The Coast 89.7 News Dialogue Podcasts:
August 22, 2021 On this week’s show: A new show is coming to the Highland Arts Theatre featuring ‘stories told through dance.’ Also, some tips on how to save money as they kids head back to school. And Ashley MacIsaac recalls waking up to the 9-11 attacks in NYC in 2001 to mark the event’s 20th anniversary.
August 15, 2021 On this week’s show:
August 8, 2021 On this week’s show:
Eskasoni comedian Clifton Cremo dials in to shed some light on his profession and talks about his passion to make people laugh. Also, Main A Dieu native Michael Forgeron is on the show. He’s a former Olympian who won a gold medal with the Canadian Men’s rowing team at the Summer Games in ’92.
August 1, 2021 On this week’s show:
The province’s PC leader talks about the issues he believes are most important to Cape Bretoners…We’ll talk to one of the latest pitchers drafted by the Minnestota Twins organization and his connection to Cape Breton…And an exhibit featuring a prominent Sydney area landmark that’s been here since the cold war.
July 25, 2021 On this week’s show:
The province’s NDP leader weighs in hoping to get your vote for the upcoming election … A couple of Scottish TV stars are set up in Louisbourg for their latest project … and on the Good Sentence, a Sydney book store is stocking their shelves more often these days because of COVID-19.
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.