Monday, December 17, 2018
Driving home from town two weeks ago, we noticed one of our neighbours was outside starting on his outdoor Christmas display. We slowed down to have a look at what is always a pretty elaborate setup. “Already?” came the question...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated: The Silver Jubilee of Rev. Father Pierre Robitaille At the Solemn High Mass the jubilee was assisted by Fathers Leo Keats, priest at St. Peter’s and Alfred-Abraham Boudreau...
I’m finding myself oddly nostalgic these days – but not for the usual reasons. It’s not nostalgia for my childhood or young-adult years, or pop culture of days gone by. Thanks to YouTube and used-vinyl-album stores, I can wind the...
Today, the CBC carried a report from Richie Mann that very shortly, as soon as the ground is frozen, the local pulp mill is going to clear cut the site of the Melford Terminal project. That is exciting news for...
I appreciate looking at both sides of an issue. It is the best way to make decisions. Another candidate has done that very thing, and has created a scenario for how we can do Destination Reeves without the road diet....
Editor's note: This editorial has been edited from the published version. The family of Cassidy Bernard contends they have not been contacted by the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Office. The Reporter sincerely apologizes for the error.   The outpouring of support...
You’ve gotta wonder what’s happening in Florida, right? That state is like the problem child of the United States. Anytime a big story breaks, one of my first thoughts is: I bet that’s in Florida. I used to think I...
January 8-9, 1951: Duyon, Isidore, Arichat, 76 years old, husband of Lina Duyon March 9-10, 1951: LeBlanc, Adèle, 65 years, formerly of Mulgrave, wife of Jeffrey LeBlanc April 11-13, 1951: Briand, Eliza Jeanne, Pondville, 72 years and six months, wife of...

Heroes in red

Bear with me this week, friends, because I’m going to take a bit of a leap and draw a parallel between two very different people that we lost this fall – a comic-book mogul who enjoyed a full life...
Imagine you’re feeling your most vulnerable - you’re in a mental health crisis and you know you need help. Now imagine walking into Cape Breton Regional Hospital and being told that there was no one there to help and...
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