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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.




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.


Medical column - winter cold and flu

Winter and colder weather are a time when colds, flu and other respiratory illnesses are more common. House doctor Peter Lin brings an outlook on respiratory virus season this year for parts of the globe -- and closer to home here in Canada.


The Nutcracker

Dance Fredericton's 'The Nutcracker' graces the stage this weekend in the capital city. Danielle McCreadie had a behind the scenes look at the hard work and trust that goes into creating the magic.


Bridge delay

They'll cross that bridge when they get to it. People in Edmundston were looking forward to driving over the brand new international bridge to Maine by the end of the year. But there are delays now. Jeanne Armstrong spoke with Edmundston mayor Eric Marquis.


Staring at the sun

There's some significant activity happening on the sun right now and some local amateur astronomers will be keeping a close eye. Chris Curwin of Astronomy By the Bay spoke with Jeanne Armstrong


F​redericton transit

A Fredericton city councillor ​h​as given up her car and ​is using the city's transit system to get around. ​CBC's Aidan Cox spoke to Cassandra Leblanc about her experience.


L​iteracy rates

43% of Grade 4 students scored "below appropriate achievement" on their English reading assessments in 2022-2023. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke to education consultant ​Paul Bennett​ who says he's optimistic those scores will improve​.