Apr 5, 2013 | 8:34Mainstreet Cape Breton Tom Urbaniak - Yacht Club Update Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Tom Urbaniak - Yacht Club Update Apr 5, 2013 | 8:34The report is in, and to save the architectural integrity of the Royal Cape Breton Yacht club would indeed, cost a fraction of the 2 million dollar plus price.
The report says the project would cost at most about three hundred thousand dollars.
Oct 29, 2012 | 6:20Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Linda Courey - Detox Changes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Linda Courey - Detox Changes Oct 29, 2012 | 6:20Addiction Services is replacing six counselor attendant positions with other health care workers.
Four are in withdrawal management (or detox) at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
One position is in Opiate Recovery (or the methadone program) and the other is in the Day program.
The Authority says the changes will enhance the quality and safety of addiction treatment.
Dr. Linda Courey is head of Addiction Services and Mental Health, she spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks about the change.
Sep 6, 2013 | 4:11Mainstreet Cape Breton MLA Gordie Gosse - Kapliczsi Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton MLA Gordie Gosse - Kapliczsi Sep 6, 2013 | 4:11Built as part of the one-hundredth anniversary celebrations for St. Mary's Polish Church and stood for fewer than five days before it was burned by vandals leaving the community heart broken.
Gordie Gosse is the MLA for the area and the Speaker of Hous
Oct 22, 2012 | 8:45Mainstreet Cape Breton Eldon MacDonald - CBRM's New Councilor Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Eldon MacDonald - CBRM's New Councilor Oct 22, 2012 | 8:45Not much has changed for Cape Breton Regional Municipal Council.
Most of the last sessions councilors who put their names forward were re-elected.
Lowell Cormier was acclaimed and he'll be joining the only newly elected councillor, Eldon MacDonald.
MacDonald was the winner in the highly contested District 5, an area in Sydney that had no incumbent but several citizens putting their names forward.
He joined us in the studio.
Oct 29, 2012 | 6:46Mainstreet Cape Breton Detox Counselor Attendents - Detox Changes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Detox Counselor Attendents - Detox Changes Oct 29, 2012 | 6:46People being laid off from Addiction Services are speaking out.
The District Health Authority has decided to lay off six people called Counsellor Attendants. Four of them work in withdrawal maintenance or detox, one in opiate recovery, and one in the Day program.
The Health Authority says, the attendants don't have the training and credentials needed for the work they were doing. It says they will be replaced with workers more suited to the job requirements.
Murray MacNeil and Margaret Graham are worried.... not just about their own futures... but about the quality of addiction treatment.
MacNeil has 10 years experience in detox, Graham 22 years. They spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks earlier today.
May 15, 2013 | 5:46Mainstreet Cape Breton Parry Aftab - Kijiji Safety Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Parry Aftab - Kijiji Safety May 15, 2013 | 5:46An Ontario man who was missing for nine long days was found dead yesterday.
Tim Bosma disappeared after two men came to test drive a pickup truck he'd posted for sale online.
H death raises questions about the safety of buyers and sellers online.