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Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.
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We hear details from Parks Canada about an aggressive coyote in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Residents in Cap-Acadie, NB, prepare for storms. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

Erich Muntz who's a resource conservation manager for Parks Canada provides details about how they're going to try to deal with an aggressive coyote in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Paul Landry in Cap-Acadie, NB, explains how citizens are preparing for storms. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.
1/1/153 minutes, 16 seconds
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Meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides the latest information on the track of Hurricane Lee. We hear your comments on plastic packaging. We hear tape from HRM's regional council meeting. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele

Hurricane Lee is making its way slowly toward the Maritimes. CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides the latest information on its track and possible impact. We hear your feedback on plastic packaging. We hear tape from last night's regional council meeting in Halifax on the city's homelessness strategy. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele
1/1/154 minutes, 28 seconds
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HRM Councillor Waye Mason explains the upcoming discussions about Regional Council's strategy on homelessness. And on the phone-in: Karen Warsig speaks about plastic packaging.

There's a proposal to allow tents on the Halifax Common as part of Regional Council's strategy on homelessness at Halifax Regional Council. We spoke with Councillor Waye Mason about this proposal and other ideas. And on the phone-in: Karen Warsig from Environmental Defence addresses the problem of plastic packaging.
1/1/152 minutes, 57 seconds
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Update on Hurricane Lee, Fire in St John and on the phone in: The challenge of finding ways to reduce our carbon footprint.

Update on Hurricane Lee, Fire in St John and on the phone in: The challenge of finding ways to reduce our carbon footprint
1/1/154 minutes, 31 seconds
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The CBC's Tina Simpkin provides the latest information on Hurricane Lee. We speak with the mayor of Saint John, NB, about multiple emergencies. And on the phone-in: Gardening advice from Niki Jabbour.

CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides the latest information about Hurricane Lee as it approaches the region. The mayor of Saint John, NB, Donna Reardon, discusses the fire at a scrap metal yard, the approach of Hurricane Lee and a strike in the city. And on the phone-in: Gardening advice from Niki Jabbour.
1/1/154 minutes, 6 seconds
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A graphic artist who runs a business out of her home near Windsor, NS, tells us about her work being duplicated and sold by online retailers. And on the phone-in: Photographer Len Wagg explains the art of photo-taking.

Cassy Collins, who runs Classy Card Designs out of her home near Windsor, NS, shares her frustration with seeing her work duplicated and then sold by online retailers. And on the phone-in: Photographer Len Wagg answers your questions about photography and we give away 3 copies of his new book.
1/1/153 minutes, 12 seconds
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Rob Paddock explains what damage was left behind by post tropical storm Lee at Risser's Beach Provincial Park. We hear about storm damage in NB. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle discusses wills and estate planning.

Rob Paddock who's with the NS Department of Natural Resources and Renewables explains the damage that was left behind by post tropical storm Lee at Risser's Beach Provincial Park. We hear about storm damage in NB. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions on writing a will and estate planning.
1/1/153 minutes, 1 second
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The CBC's Hadeel Ibrahim reports from Saint John, NB, on duelling protests today regarding LGBTQ issues in schools. An NB senator talks about the Chignecto Isthmus. And on the phone-in: We discuss a living wage.

The CBC's Hadeel Ibrahim reports from Saint John, NB, on different protests that are happening today regarding LBBTQ issues in schools. NB Senator Jim Quinn explains why he thinks the federal government should pay the entire cost of upgrading the dyke system at the Chignecto Isthmus. And on the phone-in: Christine Saulner and Louis-Philippe Gauthier discuss the issues surrounding a living wage.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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The family of a woman who went missing in the Fredericton area nearly two years ago say they'll never give up.looking for her. Inflation thwarts the Humane Society on PEI. And on the phone-in: Mary Jane Copps discusses phone calls

Laurie Brooks and Amy Paul from Sitansisk First Nation in NB talk about Erin Brooks who went missing nearly two years ago. They will never give up trying to find answers. The Humane Society on PEI is thwarted by inflation. And on the phone-in: Mary Jane Copps has advice on making phone calls to people who are phone-averse.
1/1/153 minutes, 22 seconds
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The CBC's Tom Ayers reports on the situation with the outgoing fire chief in CBRM. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune, answers your questions.

The CBC's Tom Ayers reports on the decision by Michael Seth, who's Indigenous, to resign from his position as CBRM's fire chief. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune, answers peoples' questions about their vehicles.
1/1/153 minutes, 22 seconds
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A resident in Moncton, NB, speaks with the CBC about their concerns about India no longer issuing travel visas. An event on PEI marks Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Day. And on the phone-in : Dr. Jackie Kinley discusses resilience.

Nagaraj Hariharasuthan, who lives in Moncton, NB, expresses their worry now that India has stopped issuing travel visas to Canadians. People in Charlottetown, PEI, mark Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Day. And on the phone-in: Psychiatrist Dr. Jackie Kinley provides tips on improving your sense of resilience during difficult times.
1/1/153 minutes, 11 seconds
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from Dartmouth, NS, about a large drug bust. The RCMP and US Homeland Security officials provided details. We hear about a garden in Saint John, NB. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin provides details about an international investigation that concluded with a large drug bust. The news conference was held at NS RCMP headquarters in Dartmouth, revealing 433 kilograms of cocaine, cash and other items. A woman in Saint John, NB, is concerned about the impact of a recent fire at a metal scrapyard on her community garden. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay discusses dog behaviour.
1/1/153 minutes, 5 seconds
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The CBC's Alexandre Silberman takes us on a tour of a farm in LIttle River, NB, where the Humanity Project will open a recovery centre. We hear about concussion prevention on PEI. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist

Charlie Burrell, who's the founder of The Humanity Project in Moncton, NB, takes the CBC's Alexandre Silberman on a tour of a farm in Little River which will become a recovery centre for people struggling with homelessness. The CBC's Nancy Russell speaks with people on PEI about a program to reduce concussions among athletes. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist answers your questions on preventing injuries.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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People in Fredericton, NB, take part in a healing walk to draw attention to National Truth and Reconciliation Day. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert Niki Jabbour answers your questions.

People in Fredericton, NB take part in a healing walk on Bill Thorpe Bridge to honour National Truth and Reconciliation Day. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert Niki Jabbour answers all your questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 58 seconds
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The CBC's Tom Ayers brings us up-to-date on a story he brought us last week about the fire chief in CBRM quitting. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham Mackenzie answers your questions about supplements and medications.

CBC reporter in Sydney, Cape Breton, Tom Ayers, brings us an update since the news broke last week that the Indigenous fire chief in CBRM was quitting over a controversy regarding an email chain on Canada Day. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers your questions about supplements and medications
1/1/153 minutes, 5 seconds
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Danielle Dion witnessed a rare sight in the Bay of Fundy over the weekend: A group of critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whales. We hear about honey crisp apples in NB. And on the phone-in: Bob Osborne answers your questions on apples.

Danielle Dion, who's a senior naturalist with a private whale watching company, based out of St Andrews, NB, called Quoddy Link Marine, tells us about seeing a group of critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whales in waters in the Bay of Fundy over the weekend. We hear about Super Honey Crisp Weekend in NB. And on the phone-in: Bob Osborne answers questions on apples and apple trees.
1/1/153 minutes, 29 seconds
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Joanne Gibson from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 in Fredericton tells us about some vandalism in the veteran's section of Forest Hill Cemetery. And on the phone-in: Renovation questions with Dan Monk

Twice over the last few weeks, vandals have damaged gravestones in the veteran's section of Forest Hill Cemetery in Fredericton. We speak with Joanne Gibson from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 who says legion members are very upset. And Dan Monk from Monk Renovations answers your questions about home repairs and renos
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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A veteran in Amherst, NS, tells us about his efforts to have a memorial set up in his town for vets of the war in Afghanistan. We hear from fruit tree growers on PEI. And on the phone-in: Dr Joanne Langley answers questions about Covid-19 and vaccines.

Jason McKay who's a military veteran in Amherst, NS, explains his efforts to have a memorial installed in his town for veterans of the war in Afghanistan. Fruit tree growers on PEI discuss compensation and help after Fiona. And on the phone-in: Dr. Joanne Langley answers questions about the latest strain of Covid-19 that's circulating and the latest vaccine.
1/1/153 minutes, 19 seconds
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CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin explains the track of tropical storm Philippe. We talk with a resident in Mount Uniake, NS, about some blasts from a quarry on Wednesday. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting & staining.

Tropical Storm Philippe will affect the weather in the Maritimes over the Thanksgiving weekend. We get the details from CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin. Stephen Marsh from Mount Uniake, NS, explains how he heard and saw three blasts from a quarry in his area on Wednesday. Residents are concerned. And on the phone-in: Jim White answers questions on painting & staining
1/1/154 minutes, 4 seconds
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Alex Khasnabish, a professor at MSVU, explains the complex nature of the attack by Hamas over the weekend on Israel. We hear an update from Fredericton on vandalism at a cemetery. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft.

Alex Khasnabish, who's a professor of Anthropology at Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, explains the complex issues surrounding the attack over the weekend by Hamas militants in Gaza on Israel. We hear an update about vandalism in the veteran's section of Forest Hill Cemetery in Fredericton. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 58 seconds
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A fire chief in Cumberland County, NS, tells us about a long wait for an ambulance on a medical call recently. And we hear a response from the Department of Health. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover answers your questions about appliances.

Charles Lewis is the fire chief at the FPW Fire Brigade in Fox River, Port Greville and Wards Brook, NS. He tells us about a recent medical call where the ambulance took so long, the family gave up and went to the ER in Truro. We hear a response from Jeff Fraser with the EHS Branch for the NS Department of Health and Wellness. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair.
1/1/153 minutes, 16 seconds
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Chris Harvey-Clark, a veterinarian at Dalhousie University, comments on a new research paper about sharks. Bob Bancroft answers questions about deer on Big Tancook Island. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour has gardening advice.

Chris Harvey-Clark who's a veterinarian at Dalhousie University discusses the reasons why there are more Great White Sharks in our waters. He also comments on a new research paper by the Department of Information Science at Dal on sharks. Bob Bancroft answers questions about white tailed deer on Big Tancook Island. And Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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We speak with two people from 12 Neighbours in Fredericton - a tiny home community - to hear their thoughts on a similar project coming to Lower Sackville, NS. We hear your feedback on ambulances. And on the phone-in: Waterfront improvements.

Marcel Lebrun and Randy Burtch in NB share their insights after NS announces a tiny home community pilot project in Lower Sackville. Marcel is the founder of 12 Neighbours - a tiny home community in Fredericton, NB. We hear your feedback on ambulance delays. And on the phone-in: Amanda and Adam Langley from Superyacht East Coast discuss the importance of waterfront improvements.
1/1/153 minutes, 18 seconds
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Chris Harvey-Clark, a veterinarian at Dalhousie University, comments on a new research paper about sharks. Bob Bancroft answers questions about deer on Big Tancook Island. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour has gardening advice

Chris Harvey-Clark who's a veterinarian at Dalhousie University discusses the reasons why there are more Great White Sharks in our waters. He also comments on a new research paper by the Department of Information Science at Dal on sharks. Bob Bancroft answers questions about white tailed deer on Big Tancook Island. And Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 45 seconds
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A woman in Lunenburg, NS, tells us about her special cat that died recently. We hear from people at two different rallies on PEI over the weekend concerning Israel and Gaza. And on the phone-in: Urban planner, Tristan Cleveland, talks about parks.

Lucy Newton who works at the Purcell Family Art Gallery in Lunenburg, NS, tells us about Little Miss Mini the Calico Kitty. The cat died a few weeks ago and is sorely missed because she touched so many peoples' lives. We hear from people at two different vigils on PEI over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Urban planner Tristan Cleveland, answers your questions about public spaces.
1/1/153 minutes, 8 seconds
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A promise to donate 10 million dollars to save the former Église Sainte-Marie in NS has apparently been rescinded. We hear about an energy deal between NS, NB and the federal government, And on the phone-in: The Chignecto Isthmus.

Pierre Comeau, president of Société Édifice Sainte-Marie de la Pointe, explains the disappointment after an anonymous donor in Ontario first promised 10 million dollars to save the former Église Sainte-Marie in NS but now won't return phone calls or emails. We hear about an energy deal reached last night between the federal government and NS & NB. And on the phone-in: Who should pay to make repairs to the dyke system on the Chignecto Isthmus?
1/1/152 minutes, 55 seconds
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The CBC's Preston Mulligan reports on a woman in NS experiencing difficulty after her home was flooded in July. We hear some views about changes coming at Irving Oil. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc talks about birding.

CBC reporter Preston Mulligan reports on the difficulty Amanda Cresswell is experiencing after her home in Chester Grant, NS, was flooded and hit by lightning in July. We hear some views about the future of Irving Oil in NB. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc answers your questions about birding in the Maritimes.
1/1/153 minutes, 11 seconds
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CBRM Councillor Darren Bruckschwaiger explains how Dominion Beach in Cape Breton was badly damaged by a wind & rain storm over the weekend. We hear about an eco-forestry project. And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold on composting.

Over the weekend, Dominion Beach was battered by heavy rain and wind, causing the most damage locals have seen after a storm. CBRM Councillor Darren Bruckschwaiger talks about the need to come up with a plan to protect nearby buildings. We hear about an eco-forestry project by a group of researchers at Dalhousie University. And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold answers your questions about composting.
1/1/153 minutes, 4 seconds
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Maritime Noon explores the topic of living off the energy grid. The show begins with a conversation with Chris White and Jeff Myles about batteries. Then Keith Robertson and Drew Gilbert answer your questions

Chris White in Chester Basin, NS, tells us about the difficulty he's having getting an off-grid solar permit. Jeff Myles explains some of the challenges people are having with legislation surrounding batteries. And on the phone-in: Keith Roberton from Solterre Design and Drew Gilbert, an educator from Fredericton, answer your questions about living off grid.
1/1/153 minutes, 2 seconds
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We hear about a citizen science project by the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in St Andrews, NB. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers your automotive repair questions.

Clair Goodwin with the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in St Andrews, NB, tells us about a citizen science project. They want people to send photos of sea life in the Bay of Fundy. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers your questions about automotive repair.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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Best-selling author, Louise Penny, and playwright, Laura Teasdale, tells us about a new play called "Murder by the Book" that's free to libraries. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Best-selling author, Louise Penny, has collaborated with playwright, Laura Teasdale, to create a free script to libraries for a play called "Murder by the Book". The play can be performed to raise money for libraries for special projects. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers your pet-care questions.
1/1/153 minutes, 10 seconds
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A restaurant worker tells us about a protest in Halifax, objecting to restaurants taking a portion of servers' tips. We hear an update on Remembrance Day in Halifax. And on the phone-in: Ramona Pringle on social media and the news.

Pers Turner, a long-time restaurant worker, tells us about a protest in Halifax where people are objecting to restaurants taking a portion of servers' tips. Craig Hood with The Royal Canadian Legion Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command, explains why this year's Remembrance Day service will move from the Grand Parade in Halifax to Sullivan's Pond in Dartmouth. And on the phone-in: Ramona Pringle talks about social media and the news
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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We speak with Stéphane Robichaud, CEO of the New Brunswick Health Council, about the rising number of young people in NB with anxiety or depression. And on the phone-in: Terry O'Reilly talks about ads that we love and love to hate.

Stéphane Robichaud, the CEO of the New Brunswick Health Council, explains the latest research that shows students in grades 6 to 12 have increasing rates of anxiety and depression. And on the phone-in: Host of CBC Radio's "Under the Influence", Terry O'Reilly, talks about ads that work and ones that flop.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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Chris Benjamin, a Senior Energy Coordinator, specializing in efficiency with the Ecology Action Centre, discusses the suspension of the carbon tax for 3 years on home heating oil. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening.

The federal government has announced changes to the roll-out of the carbon tax. We speak with Chris Benjamin, a Senior Energy Coordinator, specializing in efficiency with the Ecology Action Centre in Halifax. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers your gardening questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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Dr Lucas Roscoe with Natural Resources Canada explains a project he's leading in SouthWest Nova Scotia to release Laricobius beetles from BC to gobble up HWA. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre answers your questions about EVs.

The Hemlock Wooly Adelgid is killing hemlock trees in Mainland NS. The invasive pest has no predators here. Until now! Dr Lucas Roscoe with Natural Resources Canada explains how they're releasing Laricobius beetles from BC into trees infected with HWA because the beetles feed on HWA. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre answers questions on EVs.
1/1/152 minutes, 33 seconds
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The CBC's Nancy Russell reports on the latest research into erosion caused on PEI after post tropical storm Fiona last year. Nova Scotia MLA, Tony Ince, recalls a time he was homeless. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay

Scientists at UPEI's School of Climate Change and Adaptation explain how their research shows just how much land was eroded after post tropical storm Fiona in 2022. Nova Scotia Liberal MLA, Tony Ince, discusses homelessness at the legislature and recounts a challenging time in his own life. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay.
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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We speak with feminist activist, Linda MacDonald, about two murders of women in NS this week. The CBC's Nancy Russell reports on coastline erosion on PEI. And on the phone-in: The struggle to find daycare.

Linda MacDonald is a feminist activist with the group Persons Against Non-State Torture. She speaks with us about her concerns following the murders of two women in NS this week. The CBC's Nancy Russell files part 2 in her reports about coastal erosion on PEI. And on the phone-in: The struggle to find daycare.
1/1/152 minutes, 38 seconds
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Murray Crouse, the president of the Lunenburg County Christmas Tree Producers Association.in NS, explains what a challenging growing season it has been. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker answers questions on heat pumps.

We reach Murray Crouse on his cellphone as he's cutting Christmas trees. Murray is the president of the Lunenburg County Christmas Tree Producers Association in NS. He explains why it has been such a challenging growing season. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker from Efficiency NS answers questions on heat pumps.
1/1/153 minutes, 8 seconds
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We hear some tape from the final appearance at the legislature by outgoing chief medical officer of health, Dr Jennifer Russell in New Brunswick. And on the phone-in: Jim White answers questions about painting and staining.

Green MLA Megan MItton, asks questions to the outgoing chief medical officer of health, Dr Jennifer Russell, in the New Brunswick legislature. Mitton tried to get answers on how the PC government made decisions during the Covid-19 pandemic. And on the phone-in: Jim White answers questions on painting and staining
1/1/153 minutes, 11 seconds
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Steven Ramsay who lives in Belnan, NS, got woken up by a mouse ringing his doorbell twice last night. It's on video. A woman in St Stephen, NB, organizes funding to house a senior. And on the phone-in: Dr Vett Lloyd on ticks.

Steven Ramsay in Belnan, NS, was looking forward to catching up on his sleep over the weekend. But last night at 1:30am, a mouse rang his doorbell twice! It was caught on video. Holly Johnson in St Stephen, NB, tells us about a fundraising effort to house a senior citizen who was living in an alley. And on the phone-in: Dr. Vett Lloyd from Mount Allison University answers your questions about ticks.
1/1/153 minutes, 10 seconds
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Two representatives of the business community in Digby, NS and Saint John, NB, speak about the impact of possibly losing the ferry that crosses the Bay of Fundy. And on the phone-in: Chef Craig Flinn talks about his new cookbook and answers questions.

Kevin Ellis in Digby, NS and Andrew Beckett in Saint John, NB, speak about the impact of the possible loss of the ferry route between the two locations. Transport Canada may possibly move the ferry next year. And on the phone-in: Chef Craig Flinn discusses his new cookbook and answers questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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Dr Michael Gardam, the outgoing CEO of Health PEI, shares his thoughts on the wider reforms that need to happen in our healthcare system. And on the phone-in: Ryan Lutes and Stacey Rudderham discuss violence in schools

This week, Canadian premiers agreed to stop poaching each other's healthcare professionals during this staffing crunch. But Dr. Michael Gardam the CEO of Health PEI says the healthcare system needs deeper reforms, particularly in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: Ryan Lutes from the NSTU and Stacey Rudderham from NS Parents for Public Education, discuss violence in schools.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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We hear about the danger that was faced by Nursing Sister Kathleen MacLeod from Kinross, PEI, as she worked at casualty clearing stations during WWII. And on the phone-in: Who are you remembering this Remembrance Day?

Nursing Sister Kathleen MacLeod was from Kinross, PEI, and she faced grave danger working in casualty clearing stations during the Second World War. Katherine Dewar tells her story. And on the phone-in: Who are you remembering this Remembrance Day? Our guests are Retired Lieutenant Colonel Gary Melville in NS and Retired Captain David Hughes in NB.
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Chris Daken, the father of 16 year-old Lexi Daken - who died by suicide in 2021 - comments after this week's coroner's inquest in Fredericton, looking into his daughter's death. And on the phone-in: How can we best preserve farmland?

This week, people in Fredericton attended the coroner's inquest into the death of 16 year-old Lexi Daken. She died by suicide in 2021. Her father, Chris Daken, comments on the inquest's results and the changes that have happened since his daughter's death. And on the phone-in: How can we best preserve farmland in the Maritimes? Our guests are Jamie Baxter in NS and Keisha Rose Topic on PEI.
1/1/152 minutes, 52 seconds
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Lauren Martin and Mayor Bonnie Morse on Grand Manan Island in NB discuss the new health and wellness centre located in the old Scotiabank location. And on the phone-in: Psychiatrist Dr Jackie Kinley discusses forgiveness.

