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
Information Morning - NSCommunications expert say Dal got poor value for $340,000 P.R. bill during dentistry scandalAug 14, 2015 | 6:47Barbara Emodi reaches at Mount Saint Vincent University... and she says Dal did not get good value from external public relations advice.
Information Morning - NSAget-away...on a container ship?Aug 13, 2015 | 6:28A new cruise will be leaving the port of Halifax soon and it does not offer that traditional swanky experience. The CBC's Heide Pearson tells us about the newly offered Halifax cargo cruise.
Information Morning - NSNSP says Efficiency One funding shouldn't hike rates-Consumer Advocate agreesAug 13, 2015 | 7:29The province's consumer advocate,John Merrick, says the latest ruling from the UARB should not mean a higher power bill next year for Nova Scotians. He says there are some aspects of yesterday's decision about the agency, Efficiency One , worth nothing
Information Morning - NSMontreal Chef comes to the region to meet the people who catch the fish he serves.Aug 13, 2015 | 6:19Simon Thibault interviews a Montreal chef that comes to Nova Scotia to meet some people who catch the fish he serves.
Information Morning - NSHousing non-profit offers tenants new spotsAug 13, 2015 | 4:31The non-profit, Harbour City Homes, is sending a second letter to people who received the news they must move from the non-profit's Brunswick Street property that it's set to sell. The second letter tells tenants there's been an oversight in the first le
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 - NSWhat Ontario is looking to do with hub schoolsAug 12, 2015 | 6:02A new report in Ontario makes 28 recommendations to help create community hubs across that province. We know a lot about the hub school proposals in NS that have all, so far,failed. Karen Pitre is the special advisor to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on t
Information Morning - NSItalian radio fans tour CBC HalifaxAug 11, 2015 | 4:16Dario Monferini and Roberto Pavaleno might just be the biggest radio fans in the world. For decades, the Italian friends have tuned into thousands of stations around the globe. This week, they made it 5,500 kilometres from home in Milan to tour our stud
Information Morning - NSProtecting the shore ... with hay balesAug 11, 2015 | 7:50The Ecology Action Centre has spent the past few months rehabilitating a piece of shoreline along the Northwest Arm in Halifax using local plants, organics and hay bales. The CBC's Zak Markan took a tour with Robin Tress, who's coastal adaption coordinat
Information Morning - NSDebating the idea of capping overtime for nursesAug 11, 2015 | 9:22Eleven nurses in NS are more than doubling their salaries with overtime and dozens more are bringing in tens of thousands a year. Last week, Health Minister Leo Glavine mused about limiting the amount of overtime a nurse would be allowed to work. Inform
Information Morning - NSFormer Dal president being paid after retirement NOT unique for Canadian Universities says National associationAug 10, 2015 | 12:33We've had strong reaction to the news that former Dal University President Tom Traves is being paid a full salary, even though he's retired. Robin Vose is President of the Canadian Association of University Teachers.
Information Morning - NSIs Bernie Miller's contract fair for taxpayers?Aug 10, 2015 | 7:37The Province's Deputy Minister of Priorities and Planning has formed a company, and the government has hired him through that company, not as a direct employee. Bernie Miller will not pay the same amount of income tax. Kevin Lacey is with the Atlantic R
Information Morning - NSUnderstanding oil drilling safetyAug 7, 2015 | 11:06Provincial government says the board that regulates the offshore is free of political interference. Information Morning hears from Energy Minister Michel Samson. Also we hear from Doug Matthews. He is an oil and gas analyst.