Information Morning Nova Scotia
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Erica Penton only learned to sew a few years ago, and now she's trying to make all of her clothes herself, from coats and jeans — even bras.audio
Even after the federal Liberals shut it down, the man behind the proposed Mother Canada statue in Cape Breton Highlands National Park is regularly sending care packages to public figures in the hopes of reviving the project.audio
Nova Scotia opera singer Barbara Hannigan, who has built a career singing on some of the most prestigious stages in Europe, is transitioning to conducting as a way to stay involved in the music she loves — even as her voice begins to age.
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Friday February 24, 2017
Adult education and empowerment is a passion for East Preston resident and Canadian Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard.
Friday February 24, 2017
Cyndi Cain is an African Nova Scotian student support worker for the Halifax Regional School Board. She runs a program at Oxford school that aims to empower black students through song and dance.
Thursday February 23, 2017
Some educators and parents say more Africentric learning needs to be integrated into the school system. Robert Wright is a registered social worker and sociologist. Sylvia Parris is a long time educator and CEO of the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institut
Wednesday February 22, 2017
Grandparents in Apple River have been providing a weekend home to foster children. She says it helps give foster parents a break. Martha Thompson wants other grandparents to take part.
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- Ralph Goodale to raise illegal border crossings with U.S. officials in coming days
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- Doctor who won't use 'monster' methadone loses right to treat opioid addicts
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- Plenty of budget remedies offered as Liberals prepare prescription for ailing economy: Chris Hall
- Liberal backbenchers, Tory leadership hopefuls among Parliament's biggest dissenters
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- Royal Canadian Mint struggles to make money: documents
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- 5 Vancouver Canucks sidelined due to mumps
- Asylum seekers learning to cope without hands after frostbitten walk into Canada
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- Ottawa's northern representative proposes 'Indigenous protected areas' for Arctic
- OPP investigating death of a man from Mishkeegogamang First Nation
- Doctor of pharmacy incorporates traditional ways of learning into classroom