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WorkShift

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Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

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It’s been said that we learn from experience. But we can learn a lot more when we add the experiences of others to our own. Stuart MacLean, CEO of the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, puts leaders in workplace safety on the mic – to talk health, safety, but most of all, leadership in a world that has changed forever. Hear the stories behind their successes, and their failures, and how they’re meeting the same challenges you may be facing. Whether you’re a leader or someone who enj ...
 
If you love wine, business and the thrill of new ventures. Then Avondale Sky Winery is the show for you. In 2019, the Coutinho family took a leap of faith. They bought a winery with no previous experience in the wine making industry. Nestled in rural Nova Scotia, this podcast captures the ups and downs of their first 2 years running Avondale Sky Winery. This is the story of risk, passion and family. A story about rural life and community. A story of adapting to survive and learning to thrive ...
 
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.
 
The Beyond Research Podcast brings research to you. In each episode, we will bring you the story, beyond the research and introduce you to Canada-based researchers and community leaders whose work are intersecting in unexpected ways. Beyond Research is brought to you by Research Nova Scotia, an independent, not-for-profit corporation with the mandate to support, organize and co-ordinate the funding of research in Nova Scotia.
 
In 2019, Scottish fiddle player Isla Ratcliff spent four wonderful months in Cape Breton, an island in Nova Scotia, on Canada's east coast, with a rich traditional music culture. Isla fell in love with the music, the people and the place. Her experiences there, and in neighbouring New Brunswick inspired her to release The Castalia, her debut album of traditional and self-composed fiddle music. In this series to accompany the album, Isla introduces us to the people she met in Nova Scotia and ...
 
I'm Monna McDiarmid, a writer and coach based in Nova Scotia. Life is challenging sometimes. No matter how hard you work or how well you plan, things happen. In Ease Lessons, we learn how to make life a little bit easier and more joyful. Each 12-episode season follows four guests over the course of three conversations. In the first, they identify something they want to make easier; a month later, we talk about their homework and progress; and, in our third conversation, we discuss what they' ...
 
NOW’S THE TIME introduces the world to the Maritime Women’s Basketball Association, an elite basketball first for women in Canada. Amplifying the female voice within the game, this season-long podcast presents a fresh ecosystem filled with hoops personality, success stories and educating social perspectives. NOW’S THE TIME for this cultural sports space seeded throughout Atlantic Canada to take flight. Tipping off in 2022, players over 19 will fill MWBA rosters spanning New Brunswick and Nov ...
 
A podcast about growing up in a Tibetan Buddhist cult in America. BACKGROUND: Una Morera was raised in the largest community of Buddhists in America, led by the enigmatic and outrageous Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche, in Boulder, Colorado. Escaping Tibet in 1959, Trungpa Rinpoche made his way to America to teach the dharma and surround himself with Western students. Right after Una was born, her mother met Trungpa Rinpoche, and four years later, they would join his thriving community in Boulder, ...
 
The Global Development Primer. The podcast about all issues in International Development Studies. Your host is Dr. Bob Huish, broadcasting from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The podcast covers a wide range of issues in International Development, while featuring the work of researchers and practitioners from around the world. This is your podcast to learn more about International Development and to stay in touch with important global issues.
 
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Jordan Bonaparte / Curiouscast

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Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories. Join Nighttime's host Jordan Bonaparte for an exploration of true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.
 
This new podcast combines the experiences of an economist, David Campbell and a social scientist, Don Mills, to explore the challenges and opportunities facing Atlantic Canada, to promote data-driven decision making among policymakers and to encourage a wider dialogue and debate leading to greater prosperity for the region. Expect to hear interviews with the top influencers, business leaders and decision-makers across Atlantic Canada to inform, educate and expand the conversations on the key ...
 
Empathize Others: The Podcast, with Agassou 'Augy' Jones. This community advocacy-focused interview podcast extends the work that Augy does with his Empathize Others Consulting Service. The podcast will showcase the inner thoughts of well-known community personalities who passionately 'empathize others'. To find out more about this Halifax, Nova Scotia based podcast, please visit us at empathizeothers.com
 
These are the stories of Armbrae Academy Podcast told in 18 minutes and 87 seconds. There’s history here. Founded in 1887, Armbrae is a small independent school located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the East Coast of Canada. But it’s not just the history we want to share; as rich as that is. This season intertwines the voices of students with alumni and faculty to share Armbrae’s academic, community and student approach. The perspectives balance both new and old ideas, embracing o ...
 
