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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.




Travel nurses

The provincial government is spending millions on travel nurses to cover a shortage of nurses here at home. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Paula Doucet, the president of the New Brunswick Nurses Union.


Lakeland Resource centre

For Loretta Curtis, it was a domino effect of events in her life that led her to the food bank. Jeanne Armstrong met with Loretta at the Lakeland Resource Centre in McAdam.


Ironwood resource centre

For weeks, we were hearing hints about a community hub for the homeless in Fredericton. The Ironwood Resource Centre opened today. Jeanne Armstrong visited the facility and spoke to Lindsay Norcott, homelessness services manager at the John Howard Society, and April Sullivan, the new manager of Ironwood Resource Center.


George Street Middle School replacement

Students, parents and teachers at George Street Middle school got the news last week that they're getting a new school. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Pamela Kitchen, a representative from the parent school support committee.


School psychologists

The need for school psychologists is growing in New Brunswick, in a system already experiencing a shortage. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Mary Ann Campbell, a psychology professor and member of the executive council of the College of Psychologists of New Brunswick, about possible solutions.


Fredericton Symphony Orchestra

The Fredericton Symphony Orchestra has been preparing for a big holiday show. Besides the traditional music of the season, it will feature artwork by Grade 3 students and a short story by David Adam Richards. Richard Hornsby is the orchestra's conductor.


Education report

An education report released yesterday identifies ways to improve some chronic challenges in New Brunswick schools: classroom composition, student absenteeism and teaching french to anglophone students. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to two members of the committee that came up with the recommendations to find out what happens next. Tiffany Bastin is Assistant Deputy Minister in the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and Ardith Shirley is the Executive Director of the New Brunswick Teachers Association.


​Christmas tree farm

​Frederictonians are on the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree, and maybe a little earlier this year than most. Prapti Bamaniya visited Red-Robin Christmas Trees in Keswick Ridge.


Spotify wrapped

​Spotify wrapped is a snapshot of what users listened to for the whole year.​ Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Fredericton ​musician Waylon Napadogan ​about what things look like​ if you're an artist.


​Living wage report

Jeanne Armstrong spoke to ​Heather Atcheson with the Saint John Human Development Council ​about what a living wage means in New Brunswick, and what it would take to get families to that point.


​Woodstock food bank

Big customer base, new, bigger building, and even bigger hearts. We wanted to learn more about the team of volunteers at the Valley Food Bank in Woodstock, and why they do what they do. Jeanne Armstrong went to the food bank and spoke to Monica Grant.


Death series - Gallery urns and pine caskets

In our continuing series on death and dying, we talk about urns and caskets. Viola Pruss visited a Death Cafe Fredericton, and spoke to Jeremy Burrill, who owns a business called Fiddlehead Casket Company, and Nikki Theriault with Gallery 78.


​COVID variants

Two new COVID-19 variants are quickly gaining traction across Canada and are already dominant in New Brunswick. Jeanne Armstrong gets an update from epidemiologist Colin Furness.


New school projects

Population growth in the province brought high enrollment numbers to schools. To handle it, the government announced six major school projects including a few new schools to replace old ones. Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Superintendent at Anglophone West School District, David McTimoney.


​New and replacement schools announced

The province has announced it will spend more than $187 million on schools in the 2024-2025 fiscal year.​ Jeanne Armstrong spoke to Minister of ​education Bill Hogan​ about how the schools were chosen, and when the work will start.


Music column - Emma Chevarie

​​Steve and the​ C​harlotte Street Ramblers is an eclectic mix of local musicians​ who are coming together for the second year to raise funds in support of local food banks. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke to Emma Chevarie about their upcoming concert​.


Playhouse preview

It's a festive time at the Playhouse and a busy one too. Dancing, music So many shows happening this month. Tim Yerxa spoke with Jeanne Armstrong.


Violence app

iHeal is the name of a new app aimed at helping women who are experiencing intimate partner violence. Jeanne Armstrong spoke with Kelly Scott-Storey, co-lead of the app and professor of nursing at the University of New Brunswick.


Comfort food

When you think of comfort food, what comes to mind? For Fredericton Community Kitchens head chef Louis Cosman, it's the bacon his mother lovingly fried on a cast iron pan he still uses today. He spoke with Jeanne Armstrong.


Basketball record

A 20-year-old Fredericton basketball player scored the most points in a single U Sports basketball men's game in over 25 years this weekend. Jeanne Armstrong spoke with Malcolm Christie.