NS: Information Morning

 
 

NS: Information Morning

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

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Clearwater faces more fall out from last year's fisheries conviction

An organization that rates seafood sustainability, MSC, has dropped Clearwater's off-shore lobster fishery from its list of recommended fisheries. CBC Reporter Paul Withers explains.

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One man's mission to get answers from Diabetes Canada

One man's mission to get answers from one of the country's largest charities. A vlounteer is raising questions about how the charity dealt with missing money. The CBC's Yvonne Colbert tells us about a very determined volunteer.

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Why Judy Wilson Raybolt can't comment on SNC Lavalin case

Canada's former justice minister says she can't comment on the SNC Lavalin case because of solicitor-client priviledge. Our legal columnist Wayne MacKay tells us more.

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Challenging the Premier's point of view

Our political columnist Brian Flinn combs through what the Premier and the opposition are saying about secrecy and freedom of information.

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Researcher says sexual violence is apart of sports culture

Changing the game; a local researcher points to a link between sports culture and sexualized violence. And has some suggestions for what to do about it.

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Healthcare Hacks #10: Talk to the anesthetist

Behind every great surgeon is another important and often overlooked member of the surgical team. Mary Jane Hampton tells us why it's a good idea for you to speak with your anesthetist before going under.

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Premier says it would be bad for business to release ferry details

Freedom of Information and the refusal to release. Premier Stephen McNeil explains why his government is fighting the release of information about the CAT Ferry.

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Sailors say new Coast Guard vessels make them seasick

Too tippy to be at sea? A CBC Investigation points to problems with the 'hero' class of Coast Guard Vessels. The CBC's Paul Withers tells us more.

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Antigonish Sister speaks out about newly admitted sexual abuse of nuns at the hands of Catholic priests

Another scandal in the Catholic Church, as the Pope admits nuns are abused at the hands of priests. We hear some thoughts on going forward from a Sister of St Martha.

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Music fans and friends rally to support Name the Twins

Music fans were saddened to hear recently that Robbie Smith of the duo, Naming the Twins, is terminally ill. The news hit especially hard in Shelburne, which is home to Smith and his musical partner Kathleen Glauser. Louise Lindsay is Information morning's community contact there.

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Promoters still confident CFL stadium will be a success

Pitching a more palatable price tag for a CFL stadium. We speak with Anthony LeBlanc a member of the Atlantic Schooners group about shaving $50 million off its stadium proposal for Halifax.

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3 months after her death, Audrey Parker is calling for change to right-to-life law

Three months after Audrey Parker's death,a new petition calls on government to pass Auds Amendment.

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A for Adventure: Put your smarphone away

S is for Social Media - and whether to post while enjoying the great outdoors. Our A for Adventure team talk about lessons learned doing 100 days of adventure for the second time.

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Healthcare Hacks #9: Using the right words to get the right home care

Navigating one of the most confusing times of life. Mary Jane Hampton tells us the best way to get home care services when you need them.

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Card holders frustrated over losing PC Optimum points

If you collect PC Optimum points, you might want to check your balance. The CBC's Yvonne Colbert tells us how some people have seen their accounts emptied out.

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40 years in the legal profession

After 40 years in the legal profession, Chief Justice Michael MacDonald is retiring.

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A new type of Environmental Impact Assessment

Researchers have created a road map for determining how a development project will affect climate change.

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Taken in 60's Scoop, Audrey Mayes recounts her reunion with family

For 18 years, Audrey Mayes never lost hope that she'd find her way back home. The Mi'kmaw woman from Sipekne'katik tells the story of her tearful reunion with her family.

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Taken from her family in 60's Scoop

A survivor of the Sixties Scoop tells us what it was like to be separated from her Mi'kmaw community for 18 years. Audrey Mayes never lost hope that she would find her way home.

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Visible minorities still more likely to be street checked

Halifax police are performing fewer street checks, but visible minorities are still disproportionally targeted. The CBC's Jack Julian has the details.

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Healthcare Hacks #8: How to complain effectively

How to complain about health care in a way that will be heard. Mary Jane Hampton says don't start with the Health Minister.

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Donnie Taylor's family says palliative staff "hastened" his death

The family of Donnie Taylor allege palliative care staff left him without oxygen for 13 hours and caused him to suffer. They blame the Truro hospital for what they call his "hastened" death. The CBC's Angela MacIvor has more.

