CBC Radio's Information Morning kick starts the day on mainland Nova Scotia with news, survival information, compelling stories and opinions from all perspectives in the province.
Hear how you can influence the provincial budget
Before getting elected, Halifax Citadel-Sable Island MLA Lisa Lachance worked in the provincial Finance Department. Hear what they have to say about the ways you can shape government spending, and why it is important to take part in this process now.
In conversation with David Maggs: Where do the arts go from here?
Is getting back to normal setting the bar too low? David Maggs, the Innovation Fellow for Art and Society with the Metcalf Foundation in Toronto, joins us for a conversation about why the arts need to look with fresh eyes at what they're trying to accomplish and how they're going about it, now that the pandemic has upended everything.
How a Mi'kmaw lawyer is sharing his People's history on social media
Michael William McDonald, a lawyer from Sipekne'katik First Nation, has turned to social media to try to clear up some long-standing misconceptions about Mi'kmaw culture. Hear why he's hoping to correct misrepresentations of his People's history in this way.
Safe substance supply in COVID isolation shelters for people experiencing homelessness
When COVID hit the shelter system in Nova Scotia last spring, several people with nowhere else to go were put up to isolate in hotel rooms. A team of physicians offered those struggling with addiction access to medical grade drugs and alcohol. Find out what they learned about this harm reduction approach.
Dr. Lin: A look at the first Health Canada approved oral COVID-19 medication
Some good news on the pandemic front! Health Canada has approved the first oral Covid-19 medication – Paxlovid, which is produced by Pfizer. Dr. Peter Lin looks at how that pill can help prevent serious illness and death in high risk patients.
Betty White Challenge brings in big donations for South Shore animal shelter
Iconic comic actor and animal lover Betty White died on New Year's Eve, just shy of her 100th birthday. Following her death, an online campaign has taken shape asking people to donate to their local animal shelters. Hear how that campaign is helping the SHAID Tree Animal Shelter near Bridgewater.