Saturday, August 19, 2017


HALIFAX: Nine prospector grants, two shared-funding project grants and a research grant may help find and develop new mineral deposits across the province. Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced $184,540 in grant funding today, July 19. “Nova Scotia has great economic...
PAQ’TNKEK: A local First Nations community is in favour of a land exchange. Of the 411 eligible voters in the Paq’tnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, 277 took part in a vote on whether or not to surrender 32 acres of land and...
PORT HOOD: Members of Inverness Municipal Council are currently putting together a plan of attack to improve the state of the wharfs in Port Hood and on Port Hood Island. “We have the engineer’s study for the wharfs in Port...
SYDNEY: A local First Nations Chief is facing a charge of assault. Assembly of First Nations regional chief Morley Googoo faces charges of assault and causing a disturbance. He is set to appear in Sydney Provincial Court on July 25,...
HALIFAX: Pre-Primary programming is on the government’s agenda. On July 17, the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced a new Pre-Primary program set to kick off for the coming school year. New locations for the program will...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is purchasing a trio of local schools. The Province of Nova Scotia is purchasing 10 P3 (public-private-partnership) schools - including Antigonish Education Centre/Academy, Bayview Education Centre and Dalbrae Academy - for approximately $49.2 million. The price...
ARICHAT: Council has a new interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is looking for a full-timer. Last week, the Municipality of Richmond County announced the hiring of Louis Digout as interim CAO. Digout, who served as the county’s CAO before...
PORT HOOD: Representatives of Community Committee Cheticamp – LeMoine (CCCL) appeared before Inverness Municipal Council early last week to give council members the lowdown on things taking place in the northern part of the county. “One thing we set when...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Council was informed of two green programs offered by the Clean Foundation of Nova Scotia early last week at the municipal unit’s July meeting. “Energy programs are our biggest focus,” said Derek Peters during his presentation to...
PORT HOOD: A recent tour of Inverness County has councillor Jim Mustard thinking the municipality needs a group to look at accessibility issues. “I think we could probably do a better job,” he said, noting some examples of how easy...
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