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Blame Ottawa for municipal salary increase

Some municipal officials are voting to raise their salaries, even though they won't be taking home more money. The CBC's Pam Berman explains what's happening and why.

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How the courts view teacher student relationships

Why criminal charges involving teachers harming students occupy a special place in the legal world. Our legal expert Wayne MacKay says it's all about trust.

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Talking trade with three of Canada's leading experts

Collateral damage ... Canada and its economy are being buffeted by forces beyond our control. Three of Canada's big thinkers on trade are in Halifax for a conference today. They are here to talk Trump, China, Brexit and how our economy is going to survive it all.

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A for Adventure: Enjoy snowy hikes

S is for snow shoes and H is for hike. Our A for Adventure team talk about their top snow shoe hikes in the province.

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Healthcare Hacks #7: Push back against advice

A cautionary tale in this Healthcare Hack. Mary Jane Hampton tells us why you can trust your gut when it comes to your family and the health care system.

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New policy for immigrant children in care

The case of former child refugee Abdoul Abdi has led to changes in how Nova Scotia treats children in care. The CBC's Shaina Luck has more.

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Judge weighs in on gun violence

One story about the devastating effect of gun violence and how a local judge used a sentencing hearing to issue a call to action. The CBC's Elizabeth Chiu has more.

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In Canada, justice is supposed to be for all. But there are barriers to that

In Canada, everyone is supposed to be equal before and under the law. In practice, many people face obstacles getting access to justice. A new institute in Nova Scotia will try to tackle some of those barriers. Ilana Luther is the executive director of the Access to Justice and Law Reform Institute of Nova Scotia.

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Yarmouth Assault

[EXPLICIT CONTENT] We hear a disturbing account of what happened to a young girl who was attacked earlier this month in the Yarmouth area and why the assault has sparked calls for changes to the Criminal Code.

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Parents disappointed in government's inclusion report

Many parents of kids with disabilities and diverse learning needs had high hopes for the government's new inclusion strategy. Allison Garber says there have been minimal changes since the report came out. Zach Churchill is Minister of Education.

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Doctor warns of spike in benzodiazepines in teens

Benzodiazepines and teens. A doctor at IWK Health Centre is raising the alarm about a spike in young people using drugs like Ativan and the risk of deadly overdose is high.

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What we can do to avoid a crisis in long term care

A new report on the state of Nova Scotia's long term care homes calls for more staff, more training and a better attitude toward those who live and work in these facilities. Janice Keefe chaired the expert panel that wrote the report.

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Healthcare Hacks #6: Be your own patient navigator

Be your own patient navigator. In our latest Healthcare Hacks column, Mary Jane Hampton talks about how you can be pro-active about your health, even without a family doctor.

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Fights 30 years ago in Cole Harbour still have effects today

Thirty years ago, a simple snowball fight exposed racial tensions at what was then the province's biggest high school. We hear from three of the people who were at Cole Harbour High that day in 1989.

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Your reaction to our coverage on benzodiazepines

Our stories this week about benzodiazepines have people talking. The CBC's Richard Cuthbertson tells us about the response he's heard so far.

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Scott Brison explains why he's leaving politics

Scott Brison is leaving politics. He was first elected as a Member of Parliament for Kings Hants 22 years ago.

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Clearwater convicted of "gross violation" in lobster fishery

One of Nova Scotia's best known seafood companies has run afoul of Canada's fishing laws. Clearwater was convicted last fall for what the court called a "gross violation" of Atlantic fishery regulations. The CBC's Paul Withers has more.

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Lessons learned from benzodiazepine overdose

For almost three years a Nova Scotia woman has been struggling to come to terms with her mother's sudden overdose death. She says her mother accidentally drank methadone while in a stupor brought on by benzodiazepines. That mix of drugs killed her. The CBC's David Burke has more.

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A for Adventure: Winter challenge to get you outdoors

W is for Winter. Our A for Adventure team want to get you outside for wintertime fun.

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The dark side of benzodiazepines

The problem with benzodiazepines. The CBC's Richard Cuthbertson on why long term use and over prescription is causing so much concern.

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Daily challenge to save the planet

Small changes add up. That's one of the driving ideas behind a challenge that some Nova Scotians are taking on this month. The Coastal Climate Collective has started the challenge every day through January. Wendy McCallum and Shannon Shields are two members of the group.

