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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.
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
Looks like the Atlantic bubble is a go for summer! From Mount Carleton to Bonshaw Provincial Park, our A for Adventure team Chris and Jan share their favourite destinations across the region.
Reporter Erin Pottie spoke with Dr. Navin Patel about his life and career. The long serving physician will be leaving his practice at the end of June... he is retiring... days before his 85th birthday. Dr. Patel spent 46 years helping Cape Bretoners.
A new study suggests the coastline on the southside of Sable Island has retreated dramatically during the past 60 years. CBC reporter Paul Withers has the story.
Chefs Renée Lavallée and Martin Ruiz Salvador on how restaurant staff are working overtime to ready their kitchens and dining rooms for in-house service again.
There's a big job ahead to fill jobs in the construction industry in Nova Scotia. We ask Duncan Williams, President of the Construction Association of NS, about their plan to reach out to young people and people from diverse backgrounds to address a need for more construction workers in the coming decade.…
It's the time of year when bear sightings in backyards become more common. At campgrounds too! We'll hear how to minimize your interactions with wild bears.
From increasing diversity to improving doctor access – Dr. Heather Johnson, a family physician in Bridgewater, shares her plans for her new role as the head of Doctors Nova Scotia.
For this week's healthcare hack, Mary Jane Hampton recognizes the contributions of people who work in long-term care – and looks at what the pandemic has taught us about flaws in the system.
We check out a new outdoor food outfitter on the Cabot Trail... Camp Cook’s Cache will be selling their CB-made dehydrated snacks and meals soon. Co-owner Sirenna Trafford tells us about their "dried" goods enterprise, ideal for your camping adventures.
The Bluenose II set sail for another summer season last week. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell caught up with the crew at the Northern Yacht Club in North Sydney before they sail to other stops around Cape Breton Island.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, many restaurants in N.S. are facing challenges hiring enough staff. We'll check on the industry with Restaurants Canada's Luc Erjavec in Digby.
Fire has destroyed much of the Chester Playhouse. Board co-chair Liz Crocker speaks to what this means for the community and plans to move forward in the midst of this devastating news.
At long last, it looks like Nova Scotians will be able to soon enjoy theatre in person again. Culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor talks about that and two virtual festivals you won't want to miss.
Staff and volunteers with the Clean Annapolis River Project, who work to restore habitat for the endangered Atlantic salmon, say ATVers are putting important spawning habitat in jeopardy.
Not all Islamophobia in this country comes from extremists. We talk to researcher Jasmin Zine who says it's everywhere in Canada, and why politicians haven't done enough to stop it.
An old growth forest near North Kemptville, land that has been in the Allen family since the 1800s, will now be protected into perpetuity by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
For some gardening is a pastime. For others it's an essential way to stave off hunger. Meet Brenda Thompson, who is dropping off seedlings and soil to people to grow their own food.
Nova Scotia's re-opening plan depends in part on most of the population getting vaccinated, but some people have decided not to get the shot. We ask Dr. Strang about that conundrum.
12-year-old Vanessa Burchill, who runs the Downtown Dartmouth Monarch Project, is giving out milkweed seedlings to protect endangered monarch butterflies. We hear from her.
We received listener feedback on comments made during yesterday's Issue Panel... and lots of it. Our panelists discussed vaccines, vaccine passports, and school closures in the third wave.
Students in Eskasoni and Membertou may have drifted off last night, with dreams of being an astronaut... or maybe pursuing a career in science. Yesterday, they were treated to a special, private presentation from Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen. He is one of Canada's four current astronauts.
We meet the man who has just stepped into the role as Medical Executive Director for the Eastern Zone - Nova Scotia Health. Dr. Don Brien assumed his new role at the beginning of May.
The Acadian Federation is launching legal action arguing that Cheticamp is an exceptional region that deserves special treatment in the legislature - with its own provincial electoral district and MLA. Kenneth Deveau is the President of the Acadian Federation of NS.
Time for the Information Morning Issue Panel... today, we find out how our collection of Cape Breton commentators thinks the province handled the third wave, and school re-openings. Lawyers Anna Manley and Candee McCarthy along with physician, Chris Milburn, offer their opinions.
