Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
Have you ever watched something on television and thought “Oh boy, here we go”? Well that was me on January 8. I have friends on the conservative end of things and I have friends on the liberal end of things....
As you are aware, the Strait regional school board (SRSB) is performing a school review of the Dalbrae feeder system. This review will determine the necessity of Whycocomagh Education Centre, Bayview Education Centre and Dalbrae Academy, as educational facilities. Bayview...
The Richmond County Literacy Network (RCLN) has established credible relations with community stakeholders and service providers and has a track record of spearheading new projects and initiatives over its 19 years in operation. Over the past few years, several Richmond...
Pans of ice shunted back and forth through the Strait of Canso. It was the middle of March 1946. We were on our way to the Canadian-American border. We spent that winter living at my grandparents’ place in South West...
MacDonald, Alexander 1902 –1975 MacDonald, Mary Margaret 1900 –1995 Kane, Hazel Blanche 1914 –1978 Unsure if she was born a George or the wife of Clarence W. George 1905–1994 Haskell, Robert E. 1888–1971 Mauger, Edward James 1891–1963 LeLacheur, Lilly 1897–1992, his wife Murray, Mildred C. 1909–1985 MacRae,...
A few days ago, I decided to begin the new year by quitting Facebook – deleting my profile, deleting the app from my phone, the works. My husband quickly reminded me that not only would I not be able to...
With 2016 now a recent memory, there is hope that 2017 will be filled with good news stories across the four counties. The popular opinion is that 2016 was a terrible year globally, but in the Strait area alone, the...
After welcoming a new year with new opportunities, I can't help but look back on Nova Scotia in 2016 and reflect on the progress we've made in this great province. Our population hit an all-time high after years of decline. We...
Since this is my first column of the New Year, I figure I might was well tackle as many topics as possible. Here we go. I stopped drinking after the holidays. (Yay!) Aside from turning my sleep schedule into a...
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