HALIFAX: The Honourable Arthur Joseph LeBlanc took the oath of office, on June 28 in Halifax as Nova Scotia’s 33rd lieutenant-governor since Confederation. Premier Stephen McNeil noted that Lt.-Gov. LeBlanc has made numerous contributions to the Acadian community and has...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A group of local artisans who make quality hand-crafted items will once again offer their support to the Port Hastings Museum by making a donation from the proceeds of every item sold at the Artisans Collective Gift...
PORT HAWKESBURY: How can local employers use a new federal program to bring recently-arrived immigrants into the workforce?   Officials from Nova Scotia’s provincial Immigration Office and the Cape Breton Island Centre for Immigration (CBICI) attempted to answer that question in...
CREIGNISH: As a teenager, the younger version of Hugh MacDonald contemplated a career in the RCMP because, in his words, it would allow him to “get the pretty girls and wear the fancy uniform.”   Today, as he wraps up his...
HALIFAX: A pair of local MLAs assumed their critic responsibilities last week. Following the naming of the members of the provincial government’s cabinet, opposition leader Jamie Baillie announced the critic responsibilities for PC MLAs. Included on the list were Inverness...
ST. PETER’S: The face of this Richmond County community is now permanently changed, with the opening of a new two-lane swing bridge over the official link between the Bras d’Or Lake and the Atlantic Ocean.   Vehicle traffic officially began crossing...
HALIFAX: Arthur J. LeBlanc will be installed as the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia on Wednesday, June 28. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Red Chamber, Province House, 1726 Hollis Street, Halifax. The ceremony will be broadcast live on...
MABOU: As high school students, they boarded with local families or adhered to strict schedules under the watchful eyes of the sisters at St. Joseph’s Convent. As adults, they returned to Mabou to share their experiences of attending St. Joseph’s...
ANTIGONISH: A local librarian said residents want community hubs like libraries where they can learn, get together, and celebrate. Eric Stackhouse, chief librarian with the Pictou Antigonish Regional Library, offered a talk entitled “Public Libraries, Community, and the Future” at...
PORT HAWKESBURY: While town council and the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) have each confirmed hundreds of thousands of dollars in investments for the Destination Reeves Street project, other streets, sidewalks and bridges throughout Port Hawkesbury will also get...
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