Friday April 10th on the Morning News

At 6:45 a.m. we’ll get some insight into what’s it like to get a toe-hold in the Nova Scotia film industry. A candid conversation with Nova Scotia filmmaker David Connellan.

On Saturday people across the country will take part in marches aimed at raising awareness about climate change and calling for more action. The march is happening just as Quebec gets ready to host a summit on climate change this Tuesday. The Ecology Action Centre’s Catherine Abreu will join us to talk about the Act on Climate March at 7:15 a.m.

At 7:45 a.m. Finance Minister Diana Whalen will join us at the red table to talk about the budget. We’ll chat about how far the government went with its promise to cut spending and what that means for you.

It’s time to get WISE. At 8:15 a.m. we chat with Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal about the Girls Get WISE Science Retreat taking place this Saturday in Halifax. The event is all about encouraging girls in grades seven to 12 to consider careers in fields like science, engineering, technology and math.

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And a treat for tea lovers! At 8:45 a.m. Ashton Rodenheiser is going to come in and tell us all about Halifax’s very first tea festival getting underway this weekend.