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Mainstreet Nova Scotia

CBC

A lively and entertaining blend of national and regional news, interviews, book reviews and recipes, Mainstreet is designed to put Nova Scotia listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.

A lively and entertaining blend of national and regional news, interviews, book reviews and recipes, Mainstreet is designed to put Nova Scotia listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.
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Location:

Halifax, NS

Networks:

CBC

Description:

A lively and entertaining blend of national and regional news, interviews, book reviews and recipes, Mainstreet is designed to put Nova Scotia listeners back in touch with their communities at the end of the workday.

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Nova Scotia P.O. Box 3000 Halifax, NS B3J 3E9 1-888-686-6246


Episodes

Halifax gets its first public "bookmark" commemorating "Barometer Rising"

12/11/2017
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We find out why Hugh MacLennan's "Barometer Rising" will be recognized with a plaque "bookmark" at the top of Citadel Hill in Halifax

Duration: 00:10:01


Mom in Halifax speaks out about her son's drug addiction

12/6/2017
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A parent goes public with her family's experience after seeking help for their 18 year-old son's drug addiction. They say they had to demand care.

Duration: 00:11:31


Scientists awed by video from the seafloor of the Gulf of St Lawrence

12/5/2017
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Our oceans guy Boris Worm and Alexandra Cousteau talk about the summer's groundbreaking expedition into the depths of the Gulf.

Duration: 00:10:56


Spinbusters on NDP execs quitting and the spat between Liberals and AG

12/1/2017
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Chris, Barb and Michelle examine the dissension in the ranks of the NDP and the relationship between Liberals and the Auditor General.

Duration: 00:16:11


Rob Thacker on mining the moon and asteroids

11/28/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to tell guest host Preston Mulligan about a treaty that could stand in the way of mining in space.

Duration: 00:11:31


Joe Schwarcz hopes to modify the opinions of critics of GMOs

11/28/2017
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The director of the Office For Science & Society at McGill University tells Mainstreet's Alex Mason genetically engineered foods do not present risks to human health.

Duration: 00:13:00


Book examines tragedies and effect on families and first responders

11/22/2017
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Author and journalist Janice Landry's new book "The Legacy Letters" looks at the lasting pain of families struck by tragedy.

Duration: 00:11:33


Editors of first ever Atlantic Canadian anthology of poetry for children

11/21/2017
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Bob is joined in the studio by Sheree Fitch, and from our Fredericton studio by Anne Hunt. Their book Whispers Of Mermaids And Wonderful Things is published by Nimbus.

Duration: 00:12:57


Rob Thacker on the role science advisors could play in governments

11/21/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to talk science.

Duration: 00:10:40


Our oceans guy has shocking news about Atlantic torpedo rays

11/21/2017
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Boris Worm tells Bob about the latest research on these creatures by the Ocean Tracking Network at Dalhousie University, and his own recent close encounter.

Duration: 00:10:15


Halifax researcher working to reduce cases of severe mental illness

11/17/2017
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A Halifax research team works with young people and families to reduce risk of severe mental illness such as bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia.

Duration: 00:09:49


Author writes unauthorized oral history of "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"

11/2/2017
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Angela Mombourquette marks 25th season of "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" with an unauthorized oral history of program.

Duration: 00:11:11


Halifax man feels the heat in The Great Canadian Baking Show

11/2/2017
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We talk with a Halifax man who is one of ten contestants in the Great Canadian Baking Show.

Duration: 00:07:34


Space rock likely had origin a long time ago in a solar system far, far away

11/1/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to talk about a space rock that shot past our sun earlier this fall, and appears to have come from another solar system.

Duration: 00:08:27


Space rock likely had its origin a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away

10/30/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to talk about a space rock that shot past our sun earlier this fall, and appears to have come from another solar system.

Duration: 00:08:27


German study finds steep decline in flying insects compared to 25 years ago

10/25/2017
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Rob Thacker drops into the studio to tell Bob about it.

Duration: 00:09:08


Two perspectives on forestry practices in Nova Scotia

10/20/2017
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In advance of a mock funeral for NS forests, we talk with two people on different sides of the debate over the health of our forests.

Duration: 00:18:19


Surf and Turf: Sonya Lee and our TD Kids Book Club talk endangered species

10/19/2017
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With Boris Worm out of town, what better excuse to bring back Ocean School's Sonya Lee for a North Atlantic right whale-of-a-tale visit with our sixth grade readers at Duc d'Anville school in Clayton Park!

Duration: 00:10:07


Gravitational waves offer new way to study the universe and its origins

10/18/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to talk science.

Duration: 00:08:58


Gravitational waves alert researchers to collision of neutron stars

10/17/2017
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Rob Thacker drops by from Saint Mary's University to talk science.

Duration: 00:10:33

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