Mainstreet NSJevon MacDonald and JP Deveau: on Ivany, opportunities, and entrepreneursOct 29, 2014 | 15:30Another conversation with two Maritime business icons: Jevon MacDonald of Volta and GoInstant fame, and JP Deveau of Acadian Seaplants.
Mainstreet NSOur oceans guy on Australia's Great Barrier Reef rescue planOct 28, 2014 | 9:24Boris Worm talks to Stephanie about Australia's plan to try to save the Great Barrier Reef, and what Canada can learn from it.
Mainstreet NSJP Deveau and Jevon MacDonald on encouraging entrepreneursOct 27, 2014 | 15:45Stephanie talks with two Maritime business icons who've been recruited by the oneNS Coalition: JP Deveau of Acadian Seaplants, and Jevon MacDonald who co-created GoInstant and the startup house Volta.
Mainstreet NSEcology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocationsOct 20, 2014 | 16:00Stephanie talks with Matt Miller, then Zach Churchill, ahead of a public meeting about how government is allocating wood on Nova Scotia's western crown lands.
Mainstreet NSRed Tape 6 Immigration Canada paperworkOct 8, 2014 | 11:29Blair Hodgman is a US and Canadian immigration lawyer in Chester, and Cleveland. And it seemed like she couldn't wait to tell Stephanie about the red tape she deals with on behalf of her clients.
Mainstreet NSHit Me With Some Science: TardigradesOct 8, 2014 | 5:06Science educator Sonya Lee joins us from the Discovery Centre to talk about a nearly indestructible invertebrate that can survive the highest of heights and the deepest of depths. It's even been to space!
Mainstreet NSTell Us About Your Red Tape 1 restaurateursOct 6, 2014 | 14:07Stephanie talks with Jason Lynch, the chef at Le Caveau in Grand Pre, and Jenny Dobbs who owns two Morris East restaurants in Halifax.
Mainstreet NSRed Tape 2 shucks! oyster shucking not allowedOct 6, 2014 | 10:51Hana Nelson had to adjust her plans before she started Afishionado Fishmongers, in Halifax. Then caterer Jane Wright says regulations and the people who enforce them are a valuable resource.
Mainstreet NSRed Tape 3 restaurant associationOct 6, 2014 | 12:57Gordon Stewart is the Director of the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia, and he's involved in a provincial initiative to reduce red tape.
Mainstreet NSForward reThinking: progress since the Ivany ReportOct 2, 2014 | 15:48We hear from Saeed El-Darahali of the oneNS Coalition, Susanna Fuller of the Ivany Commission, commentator Bill Black, head of APEC Elizabeth Beale, and atmospheric scientist Tom Duck on what's happened since the Ivany report came out, and what needs to h
Mainstreet NSupdate on Chen Qing, "the mattress king"Oct 2, 2014 | 11:07Earlier this year, we met an international student at SMU who has started his own business, and wants to become a permanent resident. But he doesn't fit into any immigration categories, and even high powered help couldn't change that.