HALIFAX: The province is moving forward with coastal protection legislation. On March 12, Environment Minister Margaret Miller introduced a new Coastal Protection Act that will ensure clear province-wide rules for what can and cannot be done on Nova Scotia’s vulnerable...
HALIFAX: Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster has some ideas about how to strengthen the provincial government’s support for Gaelic education. “Right now, there’s a council on Acadian education, Miꞌkmaq education, and African-Nova Scotian education, so I thought why not create one...
HALIFAX: The minister of health was grilled about emergency department closures at two facilities in Richmond County. During Question Period in the Nova Scotia Legislature on March 15, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked Minister of Health and Wellness, Randy...
PORT HAWKESBURY: During the early morning hours of March 12, an individual broke into an electronics store along Reeves Street. Discovered the morning after with its front door smashed, the Bell Aliant location, which is less than a kilometer away...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Over 140 of the region’s business and community leaders heard about activities in three key sectors; the creative economy, industry, and a focus on new investments during the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual “State of the...
HALIFAX: The provincial government and the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia launched a forestry pilot project last week and they are looking for more land to expand. The initiative, announced on March 15, gives the Mi’kmaq forest planning and management responsibility...
HALIFAX: The company which controls the quota for the lucrative Arctic surf clam said they reached a deal with First Nations in Nova Scotia. On March 11, Clearwater Seafoods announced it reached agreements with 14 First Nations communities in Nova...
ANTIGONISH: The RCMP has laid charges and people are expected in court after a raid at a cannabis storefront last week. On March 15, the Antigonish-Guysborough Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from Eastern Traffic Services, executed a search warrant...
ANTIGONISH: Five local Indigenous people were featured in the panel discussion “Learning Lodge: Honouring Indigenous Women” last week as part of International Women’s Week. The event, which was hosted by the StFX Anthropology Department and the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Clients and supporters of the Strait Area Women’s Place gathered on March 7 to celebrate International Women’s Day. With the 2019 theme of “Balance for Better” groups around the world celebrated the achievements of women and sought to...
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