Gas Pump Warnings, Food Waste, Your Thoughts02/26/15
A Canadian group wants municipalities to put warnings on gas pumps about the damage of climate change. On the phone-in, international food activist and author Tristram Stuart takes on food waste, and what individuals can do about it. Plus, your...
Velvet Eisnor tells Maritime Noon "All I remember is waking up with a door on my face."
Furnace Explosion, Reena Nerbas, Your Thoughts
A Nova Scotia family is homeless after their furnace exploded in the middle of the night. All six survived. We hear from Velvet Eisnor, whose 4-month-old baby was with her. On the phone-in: Reena Nerbas offers household solutions on everything from...
Grain elevator rescue in Great Village, NS
"Once you start sinking the more you move the worse it gets. It's just like quicksand."
Grain Elevator Rescue, Too Cold for School, Outdoor Play
Fire fighters in Great Village, N.S. rescued a man trapped in a grain elevator, who was neck-deep in grain when help arrived. Schools in Cape Breton were cancelled because of extreme cold-- some say that's not a valid reason to cancel class. Plus, on...
Riding Arena Collapse, Bob Bancroft, Your Thoughts
Two riders narrowly escaped a riding arena in Chester, N.S. when the roof collapsed under heavy snow. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft tells us how animals cope with harsh winters. Plus, your thoughts on moving PD Days outside of regular school hours.
Victory Over Snow, PD Days, Your Thoughts
A woman in P.E.I. was shovelled out by complete strangers after her home was covered in a five-metre drift. In Nova Scotia, heavy snow caused serious damage to the roof of a fire station. On the phone in: Should PD days be moved outside of regular...
The Last Road, Starving Bob Cat, Lying and Children
We hear from a family on one of the last roads to be plowed out in PEI. An emaciated bob cat is recovering at a wildlife shelter in New Brunswick as the tough winter takes its toll. And on the phone-in, we ask for the biggest lies you told as a kid,...
Padded Room in School, Stranded Ferry, Living Off The Grid, Your...
A new elementary school in New Brunswick was built with a padded room, the principal says is to calm down students. The ferry that runs from PEI to the Magdelan Islands has been stranded in the ice overnight. On the phone-in: tips on living off the...
PEI Digging out, Doug Bethune
PEI is digging out from record snowfall. Plows in Queens County are facing 12 foot drifts, and we hear from a farmer in Fernwood who's keeping his spirits up, even though his feed mill is broken and his dairy tanks are full. On the Phone-in,...
Meningitis Outbreak, Jim White, Your Thoughts
A meningitis outbreak has been declared at Acadia University. A mass vaccination program for the student body will begin next week. Jim White takes your painting questions. Plus, your thoughts on CBC's coverage of sexual assault numbers, and some...
Nova Scotia Meningitis, Filing your Income Tax, Ice Stories
There have been four confirmed cases of meningitis in Nova Scotia. We hear from a mother of an Acadia student worried that news of a possible vaccination program comes just as students leave for reading week. A St. FX student is angry the university...
Smelt Shack Rescue
Maritime Noon speaks with fisherman who rescued man trapped in sinking tractor on Bouctouche River
Doctor Assisted Suicide, Chef Craig Flinn
The Supreme Court of Canada has overtuned the law that bans physician assisted death. We open our lines for your reaction. Plus, Chef Craig Flinn has some ideas for a romantic valentines day meal.
Carbon Monoxide, Busy Plows, Online Comments, Your Thoughts
We get tips on carbon monoxide safety after two PEI scares. A succession of winter storms keeps Saint John man from home for 10 days. On the phone-in, we ask whether online comments are useful. Plus, your thoughts on voting at 16.
Ont. couple on the run
Norma Lee MacLeod speaks with NS B&B operator about encounter with Ont. couple on the run.
Missing Couple Spotted in Truro, Voting at 16
The hunt for two missing psychiatric patients moves to Nova Scotia. On the phone in, we ask should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote.
Saint John State of Emergency, PEI Storm, Denying Medical Treatment
Saint John bans parking uptown all week as the city's hit with yet another storm. PEI's Boomer Gallant tells us about that province's dig-out. On the phone-in, we ask if it's ever right to deny medical treatment.
Meningitus, Rescue at Sea, Plumbing Questions, Your thoughts
An Acadia student dies after a suspected case of meningitis. A Nova Scotia fisherman on board a sinking boat tells his rescue story. Fred Walsh takes your plumbing questions. Plus, your feedback on the Bluenose II.
RCMP Charges in Shelburne, Your Thoughts , Food Addictions
Shelburne RCMP say charges have been laid... after two black men were run over on a highway near Shelburne last Halloween. Your thoughts on bad plane behaviour. Plus, Dr. Vera Tarman on food addiction.
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