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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr. Ron Stewart - James O. Page / JEMS AwardMar 6, 2015 | 11:38Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Ron Stewart - James O. Page / JEMS Award Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Ron Stewart - James O. Page / JEMS Award Mar 6, 2015 | 11:38Dr. Ron Stewart, an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Health Sciences and Emergency Management at CBU, has been awarded the James O. Page / JEMS Award.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Stephanie MacPhee - Cape Breton Roller DerbyMar 6, 2015 | 7:26Mainstreet Cape Breton Stephanie MacPhee - Cape Breton Roller Derby Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Stephanie MacPhee - Cape Breton Roller Derby Mar 6, 2015 | 7:26The Cape Breton Roller Derby needs a few good women. There are almost enough people to make two teams, but they need a few more to round out the roster. The barrier? A lot of women aren't confident skaters, which is why they're holding a learn to skate.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Brandon Ellis & Scott Stewart - A Call for Free TuitionMar 5, 2015 | 12:41Mainstreet Cape Breton Brandon Ellis & Scott Stewart - A Call for Free Tuition Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Brandon Ellis & Scott Stewart - A Call for Free Tuition Mar 5, 2015 | 12:41Leaders at Cape Breton University want to spur a national discussion about free education. Their campaign calls for a phased-in introduction of free higher education, first for those in need and First Nations students, then for all students.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Chief McLeod & Helen Morrison - A 'Sustained' Problem in SydneyMar 4, 2015 | 18:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Chief McLeod & Helen Morrison - A 'Sustained' Problem in Sydney Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Chief McLeod & Helen Morrison - A 'Sustained' Problem in Sydney Mar 4, 2015 | 18:01Police in Cape Breton say merchants in downtown Sydney have complained that the world's oldest profession is being plied in broad daylight in front of their businesses. Regional Police Chief Peter MacIsaac and Helen Morrison say this is not a new problem.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Colleen MacMullin - Making the CallMar 3, 2015 | 9:58Mainstreet Cape Breton Colleen MacMullin - Making the Call Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Colleen MacMullin - Making the Call Mar 3, 2015 | 9:58Today is the 10th day school has been cancelled in Cape Breton Victoria School Board because of weather. Students are delighted, parents are relieved, others are irritated. The decision rests with Colleen MacMullin.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jamie Bresson - Bill C279 AmendmentsMar 2, 2015 | 10:13Mainstreet Cape Breton Jamie Bresson - Bill C279 Amendments Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jamie Bresson - Bill C279 Amendments Mar 2, 2015 | 10:13Advocates for Canadian Trandsgender Rights Legislation were frustrated over the weekend by what they say is a transphobic senate committee amendment that limits the effectiveness of the bill C279 which was intended to add gender identity provisions.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jaunita MacKinnon - Winter Road ConditionsFeb 27, 2015 | 2:40Mainstreet Cape Breton Jaunita MacKinnon - Winter Road Conditions Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jaunita MacKinnon - Winter Road Conditions Feb 27, 2015 | 2:40A woman in Northern Cape Breton is worried that bad winter roads might keep paramedics from reaching patients. As winter drags on ice is building up and snow banks are shrinking roadways. Jaunita MacKinnon lives in the St Margaret's Village.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr. Kevin Orrell - Winter SlipsFeb 26, 2015 | 4:15Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Kevin Orrell - Winter Slips Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Kevin Orrell - Winter Slips Feb 26, 2015 | 4:15There's just no escaping it. When you step outside you stand a good chance of doing an involuntary 'triple salkow' and landing painfully on the ice. The landing often results in an injury of some sort. Hal Higgins talked with Dr. Kevin Orrell.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - NS Health Care UnionsFeb 25, 2015 | 10:51Mainstreet Cape Breton NS Health Care Unions Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton NS Health Care Unions Feb 25, 2015 | 10:51Friday Health Minister Leo Glavine fired the arbitrato hired to sort out health care unions. But arbitrator James Dorsey is still on the job. CBC's Jean LaRoche explains:
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Hugh MacArthur - The Toronto TunnelFeb 25, 2015 | 5:59Mainstreet Cape Breton Hugh MacArthur - The Toronto Tunnel Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Hugh MacArthur - The Toronto Tunnel Feb 25, 2015 | 5:59As police puzzle over the tunnel situated near the Rexall Centre in Toronto, we had questions of our own about just how well that tunnel was structured, and what that could mean. Hugh MacArthur is a member of the United Mine Workers in Cape Breton.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Sandra Dunn - Whitney Pier is of National Historic SignificanceFeb 25, 2015 | 7:44Mainstreet Cape Breton Sandra Dunn - Whitney Pier is of National Historic Significance Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Sandra Dunn - Whitney Pier is of National Historic Significance Feb 25, 2015 | 7:44Whitney Pier has been recognized as a unique and special place in Canada.Yesterday, the federal government, announced that with more than 15 different ethnic and religious groups, Whitney Pier was most distinctively multi-ethnic district in the Maritimes.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Deana Daniels Lloy - 100 Women Who CareFeb 24, 2015 | 6:19Mainstreet Cape Breton Deana Daniels Lloy - 100 Women Who Care Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Deana Daniels Lloy - 100 Women Who Care Feb 24, 2015 | 6:19Tonight 100 Women Who Care CBRM will meet at The Savoy Theatre and will award Thousands of dollars to a local non-profit charity or organization. Deana Daniels Lloy is the founder and chief organizer of 100 Women Who Care CBRM.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Mayor Cecil Clarke - Redacted Port DocumentsFeb 24, 2015 | 11:08Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Cecil Clarke - Redacted Port Documents Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Cecil Clarke - Redacted Port Documents Feb 24, 2015 | 11:08Today the Mayor`s office gave us the redacted parts of the port document not included in the package given to councillors at an in camera meeting yesterday. Some councillors wanted to know why they weren't given everything prepared by the consultant.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Mayor Clarke on Port StudyFeb 24, 2015 | 11:08Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Clarke on Port Study Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Clarke on Port Study Feb 24, 2015 | 11:08The Mayor`s office has released the redacted parts of a consultant's port document to Mainstreet Cape Breton. It was previously given to regional councillors. Mayor Cecil Clarke:
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dave Eveleigh - Cape Breton Homeless SheltersFeb 23, 2015 | 4:37Mainstreet Cape Breton Dave Eveleigh - Cape Breton Homeless Shelters Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dave Eveleigh - Cape Breton Homeless Shelters Feb 23, 2015 | 4:37Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold warning for Cape Breton. Coupled with strong northwesterly winds theis will give extreme wind chills near minus 35 Tuesday morning. Not a time to be outside... if you can help it.

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