Nicole MacLennan

Associate producer

Nicole MacLennan is Information Morning Cape Breton's associate producer, responsible for pitching and chasing stories, interviewing and booking guests. She welcomes story ideas and information at

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Waves of Change

Some Cape Breton eateries cutting out plastic cutlery

Some Sydney, N.S., food establishments are serving up more environmentally friendly take out. The Little Rollin' Bistro food truck and Selkie's Neighbourhood Diner have switched out some of their single use plastics for compostable options.

Spina bifida kept him from playing hockey. He wants to change that for other kids

After dreaming of playing hockey as a child growing up with spina bifida, Kurtis Deveaux finally got the chance as an adult when he started his own sledge hockey team.

Cape Breton students harvest wood, make traditional M'ikmaw sleds

Students at a Cape Breton elementary school are the proud owners of four traditional Mi'kmaw working sleds they helped make.

Cape Breton students learn ancient Mi'kmaw game

A group of Grade 5 students at Bras d'Or Elementary learn to play the traditional Mi'kmaw game of waltes.

It's all fun and games on one Cape Breton school bus

Grade 12 student Janine Lock came up with a guide for playing games and activities on her bus to keep kids entertained, and now she's pitching it to the local school board.

Cape Breton mine water cleaned of toxins

The underground mines in Cape Breton aren't producing coal any more, but they are churning out about six billion litres of waste water a year that is now treated at four remediation sites.

Cape Breton's Keltic Lodge gets $4.5M upgrade

Ontario based GolfNorth Properties has invested more than double the original budget for upgrades to the iconic since it took over the property last spring.

Eskasoni crisis model could work in other places

The suicide crisis in the First Nations community of Attawapiskat is bringing up difficult memories for the Cape Breton community of Eskasoni, where a similar crisis led to a better model of mental health intervention.

Doryman Pub and Grill celebrates 50 years as Chéticamp's musical heart

The Doryman Pub and Grill in Chéticamp celebrates 50 years this weekend of hosting musical performers in Cape Breton such as Ashley MacIsaac, Natalie MacMaster and former Premier Rodney MacDonald.

Cape Breton University to offer remediation course

Cape Breton University is drawing on the legacy of steelmaking and coal mining on the island to develop a new course on site remediation.

National Arts Centre to bring Music Alive to Atlantic region

The National Arts Centre in Ottawa plans to expand its national arts education program Music Alive to the region, beginning in the next school year.

First Nations communities health data hints at high rates of diabetes

A project collecting health data from First Nations communities in Nova Scotia is revealing some troubling statistics.

NSCC Strait Area campus to offer course to train ship's cooks

Starting in September, the culinary arts program at the Nova Scotia Community College Strait Area Campus in Port Hawkesbury will offer a course with a concentration on becoming a ship's cook.

Cape Breton resource centre helps aboriginal women at risk

A small drop-in centre in downtown Sydney is making a big difference for aboriginal women at risk by offering counselling, health care and a needle exchange program.

Cape Breton Naturals harvesting salt from the sea

Crystal MacKinnon started harvesting sea salt two years ago on a whim, but now the business, Cape Breton Naturals, is beginning to take off.