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CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.

CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
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Halifax, NS

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CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.

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@infomorning

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English

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CBC Nova Scotia P.O. Box 3000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3E9 902-420-4431


Episodes

Healthcare Hacks: Patients taking control

11/20/2018
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Our healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton passes on some lessons that might make your medical experience better.

Duration:00:09:29

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Fresh Water species

11/20/2018
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Of all the creatures we've discussed in our species at risk series, none may be more vulnerable than the Atlantic Whitefish. Today we're looking at that critically endangered species.

Duration:00:10:13

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Reptiles

11/19/2018
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Acadia University Professor Steve Mockford talks about turtles and snakes at risk of extinction in Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:08:44

Retiring Truro doctor worries about the patients he leaves behind

11/19/2018
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A doctor in Truro says he's had no luck trying to find a replacement for himself. He will be retiring and giving up his practice and his patients in a few weeks.

Duration:00:07:11

Many are wondering why the province hasn't yet responded to an independent forestry review, released in August

11/16/2018
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Checking in with William Lahey. We ask the author of the Independent Review of Forest Practices in Nova Scotia why he thinks so many people are interested in his report.

Duration:00:15:59

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Birds

11/16/2018
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What's threatening vulnerable bird species in Nova Scotia?

Duration:00:06:59

No easy way to resolve boundary disputes

11/15/2018
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It's your land until someone says it isn't. CBC Reporter Yvonne Colbert tells us about one man's boundary dispute.

Duration:00:09:56

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Insects

11/15/2018
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A conservation zoologist tells us why we should care about insect species that are disappearing.

Duration:00:09:14

Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Mainland moose

11/14/2018
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Today, as part of our series on species at risk in Nova Scotia, we're going to talk about the moose. They are the largest land mammal in the province, and on the mainland, they're facing imminent extinction. Clifford Paul is the moose management coordinator for Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources in Cape Breton.

Duration:00:07:07

Jail staff neglected policies days before Clayton Cromwell's death

11/14/2018
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Staff at Burnside jail didn't properly follow drug and search policies in the days before Clayton Cromwell's death. That's according to an internal memo obtained by CBC. The CBC's Angela MacIvor has more.

Duration:00:10:24

Species At Risk in Nova Scotia - series launch

11/13/2018
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A recent study indicates our planet has lost 60 per cent of its wildlife populations since 1970, and we're on track to lose many more. We're zeroing in on species at risk in Nova Scotia, with a series of conversations. Karen Beazley is a professor at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University.

Duration:00:09:43

Community Services responds to concerns over lack of support for people with disabilities

11/13/2018
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We heard last week about that case before NS Human Rights Commission and the case of Jen Powley who has multiple sclerosis but doesn't want to go into long-term care. Joe Rudderham is executive director of the Disability Support Program with Community Services.

Duration:00:09:04

A Nova Scotian's struggle to live independently, and how the Province is failing her

11/9/2018
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Jen Powley has multiple sclerosis and is now getting to the point where she needs more help. But she doesn't want to be institutionalised. Halifax Journalist Stephen Kimber outlined her story in a recent piece for the Halifax Examiner.

Duration:00:09:01

Raymond Plourde from the Ecology Action Centre says the province is better at protecting the forestry industry than the forests

11/9/2018
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Raymond Plourde from the Ecology Action Centre says the province needs to put Nova Scotia's forests ahead fo the forestry industry.

Duration:00:08:38

Ecologist says forests in crisis

11/8/2018
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An ecologist says Nova Scotia's forests are in trouble and current forestry practices have created a crisis.

Duration:00:08:35

An independent forestry review calls for a decrease in clear cutting. Yet the province has just approved new clear cuts. We'll speak with the minister of Lands and forestry.

11/7/2018
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An independent review says there should be less clear-cutting in Nova Scotia. But as we heard yesterday, the government has issued a new licence for Westfor to cut trees on crown land. We ask Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin about that.

Duration:00:12:14

The road back: Recovering from ATV Injury

11/7/2018
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An ATV was a big part of Johnny Kenyon's life, so it's no surprise he's struggling to get back on one after a life-altering injury. CBC Reporter Jack Julian has his story.

Duration:00:08:58

Westfor says it's just following the provincial guidelines when it clear cuts a forest

11/6/2018
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While Nova Scotians wait to hear how the province will respond to an independent forestry review, Westfor has just signed another one-year agreement with the province to cut trees on crown land in south-west Nova. We speak with the company's general manager Marcus Zwicker.

Duration:00:11:04

Questions over Coast Guard research ship and the larger shipbuilding program

11/6/2018
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For more than 50 years the Canadian Coast Guard ship Hudson has gathered information about the ocean. The Coast Guard is hoping to squeeze a few more years of service from her. The CBC's Paul Withers explains.

Duration:00:10:21

A Nova Scotia woman is upset to learn that a clear cut she fought to stop has been given the green light

11/5/2018
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Some people in Shelburne County are upset that the province has approved a clear cut on 260 hectares of forested crown land. The area is made up of eight parcels of land, near Wagner's Lake in Middle Clyde, Shelburne County. Last week the province gave the Westfor consortium the go ahead to cut on that land. More than 300 people from the local area signed a petition earlier this year opposing the clear cut. Shelly Hipson wrote that petition.

Duration:00:08:09