Mainstreet Cape Breton | Aug 15, 2013 | 7:02

Gord MacDonald and Rod Salsman - Look Twice

Drivers traveling between Sydney and Glace Bay will notice something different -- two signs that read "Look Twice Save A Life...". The signs are a project by local motorcyclists, and locals who are tired of waiting for the provincial government to act.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Eileen Lannon-Oldford and Joyce MacDougall  - Think Cape Breton FirstMar 31, 2015 | 11:48Mainstreet Cape Breton Eileen Lannon-Oldford and Joyce MacDougall - Think Cape Breton First Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Eileen Lannon-Oldford and Joyce MacDougall - Think Cape Breton First Mar 31, 2015 | 11:48Last week we told you how Business Cape Breton had launched a new series called Talking Business. Today, Business Cape Breton has launched something else that is new....or what was old is new again! "Think Cape Breton First" is back as a brand.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Amanda Watson - Truth MattersMar 27, 2015 | 7:59Mainstreet Cape Breton Amanda Watson - Truth Matters Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Amanda Watson - Truth Matters Mar 27, 2015 | 7:59This weekend, Community Cares, in Sydney Mines, is providing an opportunity for young people to talk about the challenges they face. Those challenges include living in poverty, not having enough food, addiction and homelessness or terrible housing.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Jenni Welsh - Making A DifferenceMar 26, 2015 | 9:15Mainstreet Cape Breton Jenni Welsh - Making A Difference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Jenni Welsh - Making A Difference Mar 26, 2015 | 9:15Its time for our regular series "Making a Difference". Today, Mainstreet correspondent, Alyce MacLean introduces us to a young, talented videographer with an interest in community development.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Bob Martin - Historic Civil SuitsMar 26, 2015 | 5:04Mainstreet Cape Breton Bob Martin - Historic Civil Suits Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Bob Martin - Historic Civil Suits Mar 26, 2015 | 5:04Bob Martin says his team earned a win today. He's referring to himself and fellow victims of serial paedophile Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh. Today, Martin learned the government will open the door to lawsuits in historic cases.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Purple Day for EpilepsyMar 26, 2015 | 19:02Mainstreet Cape Breton Purple Day for Epilepsy Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Purple Day for Epilepsy Mar 26, 2015 | 19:02Today is Purple Day! Aday to bring more awareness to epilepsy. There are more than 300,000 Canadians living with epilepsy. To find out more about this disorder we invited a few people in the studio.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Remembering "Bull" MarshMar 23, 2015 | 8:28Mainstreet Cape Breton Remembering "Bull" Marsh Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Remembering "Bull" Marsh Mar 23, 2015 | 8:28The man who guided the coal miners union in this region for 22 years has died. William "Bull" Marsh was president of District 26 of the United Mine Workers of America from 1958 to 1980. Successor, Steve Drake, says he admired how he handled the position.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Mike Pace - Snow and OilMar 20, 2015 | 4:45Mainstreet Cape Breton Mike Pace - Snow and Oil Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Mike Pace - Snow and Oil Mar 20, 2015 | 4:45The home fuel oil business community is asking customers to work with them in the aftermath of all this snow. Drivers are faced with a tough job. It can be challenging, even impossible, to deliver your oil if you have not shovelled around your oil tanks.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Highland Arts Theatre - Heart of SteelMar 20, 2015 | 5:04Mainstreet Cape Breton Highland Arts Theatre - Heart of Steel Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Highland Arts Theatre - Heart of Steel Mar 20, 2015 | 5:04Highland Arts Theatre is presenting Heart of Steel: A New Steel Plant Musical Comedy. Written and directed by Wesley J. Colford with music direction by Barb Stetter.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Yvette Rogers - Making A DifferenceMar 18, 2015 | 10:08Mainstreet Cape Breton Yvette Rogers - Making A Difference Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Yvette Rogers - Making A Difference Mar 18, 2015 | 10:08Every week on Mainstreet we meet another Cape Bretoner who is "making a difference" in the community. People who have a vision for a change. Today Alyce MacLean connects us with somebody who regular listeners to the show know fairly well.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Darrell Mercer - Marine Atlantic Ice WoesMar 17, 2015 | 4:51Mainstreet Cape Breton Darrell Mercer - Marine Atlantic Ice Woes Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Darrell Mercer - Marine Atlantic Ice Woes Mar 17, 2015 | 4:51The Canadian Coast Guard says the ice in the Cabot Strait is the worst its been in 30years. The Magdelin Island and Newfoundland ferries are having a very difficult time. The MV Highlander was enroute to Port aux Basque last night when it got stuck.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Information Morning Issue PanelMar 12, 2015 | 20:27Mainstreet Cape Breton Information Morning Issue Panel Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Information Morning Issue Panel Mar 12, 2015 | 20:27This past Sunday was Intl Women's Day and with the status of women coming up on the Issue Panel so much in recent months, from the Dal Dentistry School to the Ghomeshi affair; we're taking the opportunity for a special Intl Women's Day edition.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - CBU - Afro-Caribbean NightMar 12, 2015 | 1:17:33Mainstreet Cape Breton CBU - Afro-Caribbean Night Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton CBU - Afro-Caribbean Night Mar 12, 2015 | 1:17:33We were delighted to be on location to experience the magic of Afro-Caribbean Night at Cape Breton University. Authentic foods, music & fashion made this event one not to miss!
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Cathy Viva - Tracking TruancyMar 11, 2015 | 9:56Mainstreet Cape Breton Cathy Viva - Tracking Truancy Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Cathy Viva - Tracking Truancy Mar 11, 2015 | 9:56How many days should students miss before they automatically fail a course? The number used to be 16 to 18, but as Mainstreet host Wendy Bergfeldt found out, that system backfired. Which is why the Minister of Education changed the rule.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Helping Boys LearnMar 10, 2015 | 7:03Mainstreet Cape Breton Helping Boys Learn Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Helping Boys Learn Mar 10, 2015 | 7:03Did the kids get all their homework done this weekend? According to a recent survey the answer may depend at least partly on gender. The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development found that in Canada, boys do about 2 hours less per week.
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Strait Storm DaysMar 10, 2015 | 8:07Mainstreet Cape Breton Strait Storm Days Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Strait Storm Days Mar 10, 2015 | 8:07When it comes to storm days in Cape Breton, we're probably not out of the woods yet, and the Strait Regional School Board isn't taking any chances. It's considering a new plan including the idea of starting the school day later on some storm days.

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