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Lloyd Robertson

Newscaster Lloyd Robertson was the keynote speaker at a Mental Health Conference in Sydney today. He spoke about mental illness in his family and his own experience in an institution. Here is part of what Lloyd Robertson had to to delegates.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton Tom Urbaniak - St. Mary's Church Dec 1, 2014 | 13:30If you saw the moving images of the fire, you couldn't help but gasp. Fire has destroyed the historic St Mary's Polish Church in Whitney Pier on Saturday afternoon. The fire broke out shortly after noon and the building collapsed in flames just 3pm.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Michael Crummey - SweetlandNov 28, 2014 | 13:41Mainstreet Cape Breton Michael Crummey - Sweetland Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Michael Crummey - Sweetland Nov 28, 2014 | 13:41In 1954, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador began "resettling" outport communities. Over the years, 30,000 people were uprooted and 300 small communities abandoned. today the politics are different, but the sensing of losing a home is the same.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Ann Marie MacDonald - Adult onsetNov 27, 2014 | 14:54Mainstreet Cape Breton Ann Marie MacDonald - Adult onset Audio
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Mainstreet Cape Breton - SPCA Elizabeth MurphyNov 26, 2014 | 8:58Mainstreet Cape Breton SPCA Elizabeth Murphy Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton SPCA Elizabeth Murphy Nov 26, 2014 | 8:58The Nova Scotia SPCA has announced it's merging it's branches, including the Cape Breton SPCA. It says the public may not notice any changes at their local animal shelter. SPCA CEO Elizabeth Murphy explains what will change:
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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Ashley MacKenzie - Making A DifferenceNov 25, 2014 | 7:43Mainstreet Cape Breton Ashley MacKenzie - Making A Difference Audio
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Mainstreet Cape Breton Childhood Poverty in Canada Nov 24, 2014 | 22:3625 years ago today MP's in the House of Commons unanimously agreed to end child poverty by the year 2000. A report released today paints a sobering picture of how little has changed since that pledge was made and how far we have to go.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Seeking Council - Nov 24th, 2014Nov 24, 2014 | 13:39Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Nov 24th, 2014 Audio
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