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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

Introducing Theatre Kompakt

6/19/2018
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Meet two members of Cape Breton's newest theatre company - Theatre Kompakt - they say they're dedicated to "engaging scripts that provide powerful roles for actors" - and they mount their first-ever production this week. Jenn Tubrett and Lindsay Thompson give us a preview.

Duration:00:10:13

The Information Morning Popcorn Interview: Ryan Snoddon

6/18/2018
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CBC Nova Scotia's new meteorologist is Ryan Snoddon. He's been with CBC in Newfoundland and Labrador, for the past 10 years. And to welcome him to Nova Scotia, we got him to sit down and take our patented Information Morning popcorn interview.

Duration:00:03:33

Making northern Cape Breton a winter adventure tourism destination

6/18/2018
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An Adventure in Tourism... Following last week's presentation to Victoria County Council, we speak with an adventure tourism expert from B.C. about what he sees for the Aspy Bay area and what it would take to make Cape Breton a winter tourism destination.

Duration:00:08:13

Canadian retaliatory tariffs will hit the NS recreational boating industry

6/15/2018
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We've heard alot about Trump's tariffs but some Canadian industries are more worried about Canada's countermeasures. Hear how the Maritimes' recreational boating industry stands to suffer... Patricia Nelder is head of the Atlantic Marine Trades Association / Boating Atlantic.

Duration:00:07:00

The options for preventing flooding in southend Sydney

6/15/2018
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We explore some of the options for flood mitigation in downtown Sydney. CBCL, the engineering firm that analyzed the current floodplains... say nothing will prevent the kind of flooding we saw on Thanksgiving Day 2016. But there are options to provide SOME relief for SOME areas. Alexander Wilson of CBCL explains.

Duration:00:16:20

Inverary Resort update one week after the fire

6/14/2018
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Matt MacAulay, operations manager of the Inverary Resort in Baddeck, updates us on developments since a fire destroyed the historic main lodge at his resort.

Duration:00:08:36

The latest on a new park for North Sydney

6/13/2018
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The Victory Park Society is a volunteer group formed after the sale of Archibald's Wharf in North Sydney. The group hopes to build a new greenspace park on the waterfront. Victory Park Society chair, Ryan Duff, says the group has revised its original plan and will update the community at a public information session.

Duration:00:09:00

Atlantic salmon stocks down again

6/12/2018
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Wild Atlantic salmon numbers drop for a second consecutive year... we ask Lewis Hinks, Director of Programs for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island for the Atlantic Salmon Federation, how Nova Scotia's wild salmon are doing.

Duration:00:10:41

Heavy cannabis use linked with lower salary, poor health

6/11/2018
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A new study tracks cannabis use in young people - and looks at the long-term impact on their health and relationships - even on education and salary. Kara Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at St. F.X. University, and the lead author.

Duration:00:08:59

New foundation to bring in charitable dollars for Atlantic First Nations

6/8/2018
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Getting access to charitable funds may be a little easier now for First Nations communities across the Maritimes through a new foundation that has been created. Chris Googoo, the Chief Operating Officer for the Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation, explains.

Duration:00:07:32

New study means some women can skip chemotherapy

6/8/2018
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Is it safe for some breast cancer patients to skip chemotherapy? A Nova Scotia cancer doctor says yes... based on a new study he heard discussed at a conference in Chicago. Dr. Tallal Younis, a medical oncologist, a professor at Dalhousie's Medical School, and the co-chair of the provincial breast cancer site team, explains the significance of the new study.

Duration:00:09:12

Bird feeder disease back again

6/7/2018
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Dr. Megan Jones, Regional Director of the Canadian Wildlife Health Co-Operative in Atlantic Canada, explains why we should be paying a little more attention to the birds in our backyard now that a disturbing disease (Trichomonosis) is once again affecting Nova Scotia's bird population.

Duration:00:11:08

Fire at the Inverary Resort

6/7/2018
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The main building of the Inverary Resort in Baddeck was destroyed by fire in the early hours of Thursday morning. Victoria Standard publisher Andrew Brooks was on the scene starting at 4 a.m.

Duration:00:12:34

CBRM Council Moment: How much do we get from the province?

6/6/2018
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Cape Breton Regional Municipal Councillors discussed provincial funding and the lack of fairness again. The CBRM's chief financial officer presented a report showing the municipality receives just over 15 million dollars a year, BUT pays back more than 17 million each year to the province in mandated costs. Hear some of their debate.

Duration:00:06:40

Province plans to improve high-speed internet

6/5/2018
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Making sure the world-wide-web reaches the entire province through fast, reliable internet connectivity. The Nova Scotia Liberals unveil a plan to complete the Broadband for Rural Nova Scotia Initiative. Geoff MacLellan, Nova Scotia's Minister of Business, explains the "Last Mile Strategy".

Duration:00:11:35

Recruiting MBA students for community-building in the Margarees

6/4/2018
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The Margaree Area Development Association is looking to a fresh source for ideas to combat outmigration: they're enlisting the assistance of MBA students at CBU. Maria Coady, chair of the Margaree Area Development Association, explains why they are recruiting help from the business students.

Duration:00:07:52

What does an accessible province look like for you?

6/4/2018
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The province has committed to making all of Nova Scotia accessible for people with diabilities by 2030 - including buildings and services. The Accessibility Directorate wants to get your thoughts on how to make that happen. Gerry Post is Executive Director of the Accessibility Directorate for Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:09:29

Donkin Mine management responds to trucking concerns

6/1/2018
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Reporter Tom Ayers attended last night's public meeting held at the Port Morien Legion concerning Donkin Mine and coal trucks. Following the meeting, Tom spoke with mine vice-president Shannon Campbell.

Duration:00:04:59

New NSTU president: Paul Wozney

6/1/2018
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After a run-off vote, in a five-person election, Paul Wozney is head of the class. He becomes the new President of the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union. We ask him about his vision for the organization.

Duration:00:09:31

Justice Minister responds to the Auditor General's report

5/31/2018
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Yesterday, Nova Scotia Auditor General Michael Pickup outlined some of his findings regarding correctional facilities and the maintenance enforcement program. Today, Nova Scotia's Minister of Justice Mark Fury responds to the Auditor General's latest report.

Duration:00:09:30