NB: Information Morning (Saint John)

 
 

NB: Information Morning (Saint John)

Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

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A glimpse at a proposed K- 8 school in the city's south end

Laura Wernick is with HMFH Architects, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the firm that did the initial drawings of what a new K-8 school in the south end might look like.

Download A glimpse at a proposed K- 8 school in the city's south end
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Campobello Island is ready for its closeup

Jonny Harris is the host and producer of Still Standing, season 5 starts tonight on CBC TV.

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Hampton author releases new children's book

Anne Huestis Scott's latest book, Making A Difference, tells the true story of an international friendship.

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Raising money for a Bangladesh orphanage

Randi Jalil is one of the organizers of the concert Broadway for Bangladesh, to raise money to complete a new building for the Garfur Orphanage in the province of Comilla.

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Growing Places gardens and green house support Crescent Valley residents

Olivia Clancey is the food security co-ordinator for the Crescent Valley Resource Centre. Everyone is invited to the opening of The Growing Place, Community Garden and Greenhouse September 23.

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Education assistants in high demand, underfunded

The district education council has rejected a budget from the Anglophone South school district because of a $2 million-shortfall to support more than 62 additional EAs needed this year. Sharon Gerrits is a mom whose son needs an EA. Rob Fowler is the district education council chair.

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Mushroom expert wants New Brunswickers to foray with fungi

Alfredo Justo is the new head and curator of mycology at the New Brunswick Museum. The Fungi Foray happens on September 29 at the Irving Nature Park.

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Sailing the ocean blue

A replica of the ship that led Christopher Columbus's expedition across the Atlantic will sail into St. Andrews harbour this weekend. Angel Rosa is the program director on the Nao Santa Maria.

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Fighting against tax exemptions for large industries

Dianne Hanley joined with hundreds of other citizens in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to fight tax exemptions for big industry in the state and succeeded.

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A vigil at NBCC honours 3 Indian students who died in a car crash

The CBC's Hadeel Ibrahim spoke with the president of the Indo-Canadian Society of Saint John, Amir Tamrakar and the communications director at NBCC, Heather Allaby.

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Planning a good death after a terminal cancer diagnosis

Saint John's Bob McVicar on what it was like to get a terminal cancer diagnosis and what he's doing to make the best of his remaining days.

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Parents granted supervised access to 5 children

The province's child and youth advocate says he's still watching a case of parental neglect that was so disturbing, it prompted two investigations into the Department of Social Development. Reporter Rachel Cave has the story.

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Free mental health counselling available, just need to show up

Laura Gatien is a social worker in Saint John who offers free counselling on Fridays from 2 to 4 p.m. Last week, no one showed up. Her office is at 66 Waterloo Street.

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HockeyNB preparing for user-fee season on Saint John rinks

Chris Green is a member of the board of directors of Hockey New Brunswick. Most out-of-town residents will have to get a registeration card for $200.

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Dr. Simon on house calls

House calls by doctors is much less common than it used to be, but Dr. Simon says there are cases where it may beneficial for the patient and the doctor.

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Rink user-fee card system roll out

Starting Monday, September 23, registration cards will be available for people who live in the outlying communities for $200. Tim O'Reilly is the deputy commissioner of parks and public places with the city.

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The Pugilist actor, writer, director took a hook to the noise for the craft

Jeff Kelley filmed his story 'The Pugilist' about a boxer who is usually the 'other guy.' During filming he broke his nose in a scene. The movie opens this September 12.

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48-year-old radiothon Santa's Helpers closes due to lack of volunteers

Bob Brown is a member of the St. Stephen and Milltown Lion's Club. The club had organized the holiday radiothon for children's charities for 48 years.

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Take Liberty: Jessica Rhaye and the Ramshackle Parade

Jeff Liberty reviews the new album from Jessica Rhaye, all Bob Dylan covers, produced by Dale Murray in Nova Scotia. The album is called 'Just Like A Woman - Songs of Bob Dylan.'

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Town of St. George left without family doctor

Dr. Raza was expected to replace Dr. Natarajan's general practice in the town clinic. But he is now slated to work at the Fundy Health Centre in Blacks Harbour. Jason Gaudet is the chief administrative officer for the town of St. George.

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Two construction projects snarl traffic at major highway intersections

There's a substantial paving project on the McKay Highway organized by Gateway Operations. Down below, the end of Rothesay Avenue is closed, while crews work under the train bridge and along Rothesay Road. Brad Mullin is the senior resident engineer for the Saint John district with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, overseeing the work on Rothesay Avenue and Rothesay Road.

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Ethel & Mary's pop-up restaurant finds brick and mortar home

Matthew Elliott hopes to build a new restaurant at 107 Princess Street, a former nail salon.

