Shift (CBC NB)
Made in NB: ACFOR07/29/14
Mathieu Leblanc took a big chance back in 2006, coming home to New Brunswick to start a forest management company. But it has paid off. Now, as Janice MacPherson explains, he's expanding into biofuel.
Anglers asked to release all salmon caught
After two tough years, the numbers of Atlantic salmon are so low this year that the Atlantic Salmon Federation is asking all anglers to release any salmon they catch this year, no matter the size.
Shorebirds return for Sandpiper Festival
Alain Clavette meets another avid birder while searching for shorebirds, and he checks out the excitement at Dorchester's Sandpipe Festival!
Tossing cabers at the Highland Games
One of the big draws at this weekend's Highland Games in Fredericton is the heavy events, featuring amazing feats of strength and impressive technique! Organizer Joe Hall explains what it takes to compete.
A look at the province's books
The latest numbers give a fairly complete financial picture of the Alward government's four year term ... and it's not what voters were told to expect back in 2010. The CBC's Robert Jones explains.
Great White Shark spotted near St. Andrews
Tourists on a whale watching excursion on Monday got quite the shock when they spotted a Great White Shark. Nick Hawkins is a naturalist guide with Quiddy Link Marine and he tells the tale.
The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, Vol. 2
Tappan Adney meticulously recorded everything he saw when he started traveling in the woods of New Brunswick in the 1880s. Goose Lane has just released a new collection of his notes, and Andrea Bear Nicholas wrote the foreward.
Tidal Art at Fundy
Visitors to Fundy National Park get to make some amazing art on the beach with local artist Karin Bach and interpreter Anna Holdaway! They describe one of the longest running programs at the park.
Link between stomach bacteria and mental health?
As the belly goes, so goes the brain. That's according to a growing body of evidence that says gut bacteria can have a serious impact on our minds as well as our metabolism. Microbiologist Jason Tetro explains.
Putting purslane on the menu
Many would consider purslane an invasive weed, but in much of Europe you can buy it at the grocery store! Greg Osowski explains where to find it. The wild edible educator frequently gives workshops at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute.
Morgentaler clinic closes
The last procedures were performed at Fredericton's Morgentaler Clinic while about 75 people marched to the legislature to demand better access to abortion services. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has the story.
Backyard bird behaviour
Alain Clavette talks about some interesting bird behaviour you may see at your feeders, he adds a bird to his backyard list and he talks about some of the shorebirds that started arriving this week.
Joanne Venart and Paul Breau of Gagetown Garlic have about 30,000 garlic plants on their farm - and that's a lot of scapes! Joanne explains how she uses them for pesto, jelly and just about everything!
Edge of East
Actor, filmaker and sometime host of Shift Jackie Torrens talks about her new documentary about the odder-side of living on the east coast.
Dunn meet Dion
Moncton-native Richard Dunn was invited to meet Celine Dion in Las Vegas after his lip sync video to her version of All By Myself shot alone in an airport went viral. He took the whole family!
Meier at the Tour de France
We check in with Sussex-area cyclist Christian Meier at his first Tour de France! He's one of just two Canadians competing this year.
Dunn meets Dion
Moncton-born All By Myself viral video star Richard Dunn talks about meeting Celine Dion in Las Vegas.
Munching on chickweed
Our wild edibles guy, Greg Osowski, turns his attention to chickweed which he says tastes a bit like spinach when it's cooked and like corn silk when it's raw. Makes a nice pesto and a great addition to a grilled cheese!
Parks in peril
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society's new report concludes that New Brunswick lags behind when it comes to protecting natural areas -- a situation made worse by the government's new forestry strategy. Roberta Clowater explains.
Historic church on the auction block
The Central Hampstead Baptist Church was built in Canada's Confederation year, 1867. Bob Johnson says the dwindling membership made the difficult decision to sell the church when it became clear it was just too much to maintain.
- Moncton, NB