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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.

  • 11:16
    We stitch together the story of a long lost WWI era hand-stitched quilt that has made it's way across Canada to return for a special event this weekend in Whycocomagh, the community where it was made. Leslie Hobson and Carla Jensen are from Toronto, they're bringing the quilt back to Cape Breton.
    Jul 20, 2018
  • 11:11
    A major operation... It will take some reorganization but there shouldn't be any cuts to Operating Room capacity or increases in wait times when the ORs close in North Sydney and New Waterford. Dr. Rod McGory is site lead for surgery at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, and Troy Penney is the Director of Perioperative Services for the Eastern Zone.
    Jul 19, 2018
  • 12:24
    Find out why some people are worried about conditions at the Highlands Links Golf Course in Ingonish. Hear from Marcel McKeough, President of the Cape Breton Highlands Golf Club Society, and Graham Hudson, General Manager of the course and the Keltic Lodge for the management company, GolfNorth.
    Jul 18, 2018
  • 08:32
    Bienvenue! The Cape Breton Regional Municipality welcomes visitors from Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France, as part of a cultural twinning project. District 8 Councilor Amanda MacDougall and Benoit Szatkowski, head of the Givenchy Cultural Association, describe their exchange.
    Jul 17, 2018
  • 10:31
    A bone of contention... did you know that it's almost impossible to find a puppy these days in Nova Scotia unless you're prepared to fork out some serious cash? Reporter Wendy Martin tells us why it's getting more and more difficult.
    Jul 16, 2018
  • 07:26
    A few years ago, the CBRM set itself the goal of reducing its energy costs by 15%. It has exceeded that goal... And, has more significant energy-saving projects in the works. David Brushett with Efficiency Nova Scotia, and an on-site energy manager for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, offers an update.
    Jul 16, 2018
  • 09:04
    We check in with the Mayor of Digby, Ben Cleveland, to find out what the Cape Breton Regional Municipality can learn from setting up a community-driven collaborative health centre. Mayor Cleveland tells us how the community pitched in to set up a collaborative care practice and what it's meant for health care there.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 09:54
    Barbara Reddick of Guysborough was one of the winners of the Margaree Chase the Ace jackpot of 1.2 million dollars, and she plans to sue her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis, for his half of the jackpot. Rob Currie, a law professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, offers his legal opinion on the matter.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 05:16
    Aced it! We check in with Bernice Curley, chair of the Margaree Chase the Ace Committee, after last night's big draw. The ACE of Spades, worth $1,222,639.00 was selected from the remaining two cards. Barb Reddick of Guysborough and her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis of Glace Bay share the Jackpot.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 06:54
    After a slow start, the Federal Immigration minister has added 500 more spots to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot because it's doing so well. Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia's Minister of Immigration, explains why and what's changed here.
    Jul 12, 2018
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