The official opening of the 37th annual Port Hawkesbury Paper Minor Hockey Tournament took place on March 10 at the Richmond Arena.
Video by Grant McDaniel The Cape Breton West Islanders are seen here battling the Dartmouth Major Midgets during the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League championship. The Islanders swept Dartmouth in three straight games to win the banner.
Senator-designate Dan Christmas (Membertou First Nation) makes an address to the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce's Fall Awards Dinner last night at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.
The Cape Breton West Islanders take full advantage of a five-on-three during their last game of the season, a 6-0 win over the Pictou Weeks Midgets on February 18.
The Strait Pirates will host the Glace Bay Miners for game three of their Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League play-off series this Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Danny Graham of Engage Nova Scotia was the key note speaker at the Welcome Newcomers event held at the NSCC on October 18. He spoke of the value of fostering an inclusive atmosphere in Nova Scotia.
Dan Nightingale, one of the educators from the NSCC Strait Area Campus, was enlisted to cut the Nova Scotian Christmas tree being sent to Boston. Nightingale cut the tree down on November 15 in Ainslie Glen.
Ted VanZutphen offers his thoughts on the value of immigrants following the presentation of the Nova Scotia Community College Community Innovator Award to he and his brother, John. The VanZutphens were honoured last Tuesday at the Strait Area Campus.
Mitch Poirier, a grade 11 student from Inverness Academy, provides an overview of the sound system available for use at the Alexander Doyle Public Library. The library, located in Mabou at Dalbrae Academy, was officially opened on October 20.
Santa, with the help of Department of Natural Resources staff, sizes up the tree being sent from Ainslie Glen to Boston.