Monday, June 17, 2019
The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) hosted its annual State of the Strait Region Business Update at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on March 21. SACOC executive director Amanda Mombourquette explained the update is an opportunity to showcase accomplishments...
The recent announcement that Isle Madame native, former Strait area lawyer and current Nova Scotia Supreme court Justice Arthur Joseph LeBlanc will be Nova Scotia’s next Lieutenant Governor was great news for many reasons. Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
It was a good week at The Reporter. Last week, staff here received word regarding at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNA). As the name suggests, the annual awards event celebrates the best in English and French-language community newspapers across...
A lot of negativity was avoided when the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union (NSTU) and the provincial government agreed to sit down face-to-face. Late last month, the president of the NSTU, Liette Doucet, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil met to...
A 32-year-old woman was killed on August 12. Her name was Heather Heyer. She was struck by a vehicle in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nineteen other people were injured in the incident. The reason Heyer was in Charlottesville was to counter-protest a...
The provincial government is enacting legislation to clarify what can and cannot be done along Nova Scotia’s coastlines. On March 12, Environment Minister Margaret Miller introduced the new Coastal Protection Act. Because climate change means rising sea levels, flooding and...
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...
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...
White or black, Christian or Muslim, male or female. A newly minted Canadian who recently arrived from Syria, or a fifth generation Canadian who traces his heritage back to Edinburgh. Gay or straight, conservative or liberal, young or old.   It...
The dissolution process for the Town of Mulgrave is being held up, and not for a good reason. Following the recent regular monthly meeting of Mulgrave Town Council, Mayor Ralph Hadley commented on a meeting with the Municipality of the...
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