Wednesday, October 23, 2019
More than a week removed from the touch-down of Hurricane Dorian, some lessons are starting to emerge. On September 7, the storm was upgraded to Category 1 strength with winds of 100 miles per hour in...
In the past few weeks, the Government of Canada has announced or confirmed a dizzying amount of funding for new or existing programs and infrastructure affecting residents of the Strait area. Three weeks ago, the feds...
After months and years of negative news stories, Richmond County residents were treated to some good news recently. The most recent came from the triumphs of local minor baseball teams. At the 11 and...
After the controversy in the federal riding of Cape Breton-Canso over the MP’s decision to leave public life, and even more so, the government’s consideration of a new airport in the Inverness area, the riding of Central Nova also made...
The federal government has dropped the ball once again, on how they’re dealing with the roll out of a new initiative involving cannabis. It’s hard to believe the government that was forward-thinking enough to legalize the use...
Late last month, the Government of Canada introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act which prohibits vessel abandonment, and adopts into Canadian law the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007. According to the...
Eventually, the federal government made the right decision by shelving a proposed airport project for Inverness County, but how long it will be sidelined is anyone’s guess. On July 25, the Minister of Rural Economic Development, Bernadette Jordan,...
There is a lot of debate surrounding the method for funding and maintaining a much needed highway improvement project in eastern Nova Scotia. Recent statistics provided by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) assert that using...
Water issues in Inverness County are no longer a drop in the bucket. Last month, the Municipality of the County of Inverness released its 2019/20 budget outlining how the municipal unit would spend its tax dollars over...
The federal court recently made a ruling which was significant in maintaining the current owner-operator policy for the inshore fishery, while recognizing that current policies discriminate against those with disabilities. On May 24, Justice Sylvie Roussel...


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