Last year, the Scotiabank branch on Grand Manan Island in NB closed. Now in that same building, a new health and wellness centre has opened. We speak with co-founder, Lauren Martin and Mayor Bonnie Morse about what the centre will do for people on the island. And on the phone-in: Psychiatrist Dr. Jackie Kinley answers questions on the power of forgiveness.
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A popular campground on PEI is forced to close due to lingering damage from post tropical storm Fiona more than a year ago. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair technician Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

Matthew Wedge who's the owner of Crystal Beach Campground not far from Kensington, PEI, explains why the campground is closing permanently. The business was badly damaged following post tropical storm Fiona. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair expert Aaron Publicover takes your questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 33 seconds
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Veterinarian Dr Trevor Lawson discusses an outbreak in NS of equine herpes. We hear about an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella in people in Canada, including here the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: Menopause.

Equestrian events across Nova Scotia have been cancelled due to an outbreak of equine herpes. We speak with veterinarian Dr Trevor Lawson. Dr Sandeep Tamber answers questions about an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella in Canada, including here in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: We answer your questions on menopause.
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We hear about some of the controversies surrounding the Outreach Centre in Charlottetown. A woman in Cape Breton plans to spend the winter in an RV. And on the phone-in: Michael Haynes and James Donald discuss hiking in the region.

The CBC's Kerry Campbell, the legislature reporter on PEI, outlines some of the controversies surrounding the Outreach Centre in Charlottetown, especially when it comes to drug use. A woman in Glace Bay, Cape Breton, plans to spend the winter in an RV. And on the phone-in: Michael Haynes and James Donald answer your questions about hiking in the Maritimes.
1/1/153 minutes, 13 seconds
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Preserving the legacy of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, Menopause talkback, The Fredericton "Utility Pole" and on the phone in: call our gardening expert, Niki Jabbour.

Preserving the legacy of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, Menopause talkback, The Fredericton "Utility Pole" and on the phone in: call our gardening expert, Niki Jabbour.
1/1/153 minutes, 7 seconds
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A respiratory therapist on PEI wants people in the Mermaid area to take part in a radon monitoring program. We hear about a hair salon in Moncton, NB that caters to women who wear a hijab. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie.

Wade Norquay of Mermaid, PEI, encourages people in his area to take part in a radon gas monitoring program. We hear about a new hair salon in Moncton, NB, that caters to women who wear a hijab. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers questions about medications, gut health and probiotics.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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Anti-poverty advocates are releasing a report on the financial and political feasibility of a guaranteed basic income in Prince Edward Island. And on the phone-in, Collette Robicheau shares advice on decluttering.

A new report called A Proposal For A Guaranteed Basic Income Benefit In Prince Edward Island will be released publicly tomorrow. Trish Altass, with the PEI Working Group for a Livable Income makes the case for a fully-funded 5 to 7 year basic income program and explains why PEI is the ideal demonstration site for a national program. And on the phone-in, Collette Robicheau helps you get organized and get rid of your clutter!
1/1/152 minutes, 57 seconds
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin provides highlights from the TSB's final report into the sinking of a crab fishing vessel in 2021. We hear from a woman who escaped homelessness in Saint John. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board issues its final report into the sinking of a crab vessel off Cape Breton in April 2021. The CBC's Brett Ruskin provides the details. The CBC's Julia Wright speaks with Tanzie Jamieson who is now living at Rose House in Saint John. She escaped homelessness. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions
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Dawn Richards runs Bridge Street Children's Academy in Sackville, NB. She's upset about losing more than $2,000 when Maritime Fuels went bankrupt. And on the phone-in: Gerry Post and Haley Flaro discuss accessibility issues.

Maritime Fuels went bankrupt last week and many customers will likely lose thousands of dollars that they pre-paid for heating oil. One of those is Dawn Richards who runs Bridge Street Children's Academy in Sackville, NB. She will likely lose more than $2,000. And on the phone-in: What are the accessibility issues in your community? Our guests are Gerry Post and Haley Flaro,
1/1/152 minutes, 55 seconds
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On the one-year anniversary since her son's death, Mary MacDonald speaks about Luke Landry. He died outside the public washrooms at Moncton City Hall in 2022. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert Doug Bethune

It has been one year since 35 year-old Luke Landry died outside the public washrooms at Moncton City Hall. His mother, Mary MacDonald, speaks with the CBC's Alexandre Silberman and shares her thoughts on his tragic passing. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your questions.
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Joanne Cook who lives in Halifax explains her sense of devastation after discovering that her family cottage on PEI was burned to the ground as part of a string of arson attacks. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions on wills.

Joanne Cook had a family cottage on PEI for 40 years. It was a modest cottage near Stanhope but it contained many family photos and was the site of treasured memories. Over the weekend, it was destroyed by what the police believe was an arson attack. It was part of a series of arson attacks on PEI's North Shore. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions on wills and estate planning.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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Theresa Character from North Street Chapel in Middleton, NS, explains how a thief stole the oil from the church's tank over the weekend, causing financial hardship. And on the phone-in: How do ATVs mix with walking trails?

Over the weekend, missionary Theresa Character went to the North Street Chapel in Middleton, NS, to put up Christmas decorations and she discovered someone had siphoned the oil from the church's tank. And on the phone-in: How do ATVs mix with walking trails? Our guests are Bryson Guptill on PEI and Barry Barnet in NS.
1/1/153 minutes, 6 seconds
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Heather Donahue with the St Stephen Business Improvement Area talks about new security cameras in St Stephen, NB. We hear your feedback on ATVs and walking trails. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.

After months of public discussions about crime in St Stephen, NB, 15 new security cameras have been installed in the town's downtown area. The CBC's Rachel Cave speaks with Heather Donahue who's with the Downtown St Stephen Business Improvement Area. We hear your feedback on ATV's and walking trails. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist answers your questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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Joanne Raye in St Stephen, NB, is worried about people who are living in a wooden gazebo. A resident in Halifax says pickleball courts are causing too much noise. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay addresses dog behaviours.

Longtime St Stephen, NB, resident and retired teacher, Joanne Raye, expresses her concerns about a small group of people who are living in a wooden gazebo in the town. She can't get any information about an out-of-the-cold shelter. A resident in Halifax says pickleball courts are too noisy. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert, Silvia Jay, answers your questions
1/1/152 minutes, 52 seconds
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As we welcome in the month of December, we visit the Red-Robin Christmas Tree lot in Keswick Ridge, NB. We hear about renovations to the Lake Banook Canoe Club. And on the phone-in: Tony Walker from Dal on single-use plastics.

The CBC's Prapti Bamaniya visits Red-Robin Christmas Trees in Keswick Ridge, NB, which is a you-pick-and-cut operation. We hear about renovations to the Lake Banook Canoe Club in Dartmouth, NS. And on the phone-in: Tony Walker from Dalhousie University discusses single-use plastics.
1/1/153 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tiffany Gallivan with the Downtown Miramichi Business Network explains why her group is part of a court injunction to stop a shelter from opening on Jane St. We hear about ice fishing tents in Halifax. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.

Tiffany Gallivan who's a director of the Downtown Miramichi Business Network discusses why her group is part of a court injunction to stop a homeless shelter from opening on Jane Street in Newcastle. She says the proximity to local businesses is problematic. We hear about ice fishing tents in the Grand Parade in Halifax. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker talks about heat pumps.
1/1/152 minutes, 42 seconds
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The mayor of the Municipal District of St Stephen, explains why council has declared a local state of emergency over homelessness. The City of Moncton reverses a decision about the menorah and a nativity scene. And on the phone-in: Holiday reading.

Allan MacEachern, the mayor of the Municipal District of St Stephen, NB, discusses council's decision last night to declare a local state of emergency over homelessness. We hear from the mayor of the City of Moncton, Dawn Arnold, about councillors changing their minds about displaying a menorah and a nativity scene outside city hall. And on the phone-in: Erin Morice and Meghan Skerry discuss good books to read over the holidays or give as gifts.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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We hear responses to the St. Stephen housing crisis. A new report addresses protecting the PEI coastline. And on the phone-in, national pharmacare.

NB Social Development Minister Jill Green takes reporter's questions on the St. Stephen homelessness crisis. A new report recommends measures to protect the PEI coastline. And on the phone-in, we discuss a national pharmacare program.
1/1/153 minutes, 16 seconds
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The NB SPCA are seeing more abandoned pets. A controversial PEI waterfront development is back on the table. And on the phone-in, loneliness.

The SPCA in New Brunswick say they are seeing more abandoned pets due to financial pressures and the housing crisis. A controversial PEI waterfront development is back on the table. And on the phone-in, CBC's mental health columnist Mark Henick joins us to tackle loneliness.
1/1/153 minutes, 14 seconds
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A new paint cuts ship's carbon emissions. The man who died in a St. Stephen park is remembered. And on the phone-in Niki Jabbour talks plants

A new high-tech paint will reduce a Halifax ferry's carbon emissions. The man who died in a St. Stephen park is remembered by his mother. And on the phone-in, our gardening expert Niki Jabbour.
1/1/153 minutes, 6 seconds
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The mayor of St Stephen, NB, provides an update about a new temporary drop-in centre for the homeless. We hear about an 81 year-old who's still playing hockey. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting & staining.

Allan MacEachern, the mayor of the Municipal District of St Stephen, NB. explains how a new temporary drop-in centre will work in the town. A permanent solution still needs to be found. We hear about 81 year-old Gerard Smith - or "Smitty" - on PEI who's still playing hockey as a goalie in a lunch-time league. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice on painting & staining.
1/1/152 minutes, 48 seconds
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We speak to Adam Lordon, Mayor of Miramichi, about a last-minute compromise avoiding a court case against a proposed out-of-the-cold-shelter.

Members of the business community in Miramichi, New Brunswick, are withdrawing their legal action against an out-of-the-cold shelter in Miramichi. Adam Lordon is the mayor of Miramichi and he tells us about the last minute compromise. And on the phone-in, we discuss succession planning and how to do it well.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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Martin Mallet of the MFU explains why dredging in the channel at Tabousintac, NB and in Pointe Sapin is essential. We hear about plans for Pituamkek National Park reserve on PEI. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc on birding

Last week, fishermen in Northern New Brunswick were told by DFO there would be no dredging this year in the channel at Tabousintac and in Pointe Sapin. Martin Mallet of the MFU explains why dredging is essential. Chief Dorene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation discusses a proposed national park reserve on PEI called Pituamkek. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc talks about birding.
1/1/153 minutes, 7 seconds
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Dr. Ben Davis who's the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University speaks about the federal government's new dental plan. And on the phone-in: Natasha Chestnut and Steve Murphy answer questions on restaurants.

Dr. Ben Davis, the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University, comments on the federal government's new dental plan for people who currently can't afford dental care. And on the phone-in, we speak with Natasha Chestnut and Steven Murphy about restaurants.
1/1/152 minutes, 44 seconds
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Demand is way up at Glace Bay Food Bank, Talkback about eating out and on the phone in: Thrifting

Demand is way up at Glace Bay Food Bank, Talkback about eating out and on the phone in: Thrifting
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Today, we broadcast live from Alderney Gate in Dartmouth to shine a light on the work that's happening across the region to raise awareness and donations for food banks. Our musical guests are Soundtrax and Jazz Voices.

Today is a special program, broadcasting live from Alderney Gate in Dartmouth. The show is a mix of music and information about the growing demand on food banks in the Maritimes. Our musical guests are two choirs with Halifax Regional Arts -- which is part of the Halifax Regional Centre for Education. The choirs are Soundtrax and Jazz Voices. Our CBC correspondents are Mitch Cormier on PEI, Brittany Wentzell in Cape Breton and Jonna Brewer in NB.
1/1/154 minutes, 9 seconds
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A woman in Dartmouth who's originally from Nigeria is now making a splash in the Maritime fashion scene. We hear about a Maw'iomi at Lennox Island First Nation on PEI over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Doug Behune on cars.

Funmi Odeniyi who came to Nova Scotia in 2016 from Nigeria is now making an impact in the fashion scene with her Afro-centric designs and handmade custom clothing. The chief of Lennox Island First Nation on PEI, Darlene Bernard, talks about a Christmas Maw'iomi that was held over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers questions about automotive repair.
1/1/152 minutes, 33 seconds
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Drew Smith who's from Sussex, NB, is in Busselton, Australia and he is about to sail to his "antipode" which is the opposite side of the Earth from where he was born. And on the phone-in: Alice Burdick discusses "The East Coast Christmas Cookbook ''.

Drew Smith was born in Sussex, NB, and has now decided to sail to his "antipode" which is the opposite side of the planet from his birthplace. He's currently on board a sailboat in Busselton, Australia. And on the phone-in: Alice Burdick from Mahone Bay, NS, discusses her new book, The East Coast Christmas Cookbook.
1/1/152 minutes, 52 seconds
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Brian Banks, the Chair of the Village Commission in Greenwood, NS, discusses the announcement about new drones to be stationed at CFB Greenwood. We hear about power outages in NB. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dogs.

The federal government has just announced about 2.5 billion dollars in funding for 11 remotely piloted drones. 8 of them will be stationed at CFB Greenwood in NS. Brian Banks, the Chair of the Village Commission in Greenwood discusses the effects of this announcement. We hear about clean-up efforts in NB after Monday's wind storm. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviours.
1/1/152 minutes, 54 seconds
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We speak with the Mayor of Kentville, NS, who's an honorary colonel at CFB Greenwood, to discuss the ripple effects of the new drone program. It'll be a Green Christmas in NB. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair

Sandra Snow is the Mayor of Kentville, NS. She also worked on CFB Greenwood for 20 years and is now an honorary colonel. She discusses why she thinks the new drone program is needed and its economic ripple effects in the region. It's going to be a Green Christmas in NB. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair.
1/1/152 minutes, 25 seconds
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Maritime Noon celebrates the annual Holiday Greetings on the Air. Our listeners share their best wishes to friends and family, far and wide.

Listeners call from all over the region to pass along their Holiday Greetings on the Air. They share their best wishes for the holiday season and 2024
1/1/152 minutes, 36 seconds
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We hear from people in the Annapolis Valley of NS about the closure of the Oaklawn Farm Zoo in Aylesford. A young woman in NB thrives as a curler with her prosthetic arm. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions.

People in the Annapolis Valley of NS are disappointed to hear that the Oaklawn Farm Zoo in Aylesford is closing. People have been going for decades. A young woman at UNB discusses her passion for curling and how her prosthetic arm is working for her. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 48 seconds
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Meteorologist Tina Simpkin reports. HRM Mayor Mike Savage discusses the cancellation of the New Year's Day Levee. Michael DeAdder is on the list to be a Member of the Order of Canada. And on the phone-in: Kickstarting a writing project.

Our meteorologist Tina Simpkin describes which areas of the Maritimes are about to be hit by freezing rain. Mayor Mike Savage in HRM discusses his decision to cancel the New Year's Day Levee and instead donate $8,500 to help the homeless. Editorial cartoonist, Michael DeAdder, is on the list to become a Member of the Order of Canada. And on the phone-in: Writers Jane Doucet and Phil Moscovitch give advice to help aspiring writers.
1/1/154 minutes, 3 seconds
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Saunders' Tartans and Gifts in New Minas, NS, is closing after 68 years in business. We hear from a female hockey referee on PEI. And on the phone-in: Comedians James Mullinger and Tracey & Martina discuss 2023 and the New Year.

Don Saunders from Saunders' Tartans and Gifts in New Minas, NS, talks about the 58 years he has worked in the family business. It's closing after nearly 70 years. Ellen Dixon speaks with the CBC's Nancy Russell about being a female hockey referee. And on the phone-in: Comedians James Mullinger in Saint John and Tracey & Martina in Cape Breton discuss 2023 and the New Year.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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Bryan Wilson lives in West Saint John. He comments on the licence being revoked against the AIM scrap yard where there was a huge fire last year. And on the phone-in: Body image pressures. And finally, we hear about new curling rocks in Crapaud, PEI

Last September, there was a huge fire at the AIM scrap yard in Saint John, NB. Last Friday, the New Brunswick government revoked its licence. We speak with concerned citizen, Bryan Wilson, who lives in West Saint John. On the phone-in, our guests discuss body image pressures. And at the end of the show, we hear about new curling rocks in Crapaud, PEI.
1/1/153 minutes, 8 seconds
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John Buchanan from the Saint John Community Food Basket discusses the emergency kits for the homeless. We hear your feedback on the AIM scrap yard. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.

There's a new program in Saint John, NB, with the Saint John Community Food Basket. They are giving out emergency kits to people living rough. We hear your feedback on the AIM scrap yard. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions and hears your stories about animals and birds in the Maritimes.
1/1/152 minutes, 36 seconds
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Halifax lawyer, Vince Calderhead, speaks about his efforts to get higher social assistance payments for a client who died last month. We hear about "fatbergs" in Cape Breton. And on the phone-in: Sleep challenges for babies and kids

Vince Calderhead is a human rights lawyer based in Halifax, He went before the NS Assistance Appeal Board to argue that his former client who died last month should have been receiving higher social assistance payments. Stevie Lewis tells us about finding "fatbergs" on the shore of Big Glace Bay Beach. And on the phone-in: Sleep consultant Ashley Cooley answers questions about helping babies and children get better sleep
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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A new study shows 1/3 of N.S. food dollars are spent locally. We hear about Tagalog lessons in PEI. And on the phone-in, Barry Walker on heat pumps.

We get a reaction from farmer Patricia Bishop to a new report that claims one-third of N.S. food dollars are spent locally. We hear from organizers of Tagalog language classes on PEI organized by the Filipino community. And on the phone-in, Barry Walker takes your questions on heat pumps.
1/1/152 minutes, 45 seconds
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We learn more about New Brunswick's homelessness situation and on the phone in electric vehicles and lithium ion batteries

We learn more about New Brunswick's homelessness situation after a 44-year-old man died following a fire at an encampment in Saint John. We hear about a low cost hockey program in Souris, PEI. And on the phone-in, Nathaniel Pearre takes your questions on electric vehicles and lithium ion batteries.
1/1/152 minutes, 53 seconds
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We get an update on human trafficking, and hear about the man who died in a tent fire in St. John, NB. And on the phone-in, better goal setting.

We hear from Cpl. David Lane with the RCMP's human trafficking unit in NS, and from the mother of a man who died in a tent fire in St. John, NB. And on the phone-in, psychiatrist Dr. Jackie Kinley on better goal setting.
1/1/152 minutes, 48 seconds
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A storm update, a vigil for the death of a homeless man, and why fish plants must euthanize egg-bearing lobsters. And on the phone-in, CEO pay.

Tina Simpkin gives a live storm update, we hear from a vigil for Evan MacArthur in St. John, and why fish plants have to euthanize egg-bearing lobsters. And on the phone-in CEO pay - is it too high?
1/1/154 minutes, 11 seconds
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We hear the details about a Chase the Ace charity fundraiser in Northern NB. You share your feedback on the salaries for CEOs. And on the phone-in: What are your thoughts on efforts to reduce smoking and vaping?

René Beaudet in Beresford, NB, talks with us about the excitement in northern NB now that the local Chase the Ace fundraiser has reached 7.3 million dollars. We hear your feedback on the salaries of CEOs. And on the phone-in: Rob Cunningham from the Canadian Cancer Society talks about smoking and vaping and efforts to reduce it.
1/1/152 minutes, 54 seconds
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CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides an update about tomorrow's storm. We speak with Nick Jennery at Feed NS about the amount of burnout due to increasing demands. And on the phone-in: Dr Miriam Diamond talks about PFAS.

The Maritimes will be hit with another storm over the weekend and CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides all the details about the looming storm. The executive director of Feed Nova Scotia, Nick Jennery, discusses the amount of burnout at food banks due to increasing demands. And on the phone-in: Dr. Miriam Diamond from the University of Toronto answers questions about PFAS or forever chemicals.
1/1/154 minutes, 14 seconds
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The principal and a grade 9 student at Sussex Regional High School in NB tell us about participating in an "Earth sandwich". We hear about some mystery bones on PEI. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

We speak with the principal at Sussex Regional High School in NB and a grade 9 student. The school has been following the adventures of Drew Smith who's sailing to his antipode off the coast of Australia. (that is the other side of the world where a person was born) We hear about mystery bones on the beach in Souris, PEI. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair.
1/1/152 minutes, 42 seconds
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CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides the details about the messy mix of weather that's on the way today. We hear about increasing demand at a community fridge in downtown Dartmouth. And on the phone-in: What are your thoughts on pursuing your dreams?

The Maritimes is being hit with a messy mix of snow, freezing rain, rain and ice pellets today. CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides the details. We hear about the increasing demand at a community fridge in downtown Dartmouth. And on the phone-in: Keegan Matheson and Alex Mackenzie discuss chasing their dreams.
1/1/154 minutes, 31 seconds
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The mayor of St Stephen, NB, Allan MacEachern, speaks about a plan by the province to put trailers for the homeless on a property in the town. And on the phone-in: What needs to change in the way we're providing help to the homeless?

Allan MacEachern, the mayor of the Municipal District of St Stephen, NB, speaks about a plan by the province to put trailers for the homeless on a property near the town centre. But local resident, Andrea McCaffrey, is opposed. And on the phone-in: How can we improve the way we provide assistance to the homeless? Our guests are Linda Wilson with Shelter NS and Warren Maddox with Fredericton Homeless Shelters. We're also joined by Norma Dingwell from Montague, PEI.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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We hear about a person being charged under the NS Forests Act in connection with the wildfire in Shelburne County last year.. We hear about concerns in advance of the new medical school on PEI in 2025. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

Orlando Fraser with the NS Department of Natural Resources and Renewables speaks about charges being laid against a young man in connection with the wildfire in Shelburne County last summer. And we also hear from a volunteer firefighter. We hear the details of concerns about the new medical school on PEI, coming in 2025. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay provides advice on dog behaviour
1/1/153 minutes, 2 seconds
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After a meeting in St Stephen, NB, last night about trailers for the homeless, the current location is on hold. We hear about a covered bridge in Butternut Valley, NB. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice on painting & staining.

