Information Morning Cape Breton

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  • Friday January 19, 2018

    Audio Does British Columbia have plastic recycling in the bag?

    Cape Breton is trying to figure out what to do with its stockpiled grocery bags. But BC has already come up with a solution. We contact Allen Langdon, managing director of Recycle BC, to find out how they do it on the West coast.

    Listen 7:41
  • Friday January 19, 2018

    Audio Cape Breton doc gives up his license out of frustration

    A frustrated physician says farewell... Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith spoke with Richmond County's Dr. Bob Martell about why he's decided to stop practicing after 35 years. Next month, he'll give up his medical license and palliative care certification.

    Listen 6:42
  • Thursday January 18, 2018

    Audio Forestry Hub

    A group of Cape Bretoners have dreams of creating a "forestry hub" for those wanting to produce value-added items from trees. Hear about it from municipal councillor for Inverness Jim Mustard, and Don Beamish, general manager of Larchwood Enterprises.

    Listen 8:47
  • Thursday January 18, 2018

    Audio Assisted Dying Wish

    Last fall, Weldon Bona of Sydney was approved for Nova Scotia's Medical Assistance In Dying program. He picked a date to end his life, BUT no medical personnel have been available to fulfill his request. Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee has his story.

    Listen 7:30
  • Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Audio Outdoor Rink @ Open Hearth Park

    Reporter Holly Conners spoke to David Ferguson, Facilities Supervisor with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, to learn more about the outdoor skating rink being established in a parking lot at Open Hearth Park in Sydney.

    Listen 5:10
  • Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Audio Funeral Mix-up - Yvonne Colbert

    The worst possible time for a mix-up... A family's grief made worse, they say, by their experience with a loved one's funeral service. In a CBC investigation, our Consumer Watchdog Yvonne Colbert has the alarming story of one family's experience.

    Listen 8:06
  • Wednesday January 17, 2018

    Audio The Sisters of St. Martha - Antigonish

    A beloved community institution in Antigonish is undergoing some big changes. The Sisters of St. Martha have been an important part of society for decades. Now, they're closing their aging Motherhouse. Congregation leader Sr. Brendalee Boisvert explains why.

    Listen 7:50
  • Tuesday January 16, 2018

    Audio Wacky Weather - Jonathan Buffett

    We all know what happened weather wise in Cape Breton this past weekend. So we poke around WHY it happened. We contact Jonathan Buffett, an amateur weather watcher, who is part of a co-operative network called the Cape Breton Weather Monitoring Network, for an explanation.

    Listen 6:41

Weather

Severe weather warnings or watches in effect for:

Halifax

Mostly Cloudy

3°C

Sydney

Light Freezing Drizzle

1°C

Yarmouth

Mostly Cloudy

5°C

Annapolis Royal

Mostly Cloudy

5°C

Greenwood

Mostly Cloudy

5°C

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