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All Hands on Tech, hosted by Aminah and Isaac, brings together Nova Scotia’s tech community to uncover the secrets of what makes our province the best place for collaboration, innovation, and growth. Each episode hear from local digital experts as we dive into all of the amazing things happening in Nova Scotia’s fastest-growing sector and learn why so many organizations and individuals are calling Canada’s Ocean Playground home. All Hands on Tech is proudly produced by Digital Nova Scotia (D ...
Canada’s worst shooting spree in modern history has left us with far more questions than answers. Journey inside every single hour of this tragedy as it happened with Global News Halifax reporter Sarah Ritchie. This 13-part true crime series will try to piece together exactly what happened and what could or should have been done to prevent it.
Tune in as we chat with members of the cross country ski community in Nova Scotia.
Join me as I sit with some of Nova Scotia's most talented musicians to talk everything from Music to life.
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Libraries are a good place to study. Now, CBRM Council has asked staff to study a library. Staff have been tasked with seeing how much it would cost to renovate the old courthouse. We'll hear from 2 councilors who have reservations.
The province has announced a new initiative to take the stress off family doctors and improve patients' access to healthcare in Nova Scotia. It's a pilot project for Community Pharmacy Primary Care Clinics in twelve locations across the province. We hear the details from Health Minister Michelle Thompson.…
When it comes to digital marketing, there are countless strategies and tactics to test out and implement in your campaigns. But for Differo Marketing, the most important, must-have in any digital marketing campaign? Inclusivity. The diverse boutique agency specializes in designing campaigns with a worldview. In this engaging discussion with CEO Wil…
We hear about a new rental scam targeting would-be tenants and homeowners. Vanessa Childs Rolls had two students show up at her house, ready to move in.
The province is piloting primary care clinics at select pharmacies in NS, including two in the CBRM. We get the details from the Minister of Health, Michelle Thompson.
To celebrate this year's Interfaith & Multicultural Festival, Imam Abdallah Yousri says the Ummah Mosque and Community Centre in Halifax will host its first in-person open house since the start of the pandemic. Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler brings us this story.
Almost eight million Canadians own at least one dog, but in Nova Scotia the dog breeding industry that produces these pets is largely unregulated. There's a movement afoot to change that, but not everyone is happy about it. The CBC's Paul Withers reports.
We find out how Harbourstone has been able to create a home for people who were confined to hospital because of challenging behaviours.
Hear why the Native Women’s Association of Canada asked Indigenous artists to reimagine what $20 bill would look like with an Indigenous woman hero on it, and how that sparked a petition to actually have an Indigenous woman on Canada's next bank note. It’s all part of an initiative called “Change the Bill.”…
The Municipality of Yarmouth has decided to enforce the "reverse onus" section of its solid waste bylaw. So for example, if garbage that is illegally dumped contains a piece of mail with your name and address on it, you are presumed guilty until you can prove you're not. The fine for illegal dumping can be as high as $5,000. Our legal columnist Way…
Premier Tim Houston has just announced a new medical school. The Cape Breton University medical school will start with a class of 32 students, no later than fall of 2025. We reach Dr. Margaret Fraser, a family doctor in Sydney who also works in the emergency department.
The number of people without a family doctor topped 130,000 earlier this year. But if you don't have a doctor, what happens with your health records and medical test results? Mary Jane Hampton explains in this week's health hacks.
Ray Savage of Aylesford is getting ready to embark on an epic snowmobile expedition in memory of his good buddy, John Forbes. The men were friends from their teenage years, until last September when John died at age 60. Our Berwick community contact brings us this story.
Tiffany Fields, an astronomy technician with the Burke-Gaffney Observatory at Saint Mary's University, shares some tips about how to best lay eyes on this rarely-seen, green comet before it disappears back into the great abyss.
Doulas provide support during labour and delivery, but many people can't afford them. A pilot program is now offering those services for free.
Self-harm often leaves physical scars on top of emotional ones. Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler finds out how tattooing experts and makeup artists are helping more people navigate mental health challenges, by covering up their old wounds one scar at a time.
Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about a Calypso celebration happening at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 for African Heritage Month. Plus, hear about a sensory-accessible concert series that's being put on by Cecilia Concerts.
The federal government has announced that it will develop regulations and safety standards for domestic space launches over the next three years, and that it's ready to approve launches on a case-by-case basis now. Maritime Launch Services is planning the country's first spaceport in Canso. To find out more, we reach astronomy professor Robert Thac…
Long Term Care homes collect reams of data on their residents, we find out how Shannex is using it to deliver better care.
