PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait Area Mayors and Wardens have taken a proactive approach to supporting the Energy East Pipeline and port development activities in the Strait of Canso. A meeting of the Strait Area Mayors and Wardens was called on December...
HALIFAX: A new partner was confirmed for the Melford International Terminal (MIT) project with the announcement that Cyrus Capital Partners, the majority owners of MIT, had entered into a joint venture and investment with SSA Marine in the newly-dubbed...
UPPER BIG TRACADIE: The RCMP confirmed that three females, ages 52, 31 and 10, and a 33-year-old male died of apparent gunshot wounds following an incident last night in Upper Big Tracadie. The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct autopsies...
STRAIT AREA: Two local wardens found themselves answering questions in June regarding their respective municipalities’ expense claim policies. In the wake of reports showing the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) spent an estimated $37,643 at Federation of Canadian...
FORT MCMURRAY: In the midst of the upheaval, turmoil and loss associated with the wildfires that swept through Alberta last May, stories of generosity and heroism emerged involving Strait area residents living and working in the province during the...
ARICHAT: Nearly four months after a tie vote sunk a move to launch a forensic audit of credit card expenses incurred by Richmond County’s municipal councillors and staff, the concept received unanimous council approval. Councillors approved the motion to direct...
HALIFAX: The minister responsible for Nova Scotia’s tourism industry ended weeks of speculation by confirming that all six provincially-run Visitor Information Centres (VICs) would remain open in their host communities, including Port Hastings. Although Business Minister Mark Furey said traffic...
HALIFAX: Exxon Mobil confirmed it was decommissioning the Sable Offshore Energy project, including the Goldboro Gas Plant and the Point Tupper Fractionation Plant. Because that process was still in the planning stages, the company could not confirm how long the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A military veteran was cleared of a weapons conviction stemming from a stand-off with the police. On February 11, 2011, 47-year-old Stephen Paul Druken surrendered to the RCMP after the Port Hawkesbury detachment received a 911 call of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With food bank usage in Nova Scotia jumping by 20 per cent over the past year, food banks in the Strait area are getting a hand from two long-running grocery chains in addition to community groups and...
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