A new contest to help aspiring business owners is a great idea. The Eastern Regional Enterprise Network (ESREN) recently unveiled its “Start-Up Port Hawkesbury” contest scheduled for September. The project will have entrepreneurs making their pitches in front of a...
As was the case with the Meghan Trainor concert in September, 2016, the Strait area has once again proven itself more than capable of hosting large scale events. On May 30, over 2,300 people gathered at the Port Hawkesbury Airport...
A series of recent arrests and charges against Strait area residents for their involvement in the distribution and sale of illegal drugs shows just how bad the drug problem has become. Inverness District RCMP got the ball rolling in January...
It was encouraging that Richmond Municipal Council was able to pass a balanced budget on time, and equally disheartening that this same elected body was unable to approve changes to its travel expense policy. During a special meeting on April...
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...
The next federal election is going to take place on October 21, 2019 and it is shaping up to be a very competitive one. With the Liberals and Conservatives jockeying for first place in national polls, the NDP struggling for...
On February 10, the Town of Port Hawkesbury hosted the first in a series of events designed to get girls moving while celebrating themselves and each other. Approximately 31 girls ranging in age from 11 to 14 took part in...
After a three-year stay on the Port Hawkesbury waterfront, a well-known vessel finally departed last month. The MV Dutch Runner left the Strait of Canso Superport Corporation (SCSC) Pier in Port Hawkesbury on August 18. The ship originally docked in October...
A bit of outside-the-box thinking might go a long way toward remedying the issue of wharves in Port Hood and on Port Hood Island. The wharves were dealt something of a death blow on December 16 of last year when...
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....
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