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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.
Halifax Is Burning : Interviews is a podcast that shines a spotlight on feature length conversations with musicians, artists, and interesting people from Canada's East Coast and beyond. Halifax Is Burning is a radio show dedicated to promoting the best in Atlantic Canadian music. Airing Tuesdays on CKDU 88.1FM in Halifax, NS at 6:30pm, the show was named Music Nova Scotia's Radio Program of the Year for the last five years and won the East Coast Music Award for Media Outlet of the Year in bo ...
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Housing is a problem everywhere and the Province of Nova Scotia is hoping to address it. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell asked some advocates and municipal leaders how they feel about the province's new housing strategy.
The MMWIG inquiry and its Calls to Justice are the subject of an online discussion organized by Dalhousie's MacEachen Institute for Public Policy. We hear from speakers Cheryl Simon, who is Mi'kmaq from Abegweit First Nation and a professor of law.
Green goals. New legislation from the Provincial government lays out specific goals including phasing out coal fired electricity by 2030 and a commitment to reach net zero by 2050. Tim Halman is Nova Scotia's Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
With Pfizer asking Health Canada to approve its vaccines for children aged 5-11, parents may not have long to wait before their kids are vaccinated. But many may also have questions. We ask Dr. Seema Marwaha about some of the common concerns.
We check back with the MMIWG prevention worker at the Jane Paul Centre in Sydney to find out how she's helping indigenous women living off reserve overcome barriers. Kennedy Marshall is the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Prevention Worker at the non-profit centre for indigenous women, she tells us of the resiliency and determinatio…
Business leaders in Yarmouth say better housing is the key to attracting doctors, and they're putting their money where their mouth is by building a five-unit apartment complex exclusively for doctors. CBC's Preston Mulligan brings us the story.
A new collaborative project looking at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted community-based dementia care has revealed cracks in the available supports, especially for members of the African Nova Scotian community. We hear from student researcher Mary Lukindo.
A plan to build on... We ask a housing researcher in Cape Breton what she makes of the recent housing announcements from the provincial government. Catherine Leviten-Reid is an Associate Professor for the MBA in Community Economic Development at CBU, and a researcher in affordable housing.
Timely access to care. We learn more about the new Northside Urgent Treatment Centre set to open on November 1st at the Northside General Hospital. Dr. Joan Salah is Primary Healthcare Physician Co-lead for the Eastern Zone, and a Family Physician in North Sydney.
Many kids have passed through the magical portal of Woozles over the years. The children's bookstore opened 43 years ago, tucked away on a side street in downtown Halifax. Now the shop is moving to a new location. Woozles founder Liz Crocker tells us why.
Most of the country is smashing gas price records, and industry analysts are saying this is just the beginning for paying more at the pumps in Canada. Hear what's ahead from Dan McTeague, who is with Canadians for Affordable Energy and
People who are on the wait-list for a family doctor in Cape Breton will soon get access to primary care through Nova Scotia's Virtual Care Program. We find out how the pilot program has been working so far on the mainland from Dr. Maria Alexiadis, Department Head for Family Practice with Nova Scotia Health, and from Tara Sampalli, Senior Scientific…
A group of Citadel High students recently wrote, illustrated and published a book called "Women's Issue." It explores themes like the pink tax and systemic misogyny. We hear from two of the authors, 16-year-olds Rae Steeves and Kate James.
Canada's inflation rate reached an 18 year high this week. To help lessen the financial burden, some advocates have been calling for a universal basic income. Preston chats with Paul Taylor, executive director of FoodShare and guest speaker at a basic income conference in Halifax.
The Houston government unveiled its housing strategy this week. It includes money for affordable housing and will free up provincial land to create new housing, but it also takes away decision-making power from municipalities. HRM councillor Waye Mason talks about that.
We track down some information on a new snowmobiling trail in Ingonish, and hear about plans to eventually make it multi-use. Stanley Symes, VP of the Cabot Snowmobiling Club and President of the Ingonish Snowmobiling Association, tells us about the Mary Barker Trail.
Suzy Hansen, Brian Wong and Angela Simmonds represent different political parties in the Nova Scotia legislature, but each can claim being a first. They shared their stories of struggle and personal perseverance during their inaugural speeches at Province House.
The day after he was sworn in, Premier Tim Houston fired the CEO and most of the board of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. He replaced them with an administrator, Janet Davidson, who essentially became a one-person board. Hear our conversation with her.
Two of this province's most prominent political cartoonists, Michael DeAdder and Bruce MacKinnon, talk about receiving recognition for their work in the United States — and how the rise of Donald Trump played a role in that success.
Now that the gondola is operating at Ski Cape Smokey, everyone's excited about the prospects for increased tourism. But more tourists means you need more workers, which is challenge enough, and you also need a place to house all those workers.
Could a new training program help address a shortage of long-term care workers North of Smokey? Norman MacDonald represents District 8, in the Cape North Area and he's hoping Highland Manor can partner with the province to offer more CCA training.
Acadia University's homecoming celebrations got out of hand when they spilled into the residential streets of Wolfville, resulting in several charges. The university's president Peter Ricketts joins us to talk about the university's response.
Nova Scotia's doctor shortage continues to be a daunting problem, but our lack of nurses is even more acute, according to our healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton. On this week's healthcare hacks, how the nurses' shortage happened and what needs to be done to fix it.
A group of volunteers has been working in the Tobeatic wilderness area, trying to save a rare stand of old growth hemlock trees from woolly adelgid infestation. Information Morning's Phlis McGregor joined a four-hour canoe and portage trip into the site.
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