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Stained glass artisan Paul Blaney remembered

Saint Johner Paul Blaney was born in London, England, in 1933. His work can be found in churches, private homes, museums and even in Saint John City Hall. Blaney died September 3, 2019.

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Brenda Murphy appointed lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Grand Bay-Westfield's Brenda Murphy with the offer Wednesday evening at 6:15.

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Saint John Energy building wind farm at Spruce Lake

The Burchill Wind Energy project will have up to 10 turbines from Natural Forces of Halifax to generate electricity to the Saint John Energy grid.

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New lobster warehouse in Dipper Harbour too close for comfort

Dipper Harbour residents are upset that a new lobster warehouse on a recently sold property will be so close to residences. Deanna Vlug is a lifelong resident.

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Footpath hotspots getting abused by ATVers

On certain parts of the Fundy Footpath, such as Martin Head, hikers are finding themselves at odds with people on ATVs. Marc Leger is the trailmaster for the Fundy Footpath, and is with the Fundy Hiking Trails Association.

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"If you're looking for a sign not to take your life": stickers on bridge offer mental health help

Jaclyn McColgan's husband died by suicide at the Reversing Falls bridge in April. Now she's posted signs in the area to offer help to people who are considering the same.

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Dr. Simon on vaping

The use of e-cigarettes and vaporizers has skyrocketed among youth and doctors are just as concerned as school administrators. Dr. Mike Simon is a family physician in Millidgeville.

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Cannabis, growing and curing by local nursery

Bob Osborne is the owner of Corn Hill Nursery. The first cannabis growing workshop is sold out, but there are still spaces left for the October 5th seminar.

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CAST salmon revitalization plans rejected again

Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow is a registered company, with directors Jim Irving, of JD Irving Ltd, Glenn Cooke of Cooke Aquaculture, and businessman Brian Moore. The federal fisheries department has rejected its plans to restore salmon populations in the Miramichi for the third time.

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School bus safety for students and drivers

More than 220 buses are taking more than 18,000 students to school starting today. Zoë Watson is the superintendent for Anglophone School District South. She wants to remind drivers to respect school bus stop signs and flashing lights.

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Tour of Fernhill cemetery trees

Julia Wright walks and talks with Jim Landry, the executive director of Landscape NB.

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In Czech theatre, it's 'break a neck,' not just a leg

Theatre VAD from the Czech Republic is one of six international groups performing in Saint John at the International Amateur Theatre Assocation festival and symposium. John Steinsky is the honourary consul for the Czech Republic in P.E.I. and New Brunswick.

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Retention key to immigration growth in province

KJ Conyers-Steede is the executive director of the New Brunswick Student Alliance. He moved here from Bermuda five years ago. He responds to the province's new 60 point action plan to recruit retain immigrants and students.

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Sharpen your skills at the Lumberjack Championships

The 25th International Lumberjack Championship features chainsaw carving, axe throwing, and relay races. Rod Cumberland has competed as a jumberjack as well as organizing the championship.

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Gearing up for cycling at your local bike shop: Nelson Hansen

You don't have to ride far for a good, local bike shop to get all the gear and support you need.

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How not to get lost, then rescued, in the woods

Phillip Howe is with Greater Fundy Ground Search and Rescue. That group was involved with 4 rescues already this summer along the Bay of Fundy trails.

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South District schools preparing to take on vaping

Zoe Watson is the superintendent of Anglophonse School Distric South. To curb vaping among highschool students, the district is developing education programs for students and parents, better signage, and consisitent consequences for breaking the rules and the law.

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Bandstand silent since access stairs not safe for performers

The unique 1908 bandstand was refurbished in 2013. Recently, the stairs to get to the upper performance area have been deemed unsafe. Shirley Cochran of the band Four Of Us Plus One was trying to organize a show there.

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Teeny, tiny island home of Gannet Rock lighthouse

Chris Mills lived and worked at the Gannet Rock lighthouse from 1991 to '93, and returned 26 years later after it was decommissioned and listed by Heritage Canada as one of the top 10 endangered places in Canada.

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After 8 summers of boil orders, Alma finally getting municipal well

The federal and provincial governments, as well as some local efforts, put up almost half a million dollars to build a well that will handle the large influx of tourists to the Fundy National Park area. Jane Chrysostom is a local business owner.

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Hug a neighbourhood tree, ACAP takes inventory

Trees can reduce stress levels, increase property values, and boost the kid's test scores. A new research project from ACAP Saint John is taking stock of city trees, as part of its climate action plan. Graeme Stewart-Robertson is the executive director.

