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Episodes

A for Adventure goes S for Swimming - a LONG swim

9/21/2017
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Chris Surette from A for Adventure tagged along with Nick Russell for a special excursion this summer. Nick swam the entire length of the Shubenacadie Canal.

Duration: 00:09:38


Deep Trouble: Necropsies to find out what is killing right whales

9/20/2017
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A team of scientists from the Atlantic Vet College in Charlottetown spent the summer trying to find out what's killing North Atlantic right whales. CBC Reporter Steve Bruce has more on necropsies.

Duration: 00:07:20


Deep Trouble: The day Joe Howlett died saving a right whale

9/19/2017
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Joe Howlett's name was heard around the world when he died. He was saving a North Atlantic right whale. CBC's Lauren Bird looks at the events leading up to his death.

Duration: 00:08:47


Deep Trouble: How to rescue a disentangled whale

9/18/2017
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Freeing whales from fishing gear is a complicated process. And those who work in the field remain passionate about what they do. CBC Reporter Carolyn Ray went to Massachusetts to find out how those whale rescues began.

Duration: 00:08:01


Health Care officials address shortage on Long Island

9/18/2017
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Although there's a brand new health facility on Long island, there's no doctor based there and the nurse practisioner left a few weeks ago. Health Officials are hoping to resolve this.

Duration: 00:10:02


A safety report on a near collision in Halifax Harbour

9/15/2017
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A Transportation Safety Board report released yesterday looks at an incident on June 29th 2016, when Murphy's on the water tour boat 'The Summer Bay' passed directly in front of a large cruise ship.

Duration: 00:08:49


Parents still suffering from loss of IWK support program

9/14/2017
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The IWK had been home to a program called Extra Support for Parents, run by three staff members and a small army of volunteers. The program was dismantled this past June, and families say they're still in limbo. Margot Brunelle has been following this s

Duration: 00:11:52


German family trying to move to NS frustrated with immigration officials

9/14/2017
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Anne-Eva Lober recently had her application rejected to study in Cape Breton, even though she appears to meet all the requirements. Lee Cohen is her lawyer.

Duration: 00:09:16


Researcher looking at fugitive slave ads from Nova Scotia's past

9/13/2017
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A Harvard researcher is tackling the narrative that Canada was solely a safe haven for African slaves escaping the United States. Charmaine Nelson is a professor in art history at McGill University. This year she's the William Lyon MacKenzie King chair i

Duration: 00:08:44


Talk in Halifax looks at Assisted Dying legislation one year on

9/13/2017
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Retired N.S. Senator Jim Cowan is speaking in Halifax as part of a panel discussion on the effects of Bill C-14, part of the Internatinal Conference on End of Life Law, Ethics, Policy and Practice.

Duration: 00:07:13


Lessons from Manitoba for protecting cyberbullying victims

9/13/2017
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For people who've been cyberbullied, one of the worst parts of the nightmare is knowing their images continue to live online. A statute in Manitoba aims to change that. Karen Busby is a Professor of Law and Director of the centre for Human Rights Researc

Duration: 00:08:00


Teachers leave NSCC after pay changes

9/12/2017
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A former employee at the Nova Scotia Community College says the school is taking advantage of some of its teaching staff.

Duration: 00:10:47


Nova Scotians in Florida ride out Hurricand Irma

9/11/2017
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Hurricane Irma ripped through the Caribbean and Florida over the weekend. It's not yet high season for Canadian snowbirds who head south, but there are a number of expats who live in Florida year round.

Duration: 00:10:11


Computer game for an uniquely Maritime food

9/8/2017
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The donair is an odd culinary creation. It's a dish that some love, while others avoid. But the donair remains a uniquely Maritime food. One man's fascination with the dish has led to the creation of a donair computer game.

Duration: 00:08:20


NSCC researchers using cutting-edge technology

9/8/2017
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A team of researchers from NSCC is using cutting edge technology to map part of the South Shore coastline. The goal is to understand how to protect vulnerable ecosystems if an oil spill ever happened in our waters. The CBC's Shaina Luck spent time with

Duration: 00:09:08


Nova Scotia expert explains delusional disorder

9/7/2017
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Dr. Alistair Munro who is an expert on delusional disorder, explains what it is.

Duration: 00:09:12


Enjoy the warm water safely

9/6/2017
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The ocean is at its warmest. Our A for Adventure team says it's the perfect time to hit the beach, if you're aware of the risks.

Duration: 00:07:41


Run, Hide, Repeat - A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood, a remarkable memoir by Pauline Dakin

9/5/2017
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Following a strange childhood - a childhood on the run - Pauline Dakin finally gets an explanation.

Duration: 00:13:31


VETS Canada and Salvation Army partner to help homeless veterans

9/4/2017
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Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada, otherwise known as VETS Canada, is the national volunteer led charity that helps homeless and in-crisis veterans. They're partnering with The Salvation Army to offer a first of its kind project.

Duration: 00:09:24


Owners abandon pets in Halifax park

9/1/2017
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Not every creature found in the Public Gardens is supposed to be there.

Duration: 00:10:07

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