The Coast 89.7 News Dialogue Podcasts
July 18, 2021 On this week’s show: It’s part two of a conversation about a major revitalizing in Dominion (The Hawks Dream Field Project & A Cape Breton Night By The Fire 2) … Also, a new virtual tour is welcoming first-time and returning guests at the Cape Breton Miner’s Museum … And MP Mike Kelloway talks about some recent federal funding announcements.
July 11, 2021 On this week’s show: The CBRM’s Deputy Mayor dials in to talk about a new dog park and the possible renaming of a popular beach on the northside. The Regional Municipality remembers the atomic bombing of Hiroshima … And an astrophysicist from Cape Breton gives us an update on a ventilator used in the fight against COVID-19.
July 3, 2021 On this week’s show: Paul MacDougall is a senior Health Sciences instructor at CBU. He gives listeners the latest information about the Delta Variant and explains why getting two doses of COVID-19 vaccine is so important … Later, life-long singer-songwriter Joe Fahey of Glace Bay talks about going to Nashville, the thrill of performing for live audiences and how one of his most memorable birthdays started with hearing his own song on the radio.
June 27, 2021 On this week’s show: A talented singer and actor from Glace Bay is heading to the Big Apple after being accepted into a master’s program at NYU…Also, we’ll hear about an upcoming fundraiser for the Hawks Dream Field project featuring some of Cape Breton’s best talent…And on the Good Sentence, a kids books illustrator who recently won a big award for his work.
June 20, 2021 On this week’s show: Nurse Elaine Swartz gets the community up to date on the 15th Heartland Tour, CBU basketball coach Fabian MacKenzie stops by for a conversation on the Good Sentence and musician Adam Young talks about his latest undertaking — Yearbook.
June 13, 2021 On this week’s show: A conversation about the Community Cupboards in the Regional Municipality helping people with financial struggles … Also, we’ll hear about a youth centre’s approach in dealing with the pandemic and an inside look at an 80’s movie illustrating the highs and lows of a Cape Breton mining town during the Great Depression.
June 6, 2021 On this week’s show: Andy McLean, CEO of the ECMA talks about this year’s COVID-29 virtual program … Later, a lifelong sports fan and retired educator tells us about Babe Ruth’s connection to Cape Breton.