Mainstreet NS | Dec 20, 2012 | 10:45

It's Not Just A Game

Retired Rainmen basketball player Eric Crookshank drops by to tell us about his journey from the streets to the courts. It's all in his new book "It's Not Just A Game".

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Mainstreet NS Amanda Lindhout on 15 months in captivity in Somalia Oct 24, 2014 | 9:54Stephanie talks to Amanda Linhout about the story detailed in her award-winning memoir A House in the Sky.
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Mainstreet NS Ecology Action Centre and DNR Minister on forestry allocations Oct 20, 2014 | 16:00Stephanie talks with Matt Miller, then Zach Churchill, ahead of a public meeting about how government is allocating wood on Nova Scotia's western crown lands.
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Mainstreet NS a business opportunity in shark diving? Oct 9, 2014 | 9:29Our oceans guy, Boris Worm, tells us shark diving is a booming business in some places. And he thinks it could be here, too.
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Mainstreet NS Red Tape 6 Immigration Canada paperwork Oct 8, 2014 | 11:29Blair Hodgman is a US and Canadian immigration lawyer in Chester, and Cleveland. And it seemed like she couldn't wait to tell Stephanie about the red tape she deals with on behalf of her clients.
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