Saturday, August 19, 2017


HALIFAX: The minister responsible for Nova Scotia’s tourism industry ended weeks of speculation by confirming that all six provincially-run Visitor Information Centres (VICs) would remain open in their host communities, including Port Hastings. Although Business Minister Mark Furey said traffic...
HALIFAX: Exxon Mobil confirmed it was decommissioning the Sable Offshore Energy project, including the Goldboro Gas Plant and the Point Tupper Fractionation Plant. Because that process was still in the planning stages, the company could not confirm how long the...
PORT HAWKESBURY: A military veteran was cleared of a weapons conviction stemming from a stand-off with the police. On February 11, 2011, 47-year-old Stephen Paul Druken surrendered to the RCMP after the Port Hawkesbury detachment received a 911 call of...
PORT HAWKESBURY: With food bank usage in Nova Scotia jumping by 20 per cent over the past year, food banks in the Strait area are getting a hand from two long-running grocery chains in addition to community groups and...
MABOU: The dance went on anyway. Earlier this year, with students and teachers facing a possible work action, Dalbrae Academy students arranged to have their annual Christmas Ball moved from the week before Christmas, to December 1. On November 30, with...
ARICHAT: The bells of the former St. John's Anglican Church may soon ring again, just over 30 months after the Isle Madame building officially ended its 130-year existence as a house of worship. The Friends of St. John's Arichat Society,...
PETIT DE GRAT: The last five years haven’t been easy ones for Catherine LeBlanc. Now nine-years-old, Catherine was life-flighted from St. Anne’s Community and Nursing Care Centre in Arichat to the IWK Children’s Hospital in Halifax in May of 2011....
HALIFAX: Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc announced that it received environmental assessment approval from Nova Scotia Environment for its natural gas pipeline. “The environmental assessment approval is an important regulatory component that furthers our goal to be the leader in...
ANTIGONISH: A recent report lists a living wage for the average local family. On December 18, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Antigonish Poverty Reduction Coalition, released a report entitled “Working for a Living, Not...
HEATHERTON: A motor vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 104 Heatherton this morning claimed the life of a 52-year-old Antigonish man. At 7:06 a.m. Antigonish RCMP were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a Nissan Altima and Toyota 4-Runner. A preliminary investigation...
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