Absolutely Maritimes

Celebrating local stories, culture and talent. Six Saturdays on CBC Atlantic. 
 
2016 will be announced shortly. The 2015 Season was: 

Heavy Weather 4 & 5 
 
Heavy Weather 4 (45:49) 

Heavy Weather is back with more musical performances from East Coast artists. Vol 4 features Catherine MacLellan, Green & Gold, Tomato Tomato, and Vogue Dots.
Aired Saturday, July 04, 8 p.m. AT

Heavy Weather 5 (45:12)

Vol 5 features Town Heroes, Fortunate Ones, Cyndi Cain, and Katie Baggs. 
Aired Saturday, Aug 01, 8 p.m. AT

Studio Black!

Studio Black! - Episode 1 (45:12)

A stylish, witty, brash, modern mini-series inspired by stories from the Nova Scotia Black community of the early twentieth century.
Part 1 aired Saturday, Aug 08, 8 p.m. AT

Studio Black! - Episode 2 (45:12)

Part 2 aired Saturday, Aug 22, 8 p.m. AT

My Week on Welfare

My Week on Welfare - (45:11) 

Filmmaker Jackie Torrens explores the stereotypes about welfare recipients by going on welfare for a week, to see what the day-to-day reality of life is really like for people on income assistance in Nova Scotia. During her week-long stay, she discovers unexpected insights and encounters the complex issues facing those in the system.
Aired Saturday, Aug 29, at 8 p.m. AT  

Defenders of the Dawn: Green Rights in the Maritimes

Defenders of the Dawn: Green Rights in the Maritimes (45:11)

Author Silver Donald Cameron visits communities in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that are fighting for environmental protection rights.
Aired Saturday, Sep 05, at 8 p.m. AT