Here's a Canadian guy from the city, who moved to small town Nova Scotia. All was well until he fell through a hole in the Podosphere. Then..strange things started happening... Comedy, Funny, Stories, Skits, Sketch, Canada, Canadian,Audio blog
 
Tangible, practical advice and information. Orchard Outlook is a podcast by Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc. hosted by our Tree Fruit Specialist, Michelle Cortens. These insightful discussions can help any grower navigate commercial tree fruit production for sweet success. Perennia is a technical development agency based in Nova Scotia, Canada with the mission to help farmers, fishers and food processors be more prosperous and profitable.
 
Meet foresters, naturalists, activists, scientists, visionaries, and outdoorsy people of all stripes to share delight in the wonders of forest ecosystems. We talk about issues of forestry, conservation and interconnected topics, and discover sustainable, ecological, respectful ways of relating to the forest. Maintaining and regenerating forest ecosystems is one of the most important necessities of our time, and contributes to everything from carbon sequestration to healthy children. Join Ama ...
 
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GuysBeerSports

Sean Vaillancourt, Brad Tesch

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From the East Coast of Toronto, Ontario, Canada to the West Coast of Whidbey Island, Washington, U.S.A and everywhere in-between! Join Sean and Brad as they give their take on what is happening in the world of sports, as they share a beer brewed locally in their areas. When you’ve listened to the podcast, come visit us in our virtual sports bar, on our social media pages. Like us on facebook at www.facebook.com/guysbeersportspodcast Follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/guys.beer.sport ...
 
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African Nova Scotians are getting a chance to have their say on issues related to justice.Sixteen consultations are rolling out across the province, to talk about the African Nova Scotian Justice Action Plan. Micah MacIsaac with Nova Scotia's Department of Justice tells us more.
 
In this episode, I'll be joined by Paul Palango to discuss the past week’s public inquiry hearings, respond to listener voicememos, and discuss recent updates in this ever evolving story. Links: the Nova Scotia Mass Shooting Series: https://www.nighttimepodcast.com/nova-scotia-rampage Join the Nova Scotia Mass Casualty Discussion Group: https://www…
 
The inquiry into the deadliest mass shooting in Canada's history continues this week. Two years ago, a gunman dressed as an RCMP officer burned down houses and killed 22 people in Nova Scotia. CBC reporter Elizabeth McMillan explains how tracing the story of how the Portapique gunman got his weapons brought her to Houlton, Maine. And retired U.S. f…
 
If you've read a Canadian news article covering the UFO topic there is a good chance Daniel Otis' likely wrote it. In a recent piece Daniel shared the surprising news that just last year the Canadian Defense minister received a briefing on the topic of UFOS. In this episode of Nighttime investigative journalist Daniel Otis will share some highlight…
 
In this episode we are going to remain in Hamilton, Ontario for continued coverage related to the disappearance of 23 year old mother of two, Emily Bailey. In our prior episode, we met with Lori Bevan who gave us a first hand account of life as a mother desperate for answers. During our talk, Lori described Emily's close relationship and special bo…
 
ABOUT TODAY'S GUEST: JUN SEKIYA This is my second conversation with Jun Sekiya, a writer of scripts, novels, and raps from Yokohama, Japan. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he works as the creative assistant of Soman Chainani, author of the YA fantasy series “The School for Good & Evil”, soon to be a film from Netflix. Jun is working…
 
Chinese fashion retailer Shein isn't just fast — it's ultrafast. The $100 billion company has captivated young shoppers by using social media to market its dirt-cheap clothing.However, despite all the success, not much is known about Shein's sales, supply chains or algorithms. Critics are now sounding the alarm over the environmental and social imp…
 
Nigeria’s government has made it illegal to pay a ransom to kidnappers. But critics say the law won’t solve the problem, and it will actually hurt victims and their families. We talk to Paul Mshelia, who paid a ransom when his adult son was kidnapped last year; and security expert Ebenezer Oyetakin, the executive secretary at the Anti-Corruption Ne…
 
Thousands of Lebanese people living in Canada have cast ballots for the election in that country. Lebanon has been through several crises in recent years, including a devastating explosion that destroyed a huge swath of Beirut. Hear from a group in Nova Scotia that hopes voters outside the country will help bring a future of change to Lebanon.…
 
Atlantic Business Magazine just named its top 50 CEOs of the year. For the first time, an Indigenous business leader is at the top of that list. He heads a corporation that encompasses a dozen businesses, and two years ago he negotiated the purchase of Clearwater seafoods. Hear from Chief Terry Paul is CEO of Membertou.…
 
Canadians are paying record high prices at the pumps, yet oil companies such as Suncor, Enbridge, and Imperial Oil have all posted hefty profits. In some cases, those profits are record-setting as well. To explain why this is happening, we reach economist Jim Stanford.
 
