Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00Mainstreet PEI Stan Chaisson - Boston Marathon Runner Audio
Mainstreet PEI Stan Chaisson - Boston Marathon Runner Apr 23, 2014 | 7:00Stan Chaisson ran this year's Boston Marathon along with about 36,000 other runners. He finished with a time of 2:38; the best PEI finish. Stan joined Karen Mair by phone to discuss the event and how it differed greatly from last year, when the race was i
Apr 17, 2014 | 6:51Mainstreet PEI Water levels cause road flooding Audio
Mainstreet PEI Water levels cause road flooding Apr 17, 2014 | 6:51Heavy rain and rapid snow melt has caused unrelenting flooding that closed 15 roads across PEI. At mid-morning the province's 511 system was reporting problems in many parts of the province. Darren Chaisson is with the Department of Transportation.
Apr 17, 2014 | 10:40Mainstreet PEI Boyde Beck - Peter's Tax Audio
Mainstreet PEI Boyde Beck - Peter's Tax Apr 17, 2014 | 10:40Do you celebrate tax time? You know Islanders should - it's part of our history. Our historian Boyde Beck stops by to explain why people on PEI have an extra special relationship with the tax man. Boyde joined Karen in the studio to see if he could... dra
Apr 16, 2014 | 6:12Mainstreet PEI Author Norbert Stewart - The Lumenots Audio
Mainstreet PEI Author Norbert Stewart - The Lumenots Apr 16, 2014 | 6:12Norbert Stewart wanted to write a book for his Grandkids once he retired. Instead Norbert Stewart wrote a science fiction book that involves Russia and the Maritimes. The first time author spoke with Karen Mair about his novel 'The Lumenots'. It's availa
Apr 15, 2014 | 4:14Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - Order of PEI Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - Order of PEI Apr 15, 2014 | 4:14Mainstreet's Political Columnist Richard Raiswell has some words of advice when it comes to handing out awards on PEI after Premier Robert Ghiz promised the Order of P.E.I. to two-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Moyse.
Apr 15, 2014 | 7:46Mainstreet PEI Social Assistance Payments Audio
Mainstreet PEI Social Assistance Payments Apr 15, 2014 | 7:46The government's decision to reduce its social assistance budget by 1.8 million dollars this year is drawing a lot of criticism. The CBC's John Jeffery spoke to NDP Leader Mike Redmond, Food Bank Manager Mike MacDonald, and UPEI nutritionist Jennifer Tayl
Apr 15, 2014 | 4:14Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell-Order of PEI Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell-Order of PEI Apr 15, 2014 | 4:14Mainstreet's Political Columnist Richard Raiswell has some words of advice when it comes to handing out awards on PEI after Premier Robert Ghiz promised the Order of P.E.I. to two-time Olympic gold medallist Heather Moyse without going through the proper
Apr 14, 2014 | 7:31Mainstreet PEI Government Spending Debate Audio
Mainstreet PEI Government Spending Debate Apr 14, 2014 | 7:31The Opposition continued its attack on spending by cabinet ministers in the Legislature today. The opposition questioned a $40 in-room movie charge on Agriculture Minister George Webster's hotel bill, and a hotel upgrade for Minister Valerie Docherty.