Saturday, August 18, 2018
Hard work. There’s just no substitution for it. And, as a result of hard work, a family business in Antigonish is looking to double its workforce from 25 people to 50. Of course, for the Hadhad family, the value of...
When my parents immigrated from the Netherlands to Nova Scotia, they wanted a fresh start. They knew that building a new life in a new place wouldn’t be easy. They knew it would take hard work. Guided by a...
Recently my wife Betty and I were relaxing with our glasses of wine while patiently waiting for the full moon’s lunar glow to peek from behind the clouds. During our hour of observation, two cars drove past our home. I...
May 24, 1947 - Alice Amélie Boudreau - Herbert E. Boudreau and Rose Boudreau - Alphonse V. Boudreau and Mme. Wilfred Joshua May 21, 1947 - Marie Thérèse Landry - Charles H. Landry and Marguerite Boudreau - Harry H. Landry...
Every once in awhile, usually on an aimless drive to kill a few hours, my husband and I will have a discussion about moving somewhere, somewhere with warmer weather (his preference), or where house prices are more affordable, or...
Nearly two weeks after we lost him, I find myself feeling a delayed wistfulness about the recent passing of Wally Ellison. I’m writing this column three days after I attended Wally’s funeral in West Bay Road. I was planning to...
Approximately 1,027 athletes from across the country visited the local area last week to participate in the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games. The opening ceremonies took place on July 31 at the Keating Millennium Center, and athletic events took...
Are you in need of good news? Craving a story that will make your day? Hoping for a true-life anecdote to keep you smiling when the news is hard to watch? I am, especially with the current state of the...
The book Acadian Lives includes an interview with Maria Goyetche of Isle Madame. The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan, with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published...
There are times that I’m truly surprised that it took so long for farmer’s market culture to permanently take root in the Strait area. After all, agriculture is a huge part of our daily lives, particularly in Inverness and Antigonish...
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