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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

Mary Jane Hampton returns with a health hack on prescription drug shortages

7/23/2019
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Drug companies often know when a shortage pf prescription meds is coming. Mary Jane Hampton will explain how you can know in advance too.

Duration:00:07:52

Two men shout racist remarks and threaten violence towards a group of friends having a beach bonfire

7/22/2019
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A lovely evening at the beach turns into a nightmare when a bonfire party at Harbourville beach is interrupted by two men hurling racist slurs and threatening violence

Duration:00:08:54

An independent report alleges Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief discriminated against Mi'kmaw women

7/19/2019
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Nic Meloney brings us the details of a report that concludes Chief Morley Googoo engaged in "direct discrimination" against members of the Nova Scotia Native Women's Association including a former leader of the group.

Duration:00:08:16

A conversation with a high ranking officer at CFB Halifax about coming out & supporting other LGBTQ2 Navy members

7/19/2019
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CFB Halifax has a float in this year's Pride Parade, we spoke with the Base Chief Petty officer, for whom this is a really important initiative.

Duration:00:09:40

A man who makes his living in the woods of Southwest Nova Scotia says we should be cutting trees one at a time

7/18/2019
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A call to ban clear cuts. Ken Gray is dedicated to selective harvesting says clear cut forests are not growing back fast enough and we're going to run out of wood in 25 years.

Duration:00:07:07

Many Canadians still left with questions about unauthorised Spotify withdrawals from their chequing accounts

7/18/2019
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Elizabeth McMillan will tell us what she has learned about cases where people have had unexpected withdrawals from their bank accounts.

Duration:00:10:36

Proto-lizard fossils in Nova Scotian tree stumps unlocking the secrets of our evolution

7/17/2019
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Researchers in Ottawa are excited about lizard ancestor remains in Nova Scotia, we'spoke to a local collaborator on that research to find out why.

Duration:00:08:56

A tour of a Shelburne county logging road

7/16/2019
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A man from Jordan Falls says the clear cuts in his area must stop. He took Information Morning's Phlis McGregor on a tour through logging roads between Kejimkujik and the Town of Shelburne.

Duration:00:09:01

Health Hack: Tell your doctor the truth

7/16/2019
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Good intentions, bad side-effects. Mary Jane Hampton looks at white lies in the doctor's office.

Duration:00:07:23

Info AM's tech columnist explains how bots can affect your news feed

7/15/2019
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Our tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood dropped by to explain how online bots programmed to act like humans on social media can impact the flow of information to your social media feed

Duration:00:06:41

Wayne MacKay breaks down the legal issues surrounding Quebec's religious symbols law

7/12/2019
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Muslims are challenging the Quebec government's ban on religious symbols. Wayne MacKay weighs in on the legal case.

Duration:00:07:24

Being black and gay in Nova Scotia

7/11/2019
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When worlds collide: We spoke to three people who identify as queer and black, about what it's like to navigate those identities.

Duration:00:23:08

A conversation with Halifax's new chief of police

7/10/2019
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Dan Kinsella tells us about his strategy for dealing with street checks and discusses his top priorities as the new head of the Halifax Regional Police.

Duration:00:13:41

Healthcare Hacks #28: Sick note a waste of time

7/9/2019
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Are sick notes really useful, or just a way for employers to keep tabs on their workers? Mary Jane Hampton weights in on this week's Healthcare Hack.

Duration:00:08:43

Emma, meet Paul

7/8/2019
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The young musician from Eskasoni Emma Stevens made quite a name for herself for her version of Paul McCartney's song Blackbird. Well Emma and her music teacher Carter Chaisson got to meet Paul at a concert in Vancouver on the weekend.

Duration:00:08:43

New monument in Halifax to be dedicated to British Home Children

7/5/2019
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In the 19th century, Britain started sending children to Canada, where they were put to work. Many of the British Home Children came from destitute families and faced a hard life here. Gail Bennett is chair of the British Home Children and Descendants Association. Her grandmother was a British Home Child.

Duration:00:06:52

Maritime Conservatory Chair reacts to petition to save historic Halifax building

7/5/2019
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Faculty, alumni and parents of students at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts are worried about the future of the institution. The worry comes from news that the organization's board has been in talks with a local developer about selling the historic school where the Conservatory is now located. We speak with MCPA Chair William Webster.

Duration:00:10:19

A local student from Hong Kong watched her home erupt in violent protests

7/4/2019
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The protests in Hong Kong made headlines around the world this week, after students violently stormed the city's legislature and vandalized the building. Julie Leung is watching it all from afar. She's an architecture student from Hong Kong, who is living in Halifax.

Duration:00:08:50

Beware of fake motor vehicle inspection stickers

7/4/2019
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CBC Reporter Angela MacIvor speaks with a vehicle owner who found a fake sticker on a car that was new to him, and with Halifax Regional Police about inspectors stepping up enforcement.

Duration:00:05:49

"We have to stop killing them now"

7/3/2019
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With six right whales dead this year and another entangled, a research scientist from the New England Aquarium tells us about the prospects for recovery of the species.

Duration:00:06:21