Monday, April 23, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: With a potential spring election on the horizon, the province’s NDP leader is pleased with the people serving as the party’s the candidates. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill, who passed through the area last Sunday for the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil made three Strait area stops during the second week of the spring election campaign, pledging to respond to a court ruling regarding Acadian communities’ rights within provincial electoral boundaries and insisting that a...
NEW GLASGOW: With three candidates now nominated in Strait area ridings and a two-term MLA expected to reoffer in the fourth, provincial Progressive Conservative (PC) Leader Jamie Baillie is confident about his party’s chances in an election that could...
In the fall of 2011, NewPage filed for creditor protection. One of the major issues facing our community was the state of the mill’s pension plans and their unfunded liability. I met and heard from retirees, widows and current employees...
With the provincial election almost over, anticipation is running high as to what will happen on May 30. Without the ability to predict the results, especially considering this province’s tumultuous recent history, reviewing provincial and local results from the 2006,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The NDP has a new face in a local riding. Isle Madame native Larry Keating is set to be announced as the NDP candidate for Cape Breton-Richmond riding during an April 9 nomination meeting at the Louisdale Lions...
HALIFAX: Nova Scotians will be going to the polls at the end of this month. On April 30, incumbent Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil asked Lieutenant- Governor JJ Grant to dissolve the provincial government and call a general election, which...
MULGRAVE: A former Mulgrave mayor who ran for the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the 2011 federal election is once again stocking up on orange lawn signs, buttons and pamphlets. Marney Simmons was acclaimed as the Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie NDP candidate...
GUYSBOROUGH: The three most prominent provincial parties were well-represented last Wednesday night at the Chedabucto Place Performance Centre during a candidate debate for the riding of Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie. The event was hosted by the Guysborough and Area Board of Trade. Liberal...
A new Liberal government will assemble a working group of MLAs, senior bureaucrats, and representatives from the community to engage the union and retirees in exploring possible solutions. This statement was made by Michel P. Samson, Liberal candidate for Cape...
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