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More pay and more incentives for Nova Scotia docs
Getting A Second Opinion... The province of Nova Scotia says it'll put up almost 40 million dollars to help more people find a doctor and paying family doctors more. Nancy MacCready-Williams, CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia, tells us what she thinks... after her group advised the province on these matters.
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Mayor Clarke says CBRM should review its funding policy
Seeking New Money for Old Causes... Community museums in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality make a pitch for funds, prompting the Mayor to suggest reviewing current funding policies. Reporter George Mortimer spoke to Mayor Cecil Clarke, and Elke Ibrahim of the Glace Bay Heritage Museum Society.
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Recruiting "social media influencers" to attract more visitors to Cape Breton Island
Winning friends and influencing others... Destination Cape Breton is launching a project it hopes will get people talking--and hopefully visiting. Mary Tulle, CEO of Destination Cape Breton, explains their plan to target social media influencers to spread the word about hiking in Cape Breton.
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Cape Breton's Nobel Prize winner on his encounters with Stephen Hawking
Cape Bretoner and Nobel Prize winner Art McDonald, director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, reflects on the passing of the world's best known scientist, and about his relationship with the legendary Stephen Hawking.
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Four brothers reunite for the first time in 13 years - in Antarctica !
A tale of four Cape Breton brothers who had a reunion for the first time in 13 years in the most unlikely place on the planet - with the help of an Antarctic expedition company owned by ANOTHER Cape Bretoner. We make contact with one of the brothers - Kelly Peck, during a layover, on his way home, in Mexico City.
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Award-winning idea: mobility ramps from old tires
All Ramped Up... Meet 23 year old, Rebecca Dunphy of Whycocomagh on Cape Breton Island, who's just been recognized for her idea of turning old tires into mobility ramps. CBC Reporter Wendy Martin asked her about winning a national award for her business idea at the Youth Innovation Summit in Ottawa.
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Women In Politics: Interim PC leader once told "women have no place in politics"
Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia will be hosting a "Women in Politics" panel discussion featuring nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics. Karla MacFarlane, interim leader of the Provincial PC party and the MLA for Pictou West, says she experienced sexism before she entered politics.
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Women In Politics: Port Hawkesbury Mayor "saddened" that she's the first
Nine women from different levels of municipal and provincial politics will discuss their experiences as part of panel discussion in Sydney. Cape Breton Voices and Equal Voice Nova Scotia are hosting the "Women in Politics" event. Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton is one of the panelists.
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Is it time to set up a separate Mi'kmaw justice system?
Tuma Young is a Mi'kmaw lawyer and scholar who says the current justice system is not working for Mi'kmaq people... so it's time to design a NEW one, that incorporates indigenous law. He's proposing the creation of a new legal institute, possibly based at CBU, whose mission would be to build that new indigenous justice system.
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Eskasoni chief on the Big Pond RV park
The Cape Breton Regional Municipal council passed a motion to rezone an area of Big Pond for a potential RV park on the Bras d'Or Lake. Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny says the Assembly of NS Mi'kmaq chiefs have concerns and request the provincial government arrange for municipal consultation with their communities.
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Province grants new powers to the CBRM
The Nova Scotia government has introduced amendments to the Municipal Government Act - allowing the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to sell or lease land below market value, and to offer tax concessions. Derek Mombourquette is Nova Scotia's Municipal Affairs Minister and the MLA for Sydney-Whitney Pier.
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Using trees to generate carbon credits - an example from NB
Yesterday, we heard about the concept of getting credit for NOT cutting down the trees on your woodlot... and instead managing it as a sink for carbon dioxide... and generating revenue. Today, we hear from Dale Prest, an Ecosystem Service Specialist with Community Forests International in Sackville, New Brunswick.
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Ski Cape Smokey won't open this season
There's snow on the way but it won't do Ski Cape Smokey in Ingonish any good... Time has run out for the Northern Cape Breton ski hill. The Ski Cape Smokey Society made it official - they will not be opening the slopes this year. Reporter Holly Conners spoke with society chair Larry Dauphinee.
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Could woodlot owners get paid for NOT cutting down trees?
Find out what's in store about storing carbon, as we hear about a unique event in Port Hawkesbury hosted by The NS Landowners and Forest Fibre Producers. Kari Easthouse, one of the organizers of the first-ever Maritime Forest Carbon Opportunities Conference, has details of the two day event.
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"We should be out with picket signs" - CBRM budget debate
Councillors in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality voted 7-6 to accept the new capital budget for the coming year. But not before a lot of heated debate... about roads. We hear comments from several councillors: Ray Paruch, Darren Bruckschwaiger, deputy mayor Eldon MacDonald, and Kendra Coombes.
