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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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Chronicles of Canada Volume 26 - The Tribune of Nova Scotia: A Chronicle of Joseph Howe by William Lawson Grant (1872 - 1935)
Joseph Howe (1804-1873) was one of Nova Scotia's greatest and best-loved politicians. He was instrumental in helping Nova Scotia become the first British colony to win responsible government in 1848. A Liberal, he fought against Canadian Confederation. This work highlights his life and causes. - Summary by TriciaG
NOVA is Latin for NEW. We are in Halifax, NOVA Scotia and NOVA Church is all about the NEW hope, plan, joy, community and life following Jesus’s promises. We meet Sunday’s 10am at The Bella Rose Theatre of Halifax West High School in Clayton Park, Halifax. For more infomation please visit www.novachurch.ca
A lively and informative blend of news designed to put Cape Breton listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.
A new survey shows that vaccine hesitancy is decreasing across the country. To look at this situation in Canada, we speak with Nova Scotia's associate deputy minister of vaccine rollout.
Community historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls has been sifting through the headlines from 1921. Today, we hear about Navy League Institute in our summer history column, Ahead By A Century.
We speak with former politician Graham Steele about his new book on the history of Nova Scotia politics... and what his research has revealed about the election cycle we're now in.
The 13 Hours team brings you an update on what’s happened since the series wrapped in April. A local magazine has been publishing leaked information that some say may have come from a source inside the RCMP. That includes audio of 911 calls made by some of the first victims of the killing spree, who told dispatchers that a man driving a police car …
Ashley Avery, executive director at Coverdale Courtwork Society, speaks out about burnout in a sector that's been working on overdrive, while in high demand on the front lines of this pandemic.
There's been a lot of talk about mental health in sports after American gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympics this week. We speak with the mental performance consultant for our national women's artistic gymnastics team.
Lindsay Ruck, author of Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians, reflects on the significance of Canada's first official Emancipation Day, marking the end of slavery in this country.
Next in our series of riding profiles ahead of the provincial election, reporter Tom Ayers takes us to Glace Bay-Dominion, where the candidates are all named John. He introduces us to the 3 candidates looking for your vote on August 17th.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is encouraging everyone to get outside to take pictures of natural species for the Big Backyard BioBlitz. Hear how you can take part!
CBC brought together the leaders of Nova Scotia's three main parties for a 90-minute debate. Our legislature reporter Jean Laroche brings us a recap and his analysis.
Do you have a burning desire to become a firefighter? Well, the Cape Breton Regional Fire Service is getting set to hire four new members, Deputy Chief Gilbert MacIntyre outlines what's involved in the profession.
In February, fire destroyed the Groovy Goat Farm and Soap Company in Ingonish. But it's been able to rebuild largely due to the community pitching in to help. Co-owner Ryan Costelo gives an update to reporter Brent Kelloway.
The Mainstreet Spinbusters, Barbara Emodi, Michelle Coffin and Chris Lydon, discuss the Provincial election campaign so far.
For the first time since the pandemic began, a live busker festival is a go in Halifax! Senior event director Christina Edwards tells us what's happening around the "Music and Magic" theme for this year's show.
Hear from Irma Oliver Riley and Debra Lucas, who worked years to finally attain heritage status for the Lucasville-Sackville Black Baptist Memorial Cemetery.
Some businesses have expressed concerns over Victoria County's new tipping fee for dropping solid waste at their waste facilities. The fees will be applied starting on August 30th. Robert Dauphinee, Director of Public Works for Victoria County, explains.
On this day -- July 28th -- back in 1755 the Acadians of Nova Scotia were expelled. On our regular Acadian column with Ronald Labelle, we hear about the expulsion on this anniversary of the event in Acadian history.
The NDP is making an election promise to consider buying and refurbishing Cape Breton's rail line. We hear from NDP Leader Gary Burrill, Cape Breton Centre-Whitney Pier M-L-A Kendra Coombes, and PC Party Leader Tim Houston, on the issue.
There is a lot of work happening in Cape Breton.Seasonal road work, construction of a new Marconi NSCC Campus, upgrades and expansions to local hospitals. The Cape Breton Partnership wants to build on these existing infrastructure projects to ensure businesses capitalize on the spin off and potential employees are connected to jobs.…
Beverley Isaacs, who lives in Owls Head, says a developer is buying up so many properties in her area that it's changing the community. Hear why she hopes her neighbour's house, now for sale, won't end up in the developer's hands.
We speak with representatives from the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Shelburne, the Old Sydney Society Family of museums in Sydney and the Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia in Lower West Pubnico about how they are surviving the pandemic.
Nova Scotia's coast is peppered with islands. Some are really easy to get to, but others post quite a challenge. Our A for Adventure team, Chris and Jan, talk about some of their favourite islands.
The Montreal Canadiens recently drafted a player who was convicted in Sweden, for taking and sharing a sexual photo of a woman without consent. Legal columnist Wayne MacKay weighs in.
