• PODCAST: Justin Trudeau talks fairness, the carbon tax and why he isn't going anywhere

    27 MAG 2024 · On Friday, when Justin Trudeau stood at the podium at the Truro NSCC campus, he spoke not a word about Boat Harbour. Instead, his jacket elsewhere and his shirtsleeves rolled in deference to the Nova Scotia heat, he spoke about health care and fairness, two subjects about which we will hear plenty from the prime minister in the days ahead with a federal election in the not-too-distant. In a wide-ranging https://www.saltwire.com/halifax/news/john-demont-justin-trudeau-talks-fairness-the-carbon-tax-and-why-he-isnt-going-anywhere-100967872/ with the Chronicle Herald's John Demont, the prime minister spoke candidly on a number of matters. 
    7 min. 31 sec.
  • Organizing Through Music

    17 MAG 2024 · Are you ready to conquer clutter and supercharge your productivity? Tune into our latest podcast with Noreen Music, who shares her wisdom as a professional organizer and productivity coach. Discover the secrets to a stress-free and efficient lifestyle, both at home and in the workplace. Plus, get a glimpse into her inspiring journey as detailed in her book, 'The Unexpected Entrepreneur'. Don't miss out on these life-changing insights—listen now!
    6 min. 35 sec.
  • Books, Organizing, and Magic Mirrors: Anne & Noreen's Creative Collab

    16 MAG 2024 · Explore the enchanting world of children's literature with "Miss Anne" Goresht, former TV host and author of "I am a Big Brother with a Superpower," and Noreen Music, the productivity coach who helped bring this story to life. Discover the heartfelt inspiration behind the book, the meticulous journey from manuscript to publication, and the transformative power of professional organizing. This episode is a must-listen for anyone who believes in the magic of storytelling and the art of tidiness. Tune in and be inspired to organize your space and maybe write a story of your own!
    20 min. 4 sec.
  • Aysanabee's Rise to Stardom: Bridging Generations Through Music

    19 MAR 2024 · In a short time, Aysanabee has exploded onto the music scene. His debut album, Watin, is a powerful tapestry of generations, memory, and storytelling. Now, he finds himself center stage, making history as the first Indigenous artist to reach #1 on Canadian Alternative Rock Radio. Witness the rise of Aysanabee - a true breakout talent! For more Atlantic Canadian news, visit https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&redir_token=QUFFLUhqazBrSkNVQ21rWXR1bGhLbktCTFZNU0Y1YW9rZ3xBQ3Jtc0tsR2hPNENrLTR2UVFZNmZoaklxVWFtMXhhTmlSdG1qbzFLem5XVW9XeE1IU21nVWdzaGswSGVWWkt3TzJQX2FZSVo2LUJmWFBYNFRwc01GeGo4a1FvdzUwUTR2ZTcyb1BiczZKdXR4LTdOM29iU0tmMA&q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.saltwire.com%2F&v=Fs1wkzPxNSo
    13 min. 29 sec.
  • Nature, Nurture, and a 24,000 km Odyssey Across Canada

    14 MAR 2024 · Join us on a transcendent journey with Dianne Whalen as she shares her transformative 500 days trekking the Trans Canada Trail. From the roaring rivers to the expansive Arctic, Dianne's tale is one of resilience, human connection, and the profound impact of climate change on our vast Canadian landscapes. Dive into a story where every step is a discovery and every encounter a lesson in kinship, all captured through the lens of a passionate filmmaker.
    26 min. 32 sec.
  • Black, White, and the Spectrum of Schizophrenia

    23 FEB 2024 · Dive into the captivating world of 'The Madones,' a poignant film that navigates the turbulent waters of mental health, family dynamics, and the healing power of music. Director Barry Dunn unveils his personal journey from conception to the silver screen, sharing insights on casting the perfect ensemble and the importance of camaraderie in tackling heavy themes. Listen as he reflects on his directorial debut, the challenges of shooting in Nova Scotia's rugged landscape, and his artistic choice to present this stirring narrative in black and white. This episode is a must-listen for film enthusiasts and anyone touched by the complexities of mental illness.
    17 min. 56 sec.
  • Melodies and Mental Health: Unraveling The Madones

