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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Université de Moncton hires a new president

Ottawa doctor Denis Prud’homme will begin his five year term as president of U de M in July.

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When Crime Stoppers tips lead to tragedy

Jean Sauvageau is a Professor with the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University.

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Youth mental health centre moves to Moncton

Health Minister Ted Flemming says medical experts recommended putting mental health services in a central location.

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Child and Youth Advocate says moving mental health facility to Moncton was the right move

Norm Bosse is New Brunswick's Child and Youth Advocate.

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Cuts to rent supplements "disappointing"

Lisa Ryan, coordinator of the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee, says cuts to rent supplements will lead to fewer housing options.

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Holiday wishlist: Crossroads for Women

Melissa Arsenault is the child and youth intervener at Crossroads for Women in Moncton.

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New Brunswick's carbon tax proposal has been accepted by Ottawa

Louise Comeau, a climate researcher at the University of New Brunswick, says a the move is a step forward.

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Holiday wishlist: Moncton Youth Quest

Tracy Lapointe is the manager of Youth Quest Central.

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Canada Post's mail facility in Dieppe flooded with Christmas packages

Reporter Tori Weldon takes a peak behind the scenes at the busiest mail sorting facility in the region.

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Moncton Public Library helps combat "period poverty"

Reference librarian Karine Bourgeois says menstrual products will be offered free of charge in washrooms.

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Holiday wishlist: Courage campaign

David Hawkins is chair of the Courage campaign, which is aiming to break a Guinness World Record for the longest line of banknotes to benefit the Beausejour Family Crisis Centre.

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A new study looks at cell phone related injuries

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj talks about a new study that shows injuries related to cell phone use have increased dramatically since 2007.

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From the White House to a thrift shop in Truro

Karen McKinnon of Amherst bought an old sterling silver mug. Turns out, the unassuming mug had a connection to a former US president.

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RCMP considered a public mischief investigation of Crime Stoppers tips

An anonymous Crime Stoppers tip led to Michel Vienneau's death almost five years ago in Bathurst. Reporter Shane Magee has been covering the story.

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Memories of Marven's Biscuits

James Upham of Resurgo Place tells the story of an iconic cookie factory in Moncton.

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Amherst author pens new biography about Stompin' Tom

Charlie Rhindress is the author of Stompin' Tom Connors: The myth and the man -- an unauthorized biography.

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City of Bathurst pulls support for wind farm

Bathurst mayor Paolo Fongemie says council voted to withdraw funding for a planned wind farm.

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Social development minister says more affordable housing is coming

Dorothy Shephard is New Brunswick's minister of social development.

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Holiday wishlist: Ensemble Greater Moncton

Debby Warren is the executive director of Ensemble Greater Moncton.

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Moncton's Masters swim club may have to shut down due to lack of members

François Robitaille is the president of Masters H2O.

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New study aims to identify challenges in the immigration process

Dr. Krista Johnston is an assistant professor of women's and gender studies and Canadian studies at Mount Allison University.

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Hearing for Bathurst police officers involved in a shooting death resumes

Reporter Shane Magee has been covering the disciplinary hearing for two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Tracadie businessman Michael Vienneau in January 2015.

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Holiday wishlist: Moncton Headstart

Mary O'Donnell is executive director of Moncton Headstart.

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New Brunswick is a step closer to establishing a mental health advocate.

Retired civil servant Paul Ouellet of Moncton has been pushing for the creation of a mental health advocate.

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Holiday Wishlist: Food Depot Alimentaire

Dale Hicks is president of the Food Depot in Moncton.

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Community Hub project aims to create 20 affordable housing units in Moncton

In part three of our series on affordable housing, Vanessa Blanch looks at a new project by the John Howard Society and Visions United Church.

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Students and faculty at l'Université de Moncton commemorate victims of the Montreal Massacre

Assistant professor Marie-Pier Rivest is one of the organizers of memorials at U de M.

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The Moncton YMCA is the victim of copper wire theft... again

YMCA CEO Zane Korytko says the copper theft is the second in less than three months.

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Fredericton man left homeless after fire

In Part 2 of our series on the lack of affordable housing, Randy Burtch searches for a new home after his rooming house burned down.

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President of the New Brunswick Foster Families Association says more support is needed.

Raymond Englehart and his wife raised 28 children over 25 years.

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Holiday Wishlist: Vestiaire St. Joseph

Mark LeBlanc is the executive director of Vestiaire St Joseph in Shediac.

