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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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 08:15
    Dalhousie Medical School and the Nova Scotia Department of Health are adding more family medicine residency spaces... two are coming to Cape Breton. Dr. Andrew Warren, Associate Dean of Post-graduate Medical Education at Dalhousie, explains what that means.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 08:55
    Caseworkers at one of the agencies that carries out Nova Scotia's restorative justice program say they're paid less than other provincial employees for doing essentially the same work. The restorative justice system provides an alternative to the traditional court process. Shila LeBlanc is a caseworker with the Community Justice Society in Halifax.
    Jul 11, 2018
  • 07:43
    Meet one of the Cape Breton winners of the SPARK Innovation Challenge for tech start-ups who has an idea to use GPS bracelets to keep track of children on school trips and outings. Patsy Leadbeater received a $25,000. award for her company - Commlet.
    Jul 10, 2018
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