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Take Liberty: Christina Martin

Jeff Liberty reviews 'Wonderful Lie,' the new album coming this September from Christina Martin. It features some new songs, but also covers of some of Christina's favourite songs.

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Ukrainians celebrate independence day

Lena Biryukova and Olena Tykhonovska speak with Elke Semerad about their immigration to Canada and the growing Ukrainian community in Saint John.

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Pop-up Art show set for East Saint John

Artists Michelle Becketteau and Sheila Howell are a couple of the artists taking part is a pop-up outdoor art show. Local artists are getting together to clear out their studios. The event runs next Friday and Saturday at 60 Meredith Avenue in East Saint John.

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Lowe on review of property tax system

As part of its plan to help Saint John move past its financial difficulties, the province says it will review the property tax system. Gerry Lowe, the Liberal MLA for Saint John Harbour, wants the province to look at property assessments in New Brunswick and maybe include machinery and equipment used by industry.

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Sandpipers 101

The semi-palmated sandpiper, only spends two weeks in the Bay of Fundy, but those two weeks are vital. The Saint John Naturalists Club is helping to educate people about the birds. Guest host Elke Semerad speaks with the club's project coordinator, Hank Scarth.

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Janmashtami to be celebrated in Saint John

Saint John will join millions around the world this week, to celebrate Janmashtami. It's a big celebration of spirituality and culture in the Hindu faith. The Saint John Krishna Centre and the Indo-Canadian Society of Saint John are hosting an event Friday night, Nick Pareira is one of the organizers.

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Radio stars

The local 107.3 radio camp stopped in to see what we do here yesterday and the kids arranged to interview Greg Cutler in the parks and recreation department with the city. Here's just part the great radio they made.

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St. Stephen dealing with job losses

Arauco announced it will shut down particleboard operations at its St. Stephen plant yesterday. People in the town are just coming to terms with 60 to 75 jobs that will be lost. Guest host Elke Semerad speaks with Terry Dempsey, of the St. Stephen Area Chamber of Commerce and Kendall Kadatz, of Future St. Stephen.

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Tool Library takes on second facelift project

An old, boarded up building in the old north end will be getting a facelift, thanks to the Saint John Tool Library's community build project. Brent Harris is the founder of the Saint John Tool Library, he tells guest host Elke Semerad all about it.

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Tim Moxam is building ramps across the country

Tim Moxam is coming to Saint John with custom built ramps for a couple of venues because he's working with the StopGap Foundation to promote the importance of accessibility.

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Story of NB woman who fought in the American Civil War

Guest host Elke Semerad speaks with author James Knights who wrote the novel Soldier Girl Blue. The book is based on the story of Sarah Emma Edmonds who grew up in New Brunswick and signed up to fight in the American Civil War... as a man.

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Saint John council approves sustainability report

Saint John councillors have reservations about the sustainability report they approved last night The report was nonetheless approved by council in a seven to three vote. Here's some of the discussion preceeding that vote, and some comments after the vote by New Brunswick's Minister of Local Government, Jeff Carr.

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Hampton runner completes Capes 100

Jeremy Fowler of Hampon ran the Capes 100 because he wanted to challenge himself. The Capes 100 trail race took him from Spencer's Island around Cape D'Or and Cape Chignecto in Nova Scotia. It was the first year for the event, he hobbled into the studio to speak with guest host Elke Semerad.

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Saint John artist off to Vienna

Melissa May Thorne is a Sain John based artist, she speaks with guest host Elke Semerad about how she's preparing to head Vienna to meet Jane Goodall.

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Bringing family left behind to a new home

Mohammed and Fathya Chhadeh and their five sons all came to Saint John in 2016. But they had to leave their two daughters and their families behind. Angie Scribner has been spearheading the movement to get them to Canada. You can learn more on the Facebook page "Reunification: A Family's Hope."

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Monarch tagging at Point Lepreau

The Saint John Naturalists' Club has been tagging monarch butterflies at the Point Lepreau Bird Observatory for several years. Jim Wilson is involved with the tagging project he speaks with Information Morning guest host Elke Semerad about the importance of the project.

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Decision to help Saint John not politically motivated

The former chief of staff for Brian Gallant says the decision to help Saint John with its financial woes wasn't politically motivated. Jordan O'Brien explains in speaking with guest host Elke Semerad.

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Remembering when unwed mothers were told to forget their babies

The CBC's Rachel Cave has the story of some New Brunswick women who were coerced into adopting out their babies by church officials in the 50's and 60's in Saint John.

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Saint John Elvis Presley impersonator brings smiles to the elderly

Alan England takes his Elvis act into local Saint John nursing homes. The real Elvis Presley passed away on this day 42 years ago, at 42 years old.

