Welcome to the local CBC Nova Scotia newsrooms in Halifax and Sydney.

News tips to 24-hour tip line: (902) 420-4100

If you'd like to leave a news tip, please call (902) 420-4100 or email us at cbcns@cbc.ca.

You can also find us on our websiteFacebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat (search @cbcnovascotia).

Find contact information for our staff here.

Mailing addresses

CBC Halifax Newsroom: 6940 Mumford Road, Suite 100, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 0B7

Phone: (902) 420-4100  Fax: (902) 420-4137

CBC Sydney Newsroom: 500 George Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 1K6

Phone: (902) 563-4100  Fax: (902) 539-1562

CBC Nova Scotia in Sydney

The CBC Nova Scotia building in Sydney is located at 500 George St. (Norma Jean MacPhee/CBC)

CBC Radio in Nova Scotia

Information Morning Nova Scotia

Information Morning Cape Breton

  • Email: info_morning@cbc.ca
  • Talkback line: 1-800-309-5556 or (902) 595-5556
  • General inquiries: (902) 563-4100

Maritime Noon

  • Email: marnoon@cbc.ca
  • Live phone-in: 1-800-565-1940
  • Answering Machine: 1-800-565-5463

Mainstreet Nova Scotia

  • Email: mainhfx@cbc.ca
  • Talkback line: 1-888-686-6246
  • General inquiries: (902) 420-4378

Mainstreet Cape Breton

Weekend Mornings

Maritime Connection

  • Live phone-in: 1-800-565-1940


Denise Wilson, Senior Managing Director for Atlantic Canada

Nancy Waugh, Managing Editor for Atlantic Canada

Ken MacIntosh, Executive Producer of News and Current Affairs for Nova Scotia


Jill Thomas Myrick, Regional Manager - Communications, Marketing & Brand: (902) 420-4223

Chantal Bernard, Senior Communications Officer: (902) 420-4376

Greg Guy, Senior Communications Officer: (902) 420-4302

CBC Media Solutions

John Channing, Broadcast Sales: (902) 420-4312

Have a question about the CBC? 

We've answered the most common queries in our list of Frequently Asked Questions below. If you still can't find the answer you're looking for, please contact Audience Relations directly at 1-866-306-4636.

  1. How do I contact the local news departments with a news tip? Call CBC Halifax at (902) 420-4100, CBC Sydney at (902) 563-4100 or email us at cbcns@cbc.ca
  2. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a local show? Send an email to the appropriate program. Contact information is listed above.
  3. How do I suggest an idea or pose a question to a national show? Go to Programs A-Z, look for the listing for that show, then follow the link to the website for that show. Look for the Contact Us section of the site.
  4. How do I contact the CBC about something I saw on CBC.ca? Email cbcns@cbc.ca
  5. How can I find out the name of the song I just heard on CBC Radio? First, look up the program page of the radio program you were listening to. Then, look under the link Music Playlists on the right hand menu of that page under the date and time you were listening.
  6. Can I get transcripts and/or tapes of programs? You can purchase copies of local/national news or current affairs programs through Cision. Please note that prices and the length of time programs are kept varies. You can contact Cision Canada at (416) 750-2220.
  7. How do I find out about jobs at the CBC? Click on Jobs at the bottom of any page on the CBC.ca site.
  8. I need help playing audio and/or video on the site. That information can be found on the Audio/Video help page here.
  9. I have a CD that I would like you to play. Where do I send it? Given the enormous volume of Canadian music produced and distributed, we cannot deal with unsolicited music submissions. If you feel your music would be appealing to CBC radio audiences, please contact shows directly. It is the job of show producers and hosts to acquire music for airplay. To contact shows on CBC Radio 2, please Submit a Request to Audience Services; we'll pass your message on.
  10. Can I reuse any web content appearing on the CBC.ca web pages? For inquiries regarding the use of any web content appearing on the CBC.ca web pages only, please visit our Permissions FAQ.
  11. How do I alert the CBC to reception difficulties? If you are experiencing problems hearing CBC Radio One or Radio Two, or watching CBC Television, please call CBC Audience Services toll free at 1-866-306-4636.
  12. What are your channels/frequencies? These are listed on the Audio/Video page.
  13. How can my school/community group take a tour of the CBC? Tours of CBC Halifax are offered to students with courses in media arts, journalism or broadcasting, and to community groups with a particular interest in public broadcasting. Please call (902) 420-4306 for more information and to request a tour.