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A Moncton woman is collecting Christmas cards for Armed Forces members

Jody Lynn Phillips is collecting hundreds of letters and cards to mail to members of the military in time for Christmas.

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Holiday Wishlist: The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Andrew Holland is the national media relations director for the The Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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Are MRIs better than mammograms for some women?

A recent study suggests adding MRIs -- or magnetic resonance imaging - may help detect tumours in some women. House doctor Raj Bhardwaj weighs in.

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The Atlantic Ballet says farewell to two of its longest practicing dancers

Yuriko Diyanova and Sergiy Diyanov have been dancing with the company for the past 16 and 17 years respectively.

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Why is affordable housing so hard to find in New Brunswick?

Reporter Vanessa Blanch has been looking into why a housing agreement between the province and the federal government isn't helping.

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Auditor General highlights flaws in New Brunswick's group homes and nursing programs

Kim MacPherson is New Brunswick's auditor general.

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Moncton's new homeless shelter is partially open

Jean Dubé is the executive director of House of Nazareth.

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Moncton City Hall hosts Lush pop-up, but not everyone welcomes the idea

Moncton's Director of Economic Development, Kevin Silliker, helped bring Lush to the city for a two week pop-up. Shane Myers, co-owner of the Starving Artist Gallery, says pop-up shops aren't good for existing businesses.

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NB Power continues push to introduce smart meters

New Brunswick's public intervenor Heather Black is representing ratepayers at hearings before the Energy and Utilities Board.

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Moncton Wildcats head coach steps away

Moncton hockey blogger Jamie Tozer talks about John Torchetti's absense.

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Holiday wishlist: Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre

Kristal LeBlanc is the executive director of the Beausejour Family Crisis Resource Centre in Shediac.

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Nova Scotia author Janice Landry reflects on gratitude in new book

Janice Laundry's latest book is called Silver Linings.

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Holiday Wishlist: Habitat for Humanity

Chantal Landry is the executive director of Habitat for Humanity Moncton.

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Hockey for visually impaired players growing in New Brunswick

As Parasport NB and Hockey NB look to expand 'blind hockey' to more arenas, CBC producer Maeve McFadden laced up her skates to learn more about the game.

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Shediac woman brings home silver medal in karaoke

Katey Day Reick was up against karaoke singers from around the world at a competition in Tokyo.

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How to 'buy local' this holiday season in Moncton

Jenna Morton is the founder of Pickle Planet Moncton, a resource for parents and families.

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Insect populations are on the decline, but your yard might be one solution

John Klymko is a zoologist at the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre in Sackville.

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Shears for Hope Challenge kicks off in Moncton

The fundraiser supports the Tree of Hope campaign for cancer research and treatment in NB. The Tree of Hope Radiothon takes place at CBC/Radio-Canada between 6 and 9 on Friday Nov 29.

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Should schools ban smartphones?

Retired family doctor Samuel Daigle says a smartphone ban in schools would improve student wellbeing.

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Service vehicles to be part of 'Move Over, Slow Down' legislation

Andrew Aker, the co-owner of Capital Towing, says the new rules will make it safer for tow truck operators.

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The work of a New Brunswick log driver wasn't as romantic as you think

James Upham of Resurgo Place looks at the work of log drivers in early forestry operations in New Brunswick.

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Widow of police officer killed on the job welcomes 'Move Over, Slow Down' legislation

RCMP Const. Francis Deschenes was killed after he pulled over to help a motorist fix a flat tire. His wife, Savannah Deschenes has been advocating for tougher rules.

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Death of John Mann raises awareness of early-onset Alzheimer's

Dr. Raj Bhardwaj says patients are asking more questions about early-onset Alzheimer's disease after the lead singer of Spirit of the West died.

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Mobility challenges can add to the stress of decluttering

Kim Eagles owns Kaos Solutions in Moncton. She helps clients declutter and organize.

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Man gets plea deal just before his sexual asault trial

Reporter Rachel Cave has been looking into the story of a man who avoided a trial after having sex with a 15-year-old teenager when he was 21.

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The Campbellton Regional Hospital is working to get back to full service after partial shutdowns

Gilles Lanteigne is the CEO of the Vitalité health network.

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Scorsese film playing in Moncton, despite boycotts at some theatres

Hugh Murphy of Far Out East Cinema decided to screen The Irishman after some theatres decided to boycott the film over a tiff with Netflix.

