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Information Morning Cape Breton

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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

Contact:

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


Episodes

Royal Canadian Geographical Society Award

11/22/2017
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The Cape Breton-born founder of a polar expedition company which helped find the lost Franklin Expedition ship - HMS Erebus - has been recognized by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Andre Prossin talks about his future business plans for Sydney.

Duration: 00:11:01


BOOK: 25 Years of 22 Minutes

11/22/2017
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Producer Don Munro speaks with Angela Mombourquette, the author of a new unauthorized oral history of "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" as told by former cast members, staff and guests, with behind-the-scenes intel on classic segments from the satirical show.

Duration: 00:16:51


Green Rights - Silver Donald Cameron

11/21/2017
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Green law for the blue planet. Cape Breton author, film maker and environmental activist Silver Donald Cameron is in Sydney for a screening of his documentary film that took him all over the world - tracking down stories of environmental justice.

Duration: 00:11:45


43 Squadron @ NIHILO SAPPER 2017

11/20/2017
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Road Warriors. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan catches up with the army unit that clears the route of landmines and ieds for troops going into hostile territory... in Cape Breton for training exercises. Nicole went to a remote location in Marion Bridg

Duration: 00:08:41


Breakfast Biographies - Sam Moon

11/20/2017
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On the final edition of The Breakfast Biographies for 2017 - in Part 17, it's road stories with Cape Breton music legend Sam Moon... we delve into his career as a singer, songwriter, and being one of our Island's best known entertainers.

Duration: 00:20:05


Cuff on CB Highlanders 2nd Season

11/20/2017
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The Cape Breton Highlanders are about to step on the court for their sophomore season. Our sports guy Charlie Cuff tees-up the team before tomorrow's tip-off... speaking with the man who made the dream of a team into a reality, Tyrone Levingston.

Duration: 00:08:04


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

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