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Heartbeat of Humanity is a podcast about mental health and psychosocial support. The podcast is mainly for staff and volunteers in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, especially staff and volunteers working in mental health and psychosocial support services. The podcast is produced by the Psychosocial Centre, an IFRC reference centre providing service to the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The Psychosocial Centre assists in facilitating mental health and psychosocial support, promotes psyc ...
 
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Can't Take the Heat

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Can't Take the Heat

Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

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The 'Can't Take the Heat' podcast explores how people will adapt to a warming world. Host Roop Singh approaches the biggest challenges posed by climate change, like more intense and frequent heatwaves, from a humanitarian perspective. How will the impacts of climate change affect people around the world? What are the big solutions that are in the works? How do we make them happen? The podcast features experts from around the world including leading scientists developing climate solutions, an ...
 
The official podcast of the International Committee of the Red Cross out of the delegation in the US & Canada. We aim to delve into the rules of war and take you to the frontlines of some of the most inaccessible conflicts in the world, where the ICRC and the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement work to neutrally and independently respond to emergencies. OUR MISSION: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanit ...
 
Hosts Jonathan & Kiley talk about the history of the upcoming week, but a long time ago (and sometimes not so long ago). Occasionally, they even know what they are talking about! Join them in exploring topics like Space Monkeys, Teleportation, Viking Battles, Death Poems, and more!
 
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Beneath

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Beneath

Jeremy Robinson

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Three thousand years after a chunk of iron the size of Khufu’s pyramid collides with Europa, Jupiter’s sixth moon, an asteroid borne of the collision crashes into Earth’s Arctic ice shelf carrying extraterrestrial microbial life. The first man to come into contact with the microbes hears voices—and then dies. After determining the meteorite originated from Europa, the Global Exploratory Corporation sends oceanographer and biologist, Kathy Connelly, and her crew to the moon aboard the Surveyo ...
 
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There's frustration growing among some people living on the South Shore around development encroaching upon beloved beaches and coastal areas. A group of citizens are getting together to talk about options to protect one of those spots, Crescent Beach near West Dublin.
 
Local authors Rebecca Rose and Lezlie Lowe are inviting people in Halifax to take a walk with them. Together, they'll lead a walking tour this Sunday of important landmarks in their books about LGBTQ liberation and female volunteers. Lowe spoke with Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler about the tour.…
 
Hundreds of books used to line the walls of professor Jayne Wark's office at NSCAD University. Over the past week or so, dozens of people have helped empty the shelves, as part of Wark's retirement book giveaway. Information Morning's Feleshia Chandler brings us this story.
 
Halifax's Mayflower Curling Club is decked out in rainbow colours! 2SLGBTQ curling teams have travelled from across Canada to compete in the Bluenose Bonspiel and the Canadian Pride Curling Championships. Lennie Comeau is co-chair of the local curling league that's hosting both events.
 
A longboard club called the Trim Collective is bringing women who surf in this province together to talk about surfing, improve their skills and share their knowledge. Its founders say they could only cover so much while freezing in the parking lot with half a wetsuit on after a winter wave-shredding session!…
 
Ongoing research by the Canadian Centre for Vaccinology is exposing what happens to the human immune system during a whooping cough infection. Meet one of the scientists studying this topic and a trial participant living in isolation at the IWK's Challenge Unit after being infected with the disease.
 
Three people were injured in a violent incident at Charles P. Allen High School in Bedford. Portia asks Nova Scotia's Minister of Education Becky Druhan what happened, how safety protocols were followed, and whether violence against educators is on the rise in this province.
 
Municipal officials from Colchester County recently completed some important work overseas. They were in Jordan, representing the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, as part of a six-year project to improve their solid waste management. Christine Blair, the mayor of Colchester County, was there.
 
As winter sports begin to wrap up for the season, a Halifax couple is looking forward to an annual reprieve from their noisy neighbour. Nancy Shea and her husband Richard live next door to the Halifax Curling Club, they're currently in the process of suing the club over constant noise and other emissions. The CBC's Erin MacInnis brings us the story…
 
With the province's two per cent rent cap set to expire in December 2023, many people are wondering and worrying about what will happen to rental prices – especially in such a tight housing market. Some want the rent cap extended again. But the group that represents landlords says that would be a mistake.…
 
A new report into accusations of sexual assault against a former professor at the University of King's College has revealed additional incidents spanning decades and found the university failed to do enough to protect its students. A lawyer for one of the survivors gives us his take.
 
For the last six years, the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre has had plans for a new home on Gottingen Street in Halifax. But it took until last week to finally secure a land title. Executive director Pam Glode-Desrochers brings us an update on what happens next.
 
Child-protection advocates recently raised concerns after Fredericton police published photos of two teens in connection with a shoplifting incident. Police didn't know their ages when they posted the images, calling the teens "persons of interest." Information Morning's legal columnist Wayne Mackay looks at the privacy implications.…
 
Piper Bowes, a bakery owner in Truro, is upset that she only got a few days warning about plans for four seven-hour power cuts to her business in one week. Hear why she's asking for more notice and better communications from the corporation. Plus Nova Scotia Power's response.
 
If Canada's new Online News Act goes ahead - Meta says it will block access to news on Facebook and Instagram. The government says the bill will save an ailing journalism industry and introduce more fairness into the media landscape... but critics say the proposed law is bad for journalism and bad for Canada. Media pioneer and policy expert Sue Gar…
 
In the wake of hundreds of anti-LGBTQ bills sweeping the United States, more than 130,000 Canadians have now signed a petition asking the federal government to make it easier for Americans to claim refugee status in Canada. The Executive Director of the Rainbow Refugee Association of Nova Scotia weighs in.…
 
After a much needed mental health break, I'm back! Today I bring you part two in our werewolf series. This time, I discuss dogmen. I touch on the Michigan Dogman a little bit and then go more into the Beast of Bray Road. I still plan on adding more to this series in the future, so I hope you enjoy and continue to follow along. You can contact me at…
 
TikTok and other social media platforms have a new feature that's causing alarm in child protection circles. It's a filter that can make you look younger, but the Canadian Centre for Child Protection warns that it can be used in child luring. Information Morning's Jerry West speaks with the director of Cybertip.ca.…
 
Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill restricting drag shows in public spaces. Now some are concerned this idea will also find a footing in Canada. In just the past few months, drag events across this country have been cancelled or rescheduled due to threats of violence. The CBC's Carsten Knox speaks with Halifax drag performer Mya Foxx about this…
 
Margarita Fainshtein is a visual artist who was born in Ukraine. From there she moved to Israel for a few years before finally settling in Nova Scotia with her family. In her exhibit Circumstantial Portraits, Fainshtein explores her identity as a Jewish immigrant, speaking to generations of her family displaced by war and oppression.…
 
Indigo Books was hit by a cyberattack earlier this year, one that threatens to expose its current and former employees to possible identity theft as they're in danger of having their personal information released on the dark web. The latest on that from CBC Business reporter Anis Heydari.
 
Chris Benjamin is a local environmentalist, author and editor. He has a new book coming out called Chasing Paradise: A Hitchhiker's Search for Home in a World at War with Itself. It's his first book of travel writing and it leans heavily on his time hitchhiking across Canada and the United States in 2001.…
 
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