Information Morning Nova Scotia
An "encouraging" decision to drop criminal charges03/30/15
Archie Kaiser has worked with Nichelle Benn and her family, trying to find a way outside the criminal justice system to deal with her behaviour.
A flimsy case - but not one to ignore
Forest industry analyst Kevin Mason says a trade investigation into Port Hawkesbury Paper in the U.S. could cause real problems, even though he thinks it's a flimsy case.
NS slims down to one health board, Alberta goes back to ten
The Alberta and Nova Scotia governments are moving in opposite directions when it comes to administering health care. Information Morning speaks with our health consultant Mary Jane Hampton.
Town of Windsor drops Kings Transit
Windsor Council voted to dissolve its relationship with the transit service. Scott Geddes is a Town Councillor in Windsor and represents the Town on the Board of Kings Transit. Emma Van Rooyen is Chair of the Board for Kings Transit. She's also a Kings
Free legal advice for IWK patients and their families
A three year pilot project to provide pro bono legal advice to families of ptients at the IWK Health Centre is set to launch next week. Heather de Berdt Romilly is Executive Director of the Legal Information Society of Nove Scotia. Nicholas Leblanc is...
NAFTA Tribunal got proposed Digby quarry case wrong, say law expert
Last week, a NAFTA tribunal overruled an environmental assessment panel about a proposed quarry in Digby Neck. Meinhard Doelle teaches environmental law at Dalhousie University and has been examing the NAFTA ruling.
Premier McNeil gears up for key legislature sitting
Information Morning host Bob Murphy speaks with Premier Stephen McNeil.
A families plea to get their daughter treatment in Ontario
Information Morning speaks with CBC reporter Jennifer Henderson about Faith Swinkels Maclean. An 11 year old girl with a rare brain injury.
Snow trumps fence, cows run free
Allan Hayman runs Riverbed Ayrshires Dairy Farm east of Tatamagouche and this winter is wreaking havoc on his operations.
A plan for universities that's vague on details
Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan says new legislation is in the works to increase accountability for universities. She responds to critics' concerns over fears that funding levels will decrease going forward.
Making up lost class time by pushing aside PD days
School boards are trying to make up for lost time, and one way is to postpone or cancel professional development days for teachers. Parents are divided on the topic. Jennifer Lambert is a mother of two in Halifax. Gavin Fridell also has a child in the
The brains behind a new tech program at IWK
Information Morning's Margot Brunelle speaks with Paula Cook and Donna Thompson, The women who came up with the IWK's virtual centre for therapeutic technology.
Health Minister promises expanded sexual assault services
Information Morning hears from Health Minister Leo Glavine about expanding sexual assault medical teams in the province.
Provincial homework guidelines in the works
Information Morning speaks with Education Minister Karen Casey about new ministerial guidelines for the whole province when it comes to homework.
ER Ipad fun and useful for kids
Information Morning's Margot Brunelle tells us about children playing with Ipads while waiting in the ER.
Woman waits three days for rape kit test
Information Morning speaks with CBC reporter Angela MacIvor about SANE.
Why don't we dump the white stuff in the harbour?
Robin Tress, the Coastal Adaptation Coordinator at The Ecology Action Centre, explains why it is a bad idea.
Medical cannabis companies tackle start-up hurdles
Info AM hears from Evan Price, the President and CEO of The Truro Herbal company in Truro.
Sawmills face hardwood shortage
The CBC's Jennifer Henderson tells us about worries over hardwood jobs in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's NDP on the rocks
Howard Epstein's new book explores what went wrong during his party's time in power
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