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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 ...
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.
A current exhibit at the CBU Art Gallery is a collection of works by Ken Lywood. “Anything Goes” is an exhibit including 180 paintings and drawings meant to reflect the artist's work and life... from order to chaos.
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.
An extended version of our radio interview with Juno-award winning singer Rose Cousins, who is performing her first shows since the pandemic began.
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…
The first vaccines for young children aged 5 to 11 in Canada could be approved in a matter of weeks. We ask vaccine researcher Dr. Karina Top about the safety and possible side effects of these vaccines.
There's a new national online program offering help for thousands of families stumbling through their days because of sleepless nights. Find out more from Dr. Penny Corkum, head of the program's team of researchers.
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.
Dalhousie law professor Archie Kaiser looks at the federal government's promise to help people get rid of their marijuana convictions and how successful it's been.
Longtime friends and filmmakers Mark Holmes and Matt Cappuccitti are travelling across the country, gathering stories of Black activism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.
Healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at whether we'll need a booster or a third dose of vaccine against COVID-19.
Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell had a chat with Bořek Lizec, Ambassador to Canada from the Czech Republic, about his recent visit to Ski Cape Smokey in Ingonish -- which happens to be owned by a group of Czech investors.
Time for Municipal Matters: The Richmond County edition. For highlights from last night's council meeting in Richmond County, we contact Adam Cooke. He is a freelance journalist based in Port Hawkesbury.
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 gaswizard.ca.
Some municipal councillors, in Halifax and elsewhere, are concerned the new housing strategy could overstep. We hear a response to those concerns from the province's Housing Minister John Lohr.
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…
After more than 50 years, Cape Breton Search and Rescue now has a permanent home. We get an update on the new digs and new equipment from Amanda Donovan, a member of the board, and a search manager with CB SAR.
Looking for some entertainment screams? Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about The Woman in Black, Yaga, and the Hellifax Horror Fest in this week's Hallowe'en edition of Art 'n Soul.
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.
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In our Acadian column we talk about Sydney's founder, Joseph Frederick Debarres.
Tapping into tourism. We talk with an adventure tourism consultant who's been looking at the potential down north to develop year round adventure tourism.
Students' rental digs are often spartan, but for student Hayley Inglis they were much worse. So she took her landlord to court in a case some say points to a need for new laws. Hear her story, and from Dalhousie Legal Aid.
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.
At a time when many people would be long into retirement, a doctor in Neil's Harbour says he still can't go, even after nearly fifty years on the job.
Diagnosis, disaster. The Premier is shaking up healthcare in NS to try to address the current crisis. We speak with the administrator of the Health Authority about her newly created role.
Fully vaccinated people can still contract COVID-19, but not everyone is at the same level of risk for breakthrough infections. Our house doctor Peter Lin explains.
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.
Governor General award-winning playwright, musician and novelist Tomson Highway is headlining the Devour! Food Film Fest. Hear about his favourite food film, Indigenous cuisin and his new memoir.
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.
Our adventurous duo Chris and Jan, who host a speaker's series called Night of Adventure, share the benefits of telling tales of treks and trails to others.
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.
"Court-Side Moms" podcaster Wendy Sparks talks about what it will be like to see her son, Khem Birch, play centre for the Toronto Raptors. He signed a multi-year contract with the team this past August.
Hear about a pilot project in Nova Scotia that has been helping men who abuse their partners get support services as soon as they're charged, an effort focused on getting to some of the root causes of intimate partner violence.
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.
Hear why Kyle Wilby, an associate professor with Dalhousie University's College of Pharmacy, is developing a new curriculum to help his students better serve LGBTQ customers.
Annette Verschuren has been a CEO, an author, an officer of the order of Canada and now you can add podcast host to the list. We have a conversation about her new interview series with inspiring leaders.
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.
CBC reporter Taryn Grant has compiled numbers that give some insight into the scope of homelessness across every region of Nova Scotia.