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Information Morning - Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland

CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

  • 12:47
    Cape Bretoner and Nobel Prize winner Art McDonald, director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, reflects on the passing of the world's best known scientist, and about his relationship with the legendary Stephen Hawking.
    Mar 16, 2018
  • 07:47
    A tale of four Cape Breton brothers who had a reunion for the first time in 13 years in the most unlikely place on the planet - with the help of an Antarctic expedition company owned by ANOTHER Cape Bretoner. We make contact with one of the brothers - Kelly Peck, during a layover, on his way home, in Mexico City.
    Mar 15, 2018
  • 07:03
    All Ramped Up... Meet 23 year old, Rebecca Dunphy of Whycocomagh on Cape Breton Island, who's just been recognized for her idea of turning old tires into mobility ramps. CBC Reporter Wendy Martin asked her about winning a national award for her business idea at the Youth Innovation Summit in Ottawa.
    Mar 15, 2018
  • 03:17
    Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia will be hosting a "Women in Politics" panel discussion featuring nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics. Karla MacFarlane, interim leader of the Provincial PC party and the MLA for Pictou West, says she experienced sexism before she entered politics.
    Mar 14, 2018
  • 04:36
    Nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics will discuss their experiences as part of panel discussion in Sydney. Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia are hosting the "Women in Politics" event. Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton is one of the panelists.
    Mar 14, 2018
  • 15:43
    Tuma Young is a Mi'kmaw lawyer and scholar who says the current justice system is not working for Mi'kmaq people... so it's time to design a NEW one, that incorporates indigenous law. He's proposing the creation of a new legal institute, possibly based at CBU, whose mission would be to build that new indigenous justice system.
    Mar 12, 2018
  • 06:18
    The Cape Breton Regional Municipal council passed a motion to rezone an area of Big Pond for a potential RV park on the Bras d'Or Lake. Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny says the Assembly of NS Mi'kmaq chiefs have concerns and request the provincial government arrange for municipal consultation with their communities.
    Mar 12, 2018
  • 06:06
    The Nova Scotia government has introduced amendments to the Municipal Government Act - allowing the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to sell or lease land below market value, and to offer tax concessions. Derek Mombourquette is Nova Scotia's Municipal Affairs Minister and the MLA for Sydney-Whitney Pier.
    Mar 9, 2018
  • 05:15
    There's snow on the way but it won't do Ski Cape Smokey in Ingonish any good... Time has run out for the Northern Cape Breton ski hill. The Ski Cape Smokey Society made it official - they will not be opening the slopes this year. Reporter Holly Conners spoke with society chair Larry Dauphinee.
    Mar 8, 2018
  • 07:49
    Yesterday, we heard about the concept of getting credit for NOT cutting down the trees on your woodlot... and instead managing it as a sink for carbon dioxide... and generating revenue. Today, we hear from Dale Prest, an Ecosystem Service Specialist with Community Forests International in Sackville, New Brunswick.
    Mar 8, 2018
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