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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

Saint John celebrates the Sea Dogs' Memorial Cup win! Boom Burger on PEI offers employees a ride to work. And on the phone-in: jams, jellies and preserves

6/29/2022
Saint John celebrates the Sea Dogs' Memorial Cup win. A parade through Uptown is happening today. On PEI, Boom Burger is giving employees a lift to work with the price of gas being so high. And on the phone-in: we take your questions about jams, jellies and preserves.

Duration:00:53:20

Excitement is building in Saint John as the city prepares for the Memorial Cup Final. We talk with a teacher in NB who has just finished her 59th year in the classroom. And on the phone-in: e-bikes.

6/28/2022
We talk with George Georgoudis who runs Vito's Restaurant in Uptown Saint John. He's been preparing food for the hockey teams in the Memorial Cup and he'll attend tonight's championship game. We speak with a teacher in Stanley, NB who has just finished her 59th year in the classroom, and plans to return to her grade 3 class this fall. And on the phone-in: we take your questions on e-bikes.

Duration:00:53:23

We talk with Rebecca Tran of The Station Food Company in NS about her group's efforts to reduce food waste. The CBC's Nancy Russell provides an update from PEI about potato wart. And on the phone in, dog behaviour expert SIlvia Jay.

6/27/2022
Rebecca Tran of The Station Food Company in Newport Station, NS tells us about her company's efforts to reduce food waste and compete in a national contest. The CBC's Nancy Russell talks with Greg Donald of the PEI Potato Board about potato wart. And on the phone in, dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay takes your questions.

Duration:00:52:59

We speak with Alex Saunders who's a drag king in Saint John, NB, who tells us about the threats they've received since doing "drag story time" for children at the library. And Denika Coakley has DIY renovation tips.

6/26/2022
Alex Saunders is a drag king in Saint John, NB. This month, they took part in "drag story time" for children at the library to help children embrace differences. But people have called and posted threats. Alex explains why they're determined to keep going with their activism. Denika Coakley shares DIY renovation tips. And at the end of the show, we hear two stories from NB and PEI.

Duration:00:52:53

Doctor retirement. Land Titles for descendents of Black settlers in Nova Scotia. And on the phone in: Barry Walker talks heat pumps

6/23/2022
We'll hear from a 72-year-old doctor in Canso who is trying to decide if she can retire, but no replacement has been found for her. An initiative in Nova Scotia is helping the descendents of Black settlers to obtain clear land titles. And on the phone in: Barry Walker takes your heat pump questions.

Duration:00:53:07

Dairy prices are set to rise again. PEI changes incentives for family doctors. And on the phone-in: chef Craig Flinn talks outdoor cooking

6/22/2022
Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia Chair Gerrit Damsteegt talks about what a 2.5% increase to dairy products will mean on the farm, once the second increase this year comes into effect in September. Patient wait lists for a family doctor continue to grow in the Maritimes so PEI is changing how it offers incentives to attract physicians to the province. And on the phone in: chef Craig Flinn on outdoor cooking.

Duration:00:52:58

We find out why a non-profit wants long COVID to be a recognized disability. Hear about a Mi'kmaq chief's efforts to rename a neighbouring community. And the phone-in: paddling.

6/21/2022
Ability NB executive director Haley Flaro calls for long COVID to be recognized as a disability. Abegweit Chief Junior Gould talks about why it's time to change the name of Savage Harbour in PEI. And on the phone-in: Rob Neish with Paddle Canada and Dusan Soudek with Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia take your calls about canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding

Duration:00:52:52

We mark National Indigenous Peoples Day. Meet two Ukrainian physicians starting over as resident care workers at a long-term care home on PEI. And on the phone-in: solar panels.

6/20/2022
The CBC's Brett Ruskin joins us from Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, where hundreds have gathered to take part in National Indigenous Peoples Day events. Ukrainian physicians Olena Yevchenko and Yehor Polusmiak share their story about building a new life in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: we take your calls about solar panels.

Duration:00:53:14

We hear reaction to lifting vaccine requirements for air and rail travel. Fans celebrate the return of the Memorial Cup. And on the phone-in: automotive expert Doug Bethune

6/19/2022
St.Stephen, New Brunswick deputy mayor Ghislain Weaton talks about why border towns want to see the federal government scrap the ArriveCAN app, now that passengers no longer need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to board a plane or train in Canada. Fans celebrate the return of the Memorial Cup, which is happening for the first time since the pandemic. And on the phone in: automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your questions about vehicle troubles.

Duration:00:53:13

We get an update from a city councillor in Moncton, NB, about an ongoing problem with violence and crime in the city's West End. And on the phone-in: Niik Jabbour answers your gardening questions.

