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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 ...
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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.
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Join me as I sit with some of Nova Scotia's most talented musicians to talk everything from Music to life.
Get Your Eat On Nova Scotia is a travel series hosted by Jay Dorey showcasing the best in Nova Scotia food and beverage. http://getyoureatonns.com
The President and CEO of New Dawn Enterprises, Erika Shea, explains why they are permanently moving to a four day work week after giving it a try as a 6 month pilot.
NDP leader Claudia Chender shares her take on the current battle between Nova Scotia Power and the Houston government. Hear her reaction to the premier's recent letter to the provincial regulator, and why the real losers in this power-struggle might be Nova Scotians.
Entering the tech sector can be overwhelming, but Alison Knott has one big piece of advice: "Get a mentor, get a mentor, get a mentor!" In this episode of All Hands on Tech, we sit down with the brain behind Alison K Consulting to learn about her journey into the tech industry and why she believes seeking connection and building community is a must…
Christina Martin Joins Us To Talk About Building A Career In Music, Making Music Accessible, and Much More! For more episodes, as well as the video version of the podcast: https://linktr.ee/twcpodcast https://teamworkcooperative.ca/저자 TWC Podcast
Sara Avmaat has created a new comic book about climate anxiety and how one person got past it with the help of his best friend, a dog named Maude. Hear about the comic "Hope Unleashed" and its creator's own journey from climate anxiety to climate activity!
In this week's A for Adventure, Chris and Jan share the winter adventures you're most looking forward to in the months to come, and announce the winner of their A for Adventure winter fun contest.
St. FX economics professor Greg Tkacz looks at Statistics Canada's latest snapshot of the economy and the predictions for a coming recession.
In this week's health hack, a look at drug side effects and your important role in reporting them. Drugs are tested clinically before release, but that's not the end of the story. Our health columnist Mary Jane Hampton explains what to do if you experience side effects from medical treatment.
People will be paying more fossil fuels but they will also be getting money back from Ottawa. So will the carbon tax change behaviour and help the environment? Kate Ervin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies at Saint Mary's University and the author of the book, "Carbon."…
Adam Cooke is Information Morning's municipal affairs correspondent in the Strait.
For trans and two-spirit people, legally changing their name or gender indicator can be a major milestone. But it's not always easy to figure out how exactly to do it or where to even begin. Hear about a special clinic to help people work through the paperwork and process.
Nine years ago, Ben Gallagher's former partner died suddenly when she was struck by a drunk driver. Now Ben has written a book of poetry about dealing with unexpected loss. He speaks with the CBC's Carsten Knox about his book A Grief Cave: Thirty Poems and an Essay.
What if there was a way to connect parents, local farmers, restaurants, and schools to make sure nutritious food was easily accessible for all children? We hear from Melissa MacMaster, the founder of a new start-up called Food For Thought Software Solutions in Antigonish.
Meet two Calgary filmmakers who reimagine the true story of a man who survived the Halifax Explosion through stock imagery and 3D animation. Hear what they want the viewer to think about as they take in the short film called "The Flying Sailor."
When the federal government starts imposing the carbon tax on this province next July, Nova Scotians can expect to pay more for gas and home heating fuel. Those costs are supposed to be offset by rebates. We get an explainer from Kate Ervine, author of the book "Carbon."
While Fiona destroyed many dunes, the iconic dunes on Sable Island fared much better. We spoke to someone with the Sable Island National Park Reserve about how he wishes he was on the island for Fiona.
On this week's edition of Art 'n Soul, hear about the Fountain School of Performing Arts latest performance and the South Shore Players high-energy seasonal production of a classic fairytale. Plus, Tara Lynn Taylor tells us about the Nova Scotia Mass Choir's Christmas concert.
Much like groceries and gasoline, Nova Scotia's burgeoning craft beer industry is feeling the brunt of high inflation. Hear how producers are coping with rising costs, and getting creative when it comes to keeping customers who might be taking a closer look at their beer budgets!
Volunteers have been working to save a rare stand of eastern hemlocks in the Tobeatic Wilderness Area, using an insecticide to inoculate the trees against an invasive insect called the hemlock woolly adelgid. Now, their work is now expanding to other areas of the province. Hear from Matt Miller with the group Hemlock Heroes.…
Following the Canada men's team's historic first game at the FIFA World Cup, Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler visits players and coaches with Ignite Soccer Halifax. The organization offers training and mentorship to young people, with a focus on cultural diversity.
Sean Drohan practices "dream yoga." He is willing to show you the way, this weekend at a retreat in Whitney Pier
Political representatives and community members are gathering on the North Shore to share their experiences and learnings in the aftermath of Fiona. Hear from an event organizer and the manager of a forestry co-op who describes the impact in his sector.
Researchers in the U.K. are studying the relationship between autism and substance abuse. Greg Richardson is a bereaved father living in Halifax, who wishes that connection was better understood. His son Adam had autism and died at age 14 of an overdose.
We continue to explore into the new biography of one of the most memorable MLAs in our province's history with part 4.
