CAPE BRETON: The small island of Cape Breton welcomed nearly 200 new residents in 2018. According to numbers released on permanent residents from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, it was highlighted Cape Breton welcomed 190 immigrants, with a total of...
DARTMOUTH: The Nova Scotia Nature Trust (NSNT) announced plans to protect as many as 15 new conservation sites, including two in the Strait area. Maggie Sutherland, communications coordinator with the NSNT, told The Reporter that the lands in question include...
PETIT DE GRAT: A project examining the viability of establishing a seaweed aquaculture industry in Cape Breton received funding from the federal government last week. On February 12 at Université Sainte-Anne in Petit de Grat, Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner...
STRAIT AREA: Paul Landry says since being appointed the acting regional executive director of the Strait regional centre for education (SRCE) last month, it’s provided him with an opportunity to continue to serve and support students, staff and school...
ARISAIG: A small Nova Scotian distillery will compete against the best of the best around the world next week after being selected last month as Canada’s best in the “Classic Gin” category during the first round of the 2019...
ANTIGONISH: The company bringing the long-awaited skate park to Antigonish visited on February 6 to host their first of two community design workshops. Bill Gurney, the project’s design manager with New Line Skateparks, said the design workshop’s purpose was to...
PORT HOOD: In a presentation called “What is our Shared Food Vision for Cape Breton – Unama’ki?” Jody Nelson and Eric Leviten-Reid of the Cape Breton Island Food Network visited Inverness council last week to spread the word about...
ARICHAT: A plan charting the course of the municipality for the next five years was unveiled to the public last week. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on January 28 in Arichat, councillors approved the recommendation of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The effort to combine justice with wellness made for a gripping discussion early last week, as the tale of bringing Wellness Courts to the local area was fleshed out by a person who knows the legal system...
ANTIGONISH: “Our history is your history.” Celebrating the launch of African Heritage Month in Antigonish, a full house, which included Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, gathered in the Bloomfield Centre on January 31 at StFX. “We gather to...
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