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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

Mental Health Services

1/12/2022
The mental toll of the pandemic, and the efforts to get people help. We hear from reporter Angela MacIvor, who has been researching the impact of this pandemic on people’s mental health across the Maritimes for months. On the phone-in: we're joined by Christian Whalen, deputy child and youth advocate in New Brunswick, and Cynthia Jordan, the clinical lead at the PAUSE mental health clinic in Halifax.

Duration:00:53:07

Hockey Racism, Antigonish Elf, Cooking With Kids

1/11/2022
Racism in hockey has taken centre ice across Canada because of recent incidents on Prince Edward Island. We hear a story about a little elf in Antigonish County. On the phone-in: cooking with kids.

Duration:00:52:59

Short-Term Rentals, Saint John Coffee Shop, Winter Hiking

1/10/2022
Charlottetown City Council is one step closer to regulating short term rentals. A new coffee shop opens during the pandemic in Saint John's Market Square. On the phone in: Winter hiking in the Maritimes.

Duration:00:53:37

Shelters, Old Objects, Paint Expert Jim White

1/9/2022
The Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth teamed up with engineers to build and install 20 emergency shelters on church properties around the province. We hear your stories of objects found in the walls of old homes. On the phone-in: paint expert Jim White answers your questions.

Duration:00:50:13

COVID and Kids, Clothes in Walls, Physiotherapy Tips

1/6/2022
The head of pediatrics at the IWK Health Centre says kids should be in school, despite the high number of Covid cases in the community. If you're finding clothes and shoes in the walls of your old home, we might know why. Oh the phone-in: Physiotherapist Laura Lundquist answers your questions.

Duration:00:54:21

Candy's Cause, Contractor Dan Monk

1/5/2022
A Saint John, N.B., woman works to help homeless people in her city. On the phone-in: Dan Monk of Monk Renovations answers your questions.

Duration:00:53:15

Dog Found, Wills

1/4/2022
A dog who ran away during New Year's Eve fireworks is found. Lawyer Jessica Lyle answers your questions on wills.

Duration:00:52:48

Striped Bass Wash Ashore, Cardinal Story, Money Tips

1/3/2022
Hundreds of striped bass washed ashore in Cape Breton. We hear a story about red cardinals. On the phone in: Money coach Judith Cain answers your questions.

Duration:00:53:20

Refugee House, Kerry Cattle, Bob Bancroft

1/2/2022
A refugee family from Iraq, who came to P.E.I. four years ago, is starting a new chapter on the island— building a house. A P.E.I. farmer brings rare Kerry cattle to the island. Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft answers your questions.

Duration:00:52:55

Christmas card of the air

12/29/2021
We hear greetings from across the region with our annual Christmas Card of the Air.

Duration:00:52:35

We hear about the 20th anniversary of the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Hilden, NS. Some restaurant owners on PEI are closing temporarily due to Covid. And on the phone-in: Board games and card games

12/29/2021
Murdo Messer & Brenda Boates talk with the CBC's Aly Thomson about the 20th anniversary of the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Hilden, NS. We hear from two restaurant owners on PEI who are closing their businesses temporarily due to Covid. Some of your feedback on putting your Christmas tree in the backyard. And on the phone-in: Board games & card games.

Duration:00:53:10

If you're ready to take your real Christmas tree down soon, here's a suggestion of what to do with it, rather than put it out at the curb. And on the phone-in: What are you watching on streaming services or TV?

12/28/2021
Andrew Holland of the Nature Conservancy of Canada explains why you should put your real Christmas tree in the backyard, rather than out with your trash once the holidays are over. And on the phone-in: What are you watching on streaming services or TV?

Duration:00:53:27

We hear about The Friendly Call Program by the Canadian Red Cross, which started in Atlantic Canada. It's going national. There's a Christmas cactus on PEI that is a century old. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker

12/22/2021
Chris Baert-Wilson with the Canadian Red Cross tells us about The Friendly Call Program which started in Atlantic Canada to help lonely people. It has gone national. We hear about a Christmas cactus on PEI that's 100 years old. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker on heat pumps

Duration:00:52:42

Meteorologist Tina Simpkin outlines the upcoming storm in the Maritimes. And infectious diseases specialist Dr Lisa Barrett takes your questions about Omicron and how the variant is affecting peoples' holiday plans.

12/21/2021
Meteorologist Tina Simpkin gives us the details about the looming storm in the region. And on the phone-in: We hear how new Covid restrictions are affecting your holiday plans. Infectious diseases specialist, Dr Lisa Barrett also answers your questions on the virus and testing.

Duration:00:54:16

We hear about the final days of Staples Drugs in Moncton. Potato growers on PEI voice concerns about a new federal aid package. On the phone-in: House plants. And we meet a family in Moncton who just got a new house.

12/20/2021
The CBC's Khalil Akhtar tells us about Staples Drugs in Moncton that's been in business for 90 years but is now closing. Potato growers on PEI voice some concerns about the federal government's recent potato relief package. On the phone-in: House plants. And we visit a family in the Moncton area that arrived from Syria about five years ago and now have a new house in Dieppe thanks to Habitat for Humanity Moncton.

Duration:00:53:01

The CBC's Brian Higgins brings us the news about the federal government's relief package for potato farmers on PEI. We hear about two stolen paintings in NS. A woman in NB is concerned about cats. And on the phone-in: Dr Jeff Goodall

12/19/2021
The CBC's Brian Higgins brings us the details of today's announcement from the federal government on relief money for the potato industry on PEI. The RCMP tells us about two stolen Maud Lewis paintings in NS. A woman in Sackville, NB, complains about cats that roam. And on the phone-in: Dr. Jeff Goodall

Duration:00:53:39

We speak with a couple of travel agents about the federal government's advisory that people not travel right now unless it's essential. We hear your feedback on climate change. And on the phone-in: DIY renovator, Denika Coakley

12/16/2021
Two travel agents in the Maritimes weigh in with their views on whether families who've booked vacations over the holiday period should go ahead and travel, despite the federal government advisory that only essential travel should happen. We hear your feedback on who should pay for climate change mitigation. And on the phone-in: DIY renovator, Denika Coakley

Duration:00:53:02

We hear from infectious disease specialist, Dr Lisa Barrett, about helpful tips on Covid as cases mount over the holidays. Your feedback on the Beijing Olympics. And on the phone-in: Paying for climate change

12/15/2021
Dr Lisa Barrett, an infectious disease specialist, provides helpful tips to keep you and your family as safe as possible over the holiday season in the light of rising Covid cases. We hear your feedback on the Beijing Olympics. And on the phone-in: How do we pay for climate change mitigation?

Duration:00:53:13

We hear from a grandfather whose granddaughter attended the St FX X-ring ceremony and the family is now stressed. We get an update on long-term care homes in NB and Covid. And on the phone-in: The Beijing Olympics

12/14/2021
Gerald Hannah, a retired prof at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB, speaks about the stress his whole family is under after his granddaughter attended the X-ring events that are linked to hundreds of cases of Covid. We get an update from NB on the situation at long-term care homes and Covid. And on the phone-in: What do you think of the diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Games?

Duration:00:53:02

Holiday shows in NS will be affected by the new provincial restrictions due to a rise in Covid cases. We hear the details about that. And on the phone-in: Talking turkey with Chef Craig Flinn

12/13/2021
Jeremy Webb, Artistic Director at Neptune Theatre, and Cat MacKeigan, the Executive Director of Theatre Nova Scotia, speak about the impact on holiday shows because of the new COVID restrictions. There's a surge of cases in the region. And on the phone-in: Chef Craig Flinn talks turkey.

Duration:00:53:00