Friday May 30th on The Morning News
The Halifax Central Library will open later this year, and beyond the building itself, one of the biggest jobs will be to move books to the new location. At 6:45 we’ll talk with the Halifax Public Library’s Interim CEO Paula Saulnier will explain how they’ll accomplish that task, and exactly what’s involved.
$100,000 is up for grabs in this year’s BDC Young Entrepreneur Awards. Two finalists are from the Maritimes. Paula MacPherson started Southgate Dentistry, her own Halifax-based dentistry clinic; Pat Whelan runs LuminUltra Technologies, a New Brunswick firm that tests for bacteria in water using the same techniques that fireflies use to light up. Both entrepreneurs will join us at 7:15 to talk about their businesses and explain why they deserve the $100k in funding.
The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival gets underway next week with a special pre-launch screening this weekend of local feature film “Bunker 6” which will be screened at the Debert Deifenbunker where it was filmed. At 7:45 we’ll talk with the local producer behind this unique film that looks at what life is like inside an actual nuclear bunker.
It’s FRIDAY! FRIDAY! FRIDAY! We’ll rev up the show with a preview of the Maple Leaf Monster Jam Monster Truck show set to take over Scotia Speedworld this weekend. At 8:15, we’ll ask Cam McQueen, driver of Northern Nightmare, and Randy Brown, driver of Grave Digger, what it’s like to be behind the wheel of these larger than life vehicles.
At 8:45 we’ll feature one of the final 6 in the running for Casino Nova Scotias’ Artist In Residence Program. Members of “The Brood” will stop by to tell us what to expect when they take the stage at the Finalist Showcase at Casino NS on June 6th.