Sunday, July 23, 2017


PORT HAWKESBURY: An inspector with the International Transport Workers Federation (ITWF) arrived here earlier this week, hoping to wrap up payment and security issues for four of the five sailors who have spent the past three months working on,...
GUYSBOROUGH: A local warden is looking for an apology from a Strait area MLA. During question period in the provincial legislature on November 8, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster asked about expense practices in Guysborough. Specifically, he asked about Guysborough CAO...
ANTIGONISH: A local university now has guidelines in place to respond to reports of sexual assault. Last week, StFX University unveiled a new policy overseeing the handling and prevention of sexual assault. The policy includes language making sure the StFX Community...
GUYSBOROUGH: A recent report suggesting the Province of Nova Scotia concentrate port development efforts in Halifax over places such as Melford and Sydney is drawing criticism. Richie Mann, vice president of marketing for the Melford International Terminal, referred to the...
HALIFAX: The lawyer representing three of the four people implicated in a defamation lawsuit launched by former Richmond County Warden Steve Sampson cited the right of his clients to hold elected officials to account. David Hutt made the remarks in...
ANTIGONISH: A local man is set to serve close to a year in jail following sentencing last week. On November 9, Dion Roderick O’Hara was sentenced to 322 days in prison for his role in an incident in Afton last...
ARICHAT: The new warden of Richmond County wants to institute new rules governing public meetings of council. Immediately after being named warden following a swearing-in ceremony at the Richmond Municipal Building in Arichat, district 3 councillor Brian Marchand sought councillors’...
PORT HASTINGS: Two public meetings taking place early next week will officially launch the Strait regional school board (SRSB) school review process in central Inverness County and western Antigonish County. The first of three public meetings of the School Options...
LOWER L’ARDOISE: Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson is defending his party’s riding association, as Elections Nova Scotia launches an investigation into the municipal reimbursement of admission fees for a Liberal fundraising dinner involving Samson and Premier Stephen McNeil in...
ANTIGONISH: A taxi driver accused of sexual assault was found guilty last week. On November 4, Antigonish Provincial Court Judge Laurie Halfpenny-MacQuarrie found William Roger MacLellan guilty on a charge of sexual assault. Sentencing is set for January 16 in...
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