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What good are standardized tests?
In the aftermath of The Glaze Report, there's been debate over the use of standardized tests: What are they based on? How do you interpret the numbers? and How do you best act on those numbers? Carla DiGiorgio, Associate Professor in the Department of Education at CBU, talks about standardized tests in NS.
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This principal says she'll stay in her job - for now!
Now that Nova Scotia Teachers Union members are willing to accept some changes to the administration of the education system in Nova Scotia, we ask Lois Landry, a Principal at Richmond Education Centre / Academy in Louisdale, Richmond County, for her take on the agreement, and the Education Reform Act.
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Councillor wants an audit for the CBRM
District 2 Councillor Earlene MacMullin of North Sydney requested Cape Breton Regional Municipal Council ask the provincial government do a full comprehensive audit of the the municipality's spending. CBC's Wendy Martin asked Earlene about the motion that passed unanimously at this week's council meeting.
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"We Support The Glaze Report"
The NSTU, many school board members and some parents are worried about the fallout from the recent report by Dr. Avis Glaze on the education system in Nova Scotia. Now, there is a new Facebook page for parents supporting recommendations of that report. Hear from Heather Peters, one of the people behind the new page - "We Support The Glaze Report".
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A good deed leads to a new lease on life for homeless man
A Tale of Two Dannies... Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee has the remarkable story of Glace Bay native Danny MacKillop and his act of kindness... and hear from Daniel MacEachern, originally from Glace Bay, who's currently helping Danny at the Together We Can Treatment Centre in Vancouver.
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A new way to train doctors in Cape Breton
A new program called "The Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship" launches here in Cape Breton in September of 2019, it will be the first of its kind for Nova Scotia. Reporter Holly Conners asked Dr. David Anderson, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University, to explain the alternative clinical training model.
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A Nova Scotian in the Iditarod
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race from Willow to Nome, Alaska. On Saturday, 67 mushers and their dog teams set off on the grueling 16-hundred kilometre race. Nova Scotia's Bradley Farquhar will be among them. The 31 year old spoke with the CBC's Amy Smith.
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Why we couldn't train two extra doctors in Cape Breton this year
Cape Breton currently has six spots for family doctor residents and we'd love to add a couple more. The Nova Scotia Health Authority's Medical Education Site Director for our Island is Dr. Stephanie Langley. She explains what happened even though the funding was available.
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They went on a trip... and so did their car
Taken For A Ride. A couple in East Bay are sharing their experience of leaving their car at the Quality Inn in Halifax, only to find it had been taken for a three-thousand kilometre spin.
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A group of friends take a direct approach to helping kids in need
There's a new group called "Friends of Children" in Inverness County helping families make ends meet. They work discreetly behind the scenes in the catchment area of Dalbrae and Bayview schools.
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Then and Now - West Mabou Park
A Walk In the Park. With talk of a golf course possibly going in around West Mabou Provincial Park, our community historian, Jim St. Clair, peers into the past to highlight some of the area's interesting historical highlights.
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Home and Away: A Hockey Musical
A new musical about hockey has stick-handled its way to the Boardmore Playhouse. We spoke with Charlie Rhindress, who wrote the book the play is based on.
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Collaborative care in NS
The Collaborative Care Model 1-0-1. The government says it's interested in creating more and strengthening the existing collaborative family practice teams in the province. Its first step is explaining how the idea works and getting input from the public. We spoke with Kathy Bell, the director of Primary Health Care, Chronic Disease and Family Practice for the Eastern Zone of Nova Scotia Health Authority to learn more.
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One-of-a-kind leatherback in the Bras d'Or starved to death
We heard from Laura Bourque, a wildlife pathologist with the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative at the Veterinary College in Carlottetown, who helped perform a necropsy on the massive, leatherback turtle that washed up near Eskasoni.
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Education minister responds to concerns from educators & volunteers
The Minister of Education is in Cape Breton, where he met with select members of student advisory committees about the upcoming changes. We spoke with him on the show.
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Principal says she'd rather become a teacher again than leave the union
The "Principal" of the Matter. If the Liberals go through with their decision to remove principals and vice-principals from the union, Lois Landry from Louisdale, says she'll give up her role as a principal and return to teaching.
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How did that leatherback turtle get HERE??
Following the track of a dead leatherback. After yesterdays' program, in which we discussed that 7 foot, 800 pound, deceased leatherback turtle on the Bras d'Or, we spoke with DFO to learn more about the species and what happened to the turtle itself.
