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NS: Mainstreet Cape Breton

A lively and informative blend of news designed to put Cape Breton listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.

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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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Sexual Assault Support Group

Willow House Community Outreach is hosting open support groups for female survivors of sexual violence.

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Livin' Here, Lovin' It - Jovita Hynes & Camille McMullin

After a jewelry store in Glace Bay closed, two of its employees saw their lay-off as an opportunity! Jovita Hynes and Camille McMullin opened their own jewelry store so they could stay on the island they love.

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Livin Here Lovin' It

Each week, Jennifer Ludlow seeks out people who choose to live, work and play here in Cape Breton. She spoke with Adam Hill, a talented photographer, who recently moved back to the island from the Northwest Territories.

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Mi'kmaw Moose Meeting

Mi'kmaw hunters from across the province were invited to take part in a meeting in Orangedale. Holly Conners spoke with Rod Googoo,Chief of Waycobah, and the lead chief for lands, forests and wildlife for the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaw Chiefs.

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Seeking Council

Larry Dauphinee - District 6 in Victoria County Norman MacDonald - District 8 in Victoria County

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Livin' Here Lovin' It - Ryan Mansfield

Ryan Mansfield operates a business and spends his free time exploring Cape Breton with his family.

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Youth in Music

CBRM Recreation launches a youth in music program. The eight week program will see youth individually finding their niche in the song writing process and working collaboratively to find cohesive means to express themselves

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Seeking Council

CBRM councillors Amanda McDougall and Steve Gillespie.

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Cape Breton Highlanders looking for a few good Capers

The Cape Breton Highlanders are hosting an open house. We spoke with Lt.-Col Keith Rudderham.

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Lumiere - Nelson MacDonald

Local filmmaker and film programmer, Nelson MacDonald has organized the Lumière Short Film Screening showing at the Highland Arts Theatre, 7:00PM Thursday, September 21st.

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Lumière - Put it in the Company House

SchoolsPlus Glace Bay and Joey MacNeil have been working with youth from Glace Bay to create a sculptural installation for Lumière that features multi-media artwork created by the youth presented in the format of a company house.

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Livin' Here Lovin' It - Amir Ahmad

Amir Ahmad and his family moved to Cape Breton from Pakistan five years ago in search of a more secure life. Now, they run their own business and Amir says he plans to spend the rest of his life here.

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Seeking Council

Earlene MacMullin represents district 2 and Ivan Doncaster represents district 7.

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Lumière - Think Tank Collective

Lumière is an art-at-night festival that takes place in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The festival presents innovative projects in a unique format that transforms everyday spaces into extraordinary venues for the arts.

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Doctor Burn-out

A new survey shows that burnout is a serious issue for Nova Scotia's doctors. Of the 372 physicians that responded, 50 percent reported experiencing symptoms of burnout and another 20 percent are feeling ineffective.

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Hurricane Irma

Cape Bretoner Michelle Richards evacuated Florida.

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Post Secondary Education Series Pt.4

Stephanie MacDonald - manager of enrollment services process and operations

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Post Secondary Education Series Pt.3

Vanessa Viva - Enrollment Services professional

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Cape Breton School of the Arts Vandalized

Owners of the dance studio in Westmount are dealing once again with major damage. Last October heavy rainfall flooded the building. This time, it was caused by vandals.

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Post Secondary Education Series Pt.2

Eleanor Anderson - Director of Enrollment Services at CBU

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Post Secondary Education Series Pt.1

Cynthia Vokey - Manager of domestic enrollment services at CBU

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Thomas Barrett has pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact in a notorious homicide case

The convicted killer admitted he dumped a hockey bag containing the body of Laura Jessome into the Mira River in 2012. The Glace Bay, N.S., man, who is already serving a life sentence for murder in the death of another young woman, made the surprise pl

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Pizza Bell

The case of a missing bell. A kind customer had given this bell to Alexandras Pizza, but it soon went missing. Justin Eyre is the Owner/Operator of the restaurant and tells Mainstreets Jennifer Ludlow more about how it was eventually found.

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CBRM Firefighter wins at 2017 World Police & Fire Games

CBRM Firefighter Stephen MacKenzie received bronze on the world stage at the 2017 World Police & Fire Games last week in Los Angeles, California.

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Sean McCann

We caught up with one of the founding members of Great Big Sea, Sean McCann, during his stop in Sydney.

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Bill 148

Bill 148 is a law that effectively imposes a wage settlement on 75-thousand public sector workers.The CBC's Paul Withers provides details.

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Mainstreet Visits Louisbourg - Part 1

Eddie Kennedy Visitor Experience Manager

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Mainstreet Visits Louisbourg

Myles MacDonald - Supervisor of Gardens and Animals

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Mainstreet Visits Louisbourg

Barbara Landry - Historic Park Interpreter

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Mainstreet Visits Louisbourg

Dr. Amy Scott - Project Director Archeologist

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Mainstreet Visits Louisbourg

Karen Pink - Visitor Services Team Leader

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Jodi Guthro meets Beyonce's Dad, Mathew Knowles

We spoke with Jodi Guthro on Mainstreet, about her conversation with Mathew Knowles that took place at a master class held at the NSCC Waterfront Campus.

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Youth mental health recommendations from Dr. Stan Kutcher released.

Hear from Dr. Stan Kutcher, Provincial Health Minister Randy Delorey and Amy Wilson, who lost her daughter to suicide in June.

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Cycling for Cancer Research

Dave MacKenzie pedaled through Cape Breton raising money and awareness for cancer research. He stopped in our studio earlier to speak with Mainstreet's Jennifer Ludlow.

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Sydney Mines Tourism Development Society Group

The Sydney Mines Tourism and Development Society Group has placed third in the "This Place Matters" contest. We discussed how it has contributed to the restoration project. Cyril Aker and Brian Ferguson were on the show to tell us more.

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Golf In Cape Breton - C.T. Pan

In 2015 C.T. Pan, a young man from Taiwan, played in the Cape Breton Open while trying to work his way to the PGA Tour. We had a chance to ask what it means to him to now be on the PGA Tour and his memories of Cape Breton.

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Outside Piano at Doktor Luke's Cafe in Sydney

Outside and Upright! Valerie MacMillan donated her upright piano to a busy corner outside of Doktor Luke's coffee shop on Prince Street. She spoke with Norma Jean MacPhee.

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