CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
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Canada’s worst shooting spree in modern history has left us with far more questions than answers. Journey inside every single hour of this tragedy as it happened with Global News Halifax reporter Sarah Ritchie. This 13-part true crime series will try to piece together exactly what happened and what could or should have been done to prevent it.
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The Research Nova Scotia Podcast brings research to you. Listen along as we speak with talented researchers from across Nova Scotia and learn how their work is impacting our communities and beyond. Research Nova Scotia is an independent, not-for-profit corporation with the mandate to support, organize and co-ordinate the funding of research in Nova Scotia. RNS was established to enhance research capacity, as well as align research funding, with provincial priorities and promotes a mission-or ...
Chronicles of Canada Volume 26 - The Tribune of Nova Scotia: A Chronicle of Joseph Howe by William Lawson Grant (1872 - 1935)
Joseph Howe (1804-1873) was one of Nova Scotia's greatest and best-loved politicians. He was instrumental in helping Nova Scotia become the first British colony to win responsible government in 1848. A Liberal, he fought against Canadian Confederation. This work highlights his life and causes. - Summary by TriciaG
NOVA is Latin for NEW. We are in Halifax, NOVA Scotia and NOVA Church is all about the NEW hope, plan, joy, community and life following Jesus’s promises. We meet Sunday’s 10am at The Bella Rose Theatre of Halifax West High School in Clayton Park, Halifax. For more infomation please visit www.novachurch.ca
Huddle's Home Office podcast features conversations with New Brunswick and Nova Scotian community leaders and entrepreneurs from their homes– focusing on issues and events that accelerate and enrich the growth of the region’s economy and culture.
A monthly podcast that follows strange and surprising stories where ever they lead, produced by LighthouseNOW, a newspaper reporting on Nova Scotia’s South Shore since 1875.
Evangeline is one of Longfellow’s most popular poems and was once a great favorite with the American people. For many years almost every school child studied this poem during the middle school years. Although the decline of the reputation of the once-idolized poet has also brought neglect to this classic, it is still a very touching and expertly written work of art. It is based upon the tragic expulsion of the French settlers from Acadia (located in the Canadian maritime provinces) during th ...
Janet Hazelton, President of the Nova Scotia Nurses' Union, tells us how her membership is coping with the third wave of the pandemic.
Someone has dumped two young dead cows at the side of a dirt road in Kings County. The woman who made the discovery says the situation needs to be investigated.
Students aren't the only ones who have been learning online! Hear about an online drop-in group that is helping teachers learn more about delivering classes virtually.
In our final installment of our Rites of Passage series... Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell looks at how graduations have changed in the pandemic and what that means for young people.
Three decades after researchers recovered mastodon remains in a N.S. gypsum quarry, the find is generating new insights. CBC's Paul Withers brings us the story of this unusual time-capsule.
Medical appointments can be stressful at the best of times, more so during the pandemic. Mary Jane Hampton shares tips for getting the most out of them, on this week's Healthcare Hack.
Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor brings us a futuristic auditory experience in this week's edition of Art 'n Soul. Plus, a shout out to Symphony Nova Scotia's Fusion Sessions.
We contact the head of Doctors Nova Scotia to see how members are coping as Nova Scotians face record case numbers daily, during this third wave. Dr. Robyn MacQuarrie, President of Doctors Nova Scotia, is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Bridgewater.
One bright light during the pandemic has been an increase in film and television production in this province. We hear from a camera operator self-isolating while waiting to work on a TV series.
It's time for the May edition of the Bird Hour Phone-In... callers have questions and observations for our bird experts Dave and Dave! Dave Harris is a wildlife biologist and a retired manager at Lands and Forestry. Dave McCorquodale is a professor of biology at CBU.
The Province is offering new government support, but not every business qualifies. Heather Donald-Reagh, who sells handcrafted jewellery at Fisherman's Cove, explains why small businesses like hers are falling through the cracks.
More than a year into the state of emergency, a number of people are finding ways to challenge the enforcement of COVID restrictions. We ask our legal columnist Wayne MacKay about that.
Reporter Tom Ayers spoke with Richmond County Deputy Warden Michael Diggdon about the recent discovery that dozens of properties aren't listed on the County tax roll, meaning the owners of those properties have not been paying tax on them.
Jennifer Wagner is the president of CarbonCure, the Dartmouth-based company on a mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the construction industry. It has developed a system to inject carbon dioxide into the mixing process. The Co2 is converted into a mineral, makes the concrete stronger and reducing carbon emissions. Through venture capital …
Hear how the Cumberland Energy Authority hopes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while saving money, by switching some buildings in Springhill to geothermal.
U.S. researchers are working on a drug to prevent people from becoming infected with Lyme disease. We ask a researcher about the drug and when it could be available here.
Farmer Jessica Fenner tells us about a standard donkey on her farm named Mojo, who has just given birth to a rare set of twins. A miniature donkey is the proud dad!
Three Cape Breton students from different grade levels talk about how they're handling online learning from home. Rebecca Handley is a Grade 11 student at Memorial High in Sydney Mines, Olivia Obadan is in Grade 8 at Malcolm Munroe Middle School in Sydney, and Lucas Sakalauskas is in Grade 5 at Sydney River Elementary.…
As Nova Scotains see COVID case counts that were unimaginable even a month ago, Dr. Robert Strang talks about the trajectory of the third wave.
A profile interview with Cape Breton writer Morgan Murray of Mabou, who found out this week that he is a finalist for the 2021 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for his book - Dirty Birds.
