Wednesday, February 19, 2020
ARICHAT: An injection of more money into the Municipal District Activity Funds allocated to each municipal councillor in Richmond County did not receive unanimous approval when it recently came to the council table. District 1 councillor James Goyetche was the...
HALIFAX: Nine prospector grants, two shared-funding project grants and a research grant may help find and develop new mineral deposits across the province. Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced $184,540 in grant funding today, July 19. “Nova Scotia has great economic...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said it hasn’t received many recent calls of coyote sightings in and around the Town of Port Hawkesbury. “We did get a run of calls and reports throughout the last year, but in...
PORT HOOD: Inverness County councillors have decided to support an initiative by Port Hawkesbury Town Council to have the word “Unama’ki” added to a sign at the Canso Causeway greeting visitors to Cape Breton. “It shouldn’t be a big deal,”...
PORT HOOD: Inverness Municipal Council was brought up to speed on the work of Conrad Taves, project coordinator of the municipality’s housing strategy, at the October 3 regular meeting of council. “We as a county are facing two intersecting crises,...
POINT TUPPER: A load retention tariff at the local paper mill continues to do what it was intended. On January 23, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) issued a decision regarding the Nova Scotia Power Inc. and Port...
D’ESCOUSSE: A local yacht club is expressing its concern with the inability of a lift bridge to open for boaters. Lennox Passage Yacht Club commodore Teddy Poirier said he was told by Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon that the Lennox...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A major overhaul of the town’s most-travelled roadway is now in the hands of the provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR), and Port Hawkesbury’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is hoping these efforts will move...
ANTIGONISH: Last week, StFX played host to the 51st annual conference of the Canadian Economics Association. Frances Woolley, program chair for the conference and president of the association, said the conference hosted people from all over the world. The event...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Strait Area Campus has introduced a new program to help students gain hands-on work experience. On Friday, the NSCC officially unveiled a new two-year pilot project through the Make Way Campaign for...


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