Sunday, April 30, 2017


GUYSBOROUGH: Municipal council is taking the next step in establishing a new recreation facility for the area. Warden Vernon Pitts said the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) will issue a call for tenders for the proposed Chedabucto Lifestyle...
ANTIGONISH: With the Strait regional school board (SRSB) set to determine the fate of Antigonish Education Centre (AEC) later this month, residents of the town and surrounding communities have launched an on-line petition and are lobbying board members to...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A local man says he is unhappy with aspects of the province’s announced carbon pricing plan. Retired engineer Archie Stewart said the province’s carbon pricing plan will affect all Nova Scotians. “They’re saying it’s going to be revenue neutral,”...
ARICHAT: In the wake of reduced service linked to a lack of additional municipal funds from Richmond County, municipal councillors have voted to ask senior staff to see if the latest funding request from Strait Area Transit (SAT) can...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A new political era began here last week, as a swearing-in ceremony took place for the latest edition of Port Hawkesbury Town Council, including the town’s first female mayor and its first new mayor in 22 years. Brenda...
ANTIGONISH: A provincial party leader wants to see Nova Scotians make a progressive decision in the next election. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill was in Antigonish on October 27, after receiving an invite from the StFX Young New Democrats....
GUYSBOROUGH: A local municipality wants in on a new clean energy project. Last week, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) expressed its interest in being a part of the proposed Atlantic Link. On January 11, Emera Inc. began seeing...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With a potential spring election on the horizon, the province’s NDP leader is pleased with the people serving as the party’s the candidates. Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill, who passed through the area last Sunday for the...
GUYSBOROUGH: The recently acclaimed warden and deputy warden laid out some of their goals for the next term. Following a swearing-in ceremony for Municipality of the District of Guysborough council members, newly elected Warden Vernon Pitts said he is looking...
OTTAWA: A Strait area Member of Parliament says change is needed to improve Employment Insurance (EI) service. On February 1, Cape Breton-Canso MP Roger Cuzner helped table a report looking at the quality of service for EI. He said a...
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