Saturday, August 18, 2018
HALIFAX: The Nova Scotia Government announced plans to proceed with its inclusive education strategy. On May 8, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announced an investment of $15 million in inclusive education in the province. The investment will...
HALIFAX: A local MLA said he was comforted by responses he heard regarding Visitor Information Centres (VICs). During question period in the provincial legislature on March 1, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster asked tourism minister Geoff MacLellan about comments MacLellan made...
ANTIGONISH: The federal government is kicking in some money for a local sports facility that wants to host national events. On March 11, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser announced $275,000 for upgrades to the Keppoch Four Season Park. Positive Action for...
ARICHAT: A local developer hoping to establish new affordable housing units for local seniors is mulling over his options, after a second consecutive pitch to Richmond Municipal Council fell short. Council voted 3-2 against Thai Luong’s application to rezone a...
ARICHAT: The municipality wants to post the results of their organizational review on-line, but how exactly to do that is the subject of debate. During the monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 23, Warden Brian Marchand wanted to...
HALIFAX: A lengthy national cocaine trafficking investigation with ties to Columbia started in Cape Breton, according to the RCMP. On February 23, the RCMP’s Federal Serious and Organized Crime unit executed search warrants at residences in Arichat, West Arichat, Baddeck...
MULGRAVE: An MLA says the province needs to review the funding model for public libraries. During a recent question period in the Nova Scotia Legislature, MLA Pat Dunn, asked Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, Leo Glavine, if the government...
ANTIGONISH: The final week of January kicked off with a public meeting held by the School Options Committee (SOC) investigating the Dalbrae Academy feeder system. This gathering at Port Hood’s Bayview Education Centre (BEC) saw the unveiling of two scenarios...
ANTIGONISH: Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, visited Club 60 on Tuesday of last week to officially announce funding for the facility. “We’re celebrating the successful application for a grant through the New Horizons for Seniors Program,” said...
ROCKDALE: Heavy spring rain has caused issues for some drivers on Richmond County’s Kings Road. Last week, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) finished up repairs to Kings Road in Rockdale. The road has suffered from multiple washouts...
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