Mainstreet NSNorthern Pulp says precipitator will definitely solve particulate problemAug 6, 2014 | 19:52Stephanie talks with Dave Kerr, vice president of operations for Paper Excellence Canada, the parent company of Northern Pulp. Then she reads some of your letters about the situation in Pictou County.
Mainstreet NSOur Oceans Guy on the movement to save Sambro Island LighthouseAug 5, 2014 | 9:46The lighthouse on Sambro Island, south of Halifax, is the oldest operating lighthouse in the Americas. Despite its long history, Boris Worm tells Stephanie its future is in jeopardy.
Mainstreet NSSmart AleckAug 4, 2014 | 24:00Bill Roach and his smart aleck-y friends try to connect the word "hello", blues legend Robert Johnson, synesthesia, a 10 year old ski jumper, glass shattering voices, and acoustic kitties.
Mainstreet NSChemist studied soil samples around Boat HarbourAug 1, 2014 | 19:18After this interview with Ian Fraser, Northern Pulp and the Minister of Environment told us the particulate problem is, in fact, being caused by the recovery boiler. And they insist a new precipitator will fix the problem, contrary to what Ian suggests.
Mainstreet NSfuneral inspires man to undertake a book called Long Live DadsJul 30, 2014 | 12:03Chad Lindsay is working on an e-book inspired by three funerals he attended early this year.
All for men in their late 30s or early 40s.
Mainstreet NSFormer president of Empire/Sobeys calls situation in Pictou "criminal"Jul 29, 2014 | 16:38Following a meeting of the group Clean Pictou Air and the operators of the Northern Pulp mill, Stephanie talks with Paul Sobey, a past President and CEO of Empire Company Limited which owns the Sobey's chain of grocery stores.
Mainstreet NSNot all trans people are scheduled to see a surgeon...Jul 22, 2014 | 8:43When Time Magazine put the trans actress Laverne Cox on its cover, she cautioned that being trans can mean a lot of different things. During Halifax Pride Week, Jude Ashburn spoke about this with guest host and freelance contributor Jackie Torrens.
Mainstreet NSStudy says ocean floor not bouncing back from aquacultureJul 22, 2014 | 9:24Last time our Oceans Guy dropped by, he talked about a report on how to regulate aquaculture. Here he talks with guest host/freelance contributor Jackie Torrens about studies of former aquaculture sites, in Shelburne Harbour and elsewhere.
Mainstreet NSPlaywright tries to restore the role of two-spirited people on rural reserveJul 16, 2014 | 13:08"Agokwe: Gay Love On The Rez" is a one-man play, written and performed by a two-spirited son of a First Nations chief. Guest host Jackie Torrens spoke with Waawaate Fobister.
Mainstreet NSTwelve attacks in twelve days at Quest, according to parents' groupJul 15, 2014 | 8:36Last week, RCMP announced there will be no charges in the death of a resident at the Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre, in Lower Sackville. But a group called Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia says it's still worried about the safety of residents there