Thursday, June 20, 2019
A lot of negativity was avoided when the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union (NSTU) and the provincial government agreed to sit down face-to-face. Late last month, the president of the NSTU, Liette Doucet, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil met to...
While it is vital that all local healthcare stakeholders work together, without long-term and deep financial investments from government, the system will continue to fail. On February 23, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) hosted a community information session in...
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...
The grounding of a fishing boat off Canso earlier this month, which resulted in the death of the ship’s captain, has raised important questions. On February 6, just a few minutes after leaving Canso, the Fishermen’s Provider II struck the...
The provincial government is rightly receiving a lot of criticism of its new plan for the sale of cannabis. On January 30, Mark Furey, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, along with Bret Mitchell, president and CEO of the Nova...
The recent decision by the provincial government to introduce sweeping changes to the education system has generated strong opinions. On January 24, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Zack Churchill, announced the province will adopt the recommendations outlined...
After 66 years in the priesthood and after recently turning 93 years of age, Father Hughie D. MacDonald has decided to retire. Fr. MacDonald said his plan is to continue working until living space becomes available at the facility which...
Municipal councils deserve support in lobbying the provincial government to add Unama’ki to the “Welcome to Cape Breton” sign at the Canso Causeway. At January’s regular monthly meeting, Port Hawkesbury Town Council approved a draft of a letter to be...
Some Strait area residents have not only been left without power for prolonged periods of time during inclement weather, but also phone service. On Christmas day, 14,564 people in the Strait area were left without juice due to a winter...
With 2017 in the books and a new year underway, this is an opportune time to review and look ahead. One of the most significant stories from the past year took place early last January with a tragic murder-suicide in...
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