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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.
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The installation of a large solar array at Kejimkujik National Park is helping it significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Information Morning Halifax guest host Bob Murphy spoke with Jennifer Eaton, the volunteer co-ordinator at the park, about the significance of the project.
Our Cape Breton Current Affairs Correspondent Brittany Wentzell spoke with Erika Shea at New Dawn for a reaction to the report into homelessness we hear about earlier on the show.
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Keeping connected and finding community in our modern digital world can be tricky. How can you foster relationships and feel a sense of belonging while working behind a computer screen all day? In today’s episode of All Hands on Tech, Aminah and Isaac are joined by the dynamic duo leading Shortstop, Peter Woodward & Sam Archibald to learn how they …
Why would a James Beard nominated chef from Houston, Texas open a Lebanese-themed bistro in small town Nova scotia? We'll talk to celebrity Chef Chris Williams, and find out about his new restaurant in Black Point.
A series of free weekly concerts is bringing a celebratory vibe to downtown Halifax. The Grand Oasis Festival Series has featured a host of terrific artists, from Neon Dreams to Jah'Mila. Festival coordinator Billy Comer talks about the shows with the CBC's Carsten Knox.
Halifax Regional Council is talking about having police close the homeless encampment at Meagher Park. Bruce Wilson lives next to that park. He describes what he and his neighbours have seen and heard there to the CBC's Bob Murphy.
Youth at the Mi'kmaw Friendship Centre can now dance to the beat of their own drum after learning how to make one during a workshop. Artist Garrett Gloade is hoping his teachings stay with that next generation. Information Morning's Kyah Sparks drops by his drum workshop.
Our Cape Breton Current Affairs Correspondent Brittany Wentzell spoke with the lead investigator of a report into homelessness in Cape Breton as well as Antigonish and Guysborough Counties.
Statistics Canada released findings that show police-reported hate crimes climbed in Canada during the pandemic. There's also a new report calling for a federal investment of $44-million to support victims of hate crimes. We hear about the need for this support, locally and nationally.
The Elizabeth Fry Society is a non-profit in Nova Scotia that provides support for women going through the criminal justice system. Its staff, clients and volunteers have found a powerful way to connect through boxing workouts. Information Morning's Kyah Sparks brings us this story.
Halifax Regional Council held a special meeting to discuss "closing" the encampment at Meagher Park, where people have been living in tents since last summer. We hear from Asaf Rashid, a lawyer who represents protesters arrested in a similar eviction last summer.
A newly published study shines a more realistic light on vitamin D supplements. Doctors have often suggested that middle-aged people take vitamin D to lower their risk of fractures, but this study questions that recommendation. We hear from our house doctor, Peter Lin.
Ronald Labelle takes a look at a couple of Catholic churches that have been historically important to Acadians.
The PC's were elected nearly a year ago on a promise to fix healthcare. We talk about some of the challenges the system is still facing.
With the high price of gas and looming climate crisis, active transportation is more popular than ever! There is a wide variety of options with the advent of e-bikes, scooters and hoverboards on the market. Chris and Jan from A for Adventure share their tips for a car-free commute!
A Cape Breton business is busting myths around green energy and showing their neighbours that solar power is feasible for many.
The intersection in Gardiner Mines is now safer but not safe enough according to one resident. Reporter George Mortimer spoke to Larry Vaters, Reserve Mines Deputy Fire Chief, and Peter Arapis of Gardiner Mines.
Three hockey teams will represent Nova Scotia at the 55+ Games later this summer. Wanda White plays goalie for the Zoomers' Boomers of Halifax. She talks with guest host Bob Murphy about how she got into hockey, and the significance of the Games in Kamloops.
Major events like the Buskers and Pride have attracted huge numbers of visitors to Halifax and Dartmouth this summer. We take a look at how that bodes for businesses who've been waiting for a major tourism season since the start of the pandemic.
Nearly a year ago, the provincial Progressive Conservatives were elected on a platform that focused on improving Nova Scotia's ailing healthcare system. So far, the system is still ailing. We check-up on the province's healthcare with leading expert Dr. Michael Rachlis.
Erin Pottie looks back at some of the stories people in Eskasoni wanted us to share from our CBC Community Bureau.
In our history column we recall what Cape Breton's papers had to say about the passing of Alexander Graham Bell.
We hear more about how the SPCA is opening up some veterinary services to the general public to help alleviate the vet shortage.
Culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor takes us to summer productions by Shakespeare by the Sea and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre. We'll also hear how Festival Antigonish is bringing Bilbo Baggins' epic journey from Middle Earth... to Keppoch Mountain.
