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  • Monday July 24, 2017

    Audio Cancer EI Study

    Bereft of benefits... A new Cape Breton based study hopes to find out what life is like for cancer patients whose EI sick benefits run out after 15 weeks. Tom MacNeil is a Medical Social Worker with the Cape Breton Cancer Centre at the Regional Hospital.

    Listen 8:37
  • Monday July 24, 2017

    Audio In The Field - Bring Back The Boreal

    Seeing the forest with new trees. Reporter Holly Conners travels to the CB Highlands National Park for an update on the "Bring Back The Boreal" project in our summer series "In The Field". Clayton D'Orsay is a Parks Canada Resource Conservation Officer.

    Listen 9:27
  • Monday July 24, 2017

    Audio Glace Bay Ballpark Project

    Let's play ball! A group in Glace Bay is hitting it out of the park when it comes to building a ballfield there, raising over 350 thousand dollars. Ken Tracey of The Glace Bay Community Commons Society talks about the project and their vision.

    Listen 5:39
  • Friday July 21, 2017

    Audio High Flight: Songs of the Stars - Dr. Roberta Bondar

    Canadian space pioneer, Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar talks about "High Flight: Songs of the Stars", a multi-media choral performance (part of a larger Canada 150 project) tonight in Baddeck, celebrating the life and work of Mabel Bell.

    Listen 8:29
  • Friday July 21, 2017

    Audio Opioid Follow-up - Janet Bickerton

    We check in with the Ally Center in Sydney for reaction to Nova Scotia's new Opioid Framework for opiod use and abuse. Janet Bickerton is a nurse and community activist who volunteers with the Ally Centre. We ask how effective the changes will be.

    Listen 13:41
  • Friday July 21, 2017

    Audio gofundme For 12 Year Old

    A spirit of generosity... People in Glace Bay and beyond are mobilizing to help a local family dealing with their 12 year old daughter's illness, including raising more than 13 thousand dollars in 24 hours with a "gofundme" campaign.

    Listen 7:42
  • Thursday July 20, 2017

    Audio Opioid Strategy in Nova Scotia

    The province of Nova Scotia released a strategy to try to better deal with opioid use and abuse. Dr. Robert Strang is the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Nova Scotia, he talks about what's in the guidelines and what it will mean on the ground.

    Listen 14:22
  • Thursday July 20, 2017

    Audio Doxing

    Reporter Nic Meloney explains an internet practice called doxing - to release and publish private, and in some cases, false information about individuals - and how it was used by an alt-right group in Cape Breton to discredit people.

    Listen 7:19


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