Information Morning - NSHalifax Mayor talks public funding for public artOct 17, 2014 | 7:58In a city that's home to hundreds of creative artists, some might expect to see more of that talent in our streets. Of course public art competes with other priorities. Mayor Mike Savage speaks with Information Morning at our Sharing the View show in Ha
Information Morning - NSKatie Melanson on the art of painting portraitsOct 17, 2014 | 5:38Since we launched the theme of this year's calendar, Nova Scotia Realism, we've commented on how much variety there is within the category of realism. One image is a striking portrait of a young woman. Our Halifax marquee artist, Katie Melanson, painted
Information Morning - NSThe challenge of selling art in a tough economyOct 17, 2014 | 10:28Nova Scotia is fertile ground for creative talent. Ironically, though, it can be a tough place to actually make a living as an artist. Brandt Eisner owns Swoon Gallery in Hammonds Plains. Phil Secord owns Secord Gallery on Quinpool Road in Halifax. In
Information Morning - NSThe power of the "Suzuki Method" for learning musicOct 17, 2014 | 7:31Christy Hodder runs the Suzuki School program at the Maritime Conservatory for Performing Arts. We hear from her and some very young violinists.
Information Morning - NSReunion in Truro this weekend for descendants of British Home ChildrenOct 16, 2014 | 8:01Thousands of young people came to Canada to work starting in the late 1800s and continuing into the 1900s. Gail Bennett is going to be at this weekend's reunion in Truro. Her grandmother was a British Home Child who came to Nova Scotia in 1908.
Information Morning - NSWhat the health system needs to do to contain EbolaOct 16, 2014 | 8:44While the chance of contracting Ebola in North America remains low ... the two cases in Dallas are proof that health care workers are at much greater risk. Dr. Peter Lin tells us more.
Information Morning - NSFive thousand teeny paintings for Halifax's new central libraryOct 16, 2014 | 6:27Artist Cliff Eyland grew up in Dartmouth, and went to NSCAD University. He now lives in Winnipeg, but he's in Halifax this week to oversee the installation of his paintings in the new library. Information Morning's Phlis McGregor spoke with Cliff.
Information Morning - NSConcussions and young football players in Nova ScotiaOct 16, 2014 | 9:24Junior football organizers here have new standards before players can come back and play after suffering a head trauma. Jason Warren is the technical director of Football Nova Scotia. Tina Atkinson is a sports medicine doctor in Motion. Information Mor
Information Morning - NSVital Signs: Putting a face on statisticsOct 15, 2014 | 7:21Hannah Graham will be part of the panel discussion. Max Gordon helped edit the foundation's recent report on Nova Scotia youth.