Jacob Smith

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Jacob Smith has been working at CBC since he was 18 years old. He has worked on multiple live radio and television broadcasts and is now part of CBC's digital team.

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Babette Hayward, Vogue Dots member, talks about ECMAs

As East Coast Music Week in Newfoundland nears an end, hundreds of musicians spent the week performing, winning awards and networking with delegates from around the world.

Kim Harris to perform ode to mother's memory at ECMAs

Halifax singer-songwriter Kim Harris's latest release, Only the Mighty, garnered her four Nova Scotia Music awards this past fall and has now brought Harris her first East Coast Music award nomination in the Rising Star Recording of the Year category.

NSCC music business students going to Newfoundland for East Coast Music Week

A class of excited students is getting prepared to mingle with members from the east coast music industry that they one day hope to be a part of.
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Mainstreet Tech & Consequences: An in-depth look

CBC Radio’s Mainstreet has been taking stock of the anxieties people have about digital technology, including concerns about privacy and surveillance, bullying, and porn consumption.

Tech anxiety: how the printing press compares to internet porn

This week, CBC Radio’s Mainstreet is taking stock of the anxieties people have about digital technology, whether it’s concerns about privacy and surveillance, online bullying, porn consumption, or the internet making people more narrow minded.

This Hour Has 22 Minutes writers gather for night of comedy

The writers of CBC’s This Hour has 22 Minutes will be gathering together this Saturday for an uncensored night of stand up comedy at the Company House on Gottingen Street in Halifax.

African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards celebrate brightest stars

The 17th annual African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards were handed out at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax Saturday night.

Keont'e Beals watches dream come true with ANSMA award nod

A Grade 12 student at Auburn Drive High School in Cole Harbour is getting ready for his first African Nova Scotian Music Association awards on Saturday night.

Warm up this weekend with some local music

A ridge of pressure stretched out across the region will bring a sunny end of February and a sunny start to March. If you’re looking for some entertainment to take in while you defrost this weekend, there's a whole lot going on in Halifax.

Halifax not obliged to clear sidewalks, fall victim told

When Brian Walsh tumbled two years ago on an icy downtown Halifax sidewalk, he thought he had a straightforward claim of damages against the city to recoup thousands of dollars in medical expenses. He was wrong.

'Turtlecam' teaches N.S. scientists how to help leatherbacks

A team of Nova Scotian scientists, engineers, commercial fishermen, and other volunteers has captured some amazing footage of life onboard a leatherback turtle.

Waka Flocka Flame makes a Neon Dream come true

For Halifax electronic dance band Neon Dreams, welcoming American rap celebrity Waka Flocka Flame back to Halifax, one night after he performed in New York City during Kanye West’s Roc City set, was a bit of a dream come true.

Maritimers share their winter Good Samaritan stories

With the mountains of snow and ice covering the Maritimes, the one thing the Maritimes isn't lacking are Good Samaritan stories.

Paul Vienneau, in wheelchair, tackles ice removal from Halifax curbs

A Halifax man has been on the intersection of Spring Garden Road and Dresden Row since 10 a.m. on Wednesday, picking ice from the corners of crosswalks that he says city crews have neglected.

Pat Stay wins rap battle put on by hip-hop heavweight Drake

A Dartmouth battle rapper has just claimed another victory in his fourth North American title match.