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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

Music: The Barr Brothers

11/14/2018
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Brad Barr of the Barr Brothers talks about the band's new album, and writing music while also being a new dad.

Duration:00:07:52

Atlantic Wildlife Institute: No power, no phone

11/14/2018
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Winter weather has hit parts of the province with a bang, including the Atlantic Wildlife Institute near Sackville.

Duration:00:07:05

Red Cross honours local humanitarians

11/13/2018
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The Red Cross is honouring two New Brunswick humanitarians. Saint John's Roxanne Fairweather will be honoured for her work on early childhood literacy, anti-poverty and gender parity. And Austin Henderson of Salisbury has been named young humanitarian of the year for his work on issues like youth empowerment and immigrant integration.

Duration:00:10:16

Moncton speed skater wins gold at first World Cup

11/13/2018
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Moncton speed skater Courtney Sarault just returned from her first World Cup trip to Calgary and Salt Lake City in Utah, where she earned a silver in the women's 1,500 metres short track.

Duration:00:08:49

Oceana study finds depleting fish populations a growing concern

11/13/2018
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Oceana Canada released a report today, saying little is being done to rebuild depleting fish stocks. Science director Robert Rangeley says only 34 per cent of Canada's fish populations are considered healthy.

Duration:00:09:43

Waves of Change: (Almost) plastic-free for a month

11/12/2018
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The CBC's Viola Pruss is going 'almost' plastic-free for a month as part of the CBC Atlantic Waves of Change series. On 'Day One' she explains how she'll do it.

Duration:00:08:41

Tales from the Provincial Archives: The sinking of the Empress of Ireland

11/12/2018
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The Empress of Ireland ocean liner collided with a Norwegian coal ship in the St. Lawrence in 1914, within sight of the shore near Rimouski, Quebec. Some 1,400 people were aboard, and more than a thousand were lost in the disaster.

Duration:00:07:59

Cannabis legalization opens up new research possibilities

11/12/2018
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Academics, government officials, community groups and others from across the Maritimes gather at Mount Allison University to look at cannabis research from a social sciences point of view.

Duration:00:07:10

40 years later, woman receives photo of herself at rock concert

11/9/2018
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A photo of Noreen McCallum-Fedoriuk hung on Norm Foster's wall in Fredericton for decades. The two don't know each other. But a friend of Foster's took the photo at a rock concert, where McCallum-Fedoriuk was proudly holding up her Canadian flag, using a crutch as a flag pole. It was not until recently that Foster reached out to find McCallum-Fedoriuk, and sent her the photo.

Duration:00:06:35

A 100-year old song about the battle at Vimy

11/9/2018
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Hartley McGee returned to New Brunswick from the trenches in Europe 100 years ago. He didn't talk much about the war, but instead recorded his feelings in a song and poem called 'The Battle of Vimy.' His grandson, Ken McGee, had it re-recorded.

Duration:00:06:50

Shift's Political Panel: A new premier and new cabinet

11/9/2018
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Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs was sworn in as New Brunswick's new premier, and also introduced his new cabinet.

Duration:00:17:19

Nap science

11/9/2018
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Feeling a little tired? Would a nap help? Maybe...but not if it's longer than 25 minutes. Michael Edwards of Science East takes a look at the latest research on napping.

Duration:00:08:18

Farmers talk about preparing for climate change

11/9/2018
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ACORN is holding a workshop for farmers to talk about the risks from climate change. It's being held at Sarah Smith's Sweet Soil Organic Farm in Centre Village. She told us about her own experiences with storms and some of the ways she's dealing with issues like heavy rain and wind.

Duration:00:08:58

First EP from The Tortoise the Hare and the Millionaire

11/7/2018
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Fredericton blues-rock trio releases first EP.

Duration:00:11:52

Book: A Soldier's Place - The War Stories of Will R. Bird.

11/5/2018
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Will R. Bird survived the First World War and returned home to Nova Scotia, becoming one of the most prolific writers sharing stories from the war. Now, Thomas Hodd at the Universite de Moncton gathered many of these stories for a new book called A Soldier's Place: The War Stories of Will R. Bird.

Duration:00:09:45

Tales from the Provincial Archives: Founding documents

11/5/2018
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There are hundreds of thousands of documents in the provincial archives. But provincial archivist Fred Farrell has a favourite. It's a type of founding document and census for a New Brunswick community once settlers arrived.

Duration:00:06:40

Fatal Fun: How Atlantic Canadians are dying on recreational vehicles (Part 1)

11/5/2018
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At least 178 people have died as a result of ATV or snowmobile crashes since 2012. That's according to the CBC News investigation, Fatal Fun: How Atlantic Canadians are dying on recreational vehicles. Investigative reporter Karissa Donkin said the investigation found a confusing web of regulations across the region, and prompted a call for mandatory safety training.

Duration:00:10:53

Safe during the power outage

11/5/2018
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Thousands of people remain without electricity after the weekend's storm. After four people suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning, the province is also stepping up its warning against the unsafe use of generators.

Duration:00:12:36

Shift's Political Panel: Gallant resigns - what happens next

11/2/2018
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Premier Brian Gallant's minority Liberal government has been defeated in a confidence vote in the New Brunswick Legislature, setting the stage for Progressive Conservative Leader Blaine Higgs to be sworn in as premier in the coming weeks.

Duration:00:18:17

Bird Talk: All about owls

11/2/2018
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Birder Alain Clavette brings us news about an owl banding program in Quebec.

Duration:00:08:29