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Art for Mental Health event aims to support Atlantic Wellness Community Centre

Margaret Eaton is one of the organizers of the Art For Mental Health event. Artist Indu Varma is participating.

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Shediac singer competes at the Karaoke World Championships

Katey Day Reick is aiming to becoming the world champion of karaoke at the competition in Tokyo

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Moncton's business community wants the French consulate to remain in the city

John Wishart is CEO of the chamber of commerce.

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Service suspensions at the Campbellton Regional Hospital are tip of the iceberg

Richard Saillant is an economist and author in Moncton.

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Retired police officer reflects on the escape and capture of Allan Legere

It's been 30 years since serial killer Allan Legere was captured in Mirimichi after his escape 8 months earlier. Kenneth McGee was a constable on the Chatham Police Force at the time.

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The Campbellton Regional Hospital closes some basic services to deal with overcrowding

Ted Flemming is New Brunswick's minister of health. Dr. Nathalie Cauchon is a family physician and works at the obstetrics clinic at the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst.

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Trudeau's newly appointed cabinet includes only one New Brunswicker

Roger Ouellette is a political science professor at the Universite de Moncton.

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Moncton woman's ever expanding Christmas lights display has been going for more than 30 years

Diane Berube has been building custom-designed decorations since the 1980s.

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New committee aims to help former workers at the smelter in Belledune

Joe Noel is the mayor of Belledune.

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New Brunswick's child and youth advocate releases his final report on the state of the child

Norman Bosse is focusing on on education and the rights of children and youth.

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Doctors say vaping is causing a new form of lung damage

Respirologist Thereza Martinu is the author of a paper that describes a new lung condition in a teen who vapes.

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White collar crime difficult to investigate

Jean Sauvageau is a Professor in the department of criminology and criminal justice at St. Thomas University.

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New Brunswick's minister responsible for agriculture will meet with farmers

After members of the National Farmers Union protested at the legislature, minister Ross Wetmore is planning a meeting to talk about their concerns.

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3+ Corporation can't explain how missing ex-employee under attack by clients was hired

CEO Susy Campos joined 3+ five months ago, after Daniel Bard was gone.

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Prime Minister Trudeau announces his cabinet

Mario Levesque teaches in the politics and international relations department at Mount Allison University. Jamie Gillies is a political scientist at St. Thomas University in Fredericton.

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Farmers (and chickens) protest in Fredericton

Rebeka Frazer-Chiasson is the chair of the National Farmers Union for New Brunswick.

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Business owners say they lost hundred of thousands after dealing with 3+ employee

The Moncton man under investigation for breach of trust is nowhere to be found. CBC Reporter Gabrielle Fahmy is following the story.

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Author Antonine Maillet urges France to keep consulate open

The French government announced it will be closing its consulate in Moncton by the year 2022.

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Are there fewer birds around in New Brunswick?

Laura Tranquilla is a biologist and director of the Atlantic Region for Birds Canada.

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Moncton High School will be getting bus service, as early as this spring

Moncton city council voted Friday to cover the expected costs of extending bus service to the school. Mike Belong is the principal at MHS.

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Codiac Transpo plans to remove an ad from an anglophone rights group from buses

The ad asks, "Do you feel the implementation of bilingualism has gone too far?" Michel Doucet is a lawyer and former law professor at the Université de Moncton.

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Sheree Fitch talks about grief and healing after the death of a son in new book

"You Won't Always be this Sad" was written after the author's son Dustin died at the age of 37.

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The province doesn't want to be your pot dealer anymore

Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says it's time to look for a private operator to take over the recreational cannabis business. Retail consultant Bruce Winder explains where the industry could be headed next.

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Conseil Economique du Nouveau Brunswick marks 40 years

Thomas Raffy is the CEO of the Conseil Economique, one of the largest francophone business organizations in the region.

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The Better Business Bureau is warning people to watch out for sketchy seasonal job offers

Kristen Matthews speaks for the BBB serving Atlantic Canada.

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Brunswick Smelter in Belledune set to shut down permanently

Daniel Guitard is the Liberal MLA for Restigouche-Chaleur and Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick. Joe Noel is the mayor of Belledune.

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Moncton students attend Barack Obama speech in Halifax

Sarah Mowatt is a grade 11 student at Bernice MacNaughton and Yousef Arefi is in grade 12 Harrison Trimble.

