Thursday, December 14, 2017


ANTIGONISH: StFX University is taking steps to prepare the community for legalized cannabis. On November 28, StFX hosted a President’s Colloquium on “Understanding the Legalization of Cannabis: A University Community Conversation.” The information session occurred on the same day that...
PORT HAWKESBURY: An important talk regarding children’s on-line safety took place last Thursday night at the SAERC auditorium. “I know of over 800 people right now who have child pornography on their computer in Nova Scotia,” said RMCP Cst. Lindsey...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Municipal officials are moving ahead with a project to transform a central thoroughfare. An open house was held on Monday for the Destination Reeves Street project at the Port Hawkesbury Yacht Club. “The plan for the open house is...
HALIFAX: Last week, many local students joined others from around the world to celebrate young people who make a difference. Nearly 400 students in Grades 6 through 12 from throughout the Strait regional school board (SRSB) travelled to the Scotia...
PORT HOOD: Anyone visiting Port Hood these days is likely to notice hammers swinging as local businesses have taken advantage of a funding program that looks to make sure the coastal community is a prettier place. The Port Hood facade...
WAYCOBAH: A new program is helping to empower First Nations youth by engaging them with their community. “Our program is for youth ages 11 to 18 in the We’koqma’q First Nation,” said band councillor Steven Googoo, who started the Youth...
WHYCOCOMAGH: A Cape Breton business with a unique plan for recruiting new employees continues to draw interest from people around the world. In 2016, Heather Austin and her sister Sandee MacLean, co-owners of The Farmer’s Daughter Country Market, decided to...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Municipal and First Nations leaders from throughout Cape Breton gathered in Port Hawkesbury last week to discuss issues affecting the region. “It’s an organic discussion about where we are as an island,” said Port Hawkesbury mayor, Brenda Chisholm-Beaton,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local woman has transformed her love of animals into a solid business plan. Michelle Tabensky of That Dog Place Doggy Daycare was announced as the winner of the Start-Up Port Hawkesbury competition at last Thursday night’s finale....
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Port Hawkesbury Regional Occupation Centre (ROC) held a soft opening for its new store on November 9, with a grand opening slated for the spring. The new ROC store features the baked goods and crafts of the...
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