Thursday, December 14, 2017


With summer having arrived here in the local area, people in Port Hawkesbury and Richmond County won’t have to look far in order to take advantage of programs offered by the local municipalities.  The benefits of physical activity are well-documented....
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...
The Strait area received some good news recently as it was announced that the Dundee Resort and Golf Club has new ownership. On June 1, long-time owner Scott MacAulay passed the keys to new owner Sonny Grewal, who recently relocated...
With the votes cast and ballots counted, the unofficial numbers of the May 30 provincial election provided by Elections Nova Scotia have many stories to tell. Without a doubt, the biggest story of the night was the ouster of veteran...
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...
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,...
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...
The thrilling overtime win by the Cape Breton West Islanders in the 2017 TELUS Cup National Midget Championship on April 30 will be talked about for years to come. Overcoming a 4-2 deficit heading into the third period, the Strait...
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...
In a Letter to the Editor from Joseph Samson of West Arichat in this edition of  The Reporter,  the letter writer called into question some of the points raised in an April 12 editorial entitled “Catholic Church abandoning its...
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