Tuesday, August 20, 2019
STRAIT AREA: A group of residents concerned about the state of health care in Cape Breton held a protest late last week. On November 16, Capers 4 Healthcare marched across the Canso Causeway just before noon. The group was scheduled...
CAPE JACK: District 9 has a new representative. Neil Corbett defeated and Danny MacEachern during the special election to determine the new District 9 representative on council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish. The unofficial results for August...
MULGRAVE: Council is seeking legal advice in regards to the town’s water treatment facility. Following last week’s regular monthly meeting of council for the Town of Mulgrave, Mayor Ralph Hadley said the town looking at taking legal action in hopes...

Helping Rwanda

ANTIGONISH: Some local helpers need your assistance. A volunteer organization out of Antigonish called A Partnership in Caring Society (APICS) is looking to bring aid to Rwanda next February as part of the group’s annual aid visit. Established in 2010,...
HALIFAX: The Honourable Arthur Joseph LeBlanc took the oath of office, on June 28 in Halifax as Nova Scotia’s 33rd lieutenant-governor since Confederation. Premier Stephen McNeil noted that Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc has made numerous contributions to the Acadian community and has...
PORT HOOD: During Inverness’ municipal council meeting last week, council members spent some time talking about whether or not to talk about the proposed airport in the Inverness County. “I’d like to get a feeling on how...
ANTIGONISH: The federal employment minister was in town last week to discuss youth employment. On October 12, StFX University hosted a youth town hall with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Also sitting in was Central Nova...
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...
ANTIGONISH: A pair of research projects got a boost from the federal government last week. StFX University received over $200,000 in funding for labs and equipment last week. Central Nova MP Sean Fraser announced $156,730 in funding for a pair...
ANTIGONISH: It was a ceremony of unity. On September 7, StFX University’s Dennis Hall hosted a ceremonial raising of the Mi’kmaq Flag, which will now permanently fly outside the office of the university’s president. University president Dr. Kent MacDonald called the...
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