Information Morning Cape Breton

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  • Friday February 16, 2018

    Audio Education minister responds to concerns from educators & volunteers

    The Minister of Education is in Cape Breton, where he met with select members of student advisory committees about the upcoming changes. We spoke with him on the show.

    Listen 14:40
  • Friday February 16, 2018

    Audio One-of-a-kind leatherback in the Bras d'Or starved to death

    We heard from Laura Bourque, a wildlife pathologist with the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative at the Veterinary College in Carlottetown, who helped perform a necropsy on the massive, leatherback turtle that washed up near Eskasoni.

    Listen 5:04
  • Thursday February 15, 2018

    Audio How did that leatherback turtle get HERE??

    Following the track of a dead leatherback. After yesterdays' program, in which we discussed that 7 foot, 800 pound, deceased leatherback turtle on the Bras d'Or, we spoke with DFO to learn more about the species and what happened to the turtle itself.

    Listen 9:30
  • Thursday February 15, 2018

    Audio Principal says she'd rather become a teacher again than leave the union

    The "Principal" of the Matter. If the Liberals go through with their decision to remove principals and vice-principals from the union, Lois Landry from Louisdale, says she'll give up her role as a principal and return to teaching.

    Listen 11:12
  • Wednesday February 14, 2018

    Audio NSTU President on potential job action

    Members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union were advised of a strike vote next Tuesday. In a statement, NSTU President Liette Doucet said a strike vote will "give the NSTU a mandate to implement a job action if the government is unprepared to back down from implementing the Glaze Report."

    Listen 8:19
  • Wednesday February 14, 2018

    Audio Leatherback turtle in the Bras d'Or

    Ron MacLean of Islandview, near Eskasoni, came across a large object encased in the ice near his property... to his surprise, it was a massive, leatherback turtle which perished on the shores of the Bras d'Or. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan spoke to Ron about his discovery.

    Listen 7:27
  • Tuesday February 13, 2018

    Audio Why don't more young doctors come to Cape Breton?

    Nova Scotia Doctors: The Next Generation... In our on-going series - The Search - looking at Nova Scotia's doctor shortage, we turn our attention to medical residents for their take on the issue. Caitlin Lees is a fifth year resident in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Palliative Care.

    Listen 16:13
  • Monday February 12, 2018

    Audio Ship-breaking in Cape Breton: the end of the HMCS Athabascan

    Wayne Elliott, founder and Director of Business Development for the Marine Recycling Corporation based in Ontario, talks about his company's operation at Sydport in Point Edward The ship breaking company has been busy in there and now prepares to dismantle HMCS Athabascan.

    Listen 8:11



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