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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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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

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Medical column - Xylitol

6/11/2024
Doctor Peter Lin shares his reflections on new research about some artificial sweeteners. A study published last week in the European Heart Journal suggests a link to cardiovascular risks.

Duration:00:11:14

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Roadmap to reform

6/11/2024
Well-known economist Don Drummond is in Fredericton this Friday as the keynote speaker for a summit on primary and long-term health care and the challenges. He spoke to Jeanne Armstrong about the state of our health care system.

Duration:00:15:14

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Urban forest strategy

6/11/2024
The City of Fredericton is working on an Urban Forest Strategy, and it wants to know what you think. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke to Richard Hall, City Forester ​&​ Assistant Manager of Parks and Trees​, and Landon Black, a consultant with Stantec.

Duration:00:09:42

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Free music this summer

6/11/2024
​There's lots of live music coming ​t​o the city of Fredericton​ this summer. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to music blogger Emma Chevarie ​about what we can expect.

Duration:00:12:03

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School bus drivers

6/11/2024
New Brunswick school bus drivers say their reputation has been damaged by the latest report from the province's auditor general. The report released last week outlined concerns about a lack of oversight and safety protocols. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Iris Lloyd, president of CUPE local 1253, the union that represents about 900 school bus drivers in the province.

Duration:00:10:43

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​Edmundston bridge

6/10/2024
​CBC's J​acques Poitras joined us this morning from the new international bridge. We hear​d how the new port of entry in Edmundston, into Madawaska Maine, is highlighting a tight-knit community that has fought to stay connected over the years​. Jacques spoke to New Brunswicker Lise Pelletier from U​niversity of Maine at Fort Kent.

Duration:00:09:01

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​Dad jokes

6/10/2024
​What does a baby computer call his father? Data. If you groaned at that joke, you're not alone. STU professor Matt Dinan wrote an essay about why we cringe at dad jokes​, and how they helped him understand his role as a father of four.

Duration:00:12:17

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Digital respect panel

6/10/2024
How do you navigate being online​, while keeping your wits about you? ​Jeanne Armstrong hosted a panel discussion last week at St. Thomas University about digital respect and online abuse​.​ Panelists were Adam Binet, Allie Coyle, Sonja Perley and Emily Paul​.

Duration:00:08:56

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Flood mapping

6/9/2024
In this era of climate change, more frequent and more freakish storms often mean more flooding. Harry Forestell looks at how we can assess a property's flood risk. https://www.cbc.ca/newsinteractives/features/rising-risk-flood

Duration:00:08:41

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Meth clinical trial

6/9/2024
​It's the largest clinical trial to date in the world on methamphetamine use​, and River Stone Recovery Centre in Fredericton will be taking part. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke to Dr. Sara Davidson​. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/fredericton-river-stone-centre-trial-meth-1.7230339

Duration:00:14:49

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Reconcili-ACTION books

6/9/2024
​We bring you the second conversation in our Reconcili-ACTION series. David Smith of First Nations Storytellers joins Jeanne Armstrong with some book suggestions.

Duration:00:16:00