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Information Morning Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland & David Burke

Coming Up:

FRIDAY, November 21, 2014
Cape Breton's # 1 morning show - "Information Morning" - weekdays at 6 a.m.


  • The new tax review for Nova Scotia recommends lower taxes for high income earners,
    and higher taxes on diapers and home heating.
    We ask the author, Laurel Broten - a former Ontario cabinet minister - what she was thinking?

  • Plus, we have our World Famous "Quote Of The Week" Contest.
    We'll test your recall skills for a CBC prize.  YOU could be our next winner!


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  • AND coming up next week  -  it's the District 10  By-election Debate

    All the questions will come from YOU, "LIVE" from the floor that night.

    Wednesday, November 26th   at  Oceanview Junior High School, Glace Bay 

    Debate starts at  7 PM ...presented by CBC Cape Breton  and  The Cape Breton Post


     

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THE BREAKFAST BIOGRAPHIES

Our series of feature length interviews with interesting and intriguing people in Cape Breton.  These fascinating people you MAY already know but who we think are worth getting to know a bit better.  Check out  "The Breakfast Biographies"  -  in our Archives section  ( top right menu )


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Join Information Morning's host Steve Sutherland and Morning News Editor David Burke -  starting at 6 A.M.   Also, our Morning Meteorologist Peter Coade has your up-to-the-minute Cape Breton weather forecast, LIVE after 7:25 AM

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Glace Bay Sushi

Posted by Glenn Carey

sushi.jpgA couple of International students at Cape Breton University have launched the new "Mr. Sushi" business in Glace Bay, as part of their entrepreneurship course.  Lucy Di heads up marketing and hospitality student Humphry Yu is the cook, they spoke to Reporter Holly Conners about their venture.  (runs 6:42)

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Nova Scotia Tax Review

Posted by Glenn Carey

laurel-broten-tax-review-ns.jpgA new tax review in Nova Scotia has raised some questions and some eyebrows, with pundits and politicians talking about the report's recommendations.  We speak with the woman who's making them.  Laurel Broten is a former Minister of Education and a former Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs for Ontario.  (runs 12:53)

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Social Storm Hack-a-thon

Posted by Glenn Carey

A global hack-a-thon is one of the events in CBU's Global Entrepreneurship Week.  Cape Bretoners will be joining teams from around the world, coming up with real solutions to real world issues.  Derek Mombourquette is the co-ordinator of the Island Sandbox, and Darren MacDonald is a student at UIT, a new technology entrepreneurship program in Sydney.  (runs 7:27)

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Cheticamp Community Meeting

Posted by Glenn Carey

Cheticamp gets a new voice in order to speak up and speak out.  Scott Aucoin works for the Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse, a non-profit organization devoted to improving the well-being and quality of life of Acadians and Francophones in Nova Scotia.  He describes last night's meeting to create a committee to advocate on Cheticamp's behalf.  (runs 7:23)

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Petit-de-Grat Murder Trial

Posted by Glenn Carey

James Landry is charged in the second degree murder of Phillip Joseph Boudreau of Petit de Grat.  Three others are also charged in Boudreau's death.  Reporter Wendy Martin is covering the trial and summarizes courtroom events so far.  (runs 6:34)

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Jill's Chocolates

Posted by Glenn Carey

jill franklin.jpgA sweet new business is coming to Iona.  Jill's Chocolates of Halifax is moving into the former Highland Heights Inn.  Jill Franklin and husband plan to reopen the Inn and its restaurant, thats after she returns from the gifting suite at the American Music Awards.  We speak with the busy chocolatier.  (runs 7:45)

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Cheticamp Gridshell

Posted by Glenn Carey

gridshell.jpgBuilding knowledge...  students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette came to Cheticamp recently to discuss a distinctive looking structure built by architecture students at Dalhousie to house the local farmer's market.  Lafayette Professor Geoff Gjertson explains why.  (runs 7:35)

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Archibald's Wharf

Posted by Glenn Carey

The future of Archibald's Wharf in North Sydney is up in the air.  The greenspace on the waterfront may be sold to Canadian Maritime Engineering for business expansion.  Councillor Charlie Keagan supports the proposed sale, but the Business Improvement and Development Association thinks the property is more valuable as it is.  (runs 4:16)

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North Sydney Community Food Bank

Posted by Glenn Carey

The good news is that the Community Food Bank in North Sydney is celebrating its 20th anniversary, the bad news is that the community has needed a food bank for 20 years.  Tracy Lamond is one of the Cape Bretoners who uses the service, she shares her story.  (runs 9:21)

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Jim St. Clair - 2 Arichat Women

Posted by Glenn Carey

Inspired by our fall series, "The Breakfast Biographies" - a series of interviews with intriguing Cape Breton characters we wanted to know better - community historian Jim St. Clair looks at 2 early women of Arichat, who had wills prepared, at a time when most women did not.  (runs 7:54)

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