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Leatherback turtle in the Bras d'Or
Ron MacLean of Islandview, near Eskasoni, came across a large object encased in the ice near his property... to his surprise, it was a massive, leatherback turtle which perished on the shores of the Bras d'Or. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan spoke to Ron about his discovery.
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NSTU President on potential job action
Members of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union were advised of a strike vote next Tuesday. In a statement, NSTU President Liette Doucet said a strike vote will "give the NSTU a mandate to implement a job action if the government is unprepared to back down from implementing the Glaze Report."
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Why don't more young doctors come to Cape Breton?
Nova Scotia Doctors: The Next Generation... In our on-going series - The Search - looking at Nova Scotia's doctor shortage, we turn our attention to medical residents for their take on the issue. Caitlin Lees is a fifth year resident in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Palliative Care.
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Doctor recruiting tip from Clare, NS: send care packages to med students
In our series, "The Search" on the doctor shortage in NS - we visit the community of Clare, where they focussed their doctor recruitment strategy on attracting doctors who are from the area - and succeeded 6 times over. Reporter Michael Gorman has the story.
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Ship-breaking in Cape Breton: the end of the HMCS Athabascan
Wayne Elliott, founder and Director of Business Development for the Marine Recycling Corporation based in Ontario, talks about his company's operation at Sydport in Point Edward The ship breaking company has been busy in there and now prepares to dismantle HMCS Athabascan.
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Why isn't the NS Health Authority paying its multi-million-dollar tax bill to the CBRM?
Unhealthy Finances... Reporter Joan Weeks spoke to CBRM Councillor Amanda McDougall about taxes owed to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality by the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Currently, its 2.7 million dollars - that tax debt has been accumulating since 2014.
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Why the Nova Scotia Premier wants to eliminate elected school boards
Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil talks about the recent Education Report by Dr. Avis Glaze, and the controversial changes his government is making based on it. Nova Scotia is writing a new chapter in education - and so far, the characters involved are not taking to the plotline.
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The Search: Is Nova Scotia's fee system scaring doctors away?
Our series "The Search" - on the hunt for family doctors in Nova Scotia continues... today, challenges to the our health care system. Reporter Michael Gorman examines how we pay doctors - and how our provincial model could be getting in the way of attracting doctors.
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Cecil Clarke on running for the Nova Scotia PC Party leadership
Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Cecil Clarke announced his bid for the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party leadership on the weekend. Yesterday, we heard some of that announcement. Today, Cecil Clarke talks about his plans to lead the provincial PCs.
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What are we doing to improve geriatric care in Cape Breton?
Recently, Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, a world-renowned expert in dementia and Alzheimer's, expressed concerns around dementia care in Cape Breton. Dr. Warren Wilkes, Executive Director of Medicine for the Eastern Zone of the NSHA, responds to that concern, and the level of preparedness for the demographic challenges ahead.
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Should Cecil Clarke step down as CBRM Mayor?
Cecil Clarke has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives in Nova Scotia, SO can he still be Mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality while he chases his next job? CBU's Tom Urbaniak reflects on the issue of CBRM governance.
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Inspired by Archibald's Wharf: the proposed CBRM public participation policy
Next week, the Cape Breton Regional Municipality will consider a motion to adopt a new process when it comes to involving the public in decisions around planning strategy... decisions like the sale of Archibald's Wharf in North Sydney. Earlene MacMullin is the councillor for District 2 which includes North Sydney.
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Alleged victim in cab driver sexual assault trial responds to appeal decision
A new trial has been ordered by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal for Bassam Al-Rawi. Al-Rawi is the taxi driver who was arrested after police found him with an unconscious woman in his cab; he was acquitted of sexual assault last March. The woman who was found in the back of Bassam Al-Rawi's cab spoke to Reporter Blair Rhodes.
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Marty Chernin's vision for downtown Sydney
Marty Chernin, owner of Pearl Realty and Harbour Royale Developments in Sydney, hasn't given up on turning his dream of development into a reality on Sydney's waterfront. Reporter Wendy Martin asked him about his proposal and his presentation to CBRM council.
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The time New Brunswick eliminated elected school boards - then brought them back
The NS government has announced its intention to dissolve english-language elected school boards in the province. Dennis Cochrane -- former Deputy Minister of Education in Nova Scotia AND the former Deputy Minister of Education in New Brunswick -- has seen this before. He comments on the process.
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What you should consider before taking a DNA test
Ask not what you can learn from your DNA kit. Ask what your DNA kit has learned about YOU. Our consumer reporter Yvonne Colbert tells us how much information DNA testing companies are collecting from the people who buy their DIY DNA kits, and the sorts of things you should consider before you take one
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This guy wants to make CB "the winter sports capital of the Maritimes"
A backcountry adventure skier who's travelled all over, says Cape Breton's winter tourism potential is going untapped, and he'd like to help the community change that. Andrew Stevenson shares his dream of creating winter adventure tourism opportunities in the Aspy Bay area.
