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In this era of knee-jerk partisanship and decision-based evidence making, the currency of actual ideas has become sadly devalued in Canadian politics. Veteran broadcaster Jo-Ann Roberts is changing all that with People, Politics and Planet, a wide-ranging audio journey through some fascinating political terrain where you’ll meet some of the country’s most thought-provoking policy innovators. Sure, they mostly lean towards Green – but, as Jo-Ann finds out, that’s where the all interesting stu ...
 
Welcome to the MillennialWest podcast. We talking deep, Consciousness expansion, hip hop, arts, community, some things esoteric. weekly we dive into conversations with wise and interesting guests, setting the intention for an open transparent conversation with no edits. Just strait up. tune in 🙏🏻🌀✌🏼
 
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On this week’s show: Guest host Laura Lynch offers a primer on the negotiations and deal-making expected at COP26, the UN climate summit kicking off in Glasgow next week. Plus — Denmark’s climate ambassador maps out his country’s efforts to transition away from fossil fuels and get other nations on board, and the Maldivian foreign minister and pres…
 
Neil Lovitt with Turner Drake and Partners explains some possible unintended consequences of extending the deadline for rent control in NS as part of the new provincial housing strategy. We hear about 21 year-old Cameron Gordon on PEI who has Down Syndrome and got a standing ovation at a recent dance event while having the time of his life. And on …
 
A discussion about the increasing use of artificial intelligence to decide immigration applications. Mario Bellissimo is a Canadian immigration lawyer in Toronto, and the former past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association's National Immigration Law Section. 4:00 How imprecise wording in the forms can result in misrepresentation findings where immigr…
 
High school students on PEI voice their opposition to sexism and Green Party MLA, Lynne Lund, talks about the seriousness of this problem overall and why it needs to be addressed. We hear your feedback on your most memorable teachers. And on the phone-in: Author, Alice Burdick, talks about her new cookbook and we hear about your favourite comfort f…
 
Diane Harpell, who's a pharmacist in Dartmouth and chair of the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia, comments on the big demand for flu shots this season. She says her phone has been ringing off the hook. And on the phone-in: Coastal erosion. Our guest is Rosmarie Lohnes
 
We speak with Moncton councillor Shawn Crossman about the controversy over a proposal to replace the old police station on Main Street with a new 57 million dollar station for the RCMP. We hear your feedback on EVs. And on the phone-in: Memorable teachers
 
Erin MacKinnon in Portapique, NS, tells us about a new playground that was officially opened just steps away from her home. It's intended to help the community heal after last year's mass murder. We hear from the mom of Luke Allen on PEI who comments on the drug, Trikafta, being funded on the Island. And on the phone-in: Electric vehicles…
 
On this week’s show: Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland explains a new global tax deal and discusses the future of federal COVID-19 supports. Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions president Linda Silas explores the possible impact of vaccine mandates on the health care system. Plus — experts debunk the dewormer conspiracy and a former contracto…
 
Jeremie Saunders who's now 33 and has Cystic Fibrosis talks about being elated that the drug Trikafta has been funded in NS and also NB. He says it'll likely extend his life. We hear your feedback on changes in the workforce. And on the phone-in: Jim White on painting & staining
 
Fisherman Jimmy Atkinson and Ronnie Newel who runs Island Tax & Accounting provide an update on the money the federal government is clawing back after paying lobster fishermen Covid relief money. We hear about job vacancies in the NS health care sector. And on the phone-in: David Campbell of Jupia talks about the changing workforce.…
 
Alicia Weeks who runs a boutique in St Stephen, NB, speaks about the importance of the US land border opening up soon to Canadians who are double vaxxed. Norbert Carpenter, the director of the public school branch on PEI, speaks about lessons learned following the outbreak of COVID at the beginning of the school year at West Royalty Elementary Scho…
 
Sarah Warford who's renovating her Hydrostone property in the North End of Halifax finds old letters and photos, including a "mystery woman" from about a century ago. She's looking for help to identify her. We hear about fisheries research vessels off PEI. And on the phone-in: Appliance repair with Aaron Publicover.…
 
On this week’s show: Transport Minister Omar Alghabra describes mandatory vaccination rules for travellers and federal workers. Premier Blaine Higgs explains New Brunswick’s latest restrictions, tightened for Thanksgiving weekend. Plus — CBC’s Bartley Kives looks at the race to become Manitoba’s next PC premier, former Conservative MP James Cumming…
 
Frank Ansems of North Alton, NS, grows a huge gourd that so far this season, is the biggest in North America. We hear about improvements at the Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park on PEI. On the phone-in: Wine. And at the end of the show, we hear an update on the turkey industry.
 