Members of a group called "Concerned Neighbours of Happy Valley Lane" say a plan to put trailers for the homeless on a site near their properties in St Stephen, NB, has been put on hold. We hear about the rebuilding of a covered bridge in Butternut Valley, NB. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice for painting & staining.
1/1/153 minutes, 6 seconds
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We hear about the Humanity Project's Farm in LIttle River, NB, which helps people who were experiencing homelessness. There's a lack of family doctors on PEI. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle explains wills & estate planning.

The CBC's Alexandre Silberman tells us about the Humanity Project's Farm in Little River, NB, which helps people who were experiencing homelessness. We hear about the lack of family doctors on PEI. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions on wills and estate planning.
1/1/153 minutes, 20 seconds
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Derrick Bona of Eastern Passage shares his progress after almost one year of his new healthy lifestyle. We hear an update on the Outreach Centre in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Writing your own obituary.

One year ago, Derrick Bona of Eastern Passage was more than 600 lbs. He launched a new, healthy lifestyle and so far he has lost almost 200 lbs. Bob drops by to go for a walk with him to discuss his progress. We hear the details about changes coming to the location of the Outreach Centre in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Jane Doucet and Caroline McQuillan discuss the idea of writing your own obituary.
1/1/153 minutes, 16 seconds
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We hear from the winners of 8.2 million dollars in the Chase the Ace fundraiser in Northern NB. But the winner of a big Lotto 6-49 jackpot last year has not come forward. We hear your feedback on writing your own obit. And on the phone-in: Place names.

A couple from Beresford, NB, will share an 8.2 million dollar prize with their son and his girlfriend after winning the Chase the Ace fundraiser in Northern NB. But a 64 million dollar jackpot from Lotto 6-49 last year has not come forward. We hear your feedback on writing your own obit. And on the phone-in: Lauren Beck discusses how places get their names.
1/1/152 minutes, 38 seconds
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Some health transfers from Summerside, PEI to Charlottetown are happening in fire department vehicles and not ambulances. We hear your feedback on place names. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Julia Cornish answers questions about divorce.

When people are transferred from the Summerside area to the hospital in Charlottetown, some patients are being moved in a fire department vehicle and not an ambulance. We hear from the mayor of Summerside, Dan Kutcher, and the fire chief, Ron Enman. We hear your feedback on place names. And on the phone-in: Family lawyer Julia Cornish answers questions on divorce.
1/1/152 minutes, 45 seconds
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We hear about the fire that destroyed three boats at a wharf in Yarmouth Co. And on the phone-in, Doug Bethune takes automotive questions.

We hear from the harbour manager and the mayor about the fire that destroyed three boats last night at Chegoggin Point Wharf in Yarmouth Co. And on the phone-in, Doug Bethune takes automotive questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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First nor'easter, farmer's markets struggles and pain relief

CBC Meteorologist Tina Simpkin updates us on the first nor'easter of the year, we hear why farmer's markets can't keep the shelves stocked. And on the phone-in: pharmacist Graham MacKenzie takes your questions on pain relief.
1/1/154 minutes, 30 seconds
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Rabbits on the loose in Stellarton and the state of democracy

Stellarton residents are spotting domesticated rabbits on the loose and are concerned about their well-being. And on the phone-in: we discuss the state of our democracy.
1/1/153 minutes, 2 seconds
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Results of the Desmond inquiry, the givernments decision to pause extending medically assisted death to those with mental illness and on the phone in: Physical Activity Guidelines and answers your questions about treating and avoiding injury.

The final report final report on the Desmond Inquiry, A Maritimer who sits on the board of Dying with Dignity Canada reacts to the federal government's decision to pause extending medically assisted death to those suffering from mental illness. And on the phone-in...physiotherapist Laura Lundquist talks about the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and answers your questions about treating and avoiding injury.
1/1/152 minutes, 51 seconds
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Cardiac arrests outside hospitals are on the rise. And on the phone-in: the toll of working multiple jobs to make ends meet.

Cardiac arrests happening outside hospitals are on the rise-we hear from a survivor and a Heart and Stroke advisor. And on the phone-in: the toll of working multiple jobs just to make ends meet.
1/1/152 minutes, 49 seconds
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The IWK starts a local food pilot program, and doctor recruitment is under scrutiny on PEI. And on the phone-in, we discuss cooperatives.

The IWK is starting a pilot program to source more local food, and doctor recruitment efforts get scrutiny at a hospital meeting on PEI. And on the phone-in, we discuss cooperatives as an antidote to rampant capitalism.
1/1/152 minutes, 50 seconds
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A special extended program covering the impacts of the snowstorm across the Maritimes. And on the phone-in, we discuss housing density.

We bring you a special extended program covering the impacts of the snowstorm across the Maritimes, and areas like Cape Breton that were hardest hit. And on the phone-in, urban planner Tristan Cleveland talks housing density.
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Snow on roofs, heat pumps in stormy weather and your car consumer questions with George Iny.

Cape Breton is still digging out from the historic snowfall over the weekend. But there's still a lot of snow left on roofs. We hear what signs to look for with the heavy snow loads on roofs. Plus how to keep your heat pump running efficiently in stormy weather. And on the phone-in: George Iny, co-author of the Lemon-Aid Guide, takes your car consumer questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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People need to leave Halifax tent encampments, Parks Canada cleans up the Cabot Trail after record snowfall. And on the phone-in: Black history in the Maritimes.

The Halifax Regional Municipality says people living in five tent encampments need to leave by Feb. 26. Parks Canada lends a hand to clear snow from around the Cape Breton Highlands National Park after record snowfall in Nova Scotia. And on the phone-in: Black history in the Maritimes.
1/1/153 minutes, 9 seconds
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A private plow operator on improving snow removal, and feedback on our African heritage show. And on the phone-in, genealogy with Lesley Anderson.

We hear ideas for improving provincial snow removal from a private plow operator, and talkback from yesterday's African heritage show. And on the phone-in, genealogy with Lesley Anderson.
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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We hear about a new CNIB campaign on blindness stereotypes, and on the phone-in: Dr. Jackie Kinley on stress management.

Guest host Brett Ruskin finds out about a CNIB campaign to change the way we talk about blindess. And on the phone-in: psychiatrist Dr. Jackie Kinley on stress management.
1/1/153 minutes, 17 seconds
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Cape Breton braces for the next nor'easter, PEI Special Olympians training for Winter Games and on the phone-in: Barry Walker takes your heat pump questions.

Cape Breton is still digging out from last week's storm and there's another one on the way. Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Amanda McDougall shares how the recovery is going while carefully watching the next system. In Montague, PEI, Special Olympics curlers are training ahead of the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Calgary at the end of the month. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker takes your heat pump questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 51 seconds
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Another Nor'easter on the way to the Maritimes, Summerside, P.E.I. volunteers set up ice fishing tents in backyards and on the phone-in: sharing positive stories of tackling climate change.

The second nor'easter in two weeks is blowing into the Maritimes later Tuesday. CBC Meteorologist Tina Simpkin has her latest forecast. In Summerside, P.E.I., volunteers are setting up ice fishing tents in backyards to help the unhoused. And on the phone-in: sharing positive stories about how to tackle climate change in your communities.
1/1/154 minutes, 9 seconds
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Team Rubicon helps Sydney dig out, celebrating love on Valentine's Day, and on the phone-in: heart health.

After another nor'easter blew through the region, volunteers from Team Rubicon are in Sydney to help dig out. Looking for love on Valentine's Day and celebrating long-time loves. And on the phone-in: looking after your heart health.
1/1/152 minutes, 45 seconds
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We hear from a group who are concerned about protecting land on PEI, and on the phone-in: we talk fossils!

We hear about a forum happening this Saturday on PEI, hosted by The Coalition for the Protection of PEI Lands. And on the phone-in, a paleontologist and a geologist take your questions about fossils and Maritime pre-history!
1/1/152 minutes, 43 seconds
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We hear concerns about the federal Pharmacare legislation to be tabled by March 1. And on the phone-in, Niki Jabbour on gardening.

We hear concerns that the coming federal Pharmacare legislation will fall short of the universal, comprehensive drug plan promised. And on the phone-in, Niki Jabbour on starting seeds and prepping new gardens.
1/1/152 minutes, 52 seconds
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The CBC's Rhythm Rathi speaks with Melanie Vautour from Fresh Start Services in Saint John, NB, about a fire at a tent encampment over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

Melanie Vautour who's the executive director of Fresh Start Services in Saint John, NB, speaks with the CBC's Rhythm Rathi about a fire that caused four people to flee a tent in the city over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair technician, Aaron Publicover, answers your questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 33 seconds
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Staff Sergeant Sean Rocca from Saint John Police explains how video footage suggests a fire at tent encampment was intentional. We hear about the postmaster in Belle River. PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

On Sunday evening, a tent at an encampment in Saint John, NB, burned. Staff Sergeant Sean Rocca explains how new video footage suggests the fire was intentional. Trish Carter becomes the new postmaster in Belle River, PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers your pet care questions.
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The CBC's Nancy Russell brings us the story of two women on PEI who are originally from Ukraine. They recently travelled back with their ESL teacher. And on the phone-in: Civics education in schools with Dimitri Pavlounis.

The CBC's Nancy Russell speaks with two women on PEI who are originally from Lviv, Ukraine. They recently travelled back to their home country with their ESL teacher. They were upset to see so many changes after two years of war. And on the phone-in: We speak with Dimitri Pavlounis from the group CIVIX about better ways to teach Civics in school.
1/1/152 minutes, 28 seconds
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A stormy weekend ahead for the Maritimes, Cape Breton Regional Municipality crews are getting ready and on the phone-in: automotive expert Doug Bethune.

The Maritimes are bracing for a stormy weekend as two systems are on their way. After three weeks of stormy weather, crews in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality continue to clean up and prepare for this next round. And on the phone-in: automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your car repair questions
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from the Grand Parade in Halifax about the deadline for people to leave 5 tent encampments. We hear about the legacy of an elder, Jim Sark, on PEI. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting and staining.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin spent time today at Victoria Park in Halifax and at the Grand Parade. He reports live from the Grand Parade about today being the day people have been asked to vacate 5 tent encampments in the city. Chief Darlene Bernard speaks about her uncle, George James Sark, known as Jim, who passed away last week at 84. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice on painting and staining.
1/1/152 minutes, 47 seconds
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Nancy Annington from the EAC reacts to the NS government cancelling the Coastal Protection Act. Senator Brian Francis discusses renaming the Confederation Bridge. And on the phone-in: Dana Calder-Boutillier - the "Coupon Nannie".

Nancy Anningson who is the director of operations and development with the Ecology Action Centre discusses why she's disappointed the NS government has backed off from bringing the Coastal Protection Act into effect. Senator Brian Francis discusses renaming the Confederation Bridge to Epekwitk Crossing as an act of reconciliation. And on the phone-in: Dana Calder-Boutillier - the "Coupon Nannie" - provides advice on saving money on groceries.
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Robbie Burt from Summerside, PEI, is in the midst of a 160km walk from Tignish to Hunter River to raise money for homelessness. We hear your feedback on coastal protection. And on the phone-in: Irshad Manji on difficult conversations.

Robber Burt is 50 years old, he's legally blind and he lives in Summerside, PEI. He's in the midst of a 160km walt from Tignish to Hunter River, PEI, raising money to help the homeless. We hear your feedback on the cancellation of the Coastal Protection Act in NS. And on the phone-in: Irshad Manji discusses difficult conversations.
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The mayor of the Town of Sussex, NB, Marc Thorne, says the flash flooding that happened overnight is the worst ever. Robbie Burt explains why he had to stop his charity walk on PEI. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

Overnight, the Town of Sussex, NB was flooded after heavy rain. The banks of Trout Creek breached their banks. We talk with Mayor Marc Thorne who describes it as the worst flooding the town has ever seen. Robbie Burt on PEI has to halt his charity walk due to bad weather and an injured foot. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay answers your questions on dog behaviour.
1/1/152 minutes, 42 seconds
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Nova Scotia Liberal MP Sean Fraser shares his memories of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. The clean up continues in Sussex, N.B. after flooding earlier this week. And on the phone-in: we take your income tax questions.

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney died yesterday. He was 84. Mulroney had ties to the region - he attended St. Francis Xavier University and was the MP for Central Nova. It's a seat now held by Liberal MP Sean Fraser. He shared memories of his relationship with Mulroney. We hear from a business owner in Sussex, NB who is cleaning up after devastating flooding there this week. And on the phone-in: we take your tricky income tax questions.
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The deputy mayor of the Town of Hartland, NB, talks about the fire that destroyed the Covered Bridge Potato Chip factory. A woman in Sussex, NB, describes flood damage. And on the phone-in: Kelly Lamrock in NB discusses cell phones in school.

Stewart Fairgrieve who's the deputy mayor in Hartland, NB, describes the massive fire that destroyed the Covered Bridge Potato Chip factory over the weekend. Cheryl Ward in Sussex, NB, talks about all the mitigation work she has done in her basement to help prevent flooding. And on the phone-in: Kelly Lamrock who's NB's Child and Youth Advocate discusses cell phones in the classroom.
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We speak with a union official about the jobs that have been lost at the Covered Bridge Potato Chip factory in Hartland, NB. We hear your talkback on cell phones in schools. And on the phone-in: Coastal development.

Craig Walsh, the Regional Director for Eastern Canada with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, speaks with us about the workers at the Covered Bridge Potato Chip factory who've lost their jobs after the plant burned down. We hear your feedback on cell phones in schools. And on the phone-in: What's the best way to regulate coastal development? Our guests are Patricia Manuel and Don Jardine.
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We hear about an act of heroism by Sergeant Phil Power in Dartmouth last night. Dr Robert Strang discusses the rise in measles. And on the phone-in: We talk about French immersion. Our guests are Léo-James Lévesque and Bailey Ross.

Councillor Tony Mancini with HRM announces that Sergeant Phil Power with Halifax Regional Police saved a woman's life last night in Dartmouth. Dr Robert Strang discusses what people need to know about measles. And on the phone-in: Our guests answer questions about French immersion. Our guests are Léo-James Lévesque and Bailey Ross
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Tina Simpkin gives a live weather update, and listeners talk-back on Coastal Protection. And on the phone-in; Clary Croft talks Maritime expressions.

Tina Simpkin gives an update on today's messy weather, and we share listeners feedback on the government's approach to Coastal Protection. And on the phone-in; Clary Croft takes your calls about favourite Maritime expressions
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We discuss women's hockey and your thoughts on French immersion. And on the phone-in, International Women's Day.

We hear about the excitement around women's hockey and your thoughts on French immersion. And on the phone-in, on International Women's Day, we discuss gender equity and where we still need to do better.
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A beloved market stall is closing in St. John, and PEI opens their first Hindu temple. And on the phone-in, energy efficiency expert Barry Walker.

Slocum and Ferris is closing after 130 years in St. John City Market, and PEI welcomes their first Hindu temple. And on the phone-in, energy efficiency expert Barry Walker takes your questions on heat-pumps and more.
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We hear reaction to Saltwire filing for creditor protection, and get an update on the elver fishery. And on the phone-in, we discuss spanking.

An independent news publisher reacts to Saltwire filing for creditor protection, and we get an update on the elver fishery. And on the phone-in, we discuss spanking and physical discipline for children.
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We hear an argument supporting the closure of the elver fishery, and your feedback on spanking. And on the phone-in, online gender-based violence.

Susanna Fuller shares why she supports the closure of the elver fishery. We hear your talkback about spanking. And on the phone-in, online gender-based violence and digital sexual harassment
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A non-profit recycling ghost fishing gear may lose funding, and single mothers face housing discrimination. And on the phone-in, Maritime hikes.

A non-profit that recycles ghost fishing gear may lose their funding, and single mothers are facing illegal housing discrimination. And on the phone-in, we talk hiking in the Maritimes.
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We hear about a new affordable housing project in Cumberland county, and on the phone-in: our automotive expert Doug Bethune.

We get the details about a new affordable and supportive housing project in Cumberland county. And on the phone-in, automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your vehicle-related questions.
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We hear about a new Mi'kmaw conservation mosaic, and an update on the man walking across PEI for the homeless. And on the phone-in, we talk EVs.

Melissa Labrador fills us in on plans for a new Mi'kmaw conservation mosaic, and we get an update on the man walking across PEI for the homeless. And on the phone-in, Nathaniel Pearre is back to talk EVs.
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The Juno Awards come to Halifax this week for the first time since 2006. We discuss the Maritime music scene with Rich Aucoin, Laura Simpson and Eva George as well as a quick appearance by Jah'mila.

Our listeners call to discuss the musicians in the Maritimes who they think deserve more recognition. Our show today is about the Juno Awards which are in Halifax this week. Our guests are Rich Aucoin, Laura Simpson and Eva George as well as a quick appearance by Jah'mila. 
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Nova Scotia nurses union leader is calling for wholesale change. Your talkback calls from our EV episode And on the phone-in, Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele

A shortage of nurses impacts working conditions in Nova Scotia and has a union leader calling for wholesale change. Your talkback calls from our EV episode And on the phone-in, Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele returns to take all your questions about your pet's health.
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The mayor of Bridewater, NS discusses the imminent closure of the Cineplex theatre in his town and his hopes for the future. Students at UNBSJ talk about bed bugs on campus. And Jim White gives advice on painting & staining

David Mitchell, the mayor of Bridgewater, NS, reacts to the news that his town's 7-screen Cineplex theatre will close at the end of April. He hopes a new project can go into that space. Students at UNBSJ discuss bed bugs on campus. And on the phone-in: Jim White gives advice on painting and staining.
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We get a weekend weather update, and more on preparations for wildfire season. And on the phone-in, appliance repair.

Tina Simpkin updates us on wild weekend weather, and we hear Nova Scotia's preparation for another fraught wildfire season. And on the phone-in, Aaron Publicover on appliance repair. 
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The stormy weather over the weekend impacts the Kingston Peninsula, NB. We hear about how Richmond County in Cape Breton is approaching coastal development. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle on wills.

Denise Miller who lives on the Kingston Peninsula of NB explains how the stormy weather over the weekend has washed out roads and driveways. An official in Richmond County, Cape Breton, speaks about coastal development. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle gives advice on will and estate planning.
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Melanie Vautour from Fresh Start Services in Saint John, NB, speaks about a deadly tent fire in the city yesterday. The Outreach Centre in Charlottetown moved over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Endometriosis.

Melanie Vautour who's the executive director of Fresh Start Services in Saint John, NB, speaks about a deadly tent fire that killed two homeless people in the city yesterday. Roxanne Carter-Thompson who's with the Adventure Group talks about the Outreach Centre moving over the weekend in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: We discuss the effects and diagnosis of endometriosis.
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Support organizations for the victims of intimate partner violence react to comments by Nova Scotias Minister of Justice Brad Jones and on the Phone in: automotive repair expert, Doug Bethune

Support organizations for the victims of intimate partner violence react to comments by Nova Scotias Minister of Justice Brad Jones and on the Phone in: automotive repair expert, Doug Bethune
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The RCMP provides an update from Millbrook First Nation, NS, one year since the Mass Casualty Commission issued its final report. We hear about new research on temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

We hear from RCMP Commissioner Mike Duheme and Assistant Commissioner Dennis Daley. They provided an update today from the RCMP at Millbrook First Nation, one year since the Mass Casualty Commission issued its final report. Raluca Bejan from Dalhousie University speaks about new research on temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.
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Atlantic Lottery announces that Merel Chiasson of Bas-Caraquet, NB, is the winner of the record-breaking Gold Ball Lotto 6-49 prize of $64 million. We hear about proposed legislation in NB. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening.

A former crab fisherman in Bas-Caraquet, NB, named Merel Chiasson is the winner of the $64 million dollar Lotto 6-49 Gold Ball prize. The winning ticket was sold last year and was set to expire. We hear about proposed legislation in NB called the Compassionate Intervention Act which would force people who are severely addicted into drug treatment. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.
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Mia Fournier-White from NSCC Lunenburg in Bridgewater, NS, tells us about a display on campus called the "What Were You Wearing Campaign". And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft.

Mia Fournier-White who's the president of the student association at NSCC Lunenburg, which is located in Bridgewater, tell us about a display on campus called the "What Were You Wearing Campaign", meant to bust myths about the assumptions people make about sexual assault. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft.
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Lisa Doucette in Concession, NS, tells us about how she and her husband collected lots of litter on the road near their house. We hear about a new study on accessibility in NB. And on the phone-in: Rosmarie Lohnes on coastal erosion.

Lisa Doucette, who lives in Concession, NS, says she and her husband, Dave, collected an alarming amount of litter on a one-kilometer stretch of highway in front of their house on Monday. The pile of litter includes 117 alcohol containers. We hear about a new study in NB called the Go Barrier Free project that focuses on accessibility. And on the phone-in: Rosmarie Lohnes answers questions on coastal erosion.
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Nova Scotia Health addresses the two water main breaks at hospital facilities in Halifax. The mayor of Miramichi, NB, discusses the upcoming solar eclipse. And on the phone-in: Tiffany Fields from St Mary's University on the eclipse.

