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Study says ocean floor not bouncing back from aquaculture07/25/14
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.
Should grownups read YA books
Mainstreet's Katy Parsons looks at whether you should feel guilty about the pleasure you take in reading novels aimed at teens.
Life Rolls On Martinique
A program that uses surfing to empower people with mobility disabilities is coming to Canada for the first time. Hear why Nova Scotia is its only stop.
Boris Worm on beach cleanups
Our oceans guy talks about the things modern day beachcombers are finding, and what can be done to stem the endless tide of garbage.
NS Immigration Minister responds to Mattress King's plight
Stephanie talks to Lena Diab.
Mattress King Interview: Part 1
Hear how SMU grad Chen Qing went from selling used mattresses from his apartment, to running a successful mattress and furniture showroom in Halifax.
Mattress King: Part 2
We hear from Chen Qing, a successful young entrepreneur in Halifax who wants to become a permanent resident, but says he'll have to sell one of his businesses to comply with the rules.
NS's First Dinosaur Egg?
Jusslie Barr, a grade six student from Digby Elementary, tells why she thinks a suspiciously egg-like rock her dad found 25 years ago might well be a fossilized dinosaur egg. We hear from her dad too.
teaching children and youth mental health
Can teaching kids particular skills prevent them from developing mental illnesses as they age? Rudolf Uher is a Canada Research Chair in Early Intervention in Psychiatry at Dalhousie University. Jean Hughes is a professor in the school of nursing.
UK branding expert says he doesn't quite get new Halifax logo
Mainstreet's host Stephanie Domet talks to Jonathan Gabay about Halifax's new logo, and branding cities.
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