May 15, 2013 | 5:46Mainstreet Cape Breton Parry Aftab - Kijiji Safety Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Parry Aftab - Kijiji Safety May 15, 2013 | 5:46An Ontario man who was missing for nine long days was found dead yesterday.
Tim Bosma disappeared after two men came to test drive a pickup truck he'd posted for sale online.
H death raises questions about the safety of buyers and sellers online.
Feb 8, 2013 | 5:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Norma-Jean MacPhee - New Gaelic CD Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Norma-Jean MacPhee - New Gaelic CD Feb 8, 2013 | 5:28Sixty-six students from four Cape Breton schools got together this afternoon at Cape Breton University to record some Gaelic songs.
Each school learned an entire song -- along with the chorus' of the other school's selections.
Reporter Norma-Jean MacPhee popped in to see how things were going.
Apr 21, 2012 | 9:32Mainstreet Cape Breton Ed McCall - St. Michael's Boys Choir Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Ed McCall - St. Michael's Boys Choir Apr 21, 2012 | 9:32St. Michael's Choir School was founded in 1937 by Fr. John Edward Ronan to facilitate the training of a boys' choir for St. Michael's Cathedral.
Next year they will celebrate their 75th Anniversary.
And next week they will be performing two concerts in our area:
on Thursday April 26th they will be at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Sydney and then on Friday they will perform at St Joseph's Church in Reserve Mines.
Ed McCall is the Executive Director and Music Director with St Michael's Boys Choir.
Apr 18, 2012 | 12:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Roger Stone, Cyril MacPhee - Brakin' Tradition Reunion Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Roger Stone, Cyril MacPhee - Brakin' Tradition Reunion Apr 18, 2012 | 12:01For those who've been wondering..................the rumours are true.
Brakin' Tradition are back together for a bit of a reunion tour.
The original lineup of LouAnne Baker, Roger Stone, Cyril MacPhee, Harold Davidson, Doug Sampson, Scott MacDonald, and Ray Legere will be taking the stage in May for a couple of sold out shows.
May 30, 2012 | 7:58Mainstreet Cape Breton John Malcolm - Auditor General's Report Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton John Malcolm - Auditor General's Report May 30, 2012 | 7:58Nova Scotia's Auditor General is not impressed with the Cape Breton District Health Authority.
In his latest report Jacques LaPointe says the district has "a poor culture of infection prevention and control."
He says it may have contributed to a deadly outbreak of C-Difficile.
Lapointe is also critical of provincial health officials for not properly overseeing its prescription drug monitoring program.
And he says the overall response to earlier recommendations by his office is poor, especially in the education department.
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.