Mainstreet Nova Scotia
provincial budget coverage April 9th04/16/15
Stephanie hears from CBC Legislature reporter Jean Laroche, APEC, CFIB, the NS Federation of Labour, the Canadian Federation of Students, CCPA, the Taxpayers' Federation, the Ecology Action Centre, and people who work in creative industries.
today's coverage about the film tax credit
Cathy Jones, Question Period in the Legislature, AIMS, a Dept of Finance bureaucrat, and a filmmaker who's already pulling the plug on future projects.
Our oceans guy talks about how tropical fish end up in...
Mainstreet host Stephanie Domet talks with Dalhousie University scientist Boris Worm, and Anisha Rajaselvam who is a grade six student at Sacred Heart School in Halifax.
Our oceans guy talks about what sea creatures can smell
Boris Worm talks to our host Stephanie Domet.
Mainstreet Phone In with mayor Mike Savage
Minister says DNR to pursue FSC certification on all...
Zach Churchill talks with Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet about the Department of Natural Resources' response to a report into a controversial clearcut last year near St Margaret's Bay.
Political scientist says arbitrator was not fired by...
And Katherine Fierlbeck, who specializes in health policy, says Nova Scotia's Health Minister should think twice before trying to fire James Dorsey again. She tells Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet why.
Psychiatrist: brains of people under 25 more prone to...
Dr Shimi Kang tells Stephanie why some young people are inclined to embrace extreme messages, whether they come from ISIS, or an online community of "Columbiners."
Justice Minister Peter MacKay on "terrorism"
Stephanie asks the federal Justice Minister why "terrorism" is the right word to describe recent attacks in Ontario and Quebec.
Mark Henick Interview
A man from Cape Breton is trying to find the man who saved his life. Mark Henick says he was about to jump off an overpass bridge in Cape Breton when a stranger stopped him. He says that man, and that moment, changed his life.
SMU religious studies prof on how to "counter-message" ISIS
Stephanie talks to Syed Adnan Hussain about the narrative ISIS uses to recruit westerners and justify its actions in the Middle East, and how western governments can best combat it.
Oceans Guy: ocean life during age of dinosaurs
The exhibit Dinosaurs Unearthed at the Museum of Natural History got us wondering what kind of creatures roamed the oceans during that period of Earth's history. So we asked Boris Worm.
MPs on feds' anti-terrorism bill, and whether to answer...
Stephanie talks to Conservative Scott Armstrong, the NDP's Robert Chisholm, and Liberal Scott Brison.
Oceans on verge of major extinction event; Canada's track...
Our oceans guy Boris Worm tells Stephanie our oceans are becoming more of an industrial landscape, while Canada fails in most of its attempts to help vulnerable species in our waters, and even trips up international initiatives to help.
Hit Me With Some Science: Galapagos Giant Tortoise
The saddleback giant tortoise population on Pinzon Island appears to be recovering for the first time in more than 150 years. Sonya Lee from the Discovery brings us the story.
Mom wants to learn from her son's journey to extremism,...
Chris Boudreau tells Mainstreet's Stephanie Domet we need a public inquiry into recruitment and radicalization in Canada.
Scientists study link between less sea ice and more...
Our Oceans Guy Boris Worm tells Stephanie about the influence melting Artic sea ice may be having on changing weather patterns in the Northern Hemisphere.
Bob Bancroft calls for a shake-up at DNR
Wildlife biologist Bob Bancroft tells Stephanie Domet he thinks Nova Scotia's Department of Natural Resources is failing our forests.
DNR Minister Zach Churchill responds to critics
Nova Scotia's Minister of Natural of Natural Resources tells Stephanie Domet the government is trying to take a balanced approach to managing the province's forests.
Robert Wright Interview
A conversation about the conversations men could be having to change misogynistic attitudes, like the ones posted online by some dentistry students at Dalhousie.
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