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Information Morning from CBC Radio Nova Scotia (Highlights)

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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.

Location:

Halifax, NS

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@infomorning

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

A daring deer rescue at sea

6/17/2021
Justin Boudreau and his brother were in a lobster boat in the waters off Antigonish when they saw a deer swimming far from shore.

Duration:00:03:11

Remembering Captain Ted Worthington

6/17/2021
Captain Ted Worthington loved to dance by the bandstand at the Halifax Public Gardens. The bowtied gentleman passed away on Sunday - causing an outpouring of love from Haligonians near and far.

Duration:00:07:47

How fish can help solve malnutrition in developing countries

6/17/2021
A fisheries ecologist at Dalhousie University is looking at the potential of fish to help solve world malnutrition.

Duration:00:07:17

Senate report calls for overhaul on human rights in federal prisons

6/17/2021
Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard on senate committee recommendations for federal prisons, and how they can foster more respect for human dignity.

Duration:00:08:40

Diggstown director breaking barriers for Black NS women in TV

6/17/2021
The legal drama Diggstown is shooting season three in Nova Scotia right now, and creating history in the process. Halifax's Juanita Peters is the first Black woman in Nova Scotia to ever direct an hour of primetime drama for a network series.

Duration:00:09:57

Questioning the polygraph

6/16/2021
Halifax has long relied on the polygraph or "lie detector" test in the hiring process. At least one city councillor is asking questions about the efficacy of the test. The CBC's Preston Mulligan investigates.

Duration:00:09:31

Update on toxic algae bloom in Grand Lake

6/16/2021
Deputy Minister Julie Towers from the department of Environment and Climate Change talks about the long term implications for people who live near the lake.

Duration:00:08:00

Researcher Ingrid Waldron heads to Hamilton

6/16/2021
One of Nova Scotia's most prolific local researchers on race and social justice issues has accepted the HOPE chair in Peace and Health at McMaster University.

Duration:00:09:54

N.S. restaurateurs on the whirlwind behind the scenes of reopening

6/15/2021
Chefs Renée Lavallée and Martin Ruiz Salvador on how restaurant staff are working overtime to ready their kitchens and dining rooms for in-house service again.

Duration:00:08:50

How rising sea levels are having an impact on Sable Island

6/15/2021
A new study suggests the coastline on the southside of Sable Island has retreated dramatically during the past 60 years. CBC reporter Paul Withers has the story.

Duration:00:09:49

A for Adventure: Must-explore spots within the Atlantic bubble

6/15/2021
Looks like the Atlantic bubble is a go for summer! From Mount Carleton to Bonshaw Provincial Park, our A for Adventure team Chris and Jan share their favourite destinations across the region.

Duration:00:10:19

Healthcare Hacks #114: It's Long-Term Care Day this week!

6/14/2021
For this week's healthcare hack, Mary Jane Hampton recognizes the contributions of people who work in long-term care – and looks at what the pandemic has taught us about flaws in the system.

Duration:00:08:33

Meet the new president of Doctors Nova Scotia

6/14/2021
From increasing diversity to improving doctor access – Dr. Heather Johnson, a family physician in Bridgewater, shares her plans for her new role as the head of Doctors Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:07:41

What should you do if you encounter a wild bear?

6/14/2021
It's the time of year when bear sightings in backyards become more common. At campgrounds too! We'll hear how to minimize your interactions with wild bears.

Duration:00:08:32

Conservation group says ATVers are riding through Atlantic salmon spawning habitat

6/13/2021
Staff and volunteers with the Clean Annapolis River Project, who work to restore habitat for the endangered Atlantic salmon, say ATVers are putting important spawning habitat in jeopardy.

Duration:00:09:51

Art 'n Soul Column #9: Theatre moving from online to outdoors

6/13/2021
At long last, it looks like Nova Scotians will be able to soon enjoy theatre in person again. Culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor talks about that and two virtual festivals you won't want to miss.

Duration:00:06:15

Will the Chester Playhouse be able to rise from the flames?

6/13/2021
Fire has destroyed much of the Chester Playhouse. Board co-chair Liz Crocker speaks to what this means for the community and plans to move forward in the midst of this devastating news.

Duration:00:07:42

Why restaurants are having a hard time attracting workers during the pandemic

6/13/2021
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, many restaurants in N.S. are facing challenges hiring enough staff. We'll check on the industry with Restaurants Canada's Luc Erjavec in Digby.

Duration:00:06:43

Meet a Dartmouth girl who's love for monarch butterflies knows no bounds

6/10/2021
12-year-old Vanessa Burchill, who runs the Downtown Dartmouth Monarch Project, is giving out milkweed seedlings to protect endangered monarch butterflies. We hear from her.

Duration:00:07:11

Dr. Strang talks about vaccination rates, vaccine passports & more

6/10/2021
Nova Scotia's re-opening plan depends in part on most of the population getting vaccinated, but some people have decided not to get the shot. We ask Dr. Strang about that conundrum.

Duration:00:10:10