Town staff set to return to offices in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH: Staff in the Town of Antigonish are preparing to return to their offices in Town Hall and reopen the building to...

Disagreements arise within StFX track and field team

ANTIGONISH: The StFX Varsity Track and Field team was notified abruptly on May 6 that all Speed-Power events would no longer be...

Whelan Matthews prepares for QMJHL draft

SYDNEY RIVER: A former Port Hawkesbury resident has been ranked as a prospect in the upcoming Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)...

Dartmouth man facing drug, weapons charges after traffic stop in Richmond...

ST. PETER’S: A man from Dartmouth is facing several weapons and drug related charges after he was caught speeding last night in...

Crack cocaine, clonazepam seized following search of home

PAQ’TNKEK FIRST NATION: After seized a number of illegal drugs following the search of a residence here last weekend.

Another 120 food hampers delivered to families

PORT HOOD: Families across Inverness County have received another 120 food hampers through the efforts of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, working in partnership with the Strait...

Winners announced in Branch 43 Poster and Literary Contest

PORT HAWKESBURY: Every year the Royal Canadian Legion holds its country-wide Poster and Literary Contest. It is open to all Canadian students and offers an opportunity...

The Red Shoe Pub donates $15,000 to ICMH emergency department

INVERNESS: Heather Rankin, co-owner of The Red Shoe Pub in Mabou, was at Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital (ICMH) recently to present a cheque for $15,000 in support of the...

Island Food Network shares local food knowledge through ‘Up!Skilling@home’ virtual workshops

CAPE BRETON: The Island Food Network will be hosting “Up!Skilling@home,” a series of virtual workshops by farmers, gardeners, chefs, and foodies. The virtual workshops are a...

The key to smart shopping is a free library card

MULGRAVE: Eastern counties regional library (ECRL) has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by building an impressive collection of digital library services. These services are available 24/7,...

Calling all newcomers for a check-in during COVID-19

SYDNEY: In an effort to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on newcomers to Canada living in Cape Breton, the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) is...

StFX professor’s project funded by COVID-19 research coalition

HALIFAX: In this unprecedented time of local and global uncertainty, there has never been a greater need to conduct medical and health related research to collect real-time evidence to...

Raising the Villages asks what is the new norm?

INVERNESS COUNTY: There is a quote being shared on Facebook by Dave Hollis, that says, “In the rush to return to normal, let’s use this time to consider which...


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COVID-19 exposes gaps in Long-Term Care

COVID-19 has infected nearly 60,000 Canadians as of May 3 but has a disproportionally deadly effect on our elders. While there are many excellent,...




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