A recent review of the largest industrial employer in Cape Breton and the leader in supercalendered paper manufacturing in North America confirms that it continues to drive the economy. In the fall of 2018, Port Hawkesbury Paper LP (PHP) partnered...
After another whirlwind year in which change occurred quickly, and in some instances without warning, come thoughts of what lies ahead for the coming 12 months. In the absence of provincial or municipal elections this year, one of the biggest...
The past year in the Strait area was a microcosm of these rapidly-changing times. This region was not immune to the challenges and advantages presented by this time in human history, in which change is occurring so quickly and...
Federal tax changes affecting councillors seems to be unwelcome news for municipalities around the Strait area. During the November meeting of council for the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, councillors voted against a motion to increase their stipend. The pay...
Another reason to be optimistic in the economy of the Strait area comes from a trio of companies with exciting plans for the future. The former Minacs Call Centre building in Port Hawkesbury could soon become the site of an...
Editor's note: This editorial has been edited from the published version. The family of Cassidy Bernard contends they have not been contacted by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Office. The Reporter sincerely apologizes for the error.   The outpouring of support...
The only issues that receive as much public attention as health care surround local roads and highways. On November 6 at StFX, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) welcomed residents to the first of two open houses for...
A recent feature by Advocate Media showed that the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is rightfully concerned with the almost 150 vacancies for family physicians and specialists in the province. In the Eastern Zone, which covers all of Cape Breton,...
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, during the 11th month, we gather to remember the sacrifices of those who served and continue to serve their country. Those who lost their lives in service to their country, or in...
The next federal election is going to take place on October 21, 2019 and it is shaping up to be a very competitive one. With the Liberals and Conservatives jockeying for first place in national polls, the NDP struggling for...
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