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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

A group called Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education goes public with its website containing anonymous info about Covid cases in schools. We hear your feedback on several topics. And on the phone-in: Quitting smoking

1/18/2022
Deborah McNamara explains why Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education has gone public with its website that anonymously tracks Covid cases in schools. Parents are upset this info is no longer available from the government. We hear your feedback on several topics. And on the phone-in: How did you quit smoking?

Duration:00:52:51

Fredericton's Kevin Johnson and his friends make the trip to Boston to witness Willie O'Ree's number 22 be retired. We get an update on the potato situation on PEI. And on the phone-in: Old cemeteries.

1/17/2022
Kevin Johnson and five friends drive from Fredericton, NB to Boston in a snowstorm to witness Willie O'Ree's number 22 be retired. O'Ree broke the colour barrier in the NHL when he suited up for the Bruins in 1958. The CBC's Nancy Russell brings us an update on the potato situation on PEI. And on the phone-in: Steve Skafte discusses old cemeteries.

Duration:00:53:28

Teachers on PEI have been asked by the provincial government to consider working in a long term care home. A substitute teacher shares his views. And Aaron Publicover takes your appliance questions.

1/16/2022
The pandemic has caused staffing strains in long term care homes on PEI so the provincial government has asked teachers if they can help. We speak with a substitute teacher on that. And Aaron Publicover answers your questions about appliance repair.

Duration:00:53:11

Nurses in New Brunswick, Automotive Expert Doug Bethune

1/13/2022
New Brunswick is once again asking retired health care workers including nurses to return to the workforce. On the phone-in: automotive expert Doug Bethune answers your questions.

Duration:00:54:10

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