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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
Book Club - Sheree Fitch's 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 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
Newly elected 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
Book Club - Sheree Fitch's 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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Indigenous place names in Wolastaquey

We continue our tour of the province to hear the Indigenous place names in the Wolastaquey language, this morning Jeanne Armstrong and her guest Allan Tremblay talk about the names of places up river from Negotkuk.

8m
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
Woodstock looks to connect community with bridge project

Residents in Woodstock have been trying to get a missing span replaced on an old rail bridge. It would connect the community and create a multi-use trail. They're hoping for full steam ahead but there are some big roadblocks in their way.

9m
Aug 01
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
Woodstock Dari Delite

​The people at the Dari Delite ice cream bar in Woodstock have been scooping ice cream for 75 years. Jeanne Armstrong dropped in to talk about this impressive anniversary.

10m
Jul 28
Book club - Esi Edugyan

What's the best thing you've read lately? This week, Hillary Leblanc brings us Esi Edugyan's enlightening book of essays "Out of the Sun: On Race and Storytelling".

10m
Jul 28
Pollinator bugs

Fifty new insects have been identified at Fundy National Park. W​e​ find out what some of them are​, ​and how cell phone cameras are playing a role in their discovery.

7m
Jul 28
​​National Black Canadians Summit

The third National Black Canadians Summit will kick off this weekend​. CBC Reporter Feleshia Chandler has been talking to people involved and ​will ​be attending the summit this weekend.

8m
Jul 28
Salome's Tub

Salome's Tub is a big stone tub on the side of the road near Penniac, north of Fredericton. Local historian Graham Nickerson says it has a ton of significance in understanding Black history in this province.

9m
Jul 27
Warm water affecting salmon fishing

Warm water temperatures in the Miramichi River have closed 30 salmon pools and put a halt to recreational fishing. It's not the first time this has happened, but is there a way to reverse this? Khalil Akhtar speaks to Mark Hambrook, vice president of the Miramichi Watershed Management Committee, about protecting the Miramichi Salmon.

7m
Jul 27
Fingerprints for identification

Fingerprinting has long been associated with police work. For many years, it's been considered the gold standard when it comes to being able to identify a person. Khalil Akhtar speaks with Bill Schade, a fingerprinting expert, about how the business of identifying people has changed as a result of technological advancements.

8m
Jul 27
Ambulance wait times

The Village of Blackville is deeply concerned about long waits for ambulance service in the community. Khalil Akhtar talks to deputy mayor Denver Brennan about steps they are taking to help fix the issue.

5m
Jul 27
​Hockey Canada​ behaviour

​S​ociologist Kristie Allain says shameful behaviour by Junior Hockey players demands radical solutions. She wants New Brunswick organizers to cancel the World Junior Hockey tournament scheduled for Moncton later this year.

10m
Jul 26
Missing proof of identity

Andrée Leger Cormier wanted to spend her retirement years volunteering, but the Moncton woman is facing an odd hurdle when it comes to getting a criminal record check. She doesn't have detectable fingerprints.

9m
Jul 26