Shift (CBC NB)
Kevin Vickers' family and hometown proud10/23/14
Sargeant at Arms Kevin Vickers is being hailed as a hero for stopping the gunman on Parliament Hill before any more lives were lost. His cousin, Keith Vickers, says all of Miramichi is proud.
It took an access to information request to find out just how disruptive an unplanned outage was at a computer-data nerve centre. Communications expert Duncan Matheson looks at the way the issue was handled.
Walrus Talks: Measha Brueggergosman
Mount Allison University hosted and event called Walrus Talks: The Art of Conversation featuring eight leading speakers and thinkers. Measha Brueggergosman spoke about the conversations she's had with herself.
Saint John-based charity to build home in Uganda
CHAT to the Future founder Adam McKim is thrilled that Martell Homes has stepped up to match $50,000 in contributions to build a home in Uganda. It means the charity can double the number of orphans helped.
Muching on sheep sorrel
Wild edibles educator Greg Osowski talks about identifying sheep sorrel, and the many ways you can enjoy this sour and lemon-flavoured green.
CN Bunk Car for sale!
You may have seen this CN bunk car turned cottage in Murray Corner near Cape Tormentine. Well, it's for sale. We speak with Nancy Laforest about what how her family came to own this car and two others.
Fall migration continues
Alain Clavette managed to find a couple of lifers for his mother! She's been visting during the fall migration. He shares what he's been seeing, and why Goldfinches may not be seen at your feeder these days.
Panel talks Keating and Energy East
Shift's political panel - Jean Saint-Cyr, Lisa Keenan and Michael Camp - looks at the resignation of Gery Keating in Saint John East and Premier Brian Gallant's trip to Alberta to talk pipeline.
The Lobster Kings
Alexi Zenter talks about his latest novel set on a fictional island off New Brunswick. The Lobster Kings is about a family of lobster fishers.
Rebekah Nason and her family run an organic cranberry farm over more than 13 acres in Tracy. They also have their own brand of cranberry juice, ambrosia and dried berries!
NBCC looks to #TransformNB
NBCC is making community leadership training and volunteer service a mandatory part of the curriculum. President and CEO Marilyn Luscombe describe the program and the big launch day.
Old Thom spotted off St. Andrews
Not long after a whale watching company spotted the orca known as Old Thom off Grand Manan, a second company spotted the killer whale off of St. Andrews! Danielle Dion of Quoddy Link Marine describes the sighting.
Spolied ballots and Gallant's first days
Shift's political panel - Michael Camp, Jean Saint-Cyr and Lisa Keenan - looks at how tabulators may have contributed to fewer spoiled ballots this election and the new Gallant cabinet.
Grand Manan and Finch forecast
Birder Alain Clavette checks in from Grand Manan where he's seen some good birds, plus he takes a look at this year's winter finch forecast.
Turkeys at the expanded Kredl's Corner Market
Dave Wolpin says his customers wanted pasture-raised turkeys that hadn't been fed genetically modified grain...but there didn't seem to be any available. So he had a farmer raise the turkeys and mixed his own feed!
Don't fight Lamb's Quarters, Eat them!
Our wild edibles educator, Greg Osowski of the Atlantic Wildlife Institute, says there's no reason to waste time trying to pick Lamb's Quarters out of your garden. They actually taste better than some of the things you're growing!
Northrups are Pumpkin champs again!
Dawn and Bill Northrup from the Sussex area grew the biggest pumpkin in Canada for the second year in a row! Even with poor weather, their pumpkin weighed in at 1389 pounds! Plus, their pumpkin was judged the prettiest!
Panel on recounts and Gallant's first days
Shift's political panel - Lisa Keenan, Jean Saint-Cyr and Michael Camps - looks at the riding recounts and ahead to the first days of Brian Gallant's leadership.
Family of birders
Alain Clavette speak with his mother, Andrea Leblanc, about getting in to birding and how it helped her deal with her cancer diagnosis.
The Pumpkin Lady!
When Martha Bowman's children were teased for living on a farm, she decided to invite their classes out to see what farm life is all about. Now she's known as The Pumpkin Lady and she has classes out to her Jardineville farm each year!
- Moncton, NB