Tuesday, June 27, 2017


A recent presentation from the secretary of the Mabou Farmers Market to Inverness Municipal Council offered some very positive news. Michelle Smith appeared before council on December 5 to let them know that the market just completed its 10th season. Smith...
There was been a whirlwind of activity surrounding contract negotiations between the Government of Nova Scotia and the province’s teachers. On November 28, the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union (NSTU) announced their intention to exercise their work-to-rule option, so that on...
Efforts to provide assistance and comfort to crew members on a boat that has been docked at the wharf in Port Hawkesbury for more than a year are certainly heartwarming. Five crew members of the Dutch Runner – including three...
A recent report suggesting the Province of Nova Scotia concentrate port development in Halifax is justifiably drawing criticism. Recently, CPCS Consultants issued a report that recommended efforts at terminal development take precedence in the Halifax Regional Municipality, over areas of...
A former Canadian Prime Minister returned to the Strait area recently, and after this visit, the region’s largest educational institution will be forever changed. On October 26, StFX alumnus and former PM Brian Mulroney returned to the Antigonish campus to...
Although the aforementioned voter turn-out for recent school board and municipal elections was disturbingly low, it is encouraging that the Strait area’s elected bodies will have a new look in the coming four-year term. Richmond County saw one of the...
With municipal and school board elections in the Strait area now over, one important question remains; why did so few people vote? On October 15, after voters across the region went to the polls to choose mayors, councillors or school...
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...
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...
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