February 2013 Archives

I Need Help Now...

Posted by Christina Harnett

This week Vanessa Blanch brings us the stories of two families - two young people - struggling with mental illness.

She explores how far we have come when it comes to awareness and overcoming the stigma....at how very far we have to go - when it comes to treating mental health problems.

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Gun Violence Pt 2

Posted by Christina Harnett

The region's biggest city has always had its share of violent crime - it's something that goes along with being a major port.
But during the last five years guns have become more common at crime scenes. And the number of shootings in Halifax has risen to an all-time high.
To tackle the problem, the city is looking to other jurisdictions for help.
This week Maritime Magazine looks at one crime-fighting model from the US, and ask whether we should be looking for solutuions beyond our borders.

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Dr Ivar Mendez

Posted by Christina Harnett

This week Pauline sits down for a feature interview with a super-star of the medical world, Dr Ivar Mendez.
He's a leading figure in neuroscience and a pioneer in the use of robotics to help provide better medical care to remote areas.
Now he's leaving the region, and heading West.

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