Oct 17, 2012 | 13:17Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Rankin MacSween Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Rankin MacSween Oct 17, 2012 | 13:17In the final days of the municipal election campaign people are voting for school board, municipal councillors and we have five candidates running for mayor.
We spoke to the candidates in both the beginning and middle of the campaign and as we round the corner to the last day of voting we've invited the candidates back for one last chat to talk about the weeks that were.
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.
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
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.
Sep 7, 2012 | 6:14Mainstreet Cape Breton Owen Fitzgerald - Withdrawing from the Race Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Owen Fitzgerald - Withdrawing from the Race Sep 7, 2012 | 6:14A surprise development today in the race for mayor in the CBRM.
Mayoral candidate Owen Fitzgerald at a news conference in Sydney this morning said his campaign just hadn't taken off the way he hoped. He's decided instead to throw his support behind former MLA Cecil Clarke.
Reporters spoke with Fitzgerald after his announcement.