CBC Prince Edward Island

April 2012 Archives

Mainstreet on the Map - Kyra O'Hanley

This Mainstreet on the Map guest is part of the show's family. Kyra O'Hanley is from Mermaid PEI. She's been working at Disneyworld as a Canadian Cultural representative for the past ten months. Karen Mair reached Kyra in Florida.

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Spin Time - Wade Lynch

Actor, writer, director Wade Lynch is busy as the Associate Artistic Director of the Confederation Centre of the Arts and as an Instructor with Holland College's School of Performing Arts and with his volunteer work in the Community. He reprised his role as DJ when he joined Karen Mair on SpinTime. (unfortunately we can't include the music due to copywrite issues)

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Mille Clarkes

 

millefioreclarkes_1.jpgA trip to Toronto by an island filmmaker could lead to a trip to New York City.

Mille Clarkes is a finalist for a Vimeo award. Kerry Campbell talked to her about her video, how you can see it and vote for it.

(here is the link to vote) 

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Eptek centre - Space

Summerside's Eptek Centre has a touring exhibition that's been travelling around the country from The Canadian Space Agency.

Intrepid Mainstreet host Karen Mair travelled to the Eptek Centre in Summerside, boldly going where quite a few schoolchildren have gone in the last few weeks as it turns out. 

She spoke with the Eptek Centre's Paula Kenny.

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Deighan - Spin Time

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Meghann Deighan dropped by to be our Mainstreet DJ

(unfortunately we can't include the music due to copywrite issues) 

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Win $100 worth of Lobster!!!

Want to win $100 worth of lobster? Send in your limerick-haiku-ryhme celebrating the crustacean. email mainstreet@charlottetown.cbc.ca post here on FB or Mainstreet PEI on Twitter or call in 1-800-680-1898. We'll draw for 2 winners Friday April 27! Each gets $100 from MRSeafoods http://mrseafoods.com/ just in time for the season!

Eastern School District Drama Festival

 

drama.jpgElementary and intermediate students are strutting the mainstage boards at the confederation centre of the arts. Karen Mair dropped by to hear about the play "a Hero is"

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Natan Nevo - Holocaust survivor

 

natan.jpgHe survived the holocaust - Siberia - and flourished as an artist on a Kibbutz and later the sorbonne. Natan Nevo is Karen Mair's guest  click here to learn more about Natan Nevo's art 

 

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Boyde Beck Lobster

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 Boyde Beck dropped by to talk Lobster with Karen Mair

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College of Piping

 

band.jpgPlanning to transport bagpipes, drum kits, -the whole kilt and caboodle. Hear about the College of Piping's preparations for the world pipe band championships 

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Liz MacKay - Frugal Cleaning

 

frugalliz.jpgTime to clear the cobwebs and the financial clutter - our frugal friend Liz MacKay (click for her Blog) stops by with tips on how you can save money - even make money from spring cleaning

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Dutch Thompson - Feedback

 

Janie Pat MacLellan.JPGDutch Thompson drops by with some listener requests 

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Why Men Lie - Linden MacIntyre

 

linden.jpgWhy Men Lie - it's an issue that award winning journalist and author Linden MacIntyre tackles in his latest novel. he talked to Karen Mair

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Mainstreet on The Map - Colin Stanfield

 

Thumbnail image for colin.jpgFrom the Rock island blues band to managing film festivals in Nantucket and Dubai. On Mainstreet on the Map Karen Mair talked to Colin Stanfield

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Stacey MacKinnon - Resiliency

 

stacey.jpgResiliency is another term for Bouncing back from the bad times. Today our relationship columnist Stacey MacKinnon give us tips on how to make our relationships more resilient.

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National Council of Welfare

 

marcia.jpgThe federal government has plans to axe the National Council of Welfare and its research on poverty. Kerry Campbell spoke with Marcia Carroll of the PEI council of people with Disabilities. She wants to see that decision reversed.

 

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Kerry also spoke with former NDP candidate Joe Byrne, who's been involved with a number of anti-poverty groups on the Island. 

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Choc Full of Good

 

choc.jpgChef Pam Good of Choc Full of Good is creating chocolates using PEI fruits and teas and coffee from her colleagues at the Charlottetown Farmer's Market. Karen Mair paid a visit to her chocolate room. 

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Boyde Beck - Lucy Isabella Bird

 

bird.jpgOur historian Boyde Beck stops by with the story of an adventurous female travellor in the 1850's - who let others know about PEI through a very popular travelogue.

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Not Myself Today

 

mental.jpgIt's called 'Not Myself Today' . This social media campaign is the next step in what started with the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Senator Michael Kirby led that commission and is now the chair of Partners for Mental Health - a national charity aimed at transforming the way Canadians think about and treat illnesses like anxiety and depression.He spoke with Karen Mair

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Canada 150

 

 

c150.jpgPlans are underway for 150th anivesary of Confederation in 2017. The Canadian Capital Cities Organization co-ordinator, Lee Ellen Pottie spoke with Karen Mair.

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Spin Time Peter Richards

peter.jpgThe Buzz has been nominated for an ECMA industry award. Publisher Peter Richards takes time out from delivering the new edition to be our DJ on SpinTime (unfortunately we can't include the music due to copywrite issues)

 

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