Friday, June 22, 2018


POTLOTEK: The community of Potlotek First Nation has lost a well-loved elder and tradition bearer this month. Lillian Beatrice Marshall, known as a strong advocate for Mi’kmaq language and culture, has passed away at the age of 83. “Lillian was a...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A program that that aims to help high school-age girls build confidence while exploring new careers celebrated its 20-year anniversary last week. On Friday, the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus hosted over 70 young women...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Port Hawkesbury’s Regional Occupation Centre (ROC) Society hosted a grand opening for its newly renovated and expanded facility. Diana Poirier, executive director of the ROC society, said the community and governmental support for the project has been phenomenal. “We’re...
ST. PETER’S: A Richmond County man has received a major honour in recognition of his service to his community. Richard Landry of St. Peter’s has been awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from the office of the Governor General. The...
ST. PETER’S: A funeral service was held last week for a well-known Richmond County businessman and community volunteer. Alexander Morrison passed away on March 24 at the age of 95. Morrison is being remembered by his neighbours for the ways...
MABOU: A group of local shellfish producers is working on a plan to help maintain the Mabou Harbour ecosystem. Local producers are working with the Mabou Sailing and Boating Club, the Mabou Watershed Committee and the Mabou and District Community...
HALIFAX: A former lawyer based in Halifax is working on plans to grow cannabis in Lennox Passage. David Burton, co-founder of Headland Cultivation Company has been working full-time with his mother and business partner Ann Wilkie since the fall of 2016 to...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait area business and community leaders came together last week to celebrate some recent successes and share goals for the future. The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce (SACOC) hosted its annual State of the Strait Region Business Update...
MABOU: The Office of Gaelic Affairs (OGA) is launching a project that will help Gaelic learners engage with the language through the tradition of the Céilidh, or “house visit.” Since 2009, the OGA’s “Bun is Bàrr” mentorship program has given...
MONASTERY: Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue (SAGSR) offered two days of hands-on training last weekend. Tanya McChesney and other members of SAGSR delivered a map and compass course at the organization’s headquarters in Monastery on March 17 and 18....
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