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February 25: The Prime Minister recently visited to make an affordable housing announcement for the CBRM and Membertou. We have some expert financial advice for you during tax season. We’ll hear from the ECMA chairperson and we’ll tell you about a show coming to the Savoy Theatre highlighting the rags to riches story of a 60’s pop icon.
February 18: This week, we’ll hear from a Cape Breton film maker who finally added a key endeavor to his bucket list. Also a performer talks about his roots and his appreciation for getting spins on local radio. And you’ll hear an interview about the people working behind the scenes to help women deal with their struggles.
February 11: A look back on the record breaking storm talking with people stranded at work and those going above the call of duty to make the roads safe and passable. A New Waterford woman talks about a program that surprises seniors with free furnace oil. CBU students is on the show to inform the community about a project putting food on the table for the less fortunate. And a Cape Breton fiddler is looking to collect some hardware at next month’s Juno Awards.
February 4: We have an idea for you if you want to impress your better half later this month when the cupid strikes. If you like curling or baseball, we have a couple of interviews on tap for you. Stay tuned for some City Hall news on police efforts and development. Also, Bill Bradley dials in with some news about the less fortunate.
January 28: The province’s Liberal leader stops by the Coast studios during a visit to Cape Breton. A Sydney native has launched a new affordable way to publish obituaries. We’ll have the latest on a landmark basketball tournament in New Waterford. And a well known singer-songwriter teams up with a tribute artist to produce a new album.
January 21: A local musician talks about performing while maintaining a busy home and work schedule. A Cape Breton Eagle returns to the ice after a battle with Cancer. And a Glace Bay Film maker shows you the demonic side of a famous cartoon character.
January 14: A Second World War veteran was recently celebrated at the Legion in Westmount. We’ll tell you about the increasing number of families having a hard time making ends meet as the food banks are feeling the crunch now more than ever. You’ll hear an interesting story about a double-dip polar-dip. Cape Breton was well represented at the recent Golden Globe Awards. And City Hall is considering a business pitch to revamp a local ball field.
January 7: On the Good Sentence, Paul MacDougall talks to an international student about their journey here and setting up roots in Cape Breton. A local newspaper is on hold for its print edition. Regional police talk about the crime that takes up the most time and paper work. And Bill Bradley checks in for some interviews about Loaves and Fishes, the H.A.T and the new women’s professional hockey team.
*DIALOGUE returns January 7, 2024 with a new episode.
December 17: Stay tuned for our Holiday Show. With a golden voice from the past, several Christmas stories, advice on how to best prepare your turkey and an invitation to a Boxing Day dinner.
December 10: The HAT’s rolling out the festive welcome mat for one of the island’s best known artists. Paul MacDougall shares a Christmas story hitting close to home for the fishing community. We’ll hear about a local group that has been entertaining audiences for 50 years. Also, some BDO advice on holiday spending…and more.
December 3: A new support group is coming to Cape Breton to help people affected by sexual abuse. Bill Bradley has a couple of interviews fitting for this time of year. We’ll hear from a developer looking to break ground in Sydney. And a chat with Maria, who started drinking when she was a teen but now wants to help people get sober.
unicipality can’t handle its own finances. A CBU student from China is on the show to talk about his love of soccer journalism and his stand-up comedy career. Former newsman Steve Murphy is back … this time to spread some holiday cheer. And a late Cape Breton artist continues to gather accolades after passing away last month.