Saturday, November 17, 2018
Not just because everyone else has done it, there are many other good reasons why Nova Scotia needs to establish a child advocate office. On October 26, the Strait Region Society for Children, Youth, and Families hosted an information session...
It was encouraging that Richmond Municipal Council was able to pass a balanced budget on time, and equally disheartening that this same elected body was unable to approve changes to its travel expense policy. During a special meeting on April...
The thrilling overtime win by the Cape Breton West Islanders in the 2017 TELUS Cup National Midget Championship on April 30 will be talked about for years to come. Overcoming a 4-2 deficit heading into the third period, the Strait...
Efforts to attract and retain more immigrants deserve the support of the community and all levels of government. At Port Hawkesbury’s November town council meeting, vice president of development for New Dawn, Erika Shea, said bringing in more immigrants facilitates...
It was disturbing to hear there are still communication problems that arise when the Canso Causeway is closed. Recently at Inverness Municipal Council, councillor John Dowling talked about a fatal collision at around 2:49 p.m. on April 1 between a...
Could any government have changed the minds of TransCanada Pipeline Corporation, which recently cancelled the proposed Energy East Pipeline project? During an October 6 sitting of the Nova Scotia Legislature, Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon asked why the provincial government...
A new council has been elected and the Municipality of the County of Richmond is at a pivotal chapter in its history. With the results of a forensic audit now in the hands of elected officials and staff, and the...
On October 17 Canada became the first G7 nation to legalize the use of cannabis for recreational purposes. In Nova Scotia, 12 Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) outlets, including Antigonish, are currently providing cannabis to customers. The location at 151 Church...
It might sound crazy, but when you compare cocaine to some of the product circulating rural Nova Scotia, coke is the healthier option. Let’s be clear: cocaine is still an extremely dangerous drug. The substance contributes to strokes and heart...
After 66 years in the priesthood and after recently turning 93 years of age, Father Hughie D. MacDonald has decided to retire. Fr. MacDonald said his plan is to continue working until living space becomes available at the facility which...
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