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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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Why Dalhousie University's pharmacy school is developing an LGBTQ curriculum

Hear why Kyle Wilby, an associate professor with Dalhousie University's College of Pharmacy, is developing a new curriculum to help his students better serve LGBTQ customers.


Healthcare Hacks #129: The acute shortage of nurses in this province

Nova Scotia's doctor shortage continues to be a daunting problem, but our lack of nurses is even more acute, according to our healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton. On this week's healthcare hacks, how the nurses' shortage happened and what needs to be done to fix it.


President of Acadia University responds to raucous off-campus student parties

Acadia University's homecoming celebrations got out of hand when they spilled into the residential streets of Wolfville, resulting in several charges. The university's president Peter Ricketts joins us to talk about the university's response.


Hear how the housing crisis is reaching every corner of this province

CBC reporter Taryn Grant has compiled numbers that give some insight into the scope of homelessness across every region of Nova Scotia.


Meet the hemlock heroes saving centuries-old trees from an invasive insect

A group of volunteers has been working in the Tobeatic wilderness area, trying to save a rare strand of old growth hemlock trees from woolly adelgid infestation. Information Morning's Phlis McGregor joined a four-hour canoe and portage trip into the site.


How are worldwide supply chain disruptions affecting the Port of Halifax?

A massive supply chain disruption has left container ships backed up in ports around the world. In the United States, port workers are on 24/7 shifts. Vancouver is struggling to deal with a backlog of containers. What about here? We ask Lane Farguson with the Halifax Port Authority.


Art 'n Soul: Shaking up Shakespeare with "Fat Juliet"

In this week's culture column, Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about a new re-imagining of the classic story of Romeo and Juliet. Plus, shines a spotlight on some films shooting in NS!


Another rowdy university homecoming spills into residential streets

Acadia University held its homecoming celebration over the weekend. Several arrests were made as hundreds of people gathered in residential streets. We hear from Bob Lutes, a resident of Wolfville involved in efforts to address off-campus behaviour and foster community harmony.


Joel Plaskett looks back at his breakthrough debut album with The Emergency

It's been 20 years since the Joel Plaskett Emergency put out their acclaimed debut album, Down at the Khyber. The CBC's Richard Woodbury tells us about the making of the album, and why Plaskett decided to re-record it this year.


Mike Savage on what big city mayors were asking from the Prime Minister this week

The mayors of the country's biggest cities met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, to ask for help on some of their top priorities including housing, transit and climate change. We speak with Mike Savage, HRM mayor and chair of the Big Cities Mayors Caucus.


Family doctor on the options the Province will have to weigh around doctor pay

The Houston government will have to look at how doctors are paid as it endeavors to redesign Nova Scotia healthcare system. We ask family physician Dr. Aruna Dhara about the pros and cons of the compensation options available.


Former NS cabinet minister living in Iqaluit on the contaminated water situation

The water reservoir in Iqaluit is contaminated with some sort of fuel. We hear what that means for residents dealing with this state of emergency, from former NS cabinet minister Graham Steele. He now lives in Iqaluit.


The story behind one restaurant's new menu for people who are visually impaired

A restaurant in Stellarton is making it easy for people who are visually impaired to order their food, by introducing menus that have Braille and QR codes. Hear about the server and her son who inspired the change.


Could take-home rapid tests help stop the COVID-19 virus?

A pilot project in this province will see about 320,00 rapid tests sent home with public school students. How can take-home rapid tests help us navigate our way out of the pandemic? Our house doctor Peter Lin weighs in.


Truro councillor says residents want more information about Katri homicide case

Councillor Allison Graham talks about what she's hearing from people who live in her district of Truro, in the wake of the killing of Prabhjot Singh Katri. She believes the rumour mill is running rampant around this case.


Why the Owls Head issue may be headed back to court again

Hear why one group is asking a judge to create a new law to save Owls Head from possibly being sold for a golf development, now that it has been removed from a list of potential protected areas in the province.


Changing the tune of a male-dominated field of music production in N.S.

We'll hear from four Nova Scotia women who have broken into the male dominated field of music production - Erin Costelo, Breagh Isabel, Reeny Smith and Zamani.


Should Carter's Beach be a provincial park or a nature reserve?

The Province has proposed to turn Carter's Beach into a provincial park, but some people who live nearby say the area is so ecologically sensitive it should instead become a nature reserve. We hear that point of view.


How last month's murder of a Sikh man in Truro has many still feeling fearful

It's been just over a month since the murder of a 23-year-old Sikh man in Truro. Resident Levina Austin talks about why the killing has sparked fear and rekindled concerns about systemic racism in the area.


Why a NS woman's Facebook account reopened against her wishes after her death

Evan Cameron, who lives in Liverpool, shares the story of how his sister's dying wish for her Facebook account to be closed was ignored by the social media giant. Her account was reopened after her death, by someone in Iraq.