restrictions on alcohol

The president of the New Brunswick Craft Alcohol Producers Association joins us to talk about the new rules surrounding the movement of beer, wine and spirits from one province to another.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Environmentally friendly burials

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

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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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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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Pierre Battah's 2018 Summer Reading List

Pierre Battah is our workplace issues specialist.

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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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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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Bob Osborne - Gardening

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

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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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Fire destroys Bas-Caraquet church

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

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