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Winning big at the World Police and Fire Games

James Smith is a forensics identification officer with the Saint John Police Force, and a world gold medalist in competitive shooting.

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Celebrating Acadian Day in Saint John

Jonathan Poirier is overseeing this year's Acadian Day celebrations in Saint John.

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The phenomenon of electric bicycles

Nelson Hansen is a bike enthusiast who lives in Quispamsis.

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Unsealed adoption records brings a daughter back to her mother

At the age of 62, Kathy Reid got to spend her first Mother's Day with her 78 year old birth mother, Wilma Spencer.

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Federal funding helps youth in the Old North End get employment

Barry Galloway is executive director of ONE Change.

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Riders from all across Canada gather for the Fundy Adventure Rally

Eric Russell is the rally master for the Fundy Adventure Rally.

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Saint John's probems with vacant and dilapidated buildings

Saint John city councillor Donna Reardon thinks building owners need to be held to account.

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The Saint John Free Public Library deals with reno headaches

Brian Steeves is Regional Director of the Fundy Library region.

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Take Liberty: Jerry Faye

Jeff Liberty reviews Saint John singer/songwriter Jerry Faye's new self titled CD.

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Something's fishy with the new residents at a rural swimming hole

A large school of goldfish has made the popular swimming hole in Kings County, known as the Cuts, their new home.

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Saint John's art after dark event is back

Amy Ash is a multidisciplinary artist from Hampton, her work will be displayed at this year's Third Shift festival.

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Studying the careers of LGBTQ politicians

Dr Joanna Everitt is a professor of political science at the University of New Brunswick.

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NB's first black lawyer to receive a posthumous order of NB

Peter Little is an amateur historian who has researched the life of A-B Walker, N.B.'s first black lawyer. Walker will receive a posthumous Order of New Brunswick in a ceremony later this year.

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N.B. nursing job postings

Geri Geldart is the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice-President of Clinical Services at Horizon Health Network.

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Oh dear: the adorable animals cause real trouble in St. Andrews

Tim Henderson is the executive director of Kingsbrae Gardens and one of the authors of an anti-deer ad and Doug Naish is the mayor of St. Andrews.

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The NB Museum rallies after the new museum project gets axed

Bill Hicks is the CEO of the New Brunswick Museum.

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The Peptides join the celebrations for Saint John Pride

Rebecca Noelle and Scottie Irving are two members of the Peptides. They're a nine piece band from Ottawa playing Pride Week in Saint John.

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Hawaiian street artist uses the Bay of Fundy as his stepladder

Sean Yoro, or Hula, is a street artist from Hawaii.

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Bicycle commuting

Quispamsis cyclist Nelson Hansen caught up with regular bike commuter, Holly McKay.

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Learning about local history from graveyards

Adam Montgomery is the man behind the Twitter account Canadian Cemetery History.

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The hearings on the province's new deal for Saint John wrap up

The CBC's Connell Smith covered the hearings.

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Remembering Don Messer's Jubilee

Johanna Bertin is the author of Don Messer: The Man Behind The Music.

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The Fundy Footpath gets closer to completion

Marc Leger is trailmaster of the Fundy Footpath.

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Pride week festivities in Saint John

Michael Cummings is the president of Saint John Pride and Sarah Hubbard is the treasurer of Saint John Pride.

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Hearings into the so-called New Deal for Saint John

Former premier Brian Gallant speaking yesterday before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

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New condo, retail development to honour original Telegraph building

Stephen Brittain envisions a mixed-use building, shops and offices on the ground floor, condos on the upper floors. All of this will replace the parking structure at Canterbury and Grannan.

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The secret garden in Hampton tended by 90 year old Theresa Killen

Hear Hampton gardener and volunteer Gina MacLeod who works with Theresa Killen, a 90-year-old resident at the V.A. Snow Centre, and Landscape NB's Jim Landry.

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25th anniversary Marathon by the Sea

Patrick Grannan is co-chair of the Marathon by the Sea board of directors. He no longer runs during the weekend, but says organizing the weekend event is a marathon itself.

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Area 506 festival takes shape at new waterfront venue

Ray Gracewood is the president and committee chair for Area 506. The festival kicks off tonight and runs until Sunday night.

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Mountain biking growing in New Brunswick

Biking columnist Nelson Hansen talks about why mountain biking is gaining popularity and how communities are benefitting.

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1.5 acre-one-person farm is Jamie Reynolds' dream job

The same day Jamie Reynolds quit his job at a call centre, he started working his alternate dream job on a farm. Highfield Farms now sources local produce to Saint John and Sussex area buyers.