Melissa Boland in Middle Sackville, NS, tells us about her cancelled plans to travel to Saint John for Thanksgiving because of the new Covid rules in NB. We hear an update on the coroner's inquest into the death of Rodney Levi in Miramichi, NB. And on the phone-in: How safe do you feel on a bike in your community?…
 
Donna Linton, co-ordinator at the food bank in St Stephen, NB, explains how many families her organization will be able to supply with venison once the "nuisance deer" meat program begins in her area. We hear your feedback on cycling safety. And on the phone-in: Tiny homes
 
Carl Brault worked for almost twenty years at the Canada Border Services Agency. His roles included Border Services Officer, Intelligence Analyst and Inland Enforcement Officer. He currently provides consultation services to authorized immigration representatives and can be reached at cb-advisingservices@outlook.com.3:00 Working as a summer student…
 
David Hickey, a 26 year-old city councillor in Saint John, NB, tells us about how a weekend getaway to PEI alerted him to the fact that he's positive for Covid-19, despite being double vaxxed. And Infectious Diseases specialist, Dr. Lisa Barrett explains how these cases happen. And on the phone-in: Thanksgiving supper tips from Chef Craig Flinn.…
 
Lil MacPherson, founder and co-owner of the Wooden Monkey restaurant in Halifax, NS, tells us about an incident where people were rude to her staff over masks and vaccines. Jean-Marc Picard, the executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, objects to new COVID tests at the PEI border. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune.…
 
On this week’s show: Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S., expands on the efforts to free Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor. Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson looks ahead to COP26. AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald reflects on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Plus — former top bureaucrat Michael Wernick war…
 
The CBC's Rachel Cave describes the frustration of Rhoda Levi, sister of Rodney Levi, after the latest proceedings at a coroner's inquest in Miramichi, NB, into Rodney's death. He was killed by police in 2020. We hear about two brothers on PEI who are home-schooled handymen. And on the phone-in: Marjorie Willison…
 
Chief Annie Bernard-Daisley and Elder Alma Brooks speak about the importance of building resiliency centres for Indigenous women in every province and territory. And on the phone-in: We hear your thoughts on what can be done about rowdy student parties
 
We talk with Pierre Comeau who says his community group has an extension in the effort to save Eglise Sainte-Marie -- North America's largest wooden church. Chief Darlene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation on PEI discusses National Truth and Reconciliation Day. And on the phone-in: Rural renaissance.…
 
Chris Majka who lives in the south end of Halifax describes the chaos over the weekend when a massive street party erupted in his neighbourhood. We hear concerns about service interruptions at Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph hospital in Saint Quentin, NB. And on the phone-in: Silvia Jay shares tips on dog behaviours.…
 
On this week’s show: two former diplomats and an expert on Canada-China relations discuss the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor from prison in China. Plus, CBC reporters on how the major party leaders are faring post-election; strategists dissect the campaigns and what lies ahead for Parliament; and, in a podcast extra, a former provinci…
 
Amy Tudor with Mariner Cruises Whale and Seabird Tours on Brier Island, NS, tells us about her 8-year quest to see a lone male orca known as "Old Thom". She finally saw him this week. We hear your feedback on election signs and bullying in the workplace. And on the phone-in: Barry Walker talks about heat pumps.…
 
Sarah Runyon is a criminal defense lawyer on Vancouver Island. 3:00 What is sexual assault? 5:30 Is all sex between an employer and employee deemed to be non consensual? 6:00 Why was sexual assault separated from general assault? Is rape a distinct offence from sexual assault? Are there degrees of sexual assault?7:30 If someone is at a nightclub an…
 
Pam Mood, the mayor of Yarmouth, NS, says election signs are bad for the environment and don't work so they simply should not ever be used. A couple on PEI talk about the house they're building out of shipping containers. And on the phone-in: Bullying in the workplace
 
Todd VanIderstine from the Old Triangle Irish Ale House in Moncton and Luc Erjavec from Restaurants Canada in the Atlantic region speak about the new rules that come into effect today in NB on masks in indoor places and proof of vaccination. And on the phone-in: Sebastian Margarit talks about apples
 
Daniel talks about supporting the green economy, political collaboration, and protecting the environment for future generations // Daniel parle de soutenir l'économie verte, la collaboration politique et la protection de l'environnement pour les générations futures // HereEgo Productions - 2021--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/localpod…
 
The CBC's Jacques Poitras explains the tight race in Fredericton between Liberal Jenica Atwin and Conservative Andrea Johnson. And on the phone-in: How do you interpret the results of the federal election? Our guests are political scientists, Lori Turnbull and Jamie Gillies.
 
