May 12, 2014 11:49 am

Tuesday May 13th on The Morning News

Excitement continues to build in Halifax we we’re just days away from the 2014 Scotiabank Bluenose Marathon. One of the most popular and rewarding aspects of the weekend is the Charity Challenge. At 6:45 we’ll learn more about a team of  NSCC students that’s rallied together to raise funds for Laing House, a unique place that helps youth living with mental illness.

Ireland’s Ambassador to Canada will be making a special trip to Halifax on Wednesday to visit the historic Holy Cross Cemetery Church. Brian O’Brien with the Holy Cross Historical Trust has been hard at work to restore the building and land and at 7:15 he’ll drop by the red table to provide an update on how this work is progressing.

Better weather means spring cleaning! But at 7:45 we’ll discuss spring cleaning of a different kind – the kind that involves your bank account! Financial guru Leanne Salyzyn drops by with tips on Spring Cleaning your finances.

As part of our weekly Foodie Tuesday segment, Jill Chappell will talk with the newly crowned champion of the reality-television hit, Top Chef Canada live at 8:15. The season has been full of highs and lows and Jill has been watching as it all unfolds..so don’t miss our live chat with the winner!

If you like the kind of music that gives you goose bumps, then the fact that Podium 2014 is in Halifax this week will be music to your ears.  More than one thousand singers will be in the city for the national conference on choral music.     We’ll showcase the highlights of this special event – including concerts by the National Youth Choir, a  Grammy-winning choir and a keynote speech by Commander Chris Hadfield.
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