Information Morning Nova Scotia
Join hosts Don Connolly and Louise Renault for the news from your town, your province and your country.
Saying hello and goodbye in one breath: That was Harriet Jenereaux's experience when the 75-year-old travelled to the Netherlands to see her father's grave for the first time — a man she never had the chance to meet.audio
The wait-list for doctors could be improved if other professionals — nurses and paramedics — were used to their full capacity, emergency medicine Dr. John Ross says.audio
Designer gives customers incentive to return the worn garments to be recycled, instead of throwing them in the garbage.
Two years after losing her seat in the federal election, Megan Leslie is taking a job as the CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada.
A Halifax lawyer lays out the obligations of employers and what can be done to change workplace culture.audio
Information Morning Nova Scotia clips
Friday February 23, 2018
Information Morning's Norma Lee MacLeod spoke with author Habiba Cooper Diallo about her upcoming lecture and live art performance at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on enslaved black women who were essential to the development of modern treatment methods for obstetric fistula.
Thursday February 22, 2018
Nova Scotia Power wants to replace every power meter in the province with so called smart meters, beginning next year. The company says the new wireless units will save you money because you can track exactly when you're using the most power. But some people have expressed concerns about the technology. CBC Reporter Robert Jones has been reading up on smart meters, as he follows their roll out in New Brunswick.
Wednesday February 21, 2018
Imagine if African Heritage Month celebrations happened every day. That's the future Wendie Poitras envisions for African Nova Scotian students. The elementary school teacher is calling on the province to open an Africentric school.
Wednesday February 21, 2018
Imagine if African Heritage Month celebrations happened every day. That's the future Wendie Poitras envisions for African Nova Scotian students. The elementary school teacher is calling for the province to open an Africentric school.
Tuesday February 20, 2018
Imagine a celebrity was coming to your small town. What lengths would the community go to , to impress her? That should give you a sense of the mindset of the people of Goderich, Ontario. The town decided to give the celebrity treatment to doctors who were considering moving to the town. CBC Reporter Carolyn Ray has the details.
Thursday February 15, 2018
A program that community organizations used to pay for sexual assault counsellors is coming to an end. And that's left counsellors and their clients in limbo, wondering what happens next. CBC Reporter Elizabeth McMillan has the story of one person who was helped.
Wednesday February 14, 2018
Parents in Petite Riviere have won their court case. Yesterday a judge threw out the South Shore Regional School Board's motion to close the Petite Riviere Elementary School. Stacey Godsoe chairs the group that took the case to court.
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- U.S. Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus
- Olympics in Pyeongchang close with exuberance, after starting with political overtones
- Fighting continues in Syria's eastern Ghouta despite UN resolution calling for ceasefire
- Actor Michael Coleman will not attend Once Upon A Time fan convention after harassment allegation
- Artistic director of Vancouver arts school steps down after sexual harassment allegation surfaces
- Bid for damages against RCMP in Lisa Dudley death dismissed by B.C. judge
- 'We've got a problem here': B.C. civil liberties group concerned doctor fingerprinted to prove his identity
- Why politics is driving a new wave of protectionism: Don Pittis
- Why the cannabis tax will only be one small part of government windfall: Don Pittis
- New investors who thought markets only skyrocket learn a useful lesson: Don Pittis
- Gender gap shows high-tech sector still stuck in the past — and it could prove costly
- Online scam alert and making Uber safer: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
- 'The not so golden years' — a quarter of retired Canadians in debt, survey suggests
- More companies cut ties to NRA and member perks in wake of Florida school shooting
- No more 'cheat sheets': Electronic logs for truckers mandatory by 2020
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- 'It makes you feel like your role is important,' mom says of her NICU care of twins
- Watchdog calls for 'compassionate' parole as prison system adopts new assisted death policy
- Why pancreatic cancer is so deadly
- Distracted by interruptions? Science offers tips for focusing
- Why A.I. companies are paying random strangers to take videos of themselves doing mundane tasks
- Dalhousie students fight North Korean propaganda with floating USB drives
- Artificial intelligence shows unprecedented detail in global fishing activities
- Meet the man who taught traditional sewing in his community for nearly 2 decades
- 'Stop hunting us, stop killing us': hundreds at Vancouver rally demand justice for Tina Fontaine
- 'I stood alone in pain': A residential school survivor on breaking silence about his abuse almost 30 years ago
- Blanket-wrapped marchers walk silently to honour Tina Fontaine in Toronto