Shift in Expectations11/14/14
More and more parents are taking a financial hit to send their kids to private school - and more schools are opening to meet that demand.
Mind the Gap
We bring back Lezlie Lowe's look at what it takes to close the "achievement gap."
Her Father's Spirit
The daughter of artist David J Brooks talks about her late father's art and legacy and what it means for her own work.
The Smell of Money
The story of a Nova Scotia community fed up with the fumes from the local pulp mill...and a discussion about how to balance growing the economy with protecting the environment.
No Fat Jokes Here
One of the country's leading obesity researchers uses humour to break down stereotypes and help patients.
The "Business" of Universities in the 21st Century
Part two in our discussion about the future of post-secondary education.
University of the Future
There are sisxteen universities in Atlantic Canada, with more than 75,000 students enrolled. We look at what the "business" of the schools should be in 2014.
The Poet Laureate of Youth Now
Jackie Torrens brings us the story of a young man who writes poetry in prison and reads it on a radio show.
Sable Island Diary
The CBC's Eileen McInnis shares her impressions of Nova Scotia's most iconic wild space.
Annie tells us three stories of missing or murdered aboriginal people. And her own story growing up in Elsipgtog, New Brunswick.
Leigh Anne Power tells us about the man leading the fight for Mi'kmaq status in Newfoundland.
The CBC's Angela MacIvor introduces to two women on a mission to bring awareness to non-state torture.
Without Seal There Would Be No Me
Meet a young couple from Labrador on a journey to create somthing that's nearly been lost from their culture.
The Case of the Disappearing Small Towns
Three guests talk about how small places can face challenges now and in the future.
Searching For Their Roots
This week three stories of people who were adopted and are now struggling to get their original birth certficates.
A Friendly Invasion
Reporter Caroline Hillier looks at the lasting effects of American servicemen being station to Newfoundland and Labrador.
The CBC's Sarah Keaveny Vos brings us the story of a Charlottetown mother who had to face her worst fear on the day her son was born.
Bàocháng (Quid pro quo) Chinese Students in Halifax
The CBC's Margot Brunelle introduces to some of the many Chinese students studying in Halifax, and the difference they are having in the city.
A House Built To Last
We visit Larry and Sally Meesenger in their accessible home in Nova SCotia.
We look at how our accents define us when we're far from home.
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