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Deadly dangers of benzodiazepines

The fatal consequences of mixing two medications. The CBC's Richard Cuthbertson tells us about a growing concern surrounding the role benzodiazepines play in the opioid crisis.

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New play by Shauntay Grant coming to Neptune Theatre

Poet, performance artist, children's book author. Now, Halifax's Shauntay Grant can add one more feather to her artistic cap: professional playwright. Hear about her new play debuting this month.

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Demanding better protection of prisoners' rights

A Dal law professor told us about the Mandela rule, and how provincial jails such as Burnside are falling short of international standards.

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New book tells the story of Halifax's early queer movement

We spoke with 2 generations of queer historians to look back on the early days of the LGBTQ movement in Halifax.

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A Halifax woman says the fundraising sector is particularly vulnerable to sexual predators

Liz LeClair shares her story about sexual harassment and assault in the not-for-profit sector.

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Health research can be an expensive undertaking. But a Nova Scotia project shows you don't always need to spend a lot to get important results

In Canada, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on health research every year. A Nova Scotia initiative is setting out to show that we don't always need to spend that much to get helpful findings. The project is using a model first refined in East Africa. Dr Noni MacDonald and Dr Bob Borto-lussi are the co-directors of MicroResearch.

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New domestic violence leave legislation now in effect

The head of Alice House told us about new federally legislated leave for victims of domestic violence, and what employers can do about domestic violence in the workplace.

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Hope for Wildlife Interns

Hope For Wildlife offers environmental education to people from around the world. The CBC's Emma Smith spoke with the founder and director of Hope for Wildlife, Hope Swinimar.

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Brexit threatens Ireland's fragile peace

20 years of peace on shaky ground. Britain's exit from the European Union could jeopardize the Good Friday peace agreement in Northern Ireland. Bridget Brownlow is a professor in Irish Studies and Political Science at Saint Mary's University.

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Fraud and complaints at Coady

People who used to work at the Coady Institute at St. F.X. say staff are living in fear and the morale at the school couldn't be worse. We also speak with Gord Cunningham who is the assistant director of the Coady Institute.

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Province holding firm on adoption records

Nova Scotia will soon be the last province in Canada with closed adoption records. Department of Community Services Minister Kelly Regan talks about Nova Scotia's adoption records.

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A for Adventure: Picture perfect skating

Our A for Adventure team tell us about the pond hockey image that has gotten so much attention.

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YouTube Star Liv B on Vegan Cooking

We meet local Youtube star Olivia Biermann, and find out her recipe for success.

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A trauma counsellor is questioning the Halifax Police response to victims of human trafficking

A trauma counsellor questions how Halifax Police are responding to victims of human trafficking. Pam Rubin is a lawyer, and a certified counsellor who specializes in trauma and sexual abuse.

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Healthcare Hacks #5: Finding the shortest wait times

Yarmouth for an MRI, Truro for bladder surgery. In our weekly Healthcare Hacks series, Mary Jane Hampton tells us about a website where you find the shortest wait times for the service you need.

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Premier optimistic about trade with China

Nova Scotia does about 600 million dollars in trade with China. Plus last month the Nova Scotia government signed a sister agreement with the province of Guangdong to deepen trade ties between the two regions. Premier Stephen McNeil on all of this.

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A mother's story of pulling her daughter out of human trafficking

CBC Reporter Preston Mulligan tells us how one mother managed to get her daughter back from human traffickers.

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Big changes coming to teacher record checks

The Minister of Education plans to introduce new legislation for teachers. The goal is to target those under criminal investigation. CBC Reporter Angela MacIvor has the details.

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Healthcare Hacks #4: ER 101

Mary Jane Hampton helps take the stress out of emergency department visits.

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ServiCom manager optimistic about a new buyer

It has been a tough few days for more than 600 people who worked at the ServiCom call centre in Sydney. Employees found out Thursday that they were out of a job. Todd Riley is the Director of Operations for ServiCom.

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Halterm sale changes shipping industry

The shipping industry in this province could be in for some big changes if CN buys the Halifax container terminal.

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Harder than ever to find a place to rent in Halifax

An urban planner explains why there are so many rental properties being built in Halifax but fewer places for people to live.

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Breaking down the divide between academics and the public at large

Canadian professors and researchers are busily working on various studies and projects. Often their research is in the public interest. But many post-secondary researchers have a hard time explaining the importance of their work, and how it might inform policy discussions. Dalhousie University has just revealed an experimental program run out of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Colin Conrad and Emily Pelley are two of Dal's first-ever "Public Scholars".