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Tense negotiations between city and Sea Dogs over arena lease

Saint John city councillors voted to give over $112-thousands to the Saint John Sea Dogs, even though the councillors were told the major junior hockey team's financial picture was bleak. CBC's Karissa Donkin finds that negotiations got tense, according to correspondence obtained through access to information.

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Female inmates setting stories to music with Elizabeth Fry Society, Symphony NB

The music will be performed in the Miramichi Correction Centre and at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John. A new program by yhe Elizabeth Fry Society is encouraging female inmates to tell their stories through music. Judy Murphy is executive director of the Elizabeth Fry Society in Saint John. Rachael Grant is a musician who is heading up the project.

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Thank You For Your Service project recognizes veterans 100 days before Remembrance Day

Bernard Cormier wants to celebrate 100 Saint John-area veterans and service members, one profile a day for 100 days. It's called Thank You For Your Service, and it begins August 4.

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Taco Pica cooperative restaurant celebrates 25 years in Saint John

Taco Pica Worker's co-operative was started in 1994 by Santos Ruyan and 11 other members of the city's Spanish community. Now, only Ruyan and two others remain. And Ruyan has become one of the most recognisable faces in the city.

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Anti-suicide barriers reduce suicides overall

Dr Simon Sherry is a proponent of bridge barriers like one being considered at Reversing Falls. He's a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Dalhousie University. He is also a practicing psychiatrist who treats people with suicidal thoughts.

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From whittling to chainsaw art, carvers to celebrate wood art

Doug Johnson is a wood carver and president of the New Brunswick Woodcarving Association. The 14th annual competition and sale takes place in St. Andrews from the August 9 to 11.

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6 nations, 11 plays coming for amateur theatre festival

Stephen Tobias is the executive director of the Saint John Theatre Company, which, along with the Imperial Theatre, will be co-hosting the International Amateur Theatre Association Festival this year from August 28 to 31.

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No One Dies Alone, volunteers needed

Loch Lomond Villa in Saint John is looking for more volunteers to sit with residents in those last moments. It's a program called. Stephanie Morrison is a nurse at Loch Lomond Villa and is co-ordinator of the program.

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Naan-ya Business fires up traditional tandoor oven for baking bread

Naan-ya Business employee William Hawkins learns how to use the commercial tandoor oven that heats to 1000 F. Co-owner Tabraze Sheikh talks about what makes a tandoor oven unique.

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Suicide barrier at Reversing Falls bridge to be considered

After recommendations presented to council in 2015, councillor Gary Sullivan thinks it's time to restart the conversation with the province on building a suicide barrier on the Reversing Falls bridge.

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Take Liberty: Jon Mullane

Jeff Liberty reviews Halifax musician Jon Mullane's latest single, a cover of Neil Diamond's 'Hello Again.'

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St. Stephen's Todd Ross, lead plaintiff of class action lawsuit against government for the Purge

Todd Ross was discharged from the navy in 1990, after being investigated for his sexual orientation. He was the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against the government representing victims of the LGBT purge.

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Gillmore estate sale

The mansion has been in the same family since it was built by senator Arthur Hill Gilmor in the 1840s. It is currently for sale, along with all its contents. Descendant Sara Sparks is organizing the three-day sale event.

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App reaches new learners in Passamaquoddy

When the Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Dictionary was published more than a decade ago it was a cultural milestone. The dictionary is now available in an app using voices from as far back as 1800s for a new generation of learners. CBC's Megan MacAlpine has that story.

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Letter reply to first message in a bottle made 12 years later

Back in 2007, Jim Gaunce found a bottle on the beach in Welch's Cove. In it was a note from a five-year-old boy from Colorado named Ryan Stone. It included his mailing address, so Gaunce sent a response in the mail. He finally got a reply this May from Michelle Stone, Ryan's mother.

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Canal beach to become more accessible with mobi-mat

Brooke Bacher is an advisor with People First, a national organization representing people with intellectual disabilities. She's organizing efforts to spruce up Canal beach with fully accessible features, including the mobi-mat, floating wheelchair, boardwalk and accessible bathrooms.

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Gathering of creatives, Arts Link NB festival 2020

Mark Burnett is the event co-ordinator for the Arts Atlantic Festival and Conference. It's scheduled for October of next year here in Saint John.

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Hidden trail system getting professional upgrade with volunteer help

Brittany Merrifield is the River Valley Community Centre Recreation co-chair. Justin Truelove is with the International Mountain Bicycling Association of Canada.

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Noor Ogli celebrates 1 year in Saint John

After three failed escapes from Syria by boat, Noor Ogli was able to get to Germany, then finally to Saint John one year ago. She is hoping to get treatment for CMT-2A, a degenerative muscle disease.

