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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.
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Sydney, NS

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CBC

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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

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English

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CBC Cape Breton - Sydney 500 George Street Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1K6 (902) 595-5556


Episodes

Popcorn Interview - Sam Moon

11/17/2017
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Our final guest in this year's Breakfast Biographies - a series of feature length interviews with interesting and intriguing people in Cape Breton - is coming up on Monday with Sam Moon. Before that, we serve up a Popcorn chat with the Cape Breton legend.

Duration: 00:03:18


Syrian Refugees

11/17/2017
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From Syria to Sydney Mines. We catch up with some new Cape Bretoners... people who've moved here after fleeing Syria... to see how their adjustment is coming along. Hear from the Al-Asfar family and hear about their new life in Sydney Mines.

Duration: 00:14:06


Issue Panel 1117

11/17/2017
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Time for another edition of the Issue Panel, today, panelists discuss Jamie Bailie's successor... and swearing in public. From a rotating roster of talkative and opinionated Cape Bretoners: Nicole LaFosse, Alicia Lake, and Stephen Tobin have their say.

Duration: 00:20:20


Cargo Sailing Vessel

11/17/2017
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There's a special cargo schooner that's been visiting Cape Breton this month. Hear about its mission to publicize sustainable sea transportation, as it hauls cargo all over the world. Rebecca Gutiérrez is a shipmate on the schooner "Avontuur".

Duration: 00:08:07


Breakfast Biographies - Ross Robinson

11/16/2017
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Master mariner, tall ship sailor, mountaineer, explorer, surfer - and cancer survivor - Ross Robinson - is our next guest in Part 16 of The Breakfast Biographies... its a series of profile interviews with interesting and intriguing Cape Bretoners.

Duration: 00:18:34


NEW Indigenous Tourism Association

11/15/2017
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In the wake of a successful tourism season, a new Indigenous Tourism Association is about to begin. Its a push to connect Indigenous arts and culture with tourism. Hear from one of the driving forces behind its creation, Robert Bernard of Waycobah.

Duration: 00:09:44


Popcorn Interview - Ross Robinson

11/15/2017
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Prior to their feature length interview on "The Breakfast Biographies", guests are subjected to our patented Popcorn Interview. Today, we quiz Ross Robinson, who is a lifeguard, snowboard instructor, mountaineering guide, and master mariner.

Duration: 00:03:57


St. Ann's Bay Time Bank

11/14/2017
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Reporter Holly Conners travelled to Cape Breton's North Shore to learn more about "The St. Ann's Bay Time Bank" - it's a way to help people in the community to help each other. A time bank work party were busy at a member's property in Wreck Cove.

Duration: 00:06:34


Orphan Patients - Dr. Robert Macneill

11/14/2017
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People who have no family doctor are referred to as "orphan patients". Dr. Robert Macneill, a Cape Breton specialist, says he had a plan to address the needs of orphan patients... but that he was ignored by the Nova Scotia Department of Health.

Duration: 00:11:02


Breakfast Biographies - Lloyd Stone

11/14/2017
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In this edition of The Breakfast Biographies... an active person of irrepressible spirit, a pillar of the Baddeck business community for 4 decades... he's a retired pharmacist, business owner, adventurer and amateur historian, 89 ½ year old Lloyd Stone.

Duration: 00:14:12


Commander of 5th Canadian Division

11/10/2017
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Meet the Commander of the Army in Atlantic Canada who's in Cape Breton to meet the troops and speak with the community as part of an ongoing tour of the region. Brigadier-General Derek Macaulay is Commander of 5th Canadian Division.

Duration: 00:11:56


Sears Warranties - Yvonne Colbert

11/10/2017
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Sears Canada has responded to complaints from a Cape Breton couple upset over an extended warranty they purchased. The company insisted the couple pay for the warranty, even though Sears would not honor it. Consumer watchdog Yvonne Colbert has more.

Duration: 00:07:20


Access Open Minds in Eskasoni

11/9/2017
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It's a special day in Eskasoni. A new youth centre is opening with a particular focus on mental health services. One of the youth advisors for Access Open Minds and a pscyhologist candidate with Eskasoni Mental Health talk about the new clinic.

Duration: 00:13:08


Pregnant With No Doctor

11/9/2017
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Yet another face of the Nova Scotia doctor shortage. A pregnant woman in Boularderie says she may be half-way through her term before she sees a physician for the first time. Reporter Joan Weeks spoke to Kirsten DeJong, and the Health Authority.

Duration: 00:10:19


Jim St. Clair - Lake O' Law

11/8/2017
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Ahead By a Century. Gord Downie's family tree has a distant branch that took root in Lake O' Law for awhile. Community historian Jim St. Clair has the tale of Patrick Downie. Information Morning host Steve Sutherland and Jim bring us that story.

Duration: 00:08:59


Popcorn - Umran Bhatti

11/8/2017
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Once again, we are pleased to present another round of the series, "The Breakfast Biographies" - feature length interviews with interesting and intriguing people in Cape Breton. As a prerequisite, guests take the patented "Popcorn" interview.

Duration: 00:03:21


CBU Women's Basketball - Allison Keough

11/8/2017
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The CBU Women's Capers are on a quest to be the best this season in basketball. And propelling them forward is star forward Allison Keough, who's in her last season with the team. Our sports guy Charlie Cuff brings us her story.

Duration: 00:07:44


Camp Tour @ NIHILO SAPPER 2017

11/7/2017
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Hundreds of soldiers are camped out in Open Hearth Park in Sydney as they continue their training exercises around the Island. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan toured the facility with her guide, Sergeant David Keirstead who designed the camp.

Duration: 00:10:40


Kijiji Home Care Offer

11/6/2017
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A Home In Exchange for Home Care... A 75 year old man is offering free room and board at his rural home near Whycocomagh to anyone willing to help him continue to live on his own. Reporter Joan Weeks spoke to Terron Dodd at the home he built himself.

Duration: 00:05:10


Breakfast Biographies - Albert Marshall

11/6/2017
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The Breakfast Biographies is a series of profile interviews with interesting Cape Bretoners. In Part 13, the wit and wisdom of Albert Marshall of Eskasoni. He's an elder, advisor, and activist on the environment, and on his native language and culture.

Duration: 00:21:05

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