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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

Unaffordable or Unfit: Halifax shelter seeking short-term homelessness fix

12/1/2020
As we continue our series Unaffordable or Unfit: Nova Scotia's housing challenge, we connect with Brunswick Street Mission, which has written to the housing minister with a possible short term solution to support those experiencing homelessness.

Duration:00:06:57

Healthcare Hacks #90: Gift ideas to keep people safe

12/1/2020
'Tis the season once again... But unlike other years, we're celebrating the holiday in the midst of a pandemic. Our health care columnist shares some of her best - and safest - gift recommendations for this year.

Duration:00:07:52

Unaffordable or Unfit: Rapid Housing project to help Black Nova Scotians who experience chronic homelessness

11/30/2020
Our series Unaffordable or unfit: Nova Scotia's housing challenge continues with a look into a project approved as part of the Rapid Housing Initiative to help Black Nova Scotians experiencing chronic homelessness.

Duration:00:09:06

Unaffordable or Unfit: PC and NDP leaders on what's next

11/27/2020
Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston and NDP Leader Gary Burrill weigh in on the government's housing announcement this week and what needs to be done next.

Duration:00:10:53

Unaffordable or Unfit: Housing Minister Chuck Porter

11/27/2020
Many people are applauding the provincial government for capping rent increases. We'll ask the province's Housing Minister what could be next on his agenda.

Duration:00:08:46

Unaffordable or Unfit: Legal aid lawyer on N.S. Tenancies Act

11/26/2020
Our Unaffordable or Unfit: Nova Scotia housing challenge series continues with a Nova Scotia legal aid lawyer on the Residential Tenancies Act needing more teeth for tenants in disputes with bad landlords.

Duration:00:09:42

Explaining federal benefits set up to help during COVID-19

11/26/2020
Are you currently out of a job because of COVID-19 and unsure of what benefits you can access? A policy expert explains what programs are available to help.

Duration:00:08:15

A for Adventure: Activities for grounded snowbirds!

11/25/2020
Our A for Adventure team have some ideas for people who normally go south at this time of year... and how they can stay put and have fun with winter!

Duration:00:10:26

Unaffordable or Unfit: Rent control debate

11/25/2020
Our series on affordable housing continues with a debate about rent control. We have two guests with differing viewpoints about whether it's something the province needs.

Duration:00:10:46

Dr. Strang on recent jump in COVID-19 cases

11/25/2020
There were 37 cases of COVID-19 announced yesterday. Dr. Strang speaks about the new restrictions that brings.

Duration:00:11:07

Unaffordable or Unfit: landlord perspective

11/24/2020
Our series Unaffordable or unfit: Nova Scotia's housing challenge continues with a perspective from the Investors Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia. The group's executive director says the province is dragging its heels on finding solutions to the problem.

Duration:00:08:36

Healthcare Hacks #89: Contact tracing

11/24/2020
Contact tracing is vital to slow the spread of COVID-19. Information Morning's healthcare columnist Mary-Jane Hampton tells us how it works.

Duration:00:07:58

Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia calling on Halifax restaurants and bars to close

11/24/2020
As COVID-19 cases rise, some restaurants and bars are going beyond the current restrictions to keep staff and the public safe, and the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia is urging Public Health to mandate the closures.

Duration:00:08:28

Unaffordable or Unfit: Nova Scotia's affordable housing problem

11/23/2020
On Day 1 of our new series, a panel discussion on the problem of affordable housing in Nova Scotia, and what can be done to fix it. Three experts weigh in: Jim Graham, executive director of the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia. Amanda Piccott, a housing support worker for the Truro Homeless Outreach Society. Linda Wilson, executive director of Shelter Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:17:10

Anute'n: Mi'kmaq name origins

11/23/2020
Mi'kmaq Culture Columnist Trevor Sanipass discusses the complexities of naming conventions in his culture.

Duration:00:08:15

Jim Crow Also Lived Here

11/23/2020
Leonard Paris has written a book drawing from his memories of growing up in New Glasgow in the 1950s and '60s... at a time when Black people had few choices about where to live and work. Leonard Paris joins host Portia Clark to talk about his book, Jim Crow Also Lived Here.

Duration:00:11:24

Extinction Rebellion group says province making a mockery of UNESCO

11/20/2020
All the counties in Southwest Nova Scotia are part of a huge UNESCO biosphere reserve. Members of the group extinction rebellion say if mainland moose become extinct in Nova Scotia, UNESCO will be compliant.

Duration:00:10:17

Firefighters wondering why RCMP shot up hall during April shooting

11/20/2020
There are many unanswered questions about the events of last April - including why RCMP shot up a fire hall in Onslow during the hours that a gun man was on the loose. The CBC's Elizabeth McMillan looks at that story - ahead of a new Fifth Estate documentary airing Monday.

Duration:00:11:58

Pharmacist on limited flu vaccine supply

11/19/2020
Nova Scotia pharmacies have been giving out flu vaccines, but unless something changes, that could be at an end. Diane Harpell is vice-chair with the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia.

Duration:00:08:18

Crown drop charges against Serrece Winter

11/19/2020
Yesterday the Crown dropped charges against a domestic abuse victim who was jailed after failing to testify against her alleged abuser. A coalition of women's groups says more needs to be done to stop the practice of bench warrants against victims of violence.

Duration:00:13:21