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Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Location:

Halifax, NS

Description:

Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Language:

English

Contact:

Maritime Noon CBC Nova Scotia P.O. Box 3000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3E9 (902) 420-9336


Episodes

Update on belugas spotted off of PEI, trouble with English language testing for international students on PEI, and on the phone-in: socializing your puppy

5/14/2021
We speak with marine biologist and Executive Director of the Marine Animal Response Society Tonya Wimmer about belugas spotted off of PEI. A couple of international students raise concerns about English language testing on PEI. And on the phone-in dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay gives some tips on socializing your puppy.

Duration:00:53:01

We hear from the Campobello Island Whale Rescue Team for an update on the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale and fishing gear entanglements. And on the phone-in:Jim White.

5/13/2021
We talk with Moira Brown who's a senior scientist with the Canadian Whale Institute and the Campobello Island Whale Rescue Team about the best approach to prevent fishing gear entanglements. Joshua Michelin tells us about his new puppy that he picked up in Amherst, NS after it arrived from Texas. And on the phone-in: Painting and staining tips from Jim White

Duration:00:53:07

We hear how chronic diseases such as IBD can affect how quickly you need to have your second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, details on how to build a rain garden and on the phone-in: Composting

5/12/2021
We talk with Shannon Stevenson and Dr Jennifer Jones about IBD and the Covid-19 vaccine, Norman Dewar on PEI tells us about how to build a rain garden and how it can help prevent flooding and on the phone-in: Composting tips from Paul Arnold

Duration:00:53:05

James Boxall from Dalhousie University shares a personal story about the challenges of online teaching and on the phone-in: Your questions about Covid-19

5/11/2021
Dalhousie University's James Boxall has been teaching for 35 years but teaching online sucked the life out of him...that is, until a student sent a meaningful gift. And on the phone-in, Dr. Shelly McNeil and Dr. Joanne Langley answer your questions on Covid-19.

Duration:00:53:05

man sold his house and left BC to move back to NS but new border rules meant he had to turn back in Winnipeg, students in Summerside PEI participate in the blanket exercise and on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover

5/10/2021
Mike Harrisson left Powell River, BC to move to NS but had to turn back in Winnipeg due to a change in the rules at the border. We hear about how students at Summerside Intermediate School in PEI are learning about Indigenous history through the blanket exercise. And on the phone-in: Tips on appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

Duration:00:52:54

We explore the ramifications of so much online learning during the pandemic, gardening centres on PEI are going full tilt and on the phone-in: Gardening advice from Marjorie Willison

5/7/2021
MSVU's Robert Berard discusses the ramifications and possible fixes for the abundance of online learning during the pandemic, we hear how busy gardening centres are on PEI and on the phone-in, gardening expert, Marjorie Willison, shares her expertise

Duration:00:53:02

Pediatrician, Dr Scott Halperin, explains the science behind the Pfizer vaccine being approved for children aged 12 - 15 years old and on the phone-in: Lessons from sports

5/6/2021
Dr Scott Halperin, who's a pediatrician at the IWK Health Centre, speaks about the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19 being approved by Health Canada for kids aged 12 - 15. A sailor originally from South Africa who spent the winter on PEI gets ready for an around-the-world race. And on the phone-in, we hear your stories about the life lessons you've learned from playing sports.

Duration:00:53:00

The CBC's Brett Ruskin, reports live from a location near the Irving Shipyard and tells us about workers from outside NS taking part in sea trials on a military ship who have not isolated for 14 days. And on the phone-in: Maternal health

5/5/2021
We speak live with the CBC's Brett Ruskin about Irving Shipyard conducting sea trials this week on a military ship but workers who'll be on the trial have come into NS but not isolated for 14 days. A Green Party MLA from PEI asks questions about grandparents who are looking after their grandchildren and what's available to them from the Alternative Caregiver Program. And on the phone-in: We speak with Dr. Tanya Tulipan about World Maternal Mental Health Day.

Duration:00:53:01

We hear about a free, online tutoring service that's kicking into high gear again during this third wave of Covid. A four year-old on PEI makes waves with his rendition of "Sonny's Dream" and on the phone-in: Comfort music

5/4/2021
Rebeccah Raphael, founder of The Halifax Helpers, tells us about the free, online tutoring service for students during the pandemic. Four year-old Jackson Gillis of PEI, attracts attention with his performance of "Sonny's Dream". And on the phone-in, we hear your suggestions for comfort music.

Duration:00:53:00

Single mom who thinks she and her daughter have Covid-19 struggle to get test results and deal with the illness. A PEI family finds a weasel in the toilet. And on the phone-in: pet advice from Dr Jeff Goodall

5/3/2021
Erin Hancock who has a 2 year-old daughter got a notice that her child was exposed to Covid-19. Her daughter then got sick as did she. But they have not received their most recent test results back. A family on PEI finds a dead weasel in their toilet. And on the phone-in: pet advice from Dr. Jeff Goodall, including info on ticks.

