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...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Helping students is the most important thing this province can do for its future. As a way to make post-secondary education more accessible by giving students the tools they need to succeed, the Nova...
SUTHERLAND’S RIVER: The provincial and federal governments agree with the banner in front of the Barneys River Volunteer Fire Department that reads “Twinned Highways Save Lives.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a major federal government investment of $90 million to...
IRON MINES: An announcement by the provincial government last Friday means that L’Arche Cape Breton is one step closer to having its members enjoy a community centre of their own.   “The Gathering Space has been a dream of L’Arche Cape...
ANTIGONISH: Federal and provincial officials were on hand for an information session on immigration programs. Last week, the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration offered an information session detailing the Atlantic Immigration Pilot and other immigration opportunities. The event took place...
STRAIT AREA: A representative from Nova Scotia Power (NSP) said the installation of towers for a new transmission line is on schedule. Tiffany Chase, a communications advisor with NSP said the project is still slated to be completed by the...
ANTIGONISH: Shawn Wilkie is now a finalist for Atlantic Canada’s 2018 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Wilkie’s Antigonish based business, Dragon Veterinary, was chosen out of 60 other nominees. “To be a finalist in that group of...
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 HOOD: Last Sunday, over 120 cyclists came together for a ride to celebrate the designation of a stretch of the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail as part of the Blue Route Provincial Cycling Network. “It’s a chance to connect the...
KEPPOCH MOUNTAIN: The mother of Jordon Myles says don’t hide, we all struggle – let’s support one another. When Jodi Myles first lost her son in February 2016 what she found out was that a lot of people who came...
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