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Dialogue for the week of March 22, 2020

On this edition:  COVID-19, a CBU senior health instructor talks about the pandemic with us…and even though he may not be boasting about it, musician and singer Donnie Campbell is a Canadian folk icon.

Dialogue for the week of March 8, 2020

On this edition: Like many places in the country, our island continues to struggle with addiction. We’ll talk with an ER doctor and a reverend, who are trying to do something about it.

 

 

Dialogue for the week of March 1, 2020

On this edition: A look at the provincial by-election coming up March 10th in Cape Breton Centre.  We’ll talk with all four candidates about the issues and concerns of the voters in the constituency.

Dialogue for the week of February 23, 2020

On this edition:  Former Mayor John Morgan wants back in politics, only this time he’s looking to run provincially for the NDP…A new study that examines the effects of marijuana on youth…Turning a mountain into one of Cape Breton’s favourite hiking destinations…And a police crackdown on texting while driving.

Dialogue for the week of February 16, 2020

On this edition:  The Beaton Institute, we’ll talk with archivist Jane Arnold and on The Good Sentence, Paul MacDougall speaks with author Blaine Henshaw about his new book, The Peddlers.

Dialogue for the week of February 9, 2020

On this edition: Shortcuts, a program encouraging young Cape Bretoners to make short films…The annual Coal Bowl had an added highlight this year, we’ll talk with the co-chair of the tournament…100 women who care is looking to grow its ranks…and a conversation with Ian Hubbard, a meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Dialogue for the week of February 2, 2020

On this edition:  Some staggering numbers of child poverty in our province…the Canadian Cancer Society wants you to go dry in February…and the life of a lighthouse keeper on St. Paul’s Island.

Dialogue for the week of January 26, 2020

On this edition:  The work of the Port Morien Wildlife Association…a program to help women entrepreneurs on the Island …reporting potholes… and some returning Cape Breton talent for CBU’s men’s soccer team.

Dialogue for the week of January 19, 2020

On this edition: Mayor Cecil Clarke reflects on what kind of year the region had last year and what lies ahead for the Regional Municipality.  And a conversation with a Cape Breton born award-winning actor who has 100 Film and TV credits to his name — a conversation with Billy MacLellan.

Dialogue for the week of January 12, 2020

On this edition: How to handle those roundabouts that keep popping up…a surge in bankruptcies in our province…a new simulator for the Cape Breton Miner’s Museum and the business of making kilts.

Dialogue for the week of January 5, 2020

On this edition:  We’ll take another listen to a couple of interviews from last year…a conversation with the president of the Cape Breton Medical Staff Association, Dr. Margaret Fraser…and how important is the music industry to our island?…we’ll speak with Duane Nardocchio with the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative.

Dialogue for the week of December 29, 2019

On this edition:  A look back at the year’s major local news stories and events with our Dialogue year-end review panel:  Bobby Nock, Dave Desveaux, Donnie Antle, Paul MacDougall and Dave Wilson.

Dialogue for the week of December 22, 2019

On this edition: We offer up some Christmas stories from Breton Books. Join our staff as they tell some old time tales of Christmas from our Island.  

Dialogue for the week of December 15, 2019

On this edition:  Journalism in Cape Breton..can it be revitalized?  We’ll talk with Mary Campbell with the on-line publication “The Cape Breton Spectator”…and on “The Good Sentence” with Paul MacDougall, author Silver Donald Cameron on a re-release of “The Education of Edward Richardson”

Dialogue for the week of December 8, 2019

On this edition: A conversation with Dr. Margaret Fraser, president of the Cape Breton Medical Staff Association…The Cape Breton connection to one of the most important paintings of the 20th century…We’ll have highlights from the Speech from the Throne…And, on “The Good Sentence” with Paul MacDougall, author Michael Gerhartz.

Dialogue for the week of December 1, 2019

On this edition:  Part Two of our interview with Duane Nardocchio with the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative.  We’ll hear from Cape Breton-Canso MP Mike Kelloway…And a conversation with singer/songwriter Rob Murphy from New Waterford.

Dialogue for the week of November 24, 2019

On this edition: Can music become Cape Breton’s main industry?…A review of the new federal cabinet…and keeping the holiday spirit alive in Louisbourg.

Dialogue for the week of November 17, 2019

On this edition:   A conversation with the host of The Beach Party, Darryl MacLean…We’ll talk to the host of Celtic Serenade, Donnie Campbell…And on the Good Sentence with Paul MacDougall, Regional Library storyteller in residence, Bill Conall.

