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CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

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CBC Radio New Brunswick's Information Morning in Saint John brings you all the news and information you need to start your day. We'll get you connected to your community, your country and the world. Without us, you won't know what's going on.

Language:

English


Episodes

Life Outdoors:volunteers unsung trail heroes

3/4/2021
When you go out for a walk in Rockwood Park, on the trails in Sussex or your local nature preserve take note of the grooming, that doesn't just happen on its own. Our outdoor columnist Jane McCulloch takes us inside the under-appreciated subculture of volunteer trail building and grooming.

Duration:00:12:49

Celebrating grammar

3/4/2021
It's Grammar day so we dial up Robert Jackson. He's an amateur grammar expert, a CBC fan and loves correcting bad grammar.

Duration:00:10:15

Victim services recruiting

3/4/2021
Saint John Police Force's victim services unit is recruiting. We speak to the unit head and wellness coordinator Laurett Nwaonumah.

Duration:00:07:58

Doctor Mike Simon on NB's medical records system

3/3/2021
The It was going to revolutionize medical recordkeeping in New Brunswick. According to Auditor general Kim Adair-MacPherson the rollout of a new provincial electronic system was a failure. We talk to our medical health columnist Dr. Mike Simon to get his thoughts.

Duration:00:09:01

Coon calls for inquiry

3/2/2021
Green Party Leader David Coon wants a public inquiry into the handling of suicidal youth by the province's emergency rooms. That's after the death last week of Lexi Daken. The Fredericton-area teen waited 8 hours in the Chalmers ER desperate for help, but never got it. Coon speaks with Julia Wright about his call for an inquiry.

Duration:00:07:01

Chaperlin recieves first Erminie Cohen Compassion Award

3/2/2021
Monica Chaperlin is the first recipient of the Erminie Cohen Compassion Award, for her dedication to helping children without permanent families. She speaks with Julia Wright about the honor and her work in the community.

Duration:00:11:16

The Icelandic Model: Could it work in New Brunswick?

3/1/2021
The CBC's Rachel Cave has been looking into the "Icelandic Model" New Brunswick hopes to emulate in order to promote better health for young people.

Duration:00:15:17

What's needed to improve provincial mental health care

3/1/2021
Caitlin Grogan was 16 when she stayed in the provincial youth psychiatric facility in Moncton. Now a grad student and mental health advocate, she shares her experience and perspective on the province's 5-year mental health plan.

Duration:00:11:57

Studying pandemic to help shape health directives and policy

3/1/2021
Covid-19 has brought so many hardships, but it's also led to opportunities for research. Moira Law and Lisa Best are professors in the psychology department at UNB Saint John. They talk about some psychological studies around the pandemic, being done out of UNB Saint John.

Duration:00:13:03

Ethos Ridge project

2/26/2021
The developer of the new Ethos Ridge retirement community project, Scott Walton explains his vision and responds to the issues raised by concerned community members.

Duration:00:09:03

Front-line workers seeing spike in injection drug use

2/26/2021
Front line staff at a harm reduction nonprofit in uptown Saint John are coping with a rise in injection drug use. Julia Dingwell is the executive director of Avenue B Harm Reduction in Saint John.

Duration:00:10:42

Harm reduction symposium looks for solutions

2/25/2021
New Brunswick is second only to British Columbia for the highest prevalence of injection drug use in the country. Pediatrician Dr. Sarah Gander talks about the rising rates of opioid-related overdoses, solutions being brought forward, and what more can be done here in NB.

Duration:00:17:10

Music Column: Peter Rowan on Rick White

2/25/2021
Peter Rowan speaks with host Julia Wright about Rick White’s cover of an iconic east coast song, Sloane's, Underwhelmed is this week's feature.

Duration:00:09:27

A mission to feed more families

2/25/2021
A former Canadian Forces sergeant from Saint John set a mission for himself to feed 50 families in need. Patrick Gordon speaks with host Julia Wright about Operation Feed SJ, how the effort got started, and his plans going forward.

Duration:00:07:55

Saint John has plans to reduce the property tax rate in 2022 by 1.5 cents

2/24/2021
Saint John councillors and city finance committee members, David Merrithew and Gary Sullivan.

Duration:00:14:29

The province's new five-year action plan for addiction and mental health services

2/24/2021
Health Minister Dorothy Shephard released the province's five year addiction and mental health plan yesterday. Julia Woodhall-Melnik is an assistant professor and director of the laboratory for housing and mental health at UNB Saint John.

Duration:00:17:09

Sobering thoughts for taxpayers in the latest report from New Brunswick's auditor-general

2/24/2021
New Brunswick's Auditor-General Kim Adair-MacPherson.

Duration:00:13:12

A reason why your butter is harder to spread nowadays.

2/23/2021
Sylvain Charlebois is a professor and senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University.

Duration:00:07:45

Analyzing the best way to protect against COVID-19 - shot by shot

2/23/2021
Professor Rod Russell is an immunologist and virologist in the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland .

Duration:00:08:35

The Desmond inquiry continues after an 11-month break due to the pandemic

2/23/2021
The CBC’s Laura Fraser is covering the Desmond inquiry taking place in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:08:03