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All Hands on Tech, hosted by Aminah and Isaac, brings together Nova Scotia’s tech community to uncover the secrets of what makes our province the best place for collaboration, innovation, and growth. Each episode hear from local digital experts as we dive into all of the amazing things happening in Nova Scotia’s fastest-growing sector and learn why so many organizations and individuals are calling Canada’s Ocean Playground home. All Hands on Tech is proudly produced by Digital Nova Scotia (D ...
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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.
Tune in as we chat with members of the cross country ski community in Nova Scotia.
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Join me as I sit with some of Nova Scotia's most talented musicians to talk everything from Music to life.
Get Your Eat On Nova Scotia is a travel series hosted by Jay Dorey showcasing the best in Nova Scotia food and beverage. http://getyoureatonns.com
To learn more about Mabel Bell, family stories, and her accomplishments, we spoke to her great-granddaughter, Marian Hubbard Bates Weissman. Anyone with any family stories about the Bells can contact Marian at Bbhreaghstories@gmail.com
The wonder of whale watching tours! Chris and Jan from A for Adventure share tales of incredible marine wildlife and shore bird sightings off the coast of Nova Scotia, from Brier Island to Cape Breton.
Nancy Hayes joins us to talk about Acadian Day Celebrations, Acadian History in Canada, and What Makes the French Acadian Dialect Unique For more episodes, as well as the video version of the podcast: https://linktr.ee/twcpodcast https://teamworkcooperative.ca/Bởi TWC Podcast
Technology is constantly developing, providing users with the opportunity to not only augment our reality but also explore different realities and environments that would not be humanly possible. In today's episode, Aminah and Isaac sit down with Emily Smits, Co-Founder, and CEO of Modest Tree to gain a better understanding of what truly is virtual…
While prices for homes in Canada have fallen, they are still higher than last summer. What does this mean for the housing market in Nova Scotia? We hear from a Royal LePage real estate agent and a senior analyst for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
There's a lot of hype happening around alcohol-free booze. Some restaurant menus have whole mocktail sections. Craft breweries and cideries are getting behind the trend too. What are the health benefits to zero- or low-alcohol drink options? Our food columnist Jennifer Brady explains.
When Lisa LaFlamme posted a personal message online announcing that she had been let go by her employer, reaction across the country was swift. We talk about the firing and the outcry that's followed it, with Halifax-based television journalism professor Sue Newhook.
Sports Columnist Charlie Cuff looks into the possibility of a new sports dome operating at CBU.
Halifax Regional Municipality is offering drinking water at six locations for people living on wells that have gone dry. One of the locations is the firehall at the Head of Chezzetcook. That's near where our Community Contact Tegan Rowlings lives on a well. We hear from her.
Neon Dreams duo Frank Kadillac and Adrian Morris put out the call on Instagram last week, asking people to invite them to pool parties, birthdays and BBQs to play some backyard shows. CBC's Erin MacInnis gave them a call to find out more about the offer.
Our healthcare system is suffering staffing shortages across the board. When Liz LeClair of Dartmouth found herself in a medical crisis last week, she was unable to access timely virtual care or emergency care. She endured excruciating pain for 36 hours.
On our "Ahead by a Century" column we look back at a massive snowstorm 1922. Our guide is community historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls, who takes a look at how a massive snowstorm affected food security.
When Dr. Paul Murphy of Sydney wanted to retire, he worried what would happen to his patients. Instead of hanging up his stethoscope right away, he found his own replacement, who happens to be a former patient.
A wetland is at risk due to a development project in Dartmouth. The plan is to put up a mix of detached, attached, and multi-unit buildings, but protesters say that will destroy the Eisner Cove Wetland. We speak with Bill Zebedee, President of Protect Our Southdale Wetland Society.
The Nova Scotia Native Women's Association is looking into ways to make midwives accessible to all Mi'kmaw women.
Why North Sydney's fire department is a "buzz" over its latest acquisition to help save lives and fight fires.
People who lived in a controversial encampment at Meagher Park in Halifax have moved on, some to new sanctioned tent sites. For neighbours of Meagher Park, this was the first weekend in about a year with no encampment. We hear from one of those neighbours, Emily Keast.
When Krista and Brad Adams retired from the military, they decided to put down roots in the Annapolis Valley and make a new start as flower farmers. Krista tells the CBC's Erin MacInnis how they've spent this summer driving their big pink "Flower Bus" to farmers markets.
Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about her new musical Hood Habits. We also hear about the North Barn Theatre Collective's family-friendly picnic puppet performances and an award-winning play that's on stage at Theatre Baddeck.
Rock Love was the victim of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in rural Nova Scotia in the 1990s. He joins us to share his troubling story and tell us about a research project he's hoping will help other male survivors. A warning: this story contains disturbing details.
Cape Bretoners learn what it is like for people who are in the LGBTQ+ community in some other, less welcoming parts of the world.
Neptune Theatre is re-auditioning for its rendition of Billy Elliot the Musical. Pandemic closures put the show on hold for a couple of years. Now the theatre is ready to reignite it, but three child actors cast in lead roles are too old to play the characters they're portraying. We hear about that.
From emergency room shutdowns to airport backlogs, staff across many industries are burnt out and scrambling to cover labour shortages. Our house doctor Peter Lin says it's time to read between the headlines and take another look at the root of the issue – COVID-19.
