Information Morning Cape Breton

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  • Thursday June 22, 2017

    Audio Jim St. Clair - Carriage Maker

    From carriages to coffee and muffins...On Then and Now, Jim St. Clair takes advantage of this sesquicentenial year to explore the history of one long-standing building in Mabou. It was once the site of the Pushie carriage business, now it's a bakery.

    Listen 7:43
  • Thursday June 22, 2017

    Audio Kids Help Phone

    With the awful news of a third suicide by a young person in Cape Breton this week, there's no question there are young people in our community in need of help. Shelley Richardson is Director, Atlantic with the Kids Help Phone - a 24/7 service.

    Listen 15:00
  • Thursday June 22, 2017

    Audio Grandmother on Bullying

    A Cape Breton grandmother speaks out about the bullying her grandson has endured, and her failure and frustration to find anyone to help. Jackie Dixon says the recent suicides of three young people have prompted her to talk about the bullying crisis.

    Listen 5:45
  • Wednesday June 21, 2017

    Audio Treaty Phrase Declaration

    Acknowledging an important part of our history - why Halifax school children may soon hear a phrase each morning that reminds them they're on Mi'kmaq land. Reporter Preston Mulligan has the story of the new declaration and what it really means.

    Listen 9:35
  • Wednesday June 21, 2017

    Audio The Phoenix Pay System

    The Cheque is NOT in the mail. The Phoenix Pay System continues to cause problems for federal employees waiting to get paid. Cindy Pearo, a Cape Breton worker, staged a protest outside MP Mark Eyking's office to highlight her frustrations.

    Listen 10:04
  • Tuesday June 20, 2017

    Audio Fowl Neighbours

    Backyard fowl have run afoul of some folks in New Waterford... hear complaints about a fowl odour, a lot of noise and rats next door to one family whose neighbours are keeping backyard poultry, Reporter Wendy Martin has the story.

    Listen 7:25
  • Tuesday June 20, 2017

    Audio Nova Scotia's Accessibility Directorate

    Meet the first executive director of Nova Scotia's Accessibility Directorate. Gerry Post has gone from being a government critic on accessibility - to being the one in charge of implementing that legislation, we ask him what his goals are.

    Listen 8:37
  • Tuesday June 20, 2017

    Audio Boat Harbour Clean-Up

    A closer look at what it'll take to clean up the province's most contaminated site... 50 years of chemicals equals a bizarre toxic sludge. Reporter Paul Withers has an update on the clean-up of Boat Harbour in Pictou County.

    Listen 11:08

Weather

Severe weather warnings or watches in effect for:

Halifax

Mostly Cloudy

22°C

Sydney

Partly Cloudy

22°C

Yarmouth

Mostly Cloudy

17°C

Annapolis Royal

Mostly Cloudy

20°C

Greenwood

Mostly Cloudy

20°C

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