Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Last week, high schools across Nova Scotia saw mortarboards tossed into the air following the graduation ceremonies of Grade 12 students. It’s an exciting time for our youth as they leave the classroom and prepare for higher education or...
On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, during the 11th month, we gather to remember the sacrifices of those who served and continue to serve their country. Those who lost their lives in service to their country, or in...
A contest for new businesses has the potential to not only help entrepreneurs but improve the local ecomomy. On July 1, the Eastern-Strait Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) and the Town of Port Hawkesbury launched “Start Up Port Hawkesbury,” a contest...
Approximately 1,027 athletes from across the country visited the local area last week to participate in the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games. The opening ceremonies took place on July 31 at the Keating Millennium Center, and athletic events took...
Living in a corner of the world like ours, where outmigration is an ever-present reality, we should always congratulate entrepreneurs who make things happen right here at home. In Antigonish, a refugee family is establishing itself as one of our...
Rarely is an exclamation point within the headline of an editorial more appropriate than on the eve of an election. In this case, school board and municipal elections are taking place around the Strait area on Saturday, and it is...
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...
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...
Only two months after the death of Allan J. MacEachen, comes the loss of another Strait area political icon. On November 23, Gerald “Gerry” Joseph Doucet died in Halifax at the age of 80. Born on May 4, 1937 to Marie...
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...
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