Shift (CBC NB)
Sweet winter scallops are pretty much the tastiest thing around. Now's the time to get them according to Alison Spear. She runs Spears' Fishing and Charter with her husband Jamie in St. Andrews.
LNG tax deals and the fate of small schools and hospitals
Our political panel - Jean Saint-Cyr, Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - looks at the possibilkity that the LNG tax deal in Saint John could be renegotiated, and the effort to shave $600 million from the provincial budget.
Monogamy spectrum research
This could save a whole lot of people a whole lot of heartache. Mount Allison University professor Lisa Dawn Hamilton has a two-year research grant to figure out if there are personality traits connected to monogamy.
Fierce feeders and Pine Grosbeaks
Alain Clavette talks about the birds eating him our of house and home, plus the arrival of Pine Grosbeaks!
Remembering Irving Guttman
New Brunswick soprano Wendy Nielsen remembers a man who is widely considered the father of opera in Western Canada. Irving Guttman, who was raised in Blackville, died last month at the age of 86.
Mental health services in NB
One in five people will experience a mental illness in their life time. Kristen Barnes of the Canadian Mental Health Association talks about the services they offer here in the province.
Adding a bird to your life list
Alain Clavette goes out with fairly new birder Jason Gallent to get a new bird for Jason's life list - a Vespers Sparrow!
NB Gamecaster going to X Games
Matt Trivett started calling the play-by-play for his own games a few years ago. Now he goes to major tournaments to narrate the action for the thousands that watch others play Counter-Strike. He's off to the X Games!
Cartoonist reacts to events in Paris
Moncton-born political cartoonist Michael de Adder talks about his reaction to the attack in Paris that left 12 people dead, including 4 cartoonists.
Made in NB: Anyware
Our guide to what's made in New Brunswick, Janice MacPherson, looks at a company started in 2000 by three former NBTel employees. It's called the Anyware Group and they have a real hit on their hands with ROAM.
Rosella Melanson, former executive director of the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women, argues that young people made a big difference in 2014 on issues like abortion and sexual harassment.
Christmas bird counts and snowy owls
Alain Clavette checks in on the bird counts that have already happened and he talks about the number of snowy owls spotted in the province so far this year.
Chocolate trees to support planting real ones!
Ginette Ahier has joined forces with two fellow chocolate makers, becoming part of Adorable Chocolat in Shediac. Now they're selling chocolate Christmas trees, and each one sold means a tree will be planted by Community Forests International!
No severence for Tory patronage appointees
Shift's political panel - Michael Camp, Jean Saint-Cyr and Lisa Keenan - talks about the Liberal move to cut off severence payments to high profile Tory Patronage appointees. Plus, Rino Volpe's lawsuit and a new Rothesay bylaw.
Program helps Sussex kids try hockey
A national program called First Shift helps first time hockey players to afford to try the game on for size. It's running in three New Brunswick communities. John Dunfield is Sussex Minor Hockey explains how it works.
A tractor-trailer full of lobsert tipped its load on Saint John's Harbour Bridge. Cecil McCavour just happened by. His parents own Whitetail Fisheries and the Lorneville Lobster Shop and they leapt in to help.
Rare bird in NB!
Birders are flocking to Cape Tormentine to see a long-billed curlew! It's a bird that hasn't been seen in the province in more than a century! We speak with Alain Clavette at the scene.
Jeff's Musical Car gets 2 ECMA nominations
Jeff Boudreau has been interviewing musicians while driving around in his car for a couple of years now, and he's just received two more nominations for the East Coast Music Awards!
Homegrown Meats of Tantramar
Dave Hunter loved the locally raised, hormone and steroid free meat he was buying for his Sackville restaurant so much, he figured it should be available to all consumers. So he started HomeGrown Meats of Tantramar!
Panel on Finn, Godin and Vickers
Our political panel - Lisa Keenan, Jean Saint-Cyr and Michael Camp - remembers Gilbert Finn. They also look at MP Yvon Godin's decision not to seek re-election and the appointment of Kevin Vickers to be the next Ambassador to Ireland.
- Moncton, NB