Oct 16, 2013 | 7:21Mainstreet PEI PEI Fiddler Billy MacInnis Audio
Mainstreet PEI PEI Fiddler Billy MacInnis Oct 16, 2013 | 7:21He grew up in Village Green - where a kitchen party was never far. These days Billy MacInnis tours with country star Tim Hus and spent almost a decade touring with Stompin' Tom Connors. He's recording a CD on the Island this week.
Feb 28, 2014 | 8:59Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Winter Laughs Audio
Mainstreet PEI Dutch Thompson - Winter Laughs Feb 28, 2014 | 8:59Dutch is here with stories from the bygone days - happy upbeat stories to celebrate the-almost-end of winter and stories guaranteed to make you smile. Dutch takes us all over the island today... From Murray Harbour, to Freeland, to Bunbury lot 48.
Mar 4, 2014 | 7:30Mainstreet PEI Liz MacKay - Shopping for Insurance Audio
Mainstreet PEI Liz MacKay - Shopping for Insurance Mar 4, 2014 | 7:30Shopping around for insurance? So is our frugal friend Liz Mackay. This approach is second nature to our frugal friend. She and her husband are raising five kids in York - so Liz likes to stretch every dollar. This month she tackled insurance.
Mar 6, 2014 | 6:19Mainstreet PEI International Women's Day Audio
Mainstreet PEI International Women's Day Mar 6, 2014 | 6:19International Women's Day is being celebrated over a few days to mark the role of women in society but also their contributions to the arts over the last 150 years. Michelle Jay spoke with Mainstreet.
Mar 5, 2014 | 8:18Mainstreet PEI Honor Diaries Documentary Film Audio
Mainstreet PEI Honor Diaries Documentary Film Mar 5, 2014 | 8:18"Honor Diaries" is an award winning documentary film about honor based violence and abuse of women in Muslim countries, that's being screened at the Guild in Charlottetown. The group Canadian Women For Women In Afghanistan presented the film.
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.
Jul 18, 2013 | 6:08Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on Map - Rob Simpson Audio
Mainstreet PEI Mainstreet on Map - Rob Simpson Jul 18, 2013 | 6:08Sherwood native Rob Simpson, and his new daughter Blythe live in Seattle, Washington. He is a consultant there and has recently celebrated the birth of his daughter... made possible through a surrogate mother in Panama.
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.
Oct 3, 2012 | 8:11Mainstreet PEI Huntington Disease - Stephen Hurst & Dr. Ray Truant Audio
Mainstreet PEI Huntington Disease - Stephen Hurst & Dr. Ray Truant Oct 3, 2012 | 8:11Over the years Karen Mair has interviewed Stephen Hurst several times about how Huntington Disease or HD has affected his family. When they first met his wife was alive - she's since died of HD. Stephen has 2 daughters with HD and 2 with a 50-50 chance of inheriting the HD gene. It's a cruel disease affecting a number of families on PEI. Stephen is very hopeful about research - so I asked him to put me in touch with a researcher. Dr. Ray Truant leads a lab at Mcmaster University in Hamilton Ontario.
May 17, 2013 | 7:19Mainstreet PEI Dandelion Festival - Stratford, PEI Audio
Mainstreet PEI Dandelion Festival - Stratford, PEI May 17, 2013 | 7:19The 7th annual Dandelion Festival takes place in Stratford this coming Monday. Karen Mair Marion spoke with Marion Copleston with the PEI Environmental Health Coop and Tracy Brown, who's with the Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association.