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Moncton city council proposes a balanced 2020 budget with no tax increases

Dawn Arnold is the mayor of Moncton.

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Photographer Freeman Patterson inspired by Claude Monet's Garden

Freeman Patterson is the guest speaker as Moncton's Focus Camera Club marks 50 years.

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What was it like to be an early lumberjack in New Brunswick?

James Upham of Resurgo Place looks back at the early days of logging in New Brunswick.

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More single people are using foodbanks

Chantal Senecal is the Executive Director of Food Depot Alimentaire in Moncton. Mark LeBlanc is the Executive Director of Vestiaire St Joseph in Shediac.

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Could a blood test detect breast cancer up to 5 years before symptoms?

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj looks at a dramatic early cancer detection claim being made by researchers in the UK

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New Brunswick municipalities want new binding arbitration rules for first responders

Adam Lordon is president of the Cities of New Brunswick Association, and mayor of Miramichi. Glenn Sullivan is a platoon captain with the Fredericton Fire Department and President of the Atlantic Provinces Professional Firefighters Association.

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Farmers face challenges hiring and keeping employees

Kent Coates owns Nature's Route Farm in Pte de Bute.

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Two Maritime artists create a book about the death of thousands of birds at an LNG terminal.

Harry Thurston is a poet and Thaddeus Holownia is a photographer.

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Moncton to shore up the eroding Petitcodiac riverbank to protect the riverfront trail

Bernie Hachey is a condo resident in a building that overlooks an area of land that is eroding along the Petitcodiac River.

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Another Creuztfeld-Jakob case diagnosed at Moncton Hospital

A third person who had cataract surgery has been diagnosed with the fatal Creuztfeld-Jakob disease.

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How to boost New Brunswick's aging labour pool

A workforce summit in Moncton aims to address challenges in finding workers.

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Moncton's affordable housing crunch is affecting newcomers to the region

The Multicultural Association for the Greater Moncton Area says finding long-term housing for newcomers is a growing challenge.

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Wildlife first responder speaks out on massive bird kill

Executive director of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute, Barry Rothfuss, was the first to respond when thousands of dead birds were found at an LNG terminal six years ago.

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Moncton tire shop transformed into city's newest craft brewery

Tire Shack Brewing is owned by Allan Norman and Jerrica Kennedy. Henry Soares is the brewmaster.

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Black market cannabis still popular in New Brunswick

Michael Armstrong, associate professor of business at Brock University, says curbing the black market has been a challenge across the country.

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More support needed for business owners dealing with homeless people

Jonna Brewer speaks with three community leaders in Moncton about the issue.

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Fort Beausejour hosts local chefs for historical meal

Gene Cormier is the chef/co-owner at Clos and Euston Park Social. Michel Savoie is owner and chef at Brumes du Coude.

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Habitat for Humanity launches home repair program

Chantal Landry is the executive director of Habitat for Humanity Moncton.

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Businesses in Moncton facing challenges with homeless population

CBC Producer Maeve McFadden spoke with several business owners along St. George St. about the impacts of the growing homeless community.

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Could there be lead in your drinking water?

Celine Surette is a professor of environmental chemistry at l'Universite de Moncton.

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Canicross athletes meet in Moncton to raise money

Sarah Peel is a canicross runner and one of the organizers of a fun run in Mapleton Park to raise money for a local animal shelter.

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Owning a dog might boost survival rates following heart attack or stroke

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj breaks down the evidence from a couple of studies that suggest dog owners might live longer.

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Elsipogtog man finds success in his Rez Famous clothing line

Talon Simon of Elsipogtog is founder and designer of the Rez Famous brand.

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Moncton table tennis club aims to train coaches and reach new members

Ingrid McPhee is the president of the Greater Moncton Table Tennis Club.

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Four new cases of Legionnaires' disease reported in Moncton

New cases follow an outbreak this summer when 16 people contracted the serious infectious respiratory disease. Dr. Yves Léger is the regional medical officer of health.

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Traditional Mi'kmaq food is helping build community in Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation

Vanessa Blanch visited the Natoaganeg Community Food Centre a year after it opened.

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Council votes to remove bike lanes and restore traffic lanes on stretch of Mountain Road

Krysta Cowling is an active transportation advocate in Moncton. Bryan Butler is a Moncton city councillor.