John Gillis from Nova Scotia Health answers questions about the two water main breaks that have caused disruptions in service at hospital facilities in Halifax. Mayor Adam Lordon in Miramichi, NB, discusses the events leading up to Monday's solar eclipse. And on the phone-in: Tiffany Fields from St Mary's University answers questions about the solar eclipse.
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We hear comments from the NS Legislature about the cancellation of the municipal amalgamation in Antigonish. A science fair in Miramichi, NB inspires students. And on the phone-in: Solutions for migraine disease.

Provincial leaders in NS discuss the cancellation of the municipal amalgamation in Antigonish. Students in Miramichi, NB, attend a science fair and talk about their solar eclipse-inspired project. And on the phone-in: Dr Jessica Dawe and Stephany Tlalka talk about migraine disease.
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin and Khalil Akhtar report on the solar eclipse. And on the phone-in: We discuss proposed legislation in New Brunswick called the Compassionate Intervention Act. Three experts weigh in and answer questions.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin in Florenceville-Bristol, NB and Khalil Akhtar in Miramichi, NB, report on the solar eclipse. And on the phone-in: Three experts discuss and answer questions about proposed legislation in NB called the Compassionate Intervention Act. Our guests are Julia Woodhall-Melnik from UNBSJ, Julie Dingwell from Avenue B Harm Reduction and Wayne MacKay from the Schulich School of Law.
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The CBC's Wayne Thibodeau provides an update about concerns regarding coastal erosion in Woods Island, PEI. We hear your feedback on the Compassionate Intervention Act in NB. And on the phone-in: In-vitro fertilization.

There are concerns on PEI about coastal erosion in the Wood Islands area. The CBC's Wayne Thibodeau provides an update. We hear your feedback about the Compassionate Intervention Act in NB. And on the phone-in: Our experts answer questions about in-vitro fertilization.
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Perry Kendall from Habitat for Humanity NB outlines housing challenges. We hear your feedback on dental care. The planting season will soon begin on PEI. And on the phone-in: Income tax questions with Jennifer Dunn.

There's a big housing and homelessness conference happening in Fredericton and we speak with Perry Kendall who's the CEO of Habitat for Humanity New Brunswick. He outlines the latest housing challenges. We hear your feedback on dental care. The farming season is about to begin on PEI. And on the phone-in: Jennifer Dunn answers income tax questions
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A dentist in NS, Dr Brandon Doucet, says misinformation is being spread about the new federal dental program. We hear about Muslims in Fredericton who began celebrating Eid today. And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold on composting.

Dr Brandon Doucet, who's a dentist in NS, is one of the few who've signed on to the new federal dental program. He says a lot of misinformation is being spread about it and he hopes to dispel this misinformation. We hear about Muslims in Fredericton who began celebrating Eid today. And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold from Acadia University answers questions on composting
1/1/152 minutes, 48 seconds
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Patients in Quispamsis, NB, are worried and upset after the office of a local orthodontist closes suddenly with no explanation. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides advice on gardening.

The office of Dr John Sherrard - an orthodontist in Quispamsis, NB - closed suddenly earlier this month. Patients are worried and concerned because some are out thousands of dollars with no explanation. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers all your gardening questions.
1/1/153 minutes, 3 seconds
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The family members of Raeann Tyler in NB express their disappointment with remarks by Premier Blaine Higgs about the unhoused. Joy Saunders died at 105 in Lunenburg, NS. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham Mackenzie.

Last month, Raeann Tyler died in Saint John after a tent fire. Now, her family members are expressing their disappointment with remarks by Premier Blaine Higgs about the unhoused. Joy Saunders has passed away at the age of 105 in Lunenburg. She did a charity walk in 2020 at the age of 101. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham Mackenzie discusses adverse drug effects and answers questions about medications.
1/1/153 minutes, 14 seconds
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Marcel Lebrun, the founder of 12 Neighbours Incorporated in Fredericton,discusses the arrival of its 96th mini home. And on the phone-in: Ellen Hyslop from The Gist takes questions on the rising popularity of womens' sports.

Marcel Lebrun discusses reaching a landmark moment at 12 Neighbours Incorporated in Fredericton. The community is receiving its 96th mini home today. And on the phone-in: Ellen Hyslop from The Gist talks about the rising popularity of womens' sports.
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There are concerns on PEI about the virtual health service, Maple. We hear your feedback on 12 Neighbours in Fredericton and womens' sports. And on the phone-in: Mary Jane Hampton discusses her book, "Health Hacks".

The interim Liberal leader on PEI, Hal Perry, raises concerns in the legislature about the online health service, Maple. We hear your feedback on the 12 Neighbours social housing project in Fredericton and womens' sports. And on the phone-in: Mary Jane Hampton discusses her book, "Health Hacks". 
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For Earth Day, the owner of "Beach Goats" on PEI organized a beach clean-up near Richmond featuring goats. The airport in Moncton brings in a new initiative to help passengers with hidden disabilities. And on the phone-in: Jim White.

Staff behind the company, "Beach Goats" on PEI held an Earth Day beach clean-up near Richmond over the weekend featuring goats. The airport in Moncton brings in the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Initiative for passengers. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides painting & staining advice.
1/1/152 minutes, 58 seconds
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Two workers in Halifax recount their experience with a fire. The police chief in Fredericton discusses the new noise by-law. Celebrity chef Michael Smith on PEI talks about a scam. On the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist

A couple of construction workers in the North End of Halifax discuss witnessing a fire on the roof of a building this morning. The police chief in Fredericton talks about the city's new noise by-law. Celebrity chef on PEI, Michael Smith, discusses an online scam that uses his identity. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.
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In Miramichi, NB, there's yet another delay in the $100 million refurbishment of the Centennial Bridge. We hear about a 79 year-old man on PEI doing gymnastics. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Mayor Adam Lordon and Patti Somers from the Greater Miramichi Chamber of Commerce speak about yet another delay in the $100 million refurbishment of the Centennial Bridge in Miramichi. We hear about a 79 year-old man who's still doing gymnastics on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.
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Spotting the signs of diabetes in your pets

Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele of Bedford Parks Animal Hospital in HRM tells Bob Murphy how to look for the warning signs of diabetes in your pet and what treatments are available.
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HRM councillor Sam Austin speaks about Halifax's plan to establish more designated tent sites for the unhoused. And on the phone-in: We discuss an ADHD diagnosis among adults.

Sam Austin who's the HRM councillor for Dartmouth Centre shares his views on the city's decision to soon designate more tent encampments for the unhoused. And on the phone-in: Heidi Bernhardt and Keith Gelhorn answer questions about ADHD among adults.
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We speak with Amanda Lightbody, the founder & president of The Rainbow Crosswalk in Woodstock, about issues connected to Pride banners not going up this year. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening.

This year in Woodstock, NB, Pride banners will not be erected on lamp posts like they have in the past. We speak with Amanda Lighbody, the founder & president of The Rainbow Crosswalk in Woodstock and she shares her concerns. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.
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We hear an update from St Stephen, NB, about the town's overnight shelter closing. There's a new group on PEI that teaches people to grow their own food or forage for it. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.

Allan MacEachern, the mayor of St Stephen, NB, provides an update on the town's overnight shelter that will close at the end of this month. There's a new program on PEI that teaches people to grow their own food or forage for it. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker answers questions on heating and cooling systems.
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Marg Harding, a councillor with 20 years experience in St Stephen, NB, discusses her concerns about an overnight shelter that has been operating in the town. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover gives advice on appliance repair.

Marg Harding has been a councillor in St Stephen, NB, for 20 years. She has some concerns about the effect the overnight shelter has been having on the town. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover provides advice on appliance repair.
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We hear about wildfire awareness from Matt Foster, a project coordinator with Parks Canada. Melodie Joy provides feedback on yesterday's phone-in on the suffrage movement. And on the phone-in: Mammograms & breast screening

After last year's devastating wildfires in NB and NS, there's added awareness of the importance of wildfire prevention this Spring. We hear from Matt Foster, a project coordinator with Parks Canada who shares information about wildfire preventative measures. Melodie Joy shares her feedback on yesterday's phone-in. And on the phone-in: Our guests answer questions on mammograms and breast screening
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We hear reflections on the boycott of Loblaws. Listeners provide feedback on a conversation yesterday with a councillor in St Stephen, NB. And on the phone-in: Heidi MacDonald discusses her new book about the suffrage movement.

Mohammed El Hazzouri.who's an Associate Professor of Marketing with the Faculty of Management at Dalhousie University talks about the boycott of Loblaws. We hear feedback on an interview we did yesterday with a councillor from St Stephen, NB. And on the phone-in: Heidi MacDonald discusses her new book, "We Shall Persist: Women and the Vote in the Atlantic Provinces".
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We get an update on the battle over Policy 713 in NB and explore the impact of AI on music. And on the phone-in, home renos.

We get an update on the legal battle over New Brunswick's Policy 713 and explore the impact of AI on music. And on the phone-in, we take your questions on home renos with Dan Monk.
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We hear an update on a sunken boat in the Saint John River that local people fear will be a navigational hazard. A virus called HMPV is circulating on PEI. And on the phone-in: "Mitji -- Let's Eat" cookbook.

Rob Thom in Lower Greenwich, NB, tells us about a sailboat that sank in the Saint John River. He's concerned it will be a navigational hazard unless it's removed soon. A virus called HMPV is circulating on PEI. And on the phone-in: Margaret Augustine and Lauren Beck talk about a new Indigenous cookbook called "Mitji -- Let's Eat"
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An HRM councillor will raise the issue of a ban on all open fires at council this week. We hear about hopes for a modular housing unit facility on PEI. And on the phone-in: Michelle Dittmer discusses the pros and cons of taking a gap year.

We hear from HRM Councillor Kathryn Morse about the idea of banning open fires during wildfire season. We also hear from Kara McCurdy with HRM Fire and Emergency. PEI wants to establish a modular housing facility on the Island. And on the phone-in: Michelle Dittmer answers questions about taking a gap year.
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports on 3 new A.I.-equipped cameras in HRM to detect wildfires. We hear your feedback on a new Indigenous cookbook: "Mitji- Let's Eat". And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports on the details about a new pilot project in HRM using 3 new cameras equipped with artificial intelligence to detect wildfires. We hear your feedback on yesterday's phone-in about a new Indigenous cookbook called "Mitji - Let's Eat". And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay answers your questions about dog behaviour.
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New Brunswick is proposing taking a different approach with impaired drivers and MADD Canada says it's in favour of the changes. And on the phone-in: Meghan Doucette & Cynthia King discuss cycling safety in the Maritimes.

There's a proposal in NB to take impaired driving out of the criminal justice system and instead impose immediate penalties. The CEO of MADD Canada, Steve Sullivan, says he agrees with this approach because it's been done in BC since 2010 and fatalities have gone down. And on the phone-in: Meghan Doucette & Cynthia King discuss cycling safety in the Maritimes.
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Officials on PEI are holding a legislative committee on snaring and trapping. We hear about some of the testimony. Listeners share their feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers your gardening questions.

A legislative committee on PEI is investigating snaring and trapping. Two dogs were killed by snares in 2022. We hear about some of the testimony at the committee. Listeners share their feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides advice on gardening.
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We hear an update from Bathurst, NB, about the need for more housing. There are concerns on PEI about fish anglers keeping the fish out of the water too long. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre answers questions on EVs.

Like many cities and towns in the Maritimes, Bathurst, NB, is in need of more housing. We hear from two officials from the city about why the need is increasing and what they plan to do. On PEI, there are concerns about the amount of time some anglers are keeping fish out of the water. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre answers questions on EVs.
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Moira Brown from the Campobello Island Whale Rescue Team speaks about a whale entangled in the Gulf of St Lawrence. We hear about the death of Arthur Irving at 93. And on the phone-in: What can end homelessness?

Moira Brown with the Campobello Island Whale Rescue Team speaks about an endangered North Atlantic Right Whale named Shelagh that's entangled in fishing gear in the Gulf of St Lawrence. Susan Fullerton in Saint John speaks about her long-time friend, Arthur Irving, who died at the age of 93. And on the phone-in: James Hughes speaks about his new book, "Ending Homelessness in Canada: The Case for Homelessness Prevention."
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Moncton Headstart has been helping families for 50 years. We hear an update on the charity's challenges and programs. And on the phone-in: Dr. Vett Lloyd at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, answers questions on ticks

Caroline Donelle and Tracy Arnand from Moncton Headstart speak with the CBC's Jonna Brewer. The charity is 50 years old. Its costs are going up but donations are going down. And on the phone-in: Dr. Vett Lloyd, professor of biology and the head of the Lloyd Tick Lab at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, answers questions on ticks
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Jim Rudderham, the Director of Fleet and Forest Protection in NS, speaks about the dry conditions and burning rules. We hear about the Live Well PEI Action Plan. And on the phone-in: Woodlot succession planning with Dale Prest.

Overall, conditions are dry right now so we speak with Jim Rudderham, the Director of Fleet and Forest Protection in NS about the rules surrounding burning right now and the increase in the fine for breaking the rules. We hear about the Live Well PEI Action Plan. And on the phone-in: Dale Prest answers questions about woodlot succession planning.
1/1/153 minutes, 5 seconds
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Increased security measures at retail stores are meant to crack down on theft. But it can also be unnerving for shoppers. We ask Jim Cormier where retailers draw the line. And on the phone-in...Jim White takes your painting and staining questions.

Increased security measures at retail stores are meant to crack down on theft. But it can also be unnerving for shoppers. We ask Jim Cormier where retailers draw the line. And on the phone-in...Jim White takes your painting and staining questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 30 seconds
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The CEO of the Western Regional Enterprise Network in NS discusses poor cell service in her area. We hear your feedback on anti-theft measures. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers questions on automotive repair.

Angelique LeBlanc, the CEO of the Western Regional Enterprise Network in NS, discusses the ongoing challenges with poor cell service in her area. We hear your feedback on the anti-theft measures some retailers have installed. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers questions on automotive repair.
1/1/152 minutes, 55 seconds
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A poultry producer in NS had to cull her birds due to avian flu. We hear an update about smelt fishing on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions about your pet's health.

Montana Piñeyro who runs a poultry farm in Lower Branch, NS, had to cull her poultry flock because of avian flu. She describes the difficulties she's facing. We hear an update on smelt fishing on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions on your pet's health. 
1/1/152 minutes, 48 seconds
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There's a settlement agreement between Paper Excellence Canada and the Province of NS over the former mill in Pictou County. Paul Withers reports on aquaculture. And on the phone-in: Psychiatrist Dr Jackie Kinley.

We hear the details about a settlement agreement between Paper Excellence Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia over the former mill in Pictou County. Premier Tim Houston speaks. The CBC's Paul Withers reports on a designated aquaculture development area in SouthWest NS. And on the phone-in: Psychiatrist Dr Jackie Kinley discusses job stress.
1/1/153 minutes, 2 seconds
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The mayor of the Town of Pictou, NS, speaks about the future of the pulp mill near his town. We hear about a new heart clinic in Halifax named after hockey player, Jordan Boyd. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening.

Jim Ryan, the mayor of the Town of Pictou, NS. speaks about the future of the pulp mill near his town. He also speaks about yesterday's settlement agreement. A new heart clinic in Halifax is named after a hockey player named Jordan Boyd who died in 2013.. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides advice on gardening.
1/1/152 minutes, 35 seconds
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22 year-old Rupinder Pal Singh speaks with us from the protest outside the PEI Legislature by migrant workers. CBC's Go Public team uncovers a scam on Facebook. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.

A group of migrant workers in Charlottetown, PEI, are staging a protest and hunger strike in front of the PEI Legislature. They are unhappy about changes to the Provincial Nominee Program. The CBC's Go Public team speaks with a woman in Sussex, NB, whose Facebook page got taken over by fraudsters. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker provides advice on heat pumps
1/1/152 minutes, 35 seconds
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The CBC's Aly Thompson talks to Jenny Saulnier in Hammonds Plains, NS, on the anniversary of the wildfire that destroyed her house and more than 150 others. And on the phone-in: Greg Marquis speaks about the RCMP.

Jenny Saulnier lives in Hammonds Plains, NS, and one year ago today, her house was burned down in the wildfire that ripped through Upper Tantallon and her neighbourhood. She speaks with the CBC's Aly Thompson about how she has coped. And on the phone-in: Greg Marquis from UNBSJ discusses his new book,"Canada's State Police: 150 years of the RCMP".
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Shark researcher and veterinarian Chris Harvey-Clark from Dalhousie University talks about shark attacks in the wake of a PEI man being attacked in Turks and Caicos. And on the phone-in: Invasive species in the Maritimes.

Chris Harvey-Clark, a veterinarian and shark researcher from Dalhousie University, discusses the increase in shark attacks and shark behaviour in the wake of a shark attack on a man from PEI in the Turks and Caicos. And on the phone-in: Ken Donnelly and Hughstin Grimshaw-Surette answer questions on invasive species.
1/1/152 minutes, 58 seconds
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Environmental chemist, Cora Young from York University, comments on a recent study about PFAS chemicals in sea spray. We hear your feedback on the RCMP. And on the phone-in: Tina Simkin answers questions on the weather.

Cora Young, an environmental chemist from York University, speaks with us about a recent study that examined the level of so-called "forever chemicals" or PFAS in sea spray. We hear your feedback on the RCMP. And on the phone-in: CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin answers questions about the weather.
1/1/152 minutes, 49 seconds
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The brand new Portaupique Community Centre is ready for its grand opening, and on PEI a man is buried in a grave he dug himself. And on the phone-in, it's appliance repair.

Alana Hirtle invites us to this weekend's Grand Opening of the new Portaupique Community Centre, and a PEI man is buried in a grave he dug for himself. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover takes your appliance repair questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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We discuss affordable housing projects in Spryfield, NS, and rezoning in Stratford, PEI. And on the phone-in: urban planner Tristan Cleveland on housing density.

We hear about a recently cancelled affordable housing project in Spryfield, NS, and rezoning the waterfront in Stratford, PEI. And on the phone-in: urban planner Tristan Cleveland takes your calls on development issues and housing density.
1/1/153 minutes, 10 seconds
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An endangered Right Whale was spotted not far from Peggy's Cove. We speak with Moira Brown from the Canadian Whale Institute. And on the phone-in: Dr Heather Morrison on PEI speaks about healthy lifestyles.

We speak with Moira Brown, a senior scientist with the Canadian Whale Institute. She discusses the sighting of an endangered North Atlantic Right Whale close to the coastline near Peggy's Cove. And on the phone-in: PEI's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, talks about the Live Well PEI Action Plan.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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The CBC's Nancy Russell on PEI provides an update on the oyster industry. A 58 year-old woman in NB will compete at Miss Universe Canada. And on the phone-in: What have your experiences been like while shopping lately?

An oyster grower in East Bideford, PEI, speaks with the CBC's Nancy Russell about his frustrations. He has still not received any damage claim money since post-tropical storm Fiona blew through in 2022. Lorraine Peters from Rothesay NB, who's 58 years-old, will compete at the Miss Universe Canada pageant next month. And on the phone-in: We speak with Jim Cormier and Wendy Friedman about the retail industry. Cormier is the Atlantic director for the Retail Council of Canada and Friedman owns Biscuit and Independent Mercantile in Halifax.
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NS announces a new policy on cell phones in classrooms. Two men from PEI talk about their trip to Normandy for D-Day ceremonies. And on the phone-in: Colette Robicheau provides advice on decluttering.

The Nova Scotia Department of Education announces a new policy on cell phones in the classroom, starting in September. The CBC's Jean Laroche has the details. Two men from PEI discuss their family connection to D-Day and their trip to Normandy this week. And on the phone-in: Colette Robicheau provides advice on decluttering. Plus, two young students from PEI talk about their D-Day project.
1/1/152 minutes, 43 seconds
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Health care workers at the Moncton Hospital form a choir as a creative outlet. A boy on PEI trades a bag of potatoes for a signed Blue Jays baseball. And on the phone-in: Jon Stone discusses native plants and wildlife.

Nurses, doctors, paramedicine students and pharmacists at the Moncton Hospital have formed a new choir called "Music in Medicine" as a creative outlet. A boy on PEI takes a bag of PEI potatoes to Toronto and trades it for a signed baseball with Blue Jays pitcher Jordan Ramano. And on the phone-in: Jon Stone answers questions about native plants that attract wildlife to your property.
1/1/152 minutes, 41 seconds
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A historic sawmill in Digby County was destroyed by fire this weekend, and the Abegweit First Nation hosted the first mawi'omi of the season. And on the phone-in: maintaining your memory.

A historic sawmill in Digby County, NS, was destroyed by fire this weekend, and on PEI the Abegweit First Nation hosted the first mawi'omi, or powwow, of the season. And on the phone-in: we discuss memory loss and how to avoid it with Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose.
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NS Auditor General Kim Adair reports on a rise in violence in schools. Health PEI looks for options for summer staffing. And on the phone-in: Two experts discuss the challenge of navigating difficult friendships.

Kim Adair, Nova Scotia's Auditor General, holds a news conference about a dramatic increase in the incidence of violence in schools. Health PEI offers workers extra cash if they agree to work extra shifts this summer. Union leaders have concerns. And on the phone-in: Dr. Laura Eramian and Dr. Peter Mallory discuss navigating difficult friendships.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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The volunteer fire chief in Elgin, NB, discusses a fatal accident this week at Gibson Falls. Students on PEI get lessons on agricultural history. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle provides advice on wills.

