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Atlantic Voice tells stories about issues and people throughout the region. We present documentaries prepared by journalists that take a thoughtful approach to the changes going on in our region. We talk about the things that pull us together as a region - and sometimes tear us apart!

Atlantic Voice tells stories about issues and people throughout the region. We present documentaries prepared by journalists that take a thoughtful approach to the changes going on in our region. We talk about the things that pull us together as a region - and sometimes tear us apart!
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Halifax, NS

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CBC

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Atlantic Voice tells stories about issues and people throughout the region. We present documentaries prepared by journalists that take a thoughtful approach to the changes going on in our region. We talk about the things that pull us together as a region - and sometimes tear us apart!

Language:

English


Episodes

Atlantic Voice: We Didn't Think We Were Doing A Lot

11/9/2018
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A new documentary called "We Didn't Think We Were Doing A Lot." Ted Blades tells us the story of English students who've adopted 17 graves of Royal Newfoundland Regiment soldiers. This past summer, after years of tending the graves and researching the soldiers' lives, the students, teachers and parents visited Newfoundland.

Duration:00:26:54

Atlantic Voice: Inside the Walls - the Death of Matthew Hines

11/3/2018
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This week on Atlantic Voice, we'll re-air the powerful documentary first produced in the summer of 2018 by the NB podcast series The Hook. It's called "Behind The Walls" and it goes into Dorchester Penitentiary for the final two hours of Matthew Hines' life.

Duration:00:26:54

Atlantic Voice: Polaris Prize winning musician Jeremy Dutcher

10/27/2018
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In this feature interview, Dutcher, a proud member of the Maliseet Nation, describes the process of making his Polaris Prize winning album "Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa". In it, he melds his own haunting vocals and piano playing with archival recordings of ancestral songs, that he found in a museum on wax cylinders.

Duration:00:26:48

Atlantic Voice: Finding Max

10/20/2018
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In this episode, we revisit one of the most dramatic news stories of the 1930s: The Hindenburg Disaster. In Viola Pruss's award winning documentary "Finding Max" we hear the untold story of the Hindenburg captain: Max Pruss, Viola's great grandfather.

Duration:00:26:47

Atlantic Voice: The River

10/6/2018
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The Provincial Enquiry into the Muskrat Falls project is happening now in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mandate is to investigate alleged mismanagement of the mega project's construction, cost overruns and whether the Government was fully informed and was made aware of risks with the Project. For many people in Labrador it may be too little - too late. On this week's edition of AV, the CBC's Kenny Sharpe introduces us to some of the protesters who've gone to jail to stop the Muskrat Falls...

Duration:00:26:47

Atlantic Voice: Healing One Stitch at a Time

9/29/2018
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Joan Weeks brings us the story of the resilient women and men of Waycobah First Nation in Nova Scotia. Survivors of residential school, they are finding healing one stitch at a time with the sewing of regalia for the community's children.

Duration:00:26:48

Atlantic Voice: Promiscuous Plastics

9/23/2018
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As part of Waves of Change, our CBC series on single-use plastic, I interviewed Dr. Max Liboiron at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A scientist and artist and the founder of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research. She says no amount of plastic straw and bag bans will solve our current problem, what is required is an industrial sized response.

Duration:00:26:48

Atlantic Voice: Love, Scott

9/8/2018
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Just before "Love, Scott" screens at The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Angela Antle speaks with choral conductor Scott Jones and NFB filmmaker Laura Marie Wayne about the documentary. The film looks back on the violent 2013 stabbing that left Jones paralyzed. An attack that many consider a homophobic hate crime. In this episode of Atlantic Voice, Wayne and Jones speak about the attack, art, their friendship, healing and forgiveness.

Duration:00:26:47

Gardening

9/4/2018
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Michael Murray, RSE Landscape Horticulturist

Duration:00:54:45

Atlantic Voice: The Legacy of Rehtaeh Parsons: Girl on Fire

6/2/2018
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Five years after Rehtaeh Parson's death by suicide, Elizabeth Chiu brings us the stories of young people in Nova Scotia who are fighting cyber bullying and forcing conversations about consent. This week on Atlantic Voice, the legacy of Rehtaeh Parsons.

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Poet Laureate of Halifax - Rebecca Thomas

5/27/2018
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A feature interview with Rebecca Thomas who just finished her year as the poet laureate of Halifax. A fierce advocate of indigenous rights and a compelling spoken word performer, Rebecca found herself in the middle of a media storm this year when one of her poems, inspired city councillors to remove of the city’s statue to Edward Cornwallis.

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Historic Flooding in New Brunswick

5/24/2018
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This week, two of the CBC reporters who covered the devastating flooding in NB. Shane Fowler is in Fredericton and Matthew Bigley is in Saint John.

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Historic Flooding in New Brunswick

5/20/2018
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This week, two of the CBC reporters who covered the devastating flooding in NB. Shane Fowler is in Fredericton and Matthew Bigley is in Saint John.

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Inuit elder Sarah Anala

5/12/2018
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This week on Atlantic Voice, a feature interview with Inuit elder Sarah Anala an inspiring woman who works with Corrections Canada at Dorchester Penetentiary as a teacher, spiritual leader and advocate for indigenous inmates.

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Searching for Story

5/6/2018
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Kerry Campbell's documentary about the impact closed adoption records have had on one woman and her daughter and their 28 year long search for each other. As the province of PEI considers whether or not to open records, Kerry Campbell of CBC Charlottetown brings us "Searching for Story".

Duration:00:26:34

Atlantic Voice: Slay the Gander

4/29/2018
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Wanita Bates' Gracie Allen Award winning documentary about 80 breast cancer survivors paddling Gander Lake.

Duration:00:26:46

Atlantic Voice: Dr. Trevor Bell - founder of Smart Ice

4/22/2018
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A feature interview with Dr. Trevor Bell, founder of the social enterprise "Smart Ice". In a nutshell, Smart Ice is a system of sensors for reading ice conditions. This innovative project, won the Arctic Inspiration Prize last year and Dr. Bell is growing Smart Ice to help young Inuit become active partners in the knowledge economy.

Duration:00:26:47

Atlantic Voice: Storytime

4/14/2018
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A documentary about Steven Miller’s struggles with addiction and how he wrote his way back: to health, his family and a future career as a journalist. This is CBC producer Caroline Hillier’s doc: “Storytime”.

Duration:00:26:47

Atlantic Voice: Thumbprints in Seal Oil - Part 2

4/6/2018
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Part two of a documentary about a 250-year-old music tradition from the coast of Labrador. When German Moravian missionaries sailed into Inuit communities with freshly written musical scores by Bach, Handel and others, they couldn’t have forseen the long lasting impact that music would have on the identity of the Inuit of Nunatsiavut. Producer Angela Antle sings with Lady Cove choir as they prepare for the Makkipok concert celebrating this tradition.

Duration:00:26:51

Atlantic Voice: Thumbprints in Seal Oil - Part 1

4/5/2018
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Part one of a documentary about a 250-year-old music tradition from the coast of Labrador. When German Moravian missionaries sailed into Inuit communities with freshly written musical scores by Bach, Handel and others, they couldn’t have forseen the long lasting impact that music would have on the identity of the Inuit of Nunatsiavut. Angela Antle travels to Hopedale to explore the history and meet the new generation of Inuit singers.

Duration:00:26:50