Mainstreet Cape Breton
A lively and informative blend of news designed to put Cape Breton listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.
A former board member with the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University says attitudes toward higher education are hardening in the provincial government.
Ports America, the biggest terminal operator in North America, has inked a deal to work with Sydney Harbour Investment Partners to develop and run Novaporte, the planned marine container facility in the Port of Sydney.audio
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Wednesday January 11, 2017
Eskasoni Cultural Journeys has become a "must-do" for tourists and locals. Tourism coordinator Sandra MacDonald talks about the experience and what new a new funding announcement means to the First Nation community.
Thursday January 05, 2017
The work to rule campaign by teachers has led to the cancellation of in-class workshops by outside musicians and artists. The head of the teachers union says it's unfortunate, but teachers are qualified to do the job.
Wednesday January 04, 2017
Nova Scotia Museum sites will be evaluated this year. The process addresses seven areas of museum operations. Once complete, museums will receive a report that includes detailed score breakdowns and recommendations for improvements.
Wednesday January 04, 2017
Some tutors and contractors are finding they are out of work as a result of work to rule. Keith Mullins is a musical tutor. He's worked in classrooms, augmenting the music program offerings, but now, he's out of the classroom.
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