Oct 23, 2012 | 12:16Mainstreet NS District 3 Ballot Recount Audio
Mainstreet NS District 3 Ballot Recount Oct 23, 2012 | 12:16After Saturday's election, unofficial voting results for HRM's District 3 riding had Jackie Barkhouse six votes ahead of the city's deputy mayor, Bill Karsten. Several days later, official results put Karsten 68 votes ahead Barkhouse. We look at what happened.
Oct 15, 2012 | 23:55Mainstreet NS Campaign Council - October 15 Audio
Mainstreet NS Campaign Council - October 15 Oct 15, 2012 | 23:55We talk to four candidates in our last edition of Mainstreet's Campaign Council. Today's guests are: Sonya Dudka from District 5 (Dartmouth Centre); Waye Mason running in District 7 (Peninsula South - Downtown); John Wimberly in District 9 (Peninsula West - Armdale); and Kurt Bulger in District 10 (Birch Cove - Rockingham - Fairview).
Jun 4, 2012 | 14:00Mainstreet Cape Breton CBRM Mayor John Morgan - Potential Greenfield Legal Action Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton CBRM Mayor John Morgan - Potential Greenfield Legal Action Jun 4, 2012 | 14:00A letter was released last week from the Atlantic Gateway Shipping Terminal Company which is threatening to sue the Cape Breton Regional Municipality for what it says are secrets that were let out, negative portrayals, and even revealing confidential information surrounding a bid on the property we've been calling 'the Greenfield Site'.
To talk about this and where the municipality is on the story, we've brought in CBRM Mayor, John Morgan.
Aug 17, 2012 | 17:30Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor John Morgan - Calling it a Day. Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mayor John Morgan - Calling it a Day. Aug 17, 2012 | 17:30After twelve years in office, Mayor John Morgan has decided to call it a day. He announced that he would not be seeking re-election ths fall.
Morgan was relative unknown when he entered politics in 2000, but in the years since he has won municipal campaigns with over 80% of the popular vote.
"The Lawsuit" will forever be associated with is name, but he was also the poltician who was key in the development of Sydney Harbour
He joined us in studio.
Aug 28, 2012 | 7:35Mainstreet NS Alternative HRM Budget Audio
Mainstreet NS Alternative HRM Budget Aug 28, 2012 | 7:35The Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released its alternative budget for the HRM today. CCPA's Christine Saulnier explains why she hopes it will help inform candidates in this fall's election.