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Gail Moore - EI for Multiple Births

A federal court has ruled that parents of multiples are not entitled to any extra parental leave. The case was brought by an Ottawa couple who'd asked for twice the parental leave, after the birth of their twin girls. Now, they say it's on to the Supreme Court! Gail Moore is Past Chair of Multiple Births Canada and the mother of twins.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Oct 20th, 2014 Oct 20, 2014 | 16:29Time now for our weekly check-in with Cape Breton Regional councilors. We've invited two CBRM councilors into our studio to find out what issues are driving the discussion in their communities. Today it's Claire Dethridge and Ivan Doncaster.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr. Jodi McDavid - The Tiny House MovementOct 20, 2014 | 9:35Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Jodi McDavid - The Tiny House Movement Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Jodi McDavid - The Tiny House Movement Oct 20, 2014 | 9:35Have you noticed people starting to forego large, expensive homes in favor of small, more sustainable ones? Sometimes less is more, that's the focus of CBU Children's University presentation: The Tiny House Movement.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Nancy Waugh - A Day In The LifeOct 17, 2014 | 5:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Nancy Waugh - A Day In The Life Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Nancy Waugh - A Day In The Life Oct 17, 2014 | 5:28Last night at midnight, CBC kicked off a project called "A Day in the Life of Nova Scotia." And we asked for your help. Nancy Waugh gives us an update on the project. She's executive producer for CBC News in Nova Scotia.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Frank Corbett - Cape Breton Hospital ClosuresOct 15, 2014 | 5:37Mainstreet Cape Breton Frank Corbett - Cape Breton Hospital Closures Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Frank Corbett - Cape Breton Hospital Closures Oct 15, 2014 | 5:37Nova Scotia's minister of health Leo Glavine came under fire during Monday's question period over the amount of time Cape Breton hospitals have been forced to close their emergency rooms. He's also chastising the previous NDP government.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community HealthOct 15, 2014 | 11:26Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Monika Dutt - Conversations about Community Health Oct 15, 2014 | 11:26We all intuitively know that youth are essential to the health and overall well being of Cape Breton Island, yet our young people in our community face health issues that require organizations, and institutions far beyond them to address.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Marc Vassallo - Making A DifferenceOct 14, 2014 | 7:18Mainstreet Cape Breton Marc Vassallo - Making A Difference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Marc Vassallo - Making A Difference Oct 14, 2014 | 7:18This week on Making A Difference we speak with Marc Vassallo about Blue Heron Farm and his plans to stay in Cape Breton.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Julian Katasky - Songs of TruthOct 10, 2014 | 10:25Mainstreet Cape Breton Julian Katasky - Songs of Truth Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Julian Katasky - Songs of Truth Oct 10, 2014 | 10:25Bandurist Julian’s Kytasty’s Songs of Truth, a collaborative production arising from Singing Storytellers, is being release right here in Cape Breton. We had him into studio for a chat and listen.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Bob Holman - Language MattersOct 10, 2014 | 10:22Mainstreet Cape Breton Bob Holman - Language Matters Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bob Holman - Language Matters Oct 10, 2014 | 10:22There are over 6,000 languages in the world and Hundreds will be lost within the next generation. Language Matters with Bob Holman is a two hour documentary that asks: What do we lose when a language dies? What does it take to save a language?
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Singing the Stories of Injustice: Bards as WitnessOct 10, 2014 | 16:23Mainstreet Cape Breton Singing the Stories of Injustice: Bards as Witness Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Singing the Stories of Injustice: Bards as Witness Oct 10, 2014 | 16:23Singing Storytellers is an International Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by Cape Breton University, in partnership with Celtic Colours and CBC, and today at CBU Library Lounge it's Singing the "Stories of Injustice: Bards as Witness".
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Mainstreet Cape Breton Hawa & Lassana - Singing Storytellers Oct 9, 2014 | 11:08Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté and Fode Lassana Diabaté are here from Mali! These revered musicians, Jelis, or Mande singing storytellers, are traveling throughout Cape Breton this week, giving school workshops, concerts and meeting with various communities.
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Mainstreet Cape Breton Nadine LeFort - Making A Difference Oct 7, 2014 | 7:23Alyce MacLean has been making her way around the island, meeting people who are making a difference to this Island. Today, Alyce interviews Nadine LeForte whose passions included stewardship of the environment.
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Mainstreet Cape Breton Seeking Council - Oct 06th, 2014 Oct 6, 2014 | 18:34Every Monday we invite two CBRM councilors into our studio for a chat. Today, I'm joined by Mae Rowe and Kevin Saccary. Mae represents District 3, and Kevin represents District 8.
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Mainstreet Cape Breton Miranda Hill - Project Bookmark Oct 6, 2014 | 6:54Project Bookmark Canada is a national, charitable organization that places text from stories and poems in the exact, physical locations where literary scenes are set. Alistair MacLeod’s "No Great Mischief" will be Bookmarked in Cape Breton.

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