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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

The Sisters of St. Martha - Antigonish

1/17/2018
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A beloved community institution in Antigonish is undergoing some big changes. The Sisters of St. Martha have been an important part of society for decades. Now, they're closing their aging Motherhouse. Congregation leader Sr. Brendalee Boisvert explains why.

Duration: 00:08:36


Funeral Mix-up - Yvonne Colbert

1/17/2018
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The worst possible time for a mix-up... A family's grief made worse, they say, by their experience with a loved one's funeral service. In a CBC investigation, our Consumer Watchdog Yvonne Colbert has the alarming story of one family's experience.

Duration: 00:08:52


Outdoor Rink @ Open Hearth Park

1/17/2018
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Reporter Holly Conners spoke to David Ferguson, Facilities Supervisor with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, to learn more about the outdoor skating rink being established in a parking lot at Open Hearth Park in Sydney.

Duration: 00:05:55


Wacky Weather - Jonathan Buffett

1/17/2018
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We all know what happened weather wise in Cape Breton this past weekend. So we poke around WHY it happened. We contact Jonathan Buffett, an amateur weather watcher, who is part of a co-operative network called the Cape Breton Weather Monitoring Network, for an explanation.

Duration: 00:07:26


Doctor Recruitment - Dr. Wilkes

1/17/2018
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Help Wanted. Eventually. Victoria County is concerned that the province isn't actively recruiting doctors for the area because the ones who want to retire haven't officially declared so. Dr. Warren Wilkes is Executive Director for Medicine - NSHA, Eastern Zone.

Duration: 00:07:46


Cannabis ER Visits

1/15/2018
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Why is marijuana to blame for a number of recent emergency room visits in Antigonish? Dr. Maureen Allen, an Emergency Room physician at St. Martha's Hospital, explains. Learn more about patients suffering from hyperemesis cannabinoid syndrome.

Duration: 00:06:02


Social Assistance Reform

1/15/2018
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Last week, we had a conversation with an advocate for people who use social assistance. They're happy that the province is reforming the system, but they're UNhappy that they're being left out of the process. The Department of Community Services responds.

Duration: 00:11:35


Victoria County Doctor Vacancies

1/12/2018
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A Doctor's Dilemma... We have more on how the Nova Scotia Health Authority defines a physician vacancy and why it's a particular problem in Victoria County. Reporter Holly Conners spoke to a doctor, and the Warden of the County about recruitment.

Duration: 00:06:17


New Brunswick Doctors

1/11/2018
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A follow-up to our Doctors Nova Scotia interview... we turn to our neighbours in New Brunswick to hear of their model to pay doctors - one favoured by many physicians. Andrew MacLean is Director of Family Medicine NB for the Medical Society of NB.

Duration: 00:12:34


Recycling problems in Nova Scotia

1/10/2018
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The province had a chance to head off the current problem with recyclable plastic. We hear one theory from Doug Hickman on how the issue got out of hand.

Duration: 00:08:48


Doctors Payment Model

1/10/2018
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Physician pay thyself. We ask the president of Doctors NS, Manoj Vohra, what models they're looking at to replace fee for service.

Duration: 00:07:50


YearEnder - CBRM Mayor Clarke

1/9/2018
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Every year at this time we like to do a series of interviews with the people in Cape Breton who have some influence on the discussion and events on the Island. Today, we wrap up our year-end discussions with an interview with CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke.

Duration: 00:18:23


CBRM Recycling Challenges

1/9/2018
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A policy change in China means much of the world's solid waste and recycling has to find another place to go. And, that's having an impact on Nova Scotia municipalities, including the CBRM. Francis Campbell, Manager of Solid Waste for CBRM, explains.

Duration: 00:08:26


St. Francis Xavier Relic

1/8/2018
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A sacred relic reaching out from the past to inspire today's Catholics. Reporter Zak Markan visited the exhibit at Saint Mary's Basilica in Halifax to learn how the centuries-old arm of St. Francis Xavier is making its way across Canada and NS.

Duration: 00:08:59


YearEnder - Sydney Waterfront District

1/4/2018
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You might know it as Downtown Sydney, but there's a group who's reimagining that area as the "Sydney Waterfront District." In our series of year-end interviews, we ask what changes came about in 2017 - and what the vision holds for the new year.

Duration: 00:12:26


Tips On Buying A Generator

1/4/2018
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A snowstorm paired with powerful winds can potentially cause power outages. If you're thinking of buying a generator, David Giles from the NSCC's School of Trades and Technology gives us safety tips and offers thoughts to consider when shopping for one.

Duration: 00:12:31


YearEnder - Homeless Shelter

1/3/2018
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Learn about the "Housing First For Youth" initiative and meet a young Cape Bretoner who had been homeless but is now in a place and on his feet thanks to a local non-profit devoted to helping vulnerable people, as part of our year-end interview series.

Duration: 00:13:04


YearEnder - Parks Canada

1/2/2018
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Shining Up the Jewels in Cape Breton's crown. It was a big year at Parks Canada sites, with visitation up everywhere. Blair Pardy, Superintendent of the Cape Breton Field Unit of Parks Canada, looks back at 2017 and how the year unfolded for sites.

Duration: 00:11:14


Information Morning 2017 Year-End Quiz

12/29/2017
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Its time for the 9th annual Information Morning Year End Quiz! In studio and in competition is Nicole LaFosse, Candee McCarthy and Todd Pettigrew. Who will win the Year-End Quiz title?

Duration: 00:19:41


YearEnder - Premier Stephen MacNeil

12/28/2017
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At this time every year, we do year-end interviews with the kind of people who influence the public discussion on Cape Breton Island. Today, an interview on provincial affairs with the Premier of Nova Scotia, into his second mandate, Stephen McNeil.

Duration: 00:17:48

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