Our history column, Not So Tall Tales has Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell dropping by museums across Cape Breton this summer. Today, some stories from the Sydney and Louisbourg Railway Museum.
A round-up and run-down from the latest gathering of Victoria County Council with Adam McNamara, a freelance journalist based in Whiteside in Richmond County, in this edition of Municipal Matters.
In this week's Health Hack, our health care columnist Mary Jane Hampton looks at why some home blood pressure monitors aren't as accurate as they should be.
Hear some of the issues highlighted in the East Coast Prison Justice Society's first annual report on the conditions for male inmates in Nova Scotia's provincial jails.
The backyard beckons. Find out how you can help the planet by recording the plants, animals and insects on your property. The Nova Scotia program director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Jaimee Dupont Morozoff, tells us how.
Reporter Tom Ayers went to the newly named riding of Richmond last week and brings us a look at the candidates there for the next provincial election.
A little more than a week into the campaign, political scientist Tom Urbaniak talks about his thoughts on what has transpired to date.
Rituals and routines are as much a part of death as they are in life... we'll talk about a new ritual at Hospice Halifax, and how it's meant to help families grieving in the aftermath of loss.
Our culture columnist Tara Lynn Taylor is back with this week's entertainment picks! She brings us the latest on the new Patio Lanterns Festival, Neptune Theatre's concert series, and more!
A Halifax woman who is blind says she's frustrated with the number of precariously placed construction signs around the city, some of which could cause injury to people with vision or mobility impairments.
For half a century Yogi Muise entertained crowds as a member of the Men of the Deeps. Muise is also remembered as a big, kind, and gentle man. He was well known for telling his fair share of stories but he was also known as one of the best listeners around. His son, Stephen Muise, and daughter-in-law, Jenn Sheppard, share memories.…
Mary Pat Mombourquette worked with Yogi Muise on the board of the Cape Breton Miner's Museum, one of many volunteer positions he held. She shares memories of Muise.
Environmental groups have filed for a judicial review with Nova Scotia's Supreme Court. They want to know why the environment minister approved a road realignment needed for an LNG plant.
Think you could drop everything and spend your days on the open road, looking for adventure? Meet Judy Burgschmidt. She and her husband are travelling around N.S. in their teardrop camper.
It takes a village! A Tatamagouche family who was struggling to find a place to live will have a home this winter, after members of their community rallied to build them a house in a matter of weeks. Hear their story.
Hear about a new provincial program to help people explore their options in jobs around sustainability and innovation. Rod Badcock, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Innovation Hub, explains the program - "Careers in Sustainability" - offering opportunities for internships and work placements.
Vote early, and vote from anywhere. Elections Nova Scotia is trying to make it easier for people to cast their ballots in this election. Naomi Shelton, Director of Policy and Communications for Elections Nova Scotia, explains how eligible voters can vote from anywhere.
In the first of a series of riding profiles in the lead-up to this summer's provincial election, the CBC's Paul Withers tells us about the candidates vying for your votes in Bedford South.
Town of Pictou mayor Jim Ryan has raised a number of concerns with Northern Pulp's $350M restart plan. We hear from two Northern Pulp representatives, about how the company plans to build back trust with Nova Scotians.
Sophie Sawler attends St.FX University and also works at Koster Huis long term care home in Mabou. After seeing how the residents were affected by COVID-19 restrictions, she wanted to find a way to help them thrive.
Lights, camera, action. A movie shoot was making major headlines in Cape Breton in 1921, we find out all about it on our "Ahead by a Century" summer series with community historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls.
Reporter Erin Pottie finds out why one woman in North Sydney has taken it upon herself to test the water at her local beach, in hopes of getting the lifeguard service re-instated. Holly Kitamura would like Indian Beach water tested regularly, too. Paul D'Eon is the director of the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service.…
Political parties can't afford to ignore the environment in this provincial election. CBC"s Taryn Grant looks at what some people are hoping to see in their platforms.
We chat with Jamie Simpson, Author of "Eating Wild in Eastern Canada: A Guide to Foraging the Forrest, Fields & Shorelines," about naturally growing plants you can eat around Cape Breton.
The Brook Village Bridge in Inverness County has closed for repairs until the end of August. We find out what that means for people who live in that area. Kate Campbell of Valley Mills, near Orangedale, travels the bridge each day on her way to work, and Andrew Thompson lives near the bridge in Brook Village.…
On our "Not So Tall Tales" summer column featuring stories from museums across the Island... we're off to Iona to hear a story straight from Scotland. Current Affairs correspondent Brittany Wentzell met up with Catherine Gillis, an animator at the Highland Village in Iona.
Reporter George Mortimer asks how COVID-19 is making it difficult for two youth centres in North Sydney to serve young people on the Northside. One could close in September if it doesn't get any more funding.