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Keji s Mercury Problem
CBC's Richard Cuthbertson tells us what researchers have been doing to solve the methyl mercury mystery.
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Our Adventure Team takes on a challenge for a cause
This week's A for Adventure team tells us about adventures that make you feel good...by doing good. Chris Surrette and Jan-Sebastian La Pierre explain how they helped with the Big Swim.
Concerns over public spending on Halifax International Security Forum
The Canadian Taxpayers' Federation has questions about what the federal government pays to subsidize the conference, and links to a former staffer for Peter MacKay. Kevin Lacey is Atlantic Director for the Federation.
Halifax protest in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri
Hundreds marched in downtown Halifax yesterday, demonstrating against the shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. We hear from El Jones, Halifax's poet laureate, and Information Morning speaks with Reverend...
It's a part of the food industry that has exploded in recent years. But Halifax dietitian Kelly Whalen is concerned that the gluetn-free diet is now a fad.
Making beds while the sun shines
Information Morning speaks with two tourism operators in the province about how their summer season has gone so far. Dave D'eon runs Seawind Landing Country Inn, south of Guysborough. Esther Dares runs Harbour's Edge Bed and Breakfast in Yarmouth.
From cutting ribbons ... to not making the cut for a job
Former CBRM Mayor John Morgan has been unable to find full-time work since leaving office in 2012. The CBC's Political Analyst, Graham Steele, tells us what employments prospects there are for former politicians.
Sharing The View Artist: Arnaud Beghin
Information Morning's Eileen McInnis introduces us to artist Armaud Beghin. Armaud gives us a sneak peek at a work in progress.
The rights of a child born to a surrogate mother
Dalhousie University professor Francoise Baylis has just returned from a conference on international surrogacy. We'll hear about the challenges of making a baby when more than a biological mom and dad are involved.
Dynamic art couple leaves Halifax for Vancouver
After 48 years of art-making in Nova Scotia, former NSCAD University president Garry Neill Kennedy heads west ... along with artist Cathy Busby.
Will the new registry of medical mistakes mean fewer errors in the...
In theory, Nova Scotia's new online registry of medical errors - posted for the first time last week - should make people feel empowered. But health consultant Mary jane Hampton is skeptical. Information Morning speaks with Mary Jane Hampton.
Boats, buoys and the course to victory
We check in with Chester Race Week and the International Association for Disabled Sailing world championships -- both happening this weekend in Nova Scotia.
The rewards - and risks - of tweeting during trials
Earlier this summer, students at St. FX released research into the pros and cons of tweeting during court trials. But many in the legal community are still skeptical about the practice. Information Morning talks to Donald Murray. He's a criminal lawyer
A blasted blight leaves its mark on tender tomato plants!
Information Morning's Margot Brunelle gets the dirty details from gardening writer Niki Jabbour.
Nova Scotia's new love affair with the Spanish Horse
Information Morning's Phlis McGregor introduces us to Dos Companeros Spanish Horses ... and drops by a farm near Aylesford.
Preventing depression - and suicide
Mental health experts will come together in Dartmouth tonight to discuss how the health care system can work better to prevent suicides. Halifax Psychiatrist Joe Sadek chairs the Capital District Health Authority and IWK Suicide prevention Task Force.
Gauging the need for a rural treatment centre for at-risk teens
Information Morning speaks with psychiatrist Michael Ungar about Atlantic Youth's proposed private facility to help youth with mental health and addictions issues.
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