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Joi nuclear energy pilot project behind schedule

CBC News has learned that the original target for that prototype was last year, but it's been pushed back to 2020. Reporter Jacques Poitras has the story.

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Life preserver ring missing from Market Slip boardwalk area

Alex Scott risked his life trying to save a drowning man in the Saint John harbour in 2008. Later, he petitioned successfully to have a life preserver ring available nearby. It has been missing for several weeks.

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Hamilton residents making noise about American Iron and Metal shredder coming to neighbourhood

David Kebick lives in Hamilton, Ontario. He has been watching the AIM operation and noise complaints from west Saint John, while the company is building a shredder in his neighbourhood.

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How the new Canada Food Guide has become a federal election issue

Sylvain Charlebois is the Director of the Agri-food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University.

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Words of wisdom from a local drone pilot

Jim Turnbull is a drone pilot in Saint John.

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A covered bridge fan from the U.S. leads a tour to New Brunswick

Bill Caswell is President of the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges.

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Saint John's Riverside Park

Jim Landry is the executive director of Landscape NB, speaking to the CBC's Steven Webb at Riverside Park, next to the New Brunswick Museum on Douglas Avenue.

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Helping to preserve and share your family history

Lee Sochasky is the project leader for Seniors Preserving Charlotte County Memories.

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Saint John gets ready to host the Pre-Afro fest celebration

Uchenna Udeh is the New Brunswick African Association's Saint John representative.

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A break down of the not quilty verdict of Dennis Oland

Nicole O'Byrne, is an associate professor of law at the University of New Brunswick.

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A caution for treasure seekers

Darcy Dignam is president of the board of directors for the Association of Professional Archaeologists of New Brunswick.

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Ghost gear complicates whale migrations and rescues

As scientists try to disentangle three North Atlantic right whales, DFO and the Coast Guard are out looking for lost fishing gear. Six whale deaths have been reported since early June. Sean Brillant is a senior conservation biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Federation.

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Vichyssoise, Maritime style by Matthew Elliot

The chef and co-owner at Ethel and Mary's met with Julia Wright at Highfield Farms to saute spring onions in local butter.

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St. George landmark striped water tower coming down

For 65 years, the water tower has stood high above the trees in town. Jason Gaudet is the chief administrative officer for the town of St. George.

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Judge to deliver verdict in Dennis Oland's retrial today

Dennis Oland was convicted of the crime by a jury in 2015 but a second trial was ordered by the New Brunswick Court of Appeal. Today, Justice Morrison, who presided over the second trial without a jury, will issue his own decision in the case.

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Dean's Meat butcher in historic Saint John City Market closing

Dean's Meat is closing after more than 130 years in the market. It is the last independent butcher in uptown Saint John. Jesse Vergen is owner and chef of Saint John Ale House.

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Nelson Hansen: How to race on your bicycle

Cyclist Nelson Hansen says the only competition in a bike race is yourself, just pick your race.

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John Hall may be former premier Richard Hatfield's son

In 1949, John Hall was born at the Evangaline Maternity Hospital for unwed mothers to Izetta McKieil who, when alive, refered to the former premier Richard Hatfield as "Dickie." Hall's digging into his ancestry has lead him to believe Hatfield is his father.

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Saint John's first Women's Zone clothing store for Muslim women opens

The store is part clothier, part child-minder, part social hub for muslim women, especially newcomers to Saint John.

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Budgets and Beers event hopes to brew new solutions to Saint John's challenges

About 40 people will gather at UStation on Prince William to talk about the state of the city's finances and maybe find some solutions. The event is put on by Mayor Don Darling. Councillor David Merrithew, chair of the finance committee, will share facts and take questions tonight.

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Graffiti artists takes on 3-panel street-side mural for Moonlight Bazaar

Dodo Ose is known internationally for his colourful, impressionistic works that take fine art techniques to the streets. He will finish his mural during the Moonlight Bazaar this weekend in Saint John.

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Bloomin' artists support John Peters Humphrey Foundation

More than 30 artworks inspired by picturesque places in the Hampton area will be on sale. The works will be auctioned off to raise money for the John Peters Humphrey Foundation. Georgie Day is co-chair of Bloomin' Artists.

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Iconic Simms Paint Brush building recreated by model maker

Mike Beckwith took six years to complete a scale replica of the former Simms paint brush factory from the famous westside Saint John corner.

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Take Liberty: Little You Little Me

Little You Little Me's latest release is called 'Hard To Say Not Knowing.'

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Community hopes to refurbish Seaside Park

The Friends of Seaside Park have organized music and movie nights, and last night, held a meeting to hear what else people would like to see happen there. Chuck Teed is a group member.

