July 25, 2014 12:11 pm

Monday July 28th on The Morning News


Imagine saving up for years to build your dream home – then giving it all away to help women in need.  That’s what one Halifax woman did in support of Bryony House.  At 6:45 Kris Martin shares her inspiring story and Bryony House executive director Laurie Ehler tells us how the Dare to Dream Lottery proceeds will help women and children escape domestic violence.

The debate over what to do with the Halifax Forum has heard from people who want to protect the historic site, and from those who want it sold, torn down, and replaced by a new facility. While the discussion has mostly centered around ice hockey surfaces, there are plenty of local groups that use the rinks when they aren’t ice covered. At 7:15 we’ll speak with Heather Chamberlin from the Anchor City Rollers, a roller derby group that wants the Forum preserved, restored and kept open for groups like them to use.

At 7:45 learn how to dress like you shop on Rodeo Drive by snapping up fashions at an upcoming pop-up sale on Spring Garden Road. Lindsay Stockall, founder of The Hanger, comes in to show off some Hollywood-inspired looks.

The soulful Charlie A’Court stops by for a visit fresh off his performance at the Codiac Music Festival.  Find out what else is on the bill this festival season for the award-wining musician Monday at 8:15.

What’s the value of music? It’s a question that begs to be answered following cuts to royalty rates for songs streamed online in Canada. We’ll find out how this impacts the East Coast music industry and what is being done to fight back Monday at 8:45.


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