6/16/2022
Moncton city councillor Charles Leger from Ward 2 explains what happened at a meeting last night at Harrison Trimble High School where an action plan was presented on tackling crime and violence in the city's West End. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour on gardening

Duration:00:53:38

We get an update from the NS provincial government on efforts to find accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. A pharmacist in Port Hawkesbury discusses challenges. And on the phone-in: How can we better support LGBTQ youth?

6/15/2022
Jennifer L'Esperance with the NS Department of Labour, Skills & Immigration provides an update on how many Ukrainian refugees are still seeking permanent housing. Pharmacist Michael Hatt in Port Hawkesbury talks about challenges in his industry. And on the phone-in: How can we better support LGBTQ youth?

Duration:00:53:10

Aaron Dondale with the Municipality of the County of Kings comments on complaints from citizens in New Minas, NS, about a sewage stench in the village. We hear from a man on PEI who says he has long Covid. And on the phone-in: Erosion

6/14/2022
Aaron Dondale, the operations manager with the Department of Public Works in the Municipality of the County of Kings, comments on an ongoing sewage stench problem in the village of New Minas. He hopes the worst of it is over for the season. We hear from a man on PEI who says he has long Covid. And on the phone-in: Erosion problems.

Duration:00:52:55

A citizen in New Minas, NS, expresses concerns about a continuing stench in the village. We get an update from the Atlantic Veterinary College on thousands of birds that have died in the Maritimes. And on the phone-in: Genealogy

6/13/2022
Dawn Noakes in New Minas, NS, talks about the frustration of a lingering stench in the village. She attended a meeting last night about the problem. We get an update from Megan Jones with the Atlantic Veterinary College about thousands of dead birds in the region. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson on genealogical research.

Duration:00:52:52

Grace Murphy who lives in the South End of Halifax was attacked by a raccoon over the weekend. It just leaped at her and would not back off. And on the phone-in: Jim White gives painting and staining advice.

6/12/2022
Grace Murphy was just using the stairs on the back entrance to her apartment in the South End of Halifax when a raccoon attacked. She ended up with about 8 bites and multiple scratches. She's also being treated for rabies as a precaution. And on the phone-in: Jim White gives painting and staining advice.

Duration:00:53:06

A delegation from Grand Manan Island, NB, will travel to Ottawa to try to stop the island's only bank from closing. We hear about an Indigenous construction program in NB. And on the phone-in: Abuse of referees

6/9/2022
Mayor Bonnie Morse on Grand Manan Island will travel to Ottawa soon with a delegation to try to convince federal officials to do something to stop the island's only Scotiabank branch from closing. We hear about an Indigenous construction program for women in NB. And on the phone-in: Abuse of referees in sport

Duration:00:53:16

We hear about the ongoing vehicle rental shortage. Details about why trans advocates are calling out WestJet. And on the phone-in: wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft

6/8/2022
We talk with Steve Olmstead, who is the CAA's Atlantic director, about why it's so hard to rent a vehicle in the Maritimes. Iz Lloyd of Halifax talks about why checking into a recent WestJet flight was an ordeal because they're non-binary. And on the phone-in: wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft takes your questions about baby animals and more.

Duration:00:52:59

Tartan House being painted, Lia Scanlan testifies at the Mass Casualty Commission and on the phone in: We're asking you: What's your best piece of financial advice to help couples succeed?

6/7/2022
Tartan House being painted, Lia Scanlan testifies at the Mass Casualty Commission and on the phone in: We're asking you: What's your best piece of financial advice to help couples succeed?

Duration:00:53:13

A woman in Fredericton posts a pic of her Dad on social media because he wants to become famous "on the Twitter" and it goes viral. A single mom in Charlottetown helps the homeless. And on the phone-in: Drugs.

6/6/2022
Elizabeth Kearns in Fredericton posts about her Dad on social media because he wants to become famous "on the Twitter" and the family hopes for 5 likes. It's now in the hundreds of thousands. We hear from a single mom on PEI who is helping the homeless. And on the phone-in: Decriminalizing some hard drugs

Duration:00:52:52

Robert Bernard speaks about MSVU's new Kinu Tourism Program to develop the tourism industry to include Mi'kmaq history and culture. It's the first program of its kind in Canada. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover

6/5/2022
We speak with Robert Bernard, the executive director of the NS Indigenous Tourism Enterprise Network. He's also a key player in the new Kinu Tourism Program at MSVU. The program will help encourage Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs and include more Mi'kmaq history in tourism experiences. And on the phone-in: Aaron Publicover -- appliance repair.

Duration:00:52:51

Jennifer Watts, the CEO of ISANS, explains the kinds of services that'll be offered to the newly arrived Ukrainians who flew into Halifax from Poland on June 2nd. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour

6/2/2022
Jennifer Watts, the CEO of ISANS, tells us about the kinds of language, employment and housing help the newly arrived Ukrainians will receive. More than 300 of them arrived from Poland on June 2nd. And on the phone-in: Gardening advice from Niki Jabbour

Duration:00:53:05