Mainstreet Cape BretonDr Andrew Parnaby - Deindustrialization pt 2May 28, 2015 | 10:5915 years ago the last rail rolled off the line at Sydney Steel. Historian Dr. Andrew Parnaby has been studying the process of closing down the steel industry and what happened afterwards. This is Part 2 of a series on deindustrialization in Cape Breton.
Mainstreet Cape BretonPatricia MacKenzie - NS Garden WeekMay 27, 2015 | 6:06June 1 - 8 is the first annual Nova Scotia Garden Week. Patricia MacKenzie is a member of the North Sydney Garden Club and chair of the N.S. Association of Garden Clubs.
Mainstreet Cape BretonDeindustrialization - Andrew Parnaby Part 1May 27, 2015 | 9:46Fifteen years ago the last rail rolled off the line at Sydney Steel. Historian Dr. Andrew Parnaby is studying the closing of the steel industry and what happened after.
Mainstreet Cape Breton10th annual Wendie Muise TributeMay 27, 2015 | 8:53For the 10th year, the Savoy Theatre hosts the Wendie Muise Tribute “There’s a Lady,” on May 31st. Jennifer Sheppard and scholarship recipient Presley Hines.
Mainstreet Cape BretonStrathspey Place - Jim MustardMay 26, 2015 | 7:20Strathspey Place in Mabou is in danger of closing due to financial problems. Councillor Jim Mustard says Inverness County Council is also concerned:
Mainstreet Cape BretonPat Moore - PierscapeMay 26, 2015 | 9:19Pat Moore is the musical guest at this year's Pierscape. He was a member of the Bachelor Boys and Four For the Lord and volunteered at many local music events.
Mainstreet Cape BretonSeeking Council - May 25th, 2015May 25, 2015 | 15:51Time now for "Seeking Council". This is our weekly appointment with representatives from Cape Breton Regional council. Each Monday at this time, we invite two regional councilors into the studio, and ask what's making news in their district.
Mainstreet Cape BretonTracey MacNeil - Strathspey Place facing Closure?May 25, 2015 | 8:44With as many big artists and as many great concerts as there are in Cape Breton it's still very difficult to keep venues open. A little earlier today we received a press release that told us that Strathspey Place in Mabou is facing closure without help.
Mainstreet Cape BretonEddie Kennedy - Green Cove Impact AnalysisMay 22, 2015 | 8:48Parks Canada has finished its Impact Analysis study of the "Never Forgotten Memorial" project in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The plan has been met with mixed reviews. Eddie Kennedy is the project manager for Parks Canada.
Mainstreet Cape BretonMatthew Willox - A Tiny House UpdateMay 21, 2015 | 11:39A few months ago we talked about a tiny house that was being built by Nicky Duenkel and Judy Pratt. Last time we spoke to Matthew Willox he had the plans but had yet to start construction. We've reached out to them all for an update.
Mainstreet Cape BretonLesley Dunn and Karen Blair - Reading TogetherMay 20, 2015 | 12:09A coalition of literacy organization wants to get 35,000 books out to children in low income homes by the end of the summer. Lesley Dunn and Karen Blair stopped by to talk about how and why they plan to get children and their families reading together.
Mainstreet Cape BretonWesley Colford and Ron Newcombe - Into The WoodsMay 20, 2015 | 11:16How far would you go for your happily ever after? Come into the woods where a witch, a wolf and a mysterious stranger entangle familiar fairy tale characters to create a new story of self-discovery. Today we meet the two princes.
Mainstreet Cape BretonMeet The Magic RanchMay 15, 2015 | 18:51You've been watching them on youTube, sharing the videos and humming along with the tunes they're called the Magic Ranch. Justine Williamson, Greg Vardy and Daryl Babstock. They've had an enormous success online and in recording.
Mainstreet Cape BretonMarlene Usher - The New Silk Road?May 14, 2015 | 9:47Is the Suez Canal a game chagner for Sydney Harbour? That seems to be the message coming from the CBRM Ports Day summit in Sydney. Mainstreet Cape Breton's Wendy Bergfeldt spoke with Marlene Usher of the Ports Corporation