Monday, December 17, 2018
ST. PETER’S: A Strait area MLA is accusing the governing Liberals of shutting down discussion of doctor recruitment in Nova Scotia. On October 30, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon submitted the topic of recruiting strategies within the Nova Scotia Health...
ANTIGONISH: In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Antigonish Movement and the 90th anniversary of the StFX Extension Department, the department introduced an event that honoured its history, while also looking toward the future. In partnership with the Coady...
RICHMOND: Despite not endorsing any of the leadership nominees, a local member of the Progressive Conservative (PC) party is welcoming the election of Pictou East MLA Tim Houston as the party’s new leader. Alana Paon, MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond, said...
NOVA SCOTIA: The Grand Chief of the Eastern Woodland Métis Nation of Nova Scotia, a group who has come under fire recently for using their ‘Métis cards’ to receive HST breaks, says they have been cleared of all fraudulent...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council met last Thursday and, though the agenda was minimal, the municipal unit made a number of decisions relating to funding, approving plans, and adopting a new program. Council greenlit funding for two investments, one in...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Inverness wants the province to give farmers a bonus for investing in their livestock. In the fall sitting of the provincial legislature, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster asked the Minister of Agriculture to give beef farmers a...
ARICHAT: Council is considering a request from a local school to help with a playground. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 23 in Arichat, École Beau-Port requested a type 1 infrastructure grant in the amount...
HALIFAX: The province reaffirmed its commitment to upgrade high speed Internet service in rural Nova Scotia after questions from the MLA for Inverness. During the fall session of the Nova Scotia Legislature, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster questioned the Minister of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The president of Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) says the labour shortages that already exist are going to get much worse over the next 10 years, and entrepreneurs have two options to off-set this. Francis McGuire discussed ACOA’s...
ARICHAT: An application from a St. Peter’s resident to make changes to his property was approved by municipal council despite the objections of nearby property owners. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 23 in Arichat,...
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