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Place Fort La Tour getting finishing construction work

Beth Hatt, chair of the Fort La Tour Development Authority, and Andrew Dixon, the vice chair take CBC's Megan MacAlpine for a sneak peek.

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St. George Summerfest grows to 3 Superhero-filled days

Chris MacKinnon is the office assistant for the town of St. George. Summerfest runs from July 19 to 21.

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Saint John councillor urges city to go single-use plastic free

David Hickey is bringing a motion to council next week for city staff to draw up a plan to cut out single use plastics.

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U.S. lobstermen oppose potential rules to help right whales

Fred Bever is a reporter with Maine Public Radio.

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Web series focusses on the Maritime racing scene

Matthew Trivett is an e-sports commentator and high performance racer from Quispamsis. You can see his racing web series on YouTube by searching Let's Go Grassroots.

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Saint John council members on the Sustaining Saint John report

Saint John mayor Don Darling and councillor David Merrithew.

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Two Saint John treasure hunters

Sean Goguen and Scott Osborne are the Treasure Buddies who use their metal detectors to look for buried treasure.

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A new plan to help turn around Saint John's finances

Jeff Carr is the minister of Environment and Local Government, his department was involved in preparing the report.

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A rare species of ant discovered in N.B.

Aaron Fairweather is a doctoral candidate at the University of Guelph and a member of Biota NB's research team.

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New west-side water wells can't support the area's water demands

Blaine Harris is a west-side resident and business owner and heads up the west side business association.

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An investigation into the death of an inmate at a Saint John jail

Jeffrey Ryan from Pocologan was 37 years old when he died at the Saint John Regional Correctional Institute. CBC reporter, Connell Smith, is covering the story now that new details are coming to light about his death.

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City's water commissioner and mayor on the west side water saga

Saint John mayor, Don Darling and commissioner of Saint John Water, Brent McGovern on the water source switch for the city's west side.

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Murky waters; half of west side water users will tap in to east side water

Water levels in the new South Bay wellfield have fallen to a meter below sea level, risking salt water contamination. Some west side communities will be on the east side water grid to relief the pressure. The city of Saint John has fired the engineering company involved with the west side well project.

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First in Canada endo-scopic spinal surgery

Saint John spine neurosurgeon Dr. Naj Attabib performed the first endoscopic spinal surgery in Canada. The surgery will shorten recovery times and improve patient outcomes.

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Sexual Assault Response Team can help

It can be tricky for survivors to figure out where to go and who to talk to. The Saint John Sexual Assault Response Team is holding an information session to answer some of those questions. Ashley Saab is the team's coordinator.

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Footprint: Off Grid Ales, suds brewed by solar and wind power

Consumers are taking an interest in how products are made and their environmental impact. Off Grid Ales is a nano-brewery near Harvey Lake powered by wind and sun.

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Mayors of towns profess support of the Greater Saint John Area

The mayors of St. Martins, Rothesay, Grand Bay-Westfield and Quispamsis Mayor Gary Clark have drafted an open letter to Saint John's Mayor Don Darling, offering support in the city's talks with the provincial government about tax reform.

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"North Atlantic Right Whale: Past, Present and Future"

Library director and author Joann Hamilton-Barry was alarmed by the number of whale deaths recorded two summers ago. She wrote a timely book about the resilience of the whales and the threats against them in our Atlantic waters.

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Riding into a new Shining Horizons facility

The horses and riders at the equine therapy program are settling in to a brand new, state of the art space in Red Head. The CBC's Jericho Knopp stopped by to get a tour from executive director Dave Ryan.

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Satire cartoonist Josh Buetel reacts to BNI cutting ties with de Adder

Josh Buetel spent the bulk of his career working for Brunswick News from the late '70s to early '90s. The cartoonist set to replace Michael de Adder in Brunswick News Inc. papers, Greg Perry, says he will not be drawing editorial cartoons for the chain.

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Saint John Famous: Domenico Schicholne

Barber Domenico Schicholne has cut the hair of three generations of Saint Johners, thousands of shaves and clips over his 40 years in business on Union Street.

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Carol Ann's House for women, children opens in St. Stephen

After months of fundraising and a huge community effort Carol Ann's House has opened. It's named after journalist and long-time volunteer Carol Ann Nicholson who died last year. Kelly Kurtz Johnson is the program coordinator at Carol Ann House.

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Provincial archives looks at history of political cartoons in New Brunswick

An exhibit at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick brings together the cartoons of two New Brunswick editorialists, Josh Beutel and Bill Hogan. Fred Farrell is the director of the Provincial Archives.

