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Information morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.

Information morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
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Information morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.






CBC Nova Scotia P.O. Box 3000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3E9 902-420-4431


Offering people the dignity of gift giving

The Sisters of St. Martha are giving gifts to people who can't afford to give. They're helping to spread the joy of Christmas giving.

Duration: 00:07:21

Social issues should inform city policy

An HRM councillor says city staff should take social issues into account before they make decisions. Lindell Smith is the councillor for District 8 - Halifax Peninsula North.

Duration: 00:06:47

Craft brewer offers better model for pot sales

A local craft beer brewer says putting NSLC in charge of cannabis was a big mistake. Chris Reynolds says he has a better idea.

Duration: 00:11:20

Taking the temperature of our coastal waters one lobster trap at a time

Most scientists agree our planet is warming up. That goes for the oceans too. Lobster - and Nova Scotia's lucrative lobster industry - depend on cool waters. Shannon Scott Tibbetts and Elizabeth Baker have been collecting data.

Duration: 00:07:25

Recycling worries in Nova Scotia

Much of the solid waste recycled in the Halifax region will soon need a new place to go. The Chinese government announced it would no longer accept two dozen types of solid waste. That decision has major implications for Nova Scotia.

Duration: 00:09:36

CNIB steps up after Halifax Explosion

The movement that became the Canadian National Institute for the Blind was already in motion by 1917, but the Halifax Explosion brought it all together. Jane Beaumont it the CNIB's archivist.

Duration: 00:08:55

A pitch for why Halifax Council needs to pass Integrated Mobility Plan

Later this morning, people will rally in front of city hall. They'll ask councillors to say 'yes' to a new Integrated Mobility Plan. Ben Wedge is the executive director of "It's More Than Buses". Kelsey Lane is Executive Director of the Halifax Cycling

Duration: 00:10:02

Who's paying too much in HRM under the CAP system

Some people say the provincially-imposed CAP system unfairly shifts the tax burden onto rental properties and new home buyers. Neil Lovett is lead author of a new analysis of the system in HRM. He's with Turner Drake & Partners Limited.

Duration: 00:08:51

Need for needle exchange surges in Northern Nova Scotia

The province is providing more money for groups in Colchester, East Hants, Cumberland and Pictou counties where 50,000 needles were exchanged this year.

Duration: 00:09:14

No navigator to help cancer patient on South Shore

Lunenburg resident Jennifer Harrison was diagnosed with breast cancer this past summer. Her cancer navigator resigned in October, and no one has replaced her. We hear from her, and a response from Rob Zwicker, Health Services Director for oncology for Sou

Duration: 00:11:38

Using underwater microphones to show how right whale habitat has shifted

A new study published in the journal 'Nature Scientific Reports' tracked the right whale's whereabouts by listening for that sound. Genevieve Davis led the study. She's a researcher at the Northeast Fisheries Science Centre in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Duration: 00:07:41

Few prosecutions under Westray law

Some Nova Scotia families of workers who've died on the job, are calling for enforcement of a law passed to make it easier to hold companies criminally responsible. CBC Reporter Elizabeth Chiu has more.

Duration: 00:09:26

The ever changing landscape of print journalism

This week Postmedia and Torstar newspaper chairs announced a deal to swap dozens of community newspapers. No cash will change hands, because the papers being traded have similar value. But most of the papers will be shut down. Kelly Toughill teaches jou

Duration: 00:09:44

W for winter, and P for prepare, says A for Adventure

Chris Surette and Jan Sebastian LaPierre have tips and tricks for how to enjoy the cold, ice and snow.

Duration: 00:09:45

Tackling Islamophobia on campus with emergency hijab kits

The Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group has partnered with the Dalhousie Student Union to provide emergency hijab kits at various locations at the campaus. Amina Abawajy is the president of the Dalhousie Student Union.

Duration: 00:08:35

Job cuts at Sobeys, and other challenges ahead for the company

The Stellarton-based company announced major office staff cuts, hang-over from Safeway deal - but it's also a sign of even stiffer competition on the horizon. Dan Shaw teaches marketing at Dalhousie University and is Director of the Corporate Residency M

Duration: 00:09:07

African Nova Scotian women face concrete ceiling

There's a lot of talk about glass ceilings for women in the workforce. Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard says, that for African Nova Scotian women, that ceiling is actually concrete.

Duration: 00:08:23

Regional companies hope to win big on federal funding

The federal government is putting almost a billion dollars on the table to spurr innovation. CBC Reporter Paul Withers tells us about a bid from Atlantic Canada.

Duration: 00:11:28

School board responds to criticism over library cuts

From traditional libraries to learning commons. The South Shore school board is moving towards a new model and earlier this year cut funding for several library positions.

Duration: 00:06:51

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