Thursday, October 18, 2018
PORT HAWKESBURY: A group of local artisans who make quality hand-crafted items will once again offer their support to the Port Hastings Museum by making a donation from the proceeds of every item sold at the Artisans Collective Gift...
PORT HAWKESBURY: How can local employers use a new federal program to bring recently-arrived immigrants into the workforce?   Officials from Nova Scotia’s provincial Immigration Office and the Cape Breton Island Centre for Immigration (CBICI) attempted to answer that question in...
CREIGNISH: As a teenager, the younger version of Hugh MacDonald contemplated a career in the RCMP because, in his words, it would allow him to “get the pretty girls and wear the fancy uniform.”   Today, as he wraps up his...
HALIFAX: A pair of local MLAs assumed their critic responsibilities last week. Following the naming of the members of the provincial government’s cabinet, opposition leader Jamie Baillie announced the critic responsibilities for PC MLAs. Included on the list were Inverness...
ST. PETER’S: The face of this Richmond County community is now permanently changed, with the opening of a new two-lane swing bridge over the official link between the Bras d’Or Lake and the Atlantic Ocean.   Vehicle traffic officially began crossing...
MABOU: As high school students, they boarded with local families or adhered to strict schedules under the watchful eyes of the sisters at St. Joseph’s Convent. As adults, they returned to Mabou to share their experiences of attending St. Joseph’s...
ANTIGONISH: A local librarian said residents want community hubs like libraries where they can learn, get together, and celebrate. Eric Stackhouse, chief librarian with the Pictou Antigonish Regional Library, offered a talk entitled “Public Libraries, Community, and the Future” at...
ANTIGONISH: An event on the local campus was an attempt to get the business community together. Last week, StFX University’s Keating Millennium Centre played host to the Antigonish Business Forum organized by the Town of Antigonish, the Municipality of the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: While the future of the Nova Scotia – Campeche International Leadership Camp (NSCILC) may be uncertain, three Grade 11 students from different parts of the Strait regional school board (SRSB) catchment area are likely to remember their...
JOHNSTOWN: With Canada’s 150th birthday only weeks away, this Richmond County community has joined the Bras d’Or Lake portion of the country’s first nationwide trail system. A Saturday morning ceremony saw the official debut of Johnstown Landing, which provides a...
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