Monday, August 20, 2018
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...
CREIGNISH: A much loved clergyman is stepping down. After 66 years of dedicated service, Father Hughie D. MacDonald, who recently turned 93, made the decision to retire. “I feel fine but I think I’m not quite as mobile as I used...
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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A Sydney-based group is looking for support from the town to deal with a steeply declining population. New Dawn Enterprises wants to develop a regional immigration strategy aimed at attracting and retaining newcomers to Cape Breton. At Port...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait Area Transit (SAT) Co-operative’s annual general meeting took place last Thursday, and the main message out of the session is that the busing service is pretty much breaking even while creating jobs and getting people...
HALIFAX: An MP visiting the province wants to see stronger action taken by the government in regards to abandoned vessels. Nanaimo-Ladysmith (British Columbia) MP Sheila Malcolmson was in Nova Scotia last week to promote Bill C-325, a bill she says...
L’ARDOISE: On July 7, the L’Ardoise General Store celebrated a grand re-opening under new ownership. It’s now being rebranded as Cotie Convenience. In June, Michelle Cotie of Lower L’Ardoise purchased the business, which is located near the busy fishing area...
EVANSTON: Just over four months after a long-awaited expansion to the Strait-Richmond Hospital's renal dialysis unit, patients and doctors alike are hailing these developments and hoping for further advancements in the treatment of kidney-related issues experienced by Strait area...
PORT HAWKESBURY: As the 2017-2018 academic year comes to a close, the Nova Scotia International Student Program (NSISP) reflects proudly on their growth and success over the past 20 years of welcoming international students to Nova Scotia. During this time,...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With a business consultant guiding them through the creative process and giving tips for their pitches, workshops got under way last week for potential entrants in a forthcoming contest designed to encourage the next wave of local...
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