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  • Tuesday March 20, 2018

    Audio Mayor Clarke says CBRM should review its funding policy

    Seeking New Money for Old Causes... Community museums in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality make a pitch for funds, prompting the Mayor to suggest reviewing current funding policies. Reporter George Mortimer spoke to Mayor Cecil Clarke, and Elke Ibrahim of the Glace Bay Heritage Museum Society.

    Listen 9:35
  • Tuesday March 20, 2018

    Audio More pay and more incentives for Nova Scotia docs

    Getting A Second Opinion... The province of Nova Scotia says it'll put up almost 40 million dollars to help more people find a doctor and paying family doctors more. Nancy MacCready-Williams, CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia, tells us what she thinks... after her group advised the province on these matters.

    Listen 9:35
  • Monday March 19, 2018

    Audio Recruiting "social media influencers" to attract more visitors to Cape Breton Island

    Winning friends and influencing others... Destination Cape Breton is launching a project it hopes will get people talking--and hopefully visiting. Mary Tulle, CEO of Destination Cape Breton, explains their plan to target social media influencers to spread the word about hiking in Cape Breton.

    Listen 8:21
  • Friday March 16, 2018

    Audio Cape Breton's Nobel Prize winner on his encounters with Stephen Hawking

    Cape Bretoner and Nobel Prize winner Art McDonald, director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, reflects on the passing of the world's best known scientist, and about his relationship with the legendary Stephen Hawking.

    Listen 12:47
  • Thursday March 15, 2018

    Audio Award-winning idea: mobility ramps from old tires

    All Ramped Up... Meet 23 year old, Rebecca Dunphy of Whycocomagh on Cape Breton Island, who's just been recognized for her idea of turning old tires into mobility ramps. CBC Reporter Wendy Martin asked her about winning a national award for her business idea at the Youth Innovation Summit in Ottawa.

    Listen 7:03
  • Thursday March 15, 2018

    Audio Four brothers reunite for the first time in 13 years - in Antarctica !

    A tale of four Cape Breton brothers who had a reunion for the first time in 13 years in the most unlikely place on the planet - with the help of an Antarctic expedition company owned by ANOTHER Cape Bretoner. We make contact with one of the brothers - Kelly Peck, during a layover, on his way home, in Mexico City.

    Listen 7:47
  • Wednesday March 14, 2018

    Audio Women In Politics: Port Hawkesbury Mayor "saddened" that she's the first

    Nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics will discuss their experiences as part of panel discussion in Sydney. Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia are hosting the "Women in Politics" event. Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton is one of the panelists.

    Listen 4:35
  • Wednesday March 14, 2018

    Audio Women In Politics: Interim PC leader once told "women have no place in politics"

    Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia will be hosting a "Women in Politics" panel discussion featuring nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics. Karla MacFarlane, interim leader of the Provincial PC party and the MLA for Pictou West, says she experienced sexism before she entered politics.

    Listen 3:16



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