ARICHAT: An expansion and renovation project is underway at a nursing and health care facility in this community. St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre in Arichat is in the midst of two projects, one includes an expansion of the...
POMQUET: Willemina MacDonald received the birthday gift of a lifetime, allowing her to relive some of her greatest memories from her younger years. The 93-year-old Antigonish native had her birthday last Wednesday, but the day before she visited the Pomquet...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A ship that has been docked on Port Hawkesbury’s waterfront for nearly three years has finally left port. The MV Dutch Runner departed the Strait of Canso Superport Corporation Pier in Port Hawkesbury on August 18. The ship originally...
KINGSTON, ONTARIO: Cadet Tim Wypper from Cape Breton is one of the top 50 Sea Cadet sailors in Canada and is competing in the National Sea Cadet Sailing Regatta at Portsmouth Harbour in Kingston, Ontario. Cadet Wypper is a part...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Over 1,000 people attended a visitation last week to remember a family dentist who served the Port Hawkesbury area for over four decades. Dr. Joseph Royden Trainor passed away this month at the age of 88. “Dad was a...
OTTAWA: The Government of Canada announced changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program in the Strait area. On August 20, Jean Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, said the changes will address the serious challenges faced by...
GOLDBORO: Dustin Angelo is hoping to dig up some history of his own in Guysborough County. The president of Anaconda Mining is proposing a $93-million high-grade, advanced exploration and development project for Goldboro. The Goldboro Gold Project recently received its...
GUYSBOROUGH COUNTY: It’s that time of year again, when forests in Nova Scotia are sprayed with pesticides. Earlier this month, the Department of Environment issued six new approvals for pesticide spraying, which in total span approximately 1,351 hectares. The approvals...
HALIFAX: An independent review of Nova Scotia’s forest practices is recommending fundamental changes to the way forestry is conducted throughout the province, putting an emphasis on ecosystems and biodiversity. The year-long review released on August 21 by University of Kings...
ARICHAT: Cape Breton University held a community conversation with President David C. Dingwall to discuss the university’s five-year strategic plan at the council chambers here last Wednesday. The strategic planning event, which is part of the university’s strategic planning process,...


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