Nova Scotia firefighters say they should get early access to the vaccines because of their risk of exposure - like other medical first responders. Daniel Gaudet, President of the Fire Service Association of NS, has raised this concern about firefighters being overlooked in the vaccine roll-out.
Farmer Katie Keddy tells us about Farm Safety Nova Scotia's new program "We Talk. We Grow." – a mental health awareness campaign to support farmers across the province.
Halifax Transit routes have been constantly popping up on potential exposure lists for the province. What's being done to keep drivers and passengers safe? We ask the Amalgamated Transit Union.
An interview with 30-year-old Francesca Ekwuyasi about her first novel Butter Honey Pig Bread, which is getting major recognition from the Canadian literary scene.
We ask three Cape Breton small business owners what they make of the provincial assistance announced this week. Alma Head owns Alma's Family Hair Salon, with locations in Sydney and New Waterford. Earlene Busch is the owner operator of The Chanterelle Inn and Cottages in North River Bridge, Victoria County. And Scott Morrison is the owner of the Fl…
Hear how influential teacher, animator artist and activist Helen Hill will be remembered at this year's Animation Festival of Halifax, celebrating the artistry and industry of animation.
Today in the Popcorn interview, our victim is Cape Breton writer and finalist for the 2021 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Morgan Murray of Mabou.
If you're giving birth in the next couple weeks you may have a tough decision to make on who you're bringing in the delivery room. That's thanks to some new rules from Nova Scotia Health. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell has more on the changes.
We get an update to changes in health services during the third wave of pandemic response from Nova Scotia Health's Executive Director of Operations for the Eastern Zone, Brett MacDougall.
Planning (or hoping for) a summer adventure? Chris and Jan tell us how you could qualify for the Night of Adventure Grant.
Hear about a new survey by the Black Business Initiative that looks at how the COVID pandemic has disproportionately affected African Nova Scotian entrepreneurs.
While Dr. Strang hopes Nova Scotia will reach herd immunity in June, a New York Times article suggests some communities may never reach that milestone. We ask an immunology professor what it means to have or not have herd immunity.
We get an update on the COVID-19 testing effort in Cape Breton and talk about how those tests actually get processed here in the NSHA's Eastern Zone. Andrew Heighton is Director of COVID-19 Response for the Eastern Zone. Adam Hardy is Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Eastern Zone.…
Nova Scotia's Minister of Inclusive Economic Growth, Labi Kousoulis, explains the government programs available to support small business most impacted by the circuit-breaker lockdown.
Dozens of Nova Scotians have been ticketed for not complying with COVID regulations. A crown attorney talks about what happens when someone ignores these tickets or challenges them in court.
Is Canada's COVID Alert app worth the battery power it's using up on your phone? We ask Mary Jane Hampton, on this week's healthcare hack.
Lyle MacDougall and Amelia Edwards say they're being denied service by Conceptia Fertility Clinic in Moncton, New Brunswick — and that time is running out for them. Edwards spoke with the CBC's Carolyn Ray, and started by explaining why MacDougall first turned to the clinic.
A conversation with Robert Walsh, Chief of Police of the Cape Breton Regional Police Service, about pandemic restrictions in the CBRM. He says his force has NOT been busy so far during this circuit-breaker lockdown... enforcing restrictions and giving out tickets.
Closing schools is seen as a good thing to halt the spread of COVID-19. It's not, however, a good thing for young people who rely on school health clinics. Dr. Joan Salah is a family physician in North Sydney who works at the Youth Health Clinic at Memorial High in Sydney Mines.
When you connect your household appliances to the Internet, you have easier access to them – but so do other people. Here's our technology columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.
As people continue to roll up their sleeves to receive the vaccine, we get an update on the province's vaccination schedule from Tracey Barbrick, Associate Deputy Minister for Nova Scotia's COVID-19 Immunization Strategy.
For these lockdown times, our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about some virtual entertainment offerings by Zuppa Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre, and more.
Pictou County farmer Keltie Butler tells us about her farm's Local Families Initiative, helping families with financial challenges access fresh local food.
Hear why two recent graduates of St. Francis Xavier University are asking students across the country to share their stories of speaking up and organizing to stop sexual violence on campus.
The Town of Mahone Bay and Mi'kmaq owned and operated company 3D Wave Design are working together to visual the town's vulnerability to storm surge and sea level rise.
In this edition of The Quick Huddle, associate editor and staff writer Cherise Letson reads her piece "How Skinfix Is Taking The Skincare World By Storm From Halifax".由Huddle Today
A Stable Asset. Meet the Cape Bretoner who cares for the Queen's Plate winner - Mighty Heart - Canada's Thoroughbred Horse of the Year! Siobhan Brown, originally from Grove’s Point, is the horse's groom at the Woodbine Racetrack in Ontario.
Professors at Cape Breton University discuss how remote learning has evolved, now that they've finished an entire term online. Our panelists are: Stephanie MacQuarrie, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry and Associate Dean of the School of Science and Technology. Jason Loxton teaches in the Geology Department, and Simon Barrick is a lecturer i…
We learn how Feed Nova Scotia is helping out children and families who rely on schools for breakfast and lunch programs. Executive Director of Feed Nova Scotia is Nick Jennery, he tells us how the program works.
This week, the province went into lockdown again. Businesses are closed. Students are back to online learning. For a closer look at this, we talk with chief medical officer Dr. Robert Strang.