Mainstreet Cape Breton | Mar 20, 2014 | 13:05

Tad Hargrave, Amber Buchanan, Shilpa Jain - The Second Nova Scotia Gaels

The second Nova Scotia Gaels Jam is coming up at St Joseph's Renewal Center in Mabou at the end of April. They're taking registration now and for details on how the jam has changed and this year's discussion points we've contacted three of organizers.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Worksite safety most important during summer monthsAug 4, 2015 | 9:05Mainstreet Cape Breton Worksite safety most important during summer months Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Worksite safety most important during summer months Aug 4, 2015 | 9:05Many people working through the summer end up getting injured, some even die. In Nova Scoita, on the job injuries and fatalities are the highest in the summer. Scott Nauss is the senior director of Occupational Health and Safety.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Woman collapses after rescuing swimmers near Broad CoveAug 4, 2015 | 11:51Mainstreet Cape Breton Woman collapses after rescuing swimmers near Broad Cove Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Woman collapses after rescuing swimmers near Broad Cove Aug 4, 2015 | 11:51A Cape Breton woman is dead after helping rescue swimmers in distress in the broad cove area. Michelle White Curtis was one of the pioneers in the Palliative Care Movement in Cape Breton.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - An honorary doctorate for Mabel BellJul 30, 2015 | 5:38Mainstreet Cape Breton An honorary doctorate for Mabel Bell Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton An honorary doctorate for Mabel Bell Jul 30, 2015 | 5:38Mabel Hubbard Bell is soon going to be honoured in a special ceremony. The wife of famous inventor of Alexander Graham Bell is getting an honorary doctorate from Cape Breton University. David Wheeler is president of CBU.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Community services campaigns for more foster families - BernardJul 30, 2015 | 8:03Mainstreet Cape Breton Community services campaigns for more foster families - Bernard Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Community services campaigns for more foster families - Bernard Jul 30, 2015 | 8:03The Nova Scotia goverment has amped up its advertising to attract new foster parents. It says there aren't enough foster parents in the system. Joanne Bernard is the minster of community services.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Community services campaigns for more foster families - MacPheeJul 30, 2015 | 9:08Mainstreet Cape Breton Community services campaigns for more foster families - MacPhee Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Community services campaigns for more foster families - MacPhee Jul 30, 2015 | 9:08To get a more personal perspective on aging foster parents this we've reached Joyce MacPhee. She's a 71 year old foster parent. MacPhee lives in Margaree.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Fatal forestry accident near Little NarrowsJul 29, 2015 | 5:50Mainstreet Cape Breton Fatal forestry accident near Little Narrows Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Fatal forestry accident near Little Narrows Jul 29, 2015 | 5:50A 54 year old man has died following what's being described as an industrial accident in Little Narrows. RCMP say a search was launched late Tuesday night after a forestry worker failed to return home from work.
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.
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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.
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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.

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