The Times Keeper podcast publishes original journalism to help critical and curious Nova Scotians understand and explore the times we're living through together. New episodes are published when they're ready - about once a week.
When the Halifax explosion happened, the bell that used to ring in the clock tower at City Hall was knocked out of place. This week, the bell believed to be the original clock tower bell was restored and is once again ringing. District 7 Councillor, Waye Mason, tells us about the surprising journey of that bell, and the fake 'bells' that have been keeping time since the 1990s.
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For the last year, Nova Scotians have been able to speak to a committee of Nova Scotia MLAs on Zoom whenever a new bill was making its way through the House of Assembly. On Monday night, the Law Amendments Committee held its first in-person meeting. There was no option to make virtual presentations. Opposition MLAs resisted the change.
In this episode, we follow the disagreement that began at Monday night's committee meeting, l...
Jacob Fillmore spent nine days in a tree last month to protest the aerial spraying of the weed killer, glyphosate, over clearcut lands in Upper Stewiacke. This week, we explore the politics of glyphosate spraying in Nova Scotia. Mark interviews the investigative journalist, Carrie Gillam, who has spent years researching this chemical and one of the companies behind it.
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This week, newly elected MLAs met for the first time at Province House in Halifax. We review what happened. Mark speaks with two experienced lawmakers about the job.
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It's The Times Keeper's first Friday show. Join us for an abridged version of the pun-filled debate from this week's meeting of Halifax council on whether to allow more households to keep chickens.
Then, Mark speaks with Professor Emeritus of Law, Wayne MacKay, on the legal issues surrounding proof of vaccine policies and workplace mandatory vaccination programs.
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Mark speaks with the bio-ethicist, Françoise Baylis (@FrancoiseBaylis) about Nova Scotia's new proof of vaccination policy. Will it work? What might the unintended consequences of a policy like this be?
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Hosted by Laura Beil (Dr. Death, Bad Batch), Sympathy Pains is a six-part series from Neon Hum Media and iHeartRadio. For 20 years, Sarah Delashmit told people around her that she had cancer, muscular dystrophy, and other illnesses. She used a wheelchair and posted selfies from a hospital bed. She told friends and coworkers she was trapped in abusive relationships, or that she was the mother of children who had died. It was all a con. Sympathy was both her great need and her powerful weapon. But unlike most scams, she didn’t want people’s money. She was after something far more valuable.