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Senate Committee Recommends Grey Seal Cull

Dalhousie University biologist Jeff Hutchings responds to today's senate committee report recommending a cull of 70,000 grey seals in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Mainstreet NS - A growing backlog of aspiring citizensApr 23, 2013 | 10:34Mainstreet NS A growing backlog of aspiring citizens Audio
Mainstreet NS A growing backlog of aspiring citizens Apr 23, 2013 | 10:34An immigrant from Pakistan says he would have moved to another country instead of Canada if he'd know how much time the new Residence Questionnaire would add to becoming a citizen.
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Mainstreet NS Lawyer calls for public inquiry into Fenwick MacIntosh case Apr 23, 2013 | 10:32Stephanie talks to Jonathan Rosenthal, a criminal lawyer in Toronto, national legal spokesperson for Beyond Borders, and an adjunct professor in the Osgoode Hall Law School.
Mainstreet NS - NFB Space School launches in HalifaxApr 22, 2013 | 8:51Mainstreet NS NFB Space School launches in Halifax Audio
Mainstreet NS NFB Space School launches in Halifax Apr 22, 2013 | 8:51Stephanie talks about the new interactive website with astronaut Jeremy Hansen, and Paul McNeill, a producer with the National Film Board.
Mainstreet NS - Do political attack ads amount to bullying?Apr 22, 2013 | 16:11Mainstreet NS Do political attack ads amount to bullying? Audio
Mainstreet NS Do political attack ads amount to bullying? Apr 22, 2013 | 16:11Stephanie asks Gordon Fullerton, Wayne MacKay, and Dan Leger if Prime Minister Stephen Harper is complicit in bullying.
Mainstreet NS - The DisappearedApr 19, 2013 | 10:34Mainstreet NS The Disappeared Audio
Mainstreet NS The Disappeared Apr 19, 2013 | 10:34Hear how Shandi Mitchell and her cast and crew made a full-length, low budget feature film over the course of fifteen days on a raft, and a couple doreys, out on the ocean about forty minutes off the coast of Lunenburg.
Mainstreet NS - New study shows cod comeback is unlikelyApr 19, 2013 | 8:18Mainstreet NS New study shows cod comeback is unlikely Audio
Mainstreet NS New study shows cod comeback is unlikely Apr 19, 2013 | 8:18Jeff Hutchings has co-authored a new study that shows the recovery of overexploited fish is slower than expected -- and that some species, like cod, may never bounce back.
Mainstreet NS - Avalon Sexual Assault Centre PetitionApr 19, 2013 | 18:03Mainstreet NS Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Petition Audio
Mainstreet NS Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Petition Apr 19, 2013 | 18:03Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is circulating a petition asking for emergency funding from the Province, to enable the organization to deal with the surge of people who have been reaching out for help since the news broke about Rehtaeah Parsons.
Mainstreet NS - classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 26:47Mainstreet NS classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeil Audio
Mainstreet NS classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 26:47Stephanie brings together songs from one of Rita MacNeil's 'best of' collections, and interview clips from the CBC Archives, to pay tribute to Cape Breton's first lady of song.
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Mainstreet NS Changes in porn and its affect on teens Apr 16, 2013 | 13:28Stephanie talks with community activist Ardath Whynacht and Sarah Blackstock from the Toronto YWCA about what pornography does to teens' expectations of themselves and others.
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