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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - NSTerrific visitor numbers, says tourism agency headAug 24, 2015 | 7:40Last week our community contact in Lunenburg told us how the streets there are hopping with tourists this year. And it seems it's not just Lunenburg. Michele MacKenzie is the interim CEO of Tourism Nova Scotia.
Information Morning - NSPublic Sector Unions to meet NS Finance MinisterAug 12, 2015 | 13:08In his invitation, Randy Delorey talks about the need to a "new approach to collective bargaining across the public sector." Janet Hazelton is president of the Nova Scotia Nurses' Union. Danny Cavanagh is president of CUPE Nova Scotia.
Information Morning - NSThe province's role in home ownership for low-income earnersJun 10, 2015 | 7:28As housing prices soar in many parts of the province, the dream of home ownership is becoming increasingly out of reach for many Nova Scotians. Information Morning speaks with Dan Troke, the CEO of Housing Nova Scotia.
Information Morning - NSUnderstanding market turmoilAug 25, 2015 | 7:56Instability in China wreaked havoc in stock markets across the world yesterday. Information Morning speaks with Royce Mendes. He is a senior economist with CIBC World Markets.
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 - NSHealth Care needs more election attention, says CMA headAug 24, 2015 | 6:05Canadians say health care is a major concern, yet candidates have paid little attention to it so far. The Canadian Medical Association hopes that changes, and the group is discussing the idea of a new seniors health care strategy. Dr. Chris Simpson is t
Information Morning - NSLet's go Blue Jays, everyone is talking baseballAug 26, 2015 | 7:59Everyone is talking baseball with the success of the Toronto Blue Jays of late. Information Morning speaks with two Nova Scotia fans, Grant Faulkner and Kathryn Walsh.
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
Information Morning - NSMobilizing African Nova Scotian and indigenous votersAug 21, 2015 | 8:05Tomorrow in Halifax, the Canadian Labour Congress is holding a strategy session titled Black Votes Matter. Marie Clark Walker is Executive Vice President of the CLC, she'll be here for the event.
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.