• Finding the silver lining in the rain clouds

    5 JUN. 2023 · It is devastating and heartbreaking to see the people affected by the losses from the wildfires in Nova Scotia. And it is heartwarming and inspiring to see the response from caring people who want to make a difference.
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  • Letting illegal burns go unpunished comes at a huge cost

    31 MAY. 2023 · Firefighters have been on the scene of fires across the province over the last few weeks. Those and the three raging out of control are all likely the result of human activity. When there seems to be no penalty for violating the fire ban, it ends up costing all of us. And some, a lot more than others.
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  • Prepare for 72 hours home or away

    30 MAY. 2023 · We often hear about preparing for hurricanes and winter storms and being able to be on your own for at least 72 hours. Not many of us think about being told to leave our homes and not come back for three days because of the danger. And there's lots of good advice coming from some of the 16,000 Nova Scotians who have had that recent experience.
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  • Five alarm fires and no rain in sight

    29 MAY. 2023 · It's shocking how quickly we can be pulled out of our lives by something unexpected or out of control. And in the case of the wildfires, we can be grateful that so far no one has been injured — or worse.
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  • Hope for humanity and wildlife

    26 MAY. 2023 · She didn't try and make her case to the public. Instead, Hope Swinimer was prepared to defend her actions and her reputation in a courtroom this week. And in the end, the https://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/news/permit-charge-against-hope-for-wildlife-founder-dismissed-after-crown-offers-no-evidence-100856835/ delivered justice to the woman who has committed her life to helping animals.
    3m 29s
  • Sherri Aikenhead and Karissa Boudreau

    25 MAY. 2023 · Someone in the audience asked about getting people to talk about a horrific crime against a child. And in the end, the people who shared their stories helped get the truth on the record about the girl who will forever be 12-years old.
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  • Security between a rock and a hard place

    24 MAY. 2023 · No public inquiry but public meetings. And that recommendation into the allegatitions of electoral interference by the Chinese puts the Prime Minister between a rock and a hard place.
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  • Where were you when the pandemic ended?

    19 MAY. 2023 · It may be a distinction without a difference. Thttps://www.saltwire.com/atlantic-canada/news/covid-19-no-longer-a-global-health-emergency-but-nova-scotia-keeping-protocols-in-place-100852227/. And it seems most of us weren't waiting on the announcement that passed by without any major fanfare.
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  • Another lesson in mortality and humanity

    17 MAY. 2023 · There are somethings in life that are unavoidable. And as a society, we talk a lot about taxes. Death; not so much. And maybe for some things, the old ways helped us make sense of things in the circle of life.
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  • When nobody profits and it helps everybody

    12 MAY. 2023 · This week I met a former soldier who is living in Nova Scotia. And he and a few others have formed a group to support each other and to serve people in need. And he and the folks with The https://www.strayboar.ca/ Project are interested in doing something that seems unheard of these days.
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Putting today's news in context. Sometimes we can describe what we see, but we don't really know what we're looking at. Sheldon MacLeod uses his 25 years of journalism experience...

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Putting today's news in context.

Sometimes we can describe what we see, but we don't really know what we're looking at.

Sheldon MacLeod uses his 25 years of journalism experience to give balance and perspective to what's in the headlines and to help us ask the questions necessary to know what we're seeing
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