Thursday, October 1, 2020
CANSO: On a hot sunny afternoon, a large crowd gathered at the Seamen’s Memorial in Canso for the 44th Annual Provincial Seamen’s Memorial Service. King Lion Janet Delorey welcomed area clergy, politicians, and the...
HALIFAX: A local food distribution co-op will be using a recent funding injection to build a new processing facility. The last recipients of funding from Invest Nova Scotia included the Pan Cape Breton Food...
HALIFAX: Construction has begun for the twinning of the Highway 104 between Sutherlands River, Pictou County and Antigonish. Crews and machinery broke ground on July 17. The project will result in a continuous twinned...
HALIFAX: The federal government has approved funding for rural business services in Nova Scotia. Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and MP for South Shore-St. Margarets, announced on behalf...
ANTIGONISH: St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute kicked off Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership to support Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership and the Centre’s Indigenous programming. Ryan Reynolds’ and...
SYDNEY: The popular citizen science program, Bras d’Or Watch, will continue to encourage community to explore the Bras d’Or this summer although it will look a little different for pandemic appropriate practices. The Bras...
LOUISBOURG: Throughout July, national historic sites on Cape Breton Island and Canso will reopen and provide limited visitor services. The visitor centre and exhibit area at Canso Islands National Historic Site will re-open on...
Contributed photosThe 43 Annual Provincial Seamen’s Memorial Service will be held in Canso on Sunday, August 9 at 2 p.m. Wreaths will be placed on the memorial by federal, provincial and area council representatives in memory...
Photos by Jake BoudrotPeople in Louisdale were lined up at roadsides to give their congratulations to local graduates. Graduates from schools in Richmond County made their way through Louisdale on June 27 before...
Photos by Jake BoudrotThese folks came prepared for the first ever Strait Area Pride March as rain threatened throughout the event and started up just as the march was concluding. Those at...




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