Monday, January 22, 2018


WHYCOCOMAGH: A local First Nation’s community received an economic boost from the federal government. Last week, the federal government announced $545,000 in non-repayable contributions for two projects at Waycobah First Nation. The projects involve expanding the local steelhead trout growing...
ANTIGONISH: A local university was one of the stops for a religious relic making a journey across the country. The arm of St. Francis Xavier is making stops in Canada as part of a pilgrimage organized by the Archdiocese of...
CLYDESDALE: An 11-year-old in Antigonish County has gained a lot of experience caring for animals. Khelsea Welsh was nine years old when she received her first pet rabbit. Two years later, she tends a colony of 32. “I’d been begging for...
MARTINIQUE: A group affiliated with the Bahá’í Faith is on the verge of forming a local assembly. Every Friday, Magdalen Rose and Ray Miller host “salons” at their Martinique home where Bahá’ís and people from other religions meet to discuss...
ANTIGONISH: It’s been a busy year for local chocolate makers. On September 9, Tareq Hadhad and his family cut the ribbon on their Peace By Chocolate factory. Last week, Tareq said the factory runs 18-20 hours per day and they...
ST. PETER’S: Although it appeared a Christmas tradition had come to an end, a well-known business has received a new lease on life thanks to a local entrepreneur. St. Peter’s native Dillon Carter grew up visiting the Glad Tidings Christmas...
INVERNESS: Four tourism-related projects in the Strait area will receive funding for upgrades to help improve the visitor experience in the region. On Saturday in Inverness, Cape Breton–Canso MP Rodger Cuzner announced the Government of Canada will be investing over...
LOUISDALE: A local woman has received a special keepsake from the brother she lost 73 years ago. Margaret White was recently given an Italian bedspread that her brother Raymond Goyetche sent home to Arichat as a gift to their mother...
SKYE GLEN: A very welcome piece of infrastructure will bear the name of a very special family in the community of Skye Glen. “We are pleased to be part of a project that will bring improved Internet access to the...
PORT HOOD: Outdoor enthusiasts across Inverness County gathered at municipal chambers last Friday to hear a good news announcement from Sydney-Whitney Pier MLA Derek Mombourquette. “We have committed over $1,000,000 to 11 shovel-ready projects to improve trails and make them...
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