Saturday, August 19, 2017


ARICHAT: A former Catholic Church that has been refurbished as a pastoral centre for two local Catholic parishes is a step closer to receiving a municipal tax exemption. Richmond Municipal Council’s latest regular monthly meeting on Monday evening saw a...
D’ESCOUSSE: A Richmond County resident has received a special honour from Elections Nova Scotia (ENS), to commemorate 54 years of service that landed him the unofficial title of Canada’s longest-serving electoral officer. Shortly after participating in what was likely his...
ANTIGONISH: An aged building is coming down to make way for a new facility at a local university. StFX’s former Nicholson Hall is being removed from the campus in order to facilitate the construction of the school’s future Brian Mulroney...
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...
STRAIT AREA: The average age in the Strait area is above national and provincial averages. Recently released results from Statistics Canada relating to the 2016 Census show the average age of Canadians is 41 and the average age of Nova...
HALIFAX: Eastlink has expanded its Gigabit Internet availability to Port Hawkesbury, as part of the company’s continued investment in its core fibre-based Internet service. “For years, we have been providing Gigabit speeds and higher to our larger business customers through...
HALIFAX: The Honourable Arthur Joseph LeBlanc took the oath of office, on June 28 in Halifax as Nova Scotia’s 33rd lieutenant-governor since Confederation. Premier Stephen McNeil noted that Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc has made numerous contributions to the Acadian community and has...
UPPER BIG TRACADIE: The federal government has agreed to financially assist the Desmond family following last week’s triple murder suicide in Guysborough County, which is also the subject of a provincial investigation. On January 3, Antigonish RCMP confirmed four people...
ARICHAT: Richmond Municipal Council will stick to a May decision to allow individual councillors to access the Global Positioning System (GPS) units in vehicles provided by the municipality to its employees, rather than following a suggestion from their outgoing...
HALIFAX: Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and East Coast Credit Union are announcing a significant new environmental partnership. East Coast Credit Union is choosing Bullfrog Power’s green electricity for all of its 20 branches and 30 ATMs across Nova Scotia,...
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