June 16, 2014 10:31 am

Tuesday June 17th on The Morning News

In Canada, there are far more men in politics than women.   That’s a reality campaign school aims to change with education and support.  At 6:45 we’ll meet two women who are sharing their knowledge to encourage others to get in the running for a future in politics.

Two major recreation projects are being contemplated for the Halifax region, with municipal staff recommending two new arenas be built to replace a number of aging facilities, including the Halifax Forum. At 7:15 we’ll talk with the chairman of the Halifax Community Association who says he’s stunned by the news.

Have you ever found yourself stranded with a dead cell phone, far from home, work or even your car?  Three young entrepreneurs in Halifax have created a new charging service that aims to keep people powered up on the go. At 7:45 we’ll meet one of the founders of Free2Charge.

There’s nothing quite like fresh, local strawberries especially when it comes to summertime desserts. At 8:15 we’ll be joined by helen Buchan of Mrs. MacGregor’s Shortbreads with three recipes that let Nova Scotia strawberries take center stage.

Is it just us or does it feel like there’s a hundred events to go to in Nova Scotia every weekend? We can’t keep up! Luckily for us, Gillian Wesley aka The Local Traveler NS is on top of all things Nova Scotia for Summer 2014! Gillian will join us at 8:45.

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