Duration:00:53:03

A small business owner in Lunenburg County, NS, says big box stores are profiting while her business languishes. We hear your feedback on cellphones. And on the phone-in, Jim White.

5/2/2021
Linda Finigan in Oakhill, NS says her fishing & tackle shop is closed while big box stores remain open and sell the same items due to a loophole in Covid restrictions. We hear your feedback on cellphones. And on the phone-in, Jim White gives painting and staining advice

Duration:00:52:52

Tourism woes in light of a delay in the Atlantic Bubble. And on the phone-in: Cellphones

4/29/2021
We speak with Dennis Campbell, Forbes MacPherson and Eleanor Bradbury about how Covid closures and a delay in the Atlantic Bubble is affecting their businesses. And on the phone-in: How do you use your cell phone?

Duration:00:53:02

A daycare worker in NS explains some of his worries after the province closes schools, restaurants and stores because of Covid but orders daycares to stay open. And on the phone-in: The future of restaurants

4/28/2021
We speak with Corey Myers who's a daycare worker in NS. He's displeased with the lack of consultation with workers and not enough PPE. And on the phone-in, we discuss the future of restaurants

Duration:00:53:09

CBC's Harry Forestell provides an update on Covid in NB, a parent in Dartmouth has Covid along with her daughter, we hear your feedback on schools & Covid and on the phone-in: Your questions about the spread of Covid-19 in the Maritimes

4/27/2021
The CBC's Harry Forestell tells us what's happening with cases of Covid-19 in NB, a parent in Dartmouth expresses concern about school transmission of the virus, we hear your feedback about schools and COVID and on the phone-in: Dr. Shelly McNeil and Kevin Wilson answer your questions about the pandemic.

Duration:00:53:12

Dr. Andrew Lynk & Paul Wozney from the NSTU have different views on whether schools in NS should stay open amid rising Covid-19 cases. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune

4/26/2021
Dr. Andrew Lynk from the IWK Health Centre and Paul Wozney from the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union have differing opinions on whether schools in NS should stay open, while Covid-19 cases rise. And on the phone-in: automotive repair with Doug Bethune.

Duration:00:52:49

Campers flock to the Parks Canada website to book sites for summer, we talk with an RN in Halifax about her research into the health benefits of being outside and on the phone-in: Gardening tips with Marjorie Willison

4/23/2021
We speak with Marie-Sophie Desaulniers from Parks Canada about the rush for camp sites this coming summer, RN Theresa McGuire speaks about her research into the health benefits of being outside in nature and on the phone-in: Gardening tips from Marjorie Willison

Duration:00:53:16

The CBC's Elizabeth Chiu tells us about a young family that found long-term housing after having a baby while homeless, we hear your feedback on employment insurance and on the phone-in: What shows are you watching?

4/22/2021
We meet a young family in Halifax that struggled to find housing, even while they waited for their baby to be born. The CBC's Elizabeth Chiu explains how they finally got an apartment and a stable housing situation. We hear your comments on our phone-in about employment insurance. And on the phone-in: What shows are you watching?

Duration:00:52:46

Bridal & prom dress owner in NS can't travel to her second shop in NB, due to Covid travel restrictions, PEI Mi'kmaq elder, Junior Peter-Paul, walks the shoreline, looking for the body of his friend, Jumbo Sock and on the phone-in: Employment Insurance

4/21/2021
Christa Dexter who runs a bridal & prom business in NS is frustrated because she can't travel to her second shop in Dieppe, NB due to Covid, PEI Mi'kmaq elder, Junior Peter-Paul, walks the shoreline, looking for the body of his friend, Jumbo Sock. And on the phone-in: Employment Insurance discussion with Lars Osberg and David Campbell

Duration:00:53:07

Child care and early learning expert in NS comments on the federal government's promise for a $10 a day child care program, we hear your feedback on providing Covid help to ON and on the phone-in: De-cluttering

4/20/2021
Catherine Cross of the Association of Early Childhood Educators in NS talks about the federal government's promise for a $10 a day child care program, we hear your feedback on sending help to other parts of Canada that are badly hit by Covid and on the phone-in: De-cluttering tips.

Duration:00:52:56

Helen Waldstein Wilkes interview

4/19/2021
A few weeks ago, when NS marked the one-year anniversary of the Portapique mass murder, we had a conversation with retired teacher, professor and author, Helen Waldstein Wilkes. She spoke about choosing hope in the face of deep despair. Here's our conversation with her. She spoke openly about the incredible challenges she has faced and why she remains optimistic.

Duration:00:14:26