Dec 6, 2013 | 11:47Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Bygone Days Audio
Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Bygone Days Dec 6, 2013 | 11:47Model-T Fords, Boston cousins, and we'll prove women are smarter than men... and today we're celebrating the lives of 2 remarkable islanders. Minnie Langille & Keith Mutch, both kind in heart and kind in deed, passed away recently.
Dec 5, 2013 | 7:17Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on the Map - Dirk Druet Audio
Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on the Map - Dirk Druet Dec 5, 2013 | 7:17The Big Apple is where Dirk Druet calls home these days. The Charlottetown man has traveled quite a bit, to Kenya and Afghanistan. Now his work with the United Nations has him in New York. We reached Dirk Druet at the United Nations in New York.
Dec 5, 2013 | 9:21Mainstreet PEI PISA Tests - Peter Wilby Audio
Mainstreet PEI PISA Tests - Peter Wilby Dec 5, 2013 | 9:21In OECD assessments, fifteen year olds from 65 countries and jurisdictions are tested in a number of subject areas. Canada came 13th in the world, and the results for PEI put us in last place in this country in math, science and reading.
Nov 26, 2013 | 7:31Mainstreet PEI Gold Fever Audio
Mainstreet PEI Gold Fever Nov 26, 2013 | 7:31There is a group of Canada World Youth volunteers on the Island right now. They're from Indonesia as well as Canada.
Some Island organizations are showing an award winning documentary tomorrow night called Gold fever.
It's about open pit gold mining.
May 7, 2013 | 4:34Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - Save our Seas Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - Save our Seas May 7, 2013 | 4:34Should the provincial government on Prince Edward Island take steps to prevent drilling for natural gas in the Gulf of St. Lawrence? Richard Raiswell, Mainstreet's political columnist shares his thoughts on that issue.
Nov 29, 2013 | 10:24Mainstreet PEI Spin Time - Nathan Keoughan Audio
Mainstreet PEI Spin Time - Nathan Keoughan Nov 29, 2013 | 10:24He's just returned from auditioning for the Canadian Opera Company and he's one of the soloists in Handel's Messiah this sunday at the confederation centre. Wonder what tunes he'll pick Bass Baritone Nathan Keoughan is our SpinTime DJ.
Oct 3, 2012 | 10:22Mainstreet PEI Boyde Beck - Prohibition in PEI Audio
Mainstreet PEI Boyde Beck - Prohibition in PEI Oct 3, 2012 | 10:22Our Island Historian Boyde Beck discusses how prohibition on PEI didn't just solve a problem, but turned ordinary people into criminals. In 1906, all three counties voted for prohibition and PEI became the first province to do so in Canada. Boyde also adds without prohibition we would have not have had rum-running, moonshine, nor the songs it inspired.
Nov 6, 2012 | 6:39Mainstreet PEI Early Years - Dr. Stuart Shanker Audio
Mainstreet PEI Early Years - Dr. Stuart Shanker Nov 6, 2012 | 6:39Recently the educators and caregivers involved in Smart Start PEI got some exposure to International experts sharing leading edge research and techniques. Dr. Stuart Shanker is a child development expert at York University. He talked with parents and educators about self-regulation. And he stopped by our studio.
Sep 11, 2012 | 6:17Mainstreet PEI Ellyn Lyle - Of Books, Barns & Boardrooms Audio
Mainstreet PEI Ellyn Lyle - Of Books, Barns & Boardrooms Sep 11, 2012 | 6:17Schools are settling in for another year. It's a time when teachers are establishing how their classrooms work and a time when those relationships between educator and learner are just getting established. After Ellyn Lyle earned her Masters of Education at UPEI she took on a P.H.D. She graduated in the spring and poured her thesis learnings into a book. Ellyn is from Malpeque and her book is proof you can't take the farm out of the girl. I asked her to tell me about her book titled "Of Books, Barns and Boardrooms".
Feb 26, 2013 | 5:34Mainstreet PEI "Just Passing Through" Comedy Series Creates Jobs Audio
Mainstreet PEI "Just Passing Through" Comedy Series Creates Jobs Feb 26, 2013 | 5:34A new maritime comedy series is being shot right here on PEI. The series is initially planned for the web - but the producer has other hopes for the show as well. "Just Passing Through" has received provincial government funding and is providing jobs for dozens of Islanders. Sara Fraser talked with Jeremy Larter. He's the co-creator, director and producer of the series.