Brennan talks about investing in local manufacturing jobs, small town communities, and protecting the freedom of expression // Brennan parle de soutenir l'investissement dans les emplois manufacturiers locaux, les communautés de petites villes et la protection de la liberté d'expression // HereEgo Productions - 2021--- Send in a voice message: http…
 
Cathy McCarthy from Friends of McNabs Island Society reports that more garbage than ever was collected over the weekend during the group's 30th trash clean-up. We hear the details about Charlottetown's new online natural asset inventory. And on the phone-in: Veterinarian Dr Jeff Goodall.
 
Konstantine talks about supporting local cooperatives, updating social assistance, and challenging wealth inequality //Konstantine parle du soutien aux coopératives locales, de la mise à jour de l'aide sociale et de la lutte contre les inégalités de richesse // HereEgo Productions - 2021--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/localpod/messag…
 
On this week’s show: The House zooms in on the GTA to explore issues that matter to voters in the hotly contested ridings of King–Vaughan and Davenport. Plus — a look at what Canadians should expect on election day and when results will be available; a debate over vaccine passports; reporter postcards from the campaign trail; and, in a podcast extr…
 
After decades of controversy surrounding the causeway that connected Moncton and Riverview, NB, the CBC's Khalil Akhtar reports on the opening of a new bridge that restores the flow of the Petitcodiac River. We hear about new rules that will allow skateboarding on the streets of Sackville, NB. And on the phone-in: Painting and staining tips from Ji…
 
We speak with Andrew Reid from the Marine Animal Response Society about a dead Blue Whale that washed up at Crystal Crescent Beach. A Punjabi movie in Charlottetown is popular. We hear from two young men who attended. And on the phone-in: Wills and estate planning
 
Eric Jonsson, a street navigator in Halifax, speaks about this week's eviction of some homeless people from a motel in Dartmouth. He also talks about the overall challenge of finding housing solutions for his clients. Janet Hazelton, president of the NS Nurses Union, talks about an event tomorrow called "Done Asking". And on the phone-in: How inclu…
 
NB's child and youth advocate releases his final report following the death last winter by suicide of teenager, Lexi Daken. Norm Bosse recommends a new minister of children and youth. We hear an update from Moncton on legionnaires disease. We hear your feedback on ADHD. And on the phone-in: Election extremism…
 
Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith speaks about a recent fire that claimed the lives of a family of six. She explains how the community is dealing with the tragedy. And on the phone-in: We hear tips on living with ADHD.
 
Dr Andrew Lynk with the IWK Health Centre comments on Covid school closures and his recommendations on mask rules for students. Graham Collins who owned a 35-foot sailboat in Halifax finds out it was stolen and sailed into Hurricane Larry -- and likely lost at sea. And on the phone-in: Doug Bethune
 
On this week’s show: A special edition of The House co-produced with CBC’s West of Centre podcast looks at the federal election in Alberta, starting with the story of a former oil and gas worker on his effort to switch careers. Plus — three strategists discuss the province’s politics; an Edmonton NDP candidate on his party’s vision; two journalists…
 
David Fletcher from Dominion, Cape Breton, speaks at a courthouse in Quebec City about a crash that killed four of his family members and another driver has been charged with impaired driving. We hear your feedback on miscarriages. Yvette McKenna from the Mi'kmaq Printing and Design on PEI talks about a shortage of orange T-shirts. And on the phone…
 
The CBC's Paul Palmeter provides an update on a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Amherst, NS. We also hear from Dawn Ferris who's executive director of the Cumberland County Transition House Association. She speaks about the lack of housing. We get an update on a hike in NB that closed after an accident. On the phone-in: Miscarriages. A…
 
Truro police chief David MacNeil provides the latest on the killing of 23 year-old Prabhot Singh in Truro over the weekend. Dwayne Craig who has a pontoon boat on the Saint John River has seen a family of otters stowaway on his boat. And on the phone-in: Bob Bancroft on wildlife sightings.
 
On this week’s show: An in-depth look at the race to win votes in Quebec, as The House hears from voters and candidates in the Eastern Townships. Plus — three party strategists break down new campaign developments with just two weeks to go; three MP hopefuls debate the merits of their parties’ taxation and spending policies; and, exclusive to the p…
 
We speak with Tracy Arnand in Moncton, Karen Theriault in Halifax and Mike MacDonald in Charlottetown, about th3e work their groups do to help families with back to school needs. And on the phone-in, gardening tips with Marjorie Willison
 
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