Parks Canada has released a new 10 year plan for the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It includes, among other things, a plan to share management with the Mi'kmaq, coming up with ways to address climate change and increasing visitation in the off season.
A new study out of the Fraser Institute compares the economies of the four Atlantic Canadian provinces with the six New England states. The study finds an enduring trend of lower income and higher unemployment on this side of the border. Hear from Alex Whalen, senior economist with the Fraser Institute and co-author of the study.…
People who are at the end of their rope with ghost gear from the fishing industry might be happy to know about a project to give old rope new life as diesel fuel.
Member of Parliament Sean Fraser explains why the federal government is imposing a carbon tax on Nova Scotians, responds to the provincial PC government's criticism of the move, and explains how the carbon tax will work to reduce carbon emissions.
Multidisciplinary artist Christopher Webb wants to take art lovers to church with his new exhibit. Dominus Vobiscum is a collection of oil paintings and written prose, paired with a live performance of music. Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler speaks with Christopher Webb and Reverend Lennet J. Anderson, one of the performers for the show.…
In 1922, the Hirtle family started selling Christmas trees to pay the mortgage for their farm property in Viewmount. That tradition has been passed on from generation to generation. Our community contact in Berwick shares the story of how the Hirtle family is celebrating 100 years of selling trees, with a big party on the North Mountain!…
Our Cape Breton Current Affairs Correspondent Brittany Wentzell on why the province now wants all short term rentals to be registered.
During the filming of a new documentary series called Limitless, star Chris Hemsworth learns that he has a heightened predisposition for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Our house doctor Peter Lin explains some of the science around that finding.
We continue to explore into the new biography of one of the most memorable MLAs in our province's history with part 3.
As the number of people showing up in hospital with respiratory illness grows, so do the calls for a return to wearing masks in public. Public health officials are urging people to wear their masks, but stopping short of advising a return to mask mandates. Epidemiologist Dr. Catherine Clase explains why that's a mistake.…
We continue to explore into the new biography of one of the most memorable MLAs in our province's history with part 2.
Nova Scotian nurse Keisha Jeffries recently had her research published in a special edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, which focuses on Black health. Her study explored the experiences of African Nova Scotian nurses, particularly around leadership in the sector.
Hear why environmentalists say it's inappropriate for the Climate Change Minister Tim Halman to use the federal carbon tax as a political fundraising tool. Plus, we ask Minister Halman why the provincial PCs failed to meet the federal government's deadline to come up with a plan for carbon pricing on consumer fuels.…
Several Empire employees say it was a ransomware attack that caused the IT issues that recently disrupted services for Empire-owned companies such as Sobeys and Lawtons. Our tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood reveals new information that suggests how such an attack could have been carried out.
The communal nature of crows is explored in a new children's book written by Susan Vande Griek and illustrated by Emma Fitzgerald. Their book Two Crows reimagines the Scottish Gaelic ballad Twa Corbies, which the Lunenburg Celtic trio Trilliam has put to music. The CBC's Carsten Knox brings us this story.…
We begin delving into the new biography of one of the most memorable MLAs in our province's history.
Hear how some of the same people who pushed for the official end of slavery in the British Empire to be recognized, now want to see an apology from the federal government for slavery and official recognition that Black Canadians are a distinct group in this country.
In this week's health hack, our health columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at diagnostic imaging for lower back pain. She tells us why there are times when getting an X-ray or an MRI can make your situation worse.
Imagine being a wine-maker, but you can't sip your own reds! When cannabis was first legalized, this was the bind in which licensed producers found themselves. Now things are easier, thanks to cannabis research licenses issued by Health Canada. CBC reporter Jack Julian brings us into the world of cannabis sensory testing.…
Mi'kmaq students in Nova Scotia are now eligible for four new scholarships in nursing and education. The Sisters of St. Martha of Antigonish donated $250,000 towards the scholarships, in honour of two of their Mi'kmaq members. We hear from Sister Brendalee Boisvert.
The Sisters of St. Martha have named two new scholarships in honour of two Mi'kmaq sisters from Cape Breton, Sr. Dorothy Moore and Sr. Veronica Matthews.
Children's hospitals across the country are in crisis as they battle a tri-demic of COVID-19, influenza and RSV. Meanwhile, many parents have chosen not to vaccinate their kids. We talk with Dr. Joanne Langley, head of Infectious Diseases at the IWK Health Centre and co-lead of Canada's COVID-19 vaccine task force.…
A panel discussion at Saint Mary's University brings together students, professors and alumni to shed light on experiences of being neuro-divergent on campus. We hear from panelist Leena Roy and professor Rohini Bannerjee.
On this week's edition of Art 'n Soul, the Theatre Arts Guild performs a twist on the classic fairytale Red Riding Hood. Hear how dancers will stretch the bounds of their bodies' elasticity in a contemporary dance performance at the Spatz Theatre. Plus, the Evergreen Festival kicks off!
Fiona took out or displaced hundreds of aids to navigation in waters off Cape Breton and the Northumberland Strait. We find out what the Coast Guard is doing to get things back on track.
We speak with one of the groups doing coastal cleanup in Cape Breton with some of the funding from the Fiona Recovery Fund.