Wednesday, February 19, 2020
HALIFAX: A community on Isle Madame is in a new documentary examining the effects of climate change. Centering on efforts by the community of Gabarus to lobby the provincial and federal governments to replace an aging seawall, the documentary ONLY...
TORONTO: A local actress is celebrating a major accomplishment this week. Allie MacDonald of Port Hawkesbury is the winner of a 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her work on CTV detective series Cardinal. “I’m super...
ARICHAT: Three years after entering Nova Scotia’s Country Music Hall of Fame and a dozen years after his last trip to the recording studio, Isle Madame native Robert Bouchard is criss-crossing Cape Breton and northeastern Nova Scotia to promote...
ARICHAT: For years, the people of Arichat delighted in the twice-daily chimes that peeled out from the carillon at St. John’s Anglican Church. Save for a few short bursts last Christmas, however, the chimes have been silent since the church...
Veronia MacIsaac’s newest line, which she crafted with an injured left hand, continued in the vein of marrying modern styles and cuts with traditional tartan fabrics. Veronica MacIsaac offered...
ST. PETER’S: It may be a common way of life for local people but three days of lobster fishing tours was a huge hit recently among tourists in St. Peter’s. Scott Touesnard and George Mombourquette volunteered to become fisherman-turned-tour guides...
MABOU: On Tuesday of last week, the twenty-second season of Mabou’s Tuesday Ceilidhs began with a tribute to pianist who’s no stranger to performing at local events and, occasionally, with legendary musicians. “We wish to recognize your unwavering humility and...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The brand-new Strait Area Theatre Society (SATS) has a special Thanksgiving treat for local audiences craving home-grown community theatre and visitors to Cape Breton seeking a serving of truly authentic music, comedy and storytelling. SATS’...
By Corrine MacLean   PORT HAWKESBURY: The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #43 in Port Hawkesbury, presented their special awards on June 4. The Legion awarded Grade 8 student Sara Pluta, daughter of Dr. Paul Pluta and Karen Pluta, with honors at...
ST. PETER’S: A project in Richmond County is connecting the past, present and future in a way that only sharing stories can. “The Villa Vignettes” project brought seniors who live at the Richmond Villa in St....
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