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Maritime Noon

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Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Location:

Halifax, NS

Description:

Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

Language:

English

Contact:

Maritime Noon CBC Nova Scotia P.O. Box 3000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3E9 (902) 420-9336


Episodes
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On the phone-in: Alex Khasnabish from Mount St Vincent University answers questions about disinformation and propaganda. And off the top of the show, we hear about an incident near Digby involving farmed salmon.

7/16/2024
On the phone-in: We have a discussion about the dangers of disinformation and propaganda. Our guest is Alex Khasnabish who's a professor and chair of the department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax. And off the top of the show. We hear about an incident near Digby involving farmed salmon. Our guests are Joel Richardson and Neville Crabbe.

Duration:00:52:43

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On the phone-in: How do you like your downtown? And off the top, Dr Danielle Williams with CFIA describes a parasite called MSX that affects oysters. MSX has been detected in Bedeque Bay on PEI.

7/15/2024
On the phone-in: We discuss the elements that make for a dynamic downtown area in the Maritimes. Our guests are Paul MacKinnon in Halifax and Dawn Alan in Charlottetown. And off the top of the show, Dr Danielle Willliams from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency describes a parasite called MSX that affects oysters. MSX has been detected in Bedeque Bay on PEI and now the CFIA is doing more testing to see if it has spread.

Duration:00:52:50

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On the phone-in: Jim White takes your questions about painting & staining. And off the top of the show, we hear about a boat fire in Point du Chene, NB. And the potato crop on PEI is ahead of schedule.

7/14/2024
On the phone-in: Painting and staining expert, Jim White, answers your questions. And off the top of the show, Victor Cormier, the general manager of the Pointe-du-Chene Harbour Authority, explains how some guys on jet-skis stopped a burning boat from destroying the whole marina. And the CBC's Nancy Russell finds out why the potato crop on PEI is ten days ahead of schedule.

Duration:00:53:05

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Four counties on Mainland, NS, had flooding overnight. We speak with councillor Dick Killam in Halls Harbour. The CBC's Gareth Hampshire and Brett Ruskin file reports. And Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.

7/11/2024
The remnants of post tropic storm Beryl drops torrential rain on part of the Mainland NS. Councillor Dick Killam from Halls Harbour, NS, describes the damage in his community. The CBC's Gareth Hampshire and Brett Ruskin also file reports.And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.

Duration:00:53:16

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On the phone-in: Michael Haynes & James Donald share their expertise on hiking in the region. Off the top, we speak with Michael Kabelen from the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia.

7/10/2024
On the phone-in: Michael Haynes in NS and James Donald in NB share their top suggestions for great hikes in the Maritimes. They also answer all your questions. Off the top of the show, we speak with Michael Kabalen from the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia. And the CBC's Josefa Cameron on PEI tells us about "speed friending" at Pride PEI.

Duration:00:52:52

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On the phone-in: Lawyer Julia Cornish gives advice on separation and divorce. Off the top of the show, we hear about a controversy connected to the Fredericton Pride parade and from a former coach of Jacob Shaffelburg.

7/10/2024
On the phone-in: Lawyer Julia Cornish provides advice for people who are going through a separation and divorce. Off the top of the show, we hear about a controversy connected to the Fredericton Pride parade. And Angela Morrison, a former soccer coach of Jacob Shaffelburg, discusses last night's game against Argentina at the Copa America tournament.

Duration:00:53:22

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On the phone-in: Lauren Park answers questions on bee-keeping. And off the top of the show, we hear from Angela Morrison who used to coach Jacob Shaffelburg. We also hear from his grandmother on PEI.

7/8/2024
On the phone-in: Lauren Park who's an experienced beekeeper answers questions about beekeeping. Off the top of the show. We speak with Angela Morrison who used to coach soccer star, Jacob Shaffelburg. We also hear from his grandmother, Anne Smith, who lives in Stratford, PEI. Team Canada takes on Argentina tonight at the Copa America tournament.

Duration:00:52:56

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On the phone-in: Bob Bancroft answers questions about wildlife. Off the top of the show, we hear an update on blueberries in the Maritimes and a new farmer's market opened in Charlottetown over the weekend.

7/7/2024
Wildlife biologist, Bob Bancroft, answers questions about animals and birds on the phone-in. And off the top of the show. we speak with Peter Burgess, executive director of the Wild Blueberry Producers Association of NS. He says the crop this season is early. And in Charlottetown, a new farmer's market opened over the weekend.

Duration:00:53:24

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On the phone-in: Energy advisor Barry Walker provides advice on cooling and heating systems. And at the top of the show, we hear about the new med school in Charlottetown and a new Indigenous mural Fredericton.

7/4/2024
Barry Walker, who's an energy advisor, provides advice about heat pumps as well as heating and cooling systems. And off the top of the show, we hear about the construction of the new medical school in Charlottetown as well as a new mural at the Fredericton public library by Wolastoqi artist, Emma Hassencahl-Perley.