Kent Steeves, who's the volunteer fire chief in the village of Elgin, NB, provides details about a fatal accident that claimed the lives of two young men at Gibson Falls on Monday. Students on PEI get lessons on agricultural history at Orwell Corner Historic Village. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessical Lyle gives advice on wills and estate planning.
1/1/152 minutes, 43 seconds
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Paul D'Eon who has 50 years experience with the Lifesaving Society of NS comments on drowning incidents. We hear about neglect at Gateway Village on PEI. And on the phone-in: Experts answer questions on prostate cancer.

This week, two young men from India died at Gibson Falls in NB. Paul D'Eon, who has 50 years experience with the Lifesaving Society of NS, says newcomers to Canada are more vulnerable to drowning. People in Borden-Carleton, PEI, comment on the level of neglect at Gateway Village. And on the phone-in: Dr Jill Hudson in NB and Dan Hennessey in NS answer questions about prostate cancer.
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Jesse Vergen, owner of the Saint John Ale House at Market Square, describes his frustration over the delay in opening the patio area. And on the phone-in: What is a Death Café?

The Fire Marshal's Office has delayed the opening of the new patio system at Market Square in Saint John. We speak with Jesse Vergen, owner of the Saint John Ale House about his frustrations.And on the phone-in: We talk with Anne Marie Hartford and Karen Lake about the Death Café meetings they hold in Fredericton.
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Fred Whoriskey from the Ocean Tracking Network discusses the possibility of warning signs for sharks this summer. We hear an update from Beaurivage, NB. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting & staining.

There are more sharks in our waters these days. We talk with Fred Whoriskey from the Ocean Tracking Network at Dalhousie University about the possibility of warning signs about sharks at some beaches in NS this summer. Maisie Rae McNaughton from the Kent Clean Air Committee provides an update on the closure of the Coastal Shell Products plant in Beaurivage, NB. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice on painting & staining.
1/1/152 minutes, 44 seconds
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Some farmers are getting out of strawberry farming because it's not profitable. Others are turning to new methods like growing undercover. And on the phone-in: Laura Penny talks about the value of a degree.

The way farmers grow strawberries is changing in the Maritimes. Some are getting out of the crop. Others are growing undercover so they are less vulnerable to climate change. And on the phone-in: Laura Penny discusses the value of a university degree.
1/1/152 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Maritime Lobster Processors Association comments on the closure of the Coastal Shell Products plant. Foreign workers on PEI resume a hunger strike. And on the phone-in: Chris Harvey-Clark on sharks.

Nat Richard, the executive director of the Maritime Lobster Processors Association. comments on the closure of the Coastal Shell Products plant in Beaurivage, NB. Foreign workers on PEI resume a hunger strike and stage a protest today in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Shark researcher, Chris Harvey-Clark, answers questions on sharks.
1/1/152 minutes, 46 seconds
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses an announcement today on the National School Food Program and other issues such as affordability. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson answers questions on genealogy.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Westville, NS today for an announcement on the National School Food Program. He also speaks with us about issues such as affordability. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson provides advice on researching your family tree.
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from Shubenacadie, NS, about National Indigenous Peoples Day. PEI plans SafeTEA sessions with Aunties. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour gives gardening advice.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from Shubenacadie, NS -- the site of the former residential school -- on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Melissa Peter-Paul on PEI plans SafeTEA sessions with Aunties. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.
1/1/152 minutes, 53 seconds
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LOCOmotion 600: A 600km bicycle event across mainland Nova Scotia. And on the phone-in: Repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

Have you ever tried to bike 600km? Well about two dozen Nova Scotians did this past weekend as part of the LOCOmotion 600 endurance event. Organizer and participant Ashleigh Myles tells us about the event and what's next for this active group of cyclists. And on the phone-in: Our repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions. 
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An immigration lawyer weighs in on a recent NS labour board decision in favour of temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: great summer reads!

An immigration lawyer weighs in on a recent NS labour board decision in favour of temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: we share recommendations for great summer reading!
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We hear from Marc Mes with the Canadian Coast Guard about environmental programs to reduce carbon emissions. People on PEi work to run lighthouses. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Marc Mes, who's the deputy commissioner of Canadian Coast Guard programs, discusses how the Coast Guard is reducing carbon emissions. People on PEI work to maintain lighthouses. On the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele. And in New Brunswick, two youths are hired to be River Keepers on the Saint John River.
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Councillor David Hickey in Saint John, NB, discusses ideas to improve the city's noise bylaw to combat loud vehicles. We hear about a new coin launched on PEI. And on the phone-in: Todd Boland on shrubs and vines.

Councillor David Hickey in Saint John, NB, says a number of residents are concerned about excessively loud motorcycles and vehicles. He's investigating improving the city's noise bylaw. On PEI, the Royal Canadian Mint launches a new coin to celebrate L.M. Montgomery. And on the phone-in: Horticulturalist Todd Boland provides advice on shrubs and vines.
1/1/152 minutes, 40 seconds
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Listeners sound off about loud vehicles. And on the phone-in, automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your calls.

We hear your thoughts (loud and clear) on yesterday's interview about noisy vehicles. And on the phone-in, automotive expert Doug Bethune diagnoses your car troubles.
1/1/152 minutes, 53 seconds
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Dr Lucas Roscoe with Natural Resources Canada updates us on the experiment with Laricobius beetles that eat HWA. We hear about L.M. Montgomery events on PEI. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc on birding.

In Southwest NS, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid has been killing hemlocks. Last Fall, an experiment was launched that saw the importation of Laricobius beeles from BC. Laricobius beetles eat Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. Dr Lucas Roscoe from Natural Resources Canada provides an update on whether the Laricobius survived the winter in NS. People on PEI are organizing events for the 150th anniversary of the birthday of L.M. Montgomery. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc answers questions on birding.
1/1/152 minutes, 26 seconds
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A woman in Charlottetown who runs Boonoonoonoos -- restaurant in Charlottetown that serves Caribbean food -- discusses her concerns about Hurricane Beryl. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.

Sascha Gordon and her husband run Boonoonoonoos -- a restaurant in Charlottetown that serves Caribbean food. Sascha talks with us about her concerns for her family back in Jamaica with Hurricane Beryl hitting the island today. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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On the phone-in: Silvia Jay answers questions about dog behaviour. We hear about a dead humpback whale in the Stewiacke River. And dog owners travelling to the US after Aug 1 will face changes.

Today's phone-in is with dog behaviour expert, Sivlia Jay. Off the top of the show, we speak with Tonya Wmmer from MARS about a dead humpback whale in the Stewiacke River. And Dr Tracy Fisher with the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association talks about changes coming August 1st for dog owners who travel to the US.
1/1/152 minutes, 33 seconds
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On the phone-in: Energy advisor Barry Walker provides advice on cooling and heating systems. And at the top of the show, we hear about the new med school in Charlottetown and a new Indigenous mural Fredericton.

Barry Walker, who's an energy advisor, provides advice about heat pumps as well as heating and cooling systems. And off the top of the show, we hear about the construction of the new medical school in Charlottetown as well as a new mural at the Fredericton public library by Wolastoqi artist, Emma Hassencahl-Perley.
1/1/152 minutes, 59 seconds
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On the phone-in: Bob Bancroft answers questions about wildlife. Off the top of the show, we hear an update on blueberries in the Maritimes and a new farmer's market opened in Charlottetown over the weekend.

Wildlife biologist, Bob Bancroft, answers questions about animals and birds on the phone-in. And off the top of the show. we speak with Peter Burgess, executive director of the Wild Blueberry Producers Association of NS. He says the crop this season is early. And in Charlottetown, a new farmer's market opened over the weekend.
1/1/153 minutes, 24 seconds
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On the phone-in: Lauren Park answers questions on bee-keeping. And off the top of the show, we hear from Angela Morrison who used to coach Jacob Shaffelburg. We also hear from his grandmother on PEI.

On the phone-in: Lauren Park who's an experienced beekeeper answers questions about beekeeping. Off the top of the show. We speak with Angela Morrison who used to coach soccer star, Jacob Shaffelburg. We also hear from his grandmother, Anne Smith, who lives in Stratford, PEI. Team Canada takes on Argentina tonight at the Copa America tournament.
1/1/152 minutes, 56 seconds
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On the phone-in: Lawyer Julia Cornish gives advice on separation and divorce. Off the top of the show, we hear about a controversy connected to the Fredericton Pride parade and from a former coach of Jacob Shaffelburg.

<p>On the phone-in: Lawyer Julia Cornish provides advice for people who are going through a separation and divorce. Off the top of the show, we hear about a controversy connected to the Fredericton Pride parade. And Angela Morrison, a former soccer coach of Jacob Shaffelburg, discusses last night's game against Argentina at the Copa America tournament.</p>
1/1/153 minutes, 22 seconds
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On the phone-in: Michael Haynes & James Donald share their expertise on hiking in the region. Off the top, we speak with Michael Kabelen from the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia.

<p>On the phone-in: Michael Haynes in NS and James Donald in NB share their top suggestions for great hikes in the Maritimes. They also answer all your questions. Off the top of the show, we speak with Michael Kabalen from the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia. And the CBC's Josefa Cameron on PEI tells us about "speed friending" at Pride PEI.</p>
1/1/152 minutes, 52 seconds
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Four counties on Mainland, NS, had flooding overnight. We speak with councillor Dick Killam in Halls Harbour. The CBC's Gareth Hampshire and Brett Ruskin file reports. And Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.

<p>The remnants of post tropic storm Beryl drops torrential rain on part of the Mainland NS. Councillor Dick Killam from Halls Harbour, NS, describes the damage in his community. The CBC's Gareth Hampshire and Brett Ruskin also file reports.And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.</p>
1/1/153 minutes, 16 seconds
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Caitlin Lees who lives on Larch St in Halifax explains her views about efforts to prevent student street parties this school year. And on the phone-in: Paint and stain expert Jim White takes your questions.

Caitlin Lees lives on Larch St in the South End of Halifax. Her family has been highly affected by student street parties over the last few years. She talks about her hopes that a new plan will help deter street parties this school year. And on the phone-in: Paint and stain expert Jim White answers your questions.
52 minutes, 52 seconds
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A parent in Quispamsis, NB, expresses concern about an increase in bullying against LGBTQ+ students following the province's changes to Policy 713. On the phone-in: We discuss traffic problems with Douglas Wetmore & Yves Bourgeois.

Shawn Rouse, who lives in Quispamsis, NB, speaks about an increase in bullying against his 14 year-old child who identifies as he/they/them following the province's changes to Policy 713. And on the phone-in: We discuss traffic problems in the Maritimes with Douglas Wetmore & Yves Bourgeois.
53 minutes, 32 seconds
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The CBC's Tom Ayers in Sydney reports on a growing situation of desperation for jobs and housing among international students at CBU. And on the phone-in: Kaitlynn Lowe & Dan Bedell talk about emergency preparedness.

70 per cent of the student population at Cape Breton University in Sydney are international students. The CBC's Tom Ayers reports on a growing sense of desperation among international students who can't find jobs or housing. And on the phone-in: Kaitlynn Lowe & Dan Bedell discuss the importance of emergency preparedness.
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Robert Berard from MSVU discusses the many reasons for the current teacher shortage. On the phone-in, Dr Ken Rockwood and Dale Morehouse in NB answer questions about Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Robert Berard from Mount St. Vincent University discusses the complex reasons for the current shortage in teachers. Berard has nearly 50 years experience in the education sector. And on the phone-in: Dr Ken Rockwood and Dale Morehouse in NB answer questions about Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
53 minutes, 21 seconds
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A contest in Charlottetown will see an art project created from wood that came from trees felled by Fiona. We hear your feedback on school supplies. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers your questions on gardening

We hear the details about a contest that closes Friday, Sept 8th about an art contest in Charlottetown, PEI that will see an art project created from wood felled by post tropical storm Fiona. We hear your feedback on school supplies. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers your questions about gardening
53 minutes, 24 seconds
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There's a proposed land development project in proximity to Greenwich National Park on PEI. We hear from the chair of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. And Romaine Rhoden & Caroline Donelle speak about school supplies.

The CBC's Kerry Campbell brings us the details on a proposed land development in proximity to Greenwich National Park on PEI. We speak with Colleen Cameron, chair of the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. And on the phone-in: We discuss the high cost of school supplies with Caroline Donelle from Moncton Headstart and Romaine Rhoden from Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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The CBC's Jonna Brewer reports on the Open Sky Co-op Farm in Sackville, NB. And on the phone-in, we discuss the challenges of providing more affordable housing with Michael Kabelen in NS and Peter Corbyn in NB.

Once people graduate from high school, there is often a gap in services for people with social disabilities or mental health challenges. The CBC's Jonna Brewer reports on Open Sky Co-op Farm in Sackville, NS. And on the phone-in: We discuss the challenges of providing more affordable housing with Michael Kabelen in NS and Peter Corbyn in NB
52 minutes, 39 seconds
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A serval cat was captured in the west end of Halifax. We find out more about them and the rules for keeping one. We hear some details about the new protected area in NS. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre on EVs.

Serval cats are native to sub-Saharan Africa and yet one was captured over the weekend in the west end of Halifax. We find out more about these cats and the rules for having one in the Maritimes. We hear the details about a new protected area in Guysborough County, NS. And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre answers questions about electric vehicles.
53 minutes, 5 seconds
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AbleSail Shediac now helps people with mental illnesses such as PTSD. We hear about a Mawiomi over the weekend at Lennox Island First Nation on PEI. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers questions on medications.

We hear about the wind therapy program with AbleSail Shediac. It helps people with mental illnesses such as PTSD. Participants talk about the Mawiomi at Lennox Island First Nation over the weekend on PEI. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers questions on medications.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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Duncan Williams with the Construction Association of NS has advice to prepare for hurricane season. We hear about a sewing program in Saint John, NB. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker provides heat pump advice.

Now that we're in hurricane season, Duncan Williams with the Construction Association of NS recommends people clean up any construction materials from their properties. We hear about a sewing program in Saint John, NB. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker from Efficiency NS provides advice on heat pumps.
53 minutes, 7 seconds
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The CBC's Erin Pottie in Sydney, NS, reports on a 9 year-old boy who's taking his obsession with Lego to the next level. We hear about a food program in Georgetown PEI. And on the phone-in: The Joy of Dance with Véronique Mackenzie & Richard Zimich

9 year-old William Jones in Sydney, NS, has a particular passion for Lego. He and his mom have started a cotton candy business to help pay for it. We hear about a food program in Georgetown, PEI. And on the phone-in: The Joy of Dance with Véronique Mackenzie & Richard Zimich.
53 minutes, 18 seconds
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James Boxall from Dalhousie University discusses his symptoms for long Covid. A man in Bas-Cap-Pelé, NB, talks about a new citizen's group to discuss coastal erosion. And on the phone-in: Emily Rae from Assante talks about saving money.

There will be a new study on long COVID at Dalhousie University by Dr. Carlos Hernandez. James Boxall, who also works at Dal, has long COVID. He shares his story and says unfortunately, he doesn't qualify for this study. A man in Bas-Cap-Pelé, NB, talks about a new citizen's group to discuss coastal erosion. And on the phone-in: Tips on saving money. Our guest is Emily Rae from Assante Capital Management.
53 minutes, 19 seconds
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We speak with Dr. Ivan Litvinov about the higher rates of melanoma among people in NS & PEI. A cyclist in NB explains how he got injured while riding his bike in Hampton. And on the phone-in: How can we improve cycling infrastructure?

Dr. Ivan Litvinov at McGill University discusses his new research that delves into the higher rates of melanoma in NS & PEI compared to NB & Newfoundland. A cyclist in NB talks about how a car turned in front of him, causing a collision. And on the phone-in: How can we improve cycling infrastructure in the Maritimes?
52 minutes, 54 seconds
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Truro police officer, Bruce Lake, tells us about rescuing a woman who was struggling in the water in Fundy National Park over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.

An off-duty police officer from Truro, N.S., is being hailed as a hero. Bruce Lake was hiking in Fundy National Park over the weekend when he saved a young woman who was struggling in the water. And on the phone-in: automotive expert, Doug Bethune.
53 minutes, 17 seconds
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Pierre LeBel, who's originally from Edmundston, NB, speaks with us from Yellowknife, NWT, as he's getting ready to evacuate due to fires. A navy ship is up in the Arctic on Operation Nanook. And on the phone-in: The Barbie movie

We speak with Pierre LeBell who's originally from Edmundston, NB, from his home in Yellowknife, NWT. The city of more than 20,000 people is being evacuated due to forest fires.We hear the details about Operation Nanook in the Arctic. And on the phone-in: Kristin Rodier & Morgan Bimm talk with our listeners about the Barbie movie.
52 minutes, 25 seconds
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Xander Wang speaks with us from the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation about the Climate Forum that's happening now in St Peter's PEI. And on the phone-in: Gardening tips with Niki Jabbour.

Xander Wang is with UPEI's School of Climate Change and Adaptation. He's one of the organizers of a Climate Forum happening now at the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation in St Peter's, PEI. He discusses the urgent need for action on climate change. And on the phone-in: Gardening tips with Niki Jabbour.
52 minutes, 46 seconds
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Chester Race Week gets underway on Wednesday. We hear about the highlights of the event. Today is National Acadian Day and Brian Cormier tells us about poutine râpée. And on the phone-in: Wild edible foods with Tuma Young & Jamie Simpson

Daniel Conrod who's the Principal Race Officer for Chester Race Week explains the details of the event which gets underway on Wednesday. Today is National Acadian Day and Brian Cormier tells us about the delights of poutine râpée. And on the phone-in: Tuma Young and Jamie Simpson provide tips on foraging for wild foods.
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Forest ecologist, Donna Crossland, explains the significance of the discovery of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid - or HWA - in Bedford, NS. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr. Karyn Steele answers your pet-care questions.

Donna Crossland, who's a forest ecologist, talks about Hemlock Wooly Adelgid - or HWA - being discovered in Bedford, NS. Crossland is the Hemlock Conservation Project Coordinator with the Medway Community Forest Co-op and she leads the HWA treatment program in Nova Scotia. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers your pet-care questions.
53 minutes, 5 seconds
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The former owner of a B&B in Gagetown, NB, describes the work he had to do following two floods in 2018 & 2019. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides painting & staining advice.

Some experts believe basements should no longer be finished because there's a good chance your basement will be flooded. We speak with Bruce Langhus who ran a B&B in Gagetown, NB. He had to do extensive work after two floods in 2018 & 2019. He has advice on renos after a flood. And on the phone-in: Jim White provides advice on painting & staining.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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Meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides a local weather forecast and also discusses changes to predictions for hurricane season. Two soldiers from CFB Gagetown discuss their recent mission. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released new information about the hurricane season which could be worse than initially thought. Our meteorologist, Tina Simpkin, provides the details. We hear from two soldiers from CFB Gagetown who have just returned from Poland where they trained Ukrainians. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.
54 minutes, 27 seconds
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We speak with Lindsay Rodenkirchen from Elections Nova Scotia about the use of digital ballots in early polls for the by-election in Preston, NS. We hear about Monarch butterflies in NB. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.

Lindsay Rodenkirchen, the Assistant Chief Electoral Officer with Elections Nova Scotia, discusses the use of digital ballots in early voting for the by-election in Preston, NS. Alysha McGrattan, the program director with Nature NB, discusses Monarch butterflies. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist answers your questions about pain and injuries.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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An oceanographer from Dalhousie University explains how a dye experiment in Halifax Harbour could help reduce CO2 in the atmosphere. We hear your feedback on yesterday's show. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

Dr. Katja Fennel, an Oceanographer with Dalhousie University, explains how an experiment in Halifax Harbour with purple dye could lead to a project that's like putting a huge Tums in the ocean so it can better absorb CO2. This could help reduce CO2 in the atmosphere. We hear your feedback on e-ballots. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.
53 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Maritimes are expecting more heavy rainfall, fishermen are asking for water temperature info to be made public, and on the phone-in, we explore extraterrestrial life

Meteorologist Tina Simpkin talks about heavy rainfall expected, the Miramichi Salmon Association are calling for Environment and Climate Change Canada to resume releasing water temperature information to the public, and on the phone-in, physicist Rob Thacker takes calls and questions about signs of life in outer space.
54 minutes, 33 seconds
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Maritime Noon's Diane Paquette reports on the growing number of people living in tents in parks in downtown Halifax. Councillor Waye Mason explains why the city will need more designated tent parks. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening.

Maritime Noon's producer, Diane Paquette, reports on the surging number of people who are living in tents in downtown Halifax. Councillor Waye Mason explains why the city has no choice but to designate more sanctioned tent parks in HRM due to the housing crisis. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.
53 minutes, 14 seconds
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A road in the Souris, PEI area developed a sinkhole.A spokesperson from the Nature Conservancy of Canada tells us about this weekend's Big Backyard BioBlitz. And on the phone-in: Paul Vautour and Lauren Park answer your questions about bees.

Kelly Graham tells us about hitting a sinkhole near Souris, PEI. And we also hear from PEI's director of highway maintenance. Mark Frank from the Nature Conservancy of Canada explains this weekend's Big Backyard BioBlitz. And on the phone-in: Paul Vautour and Lauren Park answer your questions about bees and maintaining your bee colony.
52 minutes, 55 seconds
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A sailor from Bayfield, PEI, tells us about his plans for a second attempt to circumnavigate the world in his small sailboat. We read some comments about the stench in Beaurivage, NB. And on the phone-in: Agriculture & climate change.

