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Darrell Mercer - Blue Puttees

Repairs have been completed to the Newfoundland ferry the Blue Puttees. It ran aground a few weeks ago while leaving Port-Aux-Basques and has been undergoing repairs in Halifax. Darrell Mercer speaks for Marine Atlantic

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Sara Roth - ProletariART 2015Jan 12, 2015 | 4:30Mainstreet Cape Breton Sara Roth - ProletariART 2015 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Sara Roth - ProletariART 2015 Jan 12, 2015 | 4:30Each year, the Cape Breton University Art Gallery invites artists of all ages and levels of experience to participate in a non-juried community exhibition. ProletariART: The People's Art. It's an extraordinary demonstration of community creativity.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Rhonda Harrington and Nick Jennery - Food Bank ChangesJan 9, 2015 | 15:19Mainstreet Cape Breton Rhonda Harrington and Nick Jennery - Food Bank Changes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Rhonda Harrington and Nick Jennery - Food Bank Changes Jan 9, 2015 | 15:19The Salvation Army's food banks in New Waterford and Glace Bay will soon reduce their service. Both will move to a three-month cycle, but contrary to a report today, the change will apply only to those communities, and is not intended to be permanent.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Paul MacKinnon and Artisync Technologies - Old Trout FunniesJan 9, 2015 | 13:55Mainstreet Cape Breton Paul MacKinnon and Artisync Technologies - Old Trout Funnies Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Paul MacKinnon and Artisync Technologies - Old Trout Funnies Jan 9, 2015 | 13:55Paul MacKinnon's 'Old Trout Funnies' are coming back. Now through the process of digitization you'll be able to enjoy those classics from the 70s again with the help of Artisync Technologies.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Matthew Willox - Cape Breton's Tiny HouseJan 8, 2015 | 15:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Matthew Willox - Cape Breton's Tiny House Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Matthew Willox - Cape Breton's Tiny House Jan 8, 2015 | 15:01Since the 70s average home size has grown, but that trend seems to be reversing. The tiny house movement is about getting less space for a lot less cost. Matthew Willox is a local contractor who's been hired to design and build one for a local couple.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Bill Niven - The Book of NegroesJan 7, 2015 | 6:09Mainstreet Cape Breton Bill Niven - The Book of Negroes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bill Niven - The Book of Negroes Jan 7, 2015 | 6:09First it was an international best seller, now The Book of Negroes is coming to your tv screen. The highly anticipated six part mini-series starts tonight on CBC and it sheds light on a little known part of Canadian history.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community HealthJan 7, 2015 | 7:30Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health Jan 7, 2015 | 7:30Food banks were never intended to be a permanent fixes to a lack of food. They've become permanent parts of our community nonetheless. Three initiatives looked at food security in Nova Scotia and ways we should be dealing with the issue.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Wayne Weatherbee - Kiwanis PoolJan 6, 2015 | 2:59Mainstreet Cape Breton Wayne Weatherbee - Kiwanis Pool Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Wayne Weatherbee - Kiwanis Pool Jan 6, 2015 | 2:59The committee that oversees the Kiwanis Pool in Sydney has asked Cape Breton Regional council for money. The committee wants a commitment of one hundred thousand dollars for renovations. Similar amounts have been promised from the province and ACOA.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Kelly MacIsaac - Chronic Illness WorkshopJan 5, 2015 | 3:10Mainstreet Cape Breton Kelly MacIsaac - Chronic Illness Workshop Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Kelly MacIsaac - Chronic Illness Workshop Jan 5, 2015 | 3:10The Cape Breton District Health Authority is offering a series of workshops to keep people with chronic illnesses out of hospital. Recent numbers show the District's hospital admission rate for that group is more than double the provincial average.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Mayor Clark on new Marine Atlantic terminalDec 30, 2014 | 2:30Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Clark on new Marine Atlantic terminal Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor Clark on new Marine Atlantic terminal Dec 30, 2014 | 2:30Marine Atlantic's new North Sydney Terminal building is only a few months away from opening. Construction of the 20 million dollar facility started in the summer of 2013, and formed part of the debate over the sale of Archibald's Wharf.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Cape Breton food banks: how they workDec 23, 2014 | 13:15Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton food banks: how they work Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton food banks: how they work Dec 23, 2014 | 13:15Feed Nova Scotia is a provincial agency that supports food banks in Cape Breton, and indeed, Nova Scotia. It's a very complex system, one that requires a fair bit of explanation about how it works. Nick Jennery is the new Executive Director.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Chrisma Denny FoundDec 22, 2014 | 5:49Mainstreet Cape Breton Chrisma Denny Found Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Chrisma Denny Found Dec 22, 2014 | 5:49It just might be a Christmas miracle! Missing Eskasoni woman, Chrisma Denny, has been found in Tennessee. Wendy speaks with Chrisma's aunt, Elaine Denny.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Seeking Council - Dec 22nd, 2014Dec 22, 2014 | 18:36Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Dec 22nd, 2014 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Dec 22nd, 2014 Dec 22, 2014 | 18:36Councillors Jim MacLeod from District 12 and Ray Paruch from District 6 talk with Wendy about the goings-on in their districts.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke - Archibald's WharfDec 19, 2014 | 3:44Mainstreet Cape Breton CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke - Archibald's Wharf Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke - Archibald's Wharf Dec 19, 2014 | 3:44After hours of presentations and debate, CBRM voted in favour of amending a policy to allow the sale of Archibald's Wharf in North Sydney. There was much public opposition to the sale of the downtown green space but the promise of jobs tipped the scales.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - John Whalley - Archibald Wharf's Fair Market ValueDec 19, 2014 | 3:21Mainstreet Cape Breton John Whalley - Archibald Wharf's Fair Market Value Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton John Whalley - Archibald Wharf's Fair Market Value Dec 19, 2014 | 3:21After several hours the way has been paved by CBRM Council to sell Archibald's Wharf to a ship repair business. There was much speculation about the value of the property. Here is Economic Development Officer John Whalley's explanation of the sale price.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Eldon MacDonald - Archibald's WharfDec 18, 2014 | 15:45Mainstreet Cape Breton Eldon MacDonald - Archibald's Wharf Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Eldon MacDonald - Archibald's Wharf Dec 18, 2014 | 15:45Wendy Bergfeldt and Eldon MacDonald talk about the possible sale of North Sydney's Archibald's Wharf.

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