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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.






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


Parents say kids who need one-on-one support are being left behind in online learning

Many children who require additional school support are not getting it during online learning. CBC's Jean Laroche brings us the story of two families who are feeling the frustration.


Hear about a new report from Hockey Nova Scotia that targets diversity and inclusion

We talk to two members of a task force that examined racism and diversity in hockey in Nova Scotia. The task force released a report with recommendations to make the game more inclusive.


One couple's race across the country to move home to N.S. during the pandemic

From sea to sea in a Subaru hatchback. A young couple tells us what it was like to drive from Victoria, B.C. to Halifax during the third wave.


COVID-19 case sends N.S. secure facility for youth in care into lockdown

Freelance journalist Moira Donovan tells us what the lockdown has meant for a secure treatment facility for kids who haven't committed any crimes – because of restrictions children can't see their parents face-to-face.


How Season 3 of Diggstown is featuring art by African Nova Scotians

The legal drama television series Diggstown will feature local talent and local art by African Nova Scotians. We speak to two of the artists whose works were selected for the show.


A for Adventure: How to enjoy the outdoors when ticks are around

Don't let the ticks, black flies and other creepy crawlers keep you from exploring nature! That's the message from our A for Adventure team Chris and Jan this week.


What does the lockdown mean for home buying in Nova Scotia?

We check in with a real estate agent to find out how the current lockdown is affecting housing prices in the province and home buyers from out of province.


Healthcare Hacks #109: Handling medical appointments during lockdown

Medical appointments can be stressful at the best of times, more so during the pandemic. Mary Jane Hampton shares tips for getting the most out of them, on this week's Healthcare Hack.


Don't poo poo it! What scientists are learning from mastodon dung found in N.S.

Three decades after researchers recovered mastodon remains in a N.S. gypsum quarry, the find is generating new insights. CBC's Paul Withers brings us the story of this unusual time-capsule.


What teachers are learning about teaching during the latest pandemic lockdown

Students aren't the only ones who have been learning online! Hear about an online drop-in group that is helping teachers learn more about delivering classes virtually.


A disturbing find along a country road in Kings County

Someone has dumped two young dead cows at the side of a dirt road in Kings County. The woman who made the discovery says the situation needs to be investigated.


We check in with a camera operator isolating while waiting to work on a TV series in N.S.

One bright light during the pandemic has been an increase in film and television production in this province. We hear from a camera operator self-isolating while waiting to work on a TV series.


Art 'n Soul #4: A sci-fi adventure with a side of symphony

Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor brings us a futuristic auditory experience in this week's edition of Art 'n Soul. Plus, a shout out to Symphony Nova Scotia's Fusion Sessions.


Our legal columnist Wayne MacKay looks at legal challenges to COVID restrictions

More than a year into the state of emergency, a number of people are finding ways to challenge the enforcement of COVID restrictions. We ask our legal columnist Wayne MacKay about that.


Why a jewellery maker says small businesses like hers don't qualify for financial support

The Province is offering new government support, but not every business qualifies. Heather Donald-Reagh, who sells handcrafted jewellery at Fisherman's Cove, explains why small businesses like hers are falling through the cracks.


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.