Saturday, August 24, 2019
PORT HAWKESBURY: Last week, women in the Strait area had the chance to channel their inner “wonder women.” The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) hosted a series of Wonder Women talks in four communities across the Strait area on...
PORT HAWKESBURY: From developing the first successful commercial maple syrup business on Cape Breton, Jim Mustard is looking to continue to blaze the trail by being a part of a group of individuals looking to start the first cannabis...
PORT HAWKESBURY: As Destination Reeves Street brings one of Port Hawkesbury’s busiest thoroughfares a sleek new look, a second project is taking place on Granville Street intent on celebrating the town’s past. “I think it’s important...
ARICHAT: A community group hoping to refurbish a former Anglican church building on Isle Madame is reporting progress in its negotiations with the diocese that previously operated the facility. The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island officially...
ANTIGONISH: Renowned educator, researcher and writer Dr. George Sefa Dei said affirming Blackness is a celebration of people and by extension, a response to anti-Blackness, during a recent lecture which wrapped up African Heritage Month. Considered by many as one...
ST. PETER’S: A special inter-generational initiative is teaching children about the importance of food security, sharing time with their elders and volunteerism. Last week, East Richmond Education Centre (EREC) Grades 4 and 5 students, as well as...
ANTIGONISH: It was a ceremony of unity. On September 7, StFX University’s Dennis Hall hosted a ceremonial raising of the Mi’kmaq Flag, which will now permanently fly outside the office of the university’s president. University president Dr. Kent MacDonald called the...
ST. PETER’S: With funding commitments now in hand from the provincial and municipal governments, three local organizations are launching a project designed to address seniors’ health issues in Richmond County and give area seniors a creative means of sharing...
ANTIGONISH: Community partners received federal funding for a project trying to end gender-based violence. On October 13, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser announced $395,000 in federal funding for the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRCSASA). Fraser...
SYDNEY: Cape Breton University is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Parnaby, an Associate Professor of History, has been appointed as Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences. “The School of Arts and Social Sciences is a vibrant academic community...
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