Saturday, August 18, 2018
October 27 will be a big day for Progressive Conservatives in the province as the party’s leadership convention will be held in Halifax. The convention will see a new leader of the party elected, as five candidates are vying...
News out of the parole hearing for Dwayne Matthew Samson drove home an aspect of this terrible story that makes it all the more disturbing. On June 12, the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) granted Samson day parole, with leave...
The recent trade war between the United States and Canada has provided people around the world with plenty to talk about, but if enacted, or increased, new or more tariffs on exported and imported goods could have a very...
A recent turn of events in the contest to be the next leader of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party has made things very interesting. Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster announced during a meet and greet on the Port Hawkesbury waterfront...
The provincial government deserves kudos for proceeding with a plan to bring high speed Internet access to more parts of Nova Scotia, but how exactly that will be financed, remains unknown. On June 4, the Department of Business released the...
As was the case with the Meghan Trainor concert in September, 2016, the Strait area has once again proven itself more than capable of hosting large scale events. On May 30, over 2,300 people gathered at the Port Hawkesbury Airport...
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DTIR) deserves criticism for its inability to repair the Lennox Passage Lift Bridge before the start of the boating season. Recently, Lennox Passage Yacht Club commodore Teddy Poirier said he was told by...
Now approaching 40 years as a healthcare facility, the Strait-Richmond Hospital needs work. During a meeting of the Richmond County Seniors’ Council on May 11 at the Riverdale Community Centre, Strait-Richmond Hospital facility manager Kathy Chisholm told the group that...
The recent passing of two lobster fishermen in waters just off Port Hood was a stark reminder of the inherent dangers in making a living from the sea. On May 12, at around 6 a.m., the Ocean Star II capsized...
The Reporter’s annual “Industrial Forecast and Review” supplement to the weekly newspaper is now available. In the supplement, this paper speaks with the owners, operators, officials, and others involved with the major industry, employers, businesses, services, infrastructure, and suppliers in...
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