    22 FEB 2024 · 'The Madones' takes you on an emotional journey through the lives of three sisters who've tasted stardom, only to confront the challenges of mental illness and familial bonds. The film stars Tara Doyle, Lenore Zann and Lucy DeCoutere as a trio of musical sisters. The Madones are three sisters – Gladys, Stella and Rose Madone. Once a successful musical trio, they have since fallen into obscurity. This episode offers an intimate glimpse into the actors' experiences, the authenticity they brought to their roles, and the impact of their Nova Scotian roots on this heart-wrenching story. From on-set camaraderie to the complexities of portraying mental health on screen, get ready to be moved by the behind-the-scenes insights of 'The Madones'. IMBD Profile - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt21108492/
    28 min. 8 sec.
  • Captain's Log: A Woman's Voyage in Maritime Transit

    30 GEN 2024 · Set sail with us on the Halifax harbour as we navigate the waves of maritime tradition and modern ambition with Dawn Jessome, Halifax Transit's trailblazing woman at the helm! From the Marine Institute in St. John's to the North Sea's offshore supply routes, Dawn charts her course back to calmer waters and a unique balance between sea and shore. Learn about the intricacies of ferry operation, from the unpredictability of vessel assignments to the comfort of the captain's chair on the Rita Joe. Discover how the ferries, a Dartmouth pride now under Halifax's flag, maintain their rhythm from dawn till midnight, bridging communities and lives. Dawn also shares insights on the challenges and rewards of ferrying passengers, dealing with the occasional rough tide of attitudes, and the satisfaction found in everyday encounters. For those considering a maritime career, she sheds light on how the ferries can be a gateway to a fulfilling path on the water, with minimal investment and ample room for advancement. As we dock at the Dartmouth terminal, experience the finesse of a smooth landing through the captain's eyes—no cameras, just skill and a keen sense of timing. And beyond the responsibilities, hear the personal side as Dawn reflects on her family's pride and the serendipitous journey that led her from university uncertainty to commanding her own vessel. Whether you're a landlubber or a seasoned sailor, this episode is a buoyant reminder of the opportunities that await when you're willing to steer your own course. So tune in, and let's celebrate the new faces shaping the future of seafaring—especially the women charting a course in Halifax Transit's fleet.
    7 min. 47 sec.
  • The Great Escape: Inside the Halifax RV Show

    19 GEN 2024 · Get ready to hit the open road as Sheldon MacLeod takes you inside the Halifax RV Show! Join Sheldon as he chats with Scott Sprague, the show manager, who has been steering this event for over two decades. Discover the clever new entrance strategy designed during the pandemic to improve the visitor experience, and take a virtual tour of the wide range of RVs on display—from family-friendly models with bunks to sleek motorhomes for adventurous retirees. We delve into the impact of supply chain issues on the RV market and how dealers are now fully stocked with a mix of 2023 and 2024 models, offering attractive deals for enthusiasts. Scott also addresses the misconception of RVs as a solution to the housing crunch, emphasizing their unsuitability for harsh Atlantic Canadian winters. With over 150 units on site, the Halifax RV Show is not just a window shopper's paradise but a marketplace where dreams of summer road trips become a reality. Listen in to learn about the $10,000 cash promotion for RV buyers at the show and why now is the perfect time to explore the RV lifestyle. Whether you're a seasoned RVer or just curious about this liberating way to travel, this episode is your ticket to planning your next great adventure. So, tune in, get inspired, and remember—summer may be in the rearview mirror, but the open road awaits!
    8 min. 22 sec.
  • Dressed for Success: King of Donair's Quest for a Legendary Suit

    5 GEN 2024 · (From July 2023) When food and philanthropy collide, you get an episode that's as enlightening as it is appetizing. Nicholas Nahas of King of Donair takes us on a journey from a simple Twitter (X) post to a bidding battle for a costume that represents a slice of Canada's culinary past. Listen in as we uncover the layers of this flavorful story, all served up with a side of charitable hope.
    3 min. 59 sec.
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