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,...
ARICHAT: Councillors want to draft a report examining what other municipalities are doing about streetlights on private roads. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on October 23, public works director Chris Boudreau sought clarification from council whether...
ANTIGONISH: County council has heard back from the province regarding a local intersection. Last month, Warden Owen McCarron expressed council’s frustration with the lack of news on a traffic study done on the Beech Hill and Trunk 4 intersection. Last week,...
ANTIGONISH: Rules governing the use and possession of cannabis at schools and in various municipalities are being established around the region. Students attending St. Francis Xavier University are able to smoke cannabis on campus as long as they’re not inside...
HALIFAX: The minister of transportation promised to investigate a problem experienced by some homeowners along Chapel Cove Road. On October 3 in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, Lloyd...
ANTIGONISH: Council is looking forward to the return of a councillor who has been absent due to health reasons. During the regular monthly meeting of council for the Municipality of the County of Antigonish last week, members requested a vote...
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