Mainstreet Cape BretonJamie Foulds & Keith Mullins - Master Class IIMar 11, 2014 | 10:51Producer and recording engineer, Jamie Foulds is putting on another of his song-writing workshops. This year's Songwriting / Demo Production Master Class will be held next weekend with East Coast Music Award winner Keith Mullins.
Mainstreet Cape BretonStore clerk spots scamMar 10, 2014 | 5:37After receiving an email from someone she thought was her grand-daughter, Helen Samson, is grateful a store clerk was alert enough to point out a scam.
Mainstreet Cape BretonRodney MacDonald - Gaelic College DecisionMar 7, 2014 | 11:07A decision has been made about the use of the royal designation at the Gaelic College in St Ann's.
Last week the foundation met and asked the board to reconsider the use of the designation and today the board has made a choice. Rodney MacDonald is CEO.
Mainstreet Cape BretonIntroducing Dr. Arja Vainio-MattilaMar 7, 2014 | 9:34Dr. Arja Vainio-Mattila is the next Dean of the School of Arts and Social Science joining CBU from Huron University College, where she holds an appointment as an Associate Professor of Global Development Studies.
Mainstreet Cape BretonWayne MacAskill - Spring Weight RestrictionsMar 6, 2014 | 5:50Spring Weight Restrictions have been pushed back again. For most people that may not mean much, but for people in transport and construction this cold is great news!
Wayne MacAskill is with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal .
Mainstreet Cape BretonKristen Williams - JA and the Ivany ReportMar 5, 2014 | 7:30We've been hearing from a lot of Nova Scotians who are seeing great opportunity in the Ivany Report and no group more than Junior Achievement. When Kristen Williams saw the report she thought of how JA could participate in the future of the province.
Mainstreet Cape BretonPaul Oldford - Assessing the School SituationMar 4, 2014 | 11:47What to do with all those buildings and fewer and fewer students? One suggestion involves moving grade nines into high schools to ill up those class rooms. Director of Operations Paul Oldford talked to us about the 81 different scenarios they have.
Mainstreet Cape BretonLisa MacLeod - Northern Cape Breton MemorialMar 3, 2014 | 7:03Hundreds attended a meeting to discuss a proposed war memorial in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. A private organization plans to build a statue at Green Cove. MP Mark Eyking was presented with a petition in support of the controversial memorial.
Mainstreet Cape BretonRankin School Students - the Rankin Beauty CampaignMar 3, 2014 | 6:01Students at Rankin School of the Narrows have been working on a video project. The video, along with some project work, are part of the "Rankin Beauty Campaign" which was designed to help student discuss self-esteem, stereotypes and true beauty.
Mainstreet Cape BretonDarren Bruckschwaiger and Lowell Cormier - Seeking CouncilMar 3, 2014 | 12:45Every week Seeking Council, invites two Cape Breton Regional councilors into studio to discuss what's driving the coffee shop debate in their districts. Today, Darren Bruckschwaiger representing district 10, and Lowell Cormier representing district 11.
Mainstreet Cape BretonMelissa Lee-Ross - Health Board QuestionaireMar 3, 2014 | 3:47Telemarketer calling? Cape Breton's community health boards are hoping you won't hang up. They're conducting a phone survey. The six Island Boards are hoping 600 people will answer their short questionnaire looking at health issues in communities.
Mainstreet Cape BretonDebbie Martell - Health Board QuestionaireMar 3, 2014 | 2:49Debbie Martell is one of the people going across the Island conducting Cape Breton Health focus groups.
She is a Community health Coordinator. Joan Weeks reached Martell crossing on the Englishtown Ferry, returning from a focus group at Cabot High.
Mainstreet Cape BretonBlanche Robinson - Nova Scotia Power PetitionFeb 28, 2014 | 4:56In the next day or two you may see a petition asking you how you feel about Nova Scotia Power and the issue of contracting out maintinence jobs. It is the brainchild of Blanche Robinson, we asked her why she decided to start a petition.
Mainstreet Cape BretonKeith Brown - Church DemolitionsFeb 27, 2014 | 8:57Today many people in CBRM, especially New Waterford, are mourning the demolition of three churches in the area. One of them is a bit of an icon, St. Alfonse's. There was a community group to try and recover and save the building, but to no avail.
Mainstreet Cape BretonLinda Bryden & Samina Haq - African Heritage CelebrationsFeb 26, 2014 | 5:45As a part of African Heritage Month students from grades primary to six sang and played a variety of African Spiritual songs, folk songs and instrumental pieces at Topmkins Elementary today. We were there to share in the celebrations of the day.