Alan Mulholland has custom-built a new boat called the Wave Rover II. He plans to leave Charlottetown as early as next week to begin a voyage that will hopefully see him circumnavigate the world solo in his small sailboat. We read some statements on the stench in Beaurivage, NB. And on the phone-in: Agriculture & climate change.
53 minutes, 7 seconds
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We hear an update from Beaurivage, NB, about the Coastal Shell Products plant that's giving off bad smells. We hear your comments about traffic problems. And family lawyer, Julia Cornish, answers your questions on separation & divorce

Maisie Rae McNaughton from the Kent Clean Air Action Committee provides an update on the Coastal Shell Products plant that's giving off bad odours in Beaurivage, NB. We hear your comments on traffic problems. And on the phone-in: Family lawyer, Julia Cornish, answers your questions about separation & divorce.
53 minutes, 13 seconds
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Dr Michael Gardham, the CEO of Health PEI, explains why he has tendered his resignation, effective next March. A couple in NS discuss traffic problems in their area. And on the phone-in: Preserving with Phil Moscovitch

After three years of service, Dr. Michael Gardham, the CEO of Health PEI, is going to resign next March. He explains some of the highlights of his tenure and the challenges too. A couple that lives on the Old Guysborough Road in Nova Scotia explains the dangerous traffic problems in their area. And on the phone-in: Phil Moscovitch gives tips for preserving and fermenting foods.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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We hear about an effort to remove an invasive species of grass called phragmites in the area of the Petitcodiac River in the Moncton/Riverview area of NB. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers your automotive repair questions.

Paul Noel with the Nature Conservancy of Canada supervises an effort to remove an invasive species of grass called phragmites from the area of the Petitcodiac River in Moncton and Riverview, NB. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune answers your automotive repair questions.
53 minutes, 17 seconds
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We hear about a heroic rescue by a young tow truck driver during last weekend's flash floods in Bedford, NS. Experts confirm a tornado touched down over Chaleur Bay in NB last weekend. And on the phone-in: Diane LeBlanc on birds and birding.

Denise Crowell, who lives in Beaverbank, NS, was on her way home last Friday night when she got stuck in deep water on the road in Bedford, NS. A young tow truck driver, Riely Whitman, came to her rescue. We speak with them both and she thanks him. We hear about a tornado that touched down over Chaleur Bay in NB last weekend. And on the phone-in: Diane LeBlanc answers your questions about birds and birding.
53 minutes, 12 seconds
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Michael Melenchuk with the Lifesaving Society of NS comments on the dangers of rushing waters after last weekend's flooding. We hear about plans for a new high school in Stratford, PEI. And Jim White provides paint & stain advice

After a difficult week so far in NS due to flooding, we speak with Michael Melenchuk who's the executive director of the Lifesaving Society of Nova Scotia. He comments on the dangers of rushing water. We hear about plans for a modern new high school in Stratford, PEI. And on the phone-in: Paint & stain expert, Jim White, provides advice
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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NS was hard-hit over the weekend by flash flooding. We speak with a number of officials about the latest emergency situations. We speak briefly about genealogy. And then Carolyn Bolivar-Getson updates us on a campground being evacuated.

Torrential rain over the weekend caused flash flooding. We hear an update from Mayor Abraham Zebian with the Regional Municipality of Windsor & West Hants. David Meldrum, the Deputy Chief of Halifax Fire and Emergency provides the latest updates on emergencies in the city. And the Minister of Public Works, Kim Masland, talks about damage to infrastructure. Lesley Anderson answers your questions on genealogy. At the end of the show, we get an update about the evacuation of RayPort Campground from Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, the Mayor of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg.
53 minutes, 25 seconds
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Gloria Haydock from the Insurance Bureau of Canada answers questions on flood claims. We hear about a heat wave on PEI. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions about will and estate planning.

Gloria Haydock who's the manager of consumer and industry relations for the Atlantic region with the Insurance Bureau of Canada answers questions about flood coverage following the damaging torrential rain in NS. People on PEI talk about how they're coping with the recent heat wave. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers questions about wills and estate planning.
52 minutes, 47 seconds
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St. Thomas criminologist Michael Boudreau addresses the RCMP's shortcomings in rural policing. And on the phone-in, Nikki Jabbour takes all your gardening questions.

St. Thomas criminologist Michael Boudreau addresses the RCMP's shortcomings in rural policing in the wake of vigilantism on Deer Island, NB, and the Mass Casualty Commission's recommendations. And on the phone-in, our gardening expert Nikki Jabbour answers all your horticultural questions!
52 minutes, 50 seconds
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The CBC's Tony Davis in Charlottetown, PEI, tells us about a raucous public meeting last night where the Minister of Housing got shoved. It was about a proposed supervised injection site. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps

A public meeting was held in Charlottetown, PEI, last night. The province wanted to provide details and get people's feedback on a proposed supervised injection site at the Park Street shelter. The Minister of Housing ended up getting shoved. And on the phone-in: Efficiency Nova Scotia's Barry Walker answers your questions about heat pumps.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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Allan Melvin, the president of the NS Federation of Agriculture, discusses the impact of all the recent rain on veggies and fruit crops. We hear about a study on puppies on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Allan Melvin is a farmer in Nova Scotia and he's also the president of the NS Federation of Agriculture. He explains the impact of all the recent rain and high humidity on veggie and fruit crops. We hear the details about a study on puppies at the Atlantic Veterinary College on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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A professor at the University of Ottawa describes the latest research into the increasingly hot and humid climate in Canada. We hear about the problems growing hay. And on the phone-in: George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association.

Glen Kenny, a professor at the University of Ottawa and the director of the university's Human and Environmental Physiology Research Unit, discusses the challenges of the increasingly hot and humid weather in Canada. Alicia King with the NS Federation of Agriculture says the recent wet weather is making it difficult to harvest hay. And on the phone-in: George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association.
52 minutes, 52 seconds
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Live from the site of the 2023 North American Indigenous Games - NAIG chair Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons sets the stage for the first day of the games, and on the phone-in, the power of sport and its connections to culture, heritage and spirit.

Live from the Halifax Common in Kjipuktuk the site of the 2023 North American Indigenous Games - NAIG chair Fiona Kirkpatrick Parsons sets the stage for the first day of the games. And on the phone-in, NAIG president Tex Marshall and culture and engagement director Serene Porter talk about the connections between sport, culture, heritage and spirit.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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We hear about two exhibits at Halifax museums showcasing Indigenous culture to coincide with NAIG. People on PEI hope to finally get a provincial museum. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

Two museums in Halifax -- the Museum of Natural History and the Discovery Centre -- have new exhibits that showcase Indigenous culture. The exhibits coincide with the North American Indigenous Games. People on PEI hope to finally get a provincial museum. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.
53 minutes, 5 seconds
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The RCMP announce its investigation into allegations of sexual assault at the Youth Detention Facility in Waterville, NS. Two families in Riverview, NB, are determined to save a covered bridge. And on the phone-in: Summer safety tips.

Constable Shannon Herbert and Sergeant Brian Fitzpatrick of the RCMP announce the details of an investigation into allegations of sexual assault at the Youth Detention Facility in Waterville, NS. The alleged assaults took place from 1988 to 2017. Two families in Riverview, NB, discuss their hope that a nearby covered bridge can be saved. And on the phone-in: Summer safety tips.
53 minutes, 2 seconds
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The mayor of Cornwall, PEI, Minerva McCourt, speaks about a proposed housing development in the town that has raised some concerns. And on the phone-in: Urban planner, Tristan Cleveland, speaks about high-density housing.

Minerva McCourt, the mayor of the Town of Cornwall, PEI, addresses some of the concerns that have been raised about a proposed housing development on a quiet street in the community. And on the phone-in: Urban planner, Tristan Cleveland, discusses the issues around high-density housing.
52 minutes, 59 seconds
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A couple of residents of 12Neighbours in Fredericton, NB, tell us about the opening of a new café called Neighbourly Coffee. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers your questions.

Two residents of 12Neighbours in Fredericton, NB -- Katrina Lunn and Mayor Al Smith -- speak with us about the opening of a new café called Neighbourly Coffee, located inside Picaroons Roundhouse. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers your questions about medications.
53 minutes, 3 seconds
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A business owner in Wood Islands, PEI, comments on the ferry service resuming. An Indigenous leader in NB shares his thoughts on the AFN annual meeting in Halifax. On the phone-in: Silvia Jay provides advice on dog behaviour.

Trish Carter who runs Galla Designs in Wood Islands, PEI, shares her concerns after the ferry service between PEI and NS got a rocky start to the tourist season. Roger Augustine, an Indigenous leader in NB, comments on the AFN annual meeting in Halifax. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert, Silvia Jay, gives advice.
52 minutes, 56 seconds
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Strawberry Farmer Retires, Gardening Advice

A farmer retires from the strawberry business after more than four decades in the field. On the phone-in: gardening advice with Niki Jabbour.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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COVID polling, Carbon Tax, Quirky Hidden Gems

An expert in global health says polling done for the Nova Scotia government during the pandemic should be used to better address gaps in public health. Your thoughts on the carbon tax. On the phone-in: Your favourite unique, charming and under-the-radar places and experiences that the East Coast has to offer.
53 minutes, 2 seconds
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Grocery Rebate, Biota NB, Carbon Tax

We hear more about the new grocery rebate. Researchers are studying biodiversity in New Brunswick. On the phone in: What do you think of the new carbon tax?
52 minutes, 53 seconds
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ER concerns, hiking

An Antigonish ER doctor expresses her concerns about ER closures, and letting people know about them. On the phone-in: Hiking in the maritimes with James Donald and Michael Haynes.
53 minutes, 13 seconds
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P.E.I. ferry cancellations, Wildlife Biologist Bob Bancroft

The ferry from Nova Scotia to P.E.I. is cancelled again because of a mechanical problem. A Wood Islands business owner and councilor in the Rural Municipality of Belfast reflects on what the ferry issue means for the community. On the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.
53 minutes, 18 seconds
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We speak with the Mayor of Amherst, David Kogon, about the latest offer of money for flood and erosion mitigation for the Chignecto Isthmus. And on the phone-in: Meteorologist Tina Simpkin explains summer weather patterns.

The Mayor of the Town of Amherst, David Kogon, shares his reflections on the latest offer from the federal government -- $200 million dollars -- for flooding and erosion mitigation on the Chignecto Isthmus -- that's the land that connects NS & NB. And on the phone-in: Meteorologist Tina Simpkin explains summer weather patterns
52 minutes, 53 seconds
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We hear an update from a man in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, who's on a mission to lose hundreds of pounds, On The Phone In: automotive expert Doug Bethune

We hear an update from a man in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, who's on a mission to lose hundreds of pounds, On The Phone In: automotive expert Doug Bethune
52 minutes, 50 seconds
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Political scientist Jamie Gillies reacts to Premier Higgs's cabinet shuffle. Ren Thomas at Dalhousie's School of Planning discusses changing attitudes towards higher density housing. and on the phone-in: Tiny Homes.

Jamie Gillies, a political scientist at St. Thomas University, reacts to the New Brunswick cabinet shuffle. Ren Thomas from Dalhousie's School of Planning discusses changing attitudes towards higher density housing. And on the phone-in we discuss Tiny Homes with Marcel Lebrun and Roger Gallant.
52 minutes, 47 seconds
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We hear from the family of a man who died after being beaten by a bouncer in 1999. The Anglophone East District Education Council is implementing its own version of NB's controversial Policy 713. And on the phone-in, Jim White answers your questions.

The family of Stephen Giffin, who was beaten by bouncers at a Halifax bar in 1999, discovered the 2010 legislation that would have required bouncer training was never adopted in NS. Kristen Kavoukian explains how The Anglophone East District Education Council in the Moncton region is implementing its own version of the Policy 713 - strengthening the original law and undoing the Higg's government's amendments. And on the phone-in, paint and stain expert Jim White answers your questions.
53 minutes, 15 seconds
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Indigenous students helped to build a new solar farm in Neqotkuk First Nation. A university student is hoping to bring better wi-fi to rural Cape Breton. And on the phone-in, two librarians help us navigate our summer reading lists.

We hear about a new solar farm in Neqotkuk First Nation built in partnership with Indigenous students. A Cape Breton University student is hoping to bring better wi-fi to underserved rural areas. And on the phone-in, two librarians and our listeners share their top recommendations for great books to add to your reading list this summer.
53 minutes, 2 seconds
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The CBC's Jessica Singer in St John's, NL, provides an update on the search for the submersible Titan. We hear about some bad behaviour on PEI at the Lieutenant Governor's residence. And on the phone-in: Managing your woodlot.

Time is running out to locate the missing submersible, Titan. The CBC's Jessica Singer in St John's, NL, provides an update. We hear about people misbehaving at PEI's Lieutenant Governor's residence. And on the phone-in: Managing your woodlot. We speak with Anne MacKnight & Gary Schneider
53 minutes, 2 seconds
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MP Lawrence MacAulay & Lori MacGregor of Island East Tourism Group comment on the NS/PEI ferry being out for a month. And on the phone-in: Carey Murphy & Diana Gabriele comment on the rise of sports gambling

PEI Member of Parliament, Lawrence MacAulay and Lori MacGregor with Island East Tourism Group comment on the ferry between NS & PEI being out for the next month. And on the phone-in: Carey Murphy & Diana Gabriele comment on the rise of sports gambling.
52 minutes, 55 seconds
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The CBC's Jacques Poitras reports on a growing rebellion against Premier Blaine Higgs. We hear your feedback on gambling online. And on the phone-in: Bernie Francis, a Mi'kmaw linguist, talks about place names in the Maritimes.

New Brunswick's CBC legislative reporter, Jacques Poitras, provides the details about a growing revolt against Premier Blaine Higgs. We hear your feedback on online gambling. And on the phone-in: Mi'kmaw linguist, Bernie Francis, explains the history of original place names in the Maritimes.
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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A parent in Dartmouth, NS, is organizing an inclusive birthday party for his 14 year-old son with autism. The boy has never been invited to a party so this will be special. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps and energy efficiency

Rob Bird from Dartmouth tells us about his efforts to organize an inclusive birthday party for his son, Evan, who's turning 14 years-old in July. Evan has difficulty making friends and has never been to a party before. And on the phone-in: Energy efficiency expert, Barry Walker, answers your questions.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dorothy Shephard resigns from the PC cabinet in New Brunswick. We hear about moths in boxwood shrubs. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert, Niki Jabbour

Dorothy Shephard, the PC MLA for Saint John-Lancaster, resigns from cabinet over the controversy surrounding changes to Policy 713 and other issues. We hear from the CFIA about moths in boxwood shrubs. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert, Niki Jabbour.
52 minutes, 48 seconds
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Maisie Rae McNaughton from the Kent Clean Air Action Committee talks about the stench in Beaurivage, NB. A 90 year-old man on PEI celebrates 1,162 blood donations over his lifetime. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Citizens in Beaurivage, NB, travel to Fredericton to speak with politicians about the stench coming from the Coastal Shell Products plant. We speak with Maisie Rae McNaughton from the Kent Clean Air Action Committee. A 90 year-old man on PEI, Ewan Stewart, celebrates 1,162 blood donations since the 1950s. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.
52 minutes, 56 seconds
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Tonya Wimmer from the Marine Animal Response Society speaks about two separate whale stranding events. We hear more about the problem of homelessness in Summerside, PEI, And on the phone-in: Nathaniel Pearre on EVs.

Tonya Wimmer, the executive director of the Marine Animal Response Society, speaks about two separate whale stranding events -- one on PEI and one in Cape Breton. We get an update on the problem of homelessness in Summerside, PEI. And on the phone-in Nathaniel Pearre from Dalhousie University on EVs.
53 minutes, 8 seconds
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The City of Charlottetown will form a response team to help prevent tent encampments from popping up this summer. We speak with Chris Clay about the idea. And on the phone-in: The authors of "Amazing L'nu'k"

The mayor of Charlottetown, Philip Brown and councillor Kevin Ramsay speak about the formation of a response team to prevent tent encampments from popping up this summer. We also speak with Chris Clay from the Native Council of PEI about the idea. And on the phone-in: We speak with Julie Pellissier-Lush & Robin Grant, the authors of "Amazing L'nu'k".
52 minutes, 42 seconds
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A man whose home burned in the Fort McMurray wildfires has advice for Maritimers, a drive-in on PEI asks people to stop taking their cat, and on the phone-in, Natalie MacLean talks about women and their relationship to alcohol.

A Fort McMurray man who lost everything in the 2016 wildfires has advice for Maritimers trying to rebuild. The owners of a drive-in on PEI are asking people to please stop taking their cat home. And on the phone-in, Natalie MacLean talks about her new book Wine Witch on Fire and women and their relationship to alcohol.
52 minutes, 58 seconds
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Teenagers in NB react to the government's changes to Policy 713 in schools. We hear from craft people on PEI about the upcoming season. And on the phone-in: Carpenter and D-I-Y enthusiast, Denika Coakley.

High school students in NB react to the government's changes to Policy 713 which is meant to create safe spaces in schools for LGBTQ+ students. We hear from craft people on PEI about the upcoming tourist season. And on the phone-in: Carpenter and D-I-Y enthusiast, Denika Coakley.
52 minutes, 42 seconds
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NB's Minister of Education today announced changes to Policy 713. We speak with Gail Costello who is the co-chair of Pride in Education and a retired teacher to get her thoughts on the changes. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay on dog behaviour.

New Brunswick's Minister of Education Bill Hogan today announced changes to Policy 713 which is meant to create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ students in schools. We speak with Gail Costello to get her feedback on these changes. She is co-chair of Pride in Education and is also a retired teacher. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert, Silvia Jay.
52 minutes, 45 seconds
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Halifax's Dean Smith, the Canadian winner of the Willie O'Ree Community Hero Awards, and a member of #FireworksHurt tells us why they want Nova Scotia to ban consumer fireworks. And on the phone-in, we discuss the importance of local news outlets.

Dean Smith from the Black Youth Ice Hockey Program in Dartmouth and Chair of Diversity and Inclusion for Hockey Nova Scotia and the Black Youth Ice Hockey Program in Dartmouth won the Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award for Canada last night. He tells us what the award means and how he plans to honour it. We hear why some Nova Scotians want consumer fireworks banned, and on the phone-in - we discuss the importance of local news outlets and what they mean to a community.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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Warren MacLeod, the CAO of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, provides an update about the wildfire there. We hear your feedback on local news. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.

Warren MacLeod, the CAO of the Municipality of the District of Shelburne, provides an update on the wildfire in the area and the process of informing home owners who've lost their homes. We hear your feedback on the loss of local newspapers and other local news sources. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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Capt. Kevin Corkum with Halifax Fire and Emergency tells the harrowing story of saving a man with dementia at the start of the wildfire in Tantallon. And on the phone-in, repair technician Aaron Publicover provides advice.

When the wildfire broke out in Tantallon, N.S., last Sunday, Capt. Kevin Corkum and his partner Conor Scott used a pickup truck to save a man with dementia who was trapped in a home. And for the phone-in, repair technician Aaron Publicover answers all your appliance-related questions.
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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Today on the phone in: Niki Jabbour shares her gardening expertise.

Gardening expert Niki Jabbour drops by with tips that'll help lead to flowery success.
52 minutes, 39 seconds
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CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin discusses today's hot weather which won't help with the wildfire situation. A resident in Indigo Shores gets to return home in suburban Halifax. And on the phone-in: Knowing the signs of a stroke.

CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin talks about the high temperatures, winds and low humidity today which won't help with the region's wildfire situation. Patrick Craig speaks about being able to return to his home in Indigo Shores, NS, after being evacuated. And on the phone-in: Dr Sherry Hu and others speak about the signs of a stroke and how you can recover.
54 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ryan Snodden provides a full weather forecast with wildfires in mind. We get an update on the fire burning in Tantallon, NS and the wildfire in Shelburne County. And a homeowner near St Andrews, NB gets to go home. On the phone-in: Climate change

CBC meteorologist Ryan Snodden talks about the coming two days of hot weather and when we can expect rain, which will hopefully help with the wildfire situation. We get updates on the fires burning in Tantallon, NS and Shelburne County. A homeowner near St Andrews, NB get to go home. And on the phone-in: Youth activism on climate change.
54 minutes, 31 seconds
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A 79 year-old woman who had to flee her house due to wildfire speaks with the CBC at the Canada Games Centre. We hear from evacuees in St. Andrews, NB. And on the phone-in: Home insurance and wildfire proofing your home.

Jean Barbour who's 79 years=old speaks with the CBC's Haley Ryan at the Canada Games Centre after she was forced to flee her home by the wildfire in the Tantallon area. We hear from people in St Andrews, NB, who also had to flee their homes due to fire. And on the phone-in: Our experts answer you questions about home insurance and wildfire proofing your home.
52 minutes, 59 seconds
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Starting at 11am, Maritime Noon provided a special two-hour program, with updates on the forest fires burning in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Listeners also shared their stories of how they're coping.

Today, Maritime Noon started at 11am and for two-hours, we provided live updates on the forest fires burning in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. One fire is in the Tantallon area of NS. The other is in SouthWest NS, in the Shelburne area. And in New Brunswick, there's a forest fire near St Andrews. Listeners also shared their stories of how they're coping.
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We hear an update on the damage the cold snap over the winter did to fruit crops in Nova Scotia. The damage is extensive. A man on PEI invents a magnet business to pick up metal items on the ground. And on the phone-in: Cycling safety

Emily Lutz, the executive director of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association and Steve Ells, president of the Grape Growers Association of Nova Scotia, provide an update on the damage to fruit crops done by the cold snap in February. Daniel Pickering on PEI invents a business to pick up metal fragments on land left behind by Fiona. And on the phone-in: Cycling safety.
52 minutes, 39 seconds
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We hear about the effect on the wine-making industry after some varieties of grapes were wiped out by the winter's cold snap. Listeners share feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle on wills and estate planning.

