Former warden votes against Richmond County budget

ARICHAT: The councillor for district 5 voted against the proposed Area Rates, as well as the municipality’s budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal...

Port Hawkesbury native takes part in global virtual run

By: Raissa Tetanish TRURO: Phenomenal. That’s the word former Port Hawkesbury resident Jody Mattie used...

Recreation opportunities gradually increase

HALIFAX: As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to decrease, the provincial government has opened some recreation facilities and opportunities.

Richmond wants response from department before adding mayor vs. warden to...

ARICHAT: Council wants more information before proceeding with a ballot question in this fall’s municipal election. Chief Administrative Officer...

Wildfire considered “100 per cent contained”

FRANKVILLE: A wildfire that was out of control and about 200 hectares in size earlier this week is now considered “100 per...

StFX students win prestigious 3M national leadership awards

ANTIGONISH: StFX University is pleased to announce three students have been awarded the prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship Award. This honour acknowledges full-time students at Canadian...

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...


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Don’t blame fiscal imbalance on COVID-19

The fact that the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) council is considering applying for a loan to help us get by during...




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