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Chris & Susan Robertson - Canada's Aging Population

Canada's population is aging quickly. In Cape Breton, seniors now represent about 20 percent of the total population. Recognizing the increasing need for elderly care, the Robertson's saw opportunity to open a Home Instead Senior Care franchise.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Kelly Cull - Flavoured  TobaccoNov 5, 2014 | 4:26Mainstreet Cape Breton Kelly Cull - Flavoured Tobacco Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Kelly Cull - Flavoured Tobacco Nov 5, 2014 | 4:26The Canadian Cancer Society was astonished with the Nova Scotia government's decision today to remove the ban on flavoured tobacco from Bill 60. Bill 60 aimed to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes, waterpipes, and flavoured tobacco.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Stacey MacNeil - #STUDENTHIGH5Nov 5, 2014 | 10:45Mainstreet Cape Breton Stacey MacNeil - #STUDENTHIGH5 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Stacey MacNeil - #STUDENTHIGH5 Nov 5, 2014 | 10:45The #StudentHigh5 campaign supports expanding Aboriginal Business Education in Canada. Currently only 9.8% of the Aboriginal population receives a University degree versus 26.5% of the non-aboriginal population. This gap leads to significant disadvantage.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Greg Penney - High Quality H2ONov 4, 2014 | 6:05Mainstreet Cape Breton Greg Penney - High Quality H2O Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Greg Penney - High Quality H2O Nov 4, 2014 | 6:05New Waterford tap water won third place in the "Best Of The Best" Tap Water Taste Test at the 2014 Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association Conference. Greg Penney is Manager of Water Operations for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Mark Inglis - Making A DifferenceNov 4, 2014 | 8:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Mark Inglis - Making A Difference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mark Inglis - Making A Difference Nov 4, 2014 | 8:28This week on Making a Difference we meet Mark Inglis who grew up in Howie Center but now calls Ashby home.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Léo LeBlanc - Sydney Co-op Food Market ClosesNov 3, 2014 | 1:58Mainstreet Cape Breton Léo LeBlanc - Sydney Co-op Food Market Closes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Léo LeBlanc - Sydney Co-op Food Market Closes Nov 3, 2014 | 1:58Management at the Sydney Co-op Food Market Closes says the store has been losing money for years and there is no choice but to close. At the end of the month Co-Op will close it's doors for the final time putting 31 employees out of work.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Cape Breton TenorsOct 30, 2014 | 12:29Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Tenors Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Tenors Oct 30, 2014 | 12:29The Cape Breton Tenors play the Savoy Theatre on November 1st. Members Peter Gillis , Robyn Cathcart, Paul Gatchell and Johnathan MacInnis give a sneak preview for Mainstreet listeners.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Changes to Education: Karen CaseyOct 30, 2014 | 9:21Mainstreet Cape Breton Changes to Education: Karen Casey Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Changes to Education: Karen Casey Oct 30, 2014 | 9:21The Minister's Panel on Education released a report representing what Nova Scotians say are the most important issues to improve the system. Education Minister Karen Casey accepted the report and announced work will begin immediately.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Artisync - Create-A-Thon WinnersOct 29, 2014 | 18:31Mainstreet Cape Breton Artisync - Create-A-Thon Winners Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Artisync - Create-A-Thon Winners Oct 29, 2014 | 18:31On October 25th and 26th, Artisync Technologies hosted Cape Breton's first Comic Create-A-Thon. A two day event where teams of 3-5 people will create a complete book. Artisync and Comic Book Create-A-Thon winners team Sirens discuss their winning book.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Wanda Robson - Museum of Human RightsOct 28, 2014 | 9:13Mainstreet Cape Breton Wanda Robson - Museum of Human Rights Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Wanda Robson - Museum of Human Rights Oct 28, 2014 | 9:13The story is familiar to everyone in Nova Scotia, Viola Desmond stops by a movie theatre to see a show but is asked to move to another section for no reason other than her skin colour. She refused. Today a celebration and exhbition in her honour.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jaime Battiste - Making A DifferenceOct 28, 2014 | 7:18Mainstreet Cape Breton Jaime Battiste - Making A Difference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jaime Battiste - Making A Difference Oct 28, 2014 | 7:18This week on Making A Difference we speak with Jaime Battiste, senior advisor to the Eskasoni Band Council.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Ceilidh Bond - Solitary VigilOct 27, 2014 | 4:47Mainstreet Cape Breton Ceilidh Bond - Solitary Vigil Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Ceilidh Bond - Solitary Vigil Oct 27, 2014 | 4:47If you drove by the cenotaph in North Sydney over the weekend you might have noticed a person holding a solitary vigil. Ceilidh Bond spent several hours at the cenotaph on both Saturday and Sunday in memory of the killed last week in Ottawa. She's 15.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr Rex Dunn - Guatemala MissionOct 23, 2014 | 8:24Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Rex Dunn - Guatemala Mission Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Rex Dunn - Guatemala Mission Oct 23, 2014 | 8:24A group of doctors and nurses from Cape Breton traveled to Central America last year offering their services. They performed surgery and brought medical supplies to some of the poorest people in the world. The mission was so successful, a team will return
Mainstreet Cape Breton - MP Roger Cuzner - Ottawa Shooting UpdateOct 22, 2014 | 10:25Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Roger Cuzner - Ottawa Shooting Update Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Roger Cuzner - Ottawa Shooting Update Oct 22, 2014 | 10:25Parliament Hill came under attack today after a man with a rifle shot a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. A gunman inside Parliament has been confirmed dead. MP Roger Cuzner is in the House of Commons under lock down.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - MP Mark Eyking - Ottawa Shooting UpdateOct 22, 2014 | 6:34Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Mark Eyking - Ottawa Shooting Update Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Mark Eyking - Ottawa Shooting Update Oct 22, 2014 | 6:34Parliament Hill came under attack today after a man with a rifle shot a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. A gunman inside Parliament has been confirmed dead. MP Mark Eyking is in the House of Commons under lock down.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Seeking Council - Oct 20th, 2014Oct 20, 2014 | 16:29Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Oct 20th, 2014 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Oct 20th, 2014 Oct 20, 2014 | 16:29Time now for our weekly check-in with Cape Breton Regional councilors. We've invited two CBRM councilors into our studio to find out what issues are driving the discussion in their communities. Today it's Claire Dethridge and Ivan Doncaster.

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