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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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Sex is more than sex

Steve wants to have more sex with his wife. But is his focus on the bedroom obscuring a bigger issue?

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Origin stories

Ever wonder how we got here? Digging into history, these podcasts uncover the past to understand the present.

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The mighty mistle thrush

Vanessa Blanch and Alain Clavette tracked down a flock of birders to tell the story behind this “mega-rarity” in the birding community.

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Tragedy + Time

Oriana can’t lie and it’s hurting those close to her. Also, Kevin wants to make his grandma laugh.

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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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Atlantic Voice: 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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Atlantic Voice: 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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Atlantic Voice: 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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Atlantic Voice: 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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Atlantic Voice: 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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Atlantic Voice: 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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