Sunday, February 25, 2018


PORT HAWKESBURY: The conservative estimate is that one in every six men has experienced sexual violence and, when statistics like that are considered, Wednesday’s forum on male victimization was a much-needed conversation. “It was a fabulous day,” said Robert Wright,...
MONASTERY: High school students from across the Strait area arrived here on November 17 for a day-long summit on increased awareness and discussion of mental health issues among young adults. Six schools within the Strait regional school board (SRSB) have...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Pet owners across the Strait area now have a new option to find food, toys, supplies and even a cleaning service for their animal friends. The Port Hawkesbury Shopping Centre’s new PetValu franchise officially opened its doors on...
ANTIGONISH: A local banquet featured one of the country’s most well known advocates for mental health. The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) Antigonish hosted the third annual Antigonish Business Ability Banquet on November 10. The guest speaker for the...
ANTIGONISH: Reconciliation and aboriginal studies were topics for two recent events at StFX. Senator Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, made an address to staff students and residents. Sinclair focused mainly on what universities can...
AINSLIE GLEN: For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's Christmas gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton – Inverness County, specifically. Part of the nice thing about that, said Bobby Morris, executive assistant to Natural Resources Minister Lloyd Hines,...
FOX LANE: With fall temperatures setting in, members of James Poirier’s family and loved ones gathered roadside to remember the 19-year-old SAERC graduate at the site of the single-vehicle crash that claimed his life. “It’s poignant to see exactly where...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Community leaders put their heads together on Wednesday of last week as the Heart and Stroke Foundation, along with its partners, hosted a Walkable Communities Workshop at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation has...
ARISAIG: A local spirit maker continues to receive recognition. Thomas Steinhart, owner of Arisaig’s Steinhart Distillery, said his habanero vodka and maple vodka each won a gold medal in at the New York Wine and Spirits Competition in late August....
MONTREAL, QC: An Isle Madame native who has cultivated an innovative medical practice in Lunenburg over the past 12 years is “humbled” to receive an award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Dr. David Martell was named...
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