Thursday, October 19, 2017


DARTMOUTH: At the recent Assembly of First Nations (AFN) regional monthly meeting attended by all Mi’kmaq Chiefs in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Morley Googoo’s appointment as AFN Regional Chief was renewed to 2020.The appointment came as a result of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The newest additions to the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Nautical Institute were on display at a ceremony held last Thursday.In the shadow of a new Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) that is designed to be the first...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The ideas of friendship and collaboration are being put to use for a new project at the local community college.On March 2, Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan announced funding for NSCC student-led projects through the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local woodlands conference was so popular, organizers had to turn people away.Last week, the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre was the site for the “2017 Eastern Hardwood Conference: Exploring Hardwood Potential and Innovation,” hosted by the Nova...
ANTIGONISH: Twinning and tolling were the main topics of conversation at a public meeting last week.On March 2, the Claymore Inn in Antigonish hosted a public consultation session on highway twinning. The meeting was scheduled for February but was...
ST. PETER’S: The final round of upgrades to the two-lane highway connecting St. Peter’s to Sydney should wrap up later this year, with two levels of government committing a combined $6.52 million towards the remaining 6.2 kilometres of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local facility looking to grow received some help from the federal government last week.On March 2, Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner visited the Regional Occupation Centre in Port Hawkesbury to announce $500,000 in federal funds for...
ARICHAT: With three of its 30 food producers now hailing from Richmond County and a potential food drop-off point under consideration for St. Peter’s, the Pan-Cape Breton Food Hub has made a pitch for the municipality to consider contributing...
ARICHAT: With a municipal council decision on a wide-ranging Richmond County tourism project potentially only days away, residents are suggesting new ways to promote history and culture to visitors and local residents alike.Isle Madame historian Odilon Boudreau made 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...
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