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Paul Oldford - Assessing the School Situation

What to do with all those buildings and fewer and fewer students? One suggestion involves moving grade nines into high schools to ill up those class rooms. Director of Operations Paul Oldford talked to us about the 81 different scenarios they have.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Miners Museum Volunteers NeededAug 19, 2014 | 6:17Mainstreet Cape Breton Miners Museum Volunteers Needed Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Miners Museum Volunteers Needed Aug 19, 2014 | 6:17In Glace Bay -- the Miners' Museum is looking for volunteers. Without them, part of the museum will have to close for the busy Fall tourism season. Kim Leader is the Miner's Museum Volunteer Coordinator.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Miners Museum VolunteersAug 19, 2014 | 6:17Mainstreet Cape Breton Miners Museum Volunteers Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Miners Museum Volunteers Aug 19, 2014 | 6:17In Glace Bay -- the Miners' Museum is looking for volunteers. Without them, a part of the museum will have to close for the busy Fall tourism season. Kim Leader is the Miner's Museum Volunteer Coordinator.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - CB Highlanders ResearchAug 19, 2014 | 10:16Mainstreet Cape Breton CB Highlanders Research Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton CB Highlanders Research Aug 19, 2014 | 10:16Diane Doggart and Franz Lenselink are military researchers from Holland. They've been at the Cape Breton University archive gathering information on the Cape Breton Highlanders.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Northumberland Strait SwimmerAug 18, 2014 | 4:59Mainstreet Cape Breton Northumberland Strait Swimmer Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Northumberland Strait Swimmer Aug 18, 2014 | 4:5918-year-old Samantha Ayers-Glassey, of Sydney, tried to swim the Northumberland Strait to help raise funds for Bragadoon Village, a camp for children with chronic illnesses. She made it more than half-way across and describes the experience.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - My Fair Ladies Ethical EmporiumAug 18, 2014 | 10:37Mainstreet Cape Breton My Fair Ladies Ethical Emporium Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton My Fair Ladies Ethical Emporium Aug 18, 2014 | 10:37My Fair Ladies, in downtown Sydney, carries beautiful ethically sourced goods (from jewellery and pottery to baskets and soaps, children's toys and scarves) from around the world. Janet Dawson and Joan MacKenzie talk about their latest business venture:
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Ukranian CinamatographerAug 18, 2014 | 8:57Mainstreet Cape Breton Ukranian Cinamatographer Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Ukranian Cinamatographer Aug 18, 2014 | 8:57Ukrainian cinematographers, Andrew and Phillip Rozhen are traveling from Pacific to Atlantic to demo their movies about social resistance in Ukraine. Andrew describes their presentation at the Ukranian Hall, Whitney Pier.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Cape Breton CrowdsourceAug 15, 2014 | 6:02Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Crowdsource Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Crowdsource Aug 15, 2014 | 6:02Mediaspark has launched a new information network called Cape Breton Crowdfunding.It directs large numbers of people to local opportunities.Mathew Georghiou is the CEO of Mediaspark.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - The Northside ExAug 13, 2014 | 14:24Mainstreet Cape Breton The Northside Ex Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton The Northside Ex Aug 13, 2014 | 14:24This is the 98th year for the Cape Breton County Farmers Exhibition in North Sydney. Mainstreet host Wendy Bergfeldt checks out the stall decorating competition:
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr. John Shaw LectureAug 12, 2014 | 15:16Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. John Shaw Lecture Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. John Shaw Lecture Aug 12, 2014 | 15:16Dr. John Shaw presents this year's Alex Francis MacKay Memorial Lecture at the Nova Scotia Highland Village. He began collecting Gaelic songs and stories in Cape Breton in 1963.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jazz Festival: Don Palmer and Mike MacDonaldAug 12, 2014 | 13:11Mainstreet Cape Breton Jazz Festival: Don Palmer and Mike MacDonald Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jazz Festival: Don Palmer and Mike MacDonald Aug 12, 2014 | 13:11Highlighting the Cape Breton Jazz Festival are two shows each by Cape Breton ex-patriot, and Canadian jazz saxophonist legend Don Palmer. He and Red Mike MacDonald talk about their shared musical past.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Vandalism At Fort PetrieAug 7, 2014 | 5:09Mainstreet Cape Breton Vandalism At Fort Petrie Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Vandalism At Fort Petrie Aug 7, 2014 | 5:09Rob Grezel is volunteer Co-ordinator of the Fort Petrie Museum in New Victoria. He spoke to Reporter George Mortimer about recent vandalism at the well known Cape Breton historical site. (runs 5:09 August 08, 2014)
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Learn To Surf ProgramAug 6, 2014 | 9:42Mainstreet Cape Breton Learn To Surf Program Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Learn To Surf Program Aug 6, 2014 | 9:42Reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith visited Point Michaud Beach to learn about the "Learn-to-Surf program" offered there. She spoke with two teenagers from Eskasoni who are participating and with instructor Michelle Richards. (runs 9:42 August 07, 2014)
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Bark ResearchAug 5, 2014 | 9:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Bark Research Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bark Research Aug 5, 2014 | 9:01Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel, Associate Professor, at CBU was recently awarded $90,000 in applied research funding. He tells us about a two-year project, working in partnership with BioEnergy of Sydney. (runs 9:01 August 05, 2014)
Mainstreet Cape Breton - The BIG SWIM FundraiserAug 5, 2014 | 7:47Mainstreet Cape Breton The BIG SWIM Fundraiser Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton The BIG SWIM Fundraiser Aug 5, 2014 | 7:47Its the fourth year for The BIG SWIM - a fundraiser for Brigadoon Village located in the heart of the Annapolis Valley on the shores of Aylesford Lake. Samantha Ayer-Glasfey will be participating with a team of 50 swimmers. They will be swimming across th
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Rick Janega - Maritime Link Deal InkedJul 30, 2014 | 5:27Mainstreet Cape Breton Rick Janega - Maritime Link Deal Inked Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Rick Janega - Maritime Link Deal Inked Jul 30, 2014 | 5:27The company that's heading up the Maritime Link Project has inked a deal with it's labour unions. Emera has signed a long term agreement with the Cape Breton District labour council , IBEW and Nova Scotia Construction labour relations association.

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