Mainstreet PEI | Apr 29, 2013 | 7:26

New Bill to Reduce Abuse of Prescription Medication

A bill introduced in the PEI legislature is trying to reduce the abuse of prescription medication and controlled substances. We hear from Peter Beven Baker, Green party leader AND a dentist, but first John Jeffery spoke with Doug Currie, health Minister.

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Mainstreet PEI - Holland MapDec 17, 2014 | 9:13Mainstreet PEI Holland Map Audio
Mainstreet PEI Holland Map Dec 17, 2014 | 9:13250 years ago surveyor and cartographer Samuel Holland began his map of Prince Edward Island, the map is currently being restored, and will return here next year. Karen Mair spoke with one of the people doing the work
Mainstreet PEI - Elora of stoneDec 15, 2014 | 7:01Mainstreet PEI Elora of stone Audio
Mainstreet PEI Elora of stone Dec 15, 2014 | 7:01Jamie Lee Mann's book Elora of Stone was released recently.
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Mainstreet PEI Boyde Beck Dec 10, 2014 | 12:55Boyde Beck has been busy burrowing in the archives and rooting around in Bedeque. The result is a book "Callbeck's of Bedeque - A Century of Island Enterprise"
Mainstreet PEI - Wharf ratsDec 8, 2014 | 6:58Mainstreet PEI Wharf rats Audio
Mainstreet PEI Wharf rats Dec 8, 2014 | 6:58A group of Island actors, writers, directors and producers created an online series competing for a big opportunity through the CBC's Comedy Coup. Over the weekend the finalist gathered in Banff Alberta to pitch their ideas. Our guys didn't win but the Wh
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Mainstreet PEI - Heart and StrokeDec 3, 2014 | 6:32Mainstreet PEI Heart and Stroke Audio
Mainstreet PEI Heart and Stroke Dec 3, 2014 | 6:32So a new 4-letter way to recognize a stroke has been created to help us act fast. Barb Campbell is an associate professor of nursing at UPEI and a stroke survivor.
Mainstreet PEI - Richard RaiswellDec 1, 2014 | 4:35Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Dec 1, 2014 | 4:35If you blinked...you might have missed it. Mainstreet's political columnist Richard Raiswell with his thoughts on that very short fall sitting of the legislature
Mainstreet PEI - Richard RaiswellNov 24, 2014 | 4:14Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Nov 24, 2014 | 4:14It's been a topsy turvy time in the PEI legislature. Mainstreet's Political Columnist, Richard Raiswell has been looking at what this really means for leaders, political parties and voters.
Mainstreet PEI - Dutch Thompson - Late HarvestNov 20, 2014 | 8:53Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Late Harvest Audio
Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Late Harvest Nov 20, 2014 | 8:53Island farmers are racing the weather to harvest the last of their crops. Dutch Thompson dropped by the studio to share some stories from the bygone days about pickin' potatoes, chopping firewood, and makin' bacon
Mainstreet PEI - Mainstreet on the Map - Aaron MartinNov 19, 2014 | 6:59Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on the Map - Aaron Martin Audio
Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on the Map - Aaron Martin Nov 19, 2014 | 6:59Aaron Martin has been working for years as a fish biologist in the Yurok Fisheries program in Willowcreek, California. His passion for fisheries and the environment began when he was growing up on PEI.
Mainstreet PEI - Richard RaiswellNov 17, 2014 | 4:15Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Nov 17, 2014 | 4:15Since Premier Ghiz stepped down many wonder about the future. Mainstreet's political columnist Richard Raiswell wants to examine the past
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Mainstreet PEI Father Tom Nov 12, 2014 | 8:27The sense of excitement around a new Pope is still reverberating. Along with hopes the church will move forward. In the area of communications, the Catholic church may be light years ahead of many religions let alone broadcasters. One of the key peopl
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Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell Nov 10, 2014 | 4:47The legislature is about to get back in session - our political columnist Richard Raiswell has a check list from their summer activites.
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