Snow enthusiasts may not be crazy about all the rain this winter. We speak to some businesses who depend on snow to see how they're making out.
Jim Mustard is the Chair of the Board for the Inverness County Centre for the Arts. He talks about funding needed for the centre.
Halifax is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, a big change from even just 10 years ago. HRM Mayor Mike Savage talks about how the city is planning for roughly doubling in size.
Communities in Queens County are speaking out with Lunenburg Pride after somebody vandalized the Liverpool tourist bureau with homophobic slurs. They say the act should be treated as a hate crime. We'll hear response from Liverpool RCMP.
It's a homecoming for CBU's new Artist in Residence, Ellen Furey, who is originally from Sydney but now lives in Montreal. She talks about her work and what she has planned by way of community events.
Lucky Girl? We'll get another perspective on the idea that adoptees from China hit the jackpot when they came to North America.
The medical community in Yellowknife is remembering the heartbeat of their ER, known as the 'cod mother.' Nova Scotian nurse, Martha Codner, passed away last week. Her colleague tells us about Martha's impact in Yellowknife.
Jeff Fraser is the Executive Director of the Emergency Health Services Branch at the Department of Health and Wellness. He talks about how the province is adding a second air ambulance service between Sydney and Halifax.
Halifax Councillor Waye Mason clears up some questions about the Point Pleasant Battery, and what the future of the historical site might be.
Gail Tomblin-Murphy is the Vice President of Research, Innovation, and Discovery, she is also Chief Nurse Executive at Nova Scotia Health. She talks about what needs to happen to make sure all healthcare workers in Nova Scotia are working to their full scope of practice.
For students, finding a good place to rent can be especially difficult, between moving to a new place, needing to make the most of student loans, and navigating the rental market for the first time for many. The province is hoping to ease their troubles with its first ever student housing strategy.
Everyone agrees that child welfare is an extremely important job, so why do so few people want to do it? The head of the College of Social Workers will tell us.
We find out how the Province and the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia have agreed to share management of the Kluskap Wilderness area, as part of the first Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in NS.
We find out how the Province and UINR have agreed to share management of part of the Kluskap Wilderness area as part of the first Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in Nova Scotia.
We hear from two local farmers about a greenhouse design that uses fans and tubing to create a heatsink. They're hoping it'll help extend the growing season in Atlantic Canada considerably.
MP Jaime Battiste says the new electoral boundaries map is a violation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Haligonian Will Yang tells us about some of the people he met at a local Lunar New Year celebration.
A for Adventure does some armchair travelling this week. Chris and Jan talk about some truly beautiful places that we should probably only visit in our imaginations.
We pay a visit to The Knox Office... our new film column featuring CBC producer and film writer Carsten Knox. Carsten brings us up to speed on this year's Academy Award nominations.
Doctor Joan Salah is a family physician who also works at the Northside Urgent Treatment Centre. She is concerned that lengthy ER waits are preventing people from seeking potentially life saving care there.
Your family doctor is the custodian of your medical records, but what happens when they leave or retire? Mary Jane Hampton covers that on this week's Health Hacks.
A feature interview with Dan Leger, on his new book "Stephen McNeil: Principles and Politics"
Point Pleasant Battery is at risk of tumbling into the harbour, and HRM Council recently asked for tenders to dismantle the historic fort. The chair of the Halifax Military Heritage Preservation Society tells us why he thinks the city should be working to save it.
Physician assistants will be part of the new plan to improve emergency care in the province. Peter Thibeault is the Nova Scotia Director for the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants, he talks about the expanded role they'll be taking on.
There's been a lot of buzz about Canada's new suggested guidelines for how much alcohol to drink... and a bit of backlash as well. Our nutrition columnist Jennifer Brady weighs in.
Adam Cooke is Information Morning's municipal affairs correspondent in the Strait.
When a child is temporarily taken away from their family, the parents also lose the Canada Child Benefit... a source of income they may really need. In many cases that income loss can have an impact on getting the children returned. The Child Welfare Advocacy Coalition joins us with an update on that conundrum.…
Fire up the chainsaws! Downtown Dartmouth gets a makeover this week with the annual Ice Festival. Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor gives us the rundown on the full list of activities happening around town.
Making the Honour Song accessible to a new audience. We learn about a project to translate the Honour Song into a form of sign language that includes the use of old Mi'kmaq signs.
Dr. Jan Sommers is the Nova Scotia doctor in charge of a pilot project to provide virtual care in the emergency room.