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Book Club - Flown into the Arms of Angels: Newfoundland and Labrador's Unsung Heroes of 9-11

On our summer book club feature, one of our listeners brings us the story of how people opened their hearts and their homes to travellers stranded in Newfoundland on 9-11. Lori Dicks recommends Flown into the Arms of Angels: Newfoundland and Labrador's Unsung Heroes of 9-11.

9m
Aug 11
Three cheers for Yukon

The New Brunswick wrestling team at the Canada Games noticed their competitor was missing some teammates, six athletes to ONE. So they invited her into their huddle and did the famous "Yukon cheer" together. The CBC's Jeanne Armstrong brings us that story.

8m
Aug 11
How paramedics are coping with the province’s health care crisis

Guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with Chris Hood executive director of the paramedics association of New Brunswick about the impact the health care crisis is having on the ambulance service. how are paramedics coping with the province’s health care crisis.

14m
Aug 11
Mike Bravener's Have You Ever Heard The Story: Whoa Mule

This week on our series on New Brunswick folk songs, Mike Bravener introduces us to a unique version of a song called Whoa Mule.

13m
Aug 10
Ukrainian law scholar in Fredericton

UNB invited a Ukrainian legal scholar to Fredericton to conduct research this summer, away from the conflict in her own country. We hear the story of how a Facebook post led Marta Hlomb to New Brunswick.

13m
Aug 10
Covid infections are gutting workplaces

With staff shortages across many industries, our health columnist Dr. Peter Lin says it may be time to take another look at the plan to "live with" Covid-19.

9m
Aug 09
Canada’s unemployment rate is at the lowest level ever recorded

Canada’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in 25 years, with many jobs going unfilled. Economist Armine Yalnizyan weighs in about what this means for workers and employers.

10m
Aug 09
A beanstalk sanctuary

There's a place in Albert Country, off the Albert Mines Road, that provides a sanctuary for hummingbirds and other pollinators. And it's made out of beanstalks. Kim Wilmot of Curryville shares the story of her House Guest Cottage and Retreat and beanstalk sanctuary.

11m
Aug 09
More host families needed

More host families are needed for Ukrainians hoping to come to our region. Daphne Reid is a volunteer/moderator with the Facebook group 'Atlantic Canada hosts for Ukrainians.' Reid speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about what goes into finding host families and they need to provide.

12m
Aug 09
Using things people throw away to create beauty

Mixed media artist Luanna Dugas will speaks with Colleen Kitts-Goguen about her pop up events, part of her two year pandemic series, Faces of Resilience. Dugas is an artist in residence for the Fredericton Arts Alliance.

10m
Aug 08
Grand Manan builds an all-wheel park

Kids on Grand Manan are grabbing their brain buckets and spending their days doing boardslides, anchor grinds and benihana's. We visit the island's new all-wheel park with CBC host Julia Wright.

8m
Aug 08
Titan owners want to keep hockey team in Chaleur region

The owners of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan want to reassure fans they are working to keep the team in place. Serge Theriault is the President of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, he speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts- Goguen to clarify what is happening with the Titan organization.

9m
Aug 08
Alma water woes continue

A critical water shortage in Alma is making for a difficult summer. A boil water advisory is in effect in the seaside village as well as water restrictions. Guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with the MLA for Albert, Mike Holland about what's being done to solve the problem.

14m
Aug 08
Jacques Poitras with analysis of Susan Holt's Liberal leadership win

Provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras has some analysis of Susan Holt's win in the province's Liberal leadership race. Jacques speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about what is next for Holt and the party.

7m
Aug 07
Newly elected NB Liberal leader Susan Holt

Susan Holt is the newly elected as leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party. Holt is the first female leader in the history of the party. Guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with her about what her priorities are as she takes over the party leadership.

16m
Aug 07
Moncton-born artist completes project for historic Chelsea Hotel in NYC

Lesley Johnson is a Moncton-born artist living in New York City. She has recently completed a special project for the historic Chelsea Hotel in New York City. Guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with her about the work.

12m
Aug 07
Fredericton ER death compounds grief for mother who lost baby

Rachel Cave has a powerful story about a woman who lost her baby at 35 weeks after a night in the emergency room at the Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton.

11m
Aug 04
Pilot project will see healthcare workers to assist in ER's

Healthcare workers will be posted in 5 hospital emergency rooms across the province. It's a Horizon Health pilot project to help monitor patients waiting to be seen by a doctor. Margaret Melanson is the interim President and CEO for Horizon Health Network she speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about the hopes for this project.

9m
Aug 04
Liberal leadership candidate Donald Arseneault

The fourth and final interview with the candidates for leadership of the New Brunswick Liberal Party. Former cabinet minister Donald Arseneault speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about why he wants the job and what he has to offer the party.

11m
Aug 04
Book Club - Sheree Fitch favorite reads

On this week's book club guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with author Sheree Fitch about her favourite reads, and you might find them surprising!

13m
Aug 04
Liberal leadership candidate TJ Harvey

A former MP throws his hat into the contest for leadership of New Brunswick's Liberal Party. Candidate TJ Harvey speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about his run for the leadership.

11m
Aug 03
Nadeaus heading to Canada Games

Being good at tennis seems to run in the family for the Nadeaus of Quispamsis. CBC guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with the brother and sister who are both on their way to the Canada Games next month.

10m
Aug 03
Jacques Poitras on internal email from former CEO of Horizon Health

Just days before he was fired, the CEO of Horizon Health, Dr. John Dornan, was talking about moving hospitals back into the red phase of COVID protocols. The CBC's provincial affairs reporter Jacques Poitras has an internal email about what Dornan described as a 7th wave and more details on that story.

6m
Aug 03
Esgenoôpetitj First Nation holds Mi'kmaq language immersion camp

On Esgenoôpetitj First Nation kids are spending the week learning their mother tongue and their culture. Candida Nickerson, an Esgenoôpetitj Council Member tells us more about the a Mi'kmaq language immersion camp and it's importance to the community.

9m
Aug 03
Healthcare access problem for newcomers

Tens of thousands of people are struggling to get access to healthcare in the province. But it's even harder for newcomers. The President of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council speaks with guest host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about the issues newcomers are having.

12m
Aug 03
Liberal leadership candidate Robert Gauvin

Making the jump from deputy premier in the Higgs government, to leader of the Official Opposition, can Robert Gauvin cement his place in the Liberal Party of New Brunswick. Gauvin speaks with Guest Host Colleen Kitts-Goguen about his hopes for upcoming leadership race.

12m
Aug 02
Island's only bank set to close on Grand Manan

Folks on Grand Manan have done it all to try to get Scotiabank to reconsider it's decision to close the island's only bank. CBC host Julia Wright heads to the island to hear from some of the people who will be affected by the closure.

5m
Aug 02
Medical Column - vitamin D

The latest research on vitamin D calls into question some of what doctors thought it could do. We find out more when guest host Colleen Kitts Goguen speaks with with Dr. Peter Lin.

8m
Aug 02
Liberal leadership candidate Susan Holt

Our first interview this week with one of the Liberal leadership candidates. The party's leadership convention is this Saturday August 6th. Colleen Kitts-Goguen speaks with Susan Holt, the first woman to run for the leadership of the New Brunswick Liberal Party.

12m
Aug 01
Hockey Canada's "special fund" explored with sports lawyer

Hockey Canada has been using a special fund to settle sexual assault allegations. Colleen Kitz-Goguen speaks with sports lawyer Will Russell about the fund, and what the revelations from the hearings could mean for Hockey Canada.

9m
Aug 01