Atlantic Voice

 
 

Atlantic Voice

Atlantic Voice tells stories about issues and people throughout the region. We present documentaries prepared by journalists that take a thoughtful approach to the changes going on in our region. We talk about the things that pull us together as a region - and sometimes tear us apart!

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The Doppelgänger

Julia struggles flirting over text messages and it’s hampering her love life. But she also struggles with all text messages.

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9-1-1

When a flashlight bomb killed Wayne Greavette in 1996, it also destroyed his family. David Ridgin searches for answers.

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Discovering you`re a psychopath

James Fallon is determined to overcome his worst instincts.

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Native Child and the Full Moon

Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop.

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Atlantic Voice: The Legacy of Rehtaeh Parsons: Girl on Fire

Five years after Rehtaeh Parson's death by suicide, Elizabeth Chiu brings us the stories of young people in Nova Scotia who are fighting cyber bullying and forcing conversations about consent. This week on Atlantic Voice, the legacy of Rehtaeh Parsons.

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Atlantic Voice: Poet Laureate of Halifax - Rebecca Thomas

A feature interview with Rebecca Thomas who just finished her year as the poet laureate of Halifax. A fierce advocate of indigenous rights and a compelling spoken word performer, Rebecca found herself in the middle of a media storm this year when one of her poems, inspired city councillors to remove of the city’s statue to Edward Cornwallis.

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Atlantic Voice: Historic Flooding in New Brunswick

This week, two of the CBC reporters who covered the devastating flooding in NB. Shane Fowler is in Fredericton and Matthew Bigley is in Saint John.

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Atlantic Voice: Inuit elder Sarah Anala

This week on Atlantic Voice, a feature interview with Inuit elder Sarah Anala an inspiring woman who works with Corrections Canada at Dorchester Penetentiary as a teacher, spiritual leader and advocate for indigenous inmates.

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Atlantic Voice: Searching for Story

Kerry Campbell's documentary about the impact closed adoption records have had on one woman and her daughter and their 28 year long search for each other. As the province of PEI considers whether or not to open records, Kerry Campbell of CBC Charlottetown brings us "Searching for Story".

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Atlantic Voice: Slay the Gander

Wanita Bates' Gracie Allen Award winning documentary about 80 breast cancer survivors paddling Gander Lake.

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Atlantic Voice: Dr. Trevor Bell - founder of Smart Ice

A feature interview with Dr. Trevor Bell, founder of the social enterprise "Smart Ice". In a nutshell, Smart Ice is a system of sensors for reading ice conditions. This innovative project, won the Arctic Inspiration Prize last year and Dr. Bell is growing Smart Ice to help young Inuit become active partners in the knowledge economy.

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Atlantic Voice: Storytime

A documentary about Steven Miller’s struggles with addiction and how he wrote his way back: to health, his family and a future career as a journalist. This is CBC producer Caroline Hillier’s doc: “Storytime”.

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Atlantic Voice: Thumbprints in Seal Oil - Part 2

Part two of a documentary about a 250-year-old music tradition from the coast of Labrador. When German Moravian missionaries sailed into Inuit communities with freshly written musical scores by Bach, Handel and others, they couldn’t have forseen the long lasting impact that music would have on the identity of the Inuit of Nunatsiavut. Producer Angela Antle sings with Lady Cove choir as they prepare for the Makkipok concert celebrating this tradition.

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Atlantic Voice: Thumbprints in Seal Oil - Part 1

Part one of a documentary about a 250-year-old music tradition from the coast of Labrador. When German Moravian missionaries sailed into Inuit communities with freshly written musical scores by Bach, Handel and others, they couldn’t have forseen the long lasting impact that music would have on the identity of the Inuit of Nunatsiavut. Angela Antle travels to Hopedale to explore the history and meet the new generation of Inuit singers.

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Atlantic Voice: George Elliott Clarke

He brings his lifelong love of language to the world stage, and most recently wrapped up his tenure as Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate. The CBC's Amy Smith sat down with George Elliott Clarke recently to talk about everything from the power of library card, the importance of poetry in contemporary society, the wisdom of Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Plato and Clarke’s career as a self -described agitator-documenter. Here’s Amy Smith’s conversation with poet George Elliott Clarke at the Halifax Central Library.

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Atlantic Voice: Two NS Communities Solving their Healthcare Challenges

For many, primary health care means going to a doctor's office for a one-on-one visit. But two NS towns have created alternative healthcare models. As part of CBC Nova Scotia's health-care series "The Search", Michael Gorman visited the Hants Health and Wellness Team and the Municipality of Clare.

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Atlantic Voice: Seducing Doctors - A Tale of Two Towns

This week on AV we’re tying into a major series on health reform and going on the road with CBC Reporter Carolyn Ray to two towns who've solved their doctor shortage and become the envy of Canada.

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Atlantic Voice: Walrus Talks - Part 2

From the Walrus Talks in Halifax, Part 2 of homegrown solutions to some of our challenges in Atlantic Canada. On today's show: Filmmaker and Educator Sylvia Hamilton, David Upton of Common Good Solutions and Deborah Dickey of the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre.

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Atlantic Voice: Walrus Talks 1 - Homegrown solutions to Atlantic Canada's challenges

The speaking series from the Canadian Magazine The Walrus brought together seven Atlantic Canadians from Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and New Brunswick to discuss Social Impact. You’ll hear the speakers Mary Gordon of the organization Roots of Empathy. Angela Bishop of the the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia, Ken McIntosh founder of the company PLATO testing and Rosmarie Lohnes of Helping Nature Heal inc.

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Atlantic Voice: 11 Years of Record Production Month

For the past 11 years, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have taken part in the global RPM Challenge, to create an album of original music during the month of February. Alyson Sampson visits with some of 2017's creators.

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Atlantic Voice: Sharon Bala author of The Boat People

Sharon Bala's first novel, The Boat People is one of five novels in CBC's Canada Reads for 2018. The story is inspired by the real life arrival on the BC coast of two boats of Tamil refugees fleeing the civil war in Sri Lanka. The Boat People explores immigration, identity and Canada’s claim to being one of the world’s most open societies.

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Atlantic Voice: Suicides on Campus

In this week's Atlantic Voice, Andrew Sampson interviews the parents of MUN basketball star Jacob Ranton. In 2014, Jacob died by suicide and his parents are advocating for more transparency to remove the stigma around seeking help for mental illness. The interview is followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Peter Cornish and Dr. Anne-Marie Churchill of MUN and DAL's Dr. David Mensink about a new program that is wiping out waiting lists for mental health care on campuses.

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Atlantic Voice: The Farmer's Daughter Solution

Three levels of governments are keenly interested in a creative solution to attract and retain workers in rural Cape Breton. The Farmer's Daughter Market is offering land for jobs and has received over 300,000 applications.

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Atlantic Voice: Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellas - Still Some More to Go

Zach Goudie goes out on the road with the Newfoundland musical group Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellas for what they're calling their last big tour. Tune in to meet Kevin Blackmore, Ray Johnson and Wayne Chaulk and some of their superfans.

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Atlantic Voice: Grant Matheson: Doctor and Addict

Grant Matheson has written about his struggle with narcotics in a memoir called Golden Boy: A Doctor's Journey with Addiction. Here's Matt Rainnie’s interview with Grant Matheson.

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Atlantic Voice: Surrogacy in Atlantic Canada

This week, the CBC’s Moira Donovan brings us the story of Terri Taylor from Fredericton. Terry recently fulfilled her dream of being a surrogate mom. And although it is something she had long wanted to experience, she admits she was unprepared for emotion

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