HALIFAX: Officials in the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) have started the process to redesign the formula to fund public education. Education minister Zach Churchill confirmed the news during a media scrum at Province House in Halifax...
PORT HOOD: The swearing-in of Inverness council last Monday concluded with the third Strait area woman elected to lead a local municipal unit. “There’s a new female mayor in Antigonish, and that’s also true in Port Hawkesbury. Now, the warden...
ANTIGONISH: In a letter addressed to the campus community, the president of StFX University announced involuntary lay-offs have been avoided within the Coady International Institute and Dr. June Webber, the vice president of the institute and extension department, would...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Mayor of Port Hawkesbury says town officials are close to finalizing the 2019-20 budget. Officials with the town began their budget deliberations prior to their previous fiscal year ending at the end of...
PORT HASTINGS: Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster is happy to hear the towers Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI) plans to build across the Strait of Canso won’t be quite as hard on the eyes as their predecessors. “They told me when...
HALIFAX: The province is claiming that an uptake in a provincial incentive program is allowing more Nova Scotians to have a family doctor. According to the Department of Health and Wellness (DHW), in the first month of the Patient Attachment...
PORT HASTINGS: Airports became a matter for discussion around the table at Inverness Municipal Council. The municipal group, which met on May 1, saw district 6 Councillor John Dowling present a resolution calling for the municipality to withdraw support for...
PORT HOOD: For the second consecutive month, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) has determined that every school within one of its feeder systems should remain open. Cheers and applause filled Port Hood’s Bayview Education Centre (BEC) during a special...
WAYCOBAH: Government is supporting the growth of Waycobah First Nation’s steelhead trout farm operation. Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso - on behalf of Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the...
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...
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