Aug 28, 2012 | 9:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Rankin MacSween - CBRM Mayoral Candidate Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Rankin MacSween - CBRM Mayoral Candidate Aug 28, 2012 | 9:28One of the key figures at the head of social economy development in Cape Breton has put his hat in the ring to become the Mayor of CBRM.
He been involved with the New Dawn organization for many years, but Rankin MacSween was most recently in the public eye as one of the galvanizing figures in the campaign to dredge Sydney harbour.
He has also been an outspoken advocate of community based development and a critic of government intervention.
............and now, he wants to be mayor
Aug 31, 2012 | 6:06Mainstreet Cape Breton Crown Prosecutors, Steve Drake and Dan McRury - Guilty Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Crown Prosecutors, Steve Drake and Dan McRury - Guilty Aug 31, 2012 | 6:06A murder trial wrapped up in Sydney Provincial court today with a guilt verdict .
An 18 year old man was charged with second degree murder in the death of a Glace Bay girl two years ago .
She was stabbed 104 times.
CBC reporter George Mortimer along with a number of other reporters spoke with the crown prosecutors in the case about the verdict and where things go with sentencing.
Sep 4, 2012 | 5:22Mainstreet Cape Breton Susan Plath - Town House Funding Worries. Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Susan Plath - Town House Funding Worries. Sep 4, 2012 | 5:22A non profit organization in Glace Bay is trying to get it's funding restored for a job training program.
The Town House Glace Bay Citizens Service League teaches carpentry skills to people who are unemployed and looking to get back into the work place.
The funding was once provided by the Federal Government . It's now a provincial responsibility.
CBC reporter George Mortimer went to Glace Bay to speak with Executive Director, Susan Plath about what it is and how they hope to get the funding restored .
Sep 5, 2012 | 12:37Mainstreet Cape Breton Jack Yazer - Youth Speak Up Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jack Yazer - Youth Speak Up Sep 5, 2012 | 12:37The Youth Speaks Program was created here in Cape Breton, it's the brainchild of Cape Breton businessman Jack yazer.
In the years that it ran, it was the most successful in Canada having an extraordinary track record. however in 2006 we said goodbye to the program but now some folks are hoping that it can be reinvigorated under new leadership.
Sep 6, 2012 | 11:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Cecil Clarke - CBRM Mayoral Candidate Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cecil Clarke - CBRM Mayoral Candidate Sep 6, 2012 | 11:01Earlier today former Provincial Cabinet Minister and Federal Candidate Cecil Clarke entered the race for mayor.
He joins local economic development professional Owen Fitzgerald, and community development leader Rankin MacSween.
After Mr. Clark made the announcement at Centre 200 he joined us at our CBC studio on George Street to tell us why he made the decision.