Dialogue for the week of November 10, 2019

On this edition: A conversation with the president of the Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command of the Royal Canadian Legion…We’ll hear about a possible heritage charter for Louisbourg…and the continuing saga of holding holiday parades in the CBRM.

Dialogue for the week of October 27, 2019

On this edition: We’ll hear from newly elected Cape Breton-Canso MP Mike Kelloway..A new study by BDO Canada shows Atlantic Canadians find affordability is a challenge in many facets of life…We’ll hear about a milk drive for the Glace Bay Food Bank…And a conversation with award winning photographer Warren Gordon.

Dialogue for the week of October 20, 2019

On this edition:  We’ll fill you in on a food truck rally coming to the Cabot Trail…We’ll tell you about four Cape Breton soldiers killed during D-Day and how they became war crime victims…and on The Good Sentence, Paul MacDougall’s guest is photographer and documentary film-maker Peyton Chisholm.

Dialogue for the week of October 13, 2019

On this edition:  The final two interviews in our candidate series for the upcoming federal election.  We speak with two candidates in the riding of Sydney Victoria…the leader of the Veterans Coalition Party, Randy Joy and Green Party candidate Lois Foster… And we’ll hear about a documentary on the golden era of boxing in Cape Breton.

Dialogue for the week of October 6, 2019

On this edition: We continue our interviews with the candidates in the upcoming federal election. We speak with the NDP’s Jodi McDavid and Lori Suitor and independent candidates Kenzie MacNeil and Archie MacKinnon.

Dialogue for the week of September 29, 2019

On this edition: We continue our interviews with the candidates in the upcoming federal election.  We’ll speak with three of the eight candidates in the riding of Cape Breton-Canso…Independent Michelle Dockrill, People’s Party candidate Billy Joyce and the Green Party’s Clive Doucette.

Dialogue for the week of September 22, 2019

On this edition:  We continue our candidate interviews in the upcoming federal election and speak with the Liberal and Conservative candidates in the riding of Sydney-Victoria… we’ll hear about some special events coming up for Big Brothers/ Big Sisters in Cape Breton… And we’ll hear from Canadian country music star Brett Kissell.

Dialogue for the week of September 15, 2019

On this edition: The first of our candidate interviews in the upcoming federal election…we’ll speak with both the Liberal and Conservative candidates in Cape Breton-Canso…and we’ll tell you about a program offered by a local gym and fitness centre in Glace Bay that is helping people with physical limitations.

Dialogue for the week of September 8, 2019

On this edition: A post mortem on the three provincial by-elections…we’ll speak with political commentator Michele Coffin…and on the eve of a federal election, a conversation with Conservative Party leader, Andrew Sheer.  

Dialogue for the week of June 23, 2019

On this edition: KitchenFest! 2019, we’ll speak with Margie Beaton from the Gaelic College…Award winning photographer Warren Gordon has a new book out, we’ll talk with him…and on the “Good Sentence” with Paul MacDougall CBU’s Athletic director John Ryan.

Dialogue for the week of June 16, 2019

On this edition:  The Heartland Tour makes its Cape Breton stop next month…Some tips on what you can and cannot take on your next flight…and on the “Good Sentence” with Paul MacDougall, visual artist Gary LeDrew.

Dialogue Program for the week of June 9, 2019

On this edition: A mobile good food bus…an on-line auction that raises money for kids wishes…and on the Good Sentence with Paul MacDougall, author and journalist Silver Donald Cameron.

Dialogue Program for the week of June 2, 2019

On this edition: We’ll hear about the history of the Donkin Citizens Brass Band…Some advice for business women in Cape Breton as a Halifax university opens a new centre in Sydney…And executed by the SS, the tragic story of four Cape Bretoners killed after the D-Day invasion 75 years ago.

Dialogue Program for the week of May 26, 2019

On this edition: Marching for the earth, we’ll speak with a Cape Breton member of Extinction Rebellion…and on the Good Sentence with Paul MacDougall, Gaelic storyteller Hector MacNeil.

Dialogue Program for the week of May 19, 2019

On this edition: A long time Cape Breton MLA wants to become a Member of Parliament and a veteran MP says goodbye to Ottawa …One man’s fight to stop self-checkouts…and a Cape Bretoner is appointed as Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of the Halifax Rifles.

