PORT HAWKESBURY: As part of his report to the latest regular monthly meeting of the Strait regional school board (SRSB), the board’s superintendent of schools provided an update on the SRSB’s latest responses to directives from Nova Scotia’s Auditor-General. Ford...
ARICHAT: A community group hoping to refurbish a former Anglican church building on Isle Madame is reporting progress in its negotiations with the diocese that previously operated the facility. The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island officially...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Community leaders put their heads together on Wednesday of last week as the Heart and Stroke Foundation, along with its partners, hosted a Walkable Communities Workshop at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation has...
ANTIGONISH: Reconciliation and aboriginal studies were topics for two recent events at StFX. Senator Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, made an address to staff students and residents. Sinclair focused mainly on what universities can...
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...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities. Seniors Minister Leo Glavine opened the call for applications for the Age-Friendly Communities Grant program on...
HALIFAX: Grants awarded through the new Mineral Resources Development Fund will help in the search for new mineral discoveries, move projects closer to production and attract investment into Nova Scotia. Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette announced the 28 grants...
HAVRE BOUCHER: Local fishermen had the chance to bone up on some safety rules last week.  On March 21, the North of Smokey Fishermen’s Association hosted a town hall meeting at the Havre Boucher Community Centre. The fishermen’s group invited...
ANTIGONISH: Antigonish Town Council wants to know what people think of the area’s business community and how to make it better. Steve Scannell, special projects coordinator for the town, said council has been working closely with the Downtown Business Association...
CANSO: During a regular meeting of the Canso Lions Club on June 20, King Lion Janet Delorey presented Life Memberships for outstanding service to Lions Ray White, Paul Horne and Doug Samson from Lions International and the Canso Lions...
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