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13-year-old entrepreneur sells out after snowboard star product placement
Meet the 13-yr-old Cape Breton entrepreneur who's launched his own clothing line - and is getting some attention lately thanks to an enterprising product placement with a snowboarder from Finland on Instagram. Aidan Hanson and his dad, Darren, talk business.
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Glaze Report Follow-Up: How They Do It In Ontario
Changes in Nova Scotia education announced this week, include plans to set up a new teacher licensing body, we check in with Ontario where they've had a College of Teachers for 20 years. College spokesperson Gabrielle Barkany explains how their system works.
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Why the education minister wants to dump elected school boards
Raise The Bar. Lower the Boom. The Liberal government of Nova Scotia has decided to act on recommendations in Dr. Avis Glaze's report on education, "Raise The Bar". The man in the middle of these changes to the education system is Education Minister Zach Churchill.
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Making the case to keep elected reps on school boards
Steve Parsons is chair of the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board. He comments on the fallout from education consultant Avis Glaze's report and recommendations. The provincial government announced changes to the way education is administered in Nova Scotia.
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Should we abolish elected school boards in Nova Scotia?
Handing in her school report... Dr. Avis Glaze, an internationally recognized expert who has worked with education systems in close to 50 countries, has issued her administrative review of Nova Scotia's school system. The report titled "Raise the Bar" has some significant recommendations.
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Dementia care expert says we need to take action now, or we'll regret it
Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, a neurologist and geriatrician and a national leader in dementia research, is sounding the alarm about dementia care in Cape Breton. He says if people don't demand change... in 10 years, these will be the good old days when we missed our chance to do things right.
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Could it be that plastic grocery bags are actually a sensible choice?
In defence of plastic bags... Joe Hruska, vice-president for the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, says they're an environmentally friendly choice, and a business opportunity. He makes the argument that plastic bags are a sensible option, if only we were smarter with how we handled the recycling part of it.
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Cape Breton market has to call in backup to deal with responses to its "free land" offer
At first, the Farmer's Daughter in Whycocomagh hoped their job offer would see interest trickle in. It did - a stream of interest, which quickly grew into a torrent and the flood of e-mails hasn't stopped - 300-thousand e-mails. Reporter Wendy Martin updates the story.
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Cape Breton doc gives up his license out of frustration
A frustrated physician says farewell... Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith spoke with Richmond County's Dr. Bob Martel about why he's decided to stop practicing after 35 years. Next month, he'll give up his medical license and palliative care certification.
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Does British Columbia have plastic recycling in the bag?
Cape Breton is trying to figure out what to do with its stockpiled grocery bags. But BC has already come up with a solution. We contact Allen Langdon, managing director of Recycle BC, to find out how they do it on the West coast.
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A group of Cape Bretoners have dreams of creating a "forestry hub" for those wanting to produce value-added items from trees. Hear about it from municipal councillor for Inverness Jim Mustard, and Don Beamish, general manager of Larchwood Enterprises.
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Assisted Dying Wish
Last fall, Weldon Bona of Sydney was approved for Nova Scotia's Medical Assistance In Dying program. He picked a date to end his life, BUT no medical personnel have been available to fulfill his request. Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee has his story.
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The Sisters of St. Martha - Antigonish
A beloved community institution in Antigonish is undergoing some big changes. The Sisters of St. Martha have been an important part of society for decades. Now, they're closing their aging Motherhouse. Congregation leader Sr. Brendalee Boisvert explains why.
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Funeral Mix-up - Yvonne Colbert
The worst possible time for a mix-up... A family's grief made worse, they say, by their experience with a loved one's funeral service. In a CBC investigation, our Consumer Watchdog Yvonne Colbert has the alarming story of one family's experience.
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Outdoor Rink @ Open Hearth Park
Reporter Holly Conners spoke to David Ferguson, Facilities Supervisor with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, to learn more about the outdoor skating rink being established in a parking lot at Open Hearth Park in Sydney.
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Wacky Weather - Jonathan Buffett
We all know what happened weather wise in Cape Breton this past weekend. So we poke around WHY it happened. We contact Jonathan Buffett, an amateur weather watcher, who is part of a co-operative network called the Cape Breton Weather Monitoring Network, for an explanation.
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Doctor Recruitment - Dr. Wilkes
Help Wanted. Eventually. Victoria County is concerned that the province isn't actively recruiting doctors for the area because the ones who want to retire haven't officially declared so. Dr. Warren Wilkes is Executive Director for Medicine - NSHA, Eastern Zone.