The Canadian military is building a multi-million dollar facility in Eastern Passage, to test out new warships before they're built. CBC's Brett Ruskin brings us the details.
Theodore Too has been a happy fixture on Halifax waterfront for years. The life-sized tugboat is leaving to start a new chapter promoting marine careers in Ontario. CBC's Colleen Jones reports.
Hear from musician Michael S. Ryan on why he enjoys making us laugh on social media, all the while promoting his music and solo act. He is a Top 100 finalist for the CBC Music 2021 Searchlight Competition and is a member of The Town Heroes.
Tim Doucette, owner/operator of the Deep Sky Eye Observatory, shares tips on how you should (and should not) look at the partial solar eclipse. He'll be livestreaming the event on Facebook.
Salmon sleuthing... a new Department of Fisheries and Oceans study looks at where salmon go once they're offshore. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell reports on the salmon-tagging program in Cape Breton aimed at solving a significant mystery about the pattern of salmon migration.
Our A for Adventure team has just returned from a gorgeous canoe trip on the St. Mary's River. Chris and Jan share tips for how to make the most out of paddling in our province.
Mike Ryan recently called up a complete stranger to get his vote for the CBC Searchlight contest. Hear some of the other entertaining ways he's been drumming up support for his music career.
Amanda Dainow, co-founder and president of the North Mountain Animal Sanctuary, talks about the animals they take in. Plus hear from a woman who has willed her pet turtle to the sanctuary.
The faculty union at NSCAD is calling for a public inquiry to get to the bottom of why the school's president was fired last year. We hear from Darrell Varga, acting president of FUNSCAD.
The warm weather may have you thinking about taking a road trip. Well, Helen Earley has 25 suggestions on where to take your family on such a trip this summer in Nova Scotia. She is author of a new book - "25 Family Adventures in Nova Scotia: Making the Most of Your Travels with Kids"
On this week's healthcare hack, Mary Jane Hampton looks at the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous patients who need surgery.
Marlene Usher, the CEO of the Port of Sydney Development Corporation, tells us about plans to add more retail outlets on the boardwalk. The proposed development called "Fisherman's Cove" will add a new retail area near the Big Fiddle.
Dalhousie professor Tony Walker tells us about research published in the journal "Marine Pollution Bulletin" that concludes the amount of PPE waste turning up in the environment is staggering.
Indigenous children are still being taken into foster care far too often. Dalhousie University professor Naomi Metallic tells us why new federal legislation has the potential to help change that.
Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor gives us a taste of what's to come at the ECMAs and what's happening during the second week of the Stages Theatre Festival.
New trials for Canadian COVID-19 vaccines are being tested at the Canadian Centre for Vaccinology at the IWK. Find out how you can participate.
We go under the dome with our sports guy Charlie Cuff... Charlie updates us on a replacement for the multi-sport dome and its future on the Cape Breton University campus.
It's turtle nesting season right now! With all four of our native species at risk, we find out what you should do if you have a turtle encounter, including with pet turtles released in the wild.
On the first Monday of every month, our bird experts Dave Harris and Dave McCorquodale join us to take your calls, questions and observations about wild birds in Cape Breton. Dave Harris is a wildlife biologist and a retired manager at NS Lands & Forestry. Dave McCorquodale is a Professor of Biology at CBU.…
A new initiative to celebrate the Bras d'Or Lakes and promote exploration this summer is a partnership of different organizations with an interest in the lake. To learn more, we contact the new co-ordinator of Explore the Bras d'Or, Denis Thibeault.
For about a year now, a Canada-wide website and app called e-tick has been helping Nova Scotians identify ticks. We chat with Jade Savage, the entomologist behind e-tick.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka made headlines for refusing to talk to reporters after winning the French Open. Hear why this has brought mental health and sports into the public conversation.
Problems at the Port... CBRM council held a special meeting online yesterday to clear the air with the Port of Sydney board and staff who run the marine terminal. Reporter Tom Ayers has an overview of the discussions.
A feature conversation with Denise Toney of Eskasoni who had three family members taken away to the residential school in Shubenacadie... one of whom never came back... and her family still has unanswered questions about how and where she died.
The federal government released its long-awaited MMIWG national action plan. Why the Native Women's Association of Canada says the plan is so flawed they're filing a human rights complaint.