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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.


Halifax, NS


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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A conversation with Dr. Strang as N.S. hits a new record of 182 COVID cases

As Nova Scotains see COVID case counts that were unimaginable even a month ago, Dr. Robert Strang talks about the trajectory of the third wave.


Meet a mamma donkey near Bridgewater that's given birth to a rare set of twins

Farmer Jessica Fenner tells us about a standard donkey on her farm named Mojo, who has just given birth to a rare set of twins. A miniature donkey is the proud dad!


Hear about clinical trials underway for a new drug that could prevent Lyme disease

U.S. researchers are working on a drug to prevent people from becoming infected with Lyme disease. We ask a researcher about the drug and when it could be available here.


Why Springhill wants to go geothermal with its town hall and other buildings

Hear how the Cumberland Energy Authority hopes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while saving money, by switching some buildings in Springhill to geothermal.


10th Anniversary of the Animation Festival of Halifax

Hear how influential teacher, animator artist and activist Helen Hill will be remembered at this year's Animation Festival of Halifax, celebrating the artistry and industry of animation.


Halifax author's debut novel named finalist for Governor General's Literary Award

An interview with 30-year-old Francesca Ekwuyasi about her first novel Butter Honey Pig Bread, which is getting major recognition from the Canadian literary scene.


Why Halifax bus drivers say their 3rd wave working conditions are unsafe

Halifax Transit routes have been constantly popping up on potential exposure lists for the province. What's being done to keep drivers and passengers safe? We ask the Amalgamated Transit Union.


Hear why a new campaign is raising awareness of N.S. farmers' mental health

Farmer Katie Keddy tells us about Farm Safety Nova Scotia's new program "We Talk. We Grow." – a mental health awareness campaign to support farmers across the province.


What will it take to get to herd immunity? Is it even possible?

While Dr. Strang hopes Nova Scotia will reach herd immunity in June, a New York Times article suggests some communities may never reach that milestone. We ask an immunology professor what it means to have or not have herd immunity.


A for Adventure: How do you get a Night of Adventure Grant?

Planning (or hoping for) a summer adventure? Chris and Jan tell us how you could qualify for the Night of Adventure Grant.


How has the pandemic affected African Nova Scotian businesses?

Hear about a new survey by the Black Business Initiative that looks at how the COVID pandemic has disproportionately affected African Nova Scotian entrepreneurs.


Fertility patients from N.S., P.E.I. beg for answers after Moncton clinic refuses service

Lyle MacDougall and Amelia Edwards say they're being denied service by Conceptia Fertility Clinic in Moncton, New Brunswick — and that time is running out for them. Edwards spoke with the CBC's Carolyn Ray, and started by explaining why MacDougall first turned to the clinic.


Healthcare Hacks #108: How is the COVID Alert app performing?

Is Canada's COVID Alert app worth the battery power it's using up on your phone? We ask Mary Jane Hampton, on this week's healthcare hack.


Closer look at the legal repercussions for people who break pandemic public health rules

Dozens of Nova Scotians have been ticketed for not complying with COVID regulations. A crown attorney talks about what happens when someone ignores these tickets or challenges them in court.


Is having smart devices in your home a smart idea? We ask our tech columnist

When you connect your household appliances to the Internet, you have easier access to them – but so do other people. Here's our technology columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood.


Art 'n Soul #3 - Pop-up Love Party, Micro Digitals & More

For these lockdown times, our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about some virtual entertainment offerings by Zuppa Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre, and more.


How one company is using 3-D modeling to imagine the future of flooding in Mahone Bay

The Town of Mahone Bay and Mi'kmaq owned and operated company 3D Wave Design are working together to visual the town's vulnerability to storm surge and sea level rise.


Hear how one N.S. farmer is getting locally grown food to families in need

Pictou County farmer Keltie Butler tells us about her farm's Local Families Initiative, helping families with financial challenges access fresh local food.


A call for stories for an anthology of student activists against sexualized violence

Hear why two recent graduates of St. Francis Xavier University are asking students across the country to share their stories of speaking up and organizing to stop sexual violence on campus.


Why the N.S. lockdown has led to debate within the province's massage therapy industry

When the Province announced new restrictions this week, massage therapists were told to shut down. But that was quickly, and perhaps controversially, reversed. Hear more about that.