Jordan and his pal Aaron discuss, explore, and celebrate the week in offbeat Canadian news. In this episode We have a couple of curious car crashes, a perverse public pool, and two slices of dismemberment. Links: Keep Canada Weird Series: https://www.nighttimepodcast.com/keep-canada-weird Join the Keep Canada Weird Discussion Group: https://www.fac…
 
Last night, six Conservative leadership hopefuls squared off in the first official debate of the race. Conservative MPs Pierre Poilievre, Leslyn Lewis and Scott Aitchison; former Quebec premier Jean Charest; Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown; and Ontario MPP Roman Baber shared the stage – and while they’re all supposed to be playing for the same team, t…
 
Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin Wednesday. She was wearing a helmet and a flak jacket that clearly marked her as a journalist. Her broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces. The Israel army initially suggested Abu Akleh might have been killed …
 
Clothes donated in the West often end up in developing countries, where local designers producing new garments must compete with the low prices. Designer Bobby Kolade is taking those cast-offs, refashioning them and selling them back to the West — to fight that imbalance and raise awareness about fast fashion.…
 
With Wolfville council voting on whether to install CCTV cameras to curb vandalism, a group of residents held a webinar to look at research that shows CCTV surveillance is ineffective for the purposes the town intends it for. Criminologist Stephen Schneider spoke at the webinar.
 
For the first time, tidal power is flowing from a floating generator in the Bay of Fundy into the power grid. Energy companies have been conducting research projects in the area for years, but progress has been slow until now. Hear from Jason Hayman, CEO of Sustainable Marine Energy.
 
NSGEU members will be picking a new president at their annual convention in Halifax. Current president Jason MacLean first got involved in the union when he was a correctional officer in Cape Breton. He talks about why has chosen not to re-offer this time around, and what's next.
 
In a recent paper, researchers at the Toronto General Hospital described how they were able to effectively change the blood type in donor lungs. They changed it from type A to type O, often described as the 'universal donor' blood type. Dr. Seema Marwaha tells us more.
 
The Huddle "Insights" podcast has now surpassed 25,000 downloads since it was launched a little more than a year ago. And the show's most popular episodes are with the region's successful entrepreneurs. The feature interview with J.D. Irving, Limited Co-CEO Jim Irving topped the list. He emphasized that the key to growth for companies in the region…
 
Grace McNutt and Linnea Swinimer are the Minute Women, two Haligonians who host a podcast of the same name about Canadian history as seen through a lens of Heritage Minutes (minutewomenpodcast.ca). In a lively celebration of the show's second birthday, they stop by to reveal how curling brought them together in podcast — and now BFF — form, their f…
 
If you thought that the COVID-19 pandemic knocked put the threat of terrorism to rest? Think again. Sondre Lindahl sees the threat of terrorism happening anywhere that there is political instability. The form it takes? Who perpetuates it, and how they carry out actions can vary widely, but rest assured, the threat of terror activities remains high.…
 
Mattea Roach's 23-game winning streak on Jeopardy! is both an intellectual feat and the quiz show at its most entertaining.The Canadian superchamp responded to countless topics with 92 per cent accuracy, netting $560,983 US in winnings. But the 23-year-old also narrowly triumphed in a number of neck-and-neck games, brought personable quips and comm…
 
As soon as the pandemic hit, the world of medicine shifted its focus. That meant surgeries that weren’t deemed life-threatening were put on hold. Today, thousands of Canadians are still waiting for their turn to come. Matt Galloway speaks with Amber Nurse and Linda Kroeker, who are both waiting for knee surgery; and Dr. David Urbach, the head of th…
 
The southwestern United States is in the grips of a historic drought — and now, one of the country’s biggest reservoirs, Lake Mead, has seen its water levels plummet. It’s the result of a two-decades-long dry spell fuelled by climate change. John Fleck, a professor of water policy and governance at the University of New Mexico, talks about the impo…
 
There's a lot of hype around Lumen, a portable device that claims to be able to accurately measure metabolism – and not just measure metabolism, but hack it too! Information Morning food columnist and registered dietitian Jennifer Brady unpacks those claims.
 
Canadian hip hop pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes joins us from his home in Saint John, to describe his experience hosting the second season of CBC's sand sculpture reality series Race Against the Tide. Plus, find out what else he's been up to since moving to the Maritimes.
 
Meggan is in love with Bar Habor Maine, and as she gets ready to go back after 2 years of being away, she shares her favorite places to eat, drink and explore. From getting outdoors in Acadia National Park or Bar Island to having a great breakfast at Two Cats or Thrive Juice Bar & Kitchen and drinks in the evening at the Cottage Street Pub and so m…
 
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