Now that winter has eased its grip, the cold-blooded creatures are starting to make an appearance in the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere. The Mi’kmaw word for May is Squoljuiku’s which translates to “frog croaking time.” Frogs...
Thanks to a Facebook post by Dr. Steven DeRoche, the identities of local Spanish Flu victims have been made known. In the following columns, I hope to bring the identities of these victims to a wider audience.
Despite the dire economic news, as a result of reduced economic activity from strict public health measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, there are reasons to be hopeful. Both the Strait Area and Antigonish Chambers...
Let’s go back to Arichat in 1935. We have arrived at what is known as “the Head of the Harbour.” Once again, we encounter a vacant area that extended from Joe Martell’s to Remi LeBlanc’s, however,...
As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, a pressing and immediate issue is the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for the front-line health workers who are working to save the lives of others. Facemasks are...
Doctors are worried about your health. In the wake of COVID-19, waiting rooms across Nova Scotia are empty. Patients are not seeing their doctors for routine appointments. You might think we’re not providing...
Given the strain on the food supply chain and the fact that strict measures will be in place for some time, it was necessary for the provincial and federal governments to declare fishery workers essential, but no one should be...
To our fellow Nova Scotians, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times as our hearts weigh heavy for the victims, their families, and the communities involved in the tragic events of recent...
January 30, 1900: Theophile Boudrot, son of Desire Boudrot and the late Virginia Josse, married Marie Barbe LeBlanc, daughter of Paul LeBlanc and the late Sophie LeBlanc, witnesses Bertie Boudrot and Harriet Anne Meunier February 5, 1900:...
I consider myself privileged to have been able to participate, from an early age, in sport (mainly baseball and hockey) as it has taught me important life lessons. The current Covid-19 reality is offering me a...


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