Mainstreet Cape Breton

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  • Monday March 19, 2018

    Audio Seeking Council - Richmond County

    James Goyetch is the Richmond County councillor for district 1, which includes Petit De Grat and Arichat East.

    Listen 16:20
  • Monday March 12, 2018

    Audio Seeking Council

    George MacDonald represents district 9, which includes part of Glace Bay, Tompkinsville, and most of Reserve Mines. Kendra Coombes represents district 11, which covers New Waterford, Scotchtown, River Ryan, Lingan, and New Victoria.

    Listen 14:35
  • Thursday March 08, 2018

    Audio CBRM budget reaction

    This week, CBRM council passed its budget. Of 12 non-profit groups that made funding application presentations to council, only one was approved -- that was the Cape Breton Fossil Centre. The CBC's Holly Connors spoke with representatives of some of the groups that were turned down.

    Listen 7:31
  • Thursday March 08, 2018

    Audio Can non profits survive without government funding?

    We speak with Anne Melanson from Bloom Non Profit Consulting firm

    Listen 10:42
  • Tuesday March 06, 2018

    Audio Disability activist Cynthia Bruce speaks out on inclusion

    Cynthia Bruce holds a PhD in Educational Studies from Acadia University. She is a faculty member in Acadia's School of Education where she teaches courses in disability studies in education, qualitative research and research design, and diversity and inclusion. Cynthia brings her experience as a blind woman, a disabled student, and a disability activist to her teaching and to her research into the experiences of disabled university students in Nova Scotia.

    Listen 13:18
  • Monday March 05, 2018

    Audio Seeking Council - CBRM

    Earlene MacMullin represents district 2, which includes North Sydney,communities of Little Bras D'Or, Bras D'Or, Mill Creek, Point Aconi, Millville, Groves Point, Hillside Boularderie, Southside Boularderie, and Dalem Lake. Ivan Doncaster represents district 7, which includes Howie Center, Sydney Forks, Portage, East Bay, Ben Eoin, St. Andrews Channel, Big Pond, Big Pond Center, Middle Cape, Irish Vale, Irish Cove, Enon, Grand Mira North, Grand Mira South, Upper Grand Mira, Gabarus Lake, Gabarus, French Road, Rock Elm, Huntington, Sandfield, Juniper Mountain, Big Ridge, Marion Bridge, Caribou Marsh, Dutch Brook, Mira Road, and that part of the community of Prime Brook south of Highway 125.

    Listen 19:07
  • Monday March 05, 2018

    Audio Provincial NDP takes up the equalization cause for the CBRM.

    NDP leader Gary Burill and Cape Breton Centre MLA Tammy Martin discuss equalization.

    Listen 12:35
  • Wednesday February 28, 2018

    Audio CBRM Council will ask the province for audit.

    CBRM Council will ask the provincial government to do a full comprehensive audit of the the municipality's spending. District 2 Councillor Earlene MacMullin put the motion forward. She speaks with Mainstreet guest host Wendy Martin.

    Listen 7:00


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