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Information Morning Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland & David Burke

Coming Up:

FRIDAY, April 25, 2014

Cape Breton's # 1 morning show - "Information Morning" - weekdays at 6 a.m.


  • A new medical study finds child abuse is widespread across Canada - and it can have lasting effects on our mental health. Medical columnist Dr. Peter Lin talks about what doctors can do to help.

  • Its Friday... so time for our World Famous "Quote of the Week" Contest.

  • And, Producer Don Munro will have another edition of "The NewsQuiz".

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  • Congratulations Yvonne !!
    Kathy Large and Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith.JPGKathy Large, Program Manager, CBC Radio Nova Scotia and CBC Cape Breton Reporter Yvonne Leblanc-Smith at RTDNA Awards in Dartmouth. 

  • CBC Cape Breton reporter Yvonne Leblanc-Smith has won an award from RTDNA Canada - the association of electronic journalists.  At a dinner in Dartmouth on the weekend, she was presented with the Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Award for a news story about the Polish Church in Whitney Pier and whether it will continue to hold services.


    Hear the item on St. Mary's Polish Church:    (runs 1:14)
                          

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Join Information Morning's guest host Yvonne Leblanc-Smith 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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NEW Membertou School

Posted by Glenn Carey

Membertou First Nation will soon be opening a new school in the community. Darryl Bernard, Director of Public Works for Membertou, spoke to Reporter George Mortimer about the Kindergarden to Grade 6 building that is ahead of schedule.  (runs 5:01)

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Jim St. Clair - Shallop and Marmauds

Posted by Glenn Carey

On "Then and Now", we're all in the same boat. Community historian Jim St. Clair examines the history of a small, inshore fishing vessel that was a common sight in Cape Breton called a "Shallop".  (runs 6:14)

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Filming Book Of Negroes

Posted by Glenn Carey

Reporter Wendy Martin takes us to the set of "The Book of Negroes" filming at the Fortress of Louisbourg, we hear from the book's author Lawrence Hill, his daughter, Beatrice Freedman, who's an extra in the film, and Damon D'Oliveira, the producer of the CBC mini-series.  (runs 9:24)

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Alistair MacLeod Remembered

Posted by Glenn Carey

Writer Alistair MacLeod passed away April 20, 2014 at age 77. He was originally from Dunvegan in Inverness County, Cape Breton, he spent most summers there. The rest of the year he lived in Windsor, Ontario, where he used to be a Professor of English. Steve Sutherland spoke to him in 2011 for our "Leaders In Their Fields" Series.  (runs 18:03)

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CBU Research - Maureen Finlayson

Posted by Glenn Carey

We continue our on-going series about research being done at Cape Breton University, meet the professor who's been studying math anxiety and advises on how teachers can help students overcome it.  (runs 11:24)

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Arts and Culture Centre

Posted by Glenn Carey

St. Andrew's United Church in Sydney is being transformed into an Arts and Culture Centre. Reporter George Mortimer spoke to the owner and to the artistic director for the facility.  (runs 7:44)

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Replacing Sydney Library?

Posted by Glenn Carey

The book isn`t closed yet on building a new library in Sydney. We hear more thoughts on why Sydney needs a new library and what it`ll take to turn a fantasy into non-fiction.  (runs 7:49)
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Clothes Encounter

Posted by Glenn Carey

Meet a couple of Dalhousie University students who were inspired by fashions from the 1700s at Louisbourg to create costumes, and then, show them off at Government House in Halifax.  (runs 7:32)
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CBRM EMO Review

Posted by Glenn Carey

As a result of the April Fool's day storm, the Emergency Measures Organization in the CBRM is conducting a review of its services. John Dilny, Manager of Emergency Management, spoke with reporters about EMO's response to the event.  (runs 4:26)
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Stevedores Union Upset

Posted by Glenn Carey

The Sydney Ports Corporation has hired its own stevedores to handle cruise ship traffic this year. That has Robert Parsons, chair of the Sydney local of UNIFOR, representing unionized stevedores concerned over the sudden change.  (runs 5:08)
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