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A vibrant blend of top news stories, local weather, traffic reports, comedy, local music, and interviews about politics, science and culture. Tune into Mainstreet on weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Add your voice by calling us at 1-888-686-MAIN (6246) or e-mail mainhfx@cbc.ca.

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A vibrant blend of top news stories, local weather, traffic reports, comedy, local music, and interviews about politics, science and culture. Tune into Mainstreet on weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Add your voice by calling us at 1-888-686-MAIN (6246) or e-mail mainhfx@cbc.ca.

    Catch up on our coverage of the lobster fishing dispute -- nine stories that aired Oct 19-21

    Catch up on our coverage of the lobster fishing dispute -- nine stories that aired Oct 19-21

    00m excerpts from federal ministers' news conference; 08m Chief Mike Sack talks to reporters; 12m Mainstreet Spinbusters Barbara Emodi, Chris Lydon & Michelle Coffin; 30m Indigenous governance expert Pam Palmater; 38m some listener emails; 41m West Nova MP Chris d'Entremont; 59m RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki; 64m reporter Blair Rhodes explains the injunction won by Sipekne'katik; 73m Potlotek protests seizure of traps by DFO in St Peter's Bay.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard responds to the idea of blacklisting the N-word in academia

    Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard responds to the idea of blacklisting the N-word in academia

    The Senator talks with host Jeff Douglas about a letter being circulated via email to the Canadian Association of Law Teachers entitled "The blacklisting of the n-word in academia: a worrying drift."

    • 21 min
    What Rodney Small says is missing from the premier's design team

    What Rodney Small says is missing from the premier's design team

    As a teen, Rodney Small was at the centre of a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision about racism and policing. He spoke with host Jeff Douglas about the premier's apology for systemic racism in the justice system.

    • 17 min
    'Logged in: Post-Secondary Life in 2020' featuring Dal student Sings to the Forest

    'Logged in: Post-Secondary Life in 2020' featuring Dal student Sings to the Forest

    Artist Jon Claytor is doing a series of video calls with four students across the East Coast, and illustrating their stories for a series called "Logged In: Post-Secondary Life in 2020." Here's Claytor's conversation with Dalhousie University student Sings to the Forest.

    • 6 min
    Sipekne'katik chief and commercial fisherman call for peaceful and constructive dialogue

    Sipekne'katik chief and commercial fisherman call for peaceful and constructive dialogue

    Joel Comeau, a third generation lobster fisherman from Meteghan, and Mike Sack, chief of Sipekne'katik First Nation, join host Jeff Douglas to talk about the way forward after this week's vandalism and violence in southwest Nova Scotia.

    • 18 min
    Mayann Francis says province's decision to form design team without consultation is 'modern day slavery'

    Mayann Francis says province's decision to form design team without consultation is 'modern day slavery'

    Mayann Francis, former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, spoke with host Jeff Douglas about why she's critical about the formation of a design team following an apology from the premier for systemic racism in the justice system.

    • 29 min

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SirJFraser ,

Great program!

It's another stellar CBC radio program. I wish the uploading of interviews and discussions to the podcast was more frequent.

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