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Information Morning Cape Breton

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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

Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina land sold

8/17/2018
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A group of Cape Breton businessmen bought the land under the Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina for $150,000 dollars. Reporter Tom Ayers spoke to Gerard Shaw, Regional Director of CB Operations for Public Services and Procurement, and Rodney Colbourne of the Ben Eoin Development Group, about the sale.

Duration:00:10:25

Update on the Englishtown Ferry

8/16/2018
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The Englishtown Ferry has been out of service since March while new approach ramps were built. Gerard Jessome, Regional Manager with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, expects the service to be operational by the end of the month.

Duration:00:06:05

Legacy Leaders Program has Boys & Girls Club blossoming

8/16/2018
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The Whitney Pier Boys and Girls Club is growing through the Legacy Leaders Program - an initiative aimed at getting young children and teenagers planting, growing and maintaining a vegetable garden. Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee spoke to participants about their garden.

Duration:00:05:49

Atlantic Burn Camp - 21 years of fun filled activities

8/15/2018
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Young burn victims attending the Atlantic Burn Camp have experienced pain and trauma. But this week, it's all about experiencing fun... Reporter George Mortimer visited the camp in New Campbellton and spoke to some of this year's campers.

Duration:00:09:16

SIRT - Abuse Allegation

8/14/2018
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The Serious Incident Response Team is investigating an allegation that a police officer assaulted a man in custody. Chris Bernard of Eskasoni admits he was in breach of probation by drinking when police arrested him outside a downtown Sydney bar two weeks ago. On the way to the jail, he and the officer got into a shouting match. Then, he alleges, the officer pulled over, pulled him from the cruiser and knocked him out with three punches.

Duration:00:09:50

A shortage of housing for seasonal workers in Victoria County

8/13/2018
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Ingonish businesses are running into a staffing problem. They've got lots of work but not enough people to do it. Some say that's because there's no where for seasonal workers to live in the community. George Mortimer was on the road and will fill us in.

Duration:00:15:56

Progressive Conservative Debate

8/10/2018
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When it comes around, the Progressive Conservatives will have a new leader to take them into political battle. Last night the 5 people hoping to be that leader battled it out at the Big Fiddle.

Duration:00:11:47

RCMP warn about additives to street drugs

8/9/2018
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We spoke with the RCMP about "cutting agents" being mixed in with street drugs in the province, making them even more of a threat to a person's health.

Duration:00:09:40

Steroid use in Cape Breton

8/8/2018
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The pursuit of a better body has some people in Cape Breton turning to steroids to get there. The Ally Centre is working to help people learn more about some of the dangers around using this drug. We'll hear about their new campaign to help them stay safe.

Duration:00:07:48

Louisbourg Dig

8/7/2018
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Students are back again this summer working to remove the remains of people who were buried near the Fortress before they're washed out to sea because of erosion.

Duration:00:07:57

Dan Christmas - Indigenous Economy

8/7/2018
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Closing the labour gap, and empowering communities. In the wake of our recent stories about the Indigenous economy, Senator Dan Christmas joins to give us thoughts from a Cape Breton perspective.

Duration:00:12:53

Cape Breton Family Medicine Recruitment Committee

8/7/2018
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Docs in the Bay. A physician shares thoughts on teaming up with Bay It Forward to attract doctors to the community and why the community itself is such a selling point in attracting those looking for a move.

Duration:00:09:41

Ambulance Off-Load Delays

8/2/2018
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We made room to talk about why having no room in hospitals is responsible for ambulance delays.

Duration:00:09:44

Membertou Men's Group

8/1/2018
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Clouds of despair have darkened their lives, but there's now light behind those clouds in Membertou. We heard about a new support group that's been started to help certain men in the community.

Duration:00:13:39

Alzheimer's Disease App: SymptonGuide Dementia

7/31/2018
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A new app can help track the symptoms of dementia for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and other cognitive impairment diseases. We'll speak to the app developer CEO.

Duration:00:09:54

Lessons in mental health

7/30/2018
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Mental health help. We learn about an on-line course for teachers, and student teachers to help them support students with mental health issues.

Duration:00:06:11

A too close encounter on the Margaree River

7/27/2018
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Quite a tale to tell... hear from a long time salmon angler in Margaree who had a harrowing experience on the river recently. Greg Lovely is an experienced angler and salmon conservationist who's been fishing the Margaree River for years. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan asked him about what happened.

Duration:00:08:33

Vanier Scholarship awarded to Kori Andrea

7/26/2018
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Top of her class... Kori Andrea, a PhD student from North Sydney, is the recipient of a prestigious 3 year scholarship worth $150,000. The national scholarship will help with her postgraduate research at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Duration:00:13:09

Waitressing at LeGabriel Restaurant in Cheticamp

7/25/2018
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Brenda Lee Doucet has worked at LeGabriel Restaurant in Cheticamp for 31 years. The long serving waitress is determined to keep doing her job... even from a wheelchair. Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee has her story.

Duration:00:05:13

Creating a healing space at the CBU Library

7/24/2018
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Renovations began this week to establish a Legacy Room at the Cape Breton University Library to help facilitate reconciliation. The healing space is part of the work of the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Foundation. Shawn Bethke is the Dean of the Library, and Stephen Augustine is the Associate Vice President, Indigenous Affairs & Unama'ki College at CBU.

Duration:00:11:23