Saturday, October 21, 2017


A new contest to help aspiring business owners is a great idea.The Eastern Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) recently unveiled its “Start-Up Port Hawkesbury” contest scheduled for September. The project will have entrepreneurs making their pitches in front of a...
With the provincial election almost over, anticipation is running high as to what will happen on May 30.Without the ability to predict the results, especially considering this province’s tumultuous recent history, reviewing provincial and local results from the 2006,...
It was not surprising that a legal challenge of changes to provincial electoral boundaries was successful.On January 24, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal concluded a 2012 change to Nova Scotia’s electoral boundaries violated Section 3 of the Canadian...
The recent disagreement within a local School Options Committee (SOC) shows the inherent limitations of the private-public partnership (P3) model which financed school construction in the 1990s.The SOC examining the future of five schools in the Town of Antigonish...
The recent meeting between councils with the Town of Antigonish and Municipality of Antigonish County is a harbinger of things to come.On January 10, the municipal councils met at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish.Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher said...
A bit of outside-the-box thinking might go a long way toward remedying the issue of wharves in Port Hood and on Port Hood Island.The wharves were dealt something of a death blow on December 16 of last year when...
The questions from the opposition benches over protected Acadian and African Nova Scotian electoral boundaries are missing the bigger picture.Recently, Progressive Conservative Acadian Affairs critic Chris d’Entremont called on Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Michel Samson to step aside as the...
Even though they belong to different political parties and represent ridings on opposite coasts, two Members of Parliament agree that action is needed to clean up, dispose and fund the removal of unwanted vessels.Late last month, Nanaimo-Ladysmith (British Columbia)...
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...
With 2016 now a recent memory, there is hope that 2017 will be filled with good news stories across the four counties.The popular opinion is that 2016 was a terrible year globally, but in the Strait area alone, the...
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