Cape Breton's Information Morning from CBC Radio N

Cape Breton's Information Morning from CBC Radio N


CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.


Gabarus Film - Only 78  

Celebrating the spirit of Gabarus on the big screen... Jawad Mir is a documentary maker from Toronto, he has created a film that provides an overview of important milestones from 2011 to today in Gabarus. He spoke with CBC Reporter Hal Higgins.

Cape Breton County Exhibition  

Reporter Jennifer Ludlow visited the Ex on the Northside... and heard from a woman who's been showing horses for most of her life. Laurie Dawn Reginato shares her passion of showing horses with her daughters, including eight-year-old Bella.

People and Places - Neville Park  

People and Places is our weekly look at the Cape Bretoners for whom buildings and public spaces are named on the Island. Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan and historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls head to Whitney Pier to talk about Carl Neville.

The Tele-Medicine Option  

A Glace Bay pharmacist wants Nova Scotia to emulate a Newfoundland practice in order to deal with opioid addiction. Pharmacist Jody Pilling believes using a Tele-Medicine model in rural areas would give quicker access to withdrawal maintenance.

Cuff on Lingan Golf Course  

As Cape Breton's world-class golf courses continue to attract world-wide attention, our sports guy Charlie Cuff looks at how one of the Island's older, storied courses is keeping up with the times. Today, he takes a swing out to the Lingan Golf Course.

Marconi Museum at Table Head  

With visitor numbers up, Reporter George Mortimer takes a tour of the Marconi Museum at Table Head in Glace Bay. The site is dedicated to the work of Guglielmo Marconi, who sent the first wireless message from North America to Europe in 1902.

Atlantic Burn Camp 2017  

Reporter George Mortimer goes to New Campbellton, near the base of Kelly's Mountain, to meet 2 participants taking part in this year's Atlantic Burn Camp -- including a burn victim who was a camper and is now a counsellor.

Jim St. Clair - Burke Surname in CB  

Community historian Jim St. Clair and guest host David Burke play the Name Game as they talk about how and why many surnames have changed their spellings in Cape Breton over the years, as they look back at the origin of the Burkes.

Odd Jobs - Doula  

Our summer series... "Odd Jobs" has Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan meeting people who have unusual ways of making a living, and love what they do. In this edition, Amber Tapley tells us about the life and work of a Doula.

Indian Beach Update  

Construction to revamp a popular Cape Breton beach started last month. Reporter George Mortimer gets an update from Allan Clarke, CBRM Manager of Parks, Grounds and Buildings, on what's been done and what's left to do at Indian Beach in North Sydney.

Gordie Gosse - HPV Study  

Former Sydney-Whitney Pier MLA Gordie Gosse talks about his fight with oropharyngeal cancer... after a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows the disease--that affects the head and neck and is related to HPV--is on the rise.

Plants to Plates Summer Program  

Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee tells us about the "Plants to Plates" program in Glace Bay, its aimed at teaching children ages 8-12 about the many aspects of food, from growing to cooking. The Glace Bay Food Bank sponsors this summer program.

New Reward Offered  

The family of Kenny MacNeil of Upper Leitches Creek are offering a reward of 10 thousand dolllars for information that would help in finding the missing man, he disappeared on August 27th in 2014. John MacNeil is Kenny's brother.

Joel MacLean Memorial Dog Park  

Reporter George Mortimer has the story about the life and legacy of the late Joel MacLean--for whom the dog park in Open Hearth Park is now named. Gerry McCarron is Park Manager and was a close friend of MacLean, he explains the dedication.

Changes In Attitude  

As Pride Week in the CBRM draws to a close, we'll have a provocative discussion about what it means to be a member of the LGBTQ community in Cape Breton today... and how attitudes in and towards the community have changed over the years.

Star Wars Pt.2 - Roger Christian  

In Part 2 of our chat with Star Wars set decorator Roger Christian -- he'll illuminate the wonder behind the making of the lightsaber and what he sees as the film's lasting impacts... among other behind-the-scene tales from that Galaxy Far, Far Away.

People and Places - Passchendaele  

Community historian Vanessa Childs-Rolls and Associate Producer Nicole MacLennan have been visiting iconic places and landmarks around Cape Breton this Summer for our series "People & Places", today, we learn about Passchendaele.

C3 Expedition Experience  

Hear about a life-changing adventure with 70 other people on an icebreaker in Canada's Arctic... Jessie Jawanda of South Bar was a Youth Ambassador on the Canada 150 C3 Expedition ice breaker that is currently circumnavigating Canada's North.

Star Wars Pt.1 - Roger Christian  

We have Part 1 of our feature interview with creative set decorator Roger Christian about his adventures 40 years ago cobbling together the then unique, and now iconic items, for what would become one of the most famous movies of all time... Star Wars.

Jim St. Clair - Black House at Highland Village  

Cape Breton has some of the best tourist attractions in the province. Top on the list is the Highland Village Museum in Iona. Community historian Jim St. Clair and Allison Devereaux visited the site to learn and talk about the Village's "Black House".

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