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Information Morning - NS

CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.

  • 10:24
    We'll find out what it takes to become a licensed marijuana producer.
    Oct 17, 2018
  • 10:48
    Endometriosis is extremely painful. It's really common, it affects one in ten women. And there's no cure. In fact depending on where you live, it can be hard to get access to effective treatment. The CBC's Emma Smith has been looking into this.
    Oct 15, 2018
  • 06:23
    She's just 14 years old and she's already spearheaded a campaign to clean up the LaHave River. Stella Bowles now has a book for young people to get them involved in environmental activism.
    Oct 12, 2018
  • 08:31
    As of this week, pedestrians will get a head start at some of the HRM's busiest intersections. A planning professor talks about leading pedestrian intervals.
    Oct 12, 2018
  • 08:31
    Recycling and plastic bag bans reduce the amount of waste we produce, but a researcher says they can't compete with the tide of plastic flowing from plastic producers. Carroll Muffett is the President and CEO of the Centre for International Environmental Law.
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 08:29
    The recent incident of a young black man shot with a nail gun while on the job, has sparked outrage in his community. Angee Bowden is one of the people organizing rallies to support him.
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 06:20
    Earlier this year many were shocked to hear about the three dogs that died in New Brunswick. They had all been swimming in a river contaminated with blue-green algae. Now, people who live near Oathill Lake in Dartmouth are concerned after blue-green algae was spotted there. HRM has taken lake water samples to test for toxicity, but the results aren't in yet. In the meantime the city has posted signs warning people not to swim or drink the lake water, and to keep their pets away from the water. Terry Rowell is a retired biologist who's lived on the lake for 48 years.
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 06:50
    Six years ago this month, the tall ship, The Bounty, sank during a hurricane off the coast of North Carolina. The captain and one crew member died. The rest of the crew were plucked from the sea by US Coast Guard helicopters. But the story of the Bounty goes back hundreds of years before that tragic journey. A few years ago Geoff D'Eon directed an award-winning film called "Bounty: Into the hurricane". He's now written a book -- "Bounty: The Greatest Sea Story of Them All".
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 09:09
    Many of us take cloth bags to the grocery store every week, and yet there are still a lot of plastic bags walking out the door. Some say only a provincial ban will make a difference. CBC Reporter Paul Palmeter has more.
    Oct 10, 2018
  • 08:28
    Last week we heard from scientists and surfers concerned with the chumming practises of a research vessel tracking white sharks off Nova Scotia. Today we speak with the chief science officer for that vessel.
    Oct 9, 2018
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