Mainstreet Cape Breton | Feb 28, 2014 | 4:56

Blanche Robinson - Nova Scotia Power Petition

In the next day or two you may see a petition asking you how you feel about Nova Scotia Power and the issue of contracting out maintinence jobs. It is the brainchild of Blanche Robinson, we asked her why she decided to start a petition.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Albert Lionais - CBMIC Helps OutJul 18, 2014 | 9:38Mainstreet Cape Breton Albert Lionais - CBMIC Helps Out Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Albert Lionais - CBMIC Helps Out Jul 18, 2014 | 9:38The Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative is again offering the Cape Breton International Music Export Fund. This fund benefits Cape Breton based musicians. It provides financial support to artists who are pursing career opportunities internationally.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - MP Rodger Cuzner & John McKay - CB Island TourJul 17, 2014 | 6:22Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Rodger Cuzner & John McKay - CB Island Tour Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton MP Rodger Cuzner & John McKay - CB Island Tour Jul 17, 2014 | 6:22Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner is playing tour guide today to the Liberal critic for the Environment. John McKay is just back from touring the MV miner salvage site and Fortress Louisbourg. They dropped by the studio after visiting ACAP Cape Breton in Sydney.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Bill Nicholson - Indian Beach FaceliftJul 16, 2014 | 6:41Mainstreet Cape Breton Bill Nicholson - Indian Beach Facelift Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bill Nicholson - Indian Beach Facelift Jul 16, 2014 | 6:41Indian Beach is getting a facelift this summer. The boardwalk, playground and bandshell in North Sydney have been in need of attention. The road itself was littered with craters and hard on the shocks. But work is underway to improve that.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Word on the Street - Facebook MarketingJul 16, 2014 | 2:45Mainstreet Cape Breton Word on the Street - Facebook Marketing Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Word on the Street - Facebook Marketing Jul 16, 2014 | 2:45If you use social media you will notice those ads to the right or left of your screen. These ads are matched to you... to information that you've shared with facebook or twitter, etc. Some people here in Sydney are fine with that. Others are offended.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jesse Auvshalomov - Facebook MArketingJul 16, 2014 | 6:32Mainstreet Cape Breton Jesse Auvshalomov - Facebook MArketing Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jesse Auvshalomov - Facebook MArketing Jul 16, 2014 | 6:32To find out more about how advertizers are able to target their products to you on social media, David Burke contacted Jesse Auvshalomov. He is with a US company called "Teespring" which uses a lot of targeted marketing on Facebook.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Doctor Shoaib Ansari - Visitor RestrictionsJul 14, 2014 | 8:48Mainstreet Cape Breton Doctor Shoaib Ansari - Visitor Restrictions Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Doctor Shoaib Ansari - Visitor Restrictions Jul 14, 2014 | 8:48Visitor restrictions are in place on the 3rd floor of the Glace Bay Hospital, there has been an outbreak of an antibiotic resistant bacteria. On Friday, six patients had been diagnosed with MRSA on the floor where acute care patients are treated.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Robyn Cathcart - PortalsJul 9, 2014 | 12:42Mainstreet Cape Breton Robyn Cathcart - Portals Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Robyn Cathcart - Portals Jul 9, 2014 | 12:42A new musical theatre production launched yesterday. "Portals" is intended to entertain Sydney's cruise ship passengers, tourists and locals. It is staged in the chapel of the New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation and at Fortress Louisbourg.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Melanie Sampson - More Time for St Alphonsus ChurchJul 7, 2014 | 3:22Mainstreet Cape Breton Melanie Sampson - More Time for St Alphonsus Church Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Melanie Sampson - More Time for St Alphonsus Church Jul 7, 2014 | 3:22The Stone Church Restoration Society is getting more time to put its business case together. The group wants to buy and restore St Alphonsus Church in New Victoria. The deadline is now October 31st.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Joan MacKenzie and Janet Dawson  - My Fair LadiesJul 7, 2014 | 7:47Mainstreet Cape Breton Joan MacKenzie and Janet Dawson - My Fair Ladies Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Joan MacKenzie and Janet Dawson - My Fair Ladies Jul 7, 2014 | 7:47When the Artisans in Attic closed last month, a dozen or more local artists lost their retail space. Some moved their products to their homes and are selling from there and some are selling at the flea market, but that doesn't work for everybody...
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Stefan MacNeil - West Meets EastJul 7, 2014 | 12:12Mainstreet Cape Breton Stefan MacNeil - West Meets East Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Stefan MacNeil - West Meets East Jul 7, 2014 | 12:12In 2012 Stefan MacNeil started his career in comedy before moving out west, as so many others have before him. This week, Stefan is returning with a group of other trans-planted Maritime comedians for the West Meets East Comedy Tour. First stop....Sydney!
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Platoon Chief Paul Ferguson - Structure FireJul 3, 2014 | 2:37Mainstreet Cape Breton Platoon Chief Paul Ferguson - Structure Fire Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Platoon Chief Paul Ferguson - Structure Fire Jul 3, 2014 | 2:37A woman had to be rescued from a fire on Bentinck Street in Sydney early this morning. Local stations were called out at around 5 o'clock this morning. Platoon Chief Paul Ferguson spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks at the scene.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Don Morrison - Roundabout WoesJul 3, 2014 | 2:10Mainstreet Cape Breton Don Morrison - Roundabout Woes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Don Morrison - Roundabout Woes Jul 3, 2014 | 2:10The new George Street roundabout is causing some headaches. The Sydney round-about opened over a week ago, while still under construction. Don Morrison lives on Morrison road and travels into Sydney by way of George Street.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Lloyd Hall - Roundabout Woes pt 2Jul 3, 2014 | 5:26Mainstreet Cape Breton Lloyd Hall - Roundabout Woes pt 2 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Lloyd Hall - Roundabout Woes pt 2 Jul 3, 2014 | 5:26Don Morrison is not the only one to complain about roundabout construction. We have been getting calls from drivers since it opened for traffic. Lloyd Hall is the project engineer with the Department of Transportation.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Troy Greencorn - Stanfest CancelledJul 2, 2014 | 11:46Mainstreet Cape Breton Troy Greencorn - Stanfest Cancelled Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Troy Greencorn - Stanfest Cancelled Jul 2, 2014 | 11:46As tropical storm Arthur is speeding up the coast bringing heavy rainfall to the Maritimes Troy Greencorn - Artistic Director for the Stan Rogers Folk Festival has confirmed that StanFest has been cancelled over safety concerns.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Parker Donham - Cape Breton Island Film SeriesJun 27, 2014 | 8:50Mainstreet Cape Breton Parker Donham - Cape Breton Island Film Series Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Parker Donham - Cape Breton Island Film Series Jun 27, 2014 | 8:50The curtains have been drawn on the Cape Breton Island Film Series. After 10-years and 256 movies Parker Donham says, the series was not drawing enough movie buffs to justify the time, money, and effort required to keep it going.

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