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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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Worrying about mainland moose

5/17/2019
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Nova Scotia's largest land animal is in big trouble. Recent surveys indicate there are likely very few moose left. Information Morning's Phis McGregor has more.

Duration:00:11:48

Sounding the alarm about climate change

5/16/2019
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Climatologist and long time weather man Dave Philips is sounding the alarm about climate change.

Duration:00:07:49

Ford settles in class action lawsuit

5/15/2019
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There is now a class action lawsuit settlement for people whose cars were doing some pretty wonky things. Thanks to one man's determination and our consumer affairs reporter, many angry Ford Fiesta and Focus owners are getting a cash settlement. The CBC's Yvonne Colbert has the details.

Duration:00:08:29

Federal NDP candidate shares racism experiences

5/14/2019
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A Dartmouth NDP candidate is speaking out against bullying after receiving some hateful comments.

Duration:00:09:02

Healthcare Hacks #21: Managing your vaccinations

5/14/2019
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The virus that is going to get you. Mary Jane Hampton looks at the way widely spread misinformation on vaccines has a negative effect on our health.

Duration:00:07:37

Minister responds to forestry concerns

5/13/2019
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We heard last week about a forest in Annapolis County that is slated for cutting, and the people who think it's a bad idea. The Lands and Forestry Minister responds to concerns about logging in Annapolis County.

Duration:00:08:21

"fresh water barracuda" bad news for Keji

5/13/2019
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An invasive species has moved into Kejimikujik, set to cause permanent damage to one of the province's most loved places. What does that mean to the other critters that live in the lakes. The CBC's Paul Withers has more.

Duration:00:09:12

Mi'kmaq nurse named a Rising Star

5/10/2019
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A Rising Star and a potential bridge between the Mi'kmaq community and the health care system. Meet 25 year old Athanasius Sylliboy.

Duration:00:07:58

Westfor responds to concerns about old hardwood forest

5/10/2019
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Westfor responds to cutting old hardwood forest in Annapolis County. Marcus Zwicker is the general manager for Westfor.

Duration:00:05:20

Margaretsville has been trying to fix its wharf for several years. Now the case has become more urgent

5/9/2019
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When last we checked in on Margaretsville, the community was organizing to raise money to fix the local wharf. The project was estimated to cost $190,000, and people were soliciting private donors as well as public funds. Recently the small community on the bay of Fundy commissioned a consultant's report, to find the full scope the problem, and the news is bad. Paul Moase is with the Margaretsville Shore Society.

Duration:00:08:17

Why old forests should be protected

5/9/2019
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A biologist and a naturalist want the province to halt logging in old forests. They're questioning why the province is allowing industrial forestry in one of Nova Scotia's last remaining old hardwood forests.

Duration:00:08:39

Do students have the right to walk out

5/9/2019
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Our legal columnist looks at whether school officials have the right to control the protests that students attend.

Duration:00:07:32

The special needs of young adults dealing with cancer

5/8/2019
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A Dalhousie student who's specializing in cancer diagnosis and treatment for young adults explains why this age group needs a lot more attention.

Duration:00:09:18

Game on for rugby

5/8/2019
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High school rugby is back. The education department announced yesterday that Rugby Nova Scotia will manage the rest of the season, taking over from the Nova Scotia Schools Athletic Federation. Jack Hanratty is provincial coach with Rugby Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:08:59

A for Adventure: Discover Nova Scotia

5/8/2019
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S is for stay-cation. Our A for Adventure team are kicking off a series about amazing places to visit right here in Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:10:09

Climate change makes teens fear for the future

5/7/2019
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Thinking about the effects of climate change can be overwhelming. That's especially true for young people who are wondering what the future will look like. Thousands of students around the world left their classrooms last week to protest government inaction on climate change. In Nova Scotia several high school students took part in rallies.

Duration:00:14:19

Healthcare Hacks #20: Take advantage of 811

5/7/2019
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How to properly use the 811 phone service for medical help.

Duration:00:08:18

Austrian couple forced to leave Richmond, CB home after being misled on immigration issues

5/6/2019
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Tom Ayers jioned us with a story about a couple who left their home in Austria, bought property in Richmond County, but are now forced to leave the country after a series of implied and inferred promises.

Duration:00:09:11

High school rugby has been cancelled in Nova Scotia

5/3/2019
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The Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation says it made the decision after a review of head injuries. The Federation says in the last five years, there have been 149 cases of head injury in high school rugby. That's more head injuries than football, hockey and soccer combined. Some parents, coaches and players question the accuracy of that data. Charlotte Thomas is a student and rugby player at West Kings high school in the Valley. She started an online petition to ask the Athletic...

Duration:00:04:45

New immigration requirements for foreign workers causing headaches for sea food plants

5/3/2019
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The U.S. crackdown on immigration is endangering Nova Scotia fish plant jobs. The CBC's Paul Withers has the details.

Duration:00:10:02