Tuesday, August 21, 2018
We all know someone impacted by a chronic illness such as COPD, diabetes, obesity or arthritis. Often this means repeated trips to the doctor’s office, emergency room or, worst case, nights in the hospital. As a province, we are already spending...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced a federal government investment of $90 million to twin a 38-kilometre section of Highway 104 between Sutherland’s River and Antigonish. The Prime Minister said the work on Highway 104 is about improving safety, creating...
During the last federal election, Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau announced that if elected, he would not institute a toll on Montreal’s new Champlain Bridge—a $4.2 billion project. On May 29th 2018, the Auditor General of Canada reported that the...
I expect by next year I will retire a multi-millionaire. I will build a mansion on a hill in Craigmore, hire a full-time housekeeper, get myself some Blue Jays season tickets right behind the on-deck circle, keep an aesthetician...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004. The following is an excerpt from an interview with Maria...
“Oh, Bob, we couldn’t have picked a better time to visit your sister in Maine. What a beautiful summer this has become!” “Yeah, I can’t wait. Love the Maritimes but Maine has always felt like a second home to me....
It was a good week at The Reporter. Last week, staff here received word regarding at the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards (CCNA). As the name suggests, the annual awards event celebrates the best in English and French-language community newspapers across...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. THE PRIESTS OF RIVER BOURGEOIS (cont.) 9. Father Pierre Robitaille (1874-1949) – 1909-1949 Born at L’Ancienne-Lorette, 28 June 1874, son of Jacques Robitaille and Philomene Hamel, Fr. Pierre Robitaille,...
We are very concerned about the state of healthcare in Cape Breton following the McNeil government’s recent announcement to close the Northside and New Waterford hospitals. The government abruptly made this decision to cancel important services without any concrete...
October 27 will be a big day for Progressive Conservatives in the province as the party’s leadership convention will be held in Halifax. The convention will see a new leader of the party elected, as five candidates are vying...
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