STRAIT AREA: The provincial government is helping ensure Nova Scotians have access to affordable, accessible and reliable transportation options. More than 20 organizations and municipalities received funding for community transportation during a recent announcement, including Strait Area Transit and Antigonish...
ANTIGONISH: Unifor members at three local East Coast Credit Union (ECCU) branches escaped a strike deadline after voting 97 per cent to ratify a new collective agreement on August 13. “I am so proud of the bargaining committee for their...
OTTAWA: A controversial decision to award 25 per cent of the lucrative arctic surf clam quota to a company led by a New Brunswick First Nation and their industry partner has been reversed by the Department of Fisheries and...
ANTIGONISH: An 18-year-old Antigonish man is facing multiple charges after being apprehended by an RCMP Police Dog. On August 16 at approximately 6 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received reports of a man who fled on foot following two separate thefts at the Antigonish mall. RCMP officers responded with assistance from RCMP Police...
ANTIGONISH: A kayaker was rescued in Antigonish County yesterday thanks to the efforts of a number of agencies. At around 5:19 p.m. on Friday, Antigonish District RCMP received a report of a woman in medical distress near Auld’s Cove. Further investigation revealed that...
HALIFAX: The rezoning of residential land on one of the oldest streets in Antigonish will move forward following a dismissal of an appeal by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The Town of Antigonish approved an amendment to the...
ANTIGONISH: The federal government’s plan to purchase the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline for $4.5 billion was the subject of a recent protest. A group of residents gathered at St. James Church Hall in Antigonish on July 19 to discuss...
PORT HOOD: Human remains found in the ocean near Port Hood on July 18 have been identified by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Service as 54-year-old Patrick John MacDonald. MacDonald had been reported missing from Ballantynes Cove in Antigonish County on...
BLUE MOUNTAIN: Gone are the days of dial-up Internet with its high-pitched squeaks and squawks, those annoying repetitive beeps and that piercingly awful dial-tone, but many rural communities across Nova Scotia still struggle with connectivity issues. Sean Fraser, Central Nova...
HALIFAX: The provincial government has plans for two bridges on Isle Madame. On July 30, Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) spokesperson Marla MacInnis confirmed that a tender for work to the Lennox Passage Bridge is expected to be...
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