January 2010 Archives

Test of Faith

Posted by Jonathan DeRouchie

This week a troubled Maritime parish greeted its new spiritual leader. But what will it actually take to bring a catholic community rocked by scandal and abuse - back to the church? Wendy Martin introduces us to some of the people affected by the controversy in the Diocese of Antigonish, in her documentary "Test of Faith"

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[mp3 file: runs 28:27]

Across the Cancer Causeway

Posted by Jonathan DeRouchie

This week Maritime Magazine takes us inside the largest long-term cancer study ever undertaken in this country. The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow project will follow the health of 300,000 volunteers over the next 30 years. In this region, the project is called Atlantic Path, and many of you may have received brochures in the mail asking you to take part. Cape Breton in particular may have a special role to play in unlocking some of cancer's secrets. Pauline Dakin explains why.

[mp3 file: runs 27:33]

Update - Hands Across The Sea Haiti

Posted by Jonathan DeRouchie

This week Maritime Magazine checks in with a woman who has made it her life's work to help the children of Haiti. Karen Huxter runs a school and orphanage about 150 kilomentres outside Port Au Prince. It's called Hands Across the Sea-Haiti, and the charity's board of directors is based in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Maritime Magazine's producer Christina Harnett brings us an update.


[mp3 file: runs 27:29]