Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ANTIGONISH: Shawn Wilkie is now a finalist for Atlantic Canada’s 2018 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Wilkie’s Antigonish based business, Dragon Veterinary, was chosen out of 60 other nominees. “To be a finalist in that group of...
HALIFAX: Sites have been selected for new family medicine residency spaces in Nova Scotia, an important component of the plan to provide more Nova Scotians access to a family doctor. Six spaces will be at a new training site in...
HALIFAX: Grants awarded through the new Mineral Resources Development Fund will help in the search for new mineral discoveries, move projects closer to production and attract investment into Nova Scotia. Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette announced the 28 grants...
HALIFAX: The provincial government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities. Seniors Minister Leo Glavine opened the call for applications for the Age-Friendly Communities Grant program on...
HALIFAX: The NDP is calling on government to enact an immediate ban on conversion therapy in Nova Scotia. Conversion therapy is based on the inaccurate belief that sexuality and gender identity can be changed, and has been opposed by...
SYDNEY: Cape Breton University is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Parnaby, an Associate Professor of History, has been appointed as Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences. “The School of Arts and Social Sciences is a vibrant academic community...
L’ARDOISE: On July 7, the L’Ardoise General Store celebrated a grand re-opening under new ownership. It’s now being rebranded as Cotie Convenience. In June, Michelle Cotie of Lower L’Ardoise purchased the business, which is located near the busy fishing area...
PORT HAWKESBURY: From January to May 2018, approximately 20 students in the Discovering Opportunities 9 class at Richmond Academy in Louisdale took part in an impressive and innovative intergenerational communication project with the residents of the Richmond Villa Nursing...
ROCKY BAY: An Isle Madame group is planting a garden that doesn’t just look pleasing to the eye, but can also make the community healthier. Isle Madame Garden Club treasurer Claire Doyle said after starting up in April, 2017, the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Town councillors have agreed to a pair of funding requests from a long-running local historical society and a regional palliative care support group. A unanimous vote greeted a funding request of $500 from the Strait Area Palliative Care...
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