Saturday, June 15, 2019
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...
Another example of how outside-the-box thinking that can greatly benefit the Strait area took place recently during a community festival. For the annual Seaside Lobsterfest, two local fishermen volunteered to become tour guides, which attracted approximately 250 people. The tours hosted...
It is dismaying that minorities in Nova Scotia have to continue fighting for basic human rights. On September 25, Centre La Picasse was the site for a forum on effective representation hosted by a commission tasked with consulting Acadians, Francophones...
The Strait regional school board (SRSB) was able to deliver some good news for a change when it voted to keep schools open in Inverness and Antigonish counties. During a special board meeting on April 26, an eruption of cheers...
Hard work. There’s just no substitution for it. And, as a result of hard work, a family business in Antigonish is looking to double its workforce from 25 people to 50. Of course, for the Hadhad family, the value of...
The recent debate in Richmond County whether the municipality should switch to a mayor-at-large elected by all voters, versus retaining the status-quo has, so far, been constructive. This is in stark contrast to the tumult of...
These last few months, representatives from Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue (SAGSR) have made the rounds to visit with municipal council units. The SAGSR volunteers have presented an overview of the service they offer. They’ve also been asking...
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...
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