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Environmental group looking to rain gardens to solve local flooding

EOS Eco-Energy is looking for homeowners who live in flood-prone areas in Sackville who would like a free rain garden. Amanda Marlin is executive director.

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What is New Brunswick's signature song?

Musician Mike Bravener is compiling a list and performing songs that define the province.

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Food industry looking for ways to increase tourism

The Eating Heritage Symposium is taking place in Moncton in an effort to boost New Brunswick as a food-tourism destination. Maxime Gauvin is one of the organizers.

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New restaurant Clos set to open in popular downtown Moncton space

Clos is the third opening this year for restaurateur Susan Cormier.

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The New Brunswick government refuses to name the locations it tested for legionnaires disease

Reporter Shane Magee has been asking why the province won't reveal the sites tested this summer.

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Why you shouldn't downplay a concussion

Jennifer Tomes is the head of Mount Allison University's psychology department. She studies the impact of concussions on memory and cognition. Dan Steeves is a visual artist who suffered a concussion.

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The francophone teachers association weighs in on education reform

Gerald Arsenault is president of the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick.

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Hillsborough is without a grocery store... again

After 8 years in business, Freshmart has closed its doors.

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Mountain View School in Irishtown raising funds for outdoor "classroom"

Lisa Graves teaches kindergarten and is aiming to take kids outdoors more often. William Beers is a musician and teacher in Moncton and is organizing a fundraising concert to help make it happen.

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MHS student group helping build a welcoming school community

Moncton High students Celine Sterckel, Daysh Pinder, Miko Moraleta, and Maya Ismail are part of a group called Student Voice.

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Halloween used to be more tricks than treats in Moncton

James Upham of Resurgo Place dug into museum archives to learn about early Halloween celebrations in New Brunswick.

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Family and friends still struggle years after suicide

Brad Martin died by suicide two years ago. The CBC's Harry Forestell, who was a friend of Brad's, spoke to the people left behind.

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Direct to consumer genetic testing might be fun and interesting… but could it also be dangerous?

Our House Doctor, Raj Bhardwaj, explains what consumers should be aware of before submitting samples for genetic testing.

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Family members of nursing home residents worry about a potential nursing home strike

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal has cleared the way for a potential strike in January. Stuart Lyons' 88-year-old mother lives in Lakeview Manor in Riverview.

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Community theatre troupe presents The Elephant Song in Sackville

Assistant director Vallie Stearns and actors Don Lockhart, Morgan Grant and Hannah Tuck are members of The Performers' Theatre Company.

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What you need to know about this year's flu shot

Dr Gabriel Girouard, a microbiologist with the Vitalité Health Network, explains why it's important to get the shot.

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Proportion of homeless women is on the rise in Moncton

Lisa Ryan is community development coordinator for the Greater Moncton Homelessness Steering Committee. Trevor Goodwin is the director of the YMCA's ReConnect Street Intervention Program.

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Improvements coming to the Greater Moncton International Airport

Airport CEO Bernard LeBlanc says changes will include better dining options and speedier security.

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Teachers react to the province's plans to reform the school system

The head of the New Brunswick Teachers' Association, Rick Cuming, says teachers are willing to work with the Education Minister's plan to reform the school system.

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Environmental watchdog group hosts symposium on future of Petitcodiac River

Ronald Babin is the chair of the Petitcodiac Riverkeeper.

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Job fair aimed at vulnerable youth in Moncton

Tracy Cormier is the associate adirector of Youth Impact Jeunesse and Amanda Fielding is the manager of the transitional housing program.

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New program aims to help business owners navigate provincial regulations

John Wishart, CEO the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton, hopes the new provincial program will help cut down on red tape.

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Author Carol Bishop-Gwyn speaks about her new book in Moncton

Carol Bishop-Gwyn is the author of Art and Rivalry: The Marriage of Mary and Christopher Pratt.

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The man behind the New Brunswick flag has died

Robert Pichette was chief of staff and deputy minister in the government of Louis J. Robichaud. Roger Ouellette is a political scientist at Université de Moncton and a long time friend.

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Liberal René Arseneault stays on in Madawaska-Restigouche.

René Arseneault won his seat on Monday night in his northern New Brunswick riding.

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Liberal Lenore Zann steps in for Bill Casey in Cumberland-Colchester

Lenore Zann beat Conservative candidate Scott Armstrong on Monday night.

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A new smartphone app can be effective at getting patients to take their medications

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj explains why some patients need so much help to remember to take their pills.

