Information Morning - NSMental Health Foundation reacts to service struggles in Pictou Co.Aug 21, 2015 | 13:02People are sharing their frustrations after the 8 bed mental health unit at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow closed earlier this month. Star Dobson is President & CEO of the Mental health Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Information Morning - NSDoctors' meeting tackles 'right to die' debateAug 21, 2015 | 7:08Starting Sunday, the Canadian Medical Assoication is holding it's annual general meeting in Halifax. One of the key issues will be end-of-life care and assisted dying. Dr. Chris Simpsonis outgoing President of the CMA.
Information Morning - NSA serious incident involving silly string flung at a cyclistAug 20, 2015 | 7:51Riding a bicycle through traffic can be a daunting feat at the best of times. But when drivers start spraying you with things, it gets substantially more dangerous. That happened to Halifax cyclist Jesse Williams recently.
Information Morning - NSMental Health Unit's closure affects patient and his familyAug 20, 2015 | 9:03Bobby Brooks of New Glasgow suffers from bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety. The closure of the unit at the Aberdeen Hospital forced his family to drive him to Truro ... where he was later turned away. Amanda Brooks is Bobby's daughter.
Information Morning - NSAssis Toi - Blue CheeseAug 20, 2015 | 7:14Depending who you ask, blue cheese is either pleasant or repugnant - delicious or dreadful. This week, Simon Thibault meets Lyndell Findlay. She's a cheese-maker trying to seduce event the fussiest of palates.
Information Morning - NSThe ethics of visiting repressive countriesAug 19, 2015 | 7:09We heard from a young Nova Scotia man who recently spent five days in North Korea, where the regime is seeking to boost tourism. Robert Huish thinks that's concerning. He teaches in the Department of International Development Studies at Dalhousie Univer
Information Morning - NSHas the Finance Minister achieved a "new approach" with public sector unions?Aug 19, 2015 | 12:24Randy Delory held a get-to-know-you session with union leaders yesterday. Janet Hazelton was there ... she's the president of the Nova Scotia Nurses' Union. So was CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh.
Information Morning - NSHow cuts to provincial internship program could harm mental healthAug 19, 2015 | 8:17Last week the provincial Health and Wellness Department cut funding to a program for doctoral students in psychology. Heather Power is President of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia. Kate Rancourt is a PhD student in psychology at Dalhousi
Information Morning - NSHamilton asks for Halifax's help to fight Canada PostAug 18, 2015 | 8:03On Friday, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage's office received a request from the City of Hamilton asking if HRM could contribute financially to a legal battle between Hamilton and Canada Post. It has to do with the new community mailboxes. Information Morning s
Information Morning - NSA Nova Scotian in North KoreaAug 18, 2015 | 7:32Most of us probably don't think of North Korea as a place to go for a vacation. But the famously repressive regime has been trying to boost its tourism industry recently. Andrew Nolan jumped at the chance to visit.
Information Morning - NSValley man who grows flowers for cancer hangs up hatAug 14, 2015 | 7:25Murray Salasman is 84 years old, a cancer survivor, and has raised $100,000's to help people who face extra costs when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer. The CBC's Yvonne Colbert spoke with Salsman about calling it quits.
Information Morning - NSWhat the Conservatives' proposed travel ban would mean for academicsAug 14, 2015 | 8:25Stephen Harper says if he's re-elected,he will make it a crime to travel to places that are "ground zero for terrorist activity." But there are plenty of other reasons to visit areas the Harper government might designate terror hot spots. Colin Mitchell a