Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, Vice President of Research, Innovation and Discovery and Chief Nurse Executive at Nova Scotia Health, joins Todd to talk about Nova Scotia Health leading initiatives to support and strengthen a high functioning nursing workforce. Tynette Deveaux, Beyond Coal Campaign / Sierra Club Canada, Atlantic Chapter, shares why the Sierra Club calls for an Immediate Ban on Gold Mining in Nova Scotia. Wayne MacKay, law professor emeritus, Dalhousie, gives an update on the Mass Casualty Commission. Raymond Plourde, Senior Wilderness Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre, discusses with Todd how the Nova Scotia government has indefinitely delayed an application to log on Crown land near Bridgewater, N.S., to protect critically endangered Atlantic whitefish.
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Rick Howe and Yvonne Colbert join Todd for the Open Hour and take your calls!
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Erin Pichora, Manager of Health System Analytics, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), joins Todd to talk about a new study showing the COVID-19 pandemic has seen surgery delays persist in Canada. Gerry Dart, the prideHEALTH coordinator in Halifax, discusses a new date released by Statistics Canada that says Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of transgender and non-binary people than any other province or territory in the country. HRM Deputy Mayor Pam Lovelace shares with Todd a letter she wrote to the Liberal Association of NS against Iain Rankin. It accuses Rankin of distributing flyers to constituents with statements that err in fact and are grounded in racial and sexist oppression of women in elected office. And Artistic Director, Troy Greencorn, talks about this year's Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso, Nova Scotia.
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