Mainstreet Nova Scotia
Psychiatrist: brains of people under 25 more prone to...02/19/15
Dr Shimi Kang tells Stephanie why some young people are inclined to embrace extreme messages, whether they come from ISIS, or an online community of "Columbiners."
Justice Minister Peter MacKay on "terrorism"
Stephanie asks the federal Justice Minister why "terrorism" is the right word to describe recent attacks in Ontario and Quebec.
Mark Henick Interview
A man from Cape Breton is trying to find the man who saved his life. Mark Henick says he was about to jump off an overpass bridge in Cape Breton when a stranger stopped him. He says that man, and that moment, changed his life.
SMU religious studies prof on how to "counter-message" ISIS
Stephanie talks to Syed Adnan Hussain about the narrative ISIS uses to recruit westerners and justify its actions in the Middle East, and how western governments can best combat it.
Oceans Guy: ocean life during age of dinosaurs
The exhibit Dinosaurs Unearthed at the Museum of Natural History got us wondering what kind of creatures roamed the oceans during that period of Earth's history. So we asked Boris Worm.
MPs on feds' anti-terrorism bill, and whether to answer ISIS criticisms
Stephanie talks to Conservative Scott Armstrong, the NDP's Robert Chisholm, and Liberal Scott Brison.
Oceans on verge of major extinction event; Canada's track record "poor"
Our oceans guy Boris Worm tells Stephanie our oceans are becoming more of an industrial landscape, while Canada fails in most of its attempts to help vulnerable species in our waters, and even trips up international initiatives to help.
Hit Me With Some Science: Galapagos Giant Tortoise
The saddleback giant tortoise population on Pinzon Island appears to be recovering for the first time in more than 150 years. Sonya Lee from the Discovery brings us the story.
Mom wants to learn from her son's journey to extremism, and Syria
Chris Boudreau tells Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet we need a public inquiry into recruitment and radicalization in Canada.
Scientists study link between less sea ice and more extreme weather
Our Oceans Guy Boris Worm tells Stephanie about the influence melting Artic sea ice may be having on changing weather patterns in the Northern Hemisphere.
Bob Bancroft calls for a shake-up at DNR
Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft tells Stephanie Domet he thinks Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources is failing our forests.
DNR Minister Zach Churchill responds to critics
Nova Scotia's Minister of Natural of Natural Resources tells Stephanie Domet the government is trying to take a balanced approach to managing the province's forests.
Robert Wright Interview
A conversation about the conversations men could be having to change misogynistic attitudes, like the ones posted online by some dentistry students at Dalhousie.
Robert Huish Interview
Jackie Torrens talks to Robert Huish, a professor of International Development, about the nature of protest in society.
Local filmmaker Sean Grady tells us why he wrote a screenplay for a Ghostbusters sequel, and then put someone else's name on it.
Hit Me With Some Science: Mantis Shrimp
The Muhammad Ali of the sea: science educator Sonya Lee tells us about a sea creature that packs a serious punch.
guilty but not sorry - victim's dad about convicted men in child porn...
Stephanie talks a man whose name we cannot mention about two guilty pleas from young men whose names we cannot mention in a case that involved the man's daughter whose name we also cannot mention.
Ken Hansen says "terrorism" wrong word to describe October attacks
Stephanie talks with Ken Hansen, a retired Navy commander who co-chaired the Maritime Studies Programme at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto. Now he's a research fellow at the Centre For Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University.
Jevon MacDonald and JP Deveau: on Ivany, opportunities, and...
Another conversation with two Maritime business icons: Jevon MacDonald of Volta and GoInstant fame, and JP Deveau of Acadian Seaplants.
Amanda Lindhout on 15 months in captivity in Somalia
Stephanie talks to Amanda Linhout about the story detailed in her award-winning memoir A House in the Sky.
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