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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 software developer on PEI creates a graph of PEI MLAs, sorting them by their astrological sign. A businessman in Houlton, Maine, tells us about all the Canadian mail he still has since Covid hit. And on the phone-in: Memorable Halloween costumes

10/25/2021
We talk with Michael Easter, a software developer on PEI, who created a graph that sorts PEI's MLAs by their zodiac sign. Mike Folsom of Houlton, Maine, tells us about all the mail that Canadians have had sent to his business but weren't able to pick up since COVID hit. And on the phone-in: Memorable Halloween costumes.

Duration:00:52:51

We hear how foodbanks in the region are stretched due to rising food and fuel prices. Students at a school in Summerside, PEI, rescue and owl. And on the phone-in: Burnout

10/24/2021
We talk with Karen Theriault from Feed NS about the impact of rising food and fuel prices on foodbanks in the region, especially as we head into winter. A grade 8 class in Summerside, PEI, rescues a small owl from a murder of crows. And on the phone-in: How is burnout affecting you?

Duration:00:53:06

We hear about some possible unintended consequences of extending the deadline for rent control in NS. A dancer on PEI who has Down Syndrome wows the crowd at a dance event. And on the phone-in: Dealing with joint pain

10/21/2021
Neil Lovitt with Turner Drake and Partners explains some possible unintended consequences of extending the deadline for rent control in NS as part of the new provincial housing strategy. We hear about 21 year-old Cameron Gordon on PEI who has Down Syndrome and got a standing ovation at a recent dance event while having the time of his life. And on the phone-in: Dealing with joint pain

Duration:00:53:00

We hear from young women on PEI who took part in a student walk-out to oppose sexism and Green Party MLA, Lynne Lund, speaks about this chronic problem. We hear your feedback on memorable teachers. And on the phone-in: Comfort food

10/20/2021
High school students on PEI voice their opposition to sexism and Green Party MLA, Lynne Lund, talks about the seriousness of this problem overall and why it needs to be addressed. We hear your feedback on your most memorable teachers. And on the phone-in: Author, Alice Burdick, talks about her new cookbook and we hear about your favourite comfort foods.

Duration:00:53:18

We hear about the huge demand for flu shots this fall. Diane Harpell, a pharmacist and chair of the Pharmacy Association of NS, comments on why the phones are ringing off the hook. And on the phone-in: Erosion

10/19/2021
Diane Harpell, who's a pharmacist in Dartmouth and chair of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia, comments on the big demand for flu shots this season. She says her phone has been ringing off the hook. And on the phone-in: Coastal erosion. Our guest is Rosmarie Lohnes

Duration:00:53:26

There's a controversy in Moncton about replacing the police station on Main Street with a 57 million dollar new station for the RCMP. We hear your feedback on EVs. And on the phone-in: Memorable teachers

10/18/2021
We speak with Moncton councillor Shawn Crossman about the controversy over a proposal to replace the old police station on Main Street with a new 57 million dollar station for the RCMP. We hear your feedback on EVs. And on the phone-in: Memorable teachers

Duration:00:53:10

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