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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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Canada officially marks Emancipation Day for the first time

Lindsay Ruck, author of Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians, reflects on the significance of Canada's first official Emancipation Day, marking the end of slavery in this country.


Mental performance consultant on U.S. Olympian Simon Biles decision to withdraw

There's been a lot of talk about mental health in sports after American gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympics this week. We speak with the mental performance consultant for our national women's artistic gymnastics team.


How the pandemic is causing staffing shortages, burnout in the non-profit sector

Ashley Avery, executive director at Coverdale Courtwork Society, speaks out about burnout in a sector that's been working on overdrive, while in high demand on the front lines of this pandemic.


Why people are becoming less hesitant about getting COVID vaccines

A new survey shows that vaccine hesitancy is decreasing across the country. To look at this situation in Canada, we speak with Nova Scotia's associate deputy minister of vaccine rollout.


Analysis of CBC's leadership debate on important issues affecting Nova Scotians

CBC brought together the leaders of Nova Scotia's three main parties for a 90-minute debate. Our legislature reporter Jean Laroche brings us a recap and his analysis.


What's happening with the Big Backyard BioBlitz

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is encouraging everyone to get outside to take pictures of natural species for the Big Backyard BioBlitz. Hear how you can take part!


Historic graveyard in Sackville receives heritage status

Hear from Irma Oliver Riley and Debra Lucas, who worked years to finally attain heritage status for the Lucasville-Sackville Black Baptist Memorial Cemetery.


The Halifax Busker Festival is back!

For the first time since the pandemic began, a live busker festival is a go in Halifax! Senior event director Christina Edwards tells us what's happening around the "Music and Magic" theme for this year's show.


A look at the fallout from a case of cyberbullying connected to an NHL draft pick

The Montreal Canadiens recently drafted a player who was convicted in Sweden, for taking and sharing a sexual photo of a woman without consent. Legal columnist Wayne MacKay weighs in.


A for Adventure: A taste of the thousands of islands to explore around N.S.

Nova Scotia's coast is peppered with islands. Some are really easy to get to, but others post quite a challenge. Our A for Adventure team, Chris and Jan, talk about some of their favourite islands.


Owls Head resident shares concerns about a developer snapping up properties in the area

Beverley Isaacs, who lives in Owls Head, says a developer is buying up so many properties in her area that it's changing the community. Hear why she hopes her neighbour's house, now for sale, won't end up in the developer's hands.


Report on the conditions in men's provincial jails in N.S.

Hear some of the issues highlighted in the East Coast Prison Justice Society's first annual report on the conditions for male inmates in Nova Scotia's provincial jails.


Healthcare Hack #120: What to know before buying a home blood pressure monitor

In this week's Health Hack, our health care columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at why some home blood pressure monitors aren't as accurate as they should be.


How construction signs in Halifax could impede or injure people with vision loss

A Halifax woman who is blind says she's frustrated with the number of precariously placed construction signs around the city, some of which could cause injury to people with vision or mobility impairments.


Art 'n Soul Column #14: Bringing the party to patios!

Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor is back with this week's entertainment picks! She brings us the latest on the new Patio Lanterns Festival, Neptune Theatre's concert series, and more!


Hear about a new Hospice Halifax ritual to mark the death of a patient

Rituals and routines are as much a part of death as they are in life... we'll talk about a new ritual at Hospice Halifax, and how it's meant to help families grieving in the aftermath of loss.


Village of Tatamagouche rallies around homeless family to build them a house

It takes a village! A Tatamagouche family who was struggling to find a place to live will have a home this winter, after members of their community rallied to build them a house in a matter of weeks. Hear their story.


Hear from a couple spending their retirement searching for adventure (in cramped quarters)

Think you could drop everything and spend your days on the open road, looking for adventure? Meet Judy Burgschmidt. She and her husband are travelling around N.S. in their teardrop camper.


Judicial review filed over approval for a road realignment key to LNG project

Environmental groups have filed for a judicial review with Nova Scotia's Supreme Court. They want to know why the environment minister approved a road realignment needed for an LNG plant.


Northern Pulp representatives respond to concerns about their restart plan

Town of Pictou mayor Jim Ryan has raised a number of concerns with Northern Pulp's $350M restart plan. We hear from two Northern Pulp representatives, about how the company plans to build back trust with Nova Scotians.