GUYSBOROUGH: Officials with the Municipality of the District of Guysborough approved an amendment to a policy dealing with the public disclosure of the travel expenses of all elected officials during its regular council meeting last Wednesday. Following the meeting, Warden...
HALIFAX: The Minister of Business is assuring Nova Scotians a trust used to fund high-speed Internet upgrades will be audited. During Question Period in the Nova Scotia Legislature on October 3, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked whether the Nova...
PORT HOOD: Laureen MacDonald and Marie Sophie Aucoin, case managers for Nova Scotia Works, visited Inverness Municipal Council last week to give a recap of their services. “Representatives from our offices can assist clients with employment services,” Aucoin said. “We...
PORT HOOD: With October 17 set as the date for recreational marijuana to become legal across Canada, two health boards in Inverness County are questioning their municipal leaders about how the legalization will be handled locally. “They were wondering what...
HALIFAX: The Premier answered questions from a Strait area MLA over the issue of palliative care. On September 26 in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked Premier Stephen McNeil about the “unacceptable” level of palliative care...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Cape Breton-Richmond wants to know how much money the government is willing to spend on upgrades to the Strait-Richmond Hospital. On September 28 in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked Minister of...
PORT HOOD: Criticisms from a group of local farmers left Inverness Councillor John Dowling with questions for Maple Brook Co-Operative Pasture Limited, and those questions made their way to the municipal unit’s October meeting. Dowling maintains that he was approached...
GOLDBORO: The Sipekne’katik First Nation, who claimed they were not consulted on the proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Goldboro, has officially withdrawn their objection. Last month, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) scheduled a public hearing...
HALIFAX: The MLA for Inverness says he thought there would be support from other political parties when he introduced his Protecting Children on the Internet Act in the House of Assembly on September 25, but that wasn’t the case. Allan...
ARICHAT: Council will soon be considering changes to the municipal noise by-law and drafting a new communications strategy. During the regular monthly meeting of Richmond Municipal Council on September 24 in Arichat, a draft of Richmond County’s noise by-law was...
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