Dec 5, 2012 | 9:56Mainstreet NS Susanna Fuller on building our new economy Audio
Mainstreet NS Susanna Fuller on building our new economy Dec 5, 2012 | 9:56Nova Scotia's Commission on Building Our New Economy is looking for ways to make sure the whole province gets a piece of the economic pie. Commissioner Susanna Fuller works in marine conservation at the Ecology Action Centre. She was also involved with Imagine Bloomfield in North End Halifax, and she advocates for better bike lanes, among other things.
Dec 4, 2012 | 7:12Mainstreet NS Irene d'Entremont on building our new economy Audio
Mainstreet NS Irene d'Entremont on building our new economy Dec 4, 2012 | 7:12The job of Nova Scotia's new Commission On Building Our New Economy is to make sure the whole province benefits from big economic opportunities. Irene d'Entremont has been in business for more than 40 years, working in a wide range of fields from marine electronics to women's clothing.
Dec 3, 2012 | 7:07Mainstreet NS John Bragg on building our new economy Audio
Mainstreet NS John Bragg on building our new economy Dec 3, 2012 | 7:07This week we're talking with all the members of a new provincial commission. It's job is to make sure the whole province benefits from big economic opportunities. John Bragg is the president and CEO of Oxford Frozen Foods.
We recorded this interview with him earlier today.
Dec 3, 2012 | 17:47Mainstreet NS Halifax Radio Council with McCluskey & Hendsbee Audio
Mainstreet NS Halifax Radio Council with McCluskey & Hendsbee Dec 3, 2012 | 17:47Halifax Regional councillors Gloria McCluskey from District 5 (Dartmouth Centre) and David Hendsbee from District 2 (Preston, Chezzetcook, Eastern Shore) talk to Stephanie about goal-setting for the next year, new calls for a policy on alcohol sponsorship, and more about crosswalks.
Dec 3, 2012 | 6:18Mainstreet NS blog digs into the history of the Old North End Audio
Mainstreet NS blog digs into the history of the Old North End Dec 3, 2012 | 6:18A new blog looks at the history of Halifax's North End, using archival photos, and obscure details from provincial records and the city's libraries. Nat Smith's blog is called "The Old North End" and a design and architecture blog called Spacing Atlantic is bringing it to a wider audience.
Nov 30, 2012 | 6:38Mainstreet NS Mega Black Hole Audio
Mainstreet NS Mega Black Hole Nov 30, 2012 | 6:38Considered a staple of science fiction, black holes appear to be even stranger in reality. Astronomers this week announced that they've found one of the most massive black holes to date. Luigi Gallo studies black holes at St. Mary's University and joins us to talk about the discovery.
Nov 30, 2012 | 12:48Mainstreet NS Greg Malone's New Book Audio
Mainstreet NS Greg Malone's New Book Nov 30, 2012 | 12:48He's gone from doing impressions of the Queen to writing about Newfoundland joining Confederation. Greg Malone of CODCO fame talks about his new book "Don't Tell The Newfoundlanders: The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation With Canada."
Nov 29, 2012 | 5:56Mainstreet NS Dal's Newest Rhodes Scholar Audio
Mainstreet NS Dal's Newest Rhodes Scholar Nov 29, 2012 | 5:56Paul Manning, a student in the Faculty of Agriculture, found out he won one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world when he was wearing a soaking cardboard airplane on a parade float. Now he's off to Oxford, and his family couldn't be prouder.