Maritime Magazine with Pauline Dakin

What's Haunting you?

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Jackie Torrens explores our need for ghosts, and why they seem to be an integral part of the human story. She meets three people who have different connections to ghosts.

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What's in a name?

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What's in a name? here in atlantic canada - we spend a lot of time thinking about names. The ones we were born with. The nicknames we're given. And the ones we create ourselves. Maggie Rahr delves into how names define us and our region.

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Death of an Outport

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Why the residents of Little Bay Island in Newfoundland are divided about the future of their home.

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To Haiti with love

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The Churchill family left their home in Nova Scotia to move to a remote island in Haiti where they work with an organization that provides water and electricity, fosters job development and feeds the hungry. Shaina Luck produced this documentary.

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Temporary Foreign Workers

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Many employers in Atlantic Canada now depend on temporary foreign workers. But, are they taking jobs away from local people? And are they being exploited?
Blair Sanderson explores this contentious issue.

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A Journey To Jamaica

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Josh Oulton hires temporary foreign workers from the Caribbean country for eight months every year. Some have been coming to his farm in the Annapolis Valley for a decade. This year, Oulton travelled to Jamaica to learn more about where his workers come from and how they live.

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Medical Marijuana

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A healthy option or a dangerous tool? Why there is such debate about the merits of prescribing medical marijuana for people under 25.

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The hay barns of the Tantramar Marsh

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The Tantramar Marsh outside Sackville, New Brunswick has always been an iconic landscape for locals and people travelling between New Brunswick to Nova Scotia.
It was once known as the breadbasket of the maritimes - for its role in the farming community of the region. But the look of the marsh is changing. There were once 400 hay barns on the marsh. Now only 13 remain.
Jonna Brewer looks at why those hay barns were once so important to their community - and how their loss reflects bigger change underway in Atlantic Canada.

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Til Death Do Us Part

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We've all heard the stories...couples who can't seem to live without each other.
One spouse dies and the other goes as well, within weeks, days or even hours.
There's even a name for it, Broken Heart Syndrome.
Caroline Hillier tells us about the science behind the phenomenon.
And tells us two remarkable tales of true love.

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Love As Big As An Ocean

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We're all familiar with the saying "You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family." But that may not ALWAYS be the case.
Three women on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia are proving that change can be for the better.
They've created their own multi-generational family, and they hope their story will inspire others to do the same.
The CBC's Phlis McGregor brings us this documentary: "Love as big as the ocean".

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