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Liberal Pat Finnigan returns as MP for Miramichi - Grand Lake

Pat Finnigan won in Miramichi-Grand Lake by a narrow margin.

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Music New Brunswick awards kick off in Moncton

Jean Surette is the executive director of Music NB.

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Liberals win in Acadie-Bathurst

Liberal MP Serge Cormier heads back to Ottawa.

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Green Party places a strong second in Beausejour

Green candidate Laura Reinsborough says the party laid groundwork for future wins in Liberal Dominic LeBlanc's riding

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Tories take Fundy Royal

Rob Moore reclaimed the riding of Fundy Royal for the Conservatives, defeating Liberal candidate Alaina Lockart.

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Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe remains Liberal

Liberal Ginette Petitpas Taylor held on to her seat.

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What does a minority Liberal government mean for Canadian politics?

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

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Mount A students gather to watch election results roll in

The CBC's Vanessa Blanch headed to campus to speak with students about election results.

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Riverview boy lands a role in Billy Elliot

11-year-old Carson Estabrooks will take on a role in Neptune Theatre's production of Billy Elliot in Halifax.

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Moncton teen with autism finds community outside the classroom

15-year-old Jayden Moore has trouble finding acceptance in New Brunswick's inclusive classrooms. But he found it in Moncton's 'geek' community instead.

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YWCA daycare moves to a plant-based lunch menu

Michèle Nadeau, Executive Director of the Moncton YWCA, explains how kids and parents are reacting to plant-based meals.

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First witnesses testify in Bathurst police shooting case

Reporter Shane Magee is covering the arbitration hearing of Constables Patrick Bulger and Mathieu Boudreau

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Acadie-Bathurst candidates panel

Serge Cormier is the Liberal candidate, Martine Savoie is the Conservative candidate, and Daniel Theriault is the NDP candidate. Green Party candidate Robert Krysko was unable to join due to a scheduling conflict.

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Election polls have tightened up

CBC's polls analyst Éric Grenier says Liberals and Conservatives are basically neck and neck.

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Election too close to call in final days

Jamie Gillies, political scientist at St. Thomas University, says election night is unpredictable.

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Candidates in the Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe lay out platforms

Ginette Petitpas Taylor is the Liberal candidate, Sylvie Godin Charest is the Conservative candidate, Claire Kelly is the Green Party candidate, and Stephen Driver is the candidate for the Peoples Party of Canada. NDP candidate Luke MacLaren declined our invitation.

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Educators react to the idea of eliminating age-based grades

CBC's Jennifer Sweet has been looking into the concept of multi-age classes and how the idea is being received.

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Beausejour candidates panel

Vincent Cormier is the Conservative candidate, Jean Marc Belanger is running for the N-D-P, Laura Reinsborough is the Green Party candidate, and Nancy Mercier is running for the Peoples Party of Canada. Liberal Dominic LeBlanc was unable to participate due to health issues.

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Some prescription heartburn medication is being recalled

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj says some drugs contain unsafe levels of a possible human carcinogen.

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Police and city adding resources in downtown Moncton

Eric Larose, the Codiac RCMP community policing unit manager, says increased foot patrols will help prevent crime.

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Why a credit score is so important to financial well-being

A recent investigation by CBC's Marketplace team found that consumers can get different credit scores from different websites. Personal finance watcher Dan Noel talks about why that might be happening.

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Fundy Royal candidates panel

Tim Thompson is the Green Party candidate, Alaina Lockhart is running for the Liberals, Rob Moore is the Conservative candidate, James Tolan is running for the New Democratic Party, and Rudy Neumayer is running for the People's Party of Canada.

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NB Country Music Hall of Fame set to hold gala in Riverview

Fiddlers Ivan and Vivien Hicks are helping to organize the NB Country Music Hall of Fame 2019 Gala.

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New Brunswick Medical Society calls on province to fund abortions at clinic

Dr. Chris Goodyear, the society's president, says the clinic provides a valuable service to women and the LGBTQ community and deserves full government support.

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Miramichi-Grand Lake candidates panel

Jonna Brewer speaks with the candidates in the riding of Miramichi-Grand Lake.

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Double shooting outside Angie's Show Palace in Dieppe

Sgt. Mathieu Roy of the codiac RCMP and owner Rudy Gillespie talk to reporters about the shooting.

