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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!

Updated: Sundays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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The return

A man fields an unusual request from his father-in-law, and the story of a very special cherry tree.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:47]

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Sex on drugs

The relationship people have with drugs is complicated, but not as messy as the relationship people have had with sex.

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[mp3 file: runs00:30:52]

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Corey Hart

1980s pop star Corey Hart reveals something you may not know about "Sunglasses at Night".

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[mp3 file: runs00:31:17]

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Can geoengineering technology combat extreme weather?

"Cloud seeding" is being considered a tool for controlling extreme weather, with one in four countries using the technology already.

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[mp3 file: runs00:16:15]

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Pride and Prejudice

The Halifax Pride Parade is in its 30th year. It is now a major celebration. But it was a very different scene when a few courageous activists held the first Pride Parade. Some even wore bags over their heads to protect their identity. In this episode, we

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]

Halifax Public Library

A feature conversation with Asa Kachan, CEO of the Halifax Public Libraries. She gives Angela Antle a private tour of Central Library in downtown Halifax, and talks how about more than making books available, this modern building is doing nothing short of

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]


Making TONY nominated musicals out of regional stories. How "COME FROM AWAY" became a Broadway sensation. A feature conversation with Michael Rubinoff, producer of the musical.

[mp3 file: runs 00:26:09]

Father Greg MacLeod

Father Greg MacLeod died earlier this week. He was a leading figure in Cape Breton as a priest, activist and educator. We mark his passing through this interview he did in 2009 with CBC host Steve Sutherland.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:49]

"L'amour Geant"

We head to a small village in France where a Nova Scotia Battalion and one Cape Breton soldier are celebrated for their role 100 years ago in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Phlis McGregor produced this documentary - "L'amour Geant" or Giant Love.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]

Percy and his Map

We mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with this story about a soldier from Cape Breton who played a key role that day. Phlis McGregor produced the documentary.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]

A Blue Whale of a Tale

Jeremy Eaton brings us the story of how a tragedy for the Blue Whale population in the North Atlantic turned into a windfall of data for scientists.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:11]

Women in Film

Feature interviews with 2 creative women - Jordan Canning and Jennifer Holness - about why we need more diversity on Canadian screens.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]

Catherine MacLellan

Feature conversation with Catherine MacLellan about her new tribute show to her father, Gene MacLellan. She spoke with the CBC's Matt Rainnie and it is a moving conversation about the power of family, music, vulnerability + love.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:49]

The Liverpool Packet

One man's quest to find out more about a terrifying moment during World War Two when his father's life hung in the balance on the Atlantic Ocean. Connell Smith produced this documentary.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:10]


3 woman from very different backgrounds have created their own multi-generational family. Our thanks to Phlis McGregor for producing this documentary.

[mp3 file: runs 00:26:09]

Answering The Call

With so much at stake, why do so many people from rural communities across Atlantic Canada sign up to be volunteer fire fighters? Felicia Latour prepared this documentary which focuses on the members of the Maitland District Volunteer Department.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:09]

Immigration - In Their Own Words

Four remarkable women, who emigrated to the east coast from around the world, share their own stories about dealing with racism, searching for identity and the idea of home.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:11]