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Minister of Lands and Forestry outlines clear cutting Policy

The province says it will move towards more ecological forestry. Minister of Lands and Forestry Iain Rankin takes our questions.

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A for Adventure: Winter fun in Wentworth

Our A for Adventure team is excited about winter coming and they can't wait to go ski-touring in Wentworth.

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Healthcare Hacks #3: Navigating Specialists Appointments

Your family doctor says it's time to see a specialist. What do you do next? Information Morning's health columnist Mary Jane Hampton has some suggestions for ways to improve the experience.

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Mahone Bay parents unhappy with school officials

A principal who was put on leave is back, but parents in Mahone Bay still want answers. And an investigation into their regional centre of education. CBC's Emma Smith has the details.

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Celebrating 50 years since watershed political gathering of African Nova Scotians

On November 30th 1968, more than 400 African Nova Scotians met at the Halifax North Memorial Public Library to discuss discrimination and political self-determination. Isaac Saney is organizing an event tonight at the same library to look back on the legacy of that 1968 gathering.

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The new Cuban ambassador to Canada

Cuba's new ambassador to Canada is in Halifax this week. Josefina Vidal was also in charge of negotiations a few years ago, as the Obama administration looked to thaw relations with Cuba. She dropped by our studio.

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First Nations leaders and organizations from across Atlantic Canada attended a summit on self-government in Halifax

Indigenous leaders from across the country gathered in Halifax this week to talk about self government. The three-day summit was sponsored in part by the Assembly of First Nations. And a number of Atlantic Canadian First Nations organizations. CBC Indigenous Unit reporter Nic Meloney attended and reported on the event.

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People and businesses should do more to have power back-ups when the lights go out, says energy scientist

Almost 250,000 customers in Nova Scotia lost their electricity yesterday, despite only a dusting of snow in some areas. But Wayne Groszko says it's up to us to plan accordingly for outages. He's an applied energy research scientist at NSCC.

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Remembering Dave (The Dream) Defiagbon

Former Nova Scotian boxer David Defiagbon is dead at 48. Friend and mentor Wayne Gordon shares some memories.

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Stuck in a car for four days

Up to her axles in mud...a woman from Hubbards talks about her ordeal, stuck for almost four days in a car in rural Iowa.

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Yarmouth still reeling after parade tragedy

People in Yarmouth are still reeling after a four year old was killed in the Santa Clause parade this past weekend.

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Healthcare Hacks #2: Getting test results

It's an old adage that no news is good news. When it's applied to your medical test though, that might not be the case. Healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at this issue.

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Trying to rescue Brett

The busy and dangerous winter lobster season starts soon. The CBC's Brett Ruskin got a first hand look at what happens when a fisherman needs to be rescued.

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Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Donna Hurlburt

There are 71 species at risk in Nova Scotia. And one woman in charge of biodiversity in the Province.

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Making dumping day safer

The most dangerous day of the year for lobster fishermen is dumping day. Find out what's being done to make dumping day safer for everyone involved.

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Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Getting Involved

Ways you can get involved with helping save endangered and threatened species in Nova Scotia.

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Beware of snow clearing scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning people to do their homework before spending money on snow ploughing. CEO and president of BBB for the Atlantic region Peter Moorhouse offers some tips on hiring a snow removal service.

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What the legal system can do to tackle a culture that makes school bullying rampant

From St. Michael's College School in Toronto to Glace Bay High, teens are making videos of themselves doing horrible things to their classmates. Information Morning's legal columnist Wayne MacKay tells us what the legal system can do.

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Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Plants and Lichens

Today on our series about species at risk we talk about plants and lichens and the dangers they face. And why that is bad news for humans.

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Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Fresh Water species

Of all the creatures we've discussed in our species at risk series, none may be more vulnerable than the Atlantic Whitefish. Today we're looking at that critically endangered species.

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Healthcare Hacks #1: Patients taking control

Our healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton passes on some lessons that might make your medical experience better.

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Retiring Truro doctor worries about the patients he leaves behind

A doctor in Truro says he's had no luck trying to find a replacement for himself. He will be retiring and giving up his practice and his patients in a few weeks.

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Species at Risk in Nova Scotia - Reptiles

Acadia University Professor Steve Mockford talks about turtles and snakes at risk of extinction in Nova Scotia.

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