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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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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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English


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Dairy farmers welcome trade deals' compensation package

8/20/2019
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The federal government has announced $1.75 billion over eight years to help Canadian dairy farmers deal with losses sustained through two new trade agreements. Paul Gaunce, chair of Dairy Farmers of New Brunswick, hopes the money will be enough to help provincial farmers. But he also warned that Canadian farmers may suffer from seeing their products replaced by foreign ones.

Duration:00:05:58

Miramichi hosts men's baseball championships

8/20/2019
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The Men's National Baseball Championships are about to begin in Miramichi. Host committee chair Jody MacDonald said teams have started arriving, and it all kicks off with a home run derby.

Duration:00:04:02

Could a global recession be right around the corner?

8/19/2019
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Last week, stock markets plummeted, and trade tensions continue to ramp up between the United States and China. Ian Lee, associate professor at the Sprott School of Business, said he expects a recession is likely going to happen.

Duration:00:07:12

LGBTQ group calls for ban on conversion therapy

8/19/2019
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In recent years, a push to ban conversion therapy has been growing. In New Brunswick, River of Pride has called on the provincial government to follow suit. Project coordinator Charles MacDougall said laws need to be in place, to protect young LGBTQ people from the practice, which aims to 'cure' people of their homosexuality.

Duration:00:11:13

Hiking solo on the Nepisiguit trail

8/19/2019
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The Nepisiguit Mi'gmaq Trail is 147 kilometers long, connecting Mount Carleton and Bathurst. The trail was restored in recent years, and Louis Cormier of Memramcook just finished hiking it solo.

Duration:00:09:30

Karaoke singer from Shediac headed to Tokyo world championships

8/19/2019
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Katey Day-Reick just returned from the national competition for the Karaoke World Championships in Calgary. She took home first place, and a ticket to the finals in Japan this November, where she will represent Canada.

Duration:00:08:18

Saint John native returns home with horror show

8/19/2019
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Andrew Gaunce was very involved in Saint John's theatre scene back in 2010, when he left for school. He since relocated to Toronto and co-founded Aberrant Theatre. Now, he's returning to the port city for the Fundy Fringe Festival, with a horror show.

Duration:00:06:09

Edmundston-Madawaska bridge is getting a replacement

8/16/2019
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Construction of the new bridge is expected to start next year. Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard said the bridge is an important link between the communities, and weight restrictions in recent years, put in place because of the bridge's age, have caused headaches for many businesses and drivers.

Duration:00:06:35

More than burgers: Miramichi newcomer barbecue helps with immigrant retention

8/16/2019
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The mayor of Miramichi is hosting another barbecue to welcome newcomers and connect people. Adam Lordon said the community is working hard to provide new residents with the resources and support they need, and to feel welcomed and integrated.

Duration:00:08:49

Bird Talk: Northern winds announce departure of birds

8/16/2019
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Birder Alain Clavette is beginning to see some signs of migration. He also has word on a rare bird spotted in the Moncton area.

Duration:00:07:41

Sandra Hom finds solace in creating Tiffany's Tipsy Treats

8/15/2019
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Sandra Hom lost her beloved dog about two years ago, and dealt with her grief by indulging in her love of cooking! She's created all kinds of jams, jellies, sauces and baking with a 'boozy' element.

Duration:00:08:36

Acadian exhibit opening

8/15/2019
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A new multi-media exhibit about the Acadian settlement of Pointe Sainte Anne opens for a preview at the Fredericton Region Museum. We spoke with research director Stephanie Pettigrew.

Duration:00:08:45

How a Gagetown couple changed their home to weather more floods

8/14/2019
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The Village of Gagetown is celebrating its resiliency this weekend with a second High and Dry Festival. As part of the festival, the owners of Lang House Bed and Breakfast will give a tour of their house. Marian Langhus said they want to show others the changes they made to continue operations.

Duration:00:07:31

Atlantic Wildlife Institute: Saving a chipmunk from botfly larvae

8/14/2019
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Director Pam Novak talks about an unfortunate chipmunk that underwent surgery to remove two very large botfly larvae that were growing under its skin.

Duration:00:08:53

Music: Hat Fitz and Cara take on Maritimes with blues, soul and roots music

8/14/2019
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The Australian-Irish duo is touring Canada and the U.S. this summer. Hat Fitz is a veteran blues musician from Australia. And Cara Robinson is from Ireland, with a background in soul. They've been playing together for 10 years.

Duration:00:08:56

'Northern' music features at New Brunswick music festival

8/13/2019
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This year, the New Brunswick Music Festival offers a musical contrast to the sweltering summer days. Artistic director Richard Hornsby said the festival features the music of northern countries - particularly Scandinavia.

Duration:00:08:53

Paramedics union says staff shortage is getting critical

8/12/2019
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Medavie introduced double overtime pay for some the province's paramedics to help with staffing shortages during the summer months. But Norma Robinson, president of CUPE Local 1252, said this could lead to issues with burnout and high stress, and that overtime pay is not a solution to dealing with recruitment and retention issues.

Duration:00:07:30

Tales from the Provincial Archives: Donations that entertain and surprise

8/12/2019
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Ruth Savidge and Anne Touchie are summer students working at the provincial archives. They are processing donations that include everything from letters to ufologist Stanton Friedman, to old drug prescriptions, and even some personal files of former Premier Richard Hatfield.

Duration:00:08:15

Book talk: The Lookout Tree

8/12/2019
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Back in 1989, Diane Carmel Leger wrote a book about Acadians during the time of the expulsion. It focused on a single family that hid in the woods. Her story, The Lookout Tree, was taught in schools for years. But until now, it was never published in English.

Duration:00:08:30

A musical production for a thesis project

8/9/2019
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Matilda the Musical opens next week at the Playhouse in Fredericton. Director Ben Smith is a St. Thomas University student who pitched the production as his thesis project.

Duration:00:05:34