Dec 2, 2013 | 8:56Mainstreet Cape Breton Police Service withdrawn Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Police Service withdrawn Dec 2, 2013 | 8:56Mayor Cecil Clarke has asked the police chief to call RCMP for emergency services if necessary.
48 members of the Regional Police have withdrawn their participation in four special units.
Officers are arguing CBRM does not provide legal protection.
Dec 14, 2012 | 6:08Mainstreet Cape Breton CBU Pet Therapy Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton CBU Pet Therapy Dec 14, 2012 | 6:08Some special visitors were on the Cape Breton University campus to help students de-stress during exams. Two dogs and a cat were on hand in the student union building for a few hours each day this week. Wendy Martin spoke with students for their reaction.
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.
Oct 15, 2012 | 8:36Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Glenn Jessome Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton The Exit Interview - Glenn Jessome Oct 15, 2012 | 8:36In 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 | 6:20Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Linda Courey - Detox Changes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr. Linda Courey - Detox Changes Oct 29, 2012 | 6:20Addiction Services is replacing six counselor attendant positions with other health care workers.
Four are in withdrawal management (or detox) at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
One position is in Opiate Recovery (or the methadone program) and the other is in the Day program.
The Authority says the changes will enhance the quality and safety of addiction treatment.
Dr. Linda Courey is head of Addiction Services and Mental Health, she spoke with CBC's Joan Weeks about the change.
Jun 26, 2013 | 5:50Mainstreet Cape Breton Joy MacNeil - Grad 2013 Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Joy MacNeil - Grad 2013 Jun 26, 2013 | 5:50It's that time of year, when students don their caps and gowns; and march across the stage to receive their high school dipolmas.
The road to that auditorium stage was long and winding.
For Joy McNeil of Alder Point that journey took 20 years.
Nov 1, 2013 | 17:01Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Foster Families Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cape Breton Foster Families Nov 1, 2013 | 17:01Foster parents are part of the social services system. They keep kids in homes if something should go wrong, whether it's for a few days, weeks, or years.
Today we speak with the Browns; a foster family who have been involved for many years.