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The Vestiare St Joseph/Shediac Food Bank

Executive Director Mark LeBlanc gives Jonna Brewer a tour and shares his own story of relying on a food bank.

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Family Matters

Lawyer Sheila Cameron takes us through the issues around spousal support.

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93-year-old Jumpin' Jack Proud recovering from legionnaires' disease

Jack Proud is one of 16 people in the Moncton area who became ill this summer during an outbreak of legionnaires' disease.

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Statue of Ron Turcotte and Secretariate to be unveiled in Lexington, Kentucky

Artist Jocelyn Russell created a bronze statue of New Brunswick jockey Ron Turcotte and his horse, Secretariat.

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Moncton wants to boost immigration

Moncton welcomes hundreds of new immigrant families every year. Consultant David Campbell helped to create a plan to boost that number even further.

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Is New Brunswick doing enough to prevent suicides?

The CBC's Elke Semerad has been looking onto suicide prevention resources in New Brunswick.

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Who came out on top in the federal leaders' debate?

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

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Suicide victim's friends speak out about a lack of support

35-year-old Kevin Blair died by suicide in August, despite two friends' desperate attempts to get him help.

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How could multi-age classrooms work in New Brunswick schools?

Marion Leier taught in multi-age classrooms for thirty years and now teaches in the education department at Acadia University.

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What would elementary school be like without grades?

Education Minister Dominic Cardy is considering some big changes to New Brunswick's education system.

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Crandall University set to host top American boxers

Jon Ohlhauser, head Boxing Coach at Crandall, is welcoming the boxing team from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

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Lung damage in people who vape looks like severe chemical burns

Pathologists at the Mayo Clinic studied the lungs of patients who vape. Donna Pasiechnik, a Health Policy Analyst with the Canadian Cancer Society, explains what they found.

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Cannabis producer Organigram had elevated bacteria counts in cooling towers

Reporter Shane Magee has been trying to find out if there is a link between Organigram and a legionnaires outbreak.

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Advocate says homeless playing 'hide and seek' after tent site evictions

Humanity Project founder Charles Burrell says people experiencing homelessness have nowhere to go now that city has dismantled campsites.

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The Dobson Trail celebrates 60 years

Ash Arrowsmith is a community recreation worker with the Town of Riverview and Marc Leger is regional trails coordinator for southeast New Brunswick.

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The day a whale came to town on a train

James Upham of Resurgo Place takes us back to the 1930's, when people in Moncton got a close-up view of a real whale.

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The Hazy Grape Theatre Collective presents two one-act comedies

Michael McArdle is the director of the theatre collective and the director of the upcoming shows. Dylan Mahaney is one of the actors and a local stand up comedian.

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Indigenous educator in Moncton calls on Urban Planet to drop its "Savage" line of clothing

Douglas Stewart says the Urban Planet clothing relies on a racist stereotype.

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Teachers in New Brunswick taught how to prepare teens to vote

Rachel Collishaw is working with Elections Canada to give teachers the tools to help students get informed on the voting process.

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Is red meat really that bad for your health?

Dr Joshua Tepper takes a look at a study that found cutting back on red meat has little impact on people's risk of heart disease, diabetes or cancer.

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Election polls showing a tight race

Éric Grenier is a senior writer and the CBC's polls analyst in Ottawa.

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A new survey says many Canadians are struggling with debt

Personal finance columnist Dan Noel is concerned that many Canadians have few savings and are finding their debt overwhelming.

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Mud City Music Festival kicks off in Moncton

Manager Xavier Leger talks about the highlights in the fifth annual music festival.

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Province ends 30-year-old doctor billing system in effort to deal with physician shortage

Physician billing numbers were introduced in 1992 as a way to control how many physicians could practice in the province. Anthony Knight, CEO of the New Brunswick Medical Society, explains why they became a hurdle.

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Students with indigenous backgrounds talk about importance of Orange Shirt Day.

MHS students Christopher Power, Fred Ouellette, Emma Leger and Madison Spencer say their indigenous heritage is an important part of who they are.

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The story of a young woman whose death shocked and galvanized her community

Nearly 70 people in New Brunswick have died by suicide this year. Reporter Rachel Cave brings us the story of Maddy Murphy and the people she left behind.

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Teachers association says many New Brunswick classrooms are in crisis

Rick Cuming, president of the New Brunswick Teachers Association, says schools need more assistants and resources, along with more alternative locations for students who act out in regular classrooms.

