Halifax 公開
[search 0]
もっと
Download the App!
show episodes
 
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.
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Nova Church Halifax Podcast

Nova Church Halifax

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
月ごとの+
 
NOVA is Latin for NEW. We are in Halifax, NOVA Scotia and NOVA Church is all about the NEW hope, plan, joy, community and life following Jesus’s promises. We meet Sunday’s 10am at The Bella Rose Theatre of Halifax West High School in Clayton Park, Halifax. For more infomation please visit www.novachurch.ca
  continue reading
 
Welcome to The Discover Halifax Podcast. A podcast that highlights the unique and unparalleled local expertise, innovation, and infrastructure of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Your host Paul Bailey will interview local experts and global leaders about Life Sciences, Natural Resources, Aerospace, Oceans and Technology. Learn why Halifax is the smart city to host your conference, delegates, and clients. If you’re an event or meeting planner, an association or corporate group this is the Podcas ...
  continue reading
 
Artwork

1
Hilarious Halifax

Mission Critical

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
月ごとの
 
This podcast will put a smile on your face, and a pep in your step. I'm sure you can remember a time when you've laughed so hard that you just have a permanent smile on your face. That gives you the feeling that nothing can rain on your parade. That's the feeling we're striving to create in you with this improv podcast. Listen to an episode or two, and experience the power of laughter. Subscribe to Hilarious Halifax so you can laugh along with us in the next episode.
  continue reading
 
Halifax Is Burning : Interviews is a podcast that shines a spotlight on feature length conversations with musicians, artists, and interesting people from Canada's East Coast and beyond. Halifax Is Burning is a radio show dedicated to promoting the best in Atlantic Canadian music. Airing Tuesdays on CKDU 88.1FM in Halifax, NS at 6:30pm, the show was named Music Nova Scotia's Radio Program of the Year for the last five years and won the East Coast Music Award for Media Outlet of the Year in bo ...
  continue reading
 
The startup community is back! A night of fun and adventure across Halifax to see some of the coolest startups around. A Startup Crawl is exactly what it sounds like. It brings our startup ecosystem together for a journey to different businesses over the night, full of networking opportunities, catchup sessions, interactive experiences, with lots of fun surprises along the way. We welcome all who are curious about the startup ecosystem and are open to exciting experiences. This podcast is a ...
  continue reading
 
Welcome to AFX, The Animation Festival of Halifax! An annual gathering that celebrates all things animation from Halifax and beyond. The festival showcases the best of what the Halifax animation scene has to offer: innovative artistic achievements, friendly local industry events, thoughtful discussions, and chances for everyone to get creative. The festival is proud to be growing while remaining true to the collective resourcefulness and hospitality of the region.
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
On April 21, Fang Recording in Dartmouth, N.S., will be hosting its first ALL EYEZ ON YOU: Hip-Hop Artist Development & Education program. It's a workshop and networking event for up-and-coming MCs and producers in the Halifax area. Rapper, producer and program organizer Camden Bonvi spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Guye.…
  continue reading
 
Award-winning Cape Breton singer Elyse Aeryn joins host Jeff Douglas in Studio A to talk about her debut album, Joy State of Mind, her recent wins and nominations and her experience being one of five JUNO Wavemakers last month. Plus, she gives Mainstreet an exclusive listen to her new single, Cowboy.…
  continue reading
 
It's been more than a year since the Mass Casualty Commission made 17 recommendations to address gender-based violence. To get a sense of what progress has been made, host Jeff Douglas is joined by Kristina Fifield, a registered social worker and trauma therapist who is also a member of the MCC's progress committee.…
  continue reading
 
It's time for a road safety refresher. Norm Collins, the president of the Crosswalk Safety Society of Nova Scotia, joins host Jeff Douglas after a father and his daughter had a close call with a driver at an unmarked crosswalk in Kingston, N.S. To read more about crosswalk education for drivers and pedestrians, click here.…
  continue reading
 
The man accused of assaulting a conservation officer after an elvers bust in downtown Dartmouth is speaking out. James Nevin, who is from Sipekne'katik, describes the circumstances of his arrest — and why he feared his truck might be stolen. Nevin says the failure of enforcement officers to identify themselves resulted in his arrest.…
  continue reading
 
In talks about the Mass Casualty Commission's final report recommendations, Nova Scotia's Justice Minister Brad Johns told reporters that domestic violence is not an epidemic. He has since apologized. We hear reactions from Premier Tim Houston and Anita Stewart, the executive director of the Antigonish Women's Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Ser…
  continue reading
 
A new CBC podcast is exploring a scandal-ridden reality TV show from 2007 called Kid Nation, that dropped 40 kids into an abandoned mining town and asked them to start a new society. The podcast is called Split Screen: Kid Nation. Host Jeff Douglas is joined by the podcast's creator, Josh Gwynn.
  continue reading
 
Tuesday's federal budget includes nearly $53 billion in new spending over the next five years with a clear focus on affordability and housing. To help pay for some of that new spending, Ottawa is proposing a hike to the capital gains tax. Moshe Lander, an economics lecturer at Concordia University, joins host Jeff Douglas to explain.…
  continue reading
 
The Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre will open its doors this weekend for a traditional Mi'kmaw vendor market. The goal is to raise money for summer activities for urban Indigenous children in need. Lisa Robinson, program facilitator with the Mi'kmaq Child Development Centre, joins host Jeff Douglas to explain.…
  continue reading
 
One of nature's wonders is under serious threat. Coral around the world is turning white, and in some cases dying, because of climate change and warming oceans. Host Jeff Douglas is joined by Isabelle Jubinville, a marine biologist with Oceana Canada in Halifax, to talk about why this is happening.
  continue reading
 
There appears to be a fair bit of acrimony between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and many of the provinces at the moment — but why is that? Is it that the federal government is down in the polls? Or that it's out of step with Conservative premiers? Mainstreet's Spinbusters Barb Emodi, Michelle Coffin and Chris Lydon join guest host Preston Mulligan…
  continue reading
 
A group called A-15 Action has called on people around the world to block "the arteries of capitalism" in solidarity with Palestinians. Alex Khasnabish, a professor of sociology and anthropology at Mount St. Vincent University, joins guest host Preston Mulligan to talk about this approach to protesting what's happening to people in Gaza and the his…
  continue reading
 
Advocates for victims of sexual assault say only 10 per cent actually report it — but if more people knew about the services sexual assault nurse examiners provide, more victims would come forward to seek help. Cara Steele, who manages the SANEs program at the Avalon Centre in Halifax, offers some insight into what they do.…
  continue reading
 
The number of volunteer firefighters in Canada has been on the decline, but in Halifax, the trend seems to be moving in the opposite direction. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Deputy Chief Dave Meldrum joins host Jeff Douglas to explain what this means for the municipality.
  continue reading
 
While volunteerism is down across Canada after the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Grove in Dartmouth, N.S., is bucking that trend. Executive director Wendy Fraser joins host Jeff Douglas to talk about how the community hub has seen a record number of volunteer hours put in at its North Dartmouth location.…
  continue reading
 
The inaugural edition of the Halifax Art Book Fair and conference will take place on Saturday. The fair is a gathering for Atlantic Canadian artists who want to find new connections and ideas. It will be held at the All Nations Church. Host Jeff Douglas is joined by Andrew Hill and Marite Kuus, who are both Halifax-based artists and co-directors of…
  continue reading
 
The Treaty Space Gallery at NSCAD's Marginal Road Campus has opened a new exhibit that highlights the importance of Indigenous language revitalization. It was created by Indigenous students who participated in a drum painting workshop, as a way to explore how art can express cultural reclamation. CBC's Sis'moqon was there.…
  continue reading
 
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia is holding a Thrift Fashion Show and Market fundraiser on Friday. It's called “A Night of Second Chances” and it's in support of marginalized women and gender-diverse people. Kaleigh Smith and Nadia Skelton join host Jeff Douglas to talk about the society's Abundance program and the upcoming fashion…
  continue reading
 
Four famous women from Cape Breton will take the stage together for a show called Island Girls. Heather Rankin, Bette MacDonald, Lucy MacNeil and Jenn Sheppard are taking their musical comedy show around the Maritimes. Rankin and MacDonald join host Jeff Douglas and Mainstreet producer Alex Mason to explain how their show came to be.…
  continue reading
 
There's a longstanding connection between jazz music and Gottingen Street in Halifax and right now, the genre is reaching a new generation in a venue there called The Local. Damien Moynihan and his trio has a hand in that. Moynihan spoke with host Jeff Douglas about how the songs he's playing are old, but the crowd is often full of young university…
  continue reading
 
Alumni and archivists from the Aberdeen Hospital School of Nursing in New Glasgow, N.S., are planning an art installation to "honour a legacy of caring." Kim Chisholm, a retired nurse who graduated from the school in 1975, spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Guye to explain what they're looking for.
  continue reading
 
Marie-Claire Chartrand is the founder and lead senior care consultant with Grey Wave: Senior Care Consulting. She spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Guye about what families can do to protect vulnerable loved ones and make it easier to locate them, should they go missing.
  continue reading
 
A horror film series called Terror Vision has been highlighting classic and fan-favourite horror films at the Lower Sackville Cineplex Theatre for the last 10 months. Founder and creator Josh Lake spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Guye about the series ahead of the next screening that will celebrate the 40th anniversary of A Nightmare on Elm Street.…
  continue reading
 
The Houston government announced earlier this week that it's making it easier for homeowners to build small backyard suites in the face of the housing crisis by increasing forgivable loans to $40,000. But how much does it cost to build a backyard suite in Nova Scotia these days? Guest host Preston Mulligan asks Mike Jones, who owns Jones Co Builder…
  continue reading
 
Comedian Clare Belford dropped by Studio A to talk with guest host Preston Mulligan ahead of her April 20 headline show in Halifax. Then, she speaks with Mainstreet producer Alex Mason about her friend, the late Nick Nemeroff, who is one of the comedians featured in a new episode of the Halifax Comedy Fest TV show.…
  continue reading
 