Nova Scotians cheered when local filmmaker Ben Proudfoot won an Academy Award for Best Short Documentary for his film, The Queen of Basketball. Hot on the heels of that triumph, Ben is back with a new documentary called MINK! He chats with CBC's Carsten Knox.
Valerie Morin, a Middleton resident who is transgender, speaks out about the harassment she received from a neighbour who yelled at her and called her homophobic slurs. She shares her awful experience with the CBC's Carsten Knox.
The Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax is hosting a vibrant event called "As You Are, Return to the Forgotten Land".and it's billed as a spiritual dance-rock soul medicine experience. Hear from Jont Openheart, the Halifax-based singer-songwriter behind this event..
The longest living resident at the Museum of Natural history is marking a special milestone. Gus the gopher tortoise has turned 100-years-old, and the museum is celebrating him in a few different ways. Museum general manager Jeff Gray speaks with Information Morning's Kyah Sparks.
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia held a speaking circle to mark Prisoners Justice Day, which is recognized internationally each year. The formerly incarcerated women shared their experiences of being in prison, while advocates offered their own observations.
Environmental and energy experts are calling on Nova Scotia to include the Donkin mine in the province's cap-and-trade program. Professor Dave Risk with St. FX discusses methane emissions measurement.
A Hindu celebration is being marked today which highlights the bonds between sisters and brothers, where sisters give brightly coloured bracelets and brothers give the sisters pretty much whatever gift they like. We talk about the festival "Raksha Bandhan" and the movie of the same name showing in Sydney at the Cineplex.…
Kelley Trainor is a student at StFX. She fills us in on what she learned during her internship at TEAM Work Cooperative, and discusses the relationship between universities and the workforce. For more episodes, as well as the video version of the podcast: https://linktr.ee/twcpodcast https://teamworkcooperative.ca/…
Law enforcement agencies across Canada are warning the public about a spike in sextortion cases. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection says that recent data shows boys are aggressively targeted on Instagram and Snapchat. Hear how these schemes are playing out.
A boys and girls 3x3 basketball team from Halifax is making its way to Coventry, England for the 2022 International Children's Games. Young athletes across the world participate in these Games. To find out more, we talk with Team Halifax coaches Lezlie States and Shaq Smith.
It's the afternoon. Your stomach growls, feels empty, and you get a food craving! It's a perfectly normal sensation, but there are ways to fuel your body to fend off cravings. For more on that, we reached our food columnist, Jennifer Brady.
Mike Baran has made a business out of the hobby of collecting colourful bits of glass from beaches. He calls himself a sea glass archaeologist. The CBC's Rose Murphy spoke with him about his unique profession unearthing the history behind bits of sea glass.
We touch base with the Ally Centre's outreach street health nurse, Sharon MacKenzie. Her position is now a permanent part of the centre. Last year the centre argued for keeping the position beyond a pilot program and has gotten its wish.
On our "Ahead by a Century" column we look back at a local farming crisis in 1922. Our guide is community historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls, who takes Producer Nicole MacLennan to the Atlantic Street Field in Sydney.
As healthcare professionals hold together a system stretched to its limits, Dr. Whatley pleads the case for user fees to ease strain on the system.
The centre has a new space on Prince Street and celebrated with a grand opening yesterday.
CBCs Erin Pottie brings us a story about a new company with a Cape Breton connection, where proceeds from sales have been used to support mental health and addiction services in the province.
Many of us humans like to think of ourselves as superior in intelligence to most other animals.But one Nova Scotian researcher and writer is not so sure. Justin Gregg talks about his new book “If Nietzsche Were A Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity.”
Fourteen service providers have signed an open letter to Halifax Regional Council imploring the city not to use police to relocate people living in the tent encampment at Meagher Park. Hear reaction to and reasons for the ten recommendations in that letter.
It has been almost six months since Theresa Gray last saw her son, Devon Sinclair Marsman.The 16-year-old went missing in Spryfield, without leaving a trace. Theresa Gray is searching for answers and has a new lead that she is hoping will help her find Devon, and bring him home.
Even though it's been closed for two years, the Donkin mine continues to exceed the province's greenhouse gas emissions cap. CBCs Tom Ayers spoke to an environmental organization, who says that's reason enough to close the mine for good.
Its the first working Monday of the month, and time for the Information Morning Bird Hour Phone-In. We invite you to call our bird experts - Dave Harris and Dave McCorquodale - with your questions or observations for the August edition of Bird Hour Phone-In.
Tourism is at an all time high according to some independent businesses across Cape Breton.
Culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about South Shore Summer Theatre's performance of the renowned rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Plus hear about Music in Communities' summer shows and get a sneak peek of the Halifax Urban Folk Festival.
Donald Bowser is one of two Nova Scotian residents we've been talking to through the war in Ukraine. The international consultant travelled to Poland and then on to Ukraine, to help deliver aid. Now he has co-founded a new NGO. Information Morning's Jerry West spoke to him.
Wayne King's brother lives in a long-term care home in the Musquodoboit Valley. There's no air conditioning in the rooms at the home and an air conditioner unit that Wayne purchased isn't allowed. Information Morning's Jerry West spoke to Wayne King.
More than a dozen organization that help people experiencing homelessness have written a letter asking Halifax regional council not to involve police in relocating the tent encampment at Meagher Park on Chebucto Road. The executive director of YWCA Halifax weighs in.