The provincial government has made big announcements on the future of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, two new Crown corporations, and the carbon tax. AllNovaScotia.com provincial political reporter Brian Flinn joins us to talk about these recent developments and more.
As Nova Scotia nears completion of the long-awaited Coastal Protection Act, some advocates say there’s a crucial piece of coastal development left out of the legislation – wells and septic systems. The CBC's Moira Donovan speaks with Will Balser of the Ecology Action Centre.
The new site proposed for Mahone Bay's solar project is beside the wastewater treatment plant on Main Street. As part of the development, the town plans to expropriate land from three property owners – all of whom are opposed, including Mark Henneberry. We hear from him.
People from across Canada converged on Halifax for the National Black Canadians Summit. CBC Reporter Feleshia Chandler was there to witness the unveiling of the Halifax Declaration – a call to end systemic racism. She brings us this report.
In 1977, April Wine played an intimate concert in Toronto, sharing the bill with a band called The Cockroaches – or, so the audience thought. Halfway through the concert, The Rolling Stones took the stage, and the rest is history. April Wine lead singer Myles Goodwyn shares the story.
Emancipation Day recognizes the day in 1834 when slavery was banned in all British colonies.Of course, that didn't end hardship or discrimination. A television special called 'Free Up' explores some of the complicated realities of freedom. We hear from filmmaker Ngozi Paul.
The Honourable Mary Ng will attend the National Black Canadians Summit in Halifax. The Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade talks with us about the Black Entrepreneurship Program.
Big Glace Bay Lake recently got a new designation from the federal government. Although the new rules are welcome news, an environmental group is concerned not enough is being done to enforce the new rules.
Halifax's heritage committee has recommended approving an addition to Stairs House. The historic house was built in 1838, by prominent lawyer and judge Norman Fitzgerald Uniacke. We hear about the house's little known connection to Chinese-Canadian history.
Calls to defund the police often highlight how police are filling gaps in mental health and social services. Criminology professor Jamie Livingston and POSSE Project Director Kimm Kent talk about research into alternatives that could take police out of the picture
Two years ago, there was a lot of excitement when the design for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia was chosen. Now that project has been paused indefinitely, due to ballooning costs. Urban planner Tristan Cleveland talks about what this means for public spaces in Halifax.
Inflation and construction costs have pushed up the price tag for the new art gallery planned for the Halifax waterfront. So now, the Province has paused the project indefinitely. CBC's Carsten Knox speaks to longtime arts administrator and writer Robin Metcalfe about that decision.
The Eltuek Arts Centre in Sydney has received a Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Architecture. Spyro Trifos is the local architect who helped design it.
Palm oil is an ingredient found in more than 50% of grocery store items, but in recent years, some companies have started labelling their products as 'palm oil free.' So what is palm oil, and is it actually bad? For more on that, we reached our food columnist, Jennifer Brady.
A program to help low income families access local health produce has grown by almost 900 percent since 2019.
Cases of monkeypox are on the rise here in Canada, more than doubling since the beginning of July. And now, the World Health Organization declared the virus a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.” We hear from our house doctor, Peter Lin.
Someone broke into the Halifax Public Gardens to strip bark from roughly 30 trees. To talk about the damage caused to the Gardens' iconic weeping beech and other trees, some which are 200 years old, CBC's Moira Donovan met with Peter Duinker with the Halifax Tree Project.
Meet Halifax author and educator Moashella Shortte. She is co-facilitating the Write Us Beautiful Workshop for youth, which is taking place at the National Black Canadians Summit. Moashella chats with Information Morning's Kyah Sparks.
When fire broke out on the ferry between Nova Scotia and P.E.I., passengers had to be evacuated. That included Alison Jennings and her family, who were heading to the island for vacation. She describes the traumatizing fire and the kindness of strangers.
Stacey Gomez, manager of No One Is Illegal, talks about how the extreme heat is affecting migrant workers in this province. Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre executive director Pam Vaters details the impact of hot weather on seniors. Plus, hear how you can protect yourself during a heatwave.
A nearly 40 year tradition that started in the Pier to help bring Sydney's black community together continues this weekend in Whitney Pier.
Spread your wings with community art. We get the details on a project to brighten up downtown Sydney.
Sobaz Benjamin, founder and executive director of In My Own Voice, will moderate an interactive arts expression workshop at the National Black Canadians Summit this weekend.
New York Times journalist Matthieu Aikins is back in Nova Scotia. He tells us about his recent visit to Afghanistan, and how things are there... almost a year after the Taliban took power.
Healthcare columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at the increasing number of services you can access... for a fee.