Dialogue Program for the week of May 12, 2019

On this edition:  Is the future of the Cape Breton Highlanders Basketball team up in the air?…Grease is the word at the Savoy Theatre this month…And we’ll hear what Regional Council and staff have to say about garbage pickup and if a new regional library is still in the cards.

Dialogue Program for the week of May 5, 2019

On this edition: He’s hanging up the blades so to speak…Veteran politician Rodger Cuzner has announced he won’t be re-offering for the Cape Breton-Canso seat…We’ll speak with him about his time in office…A couple of Cape Bretoners have made the cut for some training in the film industry…And a conversation with Danny Graham, the Chief Engagement Officer for Engage Nova Scotia.

Dialogue Program for the week of April 28, 2019

On this edition: Moving a library…We’ll hear how the move is going in Glace Bay…the Lung Association has launched a program to provide those in need with sleep apnea devices…we’ll hear about the 25th anniversary of the Cape Breton Orchestra and a conversation with Celtic Serenade’s Donnie Campbell this year’s winner of an ECMA Stompin Tom Award.

 

Dialogue Program for the week of April 21, 2019

On this edition:  Cape Breton’s Hospice/Palliative Care society is embarking on a major fundraising effort… Cleaning up our communities…We’ll speak with a representative of the Regional Solid Waste Department…and on the “Good Sentence” with Paul MacDougall, Gaelic speaker, teacher and storyteller Hector MacNeil.

Dialogue Program for the Week of April 14th 2019
On this edition: Recent testimony from the Committee on health Care; Pictorial Geneology of the Antigonish Movement; Mitch Dorge from Crash Test Dummies and a program that wants to pay cab fares of people who can’t afford them

Dialogue Program for the Week of April 7th 2019
On this edition: Canada warming twice the Global rate more with Bruce Hatcher; Glace Bay getting New Bandshell & Hospice Cape Breton Sunflower Treasures Pop Up shop

Dialogue Program for the Week of March 31st 2019
On this edition:Major Healthcare announcement for Regional Hospital Complex; Nova Scotia Power’s Makerspace facility & The good Sentence with Paul MacDougall with author Michael Gerhartz

Dialogue Program for the Week of March 24th 2019
On this edition: The Federal Budget; Nova Scotian for Equalization Fairness; Dundee Resort update

Dialogue Program for the Week of March 17th 2019
On this edition: SNC-Lavalin affair with Conservative MP Michael Barret; Monument commemorating the #26 Explosion; The Health Committee on EHS services; update on Atlantic Park

Dialogue Program for the Week of March 10th 2019
On this edition:Testimony from Trudeau’s Former Principal Secretary Gerald butts; Delay in CB Miners Museum’s virtual Mine tour; Program for young Sledge Hockey players & Tots game in the Vince Ryan memorial Hockey Tournament

Dialogue Program for the Week of March 3rd 2019
On this edition: Pam Leader exit from the Savoy; Police Peter McIsaac appears before Police Commission; Sherwood Park takes home honour’s at recent Robot Competition & Sydney man gets his life-long wish

Dialogue Program for the Week of Feb.24th 2019
On this edition: 40th Anniversary of #26 Colliery Explosion; Win a Shed from Marconi Campus; Protocase Profile

Dialogue Program for week of Feb.17th 2019
On this edition: Mark Eyking stepping Down as MP; Scottie Tournament Of Heart & Parker Donham on Health Care In CBRM

Dialogue Program for week of Feb.10th 2019
On this edition: The CBRM CAP Assessment Program; Tories Town Hall on Health Care with Tim Houston; Lowell Cormier on the Coal Bowl Classic

Dialogue Program for week of Feb.3rd 2019
On this edition: Protest at Geoff MacLellan Office; Analysis from Jim Guy & Legislature’s new Health Committee

Dialogue Program for week of Jan.27th 2019
On this edition: NDP Pledge to keep Hospitals North Sydney & New Waterford from Tammy Martin; Reaction from Eddie Orrell; Commissioner of the Quebec Major Hockey league & Cape breton Chorale Valentine Gala

Dialogue Program for week of Jan.20th 2019
On this edition: NS Paramedics Union local President Michael Nickerson; NS Health Minister Randy Delorey; Courtney Burrows on Crosswalk safety in Dominion

Dialogue Program for week of Jan.13th 2019
On this edition:Sydney woman’s Mystery War Medal; Crosswalk concerns in dominion; CB Pianist Adam Young writes a Tune A Day & Myles Goodwyn gets his Guitar back

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