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Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.

Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.
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Moncton, NB

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CBC

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Shift is an energetic two and a half hours that connects people in the province with the events of the day and with each other.

Language:

English


Episodes

Cycling from Turkey to Brussels

6/18/2018
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A New Brunswick woman returns home after more than a decade abroad, but before she returns she takes a journey by bicycle from Turkey to Brussels. Vanessa speaks with Laura Richard about her adventure.

Duration:00:07:47

Bard in the Barracks

6/18/2018
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The Comedy of Errors begins this Friday in Barracks Square in Fredericton and Cymbeline will be performed starting Sunday amongst the trees at O'Dell Park. John Ball has a role in both shows and Kelly McAllister is a relative newcomer, playing the role of Imogen in Cymbeline. Vanessa chats with them about the upcoming shows.

Duration:00:09:57

A War time love story

6/16/2018
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Gay Wilson has just come home to Saint John from England after meeting the brother she never knew she had. It's a story that begins in the Second World War, long before ancestry.com and DNA testing. When love could be foiled by the most basic fail in communication.

Duration:00:17:58

Political Panel

6/15/2018
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This week our politics watchers discuss the Auditor General's latest report, which sounded the alarm, once again, on the province's finances, and pointed out the province's jails aren't offering any addiction treatment or therapy for mentally ill inmates. The panel also weighs in on President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's relationship.

Duration:00:18:53

Homegrown: Making gin in Gagetown

6/14/2018
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Gagetown Distilling and Cidery is situated on more than 100 acres that has been in one family for decades. Heather Rhymes and her partner, Matt Estabrooks are fruit farmers there and starting to turn their fruit into ciders, gins, vodkas and moonshine

Duration:00:08:43

Healthier school lunches

6/13/2018
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The province announced today that it's banning chocolate milk and juices from being sold in public schools. The policy will apply to breakfast and lunch programmes, vending machines and school fundraisers. New Brunswick first announced a ban on junk food sales in schools in 2005. The impact of that ban was studied by Philip Leonard he's a health economist at UNB and he speaks with Rachel Cave.

Duration:00:08:27

A tale of two cities' music

6/12/2018
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Fredericton Kill Chicago's Greg Webber is pretty passionate about getting kids playing music. And it seems he's met his match in Chuck Teed of Saint John. Both are music teachers and heavily into their respective local music scenes. They now hatched a plan to find a places for high school aged bands to play in both cities - with a first exchange of sorts taking place this weekend.

Duration:00:09:02

Backpack program for youth takes off in Saint John

6/12/2018
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Across the country, many youth depend on free lunches in schools. With the summer break starting soon, a new program in Saint John now wants to help them bridge the gap between the school years. The Inner City Youth Ministry backpack program supplies them with food, recipes and books every Friday, said director Erin Hodge.

Duration:00:08:08

Stories from the Provincial Archives: The first 50 years

6/11/2018
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Condensing 50 years of archival material into one exhibit is not an easy task. But the provincial archives did it, for County Treasures: 50 Years of Sifting for Gold. The event celebrates the big anniversary starting June 14.

Duration:00:09:01

Political Panel

6/8/2018
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Our political panel shares their thoughts on how nursing homes operate in the province, G7 news and Ontario's new leader, PC Doug Ford and what the shift in politics means for our upcoming election. Duncan Matheson, Rosella Melanson and Jamie Gillies make up Shift's political panel.

Duration:00:19:34

Startup Canada's entrepreneur of the year: Lisa Williams

6/8/2018
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A Miramichi woman was named entrepreneur of the year last night. It was all part of Startup Canada's 2018 Atlantic regional awards. Lisa Williams tells Vanessa what it has been like building her business after returning back to the province ten years ago. Williams is the CEO of Unicare Home Health Care Inc.

Duration:00:09:39

Bobak Exhibit

6/7/2018
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Vanessa takes a tour of the People and Places of New Brunswick exhibit at Gallery 78 in Fredericton. The works of Molly and Bruno Bobak are borrowed from private collections. Vanessa chat with the mother and daughter duo behind the exhibit Germain Pataki Theriault and Nikki Theriault.

Duration:00:11:11

Homegrown: Urban Teaching Farm

6/7/2018
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Edee Klee of NB Community Harvest Gardens is one of the organizers behind the Hayes Urban Teaching Farm in Fredericton.

Duration:00:10:17

The art of living off the grid

6/7/2018
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Peeter and Kate Vivhelin's home and hobby farm in Bocabec are on display as part of a tour of homes that use alternative energy.

Duration:00:12:28

Mi'gmaq Trail nears completion

6/6/2018
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Trail volunteer Jason Grant tells us about plans for restoring the final stretch of an ancient indigenous route between Bathurst and Mount Carleton

Duration:00:08:15

Tremplin filmmaker

6/6/2018
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Nathalie Hébert of Scoudouc talks about her documentary film project that will challenge you to rethink the meaning of happiness

Duration:00:07:36

Sackville women's arts festival

6/5/2018
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Poet and Live Bait Theatre board member Shoshanna Wingate gives us the low down on all the workshops, performances and other activities in the programme for the first edition of the Women's Arts Festival in Sackville.

Duration:00:09:19

Political Panel

6/1/2018
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The federal government bought a pipeline this week and it wasn't long before Energy East boosters saw an opportunity. Our political panel weighs in on that and the Gallant government's self-assessment heading in to the election campaign. Also a shared water authority plan for First Nations across the Maritimes and what that means. Duncan Matheson, Rosella Melanson and Jamie Gillies are Shift's political panel guests this week.

Duration:00:19:03

Our birder on birds and cats

6/1/2018
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A very big birding day on Monday, and a real find last Saturday. But first a little bit of a lesson on migratory bird sanctuaries. Alain Clavette is Shift's birder.

Duration:00:11:29

Deadly rip currents and how to avoid them

5/31/2018
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Swimming against the sudden force of the sea, and living to tell about it. How can you avoid deadly rip currents this summer. Vanessa speaks with Chris Houser Faculty of Science Dean at the University of Windsor and a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Duration:00:12:11