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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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These two high school students are marching to draw attention to climate change

Young Nova Scotians are rallying today against climate change, as part of a global movement by students around the world. We ask two organizers behind a rally in Halifax what should be on our politicians' agendas in terms of climate change.


Why some people who live near Stewiacke do not want glyphosate spraying

Hear from two women who live in the Stewiacke area who have concerns about glyphosate spraying planned for clear cuts close to their homes. Forest companies spray the herbicide glyphosate on clear cuts to kill deciduous trees.


Long lost siblings, united by a DNA test

When Rick Boyd, of Alberta, took a DNA test it changed his life by unveiling four secret half-siblings from Nova Scotia. Rick and his new sister share their story.


New research on how glyphosate can affect freshwater ecosystems

Glyphosate is a chemical used widely in Nova Scotia. New research from McGill University shows it can have a detrimental effect on freshwater ecosystems.


Hear about the Queer Spirit Church opening in Halifax

The Queer Spirit Church will welcome people of all genders and sexualities when it starts to hold services at the First Baptist Church in Halifax. We hear from the two ministers who will be leading these services, Arla Johnson and Rick Gunn.


Digging into a disturbing social media post about downtown Halifax abductions

The Coast's Victoria Walton tells us how she researched a mysterious Facebook post about women being abducted by drones and unmarked vans in downtown Halifax.


Is a booster COVID-19 shot necessary for you? We ask our house doctor

Canada is now offering third vaccinations to certain vulnerable groups, but not everyone. Dr. Peter Lin explains why that is and whether you could soon be in need of a booster.


Response to concerns raised by Westfor over proposed 4,000 hectare wilderness area

Mike Lancaster, from the St. Margaret's Bay Stewardship Association, responds to concerns raised by Westfor's general manager over the Ingram River Conservation Lands. Plus, hear some of your emails.


A for Adventure: Great places to take in the fall colours

It's the first day of fall! Our A for Adventure team Chris and Jan tell us why this year the full spectrum of leaf colours on trees is going to be spectacular!


Forest company's concerns about a proposed wilderness area near St. Margaret's Bay

In a company newsletter, the general manager for Westfor recently expressed concerns about not being able to harvest wood in a proposed wilderness area, the Ingram River Conservation Lands. Here is our interview with Breck Stewart.


Meet the two filmmakers behind the new documentary 'Freedom Swell'

A film that tells the story of the community at the centre of the North Preston Surf Program just debuted at the FIN Atlantic Film Festival. We hear from both the documentary's writer and director, Lemeia Reddick and Marie Wright.


What does Chief Mike Sack want to see from the next federal fisheries minister?

Post-election, Canada needs a new fisheries minister. What will the person appointed to that position need to do to resolve the fisheries dispute in Nova Scotia? We ask Sipekne'katik First Nation Chief Mike Sack.


Healthcare Hacks: Shots of kindness

Our healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton appeals for kindness on the behalf of all the volunteers and workers who will be on the front lines when the new proof of vaccine policy begins.


Dementia, Dad and Me

When Dartmouth filmmaker Hannah Minzloff's dad was diagnosed with dementia, she hit record to capture as much of their journey as she could before he died. She talks about her new documentary, "Dementia, Dad and Me," premiering at FIN.


Political science prof puts federal election results in perspective

It's been a whirlwind federal election, and at the finish line it's another Liberal minority. CBU political science professor Tom Urbaniak shares his thoughts on the results.


Hear about the N.S. islands with an 100% employment rate

Across Canada's unemployment is high, despite there being lots of job vacancies. But our Community Contact David Tudor says the string of N.S. islands where he lives are seeing a different trend: 100% employment.


Art 'n Soul: Shorts you won't want to miss at FIN

Cultural columnist Tara Lynn Taylor shares her picks for must-see short films at the Atlantic International Film Festival. Plus, find out what Hannah Moscovitch has showing at the Bus Stop Theatre.


Nova Scotia's first female police chief retires

Julia Cecchetto, the first woman to become a police chief in our province, is retiring after more than 30 years on the force. We ask how the role of females in policing has changed over her career.


Why COVID is no longer considered a societal threat in Denmark

Denmark recently declared that Covid is no longer a "societal threat" and it relaxed restrictions. What lessons can we learn from that country? Hear from the professor who led Denmark's largest COVID-19 behaviour research project.


Meet the man who develops glass marbles at the cutting edge of medical research

A Dalhousie associate professor tells us about some of the revolutionary technologies being developed at the university's Biomaterials Engineering Lab. Plus hear how Molly Appeal funding will make a difference to that work.