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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Are acts of kindness part of your holiday tradition?

Guest(s): Alma Lake & Stella Michel

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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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Atlantic Voice: Finding Max

In this episode, we revisit one of the most dramatic news stories of the 1930s: The Hindenburg Disaster. In Viola Pruss's award winning documentary "Finding Max" we hear the untold story of the Hindenburg captain: Max Pruss, Viola's great grandfather.

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Atlantic Voice: The River

The Provincial Enquiry into the Muskrat Falls project is happening now in Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mandate is to investigate alleged mismanagement of the mega project's construction, cost overruns and whether the Government was fully informed and was made aware of risks with the Project. For many people in Labrador it may be too little - too late. On this week's edition of AV, the CBC's Kenny Sharpe introduces us to some of the protesters who've gone to jail to stop the Muskrat Falls mega project.

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Atlantic Voice: Healing One Stitch at a Time

Joan Weeks brings us the story of the resilient women and men of Waycobah First Nation in Nova Scotia. Survivors of residential school, they are finding healing one stitch at a time with the sewing of regalia for the community's children.

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Atlantic Voice: Promiscuous Plastics

As part of Waves of Change, our CBC series on single-use plastic, I interviewed Dr. Max Liboiron at Memorial University of Newfoundland. A scientist and artist and the founder of the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research. She says no amount of plastic straw and bag bans will solve our current problem, what is required is an industrial sized response.

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Atlantic Voice: Love, Scott

Just before "Love, Scott" screens at The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Angela Antle speaks with choral conductor Scott Jones and NFB filmmaker Laura Marie Wayne about the documentary. The film looks back on the violent 2013 stabbing that left Jones paralyzed. An attack that many consider a homophobic hate crime. In this episode of Atlantic Voice, Wayne and Jones speak about the attack, art, their friendship, healing and forgiveness.

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