Jason Lynch of Grand Pré Wines Limited in the Annapolis Valley discusses the effect on the wine-making industry after some varieties of grapes were killed off by the cold snap in February. We hear your feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle on wills and estate planning.
53 minutes, 7 seconds
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A criminologist at St Thomas University in Fredericton comments on a recent arrest in Cape Breton of a man who had a cache of weapons and police paraphernalia. Someone steals duck eggs from a nest in Fredericton. And on the phone-in:Jim White.

Criminologist Michael Boudreau from St Thomas University in Fredericton comments on a recent arrest in Cape Breton of a man who had a cache of weapons and police paraphernalia. Boudreau says better provincial rules need to crack down on this. A restaurant owner in Fredericton is upset after someone stole duck eggs from a nest a mallard duck had built on her patio. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting and staining.
53 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Mayor of Fredericton, Kate Rogers, expresses concern about proposed legislation -- Bill 45. She says it could erode democracy. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.

The Mayor of Fredericton, Kate Rogers, says she's not happy about proposed provincial legislation -- Bill 45. She says it would allow the Minister of Local Government to repeal municipal by-laws and could therefore erode democracy. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert Doug Bethune.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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Gabor Lukacs talks passenger rights amidst West Jet flight Cancellations this weekend and on the phone in: Get ready for a long weekend gardening party with Niki Jabbour.

Gabor Lukacs talks passenger rights amidst West Jet flight Cancellations this weekend and on the phone in: Get ready for a long weekend gardening party with Niki Jabbour.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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Sylvia Parris-Drummond from the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute speaks with us about the Halifax Declaration. And on the phone-in: How can we better protect our oceans?

The Halifax Declaration - for the eradication of racial discrimination for Canadians of African descent -was released last night. We speak with Sylvia Parris-Drummond, the CEO of the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute, about what's in the document and the changes it will bring about. And on the phone-in: How can we better protect our oceans? The guests are Sara Iverson and Susanna Fuller.
52 minutes, 37 seconds
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We hear from students and parents in NB about the provincial government review of policy 713 in the education system. The kelp harvesting business expands in NS. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.

Students from Riverview High School and parents in Woodstock, NB, share their views of the provincial government's review of policy 713. The policy is meant to provide a safe space at schools for students who are LGBTQ+. The kelp harvesting business expands in NS. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.
52 minutes, 30 seconds
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The NS College of Nursing has been flooded with applications from nurses abroad who want to work in Nova Scotia. A woman in SouthWest Nova Scotia says her step-son's dislocated shoulder was fixed by a pothole. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover.

The NS College of Nursing has received 189 applications from across Canada and more than 10,000 from abroad. Sue Smith says after bringing in a new program to license nurses in NS, the applications came flooding in. Brenda Thompson in SouthWest NS says her step-son's dislocated shoulder was snapped back into place by a pothole. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.
53 minutes, 10 seconds
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The CBC's Paul Withers brings us an update on the controversy surrounding what's happening with elver fishing despite a federal ban. We hear an update on the fire in Shelburne County, NS. And on the phone-in: Hiking

The CBC's Paul Withers provides a detailed report on what has happened over the last month since the federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans shut down the elver -- or baby eel -- fishery. Scott Tingley from the NS Department of Natural Resources updates us on the fire burning in Shelburne County. And on the phone-in: Hiking trail tips with Michael Haynes & James Donald.
52 minutes, 54 seconds
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NB Minister of Education Bill Hogan comments to reporters about a review of Policy 7-13. The co-chair of Pride in Education comments on why a review doesn't make sense. And on the phone-in: Women in politics.

Bill Hogan, New Brunswick's Minister of Education, explains to reporters why there will be a review of Policy 7-13 which is aimed at providing a safe space for LGBTQ+ students. Gail Costello, the co-chair of Pride in Education, questions why the minister would need to do a review since it was written by education experts. And on the phone-in: Women in politics with guests Meredith Ralston and Mary Clancy.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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Family & friends of 14 year-old Madison Roy-Boudreau speak about the 2nd anniversary of her disappearance in Bathurst, NB. We hear your feedback on women in politics. And on the phone-in: What does running do for you?

Linda Boudrea and Maggie & Kelsey Lavine share their pain on the 2nd anniversary of the disappearance of 14 year-old Madison Roy-Boudreau who went missing in Bathurst, NB. We hear your feedback on attracting more women to politics. And on the phone-in: What does running do for you? Our guests are Jarvis Googoo in NS and Maureen Peters on PEI.
52 minutes, 59 seconds
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We get an update on the wildlife burning in SouthWest NS. A woman in Hassett shares her experiences today with the fire situation. Some people on PEI are concerned about the threat of fires. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson on genealogy

Scott Tingley, a provincial spokesperson with the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, provides an update on the wildfire burning in SouthWest NS. Hassett resident, Wanda Mullen, shares her experiences today with the fire situation. Some people on PEI are concerned about the threat of fire. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson on genealogy.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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We hear details about the latest research into the vast amount of ghost gear in waters off NS. PEI libraries have a lot more to offer than books. And on the phone-in: What are your concerns about artificial intelligence?

Tony Walker with the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University tells us about the latest research into the vast amounts of ghost gear from the fishery found in waters off SouthWest NS. The CBC's Nancy Russell finds out about the new things you can borrow from the library in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Artificial intelligence.
52 minutes, 38 seconds
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The GM of the Regional Federation of Professional Fishermen on the Acadian Peninsula of NB talks about two fishermen who were killed over the weekend. We hear about beach closures on PEI. And on the phone-in: George Iny on new and used cars.

Jean Lanteigne, the general manager of the Regional Federation of Professional Fishermen on the Acadian Peninsula of NB tells us about two fishermen who were killed at the beginning of the lobster season. Some beaches in Prince Edward Island National Park are still closed following Fiona last Fall. And on the phone-in: George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association provides advice on new and used vehicles.
52 minutes, 38 seconds
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The CBC's Tony Davis on PEI tells us about a new men's shelter that'll open in Summerside. It'll be open 24/7 and provide an array of services. We hear your feedback on ECMAs. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert, Niki Jabbour.

The CBC's Tony Davis provides a full report on a new men's shelter that's set to open in Summerside. It will have six beds and stay open 24/7. We hear your feedback on ECMAs. And on the phone-in: Gardening expert, Niki Jabbour, provides advice to keep your garden growing.
52 minutes, 52 seconds
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The CBC's Kerry Campbell on PEI reports on the need for more power line maintenance even before post-tropical storm Fiona hit last September. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers questions.

In the wake of Fiona, many trees and power lines went down on PEI. The CBC's Kerry Campbell reports on the need for power line maintenance even before the storm hit The information is contained in documents filed by Maritime Electric. And on the phone-in: Dr Karyn Steele answers veterinary questions
52 minutes, 53 seconds
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On the 35th anniversary of ECMAs we're joined by 3 musicians Delvina Bernard, Rachel Beck and Caroline Savoie to ask "How can we better support artists?"

On the 35th anniversary of ECMAs we're joined by 3 musicians Delvina Bernard, Rachel Beck and Caroline Savoie to ask "How can we better support artists?"
52 minutes, 55 seconds
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Research based at St FX University examines the potential cause of a "whodunit" in nature when a lot of mussels get killed. A woman in Halifax embraces art after a cancer diagnosis. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie

Biology professor Ricardo Scrosati from St FX University explains his theory about what caused a massive die-off of mussels and Irish moss on the South Shore of NS. A woman in Halifax creates an art exhibit after a lung cancer diagnosis. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie answers your questions.
52 minutes, 42 seconds
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The mayor of the City of Dieppe, Yvon Lapierre, explains a proposed new by-law that would set rules for cutting down trees on private property in the municipality. And on the phone-in: Paint & stain expert, Jim White.

Yvon Lapierre, the mayor of the City of Dieppe, NB, discusses a proposed new by-law that would lay out rules for cutting down trees on private land. The move comes after complaints about too much cutting during development projects. And on the phone-in: Paint and stain expert, Jim White, answers your questions.
52 minutes, 17 seconds
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Susan & Darren Cousins -- Susan on PEI and Darren in France -- speak about Kirsten Neuschafer winning the Golden Globe Race, We hear your feedback on wind turbines. And on the phone-in: Tick talk with Vett Lloyd.

Susan & Darren Cousins got to know South African-born sailor, Kirsten Neuschafer, well when she fixed up her boat last year on PEI. She just won the Golden Globe Race, a non-stop sailing race around the world. We speak with Susan on PEI and Darren in France. We hear your feedback on wind turbines. And on the phone-in: Tick talk with Vett Lloyd.
53 minutes
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A Dutch-born man on PEI tells us about a project to help find photos of WW II veterans who are buried in the Netherlands. The photos are displayed at gravesites. And on the phone-in: The future of wind energy.

Pieter Valkenburg is a Dutch-born Canadian who lives on PEI tells us about a project he's involved with to find photos of Canadian WW II veterans who are buried in graves in the Netherlands. The photos are displayed at gravesites. And on the phone-in: We hear your comments on the future of wind energy.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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The police chief in Fredericton speaks about a new bylaw to control big student parties. And the president of the UNB student union shares his thoughts. And on the phone-in: Todd Boland answers questions about shrubs & vines.

Fredericton police chief Martin Gaudet speaks about a proposed new bylaw to help control big student parties. And we also hear from Kordell Walsh, president of UNB's student union. And on the phone-in: Todd Boland answers questions about shrubs and vines.
52 minutes, 59 seconds
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Combating micro plastics, Changes in PEI jails for those with addiction and On the Phone in: today we're asking - how do we respond to the epidemic of gender-based violence?

Combating micro plastics, Changes in PEI jails for those with addiction and On the Phone in: today we're asking - how do we respond to the epidemic of gender-based violence?
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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The CBC's Shaina Luck tells us about the difficulty accessing information about complaints against the police. We hear about wharf damage on PEI from Fiona as the lobster season gets set to begin. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune.

The CBC's Shaina Luck provides a report about research into complaints against the police in NS and other parts of the Maritimes. It's proving to be a challenge to get access to information about police complaints. The CBC's Nancy Russell tells us about wharf damage from Fiona on PEI as the lobster season gets set to start. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert Doug Bethune.
52 minutes, 52 seconds
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We speak with Sharon Batt at Dalhousie University about upcoming public meetings about pharmacare. We hear about an electric wheelchair in NB that was stolen then recovered. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour

Sharon Batt from Dalhousie University speaks with us about some upcoming public meetings about the hopes for a national pharmacare program. We hear about an expensive electric wheelchair in Saint John, NB, that was stolen then recovered. And on the phone-in: Gardening advice from Niki Jabbour.
52 minutes, 50 seconds
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We get an update on flooding on the Saint John River in NB from the NB Emergency Measures Organization. We investigate the controversy surrounding bee poop in Quispamsis, NB. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps

Geoffrey Downey, a spokesperson for the NB Emergency Measures Organization, comments on the flooding situation on the Saint John River. Quispamsis councillor, Noah Donovan, tells us about the new bylaw surrounding beekeeping in the town after people raise a stink over bee poop. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps.
53 minutes, 4 seconds
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin in Halifax and the CBC's Laura Chapin in Charlottetown report on the PSAC strike. We hear your feedback on birds and "right to repair". And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold discusses composting.

About 155,000 federal government workers affiliated with the PSAC union go on strike. The CBC's Brett Ruskin and the CBC's Laura Chapin in Charlottetown report from the picket line. We hear your feedback on birds and "right to repair". And on the phone-in: Paul Arnold answers your questions on composting
52 minutes, 37 seconds
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Pierre Comeau provides an update about Eglise Sainte Marie in Church Point, NS. We hear comments about the closure of the elver fishery from Question Period. And on the phone-in: Birding in the Maritimes

Pierre Comeau in Digby County, NS, says many people are calling a plan to save Eglise Sainte Marie in Church Point, as a "miracle".An anonymous donor is offering $10 million dollars. We hear comments during Question Period about the closure of the elver fishery. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc answers your questions about birding.
53 minutes, 11 seconds
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We hear some details from Atlantic Lottery about a record $64 million dollar win in Gloucester County, NB, over the weekend but the winner(s) have not come forward yet. The strike at UPEI is over. And on the phone-in: The Right to Repair.

Someone or a group of people in Gloucester County, NB, won $64 million dollars in the Gold Ball 6/49 draw over the weekend. We spoke with Molly Cormier at Atlantic Lottery. Adam MacKanzie the president and CEO of the UPEI Student Union speaks with us about the end of the strike by faculty. And on the phone-in: The Right to Repair.
53 minutes, 1 second
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Mi'kmaq Elder on PEI, Junior Peter Paul, describes the language classes he's holding in Charlottetown. We hear from two women firefighters in NB. And on the phone-in: Income tax advice from Jennifer Dunn at BDO Canada.

Twice a week in Charlottetown, Mi'kmaq Elder Junior Peter Paul holds language classes. We hear from him and some participants. Two women firefighters in NB talk about challenges on the job. And on the phone-in: Income tax advice from Jennifer Dunn at BDO Canada in Charlottetown.
53 minutes, 8 seconds
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Derrick Bona who lives in Eastern Passage, NS, tells his personal story of trying to lose weight once he was nearly 600 lbs or 272 kilos. Seaside Books in Summerside, PEI, is closing. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay

41 year-old Derrick Bona lives in Eastern Passage, NS, and he's a chef so food is a big part of his life. But in January when he topped the scales at about 600 lbs or 272 kilos, he decided it was time to address his weight problem. Seaside Books in Summerside, PEI, is closing. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay
52 minutes, 47 seconds
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Tony Walker from Dalhousie University updates us on his latest research on air pollution in Pictou, NS. We tried to speak with Judith Cabrita at the Halifax Public Gardens. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft

Tony Walker, as associate professor at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University, tells us about his latest air pollution study that sheds light on the air pollution that came from the pulp mill in Pictou when it was operating. We attempted to reach Judith Cabrita at the Halifax Public Gardens but there was a technical issue. And on the phone-in: Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft.
52 minutes, 27 seconds
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Michael Wennberg in Rothesay, NB, explains why he hopes the town will purchase the historic railway station. We hear about an organic treatment for late potato blight on PEI. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair.

Rothesay, NB, has the oldest historic railway station of its kind. It's 165 years-old, Michael Wennberg explains why he hopes the town will purchase it to make sure it's preserved. The CBC's Nancy Russell investigates a new organic treatment for late potato blight on PEI. And on the phone-in: Repair technician Aaron Publicover answers your appliance questions.
53 minutes, 12 seconds
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Matty Lisowski with Ski Cape Smokey in Cape Breton tells us about the rescue of two women who were snowshoeing over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.

Matty Lisowski is a mountain rescue expert and he's with Ski Cape Smokey. He tells us about the rescue of two women who were snowshoeing in Cape Breton on Sunday. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.
50 minutes, 38 seconds
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Janet Balignasay.with Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education talks about programs in place as the MCC prepares to issue its final report. We hear your feedback on violence in schools. And on the phone-in: Long Covid.

Janet Balignasay, the Student Services Coordinator with Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education, describes the supports that have been put in place as the MCC prepares to issue its final report in NS. We hear listener feedback on violence in schools. And on the phone-in: Long COVID. Our guests are Sarah Ecker in NB and Dr. Grace Lam.
53 minutes, 3 seconds
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Travel Nurses, Appliance Repair with Aaron Publicover

We hear why one Nova Scotia nurse left her full-time job to be a travel nurse. On the phone-in: Our appliance repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.
52 minutes, 54 seconds
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A researcher at Dalhousie University tells us about her new report into working conditions in NB for temporary foreign workers. Sky the cow in Stewiacke, NS, is caught after being on the loose. And on the phone-in: Food as medicine.

A researcher at Dalhousie University tells us about her new report into working conditions in NB for temporary foreign workers. Sky the cow in Stewiacke, NS, is caught after being on the loose. And on the phone-in: Food as medicine.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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CBC meteorologist Ryan Snodden provides details about the upcoming snow storm. We hear about the "Funky Frog Green" colour outside Wasted Day Brewing in Saint John, NB. And on the phone-in: Small modular nuclear reactors.

CBC's afternoon meteorologist Ryan Snodden provides all the details about the upcoming snow storm that's going to hit the whole region. We talk with Wasted Day Brewing in Saint John, NB, about the "Funky Frog Green" on the exterior of the building. And on the phone-in: Small modular nuclear reactors with guests Susan O'Donnell and Warren Mabee.
54 minutes, 18 seconds
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We speak with the president of the Grape Growers Association of NS about today's announcement of $15 million dollars in assistance following the cold snap in February. And on the phone-in: The high price of groceries.

Steve Ells, who's the president of the Grape Growers Association of NS, discusses the $15 million dollars in provincial assistance that was announced today from the NS Dept of Agriculture for fruit farmers affected by the cold snap in February. And on the phone-in: How are you coping with the high price of groceries?
52 minutes, 48 seconds
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73 year-old Ivan Cromwell in Weymouth, NS and his daughter, Carmelita Johnson, share their story of how he has taken up quilting to help with his early onset Alzheimers. And on the phone-in: Violence in schools.

After a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimers, 73 year-old Ivan Cromwell in Weymouth, NS, decided to take up quilt-making. In just a few months, he has made six! We also speak with his daughter, Carmelita Johnson, who says quilt-making is good for his health. And on the phone-in, Ryan Lutes from the NSTU and Stacey Rudderham from NS Parents for Public Education discuss violence in schools.
53 minutes, 10 seconds
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Our meteorologist, Tina Simpkin, outlines the upcoming messy weather. Wayne Carew with the Canada Games on PEI tells us about the coming two weeks. We hear your feedback on farmland. And on the phone-in: Jim White

Tina Simpkin, our meteorologist, explains the messy mix of weather conditions that are expected, including freezing rain. Wayne Carew, chair of the host society with the Canada Games on PEI, talks about the upcoming two weeks of competition. We hear your feedback on farmland. And on the phone-in: Paint & stain expert, Jim White.
54 minutes, 17 seconds
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NS Public Works minister Kim Masland talks about the new Road Trails Act which affects off-highway vehicles. The Salvation Army in Charlottetown sees a jump in demand for services. Andon the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie.

Kim Masland who's Nova Scotia's minister of Public Works provides the details about the new Road Trails Act which affects off-highway vehicles. Lieutenant John Burton describes the jump in the demand for services because of the rise in the cost of living for many families. And on the phone-in: Pharmacist Graham MacKenzie talks about his book "Healthy Logic: Evidence-based healthy aging"
53 minutes, 16 seconds
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The CBC's Brett Ruskin tells us about cutting edge research into batteries. We hear about the passing of Viola Léger in NB who is famous for playing La Sagouine by Antonine Maillet. Ando n the phone-in: Researching your family tree.

The CBC's Brett Ruskin talks with Michael Metzger at Dalhousie University about the latest research into rechargeable batteries. Acadian, Viola Léger in NB, passed away at the age of 92 over the weekend. She is most famous for portraying La Sagouine, a character in a play by Antonine Maillet. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson takes your questions on researching your family tree.
52 minutes, 57 seconds
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A grape grower and a maple syrup producer in NS explain the effects of the unusual winter weather so far this year and the lingering after-effects of Fiona. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Jeff Goodall

Steve Ells, president of the Grape Growers Association of NS, and maple syrup producer, Jason Haverkort in Antigonish County, explain the negative effects of the recent cold snap and the lingering impacts of Fiona. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Goodall.
52 minutes, 58 seconds
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We examine the situation with the mackerel fishery in Canada & the US. A museum on PEI plans an exhibit about the Lobster Shanty in Montague. And on the phone-in: How walkable is your community?

Katie Schleit of Oceans North speaks with us about the US decision to have a small commercial mackerel fishery this year despite dropping stocks. We also hear from Martin Mallet at the Maritime Fishermen's Union. There's an upcoming exhibit about the Lobster Shanty in Montague, PEI. And on the phone-in: Urban planner, Tristan Cleveland, talks about walkable communities.
52 minutes, 48 seconds
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Healthcare, Tobogganing , Biomass

Canadian premiers meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today to talk about healthcare funding. Meanwhile, closer to home here in the Maritimes, Health officials were at a public meeting in Middleton Nova Scotia yesterday to discuss the future of the emergency department at Soldiers Memorial Hospital. We hear how the Fredericton Toboggan Club did at the U.S. National Toboggan Championships. On the phone-in: Discussing biomass with author Jamie Simpson and Moe Qureshi from CCNB.
53 minutes, 16 seconds
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Dan Kutcher, the Mayor of Summerside, talks about the re-opening of the Community Fridge. The CBC's Paul Withers gets an update on the Atlantic Loop. And on the phone-in: We take your questions on EVs

The Mayor of Summerside, Dan Kutcher, tells us about the re-opening of the Community Fridge after a fire closed it in February. The CBC's Paul Withers gets an update on the Atlantic Loop. And on the phone-in, Nathaniel Pearre answers questions on electric vehicles.
52 minutes, 44 seconds
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Some wheelchair basketball athletes from PEI join Team NB at the Canada Games on PEI.We hear your feedback on cold water swimming/ice-water dipping. And on the phone-in: It has been one-year since Russia invaded Ukraine.

