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  • Friday June 23, 2017

    Audio Ramadan

    Ramadan wraps up tomorrow. Members of Cape Breton's Ahmadiyya Muslim community tell us what they will be doing to mark the end of their fast. Umran Bhatti, imam for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at in Cape Breton, and Dr. Momin Khalifa join us.

    Listen 9:07
  • Friday June 23, 2017

    Audio Suicide Reporting

    How to talk "smart" about suicide. Dr. Stan Kutcher is a psychiatrist, and the Sun-Life Chair in Adolescent Mental Health at the IWK and Dalhousie University. He discusses the benefits and potential pitfalls of reporting on suicides.

    Listen 11:14
  • Friday June 23, 2017

    Audio Middle East Market

    From fast to feast... Reporter Holly Conners drops by a Middle Eastern market in Sydney to see what it's got cooking in preparation for the Eid feast. Big Kahuna Sub and Middle Eastern Grocery on Grand Lake Road owner is Hussain Ftil.

    Listen 4:53
  • Friday June 23, 2017

    Audio CBU's Board of Governors Chair

    Cape Breton University is in the midst of challenging times, its searching for a new President to replace David Wheeler. And now, CBU's Board of Governors has a new chair - Robert Sampson. We ask him about the challenges ahead for the university.

    Listen 9:26
  • 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


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