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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

We hear from a mom in Portapique, NS, about a new playground that was unveiled over the weekend. A mother on PEI speaks about the drug Trikafta, that treats Cystic Fibrosis. And on the phone-in: Electric vehicles.

10/17/2021
Erin MacKinnon in Portapique, NS, tells us about a new playground that was officially opened just steps away from her home. It's intended to help the community heal after last year's mass murder. We hear from the mom of Luke Allen on PEI who comments on the drug, Trikafta, being funded on the Island. And on the phone-in: Electric vehicles

Duration:00:54:05

33 year-old Jeremie Saunders who has CF shares his views on the drug Trikafta being approved in NS & NB. We hear your feedback on changes in the workplace. And on the phone-in: Jim White

10/14/2021
Jeremie Saunders who's now 33 and has Cystic Fibrosis talks about being elated that the drug Trikafta has been funded in NS and also NB. He says it'll likely extend his life. We hear your feedback on changes in the workforce. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting & staining

Duration:00:53:18

We hear an update on the federal government demanding money back from lobster fishermen who were paid Covid assistance. We get an update on health care job vacancies. And on the phone-in: Workforce changes

10/13/2021
Fisherman Jimmy Atkinson and Ronnie Newel who runs Island Tax & Accounting provide an update on the money the federal government is clawing back after paying lobster fishermen Covid relief money. We hear about job vacancies in the NS health care sector. And on the phone-in: David Campbell of Jupia talks about the changing workforce.

Duration:00:52:42

St Stephen, NB, shopkeeper Alicia Weeks talks about the US land border opening soon to Candians who are double vaxxed. We hear about COVID lessons learned on PEI and on the phone-in: Backyard composting

10/12/2021
Alicia Weeks who runs a boutique in St Stephen, NB, speaks about the importance of the US land border opening up soon to Canadians who are double vaxxed. Norbert Carpenter, the director of the public school branch on PEI, speaks about lessons learned following the outbreak of COVID at the beginning of the school year at West Royalty Elementary School in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Backyard composting tips with Paul Arnold.

Duration:00:53:06

A woman in the North End of Halifax who's doing renovations finds a treasure trove of photos and letters. We hear about fisheries research vessels off PEI. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover

10/11/2021
Sarah Warford who's renovating her Hydrostone property in the North End of Halifax finds old letters and photos, including a "mystery woman" from about a century ago. She's looking for help to identify her. We hear about fisheries research vessels off PEI. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.

Duration:00:53:15

We talk with a hobby farmer in North Alton, NS, who has grown a massive gourd, just a bit shy of a world record. We hear about improvements at the ski hill on PEI. On the phone-in: Wine. And we get an update on turkey.

10/7/2021
Frank Ansems of North Alton, NS, grows a huge gourd that so far this season, is the biggest in North America. We hear about improvements at the Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park on PEI. On the phone-in: Wine. And at the end of the show, we hear an update on the turkey industry.

Duration:00:52:57

We hear about a "nuisance deer" program that will supply the food bank in St Stephen, NB, with meat this fall. We play your feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Tiny homes.

10/6/2021
Donna Linton, co-ordinator at the food bank in St Stephen, NB, explains how many families her organization will be able to supply with venison once the "nuisance deer" meat program begins in her area. We hear your feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Tiny homes

Duration:00:53:01

A woman in NS talks about her cancelled plans to travel to NB for Thanksgiving due to the new Covid restrictions. We hear an update from a coroner's inquest in NB. And on the phone-in: Cycling safety

10/6/2021
Melissa Boland in Middle Sackville, NS, tells us about her cancelled plans to travel to Saint John for Thanksgiving because of the new Covid rules in NB. We hear an update on the coroner's inquest into the death of Rodney Levi in Miramichi, NB. And on the phone-in: How safe do you feel on a bike in your community?

Duration:00:53:11

We hear from a city councillor in NB who's one of the "breakthrough" COVID cases despite being double vaxxed. And we discuss these kinds of cases with Infectious Diseases expert, Dr Lisa Barrett. And on the phone-in: Chef Craig Flinn

10/4/2021
David Hickey, a 26 year-old city councillor in Saint John, NB, tells us about how a weekend getaway to PEI alerted him to the fact that he's positive for Covid-19, despite being double vaxxed. And Infectious Diseases specialist, Dr. Lisa Barrett explains how these cases happen. And on the phone-in: Thanksgiving supper tips from Chef Craig Flinn.

Duration:00:52:49

The Wooden Monkey restaurant in Halifax, NS, has an unpleasant incident with rude customers over masks and vaccines. We hear about objections from truckers to PEI's new COVID border testing. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune

10/3/2021
Lil MacPherson, founder and co-owner of the Wooden Monkey restaurant in Halifax, NS, tells us about an incident where people were rude to her staff over masks and vaccines. Jean-Marc Picard, the executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, objects to new COVID tests at the PEI border. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune.

