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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

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


The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk: Meet our 2017 TD Kids Book Club!

10/16/2017
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Every fall, Mainstreet teams up with CBC Books for a healthy dose of children's lit. This year, we're reading Jan Thornhill's The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk. Producer Felicia Latour introduces the book and our young readers at Duc d'Anville school.

Duration: 00:10:39


Parents talk about striking a balance with kids & technology

10/11/2017
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Stories from Tuesday's Mainstreet in which Jordan Kyriakidis, Stephanie Potter, and Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia talk about how they manage their kids' use of gadgets and social media.

Duration: 00:15:45


Parents talk about striking the right balance with technology & kids

10/10/2017
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Stories from Tuesday's Mainstreet in which Jordan Kyriakidis, Stephanie Potter, and Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia talking about how they manage their kids' use of gadgets and social media.

Duration: 00:15:45


"The Hours Turn to Nothing": Untold stories of the Halifax explosion

9/29/2017
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Stephanie Kincade and Christina Murray from Xara Choral Theatre tell Mainstreet producer Diane Paquette about "The Hours Turn to Nothing," a musical that recounts untold stories of the Halifax Explosion. The show wraps up its Maritime tour this weekend.

Duration: 00:15:20


100 Wild Islands like looking at NS "before any kind of human activities"

9/27/2017
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You can see some of Nick Hawkins' photos in this story from CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/100-wild-islands-nova-scotia-nature-trust-1.4301931

Duration: 00:12:10


Nova Scotia Nature Trust on what's next for the 100 Wild Islands

9/27/2017
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Bonnie Sutherland drops into the studio to tell Bob how communities on the Eastern Shore can contribute to a management plan being developed for the 100 Wild Islands.

Duration: 00:14:12

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