Sunday, April 30, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: The NDP has a new face in a local riding. Isle Madame native Larry Keating is set to be announced as the NDP candidate for Cape Breton-Richmond riding during an April 9 nomination meeting at the Louisdale Lions...
GUYSBOROUGH: A teacher said he is looking forward to trying his hand in the political arena. Rob Wolf is leading the way in Guysbrough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie for the Progressive Conservative Party. Wolf, who holds Bachelors’ degrees in Music, Education, a Masters in...
ARICHAT: Richmond municipal councillors are mulling over a request to contribute $25,000 annually to the St. Martha’s Hospital Foundation over the coming decade. Three representatives of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation arrived at last week’s regular monthly meeting of Richmond...
ARISAIG: A local distillery needs to make a little more room in its trophy case. Arisaig’s Steinhart Distillery took home a silver medal and was named Canadian Gin Distiller of the Year at the Berlin International Spirits Competition. Thomas Steinhart,...
STRAIT AREA: The operators of schools located inside and outside local Mi’kmaw communities are offering a variety of approaches and opinions, in the wake of recent figures that suggest a high suspension rate for aboriginal students attending classes within...
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...
ANTIGONISH: Town council is looking to maintain the area’s fire trucks. During the regular monthly meeting of Antigonish Town Council, elected members passed a three-point policy involving a fire levy, a 25-year plan for maintaining fire trucks for the Antigonish...
ANTIGONISH: Municipal council is looking for help with a legacy project. Last week, council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish designated up to $45,500 for a pavilion as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Warden Russell Boucher said council is...
ANTIGONISH: The mayor is pleased with news of provincial funding for an upcoming national event. On March 20, the Province of Nova Scotia announced $1 million in funding for seating improvements at StFX University’s Oland Centre to improve accessibility for...
OTTAWA: Two local Liberal MPs are defending the recent federal budget while it comes under attack from the opposition. On March 22, the Liberal government announced its budget for the current fiscal year. Strait area MPs touted the innovation heavy...
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