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Social Assistance Reform
Last week, we had a conversation with an advocate for people who use social assistance. They're happy that the province is reforming the system, but they're UNhappy that they're being left out of the process. The Department of Community Services responds.
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Cannabis ER Visits
Why is marijuana to blame for a number of recent emergency room visits in Antigonish? Dr. Maureen Allen, an Emergency Room physician at St. Martha's Hospital, explains. Learn more about patients suffering from hyperemesis cannabinoid syndrome.
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Victoria County Doctor Vacancies
A Doctor's Dilemma... We have more on how the Nova Scotia Health Authority defines a physician vacancy and why it's a particular problem in Victoria County. Reporter Holly Conners spoke to a doctor, and the Warden of the County about recruitment.
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New Brunswick Doctors
A follow-up to our Doctors Nova Scotia interview... we turn to our neighbours in New Brunswick to hear of their model to pay doctors - one favoured by many physicians. Andrew MacLean is Director of Family Medicine NB for the Medical Society of NB.
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Doctors Payment Model
Physician pay thyself. We ask the president of Doctors NS, Manoj Vohra, what models they're looking at to replace fee for service.
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Recycling problems in Nova Scotia
The province had a chance to head off the current problem with recyclable plastic. We hear one theory from Doug Hickman on how the issue got out of hand.
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CBRM Recycling Challenges
A policy change in China means much of the world's solid waste and recycling has to find another place to go. And, that's having an impact on Nova Scotia municipalities, including the CBRM. Francis Campbell, Manager of Solid Waste for CBRM, explains.
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YearEnder - CBRM Mayor Clarke
Every year at this time we like to do a series of interviews with the people in Cape Breton who have some influence on the discussion and events on the Island. Today, we wrap up our year-end discussions with an interview with CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke.
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St. Francis Xavier Relic
A sacred relic reaching out from the past to inspire today's Catholics. Reporter Zak Markan visited the exhibit at Saint Mary's Basilica in Halifax to learn how the centuries-old arm of St. Francis Xavier is making its way across Canada and NS.
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Tips On Buying A Generator
A snowstorm paired with powerful winds can potentially cause power outages. If you're thinking of buying a generator, David Giles from the NSCC's School of Trades and Technology gives us safety tips and offers thoughts to consider when shopping for one.
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YearEnder - Sydney Waterfront District
You might know it as Downtown Sydney, but there's a group who's reimagining that area as the "Sydney Waterfront District." In our series of year-end interviews, we ask what changes came about in 2017 - and what the vision holds for the new year.
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Storm Report - Meteorologist Kalin Mitchell
CBC meteorologist Kalin Mitchell offers his forecast on today's (Thursday, January 04) impending weather - the first nor'easter of the season. Some forcasts are calling it a "weather bomb", with extreme winds expected as well.
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YearEnder - Homeless Shelter
Learn about the "Housing First For Youth" initiative and meet a young Cape Bretoner who had been homeless but is now in a place and on his feet thanks to a local non-profit devoted to helping vulnerable people, as part of our year-end interview series.
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YearEnder - Parks Canada
Shining Up the Jewels in Cape Breton's crown. It was a big year at Parks Canada sites, with visitation up everywhere. Blair Pardy, Superintendent of the Cape Breton Field Unit of Parks Canada, looks back at 2017 and how the year unfolded for sites.
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YearEnder - Destination Cape Breton
Talkin' Tourism... in this editon of our Year-End feature interview series. This time, we speak with Mary Tulle, Chief Executive Officer of Destination Cape Breton, discussing what made this past year such a memorable one for tourism on Cape Breton Island
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Information Morning 2017 Year-End Quiz
Its time for the 9th annual Information Morning Year End Quiz! In studio and in competition is Nicole LaFosse, Candee McCarthy and Todd Pettigrew. Who will win the Year-End Quiz title?
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YearEnder - Premier Stephen MacNeil
At this time every year, we do year-end interviews with the kind of people who influence the public discussion on Cape Breton Island. Today, an interview on provincial affairs with the Premier of Nova Scotia, into his second mandate, Stephen McNeil.
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YearEnder - CBU Interim President
The year in review at CBU... Our special year-end interviews are with people who influence the public dialogue, the public discussion, and the public direction of the Island. Today, Cape Breton University interim president Dale Keefe.
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Mi'kmaq - An Official Language
Watch Your Language... Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny explains why he's taking up the cause of making Mi'kmaq an official language in Nova Scotia. Today, learn more about that campaign and his ideas on the subject.
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