Mainstreet NSFormer president of Empire/Sobeys calls situation in Pictou "criminal"Jul 29, 2014 | 16:38Following a meeting of the group Clean Pictou Air and the operators of the Northern Pulp mill, Stephanie talks with Paul Sobey, a past President and CEO of Empire Company Limited which owns the Sobey's chain of grocery stores.
Mainstreet NSNot all trans people are scheduled to see a surgeon...Jul 22, 2014 | 8:43When Time Magazine put the trans actress Laverne Cox on its cover, she cautioned that being trans can mean a lot of different things. During Halifax Pride Week, Jude Ashburn spoke about this with guest host and freelance contributor Jackie Torrens.
Mainstreet NSStudy says ocean floor not bouncing back from aquacultureJul 22, 2014 | 9:24Last time our Oceans Guy dropped by, he talked about a report on how to regulate aquaculture. Here he talks with guest host/freelance contributor Jackie Torrens about studies of former aquaculture sites, in Shelburne Harbour and elsewhere.
Mainstreet NSPlaywright tries to restore the role of two-spirited people on rural reserveJul 16, 2014 | 13:08"Agokwe: Gay Love On The Rez" is a one-man play, written and performed by a two-spirited son of a First Nations chief. Guest host Jackie Torrens spoke with Waawaate Fobister.
Mainstreet NSTwelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' groupJul 15, 2014 | 8:36Last week, RCMP announced there will be no charges in the death of a resident at the Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre, in Lower Sackville. But a group called Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia says it's still worried about the safety of residents there
Mainstreet NSKen Hansen on what Canada really needs in a navy (part 3)Jul 10, 2014 | 13:00Ken Hansen says the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy probably doesn't have the budget to deliver everything DND wants. But he tells host Stephanie Domet he believes the budget is big enough to get the mix of vessels we actually need.
Mainstreet NSKen Hansen on the future of the world's navies (part 2)Jul 9, 2014 | 11:14Whether DND needs ships, helicopters, or stealth fighters, the Treasury Board insists the lowest price is the law. That means buying in bulk to lower per unit costs, and trying to predict your needs decades into the future. Ken Hansen tells host Stephanie
Mainstreet NSKen Hansen on what's wrong with military procurement (part 1)Jul 8, 2014 | 12:10Whether DND sets out to buy submarines, ships, stealth fighters, or helicopters, there seems to be no end of controversy around military procurement. Ken Hansen tells host Stephanie Domet there's a common cause to a lot of the problems.
Mainstreet NSDo we know enough to properly regulate aquaculture?Jul 8, 2014 | 9:22Friday, an independent review panel released its interim report looking at the regulation of aquaculture in Nova Scotia. Our Oceans Guy Boris Worm talks about that with host Stephanie Domet.
Mainstreet NSLife Rolls On MartiniqueMay 29, 2014 | 8:50A program that uses surfing to empower people with mobility disabilities is coming to Canada for the first time. Hear why Nova Scotia is its only stop.