PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait Area Mayors and Wardens Committee would like to include representation from Victoria County, as well as the area’s First Nations leaders. Following the Port Hawkesbury Town Council November meeting, Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton said the Strait Area...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A councillor wants the town to adopt a new process for hiring contractors. At Port Hawkesbury Town Council’s monthly meeting in November, councillor Mark MacIver said he would like to see requests for tenders advertised for any services...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local municipality recently questioned proposed changes to the province’s parks and protected areas plan. In October, the Mining Association of Nova Scotia (MANS) issued a release asking the Nova Scotia Government to review the current plan and support...
GUYSBOROUGH: Council is pleased so far with news of a local mining company taking part in a drilling program. On November 1, Anaconda Mining Inc. announced they undertook a 6,000-metre diamond drill program for the company’s Goldboro project and completed...
INVERNESS: The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and long-term care workers held a protest here last Friday. CUPE’s long-term care coordinator Kathy Macleod said the McNeil Liberal government cut $8 million from the long-term care budget but has only...
HALIFAX: With emergency room closures happening in the area, health officials say more are on the way. Last week, Greg Boone, director of public affairs with the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), confirmed the ER at the Strait Richmond Hospital...
GUYSBOROUGH: The community continues to show support for a proposed launch site in eastern Guysborough County. Last month, Maritime Launch Services (MLS) hosted an open house at the Canso Fire Hall to discuss the possibility of selecting the Canso area...
MULGRAVE: The town office building is coming down. Mulgrave Chief Administrative Office (CAO) Jim Davis said the Town of Mulgrave’s offices moved into one of the units at the Strait of Canso Superport Corporation units. Davis said the council meetings are...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Following November’s regular council meeting, Port Hawkesbury Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton says the Destination Reeves Street project is progressing according to schedule. “We’re on track. I mean, obviously we wanted it funded the day after we put the proposal...
MULGRAVE: The town’s new Chief Administrative Office (CAO) is a familiar face in Strait area municipal politics. Last week’s regular monthly meeting of Mulgrave Town Council was Jim Davis’ first as CAO for the town. Davis, who previously served as...
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