911 System, Maritime Bucket List, Wendys and Tims08/29/14
A volunteer fire chief in New Brunswick says the 911 system is putting lives at risk, because firefighters aren't getting called to respond to medical emergencies in their own backyard. Your nominations for the place to see in the Maritimes before you...
Child Poverty, Going Green, Your Feedback
Why Saint John ties with Toronto for the highest child poverty rate in the country. Your stories about what you've done to lessen your personal impact on the environment. Plus, your feedback on allowing permanent residents to vote.
SMU Changes Frosh Week, Permanent Residents Voting, Your Thoughts
Saint Mary's University tracks the changes its made following last year's Frosh Week chant controversy. On the phone in, we ask if permanent residents should be allowed to vote, if they aren't yet citizens. Plus, your thoughts on Canadian Tire moving...
Canadian Tire Guns, Collaborative Care, Devoted Liberal
Canadian Tire is moving back into the firearms market, adding pro-shops in Nova Scotia and PEI. It's a move one women's advocate says is worrying. On the Phone in, we discuss collaborative care models of care. Plus-- the story of a New Brunswick man...
Buddy MacMaster Remembered, Doug Bethune, Feedback
Renowned Cape Breton fiddler Buddy MacMaster is laid to rest in Judique. He died last week at the age of 89. Automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your car care questions. Plus-- your thoughts on supporting women's sports in the Maritimes
Forestry Deal Injunction, Marjorie Willison, Your Thoughts
First Nations Chiefs in New Brunswick have asked a judge to issue an injunction on the province's forestry deal that would increase private logging on crown land. Gardening expert Marjorie Willison talks pruning and blight. Plus, your feedback.
PEI Murder, NB Exhibition, Women in Sport
Community reaction following a double-murder in PEI. Why NB has banned events like the demolition derby and tractor pull at the exhibition in Fredericton. Plus, do we need to do more to support women in sport in the Maritimes?
Grand Manan Mourns, Preserving the Harvest, Feedback
The island of Grand Manan mourns as the first funeral for the victims of the Air Ambulance crash begins. Hundreds of first responders paid their respects to paramedic William Mallock. On the phone in, we discuss trips for preserving the harvest....
Hospital Rodents, Rainbow Valley Memories
The Cape Breton Regional Hospital is dealing with rodents, after a rat was spotted in the basement. On the phone in, you share your memories of Rainbow Valley and we speak with the film-makers behind a new documentary about PEI's favourite amusement...
Grand Manan Crash, Bob Bancroft, Feedback
The small community of Grand Manan, NB is grieving after the deaths of a pilot and a paramedic in an air ambulance crash this weekend. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft takes your questions. And, your thoughts on preserving Acadian culture.
Meter Feeders, Acadian Culture, Your Feedback
A group in Lunenburg is feeding strangers' parking meters in an attempt to ease tensions around the parking issue in that town. We hear what you're doing to preserve Acadian culture and the French language. Plus, a final point on the evolution of the...
Parking Meters, Genealogy Qs, Your Feedback
Why Lunenburgers are calling on town officials not to ticket tourists parked at expired meters. More of your thoughts on whether we're car-dependent in the Maritimes. Genealogist Terry Punch helps trace your family tree. Plus, the pros and cons of...
Car-Dependent NBers, Protective Parents, Your Feedback
A UNB study suggests New Brunswickers are overly-dependent on cars, and it's having an economic impact. Your feedback on whether our tax dollars are well-spent. Plus, we ask: Are today's parents overly-protective?
Too Much Taxation, Evolving English Language, Lightning Boy
A new report shows the average Canadian family spends more on taxation than they do on the basic necessities. Your feedback on another PEI fish kill. A conversation about the evolving English language. Plus, hear how a baby boy survived a lightning...
PEI Fish Kill, Sleep Disorders, Feedback
Yet another fish kill in PEI. We touch base with a biologist involved in the clean-up. A sleep expert shares her tips and tricks for getting a good night's sleep. Plus, your feedback on the NB family sleeping in tents following a train derailment back...
Homeless After Derailment, Gardening Qs, Acadian Congress
We speak to a family in Wapske, NB who say their house is un-liveable due to damage following a train derailment in January. They say they've been sleeping in tents for more than a month and CN is to blame. Your feedback on anti-abortion protesters in...
Anti-Abortion Protest, Flexible Work Schedules, Feedback
An anti-abortion group explains why it is displaying graphic images on PEI today. Your feedback on female soccer players alleging gender discrimination. Plus, your thoughts on flexible work schedules.
Soccer Discrimination Case, Local Beer, Feedback
Why a group of female soccer players is fighting the decision to host World Cup games in Canada on artificial turf. Your thoughts on support for local breweries in the Maritimes. Plus, more on whether a tax deduction for golfers makes sense.
Firefighter Shortage, Golf in Decline, Feedback
A longtime volunteer firefighter warns that rural fire stations are understaffed in the Halifax-area. Your thoughts on why golf is in decline, and whether a tax credit is a good idea to boost the sport. Plus, more of your feedback on pulp mill...
Saunders Trial, Grilling Seafood, Feedback
The couple accused of killing university student Loretta Saunders have been committed to stand trial for first degree murder. Your thoughts on if the Navy should ban booze on board. And Chef Craig Flinn gives his tips for grilling seafood.
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