Atlantic Voice

 
 

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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Atlantic Voice: Between Breaths

Between Breaths tells the life story of Newfoundland's Whale Man - Dr. Jon Lien.

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Atlantic Voice: The Hidden Costs of Lung Transplants

Carolyn Ray brings us the story of why some Atlantic Canadians are choosing palliative care over a life saving lung transplants.

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Atlantic Voice: Jackie Webster passes the gavel at Fredericton's Tuesday Club

It's a weekly lunch date Jackie Webster has kept since 1987. The long time New Brunswick journalist and writer hosts a salon of sorts called the Tuesday Club, every Wednesday at Fredericton's Crowne Plaza in the Webster room - named in her honour. Webster founded the club with Dalton Camp after Frank McKenna won every seat in the provincial legislature. Members include academics, politicians, lawyers, writers and journalists. They share a love of ideas, public affairs and debate and an admiration for founder Jackie Webster....a legend in the New Brunswick's political arena. Webster worked as a political journalist at a time when women were marginalized in newsrooms...assigned to writing or editing the womens' pages. Webster wrote for the Telegraph Journal, the Globe and Mail, and McLeans to name a few. CBC Journalist Myfanwy Davies attended the Tuesday Club on the morning that Jackie Webster passed the gavel after 32 years to CP reporter Chris Morris .

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Atlantic Voice: CODCO comedy reunion

Last week in Halifax, The CODCO comedy troupe reunited for the first time since the death of their beloved colleague Tommy Sexton. The four remaining members gathered at Saint Mary's University to talk about their lives as writers and performers and the importance of their very irreverent brand of satire. Here's Andy and Cathy Jones, Mary Walsh and Greg Malone introduced by Film Studies prof, Dr. Jennifer VanderBurgh.

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Atlantic Voice: The 30 year legacy of racial violence at Cole Harbour High

This week on AV, a look back to Cole Harbour High in Nova Scotia where 30 years ago a violent snow ball fight ignited racial tensions and ultimately led to educational reform.

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Atlantic Voice: Mount Cashel anniversary

As clerics gather in Rome to discuss child sexual abuse with the Pope, the people of Newfoundland are marking the 30th anniversary of the Mount Cashel orphanage scandal and subsequent Hughes Enquiry into the rape and abuse of children by Catholic clergy and the cover-up that allowed it to go on for decades.

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Atlantic Voice: Immigration Matters

An exploration of the urgent need for population growth in Atlantic Canada. Although efforts have been made recently to attract new immigrants, retention remains challenging. King's Journalism students Robyn Simon, Ava Coulter, Julia Simone Rutgers, and Carly Churchill look at the simple efforts that created a home in Atlantic Canada for Kosovar refugees 20 years ago. In the second half of the program Don Mills talks about the region-wide immigration picture and some summits on the topic taking place this spring.

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Atlantic Voice: The Beaten Path

This week, a new doc from Lindsay Bird's called The Beaten Path, it's about the tensions between conservation and entertainment in Canada's parks. The story centres on dramatic upgrades made last summer to Gros Morne National Park's premiere tourist attraction: Western Brook Pond. Some say, the upgrades destroyed this particular trail, and are indicative of Parks Canada losing its way.

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ATLANTIC VOICE: Waiting for the Time

Newfoundland's women's prison is a troubled place. two women died there in 2018 and the reports on their deaths have not been made public. Recently, two artists launched a Lullaby Project in the space and had a powerful impact on inmates, and the people guarding them.

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Atlantic Voice: The Other Podcast

PEI academic Neil Forbes was curious to find out if other urban aboriginals had the same identity questions that he did. So, he created a podcast called "The Other: Urban Aboriginals in Canada".

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Atlantic Voice: Island Man

A new documentary from David Burke - Stranded, alone on a tiny island in the Atlantic Ocean is exactly how David Smith, the caretaker of Port Hood Island, likes to spend his winters. But climate change is making island life more dangerous and worrying his friends and family.

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Atlantic Voice: Signs of Change

Lindsay Bird brings us a a doc about sign language in small, rural communities - where there often aren't many people who use it. That can lead to isolation for deaf, hearing impaired and other people.One man in Corner Brook knows that experience all too well. As David Kennedy faces a future where he won't be able to hear... he's taken it upon himself to change how people in his town communicate.And his efforts have gone further than he could ever imagine.

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Atlantic Voice: Tommy Tinker Forever

Nova Scotia artist Estelle Thomson's exploration of life, creativity and grief. The project, inspired by the unexpected death of her infant son is called Tommy Tinker Forever .

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Atlantic Voice: Bernice Morgan reading from Seasons Before the War

For our Christmas special, a reading of "Seasons Before the War", a new childhood memoir from author Bernice Morgan. The story will take us back to her childhood Christmases in downtown St. John's in the years between WW1 and WW2.

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Atlantic Voice: Hunger for Change

Vanessa Blanch's documentary "Hungry for Change" asks whether the current system of food banks and soup kitchens needs to change. It first aired on the NB podcast series "The Hook".

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Atlantic Voice: My Syrian Son

Moira Donovan brings us - the story of one veteran's journey to redress a failure of Canada's mission in Afghanistan. "My Syrian Son" is the story of how Donna Collins worked through a physical injuries and the grief she felt over the government's failure to facilitate immigration for many of their Afghan employees.

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Atlantic Voice: Ocean vs. Space

Ocean versus Space. Which frontier is more worthy of scientific investigation? We'll bring you a Dalhousie University debate between some of the world's leading researchers. A fascinating exploration of some of the main scientific quandaries facing science today.

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Atlantic Voice: We Didn't Think We Were Doing A Lot

A new documentary called "We Didn't Think We Were Doing A Lot." Ted Blades tells us the story of English students who've adopted 17 graves of Royal Newfoundland Regiment soldiers. This past summer, after years of tending the graves and researching the soldiers' lives, the students, teachers and parents visited Newfoundland.

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Atlantic Voice: Inside the Walls - the Death of Matthew Hines

This week on Atlantic Voice, we'll re-air the powerful documentary first produced in the summer of 2018 by the NB podcast series The Hook. It's called "Behind The Walls" and it goes into Dorchester Penitentiary for the final two hours of Matthew Hines' life.

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Atlantic Voice: Polaris Prize winning musician Jeremy Dutcher

In this feature interview, Dutcher, a proud member of the Maliseet Nation, describes the process of making his Polaris Prize winning album "Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa". In it, he melds his own haunting vocals and piano playing with archival recordings of ancestral songs, that he found in a museum on wax cylinders.

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