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The Cape Breton InterAgency on Family Violence has a way to help ease the trauma of sexual assault.  But its been turned down by the province.  CBC Reporter Joan Weeks brings us that story.  (runs 10:06)

Pray And Pay

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Parishes in Cape Breton now know what they'll have to contribute to the Church settlement for victims of sexual abuse by priests in the Antigonish Diocese.  We get an overview of the plan and reaction from one of the parishes.  We hear from Father Paul Abbass and from John Angione, Chair of the Parish Council for St. Leonard's Parish in New Waterford.  (runs 11:44)

Monitoring Mother Nature

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Meet Sheldon Lambert, an ecologist at the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, who's studying pitcher plants to get a picture of the health of wetlands there. (runs 7:50)

Flora MacDonald

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leadership_flora-macdonald.jpgFlora MacDonald is originally from North Sydney. She served as the MP for Kingston, Ontario, and in 1976,  she became the first woman to mount a serious campaign for the leadership of the federal Progressive Conservative Party. She later became the first female Minister of Foreign Affairs.

These days, at the age of 83 - she makes regular trips to Afghanistan in her capacity as founder of a development organization called Future Generations Canada.

She came into our Ottawa studio for our chat.

Flora MacDonald  (runs 17:45)

Irving Schwartz

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leadership_irving-schwartz.jpgThe person we've chosen to kick things off was someone who had a thing or two to say about getting things done... I guarantee it!

Irving Schwartz had been involved with more than 30 different companies over the years, from the Schwartz Furniture Showrooms and Seaside Cable, to nursing homes, computer software & oyster fishing. Irving was also co-founder of the Canadian International De-mining Corps. He said his proudest accomplishment was being appointed to the Order of Canada.

We talked in the summer of 2009 at his office in Sydney.

Irving Schwartz died on September 18, 2010 at age 81. 

Irving Schwartz  (runs 13:52)

Information Morning Leadership Series - Fall 2009

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A series of conversations with prominent and influential Cape Bretoners about the elements of effective leadership. 

The Information Morning Leadership Series originally aired in the fall of 2009, and was subsequently adapted to book form and published by CBU Press as "Getting It Done: Conversations with Cape Breton Leaders". 

Below you can find all the interviews as they ran in the original series.

Information Morning Cape Breton ...The Morning Show for Cape Breton!!!

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