Friday, January 19, 2018


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...
ARICHAT: The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) approved an application by the Municipality of the County of Richmond to change its water rates. After approving an amendment to its schedule of rates for water and water services at...
ARICHAT: It’s the end of an era in some respects but, if you ask Lisa Boudreau, the outgoing managing director of Boudreau’s Fuels, the torch has been passed to very capable hands. “I don’t think we could have found a...
HALIFAX: Removing asbestos at power stations, including a local facility, could cost the province’s power provider a lot of money. In a letter to Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board regulatory affairs officer/clerk Doreen Friis, Nova Scotia Power (NSP) capital...
ANTIGONISH: A new hospital unit focused on palliative care is on its way. Late last month, the Nova Scotia Health Authority approved the construction of a new palliative care inpatient unit at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish. Construction on...
HALIFAX: The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) has confirmed the closure of a bridge on Isle Madame. On December 18, the DTIR issued an advisory that Port Royal Bridge on Port Royal Road is closed until further notice....
PORT HAWKESBURY: The Strait regional school board (SRSB) is moving ahead with a province-wide effort to improve student attendance. The board has hired an attendance support worker who will serve students at Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School in...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Strait regional school board (SRSB) has rejected changes to its policies that would have affected how board members can use technology to participate in meetings remotely. Following a discussion at the SRSB’s regular monthly meeting on January 3,...
GUYSBOROUGH: Following last month’s release of the province’s five year highway improvement plan, the transportation minister said the plan lets residents know where and when they can expect road work in their areas. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Lloyd Hines,...
GUYSBOROUGH: Local trailblazers recently got some help from the province. On December 22, Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie MLA Lloyd Hines announced $50,000 in funding for the Guysborough County Trails Association. Hines said the funding was part of the government’s commitment of $1...
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