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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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Why don't you high five yourself?

Brent is a punk musician, radio announcer and an all-around fun guy who is completely unable to celebrate himself.

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Jon Montgomery

The skeleton racer talks to host Kelly VanderBeek about capturing perfect moments and the finer points of his sport.

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The secret to happiness?

Ask Yale professor Laurie Santos and the 1,200 students taking her class.

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Cannabis: from prohibition to legalization

Hear how cannabis went from unknown, illegal and vilified to the present day, where it's the foundation of a multi-billion dollar industry.

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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:55]


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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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:52]


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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Fighting the Good Enough Syndrome

We hear how Iceland is turning fish into a luxury item and what that could mean for Atlantic Canada.

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When You Say You Love Somebody

A remarkable story of love, devotion and resilience. Natalie Dobbin prepared this documentary about a Halifax doctor, left a quadriplegic after a car accident, who has fought his way back with the support of his colleagues, his family and his partner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:47]


WALRUS TALKS - PART TWO

This week we play Part Two of the Walrus Talks Social Impact, recorded in Halifax in the fall of 2017. Today's episode features David Upton, Deborah Dickey, and Sylvia Hamilton.

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WALRUS TALKS - PART ONE

Tackling the key challenges in the East Coast with some homegrown solutions. Recorded at the WALRUS TALKS speaking series in Halifax in the fall of 2017, we hear from Mary Gordon, Angela Bishop, Ken McIntosh, and Rosmarie Lohnes.

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Beginning Again

One year after Syrian refugees started to arrive in Atlantic Canada, Shaina Luck looks into how they are settling into their new lives.

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SLAY THE GANDER

Slay the Gander is a story of hope and strength. An Atlantic Voice documentary by Wanita Bates following breast cancer survivors as they dragon boat over 40 kilometres on one of Newfoundland's most unpredictable lakes.

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Returning to their Roots

We follow Todd Labrador, a seventh generation canoe builder, his daughter Melissa, and four apprentices on a five month journey as they build a traditional birchbark canoe. Elizabeth McMillan produced this documentary.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:47]


Lisa Moore and Linden MacIntyre

A feature conversation with two of this country's finest writers about how they combine fact and fiction in their work.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:43]


Deep Trouble - The Perils of the Right Whale

Carolyn Ray goes to Provincetown, Massachusetts in Cape Cod - home to groundbreaking research on the North Atlantic Right Whale.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:42]


Mary Walsh - In Conversation

A lively conversation with Mary Walsh about her first novel - "Crying For the Moon" recorded at Writers At Woody Point.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:43]


Pauline Dakin - Ride, Hide, Repeat

A feature interview with Pauline Dakin about her compelling new book -"Ride, Hide, Repeat" a memoir of a fugitive childhood.

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