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UBC is launching an investigation into a Frosh Week chant advocating underage non-consensual sex only days after a video surfaced of students chanting at St Mary's university in Halifax. Professor Jodi McDavid joined teaches folklore and women studie

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Funding Jay Cousins' return homeJul 28, 2015 | 12:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Funding Jay Cousins' return home Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Funding Jay Cousins' return home Jul 28, 2015 | 12:01The 35 year old from Cape Breton was driving to Alberta when his car crashed in Saskatchewan. Since then he's been recovering in hospital. People in Cape Breton and abroad are raising money to try and bring Cousins home.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - New Ironman is an islanderJul 27, 2015 | 8:42Mainstreet Cape Breton New Ironman is an islander Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton New Ironman is an islander Jul 27, 2015 | 8:42This was a big weekend for Corey Deveaux. The man originally from Little Bras d'Or came in first, in the Iron Man Triathlon in Lake Placid, New York. He beat out thousands of people to claim victory.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Lloyd Cole - An Evening with Lloyd ColeJul 23, 2015 | 8:09Mainstreet Cape Breton Lloyd Cole - An Evening with Lloyd Cole Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Lloyd Cole - An Evening with Lloyd Cole Jul 23, 2015 | 8:09Coming up on Wednesday, July 29th, the Membertou Trade and Convention Center is presenting an Evening with Lloyd Cole. Lloyd will be performing his first acoustic session in Cape Breton as he travels with his newest album 'Standards'.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Shelia Christie - The Gender Change RoomJul 22, 2015 | 8:56Mainstreet Cape Breton Shelia Christie - The Gender Change Room Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Shelia Christie - The Gender Change Room Jul 22, 2015 | 8:56Are you a young performer and interested in issues of gender? Director Shelia Christie is looking for young performers to participate in stage adaptations of two transgender children's stories featuring racially diverse and transgender characters.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Percy MacKenzie - Fighting the ExpropriationJul 17, 2015 | 5:09Mainstreet Cape Breton Percy MacKenzie - Fighting the Expropriation Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Percy MacKenzie - Fighting the Expropriation Jul 17, 2015 | 5:09The proponents behind the Muskrat Falls Power Project say they've worked out 300 property deals with land owners in Cape Breton County alone. The companies need the land to run power across the province. But not everyone has reached a settlement.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Allan Bonner and John Dilny - CBRM Emergency PlanJul 15, 2015 | 8:32Mainstreet Cape Breton Allan Bonner and John Dilny - CBRM Emergency Plan Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Allan Bonner and John Dilny - CBRM Emergency Plan Jul 15, 2015 | 8:32The author of a new book lambasts most municipalities on emergency planning. Or the lack of it, as he puts it. Allan Bonner says most cities he has studied have inadequate emergency plans and their citizens are woefully uninformed about those plans.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Joan Weeks - Faces of AddictionJul 14, 2015 | 11:48Mainstreet Cape Breton Joan Weeks - Faces of Addiction Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Joan Weeks - Faces of Addiction Jul 14, 2015 | 11:48A new study on drug use in Cape Breton will be discussed at the McConnell Regional Library on Thursday. Margaret Deuchman is a sociology professor at Cape Breton University and her findings indicate drugs users are afraid to get involved in health care.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Laurie Carrigan - A GoFundMe for Jay CousinsJul 13, 2015 | 7:11Mainstreet Cape Breton Laurie Carrigan - A GoFundMe for Jay Cousins Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Laurie Carrigan - A GoFundMe for Jay Cousins Jul 13, 2015 | 7:11Last week 35-year-old Jay Cousins was about to begin a new chapter of his life. The Cape Bretoner was just hours away from a fresh start in Alberta. He didn't make it. Cousins was in a car accident and is now laying in a Regina Hospital paralyzed.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Norman MacIntyre -Jul 8, 2015 | 8:44Mainstreet Cape Breton Norman MacIntyre - Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Norman MacIntyre - Jul 8, 2015 | 8:44A witness to murder says he fears for his own life. Norman MacIntyre was there when his friend, 24-year-old Brandon Kelly of Reserve was shot dead in his driveway on June 25. MacIntyre says he's now afraid someone else is going to try to finish the job.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Charlie Morrison - Since Their ServiceJul 8, 2015 | 12:05Mainstreet Cape Breton Charlie Morrison - Since Their Service Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Charlie Morrison - Since Their Service Jul 8, 2015 | 12:05A stark and vivid photography exhibit is showing at the Center for Craft and Design. "Since Their Service" appeals to people in Cape Breton that have been affected by the closure of the Veterans Affairs Office in Sydney.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jonas Colter - Evolve at RiskJul 7, 2015 | 8:17Mainstreet Cape Breton Jonas Colter - Evolve at Risk Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jonas Colter - Evolve at Risk Jul 7, 2015 | 8:17Coming clean on drugs is putting the Evolve Festival in jeopardy. Insurance underwriter pulls coverage for the festival and without coverage it may not happen this year. Jonas Colter is the festival producer.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Tracey MacNeil - BrighJul 6, 2015 | 10:10Mainstreet Cape Breton Tracey MacNeil - Brigh Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Tracey MacNeil - Brigh Jul 6, 2015 | 10:10Strathspey Place debuts a summer series this evening. It's called Brigh. Brìgh is a Gaelic word meaning essence or energy. It brings together young Cape Bretoners to showcase the songs, tunes, dances and stories of the Gaels.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Yolande LeVert - Heartland Tour 2015Jul 3, 2015 | 8:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Yolande LeVert - Heartland Tour 2015 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Yolande LeVert - Heartland Tour 2015 Jul 3, 2015 | 8:28Heartland Tour 2015 is on the move. The bike tour across communities in Nova Scotia promotes a heart-healthy lifestyle. It's a public awareness campaign that uses the bicycle to draw attention to the reduction of cardiac and health risk factors.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Moira Brown - Piper the WhaleJul 2, 2015 | 9:14Mainstreet Cape Breton Moira Brown - Piper the Whale Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Moira Brown - Piper the Whale Jul 2, 2015 | 9:14Though the right whale population seems to be rebounding, every whale counts. North Atlantic right whales are an endangered species. Piper the right whale, was of particular interest to scientists. Unfortunately she turned up dead last week.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Troy Greencorn - Stan Rogers Folk FestivalJun 30, 2015 | 8:23Mainstreet Cape Breton Troy Greencorn - Stan Rogers Folk Festival Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Troy Greencorn - Stan Rogers Folk Festival Jun 30, 2015 | 8:23The first weekend in July is always a big one in Canso! Last year of course post-tropical storm Arthur forced the cancellation of the annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival. This year, the weather forecast looks good and so does the line-up!

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