Duration:00:52:59

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On the phone-in: Silvia Jay answers questions about dog behaviour. We hear about a dead humpback whale in the Stewiacke River. And dog owners travelling to the US after Aug 1 will face changes.

7/3/2024
Today's phone-in is with dog behaviour expert, Sivlia Jay. Off the top of the show, we speak with Tonya Wmmer from MARS about a dead humpback whale in the Stewiacke River. And Dr Tracy Fisher with the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association talks about changes coming August 1st for dog owners who travel to the US.

Duration:00:52:33

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A woman in Charlottetown who runs Boonoonoonoos -- restaurant in Charlottetown that serves Caribbean food -- discusses her concerns about Hurricane Beryl. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.

7/2/2024
Sascha Gordon and her husband run Boonoonoonoos -- a restaurant in Charlottetown that serves Caribbean food. Sascha talks with us about her concerns for her family back in Jamaica with Hurricane Beryl hitting the island today. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour answers gardening questions.

Duration:00:52:56

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Dr Lucas Roscoe with Natural Resources Canada updates us on the experiment with Laricobius beetles that eat HWA. We hear about L.M. Montgomery events on PEI. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc on birding.

7/1/2024
In Southwest NS, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid has been killing hemlocks. Last Fall, an experiment was launched that saw the importation of Laricobius beeles from BC. Laricobius beetles eat Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. Dr Lucas Roscoe from Natural Resources Canada provides an update on whether the Laricobius survived the winter in NS. People on PEI are organizing events for the 150th anniversary of the birthday of L.M. Montgomery. And on the phone-in: Diane Leblanc answers questions on birding.

Duration:00:52:26

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Listeners sound off about loud vehicles. And on the phone-in, automotive expert Doug Bethune takes your calls.

6/27/2024
We hear your thoughts (loud and clear) on yesterday's interview about noisy vehicles. And on the phone-in, automotive expert Doug Bethune diagnoses your car troubles.

Duration:00:52:53

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Councillor David Hickey in Saint John, NB, discusses ideas to improve the city's noise bylaw to combat loud vehicles. We hear about a new coin launched on PEI. And on the phone-in: Todd Boland on shrubs and vines.

6/26/2024
Councillor David Hickey in Saint John, NB, says a number of residents are concerned about excessively loud motorcycles and vehicles. He's investigating improving the city's noise bylaw. On PEI, the Royal Canadian Mint launches a new coin to celebrate L.M. Montgomery. And on the phone-in: Horticulturalist Todd Boland provides advice on shrubs and vines.

Duration:00:52:40

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We hear from Marc Mes with the Canadian Coast Guard about environmental programs to reduce carbon emissions. People on PEi work to run lighthouses. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele.

6/25/2024
Marc Mes, who's the deputy commissioner of Canadian Coast Guard programs, discusses how the Coast Guard is reducing carbon emissions. People on PEI work to maintain lighthouses. On the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Karyn Steele. And in New Brunswick, two youths are hired to be River Keepers on the Saint John River.

Duration:00:52:30

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An immigration lawyer weighs in on a recent NS labour board decision in favour of temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: great summer reads!

6/24/2024
An immigration lawyer weighs in on a recent NS labour board decision in favour of temporary foreign workers. And on the phone-in: we share recommendations for great summer reading!

Duration:00:52:43

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LOCOmotion 600: A 600km bicycle event across mainland Nova Scotia. And on the phone-in: Repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

6/23/2024
Have you ever tried to bike 600km? Well about two dozen Nova Scotians did this past weekend as part of the LOCOmotion 600 endurance event. Organizer and participant Ashleigh Myles tells us about the event and what's next for this active group of cyclists. And on the phone-in: Our repair expert Aaron Publicover answers your questions.

Duration:00:52:49

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The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from Shubenacadie, NS, about National Indigenous Peoples Day. PEI plans SafeTEA sessions with Aunties. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour gives gardening advice.

6/20/2024
The CBC's Brett Ruskin reports from Shubenacadie, NS -- the site of the former residential school -- on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Melissa Peter-Paul on PEI plans SafeTEA sessions with Aunties. And on the phone-in: Niki Jabbour provides gardening advice.

Duration:00:52:53

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses an announcement today on the National School Food Program and other issues such as affordability. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson answers questions on genealogy.

6/19/2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Westville, NS today for an announcement on the National School Food Program. He also speaks with us about issues such as affordability. And on the phone-in: Lesley Anderson provides advice on researching your family tree.

Duration:00:52:53

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The Maritime Lobster Processors Association comments on the closure of the Coastal Shell Products plant. Foreign workers on PEI resume a hunger strike. And on the phone-in: Chris Harvey-Clark on sharks.

6/18/2024
Nat Richard, the executive director of the Maritime Lobster Processors Association. comments on the closure of the Coastal Shell Products plant in Beaurivage, NB. Foreign workers on PEI resume a hunger strike and stage a protest today in Charlottetown. And on the phone-in: Shark researcher, Chris Harvey-Clark, answers questions on sharks.

Duration:00:52:46