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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

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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

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

Fatal Fun: CBC Investigates ATV deaths in Atlantic Canada

11/5/2018
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A CBC Investigation spent months combing through data to compile the number of accidental deaths due to off-road vehicles in Atlantic Canada. Reporter Jack Julian takes us through the very sobering numbers.

Duration:00:12:04

A first hand account of the horrors of anti-semitism

11/2/2018
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Echoes of the past ... a Holocaust survivor and former war orphan talks about the destruction hate can cause. Maxwell Smart first came through Halifax seventy years ago after his family was killed by the Nazis. He now lives in Montreal.

Duration:00:10:25

Contract faculty on the rise

11/1/2018
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A new study looks at how common it is for universities to use part-time staff and what that means for workers and students.

Duration:00:08:19

Get involved with conservation

10/31/2018
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Our A for Adventure team says if you get involved with a natural place you'll be more likely to care about it.

Duration:00:08:51

Door decoration raises question of racism at NSCC

10/31/2018
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A door decoration at the NSCC campus is raising concerns among black educators who say resistance from some people to even recognise it as racist is part of the problem.

Duration:00:12:18

A local university student speaks at a UN conference on food security

10/30/2018
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It's a long way from Dartmouth to the United Nations Committee on World Food Security in Rome. Cassie Hayward made the trip recently thanks to an NGO - or non-governmental organization - she helped found. She's only 21 years old. And still in school at the University of Kings College.

Duration:00:07:58

Fear for Brazil's future

10/30/2018
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Brazilians voted to elect a far-right president on the weekend. Many expressed concerns with his extreme rhetoric. But others see him as a solution to the challenges facing Brazil. We hear a local perspective on the election.

Duration:00:10:59

The ethics of DNA tests

10/29/2018
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Cafe Scientifique invites people to discuss the issues around DNA testing.

Duration:00:07:53

Ford frustration

10/29/2018
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Some people who own Fords have parked their vehicles because they say they're too dangerous to drive. The CBC's Consumer reporter Yvonne Colbert tells us about the problems.

Duration:00:09:39

Chef's story of courage, survival and love

10/26/2018
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Eduardo Garcia's life is the focus of an incredible new documentary playing at Devour.

Duration:00:08:29