Sunday, June 24, 2018


HALIFAX: Melford Atlantic Gateway has taken the next step toward building a proposed container terminal project in Guysborough County. Melford Atlantic Terminal Inc. has selected Colorado-based company BergerABAM to provide engineering services for the planned Melford Atlantic Gateway Terminal and Logistics Park. The...
HALIFAX: The fatality inquiry into the deaths of Lionel Desmond and his family will be held in Guysborough. On January 3, 2017, the bodies of Desmond, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, his wife, 31-year-old Shanna, their 10-year-old daughter,...
L’ARDOISE: A Richmond County woman wants to give caregivers a helping hand with her new business. Last week, Jamie Morrison launched Out & About Respite, which operates the area’s first adult day program at the Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health...
ANTIGONISH: A local project that uses the arts to help people with dementia improve their quality of life received a significant boost this week. On May 14, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser announced a federal grant of $25,000 through the...
ANTIGONISH: Council heard back from the province’s minister responsible for infrastructure about a pair of local roads and a bridge. During last week’s regular monthly meeting of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, council heard correspondence from Transportation and...
GUYSBOROUGH: The Municipality of the District of Guysborough hopes to recruit new doctors by showing them what the community has to offer. Last week, municipal councillors and representatives of the Guysborough Memorial Hospital Foundation met with a potential new doctor...
ANTIGONISH: Residents on Pinevale Road are asking for assistance from the provincial government. During the regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, Deputy Warden Hughie Stewart informed council of a petition put forward by...
HALIFAX: The company behind a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Goldboro is moving ahead with plans to supply their product to foreign markets. On May 7, Pieridae Energy announced it has entered into a term sheet to negotiate...
OTTAWA: The Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) is taking issue with the awarding of a fish quota to a bid that includes a local First Nation community and a local company. In September 2017, federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister, Dominic...
HALIFAX: The RCMP has laid out the charges against an Isle Madame man facing 12 sex counts dating back to the 1960s, involving children as young as four. On May 9, Richmond District RCMP announced it completed an eight-month investigation...
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