HALIFAX: Two sisters are trying to help others though art. Patricia and Primrose Chareka are hoping to use some of the funds raised through selling prints to set up affordable housing for youth coming out of the foster system. The...
D’ESCOUSSE: A tech company on Isle Madame is launching new products and will be attending a major convention. Last week, Synclavier Digital Corporation announced it was selected to participate in the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Media Preview Day...
TORONTO: A Canadian musical duo with Strait area roots will be performing in Port Hawkesbury later this month. On April 26, the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre’s Shannon Studio will be hosting Madison Violet, consisting of Creignish native...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond was proud to accept two awards on behalf of her son during a ceremony last week in Halifax. Nova Scotia Lieutenant-Governor Arthur LeBlanc presented the Nova Scotia Talent Trust’s Shelagh MacKenzie Award and the...
ISLE MADAME: A new book offers insight into the history of a local community. Local author Gabriel LeBlanc launched his new book, Mon Isle Madame, at Centre La Picasse in Petit de Grat on January 17. LeBlanc, who describes himself as...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Congratulations to Strait regional school board (SRSB) Math Mentors Jennifer Dwyer and Amanda MacDougall who have now added published authors to their professional credentials! The two books, Hockey Homework written by Dwyer and Money Jar written by MacDougall,...
D’ESCOUSSE: Isle Madame author and memoirist Marjorie Simmins is excited to be teaching on home turf for a change. “I usually teach my memoir workshops at Thinkers Lodge in Pugwash, or Halifax, or Vancouver,” says Simmins, who was raised on...
SYDNEY: They’ve spent the last four years documenting ghostly happenings on the eastern side of the island, and now Jason Murphy and Doug Mombourquette are anxious to visit Richmond and Inverness counties to shed some light on those things...
HALIFAX: Book lovers in the Strait area can look forward to an evening of storytelling to ring in the holiday season. Several local authors will take part in a “Cape Breton Christmas Reading and Book Sale Party” on November 25...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local author gave fans a taste of his latest work last week. Duncan MacMaster offered a reading of his book, A Mint Condition Corpse, at the Port Hawkesbury Library on December 7. A Mint Condition Corpse is a...
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