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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Vital Awards - Cyril MacDonald

12/11/2017
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Meet one of this year's winners of The NextGen Leadership Society's and the Cape Breton Partnership's Vital Awards - recognizing young people between the ages of 16-40 who have made a significant impact in their community or workplace.

Duration: 00:05:16


Personal Information and Privacy - Wayne MacKay

12/11/2017
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Should text messages be used as evidence in the courts? Is ID scanning at liquor stores an invasion of privacy? Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University's Shulick School of Law and a legal commentator, offers his thoughts.

Duration: 00:10:22


Christmas Turkey Drive

12/8/2017
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A single dad who's been there and done that when it comes to relying on a food bank to get through the month... and now is motivated to return the favour, Brandon Jolie of Bridgeport tells us about a Christmas turkey drive for the Glace Bay Food Bank.

Duration: 00:06:49


Mi'kmaq Honour Song

12/7/2017
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Leaving a Mi'kmaq legacy in music classes across the province... Reporter Emma Smith tells us about gifts of hand drums to elementary classrooms in Nova Scotia from the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre, as well as the story behind the Honour Song.

Duration: 00:11:20


Mabou Community Pasture

12/6/2017
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Mooove out... Find out why farmers in Inverness County are being asked to keep their cows off the community pasture in Cape Mabou. Chris van den Heuvel is a farmer in Port Hood and a member of the Cape Mabou Pasture Co-operative.

Duration: 00:08:14


MLA Keith Bain - Recovery Update

12/6/2017
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Bain is Back... The MLA for Victoria-The Lakes returns to the Nova Scotia Legislature this week after recovering from a health scare in early October. Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith asked Keith Bain about what happened and how it affected him.

Duration: 00:06:44


NS Sports Hall of Fame # 3 - Al MacInnis

12/5/2017
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A Canonading Cape Bretoner. We continue our countdown of the top 15 athletes of all time in Nova Scotia with the President and CEO of the NS Hall of Fame, Bruce Rainnie. Today, the third best athlete in Nova Scotia's history - Al MacInnis from Port Hood.

Duration: 00:06:08


Talking Frankie MacDonald Bobblehead

12/5/2017
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A NEW talking bobblehead? Reporter Wendy Martin spoke to Phil Sklar, one of the co-founders of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which is producing a talking bobblehead to honour Frankie MacDonald of Whitney Pier.

Duration: 00:08:56


Learn To Code - Computer Science Week

12/4/2017
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We program on the program... a couple of students from Coxheath Elementary teach Steve some basics of computer coding, to mark Computer Science Week. Mia Nordine is in Grade 4, and Nora Shaheen is in Grade 5. Both learn coding through Brilliant Labs.

Duration: 00:07:52


Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy Has Died

12/1/2017
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Remembering the late Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy of the Mi'kmaq Grand Council, who died yesterday, at age 76. Waycobah First Nation Chief Rod Googoo reflects on Sylliboy's life and legacy as a friend, a mentor and spiritual leader.

Duration: 00:09:01


Derelict Buildings in CBRM

12/1/2017
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Tearing down a problem that's building up in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Paul Burt, Manager of Building, Planning and Licensing Laws for the CBRM, explains what the municipality has planned for 27 dangerous and derelict buildings.

Duration: 00:08:04


Issue Panel 1130

11/30/2017
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It's time for another edition of the Information Morning Issue Panel - where we convene a rotating roster of talkative and opinionated Cape Bretoners to get their take on the news of the week. Today: Candee McCarthy, Darren McFadgen, and Michele Stephens.

Duration: 00:18:47


NEW Inverness Golf Course

11/30/2017
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The Fairway to Heaven... The folks at Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs have dreams--and plans--to add another course--maybe 2--next to the Cabot Cliffs course. General manager Andrew Alkenbrack spoke to Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith about the new Par 3.

Duration: 00:08:58


Jim St. Clair - McDaniel Farm, Margaree

11/29/2017
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Then & Now... our weekly trip through time with community historian Jim St. Clair. Today, we pay a virtual visit to a place that was once described as "the finest farm in Cape Breton", a landmark to anybody who's driven through Northeast Margaree.

Duration: 00:07:27


CBRM Mayor on Expropriation

11/29/2017
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Reporter Wendy Martin spoke to CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke about the municipality's efforts to acquire the property known as the "Nickerson Lands" in north end Sydney. It's needed in order for Sydney's second cruise ship berth project to proceed.

Duration: 00:03:39


Northside General ER Changes

11/29/2017
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The Emergency Department at the Northside General is implementing reduced hours, and a new process for managing the flow of patients to prevent staff from burning out. Brett MacDougall is the Director responsible for Hospital Emergency Services.

Duration: 00:07:29


Disability Tax Credit - Yvonne Colbert

11/29/2017
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Getting the most from your disability tax credit. Our consumer watchdog Yvonne Colbert looks into a company whose ads are all over the place... offering to help people apply for the federal disability tax credit, and charging clients a 30% fee to do so.

Duration: 00:11:30


Cape Breton Dorados Swim Club

11/28/2017
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At one time the Cape Breton Dorados club was down to just half-a-dozen members. Now, they're up to 40 competitive swimmers... driving it 5 days a week... we find out what accounts for the turnaround from swimmer Lexi Quinn and head coach Stacy Clark.

Duration: 00:08:02


Ally Centre Expands Services

11/28/2017
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A space of their own. The Ally Centre of Cape Breton has expanded... opening two new satellite services in Glace Bay and Sydney Mines to help meet the needs of vulnerable populations. We find out how and why from Executive Director Christine Porter.

Duration: 00:08:35


Opioid Recovery Program

11/27/2017
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A health initiative that won an award for improving the lives of the people it serves, people who are sometimes overlooked, or worse, rejected by the health care system.

Duration: 00:13:56

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