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Erin Brockovich on Northern Pulp09/04/14
Stephanie interviews consumer advocate Erin Brockovich about the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County.
Miriam Diamond Interview
An environmental scientist tells us what kind of data should be gathered from the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou.
Bill Roach and his smart aleck-y friends try to connect the word "hello", blues legend Robert Johnson, synesthesia, a 10 year old ski jumper, glass shattering voices, and acoustic kitties.
funeral inspires man to undertake a book called Long Live Dads
Chad Lindsay is working on an e-book inspired by three funerals he attended early this year. All for men in their late 30s or early 40s.
Our Oceans Guy on the movement to save Sambro Island Lighthouse
The lighthouse on Sambro Island, south of Halifax, is the oldest operating lighthouse in the Americas. Despite its long history, Boris Worm tells Stephanie its future is in jeopardy.
Chemist studied soil samples around Boat Harbour
After this interview with Ian Fraser, Northern Pulp and the Minister of Environment told us the particulate problem is, in fact, being caused by the recovery boiler. And they insist a new precipitator will fix the problem, contrary to what Ian...
NS Environment Minister on the Northern Pulp mill
Stephanie talks with Randy Delorey.
Northern Pulp says precipitator will definitely solve particulate...
Stephanie talks with Dave Kerr, vice president of operations for Paper Excellence Canada, the parent company of Northern Pulp. Then she reads some of your letters about the situation in Pictou County.
Former president of Empire/Sobeys calls situation in Pictou "criminal"
Following a meeting of the group Clean Pictou Air and the operators of the Northern Pulp mill, Stephanie talks with Paul Sobey, a past president and CEO of Empire Company Limited which owns the Sobeys chain of grocery stores.
Study says ocean floor not bouncing back from aquaculture
Last time our Oceans Guy dropped by, he talked about a report on how to regulate aquaculture. Here he talks with guest host/freelance contributor Jackie Torrens about studies of former aquaculture sites, in Shelburne Harbour and elsewhere.
Do we know enough to properly regulate aquaculture?
Friday, an independent review panel released its interim report looking at the regulation of aquaculture in Nova Scotia. Our Oceans Guy Boris Worm talks about that with host Stephanie Domet.
Not all trans people are scheduled to see a surgeon...
When Time Magazine put the trans actress Laverne Cox on its cover, she cautioned that being trans can mean a lot of different things. During Halifax Pride Week, Jude Ashburn spoke about this with guest host and freelance contributor Jackie Torrens.
Valerie Alexander and Women in Sport
US soccer forward Landon Donovan isn`t the country`s all-time leading scorer... that title`s held by a woman.
Charlene Weaving and Women in Sport
Part two of our interview on women in sport
Twelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' group
Last week, RCMP announced there will be no charges in the death of a resident at the Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre, in Lower Sackville. But a group called Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia says it's still worried about the safety of residents...
Playwright tries to restore the role of two-spirited people on rural...
"Agokwe: Gay Love On The Rez" is a one-man play, written and performed by a two-spirited son of a First Nations chief. Guest host Jackie Torrens spoke with Waawaate Fobister.
Ken Hansen on what's wrong with military procurement (part 1)
Whether DND sets out to buy submarines, ships, stealth fighters, or helicopters, there seems to be no end of controversy around military procurement. Ken Hansen tells host Stephanie Domet there's a common cause to a lot of the problems.
Ken Hansen on the future of the world's navies (part 2)
Whether DND needs ships, helicopters, or stealth fighters, the Treasury Board insists the lowest price is the law. That means buying in bulk to lower per unit costs, and trying to predict your needs decades into the future. Ken Hansen tells host...
Ken Hansen on what Canada really needs in a navy (part 3)
Ken Hansen says the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy probably doesn't have the budget to deliver everything DND wants. But he tells host Stephanie Domet he believes the budget is big enough to get the mix of vessels we actually need.
Stellarton dog trainer Alex Keir talks about spending two weeks at a chicken camp in the United States.
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