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 - Matthew Willox - A Tiny House UpdateMay 21, 2015 | 11:39Mainstreet Cape Breton Matthew Willox - A Tiny House Update Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Matthew Willox - A Tiny House Update May 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 Breton - Meet The Magic RanchMay 15, 2015 | 18:51Mainstreet Cape Breton Meet The Magic Ranch Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Meet The Magic Ranch May 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 Breton - Amanda Watson - Truth MattersMar 27, 2015 | 7:59Mainstreet Cape Breton Amanda Watson - Truth Matters Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Amanda Watson - Truth Matters Mar 27, 2015 | 7:59This weekend, Community Cares, in Sydney Mines, is providing an opportunity for young people to talk about the challenges they face. Those challenges include living in poverty, not having enough food, addiction and homelessness or terrible housing.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Marlene Usher - The New Silk Road?May 14, 2015 | 9:47Mainstreet Cape Breton Marlene Usher - The New Silk Road? Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Marlene 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
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Wesley Colford and Ron Newcombe - Into The WoodsMay 20, 2015 | 11:16Mainstreet Cape Breton Wesley Colford and Ron Newcombe - Into The Woods Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Wesley Colford and Ron Newcombe - Into The Woods May 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 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 - Angela Duhamel and Hugh Toner - Into the WoodsMay 13, 2015 | 7:17Mainstreet Cape Breton Angela Duhamel and Hugh Toner - Into the Woods Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Angela Duhamel and Hugh Toner - Into the Woods May 13, 2015 | 7:17Come 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. Wishes come true here, but at a price in this new play from the Savoy Theatre.
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 - Joe O'Connor - Margaree AirportJan 13, 2015 | 6:19Mainstreet Cape Breton Joe O'Connor - Margaree Airport Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Joe O'Connor - Margaree Airport Jan 13, 2015 | 6:19The municipality of Inverness says an expanded Margaree airport could serve as a catalyst to boost tourism and create jobs. The county has submitted a proposal for provincial and federal funding for the 9.4-million dollar project. Joe O'Connor is CAO.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Paul Cranford - Patron of World Fiddle DayMay 16, 2015 | 24:02Mainstreet Cape Breton Paul Cranford - Patron of World Fiddle Day Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Paul Cranford - Patron of World Fiddle Day May 16, 2015 | 24:02An excerpt for this weeks edition of Island Echoes featuring the Patron of World Fiddle Day, Paul Cranford.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Holly Muise and Emily O'Leary - Into The WoodsMay 6, 2015 | 9:15Mainstreet Cape Breton Holly Muise and Emily O'Leary - Into The Woods Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Holly Muise and Emily O'Leary - Into The Woods May 6, 2015 | 9:15How far would you go for your happily ever after? Follow Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (of the beanstalk fame), a baker and his wife as they take a journey into the woods to find their happiness in a new play at the Savoy Theatre.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - David Stephenson - Electric Vehicle Highway ServicesApr 29, 2014 | 9:24Mainstreet Cape Breton David Stephenson - Electric Vehicle Highway Services Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton David Stephenson - Electric Vehicle Highway Services Apr 29, 2014 | 9:24It's still not the norm but more and more we're seeing cars equipped with electrical power systems. David Stephenson works with Nova Scotian Electric Vehicle Highway Services. They have installed a number of vehicle charging stations across the province.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jane MacNeil - Sacred Heart ChurchSep 19, 2014 | 5:56Mainstreet Cape Breton Jane MacNeil - Sacred Heart Church Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jane MacNeil - Sacred Heart Church Sep 19, 2014 | 5:56Friends of a former Catholic church in north end Sydney hope people in the community will show a little "heart" next week. Jane MacNeil is with the Friends of Sacred Heart, they are holding a public meeting to figure out what to do with the building.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Arielle Lewis - Game On Laser TagApr 27, 2015 | 6:43Mainstreet Cape Breton Arielle Lewis - Game On Laser Tag Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Arielle Lewis - Game On Laser Tag Apr 27, 2015 | 6:43A new recreational entertainment centre will be opening in Cape Breton in the next couple of weeks. Arielle Lewis got the idea while on a road trip and after almost a year of prep and planning, the 24-year-old is nearly ready to open Game On Laser Tag.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community HealthMay 13, 2015 | 6:29Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health May 13, 2015 | 6:29Last week a study done by researchers in Toronto made clear the link between poverty and healthcare use. What they showed was that because poverty is bad for your health, you are more likely to use healthcare if you are poor.

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