Duration:00:53:38

The CBC's Rachel Cave explains the latest events that unfolded at a coroner's inquest in Miramichi, NB, into the death of Rodney Levi. We hear about two young entrepreneurs on PEI. And on the phone-in: Marjorie Willison

9/30/2021
The CBC's Rachel Cave describes the frustration of Rhoda Levi, sister of Rodney Levi, after the latest proceedings at a coroner's inquest in Miramichi, NB, into Rodney's death. He was killed by police in 2020. We hear about two brothers on PEI who are home-schooled handymen. And on the phone-in: Marjorie Willison

Duration:00:53:08

We speak with two Indigenous women about efforts to establish Resiliency Centres across Canada. And on the phone-in: What can we do about rowdy student parties?

9/28/2021
Chief Annie Bernard-Daisley and Elder Alma Brooks speak about the importance of building resiliency centres for Indigenous women in every province and territory. And on the phone-in: We hear your thoughts on what can be done about rowdy student parties

Duration:00:52:39

A group in southwest NS gets a Hail Mary in the effort to save Eglise Sainte-Marie in Church Point. Chief Darlene Bernard on PEI, talks about what will be happening on National Truth and Reconciliation Day. And on the phone-in: Rural renaissance

9/27/2021
We talk with Pierre Comeau who says his community group has an extension in the effort to save Eglise Sainte-Marie -- North America's largest wooden church. Chief Darlene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation on PEI discusses National Truth and Reconciliation Day. And on the phone-in: Rural renaissance.

Duration:00:54:02

A resident on the south end of Halifax shares what he saw over the weekend during a massive street party. We hear concerns about New Brunswick's Covid planning. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay

9/26/2021
Chris Majka who lives in the south end of Halifax describes the chaos over the weekend when a massive street party erupted in his neighbourhood. We hear concerns about service interruptions at Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph hospital in Saint Quentin, NB. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay shares tips on dog behaviours.

Duration:00:53:37

We hear about a rare sighting of a lone orca in the Bay of Fundy this week off Brier Island. Some listeners share their thoughts on election signs and bullying. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker

9/23/2021
Amy Tudor with Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours on Brier Island, NS, tells us about her 8-year quest to see a lone male orca known as "Old Thom". She finally saw him this week. We hear your feedback on election signs and bullying in the workplace. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker talks about heat pumps.

Duration:00:53:05

The mayor of Yarmouth, NS, explains why she's opposed to election signs. We hear about a home made of shipping containers on PEI. And on the phone-in: Bullying in the workplace

9/22/2021
Pam Mood, the mayor of Yarmouth, NS, says election signs are bad for the environment and don't work so they simply should not ever be used. A couple on PEI talk about the house they're building out of shipping containers. And on the phone-in: Bullying in the workplace

Duration:00:52:54

We hear the details about today's new rules in NB that require customers at businesses to wear masks indoors and provide proof of vaccination. And on the phone-in: Apples

9/21/2021
Todd VanIderstine from the Old Triangle Irish Ale House in Moncton and Luc Erjavec from Restaurants Canada in the Atlantic region speak about the new rules that come into effect today in NB on masks in indoor places and proof of vaccination. And on the phone-in: Sebastian Margarit talks about apples

Duration:00:53:08

The CBC's Jacques Poitras updates us on the tight election race in Fredericton, NB. And on the phone-in: What do the election results mean to you?

9/20/2021
The CBC's Jacques Poitras explains the tight race in Fredericton between Liberal Jenica Atwin and Conservative Andrea Johnson. And on the phone-in: How do you interpret the results of the federal election? Our guests are political scientists, Lori Turnbull and Jamie Gillies.

Duration:00:53:20

The Friends of McNabs Island Society recovered more garbage than ever during the 30th trash clean-up over the weekend. We hear about Charlottetown's new natural asset inventory. And on the phone-in: Dr Jeff Goodall

9/19/2021
Cathy McCarthy from Friends of McNabs Island Society reports that more garbage than ever was collected over the weekend during the group's 30th trash clean-up. We hear the details about Charlottetown's new online natural asset inventory. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Jeff Goodall.

Duration:00:53:49

The CBC's Khalil Akhtar reports on the new bridge that connects Moncton and Riverview. We hear about new rules on skateboarding in Sackville, NB. And on the phone-in: Jim White

9/16/2021
After decades of controversy surrounding the causeway that connected Moncton and Riverview, NB, the CBC's Khalil Akhtar reports on the opening of a new bridge that restores the flow of the Petitcodiac River. We hear about new rules that will allow skateboarding on the streets of Sackville, NB. And on the phone-in: Painting and staining tips from Jim White

Duration:00:53:18