May 13, 2013 | 9:48Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - May 13th, 2013 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - May 13th, 2013 May 13, 2013 | 9:48This week on Seeking Council, Charlie Keagan is in and representing the entire North Side because Councillor Prince is dealing with some health issues and unable to attend.
Normally Clarence Prince represents District 1 and Charlie Keagan, District 2
Aug 10, 2012 | 4:47Mainstreet Cape Breton Helen MacInnis - Airport Improvements Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Helen MacInnis - Airport Improvements Aug 10, 2012 | 4:47The Sydney Airport Authority has just awarded a close to two million dollar contract for improvements at the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport.
The work includes upgrades to the security area, entrance and washrooms.
Another 300 thousand dollars will be spent on improvement to the runway.
CBC Reporter George Mortimer met with the C.E.O. of the Sydney Airport Authority , Helen MacInnis to find out more.
Aug 31, 2012 | 6:06Mainstreet Cape Breton Crown Prosecutors, Steve Drake and Dan McRury - Guilty Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Crown Prosecutors, Steve Drake and Dan McRury - Guilty Aug 31, 2012 | 6:06A murder trial wrapped up in Sydney Provincial court today with a guilt verdict .
An 18 year old man was charged with second degree murder in the death of a Glace Bay girl two years ago .
She was stabbed 104 times.
CBC reporter George Mortimer along with a number of other reporters spoke with the crown prosecutors in the case about the verdict and where things go with sentencing.
Oct 17, 2012 | 13:17Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Rankin MacSween Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Rankin MacSween Oct 17, 2012 | 13:17In the final days of the municipal election campaign people are voting for school board, municipal councillors and we have five candidates running for mayor.
We spoke to the candidates in both the beginning and middle of the campaign and as we round the corner to the last day of voting we've invited the candidates back for one last chat to talk about the weeks that were.
Oct 29, 2012 | 6:46Mainstreet Cape Breton Detox Counselor Attendents - Detox Changes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Detox Counselor Attendents - Detox Changes Oct 29, 2012 | 6:46People being laid off from Addiction Services are speaking out.
The District Health Authority has decided to lay off six people called Counsellor Attendants. Four of them work in withdrawal maintenance or detox, one in opiate recovery, and one in the Day program.
The Health Authority says, the attendants don't have the training and credentials needed for the work they were doing. It says they will be replaced with workers more suited to the job requirements.
Murray MacNeil and Margaret Graham are worried.... not just about their own futures... but about the quality of addiction treatment.
MacNeil has 10 years experience in detox, Graham 22 years. They spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks earlier today.
Nov 5, 2012 | 6:02Mainstreet Cape Breton Chief Peter MacIsaac - Unsolved Murders Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Chief Peter MacIsaac - Unsolved Murders Nov 5, 2012 | 6:02The Cape Breton Regional Police have three unsolved murders on their hands.
Two of the murders go back to 2006.
The remains of Brett Elizabeth MacKinnon were found in 2008... but police say she diasappeared and was killed in June 2006.
She was 21-years-old.
War veteran, Harold "Buster" Slaunwhite was killed in his Dominion home in 2006.
And, most recently, the remains of 21-year-old Laura Jessome were found in the Mira River last May.
Today, Police Chief Peter MacIsaac asked to meet with local reporters.
He revealed some of the information police have uncovered in their investigations.
And....once again.... the police are asking anyone with information to step forward.
Here is Chief Peter macIsaac speaking with reporters earlier today.
Nov 8, 2012 | 12:39Mainstreet Cape Breton Bishop Brian Dunn - Women In The Church Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bishop Brian Dunn - Women In The Church Nov 8, 2012 | 12:39As you may have heard by now the Bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish says he thinks women should be involved in the church, and women should be involved in at least two of the lay ministries that are open to men right now.
He was speaking in Rome, it was a gathering of many Bishops from around the world.
Bishop Dunn joined us in studio to share the story.
Jan 8, 2013 | 14:11Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Linda Courey - Virtual Drop in Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Linda Courey - Virtual Drop in Jan 8, 2013 | 14:11A virtual drop in center might be one of the solutions to helping young people in CBRM who are at risk and are dealing with mental health issues. That is one of the recommendations in a sweeping report released today called "the youth at risk feasibility study" It examines some of the best practices of other places in supporting young people at risk, it looks at the asset and at the gaps in service here in CBRM and it makes recommendations.
Dr Linda Courey is the head of the addiction and mental health service branch at the regional health authority.....she says this document called for a community wide response, but it is an good compass for the next steps the community should take...here is our conversation.
Jan 7, 2013 | 11:13Mainstreet Cape Breton Cathcart & Leader - Les Miserables Casting Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cathcart & Leader - Les Miserables Casting Jan 7, 2013 | 11:13Friday, Saturday and Sunday, had you been anywhere near the Savoy Theatre you would have heard angelic voices, evil people and everything in between roaming around.
That's because there's casting on the go for their presentation of Les Miserables. They're casting for the entire show, and they're just about done.
Feb 1, 2013 | 8:50Mainstreet Cape Breton Police Press Conference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Police Press Conference Feb 1, 2013 | 8:50As you've been hearing in the news Cape Breton Regional Police have arrested and charged Thomas Barrett in the murders of two young women.
Laura Jessome and Brett McKinnon.
They were both 21 when they died.
Jessome's body was found in a hockey bag in the Mira River last May.
Brett McKinnon went missing in 2006 and her remains were found 2 years later.
After a six year investigation police are satisfied they have the killer.
Cape Breton Regional Police Chief Peter MacIsaac held a press conference this morning, he along with Deputy Commissioner Scott Todd of Ontario Provincial Police spoke to reporters.
May 1, 2013 | 13:42Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Gaels Jam Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Gaels Jam May 1, 2013 | 13:42If you had said, ten years ago, there would be an event on the North Shore involving exclusively people under thirty-five, we'd have thought it'd never happen.....but it did.
Cape Breton Gaels Jam: Creating Space for Young Gaels Across Nova Scotia.