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 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.
Mainstreet NSMattress King Interview: Part 1Apr 30, 2014 | 15:09Hear how SMU grad Chen Qing went from selling used mattresses from his apartment, to running a successful mattress and furniture showroom in Halifax.
Mainstreet NSMattress King: Part 2Apr 30, 2014 | 14:25We hear from Chen Qing, a successful young entrepreneur in Halifax who wants to become a permanent resident, but says he'll have to sell one of his businesses to comply with the rules.
Mainstreet NSNS's First Dinosaur Egg?Apr 30, 2014 | 7:14Jusslie Barr, a grade six student from Digby Elementary, tells why she thinks a suspiciously egg-like rock her dad found 25 years ago might well be a fossilized dinosaur egg. We hear from her dad too.
Mainstreet NSClassic Wax - Rankin Family's Fare Thee Well LoveApr 21, 2014 | 30:45Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet listens to some of Fare Thee Well Love with Jimmy Rankin. More Classic Wax at cbc.ca/mainhfx
Mainstreet NSClassic Wax - Rankin Family's Fare Thee Well LoveApr 21, 2014 | 28:44Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet listens to some of Fare Thee Well Love with Jimmy Rankin. More Classic Wax at cbc.ca/mainhfx
Mainstreet NSGreenwood woman seriously injured skydivingApr 17, 2014 | 9:15Kenzie Markey, who grew up in Greenwood, was seriously injured this month after a skydiving accident in Arizona. Mainstreet interviews with her father, Joe Markey.