Information Morning Cape Breton
Crash landing Flight AC62403/30/15
The Transportation Safety Board is now trying to figure out why AC Flight 624 crash-landed at Halifax Stanfield Airport early Sunday morning. We hear from travelers.
Peter Spurway is vice-president of corporate communications at the Halifax International Airport Authority.
Cape Breton Islander, Lester Marchand was on flight AC624 when it crash landed at the Stanfield International Airport on Sunday. He spoke with David Burke.
Tourism Nova Scotia
The provincial government announced it would be setting up a new crown corporation for tourism, on Wednesday. This morning, Steve spoke with Board Chairman, Ben Cowan Dewar.
Field of Dreams
If you're a baseball fan and a follower of municipal politics, you may have heard that CBRM Council has voted to spend 230-thousand dollars on a Sydney ballfield upgrade. That field is the Susan MacEachern Memorial Ball Park.
Willie Francis Fraser
Willie Francis Fraser of Inverness was recognized as a master step dancer and tradition bearer of the Scottish culture. Sadly, he passed away on Sunday. From our archives, here's an interview from 1997 with Maritime Noon host, Costas Halavrazos.
Your Newsquiz - March 27th
From a man who knows: sometimes it's hard to figure out if life is passing you buy or running you over. Don Munro has this week's Newsquiz.
Information Morning Issue Panel
Consultant Ross Hunter, community activist Alison Uhma, and business owner Darren MacFadgen offer their take on sex ed in schools... among other things.
Budget Talks - Marie Walsh
A Thin Slice of A Thin Pie... As budget talks get underway in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Marie Walsh, the Chief Financial Officer, reflects on differences from previous years with Reporter Hal Higgins. (runs 7:53 March 25, 2015)
Bloggin' 9 To 5... The workaday world is filled with frustrations and irritations that make you plant your face in your palm. But rather than scream, Danny Yakimchuk created a unique blog to capture those frustrations. (runs 6:24 March 25, 2015)
Jim St. Clair - Molly Rankin
Recently, we spoke with musician Molly Rankin, lead singer for the band Alvvays. A trip to NYC brings to mind a trip her father, John Morris Rankin and others took to New York City almost 40 years ago. Jim St. Clair elaborates. (runs 6:07 Mar. 25,...
Bull Marsh Archive
William "Bull" Marsh, a legend in the Cape Breton Coal mining industry, died Sunday at age 93. Hear him in this excerpt from a 1966 documentary for CBC Newsmagazine, about the Donald Commission Report. (runs 5:01 March 24, 2015)
Middle School Workshops
An expert from Ohio, Dru Tomlin - director of Middle Level Services for the Association of Middle Level Education - is in town to provide workshops for teachers, principals and parents on moving to the middle school model. (runs 10:02 March 24, 2015)
Ferry Bridge Study
Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan tells us about the report from the NS Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal on the feasibility of replacing the Englishtown Ferry with a bridge. (runs 6:53 March 24, 2015)
Feeding Feral Cats
Volunteers at the Feral and Abandoned Cat Society have been feeding cats all winter in all weather. Reporter Joan Weeks spoke to volunteer Pat Bisson, and to Society president Carmen Dunn about the situation in CB. (runs 7:36 March 23, 2015)
CBU - Inside The Collection
You don't have to travel far to see works by some of the most influential artists of the past century - Picasso, Georges Braque, and Henry Moore. They're all on display NOW at the CBU Art Gallery. (runs 7:59 March 23, 2015)
Recently, a researcher from CBU told us he was working on five projects with local company BW BioEnergy, based in Lingan. Ryan Duff is the business development manager for BW BioEnergy. He tells us about the company. (runs 8:05 March 20, 2015)
Pop-Up Art Show
Cape Breton artist Onni Nordman discusses his "pop-up" art show featuring a selection from his new series "10 Bulls". It opens at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design. Also, he tells us why he's taking it to Germany. (runs 8:47 March 19, 2015)
Cape Breton man John Kearns invented a waste reduction garbage incinerator. But it's receiving blowback over emissions from a First Nations community in Ontario that's tried it out. Reporter Wendy Martin has an update. (runs 6:05 Mar. 19, 2015)
CBU Research - Betulin
We get to the root of some exciting research underway at Cape Breton University to extract a valuable compound from birch bark to be used for medical purposes. Dr. Hisham Sleem is a researcher on the project. (runs 6:49 March 19, 2015)
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