Tuesday, August 21, 2018
ARICHAT: The community of Isle Madame will soon receive a new facility for people with disabilities. Late last month, the province announced that over the next two years it will develop eight community-based homes for Nova Scotians with disabilities. The Department...
LOUISDALE: The Cape Breton-Richmond Progressive Conservative Association held a lobster and steak appreciation dinner on Friday, June 22, at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall. The feast was held by the PC Association to extend a hearty thank you to the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: As the 2017-2018 academic year comes to a close, the Nova Scotia International Student Program (NSISP) reflects proudly on their growth and success over the past 20 years of welcoming international students to Nova Scotia. During this time,...
ANTIGONISH: Wayne Ezekiel, incoming Chair of St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, welcomed three new board members at the foundation’s annual general meeting on June 25. Germaine Silver will join the board as the representative of the St....
CANSO: During a regular meeting of the Canso Lions Club on June 20, King Lion Janet Delorey presented Life Memberships for outstanding service to Lions Ray White, Paul Horne and Doug Samson from Lions International and the Canso Lions...
CANSO: On Saturday, May 26 members of the Canso Lions Club met with special guests and area clergy to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Canso Lions Club. King Lion Janet Delorey welcomed everyone to the event. Lion Carl Bond...
WAGMATCOOK: It was an eventful National Indigenous People’s Day last Thursday. Nova Scotia’s first Aboriginal Wellness and Gladue Court was officially opened and celebrated in Wagmatcook First Nation on June 21. “This new court represents a historic step forward in supporting...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Larry Evans has presided over his last town council meeting as Port Hawkesbury’s municipal solicitor. A partner for 35 years in the Granville Street firm now known as EMM Law, Evans was saluted for his 43 years in...
By: Corrine MacLean PORT HAWKESBURY: Since January of this year, Jacky Tormis’ son Justin has been suffering through an aggressive case of scoliosis. Justin is in need of a spinal surgery, but it costs $22,000 which can’t be paid out-of-pocket...
ARICHAT: What works and what can be improved in attracting and retaining newcomers to Cape Breton are the focus of a series of public meetings around the island. Kailey Pedley, local immigration partnership coordinator with the Cape Breton Partnership, said...
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