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Dam good news for fish in St. Croix river

The Milltown generating station in St. Stephen will be decommissioned and it will open up the waterway to dozens of species of fish. Matt Abbott is the Fundy Baykeeper with the Conservation Council of New Brunswick.

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Nelson Hansen : Get yourself on a bike this summer

Quispamsis bike fan Nelson Hansen will join us throughout the summer to talk about cycling. Today, he has some advice for the novice on getting the right bike for you.

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Grand Bay-Westfield looks for input on new municipal plan

The current plan is 10 years old, and was written before significant flooding and changes in the demographics of the town. Grace Losier is the Mayor of Grand Bay-Westfield and Colin Simic is an environmental and community planner with Dillon Consulting Limited.

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Outflow men's shelter at capacity and overflow, even in summer

Tony Dickinson is the director of shelter housing for Outflow. There are 25 beds, but last night Outflow housed 26 men.

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Guitar kid shreds competition to earn scholarship at Berklee summer rock camp

Evan Shelton is 15 years old. He's a paper boy and he is going to Berklee summer rock camp led by veteran rocker Marty Walsh.

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New president, CEO of NBCC

From 2011 to 2016, Mary Butler was NBCC's first vice-president of college and community development. She was also the college's vp of academic and research.

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140 year old Milltown generating station to be decommissioned

The Milltown dam is the oldest one operating in Canada. Decommissioning the dam will reestablish the river and about 16 kilometres of additional spawning habitat for the fish that cannot currently pass the dam. Phil Landry is the executive director of generation and engineering for NB Power.

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Take Liberty: Saint John String Quarter goes pop

Jeff Liberty says the Saint John String Quartet's latest album could be their best effort yet. It's called Canadian Hits: Unplugged, and includes covers of Corey Hart, the Arkells and Neil Young.

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Recent appointed judges seem to have close ties to Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc

Records show most candidates winning judicial appointments in New Brunswick over the last year have had a personal connection to senior New Brunswick Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc. CBC reporter Bob Jones has the story.

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West side water class action lawsuit requires residents to opt out

The suit is related to the impact of the changes from soft surface water to harder well water. Cheryl Steadman is one of the citizens organizing the west side water class action suit.

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KV Players hopes for full houses with new A/C

Suzanne Doyle-Yerxa is the artistic director for the KV Players. The KVHS theatre will be outfitted with air conditioning, after a successful fundraising effort. This summer Newsies and Jesus Christ Superstar will be staged.

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Family connects in vintage Boler trailer with 42 inches of space to spare

John Hillier and his family bought a vintage 1970 from it's original and only previous owner. It's been lovingly restored to a happy little camper.

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Federal MP says ferry is top priority for Campobello residents, should be for province

MP for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, has talked with the new mayor of Campobello, Brett Newman, and the provincial government about securing a reliable and consistent ferry service to the island.

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Super morbidly obese, walking it off one pound, one tree at a time

Dan Culberson had reached 500 pounds at 40 years old. He's lost 100 pounds in a few months walking almost daily around Irving Nature Park. CBC's Julia Wright walked with him on his journey.

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Mayor of Campobello waiting to hear from province, federal government on ferry service

Brett Newman, mayor of Campobello Island, says islanders are 'making the best of what they've got to work with." The privately-owned seasonal ferry is expected to return at the end of the week.

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Uprooted roadways, sidewalks near lengthy construction project a hazard to senior residents

Terry Albright fell as she crossed the street at an intersection just outside her seniors' complex that has been disrupted by construction for several years. It's a site close to the new Irving headquarters. Councillor David Hickey wants to fix the paving as soon as the city can get to it.

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Canada Women's ball hockey team wins world championship in Slovakia

Jessie McCann and Danielle Ring, best friends from Saint John and long time hockey players, are members of the Canadian women's ball hockey team.

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Campobello Island residents, businesses struggling without seasonal or year-round ferry

Jack Flynn is the new chair of the Year Round Ferry Development Committee. He is concerned that there is no interest on the part of politicians to subsidize a ferry service. The private ferry service did not run at all last summer, and hasn't yet started this summer.

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A celebration of St. John River Day

Beth Quigley is with Kingston Peninsula Heritage.

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The progress of the Saint John Fieldhouse

Bill MacMackin is president of the Saint John Field House project and the founder of the East Coast Games.

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Improving cybersecurity for newcomers

Moazzam Jafri is a cybersecurity expert. Lina Gharbiya works at the Saint John Newcomers Centre. The workshops run every Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm at Connexionworks, 3rd floor of the office tower at 1 Germain.

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A new map of all of the Atlantic Salmon rivers in North America

Neville Crabbe is the director of communications for the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

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Things aren't looking great for some of Canada's bird species

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

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