Mainstreet NS | Mar 26, 2013 | 10:10

Images of Vancouver's missing women

Stephanie talks to Amber Dean from McMaster's Department of English and Culture Studies about images of Vancouver's missing women -- from the gritty mugshots on reward posters to portraits created by well-intentioned artists.

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Mainstreet NS - Twelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' groupJul 15, 2014 | 8:36Mainstreet NS Twelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' group Audio
Mainstreet NS Twelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' group Jul 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 NS - Ken Hansen on what Canada really needs in a navy (part 3)Jul 10, 2014 | 13:00Mainstreet NS Ken Hansen on what Canada really needs in a navy (part 3) Audio
Mainstreet NS Ken 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 NS - Valerie Alexander and Women in SportJul 10, 2014 | 8:40Mainstreet NS Valerie Alexander and Women in Sport Audio
Mainstreet NS Valerie Alexander and Women in Sport Jul 10, 2014 | 8:40US soccer forward Landon Donovan isn`t the country`s all-time leading scorer... that title`s held by a woman.
Mainstreet NS - Charlene Weaving and Women in SportJul 10, 2014 | 8:33Mainstreet NS Charlene Weaving and Women in Sport Audio
Mainstreet NS Charlene Weaving and Women in Sport Jul 10, 2014 | 8:33Part two of our interview on women in sport
Mainstreet NS - Ken Hansen on the future of the world's navies (part 2)Jul 9, 2014 | 11:14Mainstreet NS Ken Hansen on the future of the world's navies (part 2) Audio
Mainstreet NS Ken 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 NS - Ken Hansen on what's wrong with military procurement (part 1)Jul 8, 2014 | 12:10Mainstreet NS Ken Hansen on what's wrong with military procurement (part 1) Audio
Mainstreet NS Ken 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 NS - Do we know enough to properly regulate aquaculture?Jul 8, 2014 | 9:22Mainstreet NS Do we know enough to properly regulate aquaculture? Audio
Mainstreet NS Do 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 NS - Chicken CampJun 27, 2014 | 10:44Mainstreet NS Chicken Camp Audio
Mainstreet NS Chicken Camp Jun 27, 2014 | 10:44Stellarton dog trainer Alex Keir talks about spending two weeks at a chicken camp in the United States.
Mainstreet NS - Should grownups read YA booksJun 19, 2014 | 11:24Mainstreet NS Should grownups read YA books Audio
Mainstreet NS Should grownups read YA books Jun 19, 2014 | 11:24Mainstreet's Katy Parsons looks at whether you should feel guilty about the pleasure you take in reading novels aimed at teens.
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Mainstreet NS Life Rolls On Martinique May 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 NS - Boris Worm on beach cleanupsMay 27, 2014 | 8:24Mainstreet NS Boris Worm on beach cleanups Audio
Mainstreet NS Boris Worm on beach cleanups May 27, 2014 | 8:24Our oceans guy talks about the things modern day beachcombers are finding, and what can be done to stem the endless tide of garbage.
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Mainstreet NS NS Immigration Minister responds to Mattress King's plight May 1, 2014 | 10:06Stephanie talks to Lena Diab.
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