Sydney Smith, who grew up near Caledonia in Queens County, has won the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration, making him the first ever Canadian winner. He illustrated Town Is By The Sea by Joanne Schwartz and Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson, among other works.
  continue reading
 
The eclipse is the talk of the town and Mainstreet got in on the action too. First, our colleague Rose Murphy went down to the Discovery Centre in Halifax to see how people were preparing for the event, and then Jeff spoke with the CBC's Khalil Ahktar, live from Miramichi, where the eclipse could be seen in its totality.…
  continue reading
 
Two Mi'kmaw fishermen in Shelburne County were arrested by Fisheries and Oceans Canada last week for fishing elvers while the season is cancelled. The men say they were forced to walk in sock feet for hours in the middle of the night after their boots and phones were taken by officials. Jim Michael, a Mi'kmaw lawyer, joins host Jeff Douglas to weig…
  continue reading
 
In 2B Theatre's latest production, a man narrates the life of a woman and her struggles with sexism, her work as a journalist covering crimes against women and her fraying mental health. Red Like Fruit by award-winning playwright Hannah Moscovitch interrogates the role and impact of men’s voices in women’s stories.…
  continue reading
 
Music and Medicine for Cuba is a joint undertaking by Los Primos, NSCuba and Not Just Tourists, which aims to send a seacan full of medicine and musical instruments from Nova Scotia to Cuba. Host Jeff Douglas spoke with Timothy Bood, the chair of NSCuba, and Jeff Goodspeed, an educator and musician with Los Primos, to talk about what they need for …
  continue reading
 
Back in 1987, the first official Tartan Day took place in Nova Scotia. The original driving force behind it was Jean MacKaracher Watson and April 6 is now nationally recognized as Tartan Day. She spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Guye to hear about how she's celebrating the day this year.
  continue reading
 
Host Jeff Douglas is joined by Mitchell Archibald, the executive director of Student Housing Nova Scotia, to talk about the current state of student housing in the province. He calls the struggle to find student housing a defining issue for this generation.
  continue reading
 
The Bank of Canada has said the country is finally going in the right direction when it comes to the fight against inflation. But there's another critical problem: lagging productivity. JP Deveau, an expert on global competitiveness and exports, joins host Jeff Douglas to explain.
  continue reading
 
A scientific study released last week finds climate change and the melting of polar ice is increasingly affecting the Earth’s rotation. So does that mean leap seconds will become more common in the coming years? Host Jeff Douglas asks Mainstreet's Oceans Guy Boris Worm.
  continue reading
 
Alex Ripley is the non-binary parent of two adult children who also happen to be transgender. Ripley spoke with Mainstreet's Alex Mason to share their experience being non-binary and to shed light on concerns often heard about gender education in schools and the increased number of young people embracing non-traditional gender identities.…
  continue reading
 
The Merritt Awards are coming back to Alderney Landing Theatre later this month. The award show celebrates outstanding work by Nova Scotian theatre professionals. Host Jeff Douglas is joined by Kat McCormack and Dan Bray, the show's co-producers and co-hosts.
  continue reading
 
From housing to food prices to the carbon tax, affordability is proving to be a key issue for Canadians. As the next federal budget draws near, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau join host Jeff Douglas in Studio A amid a series of announcements that provide a glimpse of what his government has in store.
  continue reading
 
Nova Scotian country music artist Brooklyn Blackmore's deeply vulnerable and personal song, Been There Too, was written out of her personal experience of sexual violence. She has now launched a performance video to accompany the song. She joins host Jeff Douglas to talk about how making that video was an emotionally taxing experience.…
  continue reading
 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced $6 billion for infrastructure to build and upgrade water, wastewater, stormwater and solid waste infrastructure to accommodate more home construction across Canada. Miia Soukonautio from YWCA Halifax joins host Jeff Douglas to weigh in on the announcement and what needs to be done to help more Nova Scotia…
  continue reading
 
Albert Marshall Sr., a Mi'kmaw elder from Eskasoni, is best known for his concept of two-eyed seeing or etuaptmumk, which blends Indigenous and Western knowledge to help people navigate life. Marshall recently shared some of his teachings with Mi'kmaw high school students who are getting ready for university and CBC's Sis'moqon was there.…
  continue reading
 
Hawksley Workman is out east for a series of concerts. He’s in Truro a week from tomorrow, plays Halifax at the Light House Arts Centre on Saturday, April 6, and has a sold out show in Canning at the Annex on Sunday, April 7. He joins Mainstreet to discuss what’s in store.
  continue reading
 
Yesterday on the show, we talked with some folks who thought the federal carbon tax was good policy, but that’s not a universal sentiment. The Conservative Party of Canada has been vocal about their wishes to ax the tax. Chris d’Entremont, a Conservative MP from West Nova, spoke to host Jeff Douglas about his party’s position.…
  continue reading
 
Mainstreet's Spinbusters join host Jeff Douglas to discuss what’s going on with the Carbon Tax debate. An open letter signed by 100 economists suggests Canada’s carbon-tax is an economically sensible policy. But federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre disagrees and is hosting ‘Axe the Tax’ rallies across the country. Barbara Emodi, Chris Lydon…
  continue reading
 
Loading …

クイックリファレンスガイド