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  • 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
  • Monday March 12, 2018

    Audio Eskasoni chief on the Big Pond RV park

    The Cape Breton Regional Municipal council passed a motion to rezone an area of Big Pond for a potential RV park on the Bras d'Or Lake. Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny says the Assembly of NS Mi'kmaq chiefs have concerns and request the provincial government arrange for municipal consultation with their communities.

    Listen 6:17
  • Monday March 12, 2018

    Audio Is it time to set up a separate Mi'kmaw justice system?

    Tuma Young is a Mi'kmaw lawyer and scholar who says the current justice system is not working for Mi'kmaq people... so it's time to design a NEW one, that incorporates indigenous law. He's proposing the creation of a new legal institute, possibly based at CBU, whose mission would be to build that new indigenous justice system.

    Listen 15:43



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