Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 10, 2015 | 10:24Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Asim - Meet A Muslim Family Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Dr Asim - Meet A Muslim Family Mar 10, 2015 | 10:24The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada has launched a national campaign titled "Meet A Muslim Family". This campaign aims to introduce the various diverse Muslim families, their traditions, cultures and hospitality, while embracing the Canadian mosaic.