PEI didn't have enough athletes to form its own wheelchair basketball team for the Canada Games so a couple of athletes from the Island have joined Team NB. And the coach of the NB team is also from Charlottetown. We hear your feedback on cold water swimming/ice-water dipping. And on the phone-in, we speak with Leigh Sarty and Varvara Pakhomenko about the war in Ukraine. It has been one year since Russia invaded.
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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The CBC's Shane Fowler tells us about Katherine Langlais from NB who's the first woman to win the Can-AM Crown-250 dog sled race in Maine. There's a new residence at UPEI. And on the phone-in: Public vs private health care

The CBC's Shane Fowler brings us all the details about Katherine Langlais who's from Glenwood in Restigouche County, NB. She's the first woman to win the Can-AM Crown-250 dog sled race in Maine. Students at UPEI are disappointed they can't move in right away to the new residence building. And on the phone-in: Public vs private health care. Our guests are Mary Jane Hampton and Ken McGeorge.
52 minutes, 55 seconds
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Halifax Regional Council will regulate short-term rentals as of Sept 1. We ask whether this will improve access to affordable housing. We hear about a hockey phenom at the Canada Games on PEI. And on the phone-in: Generational attitudes toward work.

Michael Kabalen, the executive director of the Affordable Housing Association of NS, comments on whether last night's decision by Halifax Regional council to regulate short-term rentals on Sept 1 will improve peoples' access to affordable units. The CBC's Nancy Russell tells us about a hockey phenom playing at the Canada Games on PEI. And on the phone-in: Generational attitudes toward work.
53 minutes, 6 seconds
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Jean Le Blanc, the president of the Heritage Society of St. Bernard in SouthWest Nova Scotia, talks about the hopes the deconsecrated church can be turned into apartments. And on the phone-in: Virtual health care

St Bernard Church located near St Mary's Bay in SouthWest Nova Scotia is now for sale for $250.000. Jean Le Blanc, the president of the Heritage Society of St. Bernard, tells us about his hope that the church becomes apartments. And on the phone-in: What has your experience been with virtual health care?
53 minutes, 9 seconds
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We talk with two Acadians who explain how a giant purple elephant snow sculpture ended up in Neguac, NB. PEI sees the launch of the Black Women's History Project in public schools. And on the phone-in: Decluttering.

Acadian singer, Marc LeBlanc, aka Marc à Paul à Jos, and snow sculptor, Jean-Pascal Brideau, tell us about a giant purple snow sculpture of an elephant in Neguac. It all started with Marc's song, "L'Elephant de Neguac" that was released in December. We hear about the Black Women's History Project on PEI. And on the phone-in: Decluttering your home. And we also hear about rising camping costs in NB.
52 minutes, 57 seconds
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N.S. Film Industry, Band For Life, Physiotherapist Laura Lundquis

The Nova Scotia film industry is expecting another busy year. We hear from hair stylist Mallory Glenn and Screen Nova Scotia's executive director, Laura Mackenzie. We hear about the Band For Life program on P.E.I. that connects school students with mature musicians. On the phone-in: physiotherapist Laura Lundquist answers your questions.
52 minutes, 58 seconds
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Power issues on PEI, Biomass Feedback and on the phone in: AI and the future

Power issues on PEI, Biomass Feedback and on the phone in: AI and the future
53 minutes, 21 seconds
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In honour of Niki Jabbour's first gardening phone-in of the 2023 gardening season, we devote the whole hour to her and your questions.

Today's full hour of Maritime Noon is devoted to our gardening expert, Niki Jabbour. She answers all your questions for the upcoming gardening season.
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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The final report of the Mass Casualty Commission was presented to the public in Truro, NS. We hear the presentation, as it unfolded, including a moment of silence to commemorate the 22 victims. The CBC's Blair Rhodes also reported live.

The three commissioners from the Mass Casualty Commission unveiled their final report in Truro, NS today. We carried their remarks live, including a moment of silence to remember the 22 victims from the mass casualty event nearly three years ago in NS. The CBC's Blair Rhodes also spoke with us to re-cap some of the main findings on policing and intimate partner violence
59 minutes, 10 seconds
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The CBC's Nancy Russell tells us about two housing projects in Charlottetown and Summerside, PEI. We hear your feedback on high grocery prices. And on the phone-in: Are you a streamer or do you prefer "real" media?

The CBC's Nancy Russell reports on two affordable housing projects -- one in Charlottetown and the other in Summerside, PEI. We hear your feedback on the high price of groceries. And on the phone-in: Do you prefer "real" media such as vinyl albums or movies on DVD or do you use streaming services?
53 minutes, 12 seconds
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A researcher at Dalhousie University tells us about an orca adopting, or perhaps abducting, a newborn pilot whale calf. International students at UPEI volunteer at the Canada Games. And on the phone-in: Cold water swimming/ice-water dunking.

Elizabeth Zwamborn, a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University, tells us about her research into an orca in waters off Iceland that adopted, or perhaps abducted,a newborn pilot whale calf. International students at UPEI use their winter break to volunteer at the Canada Games. And on the phone-in: Cold water swimming or ice-water dunking. Our guest is Dr Mark Harper.
52 minutes, 42 seconds
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Sabine Dietz from CLIMatlantic explains how property owners can use an online coastal toolkit to guard against flooding and coastal erosion. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker from Efficiency NS on heat pumps.

Sabine Dietz, the executive director of CLIMatlantic, explains a new online toolkit property owners can use to help guard against flooding and coastal erosion caused by climate change. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker from Efficiency NS answers your questions on heat pumps.
53 minutes
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People from the Maritimes are flocking to Green Bay, NS, to see an extremely rare bird -- the Gray-crowned rosy finch. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune, our automotive expert

We speak with Lynnette Barnes in Green Bay, NS and wildlife photographer, Jason Dain, about the sighting of a rare bird. The Gray-crowned rosy finch was spotted in Green Bay on Lynnette's property and people are flocking to see it. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.
53 minutes, 34 seconds
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An orca was spotted caring for a pilot whale calf. Was it a heartwarming adoption or a cruel kidnapping?

Elizabeth Zwamborn, a PhD candidate at Dalhousie University in Halifax, tells us about her research into an orca in the waters off Iceland that adopted — or perhaps abducted — a newborn pilot whale calf.
8 minutes, 16 seconds
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We speak with a professor who studies "chronobiology" about the impacts of the time change. There's a new flood protection program in Charlottetown, PEI. And on the phone-in: Paint & stain expert, Jim White.

Professor Patricia Lakin-Thomas studies "chronobiology" at York University in Toronto. She explains the latest research on the effects of the time change on people and their circadian rhythms. The City of Charlottetown, PEI, has a new flood protection program. And on the phone-in: Paint & stain expert, Jim White.
48 minutes, 12 seconds
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High-profile deaths in Maritime emergency rooms raise questions about the public's access to healthcare information and privacy legislation. Ukrainian New Year's celebrations in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting and staining.

We hear about concerns cropping up around the government's use of privacy legislation and access to healthcare information in the wake of recent deaths in Maritime emergency rooms. We join the Ukrainian community on PEI who celebrated the New Year this past weekend - and no, it wasn't delayed, they celebrated the holiday according to the Julian calendar which is about 2 weeks behind the Gregorian calendar we use. And Jim White joins us to answer all your questions on painting, staining and priming.
53 minutes, 9 seconds
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The CBC's Nancy Russell has been covering the Canada Games on PEI for the past two weeks and she provides an update. We hear about a deer that "broke into" a house in Hampton, NB. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay.

The CBC's Nancy Russell tells us about all the highlights from the past two weeks of the Canada Games on PEI. The Games wrap up on Sunday night. Ray O'Donnell in Hampton, NB, tells the CBC's Julia Wright about a deer that "broke into" his house. And on the phone-in: Dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay answers your questions
53 minutes, 9 seconds
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Johlene Clow with the Summerside Community Fridge tells us about a fire over the weekend that damaged the shed where the food is kept. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker takes your questions about heat pumps.

We hear the details about a fire that happened over the weekend from Johlene Clow who's the coordinator of the Summerside Community Fridge. The fire comes after some controversy last week about people taking food and re-selling it. And Barry Walker takes your questions about heat pumps.
53 minutes, 24 seconds
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Nova Scotia announces a slate of changes to improve emergency departments, we hear from a woman in NB, concerned about inadequate care in ERs there. And.. on the phone-in veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers your questions about your pet's health.

Nova Scotia announces a slate of changes to improve emergency departments, including more nurse practitioners and patient advocates added to ERs - we hear from Health Minister Michelle Thompson and CEO of NS Health Karen Oldfield. We also hear from a woman in Campbellton, New Brunswick, whose husband was sent home from the ER with symptoms of a stroke. And on the phone-in veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele answers your questions about your pet's health.
53 minutes, 18 seconds
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Dr Robin Urquhart from Dalhousie University explains new research into lung cancer among non-smokers. We hear your feedback on the joy of singing. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist

About 20 to 30 per cent of all people diagnosed with lung cancer never smoked. Dr. Robin Urquhart explains new research into the link between radon, arsenic and air pollution as risk factors for lung cancer. We hear your feedback on the joy of singing. And on the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist.
52 minutes, 59 seconds
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Patrick Brannon from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council comments on the latest Stats Can number on economic growth. We hear about a regional poetry project. And on the phone-in: Issues surrounding gentrification

Patrick Brannon, who's a senior researcher at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, discusses Halifax and Moncton ranking first in economic growth in Canada in recent Stats Can numbers. We hear about a regional poetry project. And on the phone-in: Is gentrification inevitable?
52 minutes, 58 seconds
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The head of Canadian Parents for French in New Brunswick comments on the government's plans to phase out French immersion programs. And on the phone-in: Dr. Lisa Barrett answers your questions about the new XBB.1.5 COVID variant, vaccines and boosters.

The executive director of the New Brunswick chapter of Canadian Parents for French comments on the government's plans to phase out French immersion programs and the consultation sessions that start tonight in Bathurst. And on the phone-in: Dr. Lisa Barrett answers your questions about the new XBB.1.5 COVID variant which has been called "the most transmissible virus to date," as well as masking, vaccines and boosters.
53 minutes, 3 seconds
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It has cropped up before but there's a growing campaign again to change the name of Université de Moncton. We speak with Maurice Basque at the university. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover on appliance repair.

Green Party MLA, Kevin Arseneau, raises the question again about whether the name of Université de Moncton should be changed. Then we speak with Maurice Basque from the university. This debate has cropped up before but seems to be gaining steam again. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.
53 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Transportation Safety Board issued its final report today on the sinking of a scallop boat in 2020. We hear highlights from the news conference. Waste wood is a growing problem in Cape Breton. And on the phone-in: Wills and estate planning.

Pearse Flinn and Kathy Fox from the Transportation Safety Board remark on factors that contributed to the sinking of the Chief William Saulis scallop fishing vessel in Dec, 2020. We hear about a huge pile of waste wood in Cape Breton following cleanup after Fiona. And on the phone-in: Lawyer Jessica Lyle provides advice on wills and estate planning.
53 minutes, 18 seconds
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The president and CEO of Discover Halifax comments on WestJet cancelling direct flights from Halifax to Europe this summer. We hear about the high cost of food for programs on PEI. And on the phone-in: High interest rates & inflation.

Ross Jefferson, the president and CEO of Discover Halifax comments on WestJet's announcement to cancel direct flights this summer between Halifax and some European cities. We hear from the Early Childhood Development Association on PEI about high costs including food. And on the phone-in: The impact of high interest rates & inflation.
52 minutes, 50 seconds
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The CBC's Kerry Campbell brings us up to date on the latest moves on PEI to have regulations on shoreline development. And on the phone-in: Have the new guidelines on drinking given you pause for thought?

The CBC's Kerry Campbell reports on the latest information about PEI's plans for the regulation of shoreline development. And on the phone-in, we speak with Dr Tim Naimi about the new guidelines on drinking. We hear your thoughts on the new guidelines.
53 minutes, 7 seconds
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Author, Ami McKay, recounts the story behind an antique paper press that she discovered at a market in New Minas. The paper press originally belonged to the I'm Alone Shipping Company. And on the phone-in: How is the retail landscape changing?

Author, Ami McKay, recounts the story behind an antique paper press that she discovered at a market in New Minas. The paper press originally belonged to the I'm Alone Shipping Company.. The story behind it involves rum-running and mobsters in the 1920s. And on the phone-in: How is the retail landscape changing? Our guests are Lisa Drader-Murphy and Jim Cormier.
53 minutes
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A horse on the Eastern Shore of NS gets to stay home after a complaint. A cookbook on PEI helps people with intellectual disabilities. And on the phone-in: The changing roles of libraries.

We hear an update about Angel the horse on the Eastern Shore of NS. There had been a complaint that Angel's barn was not set back far enough from the water. But a local community council decided that Angel poses no risk and the mare can stay. We hear about a disability cookbook on PEI for people with intellectual disabilities. And on the phone-in: The changing role of libraries.
52 minutes, 36 seconds
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A quartet in Saint John, NB, hits the road today to deliver singing Valentines. We hear from L.J. Whittington in Moncton who talks about dating after a brain injury. And on the phone-in: What's your experience with dating apps?

Two members of the Rising Tide Quartet, based in Saint John, NB, tell us about their many performances today, delivering singing Valentines. L.J. Whittington in Moncton describes what it's like being in the dating scene after a brain injury 13 years ago. And on the phone-in: Maryanne Fisher and Jeaneva Dickie provide advice about online dating.
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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The CBC's Jacques Poitras in Fredericton tells us about an increase in the amount of human waste that's crossing the border into NB from Maine. We hear your feedback on health care. And on the phone-in: Cherished musical instruments.

The CBC's Jacques Poitras in Fredericton brings us the story of a company in Maine that has increased the amount of biosolids it is shipping across the border from Maine into NB. We hear your feedback on the health care system and private clinics. And on the phone-in: We're joined by Devin Fox from the Halifax Folklore Centre, discussing cherished old musical instruments..
52 minutes, 51 seconds
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Danny Braun, the founder and director of the World Pond Hockey Championship in Plaster Rock, NB, talks about the launch of the 20th competition. We hear about an exhibit on PEI about BIPOC athletes. And on the phone-in: Farmland

The World Pond Hockey Championship gets underway in Plaster Rock, NB, today. We speak with the founder and director, Danny Braun, who says the event is going strong. Sobia Ali-Faisal tells us about an exhibit on PEI about BIPOC athletes. And on the phone-in: What can be done about vanishing farmland in the Maritimes?
52 minutes, 56 seconds
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We discuss peoples' reactions to the final report of the Mass Casualty Commission. Our guests are lawyer Michael Scott, CBC journalist Angela MacIvor and Bruce Pitt-Payne, a retired RCMP sergeant.

Today, Maritime Noon devotes the hour for a phone-in to hear peoples' comments on the final report of the Mass Casualty Commission. Our guests are lawyer Michael Scott, CBC journalist Angela MacIvor and Bruce Pitt-Payne, a retired RCMP sergeant. He was aksi an RCMP Special Crimes Investigator.
52 minutes, 50 seconds
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We hear about a forensic audit at the City of Charlottetown. Some details have finally been released. Some of you called in with your feedback on abandoned cemeteries. And on the phone-in: George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association.

Some information is finally coming out surrounding a controversial forensic audit in the City of Charlottetown. We hear your feedback on abandoned cemeteries in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: George Iny from the Automobile Protection Association takes your questions.
52 minutes, 53 seconds
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Meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides details about the messy weather in the region. We hear how a new federal program is affecting newcomers on PEI. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay answers your dog behaviour questions.

CBC meteorologist Tina Simpkin provides all the details about today's messy weather and the possibility of freezing rain and flooding over the weekend. A new federal program prevents some newcomers from buying a home. We hear how this is playing out on PEI. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay provides advice on dog behaviour. And on PEI, we hear about a program to combat senior's isolation.
54 minutes, 30 seconds
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Barry MacKenzie the curator of the Antigonish Heritage Museum tells us about a successful Lego contest re-creating local buildings. We hear your feedback on migraines. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.

Barry MacKenzie, the curator of the Antigonish Heritage Museum, explains the details of a successful Lego contest this week where mostly young people re-created local historical buildings with Lego. We hear your feedback on migraines. And on the phone-in: Automotive expert, Doug Bethune.
53 minutes
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The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth cracks down on illegal dumping. A retired teacher in NB speaks out against looming changes to French immersion. And on the phone-in: Dan Monk answers your home reno questions.

The Warden of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, John Cunningham, tells us there has been an increase in illegal dumping in his region so the municipality will begin laying heavy fines, starting April 1. A retired teacher in NB speaks at a public meeting in Saint John, voicing her concerns about looming changes to French immersion. And on the phone-in: Dan Monk takes your home renovation questions.
53 minutes, 3 seconds
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Sandra Mullen, president of the NSGEI, comments on a new program named "Alberta is Calling" to attract workers from here. We hear about donated clothing items after the Canada Games on PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

Sandra Mullen, the president of the NSGEU, has a number of things to say about a new program named "Alberta is Calling". It's meant to attract workers from the Maritimes. But Mullen says the lure of the West is not what it once was. Clothing items left over after the Canada Games are donated to the Native Council of PEI. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.
52 minutes, 39 seconds
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The CBC's Paul Withers tells us about a new study that examined whether lobsters can adapt to warmer water. We hear your feedback on shopping habits. And on the phone-in: Income tax questions.

The CBC's Paul Withers explains a new study by Marine Applied Research in Dartmouth that examined whether lobsters can adapt to warmer water. We hear your Talkback calls on shopping habits. And on the phone-in: Jennifer Dunn from BDO Canada in Charlottetown answers your income tax questions.
53 minutes, 20 seconds
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Today, the whole show is devoted to the joy of singing. We hear from a youth choir in rural NS who got to sing at Carnegie Hall over the weekend. And on the phone-in: Our listeners call and share their stories about the transformative power of singing.

A researcher at UPEI tells us about his work which involves exploring peoples' attitudes toward singing. The Annapolis Valley Honour Choir sings at Carnegie Hall in NYC. And on the phone-in: We further explore the transformative power of singing. Our guests are Tim Cross and Kelsea McLean.
53 minutes, 7 seconds
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The president of Transport Action Atlantic, gives testimony to a House of Commons Committee on the VIA Rail problems in December. We hear about a lack of ice in the Gulf of St Lawrence this winter: And on the phone-in: Charities

We speak with Tim Hayman, the president of Transport Action Atlantic. He talks about his testimony to a House of Commons Committee today as well as his own VIA Rail problems in December. We hear about the lack of ice in the Gulf of St Lawrence this winter. And on the phone-in: How do you decide which charities to support?
53 minutes, 10 seconds
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Kristen Battiste tells us about her father's cow, named Sky, that has been on the loose in Stewiacke, NS, for much of February. We hear your feedback on the war in Ukraine. And on the phone-in: Author Steve Skafte on "The Dead Die Twice".

explains how her father's cow, named Sky, escaped earlier in February and has been on the loose in Stewiacke, NS, ever since. The cow has been spotted many times but so far, has evaded capture. We hear your feedback on our phone-in late last week on the war in Ukraine. And on the phone-in: Photographer and amateur historian, Steve Skafte, tells us about his new book, "The Dead Die Twice".
53 minutes, 9 seconds
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A group of 15 people planning to travel to Cuba on Sunwing flight, has trip cancelled. And on the Phone In: Heat and energy efficiency expert Barry Walker

A group of 15 people planning to travel to Cuba on Sunwing flight, has trip cancelled. And on the Phone In: Heat and energy efficiency expert Barry Walker
54 minutes, 13 seconds
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Residents at two special care homes in NB. have a month to find somewhere else to live. Seal birthing season in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: house plant expert, Audrey Flanders.

New Brunswick has suspended the operating licenses for two special care homes. We hear from Cynthia St-Coeur, who works at Village Neguac, where her grandfather and grand-uncle reside. Tonya Wimmer, with the Marine Animal Response Society, shares what to watch for during seal pup season. And on the phone-in: our house plant expert, Audrey Flanders.
52 minutes, 47 seconds
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CBC meteorologist, Tina Simpkin, brings us up to date on today's winter storm in the region. We hear about tree straightening on PEI. You share your feedback on Daylight Saving Time. And on the phone-in: Hiking.

CBC meteorologist, Tina Simpkin, has all the details about today's winter storm which is expected to hit the region with snow, rain and wind. Months after Hurricane Fiona, some people on PEI are still trying to straighten trees that got bent over by the storm. We hear your feedback on Daylight Saving Time. And on the phone-in: Hiking trails of the Maritimes.
53 minutes, 55 seconds
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The CBC's Wayne Thibodeau in Charlottetown provides an update on the tent encampment in the city. We hear about Fredericton City Council's vote last night about a proposed jail site. And on the phone-in: Estate lawyer Jessica Lyle.

The CBC's Wayne Thibodeau reports on today's deadline to have tents removed from a homeless encampment near Charlottetown's waterfront. City Council in Fredericton votes to rezone land in the city's industrial park for a proposed new jail and some citizens are upset. And on the phone-in: Estate lawyer Jessica Lyle.
53 minutes, 33 seconds
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Burst Pipes, Gardening with Niki Jabbour

This weekend's deep freeze caused problems for some homeowners. We speak about burst pipes with Bernie Dunlap, the president of System Care, Cleaning and Restoration. On the phone-in: Gardening expert Niki Jabbour answers your seed and gardening questions.
53 minutes, 10 seconds
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The NS College of Nursing provides the details on streamlining the licensing process for nurses coming from elsewhere in Canada and around the world. Your feedback on hiking. Andon the phone-in: Migraines.

Sue Smith the CEO and Registrar of the NS College of Nursing explains the streamlined licensing process for attracting nurses from elsewhere in Canada and 7 countries around the world. We hear your feedback on hiking in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: Migraines.
52 minutes, 55 seconds