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Information Morning Fredericton

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Information Morning Fredericton is your window on the community every weekday morning, from 5:55 to 8:37 on CBC Radio One, the news and stories of our lives in your city and around the province; keeping you informed and engaged.

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United States

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World Talk

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Information Morning Fredericton is your window on the community every weekday morning, from 5:55 to 8:37 on CBC Radio One, the news and stories of our lives in your city and around the province; keeping you informed and engaged.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Pool update

6/20/2024
Conversations of a new aquatic centre in Fredericton have been going on since 2017. Well now, there are designs in place, but still no firm construction plans. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Gary Arsenault, spokesperson for the Silver Dolphins, for his thoughts on the project.

Duration:00:13:57

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Movie review - Inside Out 2

6/20/2024
Our movie reviewer, Rebekah Chasse, gives us her thoughts on the new Pixar film, Inside Out 2. Riley, the main character, is 13 now, adding several new emotions to the cast.

Duration:00:10:04

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Grade 1 reunion

6/20/2024
They met each other in Grade 1 at St. Dunstan's school in Fredericton in 1950 and they're still friends today. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Carolann Doherty and Jackie Corcoran-Mahoney, two of the Saintly Sisters who are reuniting this weekend.

Duration:00:12:48

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Sunset U-pick opens under new ownership

6/19/2024
Jeanne Armstrong stopped by Sunset U-Pick to talk to Jaeson Waygood. He and his wife Coady Waygood have taken over running the beloved Fredericton U-Pick.

Duration:00:11:28

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Rent increase protections changing

6/19/2024
New provincial rules allow for higher rent increases before tenants can seek to phase-in the amount gradually. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Tobin Haley, co-founder of the New Brunswick Coalition for Tenants Rights. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/rent-increase-protections-weakened-new-brunswick-1.7240114

Duration:00:10:17

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Travel nurses

6/19/2024
Doctors who work at the Georges Dumont and Stella-Maris-de-Kent hospitals are defending their CEO's hiring of travel-nurses. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to radiation oncologist Dr. Linda Leblanc. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/doctors-vitalite-travel-nurses-1.7240131

Duration:00:09:47

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Keeping animals cool

6/19/2024
It's not only people who are suffering in the heat, animals are too. Jeanne Armstrong checks in with farmer Zach Vanthournout to find out how his animals are faring.

Duration:00:10:16

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Trudeau biography

6/18/2024
How did things go so wrong for Justin Trudeau? Nine years ago voters couldn't get enough of his "sunny ways", and the new Canadian prime minister was celebrated world wide. Jeanne Armstrong spoke with the author of a new biography of Trudeau, Stephen Maher.

Duration:00:09:34

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Coping with the heat

6/18/2024
Emergency officials in Fredericton are encouraging people who live alone or don't have family nearby to sign up for a High Priority Disaster Response Registry, designed to help people in situations that include extreme heat. Jeanne Armstrong spoke with Fredericton Fire Chief Dwayne Killingbeck. Link to registry: https://www.fredericton.ca/en/disasterresponseregistry#:~:text=The%20registry%20is%20a%20free,during%20or%20after%20an%20emergency.

Duration:00:05:29

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Medical column - heat health

6/18/2024
Right now, in some parts of the country, it is getting dangerously hot. Whenever the temperatures climb, there are some medical risks to keep in mind. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to our medical columnist, Dr. Peter Lin, about what happens to our bodies when it's hot and humid, and what you can do to stay cool.

Duration:00:09:49

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Northrup back and running for Liberals

6/18/2024
Bruce Northrup served four terms as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Sussex area. He also served as a cabinet minister in the David Alward government. Now he's coming out of retirement and running for the Liberals in the provincial election. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/bruce-northrup-sussex-tammy-scott-wallace-1.7238105

Duration:00:10:56

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Primary care

6/17/2024
The New Brunswick Health Council surveyed people about their access to family doctors, nurse practitioners, and other services last year. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Council CEO Stéphane Robichaud about what they discovered.

Duration:00:14:33

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Caution: Extreme heat

6/17/2024
Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a heat warning for the entire province for the next three days.​ Temperature readings​ up to 32​ degrees are expected today but it will feel like 35 to 37 with the humidex. ​Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Glen Kenny with Operation Heat Shield Canada. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/heat-dome-temperatures-humidity-1.7238040

Duration:00:08:41

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​Poilievre book

6/17/2024
​Many Canadians and many polls are saying that Pierre Poilievre is likely to be the next ​Prime ​Minister of Canada. Now a new biography is looking at how the federal Conservative Party leader has long positioned himself for the top job. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke to author Andrew Lawton.

Duration:00:09:03

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Two Frederictonians complete gruelling bike race

6/16/2024
​The Trans Balkan Race is an off-road bikepacking race, 1350km's through 4 countries. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to two athletes from New Brunswick who completed that race, and the only Canadians to take part, Joey Landine and Keenan Cook. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/fredericton-mountain-bikers-balkans-1.7237357

Duration:00:13:30

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Bringing Art to the Classroom

6/16/2024
Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Susan Galbraith and Colin Smith about a grassroots project that brings the work of New Brunswick artists to children in schools in Anglophone District West.

Duration:00:21:08

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Reconcili-ACTION: language

6/16/2024
Part 3 in our conversations of reconcili-action with David Smith. Today, he talks about the importance of sharing language to deepen your understanding of Indigenous history and culture.

Duration:00:15:07

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Council transparency

6/13/2024
Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Mayor Kate Rogers about the transparency in city council meetings, and why more than half are in camera

Duration:00:15:56

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​Secret council meetings

6/12/2024
In the past six years, records reveal that more than half of Council's meeting time was spent in closed sessions, restricting public access to their discussions.​ J​eanne Armstrong spoke to Sandra Bender​, founder of Good Governance ​N​B, the organization that did the research.

Duration:00:14:34

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Book launch

6/12/2024
Ray Cronin from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery ​is having a book launch tonight. Not just one book, but three.

Duration:00:12:30