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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.
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Sydney, NS

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CBC

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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

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English

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CBC Cape Breton - Sydney 500 George Street Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1K6 (902) 595-5556


Episodes

Public Forum: Could the creative sector be Cape Breton's next big industry?

5/17/2018
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Here is an excerpt from CBC Cape Breton's public forum on the question of whether the creative sector is Cape Breton's next big industry? Hear from the host of the evening Mainstreet Cape Breton's Wendy Bergfeldt, and from filmmaker Nelson MacDonald, Greg Davies, curator of the CBU Art Gallery, and Wesley Colford of the Highland Arts Theatre.

Duration:00:10:21

Tune-up for the pipe organ in Cape Breton's oldest church

5/16/2018
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The one-hundred-and-eight year old organ at St. George's Church in Sydney has seen some work recently--just in time for cruise ship passengers and others to come in and try it out for themselves. Reporter Tom Ayers visited the historic church to hear more.

Duration:00:05:32

An awareness campaign on the consequences of using pot targets youth

5/15/2018
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The Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program hopes to get young people thinking about the effects of marijuana with a new campaign called Weed Myths. Studies show a link between early and regular marijuana use and psychosis. Dr. Phil Tibbo, a psychiatrist and the director of the NS Early Psychosis Program, explains.

Duration:00:06:53

What is a Code Census at the ER?

5/14/2018
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A Code Census is called when an ER is backlogged with patients who are waiting to be admitted to hospital. In Sydney, the average is about one a month. Hear about the situation from Dr. Chris Milburn, Chief of Emergency Care for the Eastern Zone, and Brett MacDougall, Director for Emergency Program of Care for the Eastern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Duration:00:08:38

Recommendations for improving Palliative Care in Nova Scotia

5/11/2018
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Doctors Nova Scotia has 10 ways to do just that. Hear from Dr. David Henderson, a palliative care specialist in Truro, who is President of the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians, and he was part of the subcommittee that drafted the recommendations for Doctors Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:09:03

The Gender Sexuality Alliance hosts The Two Spirited Conference in Eskasoni

5/9/2018
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The GSA at Allison Bernard high school in Eskasoni will host a conference aimed at Indigenous youth in the LGBTQ community.

Duration:00:08:08

All the stage is a world with Jim St. Clair - Then and Now!

5/9/2018
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A funny thing happened on the way to theatre. Jim St. Clair recalls the clear vision people had in seeing that Mabou and its students got a world class theatre facility in Strathspey Place.

Duration:00:07:41

Informing about a warning... Get ready for the Alert Ready system

5/8/2018
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The "Alert Ready" system with its signature sound is about to be tested on your cell phone in Nova Scotia. Derek Mombourquette is Nova Scotia's Minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office, or EMO. He tells us why the national system to alert the public about emergencies will be tested tomorrow as part of Emergency Preparedness Week.

Duration:00:08:40

How far would you go for that perfect prom dress?

5/7/2018
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More than a dozen Newfoundland girls have chosen to travel to Nova Scotia to purchase their prom dresses. Hear from Brittany Woodworth, owner of the gown store "Timeless Moments" in Sydney, and Toni Bobbett from Port Aux Basques, one of the girls who made the trip across the Cabot Strait.

Duration:00:06:59

A New Waterford student's history project could get heritage status

5/4/2018
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A Diamond In the Rough... When Grade 4 student Sophia Hillier decided to do her Heritage Fair project on baseball in New Waterford, she ended up hitting it out of the ball park. Now... that baseball diamond may end up getting formal heritage status thanks to her work - it might be the oldest or second oldest baseball field in the country.

Duration:00:07:16

Why Nova Scotia's math curriculum doesn't add up

5/3/2018
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An education professor says - what many parents believe: There's a problem with the way we teach math in Nova Scotia. In light of new numbers comparing our kids to others across the country, Genevieve Boulet, an associate professor in Mount Saint Vincent's Faculty of Education, says we should overhaul the math curriculum.

Duration:00:11:19

Action Plan: Get a fair share of the equalization money

5/2/2018
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The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has long maintained that it doesn't get a fair share of the federal equalization money that flows into Nova Scotia. CBRM councillors debated the issue and have adopted an action plan on equalization.

Duration:00:07:35

Another craft brewery brewing in Cape Breton

4/30/2018
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On the Ale Trail... Inverness will soon be home to Cape Breton Island's newest craft beer maker - Route 19 Brewery - set to open this summer. Ryan MacIsaac is one of the partners in the Route 19 Brewery.

Duration:00:06:10

A public information session on medically assisted dying

4/27/2018
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Many people gathered at Cape Breton University to learn more on the subject of "MAiD"... Medical Assistance in Dying. Hear from experts on the panel and from people in the audience with questions and concerns on the topic.

Duration:00:14:08

"Song for the Mira" named to Canadian Songwriters' Hall of Fame

4/25/2018
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It's a staple of every kitchen party and campfire singalong... it's been translated into Dutch and Japanese... and it's said that it's been recorded over 300 times. And now - Allister MacGillivray's "Song for the Mira" is being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Allister MacGillivray reflects on the song that launched a life of its own.

Duration:00:10:44

Preventing ocean entanglements off Cape Breton

4/24/2018
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What a tangled web we weave... the new Eastern Nova Scotia Marine Stewardship Society is working on a project to study ocean entanglement of species at risk. Kurt Simmons, a biologist with the stewardship society, explains.

Duration:00:08:18

New marine science centre in Louisbourg

4/23/2018
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Louisbourg's newest reason to visit is the soon-to-be opened Oceans of Opportunity Marine Science and Heritage Centre. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan visits the centre for a preview before the grand opening.

Duration:00:07:00

This guy mines data as a hobby

4/20/2018
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Data Mining got one Nova Scotia man in a heap of trouble this week. We looked at the practise and find out why people do it for a hobby.

Duration:00:09:14

Information Morning Honour Roll: Cai McNabb

4/20/2018
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Meet the fifth of our six inductees into the Information Morning Honour Roll -- Cai McNabb, a Grade 10 student at Riverview.

Duration:00:05:34

Information Morning Honour Roll: Ainslie Trimm

4/20/2018
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Meet our sixth and final inductee into this year's Information Morning Honour Roll - Ainslie Trimm of Whitney Pier Memorial.

Duration:00:07:43

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