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The Albert Street tent site isn't the only homeless camp in Moncton

Division chief for fire prevention Charles LeBlanc takes reporter Vanessa Blanch along for his daily rounds to various tent sites in the city.

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Students strike to draw attention to climate change

14-year-old Quinn MacAskill is one of the students leading a walk in Sackville.

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Education Minister Dominic Cardy says districts won't get more money for teaching assistants

The Anglophone East School District says there is a 2-million dollar shortfall for educational assistants. Education minister Dominic Cardy says more training, not money, is needed to address the challenge.

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Bessborough School students address bullying with new mural

Elementary school students are working with artist Katie Doiron to create a mural promoting kindness and well being.

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Homeless shelter copes with extra guests as tent city is shutdown

Shelters in Moncton are reaching capacity now that homeless campers have been told to pack up. Cal Maskery is the founder and director of Harvest House Atlantic.

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The province's only pediatric opthalmologist is leaving

Dr. Erica Doucet is closing her Moncton practice in November. Parents of patients say that leaves them with fewer options.

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Election analysts share thoughts on the campaign so far

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

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Ty Raveen carries his father's legacy

As illusionist Ty Raveen gets set for a show in Moncton, he reflects on his famous father and growing up on the road.

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Life inside Moncton's tent city

As people are evicted from the city-owned land where they were tenting, a documentary film about the encampment is set to screen at the Shediac Film Festival.

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Students encourage other young people to get informed and vote

Nicolette Belliveau created a Facebook post to share some suggestions and links for resources she finds helpful. NBCC student Becky Cole is one of those seeking information before voting day.

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Experts say that up to one third of breast cancer cases could be prevented by lifestyle changes

House doctor Raj Bhardwaj says genetics play a smaller role in cancer risk than we think.

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Where will Moncton's tent city campers go?

Isabelle LeBlanc is director of communications for the City of Moncton. Trevor Goodwin is the director of the YMCA's ReConnect Street Intervention Program.

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Homeless shelters gear up as tent city is shut down

Cal Maskery is the executive director of Harvest House, one of Moncton's homeless shelters.

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Symphony New Brunswick searches for a new music director

Jennifer Grant, the general manager of Symphony New Brunswick, explains what it takes to find a new conductor.

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Bob Osborne takes your gardening questions

Cornhill Nursery owner Bob Osborne tackles topics ranging from growing cannabis to planting raspberry canes.

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District Education Council wants more money for educational assistants

The District Education Council for the Anglophone East School District says there is a 2-million dollar shortfall to pay for educational assistants. Gregg Ingersoll is the superintendent.

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What will it take to improve the treatment New Brunswick offers to people struggling with addiction?

A New Brunswick doctor says bureaucracy is getting in the way of effective treatment for people with addiction.

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Riverview marks third annual Becca Schofield Day of Kindness

Executive Director of the Riverview Arts Centre, Julie Hopkins, plans a concert and fundraiser. Kindergarten teacher, Sue Barclay Gallant, talks about Becca's impact on the community.

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Indo-Canadian comedian weighs in on Trudeau's blackface scandal

Ahead of a show in Moncton, Sugar Sammy offers his thoughts on photos of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface.

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Justin Trudeau apologized, but did it go far enough?

El Jones is a poet, activist and sociology professor in Halifax at St Mary's and Mount Saint Vincent universities. Manju Varma is an immigrant and a researcher in the area of diversity and inclusion

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A Moncton woman searches for family in the Bahamas

Bovena Tucker hasn't heard from her husband and three adult children since Hurricane Dorian struck their home two weeks ago.

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Moncton company buys several downtown properties

The Ashford Group purchased a large piece of land between Main Street and Assumption Boulevard.

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Activists still waiting for findings of an investigation into police conduct during 2013 anti-shale gas protests

The independent Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP investigated complaints about police conduct during the protests. Denise Melanson speaks for the New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance of New Brusnwick.

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Downton Abbey comes to theatres

As the Downton Abbey movie hits the big screen in Moncton tomorrow night, etiquette consultant and certified butler John Robertson reviews the manners and customs of the Crawley household.

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Moncton woman who survived overdose calls for better treatment programs

A 21-year-old Moncton woman is warning young people how easy it is to overdose and she's calling on the government to improve treatment for people who are addicted.

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Moncton city councillor raising awareness of little-known cancer

Councillor Shawn Crossman was diagnosed last year with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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