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Unemployment up in Cape Breton

Stephanie asks David Chaundy, senior economist at APEC, for his insight into why unemployment rose from 13.6% in March 2012 to 18.6% in March 2013.

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Mainstreet NS - Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocationsOct 20, 2014 | 16:00Mainstreet NS Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocations Audio
Mainstreet NS Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocations Oct 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.
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Mainstreet NS a business opportunity in shark diving? Oct 9, 2014 | 9:29Our oceans guy, Boris Worm, tells us shark diving is a booming business in some places. And he thinks it could be here, too.
Mainstreet NS - Red Tape 5 governments respondOct 8, 2014 | 16:11Mainstreet NS Red Tape 5 governments respond Audio
Mainstreet NS Red Tape 5 governments respond Oct 8, 2014 | 16:11Stephanie talks with Natasha Clarke from Service Nova Scotia, and Bob Bjerke who's Halifax's Director of Planning and Development.
Mainstreet NS - Red Tape 6 Immigration Canada paperworkOct 8, 2014 | 11:29Mainstreet NS Red Tape 6 Immigration Canada paperwork Audio
Mainstreet NS Red Tape 6 Immigration Canada paperwork Oct 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 NS - Hit Me With Some Science: TardigradesOct 8, 2014 | 5:06Mainstreet NS Hit Me With Some Science: Tardigrades Audio
Mainstreet NS Hit Me With Some Science: Tardigrades Oct 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 NS - Red Tape 4 "a culture of no"Oct 7, 2014 | 8:23Mainstreet NS Red Tape 4 "a culture of no" Audio
Mainstreet NS Red Tape 4 "a culture of no" Oct 7, 2014 | 8:23Stephanie talks to Rob MacPherson about the complaints developers have about dealing with city hall.
Mainstreet NS - Tell Us About Your Red Tape 1 restaurateursOct 6, 2014 | 14:07Mainstreet NS Tell Us About Your Red Tape 1 restaurateurs Audio
Mainstreet NS Tell Us About Your Red Tape 1 restaurateurs Oct 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 NS - Red Tape 2 shucks! oyster shucking not allowedOct 6, 2014 | 10:51Mainstreet NS Red Tape 2 shucks! oyster shucking not allowed Audio
Mainstreet NS Red Tape 2 shucks! oyster shucking not allowed Oct 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 NS - Red Tape 3 restaurant associationOct 6, 2014 | 12:57Mainstreet NS Red Tape 3 restaurant association Audio
Mainstreet NS Red Tape 3 restaurant association Oct 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 NS - Forward reThinking: progress since the Ivany ReportOct 2, 2014 | 15:48Mainstreet NS Forward reThinking: progress since the Ivany Report Audio
Mainstreet NS Forward reThinking: progress since the Ivany Report Oct 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 NS - update on Chen Qing, "the mattress king"Oct 2, 2014 | 11:07Mainstreet NS update on Chen Qing, "the mattress king" Audio
Mainstreet NS update 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.
Mainstreet NS - our oceans guy talks about planktonSep 30, 2014 | 11:08Mainstreet NS our oceans guy talks about plankton Audio
Mainstreet NS our oceans guy talks about plankton Sep 30, 2014 | 11:08Boris Worm studies the oceans at Dalhousie University. And he is in awe of plankton.
Mainstreet NS - Colossal SquidSep 24, 2014 | 7:37Mainstreet NS Colossal Squid Audio
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Mainstreet NS - our oceans guy swims with sperm whalesSep 9, 2014 | 8:59Mainstreet NS our oceans guy swims with sperm whales Audio
Mainstreet NS our oceans guy swims with sperm whales Sep 9, 2014 | 8:59Boris Worm studies the oceans at Dalhousie University.
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Mainstreet NS Erin Brockovich on Northern Pulp Sep 4, 2014 | 11:55Stephanie interviews consumer advocate Erin Brockovich about the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County.

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